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
Fully furnished, 2bed/1bath apartment (anytime from Nov. 2017/June 2018). I am renting a 2-bedroom, 1-full bathroom apartment, plus sunlight room, at the Allentown Village complex apartments (southwest Bloomington). The apartment is one block from a bus stop (route #2), the B-line, Cardinal Spirits, and Hopscotch Coffee, and 10-15 minute walking to downtown. Pets are not allowed. There is parking on premises. The apartment is fully furnished and available from November 2017 to June 2018. Pictures available at URL provided.
Rent: $900/mo. (water and internet included) plus electricity
Contact Person: Paulo Massoca
Deluxe style apartment for rent (2x2 deluxe - Deluxe is an upgrade in furniture) at The Monroe Apartments located at 1150 S. Clarizz Blvd., Bloomington, IN. It is walking distance but most importantly provides a free shuttle with all utilities included and is fully furnished with your own private bathroom. There is also a full size washer and dryer. The apartment is a sublet and The Monroe provides the necessary documents so that you may be able to do so. The URL provided will show you the pictures. The unit has not yet been assigned so you would be the first to live in it! If you are interested, please let me know. Available for Spring '18 or immediate move in. Text or call for more information.
Availability: Jan. – July 2017. Sleek and modern downtown apartment available in a brand new building. Large one bedroom, one bathroom apartment, less than 10 minute walking distance to the B-line bicycle trail, Player's Pub, Chocolate Moose, IU campus, multiple grocery stores, downtown bars, restaurants, and cafes, multiple parks and gyms, and more. The unit has hardwood floor, vaulted ceilings, dishwasher, washer/dryer, central A/C, microwave, and ample storage. All appliances are top of the line and brand new. Perfect for visiting scholars looking to enjoy walking and biking to the best of Bloomington and IU with no hassles of old appliances, bad plumbing, heating/cooling issues. View information on URL provided and/or: https://apps.iu.edu/ccf2-prd/classifieds/details/2975746.
Rent: $1275/mo., internet included
Contact Person: Majed
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 April 1st (flexible), 2018. Semester or year-long 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).
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
Available from Jan 2018. Move-In Ready! Fully furnished, 2 bedroom/1 bath, washer and dryer, private backyard with patio, dishwasher, central A/C and heating, lots of parking, pet friendly and available now! Short-term lease also available. Situated at the end of a quiet street in downtown Bloomington, this townhome is a perfect place to come home to at the end of a day of studies or work. Just a brief walk to Bloomington's east side shopping, you need not drive to visit the Farmer's Market or Bloomingfoods on a nice Saturday morning. The location is superb, the home is adorable and the price is affordable. If you're looking for downtown living you need to check this one out. Pictures included in link. Text, call, or email for more info!
Contact Person: Ben
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
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 January 2018. International students welcome! To find out more contact Lynn at email provided.
Rent: $550/mo., includes all utilities
Contact Person: Lynn
Temporary furnished accommodations available now. Short-term lease available, weekly/monthly okay. I have available a private suite with a TV room/living space, adjacent private bedroom with private bathroom. Private entrance to your private space. The space is situated in the lower floor of a split-level home. This is a shared housing situation, but you will have the lower level all to yourself. Home has been recently renovated, located in the Green Acres neighborhood, which is a short walking distance to IU (School of Education-7 minute walk; main library-10 minute walk; downtown-20 minute walk), and very close to east side shopping and restaurants. The space has a mini fridge and microwave for your sole use. We can discuss kitchen privileges. Weekly rate includes all utilities, wi-fi, cable, parking, trash. Does not include laundry privileges. Rent discounts available for longer stays. Perfect for visiting faculty or students. Your host is an IU researcher. For more information, please email or call.
Contact Person: Mariella
Housemate/room to rent. All utilities included-elec, 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 cat) just south of Bloomington. Think housemate, rather than roommate. If any utility dramatically increases beyond a normal addition of a renter, the additional cost will be shared between owner and renter equally. Renter’s access - king bed, closet, dresser. 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 minute drive from campus. House is on a main road into town, but it is not walkable. 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
Flexible availability during Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters. Enjoy modern downtown Bloomington living and convenience in this temporary furnished accommodation. This shared downtown walk-up is a few blocks from the Sample Gates, two blocks from amazing eats on 4th Street, one block from Kirkwood Street, and one block from the main downtown square. You are just a few feet away from all the shops, venues and restaurants in this quiet noise restricted complex! With the 6 bus-stops located less than a block away, you can stay parked and take the bus across campus with rides running every ten minutes and stops all across campus. This flat is in the perfect location if you are beginning your search for permanent housing or a short-term visit to Indiana University. The weekly rate includes a free downtown parking permit along with all utilities included, access to my laundry room (full-sized washer and dryer located within the home), wi-fi, towels and linen, shared space usage, along with several other amenities. Additional discounts available for longer stays over 28 days. For more information, please view my listing photos and email me.
