The first stone building on the site of current Epemastate was built in the 13th century, but it was demolished already around 1450. The current mansion was built between 1620-1625 by Albada family. The English park was founded in 1825. Today Epemastate offers restaurant and wedding services.



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Hello, can you tell me why it is called the Epema State? Who were the first owners of this place? I was just wondering because my Great Great Grandparents from that area were Epema;s. I actually found my Great Great Grandfathers tombstone while visiting. We are from the USA. It was amazing. Thank you.


Founded: 1620-1625
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Netherlands

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Ron van Bruchem (11 months ago)
Beautiful building and nice to walk around. Free parking right next to it.
laura boersma (15 months ago)
September 27 we would have our wedding here. Now we received a message yesterday that there had been a fire on the estate last week so that it could not go on, but have a nice day. It now appears that there has been no fire at Epemastate but 30 km away at the farmhouse of the owner of the castles. When we asked the "concierge" Rombout about this, we got back the sentence thank you for your understanding. But we don't understand at all. Should the staff help deposit a new foundation with the owner? The new managers of the castle (Ids and partner) who would arrange the catering for us have also said nothing at all. Messages are read but nothing is responded to. Our wedding has now fallen into the water, but these people are not at all concerned with their customers and have the empathy of a robot. Don't book anything here! The location is beautiful but the staff is completely unfriendly and incompetent to say the least.
Hans Lemans (2 years ago)
Beautiful condition, unique in the Netherlands. It houses offices. Also used as a wedding location. Guided tour on Saturdays and during the week by appointment.
Hans Lemans (2 years ago)
Beautiful condition, now in use as an office and wedding location. We made a wall around it.
Henk Jan Krijgsman (2 years ago)
Beautiful location
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