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Rare! Une maison de charme en ville, meubles de famille, proche métro, restos

Couchages8
Chambres 4
Salle de bain2
Toilettes séparées1
Superficie 185 m²
Type de Location Maison
Durée min. 3 - 4 Nuitées

Description

À propos de la location

3 chambres, 8 couchages, 2.5 s de b (une en suite), WI-FI, parking, au calme

Just steps from the city's excellent public transportation system, this is the perfect spot to gather your family for a graduation, your colleagues headed to a conference or simply as a base to visit all that Boston and New England have to offer. We're in a lively neighborhood full of shops and restaurants, close to hospitals, universities, museums, historic sites and green spaces.

The Green Street stop on the Orange Line of Boston's subway system (we call it the 'T') is less than a block down the street. And bus line #39, a 6-minute walk up the street, will take you quickly to the Longwood Medical area, the Museum of Fine Arts, Copley Square, the Boston Public Garden and Faneuil Hall.

We’ve decorated and equipped our gracious new Boston home for our own use, so we are confident that guests will enjoy it as much as we do. It’s an 1890’s single-family (not an apartment or condo) light and airy, recently renovated with an open floor plan, freshly painted and warmly furnished with family antiques.

You’ll feel perfectly comfortable and at home as you head out from this quiet oasis to explore one of the world’s most interesting cities!

Location

The house is perfectly located in Jamaica Plain, a Boston neighborhood animated by an eclectic mix of artists, medical professionals, students and young families, and known for its many excellent restaurants.

There is off-street parking next to the house, but you will not really need a car, since restaurants and shops are so close, the Orange Line of the subway system (known as “the T”) is just a block away, and there’s a #39 bus stop an easy six-minute walk up the street.

Travel by public transportation to the Boston Marathon finish line, Copley Square with Trinity Church and the Public Library, and all the city’s many universities, hospitals, museums and historic sites could not be easier. Even Logan International Airport is accessible via subway, with just one change.

The house

There are three carpeted bedrooms upstairs: one queen, one double, and one with twin beds. On the ground floor there is a new, full-sized sofa bed in the family room. Total capacity: 8 guests.

Two full bathrooms serve the bedrooms on the second floor, one for the master suite (with large shower), and another with a bathtub and shower for guests staying in the two other rooms.

There is a half-bath (“powder room”) on the ground floor, near the TV/music room.

The main floor is “open plan,” with oak flooring throughout. The modern kitchen is equipped with granite counters, gas stove, dishwasher, large refrigerator with ice-maker and filtered water tap, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender and various other small appliances. In a closet you’ll find a stacked, front-loading washer and dryer.

The kitchen opens onto a comfortable dining area and spacious living room, both bathed in sunlight under 10-foot ceilings.

The neighborhood

All Jamaica Plain’s charming shops, cafés, pubs and diverse restaurants are within easy walking distance of the house; nearby too there are bakeries, a brewery, a library, running and bike paths, parks, playgrounds and Harvard University’s Arboretum, a 280-acre natural preserve and botanical research center in the heart of the city.

There is even a 68-acre (31 ha.) lake where you can rent a boat when the weather is good. Please consult http://www.courageoussailing.org/jamaicapond for more information on sailing, rowing and kayaking.

We’ll be happy to offer suggestions and recommendations, especially about our favorite restaurants, as soon as we know your particular interests.

Transportation

The “Orange Line” of the subway (known locally as the “T”) and city bus line #39 both pass nearby (about a 6-minute walk from the house) and will take you swiftly and economically to all Boston’s historic and cultural attractions.

Or you can rent a city bicycle either on Center Street or at the “T” station and ride all the way to Back Bay along the Southwest Corridor biking path and jogging park.

The amenities

The house has forced hot air heat, central air conditioning, high-speed Wi-Fi, flat screen smart TV, Blu-ray network-enabled DVD player, an iPhone dock, a printer, ironing board and iron, hair dryers, an upright piano and every utensil you could possible need in the kitchen.

Of course, all linens are provided.

Please let us know if we’ve failed to think of something!

The furnishings

We have furnished the house not with standard-issue pieces you’ll find in rentals and hotels all over the world, but with souvenirs from our travels and antique furniture inherited from our family. There are, for example, the carpet I brought back from Tunisia in 1972, a pair of upholstered “barrel chairs” given to my parents 50 years ago, a marble-topped bureau that belonged my great-grandparents, Walter and Fannie Poynter in Lewes, Delaware in the 1890’s, and a chest of drawers that was delivered to my great-great grandparents, Isaac and Sarah Davis, in Elizabeth, New Jersey probably about 1860.

