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Creating the Beautiful New Sancerre Residence from Paris Good Shared


Welcome to Sancerre from Paris Good Shared!

Simply as with every considered one of our fractional co-ownership residences, it takes a really particular property to change into a part of the Paris Good Shared household. The latest addition is Sancerre, a surprising two-bedroom, two-bathroom residence with a dream location within the seventh arrondissement simply 3 blocks from the rue Cler market avenue. After a whole transformation, Sancerre is outstanding in each method. Learn on to see its transformation into an impeccably designed and welcoming residence in Paris.

Much more outstanding, for those who hurry there’s nonetheless an opportunity to name Sancerre dwelling! Shares are virtually bought out, so e-mail us instantly at [email protected] to seek out out extra about Sancerre and the perks of residing in Paris with Paris Good Shared.

Discovering the Good Handle in Paris


Unbelievable view of the Eiffel Tower from Sancerre!

We’re continually looking out and examine many residences—and we imply many—at all times in quest of these few and really uncommon properties that meet all the necessities for a Paris Good Shared dwelling. Does it have a main deal with in the very best neighborhoods? Is the constructing historic but up to date with fashionable options like elevator and the flexibility so as to add air-con? Is it full of sunshine and positioned on an higher ground? And, the cherry on prime, does it have a spectacular view?

BEFORE: Entering into the Sancerre and seeing the potential.

With over 20 years of expertise creating lovely trip leases and now fractional co-ownership residences within the seventh arrondissement, we all know the very best addresses and the place to seek out these uncommon residences that tick off each field. As quickly as we noticed the deal with for Sancerre, we knew it was excellent. The placement overlooking the elegant tree-lined avenue de la Bourdonnais was west dealing with to seize lovely gentle all day. Stepping inside, it was extra spectacular than anticipated with 8 units of enormous French home windows across the residence. Even higher, it is positioned on a nook with an unobstructed and shut up view of the Eiffel Tower.

Each factor was there to create a very fabulous residence in Paris with Sancerre. Our dream group started working! Like all of our Paris Good Shared properties, Sancerre was designed by Ann Huff from Huff Harrrington – who first noticed Sancerre and its outstanding potential. These “good bones” that we at all times search for had been actually there, however the challenge was a little bit of a problem because it required a whole transform from the bottom up. Let’s take a more in-depth take a look at how the gorgeous Sancerre was created!

Residing Room: The Good Spot to Watch the Eiffel Tower Sparkle

AFTER: At dwelling in Sancerre’s lovely new lounge.

The lounge is the center of the house and among the finest components of the Sancerre’s location was how the house that’s now the lounge had such a good looking view of the Eiffel Tower because of the nook location. Nonetheless, the house was fairly restricted once we seen it and was extra appropriate for a eating space given the proximity and passageway resulting in the kitchen.

BEFORE: The view we dreamed of capturing from the lounge.

But, we knew there was a lot extra potential for this house! Pouring over the ground plan and strolling by means of the house numerous occasions, a brand new concept started to take form. By shifting the second bed room into the house the place the kitchen was positioned, we might take away the boxy second bed room completely and create a spacious open plan kitchen and eating space. This meant that our dream of making a lounge within the prime nook location could be doable.

BEFORE: Behind the pillar was a gap to the kitchen space on the correct.

We might simply think about sitting on this house on a snug couch and catching the Eiffel Tower glowing at night time whereas having fun with dialog with family and friends. By including a wall between this house and the previous kitchen space we created a good looking new lounge space that now actually is the center of the house.

AFTER: The brand new lounge with a glimpse to the brand new second bed room.

The completed design is much more spectacular than we imagined! We love that the lounge is ready off at a slight angle that offers it a comfortable really feel whereas completely designed to benefit from the Eiffel Tower view too. And the view right here actually turns into a part of the expertise of being within the room with the big wall mirror behind the couch. It so superbly displays the greenery in the summertime and within the winter it’s a deal with because it captures much more of the Eiffel Tower.

AFTER: Trendy swivel chair completely positioned to show to take pleasure in that very particular view.

The fragile tones in the lounge and the beautiful pure linen tender gold curtains body the view of the Eiffel Tower so naturally that you will end up admiring it from each window. Take a more in-depth look and you may additionally spot the heating vents within the beautiful new pale herringbone flooring. The sunshine but heat shade actually provides to the brilliant and open look of the residence and the vents are a stunning function because it eliminates the necessity for cumbersome radiators. Through the transform we additionally added full central air, which is a rarity in Paris, and the vents are included into the design alongside the ceiling. You will be comfy in each season of the yr at Sancerre!

AFTER: Look what’s behind the lounge mirror!

That faceted mirror behind the couch opens up the room much more and displays the sunshine and the view. And there is even a bit hidden secret there that our designer Ann Huff simply loves. The mirror was designed to cover the residence’s fuse field from sight. We imply it once we say we consider each little element!

