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Last Updated:  22 October 2018

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Available for rent from 7th January 2019 in Paris 15e arrondissement Avenue de Lowendal (m° Cambronne, La Motte-Picquet, or Ségur). Two rooms in a quiet furnished flat (47 m2) on 3d floor in 1890 building with digicode on charming courtyards on both sides. The recently refurbished bedroom has a double bed and a desk; it opens on a living room with a sofa, separated by a corridor from the other room which I use 6 to 9 days a month. Separate WC, kitchen with a washing machine for clothes and a good-sized frog, bathroom with a tub. Quick internet connection. The location is ideal: 5 min walking distance from Champs-de-Mars, next to UNESCO, and 25 min by metro to BnF. 850 euros per month, preferably for 3 months or more. Perfect for a single. Pictures available on request. Answer luc.foisneau@ehess.fr.

Short-term rental: quiet loft available November 6 - December 4, 2018
Asking 1500€ for the month or 550€ per week - negotiable!
Photos available
Fully furnished light airy (47 sq meters / 500 sq ft) large studio in village-y Montmartre renovated to give a Parisian loft space. Small well-equipped kitchen and bathroom are off entry hallway that leads into beautiful open living space of polished hardwood floors, mirrors, tall windows, mezzanine bed. Metro station Lamarck-Caulaincourt (line 12); buses #80 and local Montmartrebus just steps away
- located on 2nd floor of historic building
- quiet; overlooks interior courtyard w/trees
- wi-fi
- washer/dryer
- flat screen multi-channel TV
- unlimited landline calls to USA
- conveniently located: 8 min direct by metro to Place de la Concorde; winding cobbled streets, hidden stairways, tree-lined streets, cafés, restaurants, food markets, shops....
For single person or couple
This is our home so we'd expect you to treat it as if it were yours!
No smoking and no pets please -
**Please contact bpjfocusonparis@gmail.com

Available from January 9, 2019, a quiet, sunny 2-3 bedroom (72m) fully furnished and equipped apartment in the 17th arrondissement (Les Batignolles), within 100 yards of two parks, near fast public transit and well served by local shops, restaurants, and other amenities. Comfortable living on the 7th (top) floor for a couple or a family of up to four. Rent is 1995 euros per month, including heat and high-speed internet. Minimum rental 6 months. More information and photos are on sabbaticalhomes.com, listing 10464: https://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/Home_Rent_House_Rental_Paris_France_10464.htm
Contact name; Edward Wheatley ewheatl@luc.edu


    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.
    December 8, 2018 to December 14, 2018
    December 22, 2018 to January 31, 2019
    For further information and pictures, please contact: steberard@yahoo.com


Two rooms to rent from January 2019 to next summer in a family flat near Bastille and Nation. 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 will be myself abroad for my research (I am an historian). This is why I rent rooms during that period of time. An American master student (studying in Sciences Po) is already here for the whole year. A second bedroom will be available before Christmas. The third bedroom will be available in the middle of January. The rent is 800 euros monthly for each room (everything included). Don't hesitate to contact me at lguilbert@hotmail.com

A room with a view in Montparnasse (6th arr.). A bright, quiet and very convenient studio (25sqm) next to Jardin du Luxembourg.  A queen size bed, a table, a large desk with a good chair and a printer, a little kitchen and a bathroom. Available between Dec 1 and Jan. 8 (dates are flexible through Jan and Feb). Fantastic transportation connections: down the street you find RERB-Port Royal (going straight to Orly or Roissy CDG) and 3 metro stations : lines 4 (Vavin), 12 (Notre-Dame des Champs) and 6 (Edgard Quinet). A Velib' Station (the City Bike system) is facing the front door of the building. Gare Montparnasse  is a 15-min walk and Gare de Lyon is direct by Bus 91 as Gare du Nord and Gare de l'Est are direct by line 4.
The Sorbonne is on the other side of Jardin du Luxembourg and BNF in direct access by line 6: door to door in 25 minutes. Last but bot least, you can go to Le Louvre, Orsay, le Grand-Palais and Beaubourg in a 30 to 45 minute-walk through lovely Parisian streets and by the shore of the Seine.
Independent movie theaters such as Les 7 Parnassiens and Le lucernaire are at 5 minutes, and mainstream ones at 10!
The resourceful Librairie Tschann is next door; variety of grocery stores (biocoop’ and regular stores), farmers' market on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; bakeries, butcher, cafés are few meters away. The studio is in the heart of Montparnassse.
Towels and linen provided.
Internet access with and without Airport, home line phone (free calls to the US).
400 euros for a week ; 700 for 2 weeks and 1100 euros for a month.
Available between Dec1-Jan 8 : dates are FLEXIBLE (through Jan and Feb.).
Contact: emm2s@virginia.edu -- pictures can be provided.

Fully furnished 1 BEDROOM in 55 sq.meter apartment in Paris, 11ème VOLTAIRE /PÈRE LACHAISE area, available from January to June 2019. 600 EUROS / MONTH. Wireless high-speed internet, electric heater. Photos available upon request. Contact: Corinne DORIA - corinne.doria@gmail.com

We are renting a two-room apartment as early as mid-December 2018 for as long as you need it, but at least until the middle of May 2019. Start and end dates are flexible. I am particularly happy to rent to grad students writing their dissertations in Paris or to professors on sabbatical. The price of 1400 Euro/month includes wifi, gas and electric, taxes and all building charges. There is a 1000 Euro refundable deposit.
The apartment is located in the lively, artsy 20th arrondissement, close to Metro Gambetta and many bus lines which lead to all points in Paris. The neighbourhood has lots of restaurants, bars, cafes, markets, theatres, and sites, including the famous Père Lachaise cemetery. The apartment itself is 38 m2, has a bedroom and a salon separated by a small kitchen and bathroom, and is located on a side street on the sixth floor, so it is both extraordinarily quiet, very airy and light. And yes, it does has an elevator. It is suitable for a single, a couple, or two roommates, though one of the roommates would have to sleep on the fold-out couch in the living room.
The building dates from the turn of the last century and the apartment has all the nice accoutrements that go with that: a fire place, wood floors, a bit of stucco and a small balcony off the kitchen. You can reach the centre of town within 20 minutes, but you can also withdraw from the more touristy aspects by coming back home to what Maurice Chevalier, who was born in the quartier, called "le vrai Paris”.
If you are interested, please write a message to cwiedmer@fus.edu. Photos and references available upon request.


Lovely and historic one-bedroom in the Marais available from Dec. 15. 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 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 17thCentury 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 a brand new double bed. It is fully equipped with dishes, cooking utensils, linens, etc.   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 the preference of renting for 6-12 months, prorating during Christmas and Summer a possibility. Rent is all included — cable high speed wifi, cleaning lady, cable tv, charges. For more information and photographs contact vs31@columbia.edu.