Imagine walking out of your apartment and seeing “La Grande Dame en Fer” (the Eiffel Tower) directly in front of you…grand and dominating during the day, and sparkling at night. “Le Baccarat” is nestled on a quiet side-street 1 block equidistant from the famous Baccarat museum with its elegant Philippe Starck restaurant and the renowned Asian Guimét museum. This large elegant studio is located on the ground level on a private courtyard in a beautifully maintained Haussmanian building. The apartment was completely gutted in 2013 and rebuilt to top standards. “Le Baccarat” boasts every modern and top of the line convenience with state of the art technology. The apartment has 3 ½ meter ceilings and 2 sets of large double French doors that open onto the courtyard. The fully equipped kitchen fulfills any need from a simple breakfast to multi-course dinners at home. The modern, “American” style bathroom features a suspended WC, large walk-in shower and towel heater. There is ample storage space with 3 large armoires, a deep closet and a slightly elevated bed under which most luggage can be stowed. The large “smart” TV can be used for 3D movies (glasses in desk), or for internet use. Fiber-optic WiFi is provided along with free land line calls to anywhere in Europe and the U.S.
The location is ideal: ½ block off rue Kléber, “Le Baccarat” is midway between the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées and Le Trocadéro (each an easy 5 min walk), which houses the Palais de Tokyo, Musée de l’Homme and overlooks the Eiffel Tower. The area is vibrant during the day and active in the early evening with many bistros and restaurants just minutes away; yet with few real bars, noise is kept to a minimum.
Within a 2 block radius there are more than 30 bistros, cafés and restaurants, ranging from informal to elegant dining. There are numerous patisseries for your morning baguette, a Pharmacy (30 yards), dry cleaner, 2 large grocery stores, Tabac for coffee, sundries and papers, and several florists. You are 5 minutes from the heart of shopping on the Champs Elysées and 30 different movie theaters. Twice a week (Tuesday & Saturday morning) there is the beautiful open-air market 2 blocks away on Place Ièna.
Transportation from “Le Baccarat” to virtually any location in and around Paris is easy and excellent.
4 metro lines within 3 blocks of “Le Baccarat”:
* Champs Elysées (line 1) the backbone of all transportation in Paris
* Boissière (line 6)
* Iéna (line 9)
* Victor Hugo (line 2)
RER A - to CDG as well as TGV train and areas outside of Paris
Air France bus from Place de l’Étoile (Arc de Triomphe) 5 min walk to CDG & Orly
Bus Lines: 3 major cross-town buses
* #82 - a scenic route to the foot of the Eiffel Tower, which also passes Les Invalides
and goes on to the fashionable rue de Sèvres and artistic Montparnasse area
* #30 - 15 minutes from the American Hospital in Paris
If you wish to get around by bike or car, there is a velib bike stand around the corner, and the new auto-lib alongside the Parc des Etats-Unis (½ block) where are located many embassies.
* Digicode entry system
* Newly renovated with two sets new double pane French doors
* Ground floor (in rear off-street) on private, quiet courtyard
* Electric wall heaters
* WiFi fiber-optic high-speed internet connection
* Large flat panel 3D “smart” TV with over 150 cable channels
* Telephone and answering machine
* Free long-distance land line calls to 97 countries including U.S. and Canada
* Queen-size bed
* Luxurious bed linens
* 3 large armoires for storage
* Ample under-bed storage for luggage
* Dining table with 2 fold-out leaves to accommodate 6
* State of the art induction stove
* Nespresso coffee maker
* Microwave/oven combination
* Refrigerator with freezer
* Electric tea kettle
* Kitchenware (all cooking utensils, dinner and tableware, serving pieces)
* Kitchen towels
* Elegant wine glasses
* Champagne glasses
Spacious well-lit bathroom:
* Large walk-in shower with glass door
* Sink, large mirror and vanity
* Luxurious hand, bath and face towels
* Heated towel rack
* Hair dryer
* Folding drying rack
* Iron & ironing board
* Electricity, heat, telephone and internet included
Le Baccarat Apt- View of Tour Eiffel Paris, Ile-de-France (Paris Region), France
Additional Location Information
Located in the chic 16th arrondissement 5 min walk to the Arch de Triomphe and the Champs Elysees OR the Trocadero esplanade overlooking the Eiffel Tower. There are 3 metro lines within 3 blocks - 1 less than a block away; 4 bus lines; BEST open air market in Paris on Wed and Sat; many shops bistros and brasseries but very quiet at night. Around the corner is the Parc des Etats-Unis and the Baccarat Museum with the famous Philippe Starck restaurant and the Musee Guimet. Velib bicycle stand 1/2 block and auto-lib (self-service electric Smart Car rental) 1/2 block at Parc des Etats Unis.
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