Our house is a modern, comfortable, spacious luxury villa with a backyard directly situated at the waterfront. We have a lovely garden, with a big terrace at the waterfront where you can enjoy swimming, boating and relaxation during summer time. From our private pier and water terrace (app. 20 square meters) you can directly swim and take the boat. Our house has a spacious living room with modern designed open kitchen is comfortable and light as there are a lot of windows in our living room. The kitchen is equipped with a 5-burner stove (induction), 2 ovens (1 is a steamer) a microwave, big fridge and an even bigger fridge and freezer in our storage. The kitchen has a dishwasher and an excellent espresso coffee machine.
Our family house consists of 3 different levels. On the ground floor we have our sunny and spacious living room, open kitchen, storage and toilet. Directly at our living room we have a lovely terras that you can easily enter. Next to our house we have a parking space for 1 car.
On the first floor we have 3 bedrooms, the master bedroom with a 20 square meters terrace and 2 other bedrooms, used by our son Fedde and daughter Kiki. (both bedrooms of the children do have 2 places to sleep, so adults can sleep her also if needed). This floor also has a modern separate toilet and bathroom with double rain shower unit and a bath.
On the second floor there are two more big bedrooms with a second bath room including rain shower and third toilet. Both bedrooms do include a big 2 persons bed as well. On this floor there is a separate washing room with modern washing-, and wash drying machine.
Our house is built in 2008, is tidy and very clean. Every week there is a team of 2 professional cleaners working in our house. Our house is located at IJburg, which is an island in the centre of Amsterdam, at the east side of the city. The Island IJburg is newly constructed and therefore very fashionable and offers interesting modern architecture. At IJburg you can enjoy very much the outdoor sports as running, cycling, skating (on ice and road), and water-sports; from water surfing to kitesurfing and water-skiing.
Our backyard is directly situated at the water front, a 30 meters wide water channel that connects IJburg to the Amsterdam historic city centre. Our house is located near to the biggest park, the Diemerpark which has a small and quiet beach.
IJburg is a lively environment including bars-restaurants and lots of activities and is located ideally to explore the city centre but also the nature in and next to Amsterdam.
Close to our place you will find the shopping mall with a bakery, butcher, grocery stores, a fish shop, Indonesian and Japanese take away, pizza, bars and restaurants.
How to explore Amsterdam? The best way is by public transport, bicycle or on foot. Our house is well connected to Amsterdam by public transport to the centre with tramway (15 min), bus and night-bus, bus to mega-cinema (Amsterdam Arena area) and shopping area. In less than half an hour you can also visit the beaches of the North Sea, numerous picturesque villages, windmills, fields of flowers.