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Experience Old Paris-Ile St. Louis/Built 1642/1 BR/Renovated

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Last updated: 12/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Paris Arrondissement 4 apartment description

LONG TERM RENTALS ONLY! Please inquire for lower long term rates.
Ile St. Louis, an island in the very heart of Paris, is along with neighboring Ile de la Cité (home of Notre Dame Cathedral) the oldest part of the city. As this island is quite self-contained, with arrays of old and charming buildings to sightsee, grocery stores, restaurants, bakeries, pastry shops, antique shops and so on, it is quite possible to remain on the island for the whole vacation stay and enjoy every minute of it.

But of course, it is very easy to walk to the 'mainland', as the islanders like to refer to it, as there are five short bridges at various points directly to the Marais district, the Latin Quarter and to Ile de la Cité as well. The apartment was recently renovated and has one bedroom; sliding wood doors can easily be used to cordon off the bedroom or they can be slid aside to create a large, eye-catching open space.

The apartment is approximately 500 square feet with ceilings at a height of 3 meters (close to 10 feet). It is on the 2nd floor (3rd American) and there is only one apartment per floor. With this fact and its location on a charming and quiet side street (a number of cinema films have been made of this street), off the main thoroughfare of the island (Rue St. Louis en Ile), a serene Parisian living experience can be had.

The renovation was done with the idea of creating a most comfortable and luxurious living space while retaining as much as possible all the original 17th century details.

The large and modern galley kitchen has labrador green granite counter-tops & tall back-splashes and an undermount sink. The fridge is full size with a separate full size freezer (handy for ice cream bought from Berthillon!). 4 burner (gas and induction) stove top with a hooded vent. Full size regular oven and microwave oven. Wine and bottled water rack. Complete cooking and eating utensils. The kitchen is highlighted by the classic French-style stained glass windows in the fleur des lys pattern.

The apartment has an air conditioning unit.

The bathroom is oversized and bright; there is a large soaking tub with two shower heads (one as a rain showerhead fixed to the wall and the other a handheld) and a bath waterfall spout. The walls are tiled with real river stones. Separate clothes washer and outside-vented dryer located in this bathroom were bought instead of an all-in-one to considerably shorten clothes washing time. The WC has it's own sink with one wall entirely mirrored. It is adjacent to the tub room, its two closable entrances exit either to the apartment foyer or to the tub room.

Most Paris apartments use hot water tanks that are unfortunately too small to allow for more than 2-3 minute hot showers. This apartment is equipped with a high-performance gas hot water heater that provides unlimited hot water on demand. It not only provides hot water for all kitchen and bathroom faucets but is also used to power the 3 tall floor-to-ceiling modern 'Greco-Roman temple column' style room heaters as can be seen in the photos as well as the bathroom heater.

Ile St. Louis is not only blessed by having a central location to most, if not all, the interesting sights in Paris but is also conveniently nearby the public transportation stations at St. Paul (Line #1 which goes horizontally across central Paris), Pont Marie (Line #7 which goes vertically North and South of Paris, from beyond Opera to South, past Place D'Italie where Chinatown is located) as well as Cardinal Lemoine station (Line #10) and RER trains at the Notre Dame station on Ile de la Cite. The RER B train express from Charles De Gaule airport takes only about 35 minutes.

As an added feature, this apartment is maintained by professional management to ensure as much as possible a trouble-free environment for the renters and is available on call should any problems arise. At no extra charge, a greeter will meet you upon your arrival at the apartment and will show you around, on how to make use of the cable TV, kitchen appliances, heating system, washer/dryer, etc. and answer any questions you may have.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • Elevator : No elevator

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Over-sized Queen bed (160 cm or 63 inches wide). Sofa bed in living room area is full-sized....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • W/C is separate from the tub area. Large bath tub has two shower heads, one fixed rain shower and one hand held....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Newly Renovated Apartment in Building Built in 1642 in the Heart of Paris, Beautiful Original Details; Exposed Wood Beams, Thick Stone Walls, High Ceilings, French Windows, Antique furnishings, Stained glass windows, Fireplace. Brand new plumbing system; always on, tank-less continuously hot water system, modern individually controlled radiators. On the second floor, building has only one apartment per floor!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                With Blu-Ray DVD player and iPod/FM speaker dock...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Stand unit is provided....moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Separate vented dryer...moreless

                  • Elevator:

                    No elevator...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Decorative...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    Free unlimited calls to USA/Canada, most of Europe and other parts of the world....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Public garage nearby is available....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Separate Washer...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free private Wi-fi. Ultra hi-speed ...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Nespresso machine and regular drip maker....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    All utensils and equipment provided for the serious cook!...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Full sets of dishes, bowls and silverware....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Full-size dishwasher...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Stove-top with two gas burners and two rapid-heat induction type burners. Lighted hood with vent to outside, Large electric Oven. Full granite back-splashes and countertops....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Built-in. ...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Full size oven....moreless

                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Separate full sized freezer...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Two rapid-heat induction and two gas burners....moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Carteblanche
                  • Dinersclub
                  • Discover
                  • Eurocard
                  • Jcb
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      1 night min stay

                      €6,300
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                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit €400
                      • Final cleaning €110
                      • Taxes Included

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                      Last updated: 12/25/2014
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                      Location

                      Car: Not Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2008

                      About the owner: ------------------------------------------------------- Ile St. Louis 1 bedroom Paris Apartment

                      Why the Owner Chose Paris Arrondissement 4:
                      There is no other location in Paris that is more central. Most sites of interest are in walking distance. Ile St. Louis also gives a village feel that serves as a respite from the big city life.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      When Baron Haussmann tore down and rebuilt much of Paris in the 1860's, he left few neighborhoods untouched. Almost the entire Ile St. Louis and certain swaths of the Marais district may be counted among the survivors. We bought the apartment as an unique opportunity to experience some of the last remaining aspects of 17th century Paris living.


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                      Photos

                      • Dining area/kitchen. Metal column is an individually controlled heater.

                        Dining area/kitchen. Metal column is an individually controlled heater.

                      • Foyer entrance-way

                        Foyer entrance-way

                      • Full sized built-in fridge/freezer, rapid induction/gas stove, full sized oven

                        Full sized built-in fridge/freezer, rapid induction/gas stove, full sized oven

                      • Antique cast-iron chandeliers, vintage over-sized mirror

                        Antique cast-iron chandeliers, vintage over-sized mirror

                      • Bedroom view from Living room which can be cordoned off by sliding doors

                        Bedroom view from Living room which can be cordoned off by sliding doors

                      • Bedroom area: the bed armoire has an office left side and a closet right side

                        Bedroom area: the bed armoire has an office left side and a closet right side

                      • Heated bathroom, walls with river stones, large mirror cabinet and wash basin

                        Heated bathroom, walls with river stones, large mirror cabinet and wash basin

                      • Building Facade

                        Building Facade

                      • View of Notre Dame Cathedral at the end of the street

                        View of Notre Dame Cathedral at the end of the street

                      • Place des Vosges built by King Henri IV (1612)is across the bridge in the Marais

                        Place des Vosges built by King Henri IV (1612)is across the bridge in the Marais

                      • View from the Living Room-Closet is behind the black glass doors.

                        View from the Living Room-Closet is behind the black glass doors.

                      • Kitchen with Granite Countertops, Old Rooster Chandelier, Cookpan from Alsace

                        Kitchen with Granite Countertops, Old Rooster Chandelier, Cookpan from Alsace

                      • Close-up of the stained glass windows in the kitchen

                        Close-up of the stained glass windows in the kitchen

                      • Living Room/Dining Area; with 40 inch HD LCD TV

                        Living Room/Dining Area; with 40 inch HD LCD TV

                      • Huge original, ancient wood beam across the apt, supported by adjoining beams

                        Huge original, ancient wood beam across the apt, supported by adjoining beams

                      • Bedroom cordoned off by doors slid into place/Sofa has pull-out full size bed

                        Bedroom cordoned off by doors slid into place/Sofa has pull-out full size bed

                      • Bedroom has its own heater.

                        Bedroom has its own heater.

                      • Large Soak Tub with sit area. Rainfall shower head. W/C also opens to other side

                        Large Soak Tub with sit area. Rainfall shower head. W/C also opens to other side

                      • Washer & Dryer. Bath w. 2 shower heads; rain and hand-held. Waterfall bath spout

                        Washer & Dryer. Bath w. 2 shower heads; rain and hand-held. Waterfall bath spout

                      • Outside view of the street. The Seine river is at the end of the street.

                        Outside view of the street. The Seine river is at the end of the street.

                      • At night time, Notre Dame is just as spectacular and a short stroll away

                        At night time, Notre Dame is just as spectacular and a short stroll away

                      • Interior of nearby Ile St. Louis church, 'Église Saint-Louis-en-l'Île' circa1675

                        Interior of nearby Ile St. Louis church, 'Église Saint-Louis-en-l'Île' circa1675

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

                      €210 per night (EUR)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

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                      Speaks: english, french
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/25/2014
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