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Modern Apartment in Historic Home, Minutes from Boston.

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Last updated: 06/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

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

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • 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

    ...moreless

  • 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

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

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

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

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

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

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

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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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 $3,000

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:

  • Cleaning $50
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

From $205/nt USD(3 night min)

$1,050/week

$3,000/month;

(Marathon weekend rates: ($400/nt, 3 night minimum)

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


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 06/15/2015
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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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Date last modified - Wednesday, July 01, 2015

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/15/2015
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