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Sunny and Cozy 2 Bedroom Duplex, Jamaica Plain, Boston

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Living room. Tall windows look out onto porch. 1st floor.

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Last updated: 03/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment, sleeps up to 6, close to downtown

Renovated 2 bedroom bi-level apartment in 19th century 2 family house in the Jamaica Plain ('JP') section of Boston. Open layout with kitchen, bathroom, and living room/dining on the 1st floor and 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor. Floor to ceiling windows in living room allow for natural light and flow out to the mahogany porch and small yard. Granite counters in the kitchen, hardwood floors in living room and bedrooms. Front load washer and dryer conveniently in unit for your use.

Sleeps 4 - 5 comfortably, but can sleep up to 6. Queen sleigh bed, desk, rocking chair, bureau, and small closet in the master bedroom. Bunk bed and twin bed (total 3 twins) in 2nd bedroom, along with bureau and large closet. Fold up cot/bed with memory foam mattress if needed for 6th person. Also, pack and play, high chair, and child safety gate for stairs available.

Living room/dining area contains couch, armchair, closet, dining table with 4 chairs (2 additional chairs in closet if need to seat 6), baby high chair, and 40' HD Digital LED TV. Free Wi-Fi, basic cable and DVD. Bistro table and chairs, as well as benches on mahogany porch.

Jamaica Plain is truly a hidden gem. Walk to the beautiful Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Pond, and other parks. Also within walking distance are great restaurants, convenience stores, popular ice cream parlor, shops, 5 Zipcar rental locations, Hubway bike rentals (in season), playgrounds, basketball courts, baseball fields, tennis courts, bike paths, public library, community theater, and public transportation. Only 1 block (few minute walk) to take the bus downtown or 8 - 10 minute walk to the “T” orange line train for a quick ride downtown (about 12 minutes on the train to Back Bay and about 15 minutes to Downtown Crossing). Close to medical area. Free on street parking on rental street (no parking permit required).
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/29/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    No one under 23 years old without an older adult. May make exceptions for mature 21 and 22 year olds - please inquire. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    High chair, Pack and Play with linens, child protective bars on bedroom windows, small umbrella stroller, bpa free child dishware, child step stool, child protective gate, children's books movies, and some toys/games available....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    (Non smoking, but may smoke outside at end of porch near back fire escape)...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Apartment is 2 levels with combined living room and dining on the 1st floor and the 2 bedrooms on the second floor. There are stairs to go up to the 2nd floor bedrooms. Also, stairs to get onto the front porch....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single

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  • 2 renovated bedrooms. Master bedroom has queen bed and sleeps 2. Smaller bedroom sleeps 3 with a twin bed and a bunk bed. Fold up bed with memory foam mattress available for 6th person, if needed. Pack and Play for baby available too. Linens provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Small renovated bathroom with new bathtub, tub surround with shower, floor, vanity, sink, and toilet. Towels, toilet paper, basic soap and shampoo provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Welcome binder in rental with transportation, maps, brochures for areas of interest, and local restaurant information....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Children and adult books....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    40' Full HD Digital LED TV in living room with basic cable and DVD player....moreless

  • Toys:

    A few children's toys....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Video library with DVDs....moreless

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining area is shared with living room. Table seats up to 6, but 4 comfortably. Additional chairs and highchair in living room closet....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning units in window of each bedroom and in a window on 1st floor. No additional charge for air conditioning....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Small clothes dryer in unit....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat included. No additional charge for heat. You may adjust thermostat for your comfort....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, blankets, pillows, and towels provided. Pack and Play available too, along with baby sheet and baby blanket, if needed....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room is combined with dining area. Living room has 3 floor to ceiling windows that face the porch. Couch and arm chair are upholstered. 40' HD Digital LED TV with cable and DVD player....moreless

  • Parking:

    On street free parking....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels, and wash cloths provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Small front load washer in unit. Detergent for 1 or 2 small loads provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee beans, coffee grinder, and cream also provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, utensils, glasses, and mugs serve maximum occupancy. Varied pots and pans for cooking. Blender, small crock pot, tea kettles, and lobster pot available....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Small kitchen with new floor and granite counters. Not an eat in kitchen (dining combined with living room). Filtered water. Front load washer and dryer located in kitchen area. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices and basic condiments provided. Paper towels and/or dish towel provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster and toaster oven....moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Hubway rental bikes available in season within walking distance. www.thehubway.com...moreless

  • Boat:

    Walk to Jamaica Pond for rental row boats and small sail boats during the summer. Also boating on the Boston Harbor and Charles River....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Door of apartment goes out onto mahogany porch. Bistro table with chairs, as well as two benches on porch. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf course in Franklin Park nearby....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak and Canoe on the Charles River....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Very small enclosed back yard (city size yard). Norwood and Sugar Maple trees. Varied flowers bloom in spring/summer....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane grill and regular grill available for use....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Blue Hills Ski Resort 20 minute drive. Also plenty of hills in JP for sleigh riding. Drive up north or west for mountain skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis, basketball courts, and baseball field within walking distance. ...moreless

