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Boston Hidden Gem Charming 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Single Family House

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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3 Bedrooms, 2 full Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Tastefully furnished 3 bedroom 2 bathroom single family home with private yard..Large eat in kitchen, living room with cable ready 37 flat screen TV. There is a small office and the house has wireless internet access.Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, a Queen size, a Full size, and 2 Twin's in one room, also full size washer and dryer. Local amenities within walking distance a supermarket 16 restaurants and Bars Harvard's famed Arboretum and Jamaica Plain pond. Transportation the # 39, 41, and 48 bus stop at top of the street providing easy assess to The Medical Area Copley Sq Museums Symphony Hall Berklee Northeastern and Simmons University plus The New England conservatory. The T's orange line is3 blocks away will have you downtown in 10 minutes or back Bay Station in 8 minutes where Amtrak as well as two express buses to New York City depart from. Zipcar the convenient car-sharing service is 3 blocks away from house. There is ample free on St parking 100 yards from the house

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Stephen Williamson / Patrick Byrne
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2016
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About Stephen Williamson / Patrick Byrne

We purchased this wonderful home in 1995 ,we had lived next door for the previous 10 years and we knew that given its location, 5 Mins walk from the subway it would make a great Homeaway for guest,s traveling to Boston, both have worked extensively in the hospitality industry and enjoying sharing our knowledge of this wonderful city with guests

Stephen Williamson / Patrick Byrne purchased this house in 1995

Why Stephen Williamson / Patrick Byrne chose Boston

This charming house offers a restful place to call home while in Boston, you will have exclusive use of the whole house will full use of the back yard with grill and sitting area, it sleeps 6 people comfortable with 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, an eat in kitchen and a sitting room to relax in read your book or check out your favorite TV program

What makes this house unique

You have full use of the back yard with grill and sitting area, a 5 min walk to the subway, as well as ample free on St parking 100 yards from the house, at the top of the St you have Harvard's University 400 acre arboretum a wonderful place to explore, and with so many restaurants within walking distance you could eat in a different one each night for a month


based on 19 traveler reviews

Boston Hidden Gem Charming 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Single Family House
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 19 reviews

How to visit Boston with a large group

  • 4 of 5

This house was a very good fit for our group. The three bedrooms were cute and comfortable and the air conditioners worked extremely well in getting the oppressive northeast humidity out of the house. The two bathrooms also helped in getting the group ready for our various outings throughout the Boston area.

And all the outings were very close due to the location of the house. Everything was within 20 minutes or less. Let's face it, if you want the convenience of a good sized home with all the amenities then this is your destination.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Very cosy house. Great surroundings. Everything you need at walking distance. Attentive hosts. Our family of six had a great time, really felt at home. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Yves Glad you enjoyed your stay, you were lucky with the weather and happy you got to enjoy the back garden, it is our goal that our guests feel that the house and garden is there home away from home, Best Regards Patrick
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Great property in a good location

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for two weeks with a family of four and the location is perfect , 5 mins walk to green Street station for easy access to Boston city centre without the need to have a car also easy access to major highways to travel further afield to cape cod , wrentham outlets by car.

Property was also perfect for our needs and had everything to ensure an enjoyable vacation and at a similar cost to staying at a hotel we were so happy to have rented this house and will be back. The owners were also very nice and on hand if required for advice .

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi John it was our pleasure to have you as our guests, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, i hope you got to visit Harvard's arboretum at the top of our St we look forward to hosting you on a future visit Warm Regards Patrick + Stephen
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  • 2 of 5

Great place if you want to be close to transportation. It is on a very noisy street. Constant traffic. The house is very old and amenities are lacking. The house was very clean:)). Owner was nice and on premises.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, we are fortunate to be so close to transport and to be able to offer free on St parking, unfortunately the traffic was a little heavy as there was road work on the next St so we were getting the diversion, safe travels home.
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Great location, lovely family house

  • 5 of 5

Have recently returned to the UK from a fantastic two week family holiday in Boston. This property is exactly how it looks from the photographs and was ideal for our party of 4 adults and 2 teenagers. Very clean and well appointed, although we didn't use the kitchen other than for breakfast (there are too many nice places to eat in Boston!) Washing machine and dryer in the basement were very welcome, especially as we were there during a heatwave! Owners Stephen and Patrick live next door and are very welcoming and helpful if you need to ask anything. Great location, only a few minutes walk from Green Street subway station and from there just a few stops into the centre of Boston. About 10 minutes walk in the other direction are the local Jamaica Plain shops, including CVS Pharmacy, which sells so much more than you'd think and was great for stocking up on bread, milk and cereals. Two attractions within walking distance not to be missed are the Samuel Adams Brewery tour (we've since found our local supermarket back home in England stocks Samuel Adams Boston Lager) and a stroll round the very picturesque Jamaica Pond. For travelling into Boston, the Charlie Cards are excellent value, unlimited subway travel (plus the inner harbour ferry) for $19 for 7 days - you can buy the passes from the ticket machines at Green Street station. So much to see, we took five days to complete the Freedom Trail (we did look at everything in great detail!). other highlights were a tour of Fenway Park and a baseball game (even though the Red Sox lost), a tour of the house JFK was born in (it's tucked away on the Green Line at Coolidge Corner but well worth a visit, also Revere Beach and Salem were great days out. Can thoroughly recommend both Boston as a holiday destination and this property to stay in. Thank you Stephen and Patrick!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from an extended weekend stay in Boston. My husband and I were looking for a place we could stay with our friends (another couple) and our son who was just returning to Boston from an internship abroad. This place was perfect! The house was clean, reasonably priced and conveniently located just a short walk to the T. The kitchen was well-equipped and we enjoyed making a leisurely breakfast each morning before heading out to explore the city. Having not seen our son in 5 months, we were able to visit with him here, without crowding into an expensive hotel room. We even cooked out on the gas grill a couple of nights and enjoyed the summer evenings in the yard. The owners were out of town during our stay, but they left an organized notebook with information on the house and the area, including the phone number of their handyman. Air conditioner window units kept the house comfortably cool. Beds were comfortable, though one of the double beds was a little creaky as were the floors, but that is to be expected in an older home. We would definitely recommend this place, especially if traveling with others. It offers a great opportunity for small groups to spend time together. Thanks Stephen & Patrick!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay, it is a wonderful location and we are very fortunate to live here, also happy that you got to enjoy the grill and yard, there is nothing like dining outside on a summers evening Thanks Patrick + Stephen
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Logan International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
James Gate
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Boston Waterfront
Nearest Golf
0.75 Miles
Franklin Park
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
MBTA MassTransit
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Rte 93 - Rte 95 Mass Pike 90
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Wonder Spice
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Walloston Beach
Car: not necessary

We located 10 minutes from down town Boston, it is a 15 minute car ride to Rte. 95 or Rte 93 with access to Mass Pike within 15 minutes. Zipcar is a convenient car-sharing service that has cars within a 5 minute walk from the house.

Other Activities: Gym in the neighborhood by 4 blocks


Rates & Availability

Jamaica Plain House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $65

265.00 per night
Peak Week Rates - Marathon week - May 1st through October 31st - Thanksgiving week - Christmas week add $150.00 to the regular weekly rate. Gratuities greatly accepted, thank you.
Discounts offered for longer stays we offer a 10% discount on stays over 7 nights

20% deposit to hold dates and then balance due in cash on arrival

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Jamaica Plain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , vanity sink mirror
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Vanity sink mirror
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
House is smoke free, please enjoy your smoking in the private garden area.

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