Sun-Filled Dream Home
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Townhome
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Flooded with light, our architect-designed fully furnished 2,600-square foot town home offers an open floor plan with 8 beautiful room areas; southern exposures; a single-home feel; 3 potential bedrooms (a king-sized bed, a double bed, and a queen-sized bed); 2.5 architect-designed bathrooms with custom marble and travertine; stunning master bedroom suite that occupies entire third floor and includes Bain Ultra air tub, 16' cathedral ceilings and private deck; sliders to a large back deck on the first floor and additional porch on the second floor; white picket fence; 20-minute walk to Harvard Square; 5-minute walk to the Charles River; 10-minute walk to grocery stores, pharmacy and restaurants; 10-minute walk to Central Square and Red Line subway stop; tree-lined streets in quiet, desirable neighborhood; laundry; 2-zone central ac; cable and wireless internet access; grand first floor ideal for family interaction and entertaining; stainless steel appliances in kitchen; 1 off-street (driveway) parking with brick pavers; and Queen Anne premium wood windows, crown mouldings and wainscoting.
Your comfort and pleasure are important to us. We can compile a list of attractions if you let us know why you are visiting. Are you dropping off your child at Harvard? Check out the thin crust pizza and wine list at Cambridge One. Do you have children? A new Boston-area LEGOland just opened last year. Are you interested in glass-blowing? The glass-blown flower exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History will glass-blow your mind! Boston has Fenway Park, an aquarium, the Museum of Fine Arts, a contemporary art museum (ICA), the Freedom Trail, and much more.
We will greet you or leave instructions to find a key at 4 pm on check-in day. We are within walking distance of two grocery stores, but if you want to send a grocery list in advance, we'll stock the fridge for your first night, save receipts, and you can reimburse us for the food. If you are treating your spouse to a wedding anniversary trip, we can set up the master bedroom suite with candles, rose petals--and champagne! If you are celebrating your child's birthday, we can help arrange decorations and a cake. Please just let us know how we can make your trip a special
Our preferred minimum stay during peak season (which starts with Marathon weekend and goes through summer) is 3 or 4 days, but we list only 2 days on this site as our official minimum, so we definitely take exceptions. We have a maximum 4-person capacity, with few exceptions, so that guests will all have plenty of space and suitable accommodations. We have a special monthly rate. The recommended monthly rate is 30 percent off, and we provide a rate discounted slightly more than 30 percent.
We have a king-sized bed in the master bedroom with en suite on the third floor, a double bed on the second floor, and a queen-sized bed on the garden level (in the playroom/TV room). All three beds are real beds with real mattresses. There are so sleeper sofas or futons masquerading as real beds! You will sleep well...
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Member since: 2014
- On floor 1
- 2600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- There are three bedrooms. There is a king-sized bed in the third-floor master bedroom suite, a double bed in a bedroom on the second floor, and a queen-sized bed in the lower, garden-level guest room. All the beds are actual beds with real comfy mattresses. There are so sofa beds or futons....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- There are 2.5 bathrooms!
- free off-street parking
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 13 - Apr 18, 2017
3 night min stay
May 5 - Jun 18, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- cleaning $110
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Taxes Not included
Enjoy our home! We're a no-shoes house, please, and we're a no-smoking property (meaning, there is no smoking anywhere on the property inside or out, and we do not wish to rent to smokers). We love animals, but we do not accept pet visitors at this time. Please stretch out on the back deck furniture and relax, but please cover the furniture when you leave the house or go to bed; the cover is already on the back deck. Please do not fry fish in the house, in order to keep the house smelling fresh for subsequent guests. Please do not lean against the huge and delicate Hunter Douglas shade behind the bed in the third floor master bedroom suite. Let us know what we can do to make your visit a great one. We have a maximum guest capacity of 4. Please see the link to all our guidelines, which you can review before you book. Thanks for your interest.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Historic sites of Boston, museums (science, art, modern art, photography), concerts, world-famous universities, Harvard Square, the Charles River, the Esplanade, Faneuil Hall, and much more!
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: I'm a documentary filmmaker.
Why the Owner Chose Cambridgeport, Cambridge, MA, USA:
This home has a beautiful vibe. Enjoy the beauty during special times of year: First, the property is within walking distance of both Harvard University and MIT, so book it for your child's graduation. Running in the Boston Marathon? You'll see the tulips poking out through our white picket fence. Visiting historic Boston and the nearby beaches during the summer? We have central air conditioning--and concerts at the Hatch Shell. Want to holiday in a quaint part of the world? Our home is cozy and inviting and filled with light even during the winter months.
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
The home is spacious, sunny, pleasant, nicely decorated, and in a wonderful location. It is within walking distance of both Harvard University and MIT, if you are attending a relative's graduation!
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Step into our open first floor, which provides plenty of light and space.
The immaculate kitchen, also part of the open first floor, is simply stunning.
The open floor concept continues on the second floor landing.
Feel free to borrow books from our library.
Have sweet Star Wars dreams and use the empty dresser for your belongings.
The white porcelain is gleaming; the bathroom is ultra clean and modern.
Your king-sized bed awaits you in the master bedroom.
The third floor master suite has its own balcony.
In the master bathroom, there are two sinks, spa tub, and shower stall.
The garden level is a playroom, a TV room, a guest room, and laundry area.
The tulips will greet you from the spring garden in April.
Enjoy a sip of wine on our beautiful new wicker back porch sectional.
Here's the view when you first enter. Check out the wraparound windows.
In this cabinet, you'll find a cappuccino maker, French press, & coffee grinder!
The office is spacious and filled with light.
A double bed in a child's Star Wars bedroom is also on the second floor.
Here's the full bath on the second floor.
The master bedroom occupies the third floor and includes walk-in closet.
There are vaulted ceilings in the third floor master suite.
Take a dip in the Bain spa tub in the master bedroom bathroom.
Head back downstairs from the third floor to check out the lower level.
In May, our lovely plum tree blooms.
Here's our recently refurbished back deck.
Our property , on a sunny corner lot, is in a desirable neighborhood.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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