In one of the best locations of Paris, backing
the Seine River, le Louvre and Notre Dame.
In the heart of Saint Germain des
Prés, in the 6th arrondissement. This unique apartment
retains the charm of its history. (The mansion was originally built for
Henri the IVth in 1595).
This 1 bedroom apartment is spaciously organized, on two levels with an area
of over 85 square meters (1 000sq.ft ), on the ground floor of a 16th
century classified building. On the 1st level are the entrance, bedroom and
living room, below is the 16th century splendid vaulted cellar which hosts a
kitchen and dining area, a walk in dressing, bathroom and shower room,
laundry room and toilets. Note the lower level is a cellar without
The apartment comes with a range of
amenities included such as housekeeping once a week, washer, dryer, dish
washer, microwave, oven, coffee maker, toaster, hair dryer, TV with cable,
access to high speed internet, telephone for local outgoing and all incoming
entrance hall and enter the living area, furnished with upscale contemporary
furniture. Original 16th century exposed stones were left uncovered on part
of the walls. The Sofa bed can convert into a queen sized bed. The 2 hand
blown glass sculptures are courtesy of the Alex Menem Art Gallery.
Warm and colourful
On the ground floor, the bay windows open to the view and allow sunlight to flow
in. The living room faces a paved private inside courtyard, away from the street
noise and activities. A series of small trees outside add to the feeling of a
relaxed and quiet countryside atmosphere. For your comfort, all bay windows are
equipped with electric shutters. This level has an air conditioning unit.
Adjacent to the living room is the cosy bedroom. Bed is king sized, electric
adjustable and can convert into 2 twins at your convenience. A walk-in wardrobe
is next to the bathroom area. There is an additional small storage closet.
Appreciate the traditional charm of the superb 16th century vaulted cellar which
hosts the kitchen and dining area. The massive oak wood dining table can welcome
8 guests. The stone walls are dressed with a series of interesting photographs.
A kilim rug warms up
the original restored ceramic tiles.
On the kitchen
side, the cooking area is nestled in a special niche and hosts an oversize
In order to
preserve the character of the impressive stone walls and vaulted ceiling, the
kitchen has been designed in sober and simple lines. Nonetheless, it offers
modern comfort and is equipped with all appliances and tools, hidden behind the
custom made floor- to-ceiling closets. An antique iron wine rack serves as the
kitchen bar. On the main floor, the iron spiral staircase leads to the vaulted
cellar in a few steps.
The bathroom is a mix of modern fixtures and old stones. Next to the bathtub, a
stand in full size shower, equipped with a fixed and a hand unit.