Character and history abound in this utterly charming duplex furnished apartment, in metro Boston near Logan Airport. Awarded for outstanding achievement in historic preservation, the apartment has been completely renovated with loving care, incorporating architectural details and décor that hark back to the building’s rich history as a firehouse. The rooms are chock full of nooks and crannies and charm galore. The gleaming hardwood floors and 11 foot ceilings give an airy, spacious feel as a family friendly vacation rental for Boston visitors. The open concept first floor features a fully equipped kitchen with beautiful wood cabinets and a living room area with flat screen TV and desk area perfect for computer time. There is also a ½ bath and a full bed in a corner away from the living room area. The second floor has two bedrooms and a full bath with claw foot tub with shower. The two-floor apartment has two bedrooms and one and a half baths, accommodating up to six guests. Central air keeps you comfortable in summer, and environmentalists will appreciate the solar heated water and eco-friendly products. Located close to biking and hiking trails, playgrounds and state parks (bike storage provided). 4 blocks to the bus or 20 minute walk to public transit, or drive and park to another metro in 10-15 minutes. All take you Boston’s historic sites, Tufts University and MIT. History buffs will delight. (Note: stairs to bedrooms are a little steep.) Off street parking for one car, must be reserved. No street parking.
- Apartment1200 sq. ft.
- Separate WCs1
- Min. Stay2 - 4 nights
2 Bedroom, 1-1/2 Bath On 2 Floors, Yard And Deck. Quiet And Comfortable
- Calendar last updated:
- 19 Sep 2018
I am the owner of a small local and reputable company representing accommodations in Metro Boston since 1981 and a long-standing member of the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, Massachusetts Lodging Association and Professional Association of Innkeepers International. We own, manage and work closely with each property owner to ensure that they meet safety standards, are well maintained, clean and in desirable locations, giving you comfort in knowing there are no scams and meeting your expectations. Our team at Bed and Breakfast Associates Bay Colony have detailed knowledge of the accommodations and locations. We encourage phone conversations, give personal attention to each inquiry, and are totally committed to providing each guest with exceptional quality, value and customer service.
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100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Very unique find, definitely recommend!
Our family loved our time here. Owners met us at arrival and were easily available whenever needed or for questions. A lot of resources and suggestions provided for travelers unfamiliar with the area. All the comforts of home, including some kitchen supplies (like condiments) that are usually overlooked when traveling. Very charming and historic with lots of room for our family to spread out when everyone needed a little down time after sight seeing
Fantastic piece of history
Loved staying at the old fire house, it was well equipped and very comfortable. It is a little way out of Boston but found the commute via bus then the T from Maldon station or parking at Wellington station then getting the T very easy to do. The owners Jon and Lisa were a lovely couple who were at hand to ask questions if needed. Only downside for us was no washing machine but we managed.
Plenty of space and charm for a relaxing family stay
We had a great time staying at the Firehouse. Peaceful and quiet, beautifully restored and decorated-- your family will have an enjoyable visit.
Another fun stay at the Firehouse!!!
This was our 2nd stay here and we loved it.
The location is perfect for getting around the greater Boston area and the house itself is fun, functional, and comfortable.
When we checked in there were no towels, but Lisa and Jon were on top of it and immediately brought them to us. They are very responsive and great to work with to ensure that our stay was comfortable and worry free.
Charming and unique!
What a lovely place! My husband and I stayed here as our daughter graduated from her masters program at Tuft's University. It was about a 15 minute drive to campus, so very doable. This home-away-from home was very clean and really had everything we needed. Quaint, is a good word to describe this dwelling filled with original wooden doors and floors. Don't forget to read the history of the building that is provided on the big desk. The hosts are very nice and they are available if need be, which is reassuring after driving for 19 hours to get there. My only feedback - could use more kitchen counter space or a island.
Great base while looking at colleges!
Charming restored 1898 firehouse. Very clean and comfortable. Owners were very welcoming. Would definitely recommend it.
Wonderful bike path and parks.
Additional pricing information
Guest will pay occupancy tax (10-15%) if taxes are imposed. This amount will be automatically processed on your credit card when /if taxes are imposed.LONG TERM: (One month or longer) The required minimum number of months (from the 1st month onward) is non-refundable. Additional months over the required minimum are non-refundable if cancelled less than 2 months prior. (Note: Any dates we rebook will be refunded.) Months must be rented consecutively. Minimum $100 fee. 1/2 month security deposit ($500 if just one month rental)