The rare opportunity to afford a house in the heart of Île Saint-Louis

It is rare to be reported. A house is for sale on Île Saint-Louis, a stone’s throw from Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, in the heart of Île Saint-Louis (4th arrondissement). This true haven of peace, located on the Seine, upstream from the Île de la Cité, is more likely to house buildings or mansions. This is why the sale of a house in this area is very rare.

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This former merchant’s residence dates from 1640. With a living area of ​​154 square meters, it has 5 rooms including 3 bedrooms and is located in one of the most expensive arrondissements of Paris, the 4th district. Sold for € 3,790,000 (over 24,600 euros per m²), the house spans four levels: a ground floor, a basement and two floors, and offers a 180-degree view of the Seine: “From the rooms, you can enjoy an exceptional view of the July Column topped by the Genius of Liberty, place de la Bastille“, Ecstatic Hugo Baillet, marketing director of the Coldwell Banker Europa Realty group, luxury real estate specialist responsible for the sale of this well-made property.

Three kitchens for one house

The ground floor has a large living room with a living room, a dining room, a first open reception kitchen. Just below, in the semi-basement, is another kitchen. On the first floor, a large bedroom with a dressing room, a bathroom with a bathtub and a shower and a double sink.

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On the second floor, a beautiful bedroom, fitted out as a small studio, with a kitchenette and a bathroom with an antique free-standing bathtub. “This house offers all modern comforts while respecting the charm of the old. Visible beams support the roof, the floors are solid oak even if they are not period, some having been redone ten years ago», Assures Hugo Baillet. The announcement specifies that the property is “perfectly well maintained, it has been completely renovated with great amenities to offer a unique style and cachet to this house in the neighborhood“.

A downside: the house is very energy intensive (F on the DPE). Logical, given its seniority. Proof, however, that a residence can be exceptional and at the same time a thermal strainer. To see if this handicap will have an impact on the particularly high selling price in one of the most expensive districts of the capital (more than 16,000 euros per m² for apartments).

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