DIAMOND HOUSE ~3~ COZY 3RD FLOOR NEST ATOP ELEGANT VICTORIAN JEWEL

Louis Giovanella

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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DIAMOND HOUSE ~3~ COZY 3RD FLOOR NEST ATOP ELEGANT VICTORIAN JEWEL

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Close to everything, but still the perfect getaway!

Diamond House ~2~ was featured on the popular LiveWell Network show, Sweet Retreats. This unit is located on the 3rd floor and has its own charm and personality.

Prime location in the heart of the historic Brewery District. Steps to the T (Orange Line) and minutes from downtown Boston, the Longwood Medical Area, The Museum of Fine Arts, Northeastern University, Faneuil Hall, and, Fenway Park.

Jamaica Plain is known for its concentration of greenspace. Rent a bike and explore the Southwest Corridor or take a ride to Jamaica Pond or the Arnold Arboretum. Runners, rollerbladers, cyclists, and walkers will find miles of paved paths just outside the front door.

Free on-street parking available or a gated driveway spot at an additional $10.00 per day

Rent a car from Zipcar, for the day, or for an hour. Vehicles are located in the lot right next to Diamond House.

Rates are specified on this ad. Rates reflect 4 person occupancy. However, bedrooms accommodate up to 3 guests. Fourth guest must use pullout sofa sleeper in the living room.

Your unit contains a digital safe to secure your valuables. This is provided free of charge.

Rates reflect 3 person occupancy only charge after 3 guests up to 4 guest.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed

Louis Giovanella

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
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I'm a Massachusetts native who caught the travel bug later in life, I have recently enjoyed trips to Germany, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Russia, and Africa. Art and design are in my blood and both my house and garden reflect that. I'm never as happy as when I have an interior design project in the works or some other creative project. My friends often call me The Mayor, referencing the fact that I have a smile, a joke, or a comment for almost anyone I meet, whether it's at the local coffee shop, the gym, or the grocery store. I love travel and look forward to opening my home to fellow travelers.

Louis Giovanella purchased this apartment in 1996

Jamaica Plain is one of the most diverse and vibrant neighborhoods in Boston. A home to artists, social activists, young families, and long-established residents, it felt like a great place to put down roots.

I do architectural salvage for a living, which has allowed me to acquire a wealth of unique, unusual pieces, from stained glass to mahogany doors. I have spent nearly two decades creating a home that is both functional and beautiful.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel 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

Reviews

4.8
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Diamond House ~3~ Cozy 3rd Floor Nest Atop Elegant Victorian Jewel
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
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Diamond House ~3~ Cozy 3rd Floor Nest Atop Elegant Victorian Jewel
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3682380
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Boston Greater Boston
Toronto
5

A perfect home-away-from-home

  • 5 of 5
Diamond 3 was a remarkable apartment. It was well situated, extremely well equiped, and above all clean. As others have mentioned the beds were comfortable and rooms well appointed. Louis was a wonderful host spending as much time as we needed to orient us to the house, neighbourhood and city. He could not have been more kind, thoughtful or helpful. We have been searching for a home-away-from-home for when we visit our daughter in Boston and we all agree that we believe we have found it.
VFF - Toronto
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Diamond House ~3~ Cozy 3rd Floor Nest Atop Elegant Victorian Jewel
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Boston Greater Boston
Oklahoma
5

Great House, Great Host, Great Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5
This was a great place to stay and see Boston. The house was really nice. We had 3 adults and one teenager and it was nice to come back and spread out. The "T" train/subway was very close so you could get anywhere in Boston. Jamaica Plain is a very cute little suburb with great places to eat also--you do need to bring some comfy walking shoes though. We really loved the house and on the way home we all were wondering who was now staying in 'our' apartment. Louis was a terrific host--we feel bad that we made him stay up late on our arrival and up early on our departure but he was very pleasant both times. He had great recommendations. We called or texted if we needed anything and he was very responsive immediately. This was our first VRBO and it went very well. If you are coming to visit Boston we highly recommend this house. Beautifully restored.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for all of your kind words. I do take my job as host seriously and if that means the occasional late night or early morning, I'm happy to do it. And you're right about bringing comfy shoes. Boston is one of America's most walkable cities and Diamond House is in the perfect "launch pad" for many enjoyable excursions on foot -- or by car, train, or bus, whichever you prefer.
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Diamond House ~3~ Cozy 3rd Floor Nest Atop Elegant Victorian Jewel
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3682380
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Boston Greater Boston
Austin, TX
4

Clean, neat, full kitchen, plenty of space!

