Rural living on open waters, with the convenience of the city at your fingertips? At the Lagedijk 1 in Katwoude the authentic bridge keeper's house of the Rietvink Bridge has been put on sale. A unique location with fantastic panoramic views, plenty of space on site and the possibility to put your boat in front of the door. This house in 50s style, on a generous plot, is a short walk and bike distance from the center of Monnickendam. Whoever seeks peace and space, but still wants to live close to all facilities, is now taking his chance!
Ground floor layout Through the front door you reach the hall with stairs cupboard and toilet and access to the basement, after which you walk through the spacious living room, which is very light because of the many windows. From this living room you not only have a view of the Rietvink Bridge, but also look out over the water. Both from the hall and the living room you enter the closed kitchen with a net, but simple kitchen block.
From the kitchen you reach an intermediate portal. This gives you access to the adjoining large utility room with washer / dryer connection. Then you will find a large storage room and a separate garage. It is possible to make these rooms a home office or a Bed & Breakfast. This space also offers plenty of opportunities for entrepreneurs who can use a lot of storage space or artists who are looking for a studio space with a view of the water.
Outside The house is located on a large piece of land directly on the water and has a wide back. On the street side of the house your own parking space offers space for 3 cars. The spacious garden is located on the south and has fantastic open views over the water. Because of its location, there is a nice spot in the sun or shade every moment of the day. The greenhouse offers you the possibility to create a winter garden or grow your own vegetables. Through a cove in the garden you have a mooring for your boat on your own property.
First floor The staircase and the landing are spacious and light through the dormer on the side of the house. On the first floor there are three spacious bedrooms, the master bedroom at the rear is the largest. The neat bathroom with dormer has a spacious walk-in shower, sink with large storage cupboard and toilet. Through a loft ladder you reach the loft on the second floor. The garage also has a spacious, separately accessible, loft with considerable height. There is no shortage of storage space in this house!
Surroundings This house is located on the Lagedijk 1 in Katwoude. The surrounding terrain has been fully developed over the past years, creating a quiet residential area. The house is located at the beginning of the Lagedijk and offers unobstructed views. Just a 7-minute walk you can reach the city center of Monnickendam, where you can go for your daily groceries and where various restaurants, cafes and terraces can be found. Other necessary facilities can also be found in Monnickendam. The bus, which stops almost at the door, takes you to Amsterdam in 15 minutes.
Are you looking for a rural property, where you can moor your boat and thus go into nature? And do not want to live too far from the required facilities? Then this special lockkeeper's house may be your chance to realize your dream place! Then make sure to make an appointment for a viewing.
Particularities: - Detached house with unobstructed views of generous plot of open waters - A short distance from the center of Monnickendam - Spacious garage and storage room and large garden, with mooring, facing south - Various possibilities for storage, office or atelier at home.