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Light-filled warehouse conversion hits the market in Paris for €2.45m

There’s plenty of room to be creative in this Parisian warehouse conversion, which features lofty 17-ft ceilings.

The light-filled home – for sale via Propriétés Parisiennes for €2.45m – is in the 14th arrondissement and was an art studio dating back to 1901, reportedly ‘built with materials derived directly from the Universal Exhibition of 1900’.

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Courtesy of Propriétés Parisiennes / Sotheby’s International Realty

Walls, beamed ceilings and industrial columns are all painted white across the converted warehouse, which is set across two levels, giving it a gallery-like feel in keeping with its creative roots.

On the ground floor of the Paris property is the kitchen, living room and a dining area. Two bedrooms occupy the upper level: the master suite overlooks a cobbled lane, while the guest bedroom peeks out over the living room, and is fitted with floor-to-ceiling book shelves.

Courtesy of Propriétés Parisiennes / Sotheby’s International Realty

Paris’ 14th arrondissement – or Montparnasse, as it’s also known – was favoured by the city’s intellectual and artistic elite during the late-19th and early-20th century. Everyone from Gauguin and Man-Ray to Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir spent their days in the bustling district, which today is home to galleries and museums.

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