Oud Zuid | Valeriusstraat
140 m2, 3 bedrooms
A charming corner house in the cosy Amsterdam Old Zuid Beautifully rebuilt 19th century ground floor two-storey corner house with particularly high amounts of sunlight from midday until the evening. In the heart of the famous Oud Zuid (Old South) neighbourhood, walking distance from the fashionable Cornelis Schuytstraat shopping street, surrounded by friendly neighbourhood restaurants, delis and cosy cafés. The lush Vondel park is only 100 yards away, perfect for runs and walks with dogs and children. The cycle to the buzz of the city centre is best done through the park and takes only 10 minutes. Well connected to public transport via Valeriussplein, 5mins by car from the motorway, and close to the British and International schools. Ground Floor: Entrance hallway with marble floors and spacious coat cupboard. Guest toilet with sink. Entrance to the (30m2) basement, which is ideal for heavy storage and bicycles. Modern kitchen with (Siematic) and Imperial oven and separate steam oven. Both gas cooker and separate ceramic plate cooker. Dishwasher, fridge, freezer, and plenty of storage space. The kitchen opens to a small outside area (good for the dog, cat, BBQ or bicycles). The kitchen and the dining room are connected by an open bar counter, which is ideal for dinner parties and cooking sessions. The living room and dining room are typical of the traditional Amsterdam Oud Zuid, connected by old ornamented sliding doors that are usually kept open, and original in-built cupboards, as well as ornamented high ceilings and wooden floors. Large windows letting in lots of daylight and fitted with new sand-coloured curtains, plus white cotton blinds on the inside to maintain privacy from the street. All main rooms in the house have marble fireplaces (although not functioning) – the living room one is ideal to place a flat screen TV. The house has central heating throughout. First Floor: The ground floor connects to the first floor via a French wooden staircase. Two large bedrooms, ideal to fit king-size beds and bedside tables. One bedroom has in-built French cupboards covering a whole wall, two large windows, wooden floors and a fire place. The second bedroom (corner) has in-built shelves, three large windows, and one French balcony, ideal for cooling down at the end of the day when the sun hits that spot! The third (small) bedroom can be used as a) a baby room b) a walk-in closet (connection to second bedroom). c) study d) laundry room. All bedrooms have large windows, a lot of light, and good quality curtains and wooden floors. One big bathroom with large window and curtains. Toilet, separate modern shower with glass shelves, double original basin and mirrors and separate original bathtub. Closed area with Miele washing machine and separate Miele dryer.