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Central Dockland Canalboat

Amsterdam , Park & Waterzijde , Full home

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  •     Available: 1 APR 2018 - 30 JUN 2018
  •     Sleeps: 2
  •     Approx size: 110 m2
  •     Internet: Yes
  •     Working space: Yes

Central Dockland Canalboat

Experience what it is to live on a completely refitted houseboat on one of Amsterdam’s top waterside locations! Renovated to luxuriously accommodate modern living requirements without losing touch with the solid industrial roots of this traditional 1921 canal ship, the Central Dockland Canalboat houseboat is available to live in for specific periods only.

This year: 1 APR 2018 – 30 JUN 2018


Situated on a tranquil location in a upmarket area with condominiums and a lively, cosy neighbourhood of other boat owners, you are immediately struck by the light, solidity and sense of space on entering the houseboat.

The old wheelhouse has been extended to function as a dining kitchen with panoramic views – a room you only leave once the sun goes down when the cosy wood-burner in the living room below beckons.

Easily accessible and optically connected with the modern fully equipped kitchen and the deep living room, the wheel-house further includes doors that completely open onto the sunny south-facing rear-deck. Outside next to where this classic ship is moored there is another big deck with massive teak table and benches where one can picnic, enjoy a cup of morning coffee, but also have complete al fresco dinner parties in spring and summer.

The kitchen is fully built in and includes a dishwasher, exhaust fan, oven, microwave and six hob stove with wok-burner. Pleasantly connected with the dining room in the wheel house by a set of stairs, it is easy to cook and entertain guests simultaneously, whilst someone can play the piano in the background.

Behind the piano the living room begins. A big sofa, flat screen TV and the wood-burner will ensure pleasant evenings. Prefer to curl up with a good book? The skylight windows ensure that the living is light, whilst the light design flooring makes this home pleasant on even the darkest northern European days.

From beside the kitchen a hallway leads to the bedroom. From this hall there is a separate toilet, the laundry room, and the bathroom.

The bathroom includes a bath, industrial style sink, twin shower and plenty of ventilation, including two picturesque portholes.

As a final touch, a walk-in closet is situated beside the bedroom.


Freely situated by the Jordaan about seven minutes walk from the Haarlemmerdijk – one of Amsterdam’s best shopping streets – and only ten minutes from Amsterdam Central Station, this ship is moored so that one does not notice anything but the most gentle water movement, on a street with minimal residential traffic, yet amongst a community of like-minded houseboat owners.

A short walk from  one of Amsterdam’s coolest cinemas, and an entire host of fashionable cafés, upmarket restaurants and trendy specialty shops, not to mention a great organic farmer’s market and a numbe rof supermarkets, including a health food store, the Dockland Central is more than a place to stay, but a unique experience that will stay with you.


Entertainment: TV, WIFI, DVD, Piano
Equipment: Washing machine & Dryer
Kitchen: Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Oven, 6 hob gas stove, kettle, toaster, Mocca coffee boiler
Misc: 1 Bedroom, 1 bathrooms with bath and twin shower, 2 toilets, fully equipped kitchen, sun deck, terrace (shared).
Approximate size: +/- 110m²


From €97 per night for rental periods of two months or more. Book via Amsterdam Beautiful for the best rates.
Refundable security deposit: €.1000
Cleaning fee: €.70,-
Tourist tax:
5% VAT: 0% Guest service fee: 7%
Minimum stay:
2 months.


1. This is a non-smoking home.
2. Keep the neighbours in mind when you’re outside in the evening.
3. The apartment is not suitable for kids under 6
4. Pets are not allowed


In case you have a question regarding the availabilityduration of this or any other apartment feel free to contact us:

t:+31 (0)20 330 7338

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