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Charming Arty Flat in a Quiet Hidden Alley of Vibrant Latin Quarter

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 3. 2 Bedrooms. 1 Bathroom.

This 2 room apartment (45 m² /484 sq. f.) overlooks a paved gardened courtyard and is located in a small and quiet hidden alley of the Latin Quarter, on top of "The Hill "(Sainte Geneviève), the intellectual heart of Vibrant Latin Quarter

Completely renovated by an interior designer in January 2014, it is tastefully decorated, with nice pieces of art and antiques, completely furnished and fully equipped (TV (more than 300 channels including English channels), Internet wireless access, full equipped kitchen ...).

The apartment has a living room (with a high quality sofa/hide-a-bed that opens really easily on an "already made" bed. No need to do it every morning) and a bedroom with a matrimonial bed (French double bed : 140 cm X 200 cm). The contemporary kitchen overlooks another courtyard and has all the equipment you want, including a washing machine, dryer and dishwasher. Linen and towels are of course furnished.

You are in a safe, charming, quiet small hidden alley just a few minute walk away from the Latin Quarter vibrant life. You are in the heart of THE “Village” not far from rue Mouffetard, one of the Food Temples of Paris and Place de la Contrescarpe, circled by cafés, terraces, restaurants... Rue Blainville will lead you to the Luxembourg Gardens and by taking a charming old stone flight of stairs (full of flowers in spring, summer and fall) you'll get to the famous Arènes de Lutèce, an ancient roman amphitheater where up to 15,000 people used to watch gladiators fighting, and the "Jardin des Plantes' (Garden of Plants with the famous National Museum of Natural History and the Botanical Gallery)

On your arrival, just open the cupboards and you will find tea, coffee, sugar... but also all the basic ingredients you need (oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, basic spices...) to cook a meal or prepare a salad.

We want you to feel at home in our place and will be glad to answer your questions and help you the best we can .

Metro : Place Monge (line 7) - Cardinal Lemoine (line 10)

Bus: 47 (Bus stop 'Monge')

Velib' Station and Autolib' Station are only 200 meters away (650 f.)

More Details

Owner
Jo-Anne Beckert
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Jo-Anne Beckert

We are looking forward to meeting you and welcoming you in our cosy appartment. We will be delighted to help you have a great stay and an amazing time in Paris.

Why Jo-Anne Beckert chose Saint Victor

You will be here in the heart of the Latin Quarter, on the top of the hill (Montagne Sainte Geneviève - the intellectual center of Paris), in the middle of the vibrant Left Bank, full of cafes, restaurants, cinemas, theaters, exclusive delicatessen, food shops and boutiques, in a walking distance from the Pantheon, Sorbonne, Garden of Luxembourg and Notre-Dame or the River Seine banks

What makes this apartment unique

When you get back home, after your journey, exhausted, you'll be so glad to enter a peaceful gardened courtyard before resting and enjoying a glass of wine in your cozy apartment

Amenities

Saint Victor Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , The Bathroom is brand new and en-suite with the main bedroom
  • Bathroom and toilets are separated
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , The main bedroom has a bathroom en-suite and is very cosy
  • There is a double bed (140 cm X 200 cm) in the bedroom and a sofa bed of very high quality in the living room for a third person (120cm x 190 cm)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Middle (3 months) or long term (1 year) rental possible Prices on demand exclusively

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Charming Arty Flat in a Quiet Hidden Alley of Vibrant Latin Quarter
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews
Saint Louis
5

Perfect location and essentials for a stay in Paris!

  • 5 of 5

Charms Arty Flat was perfect for my husband and I. Jo Anne was very helpful and the apartment had many useful items. Some additional items in the apartment that we rarely see in other rentals- dishwasher soap, laundry detergent, and extra towels. It is a short walk to the metro 7 and metro 10. We rarely had to take more than 1 train. The internet is helpful. There are many lovely shops in the area! We would stay here, again! Thanks for making our stay so nice!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location for a couple's vacation

  • 5 of 5

Very pleased with the Latin Quarter flat. Perfectly located between 2 metro stations made for easy access to the city. Within a 3 block radius we had access to restaurants, bakeries, and shopping. Neighborhood outdoor market just 2 blocks away. Extremely convenient after a long day of sightseeing in Paris. JoAnne, the owner, was so helpful. She met us at the flat, walked us through all the essential workings, including the kitchen and laundry. She made sure we had every detail in place to enjoy our first trip to Paris. Loved the reference book that JB has compiled. It included restaurant and tour recommendations from JB and other guests, we found it very helpful. Don't hesitate to reserve this charming, comfortable flat, great location, plenty of amenities within a few steps of the front door, and a terrific, responsive owner. Perfect for your Paris vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne, Australia
5

Gem in the 5th arrondissement!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying 6 nights (end May / start June 2017) in this cosy apartment with innovative design features that make it a refreshing place to spend a holiday in Paris in the 5th arrondissement. These include: cleverly placed, ample storage spaces throughout; well-designed, well stocked, full-service, small kitchen (built-in appliances within easy reach + clever Italian-styled dish rack cupboard); motion-sensor hallway light; brilliantly designed, compact ensuite bathroom (tucked behind timbered sliding doors); well-designed wardrobe cupboards (with hanging space + his/her tie and sock/jewellery partitioned drawers); aesthetically pleasing, artfully placed artwork, sculptures and artefacts; intriguing library with maps, etc. above the compact toilet with hand basin, ingenious natural air-conditioning window shutters providing both cool relief and privacy on summery hot days.

