Modern Houseboat 5 minute walk to historic city center 'Jordaan'
- In the middle of a very hip and trendy neighbourhoud
- Walking distance of Jordaan
- Terrace overlooking the water
- Sauna and large bath
- Home cinema
Modern completely renovated houseboat 5 minute walk to historic city center of Amsterdam, the famous 'Jordaan' area. This is the perfect place to stay if you are looking for comfort, design and a unique place to stay. With lots of great things to do within walking distance!
This comfortable houseboat is situated in a quiet street at a 5 minute walking distance of the "Jordaan'. You're surrounded by little lunchrooms, galeries, markets, restaurants, shops & bars. There is a very good connection to the central trainstation by tram.
But now first something more about the boat. As you can see on the photo's we have put all the love and effort in creating the ultimate houseboat experience. The interior is best described as contemporary eclectic with an eye for detail and small fun elements all through the houseboat.
The spacious living room and open, fully equipped kitchen, give a great view over the water. You will enjoy many ducks, swans and geese swimming by while you sit back and relax with your beloved ones. We have used a lot of warm, natural materials in both the finishing as the furniture, in order to create a cozy yet classy atmosphere. From the living door you step onto the terrace, giving a true sense of freedom.
The high-end kitchen with a rugged wooden touch and retro refrigerator will satisfy any foody, as well as the many restaurants in the neighborhood.
The boat offers a master bedroom and a second bedroom, both with high quality and large double beds. Combined with the fact that the boat is located in a quiet living area away from the tourist masses, you can be assured to enjoy a great night rest.
And last but not least: on the isle, with lovely rustic tiles, you will find a sauna and large bath for ultimate relaxation.
Look forward sharing this houseboat experience with you!
Number of double beds: 2
Heating / cooling
Swimminig / watersports
Walking / hiking
Cycling / mountain biking
How to get there
From Schiphol Airport the easiest and fastest way (25 minutes) is if you come by taxi. The taxis are waiting in front of the airport. Be sure to take an official taxi. It will cost around € 40,-. Or download the Uber app (you will have to give creditcard details), and order the taxi when you have collected your suitcases. Uber is very quick and cost just € 25,-. There is free wifi at Schiphol airport.
You can also travel by train. It will take you longer and is a bit more complicated. You buy a ticket at the entrancehall to the airport € 5, - p.p. You take the train to Amsterdam Central Station (6 x per hour). In front of the trainstation is a tourist information (VVV) office. Here you can buy a ticket for the tram. (information: Tram 13 goes to my house. The tram (6 x per hour) takes 10 minutes to go to the stop "Bilderdijkstraat". You get off at this stop on a crossroad. On the corner is a bookstore: "Bestseller", pass that shop towards the park. Take the street along the park: Bilderdijkpark. At the end of the street you will see my boat.
Hello! Thanks for the interest in my houseboat!
I have been living in the world's most beautiful city for over 20 years now and for 12 years on a houseboat. I am very content with the outdoor space and freedom you get from living on a boat. When I do not need to work (in hospitality business) I'm off travelling as much as I can. In Amsterdam I enjoy strolling on markets and watching al kinds of movies. What's all within walking distance of my boat.
I hope that you as my guest, will enjoy my houseboat as I do myself!
12 Reviews - Aquavillanova
Ria S - Australia
Incredible Home, Wonderful Host
Birgit's home is in a lively location with everything you need nearby, yet it is quiet and very relaxing. It is beautifully decorated, and well equipped with everything that you'll need to make a home away from home. The kitchen is fabulous to cook in, and we enjoyed the company from the water birds who visited daily.
It is easily accessible by tram, and only a few stops to Centraal train station. Birgit took us on a private boat tour around the canals, and if you have this opportunity, you should take it up - she's an awesome Captain! :)
The only downside was leaving...but we hope to return very soon.
Mark F - Germany
The houseboat felt like home right away
A really laid back place to stay with friends. Cool terrace and garden, and nice and big bedroom. Very light houseboat - good vibes!
Cindy - England
Stunning Amsterdam houseboat and a brilliant host
Birgitte, was a brilliant host, who knows how to look after her guests. The houseboat was absolutely stunning, with breathtaking scenery and beautiful decor inside and was walking distance to local restaurants, shops, bars & clubs. I would recommend her place to anyone who visits Amsterdam. Thank you so much for your a excellent hospitality.
ellen m - Australia
Amazing location. Gracious host. Sensational boat, couldn't ask for more! Thank you so much.
Amy H - the United States
Beautiful houseboat with a great view in an ideal location
We greatly enjoyed our stay here! This houseboat is close to restaurants and main tram lines, as well as sites of interest in A’dam. The houseboat was comfortable and stylish, with great views of the canal from the living room. Our host was wonderful, very accommodating and welcoming. We hope to come back again sometime soon!