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On the top floor of a handsome 1930’s building in the Trocadéro neighbourhood, this superb cross-light apartment of 257 m2 opens out to a terrace of 45 m2. It is comprised of a vast living-room, a kitchen with dining area, a TV lounge, 4 bedrooms, and an independent studio. 6.5M€. Propriétés Parisiennes Sotheby’s International Realty (01 82 73 25 00).

n the 2nd floor of a very high-end building, this apartment of 367 m2 with views of Parc Monceau offers rare volumes in its triple reception room, kitchen, study and five bedrooms. Cellar. Possibility of renting a parking place in the courtyard. 6.950.000€. Emile Garcin Paris rive droite (01 58 12 02 02).

Tucked away on a quiet street in the 7th arrondissement, this charming house of 254 m2 opens out to a patio. On five floors, it is comprised of a double lounge, a dining-room, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, a study, plus a laundry room and wine cellar in the basement. Double box-garage at extra cost (75,000€). 5.5 M€. Philippe Menager & Nicolas Hug (01 53 10 22 60).

In the 16th arrondissement, on the top two floors of a very prestigious building, this splendid apartment of 416 m2 benefits from 120 m2 of terraces and balconies offering unimpeded views of Paris. It is comprised of 4 reception rooms, several sitting-rooms, a dining-room, bar, study, and five bedrooms including a master suite. 9.360.000€. De Ferla Immobilier (01 53 90 49 00). Gauche (01 43 54 43 43).