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Old 02-06-2006, 03:44 PM
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What about Castel Drakensteyn where Beatrix and Claus lived until 1980?Does anyone know what happened to the castel or what it's jused for now?
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Old 02-07-2006, 01:50 PM
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What about Castel Drakensteyn where Beatrix and Claus lived until 1980?Does anyone know what happened to the castel or what it's jused for now?
its still a private house of Beatrix :)
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Old 02-08-2006, 09:45 AM
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Really?
thanks for the information.
I thought she moved to Huis ten Bosh after 1980 and sold Drakensteyn.
I think it's a very cute , little castle. :)
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Old 04-24-2006, 08:27 AM
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Castel Drakensteyn

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Old 04-25-2006, 08:26 AM
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Some pictures of Drakensteyn's interior (ANP):



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Old 09-09-2006, 05:17 AM
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who owns it now?

i thought it was kind of funny house but at the same time i like it
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kasteel_Drakensteyn
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who owns it now?

i thought it was kind of funny house but at the same time i like it
Drakesteijn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queen Beatrix own it now.
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Old 06-20-2011, 09:45 AM
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It is private property of HM The Queen for over 50 years.
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It looks looks much larger on the inside, than you would think from the outside.
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And we now know that the house Will be ib use again this Will be Beatrix residence after abdication
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:17 PM
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Gosh, I'm sure it's deceptively so, but it looks tiny.
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Looks pretty spectacular. The house is the octagon shaped building? What are the two rectangular buildings?
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:22 PM
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Looks pretty spectacular. The house is the octagon shaped building? What are the two rectangular buildings?
I believe that they are used to house guests and staff.
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Old 02-09-2013, 12:03 AM
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More pics of Drakensteyn Castle.HM private residence since 54 years.

Residencias Historicas.: Castillo de Drakensteyn
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It's really a neat house. I would love to have it, with enough servants to keep it in great shape. I don't know why they call it a castle--looks too cute for a castle.
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Today the Dutch Royal House official announced "Princess Beatrix will move at the end of 2013 - beginning 2014 to palace Drakensteijn". Palace Huis ten Bosch will be renovated, before the King and Queen will move to The Haege.
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:35 AM
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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.
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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.
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