The French painter CLAUDE MONET already recognised its beauty.
In 1871, he painted The BLUE HOUSE at the Hogendijk in Zaandam.
It reportedly became one of his favourite paintings.
This extraordinary Rijks monumental mansion with a blissful garden in the middle of the city has been completely restored and renovated. Fully adapted to today's living comfort, while respecting the authentic details.
The name Hogendijk says it all, on the water.
Here, the Voorzaan brings pleasure boats to the marina. Always the cosiness of swaying boats on the water, just as magical as when this house saw the ships from faraway places dock from 1724.
This striking mansion can be recognised by the authentic blue colour on the wooden facade
Some features; the wooden floors, blue/grey tiles and the old beams. Architraves and richly carved marble fireplaces, wood carvings, ornamental ironwork, lintels and bobbins... A front room, back room and a spacious study on the ground floor.
A fantastic kitchen with pantry and storage room in the basement with access to the delightful sheltered back garden (newly created in 2022) with lounge area facing south-west. No fewer than five bedrooms, a luxurious bathroom with spacious walk-in shower and a spacious bathtub.
Basement, accessible via Lage Horn: (rear) entrance, hall with staircase to ground floor. Toilet with fountain. Lounge kitchen with fixed cupboards, cupboards, drawer island with bottle rack and natural stone worktop, flush with kitchen sink. Quooker, combination microwave/oven, gas hob (Solitaire) in chimney, dishwasher. Utility room with sink and connections for washer and dryer.
Spacious room that can be converted into a game room or a sporty home gym with sauna. This room currently houses the central heating system and hybrid heat pump, both dating from 2022.
Ground floor, accessible from the Hogendijk: entrance, hallway with meter cupboard and wardrobe. Tiled floors. Hallway with staircase. Living room with parquet in herringbone pattern, wooden beamed ceiling, window shutters, stained-glass skylights and beautifully decorated stone fireplace. En-suite sliding doors to 2nd living room with the same natural stone fireplace, floor and shutters. Corridor to 2nd toilet with fountain. Work room. 1st floor: landing with access to all rooms and the fixed staircase to the attic floor. Bedroom, Master bedroom with false wall and fixed cupboards with solid wood doors. 3rd Bedroom with fixed wardrobe. Very luxurious bathroom with double sink, 3rd toilet, walk-in shower and bathtub overlooking skylight. 4th Bedroom. 2nd floor: landing. 5th Bedroom with dormer window.
NEN 2580 usable area 232 m2, living area 270 m2; Garden South West over 100m2
- plot size 231 m2 own land, also present rented parking space to garden (approx. 30m2);
- State monument dating from 1724, fully modernised while retaining authentic elements;
- Kitchen with underfloor heating in basement;
- Garden completely redone in 2022;
- Foundation repaired in 1993;
- Roof renovated and insulated in 2017;
- Rainwater drainage replaced from PVC to zinc;
- Painting of the entire exterior done in the past 3 years;
- Living room, bedrooms and study fitted with shutters;
- Blue side facade completely renovated;
- Kitchen diner, study, 5 bedrooms, hobby room, very much storage space;
- Delivery in consultation.
The photos speak for themselves: this is living with love.
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