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SUNNY, QUIET, TWO BEDROOM CONDO IN CAMBRIDGE - MINUTES OUTSIDE OF HARVARD SQUARE

Melissa

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Melissa

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 24, 2014
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SUNNY, QUIET, TWO BEDROOM CONDO IN CAMBRIDGE - MINUTES OUTSIDE OF HARVARD SQUARE

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Cambridge Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 1 bath, Can sleep 6, Sunroom, Central A/C, pet and family friendly.

This sun drenched, second floor condo is located in a quiet Cambridge neighborhood yet is just minutes away from all of the action. Our warm and spacious condo comes complete with all the amenities you would want in your own home: central AC, hi-speed internet, a washer/dryer, cable TV (with all the movie channels,) a full kitchen with dishwasher, and plenty of board games/books/DVDs to keep you well entertained!

The condo sits in the most ideal location of the entire city! We are nestled between Harvard Square, Porter Square, Davis Square and Fresh Pond. The bus stop is less than a minute walk. From there it is a 7 minute bus ride to Harvard Square or your feet can take you to Davis, Porter or Harvard Square in 20 minutes. From Harvard Square you can hop on the T and travel anywhere within the Cambridge/Boston area.

We are steps away from the biggest park in Cambridge and a short walk to Fresh Pond. The condo is in a friendly neighborhood with lots of trees, local cafes, cute shops, restaurants and grocery stores very near by. Should you choose to drive, on-street parking available. We are convenient to all of the local colleges, universities, area hospitals and Boston attractions. Whatever brings you to Boston/Cambridge, this is the perfect location for you and your family (even the four-legged variety!)

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Melissa (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 24, 2014

About Melissa

Tucker and Melissa live in the condo located in the other half of this home. Tucker grew up in Cambridge and has lived in the first floor condo for 30 years. We know a lot about Cambridge and the surrounding areas and are happy to give 'insiders tips' to those in need. Melissa is a social worker by trade and Tucker owns two nearby, independent coffee shops.

Melissa purchased this condo in 2013

Why Melissa chose Cambridge

We think this condo is the perfect home located in the perfect location inside the perfect city. We hope to live here for the rest of our lives!

What makes this condo unique

Location. Location. Location. The neighborhood is quiet so it feels relaxing but in a matter of minutes you can be in the thick of it all, should you choose.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Sunny, Quiet, Two Bedroom Condo In Cambridge - Minutes Outside Of Harvard Square
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
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Sunny, Quiet, Two Bedroom Condo In Cambridge - Minutes Outside Of Harvard Square
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3566369
Cambridge Greater Boston
Grand Rapids, MI
5

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5
This condo was an excellent choice for our family to enjoy Thanksgiving in Boston. The pictures are exactly what the condo looks like. Everything is very well furnished. Very comfortable beds. Street parking was never a problem. Melissa was very attentive and quick to respond - even texting us to move the car for street cleaning! We did have a rental car but public transit was easily accessible. We will definately stay here again.
  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Sunny, Quiet, Two Bedroom Condo In Cambridge - Minutes Outside Of Harvard Square
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3566369
Cambridge Greater Boston
San Marcos, Texas
5

Wonderful family wedding weekend oasis

  • 5 of 5
We were in Boston for a family wedding and wanted a place where five adult family members (ages 59-69) could stay together and RELAX.

This rental was perfect.

It was an oasis in a lovely city.

We always looked forward to getting "home" to it.

Harvard Square was a beautiful half-hour walk away. Mass transit easily available when necessary. We had a rental car and could always find a nearby place to park on the street.

The evenings were quiet in the neighborhood.

The owners responded promptly to emails and bent over backwards to make our stay perfect. It was.

