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Wouter & Liesbeth Nieuwveld

Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch

The Boat House, Wooden Waterfront Apartment in the Centre of Amsterdam

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Amsterdam City - The Boat House

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

The Apartment / Reservations / Rates / Location

High Season-min.stay 3 nights / Low Season-min.stay 2 nights.

THE APARTMENT

“The Boat House” is situated on a canal waterfront location of the former hystoric shipyard “De Walvis” (The Whale), in the centre of Amsterdam on the trendy and sought after quiet little island Prinseneiland. You will find a description of the location here under.

The exclusive water villa (100m2 / 1075 square feet) has accommodation for 4 persons. It comprises a living room with fully equipped kitchen and two bedrooms.

The entrance of the apartment is situated on the terrain of the former shipyard “De Walvis” which you can enter through a private gate.

A brand new spacious apartment containing a light spacious living room with a large design glass table and comfortable chairs. Wireless internet connection is available. In the sitting area is a big flat screen TV with DVD player and a MP3 docking station. There is a fully equipped kitchen with stove, microwave-oven, refrigerator and dish washer.

There are two bedrooms with a king-size double bed that can be separated into two single beds, both rooms with flat screen TV.

A bathroom with shower, rain shower and sink, and a wash-dryer. There is a separate toilet in the hallway.

In front of the house, directly on the waterfront, is a nice place to sit and have drinks out in the open air.

RESERVATIONS

If you wish to make a reservation, please check the calendar and ask for a reservation by E mail. We will respond within 24 hours at the most.

RATES - High Season minimum stay 3 nights / Low Season minimum stay 2 nights.

(VRBO-Price shown is the low season day-price per week. For the actual price see here under or go to 'Rates'. Interested? ask us for a quote.)

Prices are including taxes, towels, bed-linen and cleaning.

For a stay longer then 1 week: price on request.

2 BEDROOMS, MAX 4 GUESTS:

Low Season / October 1 till March 31 - € 265,- per night / € 1.715,- per week (€ 245,- per night)

High Season / March 1 till September 30 / December 25 till January 2 - € 295,- per night / € 1.925,- per week (€ 275,- per night)

Pick-up service at the arrival gate of Schiphol Airport for € 55,- / Return service to Schiphol Airport for € 35,- / -bicycle rent € 10,- per day per bike / Private boat trip in our open boat for € 75,-. / Private car park for € 25,- per day /Breakfast at request put ready in your apartment for € 12,50 per person.

LOCATION

The apartment is situated on the Prinseneiland. I will give you some information about our location in relation to the rest of the city.

First of all, our neighborhood is still part of the Centre of Amsterdam. It is a very quiet and safe 'little village' right next to the 'busy' part of the city. There are still a few little shipyards but most of the warehouses are converted into residences. The city is more or less built in circles around the centre. We are the western part of the centre, nearby Central Station. That is at this moment I think the most popular part.

Next to our apartment lies the famous Jordaan. The Jordaan is a small part of the city, famous for the narrow streets with little shops, cafes and restaurants. We are divided from the Jordaan by a very nice shopping street. In this street there are two normal supermarkets (open 8AM/10PM), bakeries, a butcher and two organic supermarkets. There are all kind of shops, cafés, nice little restaurants everywhere around us.

We think Amsterdam is more a “big village”. That is, the part where you want to be as a visitor. You can walk everything, but certainly on the bike everything is really nearby.

The address is Prinseneiland 10, Amsterdam if you want to look it up on Google Maps. The street view is still from the period we were building, a few years ago. But one of the pictures you can click shows the finished building.

Walking distance to the Central Station 15 minutes (bike 7 minutes), Jordaan 10 minutes (bike 5 minutes), Dam 17 minutes (bike 10 minutes), and Rijks Museum / Van Gogh / Stedelijk Museum (contamporary/modern art) 35 minutes (bike 20 minutes), Anne Frank Museum 10minutes (bike 5 minutes).

If you want to explore more of the city we have bikes for rent and there are trams and buses to all parts of the city at a 4-minute walk. Apart from the general maps that we provide, we also made a map of our neighbourhood. A selection of breakfast-/lunch-places/restaurants/supermarkets is pointed out on this map. We also have “around the corner” a few very nice and good restaurants. We are happy to advise you and/or make reservations for you.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Wouter & Liesbeth Nieuwveld (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch

About Wouter & Liesbeth Nieuwveld

Shipbuilder an Publisher started recently a vacation rental apartment in their beautifull newly rebuild wooden boat house.

