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 fully furnished for the fall term - mid August till January. A spacious 800sqft 1BR apartment, perfect for a couple, second floor with a balcony view to a garden, hardwood floor. The apartment is fully furnished and equipped: queen size bed, desks, dining table, sofa, kitchenware, TV. The location is very convenient, next to College Mall, Marsh, Target, etc. Twenty-five minute walk to campus. Pictures and location on URL provided.
Contact Person: Noam
One bedroom apartment at Renwick CityFlats, conveniently located on the east side of the Indiana University campus in Bloomington. Available from June 25, 2015. Chicago floor plan, 750 sqft (https://homeiscityflats.com/files/2013/03/Chicago.jpg), southeast facing. Indoor attached garage. The unit comes with washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, and garbage disposal. Pets allowed. Free gym. Free pool.
Rent: $1075/mo., including indoor attached garage, $500 deposit.
Contact Person: Renwick CityFlats
Phone: 812-558-0049, 847-563-0681
New upscale one bedroom apartment located downtown Bloomington! Conveniently located within walking distance to IU campus, restaurants, and shops! Available early August 2015. See link provided and check out the fully furnished, contemporary layout. The apartment building is less than a year old, quiet and secure. This corner apartment shares no adjacent walls with other units, and there are no additional units above the apartment. The unit comes with a stacked washer/dryer; dishwasher, microwave, and Granite countertops in the kitchen and bathroom. Enjoy the use of new electronics, including wi-fi television and surround sound. Access direct bus line to IU campus and covered parking under the building. This apartment is energy efficient with mostly electric appliances. Gas, Water, and Internet included Free! Average electricity use is usually $50/mo. or less. Ideal for faculty or grad students! Spend the 2015-2016 school enjoying the modern comforts and conveniences of this location. Pet policy: No pets allowed.
Rent: $1000/mo. (water, internet and gas included), $1000 deposit
Contact Person: Krisy Mahome
- One bedroom furnished apartment: full kitchen, large living/dining room, bedroom and bathroom. All utilities included; wireless internet. Two miles south of College Mall. No smoking; no pets.
Rent: $750/mo., fall semester
Contact Person: Dan
- 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
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
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
Hemlock Circle Home: Fully furnished 2-story home; 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths in Spicewood neighborhood. Two complete master suites, one on each floor, with heated bathroom floors and 2 additional bedrooms. Brand new kitchen, granite counters, and Brazilian teak floors. The great room is 21 x 20, full of light, and also features teak floors. Large library with elliptical machine. Dual heating and cooling system, tankless hot water/constant temperature system throughout the house, 2 fireplaces. The 1-acre yard is sodded, with an irrigation system. The house sits at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on a private, wooded lot backing up to a forest preserve, only 8 minute drive to campus. Close to grocery, pharmacy, movie theater, restaurants, etc. Faculty couple owners on sabbatical for 2015-2016 AY. Move-in date flexible (July or August); 10-12 mo lease. Rent includes maid/cleaning service 3 times a month as well as lawn service to manage yard upkeep. Serious inquiries only, please.
Contact Person: Mary
Available: June 2 - July 24 with some flexibility. I’m IU faculty member looking for renters while I’m away in the summer. Stylishly furnished, air-conditioned three bedroom, two bathroom house with a screened-in porch (no mosquitos!), secluded patio and a garden. Located in beautiful Winslow Farms neighborhood, walking distance to YMCA, close to buses (campus connections) and walking/biking trails. Cable, wifi. Photos available upon request.
Rent: $900/mo. (negotiable) comes with care for two lovable cats
Contact Person: Joanna
Available January 1, 2016 to August 20 (dates flexible; extension may be possible). Gracious 1920’s limestone house on E. University and Hawthorne in Elm Heights, quiet residential neighborhood three blocks from campus, music school, and neighborhood co-op; close to Bryant Park, downtown, and schools. 4 bedrooms plus spacious study, 2.5 baths, large sunny living room with fireplace, dining room, eat-in kitchen; comfortably furnished, hardwood floors, extensive library, Steinway piano; full basement with ping-pong table, work area, and laundry room; large yard with gardens and play area; attached garage (car if you need it). Rogers-Binford/ Jackson Creek/BHS South school district. Owners are academics on sabbatical. Photos on request.
Walk to campus from this sunny, quiet, 2400 sq. ft. home with 3-4 bedrooms, 1-2 offices, dining room, living room, large play room, work room, and 2 full baths (one w/jetted tub), and large, sunny eat-in kitchen with upgraded appliances. Furnishings are optional. The home sits on a lovely wooded lot walking distance to Indiana University, two parks, and a terrific pool, with public transportation around the corner. The home features two large decks and gorgeous views of a nature conservancy. Additional amenities include a screened-in porch, two stone fireplaces, multiple skylights, hardwood floors, washer/dryer, central AC, beautiful perennial garden, and fabulous bird watching. Excellent school district: Rogers-Binford Elementary, Jackson Creek Middle School, and Bloomington South High School. Ideal for families and/or responsible graduate students. Available July 2015. Renewable one-year lease.
