|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
Steps from the renowned shops of the Marais, and convenient to Paris' public transportation, this is a gem of a Parisian apartment. Ideal for a couple or two, or a family. This is an especially relaxing home away from home.
The master bedroom features a very comfortable four poster bed and has French doors that open on to a small terrace in the interior courtyard of the building - a perfect spot in the peace and quiet for a breakfast, a light lunch, or just for reading. The Terrace can also be accessed from the dining room. Alternatively, the dining room is spacious, and can be used for entertaining. Given the well-designed kitchen, entertaining would be a breeze in this apartment. The living room is spacious and gracious with comfortable sofas, and a large desk. The adjacent small study and library is perfect for a quiet read, for watching television, or converts to second Bedroom.
There is a separate toilet near the entrance, and the principal bathroom has an attractive glass-enclosed shower, along with hand basin and toilet. The single bedroom has the distinction of having a bath tub in the room..
From the mid-thirteenth century, the Marais became one of the most important aristocratic areas of Paris. By World War II the Marais had declined, but a major effort was made beginning in the 1950's to renovate the area. The main palaces and mansions were restored and turned into museums: the Picasso Museum, the Paris Historical Museum and the Cognac-Jay Museum are now prominent and worthy of a visit. The Georges Pompidou Museum, France's national Museum of Modern Art and one of the world's most important cultural institutions was built on the western edge of the Marais. Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano were the architects of this architecturally revolutionary building. The Marais has become incredibly chic and you will find trendy shops, countless art galleries, and all varieties of restaurants and cafés. You can shop away and dine very well between museum visits!
This lovely Paris apartment was perfect for my family of four complete with 2 teenaged daughters. It was lovely and charmingly decorated. The location could not have been better with the Marais district just across the street and all the beauty of Paris within walking distance. We enjoyed the best of both worlds with the living room windows opening out onto the energetic boulevard and quiet privacy of our own bedroom terrace. I highly recommend this apartment for gracious, authentic Parisian style living. The apartment, location and market just around the corner made me feel like a true Parisian if only for a week!
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