Wouter & Liesbeth Nieuwveld purchased this apartment in 1973

Why Wouter & Liesbeth Nieuwveld chose Amsterdam City

We practiced our professions on this location already for more then thirty years. The kids moved out to lead their own lives. We rebuild the old buildings with a separate apartment with it own entrance.

What makes this apartment unique

You are situated in one of the oldest parts of Amsterdam city centre, called 'the Islands'. It is a quiet little village directly connected to the live and kicking part of town with its shops, cafes, restaurants and cultural activities.

Reviews

5
based on 28 holidaymaker reviews

The Boat House, Wooden Waterfront Apartment in the Centre of Amsterdam
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
Scotch Plains
5

A year later and we still talk about it!

  • 5 of 5

It's been just a year, and as I prepare for our next trip I realize that I missed submitting a review. This place is a gem. Clean and the owners are lovely and helpful. Everything you need is provided. There is a great sense of style. There is a view. We had a short walk to all the action but it was quiet and refreshing to come home to. I would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Boathouse in Awesome Amsterdam!!!

  • 5 of 5

Staying at the boathouse was the highlight of our visit! We started a 3-week biking adventure with 5 days in this charming hideaway on the water, just a 5-10 minute walk to Central Station. This home is sized perfectly for 2 couples. It is clean, perfectly designed, and delightfully situated! Wouter is an excellent homeowner who takes pride in his property and is helpful and very good to his guests. We are walkers and loved wandering around his island and the quick walk over to the heart of the city! We highly recommend this home to all. We will be back! Thank you, Wouter!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Naples, Italy
5

Perfect Family Rental: location, amenities, and view!”

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of renting their 2 bedroom boat house apartment over Spring break. With two teens, plenty of lounge space and wifi are always critical to a happy vacation. This apartment is spacious, light, and well-appointed with all needed amenities. The view from the living/dining room area overlooks the canal and there are two docks outside to sit on while sipping a glass of wine. The owners are very nice, and made sure we had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. The IPOD docking station was a nice touch! It was a treat to listen to our music while cooking or planning our day.

The location is about a 10-15 minute walk from the train station, heading West. It's an easy walk, but if you are pulling bags you'll be contending with cobblestones. The location is nice because it's close to the #3 tram which heads to the museums, about a 15 minute tram ride. We walked everywhere else. There is a main shopping street that runs along the neighborhood there with many restaurants, grocery stores, "coffee shops", and more. It took us about 10 minutes to walk to the Ann Frank house, and about 15 minutes to Dam Square.

If you are looking for a spacious, well-appointed rental that is peaceful in the evening, and located in a lovely, safe neighborhood, then the Boat House is for you!

They do have bike rentals but we did not use them. We did take advantage of the personal one hour canal cruise and loved it! The owner's neighbor did the tour, and told us lots of history and personal stories to go along with it.

Getting to and from the airport: We took the train from the airport (easy to do) and walked from the train station using the directions the owner provided. The tickets were only E4 each. The taxi drivers at the airport seem to be unregulated crooks who wanted to charge us E15/person with no meter! Our return flight was early in the morning so we opted to hire a private car (the owner provided) for E35.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magnifique

  • 5 of 5

Je recommande cette location! L'appartement est magnifique et tout confort! Il est très bien situé. Les propriétaires sont très serviables et accueillants!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Heaven in Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a treat! My wife and I travel all over Europe and stay in apartments almost exclusively. This is by far one of the best places we have ever stayed. The location is great. Away from the hustle and bustle but just a short walk to the main sites such as the Dam Square. Extremely quiet. The place is clean, new, safe and modern. I especially enjoyed the spacious shower. The only possible draw back is that it is not air conditioned. This was not an issue for us because the temperature was very comfortable while we were there. The view of the canal is beautiful. We found several really good places to eat within a 10 minute walk. I highly recommend this place. Note that the bedrooms are on the ground floor and the living space is upstairs.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brantford, Ontario
5

