Mini fisherman's, traditonally built in wood, livingroom, sofabed for 2, kitchenette and bathroom downstairs, romantic bedroom in the attic. Ideal for couples, families of 4, or the business traveler who has seen to many hotels. The Cottage is comfortably and tastefully equiped, with floor heating and pleasant led-lighting. In front of the cottage there is enough space to sit outside. Up on the dike, you can enjoy the view on the harbour from the bench in front of the main house. In summer you can swim in the lake, in winter you may be able to skate on it!
The cottage is situated 'below dike', in the back yard of the main buidling. A couple of stone steps provide acces to the 'Backhouse'.
Durgerdam is a quiet place in winter. In summer it's frequented by cyclists and salingboats. In the evenings is quiet and peacefull again.
There are four options to get to the cottage from Amsterdam (and back):
1. By car, about 10 minutes to Amsterdam Centre.
2. Busride from Amsterdam Central Station to Durgerdam, approx. 30 minutes.
2. Electric Tramride from Central Station to Park & Ride Zeeburg (7 minutes) plus a nice half our walk to the cottage, over the bridge on the river IJ, and the old sea dike (you wil then also as good pass by the excellent "Farm" Supermarket Landmarkt in Schellingwoude.
3. You could rent bikes, from the cottage to dead centre Amsterdam takes about half an hour.
During the weekend, the busride (1) does not go all the way. When we are arround, we can always pick you up at the P&R.
We suggest you download the Dutch Public Tranport App callen 9292, to plan your travels.
Should you decide to rent a car - which is nice for exploring the green Waterland and villages and towns arround Amsterdam, you can park very cheap at the tramstop at P&R Zeeburg for going into town: 1 euro when you set out later than 10 AM, and pay the parking fee by using your tramticket.
There's a a free parking space available near the cottage.
We love to help you with all kins of practical things, like transport, "must sees" and shopping or groceries. When possible we assist you in renting a bike or car. Besides all that, we like to offer you all the privacy and comfort you want.
Durgerdam is at a stone's throw from the Amsterdam city centre, but is also a very good starting point for trips by bike, boat, train, tram, motorbike or car in the beautiful province of North-Holland.