A fun, out-of-the-ordinary, comfortable apartment in a fully renovated 1890’s home in the town center. The basic unit is 1.5 BR with a sleeping loft that can accommodate three adults/children plus two older children/young adults. A third floor is available for an additional rate that adds beds and a full bath. Clean, comfortably furnished, convenient to everything - recreation/ conservation areas, stores, museums/historic sites, Boston/Cambridge, colleges/universities.
This is a unique, spacious, and fun apartment in a fully renovated 1890’s home. Its convenient location offers the best of city and country. It is clean, comfortably furnished, and convenient to everything - recreation/ conservation areas, stores, museums/historic sites, Boston/Cambridge, colleges/universities. The basic space at the listed rate provides 1.5 bedrooms with a sleeping loft. These areas accommodate 3 adults/children in the 1.5 bedrooms and 2 older children/young adults/adults in the loft. A third floor option is available on request at a special rate and includes additional beds and full bath.
The ground floor consists of a country kitchen with a commercial grade stove, dining room, great room, and half bathroom with washer/dryer. The great room is large, has a cathedral ceiling with skylights, and the sleeping loft with a couple of twin futons. The loft is accessed by a spiral stairway.
The second floor suite includes a bedroom with a full sized bed, a full bathroom with a deep tub, a living area with sofa, armchair, and desk, and a private (and cozy) bedroom annex with a twin bed.
A deck at the back of the house overlooks the yard and gardens. The driveway comfortably allows parking for 3 cars.
Third Floor Option
If more space is needed, an entire third floor is available. This is a lovely airy space that looks out over the back yard. It includes a large bedroom with a queen bed, a full bathroom, and a den area that includes a daybed which can be used as a twin bed (more comfortable) or double bed.
The house is conveniently situated in the historic town of Lincoln. A 2-minute walk brings you to the commuter train, shopping area, cafe, and conservation trails. You can swim/walk on trails around nearby Walden Pond, visit and bike at Minuteman National Park, enjoy the art and sculpture park of the De Cordova Museum, walk over with the kids to see the farm animals and wildlife at the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Drumlin Farm and nearby Codman Farm, and visit notable architectural properties. The adjacent historic towns of Concord and Lexington are popular tourist spots to learn about our country’s history. A farmer’s market happens across the street every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm between June and October.
The nearby train runs into Cambridge and Boston and takes 25-45 minutes depending on time of day. Cambridge is a 15-20 minute drive without traffic and Logan Airport around 35 minutes.
Guests have access to a large deck, backyard, and large parking area.
Interaction with guests
We are always available either in person or by phone to make recommendations or offer assistance.
Other things to note
When I am away, I have another person who manages the property for me.
We expect our guests to be clean, courteous, communicative, and respectful of others -- to treat the space as if it were there own home.
Although the area is extremely safe, our policy is to keep doors locked when the space is unoccupied.
We are an eco-friendly house and have some specific house rules:
No use of toxic cleaners, pesticides, herbicides
Please leave outdoor shoes in the entry ways - this helps to keep the floors clean
Keep windows closed in damp and rainy weather.
Use only the cleaning products stored in the house (under the kitchen sink, under bathroom sinks, in the laundry area)
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My name is Jamie. I am the director an environmental nonprofit organization and spent many years working in health-related research. I moved to Lincoln from Cambridge 30 years ago to take enjoy the town and its conservation lands. I am a mother of 3 grown sons and a recent grandmother. I am quiet and friendly, and enjoy nature, music, reading and food. I travel regularly within and outside of the United States and enjoy staying in AirBNB locations.