Special living in the beautifully restored former NL. Reformed Church of the picturesque Purmerland.
Just 15 minutes from the heart of Amsterdam and Twiske recreation area located in 2016 to unique home renovated former Dutch Reformed Church (1897) with consistory (1992). Perfect location to escape the crowds and live in the backyard of Amsterdam.
Purmerland (Landsmeer) consists of a ribbon development and is ranked #11 of the best residential towns in the Netherlands, according to Elsevier. On a clear day one can look out from the church tower for 40 km over the surrounding countryside and towards the IJsselmeer and the dunes.
The church consists of a tower with a nave, high gables and many arched windows with a consistory/council chamber against it, both with a saddleback roof. In front of the tower is the front yard with the possibility for several parking spaces and three large protected lime trees.
The entrance to the tower has a large 5 step bluestone staircase and the façade has two large lanterns with LED night lighting. The tower has 4 floors of approx. 8m² each, of which a revised and automated clock for the time indication is located on the 2nd floor and the mechanical drive for the bell from 1512 on the 4th floor. Incidentally, the clock is only in operation for 12 hours p/d and may also be turned off.
Ground floor: Entrance house with cloakroom, hall 32m² with fantastic views of the 8.5m higher located roof, guest toilet with shower, boiler-storage room 10m² with preparation heat pump with buffer tank, separate, laundry room 8m² with preparation washing machine and dryer, spacious walk-in closet 8m² (possibility extra bedroom), master bedroom 43m² with daylight from 3 sides adjoining very luxurious bathroom with walk-in shower, freestanding bath, washbasin with 2 sinks and hanging toilet, stairs to upper living room, sports room 15m² (possibility of extra bedroom), bedroom 10m², office 12m², from the hall, open staircase to.....
First floor: Overwhelming space with a width of 9m, depth of 15meter and a clear height of 5.20m with arched windows all around. In this space there are several seating areas, a dining area, a modern kitchen with breakfast bar, coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher XXL, freezer, high fridge, 1 ½ sink, 15 liter close-in boiler, integrated hood and 5 burner induction hob of 90 cm, also toilet, open staircase to landing and staircase tower .....
Second floor: From the tower connection to the floor above the living room of approx 40m ² with toilet, sink and also all amenities.
Completely renovated in 1992 and in 2016, this independent unit can be accessed from the outside via a stone staircase with 4 steps.
Parterre: Entrance hall with cloakroom, toilet with sink, preparation Bosch CV combi 2016 in cupboard, living room 42m² with luxury kitchen with oak front, breakfast bar, 4 burner induction hob, extractor hood, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher on height, entire ground floor with a travertine floor with underfloor heating, cupboard under stairs to .....
First floor: Bedroom 13m², cupboard with plumbing for washing machine and dryer, bathroom 6m² with washbasin with single basin, bath and separate shower.
General church and consistory:
- Living space church: 304m ²
- Living space consistory: 65m ²
- Total living space: 369m ²
- Total building capacity: 1,672.6m³
. - Parcel surface 460m ²
- Church with consistory located right in the centre of the lively village of Purmerland.
- For the indication of time the tower is equipped with 4 large new dials.
- The cock on the spire has been gilded again.
- There is complete peace inside, but outside there is activity.
- NS railway station and shopping center Weidevenne are 2 km away.
During the large-scale renovation of 2016, the following work was carried out:
Church details and features
The complete exterior facades of the church and tower have been renovated, namely, all joints hacked out, all broken stones replaced and re-bricked, completely re-pointed and impregnated. Equipped with 4 zinc rainwater drains of 100mm and discharging, as required on the surface water.
All 31 exterior window and door frames in the exterior walls have been replaced with new hardwood frames of largely tilt-and-turn type with HR++ insulating glass with the same appearance as the original church.
The church is excavated inside, 27 piles are put in and provided with 2 new flattened and impregnated concrete floors -BG and 1eV- . In the floors are various pipe systems for mechanical ventilation, 17 groups for underfloor heating / cooling which are fed by ultramodern air-water heat pump installation of Nefit, which also provides hot water. Church is gasless and equipped with smoke alarm and fire extinguishers.
Completely new lightning conductor installation, surge protection and completely new electrical installation, group boxes on BG in tower with required number of end groups and power groups. Preparation for solar panels on attic roof. Furthermore intercom with camera and color screens on BG and 1eV.
Above the 2 floors in the church is an attic floor completely new installed of approximately 75 m2. Floor measured at headroom approximately 48 m2. Under the attic floor is an insulation shell of 20 cm thick to keep the heat in the ship. In the attic is already present WC group and sewer 110 mm, hot and cold water - sink - and central heating connections.
Double wired network connections are installed in most rooms. Furthermore, luxury JUNG LS990 switchgear is used with touch dimmers that control the mostly built-in LED fixtures.
Consistory details and features On the outside during the recent renovation, a new front door installed, windows removed and fitted with revolving windows. Also here is the entire house modernized and equipped with completely new electrical system, new mechanical ventilation and boiler Bosch. Consistory is a completely independent residential unit with its own entrance, ideal for family home or business at home.
On ground floor a spacious living room luxury free-hanging kitchen with real oak fronts and all luxury appliances and induction cooking. Furthermore, present toilet group, luxury travertine floor with underfloor heating. Ceiling with recessed LED spots and luxury switch dimmers Jung LS 990 and smoke alarm system. Also present here various wired internet connections. Both consistory and church have their own internet connection. Furthermore, present toilet group and closet.
Ceiling height BG is 2.70 m1, on the 1st floor ridge is about 3 m1.
On 1st floor bedroom 25 m2, built-in wardrobe for WM and WD and wardrobes for clothing present. Furthermore, present luxury bathroom with shower, extra deep bathtub, sink and WC group.