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Charming parisian apartment on 2 levels (dupleix) - Canal St Martin

Paris, Île-de-France, France

Listing #82047

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home | House Sitting Requested
Rates from EUR €1400 | Monthly
Last Updated 8 days ago


Restful & cosy nest: your special Parisian home! Nicely furnished with family antique, very bright & sunny, spotlessly clean, large (60m2), 2 big rooms on 2 floors near Jaurès & Louis Blanc (1' to the river, 15' walk to Montmartre, 25' to the Marais & quartier Latin), in a authentic 18th century building with a common charming paved courtyard with tables. 2 digicodes, reinforced door. Primary residence (owner often away for her work as filmmaker), it is not only a place dedicated to renting : it has a soul. 4th & 5th floor. 6 double-glazed windows overlook the Parisian roofs. Eat outside on balcony. Wooden beam ceiling. Oakwood parque. Readers will find lots of books (literature, philosophy, history, cinema, art, touristic books etc), some in English. Good surrounding for research, writing and reflection. All amenities: antique office desk with scanner and printer. TV (great number of FR and ENG channels), DVD, high speed fiber optic INTERNET (wi-fi or ethernet cable), stereo system. Hudge bedroom with a large double bed. Antique wardrobe. Big living room (super comfortable sofa bed) with an open & fully equipped large kitchen - dishwasher, oven, microwave, food processor, refrigerator, fruit squeezer, stove, gas burner (6), toaster, oven, freezer, pans, coffee-makers, kettle, washing machine (more than everything): the owner is a good cook ! Trendy and safe neighbourhood. All kinds of amenities : organic food stores, groceries, cheese stores, wine stores, boulangeries-pâtisseries, supermarkets, markets, bookstores, cinemas, theatres, parcs (Buttes Chaumont etc), playgrounds, restaurants, cafes, bars, swimming pools, enormous sport complex (with Olympic sw.pool, all kind of danses courses, gym, yoga, ice-skating...), boules-grounds, hamam, river (bassin de la Villette, Canal St Martin) & aquatic sports, boat rental, etc. Buses & metro at 2' walk: easy and fast to go anywhere. You can also choose to rent bikes. Nearby RER B to both airports, gare de l'Est and gare du Nord (Eurostar/London, Thalys / Bxl & Amsterdam). Many searchers & writers looking for a quiet and inspiring place wrote their PHDs and books in this retreat : a New Zealander (oct 2013/june 2014), an American-Brazilian couple (sept 2014/feb 2015), a Finish couple (jan-august 2016) an American-French couple (nov 2016/nov 2018), an American couple (jan/july 2019), an American-Australian couple (sep2019/aug2021). Ideal for sabbatical stay and searchers : all Universities are easily accessible by public transportation. 20' to the Sorbonne, Sciences Po, HESS, BnF-Richelieu, National Archives, the Louvre, 30 minutes to Unesco etc. Connected directly to all major tourist subway stations: Quartier Latin, Notre Dame, St Germain des Prés, Champs Elysées, Opéra, Châtelet, République, Bastille, Père Lachaise, Montmartre, Trocadéro, Tour Eiffel, etc. IDEAL for 1 person or a couple (not good for roommates - loft style apartment). Responsible & reliable people, respectful of the apartment & of the quality of life in the building. No smoking, no pets (sorry, very allergic). Nice & helpful neighbors + proprietor. Available from 3rd january to 31st august, 2022. MINIMUM STAY 6 MONTHS True rental, not sublet. No caution person nor proof of income required. Contract filled. 1 month rent deposit (given back at the end of the rent). Legal receipts given. INCLUDED in the rental . all taxes and local imposit (very high in Paris) . all building taxes (idem, especially in this old building) . water . TV . high speed fiber optic INTERNET . calls to landlines in France, USA, Canada + 180 other countries + some mobile phone. . linen and towels for kitchen, bathroom & bedroom NOT INCLUDED in the rental - you have to pay yourself . cleaning lady 3h/week (14€/h) - no negociation, Vanina does not take anymore risks, it is her only home. . renter's usage of Gaz (own Gaz central of heating) + Electricity. Vanina pays 50 euros/month for G+E.




60 m2

Suited For

Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From January 3, 2022 until August 31, 2022

Minimum Stay

6 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: I'm leaving to work on a film. Ideal for 1 person or a couple (not 2 roommates)


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

Closest University

Sorbonne Université - Faculté des Lettres

Nearby Universities
all of them | Université Paris-Sorbonne | Université Paris Dauphine-PSL | Université de Paris | Ecole Hautes Etudes Sciences Sociales | École Normale Supérieure | Sciences Po | Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers | Mines ParisTech - Université PSL

Canal Saint Martin, Montmartre

Comments: Aquatic river sports, boating, cycling along the canal for hundreds of km, cinema along the water, Montmartre, Cité des sciences, Cité de la Musique, Philarmonie de Paris, Zénith, Grande Halle de la Villette, Le Centquatre etc.

Explore the Area


  • Off Campus
  • Bike to Campus
  • Urban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Historic Home
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from EUR €1400 Monthly

Utilities are not included

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: Own central of gaz-heating / NOT INCLUDED : you pay your gaz & electricity bills + 3 hours of cleaning lady per week / INCLUDED : all taxes and local imposit, all building taxes, water, TV-INTERNET high speed, landlines 180 countries and some mobile


The home is not suitable for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Comments: For responsible & reliable people, respectful of the apartment & of the quality of life in the building / Nice & helpful neighbors + proprietor / Pets : sorry, very allergic.

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

I would like help with mail and deliveries

Please let us know if some mail has arrived - Friends & family come and take it when you tell us the mailbox's full. Thanks

Comments: Exceptionally, to go and collect a package/letter from the nearby post office - but it has almost never happened in years!





High Speed Internet



Cable or Satellite



Balcony or Patio





Security System








Comments: Warm and cosy nest-home. Scanner - Books - Fully equiped (towels, sheets etc) no need to carry anything apart from your clothes-books-work-stuff. Swimming pool, river, restaurants, cafes, bookstores, all food stores, librairies, bus, metro etc


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