About This Listing
Kid friendly on a central location near Rijksmuseum, Sarphatipark and playgrounds. Many restaurants, bars, supermarkets and organic shops are nearby.
The apartment is located in a quiet part of 'De Pijp' area, also called the Dutch 'Quartier Latin'.
A nice ground floor apartment for rent in the old south part of Amsterdam.
The fully furnished apartment is situated in a 19th century monumental building in a quiet street in ‘de Pijp’ area, the so-called Quartier Latin area of Amsterdam with all its nice bars and restaurants and famous Albert Cuijp and Sarphatipark.
The apartment consists of an open plan kitchen (with dishwasher, oven and all utensils that you may need), a living/dining room with French doors to a 50m2 garden facing the south.
There are 2 bed rooms. 1 With a double bed and 1 with bunk beds (0.80m x 2m) which is created for kids only.
Furthermore there is a bathroom with a bath and shower and a separate toilet.
In the apartment is central heating, washing machine, dryer and wireless high speed (100Mbit) internet.
We do like to note that our apartment is not quite suitable for 4 adults. We can however the placement of a double bed in the kids bedroom, it is a tight fit but very comfortable.
Guests will have full -unshared- access to the entire apartment and garden. We will not be living there during your stay.
Interaction with Guests
We always like to meet our guests in person. We strive to make your stay here as smooth as possible, and are always available for any question or advice.
Just a short tram ride south of Centraal Station takes you into one of the most cosmopolitan and vibrant districts of Amsterdam.
Welcome to de Pijp.
For the eternally inquisitive, many will try to second-guess what de Pijp (the Pipe) stands for but the truth is, no one really knows. Perhaps it owes its name to the long narrow streets that resemble pipes or to the infamous gas company, the ‘Pipe’, which used to supply energy to the area. Whoever or whatever is responsible for the name should be proud of the association.
Formerly a working class quarter built to ease the overpopulated Jordaan in the 19th century and to house labourers, de Pijp as we Amsterdammers know it today is without doubt a melting pot of cultures and nationalities. Thanks to previous settlers such as Heijermans, De Haan, Bordewijk, Mondriaan and scores of students in search of a room to rent, de Pijp continues to breathe life as the lively bohemian district known as the Quartier Latin in Paris.
Young, old, students, artists, and families have all chosen to make de Pijp their home, and removed from the hustle and bustle of central Amsterdam, this homely alternative is appealing.
Like the neighbouring district Jordaan , de Pijp is brimming with fantastic cafés, restaurants, coffee shops and bars. If you wander down Albert Cuyp market, you'll find many exotic and authentic Syrian, Moroccan, Surinam restaurants, to name but a few, and a typical Amsterdam pub is located on almost every corner. Also in abundance are the various butchers, Surinamese, Spanish, Indian and Turkish delicatessens and grocery stores.
There are multiple tram lines within 5 minutes walking distance that take about 5 minutes to get to the RAI Trainstation or 10 minutes to the city center and 15 minutes to the Central Trainstation.
From the RAI Trainstation it takes less then 15 minutes to get to Schiphol airport.
Amsterdam is quite expensive for street parking, a 24hr ticket to park in front of the house is about 27 Euro's.
A cheaper alternative is to park at the 'P+R Ajax Arena Parking' garage for €8,- for the first day, each following day is €1,- and includes free public transport ticket back into town.
If you wish to use this alternative, please let us know. It is only available if there are no soccer matches. So we can check this for you.
Other Things to Note
In the garden we have 2 rabbits in a rabbit-hutch, please leave them in the hutch since they are quite old.
In the kids bedroom there is also a small fish tank.
The kids can play freely with the toys that are around.
The apartment is located in a suburban area, so please think of the neighbours. We have a garden, you are free to use it, but after 10PM please speak quietly.
We are allergic, so we have to say no pets inside the house.
You are welcome to have a smoke in our garden, but please not inside.
We were madve very welcome by Mark who had gone to a lot of trouble to help use settle in - maps, milk in the fridge - everything we needed.
Un'accoglienza all'insegna della gentilezza e disponibilità!
Nella casa di Mark e della sua famiglia potete essere certi che l'accoglienza sarà delle migliori.
Lui e sua moglie sono ospiti attenti e cordiali, sempre disponibili nel dare informazioni.
La casa è veramente molto graziosa e il quartiere interessante.
Nous avons passé un très agréable séjour. Mark nous a très bien accueilli. L'appartement était vraiment conforme au descriptif et très propre. A 2 min à pied du tramway, dans un quartier très sympa.
We had a wonderful time at Mark`s Apartment. Clean & cosy and our little sunshine Ella just loved the trampolin and the two rabbits in the lovely little garden .
Grocery stores..., bars, restaurants and public transportation whithin walking distance - everything just around the corner - including parking. In short - we will try to be back some day:-)
Steffi, Ella & Klaus
Mark and his family are lovely, laid-back, friendly, and interesting people and they made us feel very welcome. Their place is not big, but it's very cosy, clean, and charming. It was just perfect for us, a family with two young children, and we enjoyed lounging around on sunny afternoons in their back garden/patio, chasing the rabbits and playing. The neighborhood, the new Pijp, is quiet and family friendly, yet close to the most vibrant and interesting parts of the city -- well, close to everything in the city really. There is a grocery shop on the corner and everything we needed was within short walking or biking distance. Everything worked perfectly and Mark immediately answered any and all questions we had, even though he and his family were on a road trip to France. We absolutely recommend Mark's sunny family apartment with garden in Amsterdam.
About the Host, Mark
Mark is a graphic designer and Judith is an account manager at a packaging design agency. We have 2 daughters ages 6 and 9.
We enjoy traveling and have had some nice experiences while using AirBNB, so we wanted to host ourselves.
We love living in Amsterdam, because it is in our view the perfect place to raise kids and enjoy everything it has to offer.
Large kids playground.Henrick de Keijserplein Amsterdam NH 1073
Nice park in both summer and winter. There is a lovely playground for younger kids.Sarphatipark Amsterdam NH
The place for an authentic Amsterdam delicacy. Sweet and sour onions. Also the Panharing is nice to give a try.Vrijheidslaan Amsterdam 1078 PP
Great Museum with old artJan Luijkenstraat Amsterdam 1071 CJ
Contemporary art museum, nice for kids alsoPaulus Potterstraat Amsterdam 1071 CX
Large indoors kids playground.Mr. Visserplein Amsterdam 1011 RD