We would definitely rent it again and highly recommend it.
  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Sunny, Quiet, Two Bedroom Condo In Cambridge - Minutes Outside Of Harvard Square
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3566369
Cambridge Greater Boston
San Marcos, Texas

Wonderful rental, wonderful owners

  • of 5
We were in Boston for a wedding weekend and this rental was an oasis. We loved coming "home" to it. Great location. Absolutely perfect. Highly recommended.
  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sunny, Quiet, Two Bedroom Condo In Cambridge - Minutes Outside Of Harvard Square
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Cambridge Greater Boston

Terrific place

  • of 5
Great space to stay in Cambridge as a family - nice communal and private spaces and comfortable with AC, a nicely appointed kitchen and brand new washer/dryer in the unit. Parking was no problem even with the entire neighborhood being torn up for utilities repair. Short walk to Huron St for shopping and Formaggio market with excellent selection of foods and drinks. No outdoor space accessible, but it's close to lots of parks and the unit was fairly child-proof, even for our inquisitive 17-month old. We would definitely stay here again!
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sunny, Quiet, Two Bedroom Condo In Cambridge - Minutes Outside Of Harvard Square
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Cambridge Greater Boston
5

Perfect for our Cambridge stay

  • 5 of 5
Loved this place. It was clean, inviting and spacious. Loved the sunroom. Beds were super comfortable. We stayed here after four busy days in New York so it was a perfect place to relax after a hectic few days. About a 15 minute walk to Trader Joe's and Whole Foods, which are the closest markets if you want to loaded up on food for the place. Great public transportation straight to Cambridge Square. You can get to the T from Cambridge Square and head into Boston easily. I would definitely stay here on any return trip to Boston. Thank you Melissa for letting us stay in your lovely place.
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sunny, Quiet, Two Bedroom Condo In Cambridge - Minutes Outside Of Harvard Square
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Cambridge Greater Boston
Owen Sound, Ontario
5

Superb!

  • 5 of 5
We loved every minute of our stay at Melissa and Tucker's condo. It is located on the second floor (there is a good flight of stairs to climb), while Melissa and Tucker are in the main floor unit of the building with their young child. The condo is located on a quiet street just steps away from Danehy park and Fresh Pond. It is an excellent choice for families and really is "just like home". Melissa has provided everything you need for a comfortable stay and then some. It is exactly as pictured and described, clean and well-maintained. There are lots of windows so it is bright and cheerful. We especially loved the sunroom which overlooks the street. The back porch has been converted into a large laundry room with a brand new washer/dryer. The bedrooms have large closets and the mattresses on both beds are extremely comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking and has full sized appliances including a dishwasher. Melissa really goes above and beyond to provide you with everything you could possibly need including an extensive list of local restaurants. TW Foods is a real gem just a five minute walk away. If you have a car, the allowed parking zone reaches very close to Harvard Square so you can park and walk or you can take the bus which stops on the main road very close by. I would highly recommend this wonderful condo to families or anyone who wants a peaceful place that feels like home.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Several bars in walking distance.
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Ferries to Boston Harbor Islands and beyond
Nearest Train
On bus and less than a mile to the train ('T')
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Mass Pike/90
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Many great nearby restaurants.
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Constitution Beach
Car: not necessary

Cambridge is a vibrant city, rich with culture and history. It boasts an array of museums and libraries, countless cafes and restaurants, beautiful architecture as well as renowned schools and hospitals. It truly is a city for everyone - whether you are looking for a quiet picnic by the river, or a shopping spree in the ever-hip and bustling Harvard Square - you will find it here. Often considered Boston's little sister, Cambridge has enough going on to keep you exploring for months on end, while managing to maintain a neighborhood feel. And if that wasn't enough, there are about 106,000 really interesting people to meet that reside here!

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Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Cambridge Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Low Winter Rates!!
Jan 7 2015 - Feb 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,125
$3,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
May 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$220
From
$240
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,485
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$190
From
$215
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,330
$3,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Cleaning Fee $75
Notes - Holiday and Event Rates may apply.
- There may be a 4 or 7 night minimum on certain holidays/events (i.e. Harvard Commencement Weekend, Head of the Charles Weekend, Boston Marathon weekend, etc.)
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Amenities

Cambridge Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1414 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Handicap Bars.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom #1: queen size Sealy Posturepedic mattress. Docking station/alarm clock. 1 bureaus. Large closet. 2 windows that provide lots of natural light. Bedroom #2: king size TempurPedic mattress. TV/cable. Docking station/alarm clock. 2 bureaus. Very large closet. 2 windows that provide lots of natural light. The sunroom has 2 day beds that can be separated to become 2 twin beds for additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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