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Brookline Massachusetts 02467 United States of America

Listing # 95844

Rates From USD 4400 Monthly
Academic Pending
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Last Updated: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Lovely Eight Room House in Friendly Chestnut Hill

A lovely and comfortable Cottage-style home on a quiet street in a welcoming, child-friendly neighborhood.
- 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths
- sleeps 6 on beds and one more on a sleep sofa
- Fantastic outdoor spaces. Large back yard, second yard to the side. Large eight seat outdoor porch dining.

Key distances:
- 10 minute walk to Reservoir "T" station (public transit) and nearby shopping
- close to conservation land and parks
- 5 minutes by car to quality food shopping, Chestnut Hill Mall, etc.
- Two minute walk to the Heath Elementary School and playgrounds
- 1 mile to Boston College
Harvard, MIT, Wellesley College, Boston University, Northeastern, Brandeis, Babson, Simmons, Emerson, Wentworth, Bentley, Olin and others are within an 8 mile radius (most are reachable via the "T").

Main floor:
- kitchen with green granite countertops; all major appliances are new within the past five years
- living room with a fireplace
- a deck opens from back breakfast room
- back yard
- sunny breakfast room/office
- dining room
- half-bath

The kitchen opens to a breakfast room which opens on to a deck. From the deck, a flight of stairs takes you to the garden.

Second floor:
Three bedrooms, each with closet; a full bath and the sunny office. The master bedroom features a queen size bed with a very comfortable mattress.

The driveway holds 2 or 3 cars and slopes down to the basement level.

The basement space holds the washer/dryer and the systems. The small garages are separate-entrance storage space not available for use by the renter. We use it to store our own things and as a base for ongoing maintenance.

Heat is gas/radiators controlled by a programmable thermostat. Air conditioning is by window units (3) which we will install in the Spring and remove in the Fall.

High speed internet service and bi-weekly cleaning are included.

Renter is responsible for heat, electricity, water, and sewer charges, basic lawn upkeep, and snow removal. We provide a lawn mower, rakes, snow shovels etc. Commercial lawn-mowing and snow-removal services are easy to hire if you prefer.

Fully-furnished including dishes, pots & pans, utensils, sheets, towels, and spices.

Chance of renewal for the Spring.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
1950 Sq. Feet
Suited for
6 people
Property Type


Available from Sunday, November 15, 2020 until Monday, November 15, 2021
Minimum Stay
3 month(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Brookline
Postal Code - State or Province 02467 MA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords beautiful neighborhood, 10 minutes walk to subway, two reservoirs with walking paths
Closest University close to Boston College and Boston University
University nearby Harvard, MIT etc...

Home Exchange:

We are open to a home swap with any destination!

Rental Price:

USD 4400 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Shops
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Long Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other:


Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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