- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 3
Description from the owner
Small artist studio fully renovated close to the Canal Saint Martin, its metal bridges, river locks, cobblestone banks and rows of trees that give a special charm to this neighborhood. Close to the Place de la Republique and metro lines 3,5,8,9,11. Very convenient to travel all over the city.
The studio is located on the ground floor, at the end of a quiet paved patio.
With 3m50 high ceiling, the studio is very bright and has a mezzanine with a double bed for 2 people. Fully equipped with sofa bed, microwave, fridge, cooker, toaster, kettle, extractor, flat screen TV.
Linen and towels provided
wireless WIFI Internet
Close to all amenities (bakery, ...Read more
small artist studio canal saint martin renovated
Paris, Ile-de-France (Paris Region), France
Additional Location Information
Once reserved for commercial traffic, the Canal Saint-Martin offers a unique landscape to all lovers of the capital. With its nine locks, two swing bridges, footbridges Eiffel type, its mysterious vaults, ancient trees, the channel is finding the walker the atmosphere of old Paris.
Atmosphere over time
Decided by Napoleon 1st, the Saint-Martin canal was opened in 1825 in the general movement of the great work undertaken on various channels of Paris (Canal Saint-Denis and Ourcq Canal). The Canal Saint-Martin as well as other channels solves the problems of water supply in the capital and encourage freight. To the junction between the Bassin de la Villette and the flag of the arsenal, the channel sees the landscape gradually change with the establishment of warehouses, mills, glassworks of ...
Under the Second Empire, considerable improvements undertaken by Baron Haussmann transformed the appearance of the channel. Gigantic works lowered its level of 6 meters, a section was covered, the current Boulevard Richard-Lenoir, and the opening of the roof of the Temple gave birth to Jules Ferry Boulevard.
From the post-war, with the advent of the automobile, freight traffic has been declining. In the 60s, the city offers the transformation of an urban motorway channel twice four lanes. Project quickly forgotten because of a lack of funding, the Canal has become over time a fashionable place, very popular with Parisians and tourists.
A popular place
In a few years the area around the canal are very quickly gentrified, with the arrival of a richer population and a new generation of artists transforming the old lofts artisans luxury residence.
Punctuated by romantic walkways, a long green corridor, mysterious vaults, the Canal Saint Martin is a highlight of tourism in Paris: commercial transportation gave way to cruise ships and pleasure boats and individual banks have become a place for walking, relaxing for Paris.
A recreation area
With companies and Canauxrama Paris Canal, it is possible to sail over the Canal Saint-Martin. Several cruises you can discover the history of the neighborhood, unusual (website: hidden) channel to cross the underground vault but also achieve exceptional sites Parc de la Villette (the Geode, the Cité des Sciences, the Music City ... ).
In addition to the cruise industry, the Saint-Martin canal is a great place to stop in the many bars, walking along the waterway lined with chestnut and plane trees or enjoy the bike paths joining points (Bassin de la Villette, the Bastille, the Port de l'Arsenal ...) of the city of Paris and Seine-Saint-Denis.
To discover the famous "Hotel du Nord", classified as historical monuments, which was filmed with the same name, directed by Marcel Carné.
More About This Location
Car is not necessary
Last updated on March 02, 2015
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- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no