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René en Ellen Roelofs

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch

Spacious, quiet location, 6 mins to center, three bus stops, FREE parking

18 Reviews
People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Volewijck - First Floor Apartment

Close to center, 2 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom, terrace, 70m2

On the picturesque ancient 17th century Buiksloterdijk in Amsterdam North is our spacious apartment of 80m2 (860 sq. Ft.).

It is an oasis of peace and yet only 10 minutes by bike from Amsterdam center or 6 minutes by bus three stops to Amsterdam Central Station, the middle of town. In fact you are much closer to the city center than most other places in Amsterdam.

The Buiksloterdijk used to be the place where the Dutch East India Company retired captains. The houses where called 'the captains heaven. The water of the IJ river That runs through Amsterdam used to come right to the house. Now it is a polder.

Its like being close to the buzzing scene of Amsterdam and still feel like you're in the countryside. That is why this location is one of the most popular locations of Amsterdam.

The view is beautiful. Overlooking the North Holland Canal. Known cycling and walking routes through rural North and Waterland go directly fits our house.

In front of the house (50m) is the Noorderpark and its brand new (2015) indoor / outdoor swimming pool.

PARKING IS FREE right in front of the house; the bus stop to Amsterdam Central is a few minutes walking away. The bus takes 6 minutes to get to the Central Station (only 3 stops). By car you drive through the IJ tunnel in 5 minutes to reach the center of the town (Waterloo) with ample parking garages.

By bike just follow the cycle path in front of our house to the end and you are at the FREE ferry in seven minutes. The ferry runs every 5/10 minutes day and night. The trip across takes 2 minutes. On the other side you are at the Central Station.

Ook You could walk to the ferry. It is a beautiful stroll along the canal NH.

Walking distance just 25 minutes.

Amsterdam North is the new buzzing district for art, film and specialty restaurants, zoals the IJkantine Stork Hotel or the Golden Pheasant.

You have private access to the entire top floor of our house dike. The apartment has a its own entrance by stairs. On the front is the living room, with lovely views over the canal. There are two separate bedrooms with real king size beds, both 1. 80m x 2. 00m.

At the rear is a sunny terrace. The sun gets there already early in the morning. Ideal if you want to have breakfast outside.

The apartment features a well-equipped kitchenette with an induction cooker, Nespresso machine and all other Necessary equipment. Free coffee and tea are provided.

There is ook a large brand new and super clean bathroom with bath and separate shower.

The recently renovated apartment has free fast Wi-Fi and a flat screen 40 "television with digital cable reception.

We are living in the house ourselves one the ground floor and are always available for help or questions

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
René en Ellen Roelofs (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch

About René en Ellen Roelofs

René is a filmmaker, he produces mainly documentaries. Ellen is a primary school teacher. She is also a garden designer.

We live in the house ourselves on the ground floor and are always available for questions or help.

René en Ellen Roelofs purchased this apartment in 1991

Why René en Ellen Roelofs chose Amsterdam City

Very close to the city center. Much closer to the center than most of the places in the Amsterdam. We The feel is of a quiet village, yet your are in 10 minutes at Dam Square. Just take a bike a go along the bicycle path ore take the bus, 3 stops.

We have FREE parking.

What makes this apartment unique

Large apartment, very sunny, beautiful view in the front and in the back. Quiet setting. Luxury furnishing and very clean. We have FREE parking.

Reviews

4.9
based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

Spacious, quiet location, 6 mins to center, three bus stops, FREE parking
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews
Victoria, BC, Canada
5

Wonderful way to explore Amsterdam!

  • 5 of 5

What a find! Abundant beauty in a charming, historic setting.

The rental was spacious, very comfortable and meticulously clean. The house and garden are amazingly quiet and private. An oasis of calm, yet very close to the crowded, busy city.

