A unique place and a dream to live in; this houseboat on two floors offers the ideal combination of detached living, quietness and space overlooking the Noorder IJpolder, the protected nature area, while only 15 minutes away from the sociability of Amsterdam! This spacious houseboat is located on the Zijkanaal H-weg with a surface area of 224 m2 with a sunny terrace, an outdoor area (B&B/ office) 26 m2, basement of 73m2 and a carport with storage.
When you drive into the Zijkanaal H-weg you find yourself in another world and you will be amazed by this hidden part of Amsterdam; this is living peacefully, surrounded by water and overlooking beautiful green but at the same time you live on the edge of bustling Amsterdam! At the dike are many houseboats with spacious berths and privacy. Through the Zijkanaal H-weg there is an open connection to the North Sea, ideal for pleasure boat trips to IJmuiden, Amsterdam and the IJsselmeer. Recreationists can hike to the IJpolder and are well served at the nearby recreational and nature reserve Twiske in Oostzaan.
The houseboat is located 15 minutes from Amsterdam and offers private parking for 2-3 cars. There are plenty of public transport options to and from Sloterdijk Station, Amsterdam Central Station and Zaandam.
Through the generous and well-kept garden with pond you reach the entrance to the houseboat. Upon entering you find yourself in the very spacious and bright living room with large windows on either side of the ark. This room is so to say a real 'ballroom'! On one side you look out to the waterfront, on the other side you have phenomenal unobstructed views over the garden and lake. Under the tiled floor is fitted underfloor heating but there is also a fireplace. The living room has a sliding door on each side. The sliding door on the canal side gives access to the jetty which is arranged around the ark. The open kitchen is located on the waterfront at height and is equipped with various appliances such as oven, dishwasher, fridge/ freezer and stove. Opposite the entrance you will find the toilet.
The master bedroom is on a lower level than the ground floor and is providing extra privacy with this. The large windows on the garden side is on the same hight as the living area. Via a staircase you reach this spacious room with an adjoining room with sink and storage. Via some steps you'll be on a lower level where a generous space for storage is located. This is divided into several compartments and is an ideal space to store belongings or to use as a wine cellar.
With a staircase, which is located at the entrance you reach the first floor. Here are two more spacious bedrooms. One of these rooms has a covered balcony, the other bedroom has a sink. In the bedrooms is lots of storage space. The bathroom has a large window and is equipped with a radiator, shower, 2nd toilet and sink. The spacious landing can serve as a workspace. Also on the landing there is plenty of storage space and a large storage room/ closet.
In front of the ark is a beautifully landscaped garden with a pond and a storage box. The storage is with the garage/ carport. There is also a guest house (B&B/ office) which is equipped with all amenities like a kitchenette and bathroom. By the guesthouse is also an outdoor terrace located on the Northern IJ polders. The water is crystal clear and is also great for swimming. There are plenty of parking spaces available.
Name: Ark de Triomph II
(base) Material: Concrete
Construction site: Blauwe wimpel, Diemen
Year of construction: 1979
Number of floors: 2
- Well maintained
- Completely isolated
- Fully equipped with double glazing
- Roofs are covered with plastic pots
- Location license is issued for an indefinite period
- Connected to the sewerage network, by 2 pumps
- Boiler is from April 2015
- Guest house (B&B/ office) 26m2
- Parking for 2-3 cars
- Notary fees are for the buyer
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