Common area for reading, relaxing, and conversing.
Cozy Sunporch, Quick Downtown
Hosted by CarneyFamily
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1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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We've converted the first floor sun porch into a bed room - Kitchen, Laundry, off-street Parking, and a shared bathroom. Lovely view of the garden and the beach that is just outside the backyard; you can go swimming at the beach!

The space

We live in an 18 room 160 year old house that was once occupied by just one family! Barney has lived here all of his life, our 4 children grew up here, and we like the combination of a small town dynamic, living on the beach, and still be 20 minutes from the center of the city.

Guest access

Enjoy the fresh fruit in the bowl on the kitchen table, the orange juice, english muffins, yogurt, and Mary's homemade granola. Barney makes great coffee early in the morning, as well as a fresh batch of his signature muffins!
You will have full Kitchen to make meals, Back Porch for Outdoor Meals, and Lounging. Back yard for relaxing. Laundry room. Baby Grand Piano on the second floor that you are welcome to play.

Interaction with guests

We interact with guests when we are around, which is usually in the evenings. Conversation, guidance about Boston and New England. We are available to greet and facilitate our guests' visits; we can be around as much, or as little, as needed. We will provide detailed directions to access the house if guests arrive when we are not at home.

Other things to note

You can walk out of the back yard to Dorchester Bay and the beach. The harbor walk bike path starts there and goes on for miles. Enjoy the fresh fruit, orange juice, english muffins, and yogurts in the morning or anytime. Barney makes great coffee in the morning as well as his signature muffins! All guests have access to a full kitchen for cooking and/or enjoying meals. Feel free to play the piano; we love music in the house!

Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 single bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM

We have ample off-street parking but if you have a car let us know and we will be in touch with you about parking. Please be careful not to drive or walk in the driveway for 233 Savin Hill Avenue.

Check in time is 2 PM, check out time is 10 AM. Guests who arrive early can drop off their luggage after 10 AM. We are unable to accommodate arrivals earlier than 10 AM.
Guests who need to stay after the check out time are welcome to use the common area on the first floor for luggage storage.

NO SMOKING in the house or anywhere on the property.
No Pets.


224 Reviews

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Karen User Profile
October 2017
The Carney's home is beautiful in so many ways and very accommodating for the traveler. In addition, it is only ten minutes away from the train into Boston and near the harbor. It was quiet, clean, comfortable, and even had a piano for me to practice on.

Jess User Profile
October 2017
A great little outpost for my time in Boston. This room is perfect for the solo intrepid who likes their privacy after a long day out and about exploring the town. The proximity to the train station was a plus, as was the cooking facilities. I would highly recommend the Carney's place :)

Lu User Profile
October 2017
Nice stay, a little bit cold at first night,then they offer blanket and air conditioner,which is better.

Henning User Profile
October 2017
A super nice house with great hosts and a Comfortable room.

Leonie User Profile
September 2017
A lovely picturesque 3 storey house near the water and easy access to the Boston T. Several rooms for guests.

Amit User Profile
September 2017
Cozy sun porch is exactly what the name suggests, very comfortable if you are traveling solo and need a private room with all you need - work desk, relaxing chair, bed, and a closet. Not to mention Barney's great muffins in the morning - baked fresh!

Jim User Profile
September 2017
Great place, lots of people renting simultaneously but not noisy

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CarneyFamily User ProfileCarneyFamily is a superhost.
Mary and Barney Carney live here in the Savin Hill neighborhood of Boston. As a family of 6, we've lived in this house for about 27 years, Robert, who's 19, Andrea, who's 31, and John and Grace who are 20 year old twins. are also here from time to time. We're Bostonians and N…
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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