Flexible rental options: One bedroom, fully furnished, 734 square ft., includes private living room, bathroom and laundry room. Kitchen is shared on the main level of the 3-level townhouse. Hi-speed internet, quiet, wooded neighborhood. Front door reserved parking. Very quiet neighborhood. Minutes from College Mall, grocery stores, and the University. On Bloomington Transit line #5, picks up at the entrance into the neighborhood. Interested parties please contact via email or text message.
Rent: $600/mo., includes all utilities. $200 security deposit
Contact Person: Donna
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
The Henderson House: furnished sabbatical rental Spring Semester 2018. Built in 1835 and recently restored, this is one of Bloomington’s oldest homes, with hardwood floors, brick interior walls, set in large lawn with huge old trees. Right on the B-line, one of Bloomington's main walking/biking trails; 1.2 miles from IU, half a mile from downtown, two blocks from a grocery store, and just yards from Hopscotch (the best coffee in town) and Cardinal Spirits (a local distillery with a great deck). The house has two living rooms, easily tailored as social and work spaces. The kitchen and dining area run across the back of the house. New gas stove (two ovens, grill), refrigerator, kitchen island, new small appliances. Washer and dryer. Bathroom on main floor has walk-in shower. Upstairs has two bedrooms, one large, the other small, and a full bath with claw foot tub and shower. Off-street parking (but not garage). This is a great place for one person or a couple. Absolutely no pets, no smoking. Available for the spring semester, starting January 1, but flexible about time after the semester.
Rent: $1200/mo., plus utilities and a security deposit of $1200.
Contact Person: Rebecca Lave
Available January 2018 for the academic year, with a possibility for extension: a wonderful, partly furnished house in Elm Heights, best location in town, less than ten-minutes’ walk from campus. (Corner of Ballantine and University.) The house is a 1910 wooden frame in Californian style, with two deep porches on either side. It feels very spacious, with high ceilings and original wooden floors, doors, etc. Three large bedrooms, a great living room (with a fireplace), a dining/family room, and a redone eat-in kitchen. One full bath upstairs, and a half-bath (with shower) downstairs. Basement for laundry, etc. Furniture includes: two dining tables plus chairs, beds in two of the bedrooms, desks upstairs and first floor, a coffee table, a futon, a rug in the living room, a washer and dryer and a ping-pong table in the basement. Fenced backyard: pets welcome. Great neighborhood on a quiet street. Excellent schools. We absolutely love this house and want to place it in good hands: everything else is negotiable.
Contact Person: Noa Wahrman
Beautiful furnished home in a quiet and nice neighborhood on the south side of campus for rent beginning February 2018. 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 bathrooms with Jacuzzi hot tub and shower stall. Fireplace. Two-car garage. Lots of sunshine in the winter. Lots of ceiling fans. Lots of storage. Great school district. Five minute walk or 1 minute bike to Childs Elementary. It has been owner occupied and has been kept at premium condition. The owner is looking for tenants who would love and treat this place like a home. Availability: February 2018 to July 2019.
Rent: $1795/mo., plus utilities
Contact Person: Mae
Sublet between January 7 (or earlier) and August 6, 2018, or take over my lease from January 7 and renew for after August 6 with IU Real Estate. Property located at 2200 N Dunn St. - *need to be affiliated to IU and no pets allowed* House has 2 bd, 1.5ba, 2-car garage, dishwasher, washer/dryer, yard and basement. Spacious 1500sqft house across from the IU stadium. We have signed a one year lease but are moving out of state so would like to have someone sublease or take over the remainder of the lease. If you wish, we are willing to leave basic furniture (tables, bookshelves, sofa chairs and beds: 1 king and 2 twins), dishware (silverware, plates, bowls and glasses) and kitchenware (pans, baking sheets and gadgets) at no costs. For pictures please visit URL provided. For the IU Real Estate listing please go to: http://www.realestate.indiana.edu/available.cfm. Rent: $1030/mo. (no utilities included). If subletting: $200 deposit. If taking over lease: deposit of one month rent and first month's rent are due at the time of taking over the lease. If interested in staying beyond August, you will need to sign a new lease with IU Real Estate. For showing, pictures and more details, please contact.
