Spacious, light family house with a garden.

Spacious, light family house with a garden.



Jan 2019

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 9
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Our house is in the popular Amsterdam-IJburg neighborhood. The area is close to open water, with canals, beaches, parks and a harbor with cafes, restaurants and their terrasses. Every six minutes the tram takes you to the center of Amsterdam in 12 minutes. There are multible supermarkets and shops close by and an open market on Saturdays.
The house is 160m2, has three levels and a garden of 49m2. Ground floor: Entrance hall with a toilet and a sleeping room with a loft bed (140cm) and a sleeping sofa (140cm), and a sink. From the hall you enter the big kitchen and dining area with double doors that open to the garden. The kitchen is new with induction stove, two ovens, a dishwasher and is well equipped with utensils. The ceiling on the ground floor is 3.25 m high except in the dining area. There it is 6m high. The dining area and the living room are connected with a vide and a balcony where you can look down on the dining area. First floor: Living room. Second floor: The master bedroom with a double bed (180cm) and a beautiful vieuw over the gardens. A second bedroom with two sleeps, third bedroom with one sleep (loft bed) . Bathroom with skylight, rain shower, bathtub with yacussi, two sinks, a washingmaschine and a dryer. Toilet is in a separate room. . There is a private parking space free of charge. The house feels like the neighborhood; spacious, light and airy. A perfect house in a perfect neighborhood if you want space, comfort and tranquility only 12 minutes away from the buzzling center of Amsterdam.


More about us

  1. We are Björg and Wouter. We are an Icelandic/Dutch couple, with three children. Our oldest, Arnar, is twenty seven, studys at the University of San Francisco. Our daughter, Sóley is eighteen and in highschool. The youngest, Óðinn is thirteen and in highschool.

  2. Björg is an architect and Wouter is a tax attorney. We like travelling, reading and cooking.

  3. We love living in Amsterdam and we enjoy our neighbourhood and especially our spacious, light house.

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Where is it?


IJburg is a groep of man- made islands in the IJmeer lake. The islands are connected with canals and bridges. In the summer the canals are occupied with boats and swimmers. There are several beaches around and IJburg is often called Amsterdam Beach. There is a big nature- like park called Diemerpark whith some wildlife like little foxes, rabbits and many types of birds. There are several smaller parks like Van Goghpark and Ed Pelsterpark with playgounds. IJburg has a big variety of housing types which reflects in the population: Family's, couples, students, of all ages and cultures. A real mirroring of the population of Amsterdam. For those who are interested in modern architecture there is a lot to see. There is a possibility to have a guided architectural tour. There are three big supermarkets, two butchers, two fish stores, Exotic grocerystore, boutiqs, a bookstore, bakerys, drugstores, takeaway's and an open market on Saturdays. There are many restaurants and bars, harbour with a ferry to the island of Pampus en to the Muiderslot, a medieval castle in Muiden. all in all a lot to do for young and old.

Buzzy restaurants
Mchi, Bloem op IJburg, Y Greg, Cana, Koh
Cool bars
Nap, Dok 48, Lolaland, Storm
Cozy cafés
Vrijburgt, Espressobar
Retail therapy
The new Classic, Sevenlands, Luxery by Nature, Style department
Bit of culture
Vrijburcht: Live music,cinema and a theater.
Walks in the park
Spot of exercise
Diemerpark, biking trips, surfing on the IJmeer en swimming
Day tripping
Durkerdam, Marken, Muiden, Haarlem, Bloemendaal

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