DOUBLE GROUNDFLOOR APARTMENT OF 184 M² ON THE RECHT BOOMSSLOOT IN THE MOST AUTHENTIC PART OF AMSTERDAM; THE NIEUWMARKT-/ LASTAGEBUURT. FREEHOLD LAND WITH BEAUTIFUL VIEW ON THE KROMBOOMSSLOOT
The ground floor currently concerns a high open space and is approx. 100 m² internally connected to the upstairs apartment with a surface of 84 m².
The current designated use is business and residential, to be converted into a complete residential designation as well as the modification of the existing front and rear facade situated on the Nieuwe Ridderstraat (pedestrian area).
The current interconnection has taken place with a permit (in 2002) with a beautiful elongated rooflight-construction with the possibility to create outdoor space.
The Recht Boomssloot is a quiet, green canal in the Lastage (Nieuwmarktbuurt), in the middle of the center of Amsterdam. The apartment is located within walking distance of the lively part of the city center, the apartment is also easily accessible by public transport. The Central Station and the subway station in the Koningsstraat are located around the corner!
Entrance ground floor provided with spacious hall, 2 storage rooms and through living room with ingress of daylight by means of the elongated rooflight/the connection with the upstairs apartment located on the first floor; landing, kitchen, bathroom provided with shower/toilet, living room and two bedrooms.
Beautiful view on the water of the Recht Boomssloot and the Kromboomssloot.
The first floor is also accessible by means of the communal stairwell.
Living area: 183,5 m²
5 rooms, bathroom, kitchen and two toilets.
VVE (OWNERS ASSOCIATION)
Consists out of 3 members, managed in-house.
The monthly service charges are € 270,-
Apartment index: A3 + A4.
Located on freehold land.
YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION
1940, completely renovated in 2000.
Well-maintained building in a small-scale VvE. A renovation has taken place in 2000.
STREET NAME EXPLANATION
The sixteenth-century shipbuilder Cornelis Pietersz Boom. In order to connect his yard on the Lastage with the surrounding water, he had two canals dug. These were then both named after him, as the owner.
- Located on freehold land;
- Estate notary Loyens & Loeff;
- National monument (Rijksmonument);
- Old-age clause and non-occupant clause;
- Viewing on Saturday possible.
The ground floor of this apartment is designed by the famous Italian designer and architect Allesandro Mendini, among other things famous for his designs for Alessi, but also as architect of the Groninger Museum. Mendini is considered one of the most important artists of the Postmodernism.
Since the 70's Mendini fights for the renewal of design and architecture: as standard-bearer of the Italian Radical Design, he unchained an anarchy in art: he did away with the dogmas that applied in the modernist art and architecture until then and he wanted to lift boundaries between art, design, architecture and sculpture. While he was very serious in his pursuit of innovation, his designs were often full of humor. Mendini loved to apply an abundance of ornaments, colors and shapes that had been forbidden for a long time amongst artists and designers. His work usually characterizes itself by playfulness and contradiction: just like the Groninger Museum this apartment characterizes itself by the contradiction of playful use of color and a theatrical monumentality of, for example, the double staircase that leads upstairs. When the apartment was handed over, it was frequently shown in design and living magazines all over the world, due to the unique character of the design.
For the implementation of the apartment Mendini worked together with the famous architect Cees Dam, who also designed the city hall of Amsterdam.
The seller can show you the design drawings.
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