DETAILED DESCRIPTIONOn the top floor (10th) of a modern building (directly accessible by two large elevators), very nice 75m2 appartment with an amazing rooftop terrace (24m2) in the Canal Saint-Martin area of Paris. The terrace offers a panoramic view (see photos) of all Paris' monuments (Montmartre's Sacré Coeur (unforgettable sunsets), the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Montparnasse Tower, Beaubourg, Notre Dame de Paris, Notre dame de Lorette, Top of the Invalides, Top of the Panthéon, and away the business district of La Défense.This is the appartment where I live during the year (I rent it when I am absent) so it is not a spiritless appartment, furnished by an interior designer and my personal views with a sober but elegant decoration. COMMODITIESCharmant bedroom with a double bed, a large closet and an amazing view on the Sacré Coeur and Canal Saint Martin. Large living room with snack bar, fitted kitchen, hammock, barbecue, Cable TV, WiFi.MONUMENTS-LEISURE Very close (less than 10 min by feet) to the Canal Saint Martin (50 meters), the Parc de la Villette (Cité des Sciences, Geode, Cité des enfants, Cité de la Musique, shows at the great Halle de la Villette ...), the Parc des Buttes Chaumont, the Canal de l'Ourcq, the cemetery of Père Lachaise, the Jardin Villemin, the Place de la (URL HIDDEN) less than 30 minutes by feet (15 min by metro), you have acess to the Ile de la Cité (Notre-dame de Paris), Beaubourg, the Quartier Latin (the Jardin du Luxembourg, the Panthéon), Montmartre (the Sacré-Coeur), the Louvre's museum, the Jardin des Tuileries, The Opéra Garnier,...Enjoy nice pic nics in front of the Canal Saint-Martin (50 meters) where you will be the sole persons able to recover a corkscrew if forgotten!!Guest Access
Excluding the other private bedroom, travellers have a full access to the appartment in its entirety (two bedrooms, large living-room with sofa bed, electronic piano, fitted kitchen, bathroom with commodities, separate toilets, available storage cupboards) including the rooftop terrace.I will welcome you personaly (or the guardian if I unfortunately cannot be present) to give you the keys, visit the appartment and offer you some advice to see good locations in Paris (museums, restaurants, shops, etc..)Interaction with Guests
Me and my roommate travel a lot and love sharing our experiences with travellers in French or in English. It is also possible to speak a little bit in Spanish or German but nevermind we can also communicate easily. We can also send you good tips if necessary (restaurants, cinema, food market, museums, ballads, etc...).The Neighborhood
DAILY LIFE A lot of design shops, bar and restaurant all in the area (Canal Saint Martin or Canal de l'Ourcq), busy in the evenings and on weekends, a little typical food Sunday market at the corner… Walks, run or cruise (boat) along the Canal Saint-Martin or Canal de l'Ourcq, morning run or walk at the Parc des Buttes Chaumont, mid-day picnic along the canal or in the Square Villemin...Getting Around
LOCATION - ACCESSIBILITY* 50m from the very trendy canal Saint-Martin * 2min from a "Vélib' Station" (Public "Rent a bike")* Conveniently accessible by public transportation: 3 very close underground (subway/tube) lines (2, 4 and 5), plus the main station Republique within 15 min walk (lines : 3, 5, 8, 9 and 11). * Within walking distance from train stations : Gare de l'Est (5 min) or Gare du Nord (10 min).