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
- Available: August 1, 2015-July 23, 2016. Unfurnished 2 bedroom, 1 bath ground floor apartment in a very quiet complex on the East side, less than half a mile from campus. The 3 and 6 bus lines are easily accessible and it is also feasible to bike or walk to campus. Additionally, Marsh, Bloomingfoods, Target, the College Mall, and Barnes and Noble are all within a convenient walking distance. The apartment features good closet space, new refrigerator and stove (they are not what is seen in the photos from the website), beautiful hardwood floors, and lots of natural light. Extra storage unit and a large laundry room in the basement. Cats allowed with pet deposit.
Contact Person: Valerie
Luxury 2 bedroom, 2 full bath apartment with stunning views of downtown. The apartment is located in the center of downtown, across from Bloomingfoods and one block from all major restaurants. Available from July 31st (we're flexible on move-in dates). Amenities include: huge windows that bring a lot of natural light -- 10ft. ceilings -- wood floors -- ceiling fans in all rooms -- limestone countertops -- washer/dryer in unit -- walk-in closet -- covered parking directly attached to the building -- trash chute access on each floor. Cats are permissible for a small fee. Recycling is available to residents.
Rent: $1425/mo., $500 deposit
Contact Person: Ahmad Lashkaripour
Rental unit at Stella Ridge. This townhouse is located 10 minutes away from Indiana University in Stella Drive. It has 3 bedrooms and, 2 1/2 baths and basement. 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 now. One month's rent deposit required. Very attractive! The unit comes with stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, and garbage disposal.
Contact Person: Manuel Diaz-Campos
Nice upscale 3BR townhome! Available early August, 2015. 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 a 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 of the Sare Rd. across Steeplechase Apts. Direct bus line to IU campus. This townhome has all electric appliances (heating is electric, too). No gas bills. Avgr. electricity bill $100/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!
- Townhouse for rent (1479 sq ft with finished basement): Southwest Bloomington: 1698 W Sunstone Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403. Available early June, 2015 (prefer minimum of one year lease). Located in Summit Ridge Townhomes on Southwest side (same neighborhood as Adams Hill Farms, Summit Ridge Elementary School). Quick drive to campus and easy access to I-37 in one minute! Two bedrooms, 3 full baths (2 upstairs and one in basement), half bath on main level. Washer/dryer upstairs. Walk-in closets in both upstairs bedrooms. Two living rooms (one upstairs, other in basement). All new stainless steel kitchen appliances (ceramic flat top stove for easy cleaning). Study in basement could be used as third sleeping room; 1.5 car attached garage w/ hose, storage space for bikes, etc.; outdoor deck. Walking distance to the Clear Creek Trail (paved, bike/walking path). Firmly request no smoking in the home and prefer no pets. Please call or email with questions or to set up a showing. Photos available on URL provided.
Two bedroom 2.5 bath townhouse at Meadow Creek luxury apartment community is available from August 2015. The house located at South Sare Road about 15 mins to IU campus by bus 5, 5mins dive to College Mall. The school district is Jackson Creek Middle School and Binford/Rodgers Elementary. Home is complete with a spacious eat-in kitchen with all appliances. Washer and dryer are inside. The house has a south side porch with nice view.
Rent: $1250/mo., plus utilities and 1 year long lease. One month's rent deposit is required.
Contact Person: Bin Yang
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. One month's security deposit is required.
Contact Person: Tilman Piedmont
Rental unit at Oaklawn Circle 3424. This townhouse is located 10 minutes away from Indiana University in Oakland Circle Street. It has two bedrooms, 1 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 for occupancy February 8, 2010. One month's rent deposit required. Very attractive! The unit comes with stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, and garbage disposal.
Contact Person: Manuel Diaz-Campos
Phone: 812-361-9147, 812-339-5628
Sublease available September 2015: 2BR/2.5 BA townhouse in Steeplechase Apartments community. Located on the south side of Bloomington near Olcott Park with direct city bus connection to IU campus / downtown and east side / College Mall. The townhouse offers about 1,200 sq ft. A floor plan ('The Aintree') and community features can be found online at URL provided. Among them are washer/dryer, air condition, pool, fitness room and tennis court. The townhouse is unfurnished but there is a chance to buy some furniture, small electrical appliances and lamps as we will move to Europe. The townhouse also comes with an attached garage. IU faculty/ staff/ students may qualify for an additional $25 discount. No deposit required.
