Beautiful Victorian House

House - Entire home/apt · Park St, Boston, MA 02122, United States

Very convenient to the city center, UMASS Boston, JFK Library & museum, Castle Island fort, Cape Cod highway

The Space

Beautiful place for gatherings for friends or families, big and has everything to feel at home: The main house can accommodates 8-12 people in the big house and 4-6 next door attached smaller one. On the back of the house there is a patio where be used for 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 JKF

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.
The house is Beautiful Victorian houses built on 1848. And the addition of Townhouse on the back was on 1900’s
This is not the wealthiest part of Boston at the present, yet very convenient , affordable and save location to the city center, Cambridge, Harvard Square, MIT, ocean, South Shore
The Townhouse has 2 bedrooms, 1,5 bathrooms, on two floors, very cozy, sunny, has all you need to feel homey. Sleeps 4-6 people. One bedroom has king size bed, the second one queen size bed and sleep sofa in the living room. If you need a third bedroom the studio downstairs can be rented for extra cost as well to accommodate more people. This is just below the apartment and has separate entrance.
The Victorian house is also available for big family gathering or events. It has 4bedrooms, 1,5 bath. It sleeps 8-10 people. Price for up to 10 people is $370+$120 cleaning fee. For this house you have to check with me. I can send you pictures ( it is a beautiful house)
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 in Dorchester 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 or less
Wireless internet access, cable TV, home phone for you to make local calls, Canada free
Parking: is unlimited and save to park on the street, just look the sings
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
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Guest Access

Restaurants, library around the scorner, shopping mall, Dankin Donut, good Vietnamese food

Interaction with Guests

E-mail, phone, in person

The Neighborhood

Mixed, not wealthier, but has pockets with beautiful Victorian houses, save

Getting around

T-red line is the best in the city, 4 min to walk

Other Things to Note

Extra details in the house you can look on the fridge

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 12
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 4
Extra people: $20 / night after 10 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $2300 /week
Security Deposit: $200
Cleaning Fee: $120
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • I stayed here while I was attending a convention with my family and friends. There were 8 of us total and we never felt like there wasn't enough room! Everyone loved the house and everything that was there. Our host recommended delicious places to eat that were in walking distance as well, which made our time here perfect.

    March 2014
  • My friends and I (total 10 people) lived in Hermina's Beautiful Victorian House during Thanksgiving. Although at first we had some confusions, Hermina and her helper, Donna always reply us in a short time. The location is good; it is easy to get to the Dunkin Donuts, McDonalds, and the red line station in only a few minutes. We bought one week pass for the subway and it's very convenient since we took subway every day to different areas in Boston. Personally, I think the best part of the house was the kitchen as it had almost everything we needed for cooking. For example, there was rice cooker that we could use to have rice for our dinner. Utensils were also enough for 10 people. Overall, we felt relaxed in the house; it gave us a feeling of home!

    December 2013
  • close to metro and restaurants neibourhood a bit run down but safe accom cozy and plenty of room we had a great time in boston hostess most helpful vietnames restaurant at end of road great pub on high st we won trivia nite 25$ off bill and good food

    September 2013
  • Three of us stayed with Hermina for a whole week and we so loved being there! Her beautiful Victorian house is really spacious and well decorated with everything you need. Hermina could not be more friendly and welcoming, offering to help out in so many ways and lovely to meet.

    April 2013
    Response from Hermina:

    Dear Harriet thank you, it was nice to host you. Too bad I could not say you good bye

  • Very nice place and host. The house is big, comfortable, clean, with a lot of space and four rooms, with 1,5 bathrooms. The host is very nice, and we are happy to have met her. She lives in the same house than the guests. The area is in Dorchester, that is not close to downtown Boston, but the subway is close to the house. The area is not very good, and there is nothing to do here, but it is safe (and the police station is close to the house).

    August 2012
  • Very nice experience. Hermina is a lovely generous and trusty person. Her house is very well situated, only a few station from central Boston. Highly recommended!

    August 2012
  • Hermina is a nice host - affable and willing to impart information. The place is ok. There are a lot of rooms in the house but with two primary toilets so this tended to cause a delay in getting everyone out. We hit the peak of the heatwave and there was one portable aircon unit but the other room was left with a ceiling fan. Hence we only went back to the house in late at night when it was cooler. Area is close to a lot of Vietnamese restaurants - all pretty good. Near the JFK library as well.

    August 2012
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Originally from Armenia, I live in Boston last 15 years. My house is one of many beautiful Victorian houses in one of the 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. I love traveling and the experience of meeting locals and one way of doing it, is where do you stay. I share what I know about Boston with pleasure and sometimes I learn from travelers what they discovered in Boston.
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