Farms

These old farms are well worth a detour on your walks around the region.

Ferme rose de Perbais ChastreRose Farm or Perbais Farm

An important property from the second half of the 17th century. Remarkable for its foundation stones, the main part of the Manor house bears the date 1688 and the barn bears the date 1679.

Built on the site of the former domain under the authority of the Lords of Walhain around the year 1200, it was the fief of the knights of Chastre who depended on the Duchy of Brabant.

It now houses the Town Council.

Avenue du Castillon - 1450 Chastre

 

Abbey Farm in Villers-la-VilleFerme de l'Abbaye de Villers

This domestic farm was an outbuilding of  the Villers Abbey.

It used to be linked to the monastery by a road in the woods originating behind the old water mill. The architectural grouping of the Farm dates back to the 18th century.

Avenue Speeckaert, 24 – 1495 Villers-la-Ville

 

 

Farm of the Lerinnes Abbey in WalhainFerme de l'Abbaye de Lerrines

The farm is the remains of a priory of Trinitarians founded in 1215 by knight Gilles of Lerinnes.

This is a unique architectural piece of an order that settled in only six places in Belgium.

The farm was mainly built in the 18th century and has a very nice layout. The seal and shield of the municipality of Walhain show the cross of the Trinitarians.

Rue de l'Abbaye de Lerinnes, 1 - 1457 Tourinnes-Saint-Lambert

 

Farm of Beaurieux in Court-Saint-EtienneFerme de Beaurieux

Built in 1721, this farm gathers around an irregular yard construction made of brick and rubble stone. It was listed on 1988 and the barn was transformed into a reception hall.

More info on the website La Ferme de Beaurieux

Rue Saussale – 1490 Court-Saint-Etienne