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SPACIOUS CLASSIC 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE HEART OF PARIS

Eric Hartwig

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Eric Hartwig

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
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SPACIOUS CLASSIC 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE HEART OF PARIS

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

1st Arrondissement Louvre Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Enchanting, Traditional, Centrally Located

This is a very spacious and authentic apartment of 130 square meters (1,400 square feet) consisting of 1 air-conditioned bedroom, a dining room, a large living room, a modern kitchen, a salle des bains with American shower (no bathtub), one toilet, and office area,and a laundry room. Sleeps 2-4. Maximum number of guests: 4

The apartment is on the 3rd floor (4th American) and has an elevator. It is in a very secure location and has a live-in guardian who speaks English.

Amenities include:

• Free land line telephones to all European countries. One is a US 650 area code, so friends in the US can call you in Paris without incurring international call fees and the other is a local Paris telephone number,

•Cable flat-screen 3-D TV and DVR in living room, second TV and DVR in bedroom, but no cable,

•Reliable and secure high speed internet and printer accessible by Ethernet or USB,

•Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast table and all modern appliances and tools to prepare and serve lovely meals,

•Views of Blvd. Saint-Germain and courtyard (from the kitchen)

This is a huge one bedroom apartment by modern French standards. Most apartments of 130 square meters (1,400 square feet) have long ago been “remodeled” into 2 or 3 or even 4 bedroom apartments. This apartment has preserved all of the proportions and decorations (moldings, windows) that were in place 150 years ago; only the kitchen and bathroom (salle des bains) have been modernized to a size and functionally that Americans expect.

The building is not a huge one: There are 6 floors (including ground floor) in typical Haussmann style, with 8 owners. The apartment is ½ of the third floor, so it is quiet and private.

Additional details:

•All the floors are the original oak herringbone,

•There are three beautiful marble fireplaces with huge mirrors,

•The living room has a comfortable convertible leather sofa, another sofa, three comfortable chairs, a coffee table (all by Roche Bobois), and a flat-screen 3-D TV with cable and DVD, and sound system,

•The tiled bathroom (salle des bains) has a large, fixed rain shower — no tub to contort into,

•A combination washer/dryer in the laundry room is also available,

•Ample dishes and serving implements are available for entertaining,

•The dining room has a Roche-Bobois dining table that seats 6 - 8. As in the living room, large beautiful French windows look out to the tree-lined boulevard,

•The eat-in gourmet kitchen has a table and chairs and top appliances including a dishwasher, microwave, large refrigerator, espresso maker, mixer.... in short, every accoutrement needed for cooking that special French meal after shopping at the open air markets is available.

•The air-conditioned bedroom is large with a queen size bed, night stands, and luxurious linens. There is a marble fireplace with mirror and a large window that opens to the street below.

•In the bedroom, a large armoire with hangers and selves plus drawers is available for your use.

•The bedroom also has a reading chair, a writing desk, and a CD/radio

•There is an office area in the entry hallway where the phone, printer, and internet are located. Plug in your iPad or computer and you’re connected to the world -- no need to work from the bed or couch.

Upon your arrival you will be met by a fluent English/French speaking Parisian liaison who will give you your keys, explain how the building operates, make sure you’re settled in OK, and answer any questions you may have. In addition to receiving a detailed information pack well before you arrive, our liaison is available to help you with any of those unexpected “challenges” that can occur when vacationing abroad.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Eric Hartwig (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Eric Hartwig

We are both educators from the San Francisco Bay Area, Eric a recently-retired public school superintendent and Debbie a middle school teacher. We are amateur wine-makers, avid cooks, and committed Francophiles.

Eric Hartwig purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Eric Hartwig chose 1st Arrondissement Louvre

We began vacationing in France 20 years ago and it was love at first sight. After ten years of exploring the country we decided that we needed a home base in Paris. We searched for three years and were surprised to learn how many apartments had been subdivided into tiny rooms and had miniscule kitchens. We finally found the ideal apartment in the ideal location, and we're sure you'll find it a terrific place to welcome friends during your sojourn in Paris.

