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Sunny & Quiet Rue Madame: Luxembourg Gardens & St-Germain - Walking and shopping

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.25 Baths, (Sleeps 2)

Left Bank Exceptional Location! One block to Luxembourg Garden, on rue Madame.

This 400 square-foot one-bedroom apartment is on the 6th floor of a 19th century building with a small elevator. The elevator comes to our floor. The entrance gate, protected by a coded security system, opens into a courtyard with a door to a protected hallway and staircase. The apartment entrance opens directly into the living room and the open kitchen.

The bright living room features a high ceiling, exposed oak beams, a large skylight and three tall and wide large windows with eastern exposure overlooking the courtyard. It is furnished with a brand new brick color sofa-bed, an additional sand color sofa, armchair and ottoman, a wood dining table with expandable top to accommodate 4 chairs, an antique mirror, a small TV, stereo-system and a chest of drawers. The open kitchen is a state-of-the-art, high-tech, Italian designer kitchen. It is equipped with a glass counter, a stainless steel refrigerator, a large stainless steel cabinet, two vitro ceramic plates, a kettle, a coffee maker, a microwave oven, a dishwasher and clothes washing machine.

The separate bedroom is small, but has a comfortable bed. The floor is the same oak hardwood floor found in the living room. It has a large window with western exposure.

The bright separate bathroom with a skylight has a Villeroy and Boch ceramic shower, washbasin and toilet. There is also another toilet in the hallway.

Central heating and electric water heater.

This is a non smoking apartment.

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The 6th arrondissement is arguably the most Parisian district in Paris. It's centrally located, with easy access to Versailles, Fontainebleau, Giverny and the Monet Garden, the airport, train stations, with myriads of cafés, shops, bookstores, museums, galleries, restaurants, clubs, wine stores, antique shops, supermarkets, etc...Walk to SAINT GERMAIN and everywhere in Paris from this ideal central location and relax in a quiet haven!

The apartment has high ceilings with exposed oak beams and two skylights. It’s airy, sunny and quiet. It was totally renovated and professionally redesigned by an interior designer: new walls, new open kitchen, new bathroom, new oak floors. In the summer, we provide movable air-conditioning unit. We also provide a safe-box for your valuables.

From the apartment, you can stroll to the breathtaking Jardin du Luxembourg (one block away) and to many other famous destinations such as le boulevard SAINT GERMAIN, the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, le Musée d’Orsay, le Louvre, le Grand Palais, le QUARTIER LATIN. Restaurants, shops, the Seine river and museums are in close proximity. Across the street we have the famous BREAD & ROSES CAFE that features organic breads, pastries, salads and sandwiches. There is also a bike station on the next block from which you can check out a bike and enjoy the new bike paths in Paris and along the banks of the Seine River.

For public transportation, we have three close subway stations: St-Placide (Line 12), Notre-Dame–des-Champs, and Rennes with easy access to CDG (Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport) and the train stations: Gare Montparnasse, Gare du Nord and Gare de Lyon. Numerous bus lines can be found nearby to take you conveniently all over Paris.

Historical sites:

o Saint-Sulpice.

o Notre-Dame.

o Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

o Hotel de Cluny.

o Musée d'Orsay.

o Musée Branly.

o La Conciergerie, where Marie-Antoinette was imprisoned.

o La Sorbonne, the oldest university in Europe.

o La Sainte-Chapelle built under Saint Louis from 1241 to 1248.

o Le Musée du Luxembourg.

... and many more.

A large choice of shops, famous restaurants (e.g. La Closerie des Lilas), cafes (Brasserie Lipp, Le Flore, Les Deux Magots, etc...), and cinemas, as well as basic services such as open markets (in Rue de Buci and Boulevard Raspail), supermarkets, wine shops, bakeries, cybercafés, are found all around this accommodation. This area is also known for its book shops, antique shops, and designer clothes shops.

