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Last Updated: 16 October 2017

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SPACIOUS AND BRIGHT 78 SQUARE METER APARTMENT TO RENT - FEBRUARY AND MAY 2018 - 12TH ARRONDISSEMENT
In ideal location in the 12th arrondissement, close to Bastille, Nation, Gare de Lyon and French National Library, Nation.
Safe area. Close to cafés, bakery, everyday outdoor market and grocery stores. Gardens and Parks nearby: with a view on the de “coulée verte” and a few blocks away from “bois de Vincennes”.
Near metro lines 6 and 8. Bus lines 29 to the Marais and 64 to the National Library. Typical furnished Parisian apartment bright and spacious (78 square meter, 840 square feet) with wooden floor and “moulures”. In 1920 building with digicode. On 4th floor (5th floor American) with an elevator. Living-room, dining-room, hall and two bedrooms (one with a single bed, the other with a queen size bed). Separate WC, kitchen with washing machine for clothes, dish-washer and good-sized fridge, bathroom. Sheets, blankets and towels are provided. Internet connection.
The apartment would be perfect for an academic couple as well for a family with one kid. No  smoking in the apartment and no pets. For further information and pictures, write to moualdi@princeton.edu

POSTED ONE WEEK AGO:

EUR 1990   1br - 72ft² - Elegant apartment,nice district,Passy-Auteuil,face Champs de Courses (Paris 16,Passy-Muette-Auteuil)
Elegant apartment (72m), fully equipped between Passy and Auteuil, facing Bois de Boulogne in a beautiful building 1930. Very nice district
Nice and quite flat with terrace in Paris 16eme, between Passy and Auteuil.
Very safety place. Lot of transports for all place in Paris (Bus-metro -taxi) This area of Paris "The Paris chic" has some of the city's most famous sights and attractions including the famous rue de Passy fashion and food shopping center
3eme floor with elevator.
Living room with sofa bed, dining corner, big room with nice terrace on garden, tv cable, internet access, fully equipped kitchen (washing machine; dishwasher, oven, micro-wave....)
bathroom, with tub and shower, plenty of storage. All household linens are provided.
Available from October 20 2017, for short or long time
Price : 1990€/month (electricity not included)
For more information and photo, you can ask me
martinechetrit@hotmail.com

Available for rent from May 1 to August 15, 2018, a beautiful 70 sqm (753 sft) apartment in Saint-Denis. Located in a quiet street and close to shops, the apartment is a duplex with two bedrooms (one of which is a children's room), a lounge, an office area, a large dining-kitchen and a bathroom with shower and toilet. On the ground floor of a small building (digicode and intercom), the apartment is fully equipped (cooker, washing machine and tumble dryer) and its very high ceilings give it charm and light all day long. 20-25 minutes from the heart of Paris (Champs Elysées, Châtelet, République) by public transport, the metro (“Saint-Denis Porte de Paris” on line 13) is 8 minutes walking distance and the train station “Saint-Denis centre-ville” (RER D, trains) 5 minutes walking distance. It is also very close to the pretty historic center and the Basilica of Saint-Denis (2 minutes), the Stade de France (10 minutes), the University of Paris 8 and the National Archives (20 minutes walking distance, 10 minutes by metro).
Price: 810 euros (1184 Canadian dollars) per month, charges (water and electricity) included.
Contact for more information:
Audrey Mariette
Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Paris VIII and member of the Center for Sociological and Political Research of Paris (CRESPPA, Centre de Recherches Sociologiques et Politiques de Paris / CNRS-University of Paris VIII-University of Paris X)
audrey.mariette@univ-paris8.fr

CHARMING AND SPACIOUS PARIS ONE-BEDROOM APARTMENT FOR RENT IN THE 11TH ARRONDISSEMENT
Recently renovated, fully furnished, and located on a quiet street in charming 1930 art deco building in a leafy and green part of the 11th arrondissement, 2 minutes from metro Saint-Maur and 7 minutes from metro Saint-Ambroise, with easy access to Bastille and République, and a 15-minute walk to the Marais. The building is safe, with a digicode and a live-in gardienne on the ground floor. This is my personal apartment that I completely refurbished in November 2014, so the kitchen, bathroom, and appliances are all high-end and recent.
Perfect for a couple or one person, it is 53 square meters, bright and calm, with wood floors and moulding. Overlooking a courtyard on one side, and a small, quiet, one-way street with little traffic on the other side. On the 1st floor (the American second floor) with elevator. It includes: a light-filled living-room/dining room with three windows, furnished with a round dining table that seats four and expands to seat six, a sofa-bed (sleeps two guests), bookshelves; a bathroom with a washer and separate dryer (rare for Paris apartments!); separate toilet; a spacious bedroom with a double bed, desk, television, and a wall entirely lined with closets, bookshelves and drawers; further closet space in the hallway. The kitchen is an open kitchen, with recent high-end appliances (Bosch and Siemens) including large fridge and separate freezer, induction stovetop, oven, dishwasher and microwave. The apartment is furnished with bed linens and towels, and the kitchen is equipped with all cooking equipment, dishes and cutlery.
Just minutes from the popular Oberkampf area, it is located on the corner of Rue Saint Maur, with its cafes, restaurants and wine bars. There are good boulangeries, a butcher and cheese shop, several wine shops, a flower shop and several large grocery stores within just one to two blocks. The large verdant Square Gardette is just a few blocks away.
Price: 1550€/month. Management fees, heat and hot water included. Electricity and wifi separate. One month security deposit required. No smoking and no pets.
Available as of January 1, 2018.
Please email me, Renée Kaplan, for photos or more information at renee_kaplan@hotmail.com.

