Exceptional situation in the Royal Place des Vosges, between rue du Pas de la Mule and rue de Birague.
Oldest square of Paris, the Royal Place des Vosges was originally named the Place Royale, which construction between 1605 and 1612 was decided by Henry IV the king.
At the floor level number of harmonious arcades surround the square, all made in red brick and stone facings. The center south and north gateways were respectively the kings and queens pavilions. Here lived many historical personalities such as the world famous novelist, Victor Hugo, at number 6 - now a museum - Maison de Victor Hugo. Many museums, art galleries, selected restaurants, and pleasant cafes are easily found in this area. In a 10 minutes walking distance is the Bastille Place, symbol of the French Republic, and in a short distance by metro, all other important points of interest.
Noteworthy this 17th century classified historic building provided with a security system, a videophone, and a full time caretaker, walls in this 150m2 apartment located on the 2nd entresol walk up floor. East, west, and north exposed, it has windows overlooking the nice courtyard, white painted walls, genuine exposed beams on the mansard roofed ceiling, and a nice parquet floor.
Enhanced by the choice parquet floor, and enlightened by three windows and one skylight, antique and modern fine pieces of furniture decorate the 32m2 living room, which shows a remarkable 5m high ceiling. It is fitted out with a design sofa and seat, carving oriental armchair and rectangular coffee table, a fine gilded frame mirror above the decorative fireplace, a cable TV with international channels, VCR and DVD players, a stereo, a 140cm wide double sofa bed, a closet, a wall painting, nice lamps, and an area rug.
On the open mezzanine there is a piano, an antique wooden armchair, a resting single mattress straight on the floor, a lamp, an area carpet, and a skylight.
Next is the dining area, fitted out with a fine rectangular dining table and six stylish leather armchairs, a Chinese cabinet, an armchair, a fancy wall mirror, a houseplant, and two windows.
Facing the dining table, the kitchen has a rare slate-gray floor, an ample worktop, and a large window. It is equipped with a top gas combo six burners and oven, a hood with exhaust fan, electric coffee maker and kettle, a toaster, and a mini table and two chairs. To the left side there is a small room including a microwave oven, a combo fridge-freezer, a washing machine, a drying machine, a cupboard, and a cabinet.
Also mansard roofed, the 12m2 master bedroom is furnished with a 160cm wide double bed with night tables and lamps, other fine bed head’ lamps, antique chest of drawers and straw bottomed chair, curios set down on the long recessed shelf, and a window. There is no door, and its access is placed on the sloping down’ side.
In the 24m2 children’ bedroom there is a baby bed up to 2 years old, two cabinets, a desk, and two windows. In the right middle of the bedroom semi circular metallic stairs climb to the mezzanine where there are two spaces separate by glass panels, each one furnished with a bed for a child up to 8 years old.
In the dining area a flight of stairs lead to the little office space where there will be a 0,90cm wide single bed placed close to the floor.
There are two bathrooms in the apartment. The first one is white painted, has a green tiled panel and a parquet floor. It encloses a bathtub (no screen), a delicate ceramic sink fit on a Chinese cabinet with a gorgeous wall mirror above, a second cabinet, and a recessed toilet.
The second all tiled small one has a shower cabin screened by glass doors, a design red washbasin nwith a charming framed mirror above.
Close to the main door there is a separate restroom.
The closest metro stations are Bastille and Chemin Vert
Sleeps up to
typical pricing (per week)
November 20, 2009
November 27, 2009
Pricing for all other times of year on request. Prices are subject to change; call us to confirm current pricing.