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Although the apartment is small, it was not cramped, and comfortably laid out. It provided an unusual array of useful items: microwave, electric stove, coffee makers, washer/dryer (very effective), tub and shower, iron, hair dryer and more. There was plenty of hot water for a good bath. Our welcome was great and very informative. The fact that it is on the ground floor is a big plus, since many Paris apartments involve lugging luggage up long flights of stairs. Getting in and out was not hard once we learned when to pull and when to push and how to deal with the short-tempered hall light that would sometimes go out when we were trying to find the next button to push.
Stéphane answered our text queries fairly quickly and was very generous about letting us stay a bit longer our last day when the party due to move in cancelled. He provides voluminous material about the apartment and the area, which is on the non-sleazy side of Montparnasse, loaded with restaurants, bakeries, etc. It's a very easy walk up the hill to Sacre Coeur: if you're at all fit (we're in our 70s) don't bother getting a ride up.
Just a few drawbacks: we found the room heater controls confusing and were unable to set the one in the first room without it being too hot. More detailed instruction would have been welcome. The smoothtop range seemed very fussy about touch: you had to press the oddly labelled controls just right—not too long, not too short, not too hard, not too light. We finally gave up and just used the other appliances.
Also each morning at around 6 AM what sounded like a garbage truck would make a tremendous racket just feet away from the bed. It usually woke me up, but my wife wore earplugs and slept through it.
There was no bar soap in the bathroom but we didn't mind buying one.
We ate mostly food we bought at the nearby "supermarket" on Lepic and saved a ton of money over the restaurants, had breakfast and dinner in the apartment and ate out for lunch while touring sites.
Also, many apartment rentals skimp on light: here there were no burned-out bulbs or awkwardly placed fixtures. We could read easily in either room.
We found the bed comfy though of typical European size (smaller than a US hotel would provide), and Stéphane provides both a standard duvet—which I find much too hot but my wife likes—and a number of light blankets, so you can choose how warm you want the bed to be—a rarity in European accommodations.
We would gladly stay here again.