Current Issue

Jan. 7, 2015

Vol. 115, No. 6

For Rent


Paris St Germain & Isl - Call Today!
Superbly-restored centuries-old elegance in St. Germain 7th and Ile St Louis. Sunny. Fireplace. Antiques. Latest bath, kitchen. Maid service. Discounts. Pleasant, attentive help from owner!

Provence: Stunning, updated farmhouse, magnificent Mediterranean/mountain views. Antiques. Lovely kitchen, gardens, pools. 609-924-7520. 

Rome: Bright, elegant apartment. Marvelous beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813,

Italy/Tuscany: Ancestral villa with sweeping views. Olive groves, vineyards, gardens. Antiques. Updated kitchen, baths. Pool. 609-683-3813,

Provence: Delightful five-bedroom stone farmhouse, facing Roman theater. Pool, WiFi. 860-672-6607.

Paris, Left Bank: Elegant apartment off Seine in 6th. Short walk to Louvre, Notre Dame. 609-924-7520,

Paris, Marais: Elegant, 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment, vibrant Pompidou museum/sidewalk café quarter on 13c pedestrian street, full kitchen, w/d, AC, cable., 212-473-9472.

Florence Country house on 54 mountain acres. Fantastic views. $120/day. E-mail:

Paris: Ile St. Louis, elegant top-floor apartment, elevator, updated, well-appointed, gorgeous view. Sleeps 4, maid 3x week. WiFi, TV etc. Inquiries, 678-232-8444.

Rome Historic Center: 2–4 bedrooms. Elegant and spacious. All modern conveniences, including Wi-Fi. 503.227.1600;

France, Paris–Marais: Exquisite, sunny, quiet one-bedroom apartment behind Place des Vosges. King-size bed, living/dining room, six chairs, full kitchen, washer, dryer, weekly maid service, WiFi, $1350 weekly.

Italy/Todi: Luxurious 8BR, 7.5BA villa, amazing views, infinity pool, olives, lavender, grapes, vegetable garden, daily cleaner, WiFi. For photos/prices/availability:, #398660. Discount Princeton affiliates. 914-320-2865., p’11.

Paris, Tuileries Gardens: Beautifully-appointed, spacious, 1BR queen, 6th floor, elevator, concierge., w*49.

France, Dordogne-Lot. Dream house, mythic village. Wonderful restaurants, markets, vineyards, bicycling, swimming. (Alumni Discount)., 617-608-1404.

♦ ♦ ♦ France/Provence: Charming apartments in restored medieval house — courtyard, rooftop terraces. Hilltop village near Avignon, sensational views! $850–$1500/week. Walk to boulangerie, restaurants, hiking, vineyards.

Central Paris apartment: Elegant spacious (900 sqft), 2BR off Le Marais., 215-715-2095.

Villas in Tuscany: Luxury self-catering & full staff villas with A/C in Tuscany for rent,, 310-859-3494.

Paris, large, elegant studio near the Arc de Triomphe. Weekly $1,000. WiFi.

Berlin Countryside Manor: 6BR, 6.5BA. Complete restoration 2014. Biking, walking, swimming, cultural excursions. Jolie von Arnim ’95,

Enchanting Farmhouse Southwest France: 4BR, 2BA, FP, garden, private pool, views., 845-353-2016, ’54.

Heart of historic Paris: stylish, elegant, spacious 2BR apartment, wood beamed, Place Dauphine, 1st arrondissement, near Pont Neuf, Notre Dame. 2 week minimum rental.,, ’73.

Rome, Italy: Breathtakingly beautiful art-filled apartment on via Gregoriana near Spanish steps. 2 bedrooms in a 17th century palazzo., 212-360-6321.

Venice: March/April in glorious 16th century palazzo:


USVI, St. John: Extraordinary hillside home overlooking Rendezvous Bay. 4 BR, 4 Baths. Pool. Wrap terracing. Amazing 180 degree ocean views., k’04, ’08.

