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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  • Large one bedroom 1 1/2 bath apartment for rent as of August 10th. Over 1100 sq. ft of living space, the Garden Terrace I is one of the largest 1 bedroom apartment homes for rent in Bloomington.  Features include 9' ceilings, arched entryways, and open, inviting layout, large master with walk in closet, gas fireplace and deck and large kitchen.. Part of the MeadowCreek property. This is a sublet, approval of Meadowcreek Management is required. Lease expires on June 30, 2017, but can be renewed. You can find the apartment pictures and more details on URL provided.

    Rent: $985/mo.
    Contact Person: Qiuping Yu
    Email: yqp2009@gmail.com
    Website: http://renaissancerentals.com/Apartmentdetail/Garden_Terrace_I/42/4

  • Available August 2016, this unique 1920’s grocery was completely rebuilt in 2013. The historic facade was kept but the rest is totally new. It has 4 1-bedroom apartments, located in the Bryan Park neighborhood near the best cafe in town and Bloomington’s largest park. It’s conveniently situated on the bus line and near the city-wide bike trail.  This charming apartment is well-appointed and smartly designed with many closets, energy efficient heating/cooling, stainless appliances, quartz countertops, washer/dryer, private parking, outdoor space, huge walk-in storage, wooden blinds and tons of sunlight! Rent includes water, internet, and Direct TV - the electric is all you pay.

    Rent: $855/mo.
    Email: ocibtown@gmail.com

  • Easily walk to campus or downtown from this mostly furnished 2 bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhome.  Located at 307 E 7th Street.   Available  August for a year.  Only two blocks from the Memorial Union.  Private 2 car parking garage with small courtyard and private patio.  Elevated front porch.  Lots of windows and airy and bright.   All new refrigerator, gas stove, dishwasher, microwave, furnace, air conditioning.  Washer and dryer.  Excellent condition. Like new. Tastefully decorated, around 1500 sq ft.. Carpeted except for tile in kitchen, bathrooms.  No smoking, no pets.

    Rent: $1950/mo.
    Contact Person: Katrina
    Phone: 812-320-2409
    Email: kamccror@indiana.edu

  • Unfurnished townhouse at 819 S. Washington Street; one of four in a quiet building.  There are two bedrooms joined by a bathroom with shower upstairs, and a living room, kitchen, half bath, and utility room downstairs.  The home has a dishwasher and washer/dryer, a storage area, and a small patio off the kitchen which opens into a small backyard.  Easy walk/bike to campus and downtown.  Off-street parking and on city bus line.  Near to grocery stores and Bryan Park.  Available immediately, 1 year lease.

    Rent: $720/mo., plus utilities; 1 month's security deposit required.
    Contact Person: Tilman Piedmont
    Phone: 812-327-4608
    Email: namlit1@yahoo.com

  • Two bedroom condo for rent. Great location across the street from Kroger near college mall, close to campus, bus lines, restaurants, shopping and schools. Second floor unit, 2 bedrooms 1 bath with a dressing vanity area in the master bedroom. New, modern stacked washer and dryer off kitchen. Large screened-in balcony off living room overlooks pool. One car attached garage, additional non-garage parking available in lot.  Beginning and ending dates of availability:  August 18, 2016, thru August 17, 2017.  Lease term negotiable.

    Rent: $800/mo.
    Contact Person: Roy Francis
    Email: rgfranci@indiana.edu

  • Available for Summer 2016 and 2016-2017 academic year. Two furnished bedrooms in a house in quiet, suburban neighborhood. Close to College Mall, grocery stores, restaurants, and movie theater. One room is 14x11 ($475). Smaller room is 13.5x10 ft ($450). Shared bathroom.  Campus bus route 3 blocks down on College Mall Road or a car can be parked in driveway or on the street. Some residents have opted to walk or ride their bikes to campus. Both rooms are carpeted and include all utilities, TV, wireless internet as well as the use of a large eat-in kitchen and washer/dryer. There are 2 friendly dogs ( shihtzus). Graduate students, visiting scholars, and IU faculty members have stayed here.

