5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Apartment Rental Photos and Description
Central Paris apartment located within metres of Seine River and Notre Dame.
We offer our special apartment in Paris to lovers of Paris. Located on rue St Jacques in the heart of the Latin Quarter, this romantic self-catering apartment is on the 3rd and 4th floor of a building overlooking the St Severin church. You will find it hard to find such a central apartment in Paris.
It is amazing to have an apartment so centrally located in Paris, being only a minute’s walk from Notre Dame and the Ile de la Cité, and about the same distance from Blvd St Germain and Blvd St Michel in the heart of the Latin Quarter. This is a perfect place for a couple, but also suitable for two couples or families (up to 4 pers) to experience Paris. This apartment has had people living in it for over 400 years, so feel free to contact us to see if you can share with us part of this history. If you find that our apartment isn’t just what you were after please contact us.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
About John Reese
I have been involved in French tourism since 1993 organising tours and renting villas and apartments to clients. In 2007 my accountant said to me that my life would not be complete until I owned a property in France! What a rare accountant! So my wife and I fell in love with this property in Paris the second we saw it. The rest is history!
John Reese purchased this apartment in 2007
Why John Reese chose 5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter
We had always wanted to own a property in France, and we looked far and wide for the suitable place. We looked particularly through Provence, but every place we saw we never really fell in love with. I wanted a place that I would want to have a framed photo of in my home in NZ - one that friends would look at enviously. After a very short search in Paris we stumbled on this apartment. I asked a friend in Paris to see the apartment straight away and he advised me that 'it was a little jewel' (un petit bijou). I travelled immediately to Paris to see it, and immediately on seeing it I hugged the real estate agent - this was the place. We are privileged to be able to own such a special piece of Paris.
What makes this apartment unique
In buying a property I wanted a few features. I wanted to be on the third floor, far enough away from the street below, and I wanted to have a lovely view. On walking into the lounge you are transfixed by the glorious view of the St Severin Church and garden - they are my neighbours! As a bonus the apartment faces west so gets the afternoon sun - I've even had people sun-bathing in the window!! As a bonus we are as centrally located as you could possibly be - the Seine River is 150 metres away and Notre Dame Cathedral is a minute's walk away. Because of this proximity everything in central Paris is so close, with barely any need to take the metro. Despite the proximity to the busy Notre Dame area, the area behind Rue St Jacques is absolutely local Latin quarter, with the local hub being based around Place Maubert with their exciting array of magnificent food shops and market.
Guestbook comments from the owner
Thank you so much for the use of your wonderful apartment during our recent visit to Paris-actually it was back in May and we have been back in NZ for 4 weeks, but the memories are still vibrant and real.
Martine was great. I sent her a text message upon our arrival in Gare Nord and as the taxi pulled into 17 Rue St Jacques, she arrived. Her English is really very good and I complimented her on how easily we were able to converse.
We loved being able to open the window of the apartment and look straight onto the street. The proximity of your apartment to everything was a huge plus for us.
The book that you wrote with your recommendations was very exact and we did enjoy experiencing so many of them. The market on Thursdays and Saturdays sure hooked me! I had to go both days!!! The English speaking taxi company that you recommended also was very helpful, arriving on time and transporting us to Gare Lyon for our train trip to Geneva.