Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Studio Sawmill (Studio Zaagmolen) is a beautiful and modern apartment in a nice neighborhood close tot the historic city centre of Utrecht, Netherlands. It is situated on the ground floor in a house that was built in 1910. In 2008 it is completely renovated and renewed. The surface of the indoor living area is 65 m2. A garden (38 m2) with veranda is attached to the sunroom.
The olive green kitchen is very comfortable and luxurious. The entire apartment is furnished with style, the shower and toilet are in mosaic design. In the neighborhood there are lots of facilities like restaurants, shops and parks.
Studio Sawmill is ideal for 'bon vivants' who like to have their own place with comfort and style!
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Scheveningen 65 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Schiphol Airport 50 km, Nearest railway: Utrecht Central Station 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The entire apartment is furnished with Dutch Design Classics, like Gispen dining chairs, Artifort Sofa and fauteuils from different Dutch designers, some of which are also to be found in the 'Gemeente Museum' of Amsterdam. The wooden floor is made of French Oak tree.
Toilet and shower
The shower is decorated with mosaic tiles from England. It has a 'floating' toilet and the floor has tiles in an antique design.
When the whether is fine, you can have a look at the stars in the sky from your bed: part of the ceiling is made of glass. With a simple movement, the bed disappears in the closet. This gives you extra space for living.
|Further details outdoors|
The big doors made of glass give a free view on the small park with trees and grass in front of the building. At the back of the house big doors connect the sunroom tot the veranda.
Location and accessibility
The walking distance tot de central squire 'De Neude' is 12 minutes. Within 15 minutes you will have reached the 'Dom tower', the landmark of the city of Utrecht. By car as well as by public transport Studio Sawmill is very easily accessible. It is situated not far from the access roads (but no noise at all). Until midnight every 10-15 minutes buses transport you tot the Central Train & Bus Station (a 10 minute drive) and tot the historic city centre with its canals, shopping areas, cinema's and museums. With our parking permit you can park in front of the apartment.
Southern Holland region
Utrecht's cityscape features the Dom Tower, belonging to the former cathedral (Dom Church). Another landmark is the old centre and the canal structure in the inner city. The Oudegracht is a curved canal, partly following an old arm of the Rhine. It is lined with the unique wharf-basement structures that create a two-level street along the canals. The inner city has largely retained its Medieval structure, and the moat ringing the old town is largely intact. Because of the role of Utrecht as a fortified city,which restricted construction outside the walls, until the 19th century the city has remained very compact. Surrounding the medieval core there is a ring of late 19th and early 20th century neighbourhoods, with newer neighbourhoods positioned farther out. The eastern part of Utrecht remains fairly open. The Dutch Water Line, moved east of the city in the early 19th century required open lines of fire thus prohibiting all permanent constructions until the mid of the 20th century on the east side of the city.
Due to the past importance of Utrecht as a religious centre, several monumental churches have survived. Most prominent is the Dom Church. Other notables churches include the romanesque St Peter's and St John's churches, the Gothic churches of St James and St Nicholas, and the so-called Buurkerk, now converted into a museum for automatically playing musical instruments .
Utrecht city has an active cultural life, in the Netherlands second only to Amsterdam. Utrecht aims to become cultural capital of Europe in 2018.
There are several theatres and theatre companies. The 1941 main city theater was built by Dudok. Besides theatres there is a large number of cinemas including three arthouse cinemas. Utrecht is host to the Netherlands Film Festival. The city has an important classical music hall Vredenburg (1979 by Herman Hertzberger), which acoustics are considered among the best of the 20th century original music halls. Young musicians are educated in the conservatory (a department of the Utrecht School of the Arts). There is a specialised museum of automatically playing musical instruments. Located at the Oudegracht is the rock club Tivoli (which has a second location just outside the centre). There are several other venues for music throughout the city.
There are many art galleries in Utrecht. There are also several foundations to support art, and artists. Training of artists is done at the Utrecht School of the Arts. The Centraal Museum has many exhibitions on the arts, including a permanent exhibition on the works of Utrecht resident illustrator Dick Bruna, who is best known for creating Miffy.
Utrecht also houses one of the landmarks of modern architecture, the 1924 Rietveld Schröder House, which is listed on UNESCO's world heritage sites.
To involve the city population as a whole (rather than the elite alone) in the cultural riches of the city, Utrecht city, in collaboration with the different cultural organisations, regularly organise cultural Sundays. During a thematic Sunday several organisations create a program, which is open to everyone without, or with a very much reduced, admission fee. Furthermore there are many initiatives for amateur artists; e.g. in the performing arts, painting and sculpture. The city subsidises an organisation for amateur education in arts aimed at all inhabitants (Utrechts Centrum voor de Kunsten), as does the university for its staff and students. Additionally there are also several private initiatives. The city council provides coupons for discounts to inhabitants who receive welfare to be used with many of the initiatives.
Utrecht is home to the premier league (professional) football club FC Utrecht, which plays in Stadium Nieuw Galgenwaard. It is also the home of Kampong, the largest (amateur) sportsclub of the Netherlands (4,500 members), SV Kampong. Kampong features fieldhockey, soccer, cricket, tennis, squash and jeu de boules. Kampong's men and women top hockey squads play in the highest Dutch hockey league, the Rabohoofdklasse.
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23 Jun 2014
"Bett und Garten unbefriedigend"
Grosses Studio. Moderne grosse Küche (brauchten sie aber nicht). Gute Dusche. Zwei Sachen aber unbefriedigend: 1. Das Doppelbett war ein abklappbares Wandschrankbett von nur 1.90 Länge und 1.40 Brei… More
8 Jun 2013
We stayed for 2 weeks and it was the perfect spot for us to have some quite time while travelling. It was great to have the use of the bikes to get into the main centre and to the train station. There… More
7 May 2013
"monolocale confortevole in un quartiere delizioso e ben servito"
Abbiamo soggiornato presso lo studio sawmill/zaagmolen per 4 notti con mio marito e mio figlio di 20 mesi. Si è rivelata una scelta ottimale: l'appartamento è dotato di tutti i confort, perfett… More
3 Dec 2012
"Nice Apartment, Convenient Location"
We enjoyed the apartment very much. Parking was right in front of the ground floor unit, making loading and unloading our luggage a snap. The place is better than the pictures, the unit is a large s… More
27 Apr 2012
"beautiful apartment - great location"
This modern studio is ideally located for exploring Utrecht. The owners were really helpful and all our needs were met ... and exceeded! Thoroughly recommend a stay here.
24 Oct 2011
"Fantastic Apartment, Perfect Location"
Lovely stylish apartment, with all amenities. Perfectly located, just a short stroll into the centre of charming Utrecht. Parking immediately outside apartment, absolutely delightful weekend. we've already booked again to return for long weekends in March and again in June.
24 Aug 2011
"Stylish, comfortable and convenient"
If you only have one week to spend in Holland then you should do so in Utrecht. Like Amsterdam without the tat, Utrecht has picturesque streets, cafés and canals, art and history. Only 10 minutes wal… More
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