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PRIVATE GARDEN - FREE CALLS/WI-FI/FAB KITCHEN/NOW WITH AIR CONDITIONER!

Amy Schachter

Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Amy Schachter

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2014
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PRIVATE GARDEN - FREE CALLS/WI-FI/FAB KITCHEN/NOW WITH AIR CONDITIONER!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 4

In the lively 5th arrondissement, home to the Sorbonne and Luxembourg Gardens is a wonderful jewel of an apartment that awaits you as your home away from home. A five minute walk brings you to rue Mouffetard, one of the oldest market streets in Paris. Here you will find a wonderful mix of outdoor fresh food stands, food shops and wonderful restaurants.

The apartment is located closest to the Censier/Daubenton metro on line 7 and is within a 10 minute walk from the Port Royal stop on the RER B with direct trains from CDG and Orly Airports (Orly uses a shuttle train to transport passengers to the Antony stop where the RER B is available.)

Nestled on a quiet street, in a quiet interior courtyard, this lovely one bedroom apartment of 42 square meters (450 sq. feet) has all of the conveniences that any traveler could want. One of the first things you notice is how homey and welcoming the owners have made this apartment. That is because, unlike an apartment that has been furnished as a rental unit, the owners of this apartment live here several months a year. They have set it up and furnished it as they would like to live and you as their guests, reap the rewards.

Heated with gas heat, with unlimited hot water, the system’s remote control can be set to give you the perfect temperature for day or night comfort. The thermal insulated double paned windows and door to the garden are designed to help keep the apartment comfortable, no matter what the temperature. Large space saving radiators insure that heat is evenly and efficiently distributed in all rooms, making a visit in colder months as much a pleasure as the warmer months. In fact, with less crowds to deal with, staying here in the late fall and winter is a delightful way to experience a less crowded Paris. And now, in case the summer turns too warm for comfort, we offer a brand new, high-end air conditioner. Quiet and comfortable, this air conditioner allows you to set a comfortable temperature so you are cool inside.

Another wonderful thing about this apartment is its lovely private garden. Hedged all around, the space is a private little oasis in which to enjoy an afternoon drink or a pleasant meal. There is a wooden deck with a resin table which seats four comfortably or a smaller round bistro table for more intimate moments. The French door in the living room leads out to this wonderful added attraction.

A separate bedroom, with a large window looking out on your private garden is sunny and bright. Ample closet space, a comfortable double bed with comfy linens, a flat screen TV with BBC and CNN, a telephone with free calls to 139 countries, including the US, DSL WI-FI internet access, this apartment has it all.

The living room is spacious with a very comfortable double sized sofa bed, a drop leaf table which seats four comfortably, plenty of books to read and guide books to inform, a CD-collection for your listening pleasure, a radio/CD/cassette combination with great sound, an i-Pod speaker dock and a wonderful reading light.

In addition to the sofa, there are two incredibly comfortable Phillipe Starck designed chairs so four people can relax in comfort. The coffee table is on wheels and is very easy to maneuver to allow for the opening of the sofa bed. A dramatic glass and iron display unit contains wonderful pieces of glass and pottery collected by the owners. Everywhere you look is the art work of a home that reflects that someone lives here, not some sterile hotel room,

The recently renovated “American” kitchen has everything one could want to prepare a meal. With all the wonderful markets nearby, we know you’ll be tempted to try your hand at French cooking. But if you don't want to cook there are tons of restaurants nearby and within easy walking distance if the most you want to make is coffee. A breakfast bar and stools allows for easy dining for 2 people.

All brand new appliances welcome you, including an induction stove top, convection oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker and a small toaster/oven. Plentiful pots, pans, casseroles, spices and cooking utensils are available as well.

The windowed bathroom has everything you would expect and more. Two separate heaters (one electric near the shower, the other, working off the gas unit which heats the apartment,near the toilet) are available to insure you are toasty warm when you emerge from the recently renovated and enlarged tiled shower. With a choice of two shower heads and unlimited hot water, this is great way to unwind after a long day of touring.

With small hotel rooms in Paris around 200 euros and the strength of the euro compared to the dollar, this apartment is a marvelous value.

