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2nd flr: Mirrors reflect windows overlooking courtyard. Red window joins kitchen

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Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Paris Arrondissement 5 apartment description

This fun and homey apartment is just one block from Place St Michel, romantic meeting spot, geographic and historic center of Paris. Here you are in walking proximity or very short metro rides to most Paris highlights. Notre Dame, St Germain de Pres, Les Jardins du Luxembourg, the Ile Saint Louis, the River Seine, the green bookstalls, a miriad of shops, 6 cinemas very close by. The  metro 4 , RER B and C and a taxi stand are all at Place Michel.

This spacious (64 square meter/645 square foot) duplex is a serene place to relax after enjoying dinner in one of the numerous restaurants in the lively neighborhood of the Latin Quarter. Portuguese kitchen tile and seventeenth century doors, wooden beams and 19th century ironwork blend to create a unique and memorable place for your stay. Four of the apartment's windows overlook a quaint and typical Parisian courtyard. There are 3 other windows:one off the back, one in the bathroom and one in the kitchen which open to small covered courtyards. So you only see the roof of the courtyard out of the back windows but it's also why the flat is quiet and also has quite a bit of natural light.

You enter the apartment into the main bedroom on the second floor of the building. The bathroom and shower are on this floor as well. The apartment is a duplex so you go up a small flight of stairs to reach the 2nd bedroom, dining and living room areas and kitchen. Baby furniture and equipment can be provided upon request.

I am an American artist  who has been living in France for 14 years. My apartment is decorated with my work and other artist's works too. I can offer you a 'Walk and Draw' tour if you like drawing and if your interested in exploring Paris in a fun way I am also pleased to offer information and tips that will help to make your visit enjoyable. Finally I give specialized tours of Contemporary Art Galleries in Paris, countryside tours in Chantilly and Champagne.


Keywords: 17th Century Building

Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Great neighborhood for kids. Walking distance to Luxembourgh gardens, small parks just around the corner and quiet for nap time!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            It's quite easy to step out to smoke. There is a balconly just outside the door....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Except seeing eye dogs!...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          • Bedroom on first for/at entrance level: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            ...moreless

          • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            On second level off of semi open kitchen, queen sleeper sofa...moreless

          • Queen size beds (1) 2 New Mattresses (pushed together to make queen or separate as 2 singles), Queen size Beds (1) Fold out sofa bed, Double Beds (1)2 singles that can be couches or beds for guests (1), Baby Cribs (1) play pen/crib type bed, booster seat in flat as well...moreless

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Cooking Utensils, towels , bed sheets, curling iron, hairdryer, iron, library including guide books, vacum cleaner, cleaning supplies, lots of towels and comforters . Recently tiled bathroom floor and recently replaced parquet....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                (9) a bit of jazz, classical music. Frank Sinatra......moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                New Flat Screen TV TNT: CNN and 3 other English language channels as well as 35 French Channels...moreless

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    one unit for each floor, both are brand new and quite powerful...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    YOu must bring your own computor but I can help upi set up....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Dryer provided:please empty resevoir; I also supply a clothes line. And there is a great Artsy Laundry Matt very near by if you want one!...moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    about 85 euros/week underground Vinci Parking entrance behind Place St Andre des Arts: Rue Hautefeuille...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Bath robes provided too...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    about 85 euros/week underground Vinci Parking entrance behind Place St Andre des Arts: Rue Hautefeuille...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Rental price includes calls within France and to the USA and 39 other countries. Only calls towards French cellphone (06 numbers) are not included ....moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    In this part of Paris you need never cook a meal. Even if you want to eat in you can find all you need at the local 'traiteur' already prepared!...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Kitchen:

                    I provide a microwave oven, a toaster oven, 2 electric burners, lots of pots and pans, if you need something let me know!...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Half fridge with small ice cube area...moreless

                  Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        This balcony is not private. It overlooks the courtyard from the stairwell and allows you step out if you'd like to have a cigarette!...moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.6
                      from 34 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Last Minute
                      Oct 20 - Nov 30, 2014
                      6 night min stay
                      $150

