Het Vijfde Seizoen

For more information about artist residency Het Vijfde Seizoen, please contact Esther Vossen, director Het Vijfde Seizoen at:  vossen@vijfde-seizoen.nl

For questions you can contact info@vijfde-seizoen.nl.

Post adress

Het Vijfde Seizoen (The Fifth Season)
Eikenpage 2
3734 AC Den Dolder

Visiting adress

Het Vijfde Seizoen
Dolderseweg 164 (Terrein Willem Arntsz Hoeve)
3734 BN Den Dolder

Beautiful Distress House, Exhibition & Project Space

Ms. van Riemsdijkweg 41a
1033 RC Amsterdam

Applying to the residency

Artists and writers can apply to the residency by sending their resumé, short motivation (max. 1 A4) and a proposal or plan for the work period in the residency (max 1 A4) to: info@vijfde-seizoen.nl.

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Route Description from Den Dolder train station to The Fifth Season

Path through a wooded area +- 10 minute walk

From Den Dolder train station, turn right and cross the train tracks. Follow the sign ‘Voetpad Altrecht’  to your right, walk straight past the bike shed and car park. Pass the green fence and cross the road next to the train tracks. At the next sign ‘Voetpad Altrecht’, take the stairs down to the left. You will pass an electricity building with colourful murals. Walk straight ahead on the dirt road and turn left. At the red post, take the turn right. At the end of this dirt road, on your righthand side, is a black building, this is lunch cafe ‘de Wissel’, turn right and walk past the lunch cafe. Take the next left, you are now following the road ‘Citroenvlinder’. Pass the crossing straight ahead, ignore the ‘dead end’ sign to remain on the ‘Citroenvlinder’ road. After 300 metres, you will arrive at the next crossing, follow the signpost ‘Het Vijfde Seizoen’ to the right. After 50 metres, on your lefthand side is ‘Het Vijfde Seizoen’.

Alternative path through a residential area +-10 minute walk

From Den Dolder train station, turn right to the Dolderseweg. This means that you are walking away from the centre (supermarket Albert Heijn is behind you). After 150 metres turn right to the Deltapad. Follow the Deltapad to the right, you will enter a small residential area. Follow this road and after 100 metres take left to the cyclist/pedestrian bridge across the by-road Zeist/Den Dolder. After passing this bridge, take the winding path to the left. You are at the Willem Arntsz Hoeve. The large map on your right shows where ‘Het vijfde Seizoen’ is located. Follow the ‘Distelvlinder’, the road straight ahead. Walk 250 metres straight ahead and turn right to the ‘Dagpauwoog’. At the Dagpauwoog, turn left to the ‘Citroenvlinder’. After 100 metres, pass the ‘Eikenpage’ crossing. Ignore the ‘dead end’ sign and walk 300 metres straight ahead until the next crossing with the give-way road marking and turn right into the 'Dolderse Hille’. After 150 metres, at the end of this road,  ‘Het Vijfde Seizoen’ is on your lefthand side.

Bus service

Bus 59 departs from Zeist or Hilversum, hourly. The bus stops quite near the entrance of the Willem Arntsz Hoeve, at the bus stop ‘Willem Arntsz Hoeve’.  The entrance is next to your right. A large map at your righthand side shows where Het Vijfde Seizoen is located.Walk straight ahead and turn left past a small roundabout in the direction of ‘Vijverhof’ and ‘Dolderse Hille’. Follow the road straight ahead, at the end of the ‘Dolderse Hille’, Het Vijfde Seizoen is on your lefthand side.

By car

From Amsterdam: from ring road A10 take the junction to the A1 in the direction of Almere/Hengelo. Take the A1 junction number 10 to the N221 Soest/Baarn-Noord. Follow the N221 for a couple of kilometres past Baarn and Soest. Turn right at Paleis Soestdijk and immediately turn right to the N234 in the direction Lage Vuursche, Bilthoven and Utrecht. After approximately ten kilometres, at mile marker 6.2 the junction Den Dolder/Zeist N238 is indicated. Take this turn in the direction of Den Dolder. Near N238 mile marker 1.1 Altrecht/Reinaarde is indicated. Take the left turn. You are now at the property of the Willem Arntsz Hoeve/Altrecht. Go straight ahead and turn right at the small roundabout in the direction ‘Vijferhof’ and ‘Dolderse Hille’ and follow the road straight ahead. Turn left at the T-junction en take right, immediately. At the end of this road is Het Vijfde Seizoen on your lefthand side. 


From the A28 (Utrecht-Amersfoort): junction 3 Den Dolder. Follow the by-road in the direction of Bosch en Duin/ Den Dolder, until  you pass the Den Dolder Railway viaduct. The first turn to your righthand side is the Willem Arntsz Hoeve. Turn here. You are now at the property of the willem Arntsz Hoeve/Altrecht. Go straight ahead and turn right past the small roundabout in the direction ‘Vijverhof’ and Dolderse Hille’ and follow the road straight ahead. At the end of this road is Het vijfde Seizoen on your lefthand side.


From the A27 (Utrecht-Hilversum): junction Bilthoven/Maartendijk. Follow the N234 in the direction of Bilthoven/Soest until you see a roundabout past Bilthoven. At this roundabout, take the first junction in the direction of Den Dolder/Zeist. After 1100 metres, the Willem Arntsz Hoeve is on your lefthand side. Turn here. You are now at the property of the Willem Arntsz Hoeve/Altrecht. Go straight ahead and turn right at the small roundabout in the direction ‘Vijferhof’ and ‘Dolderse Hille’ and follow the road straight ahead. Turn left at the T-junction en take right, immediately. At the end of this road is Het Vijfde Seizoen on your lefthand side.

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