One-of-a-kind "craftsmanship" townhouse, magnificently transformed into a designer home. Robust and sleek, surprising and unconventional family home spanning of 312 sqm. An opulent home with a unique personality and atmosphere.
The building dates back to 1894, and originally served as the office space and warehouse of the public works department of the Municipality of Amsterdam.
Today it is a contemporary and characteristic home that spans 2 expansive residential levels and an attic floor. With a total of 8 rooms, 5 of which are bedrooms. The property includes 3 bathrooms, 2 terraces (total of 76 sqm) and a 38 sqm ground-floor outdoor space. This is an unparalleled home, where contemporary features are in perfect harmony with its historic elements.
The building has a stunning and robust facade with the original 19th-century double doors that open to a spacious hall. The hall showcases an exposed brick wall, concrete flooring and steel doors. The hall includes a large coat closet, and the entrance has a video-entry system that is connected to the home automation system.
The hall leads through to the entertainers' kitchen and the central hall with the staircase and a restroom. The entertainers' kitchen includes a cozy, integrated sitting/breakfast area with a canal view and a long, contemporary, spacious and luxury kitchen with white units. The kitchen is custom-made Italian design by Boffi and includes top-of-the-line Gaggenau fitted appliances; with the 150cm-wide refrigerator-freezer as its absolute eye-catcher. Further appliances include a Quooker and an Avintage wine climatizer. The kitchen connects to a second sitting/dining area with a 2nd exposed brick wall. Wooden double doors and an additional open doorway lead to the 71sqm living room. Expansive, with large windows, oak herringbone flooring, a Bellfire gas fireplace and integrated wall cabinets and television.
The living room also accesses a unique private alley spanning the full length of the house: nearly 22 meters long and 1.70 meters wide. This alley has private doors that open directly to the canal: an extremely rare feature in the canal belt area! Ideal for bicycles and a lovely place to enjoy the outdoors, accessible via the large French doors from the living room.
A wide staircase with a double landing leads to the first-floor landing, which includes a study corner and a restroom. This section of the house features 3 bedrooms and a spacious, luxury bathroom. A second hallway with a restroom and sauna leads through to the master suite. The master suite spans a total of ca. 45 sqm and exudes a loft-like layout with a spacious dressing space with custom walnut wardrobes, a luxury open-plan bathroom with a bathtub and double shower.
The baths, sinks and faucets in the entire house are by ‘Marike’ (marike.com) and ‘Cocoon’ (bycocoon.com/nl/).
The Sunny Side
The house includes an amazing, beautiful roof deck with ample sun exposure and ultimate privacy! It is secluded and features stunning finishes. In addition to the roof deck, the property also includes a patio and an outdoor space on the ground floor.
The front section of the house has an attic floor that is ideal for use as a home gym or play. attic. With ample storage space and an extra bathroom with a shower and toilet, this level is also suited for use as a nanny unit or guest wing.
Situated on a quiet, idyllic small canal east of Jordaan nearby Leidsegracht and Prinsengracht. Oud West borough is within walking distance of the property.
Shops, theaters such as Nieuwe De La Mar, cinemas, museums and galleries, countless restaurants and cafes and music venues including De Melkweg en Paradiso; all are a mere stone's throw from the house.
Numerous trams stop around the corner on Marnixstraat and Leidseplein, with service to all corners of the city.
The property is within walking distance of a secured private parking garage (De Makroon), with the option to rent a parking space.
- Available: July 1st 2021;
- Rental price: € 9.500,-;
- Deposit: 3 months rent;
- Option to apply for 2 parking permits;
- Term: Max. 24 months;
- No students.
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