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Attractive & spacious, great natural light, fully equipped as second home

Paris, Île-de-France, France
Rates from EUR €2400 | Monthly

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home | House Sitting Requested
Available Dates:
From June 1, 2025 until June 30, 2026


3-room apartment ideal for a couple or single occupancy, fully furnished and equipped. Bedroom with large double-bed, big storage drawers and wooden chest. Can also sleep 2 guests on double sofa-bed in living room. Dual-purpose dining room-study, with solid oak dining table, desk, and large bookcase. Separate, fully-equipped kitchen with folding table for two (see photo). En suite bathroom with large shower cubicle and cupboard containing washer/dryer, plus ample storage for towels and supplies. Separate WC. Large walk-in cupboard with ample storage. Lovely features: original moldings on ceiling lights, fireplaces (non-functioning), natural stone flooring in kitchen, bathroom, and WC; original wood parquet floors everywhere else. Lots of useful gadgets incl. coffee machine, food processor, hand blender, microwave, quality cookware, shopping trolley, etc. Rent includes utilities & taxes. Booking & security deposit required, plus an initial cleaning charge of €80. A cleaner will come in every two weeks during the tenancy, and charged as an extra at €80 a month. Location: Alésia, ideally placed on Métro Line 4 and bus routes 28/38/62/68 for direct transit to Sorbonne, Sciences Po, Bibliothèque nationale de France (Francois Mitterrand), Institut Pasteur, Ecole Normale Supérieure, and to Gare du Nord (Eurostar), Invalides, Châtelet, etc. T3 tram route 5 minutes away, also connects to 13th and 15th arrondissements. Cité Universitaire is a short walk away. Velib automated bicycle hire just round the corner. Easy transit to/from Orly and Charles de Gaulle airports: by RER from nearby Denfert Rocherau or Cité Universitaire, and by Air France coach from nearby Gare de Montparnasse. Within pleasant walking distance of Parc Montsouris, Jardin de Luxembourg, trendy rue Daguerre, the Paris Catacombes, and bustling Montparnasse, which is also a mainline rail station. Alésia is very French, with a strong feeling of neighbourhood and safe. Well served for restaurants, cinemas, gym, some of Paris's top bakers and butchers, Les Halles veg&fruit next to fresh fishmonger and good cheese shop. Three supermarkets within 2 minutes walk, and several more beyond. Regular street market, and December food fair offers specialty cheeses, smoked meats, and other goodies from Southwest France and the Pyrénées. The flea market at Porte de Vanves is an easy walk away. Aspect: 4th floor apartment with East-West orientation gets morning sunlight in bedroom and afternoon in living&dining rooms/study. It also produces a cool breeze in summer. Well insulated for winter with double-glazing and independent central heating. Window ledge can seat two, for reading on sunny days! Facilities and equipment: Apartment is my second home, hence refurbished to high standard, with gas-fired ’combi’ boiler for instant hot water and heating, washer/dryer, vitro-ceramic cooking hob and fan-assisted electric oven, family-size fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave oven, blender, coffee percolator and Espresso machine. Dyson vacuum cleaner, etc. Highspeed Internet, HD TV, landline (free calls to landlines in EU, USA etc), and Harman Kardon Soundsticks II self-powered amplifier/speaker set. Printer also available. Digicode and intercom for secure access to building. Elevator.




61 m2

Suited For

Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From June 1, 2025 until June 30, 2026

Minimum Stay

3 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: Minimum stay during summer (June-August) is one month


Apartment or Condo in Paris, Île-de-France, France

Closest University

Sorbonne, Cité Universitaire, Ecole Normale Supérieure

Nearby Universities
Sciences Po, Institut Pasteur


Comments: Excellent public transport routes, close to well-known sites such as Parc Montsouri (my favourite in Paris), Porte de Vanves flea market, the catacombs and nearby Montparnasse cemetery with its historic figures, and pleasant walks to Jardin de Luxembourg, Sorbonne, and more.

Explore the Area


  • Urban
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from EUR €2400 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is included

Comments: Regular cleaning will be provided every two weeks, and charged as an extra at €80 monthly.


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Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Comments: A security deposit of one month's rent will be required, and advance payment of first and last months' rent. A cleaning charge of €80 will be deducted from the security deposit when it is refunded at the end of the tenancy.

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Listing Owner

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Trust Score (184)
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