Available Rental Housing
The housing list below is created to assist academic appointees with temporary housing needs, especially visitors, new appointees, and those taking leaves of absence. This listing is solely for property for rent, not for sale. Other rental options are available through IU Real Estate.
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All Available Rental Housing
Apartment for rent: 1000 square ft., furnished one-bedroom downstairs apartment with private entrance in country home north of town. Twelve-minute drive from campus, 6 minutes from college mall. Fully equip kitchen, washer/dryer, fireplace, with cable TV available. Beautiful, quiet surroundings on old farm. Utilities, internet, yard maintenance and snow plowing included. Available May 1st (flexible), 2018. Open to a summer or to an annual lease. No pets please. Please call, text, or email for more information.
Take over my Stratum lease and I will pay your first month's rent. Upscale, lovely 2 bedroom, 2-bath apartment completely furnished at The Stratum at Indiana. Includes modern kitchen, all appliances and washer and dryer. Also cable TV w/ HBO and high-speed internet. Garage available. Free parking. The Stratum offers a state-of-the-art health and fitness center, swimming pool, gourmet coffee bar, and tanning lounge. Apartment is available Feb. 8, 2018. The Stratum is located just minutes from campus, adjacent to College Mall. Bus transportation easily available: both the #9 and #3 buses run every 15 minutes - just steps away. For a complete list of amenities, see URL provided. The Stratum is located just off Clarizz Blvd., (3131 E. Goodnight Way, Bloomington).
Apartment/lower level of full-sized home for rent. Available for lease June 1, 2018 through July 15, 2019. Rent includes utilities of gas heat, central air, water, electricity and trash removal and shared use of a full-sized washer and dryer. Full lower-level with private entrance in a well-maintained 1930s bungalow home, located on the near west side with a large maintained and beautifully landscaped double lot. Two bedrooms, living room, dining room, and kitchen. Quaint claw-footed tub/shower. Original hardwood in dining room and living room. Full sized front porch and shared use of back porch and basement. Conveniently located near campus, on the city bus line, and within walking distance to the b-line trail, Farmer’s Market and downtown. Pets negotiable. Non-smoking environment.
Rent: $1,150/mo., includes utilities
Contact Person: Dru Presti
Unique studio apartment - east side of Bloomington (available August 15, 2018). Seeking a non-smoking professional, visitng faculty member or mature, quiet graduate student. This rental unit is a 750 square foot octagonal space on the third floor of an addition to my home (a separate structure that has a shop in the walkout basement and a garage in the middle level). Features include use of garage, an enclosed bathroom with shower, kitchenette (maple cabinets, double sink with pullout faucet, medium size fridge - a large refrigerator in the garage below may be used as well), 16 windows, custom storage unit in center island, Brazilian cherry floor and trim, slate floor in entry and bath, heating/cooling by heat pump, vaulted ceiling with clerestory tower in center, located on 5 acre lot 2 miles east of College Mall just off SR46, a quiet remote setting but with a very quick commute to campus - about 8-10 minutes. Other amenities available to the renter: basketball hoop, fire pit for cookouts down the hill in the woods, private road (great for walks). Optional furnishings: futon sofa/bed, computer desk with hutch, miscellaneous shelving. Pets: no dogs. cat a possibility. Utilities included with the monthly rent: electric, water, garbage, cable TV, high speed broadband internet (ethernet and wireless).
One-bedroom apartment, fully furnished, very conveniently located (15 minutes’ walk from campus, in the city center, 5 minutes’ walk from two grocery stores and several coffee shops), quiet and safe, to sublet from the 15th of August 2018 to the 31st of May 2019. The apartment is fully furnished and pictures can be found at the URL provided. The apartment has internet, AC, television (no cable), fully equipped kitchen, and balcony. The apartment building has a gym and a terrace and parking is available (payment is additional). The rent is 1600 a month (negotiable) and dates are flexible (semesters are acceptable). A car is also available (for additional fee).
