A 2-storey flat and its private, 45 m² terrace in the peace and quiet
just a stone’s throw from Luxembourg Gardens and Odéon underground station
Paris, PARIS paris 75006 FR


In the publishing house district of Paris’ 6th arrondissement, with its galleries, several of the French capitals most beautiful churches, countless terraces of sometimes famous cafés, restaurants and chic boutiques.
The street, with its succession of mansion houses, does not appear to have changed for centuries. Created in the 16th century, its name was changed several times before it was given that of the younger branch of the French royal family, the members of which were referred to as “premiers princes du sang” (first princes of the blood). In this street, with its superb facades, passers-by are faced with history at every step: it is possible to come across the spirits of Blaise-Pascal, of Beaumarchais who wrote his famous “Barber of Seville”, of Georges-Sand or of the opera singer Maria-Malibran.
This flat is but a stone’s throw from Luxembourg Gardens and the French Senate.
Odéon underground station, on lines 4 and 10, and numerous bus routes are less than 200 metres away.


This flat looks out over the courtyard of a mansion house, the street facade and roof of which, dating back to the last years of the reign of Louis XIV, are on the French historic monument list. It is laid out in a neo-classical style wing added to the building just before the First World War by a renowned architect, on the site of the old low stable wing. Its perfectly symmetrical facade blends with that of the original mansion house.
The central building, featuring a French window, is flanked with slightly protruding buttresses, with two tall windows on either side. It spans four levels, the top floor being illuminated via two long atrium windows, just like an artist’s studio.
This fully renovated flat is on the ground floor, with a private, wooded, 45 m² terrace with wrought iron fencing, and on the first floor.
The ground floor comprises a front door, a vestibule housing a stairway, a lounge, a hall area, a guest toilet, a laundry room area, a kitchen-dining room, a bedroom and its dressing room, a shower room and a toilet.
The 1st floor includes a study, a master suite, a dressing room, a bathroom with a shower and toilet, a third bedroom with a shower room and a separate toilet.
Most of the rooms are enhanced by fireplaces. Other features include double glazed windows, air-conditioning, ceiling moulding, solid oak wood parquet flooring as well as quiet, luminous rooms. The renovation works were carried out using first-rate materials. All external walls are lined and insulated.

The flat

Wrought iron railings separate the private 45 m² courtyard from the building courtyard. Once through a gate and across a paved, wooded terrace, two steps provide access to this flat via a central door, adorned with a female mascaron, on the ground floor. The entrance lobby, with its black and white floor tiles laid in a chessboard pattern, is extended by a wooden stairway. Windows and a glazed door, on the left-hand side, separate it from a kitchen-dining room. This room is illuminated via two wide, arched windows opening on to the terrace. A fireplace is topped with a mirror trumeau, the floor is identical to that in the vestibule and moulding adorns the ceiling. The kitchen is fully fitted. At the end of the vestibule are a guest toilet and a laundry room area. On the right-hand side of the front door, a lounge is illuminated via two wide, arched windows. Its solid oak wood flooring is laid in a randomly matched pattern. This room is enhanced with a white marble, Louis XVI style fireplace with a mirror trumeau. The end wall is lined with bookshelves. At right angles, on the left-hand side, a door opens into a bedroom, illuminated by a window and a French window, all on a level with the terrace. The bedroom has its own shower room, a separate toilet and a dressing room.
The wooden stairway goes up to the first floor with herringbone pattern solid oak wood parquet flooring throughout. A double window illuminates a study, the marble fireplace of which is adorned with bas-relief on the trumeau. The master suite, on the right-hand side, is flooded with daylight via two windows. It also has a marble fireplace, featuring a trumeau with stucco decoration. Moulding adorns the ceiling. A spacious dressing room extends into a luxurious bathroom which also includes an Italian style shower. Straight on are the third bedroom, with cupboards, a shower room and a separate toilet.
All the external walls of this 2-storey flat are lined and insulated. Top quality materials were chosen for the renovation works. The windows have been changed and the frames replaced with wooden ones. Air-conditioning has been installed. An interphone security system makes it possible to open the carriage door on the street. The ground floor has underfloor central heating and the first floor is heated via electric convector heaters.

Our opinion

Sound, old decorative features were sufficiently numerous that it was easy to integrate the most contemporary conversions. Just like these glazed partitions that add even more light to a flat that was already bright. The layout of the rooms over two floors is a guarantee of autonomy for all family members. The district literally hums with intellectual and leisure activities. New residents will greatly appreciate the peace and quiet of the terrace that looks out over an inner courtyard.

3 950 000 €
Fees at the Vendor’s expense

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Reference 987541

Number of rooms 6
Number of bedrooms 3
Living space154 m2
Surface Terrace45 m2

Annual average amount of the proportionate share of expenses 3000 €


Béatrice de Séligny       +33 1 42 84 80 85



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NB: The above information is not only the result of our visit to the property; it is also based on information provided by the current owner. It is by no means comprehensive or strictly accurate especially where surface areas and construction dates are concerned. We cannot, therefore, be held liable for any misrepresentation.

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