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Spacious Classic 1 Bedroom Apartment in the Heart of Paris

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Put your feet up and relax in a bright and comfortable living room.

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Last updated: 09/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Paris Arrondissement 7 apartment description

This is a very spacious and authentic apartment of 130 square meters (1,400 square feet) consisting of 1 air-conditioned bedroom, a dining room, a large living room, a modern kitchen, a salle des bains with American shower (no bathtub), one toilet, and office area,and a laundry room. Sleeps 2-4. Maximum number of guests: 4

The apartment is on the 3rd floor (4th American) and has an elevator. It is in a very secure location and has a live-in guardian who speaks English.

Amenities include:
• Free land line telephones to all European countries. One is a US 650 area code, so friends in the US can call you in Paris without incurring international call fees and the other is a local Paris telephone number,
•Cable flat-screen 3-D TV and DVR in living room, second TV and DVR in bedroom, but no cable,
•Reliable and secure high speed internet and printer accessible by Ethernet or USB,
•Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast table and all modern appliances and tools to prepare and serve lovely meals,
•Views of Blvd. Saint-Germain and courtyard (from the kitchen)

This is a huge one bedroom apartment by modern French standards. Most apartments of 130 square meters (1,400 square feet) have long ago been “remodeled” into 2 or 3 or even 4 bedroom apartments. This apartment has preserved all of the proportions and decorations (moldings, windows) that were in place 150 years ago; only the kitchen and bathroom (salle des bains) have been modernized to a size and functionally that Americans expect.

The building is not a huge one: There are 6 floors (including ground floor) in typical Haussmann style, with 8 owners. The apartment is ½ of the third floor, so it is quiet and private.

Additional details:
•All the floors are the original oak herringbone,
•There are three beautiful marble fireplaces with huge mirrors,
•The living room has a comfortable convertible leather sofa, another sofa, three comfortable chairs, a coffee table (all by Roche Bobois), and a flat-screen 3-D TV with cable and DVD, and sound system,
•The tiled bathroom (salle des bains) has a large, fixed rain shower — no tub to contort into,
•A combination washer/dryer in the laundry room is also available,
•Ample dishes and serving implements are available for entertaining,
•The dining room has a Roche-Bobois dining table that seats 6 - 8. As in the living room, large beautiful French windows look out to the tree-lined boulevard,
•The eat-in gourmet kitchen has a table and chairs and top appliances including a dishwasher, microwave, large refrigerator, espresso maker, mixer.... in short, every accoutrement needed for cooking that special French meal after shopping at the open air markets is available.
•The air-conditioned bedroom is large with a queen size bed, night stands, and luxurious linens. There is a marble fireplace with mirror and a large window that opens to the street below.
•In the bedroom, a large armoire with hangers and selves plus drawers is available for your use.
•The bedroom also has a reading chair, a writing desk, and a CD/radio
•There is an office area in the entry hallway where the phone, printer, and internet are located. Plug in your iPad or computer and you’re connected to the world -- no need to work from the bed or couch.

Upon your arrival you will be met by a fluent English/French speaking Parisian liaison who will give you your keys, explain how the building operates, make sure you’re settled in OK, and answer any questions you may have. In addition to receiving a detailed information pack well before you arrive, our liaison is available to help you with any of those unexpected “challenges” that can occur when vacationing abroad.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 130 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Concierge

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility:

                Two steps from courtyard to elevator....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

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

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                ...moreless

              • 'European Queen,' 63 in. x 79 in. (160 cm x 200 cm)

              Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

              • Salle des Bains: shower

                Walk-in Shower and full sink. Toilet is in separate room....moreless

              • WC: toilet

                Typical toilet and sink in Water Closet. (Not shared!)...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Lots of guidebooks and French-themed fiction....moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Flat screen 3-D TV with cable and DVD in living room; TV with DVD only in bedroom (no cable)...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Comprehensive library of movies and TV shows in English and French. Some 3-D titles....moreless

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              Dining

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                AC in bedroom only; needed only occasionally in summer...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Fast....moreless

              • Elevator
              • Fireplace:

                No fires permitted; insurance clause...moreless

              • Free Long Distance
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Efficient radiator, needed only in winter and spring....moreless

              • Internet:

                Very high speed...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Large and light-filled....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Excellent covered parking two blocks away at Les Invalides...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Free calls to Europe and USA; local San Francisco number so American friends incur minimal cost to call....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                Washer/dryer combo. Small capacity....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Fast, secure....moreless

