Amsterdam, NH, NL
Jan Willem Brouwersstraat 23
A unique opportunity! This very charming ‘Tower House’ in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid is for sale! This romantic family home is located right behind the world famous Concertgebouw in the Jan Willem Brouwersstraat. There are two symmetrical blocks in the ‘sleek’ style of the Amsterdam School there, located in the shape of a horseshoe behind the Concertgebouw, and they come together with a central unit with two towers. House number 23, the right house, including the right tower, has a surface area of 284 m2 with an enclosed garden at the front side and a terrace at the back. The use of various types of bricks is very beautiful. They were placed in different methods and at several locations the stained glass was preserved (in a very abstract way), both inside and outside. What is most remarkable are the almost organic looking cast iron objects left and right of a number of front doors as well as the edges of orange brick balls with those same front doors. The architect of the towers: Ernst Roest (1875-1952), a student of Berlage. Layout: Ground floor: entrance, hallway, convivial kitchen diner with access to the terrace situated at the back, royal living room at the front with in the rounding the dining room and adjacent the sitting room with gas fireplace. You arrive on the first floor using the stairway with original stained glass skylight. 2nd floor: bedroom at the front with balcony and en-suite doors to the office. A second spacious bedroom at the back and another third bedroom on the south side. Bathroom with bathtub, double washstand and separate shower. The tower: 3rd floor: bedroom + separate toilet 4th floor: bedroom with washstand 5th floor: bathroom with bathtub 6th floor: loft with access to the roof. Basement: wine cellar, storage space with washing machine connection and a separate boiler area. Jan Willem Brouwersstraat is at a very central location a small distance from Museumplein, with the Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum and the Van Gogh Museum. The Cornelis Schuytstraat, famous for its boutiques and terraces, and the Jacob Obrechtstraat with the market Puur Zuid, are at walking distance. Also Vondelpark and P.C. Hooftstraat are nearby. Parking through permit system or in the Museumplein garage. Public transport: tram lines 2, 5, 3 and 12. Particularities: - the house is located on continuous right of leasehold, terms and conditions 1994. The ground rent amounts to 4,315.41 per year and is indexed every 5 years. The ground rent will be reviewed on 31-8-2050. Despite these special style features, it is still a National Monument or Municipal Monument. This allows for freedom in case of any renovation.