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Unique High End Canal House, Newly Renovated, Old Inner-City

(65 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

This canal house on the Prinsengracht (100 square meters more than 1,000 square feed) is completely renovated. We bought the apartment six years ago and everything is new. As our apartment is located at a corner, there are 7 big windows overlooking the cannels which makes the apartment unique!

The apartment contains:

- Spacious master bedroom including bathroom (with bath, shower and toilet)
- Bedroom with two single beds that can be put next to each other including bathroom (with shower)
- Open kitchen
- Spacious living room including high def. TV
- Separate toilet
- Fireplace
- New beds and furniture
- Wireless unlimited internet
- New modern kitchen with everything you need including American fridge
- Wooden floors
- Double glazed windows (although you you don't need it because it's a quit area)
- Washing machine / dryer
- Towels, sheets, dishes etc.
- Nespresso coffee machine

Our apartment is in the centre of Amsterdam on the South part of the canals near the 'Spiegelgracht' where all the art galleries are.

It is located 2 minutes from the 'Leidseplein';
The 'Leidseplein is very crowded both throughout the day and night. When the sun is shining, the terraces quickly become filled. Street performers entertain the public, with acrobatic acts and music. At night the crowd changes: Amsterdammers go out here to celebrate, and to visit the theatres, cinemas and clubs. It is also possible to rent bikes at the Leidseplein, which you can store in our bicycle room.

On February 1, 1999, the Dutch government decided to qualify the inner city, the canals of Amsterdam, as a monument, a protected inner city view. The girdle of canals (ranging from the Singel Canal up to the Prinsengracht Canal) is a historically important part of this region, and it is one of the city's most attractive sights.

The girdle of canals starts at River Amstel and ends at Brouwersgracht. One third of the houses along the canals (grachtenhuizen) were built before 1850. During the 17th Century the city extended its boundaries, and canals were shaped in a girdle around the oldest part of Amsterdam to accommodate wealthy tradesmen and burghers. First the Singel Canal was dug out, then the Herengracht, Keizersgracht and, last of all, Prinsengracht.

Keywords: Grachtenpand, gracht, canal house, center, centre, amsterdam, house, luxurious, luxury, flat, 2-bedroom, condo, condominium, 2-bathroom
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 100 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    In the middle of the old canal area in between all major attractions of Amsterdam (museums, restaurants and art gallaries)...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Large American fridge...moreless

  • Stove


  • Balcony:

    Very small attached to the second bedroom...moreless

Building Type

  • Building


from 65 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
6 night min stay
$2,615 $8,171
Early summer
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
6 night min stay
$2,615 $7,626
Jul 1 - Sep 12, 2017
6 night min stay
$2,397 $7,626
Sep 13 - Sep 19, 2017
5 night min stay
Sep 20 - Oct 17, 2017
6 night min stay
$2,288 $5,992
Oct 18 - Oct 24, 2017
5 night min stay
$3,268 $10,895
Oct 25 - Dec 21, 2017
6 night min stay
$2,397 $8,171
Dec 22 - Dec 30, 2017
6 night min stay
Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2018
3 night min stay
2018 temp
Jan 3 - Dec 31, 2018
6 night min stay
$2,724 $9,261
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $108.95
  • Tax Rate 5.5%


We work with a deposit check of €400 (or $500 what you prefer). This check will be returned to you when you leave the apartment.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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15 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam)
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Amsterdam Central Station
Grachtengordel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nearest Restaurant
All around
25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Bloemendaal and Zandvoort

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Eefje is an interior decorator working in the 'Oud Zuid' area of Amsterdam. I am an entrepreneur, with a consulting background at McKinsey & Company. We both are fond of Amsterdam, but still like to travel to all parts of the world. We both are enthusiastic sport players (field hockey, tennis, running and golf). Our children (Floris, 5 years and Lily and Isabella, both 3 years) are our newest hobby together with our silver Labrador dog Muis (Mouse in Dutch).

Why the Owner Chose Grachtengordel, Amsterdam, Netherlands:
We bought the apartment because it is located at the best spot of Amsterdam

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The amazing view, the great location in between all major touristic attractions

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

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  • View from dining table

    View from dining table

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen detail

    Kitchen detail

  • Fireplace


  • Dining table and kitchen

    Dining table and kitchen

  • Detail master bedroom

    Detail master bedroom

  • Kitchen


  • Second bedroom

    Second bedroom

  • Master bedroom detail

    Master bedroom detail

  • 2nd bathroom (with standalone shower)

    2nd bathroom (with standalone shower)

  • Toilet detail

    Toilet detail

  • Canal house ideally located on a corner, with great view

    Canal house ideally located on a corner, with great view

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Previous look of our second bedroom when it was still our son's

    Previous look of our second bedroom when it was still our son's

  • Hallway


  • Television


  • Fireplace


  • Second bedroom

    Second bedroom

  • Hallway


  • We used to live here with our dog

    We used to live here with our dog

  • View from apartment at Queensday/ Kingsday

    View from apartment at Queensday/ Kingsday

VRBO #318414

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017

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