Cynthia and John Monteiro

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 4

Beautiful restored 1870 farm house, managed by friendly, experienced and well traveled owners. Located in one of the safest neighborhoods in Boston. Well maintained and owner occupied. Newly renovated apartment with separate entrance, private patio with access to hot tub and washer and dryer. Wifi, cable and plenty of closet space. Tastefully furnished and fully accessible to downtown Boston by public transportation or commuter rail. Be in downtown Boston in 17 minutes via public transportation, and less on the commuter rail. Pre-paid pick up service from Logan Airport available. Complimentary tickets to the Museum of Fine Arts for up 2 adults and 6 children under 17.

We have enjoyed and shared our property with travelers from all over the USA, Spain, Italy, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia, England, France, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil and Germany and Canada.

Owner Description: Retired couple. Husband is an artist who has a home studio and is represented by galleries in Boston, Miami and Maine. Wife is a retired Law School clinical instructor who operates, Family Matters, a mediation practice, focusing on family issues. Currently, John and Cyndi are enjoying their home, traveling, reading, working out, cooking and entertaining.

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Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
Cynthia and John Monteiro (Owner)
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About Cynthia and John Monteiro

Retired couple. Husband is an artist who has a home studio and is represented by galleries in Boston, Miami and Maine. Wife is a retired Law School clinical instructor who operates, Family Matters, a mediation practice, focusing on family issues.She is also sole owner of Cyndi Monteiro Designs and features her bags in the local boutiques.. Currently, John and Cyndi are enjoying their home, traveling, reading, working out, cooking and entertaining.

Cynthia and John Monteiro purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Cynthia and John Monteiro chose Boston

Boston is a city filled with history and culture and features some of the most world renowed hospitals and institutions of higher learning. Our waterfront is busy and beautiful! Boston is often refered to as a 'walkable city' getting you to sites by either foot, train, trolley or subway. The cape and islands are either a short drive, ferry ride or bus ride away. One of our favorites is Martha's vineyard. Maine is an hour away and the outlets in either NH or MA are 45-60 minutes by car. A lot of our visitors like to tour Salem and check out the witch museum and harbor. For the children and adults the Children's Museum, Aquarium and Science Museums are a must!

What makes this apartment unique

You have the opportunity to purchase discount tickets to local area attractions. Just ask Cyndi! We also provide Charlie Cards for your first trip on the bus or train. Just replenish what you use for the next guest to get started.

Guestbook comments from the owner

You have prepared a wonderful apartment to give us a home away from home. It is definitely the best equipped apartment we ever had the chance to experience. Thank you very much for your hospitality!.....through we were disappointed that the seats from Fenway Park did not fit in one of our suitcases!!
Jul 2014
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 31 traveler reviews

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average rating of 4.83871 based on 31 reviews
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4

tasteful and well-equipped basement conversion, best for visitors with a car

  • 4 of 5
We had a good time in Boston, the flat was clean, well presented and well equipped.The terrace and garden were lovely. Owners friendly and helpful. The day at the Museum of Fine Arts was a highlight. Pick-up from airport useful. UK travellers would consider it Studio accommodation, as there is no separate bedroom. Unfortunately the local bus to shops and Train services was infrequent and unreliable.
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing
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5

Perfect place for our trip to Boston!

  • 5 of 5
We were in Boston for 4 days and John and Cyndi's lovely get-away was just perfect! The room had everything we could ever need: fully stocked kitchen, sitting area, information about attractions and restaurants in Boston and in Rosindale, comfortable bed, ample "extras" in the bathroom (soaps, lotions, hair dryer). Even has washer and dryer if you need to do your laundry!

We had a car, so we drove to the "T" everyday and went into Boston. Easy to get around Rosindale (although having a GPS is pretty essential!) and we ended up returning to our little apartment at the end of each day and having dinner close by, rather than in Boston. Plenty of good restaurants close to John and Cyndi's.

John and Cyndi could not have been kinder hosts. We would recommend this location without reservation!
  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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5

Lovely, cozy place to relax!

