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Black and white photos above and below were taken by one of my bed and breakfast guests SHATAN KUMARASAMY, please click on the photo to go to his website.

In the kitchen


Firstly......a bit about us and Farmhouse De Hoeve

     Bob Koster (Dutch) and Wendy Hammick (British) met each other in Thailand whilst backpacking around Asia and moved to Tonden 18 years ago. The farmhouse is on the edge of this small rambling hamlet. Tonden is situated between Zutphen, Voorst, Eerbeek and Brummen and is on the edge of De Hoge Veluwe National Park. Zutphen, by the way, is twinned with Shrewsbury in Shropshire.

     The Kosters have totally renovated the house to a high standard. Many reclamation yards were visited where a fireplace, sanitary ware and floors to name a few things were found . The interior walls are made from cob (sand, clay and straw) which gives the house a warm and authentic atmosphere.

     Since the children have flown the nest, Bob and Wendy decided to change de voorhuis ( front of the house) into this sizeable cosy b&b/apartment which sleeps 4 people.

     But enough about us and Farmhouse De Hoeve, take a look at the b&b/apartment page to find out more.


Your hostess

Photo taken by a bed and breakfast guest, SHANTAN KUMARASAMY. Please click on the photo to go to his website

     I would just like to mention that because I find it difficult to get out of my nest early in the morning and because you have your own super private kitchen and in order to give you more privacy I will make sure that the fridge and kitchen is stocked up with everything you need each evening so that you can make your own breakfast at the time you want. That said I would be more than delighted for special occasions ( just married/birthdays/

anniversaries etc) to get out of my bed and make a special breakfast for you, please let me know in advance about any wishes, anything is possible (including Champagne breakfast, €30,00 extra) if communicated.  If need be it is of course possible to use our washing machine. 



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These are truly delicious chocolates. The boys will be only to happy to show you around their attelier. A wonderful gift to take home for friends or just for yourselves !

Rainforest Alliance™.


Some of the wildlife and views around and about Farmhouse De Hoeve

Comments: 3
  • #3

    Rehbaum, Ute (Sunday, 15 December 2019 17:57)

    Wir hatten mit 4 Personen ein wunderschönes Wochenende bei Wendy und Bob. Wir haben den Aufenthalt sehr genossen und Wendy hat uns am ersten Abend ein wunderbares vegetarisches Essen serviert . Ein interessantes Haus in einer wunderschönen Umgebung. Wir kommen wieder

  • #2

    Pascal.Sandra en Hope (Monday, 27 May 2019 09:08)

    wij zijn in mei weekend naar jullie farmhouse geweest .Wendy heeft ons zeer goed ontvangen het was top.Zeer sympathieke dame en we hebben echt genoten van ons weekend.Haar man was enorm vriendelijk ook.Wij komen terug want daar voelde we ons echt welkom en ons klein hondje Hope ook .Bedankt voor alles .Groetjes van Pascal en Sandra en pootje van Hope.

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    Quinta Kools (Thursday, 08 February 2018)

    heerlijk verblijf gehad, een aanrader!
    je waant je in een Engels landhuis met alle authentieke details.
    zalig groot bed met heerlijk 'crisp' wit beddengoed.
    prachtig gewandeld op de Empese en Tondense heide