Apartment for Rent, Dorchester

$ 300/month

Room in Apartment
2 Bedrooms

1 Bedroom Available
Private Bedroom

1 Bathroom

Furnished Rental
Furnished Room


PLEASE READ ALL DETAILS BEFORE RESPONDING - Wanted: Live-in skilled cleaner in exchange for reduced room rent in Lower Mills Dorchester, MA. LIVE-IN POSITION: Seeking an organizer/cleaner who is skilled and efficient in completing various household tasks in exchange for reduced rent on a fully-furnished short term room rental February May 2021, possibility of extending upon further discussion. To clarify, this is not a paid position. We are bartering a portion of the rental value of your short-term stay in my home in exchange for your completion of various domestic chores.

HOW IT WORKS: You complete a minimum of 7.5 hours of assigned tasks each week (30 hours/month) in exchange for reduced room rent. Term is Month-to-Month for approximately 4 months (February May or June 2021, possible extension). Either party may give the other party 30 days advance notice of termination. Your reduced rent responsibility is $300, due and payable on the 1st of each month in advance.

YOU: Must be an absolute non-smoker of any/all products, responsible, respects privacy, practice Covid-safety, no guests, no pets, no couples, no incense burning, must pass background check, income verification, credit check, provide a resume and references. Tasks include but are not limited to filing, organizing, cleaning, laundry, sanitizing bathroom, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, dishwashing, labeling, shoveling, groundskeeping, yardwork, prepping items for yard sales. Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs., and go up and down several flights of stairs with ease. Would be great if you are also handy with tools for light maintenance projects. Furniture cannot be removed; thus this arrangement may work best for a college/graduate or someone who already has a permanent residence in New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or a remote suburb of Massachusetts and desires a place to stay a few days a week or short-term closer to Boston in order to reduce your commute. WIFI, heat, electric, and water are included in the rent.

ME: Professional presently working from home due to the pandemic, enjoys a fairly quiet home, up late most nights, enjoys taking walks and biking riding when time and weather permit, non-smoker on every level (example-clothing that has been exposed to any form of smoke has an adverse effect on me), fairly healthy eater, COVID-conscious.

PLACE: Vacant private bedroom (9 x10) is fully furnished with 32 TV, twin bed with new protective mattress cover, dresser, mirror, bureau, ceiling fan, closet and wall dcor. The home: a two-bedroom apartment in a two and a half-story house with a living room, fully-applianced kitchen, dining room, 1 bath only (i.e., shared), rear deck/patio, backyard, Coin-op laundry in basement, free on-street parking. Access to common/shared areas: Kitchen, Living room, Dining room. (SEE PHOTOS ATTACHED). Located in Lower Mills Dorchester near Shaws Supermarket off of River St. AMENITIES WITHIN STEPS/MINUTES OF LOCATION: Supermarket, restaurants, retail shopping, Planet Fitness Gym, library, parks, dry cleaners, hospital, Neponset River Greenway walk/bike trail. MBTA bus stop only 1 block away. Bus numbers to Redline: 240, 21, 24/27 Central Ave Redline Trolley Train stop, Easy connect to the Orange line following train ride or walk to bus #28, #23, or #21. Approx. 2 miles from Highway I-93, Route 28, & Route 138, and the pickup to the Jamaica Way/Arborway. Approx. 20 minute ride to downtown Boston pending traffic (35-40 minutes via public Transportation). *** Quick drive to Milton, Hyde Park, Wollaston Beach, Quincy, Roslindale, Jamaica Plain, South Boston, Dedham, Marina Bay, Carson Beach, JFK UMASS, Curry College, Blue Hills Reservation. 10 miles to Logan Airport.

NEXT STEPS: Reply to this ad via email including your name, contact information, and resume with details of your experience. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A REPLY IF YOUR RESUME DETAILS ARE NOT INCUDED WITH YOUR EMAIL INQUIRY.

Property Details

Listing ID 4651614
Room in Apartment
Furnished Rental
Shared Bathroom  
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
1 Bedroom Available
Private Bedroom  
Total Sq ft: 1100
$ 300/month
No Security Deposit
No Rental Rebate 
Idaho St
Start: Open (flexible)
Lease Term: 1 to 3 Months
Renew: Yes
Summer: Yes    Holiday: No  
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  • High Speed internet
  • Credit AppCredit Application
  • laundryLaundry in building
  • utilitiesUtilities included
Not Included
  • Parking
  • Pets OK
  • Cable
  • Air conditioning
  • Handicapped access
  • Doorman
  • Smoker OK
  • Elevator
  • Broker fee