Jaap van 't Veen

Jaap van 't Veen

Posted on 06/02/2016


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Nederland - Velsen, Beeckestijn

Nederland - Velsen, Beeckestijn
Beeckestijn is an 18th century estate and one of the few entirely intact large country houses, which was created as summer residences for wealthy Amsterdam regents on the edge of the dunes in Kennemerland. The present building was created from a 17th century manor and had several alterations and extensions.

The most extensive expansion took place between 1716 and 1721, commissioned by Jan Trip jr. and Petronella van Hoorn. Among other things the 17th century façade was replaced by a Louis-XIV façade, with chequered pilasters and a richly decorated entrance.

For more than two centuries Beeckestijn remained in the ownership of the Boreel family, until it was acquired by the municipality of Velsen in 1952. During WW II the house was seriously damaged. It became uninhabitable and key interior elements disappeared; the restoration was completed in 1969.

The publicly accessible gardens of Beeckestijn are unique in the Netherlands, because it is the only location where one can simultaneously view two historically different styles. Just behind the manor a geometrically conceived part in the style of the French Baroque and adjacent a more natural English national park.

The manor is now owned by ‘Vereniging Hendrick de Keyser’ - an association for the preservation of historic houses in the Netherlands - and the garden and park by ‘Natuurmonumenten’ - a society for preservation of nature monuments in the Netherlands.

fifi, Fogline, Trudy Tuinstra, annaig56 and 62 other people have particularly liked this photo


97 comments - The latest ones
Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet
Very beautiful place, Jaap ! Thank you for sharing and all your explanations !
23 months ago.
Léopold
Léopold
Une belle histoire architecturale qui ne se démode point.
23 months ago.
Kama 56
Kama 56
Superbe bâtis dans un joli cadre
23 months ago.
Tess Mc Kenna
Tess Mc Kenna
Wonderful capture of this beautiful place. Great inset shots also. Well done Jaap Regards Tess
23 months ago.
Edward Bowthorpe
Edward Bowthorpe
Lovely pic Jaap,eddie,
23 months ago.
Ron Hanko
Ron Hanko
Beautiful place and wonderful work done in preserving it.
23 months ago.
Kate
Kate
Woow, beautiful estate homes :-)

A lovely wide angle photo of its surroundings, but it looks a bit stark without colours in its landscape? I'm sure the flowers are just starting to bloom!
23 months ago.
Ghislaine Girardot
Ghislaine Girardot
Magnifiques photos !!
23 months ago.
Zsuzsa
Zsuzsa
Fantastic photos
23 months ago.
Madeleine Defawes
Madeleine Defawes
Superbe !
23 months ago.
Guy Bacca
Guy Bacca
Une superbe architecture dans un beau cadre..... Belle photo!
23 months ago. Edited 23 months ago.
Nathalie D
Nathalie D
Magnifiques!!
23 months ago.
Erhard Bernstein
Erhard Bernstein
A fine place, well presented!
23 months ago.
Dick M
Dick M
The insert water shot is very nice.
23 months ago.
Régine Daenens
Régine Daenens
Bel endroit. Superbe plan d'eau.
23 months ago.
Boro
Boro
Superbe composition ******
23 months ago.
Monica Meeneghan
Monica Meeneghan
Great country house and shadows.
23 months ago.
Yves Courtemanche
Yves Courtemanche
Superbe photo !
23 months ago.
Pat29
Pat29
Marvelous capture
23 months ago.
Danielle
Danielle
C'est MAGNIFIQUE ************
23 months ago.
Martine
Martine
De beaux bâtiments dans un joli parc.
23 months ago.
Eliana
Eliana
Uma foto muito agradável !!
23 months ago.
Christiane ♥.•*¨`*•✿
Christiane ♥.•*¨`*•✿
Beautiful place ...
... and very well taken picture, Jaap !
Lave the big shadow of the tree too ...
23 months ago.
Ewald
Ewald
Wunderschöne Aufnahme mit toller Beschreibung und Klasse PIP`s!!!********
23 months ago.
Zulma
Zulma
Excellent presentation.
23 months ago.
Rambonp
Rambonp
Fantastic Capture .............
23 months ago.
Thelonious58
Thelonious58
Perfectly composed shot. I love the shadows in the foreground
23 months ago.
Winscha
Winscha
Superbe endroit avec son histoire.
On sent l'amour de ton pays à travers tes photos
23 months ago.
Patrick Berthou
Patrick Berthou
Beau cadrage !
23 months ago.
Richard Nuttall
Richard Nuttall
Beautifully done
23 months ago.
Martin Humphreys
Martin Humphreys
Another lovely image Jaap.
23 months ago.
Rainer D - Nous Sommes Unis
Rainer D - Nous Somm…
Great point of view and shadow !!
23 months ago.
Jeff Farley
Jeff Farley
A beautiful capture Jaap.
23 months ago.
menonfire
menonfire
Wunderbar diese Bauten, Grüße MAIK
23 months ago.
Hélène Lombard
Hélène Lombard
Beau cadrage !
23 months ago.
Gary Schotel
Gary Schotel
Very nice and interesting description.
The Trip family moved from Dordrecht to Amsterdam.
One of the richest families in those early days.
Originally they came from Germany.
They built the Trip House in Amsterdam, Jaap. (Another interesting photo subject.)
The Trips made their money selling war equipment.
nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trip_(geslacht)
23 months ago. Edited 23 months ago.
Jaap van 't Veen has replied to Gary Schotel
Thank you for the link Gary.
Really doubt if the y are the same family. Found another link (https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Trip_%281664-1732%29) about 'my' Jan trip.
23 months ago.
Fantasyfan
Fantasyfan
Impressive place
23 months ago.
Claudia G
Claudia G
Beau cadrage, ombres et lumière sur cette propriété !
23 months ago.
elvigiadelosamaneceres.com
elvigiadelosamanecer…
Excelente captura y comentario.
23 months ago.
Nora Caracci VERY BUSY
Nora Caracci VERY BU…
very beautiful place and shot !
23 months ago.
Mackedwars
Mackedwars
Una imagen perfecta, fantástica. Muy cordiales saludos.Eduardo.
23 months ago.
Leo W
Leo W
Gut des es erhalten wurde. Ein schön präsentiertes Schmuckstück.
23 months ago.
Roger Dodger
Roger Dodger
Nice architecture and interesting history, excellent set of images.
23 months ago.
Cheryl Kelly (cher12861 on flickr)
Cheryl Kelly (cher12…
Beautiful buildings and capture.
23 months ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Love the ordered formality here!
23 months ago.
Schussentäler
Schussentäler
wunderschönes Anwesen
23 months ago.
Fogline
Fogline
beauty...similar to the DuPont mansion in Wilmington, Delaware
23 months ago.
Gudrun
Gudrun
Beautiful and intersting place!
23 months ago.
Maria W.
Maria W.
Superbe!!! :)))
23 months ago.
Tacheles
Tacheles
Mooie plaatje, Jaap.
23 months ago.
J. Gafarot
J. Gafarot
Outstanding set of views. Congratulations Jaap.
23 months ago.
El pare
El pare
Very beautiful picture. Fantastic one
23 months ago.
Clyde Sostand
Clyde Sostand
Great shot nice place
23 months ago.
Ron Hanko
Ron Hanko
Congratulations on Explore.
23 months ago.
Jean
Jean
I love those tree shadows
23 months ago.
Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda
Magnifiquement rendue avec une excellente lumiere .
23 months ago.
Cécile2016
Cécile2016
Nice and very interesting place.

