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A Stunning Design Apartment. Near To Everything You Want To See In Amsterdam.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,668 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Master Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms

Have you ever dreamt of visiting the exciting city of Amsterdam with its beautiful canals and historic architecture? Can you imagine the breath taking view on the Amstel river from the balcony of your very own townhome apartment - with your loved one?

Your dream has just come true; you have found a deluxe 155m2 apartment on one of the most beautiful spots of Amsterdam, along the Amstel river. This high end, newly renovated suite offers a grand living space with an open kitchen and a view to die for. It once functioned as a dependance of the famous Amstel Continental Hotel and was originally designed by the same architect as Amsterdam’s Grand Concert Hall (Van Gendt).

The house is located in the city centre, surrounded by canals, galleries, café’s, restaurants, various markets and near the museum square and the grand concert hall.

We will show you how easy it is to travel by bike, tram or taxi to every important location in the city. For your information; it’s only a 15-minute walk from Dam Square.

Whether you’re on a business trip, newlyweds, single and up for an enticing adventure, celebrating an anniversary or in any other way in the mood for an exceptional stay in Amsterdam, this unique apartment comes with all the hospitality services you can wish for.

The house is also very suitable for composers, writers, directors and choreographers who need an inspirational working place.

Our love for the city and many personal tips on how to best enjoy it, can be found in a hand out that we’ve made for you to take along while discovering one of the most exhilarating cities on earth.

We hope to welcome you here soon. An organised cab ride (upon request) from the station or airport and a chilled glass of wine upon arrival will ensure a lovely beginning of your Amsterdam dream.

We recommend the wonderful Ysbreeker restaurant next door for breakfast, lunch or diner. And if you like yoga there’s a voucher to enjoy a free yoga lesson at Delight Yoga, just down the river behind the Carré Theater.

Public transport to every corner of the city, be it by tram, metro or busses: all within minutes walking distance from the apartment.


-The apartment has an integrated sound system. Just bring your smartphone or tablet, plug in and drift of in the world of your choice. Also available in TV room.

-There are two bathrooms. You never have to wait on each other. Which means you can be out and about in a jiffy.

-Everything in the apartment is set for comfort and will ensure a relaxed feeling in tasteful contemporary luxury.

-All rooms are interconnected, yet if you need some alone time, there is privacy readily available.

-The high end kitchen is a delight. All a modern cook could wish for.

More Details

Property Manager
Maarten van Huijstee
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About Maarten van Huijstee

We're Anna and Maarten and we would like to invite into our beautiful home on the Amstel River. A place that we've enjoyed for many years now and many more to come. Because we have two small boys (Philip and Alexander) and can still travel before they have to go to school we've decided to share our house with you when we're abroad.

Why Maarten van Huijstee chose Watergraafsmeer

located at a unique spot we renovated the monument and made sure it has all the comfort we need as a hard working couple.


Watergraafsmeer Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1668 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • First bathroom has bathtub, shower and toilet. Second bathroom has toilet and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 is a complete master bedroom. Bedroom 2 is set up in the library with two deluxe single boxsprings which can of course be put together.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This house is so centrally located that all you want from Amsterdam is readilly available. From museums to markets and the best shops to a romantic and relaxed diner or an enticing night on the town, to strolling along the river Amstel, jogging or rowing. Or a lovely yoga class.


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A Stunning Design Apartment. Near To Everything You Want To See In Amsterdam.
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Great location, great view, great apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We had a couple of minor problems but the owners took aggressive action to make things right. Best VRBO experience we have ever had.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place in Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely flat with everything you need and more. The look and feel is modern and bright, and the owners Marteen and Anna treat you like honored guests in their home. The pictures are accurate and the home is clean and spacious with a wonderful kitchen. I loved the views of the Amstel River and the location - you are close to everything you want to see and do, but not in a busy touristy area. I highly recommend this rental to a couple or family.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Great place in Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

Located on the Amstel River just outside the tourist traffic, this second floor apartment is the owners' home much of the year. It is comfortable, spacious, well-appointed and has french doors that open out to a view of trees, river and cyclists and pedestrians below. The manager, Barbara, was delightful and professional. She provided lists of the owners' favorite neighborhood restaurants (including a great cafe close by) and talked us through where the local markets are, transportation, and places to visit. The photos and descriptions on the website are accurate. This home exceeded our expectations in every way. We recommend it highly and we'll stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, spacious, centrally located apartment

  • 5 of 5

This was a spacious beautiful 2 bedroom apartment located right on the Amstel River. Walking distance to almost anything in less than 20 min. Everything you needed for the stay came included (shampoo, dish detergent, wash machine detergent etc..). The apartment was a great place to come back to after a long day, tons of space to relax and extremely comfortable. Barbara was extremely helpful and provided tons of restaurant, neighborhood and general activity recommendations. I would recommend this apartment to anyone visiting Amsterdam who wants to be in a central but not too "touristy" and crowded location. Everything was wonderful.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay in Amsterdam!

  • 5 of 5

Honestly, Maarten and Anna's home was the perfect entre for our family of four to enjoy the best Amsterdam has to offer. This apartment is both refined and comfortable, offering a perfectly peaceful, spacious environment to relax after a busy day. We felt like the lucky recipients of a home that is loved and perfectly appointed; everything we would want our own home was provided for us here. As well, our hosts shared generously, encouraging us to make ourselves comfortable in their home as well as providing plenty of information about the neighborhood and their favorite local restaurants and venues. Anyone would be fortunate to enjoy this lovely apartment along the Amstel River, not only for its comfort and style but as importantly for the generous spirits of its hosts, Maarten and Anna.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Ysbreeker Café Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Amsterdam Central Station
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
there are a few golfcourses
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Amsterdam Central Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Amsterdam Ring gives access to all highways
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Ysbreeker Café Restaurant
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Bloemendaal aan Zee
Car: not necessary

This deluxe townhome is located in a green oasis in the heart of Amsterdam. You will love the amazing view of the river Amstel and can go jogging there or just stroll along the water. You will have the best of both worlds in this area. The Utrechtsestraat is a lovely, classy shopping street, with boutiques and trendy but tasteful café’s and restaurants. This lovely neighborhood also borders the famous, historical Canals on one side, and the vibrant Pijp area on the other. All can be easily navigated by foot. The popular Albert Cuyp daily market is nearby, as is the Waterlooplein flea market. Along the Amstel River you’ll also find a few of Amsterdam’s most prestigious buildings, such as the Carre Theatre and the Hermitage museum, with its impressive art collection and exhibitions. If you feel like a funky night we can recommend Trouw on the Wibautstraat. There are lots of wonderful restaurants and pubs, grand café's and so much more. We made a hand out specially for you with more details to make sure you will enjoy the Weesperbuurt and Amsterdam every single minute of your stay.

Public transport, be it tram, subway or busses are all within 3 to 5 minutes walking distance. The Central Station and the Amstel Station can be reached easily by subway. There are also bikes for rent around the corner. And to be honest almost everything is within walking distance from the apartment.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

End Cleaning Fee $61.53
Refundable damage deposit $615.31

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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