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Charming Farmhouse (C.1835), with Free Parking, Near Public Transport, Downtown

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Last updated: 11/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Boston house description

Rent an entire, beautiful and updated home for the cost of an apartment! Charming sunlight-filled c.1835 renovated farmhouse, located on a quiet street near the heart of Jamaica Plain, one of Boston's most popular neighborhoods. The home is well located near Longwood hospital district, Arnold Arboretum, Franklin Park, historic Forest Hills Cemetery, pubs, and restaurants. Public transport within walking distance and a 15 min train ride to downtown Boston.

Home has off street parking, lovely backyard, PRIVACY, first floor laundry, sleeping for 8, fully equipped kitchen, WIFI, large great room addition, 2 full baths, library, master bedroom with cathedral ceilings and California king bed, smaller guest room with two twin beds, queen sleeper sofa and 2 twin Simmons Beautyrest folding beds. House is sparkling clean, charming, spacious and in a great neighborhood. Particularly festive during the holidays! Come and enjoy!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            ...moreless

          • Master bedroom: 1 king

            California King sized bed...moreless

          • Large Master bedroom (15ft x 17ft) with california king sized bed. Second bedroom (13ft x 11 ft), two twin beds. Ample closet space in both bedrooms, bureaus and sitting area in master bedroom. One queen-sized sleeper sofa in great room and two twin folding beds that can be set up in great room or library. Pack and Play crib can be provided upon request....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1-first floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Upstairs bath has old-fashioned claw-foot tub. Enjoy a soak!

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            eclectic selection of fiction/non-fiction, travel and childrens' books...moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            located in great room, Yatzee, Trivial pursuit, Monopoly, playing cards...moreless

          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable:

            COMCAST service, DVR...moreless

          • Television:

            32' High Definition...moreless

          • VCR
          • Video Library:

            DVD library including some children's dvds...moreless

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Bay/Sound
          • Churches
          • Coin Laundry
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Downtown

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Air Conditioning:

                window units...moreless

              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer:

                electric...moreless

              • Filtered Water
              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                gas, forced hot water, radiators...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                great room 15'x20' with french doors to large back deck, gorgeous light, queen sleeper sofa...moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                driveway with parking for 2 cars...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                driveway parking for 2 cars...moreless

              • Parking On Street
              • Security System
              • Shampoo
              • Sofa Bed
              • Sunbed
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                stacking washer and dryer, located in a laundry closet off kitchen...moreless

              • Water Cooler
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove:

                non working...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker:

                both automatic and there is a French Press, too....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                lots...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Corelle dishes (service for 12)...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Bosch- quiet...moreless

              • Freezer:

                bottom drawer- makes ice cubes...moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Good sized galley kitchen 17'x 8'- stocked with pots, pans, spices, paper goods, cleaning supplies...moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave:

                Convenient- above stove...moreless

              • Oven:

                gas...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                coffee, tea, sweetners...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Armoire refrigerator, dispenses filtered water...moreless

              • Stove:

                gas, convection, self cleaning...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                huge wrap around deck off of kitchen and great room. Outside seating and dining table....moreless

              • Golf:

                The historic Franklin Park Public golf course is located a 5 minute drive away....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                lovely, private, gated back yard, lush in the summer, small perennial walking garden...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                weber charcoal grill...moreless

              • Wood Deck

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
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                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $250

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 6.25%

                  Notes:

                  Lovely, quiet, family-friendly neighborhood located close to public transportation and a 15 min MBTA ride to downtown Boston.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 11/29/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Logan International Airport
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  James' Gate or Doyles
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Franklin Park
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Green Street, Orange Line MBTA
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Route 9
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Many many restaurants
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Carson Beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Jamaica Plain ('JP') is a section of Boston rich in history, the arts, cafes, restaurants and local shops. In the 19th century, JP was home to several beer breweries. Sam Adams beer got its start in the brewery district in JP and still maintains a small brewery there. Visit historic Doyle's Cafe and enjoy a 'Sam' beer sitting in the bar where many political figures, including the Kennedy's discussed politics. Ride your bicycle through the Emerald Necklace and Arnold Arboretum and enjoy Boston's 'greenest neighborhood.' Play a round of golf on one of Boston's best public golf courses in Franklin Park. During summers, rent a boat and sail across picturesque Jamaica Pond. Tour the quaint shops in the center of town and relax, enjoying lunch and coffee at one of the many eateries. Or take the Orange line 'T' train or bus (Boston's public transit) and be in downtown Boston within minutes. No matter what you choose to do, your vacation in Jamaica Plain will be memorable!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2000

