Apartment The Little Montorgueil - Montorgueil district
This is a designer modern one-bedroomed apartment full of character, in the very heart of Paris.
Situated on the 4th and top floor of a classic Parisian stone building, this roof top flat is very quiet as the co-owners are considerate and it overlooks the interior courtyard.
The lay out of the 38sqm apartment is a of a living room and bedroom which are tastefully decorated, with quality furnishings, beautiful original exposed wooden beams, wooden floorboards and all the necessities you need for a comfortable stay.
When you enter, a corridor will lead you to the quaint living area with its feature beams creating a cosy atmosphere. It is composed of a comfortable sofa-bed which is easily converted to sleep 2 kids or one adult, and also a HD TV.
The living area opens into the fully fitted American-style open kitchen with bar-stools at a breakfast bar where you can choose to have your coffee then have your meals properly at the wooden table in the living room.
The kitchen is well thought out and equipped with all the necessities of modern comfort: induction hotplates, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, oven, Nespresso coffee maker, kettle, toaster, washer/drier machine and all the necessary and extra utensils for your needs as a grand chef!!…..
The bathroom and toilets are situated along the corridor.
The bathroom is very elegant and benefits a designer circular basin and an Italian-style shower cabinet.
The bedroom is separate, spacious, charming, quiet and comprises a comfortable real double bed, a large mirror and wardrobe completely at your disposal.
A flat full of character, perfect for a long term rental for the discriminating, in one of Paris’ most desirable and central districts!
This stunning loft is situated in the renowned, lively and colorful pedestrian district of “Montorgueil-Saint-Denis“, amongst Paris’ most historical areas. Rue Saint-Denis is one of the oldest streets in Paris, its route being first laid out in the 1st century by the Romans, and offers you a multitude of attractions and curiosities just at hand. This area also is also home to the stunning classified heritage monument, 142 Rue Saint Denis, the house built for Claude Aubry (seen from the living room of this apartment). In front of number 142, there is another amazing classified construction, a 16th centuary fountain built into the corner of Rue St Denis and Rue Grenetta called “La Fontaine de la Reine”. Restaurants, markets, boutiques, shops of all types, the colors and aromas are reminiscent of countryside villages. You’ll also find lots of historical and cultural monuments, you will be spoilt by choice and it is for all purses too. The atmosphere of this pedestrian and quaint district is soft and welcoming and at the same time energetic and lively with all its trendy and designer stalls. You can for example begin your day savoring a coffee in the numerous sunny coffee terraces, sit in the Rue Montorgueil, then linger in front of the large undulating glass canopy of the “Forum des Halles”, before sitting smug with a street show in the Centre Beaubourg that also hosts inside numerous interesting exhibitions. You can also pass time wandering under the amazing covered galleries “Passage du Grand Cerf” or “Passage de la Galerie Vivienne” (just at the foot of the building) and that ends up to the magnificent “Place des Victoires”. TO VISIT NEARBY THE STREET OF MONTORGUEIL: this pedestrianized and trendy street is the shopping heart of the district, and some of it’s shops are amongst the oldest of Paris. For example, at number 38, there is “L’escargot Montorgueil”, the favorite 20th centuary kitchen of Sacha Guitry, Proust, Dali… and the ceiling of the entrance was Sarah Bernhardt’s dining room, the one she gave to the restaurant before her death ! LES HALLES: former and vast market that has fed Paris and its Parisians for over 8 centuries before leaving Paris for the suburb of Rungis. Now, it has become one of the most vibrant and trendy areas of the capital, there is an enormous shopping centre that will please all you shoppers and especially those who seek rare avant-garde /vintage pieces! There are also 2 theatres and the amazing fountain created by Napoleon. CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU/BEAUBOURG: this multi-coloured building is original because of it’s high tech architecture of metallic ventilation pipes. It houses a cultural center dedicated to contempory/ modern art which attracts more than 20,000 visitors a day. GARDEN OF TUILERIES: only 15mn by foot from the flat, this true ‘green lung’ is part of the most emblematic places of the capital. Besides, it is part of the Historical Axis or ‘Voie Royale’, an axis of roads and a series of monuments (Triumphal Arch, Champs-Elysées and the Louvre) placed along the axis that runs from the centre of Paris out beyond the city to the west. A perfect way to discover emblematic Parisian monuments, profit by wandering around this royal garden and window shop on the most beautiful Avenue of the word. HÔTEL DE VILLE: this is a majestic building, with a turbulent past (its square used to be the site for guillotine executions) that is only 7 mins away by foot. Nowadays, the Hôtel de Ville is the head of the municipal council. Its fabulous square is mainly a place where main events are organized by the municipality: in winter, it is transformed into a huge ice rink with merry-go-rounds; during the international tennis tournaments, a huge screen transmits live matches; as well as wonderful garden exhibitions. There are more than 200 sculptures along each side of Hotel de Ville building to be admired; created by one of Paris’ most famous artists, Auguste Rodin. PLACE DES VICTOIRES: with its stunning equestrian statue, it is part of Paris’ 5 royal ; La Place des Vosges, La Place Dauphine, La Place Vendôme et La Place de la Concorde. It is now a mecca of the mode with it’s trendy boutiques. COVERED GALLERIES: innovative in terms of their architectural shape as well as their social role, the covered galleries are typically Parisian, home to quirky and specialty shops. The “Passage du Grand Cerf” created in 1825 is part of Paris’ most important ones, has the highest canopy. Meanwhile the “Galerie Vivienne”, created in 1823 is the most emblematic with its mosaic tiled floors and brass lights. You can admire the history, cast iron gates, marble pillars, ornate clocks and its chic prêt à porter boutiques such as Jean Paul Gaultier.