Rue de la Mare

La Villette - Buttes-Chaumont, Right Bank


Trove of treasures

As you step into Rue de la Mare you’ll drape yourself in some of the loveliest interiors in all of Paris. Bold turquoise, citrine yellow and ruby red glow against a backdrop of pearly white, while curious angles and a double-height ceiling give this space an intoxicating drama. You’re at the end of a private lane away from prying eyes, but if you’re feeling sociable, Belleville has plenty of bars and cafés in which to shine. Be it croissants at Pâtisserie de L’Eglise, or a slice of Brillat-Savarin from Billevaire, you’ll find it’s not just your home that combines indulgence, fun and glamour so effortlessly.

Links in the chain

Your hosts are a Franco-Canadian couple. She’s an artist, often busy organising exhibitions, while he’s a writer and novelist. They’ve three small children and the whole family adores the theatre – the more razzle-dazzle, the better.

Precious moments

Rue de la Mare was once an atelier des bijoux – a jeweller’s workshop – and something of that refined spirit remains in the finely wrought chandelier, the original oil paintings and the master bedroom’s rug – its design as alluring and colourful as a handful of spilled gems.

The main living space is at once elegant and relaxed, pale textiles offsetting the magnificence of the modern fireplace and grand piano. And while the dining table looks out over a mature garden, where emerald leaves fall gently onto the patio’s weathered wood, upstairs the master bedroom is entirely peaceful, the adorable children’s bedrooms filled with enticing toys.


Appoximate location



Babies welcome
Children welcome
Toddlers welcome
Pets welcome


5-6 people
3 bedrooms
1 Double bed1 Single bed1 Child sized bed1 Queen size bed
Bed size chart

Bathroom facilities

2 bathrooms
2 Baths1 Shower3 Toilets




Gas hob
Iron and ironing board
Music player
Washing machine
Built-in fans
Coffee machine
Satellite or cable
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Home truths

The host's cat usually resides at the home. While it won't be there during guests stays, the home might not be suitable for those with pet allergies.

There is no hanging space in the master, double and children bedroom, so we will set up a collapsible hanging rail for your stay.

This home doesn't have air-conditioning, so ask us if you'd like to have fans for your stay.

This home is spread over two floors with no internal elevator.


Cancellation. Provided you book more than 7 days before the start of your stay, you can cancel your booking within 24 hours and we’ll provide a full refund. Our flexible rate offers more flexibility for those who need it. Read our cancellation policy here. Please note bookings for Hamptons and French Riviera have a separate cancellation policy.

Check-in and check-out. We’ll meet you at the home at your convenience any time after 4PM on your arrival date, and our standard check-out time is 11AM. Early check-in and late check-out can be arranged in advance, subject to availability and a charge.

Lead guest. The lead guest must be at least 25 years of age.

I.D. check and card authorisation. When you arrive we’ll check the lead guest’s I.D. and secure a £1,000 hold on a credit or debit card which will be released once we confirm no damage was caused during your stay.

Smoking. Guests are not permitted to smoke inside any onefinestay home.

Cleaning. We carefully clean and prepare each home before you arrive and after you depart, and for stays longer than seven days we provide a complimentary weekly Housekeeping service. More frequent Housekeeping visits can be arranged on request, subject to availability and a charge.

Payment. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express, and bank transfers for stays with at least 7 days’ notice.

For more detail on our policies read the FAQ.

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