Dilsen-Stokkem - Watermolenstraat 19

Authentic Steward's House 'Hooghuis' dating back to 1250

Authentic steward's home with a rural location, situated on a plot of approx. 1.952m². The main part of the house dates back to 1250 and has been extended over the years with a servant's property (19 the century) and an extension. Both parts are recognised as heritage buildings. In the back of the garden there's a dock overlooking the old Maas river.

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Authentic front door opening up into the hall with cloak room. The living room has natural stone flooring, an imposing fireplace with wood burner and original window sills. The lounge leads through to the servant's place: this is a large open space with a natural stone floor and a stained glass window which originally was a gate through to the servant's building. Later a kitchen, a guest WC, a bathroom and a double garage were added.

A staircase in the 'servant's building' leads up to the first floor. The space above can be converted into one large master suite or several bedrooms. The main house also comprises 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. 

The loft area in the house can be accessed via a pull down ladder and can also be used for additional bedrooms.

The compact cellar houses a wine cellar. 

The East facing garden has a patio in natural stone and offers an oasis of peace and tranquility, overlooking the river Maas and the rear nature reserve.


The kitchen comprises a fridge, ceramic hob, wall mounted extractor fan, oven, dishwasher and a double bowl sink unit.

Bathroom 1: bath, single wash basin and plumbings for a washing machine and dryer.

Bathroom 2 (first floor): shower, double wash basins and a WC.

Address Details

Address Watermolenstraat 19
3650 Dilsen-Stokkem

Financial information

registration fees apply Yes

Technical information

year of construction 1250
plot size 2.000 m²
habitable living space 400 m²
garden orientation East
bedrooms 4
bathrooms 2
garages 2
insulation Yes
extra Garden shed
Wine cellar

Spatial planning

planning permission granted Yes
most recent destination Rural residential area
subpoenas issued No
pre-emption rights applicable No
subdevision permit granted Yes
Easement No

Flood-prone Areas

O-level Potential flood area


Listed heritage Yes
Conservation heritage Yes

EPC-value: kWh/m2