Canal house, Keizersgracht, €7.3mn
Where On the Keizersgracht, one of the main canals in central Amsterdam. Schiphol international airport is about 16km away, or half an hour by car. The museum quarter is within 15 minutes’ walk.
What A three-bedroom, five-storey terraced house originally built by a merchant in the mid-17th century. It measures 337 sq m and has a south-east-facing garden with a summer house.
Why The house has undergone a thorough renovation that took three years, completed in 2018. It now has a glass lift serving all five floors, a heat pump, solar panels, bioethanol fireplaces and air conditioning. An 18th-century water cellar has been converted into a wine cellar.
House, Beatrixpark, €11mn
Where In the south of Amsterdam on the edge of Beatrixpark, a city park with ponds, cycle paths, several bridges and a children’s play pool. Schiphol airport is less than 20 minutes’ drive.
What A detached house with 455 sq m of living space including four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a dramatic entrance hall. The house has terraces, views across the park and a landscaped wraparound garden. There is also a gated driveway and a garage.
Why The Zuidas, Amsterdam’s business district, is just a short walk through the park.
Canal house, Leliegracht, €1.75mn
Where On the Leliegracht, across the bridge from the Jordaan district, a five-minute bicycle ride from Vondelpark and 10 minutes’ ride from Centraal train station.
What An 18th-century house with 202 sq m of living space, including three bedrooms, a sitting room overlooking the canal, a study and a roof terrace. It also includes a 71 sq m retail space on the lower level.
Why The interiors feature an ornate staircase, marble mantelpieces, original wood-beamed ceilings and panelling, and a restored mural.
Who Engel & Völkers
House, Oud-Zuid, €13.9mn
Where In the Oud-Zuid neighbourhood of the city, on the edge of the Noorder Amstelkanaal. The property is 10-15 minutes’ walk south of Vondelpark and the Museum Quarter.
What A detached waterfront house built in 1927, with 373 sq m of living space including five bedrooms. The basement has a pool, gym, sauna, bar, games room and home cinema.
Why At the bottom of the mature landscaped garden, there is a jetty on the water.
Apartment, Oud-Zuid, €2mn
Where In Oud-Zuid (“Old-South”), a neighbourhood that includes Amsterdam’s Museum Quarter.
What A four-bedroom, 195 sq m apartment on four floors of a corner building built in the early 20th century. The apartment was renovated in 2014 but retains classic features such as wooden or parquet floors, plasterwork and tall windows that take advantage of the high ceilings.
Why The apartment has a roof terrace with views of Amsterdam landmarks including the Rijksmuseum, the Royal Concertgebouw, the nearby Obrechtkerk and the Zuidas business district.
Who Engel & Völkers