We are proud to be able to offer this unique and stunning penthouse apartment which is situated at the heart of Amsterdams city centre, it offers spectacular panoramic views over the city and canals of Amsterdam. Situated on the top two floors of the building, this penthouse apartment is accessible by elevator, upon arrival you will be greeted by exceptional views overt the city.
The apartment is steeped in history, once it was an old steam-powered diamond cutting factory, this iconic building is listed as national heritage site, it was designed by the Architect C.A. Bombach in 1889, who is well known for also creating the iconic Artis Zoo and the Hollandse Schouwburg.
The communal entrance is secured with an elegant iron gate, designed by artist Alphons Freymuth, there is stairwell and elevator access to the upper levels.
5th floor: The elevator doors open straight out into the main floor of the penthouse apartment, offering a breath-taking arrival into the space. Situated on the corner of the building, the windows wrap around the whole apartment, allowing light to flood in, making this a truly spectacular space with a bright and airy feel.
The stunning interior design was created to be in keeping with the history of the apartment. The main level interior has an industrial aesthetic, with a robust stainless-steel kitchen, exposed beams and grey cast flooring. The connecting living room and kitchen feature a welcoming round dining table and a comfortable corner sofa. A guest area/bedroom has been created in the corner, separated from the rest of the space by means of authentic glass walls/doors. The bathroom on this level is fitted with a toilet and a shower. The internal staircase leads to the level below.
4th floor: This level is as stunning as the top floor, the original exposed roof beams and cast flooring give the space a robust and welcoming atmosphere. This bright and open space, perfect for entertaining and working from home, the main room is large enough to hold workshops, meetings and enjoy family time together. This open plan room has a large,long table to eat and work, a lounge nook to retreat and relax and an open-plan pantry kitchen, enabling you to prepare and cook whilst still entertaining guest and be with family.
Bedroom and en-suite: Behind the glass partition wall, there is a spacious bedroom with a double bed and built-in wardrobes. The en-suite bathroom offers a sanctuary to relax and retreat to at the end of the day, the large luxurious bathtub is fitted with brass faucets. The bathroom also offers a double vanity, shower and a toilet.
The apartment is on a quiet canal, on the corner with Brandewijnsteeg. Just around the corner from bustling Nieuwmarkt with a host of fabulous cafés and restaurants and the Saturday farmer's market. It’s quiet location at the heart of the city, and the stunning building absolutely make the apartment more than worth viewing, come experience the atmosphere first hand!
Recht Boomssloot dates back as much as five centuries. The canal was named for the 16th century shipbuilder and Mayor Cornelis Pieterszoon Boom. Around 1530, Boom, who himself lived at Recht Boomssloot 1-5, commissioned the broadening of two gullies, Recht Boomssloot and Krom Boomssloot, to create canals connecting his wharf to Het IJ.
- Penthouse Apartment
- Open plan luxury living
- Panoramic views over the city
- Elevator entrance.
- City centre with quiet positioning
- Listed national heritage building (Rijksmonument), built in1889 according to the plans drafted by architect Cornelis A.
- Former diamond cutting factory, redeveloped into apartments in 1978.
- Exterior of the complex was renovated in 2012;
- 5th floor: single glazing and interior wall insulation;
- 4th floor: windows with sashes, noise insulating.
- Underfloor heating throughout the apartment
- Kitchen with a Quooker (Red & Blue/ Hot & Cold)
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