Herengracht 256 E 1016BV Amsterdam

Rental price € 2.250 per month

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Herengracht 256-E (3rd floor)

The apartment (approx. 130 sqm) is situated on the beautiful Herengracht Canal between the cozy 9-streets and opposite the trendy hotel the Boxton the spacious apartment is located on the 3rd e 4th floor (garden view) With the elevator, coming from the marble entrance, directly in the apartment. Here is the next available, spacious living room, 2x bedroom with wardrobe, bathroom with walk-in shower and bath tub and a washer/dryer. Also it has huge roof terrace and sauna.
The apartment is furnished and ready to rent to only expats. The price is € 2250,- ,excluding water, gas and electricity.

The apartment is situated in a superb location in a sought after piece of the chic Herengracht between Hart Street and Wolvenstraat. Very quiet but close to many quaint shops in the 9 streets, cafes and restaurants. Conveniently close to the Spui, CS, the Elansdsgracht and Jordan.

The apartment is conveniently located to public transportation, Amsterdam Central Station is around the corner just as the tram lines 13,14,17.

Available immediately.

Herengracht came from in 1612 at the initiative of Mayor French Hendricksz. Oetgens, town carpenter Hendrick Jacobsz Staets and city surveyor Lucas Jansz Sinck.

Initially it was a (dug in 1585) moat for the professionals and line jobs which were located behind the girth. The canal ran parallel to the canal outside the city walls within the city walls. Therefore, the Herengracht exhibits at the level of the Driekoningenstraat still a kink; the outer moat was at that height placed around a stronghold. From closed to extend the existing canal, the canal in 1612 was named Herengracht, the Gentlemen Rulers of the city of Amsterdam.

The part between Leidsegracht and the Amstel Inside part of the explanation after 1658. This section is the Golden Bend, the most prestigious part of the Herengracht. Here, many houses were inhabited by regents, mayors and merchants, who earned their capital in trade with South America or the Dutch East Indies.

Many buildings were built by the Amsterdam architects Philips Vingboons (1607-1678) and Adriaan Dortsman (1635-1682).

At the last extension, the portion east of the Amstel until applied to the water of the IJ. The final section, located in the then thriving part of the Amsterdam Jewish quarter, was named Nieuwe Herengracht (source: wikipedia)

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Grachtengordel West lies alongside four main canals (Singel, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht) and is marked as UNESCO world cultural heritage. The area defines itself by its broad canals and big residences. The Grachtengordel has many historical sights, including the Anne Frank house, the Grachtenhuis, The Bible museum and House Marseille. Inside the area lies the well know nine streets (9 straatjes) one of the most important shopping area’s of Amsterdam. The primary functions of this area of Amsterdam are living and working.

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