Rent: $1189/mo. (includes water and attached garage), additional $25 IU discount possible
Contact Person: Mathias Wagner
Don’t miss out on this beautiful 2-bedroom, 1-1/2 bath townhouse (located at 700 E. Sherwood Hills)! All new flooring/paint. Nestled in the quiet comfort of Bloomington’s southside, Sherwood Hills is a perfect location to call home. Conveniently located on the city bus-line with easy access to HWY 37, Indiana University, Monroe County YMCA, and downtown Bloomington. Total electric, ample free parking, ceiling fans with lights, and a private deck are just a few of the great features. Amenities and features include: washer/dryer; trash removal; refrigerator; range/oven; on IU/city bus line; free parking; dishwasher; close parking; central heating/central air; ceiling fans; cable hook-ups; and balcony/patio/deck. Available August 2015.
Contact Person: Tiana
Late August 2015 to July 2016 lease available at fantastic 2 bed/1 bath house, just one block south of campus! All points of IU and Bloomington are within walking distance, and the house is also on the Atwater-Third/Jordan bus stops. The smaller of the two bedrooms is available for one person (sorry, no couples). This bedroom is unfurnished, but the rest of the house has everything you need! Washer/dryer in the basement. City of Bloomington Zone 1 parking permit available with lease signature. Graduate students or faculty preferred. No smoking or pets. Please email for more info and photos. Utilities: $100-150/mo., depending on season.
Rent: $450/mo. (one bedroom), plus $450 security deposit required at lease.
Contact Person: Alex
Fully furnished 1 bedroom/private living room and bathroom. Flexible lease option. Free cable and hi-speed internet. Large window panes in living room with private entry into the gardened landscape. Very serene and quiet. Kitchen is shared on main level which includes all basic kitchen appliances and gadgets. Furnished living room, including study desk and chair. Tenant furnishes own linens. Reserved parking for tenant. Walking distance to the Jackson Creek walking trail (paved, bike/walking path) Minutes from College Mall and grocery stores and the University. Bloomington Transit line number 5 directly picks up at entrance of condo complex. No smoking. Deposit required. Interested parties please contact via email. Pictures can be seen at URL provided.
Rent: $500/mo, plus 1/2 utilities
Semi-furnished bedroom available Fall and Spring semesters. Located on first floor of house in quiet IU faculty neighborhood that is close to College Mall and grocery stores. Campus bus route 3 blocks away. Rent includes all utilities, TV, and wireless internet. Kitchen and washer/dryer privileges are also included. There are 3 friendly dogs. International graduate students, visiting scholars, and an IU faculty member have stayed here. Females only.
Contact Person: Mary
Large five-bedroom home situated between IU Bloomington campus and College Mall. Seeking renter for one bedroom of the home for at least one year. Bedroom is sizeable with two closets and private bathroom attached. Original hardwood floors throughout. Renter will share the rest of the home including kitchen, living room, office, deck/patio, and two-car garage with owner, who is a recent law school graduate and new attorney for the IU Foundation. Availability: August 1, 2015-August 1, 2016 and beyond.
Contact Person: Jason R. Sprinkle
Mid-century limestone ranch with 3 bedrooms, 2 bath (1 is a master with recently renovated bath) plus 1 office. Available beginning January 4, 2016 until July 31, 2016. House comes furnished. Bedrooms and baths are on a single floor, with office and den in walkout basement (which also connects to garage). Heat/AC in very good shape, and house is well-insulated. Two working fireplaces. Washer-dryer. About 1.5 miles to heart of Indiana University campus (5 min by car, 12 min by bike, 30 min walk). House is 10 min walk to neighborhood K-6 grade public school (on the direct path to IU); school bus stops in front of the house. Also 10 min walk to large supermarket and smaller specialty Asian markets, and other shops. Neighborhood is quiet and residential. House has a secluded feel on corner lot of cul-de-sac with large yard, well-maintained garden, large deck on back (walk out from kitchen).
Contact Person: Jason McGraw
Available from August 23 to September 20, 2015. Furnished house (1,100 square feet) with 1 full bedroom, 1 half guest bedroom, 1 sizeable study (two desks), 1 bathroom, front and back porch, off street parking. Great light, hardwood floors, open layout. Amenities include washer/dryer, dishwasher, central AC, smart TV, well-equipped kitchen. Beautiful home in the Prospect Hill neighborhood. Conveniently located ten minutes walk to the farmer’s market/grocery stores/downtown, twenty minutes walk to campus (to sample gates), five minutes walk to the B-line trail. Perfect for a single or couple. Faculty owner. Please email for pictures.