              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Nespresso Capsule and Drip Coffee Machines....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Copious utensils and dishes....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Complete sets of dishes and flatware....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Has breakfast table, window to courtyard, morning sun....moreless

              • Microwave

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Mid Fall
              Sep 1 - Nov 29
              7 night min stay

              $2,590 $8,775
              High Winter
              Dec 14 - Jan 3
              7 night min stay

              $3,150
              Mid Winter/Spring
              Jan 5 - Apr 12
              7 night min stay

              $2,590 $8,775
              High Spring/Summer
              Apr 13 - Aug 30
              7 night min stay

              $3,150 $10,800
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $2,030 $6,900
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $69
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Discounts available for payment in euros.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 09/26/2014
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              Location

              40 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Charles de Gaulle (Roissy)

              Location: Paris 7th Arrondissement (Quartier Saint-Thomas d’Aquin), the Left Bank, Paris, Ile-de-France, FRANCE

              Literally steps from The Seine, the Musée D’Orsay, the Tuilleries, Invalides, Palais Bourbon, and Museé Rodin.

              Close to cafés, le Poste, open air markets, Eglise Saint Germain-des-Prés, the Louvre

              An easy walk to the Eiffel Tower, the Latin Quarter, the “Grandes Magasins,” Luxembourg Garden, Rue Cler

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              About: We are both educators from the San Francisco Bay Area, Eric a recently-retired public school superintendent and Debbie a middle school teacher. We are amateur wine-makers, avid cooks, and committed Francophiles.

              Why Paris Arrondissement 7:
              We began vacationing in France 20 years ago and it was love at first sight. After ten years of exploring the country we decided that we needed a home base in Paris. We searched for three years and were surprised to learn how many apartments had been subdivided into tiny rooms and had miniscule kitchens. We finally found the ideal apartment in the ideal location, and we're sure you'll find it a terrific place to welcome friends during your sojourn in Paris.

              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
              This apartment couldn't be better located. It is truly steps from some of the most jaw-dropping sights in Paris, yet it is not inundated with tourists. Situated in the quieter Left Bank, it is still easy walking distance to the excitement and shopping of the Right Bank. With the metro, bus, and RER right outside your door, all of Paris and the surrounding countryside are literally at your feet.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english
               

              Photos

              • Put your feet up and relax in a bright and comfortable living room.

                Put your feet up and relax in a bright and comfortable living room.

              • Our dining room is ideal for that impromptu dinner party.

                Our dining room is ideal for that impromptu dinner party.

              • Even the ceilings are interesting!

                Even the ceilings are interesting!

              • The kitchen is large and modern.

                The kitchen is large and modern.

              • The bedroom has a reading chair and a writing desk, too.

                The bedroom has a reading chair and a writing desk, too.

              • The office area is great for your computer, letter writing, and staying organize

                The office area is great for your computer, letter writing, and staying organize

              • In summer, towering trees keep the apartment cool and cheerful.

                In summer, towering trees keep the apartment cool and cheerful.

              • Even the door "knob" is a work of art.

                Even the door "knob" is a work of art.

              • Local shops abound.

                Local shops abound.

              • Who can resist strolling the neighborhoods?

                Who can resist strolling the neighborhoods?

              • And if you need business cards or stationery, just pop over to rue du Bac.

                And if you need business cards or stationery, just pop over to rue du Bac.

              • A leather sofa converts to a comfortable bed for two.

                A leather sofa converts to a comfortable bed for two.

              • Period details delight the eye.

                Period details delight the eye.

              • The modern kitchen has EVERYTHING you'll need to enjoy amazing local foods.

                The modern kitchen has EVERYTHING you'll need to enjoy amazing local foods.

              • The breakfast nook seats four easily.

                The breakfast nook seats four easily.

              • The modern bathroom boasts a full American shower (no tub).

                The modern bathroom boasts a full American shower (no tub).

              • In the winter, the apartment is a welcome haven of warmth.

                In the winter, the apartment is a welcome haven of warmth.

              • The stonework is identical to that found at the Louvre; rare on an apartment.

                The stonework is identical to that found at the Louvre; rare on an apartment.

              • Boutiques beckon.

                Boutiques beckon.

              • Even the local hardware store is artfully inviting.

                Even the local hardware store is artfully inviting.

              • Shopping for children and grandchildren is irresistible.

                Shopping for children and grandchildren is irresistible.

              VRBO #436110

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Sunday, October 12, 2014

              $2,030 - $3,150 per week (USD)
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              1 Bedroom / 0.5+ Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 09/26/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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