Charming, renovated 2 room appartment just 15 minutes walk away from the heart of Montmartre, 20 minutes away from Sacre Coeur, le Moulin Rouge and le Cimetière de Montmartre and a 10 minute metro ride away from the middle of the Champs Elysées!
27m2 cosy but spacious, light and airy 2 room flat at Metro Guy Moquet, my road is wedged between Sacre Coeur, Buttes de Montmartre & trendy Batignolles district. Its narrow cobblestone road leads you up to the Cimetiere de Montmarte and on to Place des Abbesses and Sacre Coeur.
The flat is for you alone / totally private.
It is ideal for 2 people.
Couple plus a baby is fine and there is no extra charge.
Couple plus a young child is possible + charge.
3rd floor no lift. With the restoration finished in August 2012, the appartment offers the CHARM OF THE OLD & THE COMEFORT OF THE NEW.
1) KITCHEN - DINING ROOM fully equipped: fridge, 4 ring induction hot plate, microwave oven, kettle, cutlery, plates, clothes washing machine etc plus food basics such as tea & coffee, milk & butter, condiments etc all provided.
2) SHOWER ROOM
Beautiful walk-in, mosaic shower room - no shower trays or doors to squeeze around, plenty of space to have a shower! Heated floor a real bonus! Elegant washbasin too.
3) SEPARATE LOO
3) BEDROOM with double bed
Desk and seating, sofa area.
Lovely wardrobe with plenty of hanging space and shelf space - all ready for you to unpack.
NB. Towels and sheets provided.
Internet - with Wifi connection for FREE
Radio & CD player
Electricty in the flat is completely new. Electric hot water system and heating. All kitchen equipment electric.
The flat was renovated and designed so that it could be transfomred from either being my own private home, or becoming CLEAN, COMEFORTABLE, UNCLUTTERED & EASY TO USE rental accomodation for tourists.
It's a good starting point for going sight seeing as well as being an ideal place for just walking around and enjoying the day to day life and pace of the area.
WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE
Montmartre is like a charming, old village which feels totally independant to Paris. It spreads across the hill known as the "Butte de Montmartre" and leads up to the church Sacre Coeur. It is also the heart of where artists such as Pissarro, Toulouse-Lautrec, Steinlen, Van Gogh, Modigliani, and Picasso lived and assembled in their early years. The "quartier" is steeped in artistic history and animated today with typically French cafés, bars and restaurants as well as trendy boutiques.
- EGLISE DE SACRE COEUR: 15 - 20 minute walk
- PLACE DES ABBESSES:12 minutes ( charming square at the heart of Montmartre. )
- PLACE DU TERTRE: 20 minutes ( at the top of the "butte" and to the West side of Sacre Coeur, contemporary artists gather with their drawing boards and easels. Cafés and restaurants abound. )
- LE MOULIN ROUGE: 15 mins ( famous cabaret theatre. )
- LE CIMETIERE DE MONTMARTRE: 10 minutes
2 ) LES BATIGNOLLES
Known as "Bobo" land ( name given to "Bourgeois Bohême" Parisians ) les Batignolles is an 8 minute walk in the opposite direction of Sacre Coeur.
It's a lively, residential area with no tourist attractions other than a busy covered food market, lots of food shops, trendy boutiques, cafés, bistrots, restaurants and a charming circular square with a church in the middle and a lovely small park behind it.
Nearby too is the new "Parc Clichy des Batignolles - Martin Luther King" which could be perfect if you want to go for a jog.
3) MUSEUMS in the area and close by
- Musée de Montmartre : 12, rue Cortot.
- Le Bal - contemporary photography exhibition space - 6 impasse de la Défense, 75018 Paris
- Musée d’Art Juif : 42, rue des Saules.
- Musée de la Vie Romantique : 16, rue Chaptal.
- Musée de l’Erotisme : 72, bd de Clichy.
- Espace Toulouse Lautrec, 11, rue A. Antoine.
