This is an incredible apt for 6 or more, in a unique location :
• The apt is located in a castle like stone building built in the 19th century
• The apartment is designed like a small castle
• 2 bathroom + 2 bedrooms with 2 toilets + a sofa bed in living room + mezzanine with DBL bed
• The location is perfect, central , calm and close to shops and restaurants as well as cultural points like the "sacre coeur Basilique"
• A charming courtyard is shared with the other inhabitants
The apartment is located on the ground floor and gives on the quiet and charming courtyard garden. It is a perfect place to take a drink (in a calm way, of course).
The apartment layout is original & charming: there is a main space, a bedroom, a large closed mezzanine and a small extra one. The apt may sleep 6 guests easily (and could accommodate 8 on request only).
From the courtyard, one enters the apartment into the living/dining room which is bathed in natural light. The ceiling is “castle height”. It has a wooden floor, dining table and a single sofa on the left. The sofa can be used as a single bed on request. Living room is decorated with bookshelves up to the ceiling. It is linked to the open kitchen through a great “chapel like” opening. Large spiral stairs lead to the main mezzanine on the opposite side.
The 1st bedroom is located on the right of the entrance. Its window opens on the quiet courtyard greeneries. It offers a comfortable double bed and is a very pleasant small bedroom to sleep in.
One continues in the living room to discover the small mezzanine area on the right again. Under the mezzanine is a TV area with a double sofa bed. It is an area that can be used an open bedroom. Above, the mezzanine is accessed by stairs (not for children) and offers another comfortable double bed. This mezzanine is just a sleeping place and not full body height. It should be used on request only.
Finally, on the right just before the kitchen, is located the 1st bathroom. It is equipped with a shower, sink, mirror and toilet.
The kitchen is open on the living room and ceramic tiled. It is fully equipped and nicely designed. Behind the kitchen is an area for storage where on find the fridge, washer and a large closet.
Climbing the spiral staircase leads to the main mezzanine. It can be fully closed, like a small apartment without kitchen. It offers an office area, a nice bedroom with a comfortable queen bed and a second bathroom with bath and shower & toilet. A balcony gives on another charming inner courtyard through beautiful stain glass doors.
The apartment gives a general feeling of warmth and quietness. It is delicately warmly decorated with stained glass, nice inside openings and wooden furniture.
The location is a perfect base to visit Paris. It stays 15 minute by subway to most interesting Paris locations AND is a very charming and restful area to be appreciated after a whole day shopping and walking through museums.
In case you need assistance we are staying minutes from the apartment.
Montmartre is a village within Paris: it combines the atmosphere of an ancient village with trendy shops and fabulous restaurants. Many artists and movie stars live in the district. It is a very charming and restful area to be appreciated after a whole day shopping and walking through museums.
As you walk through Montmartre you will pass many winding and picturesque streets with fascinating houses, stairs and wonderful views over Paris. Look for the Montmartre Vineyard, walk to 'Place du Tertre' where artists will offer to draw your portrait and see Picasso’s house and the Salvador Dali museum. Visit the famous Sacre Coeur Moorish-looking church.
On the 'Rue des Abbesses' you will discover shops, cafes and clothing stores and in 'Rue Lepic' you will come across the market, wine shops - the cheese shop was rated n° 3 in France – bakeries and charcuteries. It’ll take a few days to select your preferred “café” !!! Walk down to the Moulin Rouge and experience the Paris nightlife.
The Champs-Elysees is only a ten-minute Metro ride; the Eiffel Tower, Le Marais, Les Halles, and Saint-Germain are all between 15- 20 minutes from Abbesses.