Levantplein 1 * 1019MA Amsterdam

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This special loft is located in the monumental former canteen of the Royal Dutch Steamboat Company (KNSM). It is one of those international and unique prime apartments with an unparalleled character.

The building is located on KNSM Island and built in the early 1950s. Until the 1970s it was used as a canteen for the seamen who worked for the Royal Dutch Steamboat Company, and thereafter, until the early 1980s, as artists' studios.

In the 1990s, this property has been renovated and designated for residential purposes. It consists of seven unique and creative loft apartments.

By now, the building has been listed on the municipal historic buildings register. It still recalls the thriving post-war shipping industry in Amsterdam.

This high-quality design loft has been tastefully converted into a stunning living space.

A well-designed family home, with exceptional atmosphere, dimensions (over 400 sqm), ceiling heights, details, original character and functionality.

The property has got many attractive features such as panoramic views of the water, playful voids, a spacious kitchen diner, a cosy living room and a tasteful studio.

The main entrance is on the pedestrianized Levantplein. In the hall a large wardrobe with fitted cupboards and a toilet. There are three nice (children's) bedrooms with high ceilings and a void. These rooms have got a bathroom with bath, walk-in shower and double washbasins.

There is a separate laundry room.

The hall gives access to a separate studio, which is currently being used as an office. It is equipped with a pantry and a bathroom with shower and toilet.

The imposing staircase leads to the heart of the house: the kitchen diner with a kitchen island and space for a large dining table. There is also a separate playroom.

On the mezzanine the cosy living room with lots of glass creating an experience of impressive spaciousness. Adjacent the entrance to the master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom with toilet, shower, sauna, double washbasins and bath.

Under the roof of the building a studio, a pantry and several skylights. There are also doors opening onto the flat roof / terrace.

The property is located on KNSM Island. A childsafe environment with lots of playgrounds, squares, bathing jetties and water sports facilities.

Shopping centre BraziliŽ offers an extensive range of shops and amenities. Within walking distance of the trendy Czaar Peterstraat and Veemkade.

The new North area, including restaurant Hangar, Hotel de Goudfazant and cinema FC Hyena, is easily accessible by ferry.

- Ground rent bought out until April 30th, 2041
- High-quality finish
- Beautiful details
- Parking facilities with 1 permit and possibility to rent nearby garage
- Combination of living and working / studio
- Double entrance
- Healthy ownersí association
- Listed building on the municipal historic buildings register
- Joint purchase for gas, water and electricity by owners' association

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Sporenburg is an artificial island that was built during the 19th century. The area owes its name to the use of railroad territory by the Dutch railroads. Since the 1990s the area has been redeveloped into a residential area. The neighbourhood has some architectural eye-catchers such as - the red bridges and The Sphinx, a massive residential complex which had to attract families with children to the area.

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