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Bright Remodeled 1BR. 10 Min. Walk to Eiffel Tower with Ac, Wifi and Elevator.

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A glass of rose on the balcony under a blue sky. Enough said.


Last updated: 04/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

1 Bedroom 1.5 Bath. New Queen Bed. Convertible Sofa. Sleeps 2-4 Gourmet Kitchen

Our Yellow Flat is a well designed, tastefully decorated and completely renovated apartment. It is a comfortable, bright and secure home away from home for your next trip to Paris.

The Yellow Flat is located near the top of the Champ De Mars, the large park that runs perpendicular to the Eiffel Tower in a building that abuts Avenue De Suffren. This is a perfect location from which to easily explore the city, close to all forms of transit (metro, bus and taxi). It is an easy walk to the Eiffel Tower and the Seine.

The Yellow Flat is located on the sixth floor of our building with a modern elevator that was installed in 2010 and pass code protected. Both the bedroom and living rooms feature floor to ceiling windows, keeping the flat cheery and sunny. You look at the beautiful Parisian skyline and there is no one above you to disturb your stay.

Do you love to cook? We hope that you will enjoy our brand new kitchen, renovated in 2012 as much as we have. It features an induction stove top and full sized oven and refrigerator. It is stocked with all the gear that you need to make a gourmet meal taking advantage of the quality ingredients that are everywhere.

Be sure to have a glass of wine or breakfast on our balcony at you look out at the Parisian skyline.

And while the neighborhood is very lively during the day, our street is quiet so you sleep well at night.

This is a wonderful Parisian neighborhood full of unique shops, gourmet food stores, sidewalk cafes, authentic not touristy restaurants and people.

It is an excellent location, close to two high quality pedestrian friendly shopping streets Rue Cler and Rue du Commerce. There is easy access to transit via the metro from La Motte Piquet Grenelle only two blocks away (which has three separate metro lines), busses and taxi stands that reach the rest of the city with ease.

The apartment has a separate bedroom, a living room, bathroom and kitchen, about 400 square feet in size with plenty of storage. There is an outdoor terrace with table and chairs.

It is fully stocked with all of the amenities we want when we stay at the flat as it is our home in Paris when we travel.

We have a bi-lingual manager in Paris who will greet you on arrival and is ready to help you with your questions and concerns. Every guest is greeted professionally and offered a welcome basket which is tailored to your time of arrival. Fresh croissants in the morning, baguette and cheese in the afternoon and evening. Ask about our unique concierge services, one on one help in planning your time in Paris.

Should you wish we will for a reliable driver to pick you up and take you back to the airport and even stock your fridge with gourmet goodies. Let us know if you are interested in either of these options and we will take care of it.

We refer to our apartment in Paris as the Yellow Flat and when you look at our pictures you see why. Your can also learn more about the flat and the neighborhood by visiting our new website, see the link below.

Features include:

WiFi with broadband.
Flat screen television with cable and international channels.
DVD player.
A good sounding stereo with MP3 input. Bring your Ipod.
Full size sleeper couch that you can comfortably sleep on.
Induction cooking element and full sized oven.
Renovated stylish kitchen with everything you need to cook.
Spacious shower with lots of hot water and plenty of pressure.
Extensive library of travel guidebooks. Don't bother to bring one.

Another great feature of this apartment is the surrounding neighborhood and all of the restaurants that we love. They are friendly, unpretentious and quality is excellent. There are lots of reviews for you to enjoy on our blog, also linked below.

There is always something to do including an open air market twice week and grocery shopping is easy and close.

The Quai Branley museum is 10 minutes away and Musee D'Orsay and Les Invalides 15 to 20.

Here is a comment from recent guests (and we encourage you to click through and read more;

'We are just home last night from our wonderful week in Paris. Your apartment is wonderful and was perfect for us. We can't say enough how much we enjoyed your place. We loved the instruction book with the pictures, the decor, the washer/dryer, the location, and the personal touches. The kitchen was well supplied and easy to work in. The nice bathroom and shower were also a plus. And, we couldn't believe how quiet the neighborhood was!! We will definitely be back and we also will recommend your place to friends and family Our experience was outstanding. Thank you so much.'

We love this apartment and know that you will enjoy it just as we do when in Paris.

Enjoy Paris and the Yellow Flat.

Jules and Florence
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 6
  • 38 m²
  • Elevator : New and spacious.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

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

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Beds (1) Bedroom features queen bed., Double Beds (1) Couch in living room doubles as comfortable double bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size convertible sofa in living room. Comfortable mattress that you can sleep on without worry....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Like many French apartments our toilet is located in a separate room.

