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Newton Massachusetts 02459 United States of America

Listing # 72903


Rates From USD 3100 Monthly
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Last Updated: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Furnished lower flat available January 1, 2020 . 3,100 per month

$3,100.00 per month. House is available year-round. We prefer to rent for the academic year or at least for a semester.

Please see more photos at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/stpm7REUwY1U2cS5A (copy and paste into browser). Video tour and more photos available.

EASY ACCESS TO BOSTON. PEACEFUL AND SAFE LOCATION. EXCELLENT SCHOOLS WITH ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING PROGRAM.
Newton ranks second in the U.S. of the best cities to raise children.

The flat is excellent for families. It is on the ground floor, faces a lovely street and has the feel of a private house.

Our best advertisers are former tenants.

Suzanne from England:

"This apartment is a really great place to be for a year in Boston. It is very well set up for tenants to move in and get on with life with a minimum of hassle. Newton is a friendly, peaceful, easy-going neighbourhood with great schools and amenities, including a soccer field and free tennis courts on the next block. Access to central Boston is easy by T (suburban railway), so you have the benefits of being close to the city while living in a small town. Most importantly, Karen and Aaron are wonderful landlords. They are kind and considerate and will go out of their way to make their tenants' stay a happy one. Any issues with the apartment were fixed very quickly. They are very easy to deal with and keen to offer help in settling in as well as sourcing 'nice to haves' such as play equipment for children. Our children have loved spending time with them and walking Scout and we will all miss them when we leave!"

Andrés from Spain and Austin, Texas:

"1) Location was great; 2) Not too much traffic, yet perfectly connected with central streets; 3) Karen and Aaron were very, very nice people; 4) The apartment was super-functional. It was spacious, and the only catch was that it has only one bathroom, but it didn't affect us."

(We met them in 2005 and just visited them for the second time. )

Antoine from France and Spain:

"Bowen school is really great, and free. I used to take my daughters there every morning. It’s 2 minutes’ drive, or 10 minutes’ walk.

They have a program called 'ELL', namely “English as a Learning Language”, to help kids whose first language at home is not English...Our kids were comfortable with English after 1 month."
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Comfortable, large, lower flat in two-family house. Three bedrooms*, one bathroom, dining room, large living room, den/office. Wall to wall carpeting in living room, dining room. Excellent beds. Semi-finished basement room with T.V. and toys. Primarily for tenants' use.

Cable and internet ready. Eat-in kitchen with all appliances including new dishwasher and refrigerator. Many cabinets and desk. Pleasant enclosed back yard and garden. Washer, dryer and hot water heater in basement.

We share laundry facilities and back yard.

My husband and I live in the upper flat with our adorable dog, Edie. We are helpful if you want and give you your privacy too.

The flats face different streets and feel like private houses.

Garage, driveway and lots of street parking.

House has furniture, towels, linens, and dishes.

NO SMOKING INSIDE OR ON PREMISES. Wish list: tenants own a home somewhere else and are coming on sabbatical. They are conservation-oriented.

We have more photos to share with you.

Contact Karen & Aaron

*There is a bedroom on either side of the bathroom. One is furnished with an excellent queen-size bed. The other has two twin beds. A third bedroom is next to the living room. It has a twin bed and a futon.

The house can accommodate more than two adults and two children, but I think that is the ideal family for the amount of space and the single bathroom.

I checked "modern kitchen" under amenities because there is a relatively new refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and other appliances. The decor could use updating.




Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
3
Number of Bathrooms
1
Number of Offices
1
Surface Size
1400 Sq. Feet
Suited for
5 people
Property Type
House

Availability:

Available from Wednesday, January 1, 2020 until Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Available from Wednesday, January 1, 2020 until Friday, July 31, 2020
Available from Friday, January 31, 2020 until Monday, August 31, 2020
Minimum Stay
6 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes

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

City Newton
Postal Code - State or Province 02459 MA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Newton Centre
Closest University Boston College
University nearby Boston University, Harvard, MIT, Brandeis, Bentley and many others




Rental Price:

Asked
USD 3100 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
We would consider summer tenants at an increased price.
Rent Negotiable
No
Utilities Included
Some
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

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

Additional Information:

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

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Reserved Parking
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: gorgeous trees shade the house

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Yes
Small Children Safe
Negotiable
Smoke Free
Yes
Pets Welcome
Negotiable
Car Available
No

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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My husband and I are in our 60's. We are both lawyers by training. We have a beautiful dog at home and two adorable grandchildren who don't live close enough.
zimbret.com Aaron Cohen

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This rental was one of the highlights of our year in Boston. Karen is a wonderful landlady, willing to help in so many ways, welcoming and genuinely committed to helping us find our feet and settle in. Any problems (for example a broken vacuum cleaner) were addressed quickly and thoroughly. The apartment was spotlessly clean on our arrival. The local area is ideal for a family, with excellent schools and amenities, and great access to Boston itself. The apartment is spacious and well-situated and maintained. All necessary paperwork, contracts etc were dealt with efficiently. Above all, Karen and Aaron did much to make our stay an enjoyable one, and we remember them as outstanding hosts. Excellent Jamie 3/13/2018 1:36:00 PM
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