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Keizersgracht 353 1016EJ Amsterdam

Asking price € 2.700.000 

Year of construction
Floor space
314 m²
Number of rooms
Lot size
314 m²



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This property is a beautiful national listed monument of 314 m², designed in 1720 by architect Anthony Turck and incorporating the canal house structure of a ‘front house connected to a ‘back house’ with a main entrance and a staff entrance. The sandstone facade is distinctive of the period with a beautiful ‘neck’ gabel and wing pieces including 4 authentic consoles. The elegant building has a carved baroque window frame incorporating a bronze bust. The house, bearing the name: “de Kleine Prins” (trans. “The Little Prince”) is located on one of the most beautiful parts of the Keizersgracht, in the Felix Meritis neighborhood. It is just around the corner and a short walking distance from the cultural center; the Rijksmuseum/National Museum, the Royal Concert Building, The National Opera and Ballet and the Royal Palace and The Anne Frank House. It is adjacent to “The Nine Streets” – Amsterdam’s ‘hippest’ boutique shopping and café district.

Due to the high windows and the location on the sunny, south side of the canal, the rooms are bathed in sunlight. In 2000 the building was structurally renovated: the foundation, the roof and all technical installations were completely renewed.

The souterrain has its own entrance and is very suitable as an office space or guest apartment. It can easily accommodate a private professional practice. At the front is a large open living room, separate kitchen, bedroom with marble floor and underfloor heating and a marble bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. Wine cellar and technical room and large storage room. From the basement there is access to the hallway of the main house allowing for use of the Ground Floor separately or in combination to form a comfortable apartment or private practice or office suite.

Ground floor
Entrance hall, study room with adjoining classical library with hand made, built-in wooden bookcases, covered patio with beautiful skylight. The beautiful marble corridor with ornaments leads to the back house where there is a special room, now used as an office space, with authentic fireplace and handmade high wooden built-in wardrobes with lighting. The Souterrain can be reached from this room by stairs.

First floor
At the front is the classic living room with high windows and original ornamental ceiling. The exceptionally well-preserved authentic wooden floor and marble mantel with gas fireplace provide a grand reference to Amsterdam’ Golden Era. It is wonderful to enjoy the unique view over the canal, the with a direct view of Amsterdam’s first public theatre, Stadsschouwburg: now the luxurious Dylan Hotel. In the back house is the kitchen in classic style with an authentic fireplace from 1720. This fine room serves as the family centre is equipped with the necessary built-in appliances including a Boretti gas stove and has plenty of cupboard space.

Second floor
The bright and beautiful staircase connects the first and the second floors leading to the master bedroom suite including an adjoining marble bathroom at the front. Three large windows offer a unique view over the canals. The spacious bathroom has a shower, full bathtub, sink and toilet. There is a second toilet on the landing. At the rear is a very spacious second bedroom with a charming view of the light court. This room is currently used as a closet room. The washer and dryer are also hidden in the cupboard wall.

Third floor
On this floor is a very bright guest apartment. At the front, overlooking the canal, a cozy sitting room with open kitchen. The open high ceiling of more than 5 meters shows the authentic beams and the antique hoisting wheel. . Also access to the attic with the possibility of a double bed. In the back house is the bathroom with bath, shower, sink and toilet.

Above the third floor apartment, is yet another sleeping nook featuring the antique hoisting wheel and space for a king sized bed.

Neighborhood and connectivity:
This listed property is located on a popular and quiet part of the Keizersgracht, between Wolvenstraat and Huidenstraat. Right in the old historic center and the cozy shops and lunchrooms of the Nine Streets. The Rijksmuseum, van Gogh Museum, Royal Palace, Royal Concertgebouw and Royal Opera and Ballet, the Anne Frank House, the DeLaMar theater and the Vondelpark are within walking and cycling distance.

Accessibility and Parking:
Tram, bus and metro around the corner. 20 minutes away from Schiphol Airport. Parking is possible through a permit system or subscription to the The Q park car park which is 5-minute walk away.

Unique qualities:
- Beautiful national monument on one of the most beautiful and quiet part of the Keizersgracht.
- In accordance with the NEN2580 standard, the living area is 314 m2.
- High windows with lots of light at the front.
- 3 large bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Basement with separate entrance, very good to use as an office, professional practice. or guest house.
- Located on private land
- New foundation 2000
- Roof renewed in 2000
- New electricity in 2000
- Located in the historical center and the famous area "9 straatjes".
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Floor space
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314 m²


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MVA neighbourhood information: Grachtengordel-West

Grachtengordel West lies alongside four main canals (Singel, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht) and is marked as UNESCO world cultural heritage. The area defines itself by its broad canals and big residences. The Grachtengordel has many historical sights, including the Anne Frank house, the Grachtenhuis, The Bible museum and House Marseille. Inside the area lies the well know nine streets (9 straatjes) one of the most important shopping area’s of Amsterdam. The primary functions of this area of Amsterdam are living and working.

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