Charming 1-Bedroom apartment (441 sq feet), recently renovated, located on the 3rd floor of a typical Parisian building (no elevator), in the heart of Belleville :1 cozy Bedroom with a double bed.Spacious and sunny living room (wooden floor) with a fully equipped American kitchen : fridge, oven, dishwasher, microwave, kettle…Bathroom with natural light, equipped with a bathtub. Washing machine.Wireless Internet included.The place is ideal for a couple but can also accomodate one more guest as the sofa in the living room can be converted into a bed.Belleville is a colorful, multi-ethnic neighborhood and also home to one of the city's two Chinatowns. During the 1980s Parisian artists and musicians, attracted by the cheaper rents, & the numerous vacant large spaces, as well as the old Paris charm of its smaller streets started moving there. Many artists now live and work in Belleville. Some abandoned factories have been transformed into art squats, where several alternative artists and musicians, such as the band Les Rita Mitsouko began their careers. The iconic French singer Edith Piaf grew up there and, according to legend, was born under a lamppost on the steps of the Rue de Belleville. A commemorative plaque can be found at number 72. A popular outdoor market is held every Tuesday and Friday along the Boulevard de Belleville, where many local Île-de-France farmers sell their produce.Public swimming pool 2’ away from the apartment.Within the neighborhood you can also wander in the Parc de Belleville, which ascends the western slope of the hill and offers a panoramic view of the Paris skyline, and the iconic Parc des Buttes Chaumont is only 10 mns away (ideal for a picnic on a sunny day, or an invigorating jogging anytime !).TRAVEL TIMES :The apartment is 2mns away from Belleville metro station (Lines 11 and 2) :-4 stations to Centre Georges Pompidou and le Marais-3 stations to Père Lachaise-6 stations to Montmartre/Sacré Cœur-10-15mns to Châtelet-20-25mns to Champs ElyséesWalking distance to the Canal St Martin, Menilmontant, Oberkampf.