This neighborhood in Paris is known as being a quiet and residential neighborhood. It offers a pleasing quality of life thanks to its close positioning to 995 hectares of bois de Vincennes, the largest park in the capital, and the gardens of Bercy, another nature embracing spot much appreciated. The neighborhood, just 30 minutes from Orly airport, has a surprising mix of residents, residential properties and lifestyles. In addition, it is home to numerous attractions such as the l’Opéra Bastille, the gare de Lyon, the hippodrome of Vincennes and Vincennes castle. Over the years the neighborhood has become trendy attracting Parisians for their wealth.
The strong point of the luxury real estate market in this neighborhood is in the great diversity of the residential properties. It consists of four areas: Quinze-Vingts, Bercy, Picpus and Bel-Air; the area most sought-after remains within the triangle between the avenues Daumesnil / boulevard Diderot / rue de Lyon, with high-end apartments in Haussmannian style buildings (nineteenth century). Other sectors appreciated by wealthy buyers are park Trousseau and Colonel Bourgoin square; the luxury properties of this relaxing neighborhood in the Aligre market attract clientele «bourgeoisbohèmes» (Parisians with a bourgeois/bohemian style). The neighborhood is ideal for a pied-à-terre, or spacious luxury family apartments. Finally, the recently constructed neighborhood Bercy offers recently built properties.