Private Loft | Unique artistic propriety | Pool

Entire home/apt

6 guests

1 bedroom

3 beds
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About this listing

- 120m2 private Loft on 1st floor w/ independant access
- Private bathroom, kitchen & living spaces
- Beautiful artistic propriety w/ 5 acres garden
- Gig landscape swimming pool (shared with our family)
- Private forest & public lake
- Tree house & fire pit
- Heating / AC
- 1 queen bed + 1 queen tatami bed + 1 double bed
- Wifi
- Parking
- 15% discount on our beauty spa treatments if you book on (URL HIDDEN)
- 7km from versailles & 20km from Paris

The space

We are very happy to welcome you in our home :)

My name is Barbara, and this is my parents' propriety (Odile and Eric). They live there with my three siblings (Brian 19, Kristopher 17, Erika 26), Samuel (Erika's boyfriend). There is also Maria & Mihai (who help keep the house safe and clean), and who are the ones that will be able to help if you need something.

My parents are passionate about art and beauty, and I believe you will feel it during your stay in our house :)

The space we are renting on Airbnb is my private apartment, a 120 square meter Loft, fully equipped, with an independant entrance.

This is where I stay when I visit my family. I've been living in Montreal for the past 10 years now, so I don't spend much time in this Loft. That is why we decided to rent it on Airbnb, instead of keeping it empty.
It is confortable and welcoming, and our propriety is amazing. Lots of art pieces, a swimming pool, an access to the forest with a public lake, and a fire pit.
We wanted to share it with others... So we are very happy to welcome you!

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DESCRIPTION OF THE LOFT

The Loft should have all the things you need for your stay. But if you feel you are missing something, you can ask Maria/Mihai.

Maria/Mihai has been working at our house for the past couple years. They are from Romania, and you'll see that even if they don't speak very well french, they are the most adorable people.
They are the people in charge of cleaning and keeping the house safe and comfortable for everyone. So they are the one to ask for anything during your stay :)

***THE LOFT***
The loft is your private space, with an independant area.
It is yours during your stay.
- You can control the heating and Air Conditioning
- Wifi included but note that it is not very efficient. Our home is more for people who want to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Not for people coming to work on the computer.

*Unfortunately, our loft and garden is not secured for kids. So we don't accept children under the age of 12 years old.


***KITCHENNETTE***
Our kitchen is not made to do heavy cooking. It is small so it's more for convenience.
- Small fridge
- Sink
- 1 hot stove round
- 1 water boiler
- 1 Nespresso machine
- 1 microwave
- 4 large plates
- 4 soup plates
- 4 small plates
- 4 mugs and bowls
- 4 water glasses
- 4 wine glasses
- 4 sets of utensils
- 1 saucepan
- 1 frying pan
- cooking oil
- salt and peper
- some spices
- instant coffee
- tea bags
- sugar
*Something missing ? Let us know :)

***BATHROOM***
- Bathtub
- Shower
- Toilet
- Sink
- Hair dryer

We have a bathroom kit for your use (FREE) that includes:
- Shampoo
- Conditioner
- Shower gel
- Soap
- Lotion
- Towels and robes

If you like the towels or robes, we sell them as well in our store. The prices are : Robe (90€), large towel (21,20€), medium towel (11,70€), small towel (4,20€)

We also have an emergency kit in which you can purchase articles such as: razors, tooth brushes, combs, mousse, ear plugs etc.
The price is 2€ per article. Just ask Mihai/Maria and they’ll be able to help you with that!


***OFFICE SPACE***
Beautiful tree desk
Wifi
We have maps of Versailles and Paris available for you

***BEDROOM***
Round queen designer bed
Tons of space to put your personal belongings

***OTHER BEDS AVAILABLE***
1 Comfortable sofa bed in the living room (twin xl size - good for 1 adult or 2 kids).
1 Tatami type beds (queen size)

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IMPORTANT GENERAL INFORMATION

POOL
* The pool is not heated
* The pool is ONLY for adults
* The pool is closed from October 1st to May 15th.

