|Space||300 sq. ft.|
|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
PLEASE NOTE: THE ELEVATOR IN THE BUILDING IS UNDER REPAIR AND MOST LIKELY WILL NOT BE WORKING UNTIL FALL 2017. THE STUDIO IS ON THE 4TH FLOOR.
A comfortable, restful little retreat, a few steps from Harvard Square, Harvard Law School, Lesley University, and the Longy School of Music. This soothing studio apartment (300 sq ft) is on the top (4th) floor of a prestigious elevator building on a quiet, tree-lined street. The windows look out to trees and, in the distance, ivy-covered brick buildings and the rooftops of Cambridge.
The apartment is comfortably furnished in clean, simple modern style. The kitchen is equipped with a full-sized refrigerator and gas stove and everything you need to prepare meals. There is a glass shower and a large window in the tiled bathroom. For sleeping, there is a space-saving 'Murphy bed' with a sofa in front. When folded up, the studio feels like a cozy sitting room. The queen-sized bed glides down on top of the sofa to create an exceptionally comfortable bedroom.
The building---the residence of Vladimir Nabokov shortly after the publication of Lolita---has a charming entrance and lobby and a lovely private garden in back, perfect for reading in the sun or shade.
Some of Cambridge’s best restaurants and shops are only a few steps away. The subway is an eight-minute walk, and takes you to downtown Boston in 10 minutes. The Charles River, Harvard’s many museums, the American Rep Theater, and several movie theaters are all within easy walking distance. There are washers and dryers off the lobby.
There is a radio and an iPod docking station in the apartment, but no television. There are parking meters on nearby Mass Ave and garages in Harvard Square, but on-street parking in this neighborhood is a challenge for non-residents.
All in all, an excellent alternative to a hotel room for short-term visitors or scholars.
I only accept cash and checks.
I am a novelist and professor (Brandeis University) and live in nearby Porter Square. When I'm in town, I'm happy to help you with any problems you might run into.
The Owner purchased this condo in 2007
I've tried to keep things simple, clean, and comfortable in the studio. It is an excellent deal for the area.
The location is truly outstanding, especially for anyone who is studying or doing research at Harvard, Harvard Law (it's more or less across the street), Lesley University, or the Longy School of Music. All are steps away.
What a lovely spot! We were close to the Harvard Square "T" stop, and were able to explore Boston during the day, then return to this peaceful, comfortable apartment at night. We had everything we needed- the kitchen was well appointed, the bed comfy, and the bathroom had a lovely shower with plenty of hot water. Stephen was great to deal with. Everything just as described. Thank-you, Stephen!
The apartment is simple, clean and affordable and in a great place to walk to Harvard Square and the surrounding area. The only thing missing is a TV - for March Madness games!
The property is clean and well maintained. An "easy to live in" space. Quick walking access to Harvard Square and the amenities of Mass Ave and Porter Square.
We highly recommend this property.
The studio was quaint , very clean , and warm . The kitchen was well equipped and tidy. The double bed was comfortable and the bathroom
Suprisingly contained my favorite brand of shampoos and shower gel. The location is perfect and walking distance to the remarkable glass flower exhibit and other history and art exhibits. There are great bookstores and architecture to view. Most of all Steve the owner is extremely considerate and caring which was one of the main reasons we settled on this studio. We highly recommend it.
Would rent this place again, though heat in the old building was on the entire time we were there. Made it rather hot at night.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
To keep rates low, I only accept cash or check. I usually ask for a 150$ deposit to confirm reservations and more for longer stays or heavily requested periods. The balance is due at time of check-in.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.