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Boston Massachusetts 02130 United States of America

Listing # 132182

Rates From USD 2800 Monthly
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Last Updated: Saturday, December 12, 2020

Spacious 2-bedroom home on a quiet side street, 5 minutes to subway, musicians welcome, LBGTQ friendly

Enjoy this spacious, floor-through two-bedroom apartment in a Victorian house on a tranquil side street of Jamaica Plain. Apartment is furnished and has full kitchen. Handily located, it's two blocks from the Southwest Corridor where you'll find bike and running trails and the T transit (Orange Line to Back Bay, Longwood Medical Area, Downtown Crossing and easy connections to Cambridge and Logan Airport). Discover the charms of Jamaica Plain: its locally-owned businesses, small breweries, cute coffee shops, art studios, and lots of nice outdoor space for recreation and relaxation.
One bedroom has a queen bed and the other has a double bed, and there are small desks that can be put where you need them. There is a comfortable living room with a bay window, and a renovated eat-in kitchen equipped with cooking and table ware. Please inquire if you have specific needs not mentioned here.
High speed fiber optic WiFi is free of charge.
You have control of the temperature with zoned air conditioning and central heat.
Washer and dryer in the basement for your use.
Shared small back yard with deck.
Parking on street is free. Apartment is very well situated for public transit. Bike shares also nearby.
Several very nice parks nearby for walking, running, biking, and golf.
Oxford commas are welcome though not required.
About music: My home is in the unit above. I'm a maker and professor of music. Sometimes you may hear it, though my main rehearsal space is separated by two floors, and it's mostly acoustic music. Aside from the very occasional exuberant jam session, I'm a bookish person, and my social life runs to dinner parties more than dance parties.
Are you a musician? Use of an electronic keyboard could be arranged, as could negotiable use of my Bechstein 7' grand piano which lives in my apartment.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
1000 Sq. Feet
Suited for
4 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Thursday, December 31, 2020 until Friday, January 15, 2021
Available from Sunday, April 25, 2021 onward
Minimum Stay
1 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
All rental durations will be considered!
*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 02130 MA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Jamaica Plain
Closest University Northeastern University
University nearby Harvard University, Harvard Medical, MIT, Mass Art &Design, Emerson, Northeastern, Boston University, Boston College, Berklee, Tufts Medical, Longwood

Rental Price:

USD 2800 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
For rentals of fewer than 31 days, rent during the academic term is $800/wk including utilities. For longer rentals, tenants pay own heat, hot water and electric bills. WiFi is included at no extra charge.
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Available for Short Term
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: Use of grand piano is an optional add-on.


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome

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Member Since Jan 27 2019
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About Me
Hello! I am a professional cellist and composer, on faculty at Berklee College of Music. I'm originally from London, England. Besides the US, I have lived in Europe and Brazil, and I'm involved in the Brazilian music scenes in Boston and New York. I have lived in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston since 2007, and I love its open spaces, its diversity and progressive character. I look forward to meeting you should you choose to stay here!

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Catherine's place is cozy, clean, and comfortable. The kitchen is updated and spacious, and the bedrooms are warm and welcoming. It is equipped with everything you may need during your stay, as well as a large flat screen Roku TV, washer/dryer, and heat/AC. The street is quiet with ample parking, and it is only a 5 minute walk to the T station. Catherine is a wonderful host - she responds quickly to any questions you might have, and goes above and beyond to ensure that you have a comfortable stay. I highly recommend this beautiful apartment! Excellent Amy A 12/20/2020 12:59:00 PM