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MOST RECENT:PARIS 13e.
September 1 - December 15 2015 and possibly beyond. Fully and
tastefully furnished one-bedroom apartment, on 4th floor with elevator
of turn-of-century residential building on quiet street at the edges of
Commune de Paris Buttes-Aux-Cailles neighborhood. 10 min. walk to metro
stations Place d'Italie and Corvisart in one direction and to RER Cite
U through glorious Parc Montsouris in the other direction. Good
bus service a stone's throw down to major points of interest. Sunny
living/dining area with fine divan/sofa bed, dining table and chairs
and working desk, with FREE system including TV, internet connection
and international telephone access to most countries. Very quiet
bedroom with queen-sized bed and generous closet space for two, plus
adjoining redesigned bathroom with Italian-style shower. Separate
US-style powder-room off entry corridor, as also an attractively
redesigned kitchen with modern cooking facilities and clothes washer
with window overlooking inner courtyard. Neighborhood is safe and well
served with stores, restaurants, cafes and traiteurs. Excellent fresh
produce of all kinds readily available.
US $1300 per month for a minimum two-month rental period. Financial and personal guarantees required. Email Dr. Roger Bensky at firstname.lastname@example.org or call wife Danielle at (202) 363-0779 for further inquiry in either French or English.
August 10 - December 2015: apartment in Paris in the Marais, just off
the market street Rue de Bretagne, approximately four blocks from the
Archives Nationales and seven blocks from the Centre Pompidou (within 3
blocks of metros Temple, Republique, Arts et Metiers or Reaumur
Sebastopol). The apartment is 42 square meters, a three-room duplex on
the third and top floor of a 200 year old building: living room with
open kitchen ("cuisine américaine"), bedroom, and office/loft (equipped
with desk, dsl line, WIFI, and two printers) with a skylight. It is
bright, quiet, with high ceilings, exposed beams, and wood floors. It
has a full, modern bathroom with full tub and shower. The building has
two entry doors with security codes, and a small courtyard. Pictures
and other details can be located at www.schriftparisapartment.com.
Rent: 1800 € / month, with utilities (30 € for dsl/wifi and unlimited
local and long distance telephone plus electricity) extra. If you would
like further information, or have any questions, please don't hesitate
to contact me.
Attractive studio apartment available from July 2015
location in the 9th arrondissement is convenient, safe and enjoyable;
close to four metro stations (Liege, Place de Clichy, Saint-Lazare,
Europe), several bus routes and a Velib station.
The apartment is
quiet and light, on the fifth top floor (with elevator) of a
traditional Parisian building. It is a well-designed 21m2 with built-in
storage, a small kitchen with washing machine, and a white-tiled
bathroom. Furnishings include a high-quality Lampolet sofabed.
rent, which includes building charges, gas and electricity, high-speed
internet, TV, telephone (free calls to EU, US and elsewhere), is 950
euros per month.
The apartment would suit a single postgraduate or
researcher. Previous tenants have extended their stay or booked a
Please contact email@example.com for further details.
Available 15-30 March 2015, a quiet, furnished and well-lit 1 BR apartment in the 18th arrondissement of Paris.
apartment is 29 m2, wooden floors, windows (double glass) front and
back, furnished in bohemian style (I'm a post-doc at the EHESS with
little money but with taste and a nose for finding nice stuff cheap).
The living-room has a large desk, a couch which is also a single bed, a
beautiful carpet from Kairouan, and a built-in kitchen with a large
fridge and a washing machine. The bedroom has a large mattress,
bookshelves (with nice books!) and a closet for clothes. The bathroom
is entirely new with a very good shower.
apartment is situated on the fourth floor (no elevator) in a building
on a quiet ally in the charming quartier of Rue du Poteau and Rue
Damrémont. Close to lines 4 and 13. Nice 20 minute walk from Les
Abbesses and Montmartre.
is 350 euros per week, but I prefer to rent it out for the entire
period (650). This includes utility charges (electricity and internet).
Photos available upon request.
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
BRIGHT Marais 2 pièces, available 1 June 2015 until 28 September (negotiable). 1150 euros/month
arrondissement, 32 sq meters, on the rue du Temple, near shops on rue
de Bretagne. Utilities included (electricity, internet, phone
except for uncovered calls to cell phones). Fully furnished w/
dishwasher, laundry machine (built-in dryer), oven. Excellent cooking
equipment. Queen-size bed and sofa-bed. Bright, hardwood floors.
