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Completely Renovated Vintage Yacht, Bring the Whole Crew, Free Parking and Wifi

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Boston boat description

Complete stem to stern refit of a classic Chris Craft Roamer has been completed, and you are invited to be one of the first guests to experience the charm and character of this boat from a bygone era! Built in 1965, this Chris Craft was crown jewel of their offerings for this year. At 57 feet long and 16 feet wide she commands quite a presence, and you and your family will feel like royalty when you step aboard.

Asylum, as the boat is now named can fit up to 12 guests in 3 private staterooms, one dinette conversion in the galley, sleep sofa in the living room and air mattress in the helm. Each of these areas provides privacy and personal space for all aboard. Both the master bedroom and bunk room in the bow have their own en suite heads while the vip stateroom and the other spaces share a common head. With three bathrooms on the boat, getting ready to head out for a day of sight seeing is not a scheduling nightmare . Additionally there are showers and restrooms on shore that offer more flexibility.

The yacht is comprised of 4 levels, so if you anyone in your group has difficulty with stairs, this may not be an ideal choice for your stay. You enter in to the boat through the main deck level. As you walk up the stairs from the dock you can proceed one of the three ways. A walk down the companionway on the right leads to the sunning foredeck. With lounge chairs and a built in bench this area is sure to be a favorite with your group. A turn left at the top of the stairs leads you to the aft deck of the boat. Here you will find a bistro set, perfect for that morning cup of coffee, or evening glass of wine. Adjacent to this area is the ladder to the flybridge. On the flybridge you will find built in bench seating surrounding the captains station and additional lounge chairs. From this position you will have a commanding view of the surrounding areas.

Proceeding forward through the sliding door of the helm from the top of the stairs you will enter the main cabin of the boat. You may feel like you have been transported back in time. With a built in mahogany couch at the rear, table and two chairs in the middle and captains chairs and the helm station, this may become your favorite spot to hang out on the boat (i know it is mine) windows surround this area allowing for an uninterrupted 360 view of the marina. With a small fridge and sink on this level, you may never have to leave :)

Heading through the boat from the helm you go down another flight of stairs to the main salon. Soothing paint colors and pendant lighting set the mood in this space. A sofa and the occasional chairs offer a great spot to catch up on some reading.

From this room you can either head forward to the bow of the boat or towards the rear (aft). Heading towards the bow you step down a few more stairs to the galley. The kitchen on this boat comes complete with an electric oven with a 3 burner cooktop. Full sized vintage restored fridge, double sink, microwave, toaster and coffee maker. Opposite the applianced side of the galley is a dinette table with seating for 4-6 this dinette converts to a full sized bed easily.

Ahead of the galley is the crew bunk room. Two twin bunks and a full bathroom are in this space. This room also contains a cool feature from the time when this boat was actually used with a crew. There is a ladder that allows access to the bow sun deck through a skylight. Now it can be a convenient short cut for bringing drinks topsides.

Going towards the rear of the boat from the main salon you will descend a few stairs to a mahogany walled companionway. On your left hand side is the guest toilet with a marble sink, this room has access to the shower joining the two rear heads. On the right is the vip stateroom with 2 side by side twin bed bunks, the upper bunk is on hinges can be folded up to the ceiling for more access to the lower bunk if it is not needed for sleeping. Further back is the master suite. With a queen sized bed, a large closet and an en suite bath. Good luck determining who gets this space :)

The refit of this boat was done over a period of 6 months with no room of this boat being left out. All of the interior wood was stripped of paint and revarnished, all electrical and plumbing systems redone, all flooring, furniture and bedding was also replaced. Some touches we added for your creature comfort to bring this aging beauty up to the 21st century include memory foam mattresses on the beds, rain fall shower heads, custom leather wallpaper, and unique floor finishes.

With free parking and free water taxi service to downtown, you will see this is the best value around for you and your crew.

