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One of the oldest and largest plantations on the island with a comprehensive well-preserved set of facilities. Main building rebuilt in 18th century style. One storey structure with rectangular floor plan laid out on elevated platform. Core area and flanking galleries. Gable roof with dormers over core area, adjoining slant roofs over galleries. Terrace on all four sides. Plantation facilities include a.o. magasina’s, stables, corrals, dairy and milling house, forge, threshing floor, cistern and remnants of the former slave settlement. Also a hofi with wells, pos di pia, water reservoirs, water dams and canals.
Architectural historical value as a country estate with a core, front and rear galleries, a lay-out typical of Curaçao, and a fogon and terraces. Historical value as one of the oldest and largest plantations on the island which, as one of the few plantations, has continued operations until the late 19th century. Ensemble value as country estate with a variety of additional buildings, a slave settlement, corrals and a hofi.
19th / first quarter of 20th century