« Je suis née passage de la Bonne-Graine,
J’en ai pris d’la graine et pour longtemps… »
“I was born in Passge de la Bonne Graine
And it planted a seed in me…”
Those were the opening lines to Edith Piaf’s song J m’en fous pas mal, which she released in 1946, the same year as the classic La Vie en Rose.
This alley – which is beloved of people steeped in Parisian life and lies close to the bustling Faubourg Saint Antoine, the lovely Aligre market and the superb Génie de la Liberté on Place de la Bastille – is the location for Le Macassar, a 78 m2 pied-à-terre that serves as a splendid haven and features two terraces that you are guaranteed to adore.
Le Macassar occupies the second and top floor of this secure and renovated shared property and reflects the architectural tradition of the quarter’s former workshops, which have long since been converted into residences. The apartment has a beautiful living room with an adjoining semi-open kitchen, a bedroom with bathroom and a large dressing room
Horizontal glazing more than 15m long ensures sumptuous natural lighting and the woodland ambience is enhanced by taupe and gold shading that always strikes the right chord. Le Macassar represents an incredible opportunity to own two exceptional terraces. The first, which can be accessed from the kitchen and measures around 30 m2, while the second has another independent access and covers more than 90 m2. These outdoor areas, which are currently used as relaxation spaces and a dining area, have the unique advantage of being lit by the sun at its highest point. The atmosphere is heightened further by a well-tended and refreshing plant setting.
Le Macassar enchants with its simple design and interior style in a lively and undeniably charming quarter. This rare, air-conditioned property comes with a 150m parking space, making ideal both as a strategic pied à terre and a discreet and elegant main residence.