Keizersgracht 686

€ 8.800.000,- k.k.

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A completely empty canal house with no less than five floors on one of the most beautiful canals in Amsterdam, and even more specific: on one of the most beautiful parts of the Keizersgracht. The house is diagonally opposite Museum FOAM, and almost next to Museum van Loon.

General:
This national monument was built around 1690, and fortunately the canal house combines the beauty of yesteryear with the technology of today. Floors, electricity, pipes and walls have been largely renewed. The foundations for a conservatory are ready. The foundation and the basement have been renewed. The new buyer can largely furnish the house at his own discretion, because new connections have been made everywhere, without concrete interpretation of bathrooms and kitchens. The split level front and rear house is connected by a stately staircase, separated by a courtyard. Marble paneling adorns the walls, the period room on the sunny garden side has a unique ceiling painting by Ernst Witkamp (1854 – 1897).

Layout: Via a hard stone staircase you enter the beautiful hall, where there is a bright room immediately to the right of the front door. A second room is also located on the right side. At the end of the hallway there is a door that leads to the basement. A staircase upwards leads to the imposing upstairs room with monumental ceiling painting. This period room is unique in its kind. There is a marble fireplace with a fireplace. Harmonica doors on the inside of the large sliding windows, with a table with ornaments incorporated into the paneling. There is herringbone parquet on the floor and a pantry in a side room. From this room there is a view of a deep south-facing garden.

In the basement there is an incredibly large split level space that runs from front to back, and where there is a possibility for expansion. The foundation has already been laid for this. The basement is also accessible from the street side via a private entrance with a staircase down.

On the second floor is a small bedroom at the rear, there are also connections for, for example, a kitchen and / or bathroom. There is a toilet and wardrobe. At the front there is a very spacious square front room with fantastic views over the canal.

On the third floor in the back house is a large room with wide windows, a simple kitchen, a walk-in shower, a wardrobe, and a separate toilet in the entrance.

In the front house is a flat, a toilet and landing. A very spacious bathroom with bath and connection for washing machine. Then on the canal side there is a very spacious square living room with a built-in kitchen and spiral staircase to the bedroom. On this floor there is an increase with possible space for an extra bedroom or workspace.

Under the ridge are a small room at the rear that can be used as a storage room, and which has an attractive outdoor space. This spacious terrace is on the sunny side and has a wide view over the canal gardens.

The canal house is ideal for a home-work combination. Double occupancy is also an option.

Location in relation to public transport is very favorable, and for shopping it is located exactly between the lively Utrechtsestraat, the Vijzelgracht, and is in close proximity to the Kalverstraat and the Negen Straatjes. There is plenty of top catering in the area.

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An entire, unfurnished, five storey canal house to be delivered on private ground, on one of the most beautiful moats of Amsterdam. And to be more exact: on one of the most attractive parts of the Keizersgracht. The house is situated across the canal from FOAM Museum and practically next door to Museum van Loon. The foundation is brand new and good for another couple of centuries.

General
This national monument was built around 1690, and we are fortunate to have beauty of the olden days perfectly combined with the technical ingenuity of modern times. Floors, electricity, piping and the inner walls have for the most part been renewed. As has been the foundation of the basement. The foundation for a greenery is also in place.The new owner is able to style and decorate the house freely and to his or her own discretion. There are outlets everywhere, though without having pre-determined the layouts of the bathrooms or kitchens.
The split-level front and back of the house are connected via a stately staircase divided by a courtyard. Marble paneling decorations the walls and in the period room on the sunny garden side, there is a unique ceiling painting by Ernst Witkamp (1854 – 1897).

Floor plan:
Via the hardstone steps to the platform entrance, one enters an attractive hallway. Directly to the right, there is a light-flooded room. A second room is behind it, a bit further down the hall, and right next to a door descending into the basement. From the hall, stairs lead up to the characteristic period room with its impressive ceiling painting. This room truly is unique in its kind, as it has a marble mantle with chimney, folding shutters on the inside of large sliding windows and an ornamented small table built into the paneling. On the floor there is herringbone parquet and a pantry in a small room to the side. Facing the sunny South side of the house, the period room also offers a full view of the garden.

The basement is an amazingly large space that runs from front to back, which can be enlarged to fit the new owner’s individual purposes. The foundation for this has already been laid. The basement can also be accessed from the street, via a staircase leading to its own entrance.

On the second floor, in the back, there is a small bedroom and outlets have been fitted for a kitchen and / or bathroom. There is a toilet and wardrobe. At the front of the house, there is quite a large square anteroom with a fantastic view of the Keizersgracht.

The third floor has in the back a large space with a broad set of windows, a simple kitchen, walk-in shower, a built-in wardrobe and a separate toilet in the hall.

In the front side of the house there is a landing and balustrade, a very large bathroom with bath and connection for a washing machine. Then, overlooking the canal, a very spacious, square living space with a circle staircase leading up to the bedroom. On this floor, and extra level has been constructed, offering space for an extra bedroom or study.

Under the nook, in the back of the house, there is another small bedroom, which can be utilized as storage space and connects to an attractive exterior. This spacious terrace faces the sunny Southside of the house and has a panoramic view of the inner gardens.

The canal house is perfect for a living – and working combination. But it also offers possibilities for double occupation.

In other words, living on the South side of the canal band of Amsterdam, near Zuid, the lively Pijp and quite near the official residence of the city’s mayor. As far as public transport, the location is most convenient. And for shopping, it is the perfect base for the Utrechtsestraat, the Vijzelgracht, the Kalverstraat and the Negen Straatjes.And there is plenty of (high-end) restaurants and cafes in the immediate vicinity.