UP-TO-DATE FURNISHINGS IN A 1920S HOUSE.

Elaine Hackney

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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UP-TO-DATE FURNISHINGS IN A 1920S HOUSE.

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3 bdrms, 1 bath, sleeps 8, living rm w/ gas fireplace, ding rm, full kit, porch

Enter the front door and you're in your home away from home. It's spacious but comforting.

Bedrooms are decked out with comfy linens. Back porch looks at the garden. Eat in the kitchen or the dining room. On chilly evenings have a fire with the click of a switch.

Jamaica Plain (JP) is a neighborhood within the city of Boston. The house has easy access to the T (our public transit system) — a 15 minute ride to downtown. JP has the feel of a small town but it's definitely part of Boston's urban life. The house is just one block from Jamaica Pond (a 1.5 miles loop around the pond) which is great for walking or running in all seasons — biking, picnics or renting a sailboat in the warmer months.

Just 2 streets away is a new Whole Foods Market. Walk less than 10 minutes and you're in JP center with an array of ethnic restaurants, cafes, pubs and retail stores. This home is a great space in a great neighborhood in a great city - all set up for a great vacation

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Elaine Hackney (Owner)
Advertiser since 2010
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 54 traveler reviews

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Up-to-date furnishings in a 1920s house.
average rating of 4.888889 based on 54 reviews
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Up-to-date furnishings in a 1920s house.
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5

A peaceful stay within easy reach of the City.

  • 5 of 5
A clean and comfortable apartment with all amenities in a pleasant neighbourhood with good transport links to the centre of Boston. The apartment was very quiet and yet Jamaica Plain has all the facilities needed for an enjoyable retreat from the City. Take the Orange line from Stoney Brook or Bus #39 to the centre of Boston in less than 30 minutes. Elaine will help with shopping and restaurant recommendations and is close at hand if needed. A great place to stay for families and groups of friends.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm always very, very happy when a guest finds the apartment comfortable and well prepared for them. And I'm especially happy when they enjoy our Jamaica Plain section of the city with all its amenities and easy access to downtown!
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Up-to-date furnishings in a 1920s house.
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Boston Greater Boston
5

Lovely place!

  • 5 of 5
We spent 3 days in Boston on our roundtrip and Elaines house was definitely one of the best places we stayed. It was very nice decorated, well equipped, clean and spacious for our family (2 teenagers). We especially enjoyed the back porch and garden after a long day in the city. Jamaica Plains seems to be a good neighbourhood and Elaine is very friendly and helpful!
We would definitely recommend it.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love it when people come back to the apartment after walking around the city all day and find it relaxing place to sit on the back porch!
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Up-to-date furnishings in a 1920s house.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286323
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5

Boston Summer Trip - Group of 8

  • 5 of 5
We were a group of 8 that stayed for three nights and we absolutely loved the place. Great location with lots of great restaurants within walking distance. Lots of room for all 8 of us and the beds were very comfortable. Elaine was a great resource for cabs and things to see/visit. Favourite part of the trip but watching the Blue Jays beat the Red Sox's. We highly recommend this house for any large groups. Thanks Elaine, we had a great time!
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a great review. Except for the part about the Blue Jays beating the Red Sox.
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Up-to-date furnishings in a 1920s house.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286323
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4

Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5
A great place to base for a Boston holiday. There's lots of space for a family and a lovely back porch and garden. Bus to Copley Square is a few minutes away. A really helpful owner and we would definitely recommend to others.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always wonderful to help people when they visit Boston.
business
Up-to-date furnishings in a 1920s house.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286323
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Boston Greater Boston
5

Excellent stay in a lovely 'Home from Home'

Excellent stay in a lovely 'Home from Home'
  • 5 of 5
After a great family trip to boston I would have no hesitation in recommending this house to anyone looking for a great base to tour the Boston area. It had everything we were looking for, and more. Elaine has thought of everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. As she lives upstairs she is on hand if any issues were to arise. We would love to return in the future.
Marie & Family ( Ireland)
  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Up-to-date furnishings in a 1920s house.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286323
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Boston Greater Boston
4

Great accommodation...

  • 4 of 5
We were very pleased with our stay in Boston. The house was very clean and provided all our needs. Elaine was very responsive to all our questions. Having a walk in the Jamaica pond was lovely. Shortly we were very satisfied and would live to stay again if we were to visit Boston once more. Thank you Elaine...
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

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Car: not necessary

Jamaica Plain is a neighborhood within the city of Boston that provides a small town feel within the urban lifestyle. JP, as locals call it, is just minutes from downtown Boston by public transportation. It's a unique community, almost completely surrounded by parks, including the Emerald Necklace (designed by Frederick Law Olmsted of Central Park fame) the Arnold Arboretum, Franklin Park Zoo and a protected Urban Wild area. The center of JP offers abundant amenities including restaurants — ranging from take out to 4 Star — in an array of ethnic options. A great place for families, couples and singles.

Let's not forget this is New England. Pleasant car rides in almost any direction take you to the picturesque small towns you've seen on postcards. Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut and Vermont are each within an hour's drive. In fact, you can drive to Montreal in about 6 hours . . . and New York City in about 4.

Good spot for a great visit.

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Availability & Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring / Summer / Fall
Apr 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $275
Notes $225 - $275 per night
Rates are based on five guests. Each additional guest is $25 per night per guest to a maximum of 8 people.
Rates are based on five guests. Each additional guest is $25 per night per guest to a maximum of 8 people.
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Amenities

Amenities

Boston Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Floorboards
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
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