Situated in arguably one of Paris' most famous neighborhood where public figures have gathered for centuries, this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom period apartment in St. Germain des Pres is settled in a highly-coveted spot. Specifically located on Rue Jacob, the apartment is in close proximity and within walking distance to Orsay Museum, the Louvre Museum, and the St. Germain-des-Près church.
The apartment has an area of 100 square meters and can comfortably host a small group of four. It sits on the 2nd French floor of a quiet 17th century old building with elevator adorned with decors and features that are typically French. Huge and almost floor to ceiling glass windows that look out onto the courtyard, high ceilings, beautifully lined parquet floors, and imposing chandeliers typical of the period are very evident in the apartment.
Although quintessentially French from an architectural standpoint, the interior design is modern and eclectic in taste, mixing Baroque elements with modern art. In the living room, you’ll find a comfortable couch, arm chair, a flat-screen cable TV, an elegant modern centerpiece, a chandelier made out of hand-made Murano glass from Italy and a decorative fireplace. You’ll also find huge windows that look out the courtyard and wooden furniture that blends well with the beautifully lined parquet floors.
In the other room, you have the separate dining area for four, directly across the fully-equipped kitchen furnished with a fridge, freezer, electric stove, microwave, oven, dishwasher and other modern kitchen amenities.
The two bedrooms are found on opposite ends adjacent to both sides of the living room. Both the master bedroom and the guest room are fitted with king size beds configurable into two twin beds. The master bedroom is complete with a walk-in shower, toilet and a bidet. There is also a large bathroom off of the 2nd bedroom, with tub/shower, sink and bidet.
For added convenience, the apartment has an air-conditioning unit, high-speed Wifi internet, and a powder room with toilet and an extra sink just off of the entrance hall. Accessibility wise, taxi’s and a nearby metro station provides seamless connectedness to the city.
Rue Jacob is a go to place when in Paris. It’s in the St. Germaine des Pres which is a famous neighborhood in Paris because of its historical significance. St Germaine des Pres is where the who’s who in the society used to gather that made it a household name in French history. Today, the area is haven of countless shops dotted throughout the nearby streets with everything from antiques to the latest fashions, restaurants, bars and cafés abound, clubs and art galleries and many other things.
As you step out of the apartment and stroll the streets, in no time you’ll find yourself right in the very heart of St Germaine des Pres district on the left bank of the Seine River.