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Quiet privacy:the left half is yours, the other  my working room or second sleeping room.
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Quiet privacy:the left half is yours, the other  my working room or second sleeping room.
From the terrace a view on rear side main house & garden. Behind the pallisade is your private terrace, up the roof window/sleeping room.
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Quiet privacy:the left half is yours, the other  my working room or second sleeping room.
From the terrace a view on rear side main house & garden.
Behind the pallisade is your private terrace, up the roof window/sleeping room.
Your private terrace, with electric & candle light.....and the (free) bikes
Summer 2015, west ward view from the main house to the garden house.
View to the rear side of our house from the Garden House entrance
Behind the main house  nr 107 is the garden house; a quiet dead end street
Schellingwoude village; no traffic through our (dead end) street
Roll down curtains for privacy; no direct neighbours
A fixed open staircase with banister and non-skid on the steps
The interior, again from a different angle, but not a wide angle: WYSIWYG!
A well equipped kitchen and view on the entrance
A double and a single bed and  a small writing table
1 double&1single bed; the 2 p sleeping couch is in the living
Selfexplanatory; bathroom plus shower; the hygienic urinal is just not visible....
Not far from centre of town, 25 minutes by public transport.
The Noorder IJdijk, in front of main house (very quiet, no through traffic).
Schellingwoude as this part of Amsterdam-N is called has an antique church, used for events; 200 m
The eco Landmarkt for all daily groceries, delicious fresh fish, meat, bread,  300 m
Landmarket, all fresh; cafe and basic restaurant
Nearby wharf with Greenpeace ship Sirius under repair
Nieuwendam, 10 min by bike, en route (well signposted) to citycentre
Our village Schellingwoude.
Schellingwoude, view  from our street the Noorder IJdijk to the small harbour
Schellingwoude, view from the waterlock, just 100 m from Garden House
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Amsterdam, North Holland Province

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Jo-Anne V
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Super stay”
Reviewed 15 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Anrik was an informative and helpful host. The cottage was clean and comfortable. Location was superb- out of the bustle of the city, but close enough to explore easily using public transport. The bicycles were an added bonus and my kids and I enjoyed exploring the countryside on them. All in all, a memorable experience.

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Anna K
Singapore, Singapore
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Dutch charm”
Reviewed 29 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

My family and I stayed for two nights in Anrik's charming garden cottage. The cottage is compact, in a peaceful and beautiful setting within easy reach of central Amsterdam. Everything was very tidy and in excellent condition: the beds were some of the most comfortable we have slept in our two week trip. The nearby supermarket sells outstanding organic products and has its own bakery. Wonderful overall!

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lemzeller
SeaTac, Washington
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10 reviews
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“Fairy Tale Cottage”
Reviewed 10 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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The Garden House (Bed and Bike Amsterdam) was just as we expected...wonderful! The cottage is located in a beautiful garden behind the owner's house. Very secure and peaceful. The area is a delight! Lovely homes, a great market close by, public transport within easy walking distance. The bikes that come with the cottage made short trips out into the country fun and easy. So nice to be close to the city, but away from all the hustle and bustle. Highly recommended!

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Liked best: Location
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Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
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“Green oasis just outside cosmopolitan, busy Amsterdam”
Reviewed 27 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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We truly fell in love with this location, surrounded by water, greenspace and gardens, woods, and charming cottages. Just a short bike or bus ride to the heart of Amsterdam, but so peaceful and relaxing as well. Anrik is a wonderful host, whose cottage reflects his commitment to sustainability and thoughtfulness. We really enjoyed the use of the bikes, which we rode all over the city, the equivalent of driving in New York. Lovely market nearby meant we could make our meals. Wonderful experience. We'll be back.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

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Eeds77
2 reviews
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“Perfect place for our perfect honeymoon.”
Reviewed 25 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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The house was amazing and Anrik was super helpful. The house was far enough from the city for much needed peace and quiet yet easily accessible to public transportation for a quick ride into the city. We really appreciated the use of the bikes, they really gave us a chance to see some country side and sights outside of the city. We will definitely recommend a stay in this beautiful garden house. What a perfect way to celebrate our honeymoon.

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“A garden house with great character.”
Reviewed 26 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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The house and garden are situated in a quiet village within easy reach of central Amsterdam.

Anrik is a very knowledgeble and extremely helpful host. We arrived late and very tired and he ferried us to the nearest shops before they closed to ensure we had supplies for the morning.

Getting into central Amsterdam is quick and easy by a combination of bus and tram, we got slightly confused by the directions when we first arrived, but soon got the hang of it!

We did not have a chance to have a go on the bikes on offer, or to explore the local area a bit more, which would have been good.

Comfortable and welcoming, definitely recommended.

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Liked best: Attractiveness of village location.
Liked least: Needed a bit more detail in the directions to the house.
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