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More Details

Owner
Pary Weinberg
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian, Farsi
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Pary Weinberg

Going to France is one of our family traditions. Every time we travel to Paris or to the southwest, we discover marvelous places that we didn't know anything about before. We want to share this sense of wonder with our friends and guests. We hope you'll enjoy our places as much as we do. A bientot!

Don't hesitate to contact us with your questions.

Pary Weinberg purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Pary Weinberg chose Odéon

Paris will be always Paris. The 6th arrondissement is arguably the most Parisian district in Paris. It's centrally located, with easy access to Versailles, Fontainebleau, Giverny and the Monet Garden, the airport, train stations, with myriads of cafés, shops, bookstores, museums, galleries, restaurants, clubs, wine stores, antique shops, supermarkets, etc...

What makes this apartment unique

We love that we can go shopping and sightseeing and come back to the apartment to rest before heading out again. It's so easy and convenient! We are also very fond of 'our garden', the Luxembourg where we like to sit, read, talk or visit with our friends.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed Paris' neighborhoods, shops, food and wine, and people while "living" at this convenient, spacious apartment. Pary made this first experience with VRBO a very positive one before we left home, and Franck was a wonderful resource, and very helpful and respectful while there. The St. Germain area was fabulous!
Dec 2010
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Amenities

Odéon Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.25
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Double Beds (1), Sofa-bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • racquetball
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Additional toilet in the hallway of our floor.

Reviews

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Sunny & Quiet Rue Madame: Luxembourg Gardens & St-Germain - Walking and shopping
average rating of 4.878049 based on 48 reviews
Los Angeles, CA USA
5

Lovely flat in an excellent location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Rue Madame. The apartment is conveniently located to shopping, restaurants, the Luxembourg Gardens and easy transportation .

The flat comes with everything you would expect from a home away from home. There is even a portable air-conditioning unit for those rare hot days in Paris and a Nespresso machine with a full sleeve of coffee!

Pary and Lewis were wonderful. Lewis met me early as our flight arrived at 9:30 in the morning. We will definitely be coming back.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quaint top-floor apartment in one of the best neighborhoods in Paris

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week at this lovely apartment just a block away from the Jardin du Luxembourg. The owners were very responsive and willing to answer all of our questions before leaving the U.S., including letting us stop by the apartment early (we arrived on an early morning flight) and drop off our luggage before the official check-in time. The apartment itself has a lot of amenities that are not common in Paris -- an elevator (so helpful for heavy luggage), air-conditioning (a portable unit that worked very well to keep the apartment nice and cool during 90F degree days), a large shower, reliable wifi, microwave, etc. We did not use the dishwasher, washing machine or stove, but it is a nice option for anyone staying longer. Our favorite part about this apartment is the location -- across the street from Bread & Roses bakery, a 1 minute walk to the Luxembourg Gardens, and walking distance to many of Paris' most desirable restaurants, cafes, shopping, and other sites. Thanks Pary and Lewis for a wonderful visit and for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kelowna, Canada
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here in this gorgeous apartment for three months in 2015 while taking French classes and trying to finish my novel. The hardest part was leaving and wondering if I'd ever be able to come back and if I had to stay elsewhere, how would it ever measure up? The apartment is charming, spacious, and bright, the bedroom cozy and comfortable, the bathroom and kitchen are tasteful and have every modern convenience. At one point i needed the toilet repaired and the owner came and fixed it himself. I have nothing but good things to say about my experience here--the location is wonderful, the apartment feels very safe and homey, the location of the park and groceries, etc, made it the experience of a lifetime. If I can visit again in 2016, I will. If my novel ever gets published, it will have a bit of Paris at it's core. Thank you P and L and best wishes for 2016.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Jewel in the 6th

