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Glamping under fruitrees. Relax in total nature close to a vibrant city.

4.80 (5 reviews) Verified Holsbeek, Flanders, Belgium

About this campspace #s004661

Your host

Sigrid

Sleep peacefully in a comfortable and romantic Bell tent in the orchard of the idyllic organic farm 'De Speelberg' close to the city of Leuven.
#despeelberg

Under the walnut and fruit trees, surrounded by horses, next to the Chartreuse forest and with a view over the hedge country valley, you will automatically relax.

Everyone can play on the Speelberg; challenge yourself on the trapeze, trampoline, high swing, slack-line or circus hoop.

You can cook in the communal outdoor kitchen on the covered deck or on a tripod by the fire pit.

Take a shower in the open air with a view over the fields and feed our trees using the compost toilet.

What do we provide? You will stay in your own Bell tent in the orchard, which is part of a larger farm. You will possibly share the orchard with other tenants - if this is allowed by corona - who you will meet at the communal outdoor kitchen and cozy fire circle. In any case, we keep the numbers small while the place is big and everyone has their own corner.
You will be surrounded by grazing horses, watched over by our friendly big guard dog and sang to by owls, crickets and howling foxes.
In the tent you have electricity, drinking water, light, information brochures and a double bed with sheets and towels.
In the communal kitchen you will find water, a sink, fridge, a gas stove with an oven, cooking utensils, plates, glasses and cutlery, coffee, tea, olive oil, salt and pepper, washing-up liquid, towels, sponges and toilet paper. Basically, you just have to bring your own food!

It is wonderful to relax and meet at the fire place. We provide firewood for which we ask for a free contribution. You can also collect your own wood in the forest. We provide a large barbecue and a barbecook (tripod with large pan to hang over the fire).

There is a long dining table with chairs on the covered deck. You will also find a table with two chairs at your own tent.

You can shower under a solar bag in the open air or you can fill the cast iron bath with water and light a fire below, after which you can bathe in the orchard. We provide biodegradable soap and shampoo and toilet paper for the eco toilet.

If you would like to come with more than two people you can bring your own tent for an additional charge of 15 euros per person per night (children under 12 years for free).

As a guest you can bring a guitar but we prefer not to have amplified music. We don't see our neighbours but they can hear us :)

What can you do in the area?
- Explore the Chartreuze Forest and Hike the Chartreuzen Walk
- With children you can discover the natural playground of ‘the Provincial Domain’
- Discover vibrant Leuven at 8 km
- Eat in the super cozy restaurant of our neighbours 'Het Bed van Napoleon'
- Follow a workshop at 'Huize Chartreuze'
- Visit the Castle of Horst (the Castle of De Rode Ridder!)
- ...

Space for

  • Provided accommodation

Facilities

  • Drinking water
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Pets allowed
  • Campfire possible
  • BBQ
  • Picnic table
  • Electricity
  • Phone charge
  • Gas (stove)
  • Sportsgear
  • RV Sanitation
  • RV Hookup
  • Hot water
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna

Things to do in the area

  • TIP Discover the beautiful Chartreuse forest and the surrounding countryside.
  • TIP Cook a meal over the campfire
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife watching
  • Off Highway Vehicles
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Sightseeing

Sustainability practices

  • Waste separation
  • Organic cleaning products
  • Water-saving measures

We build our campsite with reused materials.

Your host, Sigrid

4.80 (5 reviews)

Reviews

Jill

Tell us about your experience
Despite the rain, we had a great time with you! A beautiful location and a comfortable bed

How was the contact with the host?
Thank you for the good reception. The girls loved that they could help with the horses.

August 2021 · Translated from dutch

Bart

Tell us about your experience
Super nice location. Very well furnished and everything you need is there. Only downside are the mosquitoes.

How was the contact with the host?
Easy to make arrangements with the host.

Tips for new guests?
You better have mosquito spray with you

August 2021 · Translated from dutch

Amber

Tell us about your experience
The owners were very friendly and helpful! The tent was clean and nicely furnished. The domain is beautiful and ideal for relaxing in nature. The horses and dogs on site are a nice bonus. The compost toilet was an adjustment for us, but not so bad! The shower is blissful.

How was the contact with the host?
The host was very friendly and helped us with all kinds of questions and problems.

Tips for new guests?
The Chartreuze walk is very beautiful and fun! Shops are relatively difficult to reach by bicycle/public transport/on foot.

August 2021 · Translated from dutch

Glenn

Tell us about your experience
Fantastic place!
We spent a long weekend with some friends and a litter of children.
It's like being in another world... The beautiful view, the cozy dining place, the freedom for the youngest...

Everything is there!

We suddenly booked another stay!

How was the contact with the host?
Friendly / Warm / Helpful / Clear

July 2021 · Translated from dutch

Host Sigrid has responded

Blissful guests who know how to enjoy! We would love to see them come back!

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Debby

Tell us about your experience
Enjoyed this idyllic oasis of calm! Everything was there and the view and the orchard simply beautiful!

How was the contact with the host?
Good contact with Helena, very friendly and helpful!

July 2021 · Translated from dutch

Host Sigrid has responded

Very sympathetic and relaxed guests who can enjoy themselves and left everything very clean!

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Rules

You can bring your own dog as long as it can behave around horses. We also have our own dog on the farm.

We hope that guests come to enjoy the sounds of nature and leave there amplified music at home. We don't see our neighbours but they can hear us! We like to keep it quiet after 22h.

We tend to our farm with the biggest respect for nature and its animals and expect the same from you. This means that cigarette buts and other garbage belong in the bins.

Only bio-degradable soaps are available and to be used on the land.

Extra people should bring their own camping gear (tents, mats, sleepinbags,..) Their additional fee is 15 euros per person per night.

Checking in and out

Check-in between: 5:00 pm–8:00 pm
Check-out between: 12:00 am–12:00 pm

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Arrival allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Departure allowed on: Monday to Sunday

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Arrival allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Departure allowed on: Monday to Sunday

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Belltent boomgaard

Provided accommodation

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4
Max. people
12 ×
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2

One Bell tent for two persons. You can add more people with your own gear for an extra fee.

  • Drinking water
  • Pets allowed
  • Toilet
  • Picnic table
  • Shower
  • Electricity
  • Campfire possible
  • Sportsgear
  • Gas (stove)

Minimum number of nights: 2
Maximum number of nights: 30
Child price applies from this age: 0
Children's price up to this age: 12
Arrival allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Departure allowed on: Monday to Sunday

Minimum stay is 2 nights.

Belltent hooiveld

Provided accommodation

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5
Max. people
12 ×
Pitches
1

One Bell tent for two persons. You can add more people with your own gear for an extra fee. This tent with the epic view is more private and thus a bit further from the kitchen and toilets.

  • Drinking water
  • Pets allowed
  • Toilet
  • Picnic table
  • Shower
  • Electricity
  • Campfire possible
  • Gas (stove)

Minimum number of nights: 2
Maximum number of nights: 30
Child price applies from this age: 0
Children's price up to this age: 12
Arrival allowed on: Monday to Sunday
Departure allowed on: Monday to Sunday

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