In Abcoude and Vinkeveen you can do your daily shopping. The charming historic village center of Abcoude has many shops, cafés and restaurants that are worth visiting.
For sporting activities you can go to Vinkeveen as well as Abcoude, to find plenty of amenities such as tennis courts, swimming pools, squash courts and a fitness center.
In the immediate vicinity there are some beautiful golf courses. For cultural activities Amsterdam is of course the designated first choice (and, as already noted, the closest) place. In the always bustling capital numerous cinemas, theaters and famous museums can be found and there is always something to your liking. Royal Theatre Carré is, by way of speaking, just around the corner for you!