- Propery Type:
- cooking facilities
- No car needed
Located in the Marais, one block from the Place des Vosges, this lovely vacation one bedroom apartment can be your home-away-from-home in Paris. Set on the second floor of a quiet and charming 17th century building, it is reached easily by a wide flight of stairs. The apartment shows the highest standard for quality and comfort is situated over a quiet 17th century courtyard.
The stylish mixture of modern and traditional accents was conceived by San Francisco Designer, Melissa Ayoubpour Splashes of dramatic color pleasantly energize the décor and the newly refinished wood floors shine. Gracious and thoughtful amenities are included throughout. An airy and sunny 520 square feet of space, this beautiful home was completely renovated and furnished in April 2003.
The living room has three large French windows facing a courtyard. There is a Ligne Roset sofa which easily becomes a comfortable bed for two. Two easy chairs and an ottoman accent the room's color scheme and modern design. Beautiful, sleek lamps give plenty of light for reading and other activities. Cable TV, VCR, stereo CD player and DSL line are conveniently located for use in the room.
The bedroom also has a large French window which faces the courtyard. The Ligne Roset bed is queen-sized with a padded headborad (perfect for reading in bed) and a firm mattress. Linens are 100% cotton and the pillows and comforter are extremely comfortable. The walk-in closet provides plenty of storage space.
There is also a nice desk in the corner.
The large kitchen has an antique table with matching chairs.
New counter-tops, cabinets, ceramic sink and sage green floor tiles create a wonderful environment for cooking and eating. Fully equiped, the kitchen includes a dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. The bathroom has a glassed-in shower and bathtub. A towel warmer, hairdryer and plenty of space for your things add convenience to this room.
This wonderful apartment is ideally located on rue Saint Gilles, one block from Place des Vosges in the heart of The Marais, this is the Paris so often see idealized in films and on postcards. The Place des Vosges, the oldest and one of the most beautiful squares in Paris, is a favorite of Parisians and tourists alike - a place to relax, stroll and take in the beauty of the city.
The Marais and nearby Place de la Bastille is home to some of the most important figures and events in Parisian history and one of the most beautiful harbors in Paris along the Canal St Martin.
The bustling nightlife of the Marais is vibrant with its restaurants, club scene, concerts, cafés, and jazz bars. Less than a 10-minute walk will take you to the year-round program of opera and ballet at The Opera Bastille.
You can easily walk to Centre Georges Pompidou, Le Louvre, Forum des Halles, Notre-Dame, and many other Parisian landmarks.
Every Thursday and Saturday morning, there is the large outdoor market on Boulevard Richard Lenoir and a well-stocked, small supermarket, G20, is just across the street on rue Saint Gilles. Within the neighborhood are many wonderful specialty food shops and bakeries.
The apartment is on the 1st floor (American second floor) up one flight of stairs. The building is on rue St Gilles, a block from Métro: Chemin Vert (line 8). About 5 minute walk to Métro: Bastille (lines 1/8/5) or Métro: St Paul (line 1).
Included in the rental cost:
- Free phone use (local and international)
- Cable TV with CNN, BBC and English movies
- Unlimited FREE internet
- Linens and towels
- Hair dryer
- All costs for electricity, gas and water
- All taxes
- Final cleaning
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* Prices are quoted in Euros and calculated according to the CBA selling rate. Prices are subject to change in AUD due to currency flucuations. (Currency converter)
Please enquire for availability.
Cleaning Fee: Additional $150
Please inquire for special rates over 2 weeks.
All rentals include:
Linens, towels, electricity, gas, water, cable TV, FREE unlimited high speed internet, FREE local and international phone use and all taxes.