Kanaaldijk N.W. 47
This beautiful city villa located in the heart of the center of Helmond with a surprising amount of privacy is truly a picture! This richly detailed villa is cared for in every detail and the love for high quality materials can certainly be seen.
With a unique location on the Zuid-Willemsvaart and the view over the Havenplein, you live in one of the most unique locations of Helmond in a national monument with a rich history.
After being built in 1835 by the Bots textile family, the property was sold in 1857 to the founder of the textile company J.A. Raymakers & Co. The house remained in the family for over 125 years. After being sold in the 1980s, the property was first used as an office and now as a residence.
One of the landmarks of the house is the clock tower at the front, not for nothing is the building also called "The House with the Clock". Perhaps you also know it as the house with 'The Candle Factory'. This outbuilding, located behind the villa, was built approximately 80 years ago and was used to manufacture candles until the 1970s.
The house has almost completely retained its original layout as well as the authentic elements which you would expect from this villa. Over the years, especially through the extensive renovation in 2011, the house is very well maintained and kept in excellent condition.
The same applies to "The Candle Factory" which was also completely renovated in 2011-2012. In adapting and renovating to the latest living requirements are neither time nor effort spared and use is made of appropriate and high quality materials.
Unique are also the possibilities that are offered for living in combination with work. With destination Center 1 there are several possibilities that might be desirable for you.
Be surprised by the high living comfort, luxurious finish and a sea of space!
The cast iron gate at the fenced front garden takes you to steps that lead you to the stately front door of the house. Would you like to reach the plot by car, you can use the driveway on the side of the Canal N.W. or at the rear from the Christinalaan. Both ramps are accessible via an electric and remote controlled gate.
If you enter the house, you will be received in the vestibule of the hall, which is closed with a glass front. The central focal point in the hall is the beautiful staircase to the 1st floor. On the hallway adjacent to the living spaces on the first floor, the toilet room with toilet and fountain and also access to the basement and the backyard. The floor is equipped with a stone tiled floor.
On the right side of the hall double doors provide access to the spacious living room. The spacious room has been styled with care and attention has been paid to many details. With the beautiful ornaments in the plastered ceiling, the herringbone parquet floor and wall paneling, this room exudes atmosphere and authentic character.
Through the en suite doors, the living room is divided into the front room where currently the sofa is placed and the dining room at the rear. Both rooms have a fireplace with gas fire for extra warmth and atmosphere in the colder days.
On the other side of the hall, the wicket door takes you to the lounge, which also has the herringbone parquet floor and plastered ceiling with ornaments. The beautiful arched windows on the front of the entire house are also clearly visible here. This room is now used as a TV room and is connected to both the kitchen and the office, which is located to the villa.
Through the four steps you enter the adjacent office, an ideal workplace at home with separate access through the wicket door to the front garden. Through the wicket door and windows there is plenty of daylight. Also, this office has its own pantry and toilet room with hand basin, so that any visitors do not have to come in the house itself.
At the rear of the house is the kitchen, the space where you can start the day with a cup of coffee at the dinner table and while cooking in the evening discuss the day. The floor has the slate tiled floor and the windows offer a view of the backyard.
The kitchen unit has a Belgian bluestone worktop and is arranged in an island and two wall units. In addition to the cabinetry, the following equipment is available: induction cooktop, hood, dishwasher (Miele), large oven, microwave (Gaggenau) and refrigerator (Miele). From the kitchen you can go to the basement and to the hall.
The kitchen unit features a Belgian bluestone countertop and is arranged in an island and two wall arrangements. In addition to the cabinetry, the following equipment is available: induction cooktop, hood, dishwasher (Miele), large oven, microwave (Gaggenau) and refrigerator (Miele). From the kitchen you can go to the basement and to the hall.
The authentic staircase takes you to the landing on the second floor where the window with round bar immediately gives a beautiful view over the South Willemsvaart with fountain and Havenplein. The character of the house also translates into the beautiful wooden floors, panelled walls, beautifully plastered ceiling and the beautiful balustrade on the stairs to the second floor. The bedrooms, bathrooms, laundry room and toilet are adjacent to this hall.
This spacious bedroom of over 22.5 m² is located on the front and has a fireplace with gas fireplace (currently not in use). There is more than enough room for a full-fledged double bedroom arrangement. Through the large windows there is plenty of daylight.
