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2.7 miles to MIT

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Floor Plan Models and Units
Number of BedroomsNumber of BathroomsRent RangeSquare FootageName of Floor PlanUnit NumberAvailabilityNewly AddedView More Details
BedsBathsRentMax OccupantsAvailability
(2 Total in Unit)
1 Bathroom $930 - $1,540 / Bedroom 1 Resident Available Now
Available Now $930 - $1,540 / Bedroom
Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Convenient For

  • Faculty/Staff
  • Graduate Students

The Yellow House

The house may have a single room available January 1st, either short- or long-term. I ask prospective guests to let me know where they will arrive from, as well as the start and end dates of their projected stay. We can discuss how best to assure the health and wellbeing of guests and myself as host. (All current guests are fully vaccinated, as am I.) The following tells you more about my home. I look forward to your inquiry. Clean, pleasant and well-appointed short-term and long-term accommodations are available at The Yellow House, North Cambridge, convenient to Porter Square and Davis Square. Shared bath. Shared kitchen. Each bedroom has it own cube refrigerator and each guest has a designated food storage shelf in the kitchen. No smoking / no vaping / no alcohol. High-speed, password-protected Internet access is provided at no charge. Weekly/monthly rates are given below. Single rooms are $70/night for one to three nights ($70, $140, $210), $60/night for four or five nights ($240, $300), $55/night for six or seven nights ($330, $385), $385/week for stays up to two months. Rent for one month is $1540, plus daily or weekly rate thereafter up to two months. Rates for longer stays depend on the size of the room. For two or three calendar months rents are $1310-1370 and for four or more calendar months rents are $930-990. Extra person: $20/night adult or $10/night child, weekly rate available. Double occupancy $90/night, lower rate for longer stays. The accommodations are self-catered: no food is provided. Coffee, tea and lemonade are available, self-service. => A non-refundable deposit of $210 is required to hold a room. => Long-term guests will be asked to sign a tenancy-at-will agreement regarding terms of payment and responsibilities for room cleaning and shared housekeeping. => A reference is required in advance from staff or faculty at host institution: please provide the name, telephone and email of the person whom the host may contact directly for a reference. When inquiring by email, please put ‘YH’ (for Yellow House) at the start of the message subject followed by the desired dates. I look forward to receiving your message. Thank you! Eve Sullivan THE YELLOW HOUSE Further details: The house offers fully furnished rooms in North Cambridge. It is a shingle-style Victorian era single-family home, built in 1891. After exterior renovation in 2003, it received a Cambridge Historical Commission Preservation Award in 2004. Interior renovations done in 2013 include installation of air conditioning / heat pump units in each bedroom, individually controlled. The kitchen was fully remodeled in 2015. The location is close to both Davis and Porter Square Red Line T stops (10-15 min.). Secure bike racks are available for guest use, on the property out of sight of the street. A guest, a Fulbright Scholar from Portugal, commented in 2014: “Because, more than housing, you provide hosting that made every return home a good part of my day. Thanks for listening, for being there, for the treats and so many other small things that really made my stay a pleasure.”

Lease Terms

  • Month-to-Month
Option To Renew

Renters have the option to renew this unit

Lead Paint

  • Unknown

Upfront Requirements

  • No Agent/Broker Fees
  • References


Included Utilities
Expense TypeFee
Trash RemovalIncluded

University Features

  • Near T Stop


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Cable or Satellite
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Heating
  • Local Phone
  • Smoke Free Community
  • Washer/Dryer in Unit

Living Space

  • Den
  • Furnished
  • Hardwood Floor


  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Student Features

  • Near Bus Stop

Outdoor Space

  • Patio, Balcony, Porch or Deck


  • Recycling

Fitness & Recreation

  • Tennis Court


Unassigned Other Parking

Unassigned Street Parking


  • Dead-Bolt Locks

Pet Policy

No Pets Allowed


Attendance Zone Nearby Property Identified
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Benjamin G Brown

Grades K-5

229 Students

(617) 629-5620

out of 10

John F Kennedy

Grades K-8

441 Students

(617) 629-5440

out of 10


Grades PK-5

326 Students

(617) 349-6530

out of 10

West Somerville Neighborhood

Grades PK-8

370 Students

(617) 625-6600

out of 10


Walk Score®


Very Walkable

Transit Score®


Good Transit

Bike Score®


Very Bikeable

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