This unique and interior designed apartment of approximately 116 m2, is situated on the most beautiful part of the Keizersgracht canal! The apartment is located on the second and top floor of a magnificent period building with lift. This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment has been refurbished to an exceptional standard and features spacious light filled open plan living, and private southwest facing terraces!
This unique duplex apartment is part of the period building “De Witte Keizer” built in 1725, which was converted into 15 apartments in 1993, including a contemporary annex on the top floor. The Public Library was previously housed here. On July 17, 1970 the building became listed.
Through the communal entrance and either by the stately, spacious staircase or lift in the entrance foyer, you reach the apartment on the second floor. The apartment is located at the rear of this beautiful merchant’s house. The entrance hall to the apartment has an impressive ceiling height of no less than 6.6 meters with large skylight and spiral staircase to the bedrooms and terraces on the top floor. Adjacent to the hall is the downstairs toilet with hand rinse basin. The floor to ceiling steel framed window wall and door leads into the open plan living areas. The contemporary kitchen is equipped with all the necessary appliances (Gaggenau) and island with breakfast bar. The utility room off the kitchen has space for a washing machine and dryer and has access to the storage loft. The L-shaped living / dining room has two large windows with period style solid panel interior window shutters and radiator paneling. The kitchen area can be closed off from the living / dining area with beautiful folding doors.
Through the internal spiral staircase in the entrance hall you reach the contemporary annex on the top floor, with two double bedrooms and two bathrooms. On one side of the landing is the guest room with two patio doors opening onto the roof terrace. The guest room features built-in wardrobes and ensuite bathroom. The bathroom, equipped with under floor heating, has a toilet, vanity unit and washbasin and bath. On the other side of the landing is the master bedroom, accessible from the second (closable) bathroom. This bathroom, which also is equipped with under floor heating, has a separate toilet with washlet, vanity unit and washbasin, large walk-in shower and built-in wardrobes. The master bedroom has floor to ceiling windows on two sides, which provide a great view from this room. The double doors give access to the spacious roof terrace facing southwest, from where you can enjoy the sun all day long with an incredible view of the entire city center of Amsterdam! The roof terrace is also accessible through a patio door on the landing. Furthermore, the apartment has an extra storage room in the basement of the building, where there is also a communal bicycle storage.
Features and details:
- Unique duplex apartment of approximately 116 m2
- Beautiful period building
- Lift and stately staircase
- Interior designed open plan living spaces
- 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
- Spacious roof terrace on the Southwest
- Storage in the basement
- No upstairs neighbors
- Association of owners monthly service charges € 232
- Municipal leasehold € 5547,80 per year. Period runs until 2041
The apartment is located in the old city center of Amsterdam on one of the most beautiful parts of the Keizersgracht, between the Leidsegracht and the Runstraat. In the direct vicinity there are plenty of cafes, restaurants and shops. Groceries can be done just around the corner at the Albert Heijn on the Elandsgracht, Marqt at the Wolvenstraat or at one of the many specialty shops on the typical Jordan canals and side streets. But also the Dam, the Westerkerk, a wide range of museums and the famous "nine streets" are within walking distance. Nearby are several public transportation options, for instance to Central Station.