"Le Grand Ciel"
Rue du Grand Prieuré, 11th Arrondissement, République/Oberkampf,
Studio with Separate Kitchen, Sleeps 2
As featured on House Hunters International! -- episode "Living a Teenage Dream"
Le Grand Ciel is a studio apartment with a separate kitchen, completely renovated to provide a stylish and relaxing retreat in this most convenient part of Paris. The apartment has been professionally remodeled to provide a fantastic feeling of spaciousness which makes the most of the three large traditional windows -- one in each room to create a very sunny aspect and provide great views of the neighborhood. This light and bright ambiance has been further enhanced by contemporary decor where teals and turquoises contrast with crisp cool white. A solid oak parquet floor, warm underfoot, is the perfect compliment to the modern and comfortable design. Located on the third floor of this Haussmannian building, set on a quiet street just steps from from a Métro station, this is the perfect spot for a sightseeing trip to the City of Light.
On entering the apartment you may hang your coat in the entrance hall and continue into the luminous kitchen and dining nook. The owners of this apartment are keen cooks and this is reflected in the well-appointed kitchen. Cook up a culinary wonder with produce from the local open-air markets (Richard Lenoir) and dine at the stone-topped bistro table overlooking the street below. Also in the same room is a large laundry cupboard with a washer/dryer, plus everything for your laundry needs so, if you wish, you can travel a little lighter!
Beyond the kitchen, through the sliding door which disappears into the wall, is a spacious modern bathroom complete with large walk-in shower, floating toilet and contemporary wash-basin. A tiled floor and natural stone mosaic detailing add to the up-to-the-minute design. Luxuriously fluffy towels hang on the heated towel rail with plenty of spares under the teak vanity shelf. With an overhead light, mirror light and large frosted glass window, you can use this bright space to ensure you look your best when you hit the town. There is also ample storage provided for your own toiletries.
Back through the kitchen and through the glass paneled door is the main living space of the apartment. A king-sized bed with luxury bed linen and plenty of pillows ensure you will have a comfortable night. The bed can be converted into two twin beds if required. Storage is provided for your clothing in the French style armoire and there is room for your suitcases on top. The desk has space for your laptop and papers, and can be closed when you have finished working. The entertainment center is provided in the large shelving unit which houses a flat-screen television, CD and DVD players and a selection of books and games. Close the sleek velvet curtains and this stylish apartment becomes the perfect cozy sanctuary.
Everything you could possibly need has been included in this well thought-out apartment. The three separate rooms give a feeling of space and even allow for time away from your fellow traveler if necessary! The apartment building itself is of the typical Haussmannian style of architecture that makes Paris so beautiful. The communal parts of the building have recently been refurbished and the external digicode and internal security door make this apartment very safe and secure.
You will love spending your relaxing time here overlooking the architecture of Paris as well as the convenient location that takes you to any part of Paris in minutes.
Métro: Oberkampf (lines 5 and 9), République (lines 3, 5, 8, 9, 11)
Bus Lines: #46, #56, and #96
•Digicode entry system
•3 rooms, each with large double-glazed windows and traditional French cast-iron railings
•3rd floor (no elevator)
•Electric wall heaters
•King-size bed (180 cm) that converts to twin beds (90 X 200 cm)
•Closet and storage space - Bookshelves
•Free wired and WiFi high-speed Internet connection.
•Telephone and answering machine
•Free long distance telephone service to 97 countries, including US and Canada
•Radio alarm clock
•CD player, with an assortment of CDs
•DVD player, region 2, with a selection of movies in English and French
•Flat-screen color TV with 150 cable channels
•Plenty of luxurious bed linens
•An assortment of books and guidebooks in English
•Dining table for two
•Electric stove with 2 burners
•Microwave oven/regular oven combination
•Refrigerator with ice-box
•Press coffee maker
•Kitchenware (all cooking utensils, dinner and tableware, serving pieces)
•Iron and ironing board
•Folding laundry hamper
•Folding drying rack
Spacious well-lit bathroom:
•Large walk-in shower with glass door
•Sink and toilet, large mirror and vanity unit
•Luxurious hand, bath and face towels
•Heated towel rack
•Electricity, heat, telephone and internet included
•No pets allowed