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Arthouse 2 - Historic Brewery District - steps from subway, bar/restaurants!

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 1-5

Modern apartment in a JP 2 family. Enjoy our extensive collection of fresh local art. This is not your standard run of the mill rental. Collection will occasionally rotate. Currently showing 'Ladylike' by Christine Li as well as other works. Completely redesigned with a SS kitchen, washer/dryer in unit, pantry, huge closets, tall ceilings (17ft in some places), modern fixtures, and an office alcove. Versatile floor plan good for couples or roomies. Enjoy nice landscaping and deck. 1blk to subway, restaurant/bar, gym, coffee shop. Walk to Centre St's many shops and restaurants. Convenient central location to downtown, 93, 95, 90, etc. Minutes to Medical area. Absolutely no need for a car unless you're leaving Boston Metro.This our 2nd & newest rental. See Homeaway #240435 for our 33 5star reviews.

*Calender is well maintained. Rates are specified on this ad. Rates reflect 2 person occupancy.*

Green Space: Jamaica Plain, often referred to in the 19th century as 'the Eden of America,' is one of the greenest neighborhoods in the city of Boston. The community contains or is bordered by a number of jewels of the Emerald Necklace park system designed in the 19th century by Frederick Law Olmsted: Olmsted Park, from Route 9 at the Riverway south to Perkins Street, including Leverett Pond, Willow Pond, and Ward's Pond... Jamaica Pond has 60 acres (240,000 m2) of surface area and is the largest and deepest body of fresh water in Boston... Arnold Arboretum is a 265-acre (1.1 km2) world-renowned plant collection maintained by Harvard University, and contains Peter's Hill, the highest elevation in Jamaica Plain at 235 feet (72 m)... Franklin Park is a 527-acre (2.1 km2) park (the largest in the city) and holds the Franklin Park Zoo (the largest zoo in New England), White Stadium and the William J. Devine Golf Course.

Public transportation: The Green Line 'E' Train streetcar service terminates at Heath Street and South Huntington Avenue. Bus service continues along South Huntington Avenue, Centre Street, and South Street to its terminus at the Forest Hills Station. The Orange Line rapid transit train line runs below street level through the middle of Jamaica Plain, with stops at Jackson Square, Stony Brook, Green Street, and Forest Hills. Buses connect Jamaica Plain with West Roxbury, Hyde Park, and suburban Dedham and Walpole to the south, and the rest of Boston by street routes. Forest Hills Station is a major transportation hub and is within walking distance of the Arnold Arboretum and Forest Hills Cemetery.

Accommodations: Arthouse 2 has two bedrooms, one larger than the other. The unit is best suited for one to four person occupancy but feel free to inquire about a couple extra. We're painting the whole unit so we'll be posting new photos soon - available September 1st, 2011 just in time for parents visiting their kids at college and leaf peeping season!

More Details

Christine Li
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, Chinese (Cantonese)
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Christine,

We would like to thank you. We really enjoyed our stay at your apartment. The house is great and it was really comfortable with the T just one block away and restaurants and shops nearby. We had a great time in Boston. Thank you again for your help. Kind regards Claudia, Georg and René
May 2016
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Egleston Square Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Modern bath with cool penny tiles, custom vanity and high-end Swiss faucetry. Towels, toilet paper, kleenex and some basic toiletries provided but guests are expected to bring their own toiletries.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper
  • Linens provided. No extra charge for maid service with minimum stay.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis
We offer different rate plans (discounts) for longer stays. Please inquire as to your situation. Please check with us regarding sleeping accommodations, as this unit is new and we are making adjustments as we go.


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Arthouse 2 - Historic Brewery District - steps from subway, bar/restaurants!
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 53 reviews

Great apartment in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this beautiful apartment. Spacious, clean, comfortable place with a beautiful bathroom and kitchen. It's in a nice non touristy neighborhood, two minute walk to the T and were in the heart of Boston in just a few stops. My 18 year old son was easily able to get himself to his trombone lessons we were in town for. We got the week pass for the T which was a great deal even for a few days and took the T everywhere. Neighborhood has lots to offer close by. Love the corridor park across the street. Playgrounds and a walking and separate bike path that runs to the city. Cafe with wonderful coffee and pastries less than a block away. Restaurant next to it was good, Coffee and Feed was nice to have nearby. Took the Sam Adams Tour which was fun and quite a deal for $2! Doyle's pub was a fun place to eat, and has a fantastic fish sandwich. Christine was great to work with. Wish we could have stayed longer but we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Getaway