What makes this apartment unique

This apartment couldn't be better located. It is truly steps from some of the most jaw-dropping sights in Paris, yet it is not inundated with tourists. Situated in the quieter Left Bank, it is still easy walking distance to the excitement and shopping of the Right Bank. With the metro, bus, and RER right outside your door, all of Paris and the surrounding countryside are literally at your feet.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
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

Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Spacious Classic 1 Bedroom Apartment in the Heart of Paris
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1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
5

Paris Adventure

  • 5 of 5
Me and my 2 dear friends from college decided last year to celebrate our 50th birthday's in Paris together. We were referred to Eric and Debbie's Paris Apartment. We were not disappointed! From the help of Stephane introducing us to the layout of the building to Eric checking in via email to see if our 10-day stay was going well. The location was awesome and the building was magical. The apartment was electric with sunlight and decorated beautifully, we were so comfortable there. The big spacious bedroom, living room, dining room, and kitchen was more than roomy for the 3 of us. Metro stations across the street as well as the Velib Bike station across the street made it very fun to jump on a bike and venture out in the city. I plan on coming back for another visit as soon as possible. Thanks, Eric and Debbie!
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
California
5

AMAZING IN EVERY WAY!

  • 5 of 5
This beautifully decorated apartment is in the best location in all of Paris. It's mere steps from the Seine and the Concorde, there is a Metro across the street, veli bikes and the surrounding neighborhood is very walkable. It's so centrally located that you can be anywhere in Paris in under 25 minutes. The building is stunning, from the entry door to the marble in the stairwell, it really goes a long way to enhancing the stay and the Paris experience. The amenities are all top notch, and there is lots of space, which is somewhat rare for Paris. I can't recommend this apartment enough!
  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
5

Beautiful period features and spacious

  • 5 of 5
The property is exactly as advertised, beautiful period features and spacious, great place to live like a Parisian for a few days and centrally located. Owner and manager were helpful and responded promptly to all our concerns.
  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
WINDSOR ONTARIO CANADA
5

Semi-retired professional. Engineering management & auditing

Semi-retired professional. Engineering management & auditing
  • 5 of 5
This apartment presented exactly as the photos online. The greeter is a personal friend of the owner and proved to be a valuable resource for us during our stay. He speaks fluent English and French and was especially helpful............personal Thanks to Stephane.
Great apartment....Great location....Great value. If anyone is looking to stay in the 7th (our fav.), and try to live like the French this just might be the one for you. The apartment is very spacious, and the owners provided everything possible amenity that you would need. We stayed for 33 nights, and our adult son and daughter in law joined us for 5 nights (slept on the pull out sofa-they are both very tall and loved the comfort). What's nearby.......everything!
  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
Sacramento, CA
5

Big, Beautiful Apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5
This large apartment is tastefully decorated with antiques and every other supply that you could possibly need! Our host was on time and available for any questions. I cannot say enough great things about this apartment! The photos were accurate with the exception that it did not show how large the apartment rooms actually were---HUGE! The apartment was spotless.The location was superb as well! We walked to all the major museums and took public transportation that was close by to visit Versai. I would recommend this apartment to anyone!
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
Menlo Park, CA, USA
5

Retired Engineering Executive

  • 5 of 5
The property exceeded my expectations. The owners support was excellent. The location is well located for those using public transportation. Many museums and other attractions are within easy walking distance. Just a great experience. Would recommend this property to friends and relatives without hesitation.
  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Charles de Gaulle (Roissy)

Location: Paris 7th Arrondissement (Quartier Saint-Thomas d’Aquin), the Left Bank, Paris, Ile-de-France, FRANCE

Literally steps from The Seine, the Musée D’Orsay, the Tuilleries, Invalides, Palais Bourbon, and Museé Rodin.

Close to cafés, le Poste, open air markets, Eglise Saint Germain-des-Prés, the Louvre

An easy walk to the Eiffel Tower, the Latin Quarter, the “Grandes Magasins,” Luxembourg Garden, Rue Cler

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $2,030 Per week

1st Arrondissement Louvre Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Mid Fall
Sep 1 - Nov 29
7 night minimum stay
$2,590
$8,775
 
 
High Winter
Dec 14 - Jan 3
7 night minimum stay
$3,150
 
 
Mid Winter/Spring
Jan 5 - Apr 12
7 night minimum stay
$2,590
$8,775
 
 
High Spring/Summer
Apr 13 - Aug 30
7 night minimum stay
$3,150
$10,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,030
$6,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $69
Notes Discounts available for payment in euros.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

1st Arrondissement Louvre Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Salle des Bains - shower , Walk-in Shower and full sink. Toilet is in separate room.
    WC - toilet , Typical toilet and sink in Water Closet. (Not shared!)
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 'European Queen,' 63 in. x 79 in. (160 cm x 200 cm)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing

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