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Luxury Amsterdam Canal Houseboat

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Last updated: 09/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Amsterdam house boat description

LIVING ON A HOUSEBOAT
Experience a unique way of life, the freedom of your own apartment, privacy and independence, the typical Amsterdam charm of living on the water. Fall asleep at night to the gentle rocking of the boat, wake up the next morning to the sound of ducks and swans swimming past.

The boat is perfectly located on a small canal right between the old city centre and trendy neighbourhood ‘De Pijp’ in Amsterdam. Just around the corner from the boat is the river Amstel, the river the city took its name from.

THE BOAT
Recently the houseboat was completely renovated and modernised. It measures a total of 70 m2, has an elegant modern design, luxurious with some antique touches. It has large windows all around, it is a very bright place, like a bungalow on the water. It has a spacious living room with a fully fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms with queen sized (box spring) beds and a private sink/shower each. And maybe best of all, right on the water there’s a nice outside terrace from which to enjoy the ships passing by or watch the sunset over the water. The boat is ideally located for sunshine all day long, from a balcony breakfast to a sunset dinner.

FACILITIES
Modern kitchen with fridge/freezer, oven/microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee machine. Central heating in all rooms. Flatscreen TV, DVD player, soundsystem, wifi/highspeed internet. Two Bathrooms with private shower/sink, hairdryer. Separate toilet. Safety deposit box. Washing machine and dryer. Towels and linen (Egyptian cotton) provided.

LOCATION
This boat is located on the edge of the canal ring area, the 17th century historical center of Amsterdam (UNESCO World Heritage Listing). This is the area into which you can endlessly wander, discovering historical gabled houses and beautiful hidden courtyards. Cutting all the way through the canal ring is the Utrechtsestraat, a cozy and classy shopping street with great boutiques and a number of excellent bars and restaurants.

To the south the boat edges on ‘De Pijp’, formerly a 19th century working class area but with a recent influx of students and artists this area is often nicknamed the Dutch Quartier Latin with endless shopping, numerous bars and dozens of great restaurants. Cutting right through this area is the Albert Cuyp Market, Amsterdam’s largest open-air food market.

Public transportation is just a few steps away and takes you in a few minutes to the Museum area (Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum) or across all canals all the way to Central Station.


Keywords: houseboat, apartment, light, city, centre, center, amsterdam, two bathrooms, kitchen, canals, market, restaurants, bars, spacious, independent, balcony, outside space

Property Type

  • House Boat
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

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          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • two bedrooms with a private shower and sink in each bedroom.

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony

              Theme

              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Location & View

              • Water View

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Ice Skating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Library
              • Winery Tours
              • Synagogues
              • Playground
              • Churches
              • Botanical Garden
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
               

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              March - November
              Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              €219

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add €35 per night, per additional guest

              Spring-Summer-Fall
              Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              €219

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add €35 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              €199

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add €35 per night, per additional guest


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              • Taxes Not included

              Cancellation policy:

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              Calendar

              Last updated: 09/02/2014
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              Location

              20 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
              2 Kilometres
              Nearest Train
              Amsterdam Central Station
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              A10
              25 Kilometres
              Nearest Beach
              Zandvoort

              Car: Not Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About the owner: I am a free lance worker in the television industry. I love to travel and have tried to make this houseboat a perfect getaway in a unique city.

              The Unique Benefits at this House Boat:
              Living on the water is probably the best way of spending your holiday in Amsterdam. Spend the evenings on the terrace, enjoy the swans and ducks in the morning. In short: live like a local in Amsterdam!


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              Speaks: dutch, french, german, italian, english

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              Photos

              • Amsterdam Houseboat

                Amsterdam Houseboat

              • Living Room with Cable Television

                Living Room with Cable Television

              • Breakfast Bar, doors to balcony on canal

                Breakfast Bar, doors to balcony on canal

              • our terrace

                our terrace

              • bedroom #2

                bedroom #2

              • Bathroom #1

                Bathroom #1

              • 3D impression #2 of our houseboat

                3D impression #2 of our houseboat

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • our terrace

                our terrace

              • Fully Equipped Kitchen

                Fully Equipped Kitchen

              • bedroom #1

                bedroom #1

              • bedroom #1

                bedroom #1

              • 3D impression #1 of our houseboat

                3D impression #1 of our houseboat

              • The Amstel Hotel around the corner

                The Amstel Hotel around the corner

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

              €199 - €219 per night (EUR)
              4

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

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              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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