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Former Laboratory, Penthouse
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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Other
  • 5 + Car Garage
  • QC Approved Listing
  • Terrace
  • Radiant Floor
  • Steam Shower
  • Other Basement
  • Over 50 Years Old
  • Stall Shower and Tub
  • Jacuzzi Tub
  • 2 Fireplaces
  • City
  • City Water
Property description
A unique national monument located on the Wageningse Berg on the outskirts of Wageningen. The property is surrounded by greenery with a view over the floodplains, the river Rhine and the Betuwe. This beautiful living and working property served as a laboratory for Surveying (geodesy) and was built between 1950-1953, by the Rijksarchitect F.E. Röntgen in collaboration with A. Kruithof in an aesthetic-functionalist style.The design included a lab room with seven large windows and an observation tower. The lab became defunct in the 1960s due to the emergence of new measurement techniques. In 2002 the property was converted into offices and residential.
There is now a luxurious penthouse in the practicum room, which is also for sale separately. This unique apartment was designed by interior architect Chong Kok Sing who, despite its size, has managed to create a pleasant homely atmosphere that makes the utmost of the beautiful view. In addition to the penthouse, the tower room with the accompanying roof terrace also offers a panoramic and breathtaking view of Wageningen, the Rhine and the Betuwe. The entrance on the ground floor is into the tower. The private elevator takes you to the hall of the penthouse. This hall has a beautiful rosette-shaped daylight opening with a view of the iconic and characterful tower. In the hall there are access doors from left to right to the guest toilet-master bedroom-office-living room-wardrobe. Through the living room you enter successively the dining room and kitchen. The library is located behind the living and dining room. Behind the kitchen is the utility room and a laundry room. Via the staircase you enter the guest area with 2 very spacious guest rooms, a luxurious complete bathroom with a steam cabin. There is also a 4 person sauna on this floor. The penthouse is surrounded by a beautiful roof terrace of approximately 170 m2, part of which is covered. This “conservatory” is equipped with heating, lighting and electrically operated screens as sun blinds. The lift also takes you to the basement. Here is the wine cellar for approx. 500 bottles with climate control. The garage is accessible via the (heated) exit and a safety lock with rolling grille and rolling door. The garage can accommodate 8-10 cars. There are also 2 technical rooms and an archive in this basement.
Services: Double alarm system with a separate system for the garage. The entire 2nd floor has a central vacuum cleaning system. Underfloor heating in combination with air heating. Top cooling. Automatic blinds. The master bedroom has electrically operated shutters for darkening and air conditioning.
Resume: Floor area living approx. 514 m2 Terraces approx. 170 m2 Basement approx. 400 m2 Plot area approx. 5,476 m2 Parking: 8-10 parking spaces in private parking basement, 3 parking spaces on ground level. Built 1950-1953. Completely renovated in 2002 and in excellent condition. (Completely re-painted outside in 2019) 5 rooms, of which 3 are bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 toilets Old age clause is applicable as sizes do not exactly accord with measurement report Possibly for sale in combination with the rented offices (described in the other listing).

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