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WALK TO FANUEIL HALL, 4 bedroom Historic Brick Townhome on Gas lit street

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Amid the flickering glow of historical gas lamps on one of Charlestown’s most desirable streets rests this beautifully restored 3 story, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, 2,300 square foot historic 1855 home with relaxing outdoor space.

This FAMILY-FRIENDLY home is located on Monument Avenue, the avenue that is capped by the Bunker Hill Monument and Freedom trail. With a Walk Score of 92 you are just steps to restaurants, Whole Foods, 92 or 93 bus 10 minutes to downtown, the Orange “T” line, and every convenience you are looking for in picture-perfect, historic Charlestown: Boston’s oldest neighborhood.

This spacious and energy efficient home has new central AC and forced hot air. The first floor opens to a marble entry that leads to freshly refinished hardwood floors in an open concept 30’ x 15’ living and dining room. The dining room seats 6 and with a leaf in the table 8. There is a TV located in this room and you have access to basic cable, HBO & Showtime, Netflix and Chromecast. The Kitchen has custom cabinets, black granite countertops, stainless steel sink and stainless steel appliances including dishwasher, refrigerator, and gas range with microwave hood. A powder bath is adjacent to the kitchen and expansive outdoor deck.

Take either of two staircases to the second floor to find a full bathroom (tub / shower combination and one vanity sink), three bedrooms (one with a queen bed, another with a queen bed and the last has two twins.) Original details include crown molding, restored original wide plank hardwood floors, original doors with crystal doorknobs, oversized windows and towering ceiling height.

Ascend to the third floor and find the 580 sq. ft. master suite with a king-size memory foam bed and three walk-in closets plus full size high efficiency, front-loading washer and dryer. A marble bath with walk-in dual exposed shower systems, his and hers sinks and 66” soaking tub make this retreat feel more like the fine hotel suite you never want to check-out of. Charcoal walnut floors throughout and marble in “wet bath” area. Intelligently designed touches including an abundance of storage including a linen closet, matching crystal chandeliers and custom floor to ceiling window treatments with black out shades.

All linens, dishware, glassware, cookware as well as small appliances such as a toaster, electric kettle, kitchenaid stand mixer & coffeemaker are included.

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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About Amanda

We are transplants from California, and moved to Boston for the weather... seriously! We love the seasons, the history, the architecture and the people of Boston.

Amanda purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Amanda chose Charlestown

We bought this home 7 years ago out of an estate. The former owners had lovingly cared for it, with 4 generations of their family having lived in it. It had not been updated since 1969, and as a professional interior designer I was looking for a restoration project. 7 years (and complete gut-renovation later) we'd like to take a bit of a break and travel the country, offering this home as a rental.

What makes this townhome unique

Our home lives on Monument Ave and the Revolutionary War's Breed's Hill (aka Bunker Hill) in the neighborhood of Charlestown. This street is host to the annual Bunker Hill parade in June as well as the Halloween Children's parade. The Charlestown neighborhood is the family-friendly neighborhood to live in as it's only a 5-7 minute bus ride downtown (or 15 minute walk) yet it's removed from the hustle and bustle of the city.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation townhome rental in Charlestown

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Patio / Deck available between 9AM - 10 PM
  • No check-in or check-out on major holidays.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Bathroom on 2nd floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Master Bathroom on 3rd floor, Tub and separate double shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Powder bath on main floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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WALK TO FANUEIL HALL, 4 bedroom Historic Brick Townhome on Gas lit street
average rating of 4.909091 based on 33 reviews

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Two adults, six children loved the house and location!

  • Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, great location, great owner

  • 5 of 5

This 160 year old house was just right for seven adults in town for a wedding. It was very clean, comfortable and well equipped. The location made access to all parts of city easy for us by using a combination of walking, public transport and app rides. The neighborhood is friendly and interesting with just about anything you could want or need within a short walking distance. My only wish was for better internet connection because a couple of us needed to work while there.

  • Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved this property!

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible stay and loved this charming property. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay! Awesome location!

  • 5 of 5

Great stay. Highly recommend! Good location on a really neat street.

  • Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is an awesome house! Amanda was so helpful with our entire stay. Location was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This house was close to everything. We practically walked to all parts of the city. The four bedroom house was a very comfortable situation for our family!! Amanda was there to welcome us and made sure we had everything we needed!! I highly recommend this house as a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet, Convenient City Living!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed in this fantastic townhouse in Charlestown for a family wedding. The location was terrific; easy walking into Boston, to the Navy Yard, and Whole Foods was a 10 minute walk away. The house is large and comfortable with a private courtyard. The neighborhood is a quiet residential neighborhood and Bunker Hill Monument is half a block away. It was perfect for us (6 adults and 2 kids). Amanda has thoughtfully stocked the kitchen with basic condiments so you can easily prepare simple meals. She's a gracious host and readily available if something comes up and you need her assistance. We all loved staying there!

  • Submitted: 3-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
3.9 Miles
Boston Logan
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Warren Tavern
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Charlestown Navy Yard, Long Wharf Boston, Sea Port
Nearest Golf
8.5 Miles
Fresh Pond, 9 hole
Nearest Train
1 Miles
North Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
8.2 Miles
Revere Beach
Car: not necessary

Home is located off of Boston's Historic Freedom Trail path, and on the hill that leads up to the Bunker Hill Monument on Breed's Hill


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation townhome rental in Charlestown

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter Wonderland
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Boston Marathon
Apr 11 2018 - Apr 18 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeper C$189.75
Refundable Damage Deposit C$632.5
Parking Spot per day C$25.3
Pet Fee C$189.75
Tax Rate 8.45%

Rates subject to change until booking is confirmed. Pets accepted on a case by case basis and must be friendly to children and animals. Payments accepted by check, Venmo or PayPal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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