Street view,winterLiving room
Entire home/apt
3 Guests
1 Bedroom
2 Beds
$155
Per Night
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About this listing

The apartment is on the top floor of a 3-family Victorian mansion north of Boston in Somerville, Prospect Hill. The house is in a quiet area with a huge yard . From the living room/balcony there is a gorgeous view over Boston and Cambridge.

Street view,winter

Street view,winter


The Space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 3PM - 1AM (next day)
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $20 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $100
Security Deposit: $150
Weekly discount: 10%
Cancellation: Strict

Description

The Space

4 NIGHTS MINIMUM

4-room top floor apartment with lovely view over Boston
1 bedroom, 1 study/guest room, 1 living/dining room, bath and fully stocked kitchen .

The apartment is on the top floor of a 3-family Victorian mansion north of Boston in Somerville, Prospect Hill. The house is in a quiet area with a huge yard yet. From the living room/balcony there is a gorgeous view over Boston and Cambridge. You can even see the Red Sock's stadium! Due to the steep staircase and deck railings the apartment is not suitable to young children under 6 .

The bedroom has a wonderful king size bed with a firm futon mattress and memory foam topper and a huge sky light above.
The guestroom/study has a big sofa bed that sleeps two comfortably (queen size).
The living room has got a wood stove/fireplace.
The shower has got a steam function which converts it into a roman sauna.
The apartment is fully equipped with towels, sheets and everything for the kitchen (gas stove, microwave, fridge, freezer).
Washer + Dryer available in the basement, operates with coins.

###Notice to people with severe cat or dog allergies . The apartment get professionally cleaned between each rental but the dog and the cat have been up there. The cat loves sneaking up here and has been a welcome visitor to those guests missing their own pets at home.

Many American and ethnic restaurants with in walking distance.
Grocery within a .5 miles

Guest Access

Guests have the entire 3rd floor of the house . Thereare 2 flights of stairs first a wide set leading to second floor then a winding set to third floor.
There is a wood burning stove in the apt. for folks with experience but we do not provide wood .

Interaction with Guests

There is a lock box for keys so interaction can be none to seeing each other around the property ,I have a separate entrance. Located on the first floor Im always available for any questions ,concerns or problems.

The Neighborhood

Our neighborhood has become hip: several great restaurants, including Colombian, Peruvian, Indian, German, Korean, an Irish bar and two coffee shops. Capone's home made pasta shop with olives, deserts and cheese is unbeatable. Our Union Square Saturday morning farmer's market from Memorial day to Thanksgiving is the best in Boston (commonly known!).

Getting Around

1.5 miles to Harvard/Cambridge
3.2 miles to Downtown Boston
4.2 miles to Boston Int. Logan Airport
7 miles east to the closest beach, Revere Beach

Very conveniently located to major highways and public transport.
5 min to Highland Ave bus station which goes to either “T" train stations Davis Square or Sullivan Square
The bus and subway take you straight to downtown Boston in about 20 minutes, and a five minute bus ride or an easy walk of 20-25 mins takes you to Harvard Square.

Other Things to Note

###Notice to people with severe cat or dog allergies . The apartment get professionally cleaned between each rental but the dog and the cat have been up there. The cat loves sneaking up here and has been a welcome visitor to those guests missing their own pets at home.

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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not child-friendly (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 1AM (next day).

• Check-in time is 3PM.

~For key retrieval there is a lockbox by the front door.Ask for combo prior to arrival. please replace keys when you leave. Should you need earlier entry or a later departure please contact potentially we'll work something out.
-Parking in driveway available. Pull in facing garage either to the left close to lawn or to the right close to wood fence . The garage is in use and needs ample clearance to back out .
~There is absolutely NO smoking allowed in or around the residence.
~Wifi is provided but downloading is restricted .
-Firewood is not supplied .The wood on front porch specifically belongs to first floor tenant.
~ Please set thermostat lower for when your
away or sleeping. There 4 different times-
wake- leave- return- sleep. Push “set" and use
arrows up and down to adjust time or temp.
Upon departure leave temp at 56 degrees
Set temp. and “hold"
Thank You!

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Fire Extinguisher

Availability
4 nights minimum stay

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