This home is
A small paradise: removed from the world, it’s a place to simply be happy
What your guests will love about your home
Conveniently Central yet Calm, next to Parc Montsouris
What your guests will love about your neighborhood
Neighboring 2 great restaurants: a
Cite Universitaire campus a couple blocks away, open 24 h with great open wide spaces (in addition to the Parc Montsouris and its lake!)
2 blocks from extremely convenient Boulevard Leclerc, with many conveniences (several of which stay open until 9pm - 2am, including weekends)
-- Central 35 m² (380ft²) one bed room apartment, on 2nd floor giving on a quiet courtyard, newly renovated with century-old chimney and wooden parquet floors. Artistic Parisian living quarters right next to the Parc Montsouris and Cité Universitaire Internationale.
-- Ideal for a couple or two and small families, with a hosting capacity of 1-5 people (3 can sleep on the 2 living room sofa-beds). Includes a large living space, bedroom (big double-bed), modern and fully equipped kitchen (dish-washer, laundry washer & dryer, freezer, fridge, oven, microwave, toaster, hotpot, etc.), bathroom & separate toilet.
-- Particularly safe and conveniently located neighborhood. Direct commute to/from AIRPORTS Charles the Gaulle (30-40 min, via RER B) or Orly (20 min, with OrlyBus), and TRAIN STATIONS (Montparnasse & Gare du Nord/EuroStar). Most main tourist attractions 10-20 mins away.
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*** NON-SMOKER apartment: No smoking whatsoever please.
*** CLEANING: please clean the apartment thoroughly before you leave (vacuuming throughout, bathroom, toilet, and kitchen - including fridge & oven if necessary), and if you have many dirty sheets which do not fit simultaneously into our washing machine, please just pile them up in a corner for us to handle later (generally we ask that you do not let the machine run unsupervised).
*** NOISE: As of 20h and until 8h (or 10h on weekends) please do not make excessive noise (vacuum cleaning, washing machine use, loud music, loud phone calls, shouting, etc.).
*** PETS may be accepted upon discussion.
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# SUBWAY CONNECTIONS:
*** Metro line 4: reachable from 2 stations (Porte d'Orléans or Alésia, 5 min walk). Gets you quickly to Montparnasse, Gare de l'Est, and other lines, including the scenic line 6 to the Eiffel Tower.
*** RER B train (fast subway line): cross the parc (diagonally, 5mn) to the Cité Universitaire station, or grab a bus to Denfert-Rochereau. This connects you directly to both Paris airports, train stations, and to central places like Notre-Dame, Chatelet (10 min), Auber (Grands Magasins 'Galeries Lafayette' & Opera), Etoile (Champs Elysées & Arc de Triomphe) or Gare de Lyon.
# TRAMWAY: The tramway 3(a) goes around Paris, connecting to metro lines 13, 7, 8 (using the same ticket).
# BUS: Several bus lines around the corner (100m): Lines 88 and 216 in particular. Direct (Orly) Airport bus at 150m. Night-time 'Noctiliens' at Porte d'Orléans, 5mn.
# BIKE & CAR RENTALS: Velib' (bike rental) and Autolib' (car city rental) stations also a few meters close by.
# PARKING: Easy in front, for free on weekends and between 7pm and 9am weekdays. Local underground parking is $26 daily, and free parking during the week can be found on the "Impasse David Weill".
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# PARC MONTSOURIS: 100 meters from the apartment and perfect for relaxing walks, picnics or jogging (one of the largest parks in Paris, designed in the English style with a beautiful lake and cascades). Luxembourg park is also just a couple stations away.
# CITE UNIVERSITAIRE CAMPUS: Open 24 hours. Houses students and researchers from around the world, in a diverse architectural setting. It offers many events as well as a pleasant terrace café overlooking its bucolic campus.
* Monop (open to 11 pm and Sundays), Bio store, and grocery store around the corner (until 2am)
* Big Carrefour (open to 10 pm, Mon-Sat)
* Many "boulangeries" for your baguettes, including famous "Le Notre" pastries.
* Michelin rated 'Bistrot Montsouris' nextdoor (20-40€, left)
* 'ChinChin' brasserie nextdoor (also very good, and open 8am-midnight)
* Brasserie 'Le Zeyer' at Alésia (above, 30-50€)
* Park's 'Le Pavillon Montsouris' (50-100€)
* Italian, Moroccan couscous, Lebanese, Indian, Chinese, Japanese sushi (home-deliveries)
* McDonalds, KFC & Starbucks @ Alésia (7min).
# CINEMA: French and English movies with subtitles (Alésia)
# MONTPARNASSE TOWER: Best perspective over Paris (10 min, metro line 4), with a budget-friendly gourmet French meal at 'Le Ciel de Paris'.
# PARIS CATACOMBS: a famous underground cemetery built in the 18th century for 6 million people, can be visited at Denfert Rochereau (10 min walk).