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Central with parking

Bedrooms 2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Luxury apartment on the first floor of a traditional wooden Dutch house,located in a quiet street - recently described as one of Amsterdam's hidden gems in a national newspaper.

It's 2km walk/bike to the free ferry boat direct to Central Station, located at the heart of the old town. The house is close to the fashionable NDSM Werf in Amsterdam North with it many restaurants, and there are more traditional restaurants and bars within walking distance for a true Dutch experience.

The apartment has off-street parking for up to two cars. We're just 5 minutes from the highway by car, if you want to explore further or head to the beach.

There are two large bedrooms each with a private bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. One bedroom has access to a large roof terrace with a view over a river and Amsterdam's last remaining polder (great sunsets).

We can also rent bikes for Euro 5 per day during your stay. Within 5 minutes heading out of town you can bike on traffic free bike lanes and visit some picture postcard villages just above Amsterdam or the popular Zaanse Schans windmills. There's also a lovely beach on a large freshwater lake in 'Twiske about 10 minutes by bike.

More Details

Scott Roane
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, Dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Scott Roane

I work as a web editor in The Hague, and I've lived in Amsterdam for 13 years. Prior to this I lived in Germany and the UK.

Scott Roane purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Scott Roane chose Amsterdam-Noord

After living in the center of Amsterdam for some years it simply became too busy and too noisy (I like my sleep). One day I accidentally took the wrong boat to the north and realised that the free boats also went to the west. That's when I found this house. In 10 minutes I can bike to the center, but I can sleep peacefully at night. Best of both worlds. We live in the apartment on the ground floor.

What makes this apartment unique

Peaceful, wonderful sunsets over the field at the rear of the house, and a beautiful neighbourhood. Great bars and restaurants close by at the 'hip' NDSM Werf.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Amsterdam-Noord in Amsterdam

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms feature a roll top bath, rain shower, wc and sink. Towels and organic toiletries are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This room has a private full bathroom, and tv.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This room has private full bathroom and tv.
  • Bedroom all have satellite TV with English, Dutch, German, French and Italian stations. Radio is also available. Each room has a sitting area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

A well appointed comfortable apartment

  • 5 of 5

This was a well appointed comfortable apartment with two spacious on-suite bedrooms, and a common kitchen/living area with cooking facilities. The apartment is in a very pleasant suburban setting. The owner, Scott, was very helpful. It is a 15 minute walk to the nearest bus stop which we found very convenient to use to get into central Amsterdam. (But make sure you check with Scott about how to reach the stop which can be tricky but is easy once you know precisely where to go.) We had a great stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent very comfortable flat

  • 5 of 5

I rate it a 6 out of 5! :-)

Scott was the best host I've ever experienced in my many travels throughout the world. He went above and beyond.

The flat is very nice, designed for and set up perfectly for 2 couples. It has two large comfortable bedrooms with fantastic bathrooms (with plenty of towels as well as lots of toilet paper, top quality bed and bedding and so on). The bedrooms are set apart from each other with a comfortable eating/meeting area setup for 4 people as well as a kitchen equipped with most all necessities and then some.

The WiFi was fast as well as the tv's had lots of channels and Scott also provides many movies to choose from.

Two different bus lines are within a 8-10 minute walk.

A nice safe off the street parking spot.

Even a separate washer and dryer. I'm mentioning it as an example of the difference between Scotts flat and competitors as most rentals in the Netherlands have neither or will state "washer/dryer" while being either tiny or a combo which takes forever to do a wash/dry or by "dryer" they mean you get to hang up your clothes to dry. Scotts washer and dryer are separate units and worked great.

I could go on and on, bottom line is if you are looking for a comfortable quality place to stay in North Amsterdam or near Landsmeer I highly recommend Scott's flat.

Thank you VERY much for everything Scott and hope to be back within a few years!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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City Fields B&B was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We loved City Fields B&B and the neighborhood. The house was perfect for the four of us— Spacious and nicely decorated bedrooms, one with a terrace and baths with a shared kitchen perfectly appointed for breakfasts and evening gatherings after lovely days of seeing the sites. Being able to cycle into the city each day was great and made the experience even more enjoyable. (30 minutes easy to city center)

Scott was a perfect host and was willing to help in every way including leading us on an amazingly scenic daylong bicycle ride which was a highlight for all of us. We would rebook at City Fields B&B in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place, beautiful location! We had a great stay!

  • 5 of 5

The place and the location were beautiful. The host was gracious and super nice. Rent the bikes, ride around a bit and see the area. You won't be sorry.

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vancouver Canada

Very clean great location

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were lovely and very helpful. We would definitely stay there again. Thanks guys!

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful accommodation and hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Our accommodation was excellent- high quality bedding, beautifully appointed bathroom, and a more than adequate kitchen. Scott was a most attentive host: providing great instructions on how to get to his house, allowing us to use his laundry facilities, and generally assisting him in any way he could. We would highly recommend staying at this property

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive review - much appreciated. Hope the rest of your trip ran smoothly too!
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Nearest Airport
23 Kilometres
Amsterdam Schiphol
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Kilometres
Bier Hut
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Amsterdam Waterland
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Amsterdam Central Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A10 Amsterdam Ring
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Pinas Grill
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Our house is located in the hip and happening Amsterdam North. It offers peace and quiet, but convenience to the historic center. It's located in an old village called Kadoelen, that has now been swallowed up by Amsterdam. It's walking distance to the NDSM Werf (Marina) which has a number of bars and restaurants. 2km the other direction and you'll be in the typical Dutch village of Landsmeer with many restaurants. There is a supermarket 5 minutes away from us and a nice locals bar, La Chambre, at the end of the street.

If you rent bikes, in just a few minutes you're out of the city into the beautiful Dutch countryside above Amsterdam. There are traffic-free bike paths through the fields to many famous Dutch villages and towns such as Broek in Waterland, Marken, Volendam, Edam and Durgedam.

Twiske nature reserve with its miles of bike paths, mountain bike trails, horse riding, diving, sailing and sandy beaches, including special childrens beaches, is just 2km. But you can also swim from the swimming platform in the river at the end of our street (just a few minutes walk).


Prices & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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