Three bedroom – nice upscale townhome! Available now. Unfurnished, spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms 1240 sq.ft. townhouse in a very quiet family oriented neighborhood (Oaklawn Park). Washer/Dryer and dishwasher included. Ceramic tiles in kitchen and bathrooms. This is an end unit with lots of privacy. Ideal for faculty, family or grad students! Beautiful patio is facing a tree line! Oaklawn Park is located on the Southeast side of Bloomington, just off Sare Rd. across from Steeplechase Apts. Direct bus line to IU campus. This town home has all electric appliances (heating is electric, too). No gas bills. Avgr. electricity bill $120/mo. Avrg. water bill $50/mo. Pet policy: $200 one time pet fee, and $30/mo. per each pet. Ideal for faculty, family or grad students!
Rent: $1040/mo., plus utilities
Contact Person: Petar Jankovic
End of terrace spacious condominium in conveniently located Stadium Crossing, just minutes' walk from campus. Three bedrooms upstairs, and space for 2 beds in basement. Wood floors throughout, 2 and ½ baths, small wooden balcony off of lounge, all appliances included (washing machine, tumble dryer, electric stove, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer, coffee maker,). Partially furnished (sofas, some beds and dresser and dining table and chairs). Pet free, smoke free, drug free. Parking is available for each tenant. Free Wi-Fi. Landlord is owner of condo, lives locally and visits when needed to take care of repairs or concerns. This will not last long as this is truly the nicest condo in the complex. Rent is $400/month per person and this includes ALL utilities!! Yes, you could pay $325/month but utilities would add at least another $75 per person, even more in the winter!! Available August 2018 through August 2019.
Rent: See description
Contact Person: Tim Graupner
Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhome. Ideal for faculty, staff or grad students and families. Includes washer and dryer, kitchen appliances and central A/C and heating. This townhome is located just minutes from IU, the College Mall, the YMCA and excellent schools in a very quiet neighborhood and at the end of a cul-de-sac. Enjoy the secluded setting while sitting on the front porch enjoying the wildlife and fire in the neighborhood fire pit. Must see to appreciate. The townhouse will be available in June, 2018. I would welcome the opportunity to show the home to you.
Rental unit at Stella Ridge. This townhouse is located 10 minutes away from Indiana University in 3803 Cobble Creek. It has 3 bedrooms and, 2 1/2 baths. The town house is in a great location southeast, near campus, College Mall, and excellent Binford/Rogers Elementary district. Nicely decorated in neutral colors with lots of upgrades. Lawn and garden care included. Available in April. One month's rent deposit required. Very attractive! The unit comes with stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, and garbage disposal. Available April 15, 2018.
Contact Person: Manuel Diaz-Campos
Available for the 2018 academic year. Two furnished bedrooms in a one-floor, three-bedroom house in quiet, suburban, IU faculty neighborhood. Close to College Mall, grocery stores, restaurants, and movie theater. One room is 14 x 11 ft ($500). Smaller room is 13.5 x 10 ft ($475). Renters share a bathroom. Campus bus route 3 blocks down on College Mall Road or a car can be parked in the driveway. Some residents have opted to walk or ride their bike to campus. Both rooms are carpeted and include all utilities, TV, internet, as well as the use of a large eat-in kitchen and washer/dryer. There are two small friendly dogs (shih tzus). Graduate students, visiting scholars, and IU faculty members have stayed here. Short term stays welcome. Photos of the rooms and house are available upon request.
Rent: $500 / $475 mo. (see descripton)
Contact Person: Mary
Looking for female grad student or faculty member to share beautiful five bedroom, three bath east side home. Only permanent resident female homeowner. Large private furnished bedroom and semi-private bath with AC, WD, kitchen privileges, large swimming pool, fireplace, upright grand piano, TV, DSL). Spacious house with lots of separate living areas. Private backyard, deck and garden in quiet residential neighborhood. Five-minute drive to campus (or 10-minute bike ride). Bus picks up just two blocks away. Close to College Mall. Plenty of parking. Resident cat. No smokers, no additional pets, please. Available March 1, 2018. International students welcome! Contact me to find out more.
