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Romantic House, outskirts,10 min from Centre Amsterdam

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

Overview

About the property

4 beds; full privacy, free parking, very quiet street, easy public transport

Wooden house, classic local style cottage, standard rate per night for 4 persons €180. If only 1 or 2 persons stay €145/night.

Comfortable, quiet, kitchen, fridge, microwave+ oven, induction cooker, coffee maker, WiFi.

TV, DVD+DVD's, HiFi+ CD's, tourist info, local maps.

1 Bedroom on first floor, easy&safe access by fixed stairs(double+single bed, baby bed) if only 2 guests stay; Second bedroom with 2 single (90x200) beds available if 4 guests stay; Bathroom with shower, towel dryer, sink, toilet and urinal; Private terrace (table, chairs, ) bicycle (4 for adults; 2 children sized for kids); use for free.

Laundry service €10 per cycle.

Public transport nearby; 20-30 min to the center by bike. Walking area (incl protected nature) just nearby. Supermarket with local & eco products; delicious bakery. Small restaurant& coffee shop. Free parking! Ringroad & Public transport to Schiphol Airport (25 km). P&R to nearest tram 5 minutes only. Free (4) bicycles!

The house is eco-friendly: all electricity from own solar and wind energy; super insulated, heat recovery from shower water and flushing toilet with rainwater.

More Details

Owner
Anrik Engelhard
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
7 August, 2017

About Anrik Engelhard

I am born&grown, educated in Amsterdam, but lived and worked for years in tropical areas as a doctor (clinical and public health). My wife Carla works for the Municipality of Amsterdam. We love to make long bicycle tours in Holland and abroad. We are active in a local group of climate activists for CO2 reduction among citizens.

Anrik Engelhard purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Anrik Engelhard chose Amsterdam City

Carla became somehow 'claustrophic' in our previous 7 th floor apartment. To our surprise we ended up in Amsterdam North where nature is in the backyard....We were very lucky to find this place and never take it for granted.

What makes this cottage unique

After an exiting day in town get rid of the noise and dust. Park your car secure in front of the house at no cost. Even better, leave your car next day; take our (free!) bicycles. After 20 minutes you are in town after enjoying the view from the (free/7x24) ferry. Even taxi drivers often say: 'Wow, I didn't know we have places like this in Mokum' !! (local nick name of Amsterdam).

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Waterland in Amsterdam-Noord

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • -No noise after 22:00 hours -Bicycles must be locked in town with two locks (supplied)
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • central heating; shower; toilet; urinal; sink; towel dryer (radiator); mirror; dustbin; eco friendly toilet flush with perfectly clear rain water; invisible energy recovery from the shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom-attick - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom2 - 2 Single Bed , Bedroom 2 only available when more than 3 guests stay
    Bedroom/Living - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Bedroom2 may be used when more than 3 guests book
  • Double Beds (1) 200x140 cm, Single Beds (1) (200x90 cm); linen& blanket available. Baby bed (60x120 cm); Writing table, 2 chairs; small wardrobe; bookcase with books; reading lamps
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
Notes:
The Garden House is an co-built cottage, very well insulated (cool in summer!), central heating (floor), rainwater reuse system (toilet). Another room in the house is (though not very frequently) used as office for an environmental foundation. By no way this will limit your privacy. No traffic noise day and night; village life, but still close to centre of town. Free parking saves you €30 per day at least.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Romantic House, outskirts,10 min from Centre Amsterdam
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews
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5

Wonderful spot!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic spot right outside the city. Besides using the bikes to tour Amsterdam, we enjoyed biking around the small town. The grocery store nearby is excellent! Would stay here again, no question about it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and comfortable guest home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this beautiful cottage just outside Amsterdam. Convenient to get in to the city, but enough removed to enjoy the quieter side of the country. The cottage is well stocked and all of the bed linens are super comfy. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great little cottage with easy access to downtown Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this gardenhouse. Cosy, it had all the comforts of all small home. The cottage and general location were a great place to relax after a spending the day visiting downtown Amsterdam. We had no car and commuting to and from downtown/Schipol airport was easy. You really feel you are in the countryside, about 25-30 mins. from the Amsterdam's train station. Bikes are available at the cottage to ride around, a nice touch. We even spent a day in the immediate area, watching boats clearing the locks and walking along the river. Beds are comfortable and amenities were complete. Note the room upstairs is accessed using a steep staircase/ladder --something to note for people with mobility issues. The small supermarket nearby has everything you would need and a nice little restaurant. No regrets whatsoever renting this property and would do so again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ghj

  • 5 of 5

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  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great cottage/Excellent location/Brilliant owner

  • 5 of 5

I was traveling on my own so couldn't asked for more. This cottage give you everything you need. Privacy, security and more importantly peace and quite place where you can relax after busy day out. Supermarket on bottom of road is absolutely brilliant. You can taste all traditional local food and drinks. Restaurant is also very handy if you don't fancy travel anywhere around for a meal out. I had lunch and dinner there and it was delicious. Everyone is very friendly and helpful. I will be definitely back as its great location to get easy to and back from Amsterdam.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to get away from the city

  • 5 of 5

The Garden House was lovely and well maintained. Anrik and Carla were not there when I arrived, but left me a note with very helpful tips, not the least of which was to ask the neighbor across the way, Ruben, for help with the bicycles if needed. He was so nice and friendly and helped me find a bike to fit. Anrik sent me directions to get to the Garden House, but the best thing I did before leaving home was to do a Google street view from the bus stop and do a virtual walk to the house. I was able to recognize landmarks and to know that I was headed in the right direction. Anrik returned before I left, so I was able to meet my gracious host. For the two days I was there, I stayed mostly in the area, walking across the locks nearby, and visiting the supermarket down the street. It was a lovely way to be introduced to the area gradually while recovering from jet lag. Thank you, Anrik and Carla!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Schiphol Airport
Nearest Barpub
900 Metres
Cafe 't Sluisje
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
To Amsterdam City
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Central Station
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Amsterdam Ringroad
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Landmarkt
Nearest Beach
45 Kilometres
Zandvoort

The region around the Garden House is typically Dutch: history of our struggle against the sea; where Rembrandt painted; historical and contemporary architecture; tour along the fishermans villages along the IJsselmeer (Volendam, Edam, Marken) Open air museum Zaanse Schans. And... van Gogh, Rijksmuseum, Eye (film cineam&museum), and just walk along the canals.... Amsterdam is great, though small: everything within easy reach!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Waterland, Amsterdam area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£518
for 3 nights
From
£173
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £228.39

RATES PER NIGHT-with a minimum of 3 nights-ARE PER PROPERTY NOT PER PERSON: 4 persons €180 (+€9.0 tax)
If only 1 or 2 guests: €145 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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