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Boston Massachusetts 02215 United States of America

Listing # 120192

Rates From USD 3900 Monthly
Independent Scholar
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Last Updated: Thursday, March 12, 2020

RIVERVIEWS! Safe, Central City BOSTON Condo--Walk Everywhere! Flexible Dates.


See Below for Pricing Details, Flexible Dates.
**#1: $2798+ Small Furnished Studio**
**#2: $4000+. Riverview Condo Furnished **

**NEIGHBORHOOD: Right on the Charles River. Best Safe, Central City LOCATION. Located in a typical old world brick/brownstone historic neighborhood on the Charles River in the safe and exclusive Back Bay/Kenmore-Charlesgate enclave. Furnished, more photos available. Walk to Hospitals and Universities--5-20 minute walk. Not a concierge modern type building. It is pleasantly WALKABLE to Museum of Fine Arts, music schools/concerts, Boston Symphony Orchestra, several universities (HMS, MIT, Northeastern, BU), Longwood & Fenway HOSPITALS (B&W, BI Deaconess, Children's), research centers (DanaFarber), and Copley Square/Prudential Bldg, BackBay/Newbury Street, Beacon Street, and Fenway Park (all 05-20 minutes), or the Financial District and Mass General (25-35 minutes). ON THE RIVER-- (jogging, concerts, biking, sailing, picnics, 4th fireworks). Walk 5-15 minutes to food markets (Whole Foods, Star Mkt, Trader Joe's), restaurants(Indian, Thai, Viet, Japanese, burgers, seafood, French, Mid-East, fresh fish bistro and bar, bagels, soup), shops, library, health clubs, bookshops, Starbucks, and cinema. Walk to concerts-BSO symphony, classical Conservatory, jazz Berklee, and rock Fenway (games too).
**TRANSPORTATION: Adjacent to 3 Green Line T Subways, KENMORE STATION (1 minute), Longwood & city buses & university/hospital shuttle buses, private car parking space is available+ ($450 mo). Several ZipCars and CityBikes behind the building! Walk the city, it's really the best way.
**AMENITIES: UNIT 1: $2798+ Available Now, flexible Dates, prefer a long term rental, more $ for short term. This charming one room STUDIO condominium has CITY VIEWS AND RIVER LOCATION from bay window/seat. Decorative FIREPLACE, ceiling fans, a/c, wood floors, stained glass windows, and wide winding hallway staircase at entrance- elegant. It is fully FURNISHED with a medium size antique armoire closet, comfortable big bed, chairs, and dining table, built in bookshelves, large TV, modest kitchenette w/ large refrigerator and sink, microwave, toaster oven, coffee and tea maker, 2 burner hot plate--enjoy salads, sandwiches, soups, simple meals. Bath marble countertops, tub/shower. Free laundry. Very minimal storage in unit. Quiet, adult, professionally working, friendly neighbors in a small 6 unit owner occupied condo building. 380+ sq ft. Prefer a long term rental of 9-12 months. $2798+utilities, more $ for short term. Private parking +$450 per month. Professionally managed building. Perfect for ONE person, no families, no smoker, no pets.
UNIT 2: $4000+, Available 01JUNE2020. Fully furnished luxury apartment with CITY AND RIVER VIEWS from triple bay window seat. Piano. Fireplace. Stained glass. Clawfoot tub/shower. Built in bookshelves. Wine rack. Small office/bedroom with comfortable big Murphy bed and Riverviews. Ceiling fans. A/C. Washer/dryer in unit. Wide winding hallway staircase-elegant. Very, very minimal storage available within this city unit. Fully, fully, furnished, my things are about--photos, books, my 'stuff', as this is my home. But I'll definitely make room for you and your things. Same building as above. $4000 monthly+utilities. Private Parking available+$450 mo. 950 sq ft. Perfect for ONE, max TWO, no families, no smoking, no pets. Both units are 3rd Floor Walkups. Fabulous BackBay Charlesgate historic brownstone neighborhood!
**NOTE: When responding, please tell me a bit about yourself. This is a small, cozy owner occupied building, no parties, no subletting, and we want to know who our neighbors are, privacy--yet safety, consideration, and professionalism. Want to keep my neighbors happy. Thank you. More photos available showing proximity to the Charles River-- you are on it!
**MONEY and YOU: Convenient for ONE/Two max persons, not families. Also, for medical staff, professional, mature grad students, executive, sabbatical, commuter, divorcing. Nice furnished apt, in great safe, central, walkable city LOCATION!!! No smoker please, no pets. NOTE: Your requirement UNIT #1= SMALL STUDIO, $2798+ utilities, long term price. More for furnished, short term period.
UNIT #2= RIVERVIEW, $4000+, long term price. More for short term period. RIVERVIEWS. First, Last Month Rent Upfront. No Realtor Fee. This is a private rental, so No Finders/Realtor Fee! However, as a Realtor I especially enjoy finding for a fee rental housing or home for purchase for new residents to the USA. REFERENCES please. I can also provide references for my Owner/Landlord abilities from satisfied renters (AirBnB, FF, etc). My in city prices are very fair and typical for our excellent, safe location, furnished and short term. Note Boston is the third highest rental prices in the USA, and we have a housing shortage. Plan ahead.


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


Available from Monday, June 1, 2020 until Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Available from Friday, May 1, 2020 until Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Available from Monday, June 1, 2020 until Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Minimum Stay
2 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
1. RIVERVIEW-Prefer Summer Rental! STUDIO-Prefer longer term rental 6 -12 months, neighbors do too!
*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 02215 MA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords 37 Bay State Road
Closest University Boston University
University nearby MIT,Northeastern, Harvard, BC, Suffolk, Emmanuel, Tufts, Longwood Medical Area

Rental Price:

USD 3900 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
TWO UNITS OFFERED: 1. $2698+=private small studio 2. $3900 +=full Riverview Condo
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


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

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • On Campus
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Available for Short Term
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Garden


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome

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Independent Scholar Independent Scholar (working outside traditional academia) & Retired Academics
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Having traveled and lived in Europe for much of my career, I especially enjoy hosting non smoking European and South Americans. I am involved in charity fundraising and cultural activities in Boston, and can therefore easily recommend dining, theatre, and lecture venues in the city. I enjoy in myself and in others an ongoing sense of curious learning combined with practical common sense. The spaces and apartments I own are in the same building, and the location is divine; I enjoy having my morning coffee watching the sailboats on the Charles River!

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Very nice apartment, excellent location. Close to subway and bus station. Walking distance to the Longwood Medical area. 5 minute walk to the Fenway park. Convenient for shopping and dining. Beautiful view of the Chales river. Quiet neighborhood. Excellent Lucy Bai 10/1/2019 7:16:00 PM