Want to experience waterfront living in a spacious, comfortable house? Then you’re in luck, as this large and superbly maintained home is now for sale. The property boasts a bright, roomy living area with sliding doors to the beautiful, well-kept garden and waterside terrace, a lovely open kitchen, modern bathroom and three ample bedrooms. On top of all that, you also have the benefit of a spacious front garden with a private driveway and garage!
About the neighbourhood:
The house (2004) is located on a peaceful avenue in the Bomenbuurt, a neighbourhood known for its green courtyards and children’s playgrounds. The property stands adjacent to a waterway, close to the lock leading towards the Zaan and Amsterdam. A supermarket is just a few minutes' walk away. Childcare and primary school options are within short walking distance, while secondary education is easily reachable on foot or by bike. The bustling centre of Zaandam is also conveniently close to home. Here you will find a wide variety of shops and restaurants, as well as the Zaan Theatre, a multiplex cinema and a concert hall. Zaandam’s numerous sports facilities are accessible by bike.
The bus stop is a 5 minute walk away and the train station can be reached by bike in 10 minutes. Quick connections are available to Amsterdam Central Station (12 minutes) and Schiphol Airport (18 minutes). By car, you can reach Amsterdam in 22 minutes via the A8 and the A10 ring road. The A7 to Haarlem and Alkmaar is also easily accessible.
Layout of the house:
The front door can be reached through the paved front garden with private driveway, garage and covering. The entrance comprises a cupboard and the meter cabinet, access to the neatly tiled toilet with sink, the staircase to the first floor, plus entry to the garage and living area with open kitchen. The bright, welcoming living room features a sliding door at the rear to the waterside garden. The beautiful L-shaped kitchen is situated at the front of the property. The kitchen (Bulthaup) includes white cabinets and the following appliances: a dishwasher, oven, microwave, hob with extractor fan, a refrigerator and a Quooker. The living area and hallway benefits from a light natural stone floor with underfloor heating.
The staircase leads to the landing of the first floor. Here you will find three generous bedrooms, a spacious bathroom and a storage cupboard with the central heating system and connections for the washing machine and dryer. All furnished with parquet floors, two bedrooms are located at the rear of the property, with the third housed at the front, partly adjacent to the bathroom. The bathroom is centrally positioned. Modern and bright, the bathroom contains a bath, design radiator, vanity cupboard with a wide sink and mirror, a toilet, shower and underfloor heating.
The house boasts both a front and back garden. Around the back, you will find two terraces, including a sunken terrace alongside the water. The terraces are separated by large wooden planters brimming with perennials. The tiled terrace adjacent to the house can accommodate a large dining table, perfect for enjoying al fresco dinners. The wooden terrace at the water's edge provides plenty of space for a relaxing lounge area. Finally, the garden offers ideal sun exposure due to its southwest positioning.
The property features a garage with electricity and connections for the washing equipment. The garage also enables access to the back garden. Parking is available around the house too and on site.
Features of the house:
- Superbly maintained, appealing home with front and back garden, located on the water
- Very spacious living area with sliding doors to the sunny garden
- Beautiful kitchen (Bulthaup) and quality appliances
- Three generous bedrooms
- Two lovely terraces, one at the water’s edge (facing southwest)
- Private driveway and garage
- Energy label: A
- Located in a child friendly area with all amenities close by
- Bus stop 5 minutes’ walk away and NS-station reachable by bike in 10 minutes. Fast and reliable connections to Amsterdam Central Station (12 min) and Schiphol Airport (18 min).
- Easy access to exit roads
- Full ownership
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