We hope you’ll enjoy the warm ambience the furnishings create, the fact that each piece has a rich history … and that you will care for them as we do.

Plus de details

Propriétaire
Woody and Pauline Halsey
Annonceur depuis 2012
Parle anglais, français, espagnol, italien, Mandarin, Nous parlons couramment le français.
Délai de réponse :
inférieur à 12 heures
Taux de réponse :
90%
Dernière mise à jour du calendrier :
10 novembre, 2017

Équipements

Equipements de la location maison Jamaica Plain

Type de propriété:
  • Maison
Repas:
  • Repas non proposé
Superficie:
  • 185 m²
Règlement intérieur:
  • Occupants maximums: 8
  • enfants bienvenus
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • location non-fumeur
  • animaux non admis
Thème:
  • En famille
  • Historique
  • Romantique
  • Attractions touristiques
Autres:
  • Climatisation
  • Sèche-linge
  • Sèche-cheveux
  • Chauffage
  • Accès internet
  • Planche et fer à repasser
  • Linge de maison fourni
  • Parking
  • Téléphone
  • Serviettes de bain
  • Machine à laver
Cuisine:
  • Cafetière
  • Vaisselle et Couverts
  • Lave-vaisselle
  • Cuisine
  • Four micro-ondes
  • Four
  • Fonds de Cuisine
  • Réfrigérateur
  • Plaque de cuisson
  • Grille-pain
Salle à manger:
  • Salle à manger
  • Coin repas
  • 8 places assises
Salle(s) de bain:
  • 2 Salles de bain
  • 1 Toilette séparée
  • - WC , Douche
    - WC , Baignoire & Douche
    - WC
Chambre(s):
  • 4 Chambres, pour 8 personnes
  • - 1 Grand lit double
    - 1 Double
    - 1 Lit simple
    - 1 Double
  • dans chaque chambre il y une commode, un dressing et un miroir
Equipements de loisirs:
  • Lecteur DVD
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Chaîne Hi-Fi
  • Téléviseur
A l'extérieur:
  • Terrasse
Divers:
  • pas d’accès handicapé
Attractions Touristiques:
  • Arboretum
  • Jardin botanique
  • Eglises
  • Cinémas
  • festivals
  • Librairie
  • Musées
  • Jardin d'enfant
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo
Loisirs:
  • Observation des baleines
Autres Services:
  • Distributeur de billets
  • supérette
  • Hopital
  • Services médicaux

Appréciations

Exceptionnel ! 5/5 -
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5

Fantastic house, amazing owners

  • 5 de 5

This house was everything you could ask for and more. Modern comfort (cannot beat central AC in the summer!) with unique furnishings. Lovely, comfortable, and impeccably clean. The beds were very comfortable, the showers/bath were really spacious with good fixtures. We were very happy to have the driveway for parking our over-sized rental car in the city. Restaurants (and great ice cream!) were walking distance. The Arnold Arboretum and a lovely pond are also very close by. Franklin Park Zoo is about a 10-minute drive, our kids (4 & 7) had a great time there. The location was ideal for us - so close to downtown and also for visiting relatives and friends south of Boston. The owners, Woody and Pauline, were extremely responsive and helpful, and generally lovely people to deal with. We would really love to come back here the next time we come to Boston!!

  • Appréciation envoyée: 30 août 2017
  • Date de séjour: août 2017
  • Source: VRBO, La Famille HomeAway
Réponse du propriétaire: Thanks for your kind words, Rachel and Eric. We hope they'll encourage others to enjoy a similar experience, and that you'll return soon! Woody and Pauline
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5

A great place to stay!

  • 5 de 5

We were three couples from Texas who came to Boston to celebrate my 70th birthday. We could not have found a better location for our 4 day stay in Jamaica Plain! The house is charming. The interior is tastefully decorated. The open floor plan allowed visiting while cooking with plenty of space for eating. The 2 1/2 baths were perfect for the 6 of us. The 3 bedrooms upstairs were roomy and comfortable. The back family room area allowed for a quiet sitting space for reading.

There were some left over condiments, but bringing along some sugar, salt, and coffee would be a good idea. A nice touch - there was a basket with snacks, water, and a bottle of wine waiting for us on the dining room table. Woody and Pauline checked in with us after our arrival to make sure everything was okay. They were also very communicative prior to our arrival. It added to feel that you were welcomed into someone's home.

