About this listing
First floor of a three story wooden framed home, built in 1875. A totaly private space. There is a good sized living room, a bedroom with a queen size sleigh bed and a full kitchen. The 'cozy' bathroom was added in 2012. Maximum of TWO people.
Your own 1st floor apartment (over 500 square feet) in a newly renovated three room apartment. Living room, bedroom and spacious kitchen along with a brand(2012)new bath. Bathroom is not huge. (There is a sink, toilet and a shower stall)( I am six feet, two hundred pounds and it works well for me.) Kitchen has a gas stove, a full sized refrigerator, microwave oven, and ample cabinet space. Knives , forks, dishes are all supplied. This is the first floor of a late 1800's era Victoran style home. Enjoy the charm of the past in a newly renovated space. Rest comfortably on a large, queen sized sleigh bed. Mattress and box spring are brand new. Situated just a few blocks from the historic Bunker Hill Monument. Here you'll get a real flavor for the people who make up the neighborhood and the city as a whole. There are a number of fine restaurants within walking distance for you to dine at.. You can walk into town from here. You can take a ferry from the Navy Yard to the Aquarium. From the Aquarium you can board ferries to go whale watching, view the harbor islands, board ferries to Provincetown, Salem and other coastal areas. . Logan International airport is a short ride from and to from the house.
The Boston Naval Shipyard s a short walk from the house. Here, you can view and board the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) . The oldest active battleshIp in the world. The historic Bunker Hll monument. You can climb the over two hundred stairs to the top of the monument. ) just a few blocks from the house. From there you can follow the Freedom Trail Into the city and view many of it's famous sites.
Boston's famous North End section is a brief walk over the bridge where you can enjoy excellent Italian Cuisine.
The Community College T' stop is a short ten minute walk from the house. Interstate Routes 90, 93, 95 and 128 are all easily accessed from Charlestown.
Fenway Park, Harvard Square, JFK library ,all accessible by public transportation.
Questions? just ask...
* REMEMBER WHEN DRIVING FROM NEW YORK, HARTFORD, AND OTHER PLACES SOUTH OF BOSTON TO BOSTON, ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON TO ***ADD A FEW HOURS TO YOUR DRIVING TIME*** BECAUSE OF LARGE AMOUNTS OF TRAFFIC.
*LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS A SHORT
RIDE ACROSS THE HARBOR FROM CHARLESTOWN.
*COMMUNITY COLLEGE T' STOP JUST DOWN THE ROAD FROM THE HOME..10 MINUTE WALK..
**PARKING RESTRICTIONS.-PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!!
PARKING IS RESTRICTED TO RESIDENT ONLY STICKER PARKING 8AM-8PM(MONDAY-FRIDAY). HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS ARE NOT RESTRICTED(NO PROBLEM) GARAGE PARKING AT THE NAUTICA GARAGE AT NAVY YARD. $22.00 PER DAY..
The space is entirely your own and I'll give the keys to you upon your arrival. One key to the font door to the house and a key for the door to the unit.
Interaction with Guests
I may knock on the door if I hear you and see how things are. Normally, once I've met you and giving you the rundown of the place and the area, I pretty much don't bother you.
The neighborhood is a mix of late 1800's style homes. The majority of the properties are owner occupied. It's a nice mix of lifelong 'Townies, young professionals and middle aged families.
Boston is a very walkable city. You can easily walk into downtown from here. It's fifteen to twenty minute walk across the bridge to downtown. Buses down either end of the street as well as easy access to train to downtown. The train station is an eight to ten minute walk directly down the road from here. (Orange Line- Bunker Hill Community College Stop.) Also a ferry from the Navy Yard which drops you off at the Aquarium.(which is right in town)
Other Things to Note
I would appreciate that you include a photo in your reservation request. So, that when you arrive I know who you are. Also, a description of your party. My husband, boy friend, wife, two teenage daughters, etc..
Also, please inform me about any health issues, such as allergies.etc.
Please be considerate of the other people residing in the house. This is a home not a frat house. Any bad behavior will result in you being asked to leave. No smoking at all in the house! . Please do not sit on door stoop in front of the house and smoke. The smoke flows into the next door neighbors window. They have small children. Please do not toss ciggarrette butts into the neighbors stairwell. If you need to smoke -please take a walk ..thanks..
Sorry no pets.
Check in time is 3 P.M.- Check out is 11 A.M. These times may be flexible. Please let me know if your plans warrant different check in/check out times. I'm flexible.
Only registered guests allowed to stay overnight in space.
'DO NOT PARK IN FRONT OF THE HYDRANT" $100.00 FINE..