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Last updated: 09/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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

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Property Type

  • House Boat
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed on the deck only....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

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

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    with DVD player...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Ice Skating
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    free wifi connection...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
 

Reviews

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$246

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $39 per night, per additional guest


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Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 09/25/2016
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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!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch

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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

VRBO #393885

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, September 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch
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