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Cambridge 2 Bedroom Condo-Walk to Harvard, Mit and Trains

Jim Creighton

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Calendar last updated:
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Cambridge 2 Bedroom Condo-Walk to Harvard, Mit and Trains

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Cambridge Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5+ 1 young child)

*Calendar is not up to date. Please call us at 617-720-0522 or visit www.bnbboston.com/M820

This newly renovated condo has hardwood floors throughout. The decor is modern and the walls exhibit a collection of artful Black and White as well as color photographs. The house was built in 1845, in the Greek Revival style.

We are located in Inman Square-a neighborhood of Cambridge that sits between Harvard and MIT. Inman Square has some of the most highly regarded restaurants in the Boston area including Oleana and the East Coast Grill, among many others.

We are a 10 minute walk to the Central Square T stop and a 15-20 minute walk to Harvard Square. We are also a 15 minute walk to MIT. The Central Square train stop is 3 stops on the red line from Boston Common. We are closer to downtown Boston than most of Boston.

Our condo is ideal for families and groups as well as visiting academics. We offer an affordable and spacious alternative to hotels with a full eat-in kitchen in the condo. The condo and linens are thoroughly cleaned after every stay.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jim Creighton (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2015

About Jim Creighton

We both love Cambridge for its walkability, restaurants, bookstores, coffee shops and nightlife. Michelle works for the State of Massachusetts in policy analysis and I am a self-employed Cabinetmaker. When not working we both enjoy creative pursuits, reading and eating good food.

Jim Creighton purchased this condo in 2006

Why HomeAway

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Cambridge 2 Bedroom Condo-Walk to Harvard, Mit and Trains
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
5

Perfect!!! Highly recommend.

  • 5 of 5

My Girlfriend and I (both in our early 30s) were very satisfied with this condo. It is very cute and cozy and beats a hotel by far! It is literally 2 blocks from great restaurants/bars etc

Jim was very accommodating and allowed an early check-in since my flight arrived so early.

Highly Recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Boston, MA 02135
5

Very Satisfied

  • 5 of 5

My mom and her friends came to visit me in the first week of October. They love to cook and they were happy to find the place has a kitchen. All transactions went smoothly and quickly(payment, confirmation and refund of security deposit). Jim was very helpful and accommodating especially since this was our first vacation rental experience. The ladies were very satisfied. We definitely would love to come back and rent this place again in the future. Wishing you all the best in business and life.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Ghi

  • 5 of 5

We have spent a great time there. We Also use barbecue many times.. Thanks jim for your apt.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Boston, MA
5

Great, quiet place!

  • 5 of 5

My extended family stayed here for a week. It was very quiet and relaxing. Only the necessities are provided, but it's certainly a nice, modest stay.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Family with Small Children - Great for Exploring Boston Area

  • 4 of 5

Since my wife and I are architects, we tend to choose our vacation rentals on the basis of quality design and architectural interest and we found this property to be consistent with the photos. The interiors were clean, comfortable, well-decorated and full of great photography by the owners. The owners were very helpful and oriented us to the local stores and restaurants during our stay. The area is great for walking around and biking - both Harvard and MIT are within walking distance, as well as public transportation to get around the Boston. We were traveling with children who were 10, 7 & 2 and found this location to be very kid-friendly with a small back yard for incidental play. We also used this location as a base for exploring the surrounding historic sites and found it to be convenient to all. The kitchen could have been equipped with more of the basics for cooking and a couple of additional light fixtures in the kitchen would be convenient, but the facilities were adequate. Overall, we would recommend this place to anyone looking for a family-friendly base for exploring Boston.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Cincinnati, Ohio
5

Like home

  • 5 of 5

Easy to find from Central T, close to grocery stores( Whole foods just about 5 min. walk away and stays open fairly late), restaurants, and shops. Nice and safe neighborhood to walk at night. Harvard only few minutes away! The apartment has all that you need with owner upstairs. My sister and I met in Boston to take in the sights and would leave in morning to return at night. Great place to relax, after a long day!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Logan Int'l
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
public transport undeground subway
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rt 93
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
many
Car: not necessary

Cambridge is a vibrant community of universities, shops and restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

From $245 Per night

Cambridge Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
May 1 2015 - Nov 14 2015
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,733
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Nov 15 2015 - Apr 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$245
$1,544
$3,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Notes Rates are for up to 4 guests. Additional children are $15/night; additional adults $25/night. Maximum 5 guests + 1 young child.
50% + 1-time $25 agency fee when reservation is made. Balance due 2 weeks (1 mo during events) prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Cambridge Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • tub and shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis

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