This a special building, cream of the crop of golden age architecture in The Netherlands. It was built in 1654 by Daniël Stalpaert for Lieutenant Admiral General Cornelis Maartenszoon Tromp, son of Maarten Tromp. They were renowned for all the sea battles with the British, and they were of high stature. They had expensive buildings in Amsterdam, but they also needed a place to stay during the summer. This place is surrounded by water and has a lot of maritime references.
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