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Perfect for Families & Art Lovers-St Germain Des Pres(Cherche Midi)/Garden View

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 818 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

If you want to immerse yourself in the best that Paris has to offer this apartment will not disappoint you. Building was past home to many illustrious inhabitants such as Andy Warhol and Violet Treyfusis. Spread out over 76 square meters. Split level. Perfect for a small family or friends traveling together as there are three separate bathrooms and three sleeping areas ( 2 bedrooms plus two comfortable beds in the living room).

The setting is idyllic, the interior full of bohemian charm (marble fireplace, antique mirrors and furniture, original hardwood floors, 3.2 meter high ceilings, stone sculptures, paintings and drawings, etc.). Salon with a full wall of French doors opening out onto the formal gardens of a 17th century hotel particulier. Steeped in history. Quintessentially Parisian.

Downstairs, the full country kitchen has a long wood dining table which seats 6 comfortably. All new appliances including induction stove, self-cleaning convection oven, dishwasher, microwave, coffee grinder and maker, big porcelain sink, fridge with freezer and clothes washing/drying combiation machine. Plumbing and electricity also recently redone.

Stay in touch with free long distance telephone and high speed internet connection, Wi-Fi, printer and scanner. Flat screen TV, DVD and Video player with cable (CNN). Three CD/cassette players.

Located on a chic boutique lined street in the center of Paris. Possible to walk to most important sights like the Louvre, Orsay, Rodin, Maillol museums plus Notre Dame, Saint Chapelle, St Sulpice and St Germain des Pres (the oldest church in Paris). Also walk to many fabulous restaurants and historic cafes(including the Deux Magots, Cafe Flore, Fish, Brasserie Lipp, Chez Dumonet (Josephine), Helene Darroze, L'Epi Dupin, Yen, Marriage Freres, Le Comptoir du Relais, LAtelier de Joel Robouchon, Laperouse, La Coupole.)

Several supermarkets (including gourmet Le Bon Marche), cheese shops and two street farmers markets(one organic), as well as a multitude of boutiques, are within minutes of your door. The upscale Bon Marche department store (with gourmet market) is just two blocks away. The famous Poilane bakery is across the street. Perfect for buying fresh croissants and exquisite apple tarts every morning. the luxury hotel Lutecia is around the corner.

Very quiet and cool in the summer (exposed stone walls). Non smoking. Sorry, no pets.

500 euros refundable security/breakage deposit required. Payment by PayPal, check (dollar or euro), wire transfer or cash. Available during French school holidays only.

See calendar for availalbility.

Inquire about last minute discounts and long term rates. Located between metros St Sulpice and Sevres Babylon served by lines 4, 10 and 12. Many buses(39,63, 70,95,84,86,87,96,95)and a Taxi stand just steps away. Velib bicycle stand at corner.

Keywords: Duplex, rue du Cherche Midi, garden view apartment, quiet, split level, Saint Germain de Pres, Latin quarter, Luxemburg Gardens, St Sulpice, Notre Dame, Rodin Museum, Delacroix Museum, Rodin Museum.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About The Owner

I grew up in La Jolla, California. I am a painter. I was invited to live in this apartment in 1989. The garden and apartment became the subject matter for most of my paintings. In 2004 I was able to purchase the apartment and then renovate it. It is still a work in progress. I have tried living in other areas of Paris but nothing compares to Saint Germain des Pres. The apartment could not be in a better location for enjoying Paris. I look forward to walking out my door every morning. My daughter and I are very happy to share our good fortune in being able to live in one of the most beautiful situations in Paris. We hope you enjoy our home as much as we do.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2004

Why The Owner chose 6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres

I have long family ties with this property so it was my dream to one day buy it. The building is magnificent, the location ideal, the ambiance sublime. Very quiet as it is at the back of a luxuriously green garden, totally protected from city noise.

What makes this apartment unique

This apartment is located in the heart of the city yet once you enter the street doors the quiet resounds. All the calm of a country retreat with the added plus of walking to anything cultural or commercial, from museums, churches, to restaurants, boutiques, and markets. All of the best of Paris is a short walk away. Multiplicity of public transport options from taxis, buses, velib bicycles to metro lines, all steps away.

Map

Musee d'Orsay
Musee Rodin
Louvre Museum
Luxembourg Gardens (Jardin du Luxembourg)
Poilane Paris - Cherche-Midi Bakery
Cafe de Flore
Le Bon Marche

Latin quarter, Luxembourg gardens, St Germain de Pres

Amenities

Notre-Dame-des-Champs Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 818 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , tiny but functional, ensuite
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (2) Two double beds. One measuring 120cms by 190cms, the other measuring 140 cms wide by 190cms., Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Please note that the formal garden is communal so not available for private use.

Reviews

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Perfect for Families & Art Lovers-St Germain Des Pres(Cherche Midi)/Garden View
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews
4

Lovely Paris Apartment

  • 4 of 5

Great location that we enjoyed for five days in Paris. Our host was very helpful and did a great job in communicating the unique aspects of this apartment.

We had a young child with us and the rules of the apartment of being quiet and the use of the garden had us constantly shushing her in fear we would get into trouble. While it worked out ok I would make sure that a child in this apartment was able to follow direction well.

I would recommend this apartment to a friend.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern California
5

Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place and neighborhood. Would do it all over again as the property is located near lots of nice restaurants, walking distance to many beautiful sites and provided a quiet get away to rest after a long day.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

A quiet hideaway in the heart of the VIth. Close to everything, including a couple of great restaurants across the street and a bakery for morning croissants.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Richmond, Virginia
4

A lovely apartment in a charming area.

  • 4 of 5

Thank you, Kathleen for sharing your wonderful apartment. It was perfect for our family. My granddaughter is planning on copying many of your design ideas for her new apartment in the fall. We appreciated the detailed instructions and the welcome supplies in the refrigerator. We had a memorable stay in Paris.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Paris sojourn

  • 5 of 5

I spent 8 days after Christmas in Kathleen's beautiful apartment with my two grown sons and daughter-in-law. The Christmas tree and bottle of wine that welcomed us, along with the the helpful notebooks full of local knowledge, made us feel completely at home. The apartment was clean and extremely quiet with space for everyone to spread out. We prepared a couple of dinners in the well equipped kitchen, and enjoyed the many good nearby restaurants, not to mention arguably the best bakery in Paris directly across the street! Simply a fabulous neighborhood. The one small issue we had with the dishwasher was immediately addressed. Kathleen was responsive and gracious from start to finish. We all hope to return. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. With hopes to see you and your family back in Paris soon.
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Venice, CA
5

Wonderful hideaway in a prime location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (kids ages 4 & 7) spent a week over the xmas holidays at Kathleen's cozy, artistic Paris hideaway. We found the apartment perfect for a family with 2 small kids, especially the large (for Paris), fully equipped kitchen. The apartment is on the ground floor, but set at the back of an enchanting, gated courtyard, so you have the benefit of not having to climb up flights of stairs with your baggage and kids, but can still enjoy total quiet, due to the courtyard's protection from the street. 3 updated full baths are also a nice treat and there was plenty of hot water. Kathleen was very accommodating with our check in and check out needs, and made sure we had everything we needed for our stay. Overall, a very pleasant, reasonably priced experience and the location truly can't be beat.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165
Additional Guest Fee $40 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500

Please check with owner about rates for stays of less that 7 nights, late night or early morning arrivals as these particularities may incur an additional fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.