Perfection in every way!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, I and our two kids stayed in this ideal Amsterdam apartment for 4 nights. It was clean, bright, and had everything we needed. Our favorite aspect was the sunny great room with large glass doors that opened wide. With the doors flung open, we spent happy early mornings and evenings enjoying the happenings on the canal below us. The apartment is in a lovely quiet neighbourhood, within walking distance to the centre of Amsterdam but away from the hustle and bustle. Wouter is a ship-builder and the apartment features many clever ship-related design details. He was the ideal guide for an enjoyable canal tour, sharing many details of the city and the Amsterdam community. Our son will always remember steering Wouter's boat through the canals. Wouter was an ideal host who made us feel welcome and cared for. If we have the good fortune to return to Amsterdam again, we would return to this lovely home-away-from-home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Schiphol Airport
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Amsterdam Centraal
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Amsterdam Ring
Car: not necessary

NEIGHBOURHOOD / LOCATION

I will give you some information about our location in relation to the rest of the city.

First of all, our neighborhood is still part of the Centre of Amsterdam. It is a very quiet and safe "little village" right next to the "busy' part of the city. There are still a few little shipyards but most of the warehouses are converted into residences.

The city is more or less built in circles around the centre. We are the western part of the centre, nearby Central Station. That is at this moment I think the most popular part.

Next to our apartment lies the famous Jordaan. The Jordaan is a small part of the city, famous for the narrow streets with little shops, cafes and restaurants. We are divided from the Jordaan by a very nice shopping street. In this street there are two normal supermarkets (open 8AM/10PM), bakeries, a butcher and two organic supermarkets. There are all kind of shops, cafés, nice little restaurants everywhere around us.

We think Amsterdam is more a “big village”. That is, the part where you want to be as a visitor. You can walk everything, but certainly on the bike everything is really nearby.

The address is Prinseneiland 10, Amsterdam if you want to look it up on Google Maps. The street view is still from the period we were building, a few years ago. But one of the pictures you can click shows the finished building.

Walking distance to the Central Station 15 minutes (bike 7 minutes), Jordaan 10 minutes (bike 5 minutes), Dam 17 minutes (bike 10 minutes), and Rijks Museum / Van Gogh / Stedelijk Museum (contamporary/modern art) 35 minutes (bike 20 minutes), Anne Frank Museum 10minutes (bike 5 minutes).

If you want to explore more of the city we have bikes for rent and there are trams and buses to all parts of the city at a 4-minute walk. Apart from the general maps that we provide, we also made a map of our neighborhood. A selection of breakfast-/lunch-places/restaurants/supermarkets is pointed out on this map. We also have “around the corner” a few very nice and good restaurants. We are happy to advise you and/or make reservations for you.

Don’t hesitate to call or email us if you have more questions.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Jordaan, Amsterdam City

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
13 Feb 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£673
for 3 nights
From
£224
£1,464
 
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£403
for 2 nights
From
£202
£1,305
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£898
for 4 nights
From
£224
£1,464
 

Additional pricing information

City-bicycle rent € 10,- per day per bike / Private car park for € 20,- per day / Pick-up service at the arrival gate of Schiphol Airport for € 45,- / Bring-back service to Schiphol Airport for € 30,- / Breakfast at request put ready in your apartment for € 12,50 per person / Private boat trip in our open boat for € 60,-, you go where the big canal boats can not come.

We ask a downpayment of 30%. This first payment confirms the booking. Second payment 3 weeks before arrival. We will send a Paypal request for the payments (we charge 3% for paying with Paypal). You can also pay by bank if you wish.
* cancelation till three weeks before arrival: immediate 100% refund.
* no show: no refund.
* cancelation-costs: Paypal costs (3%) plus € 20,- administration costs.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Amsterdam City in Amsterdam area

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1080 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (4) two bedrooms with each two very comfortable king-size box-springs, can be seperated or joined togethet to make one big bed., Double Beds (1) two bedrooms with each two very comfortable king-size box-springs, can be seperated or joined togethet to make one big bed., Twin or Single Beds (1) two bedrooms with each two very comfortable king-size box-springs, can be seperated to use as single beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We do Schiphol Airport pick-up (€45,-) / drop-off (€ 30,-) service. We have city-bikes for rent for € 10,- per day per bike. You can take a private boat trip with captain on our boat for € 60,- /hr. Chauffeur driven car-trips around Amsterdam on request.

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