Your home is situated on Rue de la Harpe -Relatively calm and cobblestoned along much of its length, it runs between Place St Michel and Boulevard St Germain. Regarded as one of the most evocative and romantic streets of Paris you are surrounded by a multitude of restaurants, bars and even a Jazz Club creating an atmosphere that Paris is so famous for.
Located on the 4th floor of a solid 17th Century building with elevator access. Your apartment is light, bright and extremely quiet. Room disposition creates an amazing warmth and spacious feeling that makes you feel right at home.
A double security door ensures complete safety and opens onto a small entry. From there you enter an extremely spacious lounge/living area featuring an American style open plan kitchen.
Your home: The apartment is ideal for those wishing to visit historic Paris on foot. Icons such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Ile de la Cite and Ile St Louis, the Sorbonne University, Luxembourg Gardens, The Pantheon (where Victor Hugo, Voltaire and many other famous French are buried), Les Halles, Pompidou Centre are all within easy walking distance. The nearby area is also crammed with many museums including the famous d’Orsay Museum and the Louvre. Adjacent to the Latin Quarter are districts like St Germain des Pres (also full of fashion shops, restaurants and bars) and the Marais (Paris oldest area).
Now if you wish to benefit from the very well set up public transport in Paris, you have the choice between the metro (on 2 different district lines) a plethora of buses, the RER (a straight ride to Charles de Gaulle airport) and the bateau-mouche with a stop meters away from the house. And a very handy and well provided for taxi rank is also meters away!
Kitchen: Fully equipped with everything needed to make that so Parisian dinner. Your kitchen features a built-in micro-wave, full size dishwasher, convection oven, Nespresso Coffee/Cappuccino machine, tea pot, toaster, and a four burner electric induction stove. Not to mention the clothes washer/dryer conveniently located. All the pots, pans, and utensils you’ll need, as well as a full complement of dishes, cutlery, glasses to set an inviting table.
Living room: Two large double glazed windows open onto rue de la harpe where a stretch of the neck will have you looking onto the Seine. A large leather sofa (that also sleeps two) together with a comfortable sitting chair welcomes the tired visitor. You can relax in front of the 40” plasma TV featuring over 140 cable channels including CNN and BBC, watch a DVD or listen to music from the integrated IPod Dock, USB, CD player or French radio – (you can also play stored movies, TV shows etc from your iPod to the plasma screen).