Sotheby's International Realty - Amsterdam, NH

A unique object! It is a very luxurious penthouse of approx. 250 m² with a passenger lift in the 'Bickershoek' apartment complex, built in 2002, designed by HM Architects. The house is located on the top floor of the complex which is located at the head of the Bickerseiland, between the water of the Westerdok and the Realengracht, with truly stunning views over the Westerdok, the harbor 'Marina Westerdok', the Jordaan and the IJ. The complex Bickershoek is a project of 8 apartments, designed by HM Architects. The building is made up of solid and closed volumes, which are completely open on the waterfront. All other facades are made entirely of wood and have blinds / shutters that can be opened horizontally or vertically. USP's: - Unique penthouse; - approx. 248 m² divided over one single floor; - Brilliant location on the Westerdok; - Complex with elevator; - Two covered balconies on the east with a view over the water; - Fully equipped with windows; - Many indoor storage space as well as an external storage of approx. 9 m²; - It is permitted in the division deed to construct a roof terrace; - Annual lease payments surrendered to 1 November 2051. Layout Ground floor: Communal entrance with mailboxes and doorbells. Lift to the 4th and top floor. Entrance, spacious reception hall from which you have access to all rooms in the apartment. Through one of the beautiful frosted glass doors you enter the spacious, almost 15 meters long living room with open kitchen. The luxury kitchen is equipped with 2 cooking islands with black composite worktop and has all necessary (built-in) equipment: including Boretti 6-burner gas stove with double oven, integrated hood, Siemens dishwasher, Franke sink with Quooker and free standing American fridge and wine fridge, both from Smeg. The very spacious living room is almost entirely equipped with windows. Because of the larchwood covering on the outer wall, where the wooden parts are placed slightly apart, beautiful natural light shines inwards. The sitting area has a built-in gas fire and television. From the living room you walk to the adjoining (work) room. Both the living room and the side room have large covered balconies of resp. 12 and 14 m² which are accessible through sliding glass walls. From the balconies you have truly magnificent views over the water of the Westerdok and the city. In addition, the balconies can be closed via glass panels so that, as it were, a loggia can be created. Both the living room and the side room are equipped with beautiful bamboo floors and various tailor-made handle-less built-in cupboards in high gloss white. On the south side of the house are two spacious bedrooms with their own bathroom. The master bedroom has an open bathroom with freestanding designer bath, double sinks and toilet. This bedroom has a very large walk-in closet with the boiler room behind it. The second bedroom has a built-in closet / room divider and a private bathroom with shower and sink. In the hall you will find a wardrobe, a guest toilet with fountain and a storage room with preparation for washing machine and dryer. The apartment also has a separate storage room of approx. 9 m² in the basement. Finally, it is permitted in the division deed to construct a roofterrace. Of course you need to obtain the necessary permission and permits from the relevant authorities. The seller has not examined this possibility publicly. Surface Living space approximately 248 m² excluding balconies of approximately 12 and 14 m².