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Little cottage with private garden, a gem walking from the Eiffel Tower

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

60 m2 country house, enclosed by a family garden,a heaven in the heart of Paris

Nestled in a lovely old Paris neighbourhood, walking distance from the Eiffel Tower, you will feel right at home as you enter our family house and traverse the garden to access this private and quiet little heaven. You will rest assured, knowing that your hostess is close at hand to ensure your stay is flawless. 'Little Cottage' offers the rare luxury of an independent, private house in Paris coupled with peace of mind- a friendly presence is just across the garden, happy to answer your questions and help in any way.

Description of the property: 'Little Cottage' is laid out on two stories and tastefully appointed to reflect the elegance and cosy atmosphere of the setting,with terracotta tiles and oak wooden floors, antique furniture and beautiful XVIII century style fabrics. Both bedrooms have lovely, south facing garden views and are conceived to create an ambiance for tranquillity and rest.

There is a fully tiled and newly refurbished bathroom with WC on each floor.

The ground floor dining room is full of light, with French doors opening onto a sunny, wooden dining terrace. Here is an ideal spot for breakfast in the morning sunshine, with a lovely perspective onto a landscaped flower garden dotted with flowering rose laurels.

A small, modern kitchen gives on to the dining room and is equipped with all you need to prepare breakfast or simple meals.

The house also offers the convenience of a laundry room with washing machine, clothes dryer, iron and iron board.

Around the corner: Our guests in 'Little Cottage' enjoy a rare isle of quietness in a lively, upscale, residential neighbourhood. You can live like a Parisian, exploring the multitude of excellent bakeries, cafes, restaurants and wine boutiques, as well as cinemas and fashionable clothing shops. traditional, picturesque street markets are around the corner, offering best quality regional products. High-end supermarkets such as the Monoprix are nearby as well.

We are a pleasant walking distance from the Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars gardens, Seine River, Trocadero, even the Invalides.

A perfect location for exploring Paris : The Metro is 1 minute walk from our door, and with 3 subways lines (6, 10, 12) at your disposition, you can get to all of Paris easily. 'Little Cottage' is a cosy starting point indeed for exploring all the attractions of Paris - away from the bustling tourists crowds, in a privileged environment, but only 15 minutes via metro to the Louvre Museum,Place de la Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Montmartre and the Sacré-Coeur of Paris.

Best of all, after a long day of sightseeing, how happy you will feel to come home and enjoy the kind of rest you need to make your vacation a real success.

More Details

Property Manager
Dominique de Taisne
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Necker in 15th Arrondissement

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , small but cosy
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , small but cosy
  • Renovated in 2013, two fully tiled bathrooms each with their own toilets.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , very good quality mattress extra large king size 160cm
  • The first bedroom is very bright and sunny with three French windows opening on to the terrace facing the garden. The comfortable sofa bed allows you to use the full space of the room during the day as it is the perfect place to enjoy the garden view. It is a very romantic place with 18th century tiled floor,old styled French country wallpaper, antique furniture. The second bedroom is on the first floor overlooking the garden and you really wake up in the morning feeling like in the country,with the birds singing and no noise from the traffic of the Rue de Vaugirard.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(53 traveller reviews)

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Little cottage with private garden, a gem walking from the Eiffel Tower
average rating of 4.90566 based on 53 reviews

Your own little oasis in the middle of Paris. Next to everything!! Two blocks from the Metro!

  • 5 of 5

Dominique and her family go out of their way to make you feel at home.

It is way better than staying in the hotel as you get you own garden and little kitchen to prepare snacks, chill wine with a beautiful garden to relax in. The laundry is a real help as well.

We just happen to hit the best weather as well! I even got sunburned sitting outside.

Lots of restaurants and little and big shops all around. A Farmer’s market two Metro stops away on Convention on Sundays and even more restaurants. Pizza Flora is just around the corner with great pizza to go if you feel like staying in.

They will even arrange for a taxi to the CDG on the way home.

Missing it already!

Thanks again!!


  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your words. I am so happy you felt home in the cottage and that you flight back home with wonderful memories of your stay in Paris. It is true that the garden is a real paradise every season.
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Little Paradise ♡♡♡

  • 5 of 5

Oh my goodness, guys!!! If you want to experience a little piece of Paradise on Earth, this is where you go! We stayed at the cottage for almost 2 weeks in May of 2018 and loved every moment of it. We have a 2-year old who spent most of every day outside in the beautiful garden, smelling the roses, playing with everything that nature had to offer. This is something that is not easily found in Brooklyn and New York City, where we currently live. Yet, this little Paradise is right in the center of Paris -- we could see the Eiffel Tower out of our back windows, for goodness sake! How cool is that?!! I felt that we were in the best area of Paris: an organic grocery store is right across the street, plus all kinds of coffee shops with out-of-this-world kinds of desserts, sandwiches, salads and everything else you may ever need or want is right there, just a few steps away... Oh, my goodness, guys -- as I write, I miss this place so much!! Even before we left, I already wanted to come back! So, if you are even considering staying at this beautiful cottage in the near future, seriously, I envy you! :)

