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Julia Lebrand

Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French
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Montparnasse, Alesia, Denfert Rochereau...Newly Renovated.

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Plaisance - Montparnasse Family Apartment

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 7)

The neighborhood is friendly and safe with shops, stores, restaurants at the next street.

The apartment is quiet and pleasant.

Free wifi, phone and cable TV.

Two subways on each side of the street (line 13 that takes you to the Champs Elysees and line 4 that takes you to Notre Dame, Chatelet, Le Louvre) plus bus 58 that takes you to Boulevard St Germain - Notre Dame, Luxembourg in 25 mins.

Don't miss dining at least once in one of these great restaurants near our flat...which contacts I will gladly give you!

Situated in the neighborhood of Montparnasse, Denfert Rochereau and the popular street of Rue d'Alesia... 2 metro stations nearby (line 4 and 13), numerous fashion boutiques, bakeries, restaurants, stores and 2 supermarkets nearby.

It measures about 58m² and is located on the ground floor of a quiet one way street. All the bedrooms face the courtyard. All windows are double glazed (anti-breakage and totally sound proof).

Living room and kitchen:

Fully equipped open concept kitchen. The living area has a sofa bed, another 3 seater sofa, a flat screen TV, a dining table, and 2 large closets.

2 bedrooms :

- The 1st has a big queen size bed for 2.

- The 2nd has a decker single bed and a double bed (sleeps 3)

- The sofa bed in the living room can sleep 2.

- A single sofa bed

- There are closets in every room.

The bathroom has a bathtub fitted with a glass panel for shower in the tub, a wash basin. The toilet has the advantage of being separated from the bathroom.

The kitchen and other amenities:

- an electric cooker with 4 burners,

- an oven/micro-wave,

- a family size refrigerator,

- a coffee maker, toaster, water boiler

- a clothes washer, without dryer. There is a hanging rack.

- hair dryer, iron and ironing board

- a complete set of cooking utensils and crockery. Good stainless steel cooking pots.

- Free local and LD telephone service (to some 70 countries, including North America, EEC, Australia and SE Asia), high speed internet via ethernet or wifi (bring your laptop).

Strong points:

Nearby the apartment, there are bakeries, 2 big supermarkets and plenty of restaurants and cafés. Or enjoy the daily open-air market in the morning at just 5 mins away. Lots of fashion shops and restaurants. Very pleasant neighborhood.

- walk to the catacombes.

- walk to the week-end flea market at Porte de Vanves.

- a few stops by metro to Notre Dame, Louvres, Eiffel Tower, or the Champs Elysees.

- Direct line to Eurostar station (Gare du Nord)

- Direct line by RER to the airports from Denfert Rochereau (2 stops from here)

Our street is located between 151-153 Rue d'Alesia, Paris 75014

Metro stations :

- Alesia (line 4)

- Plaisance (line 13)

- Bus 58 at the corner: direct to Bd St Germain, Luxembourg, Chatelet, Le Louvre

- Flexible arrival time is possible

- Early flight out = auto check-out

- Late flight out = leave bags possible (please advise at arrival)

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Julia Lebrand (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)
Montparnasse, Alesia, Denfert Rochereau...Newly Renovated.
average rating of 4.647059 based on 17 reviews
Atlanta, GA

Great Apartment location in Paris

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Paris several times before and this time wanted to experience a neighborhood versus staying right in the heart of things. Julia's apartment was the perfect choice. It is a quiet neighborhood and very convenient to the Metro. The apartment was extremely clean and neat and has everything you need; the beds are very comfortable - an important feature. Moreover, Julia lives in the building so is available to answer questions or deal with any issues that might arise (none did on our trip).

We made good use of the Monoprix grocery down the street and enjoyed the farmer's market right around the corner on Sunday morning. And of course we visited the Boulangerie on the corner - several times.

Not far away is Rue Daguerre, off of Avenue General Leclerc near the Denfert Rochereau Metro (also near the RER from Charles de Gaulle airport); the street dedicates a few blocks to pedestrian only and has a number of good restaurants. We especially liked Peret Brasserie.

My daughter went for a run to Parc Montsouris one afternoon - it is very close.

We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO

Excellent stay in Paris!