We even offer pick up and drop off to both Paris airports for a reasonable additional charge.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Amy Schachter (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2014

About Amy Schachter

My husband and I are both self employed which has allowed us the freedom to travel as we wish. As long as we have an Internet connection we are good to go. When we are not in Paris, we live in Brooklyn NY in a converted warehouse from 1900. We recently transplanted ourselves from the Upper East Side of Manhattan. My husband has two kids and we have four grandchildren.

Amy Schachter purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Amy Schachter chose 5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter

It's Paris - what more is there to say? We owned the apartment for 6 years before deciding to rent and our apartment is filled with art and things we decided not to remove when we decided to rent. Paris is an amazing city - after 15 years of visits, we never tire of her street life, restaurants and architecture.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 31 traveler reviews

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Private Garden - Free Calls/Wi-Fi/Fab Kitchen/Now with Air Conditioner!
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Paris
5

Great Paris apartment

  • 5 of 5
This apartment was terrific! Great location for either meandering or metro. The owner was very easy to work with making for a totally stress-free experience. We had one of our most memorable meals ever at a tiny neighborhood restaurant she recommended, Prosper et Fortunee. A great shopping street is several blocks away for fruit, cheese, wine etc to enjoy in the outdoor garden. We would definitely return.
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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Private Garden - Free Calls/Wi-Fi/Fab Kitchen/Now with Air Conditioner!
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5

Perfect apt for 4, great location, clean, neat.

  • 5 of 5
This was my first time renting an apartment and I was very nervous but Amy the owner has been wonderful. She answered all my questions promptly and supplied a detailed guide of the use of the apartment and the area surrounding. My husband and my two teenage daughters were very impressed. The apartment was very neat and clean and not that far from the metro. Everything is labeled and very easy to manage. We had a fantastic time in Paris regardless of the weather, but I definitely credit Amy for easing my mind and answering all my questions promptly. If we go back to Paris, I would not hesitate to contact Amy and rent the apartment again. Thanks again Amy, you're the best!
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Paris
5

Excellent comfortable accommodation

  • 5 of 5
All communications with the owner were answered promptly and Amy gave us all the information we could have wished for. The apartment was perfect for our stay. It was spotlessly clean, well equipped with kitchen needs and even umbrellas which came in handy. Decor was interesting with a collection of artistic pieces and modern furniture. Wifi and use of VOIP phone was important to us. There was an amazing collection of maps and guidebooks on Paris and as we browsed through them each night we almost forgot we were in someone else's place as we felt so comfortable and at home. Shower was spacious with room to dry off too and the outdoor area was perfect for winding down at the end of each day. The area is surprisingly quiet considering it is closeby to major streets. Rue Mouffetard was just around the corner and great for food shopping. Port Royal station was about 15 mins walk away pulling suitcases and where caught the RER to CGD Airport. Would absolutely recommend this to anyone wanting comfortable, cosy accommodation in Paris.
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Joan, Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review on our apartment. Oscar and I are so glad that the apartment met or exceeded your expectations. Sorry you needed the umbrellas but happy that they were there for your use. We really appreciate your comments as they give potential guests an opportunity to hear from one who has been there and we thank you again for posting such a wonderful review. All the best, Amy
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5

Lovely Apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5
Apartment was wonderful. Has a great new kitchen with nice appliances and much appreciated clear instructions for use in English. Also a huge walk-in shower, very unusual in Paris apartments. Very well stocked with amenities such as paper towels, and food products. The bed was very comfortable and good closet/drawer space, also a plus. The private garden area was an added bonus and we especially enjoyed the quietness, given a major boulevard was within a few minutes walking distance. Location is very good, with a well stocked supermarket and the wonderful Rue Moufftard open air market within a 5 minute walk. Also a laundromat at the end of the street for convenience. The owner Amy was delightful to deal with and I would highly recommend staying here. Very good value for the price.

Barb and Dave
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Barb and Dave,

Thanks so much for taking the time to share you thoughts. Oscar and I are so pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and we are glad that the apartment lived up to your expectations. We hope you will think of us again for future trips to Paris. Thanks also for your kind words about the instructions. We try and make things as seamless for our guests as possible and our new kitchen (particularly the new induction stove top) created an interesting challenge. Thanks for letting us know we succeeded.

