A highly exceptional 3-storey property measuring 302 m2 (gfa) with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a sunny south-facing garden (83 m2) on a prime location in Amsterdam South.
The house is a national monument with Art Nouveau and Jugendstil features, built in 1896.
Designed by Gerrit van Arkel and renowned for its authentic period rooms.
This attractively stuccoed listed building cuts a striking appearance on an elegant street, which was once the approach road to Willems Park (currently known as Vondel Park).
While the property was thoroughly restored and fitted with all modern conveniences in 2015/2016, emphasis was nevertheless placed on retaining its period features.
The ideal home for a large family. 302 m2 of gross floor area, 252 m2 of usable area, 1044 m3 of capacity.
Situated in Oud-Zuid district of Amsterdam, sandwiched between Cornelis Schuytstraat and Emmastraat at the end of the Willemsparkweg near the Koningsvijver and just 100 metres from Vondel Park.
For daily groceries and for the caterer, butcher, greengrocer, bakery and organic supermarket you can go to the Cornelis Schuytstraat. Various luxury boutiques and fine restaurants are in the immediate vicinity.
The Museumplein with its famous museums, the Concertgebouw and the P.C. Hooftstraat are within walking distance. By bike or tram you can reach the city center, station WTC and the Zuidas in a short time. Even you are in 15 minutes at Schiphol airport. Moreover, there is a wide choice of excellent schools in the immediate vicinity. Thanks to these facilities you can fully enjoy the culture of the city and the vibrant metropolitan life.
One enters the property through a splendid front door, into the marble-clad hallway, which is separated by a vestibule door from the cloakroom, the lavatory and the staircase to the bedroom floor.
Two doors offer access to the en-suite living room, whose front room is stunningly decorated.
The wainscoting and door & window frames are in typical late nineteenth century style, with eighteenth century features. The painted ceiling portrays putti floating on sumptuous clouds, and has a surround which appears to be composed of fasces. Above the door is a medallion depicting two birds perched on a branch. The room’s original white marble fireplace features a (gas-fired) open hearth and facetted mirror. The en-suite has sliding doors and four built-in cabinets.
The spacious dining room has a splendid ornamental ceiling and a black marble fireplace featuring a facetted mirror. The adjoining open kitchen offers access to the balcony, and is equipped with all modern conveniences, including a Boretti stainless steel fridge/freezer, a Boretti 6-burner gas hob with dual ovens and a hotplate, dishwasher, Boretti wall-mounted extractor hood and a wine cooler cabinet.
A particularly bright conservatory occupies the southern end of the storey. It is equipped with a coffee/tea bar, Quooker sink unit and bespoke cupboards.
The windows in the conservatory are entirely retractable, enabling one to enjoy the full benefit of the sunshine during periods of pleasant weather.
Lower ground floor (garden level).
The area at the front comprises a spacious guest bedroom, equipped with built-in cupboards and an adjoining home gym. Opposite it is a utility room which is equipped with a washing machine and tumble dryer. Also located here is the C.V. heating machine and boiler (Nefit cw6 from 2015).
The hallway offers access to the lavatory and a third bathroom equipped with underfloor heating. The latter comprises a sumptuous walk-in shower area and a two-seater Finnish sauna.
Next door is the wine cellar, equipped with two 2 Liebherr wine cooler cabinets (each with a capacity of 200 bottles) and built-in racks for a further 200 bottles.
At the rear is room (formerly the billiards room) which overlooks the garden and offers access to it through French windows. This exceptional room has its own particular blend of decorative features, including splendid wainscoting and painted ceilings.
The interiors of the cupboard doors on either side of the chimney breast feature portraits of a lady lifting her glass in a toast and taking a sip. The mantelpiece above the wood burning stove bears a line by Dutch playwright and poet P.C. Hooft:
“Het beste stuck van ’t huisbedryf / Dat is een goet en handsaam wijf”.
The south-facing garden enjoys the sun practically the whole day long. It is equipped with a covered outdoor kitchen, a very smart terrace and an artificial lawn. The outdoor kitchen features a plumbed sink with a mixer tap, a refrigerator, an electric hob, a stone grill and a ceiling-mounted heater. There are openings in the fences, which allow children to play in the surrounding gardens.
The first floor comprises four bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The master bedroom, located at the rear, has French windows which lend access to a south-facing balcony. It is equipped with an air-conditioning system and sumptuous built-in wardrobes. The ceiling also features splendid ornaments.
The luxurious en-suite bathroom has twin wash hand basins and a spacious walk-in shower with three shower heads.
The children’s bathroom features twin wash hand basins at child-friendly height, a bathtub, lavatory, a spacious walk-in shower and underfloor heating.
At the frontside is a spacious bedroom with a nice loft.
There is also a third bedroom at the front with access to the French balcony with an original fence.
At the rear is the 4th bedroom.
NEN 2580: house has a usable area of 252 m2 and a garden of 83 m2. The gross floor area is 302 m2. The survey report is available for inspection and will be sent on request.
Municipality of Amsterdam, section U, complex designation 11215, apartment index 1.
The property was split into 2 apartment rights in 2015.
The VVE has 2 members. The service costs for this apartment are paid adhoc.
EXCEPTIONAL FEATURES OF THE PROPERTY:
• Situated on freehold land
• Extremely high ceilings (up to 3.55 metres)
• Code II foundations, from 2015
• Thorough architectural restoration in 2015/2016 managed by Flow Works
• New roof, including lead/zinc flashing
• Completely rewired and plumbed, and fitted with a new central heating boiler
• Permanent hot water supply system
• All floors fitted with separate thermostat
• Fitted with insulating period glazing / double glazing
• Bespoke cabinets/cupboards
• Entire building fitted with rustic herringbone-pattern oak parquet floor with border
• Living room fitted with a gas-fired hearth; period room with a wood burning stove
• Sonos sound system fitted throughout (for sale)
• Partial home automation by means of Grafik Eye and iPhone/iPad operation
• Fabric blinds electrically operated by means of a Somfy timer
• PIR security system (windows) featuring sensors and four cameras
• Videophone which records images
• Ample parking facilities surrounding the property
• Availability by mutual agreement.
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