4 bedroom villa for sale
Netherlands - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
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It's a rare opportunity that this breathtaking villa on the most beautiful avenue of Amsterdam is for sale. It is built in 1927 (designed by architect J. H. Mulder jr.) in the style of the late Amsterdam School with great attention to detail. Typical are the monumental hall, the built-in sculptures both indoor and outdoor, the stained-glass windows, the courses in the brickwork, the five-sided bay window and the two entrances (the porch with steps and a service entrance next to the kitchen). The property is surrounded on three sides by two leafy gardens and attached garage.
The villa contains many original features, which are described for example in the book "Amsterdam interiors". Characteristic of the exterior are the wide windows with low horizontal articulation of the framework that enhance the horizontal lines. The house is covered by a high pitched roof to the ground floor with black glazed Dutch tiles. In the interior the monumental entrance hall and the original boudoir on the first floor notably draw the attention.
The location is very convenient for trainstation "Zuid" (7 minutes to Schiphol Airport), offices (Zuidas), schools, sports fields and shops: in the Beethovenstraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat and a little further away the P.C. Hooftstraat. Culture is also close: the Stedelijk Museum, the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum situated at the always charming Museumplein. The world famous Concertgebouw can be reached on foot, as well as the Vondelpark. In the Summer the spectacular international sculpture biennale ArtZuid unfolds on the Apollolaan and the Minervalaan. New is the biennial music festival The Muse of the South that takes place at locations in Southern part of Amsterdam.
The ground floor: 6 rooms
Entrance: via the porch stairs one enters through the marble vestibule into the monumental hall with a beautiful staircase, a wardrobe and a spacious toilet. This space is, as it were, the heart of the house around which the rooms are arranged symmetrically. The paneling of the staircase is a work of art. The newel is a dark wood sculpture of a cat that seems to descend the stairs.
On the ground floor right next to the enclosed porch, is the so-called waiting room. This room has special stained-glass windows that are attributed to A.D. Copier. The original dining room, currently used as a bedroom, has access to the garden. The old scullery is now used as a bathroom. The room on the other side of the hall overlooks the Apollolaan and has a playful stained glass window. Formerly the space was used as the smoking room for gentlemen. It is now a study.
The main room of the house consists of a beautiful lounge with five-sided bay window and two side rooms with original built-in seats. The salon offers a panoramic view of the lush garden. The side rooms are connected to the salon by sliding doors.
This living space has built-in cabinets and beautiful inlaid marble windowsills and offers a view into the the impressive hall. The effect is that of an unprecedented organic ground floor with a tranquil feel despite the many details.
The garage leads into the utility room with 2nd toilet. This space continues into the kitchen, which is still original. The kitchen can also be reached through the garden at the Albert Hahn Plantsoen side: the former service entrance.
In the low masonry on the street side are two beautiful garden fences which, like the garage door, are designed in typical Amsterdam School style. The garden is a nice and sunny place to be in the morning, the garden on the west side has several terraces and flower beds and offers sun in the afternoon.
The first floor: 3 rooms
Walking up the staircase one sees an impressive stained-glass window representing a rising sun. From the landing one views through the stairwell both the upper and lower floors.
The first floor has been converted by an architect into a seperate apartment with a modern kitchen, a spacious living room with a large pentagonal balcony, fireplace and parquet floor, a spacious bedroom and a separate bathroom.
The original women's room, or the boudoir, has a built-in elegant writing table and sitting area and a special stained-glass window. There is a third toilet on this floor.
In the attic there are two bedrooms with dormer windows, a bathroom and the boiler room, all arranged around the spacious landing with void. The large attic offers potential for more rooms. Above the attic is a second walkable attic which offers ample storage space.
The basement contains a large wine cellar, a storage and storage cellar
- Schiphol (International), 12.2 miles
- Rotterdam (Domestic), 66.1 miles
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