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House: 212 S. Bryan Ave is a 4-bedroom IU property a block away from campus on the East Side. Property comes with a huge basement, with 2 finished rooms, 5 minutes walk from Jacobs School of Music. A beautiful house with new roof, windows and paint 3 months ago available for sublease from January 2020 through July 2020. Excellent maintenance staff IU Real Estate who go above and beyond. It has a detached garage and nice backyard for kids and social events.


House: Sublease available: three bedroom, two bathroom house with fenced in yard and one car garage located just two blocks from Bryan Park. I have purchased a new home and am looking for someone to sublease the property as early as May of 2020. There is potential for the home to be leased for the next academic year (2020-2021). Must submit application and be approved by Jeanne Walters Real Estate.


House: Available January 2020: A spacious 4-bedroom 2-bath house two-minutes’ walk to IU campus is available for sublease (212 South Bryan Avenue) from January through July 2020 (possibility to extend lease if desired). It is a two-story house with a large living room and kitchen, big finished basement with extra room, central heating and air conditioning, new windows, new roof, and newly painted. Located across Union street, it is ideal for staff, faculty, Post docs, and graduate or under-graduate students looking to have a quiet, nice, clean place to live. It also works great for families with or without children. It comes with refrigerator, stove, oven, dishwasher, washer and dryer, garage and a driveway to accommodate three cars. As an IU property, all maintenance is quickly addressed by IU. No smoking, No Pets. Nice, friendly, respectful neighbors affiliated with IU.


Townhouse: Available January 2020: 2 bedroom, 1 bath townhouse on near west side. Includes washer/dryer, full unfinished walk-out basement, deck, and garage. Close to campus, downtown, west side shopping and dining, and B-line trail. Nearby bus stop for Bloomington Transit Route 4. Non-smoking; pet friendly with permission and additional fee ($35). Lease ends on July 27, 2020.

  • Rent: $880/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Sherri Bishop
  • Phone: 812-855-1021
  • Email: swinks@indiana.edu

Apartment: Sublet available for 5 months (Jan 6, 2020 - Jun 6, 2020). A spacious 2-bedroom, 1-bath apartment is available for sublet from Jan 6 to Jun 6 at Fountain Park Apartments, Bloomington. Fountain Park is popular for being one of the best residential communities with one of the most convenient public transportation access. Rent: $790 [$30 less than the current rate ($820)], includes water, sewer, trash removal and parking, you will be responsible for electricity and internet. We'll take care of the $300 transfer fee so you don't have to worry about that. Located 1-minute walking distance away from the nearest bus stop serving the most common bus routes 6, 6L and 8; 5 minutes away from campus. Comes with refrigerator, stove, oven, dishwasher. The apartment does not come with a microwave but we have one to sell for $30. This microwave (Hamilton Beach Brands) was purchased new just 4 months back. We still have the box and warranty. The community has 3 laundry facilities. You can take a look at the pictures on the Fountain Park website to get an idea about the property and the apartment. The apartment looks exactly the same and is in good shape. We are moving to a bigger space and therefore subletting this one out. Interested people please message me.


Apartment: Two-bedroom apartment available at Bart Villa Apartments, operated by Deer Park Management. Within walking distance to IU campus and Briarwood Mall. Laundry facilities located in basement. Wifi included! Renter pays for electricity through Duke Energy.

  • Rent: $362.50/mo. for one bedroom; $726/mo. for whole apartment
  • Contact Person: Heidi Wagner
  • Phone: 812-333-9355
  • Email: heidi@deeparkmgmt.com
  • Website: https://deerparkmgmt.com/bart-villa/

House: Historic home in Bloomington's near west side available for rent January 1, 2020. Elegant, spacious (1700 sq. ft.) two-bedroom/one bath home in quiet residential neighborhood just blocks from Bloomington's vibrant downtown square, restaurants, cafes, shops, and groceries, B-line Trail, farmers' market; around the corner from the 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. References checked.