Rent: $550/mo., includes all utilities
Contact Person: Lynn
Looking for someone to finish the lease of a single room with a personal bathroom in a four-bedroom garden unit located at The Village at Muller Parkway. Floor Plan link: http://villagemp.com/floorplans/. There are currently three other female roommates who are easy to get along with. The room is spacious and comes furnished: a bed and mattress, desk and chair and a dresser. In the apt has AC, WD, fridge, microwave, stove, and dishwasher. Internet provided. The Village has a bus that runs Monday – Friday, pick-up/drop-off on campus. Plenty of parking. No pets. Apt. near club house which has: heated saltwater pool and sundeck, fire pit, grilling station and putting green, inside free tanning. Also on the grounds are a 24-hour fitness center and basketball and sand volleyball courts. Availability Dates: Beginning: Current as of January 3, 2018 – End: July 26, 2018.
Rent: $489/mo., plus electricity. This is lower than the current rate of $530 due to an early renewal.
Contact Person: Rebekah Edelman
House/housemate/room to rent. I am willing to entertain serious offers to rent the entire home for 1 year at a time. Otherwise, it is a housemate/room for rent. All utilities included-electric, gas, water, sewer, trash/recycling and WIFI included. TV service available for an additional fee and you provide TV. Flexible terms available from one month to one year. Fully-furnished bedroom in shared 1600 sq. ft. house (with single professional woman and very professional cat) just south of Bloomington. Think housemate, rather than roommate. Renter’s access – private bedroom with king bed, closet, dresser, desk and shelves. Storage space under bed as well. Access to back porch, large back yard, hot tub, garage, outdoor fire pit, laundry, large kitchen, recreation garage with darts and other games, sewing machine, and basic tools/appliances of a home. Pets may be welcome. Must have personal transportation as property is not near a bus line; 15-20 minutes from campus near main road into town. Personal meeting with owner and local references required. I am happy to provide references as well.
Rent: $600/mo., all utilities included
Contact Person: Johanna
Woodland getaway on east side of Bloomington: fully furnished 3500 sq ft custom home on 12 forested acres 4 mi east of campus on ridgetop at edge of large network of hiking trails. Available summer 2018 to summer 2019 (exact dates flexible). Three bedrooms (king, queen, double), 3 full baths, large office, deluxe kitchen, spacious living room with stone wood-burning fireplace, family room, large screen porch, extensive glass windows looking into woods in all directions. Finished basement w/ game area. Fenced yard and doghouse for well-behaved pet. Bonus room above 3-car garage offers private extra space with 3 single beds/full bath. Direct access to favorite road cycling routes. No smoking; pets negotiable. Photos of home and property available upon request.
Rent: $3,000/mo. includes cable/internet and twice monthly cleaning.
Contact Person: Jeff
Available May 27 to July 14. Clean, bright, spacious and fully furnished four bedroom house near Olcott Park, with fenced back yard. One-minute walk to bus stop, route 5, which goes directly to campus in 20 minutes. Biking to campus takes 20-30 minutes (partially along beautiful Jackson Creek Trail). House contains 2.5 bathrooms, two children's bedroom, one master bedroom, one office, very bright living room, formal dining room, breakfast place, deck. Olcott Park, Jackson Creek, and Sherwood Oaks Park are very close. Dates are negotiable, car is available (extra fee). Pictures available on request.
Rent: $1250/mo. (includes internet but not utilities), with one month deposit
Contact Person: Matthias
Historic home in Bloomington's near west side available for rent as early as June 15, 2018 through July 31, 2019, with possibility for renewal. Elegant, spacious (1700 sq. ft.) two-bedroom/one bath home in desirable location just blocks from courthouse square, B-line Trail, farmers' market, Banneker Community Center, Girls Inc. and Butler Park; 20-minute walk to campus. This beautifully restored and maintained gingerbread house with steamboat porch perched above leafy block in one of the city’s core neighborhoods boasts hardwood floors, 12-foot ceilings, huge windows and generous-sized rooms. Updated bathroom and farmhouse-style kitchen with modern amenities, including new dishwasher. New washer and dryer, radiator heat, ceiling fans in every room. Wooden deck off kitchen leads to large fenced-in backyard with mature trees, garden shed, and opportunities for gardening. Attentive, responsive management by owner/landlord. Please contact for more information.
