This is truly a unique property! A special loft-like apartment of approximately 143 sqm. on just one floor, located in an old warehouse that is listed as a national monument situated right in the heart of Amsterdam. The Lauriergracht is a beautifull and quiet canal between the Prinsengracht and the Lijnbaansgracht in the very popular Jordaan area, one of the oldest parts of the City. The apartment is located on the second floor and is a whopping 27 meters deep! Due to the fact that the property is situated on the corner with the "Ziekertroostersgang" - a dead end alley closed off with a fence - the apartment is very light contrary to most warehouses. And you have no less than 7 windows on the west side of the house. It is an apartment with many possibilities and you can design the lay-out any way you'd like.
The Lauriergracht is a great location in the centre of Amsterdam. Around the corner from the Elandsgracht where you can find a great variety of shops for your daily groceries and within minutes' walk from the hip '9 streets'. The neighborhood has a wide range of restaurants, cafes and nightlife, including the 'Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam', pop temple Paradiso and the New De La Mar Theater.
The Lauriergracht was built as part of the Jordaan in the first half of the 17th century, during one of the major urban developments in Amsterdam; the so-called Third Explanation. In the Jordaan several canals and streets were named after flowers and shrubs. In the 19th century almost all of the canals were were turned into streets, except for the Lauriergracht, Egelantiersgracht, Bloemgracht, Looiersgracht and the Passeerdersgracht.
The house is easily accessible both by car and public transport. On the Rozengracht and Marnixstraat (near the Elandsgracht) you'll find stops for various tram and bus lines including the express bus to Schiphol. By car, you can reach the A10 ring in about 15 minutes.
Central entrance on the ground floor. Through the common staircase you reach the apartment situated on the second floor: private entrance from which you access into a spacious hall with wardrobe.
At the front of the house you find a very light (bed)room with three windows and double patio doors opening to a French balcony from which you have great views over the Lauriergracht.
Walking towards the back of the house through a nice and cozy kitchen you reach the very spacious living room of approximately 48 sqm. with two double windows facing west. Behind the livingroom there is a spacious bedroom. Furthermore, the apartment has a bathroom with shower and sink and attached space for your washing machine and dryer, a separate toilet and various fitted wardrobes. Finally, you can safely park your bicycle in the adjacent alley the "Ziekentroostersgang", which is closed off from the street with an iron fence.
The apartment needs to be modernized internally. Because only the outside walls are bearing, the apartment is fully customizable. Buyer is required by the Owners Association to insulate the floor throughout the apartment.
- Lofty apartment of approximately 143 sqm. on one floor;
- Own ground;
- Beautiful views over the Lauriergracht;
- Well maintained building with renewed foundations;
- 7 windows facing west.
- The apartment needs to be modernized internally;
- You can change the lay-out to your own taste;
- Buyer is required by the Owners Association to insulate the floor throughout the apartment;
- 27 meters deep;
- Listed warehouse (historic monument);
- Possibility to park your bicycle safely behind a closed fence.
€ 800,000,- k.k. (in words: eight hundred thousand Euro with the costs for the purchasers account).
The living area is approximately 143.20 square meters.
"The Association of Owners Lauriergracht 30" consisting of 4 apartment rights. This apartment has 151/659th share in the community. The service charge is currently € 116,50 per month and includes i.a. building insurance, management fees and a reserve for maintenance. There is currently more than € 28,000,- in reserve and the association is professionaly managed bij VvE Beheer Amsterdam BV. There is a Multianual Maintenance Plan and there are house rules that apply.
This is a very active Owners association that has done a lot of maintenance in recent years, including: renewing the foundations and the roof, impregnating the side wall, cleaning and pointing the facade and renovating the iron fire escape.
In the current state, vacant and vacated.
Notices and Environment
There are no records of notices served by the municipality and there is no known oil tank in accordance with the available information from the relevant authorities.
The Foundations of the house are renewed in 2005.
Paid parking on public roads and through the licensing system (license area Centre 2). There is currently a waiting period of approximately 10 months, but it is possible to apply for an overspill permit. In addition, the parking garage Q-park on the Marnixstraat is within walking distance. More information about parking can also be found on the website of the municipality of Amsterdam.
Preference is given to a notary office in Amsterdam.
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