  • Rent: $1350/mo., plus utilities and one-month deposit
  • Contact Person: Yael Ksander
  • Phone: 812-360-8528
  • Email: yksander@indiana.edu
  • Email: yksander@gmail.com

House: Available January 2020! This special home (1517 E. Maxwell Lane) is just six blocks from campus yet sits off the road amid trees and greenery. Half a mile to Bryan Park, one mile to College Mall, and easy IU access (walk/bike to IU campus, music school). Two bedrooms, one bathroom, kitchen, living room, laundry room, and large bonus space. Recent remodel has preserved and enhanced the home’s mid-century modern style while updating its amenities. Enjoy hardwood and tile floors throughout, newer appliances, newer windows, new interior doors, brand new bathroom with designer tile and vanity. Circular floor plan with two doors to the fenced back yard. Looped front driveway makes coming and going easy. City bus also stops on the corner. Tenant pays utilities, landlord handles lawn care. Minimum 5 months lease.


House: Year-long sabbatical home available starting July 2020 at 1101 E. Hunter Ave., Bloomington, IN. House has 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 studies/sunrooms, garage, large yard, 1927 brick house in Elm Heights historic neighborhood 2 blocks from Indiana University, near Harmony school and Bryan Park. Wonderful neighborhood within walking distance to downtown and campus. Looking to rent to a non-smoking couple, or small family willing to take good care of our home.

  • Rent: $2700/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Estela Vieira
  • Phone: 812-339-1624
  • Email: mayafralda@gmail.com
  • Email: evieira@indiana.edu
  • Website: https://mayafralda.wixsite.com/1101

Apartment: Subletting 1-bedroom apartment at the City Flats on Walnut complex. Availability from early January to late May. Includes full furnishings. Utilities included in monthly rent. Ideal for visiting student or faculty.

  • Rent: $1150/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Joshua Bernstein
  • Phone: 609-516-7143
  • Email: jmbernst@iu.edu

Apartment: Postdoc at IU looking to sublease my efficiency apartment in the heart of downtown, Bloomington. Absolutely beautiful efficiency apartment (600 sq.ft.) includes a custom kitchen with floor to ceiling cabinets with a dishwasher, stove and microwave. Walk in closet, beautiful bathroom with tons of cabinet storage, washer/dryer in unit and parking spot in a lot right next to building. It is beautifully maintained and has all that you need. Available January 2020 to July 31, 2020 (possibility to renew lease if desired).


House: Available Jan. 2020: 830 South Stull Ave, 3 bedrooms, 4 full baths, finished basement. Half of a block from Bryan Park and four blocks to Indiana University. The open entertaining floor plan of this home features a kitchen with granite, new cabinetry, stainless appliances, four full bathrooms all updated, a bedroom on the main, a luxury master suite up with stunning master bath, and upper laundry area, renovations that include Pella windows, gorgeous hardwood floors, kitchen, new privacy fencing, new roof (house and garage), landscaping beds, new master bedroom closet system for maximum capacity, screened patio, and hardwoods on the main as well as hardwood upper level. The lower level has a recreation room and additional storage capacity. Flexible lease lengths available.

  • Rent: $2800/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Emma D.
  • Phone: 857-998-9873
  • Email: emmadoud@gmail.com

Shared housing: Two different rental spaces available: (1) One bedroom furnished / semi-private bathroom / shared kitchen at $650/mo. plus half of heating cost; (2) One bedroom furnished / private living room / desk/ private bath / shared kitchen at $750/mo. plus half of heating cost. Very quiet neighborhood surrounded by trees, yet only 10-minutes from campus. Transit bus at the end of the driveway. Reserved parking directly in front of condo. No smoking unit. Very flexible terms available.

  • Rent: See description
  • Contact Person: Donna
  • Phone: 812-322-1598
  • Email: daviscd@indiana.edu

Shared housing: Available Spring Semester 2020. Hilltop house in a wooded neighborhood off of Hwy 46 East with views of surrounding state forest. For you: bedroom, bath and family room with private entrance. Shared kitchen, laundry, and garage. We are looking for the right person to share our home during spring semester and take care of our two cats when we are away. You will need a car to live out here, but don’t worry about winter snows - our road is one of the first to be plowed because we are on a school bus route. Center of campus is 8.5 miles (Wells Library), 7 miles to College Mall and grocery stores, and 7.5 miles to Brown County State Park. All utilities included except internet and cable.


