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Beautiful sunny three bedroom in great location

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 BR, 1 BA in JP close to Downtown

Beautiful, sunny first floor apartment with three bedrooms and original wood work in Boston’s Pondside neighborhood of Jamaica Plain (JP). The house is perfectly located on a tree-lined street a few blocks from Jamaica Pond, the 39 MBTA bus, excellent restaurants, a public library, a bakery, and much more. The Orange Line train is less than a ten minute walk away and there is also free on-street parking. JP is known for its open green spaces (Jamaica Pond, The Arboretum, Franklin Park, the Southeast Corridor, and the Muddy River) and also for its restaurants and independently owned shops. Downtown Boston is a short bus, train, or car ride away and Fenway Park is just 2.5 miles away.

The apartment has wifi, television, laundry, new appliances, a microwave, a blow dryer, iron/ironing board, and a renovated eat-in kitchen that is fully equipped. The dining room table opens to seat 10-12.

Each of the three bedrooms has a queen size bed. The living room has a queen sleeper couch (there are a total of 4 queen size beds). The apartment is family friendly with a backyard with plenty of patio furniture and a play set with swings.

It's a great apartment in a great location!

There is a minimum stay of 3 nights (but...I accept bookings for two nights when there are only two consecutive nights available).

More Details

Owner
Marian Milbauer
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Marian Milbauer

I am originally from New York, but have lived in the upstairs unit of the house for 25 years. I consult to non profits in public health and adult basic education. I like traveling and being outdoors.

Marian Milbauer purchased this apartment in 1991

Why Marian Milbauer chose Boston

I bought my house 25 years ago because it's on a beautiful tree-lined street in the Boston neighborhood Jamaica Plain (JP). JP has great restaurants, shops, parks, public transportation, culture, farmer's markets, and more.

Amenities

Jamaica Plain Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Spacious and bright with plenty of storage.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Front Room - 1 queen
    Middle Bedroom - 1 queen
    Corner Room - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a play set and a basketball hoop in the backyard. There is a portacrib, a booster seat, and a portable bed rail in the apartment.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Beautiful sunny three bedroom in great location
average rating of 4.851852 based on 27 reviews
5

Charming and great fit for our family

  • 5 of 5

This house was a great fit for our family of six. Our kids loved the playground set. The neighborhood was very accessible to the T and the local restaurants. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York
5

Pristine

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect apartment for housing some members of our far-flung family over the Christmas holiday. Although we had dinners at my daughter's nearby home, the well equipped kitchen allowed us to do a lot of cooking and baking. The box of toys in the closet made my 3 year old granddaughter feel welcome when she visited. The beds are super comfortable with ample bedding for chilly winter nights. The neighborhood couldn't be better. Whole Foods is a 5 minute walk. There are a wonderful range of cafes and restaurants in easy walking distance. Downtown Boston is an easy bus ride. We look forward to returning. Thank you, Marian!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

The house was very convenient to downtown Boston.

  • 4 of 5

The house was very spacious. We would have loved a second bathroom but we understand the restraints of an older home. The beds were all very comfortable. The kitchen met all of our needs and we appreciated having laundry in the house. The house was nice and clean.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, California
5

Very pleasant stay, would recommend

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed visiting Boston very much. This 3 bedroom was very comfortable with everything we needed and in a very nice neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Jose, California
5

This place is as good as a Big Papi Home Run!!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for three nights with my wife and 4 kids (who are all ten years old and younger). Couldn't have imaged a better place to stay! Marian was very responsive with all questions before and during our stay. She lives on the floor above the rental and is literally on top of things! :) That being said, she is very respectful and honors your privacy (we only ran into each other once during our stay). It is an older home, with an updated kitchen and bathroom and has all of the modern appliances, including a washer and dryer (which is a necessity when travelling with kids). It has a ton of character, but isn't "over the top fancy" (i.e. I didn't have to feel like a zambonie and follow my kids every step of the way out of fear of breaking something). In fact, it is "kid friendly;" she had several boxes of toys and a playground set in the backyard. The beds are extremely comfortable (a queen in each bedroom). The property does not have air conditioning, but does have six fans (we kept them in the bedrooms at night and family room/kitchen during the day). There are two grocery stores within walking distance along with several restaurants. CVS is a two minute walk from the property and the Stony Brook station on the Orange Line of the T (subway) is a 0.5 mile walk. Fenway is 2.5 miles away. We had our refund returned less than three hours of checking out and will stay here again when we return to Boston. I give Marian and this property my highest recommendation!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the glowing review. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family! I'm so glad you had a great stay and really do hope that you return here on your next trip!
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Plymouth
4

Spacious and very private

  • 4 of 5

The rooms are very spacious and the property is well maintained. We were a little concerned about the lack of air conditioning in late May when it became unseasonably hot, but it was fine.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7.6 Miles
Boston Logan Airport International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Canary Square
Nearest Golf
1.9 Miles
Franklin Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Stony Brook Station Orange Line
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Canary Square
Nearest Beach
6.4 Miles
Castle Island
Car: not necessary

There are many wonderful things to do and see in Boston and my apartment, in the neighborhood of Jamaica Plain (JP), is the perfect place for a home base. JP is known for its open green spaces (Jamaica Pond, The Arboretum, Franklin Park, the Southeast Corridor, and the Muddy River) and also for its great restaurants and independently owned shops. Downtown Boston is only a short bus, train, or car ride away. Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts are both just ~2.5 miles away. It's the perfect location!

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Rates & Availability

Jamaica Plain Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring 2018
Apr 16 2018 - Apr 21 2018
4 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $275

Rates are based on five guests. Each additional guest is $25 per night per guest (contact me regarding more than 8 guests). Guest are responsible for international credit card charges.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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