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Sunny, Safe, Spacious -- Parking & 15 Min from Boston

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First floor Living Room with beautiful period detail

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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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

Spacious, 2000 sq.ft.on 2 levels, private entrance, close to Boston

Enjoy our easy access location off the Mass Pike at exit 17, just seven miles West of Boston, in Newton, MA.

Newton - Top 10 Safest Cities in the U.S. (2000-2014 Stats).

We are close to all the Boston Hospitals and Universities, many of which are located within Newton - Boston College, Lasell College, Mount Ida College, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, New England School of Acupuncture, Pine Manor.

Wonderful starting point for sightseeing in Boston as we are located just one block's walk from the 10 minute ride on board the Boston Express Bus. Completely avoid the hassle and the expense of parking.
This is the sister apartment to our VRBO listing #777119. They are in the same house,
a fully preserved, restored & beautifully decorated Queen Anne Victorian, circa 1880. Build by one of the wealthier families in the area at the time. It features outstanding 1800's oak cabinetry, oak beamed ceilings, three original fireplaces, recently converted to natural gas, huge rooms, 10 foot high ceilings, fabulous quarter sawn oak bridal stairway and many more original features in pristine condition.

We offer many high-end amenities, to compliment these outstanding architectural features, to meet all of your needs.

This private apartment within our Victorian Home sleeps 6 people comfortably in huge, high ceiling, spotless and pristine rooms.

This private apartment features a full size washer/dryer for your exclusive use within the apartment's Laundry Room. The kitchen is fully equipped.

This private apartment in our Victorian home features all new high-end luxury bedding. All mattresses feature top line memory foam toppers, crisp white highest quality linens, all hypoallergenic comforters and duvet covers. Super absorbent towels are included. We have three gas burning fireplaces for ambiance and/or just enjoying on chilly nights. All bedrooms are air conditioned.

Enjoy Premium cable TV. and WIFI

FREE OFF-STREET PARKING IS PROVIDED FOR ONE CAR

GREAT FOR:
Boston holidays and vacations
Extended or Short Term location while you home renovations are being done
Visiting friends and relatives in the Boston area
Visiting young adults at college
Sporting events
The Boston Marathon
4th of July celebrations
Medical procedures
Visiting professors/ sabbaticals
Seminar and Conference attendance
Weddings
Graduations

No smoking
No pets
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1900 sq. ft.

House Rules

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

    25 years....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    May not be suitable for very young children under four years old. There is an elaborate staircase that may pose a problem for very young children and there are antiques scattered throughout the apartment....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    NO SMOKING ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY, NO SMOKING INSIDE AND OUTSIDE....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • master bedroom: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    sleep sofa is in the dressing area...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • sleeps 4-6 in beds

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Not Suitable for Events on the Property.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    there is a small collection of books in the master bedroom. ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    CD's...moreless

  • Television:

    47" in Den 32 " in Master Bedroom...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Newton is a city. POP 80,000 people. We are located at exit 17 on the Mass Pike...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room provides seating for 6 persons. In the dining room is a couch/futon that folds out to very comfortably sleep an additional 2 persons. High-End Pillows and Bedding Provided....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    In All Bedrooms and the Dining Room Area....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Private access to Washer and Dryer which is located in the kitchen area. Iron and Ironing Board are Provided....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Three Gas Burning Fireplaces for Ambiance or Cuddle Up on Chilly Evenings....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas Heat with 2 Zones...moreless

  • Internet:

    WIFI, ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Excellent high-end quality sheets, comforters and duvet covers...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Formal Living Room and a Den for TV Watching. The Den has a 47" TV....moreless

  • Parking:

    FREE PARKING FOR ONE CAR IS PROVIDED ON THE PROPERTY....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Luxury Extra Fluffy Towels, Hand Towels, Washcloths Provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Private use of Washer and Dryer is Located in a Separate Laundry Room within the Unit. Iron and Ironing Board are Provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keureg Single Cup Coffee Maker, with Large Variety Free Starter Supply of Coffee Pods....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items:

    FREE STARTER - COFFEE PODS. Paper Towels, Napkins, Dish Soap, Dishwasher Soap, Sponges, Salt, Pepper, some spices, olive oil, sugar, sweetener packets....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large French Door Refrigerator....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas Stove....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster Oven with capacity for small meal's warm up. ...moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    in Newton and Boston and on Charles River from Cambridge and Boston....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor Porch, All Outdoor Areas Feature Beautiful Mature Gardens....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Outdoor Porch, All Outdoor Areas Feature Beautiful Mature Gardens....moreless

