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Architectural, Accessible, Charming House, Lovely Boston Neighborhood

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Welcome to Lochstead House


Last updated: 08/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Boston house description

Roomy, comfortable 3- to 4- bedroom house in lively, green Jamaica Plain. Fully accessible 1st floor has well-equipped gourmet kitchen, dining room, light-filled living room, book room, large bedroom, TV/4th bedroom and bathroom with roll-in shower. The 2nd floor has two sizable bedrooms, washer/dryer, and bathroom with whirlpool tub. The transformed house, recently renovated by renowned architect Bill Boehm, was featured in the Boston Globe Magazine. Located in the Pondside area, it’s just a block from Jamaica Pond, which has walking paths, seasonal boats and fishing—part of the Olmsted Emerald Necklace. JP has excellent locally owned restaurants, and is less than 4 miles from the State House downtown.
Parking available, transit nearby. Easy access to museums, shopping, concerts, universities. Bring the whole family! Enjoy a reunion, visit local colleges, gather friends for special events. Or get friends together for feasting, talking, shopping. It’s beautiful and fun.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 3: 1 double


              • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single


              • Bedrooms 1 and 2 on second floor share deluxe bathroom with whirlpool tub and glass-enclosed shower. Bedroom 3 on first floor is near book room and kitchen and fully accessible bathroom. Bedroom 4 may be a lounge/TV room or may be a private bedroom....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books


              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Pond
              • Live Theater
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Antiquing
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Lake
              • Near The Ocean
              • Downtown
              • Town

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Telephone
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Maps
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Parking
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking On Street

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Grill


                      • Wood Deck
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Whirlpool


                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 20 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer/Early Fall
                      Jul 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      6 night min stay
                      $445 $470
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      Fall Peak/Winter Holidays
                      Nov 1 - Jan 15, 2015
                      6 night min stay
                      $420 $445
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      Spring, Marathon, graduations
                      Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                      6 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Taxes Not included


                      Please contact owner for rental rates.

                      Refundable $500 Security Deposit Required.

                      Security deposit plus 50% required to hold reservation; balance due 21 days prior to arrival.

                      Full refund 28 days prior to arrival. 50% refund 14 days prior to arrival.

                      Deposit (less damages) Returned Within 7 Business Days of Departure.

                      US Holidays that fall on weekdays are subject to weekend rates.

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                      Last updated: 08/14/2014
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                      8.4 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      5.1 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Boston Harbor
                      2.8 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Back Bay Station
                      5.3 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Carson Beach

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Beautiful location for history & today: Freedom Trail & Paul Revere House; Red Sox & Celtics; Harvard, MIT, BU, BC & dozens of other colleges and universities. Fall leaf-peeping, Winter lights, Spring blossoms, Summer outdoors. Go to theater, symphony, art galleries, world music. Great museums of art, science, history. Jamaica Plain, city neighborhood with a small town feel, is known for private & public gardens like Arnold Arboretum, for a shopping street with all conveniences and few chains. And such great food! Award winning restaurants like Ten Tables feature locally grown produce; bakeries like Blue Frog make you drool.


                      Owner info

                      About the owner: I've spent pretty much all my long adult life in Boston, active in local affairs and working with community based nonprofit organizations. As a lover of this city, I am proud and pleased to help others enjoy its many charms.

                      Why the Owner Chose Boston:
                      This house, renovated quite completely in 2004, is a wonderful base for me in the lovely Jamaica Plain neighborhood, and is fully accessible for wheelchair users. It is my own residence and I rent the house out when I travel, especially to visit my sons & grandson.

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                      Speaks: english, some spanish & french



                      • Welcome to Lochstead House

                        Welcome to Lochstead House

                      • Shaded Entry Ramp

                        Shaded Entry Ramp

                      • Dining Room looking to Kitchen

                        Dining Room looking to Kitchen

                      • Book Room with Reading Nook

                        Book Room with Reading Nook

                      • Deck on a Summer Evening

                        Deck on a Summer Evening

                      • Upstairs Pink Bedroom

                        Upstairs Pink Bedroom

                      • Sunlit Entry

                        Sunlit Entry

                      • Light filled Living Room, looking to TV Room/4th Bedroom

                        Light filled Living Room, looking to TV Room/4th Bedroom

                      • Great Place to Bake a Pie

                        Great Place to Bake a Pie

                      • First Floor Bathroom

                        First Floor Bathroom

                      • First Floor Bedroom

                        First Floor Bedroom

                      • Tan upstairs bedroom

                        Tan upstairs bedroom

                      $420 - $550 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

                      View calendar: Updated 08/14/14
                      Minimum stay: 6 nights
                      Dates are unavailable
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                      Speaks: english, some spanish & french
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