    Rent: $475/$450
    Contact Person: Mary
    Phone: 812-369-5484
    Email: laruemary@att.net

  • Available August 15, 2016  - May 15 2017 (start date somewhat negotiable, end date can be as early as March).  Very large unfurnished or partially furnished bedroom in a sunny, spacious 1890s farmhouse on the West side. Huge wraparound porch with swing, hardwood floors throughout, large eat-in kitchen, two living room areas and dining area, big windows and high ceilings, central A/C and gas furnace, large yard with garden, washer/dryer, plenty of off-street parking and locked shed for bike parking. 2 miles from IU (right on the #2 busline or easy bikeride/drive to campus), great access to B-Line trail and IN-37 (until it becomes I-69). House to be shared with male professional (social worker) who works in town and one male graduate student. Both friendly and respectful. Bedroom is 16’ by 13’. No smoking, no pets.  See Craigslist URL for photos. 

    Rent: $475/mo. plus utilities
    Contact Person: Meg
    Phone: 410-279-6881
    Email: marenber@indiana.edu
    Website: https://bloomington.craigslist.org/roo/5637799978.html

  • One bedroom, fully furnished, 734 square ft. spacious unit including private living room, bathroom and laundry room. Flexible lease option. Kitchen is shared on the main level and is fully equipped. Hi-speed internet provided. Quiet, wooded neighborhood. Reserved Parking for tenant. No smoking. Minutes from College Mall and grocery stores and the University. Bloomington Transit line number 5 directly picks up at entrance into the neighborhood. Interested parties please contact via email.

    Rent: $500/mo., plus 1/2 utilities
    Contact Person: Donna
    Phone: 812-322-1598
    Email: daviscd@indiana.edu

  • Large furnished bedroom and private bath in a quiet home less than one mile from campus in the Elm Heights neighborhood. Close to College Mall, grocery stores, downtown, and restaurants. One block away from campus bus route. Access available to the kitchen, living room and dining room. Off-street parking also available. Appliances include dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, and garbage disposal.  Off-street parking is also available. The house is equipped with cable and wifi. Available Summer 2016 (dates flexible) for semester or academic year. Please contact me if you are interested in seeing the place or have any questions. Dogs negotiable. No cats, no smoking.

    Rent: $700/mo., including utilities
    Contact Person: Gina
    Phone: 201-953-4967
    Email: gifletch@indiana.edu
    Website: https://airbnb.com/rooms/11889179?i=10&ref_device_id=a4d0a9ece5cf91f6b5b9ec24a0c798ab0ebb54ec&s=1&user_id=4806190

  • Owner-occupied home in very good condition is now being offered for rent for the first time! You'll enjoy the quiet setting on an interior corner lot in popular Sherwood Oaks! Schools are: Childs Elementary, Jackson Creek Middle School and BL South High School. City parks are a short distance away, as is the YMCA. Three bedrooms and two full baths provide the space you like, and the living spaces provide plenty of flexibility to suit how you live your life. Appliances include fridge, oven, dishwasher, microwave and washer and dryer. This property is available now for a one year lease. Please note smoking and pets are not allowed. Come see today!

    Rent: $1650/mo.
    Contact Person: Mike
    Phone: 812-219-4829
    Email: mike@sigrealty.net
    Website: http://www.homefinder.org/public/buy-details.asp?sTransactionNumber=201624302

  • Lovely 3 bedroom, 1 bath home for incoming faculty or small Family, in Elm Heights, south west and walking/biking distance from IU campus. The home is well maintained and is on a nice bike lane/dog walking lane street. Just 8 blocks from Bryan Park, the home has a fenced in yard and roomie garage. Great light, wood floors, sunny back porch, and great neighbors. Large trees make the home cool in the summer, great big windows and charming 50's style. Landlord is a great caretaker and looking for a responsible and mature resident. Basic lawn-care required. Available Aug. 1, 2016-Aug. 1, 2017. Happy to send photos as needed.  Questions? Please contact.

    Rent: $980/mo.
    Contact Person: Carissa Carman
    Phone: 805-377-6613
    Email: clcarman@indiana.edu

