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Romantic & Enchanting 'Juliette'

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A stunning jewel box of Renaissance France

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Paris Arrondissement 4 apartment description

You will never forget your stay in this luxuriously appointed, utterly charming 'jewel box' of an apartment on the magical island of Ile St. Louis. The beauty of this Parisian pied-a-terre is exceeded only by its perfect location.

Juliette's 650 s.f. can accommodate from 1 - 6 people (5 adults, maximum) and is especially well-suited for a romantic retreat, a 'girls' getaway, or a small family.

Originally constructed in 1652, renovations were overseen by an award-winning French movie set designer; virtually every element is custom, from the 17th century hardwood floors to the hand-painted Renaissance era beams and exposed stonework. Nestled between the Left Bank (Latin Quarter) and Right Bank (the hip Marais district), our little 'island on the Seine' enchants with its narrow, cobblestone-lined streets filled with cafes,art galleries, gourmet restaurants, patisseries, chocolatiers and elegant boutiques selling antiques, traditional produce and fine foods and flowers. The 'Ile' is also home to the world famous glacier (ice cream purveyor) Berthillon, nearby. It is a five-minute walk to Notre Dame, and a short Metro ride (or walk) to every major tourist attraction and shopping area. This picture-perfect location - a favorite of visiting Americans and Europeans -- is everything you've imagined Paris to be. You will feel exceedingly comfortable and safe in this very special neighborhood.

Upon entering, you will be embraced by Juliette's warmth and unique character, which was lovingly created by its former owner, the wife of a French Senator, who scoured the flea markets and villages around Paris to create the ambiance of 17th Century France. At the same time, the apartment boasts the latest, modern amenities -- from WiFi and high-end appliances to luxury linens and a spacious travertine American style shower -- to make your stay completely convenient and comfortable.

LOWER LEVEL
One enters a foyer equipped with an antique writing desk and bookcase filled with Paris guidebooks. The downstairs bedroom features two beds - a double in an alcove flanked by two spacious wardrobes, plus a second twin bed neatly tucked under stairs leading to a romantic, low-ceiligned upstairs loft.

The large living space is spacious yet warm, and filled with wonderful antiques. A 17th century ship captain's safe serves as a stand for a flat-screen TV, and an 18th century portrait graces an antique hearth, which faces a comfortable daybed (which can accommodate a sixth guest). The space is illuminated by a beautiful crystal chandelier. A pretty dining table sits adjacent to a street-side ten foot classic French window, which bathes the apartment in light. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to create perfect French cuisine, including a famous 'La Cornue' stove (the Rolls Royce of French cooking equipment), microwave, dishwasher (cleverly concealed in an antique hutch), a lovely buffet with marble-topped workspace, and a full complement of utensils, pots, pans, china and glassware. Cable television, DVD and CD player are accompanied by a selection of music and French-themed American movies to complete the ambiance. The stunning shower room features beautiful brass fixtures, crystal sconces and an antique chest/sink. The lavatory is in a separate room, with a unique ship captain's wash basin that complements the nautical theme. There is also a Miele washer/dryer.

An antique writing desk, equipped by a MAC desktop, WiFi printer, and travel guide filled bookcase is framed by another ten-foot window greenery-filled floor-to-ceiling French window; the perfect spot to pen a postcard or your Parisian memoirs.

THE ROMANTIC LOFT
You may not want to leave your cozy nest in the mezzanine loft, with a queen sized bed adjacent to an en suite bathroom featuring a wonderful Napoleonic era claw foot tub -- a perfect place to soak after a long day on the cobblestones. It also includes a sink and toilet. Please note that, while adding to the unique charm of this property, the low ceiling loft will require some ducking for anyone of stature (over 5'6'); the loft is also open to the area below; if you require absolute privacy, please contact us and we can offer alternative accommodations.

With its perfect central location and beautiful interior, updated with modern conveniences, this very special, historic apartment will make your experience in Paris all the more memorable. Juliette is a very special place from which to explore all the best that this magical city has to offer.





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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 675 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Car Available
          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            They love Juliette's fairy tale ambiance...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Other (See Description)

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          • King size beds (1) (Loft), Double Beds (1) (Downstairs), Twin or Single Beds (1) (Downstairs, tucked under stairway), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) (An antique day bed in the living room is equipped with a hotel quality twin mattress)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Bathroom 2

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          • Bathroom 1: Shower room with antique sink/cabinet, authentic brass fixtures, crystal fixtures & a view of beams hand-painted in the Renaissance. Bathroom 2: Private toilet room with antique ship captains sink/prep area. Bathroom 3: Adjacent to loft bedroom area, claw-foot Napoleonic style tub, sink, prep area & toilet. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We provide luxury robes & disposable slippers for each guest. We also offer an extensive library of travel & tour guides, as well as an on site user guide with our personalized recommendations of what to see and do is provided. Personalized itineraries & special event packages/services available at an additional cost --(see our website for details)....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Large selection of travel guides...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Board games...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Classical & French CDS provided. Feel free to bring your I-Pod, as the CD player has an attachment. ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                CNN & BBC World ...moreless

