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Boston Massachusetts 02135 United States of America

Listing # 118550

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Large furnished 1 BR on Boston/Brookline line on T, near univs/hospitals, WFoods

*mid-Jan-early Apr 2019

*Large, sunny and bright 1BR furnished condo apt on Boston's safe, convenient Brighton/Brookline border, quiet side street 2 blocks to Whole Foods, close to Washington Square.

*Apartment details: Top 3rd-floor apt, redone hw floors, large kitchen, laundry in building, enclosed porch. Spacious kitchen/LR. Large E/NE-facing windows. Bedroom w/queen bed faces E/SE, full closet and bureaus. Use of office/second BR for some storage negotiable (not incl. in sq ft). Good for couple or single person.

*Amenities: Tastefully furnished. Fully equipped kitchen w/gas stove, euro fridge, microwave, D/W. Linens/bedding provided on request. Wireless internet. Reasonably quiet, well-maintained managed condo bldg. Architectural fireplace (decorative only), high ceilings, very bright/natural light. No A/C, fans available.

*Transport: Well-located on the B-line (Wash Sq/5 mins), or walk to C-line (Wash Sq/7 mins), and D-line (Beaconsfield/12 mins). Longwood Medical area bus #65 at Wash St. Close to BC, BU, Longwood hospitals; not far from MIT, Harvard. Easy commute downtown/to MGH. 2 miles from Harvard Sq./Harvard U schools; walk to nearby #66 bus straight to JFK St./Hvd Sq. We don't own a car; if a car is necessary, renting a parking space nearby recommended. Uber/Zipcar in area. Bike storage available.

*Neighborhood/shopping: Washington Sq. in Brighton/Brookline, western neighborhood of Boston, 1 block from Brookline. Whole Foods 2 blocks away. It's a 7-min walk to Beacon St/Washington Square's restaurant scene: Barcelona tapas (also in NYC/DC), gastro pubs, one of London's Caffe Neros. Close to several parks. 15-min walk to Coolidge Corner's Trader Joe's, bookstores, Coolidge Corner independent movie theater, cafes, restaurants, boutiques.

*Rent/utilities: Rental is $1995., includes utilities: electricity/gas (standard use), heat/hot water, wireless internet/phone, and basic cable TV. Refundable security/cleaning deposit of $500. and half month's rent (applicable towards first month's rent) needed to hold your reservation in good faith. Standard short-term agreement to be signed by both parties.

*Owner: Associate Professor, a BU graduate and 15+-year resident of this neighborhood--it's a great area, both residential and convenient to downtown. I know almost everything about Boston and getting around, the best places to eat and shop, etc., so just ask if you have questions throughout your stay. I'd like to rent my place to a fellow academic while I'm away, and I'm looking for a reliable, trustworthy, and tidy person/couple who will be respectful tenants of the condo building.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
790 Sq. Feet
Suited for
2 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Wednesday, January 23, 2019 until Monday, April 1, 2019
Minimum Stay
2 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
c. Jan 23-c. Apr 1, 2019
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Boston
Postal Code - State or Province 02135 MA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Brighton/Brookline, Washington Sq.
Closest University Boston University/Boston College/downtown
University nearby MIT, Harvard, Northeastern, Suffolk, Emerson; further from Tufts, Brandeis, Wellesley

Rental Price:

USD 1995 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Architectural Gem
  • Available for Short Term
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Other: laundry in building


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

  • Care for Plants
Housesitting Comments
May need assistance with watering plants and collecting mail

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