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Spacious and well-maintained 5-room home in a sought-after location in the Apollo District in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid. This single-level home is on wide Courbetstraat, across from a small square and within walking distance of a wonderful range of shops and restaurants. Excellent dimensions, private stairwell, 3 bedrooms and an attic room. The ground lease has been pre-paid until 2056!
The apartment is in an outstanding location, in between Vondelpark and Zuidas. This neighborhood, designed by iconic architect Berlage, is characterized by its sense of space and countless squares and wide streets. In the immediate proximity of Olympiaplein shopping street, with a wide assortment of shops including aritsanal French bakery, Le Fournil; cheese shop, L'amuse; and luxury organic supermarket, Marqt.
The house is nearby Beethovenstraat and Cornelis Schuytstraat with beautiful Beatrixpark just 5 minutes away.
The property is just around the corner from several tram and bus stops. Accessibility by car is ideal with the A10 ring road nearby (exits RAI or Amstelveenseweg). Station Zuid offers bus, tram, metro and Noord-Zuidlijn subway services in all directions. Five minute walk to the international Zuidas district.
Courbetstraat is within parking permit zone 'Zuid 2.2', which allows for 2 permits per address. According to the municipal website, there is currently no waiting list for the area.
Stone steps lead up from the sidewalk to the private street entrance of the single-level apartment on the first floor. The foyer, with storage closet, marble panels and stained-glass details, opens to the central hall which accesses all rooms.
The enormous living room is exceptional due to its extraordinary width just short of 4 meters and the large windows at the front and rear. The bay window at the front allows daylight to stream in and offers a delightful view of the street. The spacious rear balcony faces due south.
The bright dining room connects to the semi-open plan kitchen with light cabinets, a range of fitted appliances and natural stone countertop. The breakfast bar seats two. The kitchen also opens to the balcony and the central hall.
Two bedrooms are at the front of the apartment. The largest connects to the living room via the original pocket doors. The pocket doors would allow for this room to be incorporated into the living room as a study or extra sitting room.
At the rear is a full bathroom with a large sunny window. The bathroom is good-sized and is fitted with a bathtub and sink. The restroom, with a toilet and washbasin, is separate.
The largest bedroom can easily accommodate a double bed and wardrobes. There is an extra space of ca 1.65 x 3.13 m adjacent to the main bedroom with the fittings for the laundry machine and dryer. This space could be converted into a second bathroom.
The porched entrance outside the house opens to a communal staircase, leading to the attic and an extra room belonging to this apartment. This room is fitted with laminate flooring, large sun-filled windows, electric and water. The room measures ca 2.94 x 3.87m and can be used as a storage unit but can also serve as a study.
- Ca. 134 sqm, 123 sqm on the 1st floor and ca. 11 sqm on the attic floor
- Built in 1938
- Option to create a second bathroom
- Largely fitted with herringbone parquet flooring, stained-glass doors, etc.
- HOA with 8 members, management outsourced to VvE.nl.
- The HOA has a sink fund and a long-term maintenance plan adopted in 2011; the HOA is planning to revise the
- Monthly service charges of € 186.38.
- Sunny south-facing rear balcony.
- Ground lease settled until 2056 under the terms and conditions from 1994. In 2019, leaseholders have the option to
switch to everlasting ground lease under relatively favorable conditions.