Gorgeous Sunny Old-Style Charm Near Rue Mouffetard Market(44 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2-Bedroom apartment to sleep 5 in the heart of Paris
Come and stay in our gorgeous, sunny and quiet 2-bedroom apartment on the top floor of a classic old Paris building, just yards from the fabulous rue Mouffetard street market in Paris’ wonderful 5th arrondissement.
The apartment has all the typical Paris features you could dream of: hardwood floors, molded ceilings, marble fireplaces, full-length windows and small balconies at every window. Because it is at the top, it is incredibly bright and sunny on both sides, with open aspects to the back, a through breeze on hot days, and no neighbors walking about above your head! And yes, there is a lift to whizz you up there.
It has been fully remodeled by a wonderful architect, who preserved all the old features, added some fabulous touches of his own, and installed a level of comfort rarely found in Paris rental properties. The spacious sitting room gets the morning sun, while the kitchen is a joy, with all that you need to produce gourmet meals. The apartment comes fully-equipped: dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, ceiling fans, and power shower. Phone calls to US and most European landlines are free, and there is a PC with broadband internet access (or wi-fi access if you want to bring your own laptop).
There are 2 spacious double bedrooms, each with full-length windows opening onto a small balcony. We have recently added a very comfy armchair-bed in the sitting room so the apartment can now sleep 5 with ease - we had many requests from families with an extra teenager!
The apartment is on a quiet street, but right in the middle of a bustling neighborhood with an abundance of cafés and restaurants, shops and cinemas. We are just a stone’s throw from the rue Mouffetard, a classic Parisian street – narrow and cobble-stoned, it is host to a daily fresh produce market. We are also just minutes from the Pantheon, la Sorbonne, Notre Dame, the Seine, the Jardin du Luxembourg and the Jardin des Plantes.
This is our home too. Until recently it was our full-time family home, and has a lovely warm feel to it – we left it with great reluctance, and return whenever possible. You will be greeted and welcomed by a professional, English speaking hostess who will accommodate your every need while in Paris. Be our guests!
Member since: 2008
- On floor 7
- 70 m²
- Max. occupancy 5
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Sight Seeing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available
- Free Long Distance
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
2016-2017 rates: 200 euros per night, all inclusive.
Rates include heating, cleaning, broadband and most international calls. There are no additional charges.
Minimum stay 5 nights.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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markets, parks, cafes, nightlife. A stone's throw from rue Mouffetard street market; minutes from the Jardin du Luxembourg, Jardin des Plantes and the Seine.
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: Our family lived in this fabulous apartment for 20 years, first as tenants and then as owners. We absolutely love it, and especially the friendly and bustling neighborhood - everything is within minutes of the front door. We left Paris for family reasons, but all our family and friends insisted we hold on to the flat as the 'perfect Paris apartment'!!
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Staying in this sunny, comfortable flat will make you feel like a true Parisian - a classic turn-of-the-century apartment, views over the rooftops to the spire of Val de Grace, the best food market in Paris at the foot of the building, and easy access to all the major Paris sights!
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the sunny sitting room with marble fireplace
a flower-laden balcony at each window
The office corner in the master bedroom
office corner, bedroom 2
the bathroom, with full-sized bath and power shower
looking from the window to the red awnings of the rue Mouffetard market
another view of the main living space
reverse view of the bathroom, showing Balthazar over the bath
the cobbled street of the famous rue Mouffetard market
butcher's stall, rue Mouffetard
the apartment from the back, tucked under the Paris rooftops
the dining area
the main bedroom
the second double bedroom
the incredibly bright & well-equipped kitchen, with the original tiled floor
the spacious hall
the dining area looking towards the hall and kitchen
cosy evening in
Balthazar, a firm favourite above the shower
master bedroom at night
rue Mouffetard market on a sunny winter's morning
Sunday morning dancing at the bottom of the rue Mouffetard - all welcome to join
where we are in Paris
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017
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