About this listing
Comfortabel studio-apartment with amazing view over canal up to the old mill an eyecatcher. Comfortabel for 2 but also for 4 to sleep. Open-airmarket, quiet area, excellent public transport, walkable distance to old center.
Also for rent my houseboat: Look at my advertisement on Airbnb
This apartment is a nice self contained studio-apartment in a safe and quiet area. It's beautifully located with stunning views overlooking the Gardens, the Canal and the old Windmill' 'the Gooijer' which is the only left windmill in the city-centre; a tourist attraction. Has its background into the 17th century. The mill is still working and turns several times a week.
The apartment is newly renovated, clean and tidy, entire private situated on the 1st floor (one stair up) of a historic Amsterdam canalhouse. There's no noise from the street since it is located on the Garden and Canal Side.
The Windmillview-apartment is conveniently located with a tram stop just in front of the building that'll bring you to the DAM-square and Anne Frankhouse in 10 minutes. Another tramstop along the windmill connects you in 10 minutes to the MUSEUMQUARTER and entertainmentcentre: THE LEIDSE PLEIN.
The busstop near to the mill connects you to the CENTRAL STATION within a few minutes. After booking we 'l send you information about how to get there.
The apartment is surrounded by nice restaurants (Italian, Thai, Frence, Indonesian, Japanese, Chinees etc.) and the famous ale-brewery (Brouwerij 't IJ) is situated on the other side of the canal, just under the mill. STUDIO K, with juge terrasses and open-aircinema in summertime is to be reached in 5 minutes walk.
Also on 5 minutes walk: the beautifull MUSEUM OF THE TROPICS and it takes 10 minutes walk to the AMSTERDAM ZOO, to the AMSTERDAM UNIVERSITY and to the REINWARDT ACADEMY. Very famous is the DAPPERMARKET (daily except sunday) 30 steps from the apartment: multicultural and one of the bests markets of the Netherlands.
The apartment has a comfortable living space, double bed, a COUCH which can be used to sleep for ONE OR TWO EXTRA PERSONS, wardboard, two chairs, cupboard, small tables, TV etc. Seperate is a fully equiped kitchen for four persons, with oven, microwave, gas-top, etc and diningtable with 4 chairs. In the kitchen you´ll find everything to make your own breakfast or dinner. The small, but convenient bathroom provides for the shower, toilet and sink only in use for you for its a privat apartment.
There is a supermarket just two minutes walking away (open all days from 10am till 10pm).If you like to go out for breakfast we advice a very good place to go, also very near to the apartment.
Note : there is a typical Dutch steep stair to enter the apartment, just one. No problem for normal healthy guests.The apartment is non smoking. There is no balcony but windows can wide open and there mis a mosquito screen.
The apartment provides for free internet (Wfi and cable) and offers:
- Internet (cable and Wifi)
- Gas Top
- Towels and linen for the bed, couch and kitchen
- Free coffee and tea
- Use of washing machine on request
And a lot of information about Amsterdam, maps, what's going on, nice restaurants,. taxi's, rent-a-bike etc.
From Central Station the apartment is only 8 minutes with bus 22
(direction "Indische buurt"). A lot of details after booking.
This apartment is for rent for short and long stay.
Please, do feel free to contact me if you you like to have some more information.
PS I m living on a houseboat which I rent-out occasionally. Look at my advertisement on Airbnb
On request its possible to make a boattrip with our own boat suitable for 5-6 persons with a captain who knows Amsterdam very well. The cost depends on the duration and the number of quests. Its also possible to serve food and/or drinks on board.
Interaction with guests
Interaction with guests depends on what they need to know. There is s lot of information in the apartment available to make a short stay a great succes.
Splendid view over the canal. Quiet area, nice Amsterdam citizen living in the dikehouse. Famous daily market (Dappermarkt) thirty steps from the apartment. Famous Indische Buurt on 5 minutes walk with lots of restaurants.5 minutes walk from Roest; a citybeach and cafe.
In front of the house tram 14 (to Dam-square -10'), with tram 10 (to the Leidse Plein(12'), with bus 22 (Central Station). Bikes to rent on 3 minitus walk.
Maps in the apartment.
Other things to note
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The apartment is situated in a 'normal' Amsterdam dikehouse, with three/four Amsterdam citizen around. Please be friendly, say hello when you meet the others.
Its an old building; please be quiet. So are the others.
The apartment is non smoking. Its not aloud and dangerous to sit on the little roof of the neighbours downstairs. There are 3 beautifull terrasses within 50 meter, under the mill, for sure nice spots to smoke.
Use of the washingmachine is on request.
Checkouttime is flexible (depends on arriving guests), but normally before 11 am.
A cleaningfee (50 euro) and refundable security-deposit (200 euro) can be required by a long stay or special circumstances. This is not set by Airbnb yet, but maybe we 'l let it to Airbnb in the future.
Woman, retired, 66 years old, living in Amsterdam at a houseboat, with cat, like theater, classic vocal concerts, movies, culteral events. Like to walk in the mountains for more days, carrying my own bag. Like good food and company of friends.