This apartment is located in a building from the 19th century that was originally 'la Poste aux chevaux' of Nantes, a horse relay station. At that time, horses were being used to deliver mail and it was there where they were kept and groomed and used as relay for the postal system.
The balcony in wrought iron, the courtyard and the old staircase are remnants still visible from this era.
Situated between the old historic courthouse (now the newly renovated Hotel Radisson), Place Viarme and the Marche Talensac, the oldest and largest indoor and outdoor public market in Nantes.
Antique stores, specialist in Hifi, boutiques, restaurants cafés (particularly Le Reflex) animates Rue Jean Jaurès ceating a cozy neigborhood feeling in the heart of an urban setting.
January 2013, the renovation of this place has taken a year, an architect and a team of skilled craftsmen's main objective was to create a living space that is comfortable and enjoyable that you feel quite at home.
Added bonuses are all new full-size bed (180/200cm), a twin bed ((l.80 cm x L.190cm), furnishings with modern design and comfort: washer and dryer, dishwasher, induction stove, microwave, Nespresso machine, flat-screen TV, high speed internet, and an IPad at your disposal.
Tram stop " Jean Jaurès" is 2 minutes by foot.
If you come by car, there are street (metered) parking available around the area and two underground parking garages neaby, one down the street across from the Radisson Hotel and the other about 2 blocks down near 'Tour Bretagne'.
Marche Talensac is about 10 minutes by foot and where you can buy fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, meat and cheese and other delicacies. There you can also find one of the 'best chouquettes' (if not the best!) in Nantes. The market is open everyday, except Mondays, as early as 6:30 am till around 1:30pm
There is an outdoor antique market held every Saturday at Place Viarme which is about 5 minutes by foot.