ONE-BEDROOM APT IN ELEVENTH ARRONDISSEMENT Available October 13 to December 13
Ideally situated in the trendy Charonne-Faidherbe area, a fully furnished 39m2 (420 s.f.) 1 BR apartment (3rd-floor with elevator) in stately Parisian building, facing a sunny, quiet courtyard with an open view of roofs, sky and greenery. Ideal for one or two people, there is an entry, a living/dining room, large bedroom with queen-size bed, bath, gourmet kitchen, and separate toilet.
Amenities: Washing machine, convection cooktop, full-size oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, kettle, toaster, refrigerator, large-screen TV, high speed internet, lots of CDs.
Next door is an organic produce shop; on the ground floor is a bakery/patisserie (fresh warm croissants every morning). The neighbourhood is lively, with a Michelin-starred restaurant a few doors away and a number of “in” bistros, as well as numerous small artsy boutiques.
The Aligre market is a 10-minute walk (butchers, fishmongers, fromageries, fresh produce), open every day except Monday, and there are two supermarkets just a block away. Public transportation is a 5-minute walk (metro lines 8 and 9; buses 74, 76 and 86).
Available October 13 to December 13 (2-week minimum). 750 euros for 2 weeks/1250 euros per month or US dollar equivalent, negotiable for 2-month stay. All utilities (including heat), Wifi, TV included. Linens and towels furnished. No smoking in the apartment and no pets. The apartment is best suited for adult tenants. 300 euro security deposit required; cleaning fee 50 euros at departure. Contact owner at salparis@hotmail.com (photos available).

"Chambre de Bonne" Sublet in Paris from January ---> December 2018 (flexible)
I am subletting my apartment, a small, newly renovated studio/ studette in the 7th arrondissement. Sublet starts Jan 1, end date is negotiable, but a minimum 5 month stay is required. Ideally someone can take the place for the entire year. The place is around the corner from the Eiffel Tower, a block from the Metro (Ecole Militaire). Near the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, Invalides. Full-size bed (140cm), small shower and kitchenette. Closet space and room under the bed for suitcases. I am looking ideally to rent to a student or a young responsible person.
More: This is a "chambre de bonne" meaning it is a very small studio apartment. Couples will not be comfortable here because it WILL feel cramped for two people. I have a small kitchenette with a small toaster oven and two burners and everything I need on a regular basis to cook healthy meals. Ample shelving and clothing storage. The private shower/bathroom is in the apartment, but the toilet is shared in the hallway. A few other respectful neighbors who live on the floor use it too, and it is cleaned regularly by the landlady of the building. The studio is on the 7th floor, accessible via the service elevator to the 6th floor, and then one must walk one flight. Thus it is not wheelchair accessible. The walls are not very thick so please respect my neighbors. I do not have air conditioning and I am on the top floor, so in the hottest days, you will want to turn on the fan I provide. Shower door is slim, not recommended for overweight guests.
Location: This is the heart of Paris, in the 7th arrondissement in a beautiful residential art-deco building. The apartment is located right next to the la rue Cler, the classic "market street," and it is literally 1 minute from the metro station, with a supermarket across the street, and a laundry 600m away. The southern end of the Champ de Mars, where the Eiffel Tower is, is a few blocks behind the apartment. The apartment is walking distance to the Invalides, Musée d'Orsay, or the Palais de Tokyo, and a longer walk away from the Champs-Elysees, and The Louvre. The place has beautiful views on Invalides and Sacré Coeur.
Rent: 700 euros a month. This includes a fibre wifi connection and energy bill, but guests with excessive energy use will be surcharged. No pirate downloading of anything. Security deposit and skype or in-person interview will be required. References may also be requested.  I prefer longer-term stays, but I am flexible on the dates.
After you've read all this contact me with any questions you might have about the space, and to set up a time to talk. Contact: Mimi Luse mimiluse@gmail.com

POSTED TWO WEEKS AGO:

CHARMING APARTMENT (PARC DES BUTTES CHAUMONT)
Cozy, sunny and quiet apartment near the Parc des Buttes Chaumont (19th arrondissement) located in the trendy and vibrant neighborhood of Village Jourdain. Fully furnished and charmingly decorated 40 sq. meters apartment on 4th floor (without elevator): one living room with an open kitchen, large bedroom (memory foam mattress) with a desk, completely newly renovated bathroom (with tub), open view on a yard and a church, very luminous. Typical Parisian apartment with wooden floor, fireplace in each room, “moulures”. All facilities are included (bed linen, washing machine, internet and telephone for international calls). Convenient and friendly neighborhood with lots of shops, restaurants, cinemas. Ideal for one person or a couple, for researchers looking for a quiet and inspiring place or/and for people wanting to enjoy Paris.
2 min. walk from subway station (Jourdain, line 11) / 15 minutes (by subway) from Chatelet (center of Paris).
Price: 500 euros/10 days. 
Available October 27 to November 6, 2017.
For further information and pictures, please contact: steberard@yahoo.com

QUIET APARTEMENT IN the nice 11eme Arrondissement.
During my vacation in November (1-30), I rent my luminous and very quiet Apartment in Paris 11 eme arrondissement (St Maur-Père Lachaise).
Overlooking a garden, located in the 2nd floor, you will find 2 renovated Rooms, 33m2 (an open kitchen-dinning room, and a office-bedroom with mezzanine). It’s suitable for one person or a couple. I live there usually, so you will find everything you need to cook … and a big library with CD of classical music...The area is very nice and safe. Just at the corner you will find velib station and just 100m further nice wine bar, good restaurant, organic grocery or supermarket. Please find details and photos here: http://appartment.businesscatalyst.com and don’t hesitate to contact me, I can organize a visit with skype. The rental price is 350 euros/week or 1200 euros for the whole Month of November. All included (high speed Wi-fi and Heating included). Many H-France list members have enjoyed to live in my place in the past, and can be contacted for reference. Carol : momu75@orange.fr

LARGE STUDIO, BALCONY, SUPERB SEAVIEW, MARSEILLE CENTRE (HISTORIC AREA OF “PANIER”)
Rent a very nice studio with balcony with amazing view on the open sea, in center of Marseille, in the historic area of le Panier. 20 mn walking distance from the central train Station ( St Charles). 5 mn walking distance for the Old Port. Nice restaurants, bars, shopping centers and public transportations just nearby. Big double bed very confortable+ coach (2 places) + bath tube. Internet connexion. 320E/week or 660E/month. Contact : Ambre Murard tel: 0033(0)630018728. E mail: butterflyambre@gmail.com

POSTED THREE WEEKS AGO:

Sunny roof top flat , Paris-15e, Montparnasse/Pasteur Area
University professor offers a bright and fully furnished apartment of 35 m2 with a very large, sunny and charming terrace of 18 m2 on the last floor (4th without elevator) of an old building heightened in a very quiet street. Centrally located next to shops.
Spacious living room with fully fitted kitchen (heaven, dish washer, Nespresso …), bedroom, bathroom with shower (washing machine).
Perfect for a couple. Sofa bed in the livingroom allows to welcome 2 additional people.
Walking distance to Montparnasse and direct buses and metro lines to Quartier Latin and BNF.
Rent is 1.400 Euros per month all bills include (WIFI, electricity, linens, towels...)
Available from 1st November 2017 to 31 december 2017 (or more, dates flexible).
To have a look on the flat : https://www.airbnb.fr/rooms/17600803
For further information, please contact Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau at stephane.audoin-rouzeau@wanadoo.fr (or sar@ehess.fr)

Luminous, recently refurbished apartment, 44m2, on the first floor of a beautifully kept 19th-century building in a lively and vibrant area of Paris (Rue Jean Pierre Timbaud, 75011) Located close to innumerable bars and cafes, two biweekly food markets, plentiful supermarkets and boutiques in the vicinity. Two minutes from metro Parmentier on Line 3.  Eight minute walk to the Canal St Martin, same to the Parc de Belleville and to Place de La République, 20 minutes to the Marais. Montmartre 10 minutes, BNF 25 minutes from metro Couronnes. 
Sleeps up to 4 people (one bed, one sofa bed), ideal for a single person or couple.
Fully equipped kitchen and bathroom, with dishwasher and mini-washing machine, wifi, TV, DVD, landline with free local calls and free calls to landlines all over the world.
Can be noisy on the weekends unfortunately, but there is double-glazing and external shutters to dampen the sounds of revellers! 
The flat is available every Sunday and Monday night during term time. Other short-term rents considered.  65 € per night.
It is also available to rent for the entirety of February 2018: 1200 € for the whole month, including bills.
Please contact sarabielecki@hotmail.com. Photos available on request.