Closest Metro - Guy Moquet line 13 - 500 yards away or Place de Clichy lines 2 & 13 - 10 minutes away.
Bus - 200 yards away - taking you to the "Hotel de Ville" ( Town Hall ) in central Paris
Vélib - bike station 200 yards away
Batignolles - Bichet bus - 500 yards away - local circuit bus that connects the two areas
Montmartrobus - 10 minutes walk away - takes you all around the Montmarte area.
A FEW OTHER CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FLAT
It is in an 1850 building with an authentic, well trodden, wooden staircase.
Smoking ( out of the window ) is tolerated but not encoraged!
Checking in / checking out times can be agreed per person / per visit closer to the time.
I look forward to hearing from you soon and welcomng you to my flat and "quartier"!
We meet at the flat. Time agreed before hand. I will give you a set of keys.
You have complete use of the flat and will be totally independent.
I'll either be staying somewhere else or will be on holiday myself.
I or a close friend of mine will be there to greet you and to tell you about the flat and the area.
I provide leaflets and maps of Paris so that you can see where you are in relation to all the sights and so that you can discover some off the tourist track destinations too.
I remain available on the phone throughout your stay if you need any help or advice about anything. If I'm away, I'll have a local contact for you too.
A booklet about your security in Paris is also provided.
Beware of pickpockets! Don't trust anyone who approaches you asking for something!
Come with sensible zip up hand bags.
What do I love about my area?
The variety of different "village" type atmospheres and food shopping options close by!
The nearest street market is at Guy Moquet, scarcely a 5 minute walk down the avenue de Saint Ouen. Lots of colour and animation as vendors adorn the pavements and flaunt their produce. If you love cakes you've got a great traditional "Patissier" called Vaudron just off the avenue de Saint Ouen. There are lots of fresh food shops, wine shops, flower shops and organic food shops around. There's plenty of choice and lots of bustle and atmosphere.
Then just 8 minutes walk away is the the lovely Batignolles area with a wonderful covered market - open every day, plus the other delicious food shops and cloth and trendy deco commerces in la rue des Moines. Great bars and restaurants are to be found in the road parallel called la rue Legendre. Follow either one of these streets up to the church called L'Eglise des Batignolles and you'll find yourselves in a charming semi-circular square with a lovely boulangerie, café-bar, restaurant and flower shop around it. Behind the church is a lovely peaceful garden from which Manet painted one of his famous master pieces "Le Chemin de Fer."
Alternatively, turning right out of the front door, just a brisk 13 minute walk up hill following the wall of the Montmartre Cemetry you get to la rue Lepic that runs through the heart of Montmartre. Again there are some great food shops plus trendy boutiques and art galleries as well as masses of bars, restaurants and brasseries. Street musicians play classic French tunes and give the final touch of making you feel you really are in Paris.
When you're there, you'll be walking in the tracks of the famous Impressionist artists who chose to live there at the end of the 19th Centrury and were inspired to do some of their most famous paintings ( Renoir's "The Moulin de la Galette Ball" for example. ) Picasso and his contemporary artist friends followed the Impressionists' lead and chose Montmartre to start their bohemian artistic lives, stetting up their studios in the famous "Bateau Lavoir."
The charm and history of Montmartre is endless and timeless. It's the Paris that films and dreams are made of.
........ A definite must for you to visit and to enjoy.
The Metro Guy Moquet is just 2 minutes away down the avenue de Saint Ouen and Metro stop La Fourche is 5 minutes away up the avenue. Once you are on the Metro it is only 10 minutes to get to the "Champs Elysées Clémenceau" Metro stop which is between the Champs Elysées and the Place de la Concorde.
