Romantic Gardenhouse, Outskirts,10 Min from Centre Amsterdam(35 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
5 beds; full privacy, free parking, very quiet street, easy publ. transportati
New (2010) wooden Garden house, classic local style cottage, 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; Second sleeping room with 2 single (90x200) beds. Private terrace (table, chairs, BBQ; outdoor light;) bicycles use for free.
Laundry service €10 per cycle.
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.
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Member since: 2012
- 60 m²
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- The Garden House is an co-built cottage, 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 €30 per day at least....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Lake View:
- Monument View:
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
new-2012; not-shared; refrigerator; combi microwave (+oven) ; electrical stove(induction) + hood; coffee machine; cutlery pots&pans ; basic stuff like oil, mustard; pepper,salt, spices etc;...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 1 guests; add $38 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $272.37
- Tax Rate 5%
RATES PER NIGHT-with a minimum of two nights-ARE NOT PER PROPERTY BUT PER PERSON 1 person €75(+€3.75 tax); 2 persons €110(+€5,50 tax); 3 persons €145(+€7.25 tax);4 persons €180(+€9.0 tax) 5 persons €215(+€10.75 tax); 6 persons €250(+€12.50 tax); 7 persons €285(+€14.25 tax) 5% tourist tax between brackets. For a stay of one night only: 1 person €110(+€5,50); 2 persons €145(+€7.25) and for 3 persons €180+9.0) etc. For payments not in Eurozone, banktransfer fees must be paid. This fee will be paid via/deducted from the refundable deposit or be paid in cash upon arrival.
For more details on rates contact owner.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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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 Waterland, Amsterdam, Netherlands:
Carla became somehow '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 Cottage:
After an exiting day in town get rid of the noise and 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 often say: 'Wow, I didn't know we have places like this in Mokum' !! (local nick name of Amsterdam).
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Quiet privacy:the left half is yours, the other a storage/archive room.
Behind the pallisade is your private terrace, up the roof window/sleeping room.
Summer 2015, west ward view from the main house to the garden house.
To the attick/sleeping room, solid, safe stairs. Well insulated.
...all pictures 'what you see is what you get'....no wideangle distortions....
The hygienic urinal is just not visible. Energy recovery shower.
privacy in the sleeping room, no neighbours.
Behind the main house nr 107 is the garden house; a quiet dead end street
Flying again, see how nearby the centre of Amsterdam is....25 minutes by bike...
The supermarket, a former greenhouse has probably all you need, incl restaurant.
( Formerly) Dutch Reformed Church 1866, beautifully restored woorden structure.
Just in front of our house, the Schellingwouderdijk and the small harbour.
From the terrace a view on rear side main house & garden.
Your private terrace, with electric & candle light.....and the (free) bikes
Between the green, there you are....
The sofa is easily convertible into a sleeping couch 130x200. Practical kitchen
Plenty room, fridge, microwave
Cosy&cool in the summer; small writing table. Central heating.
View from the garden house entrance to the mainhouse, Summer 2015
Surroundings; the Noorder IJdijk. Our house is left, just not on the picture.
Daily shopping+ small restaurant+terrace is only 300 m away, still near to town.
The Landmarkt has a perfect bakery&coffee corner; only 350 M distance.
The nearby wharf (500 M) with Greenpeace' Sirius under maintenance.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017
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