About this listing
Charmingly tucked behind the gorgeous Rue Vielle du Temple, this spacious 2-bedroom is the ideal location to discover the City with all the comforts of home. This apartment is truly in the heart of the Marais district and the city!
We have an airy and light-filled apartment in the heart of the Marais on the first floor of a 17th century building.
This aristocratic building has old world charm and modern comfort. Majestic dimensions define this superbly located apartment tucked behind the gorgeous Rue Vielle du Temple. Old wood paneling, library bookshelves and enormous floor to ceiling curtainless windows lend the salon and main living space elegance and reflect the building's historic status. While the The decor is a mix of traditional French – bergère chairs, for example – contemporary and art deco that gives it immense personality and individuality. No surprise that it is the cherished home of a successful musician.
With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the layout of this apartment is ideal for couples or families. Decorated in an eclectic style, it mixes trendy young features with traditional Parisian pieces. The master bedroom boast original polished parquet wood floors. The apartment has two contemporary bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a rare full bathtub as well as a separate WC. The kitchen is small and intimate with a little breakfast table, perfect for a quick snack before you step into the theatre of the city that is quite literally at your doorstep.
For centuries the home to Parisian aristocracy, the Marais is very centrally located on the right bank of the Seine and spans the 3rd and 4th arrondissements. Today, it is one of the capital's most desirable districts to call home – and with its mix of twisting little streets, ancient squares, historic buildings and lively bars and restaurants it is not hard to see why. This area allows a visitor to step back in Parisian history simply by roaming the quaint neighborhood. The smell of the freshly baked challah from the Pletzl, Paris' Jewish Quarter, wafts over the cobblestoned streets. Do not miss a stroll round the majestic Place des Vosges or the Musée Picasso. All of Paris is accessible from this special apartment. As an added treat, just a few blocks away, you will find one of the best Parisian pastry shops - La République Pâtissière.
In an ideal layout, the two bedrooms are at completely opposite side of the apartment - perfect for those needing their own space and looking for privacy. One bedroom is overlooking the street (queen bed) while the 2nd bedroom (king or twin beds) is overlooking an interior courtyard. The salon, or living room, is spacious and lined in charming bookshelves. The dining table is connected to the salon that also includes a fireplace and large windows. The street is a one-way road and quiet during the day and night, the apartment itself is well isolated. There are 2 bathrooms, one has a shower and the second one has a bathtub. There are two separate toilets, one near the entrance, one near the bathroom with the bathtub. There is also a sofa bed in the salon that sleeps one or two persons.
Our large apartment (105 meters squared) features:
-Very high ceilings (4.5 meters high)
-original "Versailles" hardwood floors
-Full modern kitchen with gas range, oven and nespresso machine
-Dishwasher, washing machine and dryer
-2 bathrooms, one with bath tub and shower, the other with a "rainfall" style shower.
-Very thick stone walls that keep the flat cool in the summer and warm in the winter
The master bedroom has a queen size bed. The guest bedroom has two single beds that can be converted into one king-size bed.
We also have a comfortable convertible sofa bed for 2 people in the living room, bringing the total number of potential guests to 6.
There is an Internet wifi connexion and television with blu-ray/dvd player and international cable tv.
Please do feel free to contact us if you have any questions!
The entire apartment.
Interaction with Guests
As much as the guest needs via phone, text and email. We have our amazing apartment manager, Asha Easton who will meet & greet each guest. She will show you everything about the apartment prior to handing over your keys and she is also available for private tours as well. Asha's first language is English but she speaks fluent French as well. Asha hails from Canada but is 1/2 British as well.
Fi lles du Calvaire is the closest Metro Stop. Taxis are plentiful as well and Uber has a strong and reliable presence in Paris. We are happy to help arrange private, reliable and safe transportation as well.
Other Things to Note
Arrival and departure times are flexible based on availability and we're always happy to help you with your luggage storage if needed before check in/out. If another guest is not booked the night prior to your stay, you may arrive as early as you'd like too (pre-arranged with us). If there is a guest booked the night prior to your arrival, that guest has until 11am to check out and then we need to fully clean the apartment. Normal check out time is 11 am but we are happy to be flexible on this (pre-arranged with us) and let you check out later if no one is booked the night of your departure.
Rules aren't fun but we request that:
1) We request that guests refrain from having Bachelor or Bachelorette parties.
2) We love animals, but our apartment is not pet-friendly.
3) We are a non-smoking apartment but we are convenient to being able to walk outdoors to smoke.