This bedroom has the same location as bedroom I at the front and also has the beautiful wooden floor in the style wallpapered walls and plastered ceiling. This room also has a fine size (approximately 22 m²).
The spacious black and white tiled bathroom of approximately 8.5 m² has a shower, toilet, double sink and radiator. The window ensures not only the possibility of ventilation but also for daylight accession.
The laundry room is located at the rear of the house and has connections for washer and dryer and a kitchenette with sink and gas hob and extractor.
Bedroom III with en suite bathroom, toilet and two walk in closets
This master bedroom (approximately 25 m² without the walk-in closets) has a luxurious finish with carpeting, plastered walls and ceilings. With two walk-in closets, you can each set up your own closet.
The bathroom of 15 m² is en suite from the bedroom and is very luxurious in design and finish. There is a walk-through shower with rain and hand shower, two sinks with luxury vanity, a very nice bath and a radiator. The bathroom is tiled in neutral but luxurious colors.
The toilet is separate from the bathroom and has a toilet and sink.
What a space and possibilities you have on this floor. Also here is the style of the house well visible including the beautiful roof construction with the rafters.
If you want more rooms, they can be realized on the second floor. Also as a large attic room, this room can be adapted for use.
Besides the arrangements of the central heating boiler and water heater which are placed here, is also a simple shower room with shower and sink on this floor.
Surprisingly, the spacious basement under the entire villa is located. The spaces are multifunctional in use, with various areas daylight accession takes place.
The basement is accessible from both the kitchen, hallway and backyard and is divided into six areas. In addition to areas for storage, a wine cellar and pantry, there is also the opportunity for a as work / hobby room and sports room. There is a toilet room with shower. The entire basement has sufficient headroom.
The fine city garden at this villa is accessible from the house and offers peace and quiet which you might not expect in the center of the city. The low maintenance construction allows you to fully enjoy the beautiful moments offered to sit outside at one of the places where you can create a seat. The beautiful pond party makes the place complete. With a location on the west there is always a place in the sun or shade to find.
THE CANDLE FACTORY
In the back of the garden is the former candle factory, which around 2011-2012 was completely renovated and restored. The special design of the shed roofs, among other things, provides a lot of pleasant light. On the roof of this outbuilding 40 solar panels are installed.
Reception / meeting room
The double entrance doors take you to the entrance which is separated from the meeting room by a separate cabinet arrangement. Here is also the meter including power present and the unit of the heating which is located under the tile floor.
The gas fireplace brings extra atmosphere and also forms a barrier to the entrance of the toilets.
The toilet group has both a ladies and men's rooms toilet with hand basin.
In the outlet of the outbuilding is the spacious kitchen installed in a wall arrangement and with island. The following equipment is available: two refrigerators, 2 microwave ovens, dishwasher, 5 burner gas hob and hood. The floor is in the part where the kitchen is installed with tiles, the other part has a parquet floor.
There is more than enough space to place a dining table and the sliding door provides direct contact with the enclosed courtyard garden that was created.
From the kitchen the storage room is accessible which is ideal for storage. The double garden doors are in contact with the driveway at the rear of the plot with access from the Christinalaan.
During the renovation the factory was converted into a meeting / office space, but also for example for a second home or B & B are more than enough possibilities. For this purpose, an optional floor plan / artist impression is added to the presentation.
LOCATION / SITE
The villa is located in the city center of Helmond in a very beautiful and sought after residential location. All facilities of the city center are directly accessible, as well as the Burgemeester Geukerspark, the Elkerliek hospital and the city park the Warande. The NS railway station is about 1.5 km away and the center of Eindhoven can be reached by car in about 15 minutes. The Steenweg as well as the shopping street are literally 'around the corner', where you will find the stores that provide all the necessities of life. A car is, in a manner of speaking, no longer needed.
You will probably have noticed that the villa and outbuilding are ready to be called and in a good state of repair and finish. In the period 2011-2012 a large-scale renovation took place, including replacement of the roof. The villa is designated as a national monument.
The painting of the window frames at the front of the house was done in 2016 and at the back in 2020. At the Candle Factory, the woodwork was painted in 2021.
At the rear is an additional electrically operated gate realized which is accessible from the Christinalaan. The driveway at the front is also equipped with an electric gate. Also here is the part for the gate a right of way for the neighbors established.
If you are looking for a luxurious, authentic and distinctive villa with numerous possibilities and to live and possibly work in the most complete form, then Kanaaldijk N.W. 47 in Helmond is more than worth it!