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Modern Living in Amsterdam: A Former Orangery Transformed

A recent luxury real estate listing highlights an exquisitely renovated orangery on the edge of Vondelpark in Amsterdam. This one-of-a-kind property is full of light and ornate architectural details. 

Originally constructed in the 19th century, the monumental home covers 322 m2 and includes a tropical garden and a spacious, habitable garden house of 69 m2. With a unique, chalet-style exterior, the timber frame construction highlights natural wood as the star material.

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The vaulted ceilings and large windows aid in creating a bright, welcoming space. Sculptor John Rädecker formerly used this space as his workshop and studio.  The entire property radiates innovation and inspiration.

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The main building was used as an orangery, or greenhouse, to cultivate plants in the winter. The smaller garden house mirrors the style of the orangery, with matching roofline details. Accessible through a unique conservatory, the garden house includes a bedroom with a bathroom and a kitchen. The ceiling height in this space is almost 3.5 meters.

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The main building, spanning 322 m2 across three floors, boasts 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms The ground floor has a ceiling height that clocks in at nearly 4 meters. Notable features include wooden beams and a classic spiral staircase. The tropical ambiance of the ~850 m2 garden permeates the interior, creating a warm atmosphere.

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The home is surrounded by lush greenery. The exceptionally verdant garden, situated in the center of the property, showcases a variety of plant species from around the world which flourish in full bloom during the summertime. This property combines the best of both indoor and outdoor living. Nature is a major recurring theme throughout this stunning estate.

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Although this property is rich with history, it is also equipped with modern conveniences. There is a modernized kitchen, refinished materials, and a separate car entrance. The seamless integration of interior and exterior spaces is masterfully achieved through a harmonious blend of thoughtfully curated decor, meticulous architectural details, and overall flow.

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Sunlight filters through strategically placed windows, highlighting the carefully chosen finishes that effortlessly bring the beauty of the outdoors into the heart of the living space. This thoughtful approach fosters a sense of unity, allowing guests to experience a cohesive environment that embraces the best of both worlds.

The listing is held by DSTRCT, a full-service solution to real estate with an impressive global network. They list countless extraordinary properties in unbeatable locations. Their arsenal of homes in Amsterdam is vast, curated, and brimming with creativity.

The asking price of this luxury Amsterdam home for sale is €10,500,000.

View the listing on DSTRCT here.