A unique opportunity! This 100% renovated, modern and tastefully furnished apartment (70m2) with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and enclosed terrace (35m2) is located on de Eerste Weteringdwarsstraat, in the historical and village like neighbourhood called Weteringbuurt, nearby Prinsengracht, Lijnbaansgracht, Spiegelgracht en Vijzelgracht. All materials in the apartment have been chosen with great care without any loss of character of the original building style. Combined with an open lay-out and outdoor space makes this a quality apartment in the middle of town.
The property is located in the heart of Amsterdam within the Canal belt, in het Spiegelkwartier, a historical neighbourhood with its typical old houses. This area has been the heart of the national art and antiques trade for the past eighty years. It has a friendly relaxed atmosphere. It is considered as one of the best areas in the city, it offers great shopping, numerous galleries, theatres, bars and restaurants. The museum quarter with the Concertgebouw, het Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum and van Gogh museum are also nearby. De Vondelpark and het Leidseplein are on walking distance as well.
The location is perfectly accessible by car or by public transport, good connection to Ring A-10
Walking distance from the bus and tramlines 1, 2, 5, 7, 10, 16, 24 and 25.
Easy commute to all other parts of town and the airport and 30 minutes to Schiphol Airport.
In short: pleasant and cosy city life with plenty of restaurants, cafés, theatres, galleries and museums. You prefer an evening at home. In the apartment you can enjoy an oasis of tranquillity.
Private entrance located on de Eerste Weteringdwarsstraat. From the hall you have access to all rooms. Charming furnished living room with fireplace and windows opening at the street side. In the middle of the apartment you will find a fully equipped kitchen. At the backside, the two bedrooms both with entrance to the private and quiet terrace. The master bedroom is of good size and has a fireplace as well. Adjacent you will have a bathroom with shower and sink. The other room can be used as an extra bedroom / guestroom or working space. In the hall you will find an extra bathroom with bath and sink. Separate toilet. In the laundry cabinet a washer/dryer combination.
*A hofje is a Dutch word for a courtyard with almshouses around it. They have existed since the Middle Ages.
A Hofje provided housing for elderly people (mostly women). They were privately funded, and served as a form of social security. In he Netherlands there are still a number of hofjes in use. (Wikipedia)