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Lovely Holiday House in Durgerdam, Amsterdam

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

For cozy, intimate family holidays, surrounded by nature and culture.

A charming stone & wood cottage house in a quiet and beautiful street (dike) at Amsterdam's picturesque suburb 'Durgerdam', just a mile away from Amsterdam's vivid city center. It's a beautiful, luxurious and cozy holiday house at the IJ lake, built by the owner, Richard.

Very nice to spend your holidays here, with your family with children, or 2 couples.

It's a perfect combination to meet art & culture in crowdy Amsterdam-center, and coming home to your peaceful holiday home.

Durgerdam is just a few minutes drive away from the tram to the center of Amsterdam. By car it is 10 minutes drive to the city center, with a bike 25 minutes, or 15 minutes by ferry to Central Station, directly and free of charge.

We are happy to advice you the best route for your day trips.

We also recommend visiting beautiful and famous old Dutch villages like Monnickendam, Marken, Alkmaar and Edam.

There is a large parking space for your car, just 100 meters walk from the holiday house. The bus stop is next to our house.

In fall, X-mas time / winter, spring season or summer, there's always a good occasion. If you love nature, the country side and lots of different animals, you will feel happy here!

For food lovers: In the kitchen you can cook a good meal, there is a food store and a restaurant nearby with very good local products.

Views over the IJ Lake (= IJsselmeer) can be enjoyed during a walk or bike trip. In the summer, you can also take a swim! Through all seasons, we have amazing sunrises & sunsets, see pictures :-)

The house is nicely furnished with modern comforts, underfloor heating and good clean beds. You can relax on the terrace in the private garden at the back of the house. Sit under the pear tree with a view over the country side. We provide a barbeque and a small fireplace for a nice romantic evening. For the children we have a large trampoline.

Kitchen and bath towels (2 p.p.), toilet paper, soap, pepper & salt are all provided. Bed-linen are also included. We offer our washing machine and ironing for long-stays.

TV, good & fast WiFi internet available. (free of charge)

Pets are allowed, max 2. We have house rules for dogs:

Only downstairs inside, not on the sofa, and do not leave the dogs alone. Outside always keep on a string. Bring their own basket and blanket.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Waterland in Amsterdam-Oost

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30 / Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 towels p. p. included, toilet paper included. Hairdryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • 2 pers. Parents- bedroom. XL bed, chair, small cupboard, alarm clock
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Additional service: We guide you to the city center, the P & R If you wish. We could pick you up from the ferry if you come by train from Schiphol or sometimes if you come by plane, depends on arrival time. (35 euros per ride) Please ask for availability first.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Lovely Holiday House in Durgerdam, Amsterdam
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 52 reviews
5

Beautiful house, location and hosts.

  • 5 of 5

Richard and Ruth were wonderful hosts, and such a lovely house with everything we needed. Richard provided a terrific introduction to the local area and where to shop, park and how to spend time in Amsterdam. The kids were delighted with the trampoline, resident cats and the waterway behind the house. Just loved the quiet (but very accessible) location.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for your lovely review!! Xxx
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Portland/OR
4

Perfect place to relax after a day in the city

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. Our boys (9&12) loved the trampoline and having a yard of their own. My husband and I could enjoy a glass of wine outside and relax. Easy to get to the city center. Ruth and Richard were great hosts! : )

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We hope that you got your train in time. Enjoy your holiday in France and Portugal!! A big hug Richard and Ruth
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5

Beautiful and cosy family holiday house in the middle of nature

  • 5 of 5

Everything you wish for is here, really beautiful sunsets, lots of things to discover in and around Amsterdam and - when you come home- a warm and cosy house.

For a family holiday or just a weekend with 2 couples, it's a great stay.

The owner built this house and it's very complete and well furnished.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!!
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Deltona, FL
4

Clean charming cottage, beautiful views.

  • 4 of 5

Delightful cottage with swans off the back patio. Our hosts, Richard and Ruth were very helpful and everything was as expected. I think you need a car or bicicyle to get here. It's in the beautiful Dutch countryside, but doesn't take very long to get into Amsterdam by tram. Be aware the stairs to get to the loft bedrooms are very steep. We had a wonderful time, very peaceful.

  • Review Submitted: 24-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location exploring Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

Neat and cosy small house with covenient location - easy and cheap to go into Amsterdam - yet in the middle of a nature reserve with calm and birds all around.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you dear Lars and family, we hope you had a good safe trip homewards! Our best regards, Richard and Ruth
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5

Unforgettable

  • 5 of 5

Richard and Ruth were ever so helpful and very friendly. I was in contact with them before the trip and they already started making our trip a wonderful one. They greeted us warmly upon our arrival and explained how to get around and the places of interest in detail. The house is very cosy and we found everything we needed as it was very equipped. The views are spectacular (coming form a sunny island we are not sure to having streams and swans in our back yard) and the morning view from our bedroom made me start the day with a smile on my face. Worth every cent we paid for. Thank you Richard and Ruth :)

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful review Mel, thank you so much. We hope to see you back once! Our warm regards R&R
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Schiphol
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Durgerdam
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
IJplein
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
De Weeren
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Centraal station Amsterdam
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A10
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Durgerdam, IJburg, Amsterdam
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
IJsselmeer
Car: recommended

We have a bicycle runs near our house (7.50 per bike per day)

We live near touristic villages axis Marken, Monnickendam, Volendam and Edam. (+/- 15 km)

Tips to visit Amsterdam center:

Rijksmuseum (Rembrandt)

Municipal Museum (modern art)

Nemo (museum experience for kids and parents)

Jordan / Haarlemmerstraat

(Nice shopping areas)

Vondelpark (walking)

Canal trips in the city of Amsterdam

or

rent a boat (dinghy) to sail in Durgerdam.

Photos

Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £43.7
Pet Fee £8.74

NL:
Inclusief bedlinnen, keukenlinnen en badhanddoeken. (handdoeken 1 set per persoon per 3 nachten)
Indien u boekt voor meer dan 4 personen dan geldt een toeslag van 10 euro p.p./ p.nacht.
Aankomst vanaf 14 uur, vertrek vanaf 12 uur.
EN:
incl. linen, sheets, towels. (1 set per person for 3 nights)
In case you want to book for more than 4 persons, we ask 10 euro's per person, per night extra.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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