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Last Updated:  18 March 2019

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My house located in Paris, near the Canal Saint-Martin, is available for rent during the academic year 2019-2020 (while away on sabbatical leave in the US). The rental period runs from September 2019 to the end of July 2020, but dates are negotiable, and the rent is 1800€ per month. The house (56 square meters) is on two floors (ground and first floor), with two bedrooms on the first floor and a large living space (and separate kitchen) on the ground floor. It is located in a private walkway, overlooking a courtyard, in a totally quiet environment. It was entirely renovated last year.  It is situated off of a small street, near the Gare de l’Est, less than 1 minute walk from the Canal Saint-Martin, and ten minutes walk from the Place de la République. This is a central and trendy location, a short metro ride from the BnF-Richelieu and the National Archives. If you or other colleagues are interested in this rental, please feel free to contact me for more information at:  charlotte.denoel@bnf.fr. A detailed description of the house, with photographs, is available upon request.

SUNNY, QUIET, AND SPACIOUS 1 BED-ROOM APARTMENT IN PARIS NEAR PICASSO MUSEUM. A very large (75 square meter / 807 square foot), centrally located 1 bedroom apartment in the rue Sainte-Anastase, 75003, a very quiet street a block from the musée Picasso and the rue de Bretagne shopping area. Several subway lines about 10 minutes away (either Bastille or Saint Paul). Sunny with windows on two sides, 2nd (French) floor with elevator, the back looking onto a large courtyard; modern very large kitchen and bathroom with Italian shower and bathtub. Washer, dishwasher in the apartment. Non-smoking policy, pets welcome. Wifi, cable TV, printer, fully furnished. 2800 euros per month all utilities included. Available September 2019-June 2020 with a minimum stay of three months. For those interested we can send you the contact information for the people who stayed there several years for how they’ve found it. For any question and/or pictures, contact Prof. Basile Baudez, bbaudez@princeton.edu


Lovely and historic one-bedroom in the Marais available from April 1. It is tastefully furnished and has ceiling beams, iron bathtub with feet, and a working 17th century stone fireplace. It would be perfect for a graduate student, visiting professor or couple with child over 8 years of age. Very quiet, it looks out onto a vine and rose-covered cobblestone courtyard with a 17th-century well. It’s located on the rue des Coutures Saint-Gervais, just behind the Picasso museum and 1 minute from the Archives nationales. A vibrant and chic neighborhood full of art galleries, museums, gardens and fashion shops. The apartment is 52m2, 2nd floor (first in France) with an elevator. There is a separate kitchen, full bathroom with tub and separate shower, living-dining area with two pull out sofas and separate soundproofed bedroom with double bed. It is fully equipped with television, high-speed internet, Bose sound system, dishes, cooking utensils, linens, etc.  There is a large empty closet and plenty of bookshelves. The living room sleeping area with two pull out beds can be screened off for privacy. Dining room with table can seat 6-8.  The rent is 2000$/month with a minimum of 6-12 months, prorating during Christmas and Summer a possibility. Rent is all included — cable tv, high speed wifi, house cleaner, electricity, charges. One month security deposit required. For more information and photographs contact vs31@columbia.edu.

Available for the academic year 2019-2020 starting September 1, 2019 (move-in date somewhat flexible). Lovely studio in the heart of Saint Mande (rue Jeanne d’Arc), nudged between the Bois de Vincennes and the 12th arrondissement. Short walk to the Saint Mandé stop of metro line 1 (ten minutes direct to Hotel de Ville; fifteen minutes to the BNF via Nation, which is a mere two stops away), and steps to the 86 bus (direct to Bastille, St. Germain). Great neighborhood with shopping around the corner, including a bi-weekly farmers market and a large Monoprix. A minute away from the serene Lac de Saint Mande and the Bois de Vincennes (great for walkers or runners). Perfect size for one person at 22m2 (235 square feet). Fully furnished (new Casper queen bed, bookshelves, dining table and chairs, linens and dishes included) and well equipped (HDTV, microwave/oven, washing machine) with a modern feel. Great building, very secure (security doors, 2 digicodes, videophone in the apartment). Ground floor flat on a quiet street with window-front garden. The apartment gets good light, has a large bathroom with full-size tub, nice tile flooring throughout, and ample closet space. Storage space also available in basement. Very clean and kept in excellent condition. 870 euros/month, which includes all utilities (electricity, water, cable TV, fast fiber internet, and unlimited local/international phone). Rent payable in EUR or USD (we would be willing to negotiate a fixed USD rate for the year as a hedge against fluctuations of the euro). References from previous tenants and pictures (and a video) available upon request. Email ajb6f@virginia.edu if interested.

