XIXème century apartment of 200 sm, Louis the XVI style in center of Marseille

XIXème century apartment of 200 sm, Louis the XVI style in center of Marseille




Nov 2010

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Our 200 s-m apartment consists by 5 rooms5 m height, a closed balcony, and a cellar. All rooms are tiled on the floor and walls and ceilings are painted with white color; each room is completely air-conditioned and heated by an air-conditioning reversible ordered either by automatic device with a centralized command located in the office, or by a remote located control in each room.
The building front door and all the apartment are all protected by an alarm device for anti-intruding which advertise the owner by phone :
- A 55 s-m dining room / lounge consisted by 3 windows, 2 French windows , all equipped by double windows for insulation, lighted by tree large chandeliers of style Louis XVI with numerous lamps :
o Into lounge are a large marble coffee table, 5 armchairs of style Louis XVI, a two rooms sofa, a meridian sofa of Louis XVI’s style, Stacked-shelving tables, a marble fireplace of XIX ème century with its monumental mirror above of the same period, big one library in solid oak of time Napoleon III,
o Into dining room a table in wild cherry of style Louis XVI for ten people with its extension leads, six chairs and two armchairs of style Louis XVI, a dresser as well as a low sideboard three doors in massive wild cherry of style Louis XVI,
o A boudoir in between dining room and lounge consisted with a wooden inlaid secretary of pink, two chairs of style Louis XVI, a standing man furniture in massive wild cherry, as well as two squat armchairs and of a stacked-shelving table,
- A kitchen of 25 m completely equipped; oven, microwaves, dish-washer, washing machine, refrigerator / American freezer, of a kitchen sink two tubs, of an electric cooktop vitreous ceramic on four fires (2 electric halogen and two gases), of a set of about twenty cupboards and 13 drawers, a sideboard two doors. The kitchen contains an attic where can be tidied up suitcases or some others things, and small corridor equipped with two big cupboards, serving the dining room for the service. This kitchen contains a French window which looks onto the closed loggia. The kitchen is equipped with a smoke detector working by radio and coupled with the alarm device and which warns the occupants by telephone,
- A loggia of 8 s-m due south equipped of : marble table, kitchen sink two tubs, two windows equipped with a double glazing, electric roller blinds, a blind (ordered by remote control), and a small attic. It also contains a dryer machine for linen.
- An office of 15 m2 with the computer and the given high-speed Internet, the telephone which is free to call United States on fixed or mobile telephone, as well as about forty countries of the world. This room is equipped with a bed of supplement 90X190,
- Une chambre de 25 m2 , la chambre jaune, cette chambre comprend un grand lit de 140X190 style Louis Philippe, d'un grand placard, de deux chevets, d'une coiffeuse,cheminée en marbre et son miroir monumental d’époque 19ème. Un grand lustre style Louis XVI illumine la chambre. Une salle de bain (douche, lavabo) est intégrée dans cette chambre,
- A room of 25 m2,the blue room, constituted by a small corridor of entrance. This room is equipped with one: big bed of 140X190 style Louis XVI, bed of 90X190 in canopy in an alcove, an available cupboard, a closet, a library, table, of two armchairs style Louis XVI, puts wooden suitcase and straw at the bed end, of two heads, marble fireplace and its monumental mirror of 19th time. A big chandelier style Louis XVI illuminates the room,
- - The bathroom of 12 m2 provided with a big bathtub of angle, two washbasins, a big mirror enlightened with a powerful lighting, an electric heating of supplement, one warms towel, small one TOILETS closed independent,
- Second one TOILETS independent in the corridor.


More about us

  1. Jeunes retraités (62 et 55 ans), nous souhaiterions ma femme et moi partir un mois entier à Santa Barbara, où j’ai vécu près de 2 ans en 1972/1975 pour passer un Master in Chemical Engineering à UCSB, en Californie en 2011 entre septembre et octobre 2011 dans le cadre d’un échange de maison/appartement.

    In English :

    I am a retired Electricity Of France (EDF) executive since 2008, and my wife was an assistant aid but principally took care and raised our five children who are working and independent now ; their ages go from 26 to 38 years old (4 daughters and one son). Five years ago I spent about 2 years at Santa Barbara, in between 1973 and 1975, where I had teaching assistant ship and I prepared graduated lectures and I got the degree of Master Of Science in Chemical Engineering. Then I started working at EDF company in august 1975 until February 2008 to retire. Il am 63 years old and my wife 56. We have no pet, we don't smoke.
    We would like to spend at first about one month on September or October 2011, otherwise on spring (May or June) at Santa Barbara to visit California state, Grand Canyon, then we will go to Toronto / Canada meet Indian Friends. for about 2 weeks before to go back to France.

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Where is it?


Nous habitons Marseille, la plus ancienne ville France, 2600 ans, en plein centre ville, au haut de la fameuse Canebière, à 800 m du Vieux Port, où nous sommes propriétaires d’un appartement haussmannien de 1880, de 200 m2 au 2ème étage d’un petit immeuble pourvu d’un ascenseur. Nous sommes à 500 m de la gare SCNF St- Charles de Marseille qui fait office de gare routière et à 20 mn de l’aéroport Marseille Provence desservie par autocar à partir de la gare St-Charles. A 100 m de chez nous nous sommes également desservi par la ligne de métro 1 et la ligne de tramway 2 ainsi que par des autobus.
L’immeuble est dans une petite rue éloignée de toute circulation; en effet la construction du tramway à supprimer toute circulation dans les environs.

In English :
Our apartment is located at Marseille in France on Mediterranean sea. Marseille is the oldest town of France ; 2600 years old, created by Greek people. Our flat is 200 s-m large on the second floor of a XIX me century building, with a lift. You can see our listing and pictures of our apartment on the Home Exchange site. Our home is located in the center of Marseille at the beginning of the famous Canebière which start from the St Vincent de Paul Church to the Old Harbor an half mile away. Down our street we can take any bus, subway, streetcar (tramway). At about an half mile up our street we have the big railway and bus station of Marseille where we can take a train to any part of France or a bus to the International Marseille Provence Airport 20 minutes away. In Marseille we don't need any car to move. All the theater, Opera, cinemas, restaurants are around 15 minutes by foot ; most of them around the Old Harbor (Le Vieux Port).

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