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> Cranendonck

Cranendonck

The community of Cranendonck exists out of the village center  Budel, Budel-Dorpplein, Budel-Schoot, Gastel, Maarheeze, and Soerendonk. Maarheeze falls under the community Cranendonck. The community has a surface area of just over 78km²/48mi². The community has a population of just over 20.000. The direct distance to Eindhoven city center is 17km/10mi.

 

Travel distance (departure from Maarheeze village)

Destination

Travel time by car

Travel time by public transport

Eindhoven central station / city center

23 minutes

18 minutes

Airport

20 minutes

45 minutes (1 transit at Eindhoven central station)

High-tech campus

14 minutes

40 minutes (1 transit at Eindhoven central station)

ASML southwest

16 minutes

 

ASML (north)west

21 minutes

 

Philips southwest

17 minutes

 

Philips northwest

20 minutes

 

 

History

All villages in the community Cranendonck originated at the brink of sandgrounds, and are characterized by a village square, a river or sea, a field, multiple farms close together, and a common pasture. The main village within Cranendonck is Maarheeze. This village is first mentioned in written sources of 1289AD. In January 1997AD, Maarheeze and other nearby villages formed the community Cranendonk. Although the town does not have a rich documented history, more recently multiple establishments of different international companies, such as Philips Lightning. 

 

Some things can be undertaken in the area:

  • Maarheeze is one of the calmest places within the Greenzone. It has rich natural beauty, with several nature areas surrounding the village. 
  • Maarheeze has a forest full of villa’s
  • Nearby Maarheeze is a marshland, here red deers can be found.

 

Fun fact:

  • The name of the village “Maarheeze” is derived from the words “maar”, which means “swamp” and “heeze”, which means “passage”, thus “Maarheeze’ means swamp passage.
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