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Bedrooms 2
Space 176 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spacious, 2000 sq.ft.on 2 levels, private entrance, close to Boston

Enjoy our easy access location off the Mass Pike at exit 17, just seven miles West of Boston, in Newton, MA.

Newton - Top 10 Safest Cities in the U.S. (2000-2014 Stats).

We are close to all the Boston Hospitals and Universities, many of which are located within Newton - Boston College, Lasell College, Mount Ida College, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, New England School of Acupuncture, Pine Manor.

Wonderful starting point for sightseeing in Boston as we are located just one block's walk from the 10 minute ride on board the Boston Express Bus. Completely avoid the hassle and the expense of parking.

This is the sister apartment to our VRBO listing #777119. They are in the same house,

a fully preserved, restored & beautifully decorated Queen Anne Victorian, circa 1880. Build by one of the wealthier families in the area at the time. It features outstanding 1800's oak cabinetry, oak beamed ceilings, three original fireplaces, recently converted to natural gas, huge rooms, 10 foot high ceilings, fabulous quarter sawn oak bridal stairway and many more original features in pristine condition.

We offer many high-end amenities, to compliment these outstanding architectural features, to meet all of your needs.

This private apartment within our Victorian Home sleeps 6 people comfortably in huge, high ceiling, spotless and pristine rooms.

This private apartment features a full size washer/dryer for your exclusive use within the apartment's Laundry Room. The kitchen is fully equipped.

This private apartment in our Victorian home features all new high-end luxury bedding. All mattresses feature top line memory foam toppers, crisp white highest quality linens, all hypoallergenic comforters and duvet covers. Super absorbent towels are included. We have three gas burning fireplaces for ambiance and/or just enjoying on chilly nights. All bedrooms are air conditioned.

Enjoy Premium cable TV. and WIFI



Boston holidays and vacations

Extended or Short Term location while you home renovations are being done

Visiting friends and relatives in the Boston area

Visiting young adults at college

Sporting events

The Boston Marathon

4th of July celebrations

Medical procedures

Visiting professors/ sabbaticals

Seminar and Conference attendance



No smoking

No pets

More Details

Susan Mann
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
13 January, 2018

About Susan Mann

We are Boston area natives and attended college at Boston University and Suffolk.

Susan is a social worker and Richard a business man. We both enjoy meeting new people and helping them as much as we possibly can enjoy their visit to Beantown / Boston.

We close to the property and are available for advise and guidance whenever and however we can be of assistance.

Susan Mann purchased this apartment in 1971

Why Susan Mann chose Newton Corner

Newton, MA is in the Top 10 Safest Cities in the U.S. (2000-2014 Stats).

Newton, Massachusetts is a vibrant community comprised of 13 distinctive villages.

Located just 7 miles west of Boston, Newton is well respected for the quality of education, community life, exceptional homes, and beautiful open spaces. Newton has frequently been voted as one of the 10 best communities to live in.

The Boston Marathon's Heartbreak Hill is located in Newton just a 10 minute walk from our home.

With a population of about 80,000 residents and approximately 26,000 homes, the city is also home to a large a vibrant academic community that includes Boston College, Mount Ida College and Lasell College, Boston Ballet School. The Boston Marathon runs right through the City with Heartbreak Hill beginning next to City Hall. The Newton Free Library is well respected as one of the largest, most well equipped libraries in the Commonwealth.

By size the city is 18.3 square miles bordering the communities of Brookline, Boston, Brighton, Watertown, Waltham, Weston, Wellesley, Needham and West Roxbury. Newton also has east–west and north-south highway infrastructure with Routes 90 and 95 running through the city.

What makes this apartment unique

This private apartment within our 1880 Queen Anne Victorian home is comprised of two levels and has beautiful original oak woodworking and an elaborate bridal stairway.

You'll enjoy the feel of staying in our extremely well appointed Victorian Castle 7 miles and just 10 minutes from all of the entertainment and attractions of Downtown Boston.

5 minutes from dozens of fantastic restaurants of every international cuisine. We are 3 minutes from Whole Foods, 4 minutes from Trader's Joe's, 2 minutes from biking and jogging trails, boating is 10 minutes nearby.

We have combined this with brand new high-end bedding all with top of the line memory foam toppers, brand new high-end luxury sheets, comforters, duvet covers, bath towels.

