Holland is a region on the western coast of the Netherlands that borders Germany and Belgium. Although it has just 16.8 million inhabitants, its per capita economy is seventh in the world.
The capital Amsterdam offers a plethora of prestigious penthouses and properties along the canal, a zone that in 2010 was deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The most sought after properties are found on Prinsengracht and Herengracht street, enjoying a position directly on the canal and in the vibrant heart of the city alive with exclusive nightclubs, esteemed restaurants and chic bars. Amsterdam’s attractions certainly do not disappoint- The Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh museum, Ann Frank’s house would be a fair starting point.
Beyond the capital, Het Gooi is a charming, peaceful area in the countryside, predominantly inhabited by Netherlands elite and offering a superior number of exclusive luxury villas and prestigious residences. Here you can enjoy the tranquility of the countryside without ever running the risk of boredom thanks to a brimming calendar of organized events and endless sporting activities offered by country clubs and exclusive associations.
Other cities with a rich luxury real estate market include Rotterdam, Bloemendaal, The Hague and Wassenaar. Here one can buy luxury homes, magnificent estates and villas in both luscious green areas as wells as on the coast. The Hague is home to the Dutch government and parliament, while in Rotterdam boasts the largest port in Europe, rendering the city the perfect location for many national and international companies. Finally, the Netherlands is of course the country known worldwide for its unique windmills and the unmistakable "Zaanse huisjes" style.
Rotterdam, originally a fisherman’s town, today has the largest port in Europe. During the second World War the majority of the city was...