Ideal for an individual or couple. Please contact email@example.com.
sunny, furnished yet streamlined 61 m² 1-bedroom apartment available
for rent facing the vibrant Place de la Nation (11th arrondissement).
Excellently situated, it offers access to métro lines 1, 2, 6, and 9
and RER A, bikes, buses and taxis, all just out the door. On the 4th
floor, with elevator, it has an entryway/hallway, living room, bedroom,
kitchen, bathroom and spacious closet. The living room overlooks the
Place, pretty Parisian facades and a tree-lined avenue. The bedroom
overlooks a green, grassy space below (it's quiet and calm, not over a
street). Internet/wifi, telephone and TV are included. Electricity is
at the renter's expense for longer stays (lighting, heating, hot water,
stovetop). Close to Bastille, Père Lachaise and the Bois de Vincennes
and its castle. Seven quick métro stops from the Louvre. €1500/ month.
Shorter stays possible; please inquire about pricing. For any questions
or to see photos, don't hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 06 52 25 74 9 (from outside France, +33 6 52 25 74 99).
POSTED ONE WEEK AGO:Available July and August 2015
quiet, furnished and well-lit apartment. It is 31m2, and includes a
living-room, bedroom, bathroom (with shower), and a kitchen in which
there is also a washing machine. Located on the fourth floor (no
elevator) in a building on a quiet street right by place de la Nation.
Very easy access to the grocery stores, as well as a number of cafés
and restaurant. Easy access to the public transit, including metro
lines 1, 2, 6 and 9 as well as the RER A. Taking the line 6 to the
Bibliothèque Nationale de France only takes 20 minutes door-to-door.
Taking the line 1 it is four stop to Saint-Paul Métro and then a five
minutes walks to the Archives nationales. As well, every Wednesday and
Saturday morning there's a fantastic market on the boulevard de
Charonne, that is about a five minutes’ walk from the apartment. Rent
is 400 euros per week, 700 per 2 weeks... This includes utility charges
(electricity, internet and telephone). Photos available upon request.
Contact : email@example.com
1ST: 2-BD FURNISHED, SUNNY, COMFORTABLE, QUIET, CENTER OF PARIS
W/SOUTH FACING BALCONY, VIEWS. Available from March
light-flooded, comfortable, 80 m2, two-bedroom apartment, with full
length south-facing balcony and panoramic views of the Bourse de
Commerces and the gardens beyond it. It has been a happy, memory-filled
home for scholars and families. On the fifth floor with elevator
in an 18th c. apartment building, the flat is located in the 1st
arrondissement within walking distance of the Place des Victoires, the
Marche du Montorgueil food market, the Louvre Museum, the Tuileries,
the Palais Royale Gardens, and the old Bibliotheque Nationale. A
wonderful location to write, walk and enjoy the wine, food, art,
fashion stores, and streets and gardens of Paris. The apartment has a
good sized entry hall; an eat-in fully equipped kitchen with
dishwasher, gas cook top, stove, large fridge/freezer (new Sept 2013);
two bedrooms with plenty of closet space, one with a queen bed and
French doors opening onto the south facing balcony; the other bedroom
can be set up either with one queen size bed or two singles. There is a
good sized living room, also opening onto the south facing balcony and
view over the Bourse's spectacular dome, with sofa and a dining table;
good size bathroom with bathtub/shower and a full-size washing machine
and stacked dryer; and two separate toilets. Has worked well for
many: from single academics, to partners, to families with small
children on sabbatical. Closest Metros: Louvre Rivoli, Bourse, Sentier,
and les Halles.
Euros/month rent with one month security. We ask a half-month
holding deposit at the time we both commit to the lease and we take it
off the market, with the other half paid at the time the lease
begins. There is currently a regular cleaner who knows the place
well - his costs are not included in the base rent, but we would ask
you to keep this arrangement going on a fortnightly basis- he is good
and nice and not overly expensive (12 Euros/hour). Monthly rent
includes all building charges, taxes, water, high speed wireless
internet, and all utilities (electricity, gas). These average
110-150E/m depending on season and we've just found it can be easier to
leave all utilities - internet, gas and electricity - in our name as it
is expensive to open and close accounts, complicated, and time
consuming to do for both sides. References always helpful. For further
information please contact Michael at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Large luxury apartment North Paris/St Denis 1500 euros per month all-in negotiable.
1000ft/93 SqM luxury apartment in North Paris/St Denis 93. Extremely
close to the underground (5 mins), 20 minutes door to door to the
Université Paris 8 and National Archives Pierrefitte and 40 minutes
door to door to the Sorbonne. Charles de Gaulle Airport and Gare du
Nord 20 mins away.
