This is a stunning modern apartment full of character in the very heart of Paris.
Situated on the 3rd floor of a classic Parisian stone building, it is exposed to the east side which faces a quaint pedestrianized street, and on the west the outlook is over the interior courtyard, so the whole feel of the space is bright and peaceful. There are paintings to admire in the corridors between the floors as this co-ownership building is very friendly and safe.
The apartment has been recently renovated in loft-style. It is original, charming and offers a lovely, warm décor, quality furnishings with wood beams and flooring.
It is a spacious 51sqm and comprises all the modern comforts one needs for a quality stay.
-A long corridor with a fully fitted and furnished American-style kitchen which is bright thanks to it’s 2 large south eastern facing windows. The kitchen is well thought out and equipped with all the necessities of modern comfort; microwave, dishwasher, fridge, hot plates oven, Nespresso coffee maker, kettle, toaster…..
-A tasteful fold-away table is available as your breakfast bar or aperitif corner, as your needs dictate!
-Toilets are separate and situated off the corridor, and you will also find there a concealed washing machine.
-The main living space is composed of 2 different areas;
-The sleeping and eating areas contain a table and chairs, a large wardrobe to store your belongings and you will also find there a vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board. This practical area transforms at night to the bedroom thanks to a Queen Size fold away Murphy bed with quality mattress (of 160cm).
-The living area is spacious and consists of 3 comfortable sofas, one of which is a leather,160cm, king-size, Steiner sofa-bed to ensure your good nights sleep(URL HIDDEN)-There is a screenhot TV and HIFI at your disposal.
-There is a glass table for those relaxing moments; aperitifs or dinners in comfort. The coffee table shelves can be raised to accommodate your needs in a cosy atmosphere with the controllable lighting.
-Books in the library are at your disposal.
-The bathroom is modern and welcoming thanks to its warm designer tiles, design and wood fitments. There is a bath, shower, sink, mirrors and towel drier. The hot water, along with the heating, is by a boiler independently controlled by the flat.Guest Access
wasching machine, dishwasher, internet, TV, hi fi, bedlinens provided, dvd player, bath, heating towels, Nespresso coffee machine, oven, micro wave, bowler, toaster, hair dryer..Interaction with Guests
we assist our host during their stay given them so advices on what to do to make this experience unforgettableThe Neighborhood
This stunning loft is situated in the renowned, lively and colourful pedestrian district of ‘Montorgueil-Saint-Denis’, amongst Paris’ most historical areas. Rue Saint-Denis is one of the oldest streets in Paris, its route being first laid out in the 1st century by the Romans, and offers you a multitude of attractions and curiosities just at hand.
This area also is also home to the stunning classified heritage monument, 142 Rue Saint Denis, the house built for Claude Aubry (seen from the living room of this apartment). In front of number 142, there is another amazing classified construction, a 16th centuary fountain built into the corner of Rue St Denis and Rue Grenetta called ‘La Fontaine de la Reine’.
Restaurants, markets, boutiques, shops of all types, the colors and aromas are reminiscent of countryside villages.
You’ll also find lots of historical and cultural monuments, you will be spoilt by choice and it is for all purses too.
The atmosphere of this pedestrianised and quaint district is soft and welcoming and at the same time energetic and lively with all its trendy and designer stalls.
You can for example begin your day savoring a coffee in the numerous sunny coffee terraces, sit in the Rue Montorgueil, then linger in front of the large undulating glass canopy of the ‘Forum des Halles’, before sitting smug with a street show in the Centre Beaubourg that also hosts inside numerous interesting exhibitions.
You can also pass time wandering under the amazing covered galleries ‘ Passage du Grand Cerf’ or ‘Passage de la Galerie Vivienne’ (just at the foot of the building) and that ends up to the magnificent ‘Place des Victoires’.
MAIN SIGHTS TO VISIT NEARBY
THE STREET OF MONTORGUEIL: this pedestrianized and trendy street is the shopping heart of the district, and some of it’s shops are amongst the oldest of Paris. For example, at number 38, there is ‘L’escargot Montorgueil’, the favorite 20th centuary kitchen of Sacha Guitry, Proust, Dali… and the ceiling of the entrance was Sarah Bernhardt’s dining room, the one she gave to the restaurant before her death !
LES HALLES: former and vast market that has fed Paris and its Parisians for over 8 centuries before leaving Paris for the suburb of Rungis. Now, it has become one of the most vibrant and trendy areas of the capital, there is an enormous shopping centre that will please all you shoppers and especially those who seek rare avant-garde /vintage pieces! There are also 2 theatres and the amazing fountain created by Napoleon.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU/BEAUBOURG : this multi-coloured building is original because of it’s high tech architecture of metallic ventilation pipes. It houses a cultural center dedicated to contempory/ modern art which attracts more than 20,000 visitors a day.
GARDEN OF TUILERIES: only 15mn by foot from the flat, this true ‘green lung’ is part of the most emblematic places of the capital. Besides, it is part of the Historical Axis or ‘Voie Royale’, an axis of roads and a series of monuments (Triumphal Arch, Champs-Elysées and the Louvre) placed along the axis that runs from the centre of Paris out beyond the city to the west. A perfect way to discover emblematic Parisian monuments, profit by wandering around this royal garden and window shop on the most beautiful Avenue of the word.
HÔTEL DE VILLE: this is a majestic building, with a turbulent past (its square used to be the site for guillotine executions) that is only 7 mins away by foot. Nowadays, the Hôtel de Ville is the head of the municipal council. Its fabulous square is mainly a place where main events are organized by the municipality: in winter, it is transformed into a huge ice rink with merry-go-rounds; during the international tennis tournaments, a huge screen transmits live matches; as well as wonderful garden exhibitions. There are more than 200 sculptures along each side of Hotel de Ville building to be admired; created by one of Paris’ most famous artists, Auguste Rodin.
PLACE DES VICTOIRES: with its stunning equestrian statue, it is part of Paris’ 5 royal ; La Place des Vosges, La Place Dauphine, La Place Vendôme et La Place de la Concorde. It is now a mecca of the mode with it’s trendy boutiques
COVERED GALLERIES : Innovative in terms of their architectural shape as well as their social role, the covered galleries are typically Parisian, home to quirky and specialty shops. The ‘Passage du Grand Cerf’ created in 1825 is part of Paris’ most important ones, has the highest canopy. Meanwhile the ‘Galerie Vivienne’, created in 1823 is the most emblematic with its mosaic tiled floors and brass lights. You can admire the history, cast iron gates, marble pillars, ornate clocks and its chic prêt à porter boutiques such as Jean Paul Gaultier.Getting Around
Nearest métro station:ETIENNE MARCEL or you can walk in 10mn reach HOTEL DE VILLEOther Things to Note
PLEASE NOTE THAT LATE CHECK IN AFTER 21H30 ARE CHARGED 20€ AND AFTER 22H3O ARE CHARGED 30€
We kindly ask you to respect the flat as if it were your own, throw trash at departure, empty the fridge, turn off all lights and heating and advise us in case something gets damaged in the flat.We thank you in advance and wish you a WONDERFUL STAY