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New (2010) wooden Garden house, classic local style, comfortable, quiet, kitchen, fridge, microwave, induction cooker, coffee machine, WiFi.
TV,DVD+DVD's, HiFi+ CD's, tourist info, local maps. 1 Bedroom (double+single, baby bed) on first floor, easy&safe access by renewed fixed stairs (plus sleeping couch (200x140) on groundfloor); Bathroom with shower, toilet and urinal; Private terrace (table, chairs, BBQ; outdoor light;) 4 bikes for free Public transport nearby; 20-30 min to the center by bike. Walking area (incl protected nature) just nearby. Supermarket with local & eco products; delicious bakery. Small restaurant& coffee shop. Free parking! Ringroad & Public transport to Schiphol Airport (25 km). P&R to nearest tram 5 minutes only. Free (4) bicycles! The Garden House is eco-friendly: all electricity from own solar and wind energy; super insulated, heat recovery from shower water and flushing toilet with rainwater.
Double Beds (1) 200x140 cm, Single Beds (1) (200x90 cm), One Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) for 2 persons (200x130); linen& blanket available. Baby bed (60x120 cm);
Writing table, 2 chairs; small wardrobe; bookcase with books; reading lamps
The Garden House is Eco-built, very well insulated (cool in summer!), central heating (floor), rainwater reuse system (toilet). Another room in the house is (though not very frequently) used as office for an environmental foundation. By no way this will limit your privacy. No traffic noise day and night; village life, but still close to centre of town. Free parking saves you €25 per day at least....moreless
Books&Tourist guides on Amsterdam; roadmaps for cycling
Some general books and magazines in Dutch and English...moreless
For hours on classical music; some jazz, some rock...moreless
Satellite / Cable
On tourist attractions in Amsterdam; some general entertainment...moreless
Rates are based on 1 guests; add €30 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit€250
RATES PER NIGHT-with a minimum of two nights-ARE NOT PER PROPERTY BUT PER PERSON 1 person €60; 2 persons €90; 3 persons €110; 5.5% tourist tax will be added. For one night a supplement is charged (1 person +€30; 2 and 3 persons +€20).
For more details on rates contact owner.
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The region around the Garden House is typically Dutch: history of our struggle against the sea; where Rembrandt painted; historical and contemporary architecture; tour along the fishermans villages along the IJsselmeer (Volendam, Edam, Marken) Open air museum Zaanse Schans. And... van Gogh, Rijksmuseum, Eye (film museum), and just walk along the canals.... Amsterdam is great, though small: everything within easy reach!
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: I am born&grown, educated in Amsterdam, but lived and worked for years in tropical areas as a doctor (clinical and public health). My wife Carla works for the Municipality of Amsterdam. We love to make long bicycle tours in Holland and abroad. We are active in a local group of climate activists for CO2 reduction among citizens.
Why the Owner Chose Amsterdam: Carla became 'claustrophic' in our previous 7 th floor apartment. To our surprise we ended up in Amsterdam North where nature is in the backyard....We were very lucky to find this place and never take it for granted.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: After an exiting day in town get rid of the noise, the dust. Park your car secure in front of the house at no cost. Even better, leave your car next day; take our (free!) bicycles. After 20 minutes you are in town after enjoying the view from the (free/7x24) ferry. Even taxi drivers say: 'Wow, I didn't know we have places like this in Mokum' !! (Amsterdam).