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Occupying the top two floors of a handsome 1921 building with a lift in the 8th arrondissement, this outstanding penthouse benefits from magnificent renovation and two sublime terraces of 50 and 40 m². Its living space of 375 m² is comprised of a very spacious lounge with double-height ceiling, a library on the mezzanine giving onto a terrace, a dining-room, summer kitchen, and 3 bedrooms including a master suite. Sold fully equipped and furnished, the property is sold with a studio of 40 m² on the 6th floor. 21M€. Propriétés Parisiennes Sotheby’s IR Paris 8e (01 44 94 99 80).

In the Alma-Bosquet neighbourhood, on the 3rd floor of a prestigious Haussmann building, this magnificent corner apartment offers open views and lovely high ceilings. Its living space of 350 m2 is comprised of a triple reception room, a dining-room, a family kitchen, and 4 large bedrooms. Studio for house staff, two cellars. 6.970.000 €. Daniel Féau (01 84 79 74 32)

On a quiet street in the 7th arrondissement, sheltered from view, this charming home with a hearth opens out to a patio of 17 m², not overlooked. On 5 floors, its living space of 254 m² is comprised of a vast double lounge, a dining-room, a kitchen, and 4 bedrooms. A laundry room and cellar complete the property. Double box-garage at extra cost. 5.5M€. Philippe Menager & Nicolas Hug (01 53 10 22 60).

On the top two floors of a town mansion nestling in a leafy setting near Passy, this superb duplex of 130 m² has been renovated throughout in contemporary style by a renowned architect. On 3 levels, it offers a large reception room with a balcony, a kitchen opening out to the dining-room, a study on the mezzanine overlooking the lounge, 3 bedrooms including a master suite, and a magnificent terrace of 60 m² on the top floor. 2.950.000 €. Emile Garcin Paris Rive droite (01 58 12 02 02)