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Featured on House Hunters! Central Paris Marais -5* star rated -sleeps up to 4

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 670 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Walk everywhere from this flat-the heart of Haut Marais-close all sites!

Everyone is talking about “le Haut Marais” in Paris – the center of creativity and style and home to Paris Fashion Week four times a year. This area of central Paris has taken off during the last decade with artists & galleries, boutique shopping for just about anything, great local restaurants and 18th century mansions & the most interesting small museums.

This flat is located on the quiet part of rue Charlot, yet steps away from rue de Bretagne which is the center of the neighborhood. All the the best boutiques, galleries and restaurants are located around this center point.

Recently renovated to the highest standards, the apartment has been designed for maximum comfort and relaxation. The look is modern and open with special touches including the old exposed beams, beautiful solid oak parquet floors and antique wooden doors.

Check out scenes from our apartment on the HGTV House Hunter's International - Parisian Brokers Turned Buyers Move to Provence Episode HHINT-4913H.

LAYOUT DESIGNED FOR COMFORT

You will be met by our professional concierge who will explain everything about the apartment to ensure you have everything you need throughout your stay.

The elevator will take you and your luggage to the 2nd floor with ease. As you enter the apartment you look across the open kitchen and on to the spacious living room on your left.

Behind the fully equipped “cook’s kitchen” is the dining room which can be used as a second bedroom - there is room to create a double bed or two single beds. A child's bed is also tucked in the corner. This room can be closed off completely with it's solid sliding door.

The open plan means that light permeates the space.

The main bedroom has a new queen sized bed and adjoining bathroom with walk-in Italian tiled shower and double sinks. There is plenty of closet space and drawers to unpack your things.

- 720 square feet, (67 square meters ) on the 2nd floor with an elevator

- Located on rue Charlot between rue de Bretagne and rue Pastourelle

- Five minutes walk to 4 metro stations : République (metro lines: 3, 5, 8, 9, 11) , Filles du Calvaire (metro line 8), St Sebastien Froissart (metro line 8), Arts & Métiers (metro line 3).

- Ten minutes walk to the Picasso Museum, Place des Vosges, Georges Pompidou Center, Carnavalet Museum of Paris, Arts & Metiers Museum, and more.

- Fifteen minutes walk to Notre Dame Cathedral, Ile Saint Louis, Seine River, Hotel de Ville

- Concierge service available for assistance during your entire stay, English speaking doctor minutes away

QUIET

Solid double paned windows means a quiet night’s sleep. You’ll wake up refreshed and ready to discover the endless charm of Paris again.

FOODING

If you like to cook, you won’t be able to resist our fully equipped kitchen to prepare dinner, especially after visiting the Marché des Enfants Rouges and the multiple artisanal food shops on rue Charlot and rue de Bretagne. It's impossible to pass the cheese shop on the corner without picking something amazing to eat with a good French baguette & bottle of wine! There are five quality “cavistes” within 2 minutes of our apartment, all happy to host you for wine tasting and to recommend exactly the right bottle for your meal.

If you prefer to dine out, we’ve left you reviews lovingly compiled over the years on a range of amazing restaurants in the area as well as all over Paris.

HISTORY AND ART

The Marais is one of the oldest areas of the city and is full of historical sites and architecture. It is a very safe at all hours and has the added advantage of shops being open on Sundays which is rare in Paris. Only a 4 minute walk from the Picasso Museum, a must see. The newly renovated Carreau de Temple is just around the corner and a center for art, music, theatre and food events which is all part of the great entertainment in the neighborhood.

Be sure to visit the Marché des Enfants Rouges. It’s the oldest covered market in Paris and has a large selection of vendors selling organic fruits and vegetables, wines, fish, meats, pastries, and delicious cuisine from around the world. There are also ten open air restaurants in the market offering cuisine from around the world.

SHOPPING

We are in the heart of the fashion and design district with many independent boutiques, vintage shops and well known houses. The best people watching in the world happens in January, March, June and September when the fashion world takes over the Haut Marais for Fashion Week.

More Details

Owner
Tam
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2017

About Tam

An English and American family, we moved to Paris 14 years ago and have never regretted it. Our work takes us frequently out of the country as well as our latest project, a country home near Avignon. We are in love with this fascinating, beautiful city and so happy to share it with you during your stay in our home.

Tam purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Tam chose 3rd Le Marais

This was the first apartment that we rented when we moved to Paris in 2002 and luckily the owners offered to sell it to us. Since then, we have seen rue Charlot transform into the best place to be in Paris. While just a few minutes walk from many top tourist destinations, our area retains a village atmosphere where Parisians from all over the city come to hang out on the weekends.

What makes this apartment unique

There are so many things to do as you are right in the center of Paris. Our typical weekend is go the markets, shop the boutiques, people watch at the cafes and then cook up an amazing meal for friends. Do not leave Paris without having a crepe at the Marché des Enfants Rouges next door!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This apartment is Parisian nirvana. It is perfectly located in the heart of the Marais in a fully-renovated building a stone’s throw away from a covered market and lots of food shops, boutiques and restaurants. It is extremely well-equipped, and feels like a home away from home. A mix of modern fixtures and stunning ethnic carved wooden doors give the apartment character, and the kitchen hosts everything a gourmet cook could need, including a huge selection of spices, a dishwasher, and a large refrigerator (by European standards). Not only was the apartment extremely comfortable, but we loved the artwork and the décor, the large washer and dryer, the shower, the cozy bed, and the roomy closet space. The owners were extremely responsive and helpful—and just a phone call away. We were paying for the privilege but felt like honored guests in their home.
Jan 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
27 Kilometres
Charles de Gaulle or Orly - Paris
Car: not necessary