Other Amenities

  • Extensive library of travel guides. CD Player is MP3 ready and sounds great. A powerful shower with great water pressure. Well heated for winter guests. Great view of the Paris skyline. Balcony big enough for two to eat comfortably....moreless


  • Books:

    Lots of travel books about Paris and France....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Includes MTV, CNN and all local channels....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV....moreless

  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    A view from the balcony of sky and elegant Hausman buildings....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling


  • Dining Area


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioner with ceiling fan in bedroom for increased circulation....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    New and spacious....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Call home at no extra charge....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are provided and changed as agreed upon for longer term rentals of 2 weeks or more....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    In a paid lot 1 1/2 blocks away or on the street....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Several parking lots nearby....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    With answering machine....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Front loading....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Full WIFI throughout the flat....moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso machine....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need to enjoy cooking in Paris after shopping in the neighborhood....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen completely remodeled in 2012. It has everything you will need including an induction stove top, full sized oven, microwave, large refrigerator and plenty of dish ware....moreless

  • Microwave:

    In combination with convection oven....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Modern and good sized refrigerator with freezer....moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    With table and chairs for outdoor meals. Great view, a nice place to relax....moreless

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 47 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season 2017
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$1,100 $3,800
Winter 2017
Nov 1 - Dec 15, 2017
4 night min stay
$1,100 $3,500
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$1,300 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning and linen fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500


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Last updated: 04/22/2017
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charles De Gaulle Roissy
250 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Le Bouquet De Grenelle
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Gare Montparnasse
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
250 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
La Gauloise

Car: Not Necessary

We call our apartment the Yellow Flat. It is the perfect base from which to explore Paris. Take a short walk to the Eiffel Tower or a run in the Champ De Mars, one of the nicest green spaces in the city.

There are numerous restaurants of every style and price point, several grocery and department stores as well as a number of exceptional bakeries (including the famous Poilane) in this bustling local neighborhood.

Shop for antiques in the Village Suisse marketplace.

Enjoy the wonderful open air market every Wednesday and Saturday at Blvd. Grenelle, just blocks away.

Walking distance to the Eiffel Tower, Ecole Militaire, Napoleon's Tomb (Invalides), the Museum at Quai Branley and Musee D'Orsay as well as the American College in Paris and Rodin Sculpture Garden.

Quick access to 3 Paris Metro lines just 2 minutes walk as well as bus and taxis.

Two blocks to bicycle rentals at Fat Tire or use the Velib bicycle rental system just outside our door.

Exceptional antique shopping at the Village Suisse in our building.

Excellent gourmet food shopping on both Rue Cler and the Rue de Commerce as well as Rue Lourmel from cheese, to breakfast baked goods to charcuterie.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Many years ago a young French woman had a dream about coming to America that wouldn't leave her mind. Little did she realize that she would settle in the San Francisco Bay Area. Years later she and her husband Jules realized their dream when they purchased their 'pied a tere' in Paris, the Yellow Flat. The Yellow Flat is our base when our family is fortunate enough stay in Paris and we are truly glad that our guests have felt the same. It is our home away from home and we take good care of it. We are sure you will agree that it is a special place.

Why the Owner Chose Grenelle, Paris, France:
We love the access to the green open spaces of the large park, the Champ De Mars and the Seine. We love to walk in Paris and this is an ideal location. What a luxury to have Eiffel Tower and the Champ De Mars park in your evening stroll, whether in the afternoon or at midnight. Easy transportation. You can get anywhere in Paris, or out, by metro, bus, RER or train from our flat. There are three metro lines at the closest metro station. The busy day time atmosphere, the quite evenings and the view from the balcony.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Breakfast on the terrace. Reading on the couch. Gourmet shopping on Rue Lourmel and Rue Cler. Baked goods at Poilaine and cheese from Marie Cantal. Exploring the neighborhood, finding new stores and interesting sights. New restaurants and things to do all the time.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • A glass of rose on the balcony under a blue sky.  Enough said.

    A glass of rose on the balcony under a blue sky. Enough said.

  • Comfortable sleeper couch and our favorite place to read.

    Comfortable sleeper couch and our favorite place to read.

  • Spacious bathroom well lit with marble throughout.

    Spacious bathroom well lit with marble throughout.

  • Dining table seats 4.

    Dining table seats 4.

  • The view from the balcony.

    The view from the balcony.

  • Just 10 minutes walk.

    Just 10 minutes walk.

  • The Seine.  A breath of air and a great place to walk.

    The Seine. A breath of air and a great place to walk.

  • Our local cheese shop is stunning.

    Our local cheese shop is stunning.

  • Our favorite local bakery

    Our favorite local bakery

  • What makes French salads so wonderful?

    What makes French salads so wonderful?

  • Radishes at the l

    Radishes at the l

  • The wines are good and very reasonable.

    The wines are good and very reasonable.

  • New queen sized bed with new mattress.

    New queen sized bed with new mattress.

  • Newly remodeled kitchen fully equipped for you to enjoy.

    Newly remodeled kitchen fully equipped for you to enjoy.

  • Shower that is easy to enter easy to use and has lots of hot water.

    Shower that is easy to enter easy to use and has lots of hot water.

  • Living room and balcony.

    Living room and balcony.

  • Washer and dryer.

    Washer and dryer.

  • Classic.


  • The corner cafe.

    The corner cafe.

  • Apple 'slippers' at Poilaine, blocks away.

    Apple 'slippers' at Poilaine, blocks away.

  • Chantrelles at the Grenelle Market, every Weds. and Sunday.

    Chantrelles at the Grenelle Market, every Weds. and Sunday.

  • Macarons at the local bakery.

    Macarons at the local bakery.

  • Can you say Tarte Tatin?

    Can you say Tarte Tatin?

  • Your hosts in Paris.

    Your hosts in Paris.

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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