  • 4 of 5

My family of 5 stayed for 4 nights in August, it was a last minute getaway, and while we really enjoyed the house we would have preferred to stay closer to the hub of the city. However the "T" train was a quick block from the house and we also used Uber and Lyft. The house had all of the things we needed and was clean and well kept. We had no problems getting in and no problems while we were there. The owner emailed me back quickly when we had a question about the washing machine. Overall our experience was very good. The house is probably better suited for 4, since one of my son's had to sleep on the pullout every night in the den. But it wasn't really a problem, we spent most of our time out of the house seeing the city.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home away from home on vacation !

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from 4 nights at Arthouse 2. We loved staying in JP, it was so close to the T but much quieter than staying closer to the city center. We loved having the brewery district and cafes right there and had many meals walking distance to the house. On our final day there was even a pop up bagel stand at the Evy Tea cafe out our front door. Mornings we ran or walked around Jamaica Pond.

The condo was spacious for 2 adults and 2 kids ( the artwork was eclectic but we we ok with that with the overall location cost and layout of the place!) . It was great to come to the house at the end of a long day sightseeing and rest . The owner Christine kept in contact with us before and during the trip and was very responsive. We would defibaytly reccomend this place to anyone who wants not only an affordable but nicer alternative to the pricy hotels in Boston , and very close to the train station

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and convenient

  • 5 of 5

This two bedroom apartment was ideal for our five day stay in Boston. The property was impeccably clean and cleverly decorated. The outdoor deck off the kitchen provided a beautiful setting for morning coffee and quietly organizing for the activities in Boston. We would certainly return. Ginny

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a few days with my husband and 20something daughter. Location was excellent. 5 minute walk to the T. The Arthouse was as clean as could be and extremely comfortable. We had plenty of room to relax and beds were super comfortable. Coffee shop a few doors down provided us with the needed caffeine every morning. Christine was so very helpful...printed some tickets for us and left at our door....recommended Tres Gatos for drinks and appetizers one night and it was a 10 minute walk and so so soooo good. Maybe our favorite meal! Our internet connection was spotty..but Christine said there was construction in the area that was causing problems. She offered to come by to see if she could help with it, but we declined bc it wasnt anything super important (and besides, our phones were surfing fine)...I would definitely recommend this rental to anyone looking to stay in Boston...super convenient to everything via the T, and much more spacious and relaxing than a hotel room, for less money. (just remember to bring own soap and shampoo, etc...we forgot our soap but cvs solved that. ). Great , great stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always so nice to have great house guests! I appreciated the communication even if it was just via text. As I am big on conversing with my guests. Thanks again! Come back soon.
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Easy to get to..

  • 4 of 5

This great apartment was easy to get to. It was a two minute walk from the Stony Brook T station on the Orange line. We had never been to Boston and had no trouble taking the T from the airport to the apartment. The keyless entry was easy to use and the apartment was clean and had plenty of space for three adults. It is within a minute walk to a great coffee shop and bar. Great place, and we would stay again for sure! Very reasonably priced.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Logan International
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Bella Luna
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Boston - Vineyard/Nantucket/Cape
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
William J. Devine
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Stony Brook (Orange Line) 1blk
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 93
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Bella Luna/Ula Cafe
Car: not necessary

In 1997, Jamaica Plain had the third highest percentage of tree cover of all Boston neighborhoods and the highest percentage in the Heart of the City. Jamaica Plain is nestled between tremendous open space resources, including Franklin Park, the Arnold Arboretum, the Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Pond, the Allandale Woods Urban Wild, and the Southwest Corridor Park, as well as numerous other smaller parks, tot-lots, and playgrounds. Jamaica Plain contains or is adjacent to more than 1,250 acres of open space.

Jamaica Plain is served by a rapid transit line that runs through the center of the neighborhood along the Southwest Corridor. The Orange Line that originates at the Forest Hills MBTA Station in southern Jamaica Plain includes three more stops in the neighborhood, and extends to downtown Boston and beyond.

Other Activities: Historic walking tours, Sam Adams Brewery Tour


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $80

*Rates reflect 2 person occupancy. $25/NIGHT/PERSON UP TO 6 CAPACITY.
***Please inquire on special holiday/event rates.
***We will negotiate rates for longer stays depending on time of year, availability and my mood.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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