Located near the oldest & most famous outdoor market called: Marché des Enfants Rouges where you can find fresh as well as prepared foods in a fun atmosphere. Great museums, shopping & restaurants in this area. Walk to so many places: Picasso Museum, Georges Pompidou Center, Haut Marais to find the latest shops, French artisanal markets & gastronomic restaurants and interesting art galleries.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Enfants-Rouges in 3rd Arrondissement

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 670 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , This is a separate toilet with a sink
  • Italian style fully tiled shower with two sinks and plenty of cupboards to unpack personal belongings.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , New bed with luxury mattress and thick pillow pad
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Dining room converts to 2nd bedroom w/2 singles or 1 double
  • Queen size Bed (1), Double Beds (1) Twin or Single Beds (2) The second sleeping area has a double size bed (see photo) that can be split into two single size beds, or a baby crib can be provided. This room closes off with a solid wood sliding door for privacy (see photo).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • Alternative Lifestyle
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading

Reviews

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Featured on House Hunters! Central Paris Marais -5* star rated -sleeps up to 4
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5

So perfect!

  • 5 of 5

You'll love this apartment! It's wonderful location, walk to market, food and shops right out your door. Tam was a wonder host and we truly enjoyed having so much space for our family of 4 to stay. The king bed was super comfortable. The kids slept on these awesome bed cubes which they both found to be comfortable. We cooked some meals, which worked out great. Cooking in this kitchen is like cooking at home. The pots and pans are not cheap, and there was plenty of dishes, cookware for all our needs. Our first time in Paris - will not be our last. We'll be staying here again, the next time we are in town. Thanks for making your home so welcoming! Much Gratitude,

The Peloquin 4

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfectly Central Haven in Paris

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is beautifully appointed & Tam was a very responsive host.

Thank you Tam for sharing your home with us & for all the Very helpful advice upfront.

We had a wonderful stay in your quiet haven in the crazy, busy City of Lights!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA
5

Wow! Great place...fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

If you want an awesome Parisian apartment that's just a walk through the vibrant streets of the les Marais district to major sites and museums... this is the place. Although a tad tight for our family of 4 - mom, dad, 20 year old and 16 year old kids - we spent very little time lounging in the comfortable flat because nearly everything we wanted to see or do was within walking distance: Pompideau museum, Musee des arts Metiers, Picasso Museum, Norte Dame, Pantheon, Louvre, Seine strolls, shopping... we even hoofed it to the Arc de Triumph and back. Took Uber to other locations, and a car was there in 5 minutes. Plenty of cafes, cheese shops, boulangeries just steps away. We even got a broken iPhone fixed within 30 minutes at a shop that was only a 5 minute walk from the flat! Nice that the flat's water closet is separate from the shower bathroom! Washer and dryer for those in need of doing a load or two. Great maximization of space. Host was quick to communicate, as was concierge. Would totally recommend this space to all!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely fabulous apartment in amazing Paris neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We had the trip of our lifetime staying in Paris for 10 days at this fabulous apartment in the Maris neighborhood. Our group included three generations of women,, my daughter and granddaughter slept in the second bedroom which was small but we made the most of the master bedroom, and couch as additional spaces to sleep and organize ourselves. The apartment is beautiful, located on a second floor with elevator and has all the amenities, a spacious central living room and fanatastic kitchen, and lovely bathrooms. The neighborhood has everything you would want for a true Paris experience-boulangerie, cheese and meat shops, fresh market with vegetables, fruits and glorious flowers, a wine shop, and of course, cafes and shops on all blocks, and several museums including the Picasso museum which is so special. We walked everywhere and used the easily accessible metro stops to explore all of Paris.

And our hosts Tam and Martin are fantastic and made this trip all the more special with their advice and guidance on restaurants and other useful tips for enjoying the trip. We enjoyed several of their restaurant recommendations all of which were exceptional and delicious.

We would book this apartment every time and highly recommend it. Hope to be back someday soon! Thank you for sharing your lovely home with us!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sherman Oaks, CA
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 5 days in Tam and Martin's apartment on Rue Charlot. It was perfect. The location was very central and the accommodation was exactly as described in the listing. Tam, her husband, Martin and her "manager", Fabrice (who was there when we arrived to show us the apartment), were all wonderful and communicative. We had a problem with the taxi and payment, and our very limited French made it all the harder. Fabrice helped us with that, and all was solved very quickly. We enjoyed our stay very much. Felt quite at home, with all the necessary things...a comfortable bed, an elevator!, coffee maker, kitchen utensils (although I never cooked), and a washer and dryer. We would definitely stay again. Tam and Martin, merci beaucoup for a home away from home in Paris!

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent place to stay in Paris

  • 5 of 5

We spent 6 nights at this well appointed and convenient apartment in Le Marais. We enjoyed the location and the apartment's amenities, which were very suitable for two retired people. The owner could not have been more helpful with answers to our questions and with concern for our comfort during our stay. There are great shops and restaurants just steps away from the apartment, and many great Paris sights within walking distance. We would recommend this property to anyone looking for a central location and a well-equipped and comfortable retreat from the bustle of the city streets. We would definitely return to this apartment ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cleaning Fee £68.41
Damage Deposit £456.06

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 50% is due to hold the booking. This is non-refundable. The remainder is due 30 days before check-in.

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