Two-story ground floor house with spacious garden in charming Oud Zuid!
Live, work and play in the heart of one of Amsterdam’s best neighbourhoods, with parks, shops, restaurants and schools just minutes from your front door. This impressive 8.15m wide house from 1915 has high ceilings, herringbone parquet wood floors, large light-filling windows, and authentic elements such as stained glass, en suite doors and marble fireplaces. The house is approximately 211m2 with an additional 42m2 storage space in the basement. There are a total of four bedrooms and two bathrooms plus toilet over two floors.
A closer look at the neighbourhood.
De Lairessestraat is located in the highly sought-after Concertgebouw neighbourhood. The wide street and buildings exude tranquility and elegance. The cultural mecca is just around the corner in Museumplein, including the Stedelijk Museum, Van Gogh and the Rijksmuseum. The culinary choices are versatile, from fine-dining to take-away from all cuisines of the world. You can choose to see and be seen here or have a drink anonymously in one of the neighbourhood cafes and restaurants. Shopping is right around the corner, from the personal boutiques in Cornelis Schuytstraat and Van Baerlestraat to haute couture on the nearby PC Hooftstraat.
Enjoy the outdoors with sports or leisure in the Vondelpark, also within a short walk. The ZuiderMRKT on Jacob Obrechtstraat is very popular, with high-quality organic products and a popular meeting place for neighbors. There are many artisan suppliers of bread, meat, flowers, cheese produce and other delicacies. And, there are also plenty of supermarkets, including underground AH on Museumplein.
It is not without reason that you also see many families with children here, with the good facilities for childcare and primary schools, and lots of playgrounds. There is a wide range of secondary schools for teenagers. This location is also accessible for the areas international and private schools.
Do you have to leave the city? Parking (with permit) is possible. You can reach the Amsterdam ring road within 10 minutes by car and the trams/buses will take you to the main places and stations in the city in no time.
Layout ground floor:
Behind the front door, with stained glass above it, is the marble vestibule, with access to the spacious entry hall. For both residents and visitors a nice reception with wardrobe, toilet with sink and a storage cupboard. The spacious hallway is the central place of the house, with direct access to the kitchen, living room, dining room and the basement. The original staircase leads to the 1st floor.
At the front of the house is the very spacious living room, with a beautiful light through the large double-glazed windows and stained-glass above. The spacious living room and dining room are connected by an en suite with sliding glass-panelled doors and fitted wardrobes. The dining room has a large built-in cupboard with lighting and an original stone fireplace with impressive mirror and opens out into the conservatory through sliding doors. The conservatory opens directly to the garden and back deck through double French doors.
The large kitchen with warm wooden floor provides access to the backyard and the utility room, with washer & dryer space and ample storage. The kitchen is equipped with every thinkable convenience. The granite countertop is equipped with a built-in kitchen faucet with pull-out rinse tap, Quooker and soap dispenser. The built-in appliances include a steam oven, combi oven, dishwasher and large refrigerator. The 5-burner Boretti gas stove also has a grill plate and wok burner. From the kitchen you step directly into the garden. Handy with snacks or cocktails and fantastic for the barbecue!
Low maintenance garden
From both the conservatory and the kitchen you enter the low-maintenance garden of about 60m2 with wood deck and artificial grass, no less than 8 meters wide. The Northwest facing garden has sun from noon to evening. Delicious for a late lunch under the trees or a nice drink in the afternoon.
Bedrooms on the first floor
The central landing provides access to 4 bedrooms and one of the two bathrooms. The master bathroom is located between the two largest bedrooms.
On the garden side is the master bedroom, with original marble mantel piece and impressive mirror, wooden floor, built-in wardrobe and double doors to the balcony. You can relax in the ensuite bathroom, bathtub with jacuzzi nozzles, walk-in shower, toilet, sink, built-in television, speakers, underfloor heating and design radiator.
The bedroom at the front has high ceilings and two pairs of double glazed French doors opening onto a balcony, with stained glass above and access to the third bed room, perfect for a baby/kid room or home office.
The fourth bedroom is ideal for kids or guests. This also overlooks the garden through the two double windows with skylights. This space is located right next to the second bathroom with toilet, built-in sink and spacious shower.
Access to the basement space is via the closed staircase. The central heating system is located in the basement. With its 42m2, there is a lot of storage space available.
The land lease runs until January 31, 2038; the current owner submitted an application at the end of 2021 for the switch to the new ground lease system. The apartment is part of a healthy VvE with a multi-year maintenance plan.