There is a large dining room that seats 6 and Premium Cable with HBO, STARZ, as well as WIFI.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We explored Boston. Ventured into Maine and Cape Cod, and visited Harvard Univ.. It was wonderful being able to spend time together in this wonderful house with the family. A very clean, nice and quiet house for us to have a home away from home. Thanks for letting us stay here. We wnjoyed exploring Boston and then surrounding area.
Aug 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Newton Corner, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 176 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No smoking or vaping of any substance inside or outside the property
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • master bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , sleep sofa is in the dressing area
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sofa bed/futon
  • sleeps 4-6 in beds
  • Books ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Not Suitable for Events on the Property.


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average rating of 4.86 based on 53 reviews

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Staying here was just like being at home. It was so comfortable and cozy. The beds were very comfortable and the house was quiet which is important when you are traveling. Susan was a great host. She explained everything thoroughly. Would love to stay here on our next visit to Boston.

  • Review Submitted: 08/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay here. You are always welcome back.
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Our Thanksgiving Stay

  • 5 of 5

Loved the home. Great fireplaces and furnishings. Near stores and restaurants; easy access to Mass Pike and stores nearby. Very cozy and inviting.

  • Review Submitted: 27/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you and your family were able to enjoy Thanksgiving in our home.
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Comfortable, spacious

  • 5 of 5

The home was clean and comfortable. Instructions and labels were spot on. The owners were very friendly and it was apparent that they would go out if their way if we needed anything.

  • Review Submitted: 23/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Trish--so glad that our house worked out well for you. You had some beautiful weather to enjoy Boston!!
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Great stay and wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

We had plane delays to get there and Susan was awesome in adjusting her schedule to be able to meet us there. She gave us a personal tour and made sure that we knew where things were. The place was very nice, clean and cool. Our entire stay at the end of July/start of August the temperature in the house was very comfortable. We did not lack amenities while staying as they had provided nicely. Susan was a wonderful host! Beds were very comfortable and we had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: 11/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words---so glad you had a great vacation!
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Lancaster, PA

Recommended suburban apartment close to Boston

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week-long stay in this apartment. Susan gave a very warm welcome and was generous with information and tips about visiting Boston, Cambridge, and Brookline, and with information about Newton neighborhood restaurants and services within easy walking distance of the apartment.

The apartment was exactly as described. It was very nice, attractive, spacious, clean, and comfortable, and included parking (a big deal in the Boston area).

Access to Boston areas was easy, direct, and quick via express bus or car. Express buses to Copley Square in Back Bay and to Downtown Boston ran frequently all day and were just steps away from the apartment front door. Recommended car parking at the Cambridge Municipal Green Street Parking Garage in Central Square, Cambridge, was easy to get to, economical, and steps away from the subway. This attended garage is open 24/7 and charges a flat $2.00 per hour, compared to the $20.00 or much more for a couple of hours at the typical Boston area parking garage. On-street parking is limited and difficult to find.

The Boston area transportation system ("the T") is excellent, and sells various short and longer term bus and subway pass options in the subway stations. Also, the Boston/Cambridge/Brookline area is compact, beautiful, and interesting - a premier area for walking about.

For comfort and ease of getting around, we would definitely stay here during our next Boston trips.

  • Review Submitted: 02/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So nice to meet you and Tom. Glad you had time to reconnect with old friends and be back in Boston!!
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San Jose ca

Beautiful, quiet, clean, comfortable, great location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying here. The house is beautiful, clean, and has everything. The owner made sure that everything was just the way it should be, and she was nice to work with. The beds were soft, the air conditioning a blessing. We wound up sleeping in late and getting a leisurely start to the days because we were so comfy. Loved having a full kitchen so we didn't have to eat out much, and having a separate bedroom for each child. We also loved walking around the neighborhood, going to the Boston public library, the museum of fine arts, the Lego museum, Public Gardens, Swan boats, etc. etc. Looking forward to coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 14/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really enjoyed meeting you and your family--especially Elliot. So glad it was your home away from home and look forward to return visits from you.
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Logan International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Buff's Pub, LivingSocial, Cook, Brewer’s Coalition
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Newton, ma
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Mass Pike (Rte 90)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Thai North, Cook, Bertucci’s, Sycamore, O'Hara's
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Car: recommended

Newton is among the TOP TEN SAFEST CITIES IN THE US. (Stats 2000-2014)

We are located in the eastern end of Newton close to Boston. Local Express Bus is 1 minute walk away and will have you in Boston in 10 minutes.

Easy on the Mass Pike at exit 17- Travel to everywhere from this location. You'll be on the Mass Pike in 30 seconds.


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$189.47
Damage Deposit AU$252.62

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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