Classical grandeur and modern design meet in a 17th-century Amsterdam canal house.

265m2 ground and first floor apartment
Private elevator
Three bedrooms, two bathrooms
Storage 21m2

€3.500.000,- k.k

Overlooking the Keizersgracht canal, this grand apartment was built in 1686 for a wealthy Dutch merchant. In 1928 it housed Slavenburg’s Bank. Two of the beautiful antique safes still remain in the house as a reminder of its past.

Although you can already sense the warm uniqueness of the building from its sandstone facade, you cannot truly be prepared for what you are about to experience when you enter the front door of Keizersgracht 494.

Take the private lift to enter the apartment or walk through the private hallway to an impressive ‘never ending’ staircase that invites you to a colored sky made out of stained glass.
Overlooking the canal, the front side of the apartment breathes classical grandeur.
Everywhere you look, stories of the building’s history are written in authentic details.
Completely in awe of its incredible history and architectural treasures, master pianist Youri Egorov made this building his home.
Even after his death, the apartment was filled with music; it was owned by the Egorov Foundation, which gave young musicians the opportunity to develop their talents and promote themselves.
This extraordinary home is full of contrasts, and yet it’s beautifully balanced.
The garden side of the apartment shows itself as a spacious and modern loft where spaces seamlessly blend into each other.
With its stunning juxtaposition of classical and modern design, it’s no wonder that the apartment has been featured in more than twenty international leading magazines such as the Australian Vogue Living.
Needless to say, this home must be experienced firsthand.
Photos by Louiza Mei King