This ground floor apartment of an inner apartment building is shielded from Rue Rollin by a quiet walled large courtyard with bench, bicycle storage and a cool shaded garden with a lovely old tree. The lively apartment community includes: residents well-known to each other but friendly and respectful to visitors; a live-in caretaker on the ground floor of the outer building; and the one-eyed, sun-loving ginger fat cat.

Anne, the host-owner, is very generous, compassionate, responsive, gracious, and well-versed with traveller requirements –see her Google+ profile. I would rate her as an excellent (10/10) host. She provided us with: a) detailed instructions for us and the taxi driver on getting to the apartment via airport, railway, road, b) detailed instructions on accessing the dual-level apartment building security system, c) a comprehensive tour of the apartment, its amenities, tips for living (places of interest, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, pharmacies, etc.) & d) visitor handbook; all of which eased transition to living at the apartment. She even responded promptly with emergency medical options when I came down with a severe, almost fatal throat infection on a long weekend! Her thoughtfulness, attentiveness and care exceeded all our expectations.

To Anne: “We thank you for such a lovely place that is so well positioned in the 5th arrondissement. Your excellent hospitality made our stay so memorable and remarkable!”

We would recommend this property for anyone wanting a compact, cosy home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Parisien Appartment

  • 4 of 5

Great location, well equipped and nice and peaceful, perfect for a good night's sleep!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Seattle, Washington
4

A perfect apartment for our family of three! Host JoAnne greeted us and was very accommodating.

  • 4 of 5

Beds were very comfortable and the building location was quiet. It was nice to have the kitchen for preparing coffee in the morning. Everything was very clean and made for a comfortable place to rest after a day of sightseeing. Great boulangeries and grocery nearby!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Joanne. It was nice meeting you, your husband and your son. Have a nice summer.
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida ,USA
5

Home Away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

Beside a comfortable bed,wonderful rain shower ,quiet neighborhood in a great location, Anne was the best host ever!She took her time to explain the workings of the apt on our first day.She shared restaurant recommendations with us along with a transportation discount with Le Cab service. We would highly recommend this Charming Flat in the Latin Quarter with 5 stars!Cathy and Eriberto,Fort Lauderdale,USA

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Cathy and Eriberto. So nice mmeting you. I m glad you enjoyed the place . Great for a chef isn't it ? ;) Have a nice summer and come back soon !
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Map

Notre Dame Cathedral
Quartier Latin
Musee Rodin
Sainte Chapelle
Pont des Arts
Luxembourg Gardens (Jardin du Luxembourg)
Cafe Les Deux Magots
Cafe de Flore
Rue Mouffetard
Berthillon
Le Train Bleu
Luxembourg Gardens (Jardin du Luxembourg)
Palais du Luxembourg
Seine
Pantheon
Place de la Contrescarpe
Jardin des Plantes
Église Saint-Medard
Les Arènes de Lutèce
La Sorbonne
Gelati d'Alberto
La Truffiere
Au Petit Marguery
Rue Rollin
"Beautiful flight of old stone stairs from rue Monge up to rue Rollin. Wall of flowers in season"
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Place de la Contrescarpe
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Around Place de la Contrescarpe
Car: not necessary

You are in a quiet hidden alley alley, on the top of the hill (Montagne Sainte Geneviève) not far from where Ernest Hemingway lived, in the heart of vibrant Latin Quarter, full of bars, restaurants, gourmet shops ...

You are near the famous rue Mouffetard, one of the best "open market street" of Paris not far from joyful Place de la Contrescarpe

https://www.google.fr/search?q=escalier+rue+rollin&biw=1540&bih=944&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=qY_tVKG8DIHeUob6gLgI&ved=0CCAQsAQ#tbm=isch&q=rue+mouffetard+march%C3%A9.

You' ll be able to go to the open market Place Monge (2 min. on foot) every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

https://www.google.fr/search?q=place+monge+March%C3%A9&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=bZDtVMTlO8OsU9ikgZgE&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAg&biw=1540&bih=944

And you are also at a stone stroke from the Arènes de Lutèce, an ancient Roman amphitheater, where you can picnic. https://www.google.fr/search?q=escalier+rue+rollin&biw=1540&bih=944&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=qY_tVKG8DIHeUob6gLgI&ved=0CCAQsAQ#tbm=isch&q=ar%C3%A8nes+de+lut%C3%A8ce

Metro and bus are reachable in 3 minutes (on foot)

Place Monge (line 7) and Cardinal Lemoine (line 10)

On Sunday you can go and dance and sing old French songs, as Parisians have been doing for more than a century at the bottom of rue Mouffetard, in front of St Médard's Church. You'll love it.

Don't worry if you don't speak French. The words will be handed to you. Free !

https://www.google.fr/search?q=Chanter+rue+mouffetard+le+dimanche+matin&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=FJHtVKW7Csv0UtuYgMAG&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAw&biw=1540&bih=944

Please note that being "on the top of the hill" (The Hill = Montagne Sainte Geneviève: intellectual heart of Latin Quarter) all the streets leading to the square are "up" streets (a litlle bit steep if you are a person with reduced mobility or with a wheel chair). You can also reach Place de la Contrescarpe from rue Monge via a flight of old charming stone stairs ... not easy for people with reduced mobility either.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $81.26
Additional Guest Fee $41.22 per person per night
Damage Deposit $588.86

Middle (3 months) or long term (up to 1 year) rental possible. Special prices on demand.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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