IJburg West is a brand new residential area under construction to the East of Amsterdam. A distinctive feature of the neighbourhood, which is situated on the IJmeer, is the fact that it is built on artificial islands. IJburg is a part of the East district, and is home to a tight-knit community with lots of young families with children. The neighbourhood boasts a great variety of properties, ranging from individual building projects to large-scale apartment blocks.
With the city beach Blijburg aan Zee and lots of cosy lunch spots, shops and bars, life is good here. Apart from that, there are several sports and cultural events year-round, and plenty of opportunities to engage in water sports. Living in IJburg means living in an environment full of greenery and water, and with all the amenities you would expect from a neighbourhood, such as schools, day-cares, supermarkets and restaurants.