The Library occupies the ground floor of Le Trait d'Union, an historic 200-year-old home on the banks of the Seine in a hamlet called Les Platreries of 15 other early 19th century homes.
The Library is a wholly inclusive studio with a private entrance to the shared front garden, leading to the road and Seine river. It includes its own bathroom, cooking facilities, a full-bed, low-height loft as well as a fold-out, full-bed sofa and measures 24 m2/260 sq.ft. (plus sleeping loft). It also includes a full art history library in English.
Residencies in The Library accommodate 1 person (or, exceptionally, a couple), are self-directed and can run between 1 to 4 weeks.
A quick, 35-minute train ride from Paris, and you have entered the renowned Fontainebleau forest covering 100 square miles (250 sq km). Relax and enjoy the pastoral environment to release, reflect, create and write while also engaging in the incredible natural environment around you, to say nothing of the cultural side of the region as well. Explore!