Exclusive Semi-Detached Villa at Bernard Zweerskade 3, 1077TX Amsterdam
Situated on the idyllic Bernard Zweerskade in prestigious Amsterdam Zuid, we proudly present this charming semi-detached villa spanning 436m². With a sizable garden of approximately 300m², private driveway and garage, this property combines a sense of openness and offers exceptional possibilities. The family home, rich in character, with 8 bedrooms, a large office space, 130m² basement, and three bathrooms, provides abundant storage space and is ready to be transformed into your ultimate dream home. Constructed in 1929, on the banks of the Zuider Amstelkanaal, this villa forms a seamless connection to the historic and vibrant canal system of Amsterdam. In short: this home offers you the unique opportunity to become part of Amsterdam's rich history in a residence that unites space and elegance in one of the city’s most sought-after neighbourhoods.
The Bernard Zweerskade, named after the composer and choir conductor Bernard Zweers who passed away in 1924, is one of the most prominent locations in Amsterdam Zuid. Living here means having all amenities within reach while still enjoying peace, space, and privacy. The Zweerskade consists mainly of stately detached and semi-detached residences and offers a beautiful unobstructed view over the water.
Location and Accessibility:
This distinctive villa is located on the corner of Bernard Zweerskade and Händelstraat in the desirable Apollobuurt of Amsterdam Zuid. It offers a splendid view of the Zuider Amstelkanaal and is just a stone's throw away from the Beatrix Park, a green oasis within easy reach. The bustling Beethovenstraat, with its excellent delis, specialty stores such as Slagerij Hergo and Alexanderhoeve, and the daily bakery of Le Pain Quotidien, is just around the corner.
Culinary delights abound in the neighbourhood, with a selection of restaurants such as Ferilli's, The Harbour Club, Visaandeschelde, and Selva, plus the conviviality of terraces like at Brasserie Margaux. For sports enthusiasts, there are various renowned sports clubs in the vicinity. The iconic Albert Cuyp market and recreational facilities such as Knijn Bowling are a short bike ride away, and both Amstelpark and Vondelpark are just five minutes by bike.
Accessibility is optimal with several bus and tram connections within easy reach. Motorists can be on the Ring A10 within minutes, and the train stations Amsterdam Rai, Amsterdam Zuid/WTC, and Amsterdam Amstel are quickly and easily accessible, with fast connections to Schiphol. Parking is convenient in the private garage and on the driveway, or on the street with a permit.
An added bonus for families is the proximity of top educational institutions such as the British School, Vossius Gymnasium, and Montessori Lyceum, all within walking distance, making this location ideal for modern family life.
The entrance gate and front garden lead to the front door of the house. A hallway with guest toilet and a spacious staircase provide access to the bright and generous living room with a fireplace, three sides of the room offering a delightful green view of the surrounding garden. Double doors lead to the terrace and garden. The separate kitchen, which also gives access to the garden, adjoins a spacious utility room with connections for the washing machine and dryer. The detached garage, which is accessible from the garden, is spacious enough for parking a car and storing items such as garden furniture.
A lockable gate at the rear provides access to the Richard Wagnerstraat.
The first floor features a spacious landing that gives access to all rooms. On both the front and rear side of the house, there is a generously sized bedroom. The two largest bedrooms are located on the corner of the house and both have built-in wardrobes. The bedroom on the side of the Zweerskade has a balcony with a beautiful unobstructed view over the water and includes an en-suite bathroom. This bathroom is equipped with a bath with shower, a double washbasin, and a toilet, and is also accessible from the landing. At the rear, there is a second bathroom with a shower, three washbasins, and a toilet.
The second floor also provides a landing that gives access to all rooms. On the rear side of this (attic) floor, there are two bedrooms. On the front side, there is a third bedroom and a bathroom equipped with a bath with shower, a washbasin, and a toilet. At the end of the landing is the entrance to a very spacious office or bedroom with windows on three sides. This room can easily be divided into two rooms and has access to a particularly spacious loft of almost 30m² with many possibilities, for example, an extra bedroom, storage space, or the opportunity to create a ceiling height in the ridge of more than 5 meters.
This spacious basement extends under the entire house, with an area of almost 130m² and a ceiling height of nearly 2 meters. Currently, it is laid out as two large rooms and a sports area, and offers ample storage space. The central heating system is also located on this level. Natural light and ventilation are ensured by the light wells on three sides, allowing this floor the potential to serve as a full living space.
- Beautiful 1920s semi-detached villa at Bernard Zweerskade in Amsterdam Zuid
- Total GFA of 465m² including a basement of 127m² (height < 2m) and a loft of 29m²
- The exterior is in good condition, the interior is ready to be renovated to your taste
- Spacious garden surrounding the house of over 300m² with garage and rear access
- Parking in the private garage and on the driveway or on the with a permit
- Ground lease, the current period runs until 2053, annual canon €12,297.12
- The perpetual period is fixed
- Age of building clause applicable, asbestos clause applicable
- Delivery after consultation
We have gathered this information with the greatest of possible care. However, we will not accept liability for any incompleteness, inaccuracy or any other matter nor for the consequences of such. All measurements and surfaces stated 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. We advise you to engage an (NVM-registered) expert estate agent who will guide you through the purchasing process. Should you have any specific desires with regard to the residence, we advise you to make these known as soon as possible to your purchasing estate agent and have an independent investigation carried out into such matters. If you do not engage an expert, you will be deemed as considering yourself to be sufficiently expert to be able to oversee all matters that could be important. The NVM terms and conditions are applicable.