The 14th is a pleasant area with its Park Montsouris, Montparnasse cemetery, the Observatoire de Paris and proximity to the 6th and 7th arrondissements. It has many villas, small dead-end streets with trees, silent gardens and discrete passageways and this calmer ambiance is a major attraction for those wishing to live in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. The area around the city hall has a definite village atmosphere, namely around Pernety and the rue Daguerre – one of the oldest market places in Paris - with its cafes and winebars.
Rue d'Alesia is the perfect place for clothes shopping with retail outlets running its full length. Boulevard Montparnasse has a unique atmosphere with its timeless brasseries such as "le Select", "le Dome", and "la Coupole”. The surrounding area has a lively cafe-restaurant culture and buzzing nightlife and remains a trendy destination for those who live in the 14th arrondissement of Paris.
The central area is much calmer and residential with shops and businesses along its main arteries heading south. Denfert Rochereau is a popular gathering place for demonstrations, as it forms the crossroads of the main arteries.
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The 14th is Paris’ gateway to the south. It has good access to the ring road, Orly airport and in addition, well serves the southern business and industrial districts. The arrival of the tramway on the boulevard Marechaux has increased the value of the area by improving its traffic flow. For those looking to buy an apartment in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, properties are still reasonably priced, although some of the more desirable areas are becoming quite expensive, because of its lively community atmosphere. The mixture of traditional architecture to the north and more modern to the south, gives this area a good range of different styles and sized apartments for those opting to buy an apartment in the 14th arrondissement of Paris.
The mean price per m² in the 14th arrondissement is around 8 314€*, with price ranges varying greatly per area. The most expensive street being Boulevard Raspail (11 592€) and the least expensive, Avenue Paul Vaillant-Couturier (4 060€)*. TheChambre de Notaires de Paris advises that real estate prices here have declined by -1.8% in the first quarter of 2016, but had a slight overall rise of +0.8% in the past 5 years and prices remain attractive for investors looking to buy an apartment in the 14th arrondissement of Paris.