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Urban Vacation Homes

Member since: 2013
Speaks English

1 Bedroom Home Located Within Walking Distance to Subway

5 Reviews
People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 5 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday home in North Cambridge - Fully Furnished Family Friendly Home Near Harvard & MIT 13R

House, 1 Bedrooms, 1.0 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 4)

Located in Cambridge, just across the Charles River from Boston, this apartment features unique and authentic New England charm with updated modern decor. The home is fully furnished with all the necessities of a true home away from home. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood just off of Massachusetts Avenue, this home is within walking distance to Porter and Davis Squares.

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Sleeping Arrangements

This property is a one bedroom, but comfortably sleeps 4. The bedroom features a queen size bed with a deluxe memory foam mattress to ensure your comfort. The couch in the living room also features a trundle with a double sized bed, also equipped with a memory foam mattress. (We’ve come a long way from the fold out couch!)

Furnishings

All properties in our portfolio include a fully equipped kitchen and linens. Toilet paper, paper towels, laundry soap, and dishwasher detergent (if applicable). If you require specific items, please feel free to contact us.

Transportation

The property is within walking distance to nearby Porter & Davis Squares, which provides easy access to the entire city of Boston. From either Porter or Davis Squares, you can easily find your way around the city by using the Redline portion of the Boston subway system. Adding even more to the convenience of the location, there is also a bus stop located 200 feet from the front door!

Via the subway you can be at the following locations in a matter of minutes:

Harvard - 10 minutes

MIT - 11 minutes

Tufts - 10 minutes

Downtown - 15 minutes

Common - 15 minutes

Mass General Hospital - 15 minutes

Parking

Parking is on street, and always available directly in front of the home. Permit will be provided for use during your stay.

If you are traveling with children please consider renting your baby equipment from our friends at Boston Baby Rentals. They offer full size cribs, portable cribs, strollers, high chairs, and more. It's less costly than paying expensive baggage fees at the airport. These items can be delivered and setup prior to your arrival.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Urban Vacation Homes (Property Manager)
Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the manager

The unit is nicely furnished. The location was convenient, and we had no trouble finding a parking space.



If Sean gets this, I would be very curious to know what brand of mattress topper was on the queen bed? It was very comfortable, and I haven't found one like it when I've looked.
Nov 2013
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Reviews

3.8
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

1 Bedroom Home Located Within Walking Distance to Subway
average rating of 3.8 based on 7 reviews
5

Great spot to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a weekend here with three friends and a pup -- the house was clean, comfortably accommodated four people, and it was just a quick walk to Davis Square (recommend Diesel Cafe & Nine Bar Espresso) -- it was everything we needed! The property manager was friendly and very responsive. All in all a lovely July weekend in Boston!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orange County, CA
3

Adequate - Love the wood in the apartment

  • 3 of 5

We stayed 5 nights to visit our daughter in college.

PROS

1. The apartment gave us a genuine feel of Boston living and housing.

Quiet neighborhood.

2. Beds were very comfortable/cozy.

3. Close to the subway, shopping and historical sites.

4. Bathroom light was burned out and someone came to fix it the same day.

CONS

1. Bugs. Ants in the bathroom and a house centipede came out to visit us

one morning from under the bed in the living room. They are quite

creepy and run very fast.

2. Shawn was helpful for the most part. I would STRONGLY suggest not

leaving anything behind. We left at 3am and forgot to check the closet.

We left 3 men's shirts. I texted and called to let Shawn know. He said

he'd take care of it. I called and texted many more times and was told the

shirts were sent 2-day priority. I offered to pay the postage several

times....and was told not to worry about it. However I am still

waiting on the shirts. No reply to my texts. :o(

SUGGESTIONS

The welcome letter says they will have an information package 'just for you'. There was no such packet. I would suggest a list of restaurants, grocery stores and historical sites in the area that would help new comers navigate around the area.

Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Nice location

  • 3 of 5

The place was in a good location for being close to who we were visiting. Sean was very helpful and considerate. The place had the basics that we needed for our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, Washington
4

Quiet and comfortable. Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I loved staying in this spacious and quiet apartment to explore Cambridge and Somerville. We visited without our son, but he would have been comfortable there. The only downside for those with a child in tow is that there was no bathtub (only a shower) but on the plus side, there was a pack and play in the bedroom closet. All the amenities of home were available- laundry and a equipped kitchen. There was also very easy street parking.

We made enjoyed the wonderful restaurants of Davis and Union Square and enjoyed the easy T access to Boston.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice, clean, and comfortable place to stay.

  • 4 of 5

Quiet neighborhood within walking distance to shopping areas and restaurants. Manager responded quickly to requests and questions and was available by phone, email and text. Besides groceries, everything was provided for a comfortable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a great review. It is always a pleasure hearing from our guests. Boston Vacation Homes is glad you enjoyed your stay in Boston. If you or friends travel to Boston in the future, we would love to host you. Safe travels!
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Location

The Rindgefield is located between Porter and Davis Squares. The neighborhood has eclectic charm, authentic New England architecture and includes an array of coffee shops, fine dining and access to local transportation. Many travelers have said the area is more lively than Harvard Square. Upon arrival we urge you to explore the area, provide your feedback and let us know what you think!

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Prices & Availability

Notes

  • Required Fees

    * Occupancy Tax: %14.45 (Percentage of Rent & Taxable Fees)
    * Required Cleaning Fee: $99.00 (Flat Rate Per Stay)
    * Required Property Damage Protection: $39.00 (Flat Rate Per Stay)

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in North Cambridge in Greater Boston

Property Type:
  • house
  • floor 1
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The unit provides accommodations for two additional people on two twin trundle beds with premium memory foam mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Notes:
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