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Owner

Member since: 2015
Speaks english, italian

European style 3 Bed/2 Bath close to all (20 min to Back Bay/Copley Sq.)

16 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this West Roxbury holiday apartment

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Beautiful, fully renovated apartment situated a 15 minute drive (local streets, not highway) from Boston. An excellent option to experience your stay in Boston in a comfortable, spacious, full of natural light apartment, central to all amenities (bus/commuter rail/super market/coffee places, typical small neighborhood restaurants).

The apartment is located in the second floor of a 2 story house and features 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, central AC, fireplace, WI-FI, washer & dryer in unit, hardwood floors, working fireplace, etc. It is fully renovated and it can accommodate comfortably 6 people. It features classical New England woodwork : take a look at photos as they speak for themselves.

Commute to Copley Sq via commuter rail (should you chose to not drive through beautiful Jamaica/Riverway along Jamaica Pond) is a clean 15 minute ride door to door : to South Station (the financial district & waterfront) a 17 minute ride.

Priceless convenience!

Distance to Boston College a 15 minute drive city streets, through Brookline. Northeastern University, New England Conservatory, Boston Conservatory & all other Fenway schools a 13 minute commuter rail ride (Ruggles stop on commuter rail route).

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Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, italian

Why Owner chose Boston

I value the proximity to Boston, the movement in the morning and the quietness at night.

What makes this apartment unique

Unbeatable convenience!! Proximity to a very efficient commuter rail line you can reach downtown Boston & Copley Sq in 20 minutes without the hassle to park or excess expenses with your car.

You can walk to high quality local supermarket, post office, coffee shops, & neighborhood eateries.

Reviews

4.3
based on 16 traveller reviews

European style 3 Bed/2 Bath close to all (20 min to Back Bay/Copley Sq.)
average rating of 4.3125 based on 16 reviews
4

Very good value.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was clean and perfect for our purposes as a base from which to look at schools.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Okay Stay

  • 3 of 5

The property is well kept. It has a nice feel of home; however, it has an odor that was very pungent. The owner was very nice and helpful. She met us at the property and showed us around the property. She also supplied us with febreeze spray for the odor. The condo was clean and well kept. The internet was very slow.

Lots of places in walking distance. Starbucks, pizza, deli, banks, chinese food, and a bakery.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect little gem!!

  • 4 of 5

Glad I found this place. It's the perfect spot from Boston and my cousin's wedding venue. The apartment was clean and cozy. Loved the decor! Everything is provided as stated.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice, cozy and clean

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very nice, cozy and clean. we are a group of 7 people (3 couples and 1 baby). It has a good layout so each family has their own privacy.

Irida was very responsive and made sure we had everything we needed. We had a great time visiting Boston and a wonderful stay here!

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chin-Yuan!
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Beautiful and restful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a change in the number of people on our booking and Irida accommodated us on short notice with no difficulty. The apartment is very nice and clean. It also has a great layout so everyone has their own privacy. We really had a wonderful stay and are so happy with our booking. Thank you, Irida!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Megan! Wish you and family all the best!
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Overall the home was fantastic, I would recommend it to others.

  • 4 of 5

Good neighborhood, stores close by, T-Rail close by, buses close by, ample parking and good size rooms.

Pitfalls were minor in nature, the one shower needed a plastic water resistant curtain, but loads of hot water

the hardwood floors were clean but upon arrival we noticed some pretty good scratches and there was no one

available to show this to so we took pictures to show this was not our doing but it would have been nice to have

had a representative do a walk through to insure previous items of damage would not become our responsibility.

Not having yet received our damage deposit refund or credit this could still become a concern. Just a heads up the

T-rail pass that you purchase to ride the "Charlie & buses" does not include the train (Purple Line) we rode all week

until our last night when we were confronted by train authorities that we needed to purchase a different pass to ride

the Purple Line what a shock as that was our specific request at the Pharmacy purchasing agent for the Charlie pass

located one block from the train station. But the $19 pass good for the week is a great deal you can ride all other lines.

Back to the house there were house rules real easy to follow and most were very normal, like putting out the garbage

and items left by others sort of the pass it forward if not needed and all appliances worked and did I mention plenty

of hot water, great when a family of six are using morning showers. We would stay again and do recommend this unit.

The owner was away in Italy but her parents were living in the lower unit but during our stay they also were away so it

was not a problem just no personal contact for our particular stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
5 minutes walk
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
95 & 90
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in West Roxbury, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$356
A$6,115
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee > 7 days A$168
Cleaning fee 1 A$121
Refundable Damage Deposit A$403
Extra ppl above 6 A$47

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in West Roxbury, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
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