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Churchill-laan 142-2, 1078 AR Amsterdam
Light and airy apartment of approx. 153 m² located on the second and fourth floor with a sunny roof terrace. This apartment has a private entrance, two bathrooms, three bedrooms and the possibility to create a fourth bedroom: this is the ideal family home! The home was completely renovated (architect-designed) in 2011 during which its typical 1930s style was maintained while integrating design elements: with original decorative picture moldings, a gorgeous oak herringbone floor with a border, a bay window, and modern design radiators. The ground lease is paid off until 2048!
LOCATION AND ACCESSIBILITY:
The apartment is located on the stately Churchill-laan: a wide avenue with a landscaping in the middle. The neighbourhood is part of the well-known “Plan Zuid,” designed by architect and master builder Berlage. Due to its unique character, this area was designated as an urban conservation area two years ago. The apartment is located between the Maasstraat and the Scheldestraat. This popular, child-friendly neighbourhood offers many cafés, restaurants, delicatessens, ice cream parlours, shops and supermarkets, but also good schools and day care. There are so many choices: a bite to eat at Bar Maas or l'Angolo, a glass of wine at the open-air terrace of Tap Zuid or perhaps go to Feduzzi instead? Within minutes by bicycle you will reach the Apollolaan, the Beethovenstraat or the hip neighbourhood De Pijp. The public swimming pool, De Mirandabad, and the river Amstel are perfect for sports lovers. The popular Albert Cuyp open-air market is only a five-minute bike ride away. This market, located on the Albert Cuypstraat, is open from Monday to Saturday (except for holidays) and even four times a year on Sunday. In short: this home is spacious and comfortable and has everything you could possibly need within reach.
The apartment is ideally located close to public transportation and nearby highways. Amsterdam city centre is only a short bicycle or tram ride away, and so is the financial district, the Zuidas, and Schiphol airport! The tram stop Maasstraat/Churchill-laan stops right in front of the door and it is only a couple of minutes by bike to the Noord/Zuidlijn at Europaplein to catch a metro. The train stations Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam Zuid and Amsterdam Amstel are all very close and easy to reach by bicycle too. This is also an ideal location if you own a car as you are very close to the A10 highway exit S109 and the start of the A2.
There is ample parking in this neighbourhood. According to the municipality of Amsterdam, as of 2 December 2019, there is no waiting list to obtain a parking permit for this area (Zuid 4.1.).
The stone exterior stairs take you to your private front door on the first floor and the stairs take you to the second floor.
The spacious hall offers access to all rooms on the second floor. The kitchen is semi open-plan and fitted with various Siemens built-in appliances such as a stove with five gas burners, an oven, a microwave, a double sink with a Quooker boiling water tap, a dishwasher, and a refrigerator-freezer. You can access the balcony from the kitchen. The balcony, with a view of the courtyard, is also accessible from the spacious living / dining room through French doors.
The entire floor has a gorgeous oak herringbone floor with a border. The radiators are sleek and modern and there are many design elements in the apartment: such as the door handles, light switches, and power sockets. The ceiling has its original decorative picture moldings, and at the front of the apartment, you will find the authentic bay window with hard wood frames. The master bedroom is located at the front of the apartment and has an en-suite bathroom. This designer bathroom is fitted with a large bathtub, double sinks, and a made-to-measure mirrored medicine cabinet, a shower with a built-in lit niche and mechanical ventilation. The toilet has a mirrored medicine cabinet and is accessible from both the bathroom as the hall. At the rear of the apartment there is another good-sized bedroom that is fitted with a built-in closet.
Via an internal staircase you will reach the fourth floor. Here, additional storage space was created from inaccessible space by installing three retractable floors above the stairs so all you need to do is slide out the floor and you can access your storage space. The access to the roof terrace and second kitchen with Siemens oven/microwave, induction stove and refrigerator are on the fourth floor. The washing machine and dryer connection are all neatly built-in. This floor also has a study / living room and a third bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with a shower, sink with a mirrored medicine cabinet and mechanical ventilation. This bathroom is fitted with a skylight which makes for a lovely light space. As this bedroom offers much privacy it is perfect as a guest bedroom. The landing has a separate design toilet and also has a skylight. This floor boasts a high ceiling which with beautiful exposed original wooden beams. It is even possible to create a fourth bedroom on this floor.
Sir Winston L.S. Churchill (1874-1965), English statesman, leader of the British war cabinet during the years of 1940-1945. One of the Big Three to whom we owe our liberty and freedom, amongst others. In 1953, Churchill received the Nobel prize for literature. He is one of the few people who had a street named after him while he was alive. Before 1946, this street was called Noorder Amstellaan. Source: Stadsatlas Amsterdam.
- Living area of approx. 153m² (NEN2580 measurements report available)
- Apartments right on leasehold land, the ground lease has been paid off until 31-12-2048
- Architect designed full-scale renovation in 2011
- Siemens appliances
- Quooker boiling water tap
- Oak herringbone floor with border
- Block heating
- Charming bay window with hardwood frames at the front of the apartment
- Potential fourth bedroom to be created
- Intercom on both floors
- No waiting list for a parking permit
- Lots of internal storage space
- Healthy and active owners' association, professionally managed by VVE.nl
- Monthly service charges are € 348,67.
We have gathered this information with the greatest of possible care. We cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies, errors, omissions or incompleteness of information provided herein or for the consequences of relying on such information. All specified sizes and dimensions are indicative. The purchaser has a duty to investigate any matter that may be of importance to him or her. The estate agent is the adviser to the seller with regard to this residence. Thus, we advise you to hire an expert(NVM) broker to guide you through the purchase process. NVM is the Dutch Association of Real Estate Brokers and Real Estate Experts. If you have specific wishes regarding the property, we recommend that you make these known to your broker in a timely manner to ensure that the matter is verified independently. If you choose not to avail yourself of the services of an expert representative, then according to the law, you consider yourself sufficiently knowledgeable to assess all matters of importance. The terms and conditions of the NVM apply.