  • 5 of 5
We loved our cozy basement sanctuary! It had all the necessary amenities, plus some extras! We used the hot tub every night after a long day out exploring Boston. It was a great location if you have a car as well as parking is free on the street so we left our car and explored by transit. Cynthia and John were great hosts, explaining everything clearly and helping us when we couldn't figure out the pellet stove! (Thanks John)! They went above and beyond, providing tons of tourist information and even leaving us "Charlie cards" for transit with a free ride on them! The bed was super comfy and with the fire going it felt like we were at a little cottage! I would highly recommend staying with Cynthia and John - take extra note of all the beautiful artwork on the walls....John is one heckuva talented fella!
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
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  • 5 of 5
This was a clean and comfortable VRBO. It has a kitchenette with micro and hot plate for cooking and all the amenities of a full kitchen. The apartment is a 3-minute walk to the bus stop; then, a 10-minute ride to Forrest Hills METRO station from where a 15-minute ride puts you in the heart of downtown Boston. The house is situated in a quiet and safe neighborhood and there is ample road parking available. The unit is cozy, it has excellent TV coverage, and there is a washer and dryer available if needed. We found this VRBO to be nicely situated for touring Boston via public transportation and for touring other areas by car. There are a number of restaurants available in nearby Roslindale town and adequate markets are also close by. John and Cynthia are excellent and friendly hosts. They assured our comfort and provided us with a wealth of information. We recommend this VRBO to couples or couples with one or two small children. We would return on a future trip to Boston.
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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The perfect base for our US university tour

  • 5 of 5
We had a great stay here this week. It was the perfect centre for our US university tour, when we visited MIT, Yale, Harvard and Dartmouth in a week.

The apartment was the perfect place to relax in between the admissions tours, with really comfy beds and everything we needed - there were even plastic bags so we could take a packed lunch with us one day!

Sorry we didn't have the chance to visit the museums and art galleries this time but we hope we'll be back soon.

Thank you Cyndi and John for a great stay and for all your help finding our way round US culture - and especially for your patience when our plane was so delayed.
  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Barbette Hunter

  • 5 of 5
What a lovely and cozy place. It feels like home away from home. I am thoroughly enjoying my first visit to Boston. The accommodations are absolutely wonderful. Thank you John and Cyndi for such gracious hosts. Next time I visit Boston , I will definitely book this property.
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry that we didn't get to see you before you left. I'm glad you enjoyed both the apartment and our wonderful city! I hope you had a good flight home and look forward to having you stay with us when you return to "Beantown"!!
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Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Miniature golf

Golf: We are about a 10 minute walk to the George Wright Golf Course. It was designed by Donald Ross in 1938 and is well maintained by the City. It was named Best Municipal Course in MA and 14th best in the US according to Golf Digest. In 2009 it was the MGA ameturer qualifying site.

Ski: The Blue Hill Mountains, the highest point in Boston not only offers great hiking trails but also skiing and snow boarding. It is a 15 minute drive to this wonderful area. When we don't have snow in the winter they make it. You can see some of the slopes from our home and see them making the snow.

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Availability & Rates

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4 night minimum stay
$150
From
$160
Fri,Sat,Sun
$840
$3,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.25%
Notes Long term rates available. Extra $15.00 fee is for adults only.

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Boston Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 0 story
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Village
  • Town
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Budget
General:
  • Living Room
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Area - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Video Library
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • CD Player
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Beach Chairs
  • Small Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Golf ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • live theater
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • arboretum
  • synagogues
  • coin laundry
  • botanical garden
  • theme parks
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • sledding
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • basketball court
  • snowboarding
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
Notes:
Sleeping for three (4 with airbed) with private bath and entrance, pellet stove, flat screen TV, WIFI, Cable, kitchenette, refrigerator, microwave, hot plate, toaster oven, sink, fully stocked kitchen, access to washer and dryer and hot tub. Private patio, charcoal BBQ. Boston attractions at discounted prices, complimentary passes to Boston's famous Museum of Fine Art. Visit Fenway Park, Children's Museum, Aquarium, Freedom Trail, Harvard, Fanuiel Hall, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Main, Vermont and New Hampshire and many, many more places of interest.
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