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Romance in the Marais

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Living room with a ligne Roset extremely comfortable sofa bed

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located in the Marais, one block from the Place des Vosges, this lovely vacation apartment is sure to become your home-away-from-home in Paris. Set on the second floor of a very quiet and charming 17th century building, it is reached easily by a wide flight of stairs.

The apartment shows the highest standard for quality and comfort. It will charm you with designer furniture and touches of traditional French antiques. Splashes of dramatic color pleasantly energize the décor and the newly refinished wood floors shine. Gracious and thoughtful amenities are included throughout. An airy and sunny 520 square feet of space, beautifully renovated and furnished.

The living room has three large French windows facing a courtyard. There is a Ligne Roset sofa which easily becomes a comfortable bed for two. Two easy chairs and an ottoman accent the room's color scheme and modern design. Beautiful, sleek lamps give plenty of light for reading and other activities. Cable TV, stereo and CD player are conveniently located for use in the room. Wireless internet throughout.

The bedroom also has a large French window which faces the courtyard. The Ligne Roset bed is queen-sized with a padded headboard (perfect for reading in bed) and a firm mattress. Linens are 100% cotton and the pillows and comforter are extremely comfortable. The walk-in closet provides plenty of storage space.

The kitchen is large and has an antique table with matching chairs. New countertops, cabinets, ceramic sink and sage green floor tiles create a wonderful environment for cooking and eating. Fully equipped, the kitchen includes a dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker.

The bathroom has a glassed-in shower and bathtub. A towel warmer, hairdryer and plenty of space for your things add convenience to this room.

This wonderful apartment is ideally located on rue Saint Gilles, one block from Place des Vosges in the heart of The Marais, this is the Paris so often see idealized in films and on postcards. The Place des Vosges, the oldest and one of the most beautiful squares in Paris, is a favorite of Parisians and tourists alike - a place to relax, stroll and take in the beauty of the city.

The Marais and nearby Place de la Bastille is home to some of the most important figures and events in Parisian history. Victor Hugo made his home at number 6 Place des Vosges and Balzac and Dumas resided in le Marais. The Picasso Museum, nearby at the Hotel Sale, is home to the world’s most significant collection of his work. The Musée Carnavalet on rue de Sévigné is one of the most interesting of Paris museums. It illustrates the history and development of Paris up to the present.

The bustling nightlife of the Marais is vibrant with its restaurants, club scene, concerts, cafés, and jazz bars. Less than a 10-minute walk will take you to the year-round program of opera and ballet at The Opera Bastille.

You can easily walk to Centre Georges Pompidou, Le Louvre, Forum des Halles, Notre-Dame, and many other Parisian landmarks.

Every Thursday and Saturday morning, there is the large outdoor market on Boulevard Richard Lenoir and a well-stocked, small supermarket, G20, has opened on rue Saint Gilles. Within the neighborhood are many wonderful specialty food shops and bakeries.

Métro Lines: About one block from Métro: Chemin Vert (line 8). About 5 minute walk to Métro: Bastille (lines 1/8/5) or Métro: St Paul (line 1).


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 520 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Combination bath tub/shower with movable shower head.

Other Amenities

  • Phone w/local calling, CD Player & CDs, DSL High-Speed Internet, Paris books and maps, Metro maps, Fully equipped Kitchen, Coffee Maker, Washer and Dryer, 100% cotton high quality towels and bed linens, excellent pillows, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, This is a No Smoking apartment...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lots of current guides about Paris...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee press Electrical coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Walk in closet ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$238
$1,665

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The final cleaning fee is $150 .

There is an extra $30 dollars fee per stay per person for more than 2 people.

I will consider two nights stay if it works well with the schedule. I also reserve the right to not take three night stay if it is in the middle of a possible longer stay.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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Location

Car: Not Necessary

Supermarket and food shops across the street, Opera, Ballet, Galleries and Museums, Historic Sites

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I was born in France, Lyon and I have lived in San Francisco now for 33 years. I live with my boyfriend in the Castro area of the City. I have a 23 year old son.It has been a pleasure hosting so many nice guests through out the last few years. I am looking forward to have you too! :)

Why the Owner Chose Paris Arrondissement 4:
It is simply the most hip area of Paris, yet full of history, good restaurants and attractive shops. It's centrally located, walking distance to many of Paris' greatest museums and landmarks, and easily accessible by metro. Simply the best area in town.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Designed for American tourists by a French native who has lived in the States for 27 years. I had you in mind. The apartment is very quiet, very comfortable, clean and beautiful. The tub has a regular shower in it (something that you don't always get in Paris). The bed is so comfortable that I bought one for my own place in San Francisco. I've had several renters tell me that it is the best bed they have ever slept in. Moon, my Paris contact is the best!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Living room with a ligne Roset extremely comfortable sofa bed

    Living room with a ligne Roset extremely comfortable sofa bed

  • Courtyard

    Courtyard

  • Kitchen/dinning area

    Kitchen/dinning area

  • ...in your fully equipped kitchen

    ...in your fully equipped kitchen

  • Romantic bedroom with the most comfortale bed/bedding

    Romantic bedroom with the most comfortale bed/bedding

  • Another angle of the bedroom

    Another angle of the bedroom

  • Bathroom with plenty of storage

    Bathroom with plenty of storage

  • One easy flight of stairs to the apartment.

    One easy flight of stairs to the apartment.

  • Take a picnic to Place des Vosges: 2 minutes away.

    Take a picnic to Place des Vosges: 2 minutes away.

  • Cafe des Musees jsut around the corner: my favorite for lunch and dinner!

    Cafe des Musees jsut around the corner: my favorite for lunch and dinner!

  • Take to Batobus to the Eiffel tower. I will tell you how!

    Take to Batobus to the Eiffel tower. I will tell you how!

  • Entrance hallway

    Entrance hallway

  • Part of the extensive guidebook library (over 15 books!)

    Part of the extensive guidebook library (over 15 books!)

  • Create your own bistro...

    Create your own bistro...

  • Just a part of your kitchen

    Just a part of your kitchen

  • A cozy nook for writing your postcards...

    A cozy nook for writing your postcards...

  • View from the outside door of the building.

    View from the outside door of the building.

  • Many Cafes right around the corner.

    Many Cafes right around the corner.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
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