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CharmingStudio,full kitchen,fireplace & Victorian garden in historic South End

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

Furnished studio, full bath, full sized kitchen, fireplace, queen bed, sleeps 2

An excellent hotel alternative, the unit is situated in Boston's trendiest neighborhood. The South End offers many cafes, boutiques, playgrounds, restaurants/bars. Theater, symphony, museums/art galleries, and beaches are all nearby, most within an easy walk. Also just minutes to Copley/Prudential mall, hospitals, and colleges/ universities with easy access to public transportation and major highways.

Enjoy living in the largest urban Victorian neighborhood in a beautifully detailed apartment. Take advantage of all the amenities of the neighborhood or walk to many of Boston's historic and cultural attractions. Then retreat to your own private space with a romantic fireplace and stained glass windows opening to the private garden.

If you need help deciding where to start, your hosts, long-time Boston residents, will happily provide suggestions for restaurants and attractions.

Parking: There is meter parking for: ($.25/12 minutes or pay with mobile phone app: ParkBoston). There are some free on-street visitor spots available (please read posted signs to avoid being ticketed and /or towed), and reasonably priced garages nearby. Please try the following mobile phone apps for locating parking:

SpotHero, BestParking.com, ParkWhiz. Or please contact us prior to your arrival if you are uncertain of where to park for additional information.

Alternatively, there are multiple types of public transportation just outside the apartment. Boston is a very walkable city.

More Details

Property Manager
Karoline Peralta
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Karoline Peralta

Long time Boston resident, I love where I live, enjoy meeting and talking to new people. I like to travel, spending time with friends and family, eating out, dancing, philanthropy, volunteering in my community, being creative, sports, interior design, theater, music, shopping, and being adventurous.

Karoline Peralta purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Karoline Peralta chose Boston

Great location. Walking distance to everything. Full size kitchen and bath, and private patio. Also, accessible to public transportation, car and bike rentals, near the beach, golf, and much more.

What makes this apartment unique

Quiet, romantic, cozy, fireplace, private patio and garden, custom stained glass windows. Guest can walk to all major attractions: Fenway Park, Symphony Hall, Museums, restaurants, shopping, theater, etc.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Karoline went to great lengths to welcome me and make sure that I had everything needed to settle in comfortably. The studio itself is truly a wonderful space in an amazing (building and) neighborhood. It was very clean and well maintained. The furnishings were an thoughtful selection of fine New England pieces. The appliances worked well and the temperature was perfect. Karoline kept in touch throughout my stay. I will definitely return as soon as the opportunity arises. Many thanks to Karoline and Todd.
Apr 2016
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(47 traveler reviews)

CharmingStudio,full kitchen,fireplace & Victorian garden in historic South End
average rating of 4.5319147 based on 48 reviews
5

Outstanding and charming studio

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this studio apartment for three days and the accommodations could not have been better. The studio was a good size for two people and the bed was very comfortable. The place was immaculately clean and the appointments (plates, pots and pans, extra towels, pillows, coffee maker, etc.) were excellent. The location is perfect as it is very close to bus and train lines as well as the expressway. We were able to go to the Back Bay and Downtown very easily and the area is extremely safe. Absolutely loved the place and the owners were very attentive to any needs we had without being on top of us. Would stay here again in a minute.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your trip to Boston and your choice to stay at our property. We really appreciate your great review. Hope you had a wonderful holiday season and happy new year.
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5

The apartment was just as pictured and described. I loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was a great place to stay. We were able to walk to most every thing we did and used Lyft when things were too far. The neighborhood was beautiful at this time of year (Fall). I wouldn't hesitate to recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay at our property.
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5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Clean & cozy. Very quiet

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay at our property. Hope to see you again soon.
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5

Incredibly comfortable and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Boston and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay! There wasn't a single thing we would have changed about this apartment!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Sorry for the delayed response. Happy New Year.
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DENVER
5

Nice place!!