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's first adventure using VRBO, so while I was a bit nervous being a first time adventurer, Julia helped guide us through the reservation process and made us feel at home. The apartment was perfectly comfortable for our family of four. We never felt on top of each other. The second bedroom has a set of bunk beds that our 15 and 12 yr old were delighted to use. There was adequate kitchen space for getting making coffee to go with our morning croissant (the boulangerie is just up the street) and putting together dinner in the evening (again, stop by the boulangerie and pick up a baguette). The place is delightfully quiet at night so we could easily rest each evening after a full day in Paris. The location was perfect as it is about equidistant from two metro stops that connect you to different sides of the city (Eiffel one way, Notre Dame the other). We spend five wonderful days in Julia's apartment and would happily return in he future.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saudi Arabia

Lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in this beautiful apartment .it was nice and comfortable .the owner was very nice and helpfully ,she explained to us the region. The apartment location is great there are many bakeries and restaurants especially Arabian restaurant nearby. Two_steps away there is along shopping street .. If I will come back to Paris sure I hope to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canberra, Australia

Excellent location

  • 5 of 5

From early in the booking process Julia was great to deal with, prompt and thorough in her responses. 5 nights as a family of 6. Could not have been more convenient, close to Metro restaurants and shops. We really appreciated being out of central touristy Paris. A wonderful Boulangerie in both directions. Julia met us on arrival and was very helpful providing local info like location of shops and restaurants to get us started. Basic Kitchen but sufficient for simple meal preparation. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, VT, USA

Our Paris Apartment

  • 4 of 5

We used Julia's apartment as our base of operations during our week in Paris, and it could hardly have been more convenient. With the Metro so nearby, and all the shops, it was like having our own pied a terre. From the Sunday Farmers' Market (best food of our whole vacation) to having a couple of sweet bakeries nearby, to the public transportation options, this was an excellent base camp. The little kitchen was all that we needed, and the washer made things very convenient. The photos tell you all you need to know. It's a street-level apartment, very quiet, with average beds. The price was right, and we'll probably stay here the next time we're in Paris, and that's the best compliment we can give.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, MA, USA

Good, yes...great, no.

  • 3 of 5

Quiet location, good shopping, fine neighborhood, a quiet side street 10min from Denfert, 15min from Alesia, right next to a great bus to city centre (recommended!).The apartment is probably what you might expect for what we paid: adequate but not excellent. It is pretty dark, as others have posted: LR/kitchen windows are huge but drapes ("day curtains") must remain closed unless you don't mind having folks see directly inside from the street; also these windows can only be opened safely when you are in the front room so fresh air is limited (again, unless you don't mind being open to the street). At night you must close/lock these windows for security, as bedrooms are in back....and the bedrooms are dark. This apt has little direct sunlight. The kitchen was acceptable, but in our opinion, not as good as expected. The bathroom: shower was difficult to use without soaking the floor--4 adults each had the same problem and so the room never dried out completely for the entire week...and we kept the ventilator fan on as much as possible. Hopefully this has been addressed, but it was a nuisance. Other furnishing were adequate but unremarkable.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your stay was in May 2012. Some things have since been changed, replaced or repaired. I did realised that the old "day" curtains were opaque and made the flat dim. We have since changed to transparent voile which gives privacy and lots of light and we are very happy with it now. The 2nd set of curtain blocks out all lights. With the 2 sets there is no need to close the window shutters at night now. What a vast change it made! I consider my apartment pretty well equipped for its price: wifi, cable tv, even free phone calls, a washer, large fridge, oven/micro-wave, coffee maker, toaster, good quality cooking wares, utensils....and a large flat screen TV. Also unlimited hot water for big group is very important. I am usually very happy to add on stuff and improve the flat and the guests' comfort and thus more business! Naturally its better if I am informed whilst you are still there. My Chipendale mirror, Victorian table and various paintings give my flat some character instead of the usual Ikea furniture. Some people may not know how to appreciate such stuff which I understand, so then just enjoy the cleanliness, quiet, convenient and safe location. Do drop in to witness the difference one day when you come this way.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Plaisance, Paris

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Xmas - New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £171
Clean-out fee £47
Tax Rate 3.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Plaisance in Paris

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Floor Area:
  • 58 m²
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing

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