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Plush 1050 Sq. Ft. Apartment Steps to Luxembourg Gardens - Open Christmas

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A unique custom chandelier of fruits graces living room. Sofa bed,TV Bose stereo

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Last updated: 08/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Paris Arrondissement 6 apartment description

This is my second home. It is more a home than a rental.

I chose this apartment for its location. It is only steps to the Luxembourg Gardens entrance where there are pony rides, a super children's' playground, a world famous puppet theater, tennis and basketball courts, a jogging track, 'petanque' players, chess matches , a huge fountain and a carousel. It feels like home, not a rental, because it is my home when I'm in Paris.

If you have young kids this location next to the Gardens is a must. They will discover the Gardens just as my son did -- feeding the ducks and fish in the fountain with a fresh 'baguette', sailing a boat, riding the carousel and spearing iron rings, swinging on the ropes in the playground, watching a world-renown puppet show and riding the ponies.

We are a block from Gertrude Stein's former apartment on 27 rue de Fleurus. Picture Picasso, Matisse, Dali, Hemingway and other artists just around the corner having an aperitif before they stroll to the Montparnasse brasseries. You can't beat the location.

This two bedroom, two bath, two balcony, spacious luxury apartment is in Paris' most desirable quarter known for its peaceful central location. You will enjoy quiet full night's sleep in the cozy rear of the building. There is no noise coming from our narrow one-way street. Two coded security doors to the apartment and a full-time concierge insure safety. A brief walk takes you to the Luxembourg Gardens entrance, world-reknown gourmet restaurants (Coupole, Dome, Lutetia, Helene Darroze), Latin Quarter cafés, Montparnasse, St. Sulplice Church, the Odeon theater, the Raspail open air market, gourmet food and high fashion shopping at Bon Marche, the Alliance Francaise, Poilaine (best bakery in Paris), theaters, Saint-Sulplice church, the Musee D'Orsay, Eiffel Tower, Boulevard St. Germain, movies and other monuments. Our scenic street set the stage for a recent French 1920's period movie titled 'Les Faux Monnayeurs'.

Joe, our English speaking local manager, meets and greets visitors with a smile, helps orient you and can coordinate various services including baby sitting, cleaning and food delivery.

We are a few blocks from two police stations. The neighborhood is extremely safe because we are near the French Senate where security is ever present.

Everything you need from green grocers, pharmacies, bakeries, gelato and pastry shops, cafes, tabacs, hairdressers, a late night grocery store, movies and theater are all within a few minutes walk.

Three metro stops, five bus lines and a taxi station are close to the apartment. The location affords easy access to the entire city and its monuments.

The 'beaux-arts' building was built in 1900 with high ceilings and elaborate wall/ceiling moldings. The fifth floor apartment with an ELEVATOR is a spacious 1075 square feet and has two balconies.

Why do I say 'luxury'? The decorator designed apartment is furnished with expensive antique furniture, oriental carpets, fine bone China, original oil paintings and Japanese woodblock prints. An artist painted a mural in the WC. In 2010-11 I completely REMODELED TWO BATHROOMS and installed a JAPANESE WASHING TOILET. The drapes are custom-made heavy velvet. In the European tradition, one bedroom's wall covering is blue velvet.

The apartment is well-appointed with all modern conveniences. The kitchen is brand new and features the highest quality built-in appliances by Miele and Bosch and a NESPRESSO COFFEE MACHINE. We have top-of-the-line cooking utensils, pots, pans, 500 thread count and Frette sheets, bath sheets, luxurious bathrobes from Bloomingdales, silver candlesticks, 19th century gilded mirrors, an antique mantle clock, board games and lots of reading material for rainy days. Everything is BRAND NEW except the antique furniture. The apartment is wired with WiFi and two laptops connected to FIBER OPTIC CABLE, 2 large FLAT PANEL TV's, a BOSE sound system and FREE WORLDWIDE PHONE SERVICE (except Africa and South America), an IPHONE DOCK to the stereo and a cell phone. There are also two new AIR CONDITIONING units.

We also provide a GPS navigator to help you around the city and countryside should you travel. You do not need to bring guidebooks, hairdryers, converters, computers , an iron or umbrellas. Mac or PC ? We have both. A VIDEO DESCRIPTION IS ON YOU TUBE '5 minutes walk from Paris apartment'

You will enjoy your stay. We want you to return.
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Keywords: luxury apartment

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 4
  • 1075 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            great for kids beacuse of access to Luxembourg Gardens and playground, puppet shows. Crib provided free....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Can smoke on the balconies if necessary...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2

            ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s)

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1) top quality, firm mattress with feather cushion, 2 square meters, Twin or Single Beds (2) feather cushions, Baby Cribs (1) available on request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            large vanity and sink...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            small sink with mirror, the toilet is in a WC...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            finest utensils and a complete selection from garlic press to potato masher...moreless

          • Catering Available:

            nearby gourmet catering from Bon Marche...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            everything you need and fine china...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            all new built-ins...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            top quality, 500 thread count linens, large bath sheets, slippers and bathrobes...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            built-in unit, Miele quality...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            (2) with marble mantles...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • 2 large flat-screen cable TV's with DVD movies, fax, iPod docks to Bosch stereo, 2 coded door security and concierge...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Large selection of DVD's for kids and adults...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                40 stations including 4 English channels...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Wide variety of CD's...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance:

                Call everywhere in the world, except South America and Africa...moreless

              • Computer Available:

                laptop with printer at apartment or wifi connection for yours...moreless

              • Mobile Phone:

                handset provided, top up call credit at 'tabacs'....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Access throughout the apartment...moreless

              Outdoor Features

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Hiking
                  • Tennis
                  • Medical Services
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Ruins
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Playground
                  • Library
                  • Churches
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Walking
                  • Cycling
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High
                  Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,550 $17,000
                  Low Season
                  Nov 1 - Nov 21, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,800 $10,000
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,550
                  Low Season
                  Dec 1 - Dec 18, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,800
                  Christmas
                  Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,550
                  Low Season
                  Jan 5 - Mar 1, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,800
                  High
                  Mar 2 - Oct 1, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,550
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  $200 extra for stays less than 7 nights

                  half when you book and the balance 90 days before arrival


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                  Last updated: 08/18/2014
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                  Location

                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Charles De Gaulle
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Gare Montparnasse

                  Luxembourg Gardens which were built for children is 5 minutes away. There is a large children's playground with pony rides, a famous puppet show and free tennis courts.