Central America

Costa Rica Luxury Villas/Condos. Ocean Views, Beach Club, Concierge, Golf, Spa, Adventures!, 305-600-0766,


San Miguel, Mexico: Quintessential colonial, 3 bedrooms, 4 baths, kitchen, courtyard, gas fireplaces, rooftop view. Four blocks to the Jardin. Includes cook/cleaning., +1 (202) 903-8143. k’58,’62.

Have a fabulous second home to rent? Advertise it in PAW where you will reach readers that will treat your home as their own! Contact Colleen Finnegan 609-258-4886

United States Northeast

Waitsfield, VT (MadRiver, Sugarbush): Circa 1860 farmhouse, 6BR, 3BA, fireplace. Stowe — 19 miles. 2 day minimum. 978-922-6903, ’51. 

Wellfleet: 4 bedroom beachfront cottage with spectacular views overlooking Cape Cod National Seashore. 609-921-0809 or 

Stone Harbor, NJ: On beach, upscale. 570-287-7191. Email:

Castine, Maine: 18th century house in quaint coastal village, 4BR, 3BA, 

Cape Cod – Wellfleet: Modern, 2,700+ sq. ft., architect-designed home in prime Lieutenant Island location. Views and privacy. 2 master suites, 2½ baths on 2 levels; 3rd floor loft; sleeps 8 comfortably. Walk to private bay beach; short drive to ocean beaches, ponds. Paul Berman ’88,

For Rent

United States Northeast

Vacation on the longest sandy beach in Maine! Beautifully furnished home, sleeps 10. Available June, September, October. $3000/week., k’86.

Nantucket Oceanfront: Charming, antique-filled cottage on five acre oceanfront estate. Sleeps six comfortably. $3,500–$6,700 weekly, May–October. Discount for multi weeks. for details/pictures. ’63.

Princeton, BEDENS BROOK CLUB AREA. Full service, luxury vacation rental. Five bedroom, six bath home. Private, park setting. All new renovation, furnishings, grounds.,

Nantucket Shimmo: 5 bedrooms, 3 baths. Harbor view.
Shimmo-Vacation-Rental-12324 for pictures, rates, availability., ’66.

United States West

Big Sky Montana: Charming 4 BR log home on 20 acres beautifully furnished, spectacular views, Big Sky sunsets, skiing, hiking, fishing and golfing within 5 minutes. Close to Yellowstone National Park and Bozeman. Enjoyment all 4 seasons. 610-225-3286., s’67.


Sail. Antarctica. Fjords – Sail the waters of Darwin and Scott. Amazing wildlife. Adventure of a lifetime. Owned and operated by Princeton Alumna. Quijote Expeditions.

Real Estate For Sale

Private Communities Registry: Take a self-guided tour of the top vacation, retirement and golf communities. Visit:

Arizona: Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix and Carefree. Houses, condos and lots. Rox Stewart ’63, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. 602-316-6504. E-mail:

Princeton: Connect with a Specialist. Work with the agent who knows Princeton – the Real Estate market, the University and the Town. Marilyn “Lynne” Durkee, P’93, P’96, P’99. Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty. Contact Lynne at 609-462-4292,

Maryland’s Eastern Shore/Chesapeake Bay: Beautiful waterfront, small towns, close to Baltimore, Washington, DC. Marguerite Beebe w’57, BENSON AND MANGOLD, 410-310-2304.

LITCHFIELD, CT: Fox Run Farm is an architecturally designed ridge top 11 room, 5 bedroom home containing 3845 s/f of spacious rooms overlooking your own paddocks, stable, pool, hot tub, workshop
and garaging for 5 cars on its 6.44 acres. Impeccably maintained residence, outbuildings, grounds & stunning sunsets. ’53. $1,295,000. FAHEY ASSOCIATES, REALTORS, Litchfield, CT 06759 • TEL: 860-567-9405. Web:

Mexico Costa Alegre: La Manzanilla, lovely home/rental with adjacent lot. $325K. See for photos. Kiracofe ’60, 970-946-9217.

Sell to a tiger! Whether you are selling your primary residence or a second home, advertise in PAW and reach your fellow alumni. For assistance with placing your ad contact advertising director, Colleen Finnegan at or 609.258.4886.


