The SpaceOur modern, comfortable single family home offers convenient location and a sanctuary deck/backyard overlooking the water. Perfect for families, our house is a great alternative to local hotels, especially during winter holidays, Boston marathon, local college graduation season or a vacation-get-away.
First floor includes:
-Living room with 52” flat screen TV and a fireplace. Enjoy free cable TV and WIFI. The brown sofa can be converted to a full-sized bed (sleeps 2). Just let us know and we can provide linens, pillows and blanket.
-Dining room: Dining Table, 6 chairs and dining sets; expandable to 10 people.
-Full size kitchen with granite counter top includes oven, refrigerator, microwave, coffee brewer, toaster and tea kettle. Stocked with cutlery, plates, bowls, coffee cups/glasses and wine glasses. Feel free to use whatever you see around the kitchen; condiments, tea, coffee, etc.
-2 bathroom with Jacuzzi tubs. All bathrooms are stocked with hair dryer, towels, wash cloths, shampoo, shower gel, toothpaste, mouthwash and toilet paper.
-Tree-house bedroom has a queen sized mattress at the bottom and a twin sized mattress on top. (Sleeps 3)
-Second bedroom is custom built with a full sized mattress and a futon. (Sleeps 4)
-Master bedroom (2nd floor) is a modern loft style with a luxurious king sized bed and a bathroom with stand-up shower, Jacuzzi and a 36” flat screen TV. (Sleeps 2)
Our house is professionally cleaned for your stay. Beds will be made with fresh linens. Enjoy the comfort of a clean and clutter-free home. Guest AccessThe house will be exclusively yours for the stay. Free parking in the driveway. Guests have access to entire home, internet, cable and washer/dryer in the basement. Interaction with GuestsAs your host, I am always available and a phone call away. We'll do our best to accommodate your request and to ensure that your stay is an enjoyable. Have questions? Please don't hesitate to ask. The NeighborhoodLocated just outside of Boston, Newton is well respected for the quality of education, community life, exceptional homes, and beautiful open spaces. Newton has frequently been voted as one of the 10 best communities to live in. Newton (called the “Garden City”) was ranked number 3 in “Money Magazine’s” Top 100 best small cities, and among the ten best suburbs in the U.S. by Movato. We are also proud to have one of the top school systems in the country.
With a population of about 80,000 residents and approximately 26,000 homes, the City also houses Boston College, Mount Ida College and Lasell College. The Boston Marathon runs right through the City with Heartbreak Hill beginning next to City Hall. The Newton Free Library is well respected as one of the largest, most well equipped libraries in the Commonwealth.
Bordering communities of Brookline, Brighton, Watertown, Waltham, Weston, Wellesley, Needham and West Roxbury. Newton also has east–west and north-south highway infrastructure with Routes 90 and 95 running through the city. Getting AroundConvenient drive to many Universities. One mile to Mass Pike (90), Route 9, Interstate 128 and 95.
Public Transportation: 2.5 miles (10 min drive/UberPool est. $7) to Riverside Terminal-Green Line. Commuter rail/public transportation at Riverside Terminal will take you to the historical center of Boston in about 30 minutes.
Downtown Boston: 40 minutes via Express Bus 554. This includes 4 min walking time to the bus stop. 25 min by car.
It's a five minute drive to local shops, restaurants, pubs, and cinema in West Newton or Moody St. in Waltham. Many nearby playgrounds for kids, five major grocery stores (Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Stop & Shop etc.), libraries and parks. Biking, running and walking trails are about five minutes from the house. 10 minutes from Charles River Canoe & Kayak rental on Commonwealth Ave, Newton. See our guidebook for more information.
Runs right through the City with Heartbreak Hill beginning next to City Hall. 26 miles from the start line in Hopkinton and 11.6 miles from the finish line in Copley, Boston. 1.5 miles from Commonwealth Ave, Newton (Heartbreak Hill). Other Things to NoteThe password/code to the main door (no keys needed to open the door)/WIFI will be emailed to you before your arrival.
After you leave, the cleaners will come and wash all sheets, towels etc. Feel free to leave the dirty linens on top of the washer & dryer.
We are not able to accommodate smokers.