Amsterdam, Netherlands

Keizersgracht 734

Keizersgracht 734

Keizersgracht 734
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Beautiful apartment in a 17th century building near the opera in Amsterdam

Originally consisting of 2 apartments with 2 entrances, apartment 734F feels like a house with 3 floors, and 2 terraces. You can reach both lower floors by elevator or by a stately staircase with light filtering through stained glass windows into the hallway.
You enter the apartment through a small hall with a powder room to your right, followed by the kitchen which opens to the dining are. The entire high- ceilinged living/ dining space is L-shaped , dominated by 2 large windows facing the big garden with very old trees. This room is always very bright, even in bad weather, and exceptionally quiet for a city location. There is a tv, dvd player, stereo audio-equipment and a well-kept piano for music making. Also there is a built in wardrobe. The kitchen is well-equipped with 2 ovens, (one being a microwave combi), a 4 pit gas burner, and for European standards a large refrigerator. Mixers and beaters are also present.
On the second floor, again L-shaped, is my studio with a computer area and a hide-away sofa, that sleeps 2 people. From there you reach the terrace. On the same floor is also a full bathroom with a shower, toilet, a large bathtub and 2 sinks.
The third level consists of 2 bedrooms with built- in closets, a toilet with sink, and a small closet with the washing machine and central heating boiler. The dryer is in the hallway.
The beautiful garden is for general use, but difficult to access.
Shopping is very easy, as there are 2 supermarkets in 5 min. walking distance.
We have 3 bicycles for use. I do all my shopping by bike or by foot.
Public transportation is excellent in Holland so there is no need for a car.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 0 Exchanges made


  • artist, physicist and science writer

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Floor: second, third and fourth floor, with lift to the two lower floors
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6
  • Living Area: 100 m2
  • Total Area: 165 m2

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Not allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange


  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano


  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • Bicycles: 3


  • No smoking
  • Lift/Elevator

Our Destination Wish List

  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
  • Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Dutch

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Schiphol airport Amsterdam - 30 min

The apartment is beautifuly located in the very center of historic Amsterdam, in walking distance of all major museums, the opera, concertgebouw, movie theaters, bars, art galleries, restaurants, and shopping streets. Even though it is in the middle of town the place is very quiet, facing the garden with old trees.


  • artist, physicist and science writer


  • No children will be traveling with us.


  • We do not have pets.