THIS UNIQUE AND MAGNIFICENT SEMI-DETACHED VILLA HAS BEEN RENOVATED AND REFURBISHED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD AND WITH A GREAT EYE FOR DETAIL. THE COLOURFUL VILLA HAS A SURFACE AREA OF 432 M2 (GFA526 M2) SPREAD OVER 5 FLOORS AND COMES WITH AN INDOOR GARAGE. THE GARDEN MEASURES APPROX. 270 M2 AND, WITH THE BACK GARDEN BORDERING DIRECTLY ON THE BOERENWETERING CANAL. THE RESIDENCE IS AT A QUIET LOCATION IN THE ELEGANT APOLLO NEIGHBOURHOOD.
This magnificent villa has a very distinctive interior, designed by Bernie Dekker and architect Heiko Hulsker, together with the current owner. The colour scheme with some extreme colours may sound challenging but actually balances perfectly with the high-quality and exclusive materials of leading fashion brands that were used.
The house is spread over 5 floors and offers no less than 6 bedrooms, 7 toilets, 6 bathrooms, a home cinema, and a front, side and back garden of approx. 270 m2 situated on a quiet waterway. The living quarters include a spacious terrace overlooking the garden and the water while the first bedroom floor also has 3 balconies. Another great feature is the generously sized garage in the basement, one of the five spaciously laid-out floors. The private drive offers on-site parking for 3 cars. Apart from the floor with the living room, all other floors have air conditioning. The basement has air conditioning in the home cinema. The premises include a domotics system and security cameras in the front and back garden.
The vast floor space truly offers sublime, comfortable living and allows for multiple ways to use the many rooms. Apart from being a spacious family home, the residence also offers great options for working from home.
The pleasant front garden where you can catch the evening sun leads to a few steps going up to the entrance at the left. The large hall brings you straight into the living room. The hall also includes a good-sized built-in wardrobe, the first toilet, and the stairs to the upper floors.
The living room has a comfortable seating area at the front and a large kitchen-diner at the back. Both spaces are positioned at the side of the house and feature large windows bringing in lots of natural light. The seating area also has a charming fireplace.
The luxury Valcucine kitchen-diner has a spacious and practical layout with wall cupboards on one side in which the three Miele ovens and an extra-wide Sub Zero fridge/freezer have been incorporated. The kitchen island includes a double sink with a Quooker tap and a wide Bora induction stove with integrated extractor. Seating space has been created at one end of the island as well as in the large windowsill. On the right-hand side of the kitchen, French doors lead to the broad terrace where a steel staircase goes down to the garden, which can also be accessed from the basement.
The ample garden has a surface area of approx. 270 m2, with the back garden bordering directly on the water of the Boerenwetering canal. The garden offers another terrace, a beautifully laid-out seating area, a large jacuzzi, and a lawn with an entrenched trampoline. Above the seating area, a remotely controlled awning made of premium material offers additional shade. The fencing at the back has a gate giving access to the jetty, which is wide enough to moor two boats.
Inside, at the centre of the living quarters, a broad staircase goes down to the basement. Another striking feature are the (book) cabinets designed in the style of Piet Mondriaan . The basement offers a lounge area with a billiard table, a home cinema, a garden room with French doors to the garden, and a bar with seating and various built-in appliances (2 large climatised wine cabinets, a fridge, an oven/microwave, and a dishwasher). The garden room includes a built-in closet with an incorporated double fold-down bed. The garage takes up another part of the basement. Apart from the entertainment rooms, the basement has a separate entrance from the street, a hall with a cloak area, the technical room, a utility room with a freezer, a large built-in storage cupboard, and a bathroom with a toilet, a shower with a luxury massage shower panel, and a washbasin unit.
The round staircase in the central hallway on the ground floor leads to the first bedroom floor. This is where you will find the master bedroom, situated at the back, with a large balcony, a very generous bathroom, and a double walk-in wardrobe. The luxury bathroom features a splendid oval-shaped Riho bath, a double washbasin unit, a separate Vola rainshower with massage function, and an enclosed toilet. The bathroom also has doors to a small balcony.
A good-sized study is situated at the front and features a fireplace with matching seating, a fold-down bed incorporated behind one of the bookcases, and access to the balcony at the front of the house.
On the second floor, the landing gives access to three large bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. The two bathrooms at the back offer a toilet, a walk-in shower with luxury massage shower panel, and a washbasin unit. The bathroom at the front also includes a beautiful oval-shaped bath. Another door on the landing leads to a laundry room.
The third floor offers a gym with a large built-in storage cupboard and an additional (guest) bedroom with a private bathroom. This bathroom includes a toilet, a walk-in shower, and a washbasin unit.
LOCATION & ACCESSIBILITY
The villa is located at a favourable, central yet quiet location on the edge of the Apollo neighbourhood and lies along the Boerenwetering canal. It is only a short walk to the high-end Beethovenstraat and the sociable Scheldestraat. The famous Albert Cuyp market in the popular De Pijp area is just a few minutes cycling. All these areas and streets offer a huge range of shops, cafés, terraces, and restaurants. Furthermore, the popular and exclusive Cornelis Schuytstraat and the P.C. Hooftstraat, as well as the Museum Quarter, are also within easy reach. For relaxation, you will have the Beatrixpark at the end of the street and the popular Vondelpark is just a 5-minute bike ride away. Amenities such as excellent primary and secondary schools, childcare facilities, public transport connections, and several arterial roads to the motorways are all nearby as well.
There is paid on-street parking (from 09:00 - 21:00, free on Sundays) and residents can apply for a parking permit. According to the website of the Amsterdam municipality, there is no waiting list for parking permits (waiting list details per 10 November 2020, permit area Zuid 2.2).
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The usable surface area is calculated in accordance with the NEN 2580 standard determined by the industry. The surface area may therefore deviate from similar buildings and/or old references. This is mainly due to this (new) calculation method. The purchaser states to be sufficiently informed about the aforementioned standard. The vendor and the broker of the vendor do their very best to calculate the correct surface area and content on the basis of own measurements and to support this as much as possible by posting maps with dimensions. However, if the dimensions happen not to have been (completely) determined in accordance with the standard, then this is accepted by the purchaser. The purchaser has been sufficiently given the opportunity to check the dimensions. Differences in the indicated measurement and size do not provide any right to the parties, also do not the adjust the purchase price. The vendor and the broker of the vendor do not accept any liability in this matter.
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