Nynke's Pleats gets a new destination. The former restaurant is being thoroughly renovated, restored and made sustainable. The surrounding yard will be developed into a public resting place and the terp meadow will be restored. From mid-2023, the barn can be used as a comfortable guest house for up to 20 people and the large space in the barn will be used for cultural activities and special gatherings. Het Voorhuis can be rented earlier: from February 2023 you can already try it out!
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From February 2023, the Voorhuis will be available in the 'pre-let'. The front house itself is finished, but the area around it and the barn are not quite yet. Until the summer it is possible to try out the Voorhuis for an adjusted rate.
In 1972, the farm received a new thatched roof and new typical Frisian owl panels (‘uilenborden’ in Dutch, ‘ûleboerd’ in Frisian). Since we also have to replace the entire hood and the owl signs need a makeover, we of course … Lees meer
In June, the restoration of the thatched roof of the barn started. The last time the farm had completely new thatch was more than 50 years ago. Such a roof can last quite a long time, but unfortunately it has … Lees meer
the redevelopment of nynke's pleats is supported by:
Especially for the repurposing of the nationally listed farm as a public place for cultural activities and as a sustainable guesthouse
Especially for the outsite development, the restoration of the terp meadow in the center of the village and the public rest area for cyclists and walkers with information point
Especially for the restoration of the monumental thatched roof
'artyste' in residence
From 2023, the Nynke's Pleats Foundation will invite artists, writers, musicians and researchers a few times a year for a stay of 1 or 2 weeks in the front house, where they can be inspired by the special environment.
Interested in becoming an 'Artyste in Residence'? Please contact us!
The restoration and renovation of Nynke's Pleats will certainly last until mid-2023 and the development of the outsite with the resting point until the end of 2023. We will start with the rental from spring and you can expect a nice public program from us. Do you want to stay informed of all developments and upcoming activities? Sign up for the newsletter at the bottom of this page.