Subway to Boston Medical Free Wifi

House - Private room · Winchester St, Newton, MA 02461, United States

Private room in single family home; use of kitchen, living room and garden. Semi private bath (share tub with owner) free off street parking, and wifi. Short walk to restaurants, nature trails, canoeing on the Charles. Trudy, the cat welcomes all.

The Space

Why would anyone stay in the suburbs? It's quiet, safe, the room is larger, the kitchen well equipped, the ethnic restaurants more reasonably priced.
Single family home circa 1928, 2 story, classic side entrance, New Eng;and colonial. Kitchen, full bath, outside seating area in garden, broadband, large bedroom (second floor) can accommodate up to 2 people, parking for 1 car. A twin sized futon can be used to accommodate people who require their own beds. The large, opening image is the room for rent. It features: Bright and sunny (3 windows) queen-sized TempurPedic mattress, use of closet and chest of drawers, seating for two.
Ask me about service to and from Logan Airport.
Features of the location: Walk to shopping and restaurants. There is a nature preserve along the Charles river, in my neighborhood. 10 minute walk to subway system: 20 minutes to Long-wood Medical Area and art museums; 30 minutes to Back Bay; 40 minute to Financial District; 55 minutes to Harvard Square (short subway ride to a longer bus ride, 75 minutes to Logan airport. Great location, one can take public transit to NYC! It is a short walk from the house to: Chabad house as well as several churches, shopping, restaurants (Thai, Italian, Irish pub, American, Chinese, East coast Mexican) and canoeing on the Charles River. Great spot to tour New England from...5 minutes to major highways North, South and West.
Host is a graphic designer/artist; very friendly and knowledgeable about the neighborhood and Boston. .
The cat (Trudy) is a small Siamese, very sociable. She has promised to do her best to make you feel at home.

Guest Access

Guests are invited to store food and cook in my kitchen, as well as use my living room.
The only areas that are off limits are my studio and office.

Interaction with Guests

I live in my home so on most occasions I shall be home. I drive to NJ overnight every other weekend, so there may be occasions where I am not available however, my neighbor is available if guests have any questions about the house or the neighborhood.

The Neighborhood

Newton has much to offer…there is a historical society (the Jackson Homestead) as well as an arts center. There is a lovely park with nature trails (Cold Spring Park), as well as 2 canoe rentals on the Charles River. One is located at the end of my street. Also at the end of the street is a community shares farm.
The villages themselves have nice restaurants and crafts shops.

Getting around

Very convenient…10 minute walk to the subway into Boston. Also a 10 minute walk to the #59 bus to Watertown Square; connection to Cambridge, and the Arsenal Mall.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 1
Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $360 /week
Monthly Price: $1400 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $10
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

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  • Leslie was a great host! We really enjoyed our stay at her home. The bedroom is great with lot of space and we had a full access to her house. We also got a free parking lot which is nice because parking are expensive in the area. The neighborhood is quiet and the T station is only 10min by walk. She provided us lot of good advice concerning Boston and its area. Thank you very much again :)

    April 2014
  • Leslie was a welcoming host who made my three day stay very pleasant. She answered questions I had including what was available in the neighborhood as well as public transportation to
    Boston. There turned out to be a major snowstorm but the parking place in the back was plowed as was the driveway. The house is two minutes from Rt. 9, a major road to Boston which is only 15-20 minutes away. And, importantly, the bedroom is large and comfortable.

    February 2014
  • My time at this b&b was perfect for my needs. I had access to the T to get to my destinations with no more than a 15 min. walk. The host had everything I needed available and provided me with some coffee and a light breakfast the next morning. If ever I have the need to be in the area again, I will definitely stay at Subway to Boston! It was ideal.

    January 2014
  • My stay with Leslie Genser was very convenient and easy to find from Route 95/128. I had a comfortable night's sleep and felt welcome. Leslie was courteous, friendly, helpful, and easy going.

    January 2014
    Leslie
    Response from Leslie:

    Thanks, Paul. I hope you enjoyed the exhibit.

  • Leslie was very hospitable and accommodating. The room was comfortable and in a convenient location. I plan on staying here again in the future.

    January 2014
  • Always great to stay with Leslie!

    December 2013
  • My daughter stayed. Few days & thought it a warm
    Welcoming environment & a lovely room.

    December 2013
  • Once again, Leslie was a gracious host, even during the threat of inclement weather. I highly recommend Leslie.

    December 2013
  • Leslie's place was just as described! A lovely place, clean and comfortable, and a short walk from T to Boston. Leslie is friendly and hospitable.

    November 2013
  • Although Leslie wasn't around during my stay she laid everything out clearly, comfortably and thoughtfully so that my visit was delightful. She is a terrific host! I highly recommend her!

    November 2013
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Philadelphia College of Art, George Washington University
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Newbury College
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I have lived in Boston 30 years. I am a graphic designer; I teach a course in Typography at a small local college. In my spare time I paint and draw. I also enjoy gardening, cooking and keeping up with friends and family.
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