The chic west side of Paris

The 16th arrondissement of Paris, whether north or south, plays host to sublime retreats surveying the city and the Eiffel Tower. Our selection gives priority to properties gracefully adorned with vast living areas, apartments or private mansions, where everyday life means basking in elegance.

On an upper floor in a Haussmann building near the Esplanade du Trocadéro, this luxuriously renovated through apartment of 208 m2 enjoys a spectacular view of the Eiffel Tower. It is comprised of a double lounge with balcony, a fitted kitchen, dining-room and 3 en-suite bedrooms. 7,9 M €. Daniel Féau Victor Hugo (01 84 79 78 20).

In a quiet location between Place Victor Hugo and the Palais de Chaillot, this ravishing, recently renovated 17th-C. private mansion with its terraces offers living space of over 482 m². It is comprised of a large entrance foyer, a living-room, dining-room, large open kitchen with dining nook beneath a veranda, a vast screening room, 7 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a study. 8.925.000 €. Agence Varenne (01 45 55 79 10).

This split-level apartment in Passy is one of the most impressive properties in Paris with ceilings 6.3 metres high. In a very handsome 1913 building signed Sélonier, the apartment of 370 m2 decorated by Jacques Garcia offers living rooms with spectacular volumes, 3 bedrooms including a suite, and enchanting views of Paris and the Eiffel Tower. 5.615.000 €. Engel & Volkers (01 45 64 30 61).

On the 8th and 9th floors of a recent residence near Avenue Paul Doumer, this sublime penthouse benefits from a superb rooftop terrace of 215 m2 landscaped by an architect and offering an unimpeded view of the capital and the Eiffel Tower. Reached by elevator, the apartment of 200 m2 is comprised of a vast lounge, a dining-room, eat-in kitchen, a terrace on the same level, 3 bedrooms. A cellar and a double box-garage in the basement complete the property. 5,6 M €. Engel & Volkers (01 45 64 30 61).