Passionate for Paris  

February 13, 2008: Princeton Exchange

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PARIS: Luxurious, elegant,1,500 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment at edge of 7th. Sensational views of the Eiffel Tower. Professionally decorated to American standards – amenities. Transfer from airport by chauffeur and apartment-neighborhood orientation. Limit 4 with 5 night minimum. Jay Berry, 214-953-9393.

PROVENCE: Stunning, updated farmhouse, magnificent Mediterranean/mountain views. Antiques. Lovely kitchen, gardens, pool. 609-924-7520.

PARIS 7 & ISL - FINEST LOCATIONS! Superbly-restored centuries-old elegance in St. Germain 7th and Ile St Louis. Sunny. Fireplaces. Antiques. Latest bath, kitchen. Maid service. Discounts. Pleasant, attentive help from owner! 650-327-2415

FRANCE, PROVENCE: Hilltop villa, fully equipped, great views, private road, three double bedrooms, 3.5 baths, heated indoor-outdoor pool. $2,000/week, 2 week minimum. Website with photos: Contact H. Wickett at 650-324-3227, fax: 650-323-9530.

London: Superior apartments, short-term or vacation rental. 011-44-1923-257-535.

Rome: Bright, elegant apartment. Marvelous beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813,

ITALY AND FRANCE: Picturesque villas and apartments, all personally visited, in desired locations. Enhance local flavor with concierge service. 800-593-6350.

ITALY/TUSCANY: Ancestral villa with sweeping views. Olive groves, vineyards, gardens. Antiques. Updated kitchen, baths. Pool. 609-683-3813,

FRANCE: Discover our spectacular centrally located apartments in Paris and our exquisite and well-priced properties in France.

PARIS 6th LEFT BANK overlooking Seine, Notre Dame, Louvre. Sunny, charming, furnished apartment. Fireplace, beamed ceiling. Also, St. Barts. 212-988-0838.

PROVENCE: Delightful five-bedrooms, facing Roman theater. Pool, vineyard. Tuesday market. 860-672-6607,

VILLA RENTALS BY THE WEEK or longer in ITALY and GREAT BRITAIN. Idyllic countryside or city center. Named in 2006 & 2007 by Condé Nast Traveller as one of the BEST villa agents in the world. We have provided knowledgeable agents, caring owners and competitive rates since 1989. Catalogs for Britain, no charge. All Italy properties available online. Suzanne B. Cohen & Associates, Inc. 207-622-0743,

VILLA RENTALS in Tuscany, Umbria, France and the entire Mediterranean area. TUSCAN ESTATES, 978-453-7839.

PARIS, LEFT BANK: Elegant apartment off Seine in 6th. Short walk to Louvre, Notre Dame. 609-924-7520,

PARIS – LEFT BANK – RUE MOUFFETARDE: 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room, study, kitchen. Just renovated, this charming 18th century apartment with its beamed ceilings and 10 windows overlooks Place de la Contrescarpe. Walk to Luxembourg Gardens, food/flower markets. Rental includes private car transfers to and from airport. E-mail:

PARIS APARTMENT: Sunny one bedroom with 2 large French windows overlooking quiet street in 1st arrondissement. Queen-size bed. Extra sleeping loft. Beamed ceilings. Antiques. Newly renovated. Just 5 minutes from the Louvre, d’ Orsay and Opera Garnier. Sleeps 4+ $250/night. 612-374-3703

PARIS, MARAIS: Elegant, 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment, vibrant Pompidou museum/sidewalk café quarter on 13c pedestrian street, full kitchen, w/d, AC, cable. 212-473-9472.

FLORENCE COUNTRY house on 54 mountain acres. Fantastic views. $100/day.  E-mail:

VENICE: “Life in Venice” in your own 300-year-old palazzetto with a garden. Architect restored, second floor with views of a friendly Venetian neighborhood. Two bedrooms, two exquisite baths, great kitchen, all conveniences. Maid service. Monthly rates available. $1,750/week. 415-387-4033.

ITALY: High quality villas, farmhouses, apartments in several price ranges. Rome, Florence, Venice apartments. Personalized service from Italy specialists. Italian Vacation Villas, 202-333-6247; E-mail:

FRANCE/PROVENCE: Charming hilltop village of Venasque near Avignon. Restored medieval house with apartments. Courtyard and rooftop terraces. Sensational views. $485 - $1,125 per week. See Padraic Spence, 413-298-4843.

