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Lovely airy room in a large typical Parisian Haussmanian flat (135m2), located 200metres from the Parc Monceau and 5 minutes walk to the Champs Elysees. We have several metro stops nearby (Etoile, Courcelles, St. Philippe du Roule).The neighbourhood is very residential, quiet on weekends, but very well located for visiting all of Paris or just chilling in the nearby parks. The room and bathroom were entirely repainted in April 2013. We have a big kitchen and lounge as well 2 other bedrooms.
The room that we're renting out gives onto a very quiet courtyard, has lots of cupboard space, has a private ensuite shower and private toilet. We can offer if requested, a pull out bed for an extra guest, but this is will mean little space in the bedroom.
I'm British, my husband French and we have a 10 year old daughter as well as 2 lovely cats. Quiet and relaxing atmosphere. The room has its own entrance on the 3rd floor. Flat screen tv, wifi and clean linen is included in the price. Washer & dryer available on request also.
The flat is located in the prestigious 8th Arrondissement of Paris. A fifteen to twenty minute walk will bring you to the"Faubourg Saint-Honoré" haute couture shopping street (past the Elysée Palace) and the "Boulevard Haussmann", in the Opera Garnier area, which is world renown for the "Printemps" and "Galeries Lafayette" Departement Stores , the largest beauty departments in the world, 45,000 square metres of shopping dedicated to fashion & luxury brands, as well as other labels such as GAP, H&M etc....Opéra being the biggest shopping area in Paris! If you're too tired to walk home, you can either catch a direct bus or metro home, it won't take you more than 15 minutes at the most! There are 2 Starbucks' restaurants nearby for the coffee addicts.
From the appartment, you can easily visit nearby attractions such as The Champs Elysees, the Arc of Triomphe, the Park Monceau, the Jacquemart André & Nissim de Commando museums all located only a few minutes away. You are spoilt for choice in terms of classical performances, you have the Opera Garnier not far or the "Salle Pleyel" which is a 5-6 minutes walk.
This area is also a great venue to go shopping, having a drink in a fancy lounge bar- the Hilton hotel is around the corner, they have a lovely lounge bar. There is also the "Ternes" area a 10 minutes walk away, which offers a wide variety of shops and restaurants. Other trendy bars & nightclubs are all very near. There are many cinemas with films in English on the Champs Elysées also. A visit to the Louvre museum is direct by metro (about 15 minutes door to door) followed by a picninc or romantic walk through the Tuileries gardens. The Eiffel Tower is about 20 minutes away by direct metro (line 6).
Once you have done all the neighbourhood, you can attack the rest of Paris easily from our place! There is a variety of different public transportation options to take you in 10 - 15 minutes to Ile de la Cité - Ile Saint-Louis, Châtelet Les Halles, the Marais District or Latin quarter, Montmartre etc...amongst other options! Further out Versailles and Disneyland are also direct from Charles de Gaulle Etoile with the RER.
So much to discover, we hope you enjoy your stay in Paris!