The house is one long block from the Green Street T which is wonderfully convenient. There is a playground park between the house and the T-station. Although we did not have any children with us this trip, we have taken our grandchildren there before. Jamaica Center is 0.3 miles one way and Turtle Swamp Brewery on Washington Street is 0.3 miles the other way. (Turtle Swamp is a craft brewery that opened in May 2017.Our son is one of the owners and head brewer.)

Again - A great place to stay!

  • Appréciation envoyée: 17 nov. 2017
  • Date de séjour: novembre 2017
  • Source: VRBO, La Famille HomeAway
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5

Beautiful House and Great Location

  • 5 de 5

House was charming, beautifully furnished and comfortable. We walked all around neighborhood and took the Orange Line T into town. Will definitely stay here on our next visit. Thanks to Pauline and Woody for their hospitality.

  • Appréciation envoyée: 24 oct. 2017
  • Date de séjour: octobre 2017
  • Source: VRBO, La Famille HomeAway
Réponse du propriétaire: Thanks, Kim. We'll look forward to your next visit! We are glad you took advantage of the lively neighborhood and the nearby T stop. We thank you again for leaving our home so clean and tidy. Woody and Pauline
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Trip to Boston

  • 4 de 5

Great house and great location. We enjoyed our Jamaica Plain location and all the shops and restaurants in the area.

  • Appréciation envoyée: 30 sept. 2017
  • Date de séjour: septembre 2017
  • Source: VRBO, La Famille HomeAway
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5

Perfect stay for three nights in Boston

  • 5 de 5

Visited Boston for three nights in September. Couples weekend getaway for sisters 50th birthday. Wanted to spend the weekend in a house together vs. hotel. This location exceeded our expectations. The house is amazingly furnished, clean behind belief and most of all comfortable and welcoming. The hosts were great at communicating. The location is one block from the subway, which will get you anywhere you want to go. Couldn't be more pleased with our stay.

  • Appréciation envoyée: 26 sept. 2017
  • Date de séjour: septembre 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This house is a beautiful & comfortable abode & a perfect place to stay in Jamaica Plain.

  • 5 de 5

We loved this place and the owners are very easy to communicate with and very accommodating!

  • Appréciation envoyée: 20 août 2017
  • Date de séjour: août 2017
  • Source: VRBO, La Famille HomeAway
Réponse du propriétaire: Thanks, Bea Anne. Please come back any time! Woody and Pauline
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Tarifs et Disponibilité

Tarifs de la location maison Jamaica Plain

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Période Tarifaires Tarif minimum Nuitée Nuitée en week-end Semaine Mois Evénement
 
Boston Marathon
13 avr. 2018 - 17 avr. 2018
4 nuitées minimum
2 186 €
pour 4 nuits
à partir de
509 €
 
 
Commencement Season
1 mai 2018 - 16 juin 2018
3 nuitées minimum
1 422 €
pour 3 nuits
à partir de
425 €
 
 
Tarif Standard
3 nuitées minimum
913 €
pour 3 nuits
à partir de
255 €
 
Notes: Les tarifs sont calculés pour 2 personnes, ajouter 21 € par nuit et par personne supplémentaire

Informations supplémentaires sur les tarifs de location

Caution remboursable 424,55 €
Cleaning 148,59 €

The rate for Boston Marathon week and Commencement Season is a flat $600/night for up to 8 guests, maximum. There is no additional per guest fee as there is at normal times of the year. Cleaning fee is $175. The $500 required to hold the reservation is a damage deposit reimbursable if guest respects house rules and leaves the house as found, but non-refundable in case of cancellation.

Rent and fees are due in full 2 months before the first day of tenancy. In case of cancellation rent will be refunded only if Owner is able to find another tenant for the period reserved.

Guests agree to leave the house and all furnishings in the condition in which they found them.

Guests specifically agree to respect antique furniture, never leaving cups or glasses on surfaces where they will leave a water ring.

Guests agree that pets are NOT allowed.

This is a NO-SMOKING home. Tenant agrees not to smoke -- nor to allow guests to smoke -- in or near the house. If Tenants leave any evidence of smoking, Landlord will retain the full deposit.

Additional Rules, Regulations

Tenant agrees to abide by the additional rules included in the “House Rules and Tips” document sent separately and made part of the lease guests must sign.

Tenant agrees that the security deposit will be withheld if Tenant fails to respect any house rules or policies.

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