  • 5 of 5

Cute apartment. Great location. Very clean. Nice patio!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your business and comments.
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Carlsbad, CA
5

Beautiful studio in a fabulous area

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this studio for 5 nights while visiting Boston and we absolutely loved it. It was very spacious with plenty of room to lay out our luggage and even had space for my husband to work, since he can never fully leave the office when he is out of town.

It's located on a lovely tree lined street filled with beautiful brick town homes. The neighborhood is filled with working professionals with many good restaurants near by. Make sure to head over to Render Coffee house for your morning brew. (it's on the way to the T) The T is just a short 7 minute walk away for the yellow line (Mass Ave) or 10 minutes for the green line (Symphony). We really felt like Boston residents for the time we were here.

As far as the apartment goes, it was absolutely spotless. It had everything you needed for either a couple days or even longer. We didn't cook, but it had a fully stocked modern kitchen with a full sized stove, oven and dishwasher. The washing machine is just outside the door to the apartment and it takes coins so just be prepared. The bed was very comfortable and had nice linens and the towels were very fluffy. We were there in September so it was still hot, but the apartment had a portable AC that kept the room at a great temperature. And, the apartment is on the basement floor so it's naturally cooler down there. We also loved the brick wall and the old cast iron grate above the fireplace. We also had a door leading out to the beautiful patio which is a nice place for a morning coffee.

Karoline, the owner was wonderful. I had a problem when booking and she got right on the phone and helped me sort it out. She had a great little book of instructions on how to get in to the apartment but also filled with very useful transportation information and good local restaurants. She made it clear that she was there to help us if needed, but if not, then she would leave us to be undisturbed. Before we left on our trip I had a few logistical questions and she responded right away. It was comforting to know the owner was there if we needed her.

I would absolutely stay here again. It was my little piece of Boston heaven. To be able to stay in a neighborhood like this without paying an arm and a leg was really great.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thanks so much for the amazing review. Glad you enjoyed your trip to Boston and staying in our property. I absolutely love where I live. You are most welcomed to come back and stay with us again soon.
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Logan International
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Franklin Park Links
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Blue Hills
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Carson's Beach

One of Boston's trendiest neighborhood .The South End offers many cafes, boutiques, playgrounds, restaurants/bars. Theater, symphony, museums/art galleries, and beaches are all nearby, most within an easy walk. Also just minutes to Copley/Prudential mall, hospitals, and colleges/ universities with easy access to public transportation and major highways.

Easily accessible from the air port by taxi or public transportation. It is on several bus lines (43, 1, and Silver Line's 4 & 5) and train lines (Green E, and Orange Line). Bus # 43 and Silver line's 4 & 5: Rutland St. stop Bus # 1 Tremont St. stop Green Line train E: Prudential stop Orange Line train: Massachusetts Ave. stop Accessible from highway routes 93 and 95/Mass Turn Pike

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Rates & Availability

South End Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall/ Winter
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$145
$980
$2,800
 
 
Marathon Week
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Memorial Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$180
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$750
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$165
$1,150
$3,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $65

Check in is 4:00 pm or later and check out is 11:00 am. There is a $70.00 charge for early check in, late check out and/or baggage storage.

Payment options are credit card, paypal, and/or cash. Non cash or E-checks processing fees are charged back to guest. 2.5% for credit cards(US)/ 3.37% for international, and 3% for paypal. Refund Policy: 60 days prior 100%, 30 days=50%, 15 days=25%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

South End Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full size private tiled bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • New queen size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 40 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Unit features: -Queen bed -working fireplace -Maple floors and cabinetry -Tiled bath and spacious kitchen -Beautiful stained glass windows -Exclusive access to lovely garden -Laundry in the building -Fully equipped kitchen and towels/linens -All utilities included: heat/ hot water, electricity, local phone service, Direct TV, A/C, and high speed internet/ wi-Fi

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