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"Le Coeur de la Cour"- charming 2 bedroom

Marais three-level family apartment, featured on HouseHunters International
  • RentalAccommodation type
  • ApartmentRoom type
  • 6Normal sleeping capacity
  • 6Maximum sleeping capacity
  • 2Number of bedrooms
  • 2Number of beds
  • 65 m2 (700 ft2)Surface area
  • 0Floor level
  • NoElevator
  • 1000€ (not charged)Security deposit
"Le Coeur de la Cour"- charming 2 bedroom

True to its name, Le Coeur de la Cour (The Heart of the Courtyard) opens onto a stately courtyard in a historic building in a the heart of Le Marais. The apartment is in a portion of the building that was once the carriage-house of this 17th-century “Hôtel Particulier.” This sought-after central Paris location is home to restaurants, galleries and museums.

The apartment is situated on three levels – a ground level living room/dining room/kitchen, a master suite on the upper level and a second bedroom and bath on the lower level -- which provides its occupants with a real sense of privacy.

The ground floor is home to the living room, dining room and spacious kitchen. The kitchen has all of the appliances that you would expect from a luxury apartment, including a full-size refrigerator with freezer, four-burner electric stove, oven, dishwasher, coffee maker, and toaster.

On this side of the apartment the two large windows facing the street are mirrored such that it provides complete privacy from the street, even with the curtains open. Off to one side, in a small space separated by a curtain, are the separate washer and dryer and utility area.

Meals prepared in this well-equipped kitchen will be served at the large oak dining table, which seats at least six. Plates, glasses and cutlery are provided, as is all cookware.

The living room portion of this space has a double sofabed, flat-screen TV with DVD player, iPod dock, large coffee table, bookshelves and serving table and portable air conditioner. The large arched windows on the courtyard side allow plenty of light to enter through the sheers but can easily be closed off with a second silk curtain.

An ancient oak stairway leads up from the living room to the sumptuous master bedroom suite including a powder room with toilet and full bathroom with claw-foot tub, shower and sink. The bathroom is bright, with “Métro-style” white beveled tiles, an oval window and antique Venetian mirrors.

The master bedroom is spacious, with plenty of closet space behind antique louvre doors. The bed is crowed by a hand-made iron canopy. There is a large oak desk in one corner from which you can write your great novel, email your friends or just send postcards. Above the desk is a flat-screen television with DVD player. The room is bathed in light thanks to the windows on both sides, including an arched window that takes spans the entire length of one wall. A traditional boudoir-inspired “chaise longue” near the windows is for relaxing, reading, dreaming…or romantic moments. The space is both heated for cozy comfort or in warmer times, air-conditioned for ultimate pleasure.

From the living room take the spiral staircase to the second bedroom with its queen-size bed that can be separated into twins as you like. There is plenty of storage in the mirrored antique armoire and the room is equipped with a small television beside the bed including a DVD player.

There is a full bathroom with large tub ensuite to this room under an arched ceiling, once a wine cellar, hence a lower-scaled entry portal. The arched ceiling is a bit higher than six feet, so may be a small challenge to taller than average people. The bathtub, under the arched ceiling and surrounded by the same beautiful white Métro tile, is rather unique and quite delightful in which to soak and relax.

Le Coeur de la Cour is filled with charm and romance and has everything a visitor needs for a perfect stay in the City of Light.

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Transportation

Métro: Saint-Paul (#1), Chemin Vert (#8)
Buses: 29, 75, 76, 96

Amenities Specific to Le Coeur de la Cour:

- Digicode, intercom entry system
- Ground floor entry – triplex (3 levels)
- Windows are double-paned to keep street noise out
- Well-known street, with shopping, restaurants and museums in one of the most historic districts of Paris on the border of the 3rd and 4th.

Upper floor - master bedroom and bathroom
- Large master suite that was once two bedrooms, now is one very spacious master bedroom with: custom-made wrought iron queen-size bed, antique Japanese screens customized for two large closets, antique oak writing desk, flat-screen TV with DVD player, chaise lounge, air conditioning unit, iPod stereo/alarm system, Canon wireless printer, large half moon window on one side, tall windows for cross breeze on the other.
- Two guest bathrobes
- Bathroom with claw foot tub with shower, toilet, antique mirrors, all white Métro tile with antique chrome fittings, hair dryer and curling iron

Ground floor/main floor
- Large half-moon windows, facing a large courtyard on one side and one-way view windows facing street
- Open floor plan with kitchen and living/dining room, large flat screen TV with DVD player, phone answering system, air-conditioning unit, velvet sofabed that opens into full sized bed
- Antique large oak dining table that seats six, all new appliances including Krupps coffee maker system, Nespresso machine, French coffee press, electric water kettle, toaster, full-size refrigerator with freezer, microwave, four-burner stove, oven, dishwasher, bookcase, stackable washer and dryer
- High quality dishes and flatware for entertaining.
- Lush silk drapery, chandeliers, artwork, eco-friendly wood tables
- iPod stereo system
- Rattan picnic basket for four with wine glasses

