6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres Apartment Rental Photos and Description
2 bedrooms sleep four (2 double beds) between Montparnasse and St Germain
A home away from home, our apartment is located in the heart of the left bank. We share it a few weeks a year with selected guests. It is a stylish, sunny, very comfortable and quiet apartment that has been recently completely renovated, on the top floor with a lift. We provide complimentary housekeeping service twice a week. It is steps away from three subway lines and buses, in the heart of St-Germain/Montparnasse.
There are two bedrooms (queen bed in one, double bed in second), an open kitchen and dining room that is a dream for cooks and elegant cosy dining (seats 8), a spacious living room with electric fireplace, romantic bathroom and separate WC. There is WI-FI and an excellent sound system. Ceiling fans in bedrooms and the living room keep the apartment fresh during the warm months. You will live among our books, music and art, like at home. All basic amenities are available on arrival, so no time will be taken from your holiday doing initial basic shopping.
Owners provide you with tourist information and guidance about the neighborhood. The price is all-inclusive. There are no hidden extras.
Apartment: Our apartment has oodles of charm. It is on the top floor of a 1900 building with dormer windows, is beautifully located at Metro St. Placide, two other subway lines and several bus lines. It has light and sun all day from exposures in every direction. It is very quiet, and has been recently completely renovated. The living space is generous, the two rental bedrooms are smallish. One has a classic queen bed, and the second has an excellent quality double sofa bed with an additional thick mattress pad. The second bedroom has a recessed washbasin with a granite countertop. We have wifi, a superb sound system with speakers in living and dining room, and HD television. Bedrooms and the living room have ceiling fans and there is a decorative electric fireplace in the living room. The living room also has a desk. There is comfortable seating in the living and dining room for eight people. The kitchen is wonderful for anyone who likes to cook, with modern equipment including a washer and dryer. The bathroom has a designer tub for two that is also equipped with a rainforest shower. The toilet is separate.
Neighborhood: We are between St Germain and Montparnasse, the intellectual hearts of Paris. The apartment is steps from the rue de Rennes, fifteen minutes walk from the St. Germain church or the Sorbonne, five minutes from the Luxembourg gardens, and ten minutes from the St. Sulpice church. There is a market two blocks away (Raspail) on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday (the latter is organic) and another slightly further (Edgar Quinet) on Wednesday and Saturday. Downstairs are two small grocery stores that can meet all your needs, really. The Bon Marché, one of the best department stores in Paris, that also has a spectacular food store, is two blocks away. Montparnasse railroad station is within walking distance, or three bus stops away. Shopping for clothing, records, books is excellent in the neighborhood. Restaurants and cafés abound, several with live music.
The owners: We are two professionals retired from the UN. Our Paris apartment is our home; we have a house in Normandy a few hours away from Paris where we go during rental periods. Since renters are staying in our home, we want people who stay here to understand and agree to treat it as they would treat their own. In return, we do everything in our power to make sure you have our help to make your stay as agreeable as it can be.
We provide detailed guidance on the neighborhood in notes left for guests. If you decide to stay with us and have particular questions about tourism in Paris, let us know ahead of time and we will be happy to oblige.
- not suitable for children
- limited accessibility
- pets not allowed
Guestbook comments from the owner
"We wanted to return to Paris for a two week stay with some luxe, comfort, safety, and all the facilities of our own home.
And, we found it, with great pleasure. We even found most of the shopping, if not on our 'doorstep', only a stone's throw away. The markets were also close by.
The apartment is all as described by the owner; cooking, washing, drying, house-keeping service, comfort, and good TV, music system are on hand. Excellent notes are provided and contact with the owner is most prompt, warm and helpful.
We particularly found the location excellent - situated between St. Germain and Montparnasse, quiet, safe, yet busy and not crowded with tourists. That which was not available on foot, was well connected to the rest of Paris by Metro (plural) and buses, again, only a step away."
We are retired from the United Nations, living part time in Paris and part time in our small country home two hours outside of Pars.
This is our Paris home, that we vacate a few weeks a year for selected tenants.