Canalview Apt.City Center, Private Entrance, Comfortable, Well Equiped Kitchen.

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Last updated: 11/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

streetlevel apartment for two guests in beautiful part of the city centre.


Charming street level apartment (35 sq M.) in an old canalhouse built in 1725 on one of the 4 main canals. Located in the old city center in the 'Grachtengordel' formed by the major canals. Close to tourist attractions, museums, and public transportation.The address of the apartment is PRINSENGRACHT 728; between Vijzelstraat and Reguliersgracht. A safe upper-class neighbourhood in the very heart of the Golden Age Amsterdam. All the things you like to visit are on walking distance. The prinsengracht-canal is part of the Seventeenth-century canal ring of Amsterdam that has been put on the World Heritage List since 2010.

You have a private entrance so 100% privacy guaranteed.The garden gives you an extra place to relax. We as a family live in the upper part of the house. I work as a Montessori teacher and my husband works as a pediatric surgeon, the three children go to University.

The apartment makes you feel one of the locals. Easy to reach from Central-Station by tramline 4 (6th stop is Prinsengracht) Only 2 minutes walk to number 728.
This location is a peaceful part of the centre. Close to schools, lots of families live in this area.

close to: Rembrandtplein, flowermarket, Nieuwmarkt, Amstelveld, Leidseplein, musea,shoppingcentre, restaurants, daily market and famous area 'de Pijp' and 'Jordaan', fitness centre , red- light district and lots of theaters and cinema's.
The Jordaan with 'the 9 shopping streets' is also close enough to walk. 2 Supermarkets on 2 minutes walking distance.One of them is an Organic Health food store.

The apartment has a living/kitchen, a shower/toilet and a bedroom overlooking the garden.The garden is a very romantic place to relax after a bussy day,the big table and barbeque are there for the guests.The convertable couch sleeps 2 extra people.
The kitchen is well equiped with microwave, oven and washingmachine.with a special code you have free acces to wireless internet.

One of the guests wrote:
'What a wonderful place and fine location. ' I love to cook, and with the local markets nearby and the great kitchen you have it all perfect.

CHECK-IN PROCEDURE chck in time 1:00 pm
All guests are greeted upon arrival to exchange keys and payments, regardless of arrival time. Please let us know what time you plan on arriving to the apartment at least one week before your check-in date.
To make a booking definitive I ask for a small deposit.The most easy way to make a deposit transfer is PAY PAL.The balance must be paid upon arrival. Sorry for no credit card fascilities.
Deposit returned if cancellation is made 6 weeks prior to stay
Cancellation made less than 6 weeks prior, deposit returned if dates are booked.

From Schiphol: train to Central-Station Amsterdam, take tramline 4 to Prinsengracht, walk 2 minutes to 728.

Apartment includes:
Double bed - fully made-up bed.(convertable couch can be used for third guest for euro 50,- p/d )
Kitchen - fridge, stove, toaster, tea-making facilities, pots & pans, cutlery.
Bathroom - shower washbasin, hair-dryer, towels provided.
Wifi internet connection.
Central heating
open doors to garden with seats and table.

Keywords: 'lot of Privacy,private entrance, quiet, comfortable'


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 0
  • 35 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    There is a little crib available for small children. The convertable bed is fine for 2 adult children ...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Only in the garden smoking is allowed....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • double size Beds (1) 160-200 with 2 mattresses and 2 duvets., Baby Cribs (1), the convertible queen size couch sleeps 2 guests....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • clean, shower/toilet with washbasin

Other Amenities

  • The apartment has a private entrance. This makes the guests completely independent from the owners who are living in the upper part of the house....moreless


  • Books:

    Guests leave books behind, you can read them and take or leave a book....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    cable t.v and wireless internet....moreless

  • Television


  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Canal view.The Prinsengracht is famous for the boats and Gay pride.Many guests take their chais outside to enjoy the water life....moreless


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    clean sheets whenever you like, once a week I give you a clean set....moreless

  • Parking:

    for parking close to the apartment you have to pay, there are several parking options in the suburb area's if you don't use the car during your stay....moreless

  • Telephone:

    If you like you can ask for a telephone in the apartment....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    as many as you like....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    private washingmachine....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    With a special code you can easely use our wireless internet....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    melita filter coffee....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    pots pans,thea,salt,sugar vinigar and oil a.s.o....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Nice and well equiped, private kitchen with oven, refrigerator,washingmachine ,microwave and stovetop....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    You can easely rent a boat and see Amsterdam in a very special way. There are diffrent ways to go on a boat tour. Museum boat, restaurantboat, ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The outdoor space is very nice and quiet. friendly chickens live in the garden....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have a nice garden , barbeque, little pond and seats in the sun and in the shadow....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Building Type

  • House


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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 5%


I am sorry for no credit card fascilities.

There is an extra fee of euro 50,- for the third guest.P.N

I ask for a deposit, the most easy way is to use Pay Pal, you don't need to have your own Pay Pal account to make a deposit transfer.

The balance should be paid upon arrival.

Please ask Liesbeth for details if needed.

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Last updated: 11/21/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1964

About the owner: We as a family live in the upper part of the house and we use our own front door.We rent the apartment for over 20 years and a lot of guests return over and over. Liesbeth spent her childhood in the house and our children already left for their studies and independed life. My husband is working in a hospital as a pediatric surgeon and I am a retired Montessori teacher. Our 3 children are bussy with their study in Amsterdam. We lived in new York while my husband was working as a childrens oncologist.We like to share our house with people from other countries.We use VRBO often our selves and think that it is very nice to live like locals in different places in the world.

Why the Owner Chose Amsterdam:
In august we have the gay parade in front of our house, on Kings- day (april 27) the free market is all around us, In winter time you can skate on the canal in front. The garden is an extra area to sit, drink, smoke and eat in summer time. The bread specialist is around the corner, the flee-market and daily market are on walking distance........and so on, please see by yourself.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Most guests love to live like a 'local' This part of the city is one of the most friendly and beautiful ones. boats passing by, cafee's with people sitting outside enjoying the sun. The houses on this canal make you feel like walking around in a museum. IN THE SUMMER MONTHS I PREFER TO BOOK PER WEEK (S)

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  • apartment is 2 minutes from 'AMSTEL RIVER'

    apartment is 2 minutes from 'AMSTEL RIVER'

  • Jewish historical museum on 5 minutes walking distance

    Jewish historical museum on 5 minutes walking distance

  • Museum the "HERMITAGE"on 5 minutes walking distance.

    Museum the "HERMITAGE"on 5 minutes walking distance.

  • open doors to garden

    open doors to garden

  • Amsterdam bike.

    Amsterdam bike.

  • your host Liesbeth

    your host Liesbeth

  • snow in Holland

    snow in Holland

  • owners Liesbeth and Daniel

    owners Liesbeth and Daniel

VRBO #30677

This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Monday, November 30, 2015

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