The house was built in 1905 as a ´stolp´ farmhouse on the foundation of a much older farm. The noble family of Van Stolk, owned the majority of the land in the vicinity. At the beginning of the last century, the family essentially gave around 1000m2 to their friend, the painter Jaap Min.
He raised his 6 children on the farm and painted in the old stable. He raised the ceiling in the central part, to create more light and space for his artistic activities.
When Hannah and Jorg Grimm bought the place in 2014, the old ´stolp´ farmhouse was in such a dilapidated state that the place was offered simply as a building plot. The family actually found it a lovely idea that the Grimms wanted to keep the house and restore it so they chose to sell it to them.
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