Stunning, light and spacious 4 bedroom family home (two level apartment) available for rent in the center of Haarlem with balcony to the south and a second balcony overlooking the canal. This property has the feel of a house with the convenience of an apartment and is a careful mix of authentic details with high level modern appliances offering maximal comfort with the traditional feel of a period home. Feature points are the high ceilings (over 3m) with original plasterwork, sliding doors separating the living room from the kitchen dining room, original doors with period door furniture and decorative architrave, wooden flooring throughout. Modern additions include air-conditioning units in the kitchen dining room and in the two main bedrooms, the hot water tap (Quooker), high quality double glazing, electric or battery operated windows and skylights.
Located in the heart of Haarlem, with a view over the Raamgracht (canal) to the church spire of the Nieuwe Kerk and just a few minute’s walk to the market square where the boutique shops, restaurants and nightlife can be found. Parking is ample in front of the door, a permit is available without wait list. A two minute walk to the Tempelierstraat which is a main bus hub for the fast buses (346/356) delivers Haarlemers into Amsterdam (Zuidas) in under 30 minutes and the bus (300) to Schiphol is just as accessible (Verwulft).
Ground floor entrance: hallway with meter cupboards (large enough for buggy or bike); stairs to:
First floor: wooden floor throughout; wide landing/hall with doors leading to all rooms on this floor (kitchen/dining room, living room, bedroom/study, WC). The large L shaped kitchen and dining area features a cooking island, US style refrigerator/freezer with drinks dispenser, a Quooker (hot tap), Large oven (with optional extra steam function), 5 pit gas hob with wok burner, microwave, large extractor fan, dish washer and air-conditioning unit. Dining area, space for large table - access via French doors to the south side balcony. The traditional period sliding doors with leaded light windows separates the dining area from the living room again with the high ceilings and wooden floor plus open fire place (bio-ethanol) and French doors to the front balcony overlooking the canal. The bedroom/study on this floor is located to the front of the house with view over the canal.
Second floor: wide landing, large skylight, wooden floors throughout. Master bedroom to the front of the house, with air conditioning and a full walk in closet (formerly a bedroom) with open closets (hanging, drawer and shelving). The second main bedroom to the rear of the house and the 4th bedroom/study is also to the rear of the house. Modern bathroom with double sized bath, walk in shower, double wash basin and skylight. Laundry closet ( including the washing machine and dryer ) and WC are accessed via the landing
Living area approx 127m2;
2 balconies; front with view over canal, and rear with south aspect with space and possibility for sitting/dining/bbq:
Walk in closet from the master bedroom;
Bathroom with double bath and walk in shower, 2 separate WC’s;
4 bedrooms (two large bedrooms and 2 smaller bedrooms/study/office rooms)
Short walk to main bus stops for Amsterdam/Schiphol. Train station 10 minutes away;
Parking on street outside house (no wait list for permit);
Fully modernized throughout, still keeping the traditional elements;
This property is offered to let UNFURNISHED;
Diplomatic contract for min 12 months;
Rental price is excluding gas, water, electricity, TV and Internet and local council tenants charges;
Landlord retains right of refusal.