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This is le vrai Paris! Ask any Parisian where they would like to live and ultra-chic Monceau will always be on their list- and pourquoi pas? It has everything...
Parc Monceau, unknown to most visitors, is just a short stroll away. Built by the Duke of Burgundy in 1769, it became a park in 1860. Since then Monet has painted it, newly weds are photographed amongst its faux Roman and Egyptian ruins, children play, joggers jog, and local residents gather to enjoy the beauty and calm.
In addition to the park, you are right at rue de Levis, one of the best year-round street markets in Paris. You can find everything you need for a picnic, a sumptuous ready-made meal at home, or the makings of your own feast. Outstanding charcuteries, poissonnerie, fromagerie, boulangerie, the best wine shops, bakeries, chocolates - it is all just a few steps from the front door.
Metro Villiers, one of the best metro stops in the city, connects you to Metro lines 2 and 3, giving you quick, no change access to many of Paris's high spots - everything from the Champs Elysee to Galleries Lafayette!
We have made arrangements with a chauffeur service to provide transportation from the airport to our apartments.
The apartment is tucked away on a tiny side street, providing a quiet haven after a day (or night!) in the city.
Once inside you will find a bright, well laid out and inviting pied a terre. The apartment has windows on both sides that provide light throughout the day.
The wide plank, herringbone parquet floors date the apartment to sometime before 1875 and some of the antique furniture is from the same era.
Original ceiling moulding adorns the main rooms of the flat.
The entry foyer of the apartment has a large storage area for extra linens, towels, coats, suitcases and more. It's a great spot to drop your bags after a day shopping around the street market.
This foyer leads directly into a living room with large windows, an antique armoire and bookcase (with plenty of guide books about Paris) as well as a traditional, French gold mirror over the fireplace.
We've also added some modern touches such as a very comfortable sofa that converts to a bed for two and a television with a DVD player. We've even stocked an eclectic collection of movies.
One of the rare features of this apartment is the large dining room.
Bright and sunny, the dining room has a lovely antique table making it just right for enjoying a meal at home or some coffee and a fresh croissant in the morning.
There is also desk in this room with a permanent, broadband linked computer.
We have opened the wall between dining room and the kitchen making the area even more luminous.
The very well equipped kitchen has all of the conveniences you would need to prepare anything from light snacks to sumptuous meals (made with a fresh selection of ingredients from the rue de Levis marché).
The bedroom is accessible either by walking through the living room or by going through the kitchen area to the bathroom.
This provides the utmost in privacy should there be someone sleeping on the sofa bed in the living room.
Our cosy bedroom has a comfortable queen sized bed, ready to fall into at the end of a busy day.
It's also a lovely room to wake up in as it has a window directly across from the bed.
For your convenience, we have a classic armoire to store your belongings in, reading lights on either side of the bed and an alarm clock (although we hope you have come for a relaxing vacation and not use it too much).
The bright combined toilet and bathroom have all the modern amenities needed.
The over sized shower head provides wonderful morning and if you look closely you will notice that the white rectangular tiles look very familiar...(think of the Paris metro stations if you have been here before).