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Family- Friendly Residential Single- Family Home Is Close To Shopping & Subway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
4 nights

Description

Mattapan House Rental Photos and Description

2 bed, 1 full bath (tub and shower), 1 half bath, sleeps 4

This single-family home sits in a safe, quiet residential neighborhood on the south side of Boston. The home offers off-street parking and is within easy walking distance of the subway and buses, as well as grocery, bank, post office, pharmacy, pubs and restaurants.

The wood-frame colonial house has a modern kitchen and 2 baths, dining room, living room, large family room, 2 bedrooms (queen bed, two twin beds and a child cot) and an office. Free wireless Internet, flat-screen TV with local stations, washer and dryer.

Lee is an artist, so the home is filled with original monoprints and oils, as well as works by other artists, and decorated creatively.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Jack Leonard
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Family- Friendly Residential Single- Family Home Is Close To Shopping & Subway
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Relaxing, beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

I was very happy to find this property. It suited our needs perfectly--two bedrooms, one with twin beds for our teens who do not care to share a bed. The house was tastefully decorated and has clearly been well maintained and updated, yet the atmosphere there was casual. We felt right at home, and were glad to be able to spread out and have a kitchen. It was a bit of a hike to the public transit into Boston, but definitely do-able. We also had a rental car for side trips, and the driveway provided off-street parking. The hosts were kind and answered our questions. The information they left was useful (a notated map of the neighborhood, lots of brochures and maps, and info. on things in the house.) We would definitely stay here again, and recommend it to others. We found the neighborhood quiet and we felt safe. From the public service posters in the trolley, the general area has seen some challenges, but they appear to be meeting them with grace. It was a very pleasant visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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5

Perfect for us

  • 5 of 5

Jack's house is wonderful for couples or a family. It's filled art and unique furniture, a warm feeling. We stayed three nights and traveled into Boston each day via the T. This trip takes a minimum of 45 minutes, but sometimes an hour. The walk to the T station is only a few blocks. Jack leaves plenty of brochures for travelers and responds well to questions. Clean and spacious.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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5

A very nice house!!!

  • 5 of 5

It is a perfect place for a long stay. We had a wonderful time there. The house is beautiful and one feels at home. A bit far away from downtown, but it is not a problem if your priority are not the usual city tourist attractions.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Home-away-from-Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house for a few days at the end of September. It was a great place to come "home" to at the end of our long days of sightseeing. We found the grocery store easily and were able to have simple breakfasts at the house, although we didn't cook much as we enjoyed Pat's pizza a couple of nights. We took the trolley/subway into Boston, which was an adventure in inself and greatly enjoyed by my kids. Overall loved the location and the house was comfy & cozy and just perfect for our visit. Thanks so much for your hospitality!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely family friendly home

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed staying here for our family vacation in the Boston area. The kitchen was very well equipped, the house and bedrooms were cozy and comfortable, and overall we would definitely be inclined to stay here in the future.

The home is a little way from public transport and/or the downtown Boston area, so it's probably best if you have a car. Thank you, Jack, for your gracious hospitality; it rivaled that of we southerners!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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5

Long weekend in Boston

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house during the long weekend in October while we visited Boston's colleges. The house was quite big for our family of 4, very cozy and well decorated. The pictures of the house don't truly show the beauty of the house. There is a flat screen in the living room, wi-fi, and an internet radio in the fully equipped kitchen.

There was no phone in the house but we had no problems with Verizon reception. My wife's AT&T phone was spotty.

The owner left a binder with his contact numbers as well as maps with directions to the nearest shops and restaurants. We did not meet the owner in person, but he quickly helped us to address a problem when we called him.

The house is 10 min of walking distance from the T-station, but the trip to the North Boston took us almost an hour.

We truly enjoyed staying in this house and it served a great base for visiting the colleges.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Steel & Rye
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Presidents
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Steel & Rye
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Carson Beach

Rates & Availability

Mattapan House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$150
$875
$2,800
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Mattapan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , downstairs bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master bedroom has queen-sized bed. Guest bedroom has 2 twin beds. Small folding cot can sleep a 5th person (a child)
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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