Kitchen & Eating Space: Transferring to a Spacious Open Plan Design

AFTER: View of the brand new open plan lounge and eating space.

Our aim with the residing areas in the course of the transform was to make one grand house flooded with gentle the place these basic Parisian views could be loved each second of the day. The ultimate result’s simply excellent. The lounge feels intimate and comfy but the house flows so properly. A protracted wall of French doorways—5 complete—runs from the lounge to eating space and kitchen. We love how the fragile diamond patterned wall paper subtly ties your entire house collectively. However that’s actually not the way it started!

BEFORE: The small eating space and lounge to the left.

The unique lounge and eating space was a lot smaller and the areas had been reversed. As you may see within the photograph under, the wall with the couch and the gorgeous mirror are positioned now was beforehand a gap direct to the kitchen.

BEFORE: The unique lounge and eating space had been a lot smaller.

With a view to make room for an open plan kitchen and eating room, we needed to first take away that gray wall within the photograph above and create one massive open house. The kitchen, which you’ll see down within the hallway, would transfer to this new house and the second bed room could be tucked away in a quiet spot again the place the kitchen was.

Through the years speaking to our Paris Good Shared house owners and lots of visitors, we have discovered that separate kitchen areas aren’t loved as a lot as open plan designs. It is a lot extra nice to spend time along with household and buddies whereas cooking. Pour a glass of wine and watch the Eiffel Tower sparkle whereas dinner cooks – it is the easy pleasures! It is also simply a lot extra handy to have the kitchen close to the eating space.

AFTER: Trendy kitchen and eating desk at Sancerre.

We love the ultimate end result! Ann Huff created an built-in design the place the kitchen with its modern two-tone cupboards blends marvelously with the marble topped fashionable desk. The proper final touch is a beautiful vintage chandelier over the desk.

AFTER: New kitchen is ideal for cooking at dwelling.

There actually is every thing it’s good to prepare dinner at dwelling in Sancerre’s new kitchen. With loads of storage, dishwasher, built-in fridge, induction prepare dinner prime, range and microwave, it is a kitchen that is as practical as it’s lovely.

AFTER: New eating space with massive French home windows.

You possibly can hardly discover a extra charming spot to take pleasure in eating at dwelling in Paris than the Sancerre. With 5 units of French home windows alongside the eating space and lounge, the house is flooded with gentle. And at night time, pull the gold linen curtains and the house is enveloped in tranquility. After all, you may end up peeking out on the Eiffel Tower for those who do handle to shut the curtains!

AFTER: The signature Hermès scarf.

One of many components our house owners love is the signature Hermès scarf that Ann makes use of as design inspiration for every Paris Good Shared residence. Sancerre’s scarf is the “La Réale – Vue du Carrosse de la Galère” sample that could be a basic Hermès design first issued in 1953 and that has since been created in lots of colours. It includes a ship that’s now within the assortment of the Musée Nationwide de la Marine in Paris. When Ann noticed it she had a imaginative and prescient that your entire residence would revolve across the tender blue grey and gold colours. We love having the inspiration for the residence so superbly displayed in Sancerre. The framed Hermès scarf is a design assertion in itself!

AFTER: New entrance to the main bedroom on the correct.

On the far finish of the open plan eating space with kitchen, an vintage ornamental mantle topped with a beautiful vintage mirror anchors the room and creates a good looking point of interest. The unique ground plan had a hallway on the left resulting in each bedrooms and the lavatory. Now the doorway on the left is for a visitor powder room whereas a brand new doorway opened on the correct results in the main bedroom.

Grasp Bed room: Including an Ensuite Lavatory

AFTER: Serene main bedroom with full ensuite toilet.

One of the satisfying and shocking transformations at Sancerre was the main bedroom. The ultimate result’s a brilliant and peaceable room with tender gray floral wallpaper, Parisian impressed paintings, a full ensuite toilet and even a built-in workspace. Fairly an replace from the unique house, however let’s take a more in-depth take a look at all of the work that was carried out to create such a good looking end result.

BEFORE: Main bedroom earlier than the renovation.

When bought, the main bedroom at Sancerre was a peculiar form. The one toilet shared by each bedrooms minimize a big chunk out of the room, which you’ll see within the photograph above. It left a wierd house on the far finish that was actually solely appropriate for closets.

BEFORE: The residence’s unique toilet (LEFT) / Separate bathroom (RIGHT).

Nonetheless, with some inventive rearranging of the bogs, we had been in a position to create a bed room with loads of storage – and its personal full ensuite toilet. The residence initially solely had one toilet that was cut up into a toilet with a bath/ bathe combo and sink and a separate powder room with bathroom.

AFTER: Loads of storage and powder room on the correct.

As soon as the answer hit us it was fairly apparent. By redesigning the main bedroom utterly, we got here up with a intelligent answer that may enable us to create two powder rooms the place the unique toilet was positioned whereas on the similar time creating extra space within the bed room. A visitor powder room was created with entry from the eating space and a brand new powder room with bathroom and sink was added to the main bedroom.