All the best,

Amy
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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Paris
San Diego, Ca.
5

A Wonderful Apartment in Paris

  • 5 of 5
We loved our 6 nights in this apartment. The apartment itself was very clean and comfortable. It is well equipped with everything we needed. My husband and I have sensitive backs and we found the double mattress to give us good support. The private patio was a big plus for relaxing after a long day of walking and sight seeing. There is a school on the narrow small street, about 2 buildings from the apartment which meant that with windows open, it could get noisy. However, we were hardly there during the day, and at night, it was very quiet. The bathroom is a little tight, especially around the sink, but we got used to it quickly. The kitchen is recently remodeled and has everything we needed.

The neighborhood was perfect for us. Within minutes, we could walk to everything we needed: bus, metro, charcuterie, boulangerie, grocery store, cafes, wine store,laundromat. We were a 5-10 minute walk to the Pantheon, quaint Rue Mouffetard with all its small markets and boutiques, Contrascarpe Square, and the church where Owen Wilson sat on the steps to be driven back in time in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris. A friend suggested we stay closer to the river in "the heart" of the Left Bank, but I'm glad we didn't. That area, though very cool, was a mob scene, and we were glad to get back to our quiet and quaint little residential neighborhood after a long day of working through crowds.

The owners are great to work with. The back and forth communication helped answer all our questions before we left. The pre-departure email and information folder left at the apartment helped us settle in right away. We received our deposit in very good time. Being from the states, having American owners really helped us with transferring payment (U.S. check in U.S. dollars) and overall communication.

We would definitely stay in this apartment again!
  • Submitted: May 29, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Paris
Oregon Coast
5

The PERFECT Place to Stay in Paris

  • 5 of 5
Three of us stayed in this charming apartment for a week in early May, 2013 and we LOVED it! Hate to add any more great reviews because we want to stay here again! But must tell the truth--it was perfect! The entrance off the quiet, two-block long street is deceptive--a large, anonymous two-panel wooden door that leads into the courtyard of small apartment buildings. Straight ahead on the left is the only private garden in the courtyard--and it's YOURS!! We arrived just as the lilac trees and rhododendrons were in FULL bloom, hanging over the garden with such beauty and fragrance.

The apartment is small (by US standards), but the French (what else) doors to the courtyard expand the space immeasurably. The separate bedroom allows privacy and has great storage--and the newly remodeled kitchen has the newest and best of everything--including induction stove top, microwave, full size fridge, great oven, even a dishwasher. Pots, pans, dishes, soap--even cooking basics like oil and spices are there! Not to mention toilet paper and paper towels--which we've missed in other apartment rentals! :)

This apartment is very convenient to much of what we wanted to see and do in Paris--one of us has limited mobility so we chose taxi (use G-7 Taxi--they have English-speaking dispatchers and are very ethical) and sight-seeing buses for basic transportation rather than metro (couldn't do stairs). Worked very well for us! Walking a few blocks takes you to the famous and WONDERFUL Rue de Mouffetard, the absolute best place to buy any food item--the specialty shops and stalls are filled with the highest quality products--and there's a full-service grocery store that looks tiny until you go inside and realize that it's huge!

Amy's manuals are great--clear, simple directions for everything you need to know about the apartment--and suggestions for shopping, restaurants, laundry, etc.

We LOVED living in Paris for a week--and want to return. This gave us a taste of the real Paris in a neighborhood, not a hotel--and we loved it. Thanks for sharing your little jewel on Lyonnais--it was perfect for us!
  • Submitted: May 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

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Rates & Availability

From $195 Per night

5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday
Dec 23 2014 - Jan 5 2015
5 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Winter and off season
Jan 6 2015 - Mar 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
standard
Mar 16 2015 - Jun 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2015 - Sep 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
$205
 
 
Standard
Sep 16 2015 - Dec 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Winter
Dec 16 2015 - Dec 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
$195
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Cleaning $100
3rd and/or 4th person $25

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Living Room - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Comfortable double size sofa bed with 7 inch mattress for sleeping two
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Notes:
Free Long Distance, Gas heat and hot water, air conditioning unit, double paned insulated windows, window shutters for extra quiet, ground floor apartment facing large open planted interior courtyard, private garden, tiled stall shower, coffee maker, dishwasher, steps to self service laundromat, library of guide books. With hotel rooms in Paris averaging around 200 euros a night for about 180-200 square feet, our place is a huge value.

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