The 16th district, bordered by the Bois de Boulogne and the Seine, and home to many embassies, is undoubtedly one of Paris’ most exclusive districts. Although the 16th district has a reputation for being an affluent area, this isn’t its only asset. Offering both culture and nature, it is a favourite destination when it comes to purchasing a luxury house or flat in Paris.
Chaillot, an iconic neighbourhood in the 16th district, basks in the reflected glory of the famous Champs-Elysées. It attracts French and foreign buyers looking for a Parisian pied-à-terre.
A practical neighbourhood for purchasers looking to buy a flat
Because of its strong tourist appeal, Chaillot is very well served by public transport. There are several bus and metro lines that converge at Charles-de-Gaulle-Etoile station. But you can also enjoy a full and rich life, particularly when it comes to culture, without leaving the area. For example, you have the Palais Chaillot which is home to the Musée de l’Homme (Museum of Mankind) which stands majestically, overlooking place du Trocadéro.
What kind of properties can you buy in Chaillot?
There is no shortage of large Haussmann flats in Chaillot - a considerable advantage when you’re looking for a family flat. There are also magnificent townhouses tucked away on private roads. In short, there are a range of exceptional properties that your ENGEL & VÖLKERS estate agent, who will assist you in your house-hunting project, will help you uncover. If you want to purchase a flat or house with a view, Chaillot is an excellent option. There are numerous residential buildings with views of the Eiffel Tower, the magnificent Jardins du Trocadéro and the Palais Galliera.
The neighbourhood of Auteuil, located south of the Maison de la Radio, has an almost rural charm that is particularly attractive to purchasers looking to buy a flat in the 16th district.
A rural feel in Paris
Auteuil is a charming oasis of green in Paris, between the Bois de Boulogne and the Seine. With its flower-filled roads and Art Deco buildings, it’s a lovely place for a stroll. The Auteuil neighbourhood is also located a stone’s throw from the Serres d’Auteuil, a botanical garden with magnificent cast-iron greenhouses painted in turquoise.
What kind of properties can you buy in Auteuil?
In this part of the 16th district, you’ll find pretty, private cul-de-sacs like Villa Molitor and Villa Montmorency. If privacy is important to you, then this is the ideal place. You can also buy properties that need work so you can renovate them to suit your own tastes.
Passy, located in the 16th district, is the ideal family neighbourhood with a concentration of very good schools; something that may be a determining factor when you want to buy a flat in Paris with children.
A lively neighbourhood, contrary to popular belief
The very lively rue de Passy is the focal point of the neighbourhood. It’s a great place to go for a stroll with lots of different boutiques. Passy’s covered market is also an essential destination if you enjoy shopping for high-end food - and it’s so close to home too!
What kind of properties can you buy in Passy?
Large family flats are very much in demand here. Remember to ask an ENGEL & VÖLKERS real estate agent to help you with your house-hunting project. He/she will help you root out a magnificent flat in a Haussmann building or an Art Deco townhouse with a beautiful garden in rue Raynouard.