A luminous, 90 m² flat, ideal for mixed purposes,
in a modernised, 18th century building near to the Elysée Palace
Paris, PARIS paris 75008 FR

Location

In Paris’ elegant, upmarket 8th arrondissement, between Rue-du-Faubourg-Saint-Honoré and Rue-Saussaies, the street was created in 1723. Houses were then built on the former gardens of the mansion house that had belonged to the Marshal of Duras (1625-1704), who notably took part in the conquest of La-Comté under Louis XIV.
The neighbouring Elysée Palace and Place-de-la-Concorde contribute to the legendary magnificence of this Parisian district where ambassadors from all over the world mingle with some of the French capital’s oldest families. Prestigious brand names, the Saint-Honoré and Madeleine markets as well as food shops are but a stone’s throw away as are Miromesnil and Saint-Philippe-du-Roule underground stations (lines 9 and 13). The nearby Seine embankments provide easy access to the centre of Paris and its suburbs.

Description

Although completely modernised, the building still has its original facade, supposed to date from the 18th century. String courses enhance the four floors and stone canopies, with friezes featuring guttae, top the windows with their slatted shutters. The semi-circular arched gateway, surrounded by dressed stone with grooved joints, provides access to the entrance hall, panelled with white-leaded oak wood and paved with Burgundy stone and blue Bahia marble.
This bright flat, in pristine condition, is on the third floor, reached via a lift. Completely unoverlooked, it faces east, with a view of the restored facades in the courtyard. It spans a total floor surface area of 90 m², with an entrance gallery extending towards a fitted kitchen and a shower room, embellished with Carrera marble. Further on is a spacious, 34 m² living room, with a dining area. The smallest bedroom could easily become a study or a nursery. The second, 19 m² bedroom, laid out like a suite, has extensive built-in wardrobe space. It adjoins a private bathroom, lined with Burgundy stone. The property also includes a cellar and a secure car parking space in the basement. This flat, which could be sold furnished, would also be suitable as premises for a professional activity.

A spacious pied-à-terre or premises for a professional activity

The pleasant, elegant harmony of this immaculately decorated flat comes from the combination of its classical decor and the light omnipresent in each room. Completely unoverlooked, large windows let copious amounts of light into this east-facing flat, with its wonderful views of the old, restored facades in the courtyard. The entrance gallery, with its Burgundy stone floor tiles and light-coloured walls, provides access to a shower room, lined with Carrara marble, followed by a kitchen, fitted with brilliant white wooden units and illuminated via a large window.
At the end of the entrance gallery, a 34 m² living room features a plum-coloured carpet and light-hued walls, all reflected in a vast mirror. It also includes a dining area. A 9 m² reading room could become a second bedroom, in the peace and quiet, like an alcove. At the other end and quite independent, a 19 m², luminous, main bedroom is enhanced with a plum-coloured carpet. It is followed by a bathroom, its walls and floor lined with Burgundy stone. Both the entrance gallery and the suite have extensive built-in wardrobe space. The property also includes a car parking space in the basement.

Our opinion

In the peace and quiet and the light, this classically sober property is set amidst mansion houses dating from the Age of Reason, near to the river Seine, the Tuileries Gardens and Place-de-l'Opéra. In Paris’ prestigious 8th arrondissement, this flat combines luminosity and practicality, both of which could be enhanced with a personalised decor. It is equally well suited to a family home as premises for a professional activity.

Exclusive sale

1 275 000 €
Fees at the Vendor’s expense


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Reference 172968

Reception area35 m2
Ceiling height280
Living space90 m2
Number of rooms 4
Number of bedrooms 2
Cellar
Parking 1

Annual average amount of the proportionate share of expenses 2800 €


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Françoise Fauré-Audouy +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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