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
March 2017
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$150
$950 $3,200

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Spring 2017
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$190
$1,250 $4,400
Boston Marathon 2017
Apr 14 - Apr 17, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,400
flat fee
Summer/Fall 2017
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$225
$1,400 $4,800

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2018
3 night min stay
$160
$950 $3,200
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 23 - Nov 25, 2017
3 night min stay

$600
flat fee
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 - Dec 25, 2017
3 night min stay

$600
flat fee
New Year's Eve
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2018
3 night min stay

$600
flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$200
$1,250 $4,400

Rates are based on 4 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:

  • cleaning fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

$100 reservation/security deposit required. Larger deposit for 3 or more weeks. Reservation/security deposit automatically converts to a security deposit upon arrival. Reservation/security deposit is not applied towards rent; however, it is refundable within (15) days of departure, provided there is no damage and you actually rent the apartment. Rent and cleaning fee due 30 days prior to check in (60 days for rental period over 20 days). We accept on line payments through Home Away. There is a $100.00 cleaning fee. Additional $25/night per person over 4 people. No other fees. May provide discount on monthly rate for multiple month rental. 100% refund of your rent and cleaning fee only if cancel 30 days prior to check in for rental period of 20 days or less and 100% refund of rent and cleaning fee only if cancel 60 days prior to check in for rental period of more than 20 days. Note that the $100.00 reservation/security deposit is only refundable if you actually rent the apartment and there is no damage. This $100.00 reservation/security deposit (larger reservation/security deposit for longer stays) is not returned if you cancel your reservation regardless of the notice time as the $100.00 reservation/security deposit is used to hold your dates. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions. Thank you.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Logan International
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Doyle's
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Harbor ferries and to Vineyard/Nantucket/Cape
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Franklin Park
0.3 Miles
Nearest Train
Green Street Station
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 93 and 90
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
JP Seafood Restaurant
7 Miles
Nearest Ski
Blue Hills Ski Resort
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/29/2017

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Photos

  • Living room.  Tall windows look out onto porch.  1st floor.

    Living room. Tall windows look out onto porch. 1st floor.

  • Living room and dining combined.

    Living room and dining combined.

  • Master bedroom with Queen sleigh bed and twin reading lamps over bed.  2nd floor

    Master bedroom with Queen sleigh bed and twin reading lamps over bed. 2nd floor

  • Queen sleigh bed in master bedroom with bureau and small closet.

    Queen sleigh bed in master bedroom with bureau and small closet.

  • 2nd bedroom w/ twin bed & bunk bed, bureau, closet.

    2nd bedroom w/ twin bed & bunk bed, bureau, closet.

  • From kitchen looking into living room/dining area.

    From kitchen looking into living room/dining area.

  • Front load washer and dryer in apartment.  Detergent provided.

    Front load washer and dryer in apartment. Detergent provided.

  • Bathroom.  Towels, soap, and shampoo provided.

    Bathroom. Towels, soap, and shampoo provided.

  • Stairs to 2nd floor bedrooms

    Stairs to 2nd floor bedrooms

  • View from porch

    View from porch

  • Front of house.  It is a side by side 2 family.

    Front of house. It is a side by side 2 family.

  • Nearby Jamaica Pond in November (path around pond is about 1.5 miles).  Great for walking or jogging.  Also has small rowboats and sailboats for rent in the summer.  Pond is within walking distance from rental.

    Nearby Jamaica Pond in November (path around pond is about 1.5 miles). Great for walking or jogging. Also has small rowboats and sailboats for rent in the summer. Pond is within walking distance from rental.

  • Living room with closet.

    Living room with closet.

  • Living room with 40' HD Digital LED TV.  Free WiFi, basic cable, and DVDs.

    Living room with 40' HD Digital LED TV. Free WiFi, basic cable, and DVDs.

  • Desk, chair, and rocking chair in master bedroom.  Original hardwood floor.

    Desk, chair, and rocking chair in master bedroom. Original hardwood floor.

  • Alcove in master bedroom.

    Alcove in master bedroom.

  • Bunk bed in 2nd bedroom.

    Bunk bed in 2nd bedroom.

  • Kitchen with granite counters, appliances, spices, pots/pans, dishes...

    Kitchen with granite counters, appliances, spices, pots/pans, dishes...

  • Renovated bathroom with new tub, shower surround, sink, vanity.

    Renovated bathroom with new tub, shower surround, sink, vanity.

  • Renovated bathroom.

    Renovated bathroom.

  • Mahogany porch in June

    Mahogany porch in June

  • Porch with bench, bistro table, and chairs.

    Porch with bench, bistro table, and chairs.

  • Hubway rental bicycles in season at nearby monument in Jamaica Plain.  Walking distance.

    Hubway rental bicycles in season at nearby monument in Jamaica Plain. Walking distance.

  • One of many paths in the nearby Arnold Arboretum on a November day.  Arboretum is within walking distance of apartment.

    One of many paths in the nearby Arnold Arboretum on a November day. Arboretum is within walking distance of apartment.

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