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Stylish & Beautiful Penthouse in the Marais: Elevator, Views, & AC

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 236 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxurious studio apartment in the heart of Paris

Located in the heart of the charming and fashionable Marais neighborhood (4th arrondissement) in the center of Paris, this fully renovated and beautifully maintained apartment possesses the perfect balance of historic beauty combined with high-tech modern conveniences: from ultra high-speed fiber optic WIFI Internet, to a state-of-the-art Miele clothes washer and dryer, and central air-conditioning. Ideal for couples, individuals, or a couple of friends who want to spend the perfect holiday in an authentically Parisian apartment without sacrificing any modern comforts, this apartment is a luxurious and incredibly comfortable haven in the heart of one of the most desirable and safe neighborhoods to be in. Located on the top floor (6th floor) with an elevator to the 5th floor and then one easy flight of stairs, this apartment affords sweeping views over the iconic rooftops of Paris, including a view of the Eiffel Tower in the distance. Foodies will fall in love with the array of eateries surrounding the apartment and some of the best restaurants in the city, and those with a taste for fashion will find themselves in the middle of a seemingly unending labyrinth of designer boutiques mixed among high fashion shops and art galleries.

LOCATION: As a resident of a centuries-old building on a beautiful winding granite cobbled street, which even by Parisian high standards is considered a particularly beautiful and charming street, you will have museums, art galleries, incredible food and the latest in fashion at your doorstep. It is also just steps away from the beautiful Place des Vosges, numerous museums, parks and the river quays for romantic walks along the Seine. Additionally, the shops and restaurants in this neighborhood have the unique distinction of being open on Sundays, a rarity in Paris, which gives you the convenience of having everything you need available to you 7 days a week. The neighborhood is so popular on Sundays that the streets are closed off to cars and the area becomes a pedestrian zone for the day.

SLEEPING: Fall asleep on the highest quality mattress and crisp white pressed linens that ensure very restful nights. There are two sleeping areas: the loft space with a 140cm x 200cm bed (larger than a US full size bed) and a sofabed that amazes guests with its comfortable and incredibly firm full-size mattress that is 160cm x 200cm (also larger than a US queen size bed). The large skylights and southern exposure fill the apartment with natural light year-round, while the remote-controlled electric skylight shades allow you to sleep late or go to bed early if you need to transition to the time change; this is particularly useful in the summer when it can be light out until as late as 11:00pm! Fall asleep looking into the Paris sky, watching the beam of the Eiffel tower brush the clouds overhead, or on a clear night looking up at the stars.

* 2 guests are asked to use 1 bed. If 2 guests would like to use separate beds, please indicate 3 guests when making the booking.

EATING: A white stone counter top and white glass cabinets conceal a full service kitchen that is ideal for picking up food at local markets and at nearby bakeries, cheese, chocolate and wine shops and enjoying in the apartment. The kitchen includes a dishwasher, oven-microwave, cook-top, and built-in aeration hood and lighting. A short walk from one of the biggest open-air food markets in Paris at the nearby Bastille, foodies will find themselves in culinary heaven with both internationally lauded haute-cuisine, as well as up and coming restaurants and bistrots surrounding the apartment.

OVERVIEW OF AMENITIES:

• Secure building with coded entry and two copies of your own key.

• NON-SMOKING apartment and amenities.

• Central air-conditioning.

• Elevator (only 1 in 200 buildings in this historic neighborhood has an elevator!).

• Full size Miele clothes washer AND separate Miele clothes dryer (available for stays 7 days or longer).

• An espresso and coffee machine (including a Nespresso coffee supply).

• A supply of delicious Madeleine pastries to complement your morning coffee.

• Unlimited ultra high-speed fiber optic WIFI Internet connection.

• Flat screen HD television with hundreds of cable channels included.

• FREE unlimited phone calls to anywhere in France, to the USA and Canada, as well as unlimited calling to landlines in hundreds of countries including the UK, continental Europe, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Argentina and Brazil, among many others.

• A fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, oven-microwave, large refrigerator (by Parisian standards) cook-top and built-in aeration.

• An excellent bottle of wine awaiting you upon arrival.

• The highest quality mattress and linens ensure very restful nights.

• Spacious rain shower with heated towel rack in the bathroom.

• Detailed guide to the apartment and neighborhood, including restaurant recommendations.

• 200 year-old terracotta flooring.

• High quality hypoallergenic duvets/comforters and pillows, towels and sheets.

