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Spacious Coolidge Corner Brookline Home - 1 Block to Restaurants, Shops, Movies

North Brookline, Boston, MA, USA
  • House2800 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Superior semi-urban location for visitors to Boston, Fenway Park, colleges.

Huge home in 2-Family built in 1910. Old World charm with large living room and dining room, fireplace, 3 bedrooms, plus TV foyer, spacious eat-in kitchen with pantry. Molding and textured walls throughout. Bathroom has stall shower and large tub. Parking for one car. Cable HD TV and WiFi.

Location is in Coolidge Corner, Brookline, one of the most desirable areas in all of Massachusetts. We are a block from Coolidge Corner where there are bookstores, clothing shops, amazing restaurants, and a historically preserved movie theater showing the best of contemporary films. Walk to Fenway Park! Public transit including subway trains and buses (the MBTA), is less than a 5 minute minute walk away. Coolidge Corner also features a Trader Joe's grocer, health clubs, and hair and nail salons.

Owner

Susan Roberts

Member Since 2006
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 07, 2018
About Susan Roberts

I practice law in the Boston area, serving small business clients as their real estate and general counsel. In addition to serving on several nonprofit education and library boards, I'm active in my town's governance and serve on town committees involving real estate development. I love music and am a huge Boston sports fan. Between work, spending time with my kids, and going out with friends, I'm pretty busy, and love being so.

Susan Roberts purchased this House in 2007

Why Susan Roberts chose North Brookline

This home has been in our family for more than 60 years. It is large and lovely, in a special area so close to Boston, yet in a neighborhood all its own. Coolidge Corner is among the most desirable places in all of Massachusetts to live in, and our house is smack... dab, right there. The location can't be beat.

What makes this House unique

Beside our home's terrific location, the house features a large and comfortable kitchen with TV, 3 large bedrooms (one of which has the bed in the adjoining sunporch), an art deco bathroom, and a TV viewing foyer. It is the top floor unit of a two-family condominium, and is our permanent home. Other family lives in the first floor unit below. We are renting our unit out during the times that we'll be away.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen

        Bathrooms

        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, tub, shower, Stall shower and separate tub

          Theme

            • Family
            • Historic
            • Tourist Attractions

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Fireplace
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                      Xfinity from Comcast
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      In basement
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Parking
                      Parking for one passenger vehicle.
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      In basement

                      Kitchen

                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Colorful Fiestaware dishes and serving pieces.
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Large, sunny kitchen, with dining table for 6. Modern Samsung appliances, included double door refrigerator, 6 burner stove, dishwasher, microwave and toaster oven.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining
                              Formal dining room with crystal chandelier, table pads and tablecloths.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Music Library
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Xfinity broadband cable.
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                  HD TVs in kitchen and front foyer.
                                • Video Library

                                  Suitability

                                    • wheelchair inaccessible

                                      Attractions

                                        • arboretum
                                        • churches
                                        • cinemas
                                        • library
                                        • museums
                                        • playground
                                        • pond
                                        • restaurants
                                        • synagogues

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • antiquing
                                            • bird watching
                                            • photography
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • walking

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • fitness center
                                                • groceries
                                                • hospital
                                                • massage therapist
                                                • medical services

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • basketball court
                                                    • cycling
                                                    • golf
                                                    • sailing
                                                    • tennis

                                                      House Rules

                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                      Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                      Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                      2 Reviews

                                                      5/5

                                                      Latest reviews

                                                      Beautiful, well located apartment

                                                      Adam S.

                                                      We had a great stay.

                                                      The location is fantastic -- a block and a half from Coolidge Corner (where there is a T line, restaurants, movie theater, groceries, etc) but on a quiet side street so noise is minimal and kids can walk around safely. There are several parks nearby -- the nearest is about two blocks away (though kids need to cross a Pleasant St, which is modestly busy, to get there). Easy walking / biking / public transit to tons of stuff (BU, Kenmore square, fenway park, longwood area, MFA, ...).

                                                      The apartment is big -- 3 nice bedrooms, a comfortable kitchen with its own table, a big dining room, living room and a separate TV/sitting area. It is nicely furnished with some especially beautiful wood pieces in the living room, dining room and master. It's a second-floor apartment with windows on all four sides of the building, so it gets tons of light all day. It has parking, which is hard to come by in Brookline.

                                                      The apartment was very clean. The linens and towels were nice -- definitely above hotel-grade. The kitchen was fully equipped.

                                                      Two downsides:

                                                      - The laundry is a bit hard to use (down a narrow staircase in an unfinished basement).

                                                      - For longer term stays, there is not enough available storage. The owner cleared out a fair amount of space for us (some hanging space in two closets, some drawers in a dresser, stands for suitcases). This would have been plenty had we been there for only a few days, but we were there for several weeks and found ourselves constantly tiptoeing around the owner's personal belongings. This probably will not be an issue for other guests, since most people will probably stay for less time. Also, we were the first renters -- the owner will probably iron out the kinks over time.

                                                      The owner was very responded quickly and helpfully to all our questions.

                                                      Overall, a great stay.

                                                      Area highlights:

                                                      - Dorado (restaurant with awesome fish tacos)

                                                      - When Pigs Fly (bakery)

                                                      - Peet's (coffee)

                                                      - Cafe Fixe (coffee)

                                                      - Rami's (falafel)

                                                      - FuGaKyu (japanese, on the expensive side)

                                                      - Union Square Donuts

                                                      - Tatte (patisserie)

                                                      - Coolidge Corner public library (one block away!)

                                                      Wonderful Stay! Location Could not have been better!

                                                      Shirah R.

                                                      My 3 & 5 year olds instantly fell in love with this "pink house". We loved how spacious it was and its central location. Just 2 blocks from coffee shops, restaurants, pharmacy, you name it. Centrally located for public transportation, it did the trick.

                                                      The unit was spacious and we appreciated the eat in kitchen along with the roomy dining room. The bedrooms came with A/C window units (which we used), and all rooms had overhead fans. Parking on site also made this location perfect for our needs.

                                                      Susan was a pleasure to work with. Instructions were easy, and everything was explained well.

                                                      thanks for a great stay!

                                                      Location

                                                      North Brookline, Boston, MA, USA

                                                      Availability

                                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                                      Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Refunds permitted if substitute tenant is found.

                                                      $425avg/night
                                                      Enter dates for accurate pricing
                                                      For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

                                                      Property # 3725293

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