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Clever redesign enhances style and glamour of this classic apartment in Paris’ 7th
Hidden away on a charming street near the border between the 6th and 7th arrondissements is a gorgeous 1 bedroom / 1.5 bath pied-a-terre, perfect for two. A sensitive renovation and restoration enhances and showcases the spare, but classic French architecture while the clever redesign makes this apartment feel elegant and spacious – and gives a few surprises too. Offered at 1 475 000 €, agency fees included.
The entry hall gives a glimpse into the living area beyond, drawing you into the apartment. But the surprise placement of the kitchen between entry and living room is a stroke of genius that renders the kitchen both open and closed at the same time – easily accessible from the living area, but visually protected as well. The central placement of the kitchen at the heart of the apartment, makes it a gorgeous focal point for entertaining. Whether you prefer your kitchen open or closed, this plan manages to accomplish both with elegance. The large living area features over-sized windows, high ceilings, and an abundance of natural light. The perfectly restored Pointe de Hongrie herringbone floors provide a warm, rich counterpoint to the pale walls, white marble fireplace and elegant chandeliers. The gracious space provides ample room for a living / dining arrangement and the adjacent kitchen combines with it to form a wonderful entertaining space overlooking the beautiful rue Bellechasse. Another ‘slight of hand’ design feature that makes the apartment live larger than it’s 62m2 size is the mirrored double door entry to the bedroom, hinting at larger spaces beyond and inviting light into every corner. In perfect condition, the use of high end materials and the top notch renovation embellish this apartment’s charm and elegance. The beautiful Haussmannian building features elegant common areas, an on-site manager and an elevator. Located in the midst of government ministry buildings, museums, embassies and the private residences of government officials and well-heeled French this apartment is within easy walking distances of all the most important cultural and historical sights in Paris.
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