There's also a bus stop at a stone's throw on the avenue de Saint Ouen and the number 81 bus can take you straight to the big shops such as "Galéries Lafayette" & "Printemps." For luxury shopping it couldn't be easier! The bus continues on to Le Louvre as well and terminates at Chatelet ( where there are more shops in particular the BHV. ) At Chatelet you are right next to the River Seine and you have easy access to the Ile de la Cité ( where you'll find Notre Dame ) and the Ile Saint Louis ( where you'll find the charm and romance of an island. )
If you walk North away for the river you will find the Georges Pompidou Centre which is also neighbour to the charming "Marais" area; the oldest part of Paris!
The famous Flea Market "Marché des Puces" is also just a bus ride away going further North.
Отдыхали втроем с 1,5-годовалым ребенком, квартира очень понравилась! Светлая, уютная, чистая, есть все необходимое для комфортной жизни. Отдельное спасибо за радушный прием и вкусные круассаны!
Особенно порадовала близость метро - 5 минут ходьбы, а также огромное количество магазинов, супермаркетов, лавочек, почти напротив дома есть чудесное кафе-пекарня со свежайшими круассанами, багетами и прочей выпечкой.
Ванесса, спасибо большое за заботу и участие.
Передавайте привет Ингрид.
Rested with three 1.5-year-old child, loved the apartment! Bright, cozy, clean, has everything you need for a comfortable life. Special thanks for the warm welcome and delicious croissants!
Particularly pleased with the proximity of the metro - 5 minutes walk, as well as a huge number of shops, supermarkets, shops, almost in front of the house there is a wonderful cafe-bakery with the freshest croissants, baguettes and other pastries.
Vanessa, thank you for your care and concern.
Convey greetings Ingrid.
A really lovely experience staying at Vanessa's apartment for just over a week. The location is ideal, in a beautiful part of Montmartre and only paces away from the nearest Metro.
The shower room is fantastic and the whole apartment is comfortable and easy to keep clean as it is finished so nicely.
I'll hopefully be staying again in the future!
Hello! Vanessa's apartment ist a sweet title oasis in the centre of Paris. We enjoyed the clean and well equipped apartment very much. We felt at home and would recommend it for everyone who needs a short-term (or long-term)-time-out in Paris and near the Montmartre...
We loved staying in Vanessa's appartment. The shower is really nice with a warmed up floor and the whole appartment is really built up for a restfull visit in Paris, though central enough to get anywhere. We would love recomending it for a visit to Paris. So much so, we probably would try renting it again, if available.
We had wunderful days in Paris and Vanessas flat is very beautiful and it felt like home! Vanessa was very friendly and helpful. The flat is good located (it takes 30 minutes to Montmartre by foot). It's very close to the metro station 'Guy Moquet'. Vanessas flat is definitely a good place to stay in Paris for a short trip or even a longer stay.
We will come again!
Vanessa is a great host, the flat is incredible cosy & comfortable, great location. We would love to go again to Paris & to stay at the same place :)))
Vanessa was great host, very helpful, great with communication. Flat was as described, small but mostly comfortable - we did find the bed very hard. Shower was wonderful! Vanessa had useful info and maps which was great. Location was ok, metro stops close by....about a 10-15 walk to edge of Montmartre restaurants/bars.
We loved staying at Vanessa's flat in Paris. It was so clean; recently renovated and had a wonderful shower. There was a nice lounge area in one end of the bedroom where you could relax at night reading a book, etc. The location is very near the Guy Moquet metro stop which was very handy getting to all our locations. Also, there were two excellent boulangeries nearby where we would always stop to at the end of the day to purchase pastries/croissants/quiche for breakfast the next moring. as well as several good restaurants. We had dinner at the little Turc restaurant right at the end of her little street...excellent food and very friendly staff. We would always stop at the end of the day to purchase pastries for breakfast the next morning. We really missed this darling flat when we traveled on to Bayeaux.
Vanessa was very welcoming and her apartment was beautifully renovated. It was in a great location to explore Montmatre and an easy metro journey to all the best Parisian sites.
Vanessa es una persona muy simpática y agradable, y su casa es acogedora y limpia,