Only 1 block away from the Jardin des Plantes and the Natural History Museum, 3 blocks south of the Seine’s left riverbank, and only a 10 minute walk from the Latin Quarter or from the Bastille quarter, rue Mouffetard, or the Paris Mosque, this pretty 3-room apartment with a terrace overlooks the city skyline in a very quiet 1930s-era building.
This airy and bright 6tth floor apartment is 55m2, has a large master bedroom (double futon) a children’s bedroom (2 single beds also sized for adults), and a sitting/dining room with a sofa-bed (single). Each of these 3 rooms opens onto a terrace (20m2) overlooking the street, where lunch and dinner can be enjoyed.
Simply but tastefully decorated, this very practical and inviting apartment has a well-furnished and functional kitchen, a large, well-lit bathroom with full bathtub and washing machine. The apartment is well-stocked with dishes and all pots / pans.
Next door to the building there is a Monop small supermarket (open 8am to midnight every day except Sunday), and 2 other neighborhood food shops a bakery, pharmacy, and various small restaurants (Indian, Japanese, Chinese, French, and a pizzeria). A McDonald’s is a block away.
A minute's walk from the front door are stops for buses #91 (Montparnasse/Gare d’Austerlitz/Gare de Lyon/Bastille), #57 (Place d’Italie/Gare d’Austerlitz/Porte de Bagnolet) and #61 (Jardin des Plante/Père Lachaise/Gambetta). There are plentiful Vélib (public bike rental) stations across the street.
Métro stops are a two minutes’ walk from the apartment for the #5 line (Place d’Italie/Bastille/République/Gare de l’Est/Gare du Nord/Bobigny) This is the line that will take you to the Cité de la Musique. Also the #10 line (Gare d’Austerlitz/Cluny/Odéon/Sèvres-Babylone/Boulogne), is very practical for a visit to the Jardin Albert Kahn.
The building is 2 minutes´ walk from the Austerlitz train station and the C RER station (Saint-Michel/Musée d’Orsay/Invalides/Tour Eiffel, Versailles). By public transport, the Gare de Lyon train station is 7 minutes away, the Montparnasse station is 10 minutes away, and the Gare de l´Est and Gare du Nord are 15 minutes´away. Reaching the Orly and Charles de Gaulle Airports is practical and simple.
Full of bright morning light, and enjoyable views and scenery throughout the day, this charming apartment is ideal for a small family or a few friends wishing to spend their vacation in a tranquil and practical central location in Paris.