Beautiful, spacious, and airy home, fully furnished, available for rent August 2015 through June 2016 (beginning and end dates are negotiable; minimum nine month lease). Great location in a quiet, safe, pleasant IU faculty neighborhood; walking distance to IU campus and Bryan Park swimming pool. One-of-a-kind house has three bedrooms (one set up as a large study), 2.5 baths, master bath with jacuzzi tub; living room with baby grand piano and skylight, family room with large fireplace; open kitchen/dining room with limestone counters, custom maple cabinetry, imported Italian tile flooring; large deck, patio, Zen bridge, nice yard, and much more. Modern, clean, open floor plan, high ceilings. Other features: washer + dryer; dishwasher; garbage disposal; garbage compacter; central vac. Central air conditioning and heating (energy efficient system is brand new). High-speed Internet access available. Attached 2-car garage and off-street parking. Handicapped accessible. Lawn care included in rent. No smokers, no pets. One month security deposit.
Rent: $1750/mo., plus utilities
Contact Person: Susan
- Four-bedroom, 2 ½ bath home in a family neighborhood in the Childs / Jackson Creek / BHSS school districts; large yard, back deck, 1-car garage, washer/dryer, piano. It is a 30-minute walk to IU or 5-minute bus ride, 15-minute walk to grocery and 20-minute walk to Mall. All wood floors. Two kitchens. Has a downstairs 1-bedroom living space that can be fully independent with its own entrance for your independent child or parent. Absolutely no smoking! Low-impact pets ok. Unfurnished, but some furniture available if needed. Available immediately.
Rent: $1500/month plus utilities for house
Contact Person: Laurence
- Furnished house available from August 1 2015 to approximately July 15 2016. Sherwood Oaks neighborhood (Childs School), quiet dead-end street, 3-4 bedrooms, 3 baths. Ideal renters will be able to provide care for our cat and allow us part of the lower level for storage.
Contact Person: Richard or Barbara
Aesthetically appealing 1920s bungalow (917 N. Maple St., 3 bdrms / 1 & ½ ba, 1400 sq ft unfurnished near downtown) with wood floors, high ceilings, large kitchen with 22 cabinets, laundry room on the main floor, and sunroom in the house. Appliances include fridge, gas stove, washer & dryer. Full basement. Well insulated. Gas heat, gas H20 heater and gas dryer for lower utils. Central air. Fenced in backyard with storage shed. Mowing is taken care of for you. Off street parking for 4+ cars. Good location. Close to town; 5 min walk to Showers Bldg and the Farmers Market; 10 min bike to center of IU. One year lease only. Deposit is equal to 1 month’s rent, due upon lease signing. Contact us via phone or email between 8am-10pm to arrange showing.
Rent: $1140/mo., plus utilities
House for rent: 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 1-level home in the friendly and convenient eastside Gentry Honours neighborhood. Wonderful open and bright floor plan features tall ceilings, abundant storage, a lovely large eat-in kitchen, sunroom, laundry/mud room, screened porch, deck, fenced yard, play set and oversized garage. Fabulous neighbors, great schools (Rogers/Binford, Tri-North, North), and near city bus, 2.5 miles to campus. No smokers, no cats. Available June 8th, annual term, renewable.
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 December 31, 2015. (The start date is also negotiable – can be earlier if need be.) 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 on sabbatical during the Fall 2015 semester. Please email for pictures.
Rent: $975/mo. plus utilities (gas, water, electric, wifi if wanted) (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
- Available immediately! (June 2015 or later) Located in one of Bloomington's finest neighborhoods, south of the university and 2 blocks from Bryan Park, this 4-bedroom, 2-bath 1948 limestone home has been completely remodeled, including new electrical wiring, all new plumbing, refinished original white oak floors. The kitchen features custom-made cherry cabinets, Samsung stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and an island with seating area. The living room has a custom cherry/tile fireplace. The main level bath has bathtub, custom white cabinet with quartz countertop. The entry and 2 baths have porcelain tile. The upstairs has been transformed by the remodel: the landing space has wonderful light; the laundry is conveniently tucked away in the closet near the main bedroom. The upstairs bath has a 3’x5’ shower, a double vanity with maple cabinets, quartz countertops. Each upper bedroom has a walk-in closet. Energy efficiency improvements abound. The entire home was insulated with spray foam. New, high efficiency gas furnace and ductwork has been installed, along with a new water heater. The recessed lights are LED compatible. New exterior doors have been installed with storm doors. The roof is new, as are the gutters and soffits. Foundation/drainage work has been done to keep the basement dry and the home cozy. New driveway has been poured for off street parking. Back yard is partially fence, and the lot is HUGE and level. Can be furnished if needed. No pets!
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 1, 2015 for renewable yearly leasing, this is a well cared-for 4 BR, 2 full bath, recently upgraded, 2800 sq. ft house located at 1900 East Maxwell Lane, 47401. Former residence of IU English professor. Amenities include air conditioning, hardwood floors, polished granite counters and cherry cabinets in the kitchen, carved stone fireplace, a study, partially finished basement, and a large back yard with mature trees. Binford/Rogers school district. Prefer faculty, graduate student with family, or other professional/executive. Non-smoking. No pets.
Rent: $1,500/mo., plus utilities. $1,000 deposit
Contact Person: Mary Clare Bauman
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