Conveniently located right in the City center, at a street corner from the Prestigious Avenue Louise and the Historical Place Stéphanie.
The 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms luxury apartment, Louise Stéphanie II, makes for an ideal starting point for travelers looking to explore the City many Landmarks. Its close proximity from the Palace of Justice, the Stock Market place and a multitude of Embassies, is also very advantageous for Financial and Political workers.
The construct structure is made of two luxury large 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.
Inside the building, a luxury and spacious marble entrance hall leads you to the elevator. There is also secure gated parking for the guests traveling by car.
Our luxury apartment Louise Stéphanie II in Brussels has just been recently redecorated and now looks more striking than ever. Luxury furnished throughout with unique pieces of clean-cut art deco it is an originally decorated apartment that aesthetes and art lovers will appreciate.
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. The bathroom has a power jet shower, sink and a wall-mounted towel warmer.
The second bedroom has a queen-size bed and a desk with its assorted seat. Its en suîte has a bathtub, a sink, toilet, and wall-mounted towel warmer. Both bedrooms have large enough wardrobe to accommodate your entire closet!
There is an additional single bed which can be made available on request. So the apartment can accommodate up to 5 people. There is also a separate toilet for your guests.
The lounge area is a place to your home theatre, you can watch your favorite program on the 48 inches flat TV or plug your laptop to the TV screen for a better viewing experience. The terrace is also a great place to relax, use the long chair for a spot of sunbath or even eat your meals at the table while contemplating your lovely surroundings.
The dining room, which is situated between the open plan kitchen and the terrace makes a great meeting place. The dining table can accommodate up to six people and the kitchen table an additional two. The kitchen itself is fully furnished and functional. Cooking becomes a pleasure with the touch control ceramic cooking hob and the oven can cook your meals 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, are just 2 mins away. You also have the choice to visit your local markets where you can purchase fresh products. 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.
Additional rooms include a guest toilet and a laundry room fully furnished with a washer and a dryer.
Parking space may be 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, trendy bars, and fashionable 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 is 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)