Exterior of our home! Entrance to the unit is through the small door shown at bottom right. Bedroom is open (no door) to living room.
Walk Downtown! Charlestown Freedom Trail Studio
Walk Downtown! Charlestown Freedom Trail Studio

3 guests

1 room

1 bed

1 bath

3 guests

1 room

1 bed

1 bath

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About this listing

Our adorable & affordable 1 bedroom/1 bathroom private basement studio apartment is steps from the Freedom Trail & Monument Square! Includes all amenities like air conditioning, a comfy mattress, cotton linens, and premium cable. Cozy, clean, well-equipped, and in an amazing location, this is the perfect spot to explore Boston for a short or long-term stay! Hardwood floors and newly upgraded bathroom tile make the unit extra modern and clean.

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Extra people: £40 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: £40
Weekly Discount: 25%


The space

Direct entrance from street. Small kitchen with oven & full-sized refrigerator, good-sized living/dining area, full bathroom, and open bedroom with window. Space for additional air mattress (queen or twin) - $50/additional person charge for AeroBed & linens. Amazing location blocks from public transit!

DISCLAIMER: Apartment is a basement suite accessed through a small door (shown in exterior photo at bottom right) and it has low ceilings in parts...if you are over 6' and have trouble ducking, this is probably not the apartment for you :)

Guest access

You'll have the entire apartment to yourselves! Nothing is off limits :)

Interaction with guests

Nate & I live upstairs in the main house and will be available to show you around the area as you wish!

The neighbourhood

Charlestown is Boston's oldest neighborhood and is being rapidly transformed into one of the hippest spots in Boston! Great restaurants, bars, and historical areas abound.

Getting around

Very convenient public transit. 5-7 minute walk to the orange line, and a number of buses are a block away on Bunker Hill Street. 15 minute walk downtown to the North End! Commute anywhere in the city!

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Guests all must acknowledge that the ceilings and entrance are low, and may not be suitable for taller guests.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

57 Reviews

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Federico User Profile
April 2017
I had a great time in this flat and overall my experience of Boston was fantastic ;-) The flat is exactly how it is described in the advert (just notice that the bathroom is small and the ceiling is low, to avoid being disappointed). The area is lovely, super safe and very picturesque. If you need to travel long distances, Uber Pool works like a charm.

Gil User Profile
March 2017
We felt at home as soon as we arrived! The apartment had its own little door right on Cross Street, and was a step down from the street. The inside was cozy, clean, with every amenity we could possibly have needed (and many things that we forgot and then found ready for us!) It's really the little things that made us very appreciative - the beautiful and clean fluffy bed, the fact that the address was written nicely in the notepad (where we might need it when taking something down), the ample number of bowls, pans, a cutting board, and water boiler, and the nice chair to sit. One of us is highly allergic to animals and dust mites, and Rachel had it professional cleaned just for us, and we didn't have any problems. Charlestown is magical - it's a bit far to walk to town if it's cold, but we were happy to do a combination of Uber, walking, and riding the T. Overall, we had a lovely 10 days, would highly recommend Rachel and Nate as hosts, and hope that others enjoyed Boston as much as we did!

Kerry User Profile
March 2017
We loved staying here! The apartment is close to everything - great bars and restaurants, transportation, and the Freedom Trail. The apartment itself was lovely and had everything we needed. And Rachel and Nate were so easy to communicate with and work with! They checked in with us during our stay to make sure we had everything we needed. We would love to stay again!

Kelli User Profile
March 2017
Rachel and Nate are kind and quick to offer suggestions or any help during your stay. The locations is amazing and the space is perfect. Thanks guys!!

Dan User Profile
March 2017
I'm 6' tall and had no issues getting in and out of the apartment. The place was clean and as described and the location is great. Plenty of good restaurants in the area, close to the T, and being near the wholefoods was a big plus. Rachel was very quick to communicate the couple times I had a question for her. I'd definitely stay here again if I'm in the area.

Gülşah User Profile
March 2017
Rachel was so kind. Because of the appartment is on the basement, the ceiling is very low. If you are taller than 1.72 cm, don't prefer to stay here. Charlestown area is very secure. It is very convenient for a short stay in Boston.

Naomi User Profile
November 2016
Rachel was very welcoming and available which was really appreciated. The location is fantastic. It's within walking distance to Whole Foods, restaurants and public transportation.

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Rachel User ProfileRachel is a superhost.

Originally from Boston (Rachel) & Portland, ME (Nate), we live upstairs from the unit, and have quickly fallen in love with Charlestown and all it has to offer! We are here for any questions you might have :)

Response rate: 100%
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Response time: within an hour