A magnificent elegant 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom town house; fully modernized, yet traditional, in short a perfect family home for a temporary stay in the Netherlands. The property offers 4 ample bedrooms and a smaller baby/storage room AND a ground floor office, two modern bathrooms, a reception room, sitting room plus a modern extended family kitchen/dining room. The house has been lovingly restored keeping many of the traditional features of this period and extended adding all the modern comforts for a family home.
The neighbourhood is an elegant part of Haarlem and now particularly popular; directly across from the woods and park, easy access to some of the best schools in Haarlem (including the various locations of the International Schools in Haarlem – all just 10 minutes cycle away) and just a couple of minutes’ walk away from the center of town and the main roads into and out of Haarlem. The house is located very close to the beautiful forest 'Haarlemmerhout'.
The bus stop (Rustenburgerlaan) with fast busses to various locations in Amsterdam (every 4 minutes in the rush hour) and the short distance to Haarlem train station added to the close proximity to the main roads make the commute to Amsterdam, Schiphol, Schiphol-Rijk, The Hague and Rotterdam very convenient. The beaches of Bloemendaal and Zandvoort are easily accessible by bike (25 minutes).
Ground floor: main entrance and vestibule. Door to entrance hall with impressive feature gallery staircase; cellar, guest WC and doors to office/study to the front of the house (approx. 2.85 x 2.30m.), two sections of the living/sitting room and a further door to the Kitchen. The elegant, traditional living areas feature wonderfully high ceilings, herringbone parquet flooring and a wood burning stove. This part of the house is divided into three distinct areas by two sets of traditional sliding doors (one with leaded glass) front sitting room (approx. 5.33 x 4.12m.) currently in use as sitting/TV room, the middle section (approx. 5.00 x 3.50m.) as sitting/play area and the rear section (approx. 5.33 x 2.55 m. ) overlooking the garden is currently in use as dining area. The kitchen (open to the dining room and approx. x ) has been recently been extended (2019) to create a stylish modern kitchen with double height ceiling and featuring: under floor heating, cooking island, induction hob with built in extractor fan, Quooker (boiling water tap), full length refrigerator and separate freezer, a combination oven/microwave and separate steam oven, dishwasher and an enormous wall of cupboard space. The corner facing the window has been retained as corner bench to relax and enjoy the garden view. The good sized rear garden offers a covered sitting area, lawn, play area, shed and side access.
First floor: spacious landing, two very large double bedrooms (approx. 5.10 x 3.53 m. ) with access to the oversized balcony and (approx. 5.55 x 4.46 m. ) to the front of the house. Third bedroom ( (approx. 3 x 3 m.) currently shown as a closet room – these wardrobes will be partially removed to create a good sized 3 bedroom on this floor. Luxury bathroom with walk in shower, separate bath, double wash basins and WC – under floor heating.
Second floor: Spacious landing housing the washing machine and dryer (these will remain in the house). Small bedroom/storage room (approx. 2.65 x 1.60 m.), larger attic bedroom (approx. 4.34 x 3.95m.) with built in storage room. Second bathroom offers a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin.
Living area approx. 235 m2;
Ground area 258 m2;
Very convenient location for; International schools, major roadways, bus terminus and center of Haarlem;
Surprisingly large garden (approx. 10. x 15. m) with mature shrubs and trees, play area, terrace and shed.
4 good sized bedrooms, plus smaller bedroom/storage room and a ground floor office;
Minimum rental period 12 months (owners preference for a tenant for a period of 2-3 years)
Rental price is excluding g/w/e TV internet and local council taxes;
Landlord retains right of refusal.