During the 17th century, various country estates were established around The Hague – Voorlinden among them.
In the 18th century the estate is inhabited by the Portugese banking family Lopes Suasso. The mansion was situated on the left of the current driveway, near the greenhouses and service housing.
In the period early 19th century a landscape park has been created, designed by landscape architect Johan Zocher Sr (1791-1870)and constructed by his son J.D. Zocher jr (1820-1915).