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3 BR Family Friendly Condo, Close to Train

Bedrooms 3
Space 950 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)


This newly renovated condo has hardwood floors throughout. The decor is modern and the walls exhibit a collection of artful Black and White as well as color photographs. The house was built in 1845, in the Greek Revival style.

We are located in Inman Square-a neighborhood of Cambridge that sits between Harvard and MIT. Inman Square has some of the most highly regarded restaurants in the Boston area including Oleana and the East Coast Grill, among many others.

We are a 10 minute walk to the Central Square T stop and a 15-20 minute walk to Harvard Square. We are also a 15 minute walk to MIT. The Central Square train stop is 3 stops on the red line from Boston Common. We are closer to downtown Boston than most of Boston.

Our condo is ideal for families and groups as well as visiting academics. We offer an affordable and spacious alternative to hotels with a full eat-in kitchen in the condo. The condo and linens are thoroughly cleaned after every stay.

Keywords: furnished apartment rental, vacation rental, family friendly accommodation

More Details

Jim Creighton
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2018

About Jim Creighton

We both love Cambridge for its walkability, restaurants, bookstores, coffee shops and nightlife. Michelle works for the State of Maine in policy analysis and I am a self-employed Cabinetmaker. When not working we both enjoy creative pursuits, reading and eating good food.

We recently moved to the coast of Maine and decided to turn this condo, our previous home, into a vacation rental. The space has undergone renovations and should provide a perfect launching point for travelers to explore the Cambridge/Boston area.

Jim Creighton purchased this condo in 2006

Why Jim Creighton chose Wellington-Harrington

Our second floor condo sleeps up to 6 people comfortably and is within a 10 minute walk of the red line T at Central Square. It is located steps away from the bustling Inman Square center where you will find many outstanding restaurants, shops and bars.

What makes this condo unique

Inman Square is a genuine culinary mecca with many of the finest restaurants in the Boston area nearby.


Wellington-Harrington Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • tub and shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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3 BR Family Friendly Condo, Close to Train
average rating of 4.352941 based on 17 reviews

It was a good location for us it has a bachelor pad look and feel.

  • 3 of 5

Beds need to be replaced (broken bed spring, slats don't stay in)

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Anytime again!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at Jim's apartment. The apartment was only a ten minute walk away from the subway station and havard. The apartment was very spacious and clean. We were very happy that Jim had a parking permit for us available. Would definitely stay at Jim's apartment again!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice condo, ideally situated, correct price

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very nice and we had more than enough space to sleep 5 (2 parents and three children aged 18, 16 and 13). The neighbourhood is charming and there are plenty of restaurants and shops. There is a private parking lot across the street that you can use upon demand. Public transport to down town Boston is only 15min walk away, so pretty convenient. Although we never saw Jim, the owner, he was very helpful before and during our stay. He answered all our questioned within short time and was very responsive. We would definitely recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Very cosy and close to a number of restaurants and shops. We had a great time and would consider staying here again.

The stairs are a bit of a challenge.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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A little disappointed

  • 3 of 5

First this is a great location and the owner has a dedicated parking spot just up the street which is huge since there is no street parking. The location was great for us however there were a few things that we were not happy with. The bed in the loft/attic area came apart twice, informed the owner so hope it gets fixed before someone gets hurt. The kitchen was not very well stocked as compared to many of the VRBO's that we have stayed at.

While the condo is very nice there is not a great deal of space for a family to gather other than the kitchen which has a great table for that. If you are seeking a space to land and use as a base then this will work for many, it was just not as comfortable for us.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marathon stay

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is in a quiet neighbourhood and has everything you need. It is in a perfect location for some sight seeing on foot and is close to public transportation. Parking is limited and if you are not there on a Sunday you might want to ask the owner for a reserved parking permit. On arrival there were not enough towels for the six of us but after a phone call they were delivered promptly!

Overall we were very pleased with our stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Logan International
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Rt 93
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Walk to shops, restaurants, attractions. Convenient to Boston's attractions.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75

Rates are based on up to 4 guests. Additional guest $25/night Maximum 6 guests. No smoking, No pets. This is a residential and quiet neighborhood and building. Please be considerate of residents.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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