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LUXURIOUS & STYLISH PENTHOUSE IN THE MARAIS: ELEVATOR, VIEWS, & AC

Michael

Speaks english
Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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LUXURIOUS & STYLISH PENTHOUSE IN THE MARAIS: ELEVATOR, VIEWS, & AC

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A luxurious & stylish penthouse in the heart of Paris

Located in one of the most fashionable areas of the city with museums, art galleries, shopping, historical architecture and beautiful parks at your doorstep, this stylish penthouse apartment is a true gem. It has the rare combination of being located in the heart of the city, in the oldest and best preserved neighborhood in Paris, and on the 6th and top floor with an elevator (up to the 5th floor) of a beautiful building which gives the apartment sweeping views over the rooftops of the city and of numerous monuments in the distance. The street the apartment is on dates to the 1100s and is one of the most historic and beautiful in the city. The apartment is air-conditioned, with an equipped kitchenette, modern bathroom, and clothes washing machine and dryer.

The apartment was completely renovated (late 2012): the bathroom, kitchen, and all the appliances are brand new, while the original elements of the apartment have been carefully restored, including the antique black marble fireplace, original oak floors, and beautiful 18th century oak beams. The apartment is flooded with light due to its southern exposure, two windows and three skylights. The windows are equipped with blackout shades and the skylights have remote-controlled motorized exterior shades that allow you to easily keep all the light out for mornings when you want to sleep late or go to bed early as you adjust to the time change.

At your doorstep are numerous restaurants, art galleries, and in particular many trendy designer clothing boutiques. The shops and restaurants on the street and surrounding area have the unique distinction in Paris of being open on Sundays, which keeps the area full of life, and makes conveniences such as grocery stores available 7 days a week – a rarity in Paris. The apartment is within walking distance of numerous museums and monuments, including the Picasso Museum, the Carnavalet Museum, the beautiful Place des Vosges, and Notre Dame Cathedral, as well as numerous trendy clothing boutiques and galleries. Additionally, it is only a 2 minute walk to the St. Paul metro station, which is on the high-speed modern Line 1 (the yellow line) that goes through the heart of the city directly to numerous monuments and sites, such as the Musée du Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe. A set of English language architectural walking tours is provided with maps and photographs to help you discover your incredible neighborhood as well as the rest of the city.

The bathroom has an antique terracotta floor, complemented with pale white glass mosaic tiles. The bathroom skylight provides ample natural light in addition to the embedded ceiling lighting and an above-mirror light. An electrical outlet in the bathroom allows you to plug in shavers and toothbrushes (an outlet head adapter is provided - please make sure your appliances function on European 240 volt circuits), and a hairdryer and magnifying mirror are also provided. The bathroom is small but has all of the essentials.

The high quality bedding and larger than queen size bed (160 cm – which is between a queen and king size bed) and white pressed linens provide very comfortable sleeping. A closet and hangars are provided.

The white glass cabinets and white stone countertops in the kitchenette conceal a well equipped kitchen, including a microwave, refrigerator, cook top with an aeration hood above it that is perfect for picking up fresh food at local markets or nearby grocers and enjoying in the apartment. The kitchen is equipped with plates, glasses, flatware, wineglasses, pots, pans, a toaster and a coffee maker.

The apartment has a clothes washing machine and separate clothes dryer (available long-term stays of 1 week or longer), as well as an iron and ironing board, providing complete laundry facilities.

The double-paned glass windows and double-paned glass skylights keep the apartment insulated and quiet.

The apartment has a HD flat screen television with hundreds of cable channels, including numerous English language news stations such as CNN and BBC.

Unlimited high-speed wifi connection is provided, as is a telephone with free international calls to all numbers in the United States, Canada, and landlines in Europe and several other countries.

You will be met upon arrival at the apartment and given a full explanation of how to get the most out of your stay in the apartment as well as assistance in getting oriented to the neighborhood.

The apartment is a non-smoking no-pets apartment.

Wine, flowers, and all linens and towels are provided.

*An adjacent penthouse studio is also available that can sleep an additional 3 people for couples or families traveling together who want to stay in the same building (VRBO # 442192)

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Michael

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2012
Speaks english

The owner is an architect and author who specializes in renovating historic buildings in the heart of Paris. He has written extensively about the architecture of Paris, including well-known guides to the architecture of the city.

I fell in love with this property because of its incredible location in the heart of the city on a beautifully picturesque street, combined with the historic charm of the surrounding Marais neighborhood (with its famous food and fashion boutiques and museums). Add to that the fact that there is an elevator (only 1 in 200 buildings in this historic area have elevators) and that it has sweeping views over the city and I could not resist purchasing it.

Location. Surrounded by museums, incredible food, fashion boutiques, and quintessential old-world charm. Beautiful quiet building with the rarity of having an elevator and sweeping views over the city from its top floor location.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Reviews

5
based on 27 holidaymaker reviews

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Luxurious & Stylish Penthouse in the Marais: Elevator, Views, & AC
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
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Luxurious & Stylish Penthouse in the Marais: Elevator, Views, & AC
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p439890vb
.4th Pompidou Centre/Le Marais Paris
USA
5

LOVELY!

