About this listing
This spacious 2 family is located just on the out skirts of the city with street parking, only minutes from public transportation.
Room is small and cozy with a full size bed - 54 x 75 inches (137 x 190 cm). Closet is very small.
*Apartment is pet-free and smoke-free
*Bathroom is shared
*There is a kitchen for your use
*Television w/ basic cable
*Wireless internet connection
The #16 Bus is a less than 3 min walk from the house, it takes you direct to the MBTA Red line to the center of the city (Park St Station), South Station, MIT, Harvard Sq.(from the airport you change Silver line to Red line from South Station)
Also located within a 15 minute walk is the Commuter Rail (Purple Line) which can take you to other parts of Massachusetts.
Boston Logan International Airport is a 15 minute drive or an hour ride via public transportation.
The I-93 and the Mass Pike (I-90) are a short drive away.
About a 5-10 min quick drive gets you to South Bay Shopping Center, where you'll find: Stop 'N' Shop, Target, Home Depot, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Office Max, Best Buy, Old Navy and a few more shops.
About the area:
Looking for the Ocean? South Boston's Pleasure Bay is a 5 min drive: you can end your day on the beach swimming or walking along the ocean on Castel Island (historical site)
Want to spend some time on the golf course? Enjoy Franklin Park Public Golf Club (a 5 min drive away) You can also find Franking Park Zoo here.
Need to do a little bit of laundry? There is a laundromat located a short distance between my home and Uphams Corner
NO PETS and NO SMOKING, please. The apartment is cleaned and maintained with non-toxic and environmentally friendly products.
Note that my pricing is designed to provide extremely affordable rates for single travelers and that there is an additional fee for a second person.
Since I'll be sharing my home with you, please tell me little bit about who you are or what you're doing or include a little information about yourself in a note to me. Thank you.
Common sense is the greatest rule :-) We all have it, so lets try to utilize it.
FOOD AND DRINK
Kitchen is user friendly. Please clean up after yourself.
Please eat and drink in the kitchen. No food is permitted in the guest rooms because of the potential for unwanted pests. Only bring water into the room.
Feel free to use all the kitchen tools you may find useful but please when you are done, wash it. The host of the house is happy to show you how to use it.
TOWELS, SHEETS AND PILLOWS
Upon your arrival you are given a couple of towels. Laundry service is not offered, there is a laundromat located close by within walking distance.
Sheets/Towels are cleaned and changed every week.
Please limit your shower to 15 mins (This rule is in effect because previous guest have taken 20 - 30 min showers (to soothe their stress) Not only are you depriving your fellow guest of hot water, but the hot water tank has to generate more hot water, water and electricity are costly expenses.
Due to the close proximity of the rooms the host ask that you refrain from showering between the hours of 12:00 AM and 5:00 AM
"If you sprinkle when you tinkle, please be neat and clean the seat" :-)
AC and HEATING
The temperature is set to a conformable temperature during winter months. Please notify the host if you need it adjusted.
We ask that you consider privacy of other residents, keeping noise levels down and not bring visitors to the house.
See Airbnb Terms and Privacy
The place is nice with all the amenities. It felt like home for us. It only takes a few minutes to walk to bus # 16 and transfer to red line to go to downtown Boston. Vietnamese restaurants and grocery stores are within walking distance. Fanny was always helpful and provides us what we need!
Very nice place with a wonderful host, who took very good care of us. The room was clean and exactly as the pictures and description. With public transportation just around the corner, it was easy to get around Boston.
They were very friendly and welcoming, arrived a little late and still she was up to greet me :D
Plus the location is pretty close to public transport.
Great experience, everything was clean and hosts were very nice. The bedroom is on the third floor, and there is a separate kitchen and TV area also available for use on that floor. Thank you for a wonderful stay!
I highly enjoyed my first Airbnb experience at Fanny's place. The bedroom shown (with the slanted roof) is especially great because its one of two on the top floor of the house, allowing for a lot of privacy. Additionally, it comes with a rather private living room and kitchen, making the place feel like a full home. Fanny was also exceptionally welcoming, helping me to carry my suitcases and dropping me off at the nearest station when I was ready to leave. The surrounding neighborhood is filled with a lot of local convenience shops that sell various things-clothes, shoes, food, and a local CVS. All in all, I felt that I could not have had a luckier first experience with Airbnb.
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About the Host, Kathe/Fanny/Candice
I work HARD and I enjoy life just as hard.
I enjoy traveling and have been to Canada, Spain, Gibraltar, Grenada, Puerto Rico, St. Marteen, Mexico and many parts of the USA. Places that I would like to visit someday are Australia, Germany, Ireland, London, China, and Japan just to name a few. Ultimately I would love to visit every part of the globe.
I joined airbnb to meet interesting people, so far I'm very impressed...Have hosted guests from all over the world since 2011...I look forward to meeting many more people from around the world.. I would love to learn a second language, so any help is appreciated :-)
I look forward to continue hosting and meeting many more people.