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Prinsengracht 156 1016HA Amsterdam

Asking price € 2.795.000 

Year of construction
Floor space
335 m²
Number of rooms
Lot size
95 m²


An oasis of peace offers this monumental canal house building of almost 340m² with roof terrace of 20 m², a beautiful location on the Prinsengracht and uniquely situated opposite the Westerkerk and the Anne Frank House. It is a well-maintained national monument, originally built in the 18th century, with a typical Amsterdam neck façade with beautiful claw pieces and breathes history.

Because the property has always been inhabited with great attention and has been renovated in various stages, authenticity and comfort both come into their own. The many historical and authentic details, such as the original staircase, various fireplaces and marble tiles in the reception hall enhance the ambiance of a canal house. The entrance with characteristic stone sidewalk, staircase and bench is in accordance with a classic canal house.

This location is truly a wonderful place to enjoy the city life. This stylish canal house is surrounded by nice shopping streets and many cozy cafes and restaurants. For example, the Noordermarkt is close by, where every Saturday there is a large organic market. But also near dam square, the Negen Straatjes, the rustic Brouwersgracht, Leliegracht and the award-winning Haarlemmerstraat. One of the very best views and locations within the canal belt of Amsterdam.

The house consists of a front and back house with separate floor levels and separated by a light court. On the top floors are two fully equipped independent living floors realized with a lot of privacy.

Reception hall; kitchen with modern cast floor, high ceiling and stylish Italian kitchen line (Varenna and SMEG) and invites you to explore the borders culinaryally. This kitchen is also adjacent to the patio, which gives a special ambiance due to the pleasant light. From the raised floor area you have a pictorial view of the canal through the large high windows; stairs to higher up master bedroom in the back house with a high ceiling and beautiful fireplace; separate toilet; stairs down to bathroom with underfloor heating, bathtub, walk-in shower and washbasin.

1st floor:
Here you will first find the cozy living room with attractive wooden floorboards. It is really pure enjoyment to quietly read a good book in this living room with the historic canal belt at your feet; overflow; bedroom; bathroom with shower, washbasin, toilet and underfloor heating; large bedroom in the quiet back house.

2nd floor:
Extra wide landing; living room on the canal side with open sleeping area (closed bedroom possible); bathroom in an intermediate part with shower, washbasin, toilet and underfloor heating; large bedroom in the back house.

3rd floor
A large living area under the roof construction with luxury kitchen line and open attic. This floor is perfect for an office space. Working from home here becomes a hobby, something that gives extra value to a house in this day and age. Afterwards there is an extension with laundry room that provides access to a quietly located roof terrace. This high-rise terrace of 20 m² is well landscaped and offers beautiful views over the historic surroundings. What else do you want in the middle of the city?

The house has a very spacious basement with its own entrance of the canal. This self-contained space is 70 m² is ideal for practical, retail or studio space. In this sousterrain there is a toilet with kitchenette and inside there is also an access to the entrance to the entrance. Furthermore, under the back house there is a separate room that is very suitable as a wine cellar. From the sousterrain is also the patio with storage cupboard accessible.

The center of Amsterdam does not need an introduction, but this is really a special part of the canal belt. Nice and quiet while everything is within walking distance. The Noordermarkt, the Haarlemmerstraat, the Central Station, the ferry to film museum Eye in the hip North, the Saturday market on the Lindengracht and of course the entire Jordaan as a hinterland with the many cafes, restaurants and conviviality. Via the IJtunnel or Piet Heintunnel you are quickly on the Ring A-10 on your way to Schiphol, forests and heathland in 't Gooi or the beach.

Some details:
- Private land, so no leasehold
- National Monument
- Located in protected cityscape
-Building originally built around 1710
- Largely equipped with double glazing
- Beautiful natural stone floors & wooden floor in living room
- Cast floor in kitchen with underfloor heating, installed in 2020
- Heating and hot water via two central heating boilers from 2012
- Underfloor heating in kitchen, bathroom and hallway on beletage

Overview renovations:
- Completely renovated in 1981 according to the requirements of the time in terms of gas/water/electricity and sewerage
- The tiled roof was renewed and insulated in 1995
- The stone sidewalk and stairs were renewed in 1999
- In 2012, new Italian cuisine was placed on prevent
- In 2013 the beletagem 1st and 2nd floors were completely renovated including a new bathrooms
- In 2015 the 3th floor was renovated including new kitchen and the roof terrace including roofing has been renewed
- In 2020, the entire exterior was painted: woodwork and façade
- Sousterrain floor insulated in 2020

This information has been compiled by us with due care. On our part, however, no liability is accepted for any incompleteness, inaccuracy or otherwise, or the consequences thereof. All specified sizes and surfaces are indicative. The buyer has his own duty to investigate all matters that are of interest to him or her. With regard to this property, the real estate agent is an advisor to the seller. We advise you to hire an expert (NVM) broker who will guide you through the purchase process. If you have specific wishes regarding the property, we advise you to make them known to your purchasing broker in a timely manner and to carry out independent research on this. If you do not engage an expert representative, you consider yourself competent enough according to the law to be able to oversee all matters of interest. The NVM conditions apply.
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Type of house/apartment
Canal-side property
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Year of construction

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Floor space
335 m²
Lot size
95 m²


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MVA neighbourhood information: Jordaan

The Jordaan is one of the most well-known neighbourhoods in Amsterdam. It is an amazing area to live, go out and have some fun. The Jordaan’s best features are created by their history, the residents and its urban character. Within the Jordaan you can find several small streets with beautifully restored buildings, there are plazas and public gardens, but also canals and streets where you can find marketplaces and small shops. These attractive features of the Jordaan can mostly be found on the North side of this neighbourhood, the southern part is in comparison to the North more described as residential area.

Prinsengracht 156 1016HA Amsterdam

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