About this listing
I'm working professional woman, originally from Armenia, live in Victorian house since year 2000. Very safe and convenient location to Downtown, Harvard Sq. MIT, UMASS, Cape Cod. Being in the city yet having the convenience of the private home
Dorchester is a historic neighborhood of over 6 square miles in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The town was founded by Puritans who emigrated from Dorchester, England in 1630.
This is a Beautiful Victorian house, built on 1848. And the addition, attached Townhouse on the back was built on 1900’s
It is a mixed neighborhood, safe
House: Beautiful, safe and comfortable place for gatherings for friends or families. There is everything to feel at home: The main house can accommodates 8-10 people in the smaller one, which is attached to it, 4-6 people. Two houses are connected with sunny, open balcony, patio on the back, nice place to grill or picnic outside. Ocean is 5 min to drive to Castle Island. UMASS and JFK library and museums 5 min to drive, or free shuttle buses from JKF T-stop. It is possible to reserve both apartments for a bigger group.
Location to public transportation: 4 min to walk to the T- red line Fields Corner stop. Red line is the most convenient line in Boston which connects you to any directions you need to go. The South Station is the 5th stop from the house and next one is Downtown Crossing stop, continues to MIT, Harvard on the same line direct.
You can end your day in the ocean for sunbath, swim or nice walk in Castle Island (Historical site). JFK Library and Museum, UMASS Boston are two stops from the house.
You will be provided: Clean bed sheets, Towels, Hair dryer, Iron & Ironing Board, Map
The library, shopping and eating places just around the corner (Blarney Stone is a nice place to eat on the corner, D-Bar, Pizza, Vietnamese food : Pho-Hoa, Anh-Hong) All within 5 min walk or less
Wireless internet access, cable TV
Parking: is unlimited and save to park on the street, just look the street sings
TRANSPORTATION: From Logan airport: you can have a free ride by taking the Silver line from the airport and changing to T-red line Ashmont train, outbound to the Fields corner. Taxi will cost $35+tip
PS: you can ask to share my car as well (Honda insight, Hybrid)
Dinning room, living room, kitchen, patio on the back, open balcony in the front and back of the house. You can also rent my car (almost new, Honda Insight/hybrid)
Interaction with Guests
e-mail, phone, (website hidden), text, Viber, in person when I'm at home, if I'm not there have a house manager to take care
Mixed, safe, convenient, interesting history, beautiful Victorian homes in Wesley park behind the park
Fields corner stop on T-red line, it is the best in the city, 4 min to walk from the house.
TRANSPORTATION: From Logan airport: you can have a free ride by taking the Silver line from the airport and changing to T-red line Ashmont train, outbound to the Fields corner. Taxi will cost $35+tip You can use UBER as well it’s common now, cheaper
Other Things to Note
While here discover the neighborhood's beautiful Victorian homes, shops and restaurants
Check in 2:00 pm check out 11:00 am
PS: please send your arrival and departure time
You can bring your bags before check in time or leave to pick up later let us to arrange it for you
Outside smoking, keep the place the way you receive it. Details will send after reservation
Hermina always replied very quickly to my emails and was very friendly and helpful. Her description on how to get to the house from the airport was very detailed, so I found it without any difficulties. The house itself was very clean and had everything you could possibly need during your stay (coffee maker, toaster, hairdryer, etc). The room had a key, so it was possible to lock my things inside the room when I left the house during the day. Hermina herself wasn't in town during my stay, but her housekeeper Donna was very friendly and helpful when I had any questions.
Hermina is quite possibly the best airbnb host ever. My boyfriend and I felt so welcome in her home. It is so cute, cozy, and convenient. She is a great lady.
Les informations fournies par Herminia sont claires et aidantes, le quartier sympathique, la proximité du T(red line) très pratique, l'usage de la maison très agréable. Herminia elle-même a été adorable et m'a personnellement dépannée lorsque j'en ai eu besoin. Merci Herminia!
Hermina is seriously the best and the nicest and most accommodating host ever! The house is so cute and in the perfect location. Close to the T (red line=the best line) and downtown Dorchester. You could not ask for a better and more affordable place to stay.
Hermina was a very welcoming host.
Her directions were impeccable, great location close to public transport.
Barbara is such a wonderful lady, so full of life and fun. Nothing is to much trouble for her.
Where do I start, breakfast was fresh fruit and bacon, eggs, toast and coffee. An Airbnb first for me and totally unexpected.
She was very informative about the local and wider area. The house and room was lovely, tastefully decorated and very homely and cozy.
Barbara was prepared to take time out from her schedule to show me round Niagara, if required.
I can honestly say, that if a received this standard of treatment from further hosts in Airbnb, I would be a very happy man and all for a very reasonable price.
Barbara even drove me to the bus terminal to catch a very early bus back to the USA, I am sure this would have been before her waking time, but this is how accommodating she is !!
If I go back to Niagara, I would definitely stay in this again.
Make sure you choose Barbara, everybody needs to meet her at least once !
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About the Host, Hermina
Originally from Armenia, I live in Boston for many years. My house is one of many beautiful Victorian houses in oldest neighborhoods in Boston (Dorchester). The house is beautiful, big, clean and colors are my addition to its charm. I love colors you can see it in the pictures.
I love the idea of B&B and now I have chance to host people from the world in my own house. Traveling is part of my life and staying with family opens chance to meet local people.
I share what I know about Boston with pleasure and sometimes I learn from travelers what they discovered in Boston.