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Charming sunlit house in Boston
Charming sunlit house in Boston
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
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A beautiful house in Rolsindale village an attractive part of Boston.
Hard wood floors with lots of light, 2 bedrooms and large kitchen and dining room, living room, and study. Easy walk to restaurants and shops, walk to commuter rail in 5 minutes.

The space

A cosy house on one floor with typical inside architecture of
East Coast America.
A short walk to all bus stops and village shops,
The house is decorated simply with a calm feel.
As it is our home, it reflects our life-style. We love to travel, to spend time quiet time at home.
We ask you to respect our home as we would yours.

Guest access

Guests have access to the main house - through the front door.
The house is on the first floor only.
The guests may use the front steps, but please note there is no smoking anywhere.
There is a large living room, a dining room, kitchen , front study and two bedrooms. The guests only have access to these rooms.
No access is allowed upstairs.
This a private studio which is occupied with a separate entrance behind the house.
The back area and yard behind the house are private and belong to the studio.
These are separate.
There is no access to the basement.

Great access to Arnold Arboretum, restaurants and farmers market on Saturday.

Other things to note

The house is our home.
Our home is on the first floor.
The second floor is our private studio, this will be occupied.
Please note we do not have a dish-washer and the bathroom has a step up bath tub.

Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet

Always communicate through Airbnb
To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 4PM - 6PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Security deposit is $534


36 Reviews

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Melinda User Profile
October 2017
Roslindale is a cute, quiet community about 35-60 minutes from the Boston airport, depending on traffic. The house has a queen bed, double bed, and double size futon. The kitchen is fully equipped (except a toaster). Lots of books to read and a meditative setting.

D.P. User Profile
October 2017
A charming old home, beautifully done, welcoming! We liked walking around the neighborhood, street parking was easy. While we had a problem with the heating, the response was rapid. Thanks for the wonderful coffee, with all the alternatives to prepare it!

Mel User Profile
September 2017
Fiona was really hospitable and gracious! She very, very kindly let us check in extremely early and check out late to help with international travel with our toddler. The home was very clean, and it has more than you could need in terms of cooking, being self contained etc. I personally found the home a little cluttered and lacking space for guests' bags and personal items. There are also people or owner staying upstairs in the home and their coming and going late at night woke us up once or twice which was inconvenient, although otherwise they were incredibly quiet. All in all, a lovely home with a gracious host who is obviously a lovely person.

Albert User Profile
April 2017
We had a great stay at FJ's place in Roslindale. Communication and check-in went smoothly. Roomy, comfortable space for two couples. We walked into Roslindale Village for dinner two nights. Easy to catch the bus and orange line into Boston.

Barry User Profile
April 2017
Fiona is a lovely person, warm and friendly. We only saw her once at beginning when she gave us the keys. The location was great, a short walk to Rozzy village. For older people, house lighting was too dim and beds too low for us. The bathroom was older but adequate, but the shower somewhat slippery with no hold bar. Fiona had great appliances and cookware, but the counter space was limited. She left us lots of treats - wine, chocolates, fruit, and nuts.

Richard User Profile
November 2016
Greeted by a welcome card, cookies, wine and coffee.

Alan User Profile
September 2016
Our host was very welcoming, considerate and attentive. She kept in touch with us throughout our stay. We had no problems finding the place or parking thanks to her instructions. The location was great for access to the bus line, restaurants and grocery stores. FJ left us wonderful treats: a bottle of wine, cookies, fresh fruit and lots of flowers. There is a large notebook with information about the area and about Boston attractions. The experience was like living in a relative's house - someone who has collected memorabilia, books, photos, throw pillows, and knick-knacks of all sorts for years. In general, the property wasn't typical of other rentals in this regard. It was difficult getting in and out of the platform bed pushed against the wall. The house could use a handyman to fix a few things but overall, the house was clean and things were in working order. Overall, the place was acceptable for our one week stay. Our host deserves a 5 out of 5; the property warrants a 3 1/2.

Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in July 2013
Fj User Profile
Interaction with guests

Detailed information in house of all areas and regions to visit and suggestions of restaurants and cafés in a binder in our home.

About Fj

Nous habitons à Boston aux Etats Unis. On est professeur dans un lycée dans un beau quartier près de Boston.
On voyage beaucoup et on adore parler les autres langues. On a fait plusieurs échanges de maisons, donc on comprend l'importance de respecter les biens des autrui.
On a préparé un livre avec tous les renseignements de la maison et de la région de la
côte Est pour que les voyageurs profitent de ce beau pays.

Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano
Response rate: 80%
Response time: within a day

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