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent eight nights in this welcoming and comfortable, superbly located apartment. Situated a block from the exquisite Luxembourg Gardens, it is also within a fifteen minute's walk, or less, from a host of fine, well-priced neighborhood restaurants, three markets, and two separate metro lines, not to mention across the street from an all-too-tempting bakery/café. We love to explore neighborhoods, and this apartment allows for so many enjoyable options--down the Blvd. Raspail, the gallery-rich Rue Bonaparte or Rue de Seine, the Rue de Sevres with its shops, or through the Luxembourg to Montparnasse. The apartment itself was an integral part of our enjoyable stay. Warm and cozy, with a comfortable bed and sofa, modern, fully-equipped kitchen, a terrific shower with instantaneous hot water, and heaters that worked perfectly to take the morning chill off, as well as free wifi and phone, it was a pleasurable oasis from which to launch our day and in which to end it. And we cannot imagine better, more caring, responsive, friendlier owners--thoroughgoing professionals. Thank you for a delightful stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco
5

A wonderful apartment in a wonderful neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

What a gem this apartment is! Elevator to top floor is a special plus and then you open the door to a sun- filled, airy, quiet and "spacious" (by Paris standards) place. It feels like an artist's studio with floor to (high) ceiling windows overlooking a quiet courtyard (and Parisian rooftops). The well equipped kitchen, free wifi and phone, comfortable couch and a very cozy bed make it a joy to come "home" to. It is also perfectly located a block away from Luxembourg gardens in what I think is the best arrondissement in Paris. Close enough to access all the great sights but in the midst of a safe, lovely, peaceful neighborhood. The owners are great - easy to work with and so nice! I have had the pleasure of staying in this apartment several times and always look forward to the next time...

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci for the wonderful review. Always lovely to have you and your friends and family as guests! We are looking forward to your next visit in Paris and perhaps soon in Dordogne.
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5

Perfect Location in Paris

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from ten days in this lovely apartment. The building is perfectly located, close to all transportation and wonderful neighborhood shops and places to relax over afternoon tea. The best part is the proximity to Luxembourg Gardens. We spent many afternoons walking and people watching in our favorite location. We visit Paris every November-December and this was our most relaxing trip. Maysa, the local agent was gracious and full of information. We are looking forward to our trip next year now that we feel we have our own neighborhood. Thank you, Pary and Lew - we love your home away from home. Joyeux Noel - Paula and Mark

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Paula & Mark, Joyeux Noël! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are looking forward to welcome you back to Rue Madame! Best Wishes for 2014!
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Map

Luxembourg Gardens (Jardin du Luxembourg)
"The Jardin du Luxembourg is the largest public park of Paris."
LUXEMBOURG RER Station for the Airport
"The Luxembourg station from where the train takes you directly to CDG AIRPORT. "
Le Bon Marche
"Le Bon Marche ("the good market", or "the good deal" in French) is the name of one of the mo..."
Gare Montparnasse
"MONOPRIX is a great supermarket! 31 rue du Depart 75014 PARIS Tel : 01.43.20.69.30 Open unti..."
Pharmacie Saint-Placide
Saint-Sulpice
"Contrary to allegations, the line in the floor is not a vestige of a pagan temple. No such t..."
Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés
"It's an area located around the church of the former Abbey of Saint-Germain-des Pres. Home t..."
Pont Neuf
"The New Bridge: the oldest bridge in Paris"
Louvre Museum
Chez Julien
Vedettes du Pont-Neuf
Chez Marianne
Grande Epicerie De Paris
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
ORLY
Nearest Point of Interest
Luxembourg Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Le Bon Marche
Nearest Point of Interest
RER Station for the Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Large supermarket and train station
Nearest Point of Interest
Closest Metro Station : SAINT PLACIDE
Nearest Point of Interest
SAINT SULPICE and the Da Vinci Code
Nearest Point of Interest
SAINT GERMAIN DES PRES
Nearest Point of Interest
Oldest bridge in Paris
Nearest Point of Interest
MUSEE DU LOUVRE
Car: not necessary

Open air Markets, Auction houses.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $750

IMPORTANT: In order to confirm your booking we need to receive the signed rental agreement. Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Please be advised that this is not a child friendly apartment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.