Lower Floor
- Spiral staircase leading to lower bedroom with queen-size bed that converts to twins
- Antique armoire for storage
- Two guest bathrobes
- Flat-screen TV and DVD player (no cable channels)
- Ensuite bathroom with “Métro” tiled bathtub, under low, curved ceiling, toilet, sink
- Hair dryer and curling iron
- Large fan
- Plenty of bed linens, hand, bath and kitchen towels
- Iron and ironing board
- Video library with movies in English and French (subtitles in French and English), many with Parisian themes
- Flat-screen color TV with cable channels, including BBC World, BBC Prime, CNN International and Aljazeera International
- Private telephone line with answering machine
- Free long distance telephone service to over 100 countries, including US and Canada
- Free WiFi Internet access
- Books and guidebooks in English
- Manual with instructions for equipment provided
- Electricity, heat, telephone and Internet included
- Non-smoking
- No pets allowed

5.0/5

Reviews

Stephen D

Sewell, United States

23.11.2016

This apartment was not our initial booking. We had some problems with our first choice after arriving. The property management company was absolutely wonderful to place us in this beautiful; extremely well equipped apartment. We were a party of six that were very satisfied with this apartment in a most ...

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LaRhonda M

Atlanta, United States

12.05.2016

This apartment is a fabulous place to stay at while in Paris! The location is perfect for getting around. There are tons of places to shop, eat, enjoy near by. There are two metro stations near by, and there is also a location close by to rent bikes. The apartment ...

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Amelita W

Sydney, Australia

08.02.2016

It took a while before I managed to choose our Paris Apartment. Lo and behold..., I found Le Coeur de la Cour. Our stay was magical and we loved this stunning apartment. This little slice of paradise really enchanted us and made our stay in Paris as perfect as possible. ...

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Jennifer H

Columbus, United States

14.09.2015

How to do say 'perfect' in French? We loved this cute little apartment in Paris. I wanted to help my parents complete their bucket list, and Paris was on there. This apartment helped make it possible - a great price for two bedrooms and two bathrooms. After we booked we ...

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Sharon L

Woburn, United States

26.08.2015

Fantastic Apartment in the Marais. My friends and I planned a last minute long weekend in June in Paris, and were fortunate enough to be able to book Le Couer de la Cour. I had seen this apartment on House Hunters International and couldn't believe our luck when it was ...

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marc b

TORONTO, Canada

07.07.2015

Great apartment, perfect location. My husband and I, along with 2 of our friends stayed at this gorgeous apartment from June 6-10th 2015. From the easy transfer to the warm welcome, plethora of information and accessibility to major sites/metro, this apartment and the individuals that care for it made our ...

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F P

New South Wales, Australia

30.12.2014

Our group of three has just had three magnificent weeks in the apartment. Our booking procedure, arrival and departure were handled with ease. Our agent, David, did a marvelous job of settling us in and attending to any minor tasks very quickly. The location is superb, right in the centre ...

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28.07.2014

Amazing! We spent 4 great days in Paris this summer. When we arrived at the apartment, we were greeted by Luz who was as excited as we were. She walked us through the unit, helped us with all the details and was available any time we called or texted. The ...

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Jen .

Los Angeles, CA, United States

19.05.2014

Wonderful gem in the heart of Le Marais- What a beautiful apartment. From the minute we booked, until we departed Paris, the experience was wonderful. The owner was very speedy with her replies and accommodating, the property managers were quite helpful and were able to accommodate our early arrival and ...

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28.12.2013

Christmas Magic in Paris! This was our second trip to Paris during Christmas time. If you have never experienced Christmas in Paris, it is as magical as it sounds. Katherine's beautiful apartment made our Holiday even more magical. From the moment you walk in the door you can feel that ...

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Enchantée .

Los Angeles, CA, United States

26.10.2013

Love this place- We thoroughly enjoyed our week in this gorgeous apartment. So romantic. It was stocked with everything we needed and then some. Robes! Toiletries! Just like a luxury hotel but with so much space, and a full kitchen to boot. The location could not be more convenient -- ...

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J'adore .

Los Angeles, CA, United States

26.08.2013

Picture perfect! We had the best stay here! Fantastic location right in the heart of the Marais with fab shops and restaurants all within walking distance. Everything we could want for was in the apartment - from DVDs for kids to Nespresso for adults. The place was spotlessly clean. The ...

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Ellie .

New York, NY, United States

20.02.2013

Location Location Location- I stayed here with my daughter for a glorious girl's getaway. Truly, Le Coeur De La Cour. Clean, well-maintained and comfortable. A bistro right around the corner and public transportation a short walk away, the neighborhood is chock full of amazing things to see and do. C'est ...

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Christia .

Los Angeles, CA, United States

08.09.2012

Amazing experience! My friends and I had an unforgettable week at this beautifully elegant property! From the central and fabulous location, to the stunning attention to decor and detail, this place is a true gem. Whether you want a quite morning to gaze out on the courtyard and snuggle under ...

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