Combine the convenience of living in the city with the peace and quiet of a village. Jeruzalem is situated in the heart of the city and offers everything you need.
Park Frankendael is within walking distance and hosts the Pure Markt market on the last Sunday of every month, with the Oosterpark beyond and lush green spaces for playing or relaxing. The neighbourhood and the area round Linnaeusweg are home to lots of boutiques, shops, schools, restaurants, cafés and bars. You can also walk to Ringdijk, Beukenplein or Krugerplein where there are even more restaurants, cafés and good shops. The Dapper market, renowned across Amsterdam and beyond, is a 10-minute bike ride away. The historic centre of Amsterdam can be reached by bicycle in 15 minutes.
Park Jeruzalem offers you the convenience of parking outside your front door. Nipping out of town is no problem either. By car, the Middenweg takes you quickly and easily via exit S113 onto the A10 ring road. The Gooiseweg offers an alternative route, via Prins Bernhardplein, taking you further into the city via the Wibautstraat or in the opposite direction along the ring road towards Diemen and the A2 motorway. In less than five minutes by bike, you can reach the magnificent refurbished Amstel station with fast train and metro connections. The Middenweg tram stop is on line 19, which runs between Diemen De Sniep and Sloterdijk station via Leidseplein.
Sporting options abound! On the other side of Kruislaan a number of sports clubs are located within a 10-minute range: hockey at AthenA Amsterdam, athletics at AV 1923, various football clubs including Zeeburgia and JOS (on the other side of De Nieuwe Ooster). The Jaap Edenbaan is the home of skating, and if you’re looking for an ultra-cool gym, Sports World in the Oude Melkfabriek on the way out to Oostpoort is the place to be. Along the shore of the Amstel river are a various rowing clubs.
The “De Meer Dalton School” is in the neighbourhood, while a short distance away is the 5th Montessori School, a highly rated primary school. There is also the “Frankendael school”, the “Lidwina school” and the “Watergraafmeerse Association of Schools”. In addition, there is a choice of several childcare providers. The Tropenmuseum will show you remote and warm parts of the world, Studio K is a cinema, café/restaurant and club/theatre in what is known as the Indische Buurt or Indonesian neighbourhood. Artis Zoo is within cycling distance, the Royal Theatre Carré needs no introduction and you’ll find the Badhuis Theatre next to Oosterpark.
A sample of the large, cool and tasty selection of food and drink options: trendy meals out at Jacobsz on Ringdijk, classic dining at Merkelbach and De Kas in Park Frankendael, dish of the day at La Vallade, also on Ringdijk. At Restaurant C on Wibautstraat you can literally look into the kitchen. Top spots for a drink include Louie Louie, the famous beer garden on Linnaeusstraat, and Walter’s on Javastraat, where you’ll find lots more great bars.