It really was very beautiful and, if the waiter is to be believed, you could own the nicest house in town for 1 Belgian franc.
Seems the local castle has fallen into disrepair and if you are willing to restore it, it can be yours for 1 Belgian franc. Don't take my word, or his, for it. I'm sure there's a Wikipedia entry.
It is a very beautiful town.
Next day we continued down the Zuidwillamsvaart
and reentered Holland and the city of Maastricht.