We are still putting the finishing touches on this rental and will have updated photos of the boat very shortly. The pictures used in this add show the boat prior to the extensive remodeling work. You can be assured you will be amazed when you see the completed project! - ryan

Property Type

  • Boat
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Car Available

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Children are more than welcome, they will love exploring the space and being captains!...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Only allowed on the outer decks, NO SMOKING INSIDE THE VESSEL...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Bring your dogs, we love pets!...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 or older to rent...moreless

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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          • Crews Quarters: 2 bunk bed

            two twin beds...moreless

          • Dinette: 1 double

            Galley dinnette converts easily to a full sized bed...moreless

          • Main Salon: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen Sized Sleep Sofa...moreless

          • Helm cabin: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Two twin rollaways and twin sized couch...moreless

          • VIP Stateroom: 2 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

            Side by Side twin bunks. Upper bunk is hinged....moreless

          • The three staterooms offer complete private sleeping quarters. The galley, salon and helm area are all semi-private...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Master Bath: toilet, shower

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          • VIP Bathroom: toilet, shower

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          • Crews Quarters Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Toilet and sink in one area with a separate rainfall shower...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Additional dining seating available in the helm, flybridge, aft deck and front deck....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Babysitter
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • -Free Parking -Free Water Taxi -Linens provided -Toiletries Provided -Iron/Ironing board...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                TV With ove the air broadcast stations....moreless

              • Stereo

              Communications

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Balcony

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Historic
                  • Family
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    On a calm protected part of Boston Harbor...moreless

                  • Water View

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Cycling
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Tennis
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Playground
                  • Marina
                  • Library
                  • Fishing
                  • Basketball Court
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  Jul 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $350 $400
                  Fri, Sat
                  $2,500 $7,500

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Winter
                  Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $200 $250
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,500 $3,000

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $300 $350
                  Fri, Sat
                  $2,100 $4,500

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 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:

                  • Damage Waiver $39
                  • Pet Fee $75
                  • Cleaning Fee $150
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  *Rates are for quoted for 2 guests. Each additional guest is $25/per person/night

                  Cleaning Fee: $150

                  Insurance Fee: $39

                  Holiday rates are higher. Call for rates.

                  50% to reserve, balance due 30 days prior to check in.

                  Cancellations: 60 days or more before check in 100% refund less $100 admin fee

                  59 or fewer days before check in forfeit the entire advance deposit.


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                  Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                  Location

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                  • All Seasons Table Restaurant

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                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Logan International Airport
                  Boston
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Water Taxi on site!
                  0.75 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Maverick or Airport T stop
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  93/rt.1
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Constitution Beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  This Yacht is located in the up and coming East Boston Neighborhood of Boston. It is minutes away from the airport, and dozens of great restaurants and shops. There is a grocery store less than a half mile away, and a convenience store on the corner. As mentioned above, we offer a free water taxi service to the guests of our boats (normally $15pp each way) into Rowes Wharf in Downtown Boston. This quick 15 minute ride puts you right in the center of all there is to do in Boston. This stop drops you at the Aquarium, Fanueil Hall/Quincy Market and the North End. Our location in the actual working port of Boston affords our guests the unique perspective of the historic Boston Shipping Trade in action. Watch the drawbridge open from your roof deck as barges and tugboats pass by, supplying Boston and the Northeast with the needed commodities for commerce!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2013

                  About the owner: I own a property management company specializing in yacht and houseboat rentals. I love the water and enjoy sailing every chance I get! I carefully select the listings I represent, so you can be assured you are staying in a property I have stayed in and am confident you will enjoy. I enjoy hosting vacation rental travelers as you are the most adventurous, interesting folks I have had the pleasure to rent to. I look forward to welcoming you aboard!

                  Why the Owner Chose Boston:
                  I purchased this boat in August of 2013. It has been a labor of love to bring her back to her former glory. We have completely renovated every single space aboard this classic yacht of a bygone era. I love old boats, and this renovation has been quite the labor of love. I am very proud of how she came out, and can't wait to share her with you and your family.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Boat:
                  This boat is a massive example of postwar elegance. It has room for your entire crew both topsides and down below. We have our offices on site and are always available if you need anything during your stay. We have free parking and a free water shuttle into downtown. WiFi is included as are all towels, linens and toiletries. Need to rent a car? We have a company on site to handle that. Groceries, we can handle that too. Put us to the challenge to make your stay as memorable and enjoyable as possible!


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                  Speaks: english

                   

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, June 19, 2014

                  $200 - $400 per night (USD)
                  4

                  6 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 08/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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