NOISE
*Please note that the rest of the house is used by our family. And under the Loft, on the ground floor, there are people working during week days. So we ask you to be respectful and not be too noisy.

RESTRICTED AREAS
We have only two restricted areas:
1) The main house, which isn't open to guests, because my family lives there.
2) The back garden, which is for our personal use.
***If you have any questions or you are not sure what's accessible for your or not, please make sure to ask Alfredo who is here to help you at any time :)

OUTDOOR AREAS
1) You have access to all the front outdoor areas, which is where the swimming pool is situated.
2) The top parking as well is accessible for your use.
3) In the back garden, you have access to the following only: fire pit, access to the forest, and tree house (if it isn't rented). But remember that all the chilling areas are restricted to our personal use only.

***Please note that to have access to your loft, you have to go up the stairs. So if you have trouble climbing up stairs, this isn't an ideal rental for you.
This propriety isn't ideal for people with mobility issues, and children.

*** This property isn't ideal if you do not like animals.
We have 2 dogs and 4 cats around the propriety.
NOTE that they DON'T have access to the Loft. So if you have any allergies there shouldn't be a problem.

**LONG TERM**
We accept long term rentals (price per month) for 2 people maximum.
Low season monthly rent(October to June) = 1600 euros
High season monthly rent (July to September) = 2300 euros
Includes: everything that is announced in the Airbnb add
+ 1 basket of laundry washed by us
+ 1 cleaning of the loft, every other week (includes change of beddings and towels)
+ Access to the gym

***EVENTS***
We only accept small/private events such as engagement proposals, bridal showers, baptisms.
In the case of an event, the rental fee goes :
+ Regular 6 persons rental fee for 2 nights
+ 40 euros per guest
+ 200 euros for a security person present during the event
+ 1000 euros safety deposit (will be returned to you after the rental if everything is in mint condition).
*** NO SWIMMING allowed.

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The 10 rules of "Super guest"!

1. This is a NON SMOKING apartment.
2. NO DRUGS, no parties / events.
3. No other guests than those who made the reservation can stay in the apartment.
4. If you break anything, let us know as soon as possible please. We will need to replace it for the next guests.
5. Our family lives in the main house, so please respect our privacy and the restricted areas.
Also, this Loft is my living space when I visit my family, so please respect my personal belongings. Don’t open drawers that aren't available for your use, or use things that aren’t yours (clothes, shoes...). Note that ALL belongings in the house are registered at our insurance company, and that an inventory and photos of the apartment are taken before and after each rental, for security purposes.
6. If you lose your key set, there is a 10 euros fee
7. The use of the swimming pool is at your own risks. Make sure that no kids is on his own around or in the pool.
8. The apartment must be returned in the same condition as when you arrived.
9. In case of any emergency, please contact us immediately, we're here to help!
10. And above all ... Enjoy your stay! :)

Guest access

***HOTEL DE BEAUTÉ***
(beauty center in Versailles)
***15% OFF all treatments for our airbnb guests***

My family just opened an incredible Beauty Center in Versailles !
A magnificent contemporary esthetics center, where you can get the following services: hairdressing, nails corner, massages, make-up, waxing, and performance health beauty (radiofrequency, lypocavitation...).

You can see all the pictures and prices in our photos, and on our website/(SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) @hoteldebeaute

As our Airbnb guests, you get a 15% off all services !
AND we offer to drive you to our beauty center for free :)

L'Hôtel de Beauté It is situated at 1 minute walk from the famous Castle of Versailles, since the building was built by the king Louis XIV as his Tax House in the 17th century.
It is also 1 minute walk from the Train Station Versailles Rive-Gauche (that goes directly to Paris).

If you just want to take a seek peak at the place, please come by say hello ! :) We'll be happy to show you around !

