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Modern Apartment in Historic Home, Minutes from Boston.

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Last updated: 07/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cambridge apartment description

69 Thorndike is a newly furnished, contemporary 3-room apartment located in historic East Cambridge, Massachusetts, within blocks of 2 subway stops, numerous bus routes, major shopping, the Charles River, and Kendall Square, including: MIT and major technology and pharmaceutical companies such as Google, Microsoft, Genzyme and Forrester Research.

69 Thorndike is just across the Charles River from historic Beacon Hill, the Boston Common, Boston Public Gardens, Newbury Street shopping, and the TD Bank North Boston Garden sports and entertainment arena. Harvard, Central and Inman Squares in Cambridge are within minutes by car, and also convenient by bus or train.


All the amenities of home: This unit offers all the amenities of home: a full, newly re-furbished kitchen with stainless appliances, garbage disposal, washer and dryer; a large bedroom (queen size bed) with new contemporary bathroom; and a study/den with desk, sofa (converts to sleeper suitable for child or small adult), chair and 32' flat screen TV. There is wireless internet connection throughout the apartment, plus off-street parking. This unit overlooks a beautiful garden and is air conditioned.

Luxury environment in historic home: The owners, Lynne and Paul, have outfitted this apartment to create a luxury environment for travelers seeking a comfortable alternative to a downtown or suburban hotel. The apartment is on the second floor of a historic Greek Revival home in East Cambridge. We are just blocks away from some of the best restaurants in the Boston area, including Hungry Mother, East Coast Grille, the Blue Room, and Dante's to name a few. Shopping at the Cambridgeside Galleria Mall is just three blocks down the street.There are several nearby fitness facilities open to the public including Fitcorp, Boston Sports Club, Equilibrium, Cambridge Athletic Club and Gold's Gym.

Please check the calendar for availability and email before calling. Please note that we only advertise on Homeaway.com and VRBO. If you see this listing on any other site, such as Craigslist, it is not legit.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Spacious bedroom with queen bed, full chest of drawers and closet. Bathroom is located off the bedroom. There is a separate study with a full down couch and mattress topper. There is a 32' hi-def television in the studio. Wireless internet is provided free of charge....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower

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              • Newly refurnished bathroom with walk-in shower.

              Other Amenities

                  • The owner is an artist and there a number original pieces of art, all of which are for sale, hung throughout the apartment....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo
                  • Health/Beauty Spa

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown
                  • River

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Racquetball

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        Fully finished sit-in kitchen with table for four...moreless

                      • Seating for 4 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Heating
                          • Living Room
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Internet
                          • Study Room
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Local Restaurant Guide

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Kitchen
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Microwave
                              • Oven
                              • Stove

                              Outside

                              • Patio
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Balcony
                              • Kayak / Canoe:

                                Charles River Canoe & Kayak rental is located a short walk from the house...moreless

                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Deck / Patio

                              Payment Type

                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard
                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              $205
                              $1,025 $2,850

                              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 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 and Rental Conditions:

                              • Property Damage Protection $49
                              • Cleaning $50
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              From $195/nt USD

                              $200/nt (3 night min)

                              $1,000/week

                              $3,100/month;

                              Cleaning fee & service: There is a one time cleaning fee of $50.00. Security Deposit may apply

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                              Dates Available: Year round


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 07/29/2014
                              Check availability
                              23 Available
                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
                              23 Selected dates
                               

                              Location

                              5.3 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Logan International Airport

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              Ski: Cambridge is within 1.5 - 3 hrs of numerous ski resorts in western MA, NH, VT and ME, including mt. Sunapee, Waterville Valley, Loon, Killington, and Sugarloaf.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1987

                              About the owner: The owners, Lynne and Paul, are long time Cambridge residents. Paul is a designer and artist. Several pieces of his original artwork are displayed in the apartment. Lynne is an attorney.

                              Why the Owner Chose Cambridge:
                              Centrally located to take advantage of all that Cambridge and Boston has to offer. Off street parking is available, but you can walk or take the subway to all major attractions. 3 Blocks from the Charles River, wonderful restaurants, and shopping.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                              Beautifully appointed apartment with all the comforts of home. You'll have a private entrance and balcony overlooking our beautiful garden and courtyard. Comfortable, cozy, quiet and private.


                              Contact us

                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Apartment is in a historic house

                                Apartment is in a historic house

                              • Study with cable TV

                                Study with cable TV

                              • Kitchen includes a table for 4, Oven, stovetop, toaster oven, microwave, coffee pots, refrigerator, pots & pans, dishes & utensils.

                                Kitchen includes a table for 4, Oven, stovetop, toaster oven, microwave, coffee pots, refrigerator, pots & pans, dishes & utensils.

                              • Study with sleep sofa (suitable for a child or small adult)

                                Study with sleep sofa (suitable for a child or small adult)

                              • View looking over your private balcony and shared courtyard

                                View looking over your private balcony and shared courtyard

                              • The apartment has it's own private entrance and balcony

                                The apartment has it's own private entrance and balcony

                              • Courtyard just outside entrance to apartment

                                Courtyard just outside entrance to apartment

                              • Bedroom with modern bath

                                Bedroom with modern bath

                              • Kitchen includes a table for 4, Oven, stovetop, toaster oven, microwave, coffee pots, refrigerator, pots & pans, dishes & utensils. Washer and dryer are in a closet in the kitchen.

                                Kitchen includes a table for 4, Oven, stovetop, toaster oven, microwave, coffee pots, refrigerator, pots & pans, dishes & utensils. Washer and dryer are in a closet in the kitchen.

                              • Kitchen includes a table for 4, Oven, stovetop, toaster oven, microwave, coffee pots, refrigerator, pots & pans, dishes & utensils.

                                Kitchen includes a table for 4, Oven, stovetop, toaster oven, microwave, coffee pots, refrigerator, pots & pans, dishes & utensils.

                              • Modern bath with walk-in shower stall

                                Modern bath with walk-in shower stall

                              • Second floor balcony

                                Second floor balcony

                              • Garden detail

                                Garden detail

                              • Garden

                                Garden

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                              This listing was first published here in 2011.

                              Date last modified - Monday, July 21, 2014

                              $205 per night (USD)
                              25

                              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 3

                              View calendar: Updated 07/29/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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