Woodland getaway on east side of Bloomington: fully furnished custom home on 12 wooded 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), large office, deluxe kitchen, 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. No smoking; pets negotiable. Photos of home and property available upon request.
Rent: $3,000/mo. includes all utilities, internet and twice monthly cleaning
Contact Person: Jeff
House available (3BR/2BA): Our family is moving to Boston for a new job and we're looking for someone to take over the lease on our beautiful home. The location is deal for active people and commuters - Grimes Lane dead ends into Bryan Park, so you're steps from the public pool, walking paths, and three different playgrounds. It's an easy 20min walk to IU and the bus stops across the street from the house. Also about a 2 minute walk from Templeton Elementary School, if you've got young kids. There's lots of natural light. Great front porch and back deck as well as a huge yard. Friendly and responsive landlord takes meticulous care of the property. Includes: 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room, dining room. Kitchen updated Aug 2016 (new counters, cabinets, sink, and disposal!) Amenities include: gas stove, central heat and AC, new high-quality laminate hardwood floor, full, clean (and dry!) basement for storage. Enclosed laundry area off kitchen with included washer/dryer. Driveway parking for 3 cars. Available December 28, 2017 through August 2018, eligible for extension.
Contact Person: Bonnie Aumann
Historic Elm Heights neighborhood – 809 South Fess Ave., - Unfurnished, well-kept spacious 3-bedroom/1-bath, 1200 sq. ft., ranch home in a quiet family oriented neighborhood. Four blocks to IU campus, one block to Bryan Park. Walking distance to downtown and shopping. Ph.D. students, post-docs, faculty/family preferred. Great landlords w/references upon request. Off-street parking – no permit required. Large open living room/dining room with wonderful natural light (laminate wood floors). Carpet in bedrooms. Plenty of closet space. Central heat/air. Full service kitchen: electric cooking range, refrigerator, dishwasher. Washer/dryer provided. Cable/internet ready. Large yard with plenty of sunny garden space and fruit trees. Nice covered patio in back. Storage shed. Lawn-care provided. This is a non-smoking property. No pets. Available: March 1, 2018 – exact dates negotiable. Viewings by appointment only: do not disturb tenant. Photos provided upon request.
Rent: $1300/mo. (1-year lease); plus $1300 deposit and utilities
Contact Person: Jenni Wilkinson
Sabbatical home available (1304 South Dunn St.) - Sunny and bright, fully furnished home in the vibrant and colorful South Dunn St. neighborhood. Available from July 2018-January 2019 (actual dates negotiable). Our home has hardwood floors with three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a large kitchen (with dishwasher), family room, dining room, living room, a full basement (separate finished and unfinished areas, with washer and dryer), a front porch, rear deck and patio, a fully fenced in back area, and a free standing garage accessible through a paved alleyway in the rear of the house. Gas furnace heating and central air cooling. Owners are non-smokers and would prefer renters without pets. The Dunn St neighborhood is a very nice area to live in and right around the corner from Bryan Park, Templeton Elementary school, and a small shopping area at Henderson/Hillside (including Feast, a very popular restaurant/coffee shop). Perfectly reasonable walking/biking distance from IU campus (15-20 min walk), South High School, the B-Line Trail and the downtown area, and on two different Bloomington Transit bus routes. Several other IU faculty and staff live in the neighborhood, as well as many other friendly and helpful neighbors.
Rent: $1500/mo., including utilities
Contact Person: Clay Fuqua
Gorgeous home nestled in a tree-lined, quiet neighborhood just north of Indiana University and less than 2 miles from Memorial Stadium and Assembly Hall. The light-filled home, constructed from locally quarried limestone, is situated on more than half an acre. This meticulously maintained, and modern home features a large open floor plan and modern/mid-century modern furniture (home is available furnished or unfurnished). The top floor features a large gourmet kitchen, living/dining area, piano alcove with a baby grand piano, huge sunroom, beautiful screened-in porch, master bedroom/bathroom suite with large walk-in closet, small bedroom/office, washer/dryer, an additional 1.5 baths, and hardwood floors. The bottom floor features two large bedrooms and an additional large bathroom. The home also includes energy-efficient appliances, including a new HVAC and tankless water heater. The home is surrounded by mature trees, creating a private and serene escape. This home provides a perfect setting for families recently relocated to Bloomington, academics visiting Indiana University for sabbatical, and mature groups of graduate and international students. Available for a year-long lease beginning February 1, 2018
Contact Person: Ashlyn Nelson