On Stationsstraat, in Abcoude's historic center is this eminent, completely symmetrical property. The house is clearly impeccably maintained and still harbors many of its original details.
Thorough internal renovations were completed in 2005, while preserving the home's original structure (1864). An extremely comfortable home, with an authentic atmosphere. The property has even been awarded an energy label A rating!
Usable floor areas:
Residential: ca. 243 sqm
Further indoor: ca. 27 sqm (storage, attic)
Building-related outdoor space: ca. 33 sqm (roof deck)
Plot size: ca. 162 sqm and a shared lot of 53 sqm (50% ownership)
Behind the recently renewed front door is an 8-meter long hallway (Belgian bluestone flooring) with a sight line toward the garden. Directly to the right is a hall with the coat closet, restroom and meter cupboard. The staircase to the first and second floors is halfway down the hall, followed by a bedroom/study with a bathroom (toilet, shower and sink), a view of the backyard and access to a large cellar closet.
To the left of the hallway is an enormous (elegant) kitchen/lounge overlooking Stationsstraat from the front and a side door to the alley. The kitchen has a large island and is fitted with a full range of appliances, including a 6-burner gas stove, 2 ceramic burners and 3 (!) ovens. The kitchen has solid oak floorboards. There is also a dumb waiter to the first-floor living room. The rear extension, with skylights and French doors to the garden, is currently used as a dining room, but can also serve as a family room. Further back is a utility room with a counter and laundry station followed by a shed/workshop (with extra power flow) with a door to the alley and a door to the garden. This entire extension (also 2005) features seamless cast flooring.
This level features the living room overlooking Stationsstraat from the front and connecting to a large roof deck overlooking 't Gein river at the rear. Working fireplace with a sandstone mantel. This entire level is fitted with oak herringbone parquet flooring, there is a large fitted closet at the rear with a pantry - and the dumb waiter.
On the opposite side of the hall is a double study that spans the full length of the house, and which is fitted with custom bookcases from front to back. This room can easily be converted into two rooms. There is a restroom off the hall.
The second floor features two large bedrooms at the front, both with dormers and exposed beams. Third bedroom at the rear. The master bedroom has custom wardrobes, and connects to a bathroom with a bathtub, double vanity, fitted closet and separate shower. There is a separate restroom off the landing. In between the other two bedrooms is a bathroom with a shower and a vanity. A loft ladder from the landing accesses the large attic (standing height under the roof ridge), this level can be converted into an extra room or a mezzanine. The attic accommodates the central heating unit and a large boiler.
The backyard borders on 't Gein. river, ideal for getting into your canoe or onto your SUP. Charming paving in the garden. At the back of the wide alley is a shared bicycle shed and space for garbage cans and your car.
* In Abcoude's protected townscape area
* Energy label A
* Central heating unit from 2020
* Ground-floor level fitted with concrete flooring
* 12 solar panels on the roof (2017)
* Custom wardrobes throughout
* Optional room on the attic floor
* Dormer roofing renewed in 2019
* An agreement for use of the driveway to the left of the house is in effect
* A boat slip for a small boat can be created off the garden.
* 4 villas will be built on the other side of the water (www.tussengeinenangstel.nl)
ABCOUDE........ Amsterdam's lush and water-rich backyard! Jog through the meadows, cycle, play hockey, tennis, soccer. Abcoude has it all. The bustling town center is home to a range of shops and restaurants, and a number of chain stores including HEMA. Grab your bicycle or boat and explore Vinkeveense Plassen, Loosdrecht or Amsterdam (zuid/oost, AMC, Ajax and Ziggo Dome). Abcoude offers a wide range of cultural activities, such as the Summer Festival, Piet Mondriaan Theater, and much more. And in terms of connectivity, Abcoude is ideal: it is home to an NS train station and is close to main highways (A2, A9, A1).Construction of the new sports complex Sporthuis Abcoude is nearing completion, doors are expected to open soon!