We wish to rent our apartment from 1904 out for 3
months to a year at the time, to responsible people on academic
sabbaticals or other professional stays in the Paris area, as we have
moved to London for work. The apartment is suitable for a couple or a
single person. It overlooks a leafy park with everything local within
10 mins walking distance (cinema, theatre, shops, museums, transport,
markets, libraries) and Paris itself within 10 mins by underground. It
comprises: Bedroom with king-size bed & walk-in wardrobe, office
with landline, fast internet & WIFI, printer/scanner and desk,
front-room with fire place, large kitchen/diner with double sofa bed
for guests, bathroom with bath and separate shower. The rent is all
inclusive and reflects that whilst the apartment itself is top-notch
and in a great location, St Denis overall is not picture-postcard Paris
and will not be to everyone’s taste. We also offer a holiday or
week-ends away to our country retreat in the Auvergne in the bargain.
For pictures and more information, please go to www.sabbaticalhomes.com and search on: 93523. Enquiries by email to: email@example.com. We speak English, French, German and Dutch.
South MONTPARNASSE, PARIS 15 éme… 13 JULY...12 OCTOBER 2015
charming studio, in a very nice area, popular and artistic, village
atmosphere. Unique second hand “Books Market” in Paris and Parc
“Georges Brassens” nearby. Perfect for your footing, pic-nic and
“passegiata”. Very near: Tram, métro line 13 direct to St Denis and bus
95 to Montparnasse, St Germain and Bnf Richelieu, 88, 62 direct to
STUDIO: 33 m2, second floor with lift with charming typical old Paris
view very quiet...very bright...W.NW facing...All inclusive. High speed
internet, TV, DVD player, free phonecalls to all world fixe n° and to
France and USA mobile n°.
Gas cooktop and oven, double size bed, sheets, iron, shower +tub, no smoking in the apartment.
1100 € / MONTH all included firstname.lastname@example.org
For Google maps, see rue de Chambéry with studio view facing rue Villa-Franca
Ask for pictures and references.
disponible de début juin à fin août 2015. 900 euros par mois. Petit
deux pièces situé sur la Butte aux Cailles dans le 13e arrondissement à
Paris. Ce quartier très vivant regroupe beaucoup de petits restaurants
et bars tout en conservant une atmosphère chaleureuse de village.
proximité: d'excellentes boulangeries, un marché peu cher en plein air,
une source où l'on peut venir chercher son eau, le quartier asiatique
(avenue de Choisy) se trouve à deux pas...
Pour les transports:
station de vélos en libre service à 50m (15-20mn de vélo pour se rendre
à Notre-Dame, 5mn pour la Bibliothèque Nationale de France), métro
Place d'Italie lignes 5, 6, et 7, bus 57, 62,67.
24m carrés (258 square feet) est un deux pièces au second étage d'un
petit immeuble. Il comprend un petit espace cuisine ouvert sur l'espace
à vivre, une chambre lumineuse, et une petite salle de bain. Pour le
couchage: clic-clac deux places, et petit futon une place. La rue est
très calme en journée avec peu de circulation, mais animée le soir,
surtout le weekend. Internet et téléphone fixe disponibles (avec appels
gratuits vers les USA). Pour plus d'informations contactez-moi à
l'adresse suivante: email@example.com
MAGNIFICENT STUDIO APARTMENT IN PARIS, available in SPRING and SUMMER for the following periods:
- April 15th - 30th.
- May 30th – June 20th.
- July 1st – August 31st.
located in the 13th arrondissement. Beautiful Parc Montsouris and the
typical “Butte aux Cailles” are a 2 minute-walk away. Close to metro
stations Glacière, Cité Universitaire and Place d’Italie. Great
neighborhood, quiet but lively, with nice cafés and bars, grocery
stores, farmers market twice a week.
Studio apartment, 30 m2 (320
ft2), 6th and last floor with elevator, in a nice 70’s condominium with
concierge. Perfect for single person or couple. Totally renewed three
years ago, it is lovely and cozy, quiet and flooded with light.
Entirely furnished with a queen-size bed, very fine wooden floor,
kitchen fully equipped, washing-machine, elegant bathroom with tub,
piano (Yamaha). Sheets and towels can be provided. In addition, there
is a large (6m2 / 65 ft2) and flowery balcony, oriented south-west.
: 800€/month, 225€/week, including all utilities, Wi-Fi and unlimited
calls to French landlines and cellphones, and to Europe-US landlines.
