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Quiet and Charm in Boston's Historic South End

(19 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

This 2+ bedroom, 2 bathroom apt is perfectly located to fully enjoy Boston

This listing is the upper two floors of a five story Victorian townhouse. The entire house is also available - VRBO# 833103. The house is on one of Boston's most beautiful streets - a residential one way street of mostly single family homes. Within a few minutes walk are the acclaimed restaurants and coffee houses of the South End, quaint stores, and a large farmer's market. Amtrak and the Boston subway and commuter rail system, bus stops, Copley Square and the Prudential shopping malls, and the luxury boutiques of Newbury Street are located within a short walk. The airport is only 15 minutes away.

The first floor has a kitchen, full bath with a victorian bathtub, washer/dryer, dining area, and living room with a gas fireplace and large plasma tv and wifi. The second floor has a master bedroom with a queen bed and a large guest room with two double beds. Both bedrooms have cable TV. This floor has a full bath with a large shower with a rainhead and handheld sprayer. An extra small room can accommodate a twin airbed and/or a port-a-crib (both available on request).

Guests will enter through a shared front door with a digital keypad. The staircase belongs only to the apt and there are two flights up to the entrance. The apartment has a fully furnished kitchen, bed and bath linens and towels, and a Sonos music system. The kitchen has pots and pans, china and cutlery for 8, coffee and tea pots, basic utensils, a microwave, JennAir 4 burner gas stove, and a toaster oven. Additional kitchen appliances such as Cuisinart, a Kitchen Aid Mixer, and specialty items can be requested.


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 1400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The apartment is on the top two floors of a townhouse. There are two tall flights of stairs to get up to the apartment, then another flight of stairs in the apartment. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    New mattresses and bedding...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 double

    New mattresses and bedding...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    I don't always rent out this room. There is an extra charge....moreless

  • The master bedroom has a queen bed, dresser, 2 night tables, a closet, and cable TV. It also has a Sonos speaker. The guest bedroom has 2 double beds, a night table, a closet, and cable TV. A small extra room can also be used for an extra charge. A port-a crib and twin or double air bed are available for that space, on request....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub

    Victorian style tub has a hand held sprayer. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    The shower is large, and has a rain head & handheld sprayer...moreless

  • Both bathrooms are newly renovated (2014)


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games and puzzles...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    There is a Sonos system, with speakers in the living room and the master bedroom....moreless

  • Television:

    TVs are present in the living room and both bedrooms....moreless

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The South End is a vibrant, quaint, and historic neighborhood of Boston. Everything you need or want is a short walk away....moreless


  • Dining:

    The dining room table has an extra leaf and can accommodate 8-10....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace in the living room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    A large and small coffee pot ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full service for 8...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen was renovated in 2014 and has barely been used. It has a 4 burner JennAir gas grill, a KitchenAid refrigerator, a microwave, and dishwasher. It is well equipped....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, cooking oil, paper towels, basic cleaning supplies. Specific items may be available, on request....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    The grill and patio are part of the owners unit but can be requested...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    The grill and patio are part of the owners unit but can be requested...moreless

Building Type

  • House


Write a review 5
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 4 - Apr 12, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


There are two steep flights of stairs up to the apartment, and no elevator!

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Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/20/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston Logan
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mass Pike

Car: Not Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: I am excited to welcome guests to my home. I live on the lower three floors and know the area very well.

Why the Owner Chose South End, Boston, MA, USA:
Location, location, location! Boston's South End is very popular and trendy, with many parks, shops, boutiques, art studios, cafes, bars and restaurants. It is characterized by the historic, charming homes within a quick walk or bus.subway to all that Boston has to offer.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The apt will have basic items - sugar, salt and pepper, napkins and paper towels, dishwashing soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, trash bags. I am also happy to share any spices, condiments or other items.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

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  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Stairs to apt.

    Stairs to apt.

  • Living room. Gets great light!

    Living room. Gets great light!

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Kitchen


  • Washer dryer

    Washer dryer

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • View of Prudential building from guest bedroom

    View of Prudential building from guest bedroom

  • Small extra room that can be set up with double or twin airbed or port-a-crib

    Small extra room that can be set up with double or twin airbed or port-a-crib

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Guest bathroom off kitchen

    Guest bathroom off kitchen

  • Front of house (red door)

    Front of house (red door)

  • Open living/dining room

    Open living/dining room

  • Gas fireplace

    Gas fireplace

  • TV area

    TV area

  • Kitchen - fully equipped

    Kitchen - fully equipped

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View across the street

    View across the street

  • Office area

    Office area

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Guest bathroom

    Guest bathroom

VRBO #699416

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017

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