;-)
23 months ago.
Betty【ツ】
Betty【ツ】
Like the shadows ! Congrats on explore !
23 months ago.
Pat29
Pat29
Wonderful pic
23 months ago.
Zenergy ✿
Zenergy ✿
Sehr schöne Aufnahmen!!
23 months ago.
Annemarie
Annemarie
Love it
23 months ago.
Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly)
Great looking place and terrific info Jaap.
23 months ago.
Ecobird
Ecobird
An attractive looking place with immaculate grounds. Love the light and the shadows
23 months ago.
Philippe_28
Philippe_28
Très bel ensemble architectural
23 months ago.
Christel Ehretsmann
Christel Ehretsmann
beautifully cosy...
23 months ago.
Sonja
Sonja
A fine house! They sure had a nice sized backyard...
23 months ago.
Don Sutherland
Don Sutherland
Gorgeous estate.
23 months ago.
Valfal
Valfal
What a beautiful place; thanks for sharing it's history.
Congrats on Expore, Jaap :-)
23 months ago.
Jürgen
Jürgen
fantastische Sommerresidenz
Danke für die Erklärung
23 months ago.
Horizon 36
Horizon 36
Wonderful place....great capture...well done Jaap.
23 months ago.
FloryNeige
FloryNeige
une belle architecture pour ce qui est de la mairie
23 months ago.
Jadviga Grase
Jadviga Grase
Beautiful place and wonderful photo!
23 months ago.
Faubion
Faubion
Beautiful work Jaap......!
23 months ago.
Bram van Broekhoven
Bram van Broekhoven
Mooie gebouwen en compositie, prachtige foto.
23 months ago.
Tess Mc Kenna
Tess Mc Kenna
Back again to admire. Thanks for your visit and comment Much appreciated Regards Tess.
23 months ago.
tiabunna
tiabunna
A beautiful image of these stylish buildings.
23 months ago.
Doris Weißschnur
Doris Weißschnur
Wundervolle Ansicht!
23 months ago.
Ron Hanko
Ron Hanko
This superb image was seen in:
~ ~ WOW of the day ~ ~
www.ipernity.com/group/142497
23 months ago.
Plooifiets
Plooifiets
Mooi stukje Nederland waar ik nog nooit van gehoord had . . .
23 months ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Nooit te oud om iets bij te leren ....
23 months ago.
Graham Stephen
Graham Stephen
nice!
23 months ago.
Maria Zarębska
Maria Zarębska
A beautiful shot !!!
23 months ago.
Pat Del
Pat Del
Always interesting to have a look to the classic architecture !
Best regards,
Pat
23 months ago.
Rainer Blankermann
Rainer Blankermann
Beautiful captured architecture. I also like the PiPs!
23 months ago.
Graciel·la Vidal
Graciel·la Vidal
Another great series.
23 months ago.
Lucas Manuel
Lucas Manuel
Preciosa villa bien captada y presentada.
23 months ago.
Nicolas Mertens
Nicolas Mertens
Wonderful estate!
23 months ago.
Eve
Eve
Vraiment très beau !
23 months ago.
Roger Bennion
Roger Bennion
Love how the shadows lead the eye into the scene. A crisp and superbly detailed shot. Faved for sure.
23 months ago.
Robert Tuffier
Robert Tuffier
bien composée belles ombres
23 months ago.
funtor
funtor
Fantastic, i love the Long shade.
23 months ago.
Alda - between to chairs right now!!
Alda - between to ch…
I always likes this type of architecture... lovely work!
23 months ago.
Esther
Esther
Wonderful architecture and beautifully captured.
23 months ago.
Jordi Bort
Jordi Bort
Beautiful place.
22 months ago.
Helmut
Helmut
Beautifull composition with the shadow of the trees in foreground
21 months ago.
Julia
Julia
beautiful shot again
19 months ago.