Le Fanion in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

6th Arrondissement

Studio, Rue Jacob

Located in a very chic, elegant and historic neighborhood,

View of Eglise Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Eglise Saint-Germain-des-Prés

A palm tree on Rue de Seine, Paris.

Palm tree! Rue de Seine

our apartment offers all the amenities you need for your stay in Paris: a queen size bed or 2 twin beds,

Studio interior with shelves of pottery, queen bed, mirror, armchair and small oval table, green dining table, bistro chairs.

A roomy empty closet that's all yours.  Shelves on one side, hangers on the other with plenty of room for shopping, suitcases, etc.

Phone and comfy chair with closet behind.
Armchair and oval side table.

A couple of chairs to relax in after a long day of walking.

A well equipped kitchenette that includes

a dishwasher, a stove and an electric coffee maker!

Inside kitchenette with dishes, coffee maker, fridge, and sink.  Mountain painting.
Inside kitchenette with dishes, coffee maker, fridge, and sink.

The bathroom is spacious, with its own big windows, a large bathtub with hand or wall mounted shower and a washer and dryer combo. The wc (toilet) is in a separate room which is a nice luxury.

Olive tree on small balcony.  Bathroom window.
Bathroom mirror, sink, tub, towel rack, fishes on the shower curtain.
Red toile de Jouy and lace curtains and a washing machine.

Viewed from the main room window, see how the bathroom is  a "bridge" that passes over the courtyard.  Trés cool.

View of small balcony with two olive trees from the bathroom.

The apartment is decorated with Toile de Jouy curtains,

WC showing cleaning products and toilet.

Separate toilet. Nice!

French antique furniture, pretty oil paintings and Provençale pottery.

Beautiful pottery on shelves.

The large windows allow plenty of daylight to come in.

New living room window with toile de Jouy curtains and olive trees beyond.

The rooms are separated by French glass doors.  The floors are done in antique tiles.  The apartment has a wonderful spacious and airy feel thanks to its high ceilings.

View of studio misc. pottery, queen bed, through cushions, armchair and small oval table, dining table, bistro chairs.
View of studio misc. pottery, queen bed, through cushions, armchair and small oval table, dining table, bistro chairs.

The apartment is located on the 2 1/2 floor of a very safe and impeccably kept 18th century building that recently had all of its charming architectural details restored.  The windows look

out on a very private and quiet (no automobiles) courtyard.

Courtyard view.  Camellia trees in green Provençal planters.

When you step outside, you find yourself in the best location in all of Paris:

 a few feet down the street is the beautiful Delacroix Museum on famous  Place de Furstemberg.

Delacroix museum courtard.
Delacroix museum courtard.

Go out and relax or read "Le Monde" in the lovely garden of the Delacroix museum.

Place de Furstemberg and its surrounding streets are filled with marvelous boutiques and galleries.

Collection of masks.
Spice store in Paris.
Window dressed in vines and flowers.

 

Garden with a sculpture of Carolina.

A short walk in one direction on Rue de Seine and end up at Gabriel-Pierné square with its statue of Carolina.  In the other direction  you are on the lively Rue de Buci, with its delicious market, amazing food shops and many great restaurants, cafés, bars and clubs.

Outdoor café with three dames outside.
Couple walking along Rue de Buci.

Historical cafés such as La Palette or the café at the Place de l'Odeon are just a hop away.

Demoiselle outside famous La Palette café.
Café outside Place de l'Odeon.

Easy strolls from the apartment in any direction will take you to some great shopping at the fabulous Bon Marché or sights such as the beautiful Institute de France on the bank of the Seine or the Luxembourg Gardens if you please...

Bon Marché interior balconies.
Institute de France.
Flowers in Jardin du Luxembourg.

Cross the Pont Des Arts, with its spectacular views of Paris and you are at the Louvre or on the Ile St. Louis...

Then perhaps catch a film or a play at one of the neighborhood's many theatres.

View of the Seine and the Eiffel Tower at night.

You're having such a fabulous time, it's no wonder you're in love with the city of lights!

 

Le Fanion in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

299 West 4th Street

New York, NY  10014

 

email: lefanion@erols.com                                 tel: 212-463-8760