AFTER: New powder room in the main bedroom.

The intelligent bit was including a wall and creating a big toilet with bathe, sink and even room for a washer and dryer in that house that was as soon as simply a clumsy closet. What a greater use of house! And since there’s one more large French window, the lavatory is flooded with pure gentle.

AFTER: Ensuite grasp toilet.

With its lengthy sink and huge bathe with large rainwater bathe head, this toilet is only a dream. Open the home windows to the sights and sounds of Paris when you begin your day.

AFTER: Ensuite toilet with bathe and washer/ dryer.

Taking such a clumsy formed room and turning it into a good looking and in addition extraordinarily practical bed room and ensuite toilet is a gigantic satisfaction. We all know each proprietor of Sancerre will take pleasure in these particulars and all of the work that went into making a welcoming and stylish dwelling in Paris.

Second Bed room: In a New Location with an Eiffel Tower View!

AFTER: A glimpse of the second bed room at Sancerre.

Now it is lastly the second to get a more in-depth take a look at the gorgeous new bed room at Sancerre. It is positioned to the correct of the residence entrance simply previous a vintage gold framed mirror. After deciding to maneuver the kitchen with the brand new open plan design, your entire space was gutted and ready to create a brand new bed room. This is a take a look at the house we began with when it was nonetheless a kitchen.

BEFORE: The kitchen when Sancerre was bought.

This residence did initially have two bedrooms, which was considered one of its many recommending options once we first noticed it. Nonetheless, there was just one toilet for each bedrooms and we knew with the redesign it was a precedence to create extra bogs as effectively. Since this house already structurally arrange as a kitchen with water and drainage, it was doable so as to add a bathe room ensuite to the second bed room. Once we redesign areas we work to create lovely in addition to comfy residing areas – at all times a wrestle in historic Parisian buildings. However we love the problem!

BEFORE: The unique second bed room.

By pulling down the wall and opening up the unique second bed room, we had been in a position to create a a lot bigger residing house whereas additionally creating a brand new second bed room with an ensuite bathe room. Do not forget that previous kitchen? You actually will not acknowledge it now!

AFTER: Beautiful new second bed room.

The mattress is positioned in a bit nook and tender gold curtains set the scene. Distinctive built-in cabinets on both facet of the mattress create storage whereas the wallpaper provides a contact of caprice. A ground to ceiling French window opens to an ornate iron railing – once more so very Parisian. And the very best half? Sit again and calm down in mattress whereas having fun with a wonderfully framed view of La Grande Dame!

AFTER: Get pleasure from this beautiful Eiffel Tower view from mattress.

Now simply think about waking as much as that view! It is much more magical when the lights dance throughout the Eiffel Tower each hour on the hour after darkish. You would possibly simply should pinch your self to ensure you’re not dreaming!

AFTER: New ensuite toilet with bathe and sink.

Within the new second bed room there’s now a good looking new toilet with darkish marble and geometric tiling on the ground. The massive bathe has a rainwater bathe head and there is loads of storage within the toilet.

AFTER: Luxurious marble and tile particulars in ensuite toilet.

One function we particularly take pleasure in in regards to the new ground plan of Sancerre is the privateness for the reason that bedrooms are positioned on reverse sides of the residence as an alternative of facet by facet sharing a toilet. The house is way more comfy, particularly with a couple of extra particular additions that we made in the course of the renovation.

Bonus: Particulars to Make You Really feel at Dwelling in Paris

AFTER: The brand new visitor powder room.

Whether or not its utterly redesigning an residence so as to add bogs and extra comfy residing areas or looking for the proper vintage ornamental components, each single element in our Paris Good Shared residences is chosen to assist our house owners really feel at dwelling in Paris.

AFTER: Vintage particulars at Sancerre.

At Sancerre, you may discover lovely vintage furnishings, chandeliers, mirrors and paintings all through the residence. Beneath Ann’s skilled eye every thing comes collectively completely.

AFTER: Work house in the main bedroom.

As a lot of our house owners have the flexibility to work from any location or are semi-retired, having a piece house within the residence is at all times a precedence. The master suite has a built-in desk that is nice for these zoom calls, catching up with a bit of labor or just video calling with household. We have considered all the small print so you may merely arrive and really feel proper at dwelling.

Paris Good Shared: At Dwelling in Paris at Sancerre

AFTER: Think about your self at dwelling at Sancerre.

We hope you loved this outstanding earlier than and after transformation of Sancerre! Click on on the Movies tab right here to take a tour by means of Sancerre with Paris Good founder, Madelyn Byrne, and designer Ann Huff. For those who’ve fallen in love with this very particular residence, e-mail us at [email protected] instantly to safe one of many final remaining shares of Sancerre. Will you be one of many fortunate house owners to name Sancerre dwelling?

Inquisitive about how our Paris Good co-ownership program works and if it is likely to be best for you? Learn extra about Paris Good Shared and get in contact if you would like to seek out out extra!

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