PARIS (ILE ST LOUIS): Pied-a-terre. Deluxe studio, restored, second floor, fireplace, beamed ceiling, stereo CD, telephone, TV, modern kitchen, shower. Sleeps 2. Non-smokers. Owner ’66. Color photos, information on request. Tel: 307-745-4528; Fax: 307-745-4936 (MST).

PARIS: Comfort for 2, city center location. NS. 831-622-0777.

ROME CENTER, PIAZZA NAVONA: Elegantly restored, large, 2 bedroom, 2 bath. New appliances. Air conditioned. 503-227-1600;

PARIS/1st: Quiet, comfortable, light-filled 2 bedroom apartment w/balcony in the center. Perfect for sabbaticals. 212-983-0039.

ROME, ITALY: “Timeless” 18th Century villa amidst vineyards/olive groves featured in Gourmet. 5 bedrooms/3 baths. Modern conveniences. Housekeeping/laundry service included. Tour guide, driver, cook services available. Owner/Host: 516-767-7188.

FRANCE, DORDOGNE: Lovely 18th century manor house and/or cottage with private pool, tennis, trout stream, horse riding and cook. Tel: 011-33-553-227-608.

TUSCANY, ITALY: Vacation villa with pool near Lucca.

SPAIN: Emporda/Costa Brava. Beautifully restored 200-year-old farmhouse. Private forest, pool. Nearby medieval villages, golf and world’s best gastronomy. Tel: 212-996-3034,

SUPERB 200 YEAR-OLD FARMHOUSE one hour from Bordeaux. Gardens, pool, on 5 private acres overlooking Canal Lateral. Two-story beamed living room, 17C fireplace, study, 4 bedrooms, modern conveniences. Chiz Schultz ’54. 845-353-2016.

PROVENCE: Charming, economical village house rentals near Vaison-la-Romaine. Contact: 333 Court St., NE, Abingdon, VA 24210-2921; (216) 421-8398, (276) 676-2292;;

TUSCANY. Historic villa overlooking Lucca valley. Pool. Easy daytrips.


VIEQUES ISLAND, PUERTO RICO: 3-1/2 bedroom, 3 bath house, spectacular view, beaches, $1,470 wk. Umstattd ’51, 610-525-7589, <>

SWOGJAN’S DRAGON: St. John, USVI, three bedrooms, all amenities. Details 781-659-7067.

ST. BARTS - FINEST CARIBBEAN! Friendly, owner-direct service! Spacious private homes. Bedroom/bath suites. Comfortable decor, A/C, pool, deck & patio. White sand beaches. Finest dining & shopping. 650-327-2415

WATER ISLAND: Private family compound. 2 to 20 guests. See

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS: “Best damn villa on St. John.” Owners. 800-553-0109.

EXCLUSIVE LUXURY 4 BR, 4 bath villa at private Tryall Club in Montego, Jamaica. Heated private pool, staff of five, gorgeous grounds overlook Caribbean and championship golf course. Also private tennis, scuba, beach and clubhouse. A 2 BR, 2 bath villa with breathtaking views also available. 203-254-0228.

ANGUILLA, BWI GRAND OUTLOOK CASTLE: 4 bedroom estate for rent.

ST. JOHN, USVI: 2BR home, Lagoon Point. Sensational views.

ST. JOHN, U.S.V.I.: Romantic 2 bedroom waterfront home: Jacuzzi, palms, snorkeling. From $370/day, winter; $250/day, summer. B. Kaspers ’70, 404-255-0696.

VIEQUES ISLAND. Puerto Rico: New 2 bedroom house, ocean views, $900 to $1,400/week.

ISLA VERDE, PUERTO RICO: Pretty 1 bedroom condo, ocean view, prime San Juan area beach. Long- or short-term. Andrea Torres 787-642-4481,


SAN MIGUEL, MEXICO: Charming colonial, 3 bedroom, near downtown, full kitchen, interior courtyard, rooftop with view. 202-903-8143.


PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: 4 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath, restored Sea Captain’s waterfront cottage. Near golf, fishing, hiking, and kayaking. $2,800/wk. Sittenfeld ’69, 800-421-0595.

United States Northeast

NANTUCKET ISLAND: Come join the 400 happy Tigers. We have large and small rentals, investment opportunities, estates, and commercial offerings – AND we give your investments tender loving care! Preferred Properties, Nancie B. Taylor w’43, Kim Taylor d’43. 508-228-2320, Fax: 508-228-8464. E-mail:

MADRIVER SUGARBUSH AREA: Comfortable farmhouse for up to 20 skiers. $550 per day. William M. Iler ’51, 978-922-6903.