Other things to note

***PLEASE NOTE that we ONLY accept bookings from Airbnb guests who's Airbnb profiles are genuine and informative. Also, who have validated all their ID on the Airbnb platform. And finally, we only accept guests that have at least one comment on their profile. We ave had bad experiences in the past with new guests who unfortunately didn't respect our home like their own. We only want to share our house with authentic, nice and respectful people. Thank you for your understanding***


The space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Check In: 3PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 15 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: 91
Security Deposit: 762
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price: 198 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 floor mattress

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight)

Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

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Adrian User Profile
February 2017
House, Barbara & Barbaras parents, garden and location are all posh. Although hard to find at the beginning house is fabulous with touches of good taste art everywhere. Its near a lake, a forest and a horse ridding facility , yet relatively close to train station and only half hour drive to Eifel Tower. Barbaras parents are living next door and they are very friendly and cosmopolit. If you like treasure hunting you will just need to have a walk in the garden and you will find little pieces of art everywhere. We visited mid Feb - not a chance to use the pool - but its not to big - i think in the summer will work only for little ones. We've been 4 persons but appartament can hold up to 6 that if you dont mind sharing 1 bath. Barbaras brothers and sister are young and party type - so if you are similar age - there you go for sone tips&treats'. No restaurants or supermarket nearby walking but Versailles is 10 min drive and there is all you need. Enjoy, Adrian

Tomáš User Profile
September 2016
Beautiful loft with many extras, you Will enjoy your stay in Barbara's place. Highly recommended!!

Patricia User Profile
August 2016
This was a real surprise behind a gated entrance and we were wonderfully received & looked after by Alfredo. The loft is an brilliantly designed large space which allowed a family of 5 to sleep and live very comfortably while visiting Versailles. Lots of nice touches from Barbara's mothers Hotel de De Beaute, including shampoo, soap and towels etc. Garden and pool are unique !

Mireille User Profile
June 2017
Nous devions passer des examens à proximité des Loges en Josas, et nous avons été très bien accueillis : nous avons pu profiter du calme du domaine et de la piscine, très agréable en temps de fortes chaleurs. Le loft est au moins aussi beau que sur les photos et décoré avec beaucoup de goût. Un grand merci à nos hôtes pour les quelques jours que nous avons partagés!
Barbara User ProfileBarbara is a superhost.
Response from Barbara:
Merci beaucoup ! Ca a été un plaisir de vous recevoir.
June 2017