600€ refundable deposit.
I am looking for an absolutely reliable
person/couple who will take good care of the apartment and the plants.
No smoking inside. No pets. The condominium does not appreciate too
late and too loud parties. The piano can be played on reasonable hours
(10AM to 10PM).
Pictures available upon request.
contact : Justine – firstname.lastname@example.org
POSTED TWO WEEKS AGO:
To rent Paris
18th arrondissement, Metro Abbesses, apartment 90 square meters, fifth
and last floor (French counting, no elevator), very silent and sunny
(east/west orientation). Sleeps up to 4 persons; one bedroom with queen
size bed, verylarge living room with convertible bed; newly renovated
and fully equipped: bathroom with shower and tub, double washbasin,
washer-dryer; kitchen with dishwasher, oven, induction cooking,
microwave, freezer; telephone, high speed internet access (Wifi) with
free calls in France. Gas heating and hot water supply. Great area to
live in : rather a village-like aspect of Paris with nearby rue
des Abbesses, rue des Martyrs, …; very well connected, on Metro line 2
and 12, bus hub nearby (lines 67, 30, 54, 80, 95…) ; close to
Gare du Nord / RER B (leads to Roissy Airport) ; (old) Bibliothèque
Nationale and Archives Nationales. Fast subway link to New Bibliothèque
Nationale and EHESS.
Available Mid-February2015 to end June 2015. Also at later dates, to be discussed.
Month all included (electricity, heating, …) + administration
expenses (“charges”, roughly 120 E) month. Week 900 E. Plan, photos and
additional information available.
Please contact email@example.com
SUNNY RENTAL PARIS 10
two months late 2015 or shorter periods from June, 60m2 (645 square
feet) apartment on 3rd floor no elevator, south facing in cobblestone
courtyard with no traffic. 1880s building with high ceilings. Bedroom,
study, living room,fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with bath, separate
toilet. Fiber optic wifi, call plan including free international calls
to landlines and French mobilephones. Excellent heating. Double glazed
windows. Close to three metro lines and numerous buses. 10 minute walk
to Pompidou center. 1.350 euro/month allincluded for full two months.
Or 600 euro/week. Please enquire about availability.
Contact Heidi for photos: firstname.lastname@example.org
POSTED THREE WEEKS AGO:Paris Apartment RentalFrom June 2015 for a minimum of seven months.Spacious,
furnished one-bedroom apartment. One minute walk from Place Gambetta in
heart of the 20th arrondissement. Southern exposure. Large open plan
dining room–living room flooded with light. Wall of windows: double set
of doors opening onto small balconies give beautiful view over park. At
tree-level, lots of sky and birds. Refinished wood floors, high
ceilings with original moldings. Elegantly furnished. Roomy bedroom on
quiet courtyard. Queen bed. All linens supplied. Lots of closet space.
Adjoining bathroom with bath/shower and window onto courtyard. Washing
Machine. Separate kitchen off main room. Multifunction oven/microwave,
dishwasher, appliances, utensils, lots of cabinet space. Vacuum
cable internet-tv-phone (with free or low-rate int’l and domestic
calling), wireless also available. 60 square meters. 5th floor, with
Charming, well-maintained turn-of-the-century building. Digicode
building access. Convenient bike/market caddy storage in foyer. Neighborhood:
Gambetta is a very lively, sympathique and still authentically Parisian
neighborhood. Home to two stage theaters: Théâtre de la colline and
Théâtre de l'est parisien. Lots of cafés, restaurants. cinema. Full of
family-style stores (fish, charcuterie, cheese, antiques, vintage
clothing, photocopies...). Three post offices at 5 minutes on foot.
Fresh market with exquisite produce: anything you want twice weekly
along the park. Wonderful traditional bistro just downstairs. Park:
full of flowers and tall trees, small funky children's playgrounds and
lots of little signs explaining what the plants are and how to make
them grow. 5-minute walk from Père Lachaise cemetery, another 15
minutes to the Bastille. Buttes Chaumont and Bois de Vincennes both 15
minutes by bike.Others:
Quick access all over the city by Métro and several bus lines with
stops at the park and/or at Gambetta. Easy access to the périphérique
or A3 to Roissy (airport).No smoking.1,850 Euros/month, including utilities and internet-tv-phone line rental.One-month security deposit + first and last month’s rent. Proof of employment or other means of support. References.Pictures
available on request. Many H-France list members have rented this
apartment in the past, and can be contacted for reference.Contact: email@example.com