Holidayhouse to rent in the
Belgian Ardennes


You are most welcome in the peaceful accommodation of Boda. A small paradise surrounded by hills, fields and woods at the top of the typical Ardennes village of Heyd. There is accommodation for 1 to 18 persons in the old farmhouse and the petit chalet with all the facilities. There is even a beautiful large hall of 60 m2, for your reunions, courses and seminars. For more pictures see the other pages.

Heyd is part of worlds smallest town Durbuy, a strong attraction in the environment of nature. Moreover Boda is placed between the remains of Belgians largest megalithic centre made out of the rare "pudding" stone. Only 1,5 hours drive from Brussels and Antwerp you are in the green heart of Europe.

Gerard Blacquière and Netty van Velsen welcome you. They are also offering opportunity for meditation, dance, and percussion. You will love the sauna, the garden with a tipi and playgrounds for the children. It has received the green- and the panda labels.

The farmhouse
This guesthouse has the atmosphere of an small Ardennes farm with comfort for 13 guests. There are five double room and one triple, all with a sink and heated with radiators. In total 12 single beds and 1 large bed. There are tree douches, two toilets and an urinal, a small salon, a dining room with woodstove and an equipped kitchen. There is and cd player but no television, we think you don't need it here. There are chairs and tables for enjoying the large garden.

The petit chalet
A cozy small house in a large garden. Very suitable for a family, friends etc. up to 4 to 5 persons. Heated with a convector and a woodstove. There is a bedroom with a large bed and a children's bed, a small attic room with two beds, and a large sofa-bed  in the living, a equipped kitchenette and a bathroom. There are chairs and tables for enjoying the large garden.

The hall
A beautiful high room with many windows viewing the green surrounding and a large woodstove for fine warmth in the winter days. The nice chestnut floor of 60m2 is suitable for around 18 persons. The building is 20 meters far from the other houses and situated near a well at the roots of an old willow.

The garden and surrounding
You can enjoy the 8000m2 garden, near the woods at 320 meters height, overviewing the landscape. There are terraces for your activities and facilities to sit and eat outside. You are in the paradise for hikers, for long or short distance walks along the dolmens and menhirs. There are museums, castles, grottoes, outdoor activities, old trains, restaurants, lovely villages and shops nearby. In five minutes walk there is an indoor swimming pool.

Prices for the rent
                                  farmhouse         chalet            
Weekend-midweek    395 / 495      145 / 220     
Week:                        595 / 795      270 / 380    

The last mentioned price is at schoolholidays.
With renting the farmhouse, the hall rent is 55 euro per day, 125 for a weekend.
The price is exclusive energy costs. Tourist tax 1 euro p.p.p.n.
You can bring your own bedding or rent it for 7 € for a single and 11 € for a large bed.
The cleaning costs 65 euro for the farmhouse and 25 for the chalet and 20 for the hall.
The deposit is 350 euro for the farmhouse and 175 for the chalet. To be transferred together with the rent. Within 3 weeks it will be returned on your account minus the costs.
Cancelationfee: 35% before two three month of your arrival, 50% before two month after this 100%.

Some notes
Smoking outside, no pads, arrival between 16 and 18 hours and departure before 11 am (Sunday 17 p.m.). What you can take with you: good walkingshoes, houseshoes, towels, and bedding and for the frogs in the pool: soap and shampoo bio-degradable.

By car: go to Liege and follow E25 direction Luxembourg. After 40 km south to Liege take 48Bis Harre. Follow the sign Harre. Trough Harre direction Deux Rys. After Deux Rys follow sign Heyd. In the village Heyd at the crossroad left. At a T left again (Rowe de Remoleu) after 50 meters right and after 100 meters you are a Rideû 18.
If you are coming from elsewhere go to Barvaux and from the station you follow the sign Heyd.

Train: Liege Guillemins and from there direction Jemelle, descending in Bomal. You can phone us to collect you 13 euro per drive. (086 499928)

The subscription has taken place at the moment we receive you signed form, and the payment of rent and deposit. Bank van de Post in Belgium: Blacquière, Rideû 18, B6941 Heyd  BE75000179920751  BIC: (or swift) BPOTBEB1 You can send us an e-mail.

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Boda : Rideû 18,  B 6941 Heyd.  fax/tel: 0032 (0)86 499928  email:        home