STONE HARBOR, NJ: On beach, upscale. 570-287-7191. E-mail:

CHEQUESETT BLUFF, WELLFLEET: 4 bedroom cottage with spectacular views overlooking Cape Cod National Seashore and steps to private beach. 609-921-0809.

COTUIT (Cape Cod): Bungalow on water. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, private dock, great kayaking, spectacular sunsets, all amenities. $2,000 a week. ’79.

CHATHAM, CAPE COD: Wonderful 3 bedroom home, fully equipped, lovely yard, walk to town/beach. Weekends, weekly. Cathy Batcheller: 917-912-2361,

MONHEGAN ISLAND, MAINE: 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. Panoramic island, ocean view. Available June – September $1,700/wk. Two week minimum. Bill Walker ’64. 610-687-3271,

STONINGTON, CONNECTICUT: In the Village, on the harbor. Beautiful renovated captain’s cottage for rent. 5 bedrooms/4 baths. Dock, boat, housekeeping included. Minimum 2 weeks, July or August.

CAPE COD, WELLFLEET: New, 2,700+ sq. ft., architect-designed home in prime Lieutenant Island location. Views and privacy. 2 master suites, 2 baths on 2 levels; 3d floor loft. Walk to private bay beach; short drive to ocean beaches, ponds. No pets. Paul Berman ‘88, (860) 232-0079.

HARBORSIDE, CAPE ROSIER, MAINE: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, ocean view, June - October, $1600 weekly.  609-921-2816.

NEWARK/NYC: 1500 sq ft duplex apt with loft/studio space + 550 sq ft deck in historic Washington Park townhouse. Heart of city, around corner from Museum, Rutgers, NJIT, NJPAC new Rock arena. 20 minutes from Manhattan, 20 minutes from airport. Can be configured for 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms. Rent includes heat, all utils, security, janitorial + weekly cleaning. 3000/month + 2 month sec dep (6000). 973-699-6288 or

STONE HARBOR, NJ: Classic, beautifully appointed family home, close to “The Point” and 1 block from beach. Kid friendly. Sleeps 10+. Available June 15- August 15. Reasonable rates. email: or call 561-746-0064. P’63,’90,’07

BEAUTIFUL ADIRONDACKS lakeside hideaway. For rent in June and September ‘08. Water access. Boats supplied. Sleeps 12. Contact B.Ketcham W’40

NANTUCKET ISLAND: Built as a private estate, the Wade Cottages share lovely vistas, spacious grounds, our own beach and proximity to the charming center of ‘Sconset. We offer apartments and houses. The Cottages are also available for weddings and reunions. 212-989-6423.

CAPE COD TRURO: 3 BR plus loft on 2 acres abutting conservation land. Serene, airy, private and spotless. Beautiful sunsets from wraparound deck. $950 to $2,300/wk. Photos at: Contact Jon Winder ‘72.  508-358-5301 or

WESTHAMPTON: CRICKET HILL, perfect family vacation in Old Hamptons! Shingled 1881 16 room house (6 BR 4.5 bath), heated pool, spa, screen porch, dock rights, 5 min drive to beach, HDTV, DVD, BBQ, full kitchen. Available season/ monthly. Ernie Hutton ’66,

SUMMER ON COAST of Brooklin, Maine in an architecturally spectacular contemporary home on the waters of Blue Hill Bay. Private rocky beach, fantastic views, deepwater mooring, kayaks, picnic islands, hiking trails, near Acadia National Park. House featured in MOMA show and NY Times House & Homes. Sleeps 10. $4-5000/week. Contact

United States Southeast

NAPLES, FL: Beachfront, 2BR condo, $1,500/week. 312-861-6160, Woods ’70.


KIAWAH ISLAND, SC.: Secluded luxury pondside 3BR/2.5BA home. $1,900 - $2,900 weekly. 843-532-9389.

VERO BEACH, FL: Elevated, oceanfront getaway; estate retreat house with full amenities; 50’ off the berm, wrap around porch, 4BR, 4BA; pictoral on website; Roe’41.

HILTON HEAD, SC: Sea Pines townhouse in exclusive Turtle Lane Club. 4 bedrooms, 4 baths. New renovation; 20 yards to beach, 2 pools. Blair ’67.

