jan peter pellemans

Speaks dutch, french, german, italian, english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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LUXURY AMSTERDAM CANAL HOUSEBOAT

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House Boat, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

LIVING ON A HOUSEBOAT

Experience a unique way of life, the freedom of your own apartment, privacy and independence, the typical Amsterdam charm of living on the water. Fall asleep at night to the gentle rocking of the boat, wake up the next morning to the sound of ducks and swans swimming past.

The boat is perfectly located on a small canal right between the old city centre and trendy neighbourhood ‘De Pijp’ in Amsterdam. Just around the corner from the boat is the river Amstel, the river the city took its name from.

THE BOAT

Recently the houseboat was completely renovated and modernised. It measures a total of 70 m2, has an elegant modern design, luxurious with some antique touches. It has large windows all around, it is a very bright place, like a bungalow on the water. It has a spacious living room with a fully fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms with queen sized (box spring) beds and a private sink/shower each. And maybe best of all, right on the water there’s a nice outside terrace from which to enjoy the ships passing by or watch the sunset over the water. The boat is ideally located for sunshine all day long, from a balcony breakfast to a sunset dinner.

FACILITIES

Modern kitchen with fridge/freezer, oven/microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee machine. Central heating in all rooms. Flatscreen TV, DVD player, soundsystem, wifi/highspeed internet. Two Bathrooms with private shower/sink, hairdryer. Separate toilet. Safety deposit box. Washing machine and dryer. Towels and linen (Egyptian cotton) provided.

LOCATION

This boat is located on the edge of the canal ring area, the 17th century historical center of Amsterdam (UNESCO World Heritage Listing). This is the area into which you can endlessly wander, discovering historical gabled houses and beautiful hidden courtyards. Cutting all the way through the canal ring is the Utrechtsestraat, a cozy and classy shopping street with great boutiques and a number of excellent bars and restaurants.

To the south the boat edges on ‘De Pijp’, formerly a 19th century working class area but with a recent influx of students and artists this area is often nicknamed the Dutch Quartier Latin with endless shopping, numerous bars and dozens of great restaurants. Cutting right through this area is the Albert Cuyp Market, Amsterdam’s largest open-air food market.

Public transportation is just a few steps away and takes you in a few minutes to the Museum area (Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum) or across all canals all the way to Central Station.

Keywords: houseboat, apartment, light, city, centre, center, amsterdam, two bathrooms, kitchen, canals, market, restaurants, bars, spacious, independent, balcony, outside space

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
jan peter pellemans (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
Speaks dutch, french, german, italian, english

About jan peter pellemans

I am a free lance worker in the television industry. I love to travel and have tried to make this houseboat a perfect getaway in a unique city.

jan peter pellemans purchased this house boat in 2011

What makes this house boat unique

Living on the water is probably the best way of spending your holiday in Amsterdam. Spend the evenings on the terrace, enjoy the swans and ducks in the morning. In short: live like a local in Amsterdam!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed our stay in beautiful Amsterdam. And what a unique experience to live on the houseboat!! The ducks were very friendly visiting us every morning. Caroline merci pour tout! Your warm welcome and tips truly helped us! Merci pour ce séjour mémorable!!
Jun 2014
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Luxury Amsterdam Canal Houseboat
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Luxury Amsterdam Canal Houseboat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p393885vb
Old Center Amsterdam
Calgary, Alberta - Canada
5

Truly a great choice

  • 5 of 5
Great location. Near everything by walk. The ducks, the patio... All was perfect.
Carolien was great help.
Could not have asked for a better place to rent.
Perfect neighbourhood and safe at night.
Don't hesitate to rent it.
It was our 8th rental (VRBO or HomeAway) and this one was by far the best one in terms of cleanliness and setup (wine at arrival, fresh flowers/tulips, and just enough for our first breakfast).
Christian & France.
  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Luxury Amsterdam Canal Houseboat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p393885vb
Old Center Amsterdam
Roswell, GA
5

Atlanta Ga, USA

  • 5 of 5
We had such a great time in Amsterdam! The houseboat was such a treat...so nice, comfortable and so much fun! The location was excellent. Everything was within walking distance, Rembrant Plaza, museams, markets etc. When we arrived (early morning from USA) there was coffee and cream and nice bottle of wine, cheese and crackers for that evening. Carolien was a gracious hostess and gave us the info we needed to help make our trip a success. My thanks to her and the owner. We will definitely be back on our next trip there!
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Luxury Amsterdam Canal Houseboat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p393885vb
Old Center Amsterdam
United States
5

Extraordinary!

  • 5 of 5
I am not one to casually throw around superlatives, but in this case it is appropriate and deserved. The houseboat is superb, the location is perfect, the communication with the owner was easy and attentive, and the assistance we received from the manager, Carolien, upon arrival was above and beyond! The houseboat is fantastic. It is very tastefully decorated, stylish, comfortable bedrooms, all the amenities, a great deck on the water, and quiet street. It was beyond our expectations, which is rare. My friend and I both felt the location was ideal. Outside of the main city center (which we did walk to, a good hike, but our least favorite area during our stay - very touristy, crowded, and not much of interest for us) the houseboat is very near great museums, shops, the outdoor market, fabulous restaurants, pubs, cafes, and parks. Our favorite moments were walking streets like Utrechtsestraat, which is lined with unique shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. People were friendly, helpful and patient. We had a wonderful time in Amsterdam and a big part of it was the houseboat and the area. It is such a unique place to stay and blows any hotel or apartment we stayed in other cities on our trip away. On top of all that, on arrival I left my mobile phone in a taxi and only thanks to Carolien's efforts and tenacity with the taxi company was I able to get it back!! We highly recommend a stay on this houseboat!!
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Luxury Amsterdam Canal Houseboat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p393885vb
Old Center Amsterdam
5

Alles perfekt!

  • 5 of 5
Wir (zwei Erwachsene und zwei Kinder (15 und 2 Jahre alt)) haben uns auf dem Boot sehr wohl gefühlt. Die sehr geschmackvolle Einrichtung gibt dem Boot ein sehr schönes Ambiente. Die vielen, nicht selbstverständlichen Details haben den Aufenthalt sehr angenehm gemacht. Wir haben unsere Zeit in Amsterdam wirklich sehr geniessen können, dank dem Boot und den netten Gastgebern! Es war bisher die beste "Ferienwohnung", die wir bei unseren Reisen je hatten. Patrice und Famile
  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Amsterdam Central Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A10
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Zandvoort
Car: not necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Old Center House Boat Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
March - November
Mar 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
€219
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €35 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring-Summer-Fall
Mar 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
€219
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €35 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
€199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €35 per night, per additional guest

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Old Center House Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • playground
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • cycling
Notes:
two bedrooms with a private shower and sink in each bedroom.
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