  • 5 out of 5
Great studio in a great neighborhood -- right in the middle of Paris. You can walk most anywhere, convenient Metro also. Sunny, great view, quiet, Old World ambience with all 21st century amenities. Michael has thought of everything.
  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Luxurious & Stylish Penthouse in the Marais: Elevator, Views, & AC
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p439890vb
.4th Pompidou Centre/Le Marais Paris
Fairway, Kansas USA
5

MY PARIS IN JULY VACATION

  • 5 out of 5
We had a delightful stay in our immaculate apartment. Everything was provided for us. Coffee, phone service, hair dryer, TV, washer-dryer, iron, even umbrellas... that we didn't need. The location was wonderful. We enjoyed all the great food and shops in the neighborhood and we rode the metro all over the city. It's a easy walk to Notre Dame. Michael had beautiful flowers and a nice bottle of wine awaiting our arrival. He assisted us in every way to make our stay enjoyable. Helping us with advise on tours, arranging for our taxi to the airport for our return home. He went above and beyond...I'd do it again in a minute.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
business
Luxurious & Stylish Penthouse in the Marais: Elevator, Views, & AC
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p439890vb
.4th Pompidou Centre/Le Marais Paris
Florida, USA
5

LOVED IT!

  • 5 out of 5
We loved our time at this wonderful apartment. This is a very very well appointed spot. Michael is the perfect person to rent a place. Gives accurate information, follows through so quickly with any question you might have. We had never visited Paris, nor had we rented an apartment out of the country. Michael made it so easy. Flowers, wine, fabulous cards regarding walking tours in Paris and tons of historic information that Michael wrote and photographed himself. Very impressive. The apartment is in a perfect location to walk and enjoy the vibrancy of the area. I loved the fact that it was modern in all of its features and yet the building is 200 + years. It has a elevator that is the fastest ever. We loved it and would definitely recommend to our friends..
  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Luxurious & Stylish Penthouse in the Marais: Elevator, Views, & AC
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p439890vb
.4th Pompidou Centre/Le Marais Paris
5

LOVELY PENTHOUSE IN THE MARAIS

  • 5 out of 5
We were very pleased with the apartment, the communications were good, the apartment was pretty much what we expected from the description and photos and thanks for the professional handover. And the street had a positive vibe about it - not forgetting the famous falafals on offer!
  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Luxurious & Stylish Penthouse in the Marais: Elevator, Views, & AC
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p439890vb
.4th Pompidou Centre/Le Marais Paris
NY, NY
5

BEAUTIFUL MARAIS APARTMENT

  • 5 out of 5
We highly recommend Michael's Paris apartment and plan on doing so to all of our friends and family! It is wonderful to have the apartment experience in the beautiful Marais coupled with some details that provide the hotel experience, such as an incredibly clean space and help with whatever you need during your stay from Michael. More specifically...The apartment is a beautiful blend of old architectural details and a completely modern renovation. It is neat, clean, bright, well-situated, and was designed with a close attention to detail. We didn't want to leave! Michael is incredibly responsive and helpful. We emailed several times and each time his responses were prompt and informative. His colleague who met us at the apartment was on time and friendly. Thank you, Michael!
  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Luxurious & Stylish Penthouse in the Marais: Elevator, Views, & AC
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p439890vb
.4th Pompidou Centre/Le Marais Paris
5

TUCKED AWAY IN LA MARAIS!

  • 5 out of 5
This property is a little jewel tucked away on the most charming street in La Marais. Easy walk (5 min) to the St. Paul Metro station. This area feels safe and, best of all, this area feels like it has soul. Great places to eat nearby--best ever falafel, amazing bakeries, and cozy cafes within 2 min of the front door. The owner is meticulous about keeping house--this apartment is immaculate and well-cared for. The bed is huge and comfy and the windows and sky lights make this little apartment a sunny and cheerful place. I will recommend this property to anyone who wants to feel like they actually lived in Paris for a few days.
  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the heart of the city, in the Marais, which is the oldest and best preserved neighborhood in Paris (the street the apartment is on was created in the 1100s and is one of the most beautiful in the city, paved in granite, and lined with 19th century street lamps). The surrounding area is full of restaurants, art galleries, and high-fashion shopping. The apartment is within walking distance of numerous museums and monuments, including the Picasso Museum, the Carnavalet Museum (the museum of the history of Paris), the beautiful place des Vosges, Notre Dame Cathedral, and numerous others. Additionally, it is only a 2 minute walk from the apartment to the St. Paul metro station, which is on the high-speed modern automated Line 1 (the yellow line) that goes right through the heart of the city directly to numerous monuments and sites, such as the Musée du Louvre and Arc de Triomphe.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday studio in .4th Pompidou Centre/Le Marais, Paris

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
High Season 2014
15 Mar 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
2 night minimum stay
$490
for 2 nights
From
$225
$1,545
 
 
Holiday
19 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
4 night minimum stay
$1,160
for 4 nights
From
$280
$1,890
 
 
High Season 2015
16 Mar 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,265
for 5 nights
From
$245
$1,650
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$595
for 3 nights
From
$185
$1,265
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $40
Refundable Damage Deposit $400
Notes 150 Euros cancellation fee up to 90 days before arrival.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in .4th Pompidou Centre/Le Marais in Paris

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 6
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 240 sq. ft.
  • 6 stories
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Elevator
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • playground
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hot air ballooning
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