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      6 night min stay
                      $190
                      $1,330 $2,650

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

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

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Bonjour, Please write to confirm prices and dates; the prices are created automatically to give you a quick idea. Last minute prices available. Looking forward to hearing from you, Lynn


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                      Last updated: 10/23/2014
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                      Location

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Historical Monuments, Concert Halls, Jazz Clubs, Cafes, Bars, Street Performances, Parks, Historical Monuments, Opera, Bars,Yoga Classes, Cooking Classes, cinemas

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: My goal is too make you feel at home while you are away. Several people have found my place so perfect that they have returned to stay. I stay in vacation homes too so I pride myself on keeping my place clean and equipped the way I like our rentals to be. I offer a comfortable place at a reasonable price because that's what I look for when I'm traveling. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about my. I'm happy to help you find the right place for your stay.

                      Why the Owner Chose Paris Arrondissement 5:
                      I bought my flat because I fell in love with it and all of the wooden beams at first sight!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      14 Rue Xavier Privas is truly the center of historic Paris. It's also relatively quiet so you get the fun of Paris but still can sleep at night. You turn into our courtyard and you can really have a place to rest between busy visits to all of the nearby museums and cafés. Another highlight of 14 rue Xavier Privas is the old time feel. Once inside the apartment, surrounded by all those beautiful beams you really feel like you are stepping back in time.


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                      Photos

                      • 2nd flr: Mirrors reflect windows overlooking courtyard. Red window joins kitchen

                        2nd flr: Mirrors reflect windows overlooking courtyard. Red window joins kitchen

                      • 2nd flr: View of kitchen from landing : Red bar looks onto living room.

                        2nd flr: View of kitchen from landing : Red bar looks onto living room.

                      • Table seats 2 or 4, plus you have a bar to seat 2 more

                        Table seats 2 or 4, plus you have a bar to seat 2 more

                      • Recently remodeled showerstall and sink.

                        Recently remodeled showerstall and sink.

                      • Bed Linens stored in Dresser, Dresser, Dryer Top & Shelves for you!

                        Bed Linens stored in Dresser, Dresser, Dryer Top & Shelves for you!

                      • Original Pencil Sketch of nearby view. Other original works in apartment.

                        Original Pencil Sketch of nearby view. Other original works in apartment.

                      • View of Notre Dame from your neighborhood park, 2 minute walk!

                        View of Notre Dame from your neighborhood park, 2 minute walk!

                      • View of your Street when coming from the Seine

                        View of your Street when coming from the Seine

                      • 30 meters up the street :  Notre Dame, the Seine, the Bookstalls at your door!

                        30 meters up the street : Notre Dame, the Seine, the Bookstalls at your door!

                      • Dining Area: Air Conditioning Unit CD Player and Radio CDs Alarm Clock

                        Dining Area: Air Conditioning Unit CD Player and Radio CDs Alarm Clock

                      • Birdseye view of the living room where ceilings are from 1.70 to 4 meters high!

                        Birdseye view of the living room where ceilings are from 1.70 to 4 meters high!

                      • Double bed can be made up as 2 singles

                        Double bed can be made up as 2 singles

                      • Coat closet to store suitcases or hang coats, Iron and Basic Tooks in there too!

                        Coat closet to store suitcases or hang coats, Iron and Basic Tooks in there too!

                      • The famous green bookstalls on the Seine are 100 meters from your door

                        The famous green bookstalls on the Seine are 100 meters from your door

                      • Flat decorated with original artwork by local artists

                        Flat decorated with original artwork by local artists

                      • The green door to your building, another 30m along and you're at the Seine

                        The green door to your building, another 30m along and you're at the Seine

                      VRBO #41923

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                      This listing was first published here in 2004.

                      Date last modified - Friday, November 14, 2014

                      $150 - $190 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 0.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 10/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 6 nights
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                      Member since: 2004
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 10/23/2014
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