This luxurious apartment, restored and designed by Toulouse Interiors, is a real dream – 1600 square feet elegantly combining the best of Old World Paris with modern luxuries and amenities, located on the 2nd floor (US floor) on a Haussmann, 19th Century Building with elevator. Staying at Residence Saint-Germain is the beginning of a unique Paris experience you will never forget.
The 2011, no-expense-spared restoration preserved the original hardwood floors, multiple original fireplaces, antique Baccarat Chandeliers and spectacular ceiling molding. The bathrooms and kitchen epitomize the height of today’s luxuries and amenities, including air conditioning. The décor throughout the apartment includes many original 19th century French antiques and artwork, handpicked by the owners, who are world-renowned antique dealers based in Los Angeles and Paris. Imagine living in a restored 19th century French apartment appointed by art and furnishings which are original to the same period.
One would have trouble finding a more desirable Parisian address than that of Residence Saint-Germain. This important property is located less than half a block to the Saint-Germain-des-Pres Abbey, as well as the famous literary café’s and eateries: Café de Flore, Les Deux Magots and Brasserie Lipp. In their heyday, patrons included the likes of Ernest Hemmingway, Jean Paul Sartre and Pablo Picasso.
Conveniences close to the apartment include a Monoprix (French supermarket) across the street and the Saint-Germain-des-Pres Metro and Bus stops around the corner, which connect you with the rest of the Left Bank as well as greater Paris.
Walking Distances from Residence Saint-Germain:
Metro Saint Germain- de- Pres – 1 minute
Taxi station - 1 minute
Les Deux Magots Café – 1 minute
Musee Maillol – 3 minutes
The Seine River – 5 minutes
Art and Antiques Galleries - 5 minutes
Luxembourg Gardens – 5 minutes
Sorbonne University – 8 minutes
Musee d’Orsay – 10 minutes
At the heart of the apartment is the living room, luxurious and brightened by the many windows opening onto Rue De Rennes. The leather sofa and arm chairs were designed for comfort. This is the perfect place to enjoy a drink and conversation with family and friends, or to unwind in front of a movie on the 48-inch flat screen TV including DVD player. You will also find high-speed internet with Wi-Fi, as well as a complimentary international phone with, unlimited usage to 20 countries, including US.
The open plan kitchen is fully stocked and designed to satisfy any gourmet chef. The spacious kitchen doubles as a dining room, including a marble top bar with bar stools, and an Art Nouveau Majorelle dining table and chairs, Circa 1900.
The three bedrooms flank the living room in two separate wings. One wing includes two bedrooms: one with a queen size bed, marble fireplace and full bathroom, and one with a fold out double bed and two fold out single beds, and a half bathroom. The Master Bedroom and Bath are on the second wing, offering additional privacy from the other bedrooms. The large Master Bedroom includes a California King Size bed, marble fire place, dresser and mirror. The linens reflect the luxury standard of the entire apartment.
In a city which is known for small bathrooms, Residence Saint-Germain boasts a spectacularly spacious Master Bathroom, converted from a previous bedroom. The bath is beautifully appointed with Italian marble and a stunning vintage chandelier. It includes a jacuzzi, thermal Massage Spa Tub, a freestanding shower and dual sinks.