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Furnished Private Rooms in Luxury Home (also Private 2-bedroom Suite)

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Listing #67402


House | Private Space | House Sitting Requested
Rates from USD $1250 | Monthly
Last Updated 15 days ago

About

Seeking Post Docs/Visiting Faculty/Graduate Students to share Large, Luxurious Contemporary in Historic Lexington ("Birthplace of American Liberty"). Lexington has some of the best public schools in the nation and is a favorite community for surrounding university faculty to raise their own families. One mile to Lexington Center, 1 block to MBTA bus routes to Alewife and/or Harvard Square/MIT, steps from the Minuteman Bikeway. I have three bedrooms on the 2nd floor, one with a private ½ bath (available 8/1/2021), two with access to a roof deck (1 available 6/1/2021, the other 1/1/2022). All 2nd floor tenants share the full bath/laundry room in the upstairs main hall. I also have a sunny, private, furnished suite on the main floor, east wing of the house (available 7/1/2022). Private suite has two rooms, one huge (21'x12.5'), one smaller (12'x10'), plus a private full bath. Configure to suit your needs: two bedrooms, one bedroom/one office, other. Share main house kitchen and other amenities including a 3-season porch with a hot tub (used year-round), a large library, both a casual family room and a formal LR/DR with piano, a full basement which includes a 2nd family room & office area (perfect for those who wish to work part-time from home) and an exercise/workout/play space. Extensive grounds include multiple decks, a beautiful patio, and both organic vegetable and flower gardens. Must see to appreciate! Rent includes all utilities (heat/AC, electricity, water/sewer, cable, WiFi internet, and access to 2nd floor laundry facilities). Off-street parking on driveway parking pad. (Many tenants use bicycles year-round.) I'm very energy conscious and try to live "green" whenever possible, so would appreciate like-minded tenants. No smoking and no pets. I work to build a family-like environment among my tenants, primarily academics from a variety of different countries, working or studying in this area for 2 months to 2 years. Be as involved or as separate as fits your comfort level and workload, but know you will be well provided for during your stay in my home. All you need to bring are your clothes! Common tenant feedback: "The place is so beautiful, safe, and fun that I would recommend it to anyone!! My stay here was far too short and I will miss the house, and everyone here, terribly." Additional positive feedback is easily provided. Just ask! First and Last month's rent, plus 1-month rent equivalent as Security Deposit. References required. Preference given to longer term tenants, but will consider shorter term rentals. 2 month minimum for an individual room. 5 month minimum for the main floor suite. The household is not suitable for infants or toddlers. Upstairs rooms (single occupancy only): $1300/month/room for a short term stay, $1250/month/room for a full year agreement (10-12 months for an academic posting). Main Floor Suite: 2 adults, 2 school-aged children (max) - $2400/mth

Private Space Offered

Bedrooms
1

Bathrooms
1

Offices
0

Size
1 ft2

Suited For
1

Property Type
House

Availability

From June 1, 2021

Minimum Stay

2 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: room w/ half bath 8/1/2021; individual room 6/1/21, individual room 1/1/2022; suite 7/1/2022

Location

Private Space in a House in Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Closest University

Harvard, MIT

Nearby Universities
Tufts, Boston University, Boston College, Brandeis, Bentley, Lesley, Simmons, Regis, Wellesley, many others

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Suburban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Woods
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $1250 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: above pricing is for long term agreement for individual room for single academic individual; see description for other prices

Considerations

Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

I would like help with my pet(s)

I would like help with plants or garden

Comments: only if I am away and you are agreeable

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Wi-Fi

TV

Cable or Satellite

Printer

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Garden

Dedicated Parking

Backyard

Accessibility

Stairs

Temperature Control

Air Conditioning

Fireplace

Security

Security System

Fitness

Gym

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Creative

Piano

Art Studio

Comments: hot tub/spa inside 3-season porch (used all year)

Reviews

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