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York

Mixed feelings

  • 3 of 5

We really liked the idea of the little Cottage which is a nice little country house in the middle of Paris with a lot of convenient stores in the area. The apartment was spacious and well decorated. We enjoyed the neighborhood and were pleased with the

Dominique and her family were very kind helpful and responsive: when we asked for towels or garbage bags you or someone from your family was prompt to answer our request.

That said, we experienced various annoyances that affected our stay.

First, the dust: The day of our arrival, we used the vacuum multiple times to remove the dust along with spider webs especially on the first floor (mostly bedroom, living room). My wife was sneezing every night when going to sleep and this during our entire stay because of the dust. It affected her sleep the whole time.

Then, the Wi-Fi was not up to today's hotel or home standards. The signal was too slow and not strong enough. We were constantly cut off when using the Wi-Fi for phone conversations or watching movies on Netflix.

Finally, we had middle-size spiders (pretty big if you ask me) popping up on the first floor (5 of them in different days) that we had to get rid of mostly in the middle of the night. Our 3 years old daughter, was bitten few times overnight and we ended up buying anti-insect products though too late.

These issues were really annoying throughout our stay and did not make us feel comfortable for the price we paid.

We will not renew the experience but we hope Dominique will take these into accounts for her next customers.

- Sonia & Serge

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Serge, I am so surprise concerning your review: my daughter asked you the second day if everything was allright and you asked for extra towels etc....and you said everything was perfect. When I came to you in the middle of your stay, I again enquired whether you enjoy your stay at the cottage: your wife said you were really fine. You NEVER talked about the spiders, the internet. For so many years now, we only had a slow internet once ( you can read the reviews ) I CANNOT explain why, if they were existing, you did not raise those WITH me , of course, in that case I would have fix it immediately . Best Regards Dominique de Taisne
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October stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time during our stay.

The location is excellent and the house is adorable.

Dominique, the owner was pleasant and helpful.

She made us feel very welcome and met us on our arrival to show us around in the cottage and she gave us recommendations for activities/resturants/shops.

We will definatly come back.

Regrads Niklas

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This gem is hidden in the middle of Paris - a little over a block from a metro stop, fantastic fromageries, bakeries, markets, etc all within a block. It’s everything we’d dreamt of finding to stay in but thought it could only be experienced in the country. This charming cottage has beautiful red toille wallpaper, whimsical fixtures, pretty furnishings, a quaint patio, lovely bathrooms and comfy beds and is owned by some very lovely people. I wouldn’t want to stay anywhere else. Five stars aren’t enough.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your time writing your experience of the cottage in Paris, this is exactly the memories we would want our guests to keep in their mind and heart returning home !
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Union Dale, PA

A hidden gem in the middle of Paris.

  • 5 of 5

What a delight to stay in this beautiful, little cottage. We thoroughly enjoyed it - the lawn and places to sit outdoors = the feeling of being in a real neighborhood, the elegant French decor - the simple, but perfect approach to decorating - the comfortable beds, etc., etc. We could not have been happier and we look forward to staying there again.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such nice words from such nice guests ! We are so happy to feel that the cottage has fullfilled your expectations . Hope to see you very soon ! Dominique and Jacques
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Orly Airport, Roissy-Charles de Gaulle
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Gare Montparnasse, Gare de Lyon, Gare du Nord
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A6 - porte de Versailles ou porte d'Orléans
Car: not necessary

Located at walking distance from the Eiffel Tower in the upscale 15th residential district, this cosy and peaceful heaven is the perfect location for exploring the city by foot or metro. 'Little Cottage' is a 60 m2 country house set in a charming family garden,the perfect setting for a relaxed experience of Paris and at the same time,a fantastic starting point in order to see all attractions in Paris: the Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars Gardens, Seine River, Trocadero, even the Invalides.

The metro is a 1 minute walk from the door, and with 3 subways lines (6, 10, 12), you can get to all of Paris easily: away from the bustling tourist crowds, in a privileged environment but only 15 minutes via Metro to the Louvre Museum, Place de la Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Montmartre and the Sacré Coeur ...

Best of all,after a long day of sightseeing, how happy you will feel to come home and enjoy the kind of rest you need to make your vacation a real success.

Other Activities at walking distance: Club Med Gym fitness center, Blomet Olympic public swimming-pool, public tennis court


Prices & Availability

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Cleaning Fee £147.33

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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