MY LIFE FOR YOURS Frederick Borsch ’57: Harold Barnes, the recently retired Head and Master Teacher of Westview Academy, dies of a heart attack in a southern California gym. Or did he? Was he somehow alive again in the body of a much younger man? What of the young man whose identity he must now discover? What happens to him? Could he, for his own reasons, be trying to make a new story of his life? Whose mysterious and at times comical story is this? Available at

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Calling All Princeton Authors! Reach 69,000 readers by promoting your book in PAW’s Princeton Authors Summer Reading advertising section. Cover dates: June 3 & July 8 Space deadlines: April 22 & May 20. Contact Advertising Director Colleen Finnegan, 609-258-4886

Writing Retreats

Getaway to Write: Fiction, memoir, poetry, screenwriting. U.S. and abroad. Advance your craft!

Educational Services

College/Graduate School Consultant and Writing Specialist. Guidance throughout the college and graduate school admissions process. Teaching in general writing skills (7th grade and up). Contact Allison Baer, Ph.D. (Princeton ’96, Columbia ’03) at 212-874-2424 or visit

Professional Services

Psychotherapist, Princeton ’61: 30 years experience individual, couple and family counseling. NYC office on CPW. Reduced fees for Skype sessions. Phil Ross, 212-877-4653/518-251-2626.

Items For Sale

Natural Colored Diamonds available directly from the Antwerp source. Excellent prices. All colors, shapes, sizes, and most quantities available., s’78. 

Sumptuous hats (; Hat maker’s directory (

Positions Available

Family Medical Coordinator and Project Manager: Highly intelligent, unusually competent individual with a background in science and exceptional communication skills sought by Manhattan family to research and coordinate family medical and healthcare issues. The right applicant will be detail-oriented and possess the ability to track multiple projects and juggle multiple competing priorities. This person will interface with an in-house team of professionals as well as physicians, medical researchers, and consultants (in academia and otherwise) to ensure delivery of highest-quality medical care to family members. Considerable weight will be given to unusual academic distinction and other intellectual achievements. This is a full-time position with a highly attractive compensation package and significant upside potential. Please send resume to

Personal/Childcare Assistant; Housing Included: New York — Devoted professional couple with three wonderful, school-aged children seeks highly intelligent, amiable, responsible individual to serve as part-time personal assistant helping with child care, educational enrichment, and certain other activities at various times during afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Assistant will have a private room (in a separate apartment with its own kitchen on a different floor from the family’s residence), with private bathroom, in a luxury, doorman apartment building, and will be free to entertain visitors in privacy. We would welcome applications from writers, musicians, artists, or other candidates who may be pursuing other professional goals in the balance of their time. Excellent compensation including health insurance and three weeks of paid vacation, and no charge will be made for rent. This is a year-round position for which we would ask a minimum two-year commitment. If interested, please email resume to

Personal Assistant: Highly intelligent, resourceful individual with exceptional communication skills and organizational ability needed to support a busy executive. Primary responsibilities include coordinating a complex schedule, assisting with travel, and providing general office help in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. An active approach to problem-solving is essential. Prior experience assisting a high-level executive is a plus. We offer a casual atmosphere in a beautiful space, working as part of an extraordinary group of gifted, interesting individuals. This is a full-time position in New York with excellent compensation and benefits, as well as significant upside potential and management possibilities. Please e-mail your resume to Please note that, due to the high number of respondents, we will unfortunately be unable to reply to every inquiry.

Looking for Talent? Looking for Talent? Advertise your position here and reach 69,000 accomplished Princeton alums interested in advancing their careers. For more information contact
advertising director, Colleen Finnegan, or 609.258.4886


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Princeton Memorabilia: Moving, downsizing, cleaning out your attic? Sell your Princeton treasures to another tiger that will appreciate them! For information on placing an ad contact Colleen Finnegan at or 609-258-4886

Wanted to Buy

Vintage Princeton Clothing WANTED TO BUY. 1960s and earlier. Beer jackets, sweaters, sweatshirts etc. — any condition. 609-499-2401,


Princeton Alum Winery: Princeton family (’92, ’87, ’62, ’60) makes acclaimed Pinot, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc & Chardonnay at Kingston Family Vineyards in Casablanca, Chile,