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Last updated: 04/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Boston apartment description

Beautiful restored 1870 farm house, managed by friendly, experienced and well traveled owners. Located in one of the safest neighborhoods in Boston. Well maintained and owner occupied. Newly renovated apartment with separate entrance, private patio with access to hot tub and washer and dryer. Wifi, cable and plenty of closet space. Tastefully furnished and fully accessible to downtown Boston by public transportation or commuter rail. Be in downtown Boston in 17 minutes via public transportation, and less on the commuter rail. Pre-paid pick up service from Logan Airport available. Complimentary tickets to the Museum of Fine Arts for up 2 adults and 6 children under 17.


We have enjoyed and shared our property with travelers from all over the USA, Spain, Italy, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia, England, France, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil and Germany and Canada.


Owner Description: Retired couple. Husband is an artist who has a home studio and is represented by galleries in Boston, Miami and Maine. Wife is a retired Law School clinical instructor who operates, Family Matters, a mediation practice, focusing on family issues. Currently, John and Cyndi are enjoying their home, traveling, reading, working out, cooking and entertaining.

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Property Type

  • 0 story
  • Apartment
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 3-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Sleeping for three (4 with airbed) with private bath and entrance, pellet stove, flat screen TV, WIFI, Cable, kitchenette, refrigerator, microwave, hot plate, toaster oven, sink, fully stocked kitchen, access to washer and dryer and hot tub. Private patio, charcoal BBQ. Boston attractions at discounted prices, complimentary passes to Boston's famous Museum of Fine Art. Visit Fenway Park, Children's Museum, Aquarium, Freedom Trail, Harvard, Fanuiel Hall, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Main, Vermont and New Hampshire and many, many more places of interest....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    32 inch flat screen....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of on street parking in front of the house....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Pellete Stove....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Pellete Stove warms you on chilly nights....moreless

Kitchen

  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Complimentary tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Sugar, creamers, pop corn, salt, pepper, sweet and low....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator with freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    Toaster Oven 3 burners ...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Blue Hills Reservation rentals...moreless

  • Small Cooler

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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from 32 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150 $160
Fri, Sat, Sun
$900 $3,200

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6.25%

Notes:

Long term rates available. Extra $15.00 fee is for adults only.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/12/2015
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Location

Car: Not Necessary

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Miniature golf

Golf: We are about a 10 minute walk to the George Wright Golf Course. It was designed by Donald Ross in 1938 and is well maintained by the City. It was named Best Municipal Course in MA and 14th best in the US according to Golf Digest. In 2009 it was the MGA ameturer qualifying site.

Ski: The Blue Hill Mountains, the highest point in Boston not only offers great hiking trails but also skiing and snow boarding. It is a 15 minute drive to this wonderful area. When we don't have snow in the winter they make it. You can see some of the slopes from our home and see them making the snow.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Retired couple. Husband is an artist who has a home studio and is represented by galleries in Boston, Miami and Maine. Wife is a retired Law School clinical instructor who operates, Family Matters, a mediation practice, focusing on family issues.She is also sole owner of Cyndi Monteiro Designs and features her bags in the local boutiques.. Currently, John and Cyndi are enjoying their home, traveling, reading, working out, cooking and entertaining.

Why the Owner Chose Boston:
Boston is a city filled with history and culture and features some of the most world renowed hospitals and institutions of higher learning. Our waterfront is busy and beautiful! Boston is often refered to as a 'walkable city' getting you to sites by either foot, train, trolley or subway. The cape and islands are either a short drive, ferry ride or bus ride away. One of our favorites is Martha's vineyard. Maine is an hour away and the outlets in either NH or MA are 45-60 minutes by car. A lot of our visitors like to tour Salem and check out the witch museum and harbor. For the children and adults the Children's Museum, Aquarium and Science Museums are a must!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
You have the opportunity to purchase discount tickets to local area attractions. Just ask Cyndi! We also provide Charlie Cards for your first trip on the bus or train. Just replenish what you use for the next guest to get started.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Front of main house.

    Front of main house.

  • Living Area

    Living Area

  • Cable Television and DVD

    Cable Television and DVD

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Go home with a suitcase of clean clothes!

    Go home with a suitcase of clean clothes!

  • Hot Tub

    Hot Tub

  • Relax around the fire pit.

    Relax around the fire pit.

  • Stroll in the Boston Public Gardens

    Stroll in the Boston Public Gardens

  • See a Red Sox game at Fenway Park

    See a Red Sox game at Fenway Park

  • Busy Boston Harbor, boats to local islands, whale watching and ferry's.

    Busy Boston Harbor, boats to local islands, whale watching and ferry's.

  • Take your picture in our original Fenway seats!

    Take your picture in our original Fenway seats!

  • Private enterance, patio and dining area with grill.

    Private enterance, patio and dining area with grill.

  • Wood Stove

    Wood Stove

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Complimentary pass to the Museum of Fine Arts!

    Complimentary pass to the Museum of Fine Arts!

  • Enjoy our beautiful gardens

    Enjoy our beautiful gardens

  • Our beautiful Boston Harbor

    Our beautiful Boston Harbor

  • Things to do and see.

    Things to do and see.

  • Martha's Vineyard a short ferry ride from Woods Hole

    Martha's Vineyard a short ferry ride from Woods Hole

  • Take in a Patriots game and get there by the local Patriots train.

    Take in a Patriots game and get there by the local Patriots train.

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Date last modified - Thursday, April 16, 2015

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/12/2015
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