  • 4 of 5
Louis was a super host. Goes above and beyond most Homeaway hosts to make sure you have what you need. Beautifully furnished, without the fragile decorations for 7 & 9 yr. old boys to break. We were in by dusk each day and felt perfectly safe in Stoneybrook. Use good judgement when venturing up the orange line after dark. Would recommend to family & friends.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Diamond House ~3~ Cozy 3rd Floor Nest Atop Elegant Victorian Jewel
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3682380
+1 6176993212
Boston Greater Boston
5

Magnificent Rental

  • 5 of 5
I would return to this rental if I ever visit Boston again. We enjoyed the space of the rental for our family of four. The closeness of the metro was great and we easily got around Boston. Louis was helpful in getting our luggage up to the top floor and providing a low scent environment because of allergies. We thank you for the use of the duct tape to repair the suitcase and stapler. Washer and dryer in the basement worked well for a cost of $2 for wash and $2 for a dry with Louis providing the quarters. We appreciated the Victorian house decor and nice touches here and there. The kitchen was well stocked and we liked the dishwasher. Thanks for a great rental and a beautiful city.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Diamond House ~3~ Cozy 3rd Floor Nest Atop Elegant Victorian Jewel
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3682380
+1 6176993212
Boston Greater Boston
5

Nice stay in a charming house!

  • 5 of 5
We were charmed by the house's pictures and even more in real. Nice and convenient appartement. Fresh cut flowers at arrival. Host willing to help and sharing information on what to do and where to go. We definitly recommend Diamond House 3 to anybody visiting the Boston Area! Wanita & Daniel from Quebec City, Canada.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Diamond House ~3~ Cozy 3rd Floor Nest Atop Elegant Victorian Jewel
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3682380
+1 6176993212
Boston Greater Boston
4

Charming Property with a Great Owner

  • 4 of 5
This property is very charming and is decorated in a traditional New England style. The train station is just a couple minute walk around the block, which is very convenient when going into downtown or heading for other tourist destinations. Louis, the owner, is a great guy and was very accommodating and helpful. He is very knowledgeable about the city and will give you good advice if you ask for it. He also adds nice touches to the unit, such as fresh flower bouquets throughout...first class all the way!

Our only suggestion would be to improve the quality of the Internet service in the unit. Not a huge deal, as we just utilized our hot spots instead.

Thanks Louis, we had a great time at your place and in Boston. Best wishes!
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I understand how important connectivity is to my guests, and I have been working with my Internet Service Provider to diagnose and address any issues that might be causing intermittent service disruptions. Thank you for choosing Diamond House and I hope you will visit again soon.
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Map

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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Waterfront
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Stony Brook (MBTA - Orange Line)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-93
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Carson Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Bella Luna
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Blue Hills Reservation
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Franklin Park
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Bella Luna
Car: not necessary

Enjoy the amenities of a luxury hotel with all the comforts of home. A cozy cottage-space nestled under the eaves of a grand Victorian home. Gourmet chef's kitchen, bright, modern bath, gorgeous stained glass and architectural detailing. Fully furnished with comfort and aesthetics in mind.

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Availability & Rates

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Boston Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Aug 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$200
From
$210
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$200
From
$220
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,450
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Notes Maximum occupancy is five people.

An additional rate of $25.00 after 3 guests regardless of age !

Please inquire about Holiday weeks/ Special Event rates/ Dinner Parties.
Any parties/events must be discussed before rental starts.

I will negotiate rates for longer stays, just ask.
Half of total charges due at booking.
Balance due at check-in -- cash or check only.

Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check ) to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Amenities

Amenities

Boston Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , tub
  • This newly renovated bathroom is clean and well-appointed.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • The Blue Room - 1 double
    Under the Eaves - 1 twin/ single
  • The Blue Room: You'll sleep like royalty under this ornately carved headboard. This bedroom is perfect for a couple. Under the Eaves: A sweet, simple room featuring a single bed and a cottage-like decor. Note: There is a sleeper sofa in the living room that will comfortably sleep two.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
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