Brussels - Louise Stephanie III GBelgium / Brussels
|From 220 €||per night|
|From 3 600 €||per month|
The construct structure is made of two large luxury mansions built in the late 17th century by architect Marshal Gerards. Recently renovated, the old building has conserved nearly all of his historical aesthetic and is characterized by unusually rich ornamentation.
The roof is made of Bluestone top and the white stone facade is decorated all throughout with original molded frames. Each floor has large bay windows each surmounted by a cornice with vertical piers and framed by a border of pearls and decorative spandrels.
The balconies are supported by a caryatid and two atlases, all three wrapped and sculpted by the renowned Belgium Sculptor Julien Dillens.There is also secure gated parking for the guests traveling by car.
The 2 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms apartment oozes understated chic throughout. The old building structure blends beautifully with the modern furniture that has been specially designed and fitted for the apartment.
The two separate entrances and the bedrooms strategically located at each side of the apartment give couples and friends sharing an added element of privacy.
The first bedroom is furnished with 2 single beds which can be easily put together to form a queen bed. The mattress has been designed especially for this purpose and so there is no uncomfortable gap between the beds. There's a bathroom with a power jet shower, sink and a wall-mounted towel warmer. There's also a separate toilet with a sink for your guest.
The second bedroom has a queen-size bed. Its en suîte has a bathtub, a sink, toilet, and wall-mounted towel warmer. Both bedrooms have leather beds and a large enough wardrobe to accommodate your entire closet!
This luxury apartment rental in Brussels can accommodate up to 4 people.
The living room is stylishly decorated with a blend of clean-cut furniture and art deco pieces. The living area is composed of a working area complete with desk, chair, lamp and telephone with fax and answering machine. Of course, you also benefit from wireless Internet throughout the apartment.
The lounge area is a place to your home theatre, watch your favorite program on the flat TV from the extremely cozy leather sofa. The terrace is also a great place to relax and to take your meals.
The dining room is furnished with a well-appointed dining table which can seat up to 6 people. There are plates for everyday use and you will also find a beautiful porcelain service to help you impress your guest with your hosting skills. The kitchen is furnished and fully functional, cooking becomes a pleasure with the touch control ceramic hob and the oven will cook your meal in record time.
For days when you don't feel like cooking there is a large choice of local restaurants and convenience stores from which to pick from. The rue Dejoncker, just at your doorstep, is filled with bistros, pubs, and restaurants in which you can order from a light lunch to a full-on Belgium specialty.
The market store Carrefour and the French baker chain, Paul Bakery, are just 2 mins away. The Place Marolles (20 minutes walking distance) is home to the most popular brocante in Brussels, you can find a variety of unusual objects. It is also home to the `Marseillais' a french café terrace famous for its large variety of Pastis, a popular drink from the south of France.
Parking is available on request at extra cost.
Most famous for its Louise quarter, this uptown and upscale area of Brussels is both an important business center and a prominent hub of upscale shopping and entertainment. The well-known Avenue Louise offers stylish restaurants, luxury buildings, trendy bars, and fashionable luxury boutiques. At the end of this lively street, you will find the beautiful urban park of Bois de la Cambre, situated on the edge of the Sonian Forest. Visit the Abbey of La Cambre with its landscaped gardens. The wonderful Ixelles Ponds and the Tenbosch Park also provide nice settings for a leisurely walk. Pay a visit to the Ixelles Museum of Fine Arts or walk around the Ixelles Cemetery to discover the names of celebrated artists and writers. The stately building of the Law Courts of Brussels is well worth seeing. The Sablon area and its numerous antique dealers are also nearby, leading on to the famous Grand Place.?
The Palace of Justice = 8 mins
The Sablons = 14 mins
Place Royale = 15 mins
Church de Notre Dame de la Chapelle = 16 mins
Musée Magritte = 17 mins
Palais Royal De Bruxelles = 19 mins
The Place of Chatelains = 20 mins
La grande Place/ Grote Markt = 21 mins
Ixelles Pond = 22 mins
Manneken Pis = 24 mins
HOW TO GET THERE:
From the Brussels National airport : shuttle train to Gare du Midi
From Brussels South airport (Charleroi) : bus shuttle to gare du Midi.?
From Thalys or TGV (Gare du Midi) : tram 3 or 4 (10')
IF you get off the airport train at Gare Centrale/ Centraal Station: From the central railway station, you should procede 200 metres to the Place Royale. Take the tram 94 from Place Royale direction Musée du Tram. you should then get off at the 'Stéphanie' stop, on the Chaussee de Charleroi.
Traveling time = 15 mins
IF you get off the airport train at Gare du Midi / Zuidstation (the next stop after Gare Centrale):You can take the Metro directly from Gare du Midi to Avenue Louise (Line 2 direction Simonis, 3 stops). From Avenue Louise the apartment is within walking distance (5-10 minutes). You should follow Avenue Louise and walk straight towards Place Stephanie. You will pass shops and restaurants including Burger King, Haagen Daas, Inno and Zara on your way. Get out the tram at Place Stéphanie, walk on the Chaussée de Charleroi and take the second right.
Traveling time = 13 mins.
°Paris: high-speed train Thalys (1h22)
°Amsterdam high-speed train Thalys (1h53)
°Cologne: high-speed train Thalys (1h47)
°Bruges: highway or train (60 miles)