United States West

NEW MEXICO, TAOS: Two bedroom, two bath condominium overlooking Kit Carson Park. $150-$200/night. 505-758-7575.

SNOWMASS HOUSE AVAILABLE: 3 bedroom, 2 bath, hot tub. Snowmass, CO. Owner, Geer ’61. Contact Susan Whitney, 970-925-3530.

NEW MEXICO, SANTA FE: Luxury 4 bedroom, 5 bath house on golf course at Quail Run. Golf, tennis, pool, gym, restaurant. Five minutes from downtown. Available year-round. Weekly, monthly rates. 908-580-0016.

PARK CITY, UT: Brand new, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, sleeps 12. Private, overlooking Jordanelle Reservoir. Rates vary by season.

MONTANA: Solar home on Blaine Spring Creek and the Madison River. Twenty photos at 801-583-8299.

Real Estate For Sale

MARYLAND’S EASTERN SHORE: Beautiful waterfront, small towns, cultured opportunities. Marguerite Beebe w’57, BENSON AND MANGOLD, 27999 Oxford Road, Oxford, MD 21654. Toll Free: 877-243-7378.

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SEATTLE AREA: Houses, condos, 2nd homes - real estate for every stage of your life. Heather Cook ’90, Chuck Cook, Naval Academy ’60. RE/MAX NW 206-679-0163.

AIKEN, SC: The Academy (a beautiful 5500 sf residence, barn and paddocks on 3+ acres) is ideal for golfing and riding enthusiast. Aiken is a charming Southern town with a vibrant downtown, gourmet dining and with a 2100 acre equestrian preserve in the heart of the city. The Academy is located in Aiken’s Historic District surrounded by botanical gardens, adjacent to Hitchcock Woods, and the historic Palmetto Golf Club. Contact Vic Woolley ’64 at (803) 644-6666, or Email:
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SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO: Gorgeous views from classic private ridgetop adobe. Indoor 60’ lap pool. Short walk SF Institute. Historic Plaza 2 miles. Off 12,000’ ski area access road. Lush green estate property with lots. 505-984-9164.

GENTLEMAN FARMER’S ESTATE near Limoges, France: Sale by owner. Nearly 200 acres countryside, usable forest and pastures, 19th century, 7 bedroom main house, several smaller stone houses, barns. Asking 690,000 Euros. Contact: Patrick duTertre, 201-925-7027.

SAGAPONACK, POTATO BARN: Architect, Princeton grad ’62 *64, selling very special Hamptons residence redone in mid-century modern style. Fantastic location near ocean. For more info call 631.267.7370, view photos at

NEW PRINCETON TOWN HOUSES: Princeton developer planning in-town project at Witherspoon and Quarry. Four town houses at 2800’ each OR two at 5600’ each; all with inside parking. Zoning allows professional offices. Design your living/office space with us. Serious inquiries only, call: Milgen LLC 609-921-8446.

PARIS: PLACE DES VOSGES: American Corporation whose sole asset is 2 bedroom apartment 164 meters completely modernized,

ITALY: Home for sale in central Apennine Mountains of Italy, SEE SITE:

ARIZONA: Scottsdale, Paradise Valley & Carefree. Residential: Houses, Condos & Lots. Rox Stewart ’63, Russ Lyon Realty, 480-502-7846; Email:

TELLURIDE, COLORADO: Telluride and surrounding area. Houses, condos, and land. Chris Binner ’62, Peaks Real Estate Sotheby’s International Realty. 970-729-1070.

For Sale/For Rent

WASHINGTON, DC, METROPOLITAN area, Northern Virginia, Maryland – Full-service Realtors©, from luxury homes to first-time buyers and renters. Mark ’61 and Colleen s’61 Finks, associate broker, Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc., 6862 Elm St., McLean, VA 22101; 703-821-2850;

PRINCETON, NJ and surrounding Mercer county: For all your real estate needs – local, national and international. Please contact Mary Jane (Briody) Kent ’83, Sales Associate, WEIDEL REALTORS, 45 West Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ. 609-466-1224 ex. 247 or

VERO BEACH, FL: Brand new furnished 2/3 bedroom carriage home on Indian River Club’s Audubon Signature golf course. Club and golf privileges available. Contact Beth Livers 800-575-0005

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FAMILY/INSTITUTIONAL/CORPORATE Investment Portfolios: Solomon Karmel (Princeton Ph.D. *95). First Allied Securities. 425-454-2285 ext. 1080.

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