• Hair dryer.

• You will be personally greeted upon arrival, shown to the apartment and given a thorough orientation to the apartment and neighborhood.

• Large skylights that flood the apartment with light, with remote controlled shutters that can shut out the light with the touch of a button.

• 3 minutes from the Metro, putting you at the Louvre, Champs Elysées and Arc de Triomphe in minutes (or you can easily walk as well).

• There are no extra charges (except for extra guests): cable TV, long distance calling, WIFI, wine, coffee, pastries, utilities and taxes are all included.

More Details
Registration Number : Exempt from Registration

Owner
Michael
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About Michael

I fell in love with this property because of its incredible location in the heart of the city on a beautifully picturesque street, combined with the historic charm of the surrounding Marais neighborhood (with its famous food and fashion boutiques and museums). Add to that the fact that there is an elevator (only 1 in 200 buildings in this historic area have elevators) and that it has sweeping views over the city, this is truly a special place.

Why Michael chose Saint Gervais

Location. Surrounded by museums, incredible food, fashion boutiques, and quintessential old-world charm.

Amenities

Saint Gervais Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 6
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 236 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The studio has two sleeping areas: a full-size bed (140 cm – between a full and queen size bed) in a cozy little loft space under one of the skylights (where you can gaze at the night sky from bed or close the electric exterior shutters for complete darkness). Additionally, there is a large and very comfortable sofa bed (160 cm – between a queen and king size bed) with a thick mattress that feels just like a comfortable traditional bed. There is an antique mirrored wardrobe with hangars and drawers.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hot air ballooning

Reviews

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average rating of 4.980392 based on 51 reviews
5

Perfect apartment in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a week and was so sad to leave. As a solo traveler the apartment had everything that I needed and was in a very safe area. Michael provides a bottle of wine, madeleines, maps and guide books and is available for questions. Very clean and the shower is fantastic with big fluffy towels. The washer and dryer was appreciated. I highly recommend this apartment!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect size, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Walk out your door into a hub of activity! Exactly what we wanted to do. Lift to 5th floor, walk up one. Great water pressure, and plenty of hot water. Modern kitchen and bath. Loaded with Parisian charm - beams, hex tile floors. Loads of light (skylights, with shades) and fresh air. A rooftop view of Le Marais and a peek-a-boo view of the Eiffel Tower. I believe there are adjoining accommodations on the same floor for friends/family traveling together. We will definitely stay here when we return.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Supper convenient!

  • 5 of 5

This appartement is in a very convenient location. We just love the quartier. The flat is small but very clean and cute, has everything we need. Michael is very helpful and we like the wine and madeleines he prepared as a welcome gift.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

The flat is ideally situated in the non touristy part of the city, real Parisians come there to shop

  • 5 of 5

Michael was the perfect host, the flat was exactly as avertised. Easy walk to the metro, nice selection of shops, bars and eateries right on the same street . Leaving a bottle of wine for us was nice touch.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great little loft apartment in a fabulous location.

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped, with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The view is great. Shower is awesome. Michael and Olga were incredibly responsive and helpful. All-around wonderful accommodation to explore Paris.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Marais Apartment

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful apartment. Michael stocked it with Nespresso, Madeline's and a great bottle of wine. The apartment was immaculate, the Location fabulous. We have been staying all over Paris the last 40 plus years, and can not believe we missed this part of the city.. And even a view of the Eiffel Tower from the room.How beautiful when sparkling at night. And the apartment. Super comfortable bed, GREAT shower, and did I mention GREAT location?

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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The apartment is located in the heart of the city, in the Marais, which is the oldest and best preserved neighborhood in Paris (the street the apartment is on was created in the 1100s and is one of the most beautiful in the city, paved in granite, and lined with 19th century street lamps). The surrounding area is full of restaurants, art galleries, and high-fashion shopping. The apartment is within walking distance of numerous museums and monuments, including the Picasso Museum, the Carnavalet Museum (the museum of the history of Paris), the beautiful place des Vosges, Notre Dame Cathedral, and numerous others. Additionally, it is only a 2 minute walk from the apartment to the St. Paul metro station, which is on the high-speed modern automated Line 1 (the yellow line) that goes right through the heart of the city directly to numerous monuments and sites, such as the Musée du Louvre and Arc de Triomphe.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Damage Deposit $400

$20 Dollars per Night for 3rd Person
150 Euros cancellation fee up to 90 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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