This charming four storey canal house, which can be made available furnished or unfurnished, was built in 1772 and this 200 square meter apartment is located on the first and second floors with a shared staircase. The original features of the apartment have been retained (ornate ceilings, mantel pieces, wooden sliding doors) and combined with a modern finish, including wide wooden floor boards, double glazed windows on the back and sides of the building, exposed brick on two feature walls, wood burner where one of the open fire places used to be and a marble stone kitchen.
Both floors of the apartment are open plan, alllowing you to see from one side of the apartment to the other. The first floor is a spacious entertaining area containing a living room (with canal view), dining room (with garden view), large kitchen (with garden view) and a separate WC.
The second floor contains the master bedroom (with canal view), guest bedroom (with garden view and ensuite bathroom with shower), main bathroom (with bath tub and separate shower), separate toilet, study and a cupboard with a built in washing machine and dryer.
There is a lot of storage space including built in wardrobes in the main bedroom and in the upstairs hallway, plus a large storage space off the study.
The beautiful Amstel river is just a 30 second walk away - it's a great river to stroll along to get an insight into Dutch life, with lots of house boats etc.. If you want to soak up some culture the Royal Theatre, National Ballet, Hermitage Museum, Foam Photography Gallery and Jewish Historical Museum are just a 2 to 5 minute walk away. And for those shopaholics amongst you there is a great market called the Waterlooplein, plus lots of shops, bars and restaurants, all within a 10 minute walk from apartment.
It is also conveniently located to public transport. Both trams and the underground are a 5 minute walk (you can't hear them from the apartment) and both the tram and the underground are on route to the main Central train station.
Parking can be obtained immediately.