Rent: $1300/mo. with one month deposit. References checked.
Sabbatical home available June 2018 through July 2019. Fully furnished, 2-3 bedroom, 1 and ½ bath. Ten-minute walk to campus, in quiet, professional, eastside neighborhood south of campus. Kitchen and bathrooms fully reconstructed in past year. Hardwood floors throughout house. Study can be used as third bedroom. Large fenced-in yard with patio and gardening opportunities. Attached garage. No smoking. No pets. Photos available upon request.
Rent: $1500/mo., includes utilities, AT&T U-verse TV and internet ($1,000 deposit)
Contact Person: Mike
Beautiful brick 3500+ sqft, 3br 3.5ba IU rental house just across the bypass from IU stadium parking. The house is across the street from campus yet tucked away in a private wooded 1.4 acre lot, with plenty of outside parking, massive picture windows, 2-car garage, sealed full basement with built in cabinets, wood shop, office, wet bar, laundry room, greenhouse, full bed and bath loft upstairs, and tons of character. Location is incredible yet the privacy feels like a country home. We are new to IU and raised our newborn here until we recently found a home to purchase. We will miss this place. Available 3/1/18 through 6/30/18 with option for extension through IU Real Estate.
Rent: $2000/mo., OBO includes all yard and house maintenance
Contact Person: Bob Musumeci
Phone: 812-855-1423, 317-418-7374
Available June 2018 (some flexibility on dates). Spacious, furnished four bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, 3800 sq ft house in family-friendly Hyde Park neighborhood, under 4 miles from campus. On a quiet cul-de-sac. Perfect for a family visiting Bloomington for the summer. Upgraded kitchen, spacious first floor office, all bedrooms on second floor, finished basement with play area and piano, fenced in yard and large deck with grill. One bedroom has a crib, and we can provide many baby/toddler accoutrement including highchair, gates, stroller, etc. Two-car garage and plenty of off-street parking. Walking distance to an idyllic park/playground and conveniently located on city bus line. Please, no pets or smoking. Contact me for additional details and pictures.
Rent: $2000/mo., including utilities
Contact Person: Sarah
Fully furnished two-bedroom home available for the month of May 2018 in the desirable Prospect Hill Neighborhood. The home is beautifully appointed and includes washer and dryer as well as a very nice porch. Free parking right outside on the street. The home is very close to all of the downtown fun. Looking for a very responsible, honest and respectful person to rent for the month of May - could be a great "in-between" space or housing for the first summer session. I am open to stays of two weeks or longer as well. Any successful candidate would need to be cleared by the landlord, who is absolutely fantastic and takes wonderful care of the property. Start date is May 1, 2018 and end date is June 1, 2018. Please feel free to call/email/text with questions.
Rent: $1150 for the month (all bills and utilities included)
Contact Person: Vince
Prospect Hill House for temporary rental June 2 to June 15 2018. This charming house is a quick 12-minute walk to downtown and Indiana University through the historic Prospect Hill Neighborhood. It is near coffee shops, restaurants, art galleries and the B-Line trail are even closer. It features a reading room, a family room with clean modern furniture for relaxing and watching television and the kitchen is large and open making it a great place to hang out and chat. Perfect for small dinner parties with a 4-person dining table and 3-stool bar. It's fully stocked with kitchen amenities. The back yard has a small breakfast table, an outside dining table for four and a hammock to kick back in. We have a charcoal grill, and fresh veggies growing in the side garden that you are welcome to pick. This wonderful fenced in private yard is a great place to spend your down time. The house is perfect for visiting researchers with families and visitors interested in a long visit to Bloomington. We have private off street parking as well as free on street parking. See URL for images/information.
Contact Person: Jenny
Approximate April 15-July 30, 2018, dates flexible. Historic brick house of exceptional character and charm, on large wooded lot in Elm Heights, 10-minute walk south of IU. Four bedrooms, 2 baths, study, TV room, screened porch, garage. Fully furnished and equipped (linens, dishes, etc.). Non-smoking. Photos available on request.