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Old 07-03-2013, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by NGalitzine View Post
I am surprised she is waiting that long to move. What is the delay? Drakensteyn was renovated a couple of years ago so there cannot be much that still needs to be made ready for her and she has known for at least a year of her intention to abdicate. The faster she moves the quicker any renovations at Huis Ten Bosch can be done and the King and his family can settle into their new home. I thought all the moves would have been completed by the end of the summer.
What a little gem this house is! Are the outbuildings residential as well as functional (farm, horse, etc. related?)

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Old 07-03-2013, 12:31 PM
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That was quicker than I expected. Now the nagging about the costs of the enovation of Huis ten Bosch can start.
Yes it was,perhaps the renovations were just cosmetic and not large scale,is there any information on the costs yet?

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How far is Drakensteyn from huis ten bosch? I hope it is not too far as Beatrix seems to have a really good relationship with her grandchildren, especially W-A and Maxima's girls so I can't imagine she'd wantto be too far away from them.
Will Beatrix have anywhere to stay in The Hague or will this be the only residence she has.
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Old 07-06-2013, 09:33 AM
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It's about 80 km, tommy100.
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Old 07-06-2013, 10:37 AM
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wow it is beautiful and so charming! really looks small from outside but when you see the photos from the inside looks big!!!! I love the mote so W-A grow up there? what a charming place to live!!!love it!
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Originally Posted by tommy100 View Post
How far is Drakensteyn from huis ten bosch? I hope it is not too far as Beatrix seems to have a really good relationship with her grandchildren, especially W-A and Maxima's girls so I can't imagine she'd wantto be too far away from them.
Will Beatrix have anywhere to stay in The Hague or will this be the only residence she has.

There will be an appartment available in "Huis ten Bosch" for Princess Beatrix, for when she is for work in The Hague and of course when she is visiting here grandchildren.
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Old 07-28-2013, 10:40 AM
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It's absolutely adorable; like something out of a story book. I wouldn't mind living there myself.
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:31 PM
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Dutch stated that Princess Beatrix moved into her new home on Tuesday (February 4th, 2014). Princess Beatrix "has moved into the refurbished Drakensteyn castle estate in Lage Vuursche".

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