              Theme

              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Downtown

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Powerful, portable A/C unit available in the warmer months....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Top of the line Miele....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Gorgeous 17th century hearth. ...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Garage:

                    Closest public garage at Hotel de Ville & Notre Dame...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Gas heat, with thermostat. ...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    On-site Mac/printer to access your emails/print boarding passes & tickets...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Luxury linens and plush towels....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Daybed for additional guest; antique furnishings & crystal chandelier...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Closest public lots at Hotel de Ville & Notre Dame...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Free international calling...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Top of the line Miele....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    FREE WiFi included in rate...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Starter pack of wood provided during winter months....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    A variety of gourmet take out is available on the Island -- including a fresh pasta purveyor adjacent to the apartment. ...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    French press, a starter bag of coffee provided, plus a Nespresso machine (with starter pods), a frother for cappuccinos & electric tea kettle. ...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Wine glasses, plates & flatware, pots & pans provided. Everything you need to create and serve fine French cuisine. ...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Full equipped with service for six....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Retrofitted into antique provencal hutch. ...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Top of the line modern amenities/appliances carefully integrated to maintain Juliette's historic integrity & ambiance. ...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    We are blessed with the 'Rolls Royce' of French ovens, a 'La Cornue,' to whip up a gourmet repast....moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Starter coffee, tea & Nespresso capsules (starter kit), sugar, sweetener. ...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Full sized Miele refrigerator...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Top of the line La Cornue oven (the Rolls Royce of French cooking equipment)...moreless

                  • Stove

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

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                      Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                      Location

                      Location: Paris Arrondissement 4, Paris, Ile-de-France (Paris Area), France, Europe (The Historic and Geographic Center of Paris)

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2003


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                      • A stunning jewel box of Renaissance France

                        A stunning jewel box of Renaissance France

                      • A perfect Parisian pied-a-terre.

                        A perfect Parisian pied-a-terre.

                      • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen featuring a La Cornue oven.

                        Fully equipped gourmet kitchen featuring a La Cornue oven.

                      • A private shower room opens to beams hand painted in the Renaissance.

                        A private shower room opens to beams hand painted in the Renaissance.

                      • Classic brass fixtures throughout, including a rain shower.

                        Classic brass fixtures throughout, including a rain shower.

                      • View of the mezzanine loft; desk equipped with a Mac and wireless WiFi.

                        View of the mezzanine loft; desk equipped with a Mac and wireless WiFi.

                      • A private W/C, with a unique fold down ship's wash basin and washer/dryer.

                        A private W/C, with a unique fold down ship's wash basin and washer/dryer.

                      • Special touches and concierge services.

                        Special touches and concierge services.

                      • Thoughtfully planned storage and space, created with travelers in mind.

                        Thoughtfully planned storage and space, created with travelers in mind.

                      • Performers fill the island's streets.

                        Performers fill the island's streets.

                      • The Marais, Latin Quarter, monuments  and the metro are just steps away

                        The Marais, Latin Quarter, monuments and the metro are just steps away

                      • The Paris that you dream of.

                        The Paris that you dream of.

                      • Ten foot French windows bathe the apartment in light; daybed with twin mattress.

                        Ten foot French windows bathe the apartment in light; daybed with twin mattress.

                      • Antique hearth with wood burning fireplace. Very romantic.

                        Antique hearth with wood burning fireplace. Very romantic.

                      • Authentic character, with modern appliances, including a dishwasher.

                        Authentic character, with modern appliances, including a dishwasher.

                      • Crystal sconces and antiques grace the shower room.

                        Crystal sconces and antiques grace the shower room.

                      • Sweet spot.  A twin tucked under the eaves.

                        Sweet spot. A twin tucked under the eaves.

                      • Downstairs full bed is flanked by guest storage; luxury linens throughout.

                        Downstairs full bed is flanked by guest storage; luxury linens throughout.

                      • Perfect place to write your Parisian memoirs.

                        Perfect place to write your Parisian memoirs.

                      • Queen bed tucked in the cozy loft.

                        Queen bed tucked in the cozy loft.

                      • Luxury robes, plush towels, and a Napoleonic tub in which to soak at day's end.

                        Luxury robes, plush towels, and a Napoleonic tub in which to soak at day's end.

                      • On the Isle: cafes, galleries, boutiques and famous Berthillon ice cream

                        On the Isle: cafes, galleries, boutiques and famous Berthillon ice cream

                      • Impossible to resist treats - with three marvelous bakeries, around the corner

                        Impossible to resist treats - with three marvelous bakeries, around the corner

                      • A magical apartment, on a magical Island on the Seine

                        A magical apartment, on a magical Island on the Seine

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                      2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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