René provided us with two bicycles for a very reasonable additional charge. The whole set-up represented excellent value for a convenient and meaningful stay. The kitchen is well-supplied for cooking your own meals, if you wish. A few small restaurants are within walking distance. Or just go nuts eating in Amsterdam!

Our hosts were unobtrusively available and made sure our needs were fully meet. Regrettably, we only speak English. But that was never a problem as René is fluently multilingual. Indeed, we encountered English speakers where ever we went in Amsterdam.

Don't be put off by the location, it's actually a plus. Amsterdam North is very easily reached by way of a free ferry, or by bus. Presumably by car too -- but we did everything by bike.

The Netherlands has an amazing cycling network and some of those bike "highways" are right at your doorstep. We had the best of both worlds: the city was in easy reach and there is a wide scope of very pretty countryside to explore as well. (We cycled to Marken one day, taking a ferry to Volendam to make a round trip of it.)

Experiencing Amsterdam by bike was a treat in itself. Why aren't more cities making that means of transportation a priority? True, I would not recommended cycling if you are timid or unsteady on two wheels. But reasonably good riders will find this a great adventure.

My husband and I would gladly stay here again should we return to Amsterdam and can recommend it very highly to others, particularly cyclists.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great apartment in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a place in Amsterdam that was central for touring North Holland by car and close enough to get into the city centre easily and this house fitted the bill. In a very quiet area (a few shops and a takeaway within walking distance), yet only about 15 minutes to get to Centraal Station. Hosts Renée and Ellen, who live below the apartment, were very welcoming on arrival and the apartment is very well equipped and clean. The only very minor point is that the description mentions a washing machine, whereas the hosts actually offer a laundry service. Would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Berlin
5

Wunderschne Wohnung

  • 5 of 5

Die Wohnung ist schön eingerichtet und sauber. Wir haben uns dort sehr wohl gefühlt. Die Vermieter sind sehr hilfsbereit und freundlich. Die Lage der Wohnung ist zwar etwas außerhalb des Zentrums, aber mit den geliehenen Fahrrädern waren wir schnell in der Stadt und auch in der schönen Umgebung. Man kann direkt vom Haus aus losradeln. Wir empfehlen diese Wohnung unbedingt für einen angenehmen Aufenthalt in Amsterdam.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Muy lindo apartamento

  • 5 of 5

El apartamento es tal como se detalla en al aviso, nos estaban esperando para darnos todas las indicaciones. Está ubicado en una zona muy tranquila, se puede ir caminando al centro, serán unos 30 minutos de caminata. El ómnibus pasa como a 500 metros de la casa, pero si no llueve está bien. Casa muy limpia y con todo lo necesario a para pasar unos días en Ámsterdam. Totalmente recomendable

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

Super Ferienwohnung / nette Gastgeber

  • 5 of 5

Sehr gute, komplette und gepflegte Ausstattung.

In 9 Nächten sogar einmal die Bettwäsche und Handtücher gewechselt - ist eher unüblich in Ferienwohnungen.

Gute Anbindung in die Amsterdamer City.

Angenehme und nette Gastgeber!

Auf jeden Fall weiter zu empfehlen!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A dream Location!

  • 5 of 5

we felt very comfortable

Rene und Ellen were super nice!

it was very clean

We love to come back

Thanks for a great stay Ellen & Rene

Elvira & Ilona

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Schiphol
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
1
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Amsterdam CS
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A10
Nearest Restaurant
350 Metres
Nearest Ski
25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Zandvoort
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Volewijck, Amsterdam City

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High season 16
1 Mar 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
£217
for 2 nights
From
£95
£632
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 16
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£182
for 2 nights
From
£78
£546
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2016
23 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£364
for 3 nights
From
£113
£762
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £43 per night, per additional guest
 
winter 17
3 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£182
for 2 nights
From
£78
£546
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£217
for 2 nights
From
£95
£632
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning £26

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath (no shower)
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Two real beds of 2,00m x 1,80m
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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