master bedroom, queen bed

Entire home/flat

6 guests

3 bedrooms

5 beds
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Our three bedroom home is tucked away in a wonderful neighborhood in East Cambridge. Walk to great neighborhood restaurants and enjoy day trips to Boston with easy access to bus and train lines. Enjoy the backyard and charm of Cambridge.

The space

Location, location, location! It is conveniently located a mile from Harvard Square, steps away from MIT, and a ten minute walk to Charles River and multiple T stops to travel to Boston. This is an 1854 home that has been entirely renovated. Apartment has driveway, a backyard, an updated kitchen, 1 double bed in one bedroom, 2 twins in the bedroom and a bunk bed in the third (2 twins). The apartment is located in Kendall Square and a short walk to many bars and restaurants. Apartment has high ceilings, washer/dryer in kitchen, flat screen tv, and feels far bigger than 1300 sq. feet.

Guest access

No keys involved, you will receive a 4 digit code to access the apartment.

Interaction with guests

I will be out of town of the dates that they arrive and visit. I will be readily available to contract through phone or email and have someone to help you at any time if needed.


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The space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 5
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat
Self check-in: Smart lock

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 60
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in is anytime after 3PM

House Rules

Welcome to Cambridge! We are so happy to be able to share our home with you. We ask that you treat it with the same care and respect you would your own. Please don’t hesitate to call, e-mail, or text us with any questions or concerns. We have tenants who live upstairs and use the washing machine in the basement so you may hear them in the hallway or stairs.

Check In: 3PM
Check Out: 12PM
Let us know if this is not convenient and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Trash and Recycling is every Thursday. Please bring the bins out to the curb. No need to sort the recycling (paper and plastic).

TV Remote
Internet Access

The cable box is located in the basement so the television and cable is operated by a “remote eye” located on the mantle. When turning the tv on or changing the channel you must point the remote at the eye. To turn the television on press the red “All On” button located on the top of the remote. If the screen is blue then just press the cable button and power button. HD channels run from (phone number hidden) turn the television off you also press the “All On” button.
If you press the My DVR button at the middle of remote there are a variety of kids shows.

Please feel free to play with the toys, games, and puzzles. We only ask that you make sure to return any small pieces to the appropriate container.

To make your stay comfortable, we try to stock the house with basics (paper towels, dish soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper). If you use a large quantity and run out please replace it for our next guests.

Please enjoy the backyard! We have a gas grill if you are interested in using it. If you happen to think of it and have a moment while sipping your morning coffee, please water our bamboo or hydrangeas. We are gone all summer so it is tricky to keep anything alive. No worries if you cant get to this!

We understand that things sometimes get broken. Please just let us know, we won’t be mad. ☺


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


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

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

35 Reviews

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Michelle User Profile
August 2017
Jimmy's place was great for our first trip to the Boston area. It was close to restaurants/bars and an easy drive (or Uber) into downtown Boston. It was quiet and clean (we had 6 adults in our group and had no issues with space). I would definitely recommend!

Jie User Profile
July 2017
Jimmy's place is super nice. We really enjoyed our stay here. There are a lots of toys both inside the room and outside at back yard. My son really enjoys playing with them. My parents enjoy cooking with the nice cookwares. We spent a really great time here. Jimmy is a super nice host, and very responsive. Although he is on vacation, he response very quickly to our questions and needs. Overall, I highly recommend this places to other people especially families with kids.

Valerie User Profile
July 2017
Thank you, Jimmy, to let us stay in your family home . We enjoyed every second of our stay . The house is located in a residential area its within an easily walkable distance of all main amenities . It is very spacious and has a homely feeling in the original spirit of an Airbnb . ( now rare to find) . The best Airbnb we have stayed at so far ! By a long way !

Mim User Profile
July 2017
This cute 3-1 is walking distance (for people who are capable of walking a mile or so) from Harvard and MIT Campuses, shops, restaurants, and parks. It's a comfortable home with central AC, a great cook-centric kitchen (yay, gas!), comfortable sitting and dining rooms and nice backyard. It's especially good for families with young kids, as there are toys and kid-focused beds. The bed in the master is very soft - kind of like sleeping on a marshmallow - so if you are sensitive to that you may want to choose from one of the many other beds. Our host Jimmy was available by text or email for the smallest of questions to the most important check-in information. I highly recommend Jimmy's place!

Keridwen User Profile
July 2016
Jimmy was very communicative and accommodating. The location was perfect for our family, it was convenient to have a driveway as we'd rented a car, and we particularly enjoyed the lovely kitchen and communal spaces.

Robin Lee User Profile
July 2016
This home was perfect for our family of four. It's been beautifully renovated inside and has comfortable beds, good water pressure as well as charming, unique decorations. The host is wonderfully responsive and accommodating. Book with confidence.

David User Profile
July 2016
It was a great house in a great neighbourhood. We were able to get an early check in and late check out to help our group.

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Mid-Cambridge, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in April 2012
Jimmy User Profile

My wife and I are teachers north of Boston and have 4 children. We enjoy traveling, being active, and spending time in Cape Cod and Lake Ontario.

As a family we enjoy seeing different places and experiencing different cultures. We love the concept of airbnb and the idea of communal living. As a young family we love the idea of living somewhere else and having the flexibility/comforts of a kitchen and bedrooms.

Rocco is 7 years old and he loves Ancient Egypt and karate. Theo is 4 and he enjoys cars and diggers. Colton is also 4 and he enjoys sleeping and baseball. Adeline is 2 and loves her mom.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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