                  We are also 2 minutes from the 'Alliance Francaise' to study French language and culture. 5 minutes walk to the famous nightclub and brasseries in Montparnasse.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: I first fell in love with Paris when I attended the American University in Paris. Now I am on the board of trustees of AUP and am fortunate to have my own apartment in the 6th. I have had two careers, first as a US diplomat, now as a private banker. I plan soon to work remotely from my apartment. Eventually I intend to retire in Paris and this will be my second home.

                  Why the Owner Chose Paris Arrondissement 6:
                  Paris is the most beautiful city in the world. My grandparents spent many months in at a hotel two blocks from this apartment and I visited them there. Now this is my second home. The proximity to Luxembourg Gardens was a dream of mine-- to leave my apartment and play tennis in the middle of a park in the center of Paris!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  Access to Luxembourg Gardens, jogging in the park, free tennis courts, organic open air market, central location, restaurants, 'Bon Marche' best shopping, Alliance Francaise, Gertrude Stein's former neighborhood.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • A unique custom chandelier of fruits graces living room. Sofa bed,TV Bose stereo

                    A unique custom chandelier of fruits graces living room. Sofa bed,TV Bose stereo

                  • Filming a 1930's period movie outside our front door. Gertrude Stein's hood.

                    Filming a 1930's period movie outside our front door. Gertrude Stein's hood.

                  • Front hallway with 18th century gilt mirror, tapestry, marble-topped dresser.

                    Front hallway with 18th century gilt mirror, tapestry, marble-topped dresser.

                  • Read, relax, two computers- Macbook Pro and Toshiba PC with WiFi.

                    Read, relax, two computers- Macbook Pro and Toshiba PC with WiFi.

                  • Modern kitchen with built-in appliances-washer/dryer, Netspresso, b'kfast table.

                    Modern kitchen with built-in appliances-washer/dryer, Netspresso, b'kfast table.

                  • Back hallway with oriental carpets and 18th century Japanese woodblock prints.

                    Back hallway with oriental carpets and 18th century Japanese woodblock prints.

                  • Twin beds, velvet wall coverings and drapes, oil paintings, TV/DVD are here too.

                    Twin beds, velvet wall coverings and drapes, oil paintings, TV/DVD are here too.

                  • New bathroom, 2011.

                    New bathroom, 2011.

                  • Kids love the pony and carriage rides, public tennis courts-- 5 minutes walk.

                    Kids love the pony and carriage rides, public tennis courts-- 5 minutes walk.

                  • You will visit the beautiful Luxembourg Gardens to relax or play every day.

                    You will visit the beautiful Luxembourg Gardens to relax or play every day.

                  • The Parisians replant the Luxembourg Gardens for every season. 5 minutes walk.

                    The Parisians replant the Luxembourg Gardens for every season. 5 minutes walk.

                  • Michelin star rated gourmet restaurant two blocks away.

                    Michelin star rated gourmet restaurant two blocks away.

                  • 4th floor apt. in a 1900 Beaux Arts building Huysmans is a quiet one-way street.

                    4th floor apt. in a 1900 Beaux Arts building Huysmans is a quiet one-way street.

                  • Welcome. The lobby has a mosaic floor, two security doors. Building concierge.

                    Welcome. The lobby has a mosaic floor, two security doors. Building concierge.

                  • Floor plan- salle a manger (dining), salon(living),cuisine(kitchen),chambre(bed)

                    Floor plan- salle a manger (dining), salon(living),cuisine(kitchen),chambre(bed)

                  • Enjoy dining with bone china.  Silk covered chairs.Table expands to seat eight.

                    Enjoy dining with bone china. Silk covered chairs.Table expands to seat eight.

                  • Breakfast nook in the kitchen with Netspresso machine.

                    Breakfast nook in the kitchen with Netspresso machine.

                  • King sized bed, armoire, marble fireplace, velvet drapes grace the back bedroom.

                    King sized bed, armoire, marble fireplace, velvet drapes grace the back bedroom.

                  • New, 2010, bathroom with large shower, toilet,vanity and towel heater.

                    New, 2010, bathroom with large shower, toilet,vanity and towel heater.

                  • Balcony view of boulevard Raspail. Metro Notre Dame des Champs is around corner.

                    Balcony view of boulevard Raspail. Metro Notre Dame des Champs is around corner.

                  • Raspail organic food market with fruits, vegetables, meats, fish- 2 minutes walk

                    Raspail organic food market with fruits, vegetables, meats, fish- 2 minutes walk

                  • The original proudly stands 5 minutes from our apartment.

                    The original proudly stands 5 minutes from our apartment.

                  • The world famous Poilaine bakery is 4 blocks away.

                    The world famous Poilaine bakery is 4 blocks away.

                  • The nearby Luxembourg museum often has some of the finest Paris exhibitions.

                    The nearby Luxembourg museum often has some of the finest Paris exhibitions.

                  VRBO #180703

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, August 28, 2014

                  $2,800 - $4,550 per week (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

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