Patrick User Profile
May 2017
Surtout ne pas y aller avec des enfants pas du tout securise les prestations annoncées sont manquantes piscine 1 seul petite plaque de cuisson sans ustensile même pas une poêle adaptée rien comme vaisselle . Location très décevante rapport qualité prix On se retrouve au dessus d'un espace de travail dont on a absolument pas connaissance donc pas de bruit en journée sous peine que cela nous soit reproché Accueil très approximatif la personne qui loue ce bien est à l'étranger ce qui ne facilite pas les relations . En résumé je deconseillerai cet endroit qui paraît prometteur mais qui n'est autre au final qu'une source de revenus pas du tout me semble t'il dans l'esprit airbnb Grosse déception
Barbara User ProfileBarbara is a superhost.
Response from Barbara:
Nous avons eu le malheur d'accepter la demande de location d'un novice chez Airbnb (pas de commentaires de locations passées). Et nous en avons payé les conséquences....Patrick et sa famille sont malhonnêtes, et cela a été une location très désagréable. En 3 années sur Airbnb et plus de 60 familles reçues, je n'ai jamais eu une aussi mauvaise expérience. Patrick ne semblait pas avoir pris le temps de lire l'annonce avant de réserver chez nous, et n'a pas cessé pendant le séjour de se plaindre de choses qui étaient pourtant clairement indiqués au sein de l'annonce. D'ailleurs, Patrick a fait une plainte... qui a été refusée par Airbnb car non fondée! Pour les futurs locataires, j'aimerais donner une réponse aux accusations que Patrick émet ici dans son commentaire: 1) TOUT l'équipement de la cuisine est listé au sein notre annonce. Justement afin d'éviter les surprises. Vous pouvez voir cela dans la section "Kitchen" de l'annonce. 2) Il est indiqué dans notre annonce que le logement n'est pas adapté aux enfants. Patrick a décidé de venir avec des enfants quand même, c'est son choix. Mais nous indiquons au sein de l'annonce que ce n'est pas adapté aux enfants et personnes à mobilité réduite. 3) Le rapport Qualité-Prix est excellent. Si ce n'était pas le cas Patrick aurait pu annuler son voyage dans les premier 24h (il y avait de nombreux logements disponibles aux alentours). Le problème c'est que ces logements sont plus chers que le notre, et sont de bien moins bonne qualité (domaine privé + parking inclut etc.). 4) Il est expliqué très clairement au sein de notre annonce que le loft fait parti d'un domaine habité. D'ailleurs, il y a des photos qui le montrent. Encore une fois ici, c'est une question de respect d'autrui et de civilité (ce qu'on attend dans le cadre de airbnb). Leur enfant courrait dans l'appartement de long en large, ce qui était assez insupportable pour les gens en dessous, c'est compréhensible. 5) Il est indiqué au sein même de notre annonce, dans la section "accueil des voyageurs" que nous sommes disponibles en cas de besoin, mais que nous ne sommes pas présent pour l'accueil. Cependant vous pouvez voir dans nos notes des précédents voyageurs que nous avons une note excellente en terme de facilité d'accès et d'arrivée. 6) Nous sommes extêmement sélectifs quand à la location du logement justement car nous n'avons aucun intérêt purement financier à le louer. Mais bel et bien car nous aimons l'expérience Airbnb. Il suffit de voir mon profile ainsi que les dizaines de familles que j'ai reçu pour le remarquer.
May 2017

François User Profile
August 2016
Nous avons beaucoup apprécié le week-end passé au loft. Le cadre est magnifique, la piscine très agréable et originale, le loft est très bien équipé et conforme à la description. Alfredo a été très sympathique et discret à la fois, il a réussi à satisfaire toutes nos demandes. Nous avons peu échangé avec la famille, mais c'était à chaque fois très agréable. Nous allons certainement revenir. Merci de cet agréable week-end

Miriam User Profile
August 2016
We hebben 5 geweldige dagen gehad. Mooi appartement, geweldige tuin, zalig zwembad, schattige huisdieren en een zeer behulpzame gastheer, Alfredo. Geweldig om Versailles te bekijken. Kleinigheidje: er is maar 1 kookplaatje, geen 2 zoals vermeld, dus alleen geschikt voor simpele gerechtjes.

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Barbara User ProfileBarbara is a superhost.

Bonjour!
Je m'appelle Barbara, je suis française d'origine et je vis à Montréal depuis 8 ans!
Je suis gérante d'artiste et musicienne. Mes autres passions : l'art contemporain, la cuisine et les voyages :)
Je vis avec mon amoureux Pierre-Alexandre qui est québécois et musicien aussi.

Nous avons plusieurs espaces sur Airbnb :
1) Notre appartement à Montréal (que nous louons au complet quand nous sommes absents)
2) Une chambre privée dans notre appartement à Montréal (quand nous sommes présents mais que nous sommes disponibles à recevoir des locataires)
3) Un Loft à côté de Paris, au sein d'un domaine grand artistique (maison de mes parents) avec piscine.

J'espère que nos espaces de vie vous inspireront autant qu'ils nous inspirent :)


Hey :)
My name is Barbara, I am french but I have been living in Montreal for 8 years now! I am an artist manager and a musician. My other passions : contemporary art, cooking and traveling :)
I live with my boyfriend Pierre-Alexandre who is from quebec and also a musician!

1) Our apartment in Montreal (that we rent out when we are out of town)
2) A private room in our apartment in Montreal (when we are actually in montreal but we are open to hosting guests)
3) A Loft near Paris, in a beautiful artistic domain (my parents's house) with a swimming pool.

We hope that our living spaces will inspire you as much as they inspire us :)

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