In sublime old buidings with desirable addresses, home to theatres or legendary places, but also havens of charming greenery, the 9th is an enticing arrondissement offering a condensed, high-quality version of the effervescence of Parisian life.

In an elegant building with lift, this superb apartment, admirablyt restored, is ideal for entertaining guests. Its living space of 149 m² is comprised of a huge drawing-room, a dining-room, a fully equipped kitchen, and 3 bedrooms including a Master. A cellar and 2 maid’s rooms complete the property. 2.200.000 €. Paris Luxury Homes (01 52 61 48 41).

In a building dating back to 1850, this spacious split-level apartment with listed decorative features from the 1920’s opens out to two terraces. Its living space of 172 m² is comprised of a double lounge, a fully equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a study. 2.890.000 €. Emile Garcin. Rive Droite (01 58 12 02 02).

At the end of a leafy, cobbled courtyard, this magnificent house of 175 m², recently renovated by an architect, benefits from total peace and quiet, and a terrace of 40 m². On the ground floor, it offers a vast living-room with an open kitchen, a screening room and a bedroom, with a master suite and a living area beneath a skylight on the upper floor. 3.350.000 €. Propriétés Parisiennes Sotheby’s International Realty Trudaine (06 43 59 61 08).