3 BR APARTMENT TEN MINUTES WALK FROM EIFFEL TOWER. Available 1 July, for either summer or academic year. Furnished 71m2 apartment in the 15th arrondissement. 3 bedrooms or 2 bedrooms + study, with the largest kitchen in Paris (over 10 m2), lots of built-in bookshelves and storage areas, as well as basement storage area. 1910 vintage building. Near several metros (La Motte-Picquet Grenelle, Emile Zola, Commerce), many excellent boulangeries, shopping, markets nearby. Really the ideal location. Easy access to line 6 for the BNF, as well as lines 8 and 10. Apartment is fully equipped, including dishwasher and washing machine, linens, cooking equipment, etc. 1er étage/US 2nd floor on quiet courtyard. €2750/month. Rent includes heat, water and electricity, cable TV, fiber-optic wifi and free phone service to most of the world. English-speaking cleaning service available. Photos on request. Contact askahan1@gmail.com

CANAL SAINT MARTIN WRITER’S HOME – 475/week or 1900/month. Available 27 April 2019 – 26 May 2019. Five minutes from the Canal Saint Martin and the Faubourg Saint Denis, a stylish, airy writer’s home, filled with books, art, and plants. Recently renovated, furnished with a mix of modern and vintage, the flat is striking and homey at the same time. Spacious and comfortable (65m2), flooded with light, with a beautiful view over the neighboring Haussmannian buildings and the nearby Eglise Saint Laurent, 5th floor (elevator). The flat is composed of a large master bedroom with a queen sized bed, one bathroom, living room/dining room, and open-plan kitchen. We love to cook so our kitchen is equipped with everything you’d need to prepare your own meals at home. Our apartment is chock full of books. I’m a writer and this is my working library; you’ll find everything from books about Paris (including a few helpful guidebooks) to French theory (in case you fancy reading some Deleuze by the canal) to the latest fiction and non-fiction. The neighborhood is very central; you can walk most anywhere from here, but if you prefer to take the metro we’re not far from Gare de l’Est (lines 4, 5, 7), where many buses stop as well. Photos and contact: https://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/OfferedDetails.aspx?id=119639


I am subletting my spacious studio, 31.5 square meters, in the Télégraphe neighborhood (19th district), Paris. The studio is composed by a big living space with a sofa bed, a table, several chairs, and an American-style fully equipped kitchen. The bathroom/WC is big, and equipped with a washing machine and drying space. There is a corridor with a big wardrobe. Linen is provided. It is ideal for one person, or a couple. But two people can find it cozy too. I provide a double-size sofa bed, and a double mattress. The studio is on the 5th floor. There is a balcony, with a table and chairs, and a view over the 19th district. The building is from the 70s, and there is a lift. It is located in a 3-minute walk distance from the Télégraphe metro station (line 11), and 5-minute walk-distance from the Hôpital Robert-Débré tramway station. 10 minute-ride to République, and 20 minute-ride to Châtelet. The park of Buttes Chaumont is located in 15-minute walk distance, while there is another smaller park just close by, La Butte du Chapeau rouge, ideal for jogging activities. The studio is free for approximately 2 months (May-June 2019). Dates are to be negotiated. You can contact me by mail : Konstantinos.eleftheriadis@eui.eu or Konstantinos.eleftheriadis@sciencespo.fr. Telephone: +33 (0)685448360

CHARMING APARTMENT (PARC DES BUTTES CHAUMONT) Cozy, sunny and quiet apartment near the Parc des Buttes Chaumont (19th arrondissement) located in the trendy and vibrant neighborhood of Village Jourdain. Fully furnished and charmingly decorated 40 sq. meters apartment on 4th floor (without elevator): one living room with an open kitchen, large bedroom (memory foam mattress) with a desk, completely newly renovated bathroom (with tub), open view on a yard and a church, very luminous. Typical Parisian apartment with wooden floor, fireplace in each room, “moulures”. All facilities are included (bed linen, washing machine, internet and telephone for international calls). Convenient and friendly neighborhood with lots of shops, restaurants, cinemas. Ideal for one person or a couple, for researchers looking for a quiet and inspiring place or/and for people wanting to enjoy Paris. 2 min. walk from subway station (Jourdain, line 11) / 15 minutes (by subway) from Chatelet (center of Paris). Rent: 500 euros/week. Negociable if longer stays. Available: from April 19,2019 to May 5, 2019, and from May 13, 2019 to June 9, 2019. For further information and pictures, please contact: steberard@yahoo.com

June-July-August-September-  Dates flexible. NEAR POMPIDOU CENTER, Archives nationales and direct to Grande Bibliothèque. Several métro stations: Rambuteau, Etienne Marcel, Les Halles, Châtelet, RER. And many bus lines. Duplex, 5th and 6th floor, NO elevator. For three persons maximum. 80m2, very sunny and quiet. Safe neighbourhood, very convenient. Shops, bi-weekly markets, museums, cinemas within a couple of blocs. -5th floor: *One comfortable bed-room for two, next to bathroom + toilet, living-room and dining room-table for 6, Kitchen -stove, refrigerator…  6th floor: study (mansarde) + one person bed. ADSL + Wi Fi. Rent : 1800 € for 4 weeks , 1500€ for 3 weeks; minimum: 2 weeks/1200€. Security deposit: ¼ -Telephone & internet included. Contact : nelcya.delanoe@wanadoo.fr.

