The “Vertbois” sits tucked away on a quiet “rue” guarded by a XIIth century tower, making it a haven of peace and calm. This lovely 500 square feet one-bedroom – two bathroom apartment with wooden beams is bathed in sun light from three sides and is just a few doors down from restaurants, art galleries and a small grocery store, and right next to a charming violin maker's workshop.
You’ll be in the heart of Paris, in the Marais district, Paris’ trendiest neighborhood hosting many outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance. A short walk will take you to the museum Georges Pompidou, Picasso museum, and the Musée Carnavalet. To the south, you are a 15-minute walk to the Notre Dame cathedral. Lastly, four metro stations and six metro lines are within few blocks of the apartment - all of Paris is at your doorstep!
The Vertbois is on the 3rd floor (two floors above the street level) of a 17th century building it has been completely renovated in the fall of 2012 and professionally decorated to the height of luxury, with a warm ivory and ginger color scheme. Everything in the apartment is new, from the designer linens and towels, to the appliances and electronics.
The large main room includes the living room that opens into a modern kitchen with granite counter-tops while the second room is the bedroom. In addition, there are two full bathrooms (one with a full-size bathtub) making is extremely convenient if there are two couples or kids.
In the entrance, there is the first of two bathrooms on the left. It has a full shower with a rainfall shower-head, floating toilet and contemporary washbasin. In both bathrooms, the floors and walls are tiled with Italian porcelain. All linens and towels are provided.
Continuing into the living area, whose windows have been dressed with luxurious “toile de jouy” draperies, you will find a contemporary sofa that pulls out easily into a comfortable full sized bed. From the sofa you have easy access to the entertainment center, which features a flat screen television and DVD player. Staying connected will be easy from the vertbois with free WiFi internet access and unlimited free telephone calls to landlines in over 70 countries, including the u.S., Canada and Australia. Cable TV allows you to watch over 100 channels, including several in English such as CNN and BBC world. The living room is decorated with a marble top chimney, a splendid orient rug, and gorgeous gilded mirrors.
The full kitchen is equipped with a microwave and a regular oven, a four burner electric stove top, a refrigerator, washer/dryer combination and contains all elements necessary to prepare anything from a sandwich between sightseeing trips to a delicious multi-course meal. Meals can be served on a large, raised bar-type dining table with comfortable seating for four people. The apartment is well equipped with dishes, pots, pans and cutlery as well as utensils and cooking implements.
From the living area you enter the bedroom made for charm and comfort with fine linens and a new, very comfortable queen sized bed. The bedroom also has its own bathroom, which includes a full bath and shower with a rainfall shower-head, toilet, sink, vanity with space for toiletries.