                  About the owner: I am a New Englander and grew up in central MA and a suburb of Boston. For twenty years, I was a public school teacher and principal in Boston Public Schools. Currently, I am finishing a PhD program in Education Anthropology with plans to return to public education.

                  Why the Owner Chose Boston:
                  Initially, I bought this home because it reminded me of my great aunt's and uncle's farmhouse in Southern Vermont, where my family would visit in the summer. The house is quaint and has great warmth and character. Over the years that I have owned the house, I have totally renovated it, adding a new kitchen, an additional full bath and a great room with a vaulted ceiling. I have landscaped the yard with local plants and old cobblestones recycled from Boston's streets. While the house is modernized, it retains its unique character and charm.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Wonderful, gated private yard, off street parking, great neighbors and neighborhood. Jamaica Plain is one of Boston's most diverse neighborhoods and has a vibrant art and cafe culture within walking distance of the house.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, spanish

                   

                  Photos

                  • front of house-driveway parking for two cars

                    front of house-driveway parking for two cars

                  • gated back yard/side garden at end of driveway

                    gated back yard/side garden at end of driveway

                  • Part of back deck- lovely place to enjoy morning coffee...

                    Part of back deck- lovely place to enjoy morning coffee...

                  • Great room 15'x20'  seating area in great room- faces couch and television

                    Great room 15'x20' seating area in great room- faces couch and television

                  • Larger galley kitchen- clean, stocked, gas stove and oven, microwave, etc

                    Larger galley kitchen- clean, stocked, gas stove and oven, microwave, etc

                  • 14x17 master bedroom, ample closet space, window seat,

                    14x17 master bedroom, ample closet space, window seat,

                  • Reading area in master bedroom- vaulted ceiling, sky light

                    Reading area in master bedroom- vaulted ceiling, sky light

                  • 13x11 guest room, twin beds, ample closet space

                    13x11 guest room, twin beds, ample closet space

                  • guest room window seat

                    guest room window seat

                  • 2nd floor bathroom

                    2nd floor bathroom

                  • first floor library, wood burning stove, laundry closet on right side of picture

                    first floor library, wood burning stove, laundry closet on right side of picture

                  • front door and garden

                    front door and garden

                  • view of back of house from back yard

                    view of back of house from back yard

                  • view of couch in great room 15'x20'- vaulted ceiling, lots of light-french doors

                    view of couch in great room 15'x20'- vaulted ceiling, lots of light-french doors

                  • Dining area in Great room

                    Dining area in Great room

                  • 'armoire' refrigerator, flitered water and bottom freezer

                    'armoire' refrigerator, flitered water and bottom freezer

                  • master bedroom- vaulted ceiling 15'x17'

                    master bedroom- vaulted ceiling 15'x17'

                  • Upstairs hallway between master and guest bedrooms

                    Upstairs hallway between master and guest bedrooms

                  • guest room 11'x13', twin beds, large closet, window seat

                    guest room 11'x13', twin beds, large closet, window seat

                  • Upstairs full bathroom

                    Upstairs full bathroom

                  • first floor full bathroom off of library

                    first floor full bathroom off of library

                  • first floor library 15'x17'

                    first floor library 15'x17'

                  • seating on back deck off great room facing backyard

                    seating on back deck off great room facing backyard

                  $250 per night (USD)
                  40

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 11/29/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english, spanish
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                  • Response rate: 60%
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/29/2014
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