Rent: $975/mo. plus utilities (gas, water, electric, wifi if wanted) – all prorated – (yard care taken care of)
Contact Person: Steph
- Newer great 3BR/2.5BA home with a large bonus room over two-car garage! Located in the desirable Canada Farms neighborhood. Walking trails, schools and city parks are all very close by. City bus and bike paths to campus. All appliances are included, including washer and dryer. The house is available starting in July for one-year lease period (with the possibility to renew). Property is no smoking, pets need to be negotiated. Security deposit equals one month’s rent. Schools are Childs Elementary School, Jackson Creek Middle School and Bloomington South High School.
Contact Person: Mike
Gorgeous 2-bedroom Victorian on Prospect Hill available for rent beginning August 1 (year lease, dates negotiable). Fully renovated in 2012, all new appliances, all hard-wood, charming architectural details, garage, landscaping, raised bed for edible garden, easy walk to downtown and campus. Please email to request pictures--it's really stunning!
Contact Person: Nikki
Executive rental on the east side! Available as early as June 2015 -- One year lease. Gorgeous 4BR, 2.5 BA 2-story home on wooded lot in Gentry East neighborhood. Close to College Mall and easy commute to IU. Wood floors, sun room, stainless appliances, master suite, large garage. No pets/no smoking.
Contact Person: Mike Avila
Available August, 2015. Large unfurnished house, perfect for couple or suitable for up to three unrelated people, located in historic Westside Prospect Hill neighborhood. A quick bike ride (8 min) or walk (20 min) to campus, minutes from downtown Courthouse square restaurants, shops, and farmers’ market. Three or 4 bedrooms, two full baths, office space, appliances include washer/dryer, dishwasher, gas stove; sunny southern exposure, large park-like backyard, upstairs deck and separate entrance off master suite. One-year lease or longer. Rent reduction of $50.00/month for a 2 year lease. Pets negotiable. Photos can be viewed at URL provided.
Spacious (2,130 sq ft) 3+ bedroom, 2 full bath L-shaped 1950’s ranch-style home in desirable neighborhood near Indiana University and Bryan Park, available starting August 1. Recently updated home has retro-style kitchen with marble counters, gas range, and many cabinets; den; large rec room; fireplace; bathroom with custom tile floor and shower; lots of closets and windows; hardwood floors; back patio; detached 1-car garage. Washer/dryer, central heating and air conditioning, ample off-street parking. Set well back from the street in a quiet, safe, faculty neighborhood. Unfurnished. No smokers; no dogs; one well-behaved cat ok. One month security deposit; one-year lease with option to renew.
Rent: $1600/mo., plus utilities
Contact Person: Susan
Available August 10, 2015 for annual, renewable lease. It’s an authentic Indiana bungalow, lovingly restored, just because it should be. It’s simple and sweet. It’s small (2 bedrooms, 1 bath), but it has a dining room with Arts and Crafts accents and red gum trim; a window seat; a built-in china cabinet, and wooden blinds. It has a fenced back yard with mature trees, and perimeter gardens, a porch and a porch swing, central heat and air, hardwood floors, tight thermopane windows with screens, and a clean bright kitchen with a gas stove. It’s exquisitely quiet in a serene, older neighborhood. Ten driving minutes to I69 access, 15 driving minutes from campus and a ¼ mile from the B-Line Trail, the city’s most beautiful bike and walking trail. We think one person or a couple would be happy and productive in this little house, which is unfurnished.
Rent: $1000/mo., plus deposit (= to 1 month), and utilities
Contact Person: Janet
Beautiful furnished home in a quiet and nice neighborhood on the south side of campus for rent beginning June 2014. The house is located on E Rock Creek Dr. Beautiful private backyard with wooded view and view of Jackson Creek. Bamboo hardwood floor throughout. Updated kitchen with stainless steel range hood and granite counter top. Updated bath rooms with Jacuzzi hot tube and shower stall. fireplace. 2 car garage. Lots of sunshine in the winter. Lots of Ceiling fans. Lots of storage. Great school district. 5 mins walk or 1 min bike to Childs Elementry. It has been owner occupied and has been kept at premium condition. The owner will be gone for 2 years and looking for tenants who would love and treat this place like a home. Beginning and ending dates of availability: August 2015 to August 2016.