SPRING BREAK or SUMMER 2019 !!! Fully FURNISHED 1 bedroom 35 square meter apartment in Paris, 11EME arrondissement. Available April 20th to May 5th OR July 1st to August 26th. Charming, bright, recently refurbished 35 square meter apartment on the 4th floor of a small turn-of-the century well-maintained building with an elevator, overlooking the beautiful and quiet Square Gardette in the trendy St Maur neighborhood. Wireless high-speed internet, hardwood floors, energy efficient electric heaters. New LG washing machine, new medium-size fridge, 4 infrared burners, cooking accessories, microwave/grill, dishes, glasses, and cutlery serving up to 6 people. Pull-out couch in the living area (sleeps two). Folding table opens up for dinner arrangements or to serve as working desk. Separate toilet between the kitchen and bedroom. Bedroom: new 160x200cm (queen-size) high rise bed with firm and very comfortable mattress, tall sliding-door linen closet with a large mirror. Small bathroom designed with taste, Italian-inspired shower space, small sink with cupboard space. Towels and sheets provided for guests. The Square Gardette neighborhood has bakeries, butcher shops, four city markets, organic shops, delis, restaurants of all kinds, and specialty cafés near the square. The Oberkampf neighborhood, Bastille and the Marais are close by. Two metro lines (9 and 3) will take you relatively quickly (less than 25 minutes) to any place in Paris. 1200 euros/month, 850 euros/2 weeks (minimum stay for the summer) or 400 euros/week. Photos available upon request. 300 euro deposit and references required. Contact: (Mrs.) Laure Canadas, laure.canadas@gmail.com.

Montmartre, rue Lamarck, facing Sacre Cœur, typical and charming place. A romantic flat with two gorgeus views, one window facing the Sacré Cœur and Eiffel Tower, the other dominate the illuminated roofs of Paris. 40m for 2 or 4 poeple, fully furnished ,sunny, cosy and beautifully decorated. Living room with sofa bed, room with big bed, nice fire place, beautiful traditional wooden beans. Located on the 4 eme floor of a nice building with elevator in a quiet street near place du tertre in Montmartre ,one of the mots typical district in Paris.(1 mn walking). Near the métro and the funicular. Safety building with digicode and interphone. Amenities: kitchen fully equipped ,microwave, fridge, toaster, oven, coffee machine, boiler, washing and drying machine, internet accès, Tv câble. Bathroom with shower. Separated toilet. All utilities included (linens, towels….) Price 1690€/month. Available from Mars 6. For more information, and photos you can ask me: Martinechetrit@hotmail.com.


From 1 march to 31 march 2019, during my vacation I rent my apartement. Good location near Pere Lachaise (metro Père Lachaise, Saint Maur, or Saint Ambroise). It’s plaisant and safe place with nice cafe, restaurant and grocery shop. My apartment is very quiet and light, 2nd floor, overlooking a garden. It includes a living room and a bedroom, 33 m2. It is furnished with all what you need except microwave and TV ! You will find there olive oil, washing powder, Toilet paper… a lot of french book and CD of classical music … This apartment is the place where I’m used to live. The bed is a raised bed for twice. I’m looking for people who enjoy to live with my books and my things. No smoking. Wifi, washing machine and heating included. Researchers from H-France are staying by me since 2009. 350 euros/week or 1200 euros/ the month all included. You can find photos here : http://myappartment.monsite-orange.fr/. Please contact me (Carol) momu75@orange.fr. I will send you photos or I organize a visit through Skype or whatsapp.

Good friends and neighbors of mine are travelling for a few months and are therefore renting their Paris flat from April 1st to end of July or mid-August 2019. It is located in the 19th arrondissement. 60 square meters apartment in 18th century building on second floor with elevator. 1500€ per month fully furnished and all inclusive (water, gas, electricity, internet connexion) – Double living room with piano, one large bedroom, wood floors, high ceilings with original moldings. Bathroom with bathtub, equipped kitchen with washing machine, microwave, gas oven. Vacuum cleaner and iron. High speed WIFI Internet connection, free calls to many countries fixed lines. Convenient bike storage in the building. Located next to the Bassin de la Villette, 5 min from the Buttes Chaumont and 10 min from la Villette. Right next to Laumière subway station (line 5) and few minutes from Jaurès (line 2) or Stalingrad (line 7) subway stations. Two-month security deposit. Pictures available on request. Contact: Nathanelle. Cell : +33661569618. E-mail : nadastru@gmail.com.

One bedroom to rent this summer in a family flat near Bastille and Nation (from June the 19th to August the 30th). I have a charming, luminous and quiet renovated flat (84m2) with three bedrooms, a living room, a fitted kitchen, a modern bathroom, a cubbyhole, separate toilet, a long corridor with shelves and books and an old oak parquet everywhere. It is situated in a 1900 building of the 11th arrondissement (rue Alexandre Dumas; underground line 9). The neighborhood is typically Parisian, with popular markets, art and craft stores and cafés. I am myself until the summer in NY for a research sojourn. Two young and friendly persons live currently in my flat and will be there this summer (one is a young American writer, the second one is a Canadian master student at Sc. Po). They both speak very well French). The rental price for the room is 900 euros monthly (all-inclusive). Don’t hesitate to contact me: lguilbert@hotmail.com.