Name of property:
Large one storey structure laid out on an elevated platform. Rectangular core area with front and rear gallery. Gable roof over core area enclosed by gables with ogee-shaped rims and semicircular top end, adjoining slant roof over galleries. Four dormers on both sides of roof. Open sixteen-arched front gallery. Adjoining cistern. Large full-frontage front terrace with two towers on corners and central stairs to estate grounds. Kitchen at rear side connected with covered corridor. Interior: arched openings between core area and side galleries. Additional structures: corrals, magasina, cisterns and lime kiln.
Architectural historical and cultural historical value as a country estate with core, front and rear gallery typical of Curaçao, Brievengat being a comprehensive example with a regular set-up. Architectural historical value because of the lay-out and detailing of façades, dormers, mouldings, windows and frames around doors. Ditto, because of the lime kiln, having become a rare feature on Curaçao. Ensemble value of country estate with additional buildings and lime kiln.
18th century / kitchen 19th century