Apartment - Entire home/apt · Rue Du Faubourg Saint Martin (Canal Saint Martin - Place de la République - Gare du Nord, Paris, Ile-de-France 75010, France

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I am an art historian and my husband is a photographer. We have a beautiful and charming apartment next to the Canal St Martin (75010) which is one of the most peaceful area of Paris and a very romantic place. It is to this Canal which has been shot the famous scene of Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain. It is still navigated by numerous barges.Nearly you also have the Parc des Buttes Chaumont, very nice for a relaxing stroll. You also can enjoy the mk2 cinema close to the apartment, quai de seine. For finish you are also very close to the famous “Parc de la (email hidden)ly and cultural area. Many shops and stores are close to the apartment : bakery, butchery, supermarket, restaurant, cafe, doctor, drugstore, open air market, theater, club, laundromat, hospital.


The appart is 180 m2 on the 2nd French floor of a 19th century walk up building and it sleeps 6 people (or 8, we have a king size sofa).
The 19th century walk up building is equipped with : security code.
Very very sunny
Metro : "Gare de l'Est" or "Château Landon" The streets around are filled with restaurants, cafés and small shops.


LIVING ROOM : the 27 square meters living room has a window facing garden . It is equipped with : double sofa bed, coffee table, cable, TV, 4 armchairs, decorative fireplace, hard wood floor.

KITCHEN :the 17 square meters separated eat in kitchen has a window facing courtyard . It is equipped with : breakfast table for 6 people, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, gas burner, extractor hood, oven, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, and all kitchen utensils, tiled floor.

DINING ROOM : the 27 square meters dining room has a window facing courtyard . It is equipped with : dining table for 8 people, 2 armchairs, a bar, built-in shelves, hard wood floor.

BEDROOM 1 : the 13 square meters bedroom is contiguous to the bathroom 1 and has a window facing garden . It is equipped with : double bed (1.80m), 2 bedside tables, make up table, hard wood floor.

BEDROOM 2 : the 20 square meters bedroom has 2 windows facing garden . It is equipped with : double bed (1.60m), 2 bedside tables, desk, armchair, hard wood floor.

BEDROOM 3 : the 12 square meters bedroom has a window facing courtyard . It is equipped with : double bed (1.60m) on the mezzanine, desk, hard wood floor. It is also a baby's room.

BATHROOM 1 : the 11 square meters bathroom is contiguous to the bedroom 1 and has a window facing courtyard . It is equipped with : washbasin, bathtub with showerhead, a bidet, toilet, tiled floor.

BATHROOM 2 : the 6 square meters bathroom is equipped with : washbasin, shower, toilet, concrete floor.

EXTRA ROOM : this is a corridor with a lot of built-in-wall closets and some musical instruments: piano, guitar..


Washing machine and dryer
Free WIFI : unlimited high speed internet access
Cable TV + DVD + VCR
Decorative fireplace
Also provided : Bed linens, Blankets, Pillows, Towels and Kitchen ustensils.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $2563 /week
Monthly Price: $5979 /month
Security Deposit: $712
Cleaning Fee: $100
Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

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  • thank you for your beautiful flat; we were very glad to stay in "our" apartment. we would love to come back again.

    August 2013
  • Perfect place to explore Paris from. Really roomy apartment was excellent for the family. Everything was so easy, from getting the keys to leaving again. Highly recommend.

    August 2013
  • Our family of 5 stayed for 2 nights in Olivia's apartment in Aug 2013. It was clean and the photos did it justice. It is very close to the Metro so that was convenient. We did find that the patisserie that Olivia recommended to us was closed for holidays so that was disappointing, but there were lots of other places to buy bread and other supplies. Thanks Olivia for the art gallery advice we thoroughly enjoyed the Centre Georges Pompidou and also the Musee D'Orsay! We found the apartment OK from the Gare du Nord, actually a man offered to guide us from there as we must have looked pretty obviously confused as to which direction to head in. We did give him 10 Euros and he seemed happy with that. It took 10 mins and we made it fine with all of our luggage. The instructions for getting into the building and the apartment were good and the maid Loubna was lovely and answered all of our questions. Olivia also answered all of our questions in the weeks leading up to our stay. We loved how the apartment was decorated and would stay here again if we came to Paris. Thanks Olivia!

    August 2013
  • We ( a german-french couple) spent a little more than 2 month at Olivias flat. The stay was perfect! Olivia is a very friendly, well organized and uncomplicated host. Her maid Loubna is lovely, fast, flexible and very helpful. The flat is gorgeous, huge and well equipped. Nathalie fell in love with the kitchen right away and we both felt at home instantly. The location of the historic house is absolutely perfect. Train (gare de lést), Metro, bus, velib (bicycles), autolib (carsharing) as well as Avis car rental are all within a few steps. Canal St. Martin is just around the corner. Daily shopping is easy in the neighbourhood and a covered market is only 10 minutes away. The appartement is bright, airy and quiet with a nice view. You can enjoy the sunset in the kitchen and sunrise through the living room windows (if you get up this early). We would come back anytime and recommend Olivias flat to anyone who wants to spend a great stay in a comfortable, uncomplicated and authentic Paris appartement.

    August 2013
  • The apartment of Olivia is great, clean, organized and very well placed! Central with all facilities and metro just few meters from the house.
    I would highly advise a stay there for Paris visit.

    May 2013
  • The flat is incredibly spacious - easily accomodated 6 people. It is also extremely beautiful - a real pleasure to return to in the evening. Olivia was a very helpful and accomodating host.

    May 2013
  • Just came back from Paris and this lovely appartement. It´s unbelievably amazing, so beautiful interior design! Would always go there again. Best what you can do :). Thaaaaaaank you very much!

    May 2013
  • What a fabulous flat! Olivia's flat is large, light, airy and very unique. We (5 adults) stayed there and really felt at home. The flat is well located and convenient (five mins walk to a taxi stand and closer for the Metro). Olivia also passed on some great local recommendations. I would return again!

    May 2013
  • We had a great stay at the apartment. There were 5 of us. The girls weren't keen to stay in the bunk double bed so we used the sofa instead. The flat is easy to walk to from the station and we felt the area was fine, not unsafe like some other reviews. Well stocked supermarkets and wine shop nearby. Taxis passing by outside usually and only €15 to the centre and main tourist parts. The flat had all you need for your stay and was well furnished bright and airy and looked lovely. The shower in the bathroom sprayed in odd directions but wasn't a major problem. We met the cleaner at the end and she was lovely also. Would stay here again in a small group. Lovely flat.

    May 2013
  • The reservation was canceled 94 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    May 2013
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I am a French art historian specialized in contemporary art. I live between Paris where I teach at the Sorbonne University and New York where I just finished an exhibition on Pablo Picasso and Marie-Thérèse at Gagosian Gallery. I am very respectful and I will take very good care of your flat as if it was mine.
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