  • Tennis:

    nearby...moreless

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Jan 3 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$170
$1,131 $4,590
Boston Marathon
Apr 14 - Apr 18, 2017
4 night min stay
$450
Graduation
May 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$300
$1,890
Summer 2017
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$300
$1,995 $8,370
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$285 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,796 $6,927
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

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

7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Logan International
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Buff's Pub, LivingSocial, Cook, Brewer’s Coalition
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Boston
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Newton, ma
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mass Pike (Rte 90)
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Thai North, Cook, Bertucci’s, Sycamore, O'Hara's
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Nantasket

Car: Recommended

Newton is among the TOP TEN SAFEST CITIES IN THE US. (Stats 2000-2014)

We are located in the eastern end of Newton close to Boston. Local Express Bus is 1 minute walk away and will have you in Boston in 10 minutes.

Easy on the Mass Pike at exit 17- Travel to everywhere from this location. You'll be on the Mass Pike in 30 seconds.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1971

About the owner: We are Boston area natives and attended college at Boston University and Suffolk. Susan is a social worker and Richard a business man. We both enjoy meeting new people and helping them as much as we possibly can enjoy their visit to Beantown / Boston. We close to the property and are available for advise and guidance whenever and however we can be of assistance.

Why the Owner Chose Newton Corner, Newton, MA, USA:
Newton, MA is in the Top 10 Safest Cities in the U.S. (2000-2014 Stats). Newton, Massachusetts is a vibrant community comprised of 13 distinctive villages. Located just 7 miles west of Boston, Newton is well respected for the quality of education, community life, exceptional homes, and beautiful open spaces. Newton has frequently been voted as one of the 10 best communities to live in. The Boston Marathon's Heartbreak Hill is located in Newton just a 10 minute walk from our home. With a population of about 80,000 residents and approximately 26,000 homes, the city is also home to a large a vibrant academic community that includes Boston College, Mount Ida College and Lasell College, Boston Ballet School. The Boston Marathon runs right through the City with Heartbreak Hill beginning next to City Hall. The Newton Free Library is well respected as one of the largest, most well equipped libraries in the Commonwealth. By size the city is 18.3 square miles bordering the communities of Brookline, Boston, Brighton, Watertown, Waltham, Weston, Wellesley, Needham and West Roxbury. Newton also has east–west and north-south highway infrastructure with Routes 90 and 95 running through the city.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This private apartment within our 1880 Queen Anne Victorian home is comprised of two levels and has beautiful original oak woodworking and an elaborate bridal stairway. You'll enjoy the feel of staying in our extremely well appointed Victorian Castle 7 miles and just 10 minutes from all of the entertainment and attractions of Downtown Boston. 5 minutes from dozens of fantastic restaurants of every international cuisine. We are 3 minutes from Whole Foods, 4 minutes from Trader's Joe's, 2 minutes from biking and jogging trails, boating is 10 minutes nearby. We have combined this with brand new high-end bedding all with top of the line memory foam toppers, brand new high-end luxury sheets, comforters, duvet covers, bath towels. There is a large dining room that seats 6 and Premium Cable with HBO, STARZ, as well as WIFI.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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Photos

  • First floor Living Room with beautiful period detail

    First floor Living Room with beautiful period detail

  • going up the stairs to the landing

    going up the stairs to the landing

  • exquisite bridal staircase leading to the main floor

    exquisite bridal staircase leading to the main floor

  • second floor hallway looking into family room

    second floor hallway looking into family room

  • Family room

    Family room

  • Master bedroom with new flat screen TV, french doors for added privacy.

    Master bedroom with new flat screen TV, french doors for added privacy.

  • Master bedroom from dressing area looking into main bedroom

    Master bedroom from dressing area looking into main bedroom

  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • from the kitchen looking into the dining room

    from the kitchen looking into the dining room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Dining room looking into the kitchen

    Dining room looking into the kitchen

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • another shot of the first floor Living Room.

    another shot of the first floor Living Room.

  • Looking up to the 2nd level

    Looking up to the 2nd level

  • landing with window seat

    landing with window seat

  • family room with new 47' TV

    family room with new 47' TV

  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • Full size futon 
perfect for families with small children.

    Full size futon perfect for families with small children.

  • 2nd bedroom with Queen bed

    2nd bedroom with Queen bed

  • Kitchen--notice the fireplace

    Kitchen--notice the fireplace

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Notice the full size futon.  Sleeping for two more.

    Notice the full size futon. Sleeping for two more.

  • Bathroom with new vanity and soft, fluffy towels

    Bathroom with new vanity and soft, fluffy towels

  • Flower box on front porch just to the right of your private entry.

    Flower box on front porch just to the right of your private entry.

VRBO #561434

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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