  • Available starting July 2016, 7 bedroom, 6 bath, 10,295 sq ft.  This meticulous custom estate home combines old world elegance, high-end finishes and open entertaining spaces beautifully. This limestone European inspired home on over 5.6 acres has wooded privacy and yet is just five minutes from the Indiana University campus. It's difficult to describe the superb finishes and craftsmanship of this home. It greets you with an open entry curved marble stairwell and heated Italian marble in the two-story great room. A wall of glass showcases the custom carved limestone terrace and gardens with pool. The home features four fireplaces, an entertaining kitchen with custom cherry cabinetry, Dacor gas cooktop, stone counter tops, prep sink, double ovens, professional appliances, built-in planning desk, and stunning Pella windows with Pella blinds. The main level features a handsome two-story den with beautiful custom carved wood working, book cases and library. The main level also hosts a master bedroom/guest bedroom suite, a sun room formal parlor, a gorgeous dining room with lighted niche details, a butler's pantry, a large scale walk in pantry with extra refrigerators and floor-to-ceiling shelving. Brazilian cherry flooring enhances entertaining areas and the warm sunny great room with fireplace and with adjacency to kitchen. The secondary stair to the upper level connects to the gallery overlook connecting the upper level bedrooms. The primary master suite has luxury appointments that include private balcony, fireplace, and sumptuous master bath. The spa bath provides porcelain heated tile flooring, gorgeous walk in shower with body jets, rope lighting for accent, bidet, porcelain steam shower, jetted spa tub and over scaled walk in dressing room with separate closet areas within the dressing room. All of the bedrooms are en suite and have walk in storage and those on the west and south side of the home have balcony access. The garden level walk out area of the home has an additional lower level wet bar and kitchen area for entertaining. This cabinetry and bar was custom designed and inspired by an historic New Orleans landmark. This media space in the lower level has advanced electronics components that convey with the home. There is a lower level gym, a lower level in-law suite, and a barrel roofed wine tasting room designed to keep wine at the appropriate temperatures. This Lanam Ridge home is located just east of Bloomington near College Mall, Indiana University, and cultural activities. 

    Rent: $5000/mo.
    Contact Person: Jeff Franklin
    Phone: 812-360-5333
    Email: jeff@jeffsells.com
    Website: http://www.zillow.com/homes/3746-commodore-trail-bloomington-IN-47408_rb/?fromHomePage=true&shouldFireSellPageImplicitClaimGA=false

  • Historic home in Bloomington's near west side available for year-long rental August 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017. Elegant, spacious (1700 sq. ft.) two-bedroom/one bath home in desirable location just blocks from courthouse square, B-line trail, and farmers' market; 20-minute walk to campus. This beautifully restored and maintained gingerbread house with steamboat porch perched above leafy block of similarly well-kept homes boasts hardwood floors, 12-foot ceilings, huge windows and generous-sized rooms. Updated bathroom and farmhouse-style kitchen with modern amenities. 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.  References checked. Please contact via email for more information. Pictures available on URL provided.

    Rent: $1250/mo., with one-month deposit
    Email: yksander@indiana.edu
    Website: http://bloomington.craigslist.org/apa/5667227499.html

  • Charming three bedroom, one bath ranch on Bloomington's east side.  Conveniently located in the Green Acres neighborhood, this house sits just off of 3rd Street and is very close to the bus route, College Mall and the IU Campus.  Ideal for graduate students and/or a young family looking for a quiet, family-friendly environment. Lawn care and snow removal provided.  Home comes with large backyard, patio, and carport.  Amenities include: hardwood floors, new granite countertop and dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, range, washer and dryer.  No pets allowed.  Ready for mid-August move in.  Please call for more information. 

    Rent: Rent is $1350/month plus utilities (gas, electric, water), TV/internet and trash stickers.
    Phone: 812-727-0232

  • Available week of August 15th: Quiet, close to mall, grocery, restaurants, on comfortable southeast side, 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch over full, clean walk-out basement. Excellent storage space. Large, single attached garage, covered front porch with teak rocking chairs, back deck looking out over a large, well-kept acre of property, adjoined by two ponds for a fantastic view and estate-sized neighboring plots. Several shaded retreats in the lovely yard. Large wooden swing set, many trees perfect for climbing. Persimmons abound in the fall. Mowing service included in rent. House is well-built and maintained. New water heater, recent furnace, Electrolux front load washer and Maytag dryer included. Fireplace, cleaned and inspected, firewood supplied. Fantastic great room with exposed beams, new ceiling fan and large windows facing south. Owners are a friendly IU family and live close. Six and 12 month lease options available. Pets welcome, subject to owners' discretion, additional security deposit, monthly fee and end-of-lease cleaning fee.  Call or text to request more information.

    Rent: $1895/mo.
    Contact Person: Tricia
    Phone: 812-369-8489
    Email: tpmiles@indiana.edu