Rent: $1800/mo., plus utilities
Contact Person: Mae
Newly updated, spacious and charming 4 bedroom/3 full bath ranch house on beautiful large property available August. A/C, enclosed garage and Laundry. One year lease and longer available. Rare opportunity to rent in Bloomington's most sought after quiet and picturesque neighborhood- Covenanter/Pickwick. Walk to campus, college mall, supermarkets, etc. Perfect for families, professionals or responsible grad students. Fantastic school district including Rogers Binford, Jackson Creek and Bloomington South High. Previously occupied by IU professor and family. Please call or email.
Rent: $1560/mo., plus utilities, lawn care is included
Lovely 3-bedroom, 2-bath house located on the E. 8th Street and Overhill Drive. Less than 10 mins walk to campus and the shopping malls. Hardwood floors throughout. Refrigerator, washer-dryer, dishwasher, gas range are included. Walk out furnished basement with lots of additional storage space. One-car garage is attached. There is also a big driveway for parking or other outdoor activity. Private fenced yard. Available August 1, 2015-August 2016. (maybe earlier). Please reply to this for details.
Rent: $1400/mo., plus utilities
Contact Person: Mae
Charming 1929 bungalow for rent August 2015-July 2016. Easy east side location close to campus. Hardwood floors, 9-ft ceilings. Large living room. Dining room with original corner built-ins, small breakfast alcove, small kitchen with large back porch pantries and storage area. Two light-filled bedrooms and one bath upstairs. Partially finished basement has two bedrooms with tile floors. Small bath with shower, large unfinished space, and exterior entrance. All appliances included: refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, washer and dryer. Large back yard with patio. One and a half car garage.
- Home for rent located at 4528 E. Donington Dr., Bloomington. Three bedroom, two bath house with fireplace and all new paint, (most) flooring, appliances and more! Den/office just off of foyer. Master includes large room, walk in closet and double vanities. Located in Gentry East, a desirable neighborhood with great schools. Washer and dryer included. Corner lot with two car attached garage and large back deck. Pets welcome with additional deposit and approval. For more info and photos see URL provided.
Contact Person: Mandy
Contemporary 3-bedroom home for rent January 1, 2016-July 31, 2016. Poured concrete floors, sliding glass doors along south side of house, vaulted ceilings in living/kitchen/dining area, and nice fenced yard. 2 and 1/2 baths. 8 minute drive to IU campus, also accessible by bike path. Close to east-side shopping in a quiet neighborhood. E-mail with questions and for pictures.
Rent: $1000/mo., plus utilities (but yard care included)
Contact Person: Marissa Moorman
Are you looking for a 1 bedroom/1 bath - private and efficient bungalow home located close to Bloomington/IU Campus but far enough away to feel like you’re not living on top of your neighbors? This is the home for you, located in Sunset Hill Bungalow Community and available for lease starting August 1. This lovely home is only a two-mile drive/ride to Sample Gates at IU. It is also located 150 yards from a Route 4 (Bloomfield Road) bus stop. This home has its own washer and dryer. Features include an exposed wood beam, high vaulted ceiling in living room and kitchen with the added bonus of a sky light. This home also has a back patio and fire pit. Very quiet and perfect for graduate school students, visiting faculty, or professionals. No pets or smoking. Please contact by phone or text. Pictures available on URL provided.
Rent: $725/mo., plus utilities (I pay for weekly garbage removal and handle all lawn maintenance)
Contact Person: Patrick
Beautifully remodeled 750 sq. ft. bungalow in quiet neighborhood close to campus (2 miles) and I-37 (1 mile). This newly remodeled 2-bedroom, 1-bath home has tons of character. The home was renovated in the summer of 2012. The kitchen was completely gutted and remodeled along with the bathroom. The home has a beautiful front porch and a one car garaged attached. Perfect for grad student or visiting faculty. Cosmetic and structural upgrades were made to the rest of the home to make it a neighborhood gem. All new appliances including washer and dryer in garage. I would consider an animal with deposit and confirmation of your attention to your animal’s needs. Call for more information or to arrange a private viewing. Pictures available on URL provided.