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Historic mansion on Ile Saint Louis in Paris offers an impressive view and a blank canvas

It will take someone with imagination and discriminating taste to realize the incredible potential of this property located on Ile Saint Louis with amazing views of nearly all the monuments in Paris. A generous balcony overlooking the river and directly facing the cathedral Notre Dame, impressively high ceilings of 4 meters (more than 13 feet), and one of the most coveted addresses in Paris are but a few of the remarkable features offered by this elegant 180 m2 (just under 2,000 sq. ft.) residence in the heart of Paris. The current owners began renovations and the property awaits final decisions on the interior finishes.  Listed at 5,200,000 €, agency fees included.

Ile Saint Louis Exterior The property also boasts elegant parquet de Versailles floors and a historic facade that is classified as a monument historique dating  from 1685 and reportedly designed by the same architect as the Les Invalides. parquet de versailles The property owes its incredibly high ceilings due to its location on the 2nd floor – the “etage noble” where the most impressive residences were located in former times, above the dust of the street but not too many flights of stairs to climb during the pre-elevator era.  The high ceilings make it possible to add a mezzanine level, increasing the size of the apartment while still maintaining generous ceiling heights.  Two or three bedrooms or sleeping areas are easily possible.   The building has planned for an elevator to be installed within the next 6 months, making access even easier. Screen Shot 2016-06-08 at 4.23.06 PM The living, dining and master bedroom have massive views from six huge windows facing onto Notre Dame and the river.  You can see almost all the monuments of Paris from the windows, as well as the endlessly fascinating river. view_from_quai_dorleans There is seldom any traffic from cars or pedestrians because the street is located on the outside of the island, well away from the shops and cafés a block away on the interior road of Ile Saint Louis.  South-facing and sunny, this remarkable property offers all the hallmarks of legacy property – one that will be passed down from generation to generation, increasing in distinction and value over time. Ile Saint Louis Quai_d'Orléans For more information on this property, or for assistance with buying or selling another property in Paris:

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