Shared housing: Subleasing furnished room for Summer 2020 located on southside of campus (2 min. walk from campus/Jacobs School of Music). Room in a beautiful house located on Jordan and Atwater Ave. Private furnished room in a big house. Super clean, affordable and very close to campus. All utilities (water, heating, wifi) included in price. It also has a driveway so you do not have to pay for parking! There is a full kitchen as well. The bus station is right near the house. Sublease to begin from May to August 15, 2020. Dates are negotiable.

  • Rent: $485/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Nino
  • Phone: 812-322-9982
  • Email: nlazari@iu.edu

House: Charming cabin lodging in the historic Elm Heights neighborhood, 0.3 miles (or an 8 minute walk) from the Jacobs School of Music on the Indiana University campus. The cabin was built in 1840 and used originally as a wash house. It features a lofted bedroom, stone fireplace, spacious living area, WiFi, a newly updated bathroom and full kitchen. Staying here is a quiet country retreat in close proximity of the IU campus and downtown Bloomington. Off street parking, water, and wifi are included. Fully furnished, kitchen utensils, plates, dishes, etc. included. Ideal for one person on a visiting appointment. No pets.


House: Spacious 2 bedroom/ 1 bathroom sublease available now with lease going through July 31, 2020. Large open living room and kitchen. Washer and dryer in unit. Large basement, perfect for plenty of storage. Large yard. Eight-minute drive to College Mall, 10-minute drive to east campus, 15-minute drive to Kirkwood. Rent includes water and yard maintenance. Sub-lessee will be responsible for electric/cable/internet. Perfect for couple or two friends. No pets.


House: Available now with renewable yearly lease. Located in Park Ridge East neighborhood, quiet residential area located on cul-de-sac (4509 East Cambridge Court, 2032 sq. ft.). House has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with all appliances included: refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, washer and dryer, and 2-car garage. Cable and internet access. High efficiency furnace and central air, gas fireplace, hardwood floors, large yard, deck, full living room, dining room, den and sun room. Neighborhood park to include basketball and tennis court. Only 7 minutes from campus.

  • Rent: $1800/mo., plus utilities and deposit
  • Contact Person: Dave Kerber
  • Phone: 812-318-1177
  • Email: kerber.david@gmail.com
  • Website: rent4509.com

Townhouse: Nice upscale town home - spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms 1280 sq.ft. 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! Oaklawn Park is located on the Southeast side of Bloomington, just off Sare Rd. across Steeplechase Apts. Direct bus line to IU campus. Great school district! Elementary school: Rogers-Binford: Middle school: Jackson Creek; High school: Bloomington South. Garbage, snow removal and mowing/lawn care included in the rent! This town home has all electric appliances (heating is electric, too). No gas bills. Average electricity bill $100/mo. Average water bill $50/mo. Pet policy: $200 one time pet fee, and $30/mo. per each pet. Address: 3453 S. Oaklawn Cir.


House: Fully furnished 3 bedroom and 2.5 bath home (2200 sq. ft) for rent available from January 1, 2020 through June 12th. Although the house has 3 bedrooms, it has a large finished basement with a Murphy bed that can also function as an additional bedroom and/or office. The kitchen and basement have been recently renovated and the entire house has new windows. The house also has a large garage that can be used for storage space in lieu of parking one’s car. The house also has a living room with a vaulted ceiling. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and is equipped with a full bath and double sink counter area and is on the main level of the house that includes kitchen, dining room, living room, washer/dryer, and entrance to garage. Upstairs are two bedrooms, one of which has a bunkbed. The bunkbed has a double-sized mattress on the bottom and a twin-size mattress on the top. The other bedroom has a twin-size bed. Both upstairs bedrooms have large closets and desks. There is also a full bath upstairs, a linen closet, and a storage closet. The house has sizable front and back yards, and also a large wooden deck with a table and six chairs. The house is ideal for a family or couple staying in Bloomington temporarily or wanting to get acclimated to the area. The house sits at the end of a cul-de-sac in a large neighborhood called Gentry Estates and has plenty of kids. The house is districted for Rogers/Binford Elementary, Tri-North Middle, and Bloomington North High. A neighborhood pool (opens in May) and basketball court are a block away. A stop for a city bus line which goes to campus is about a five-minute walk from the house. A mall, pharmacies, and several grocery stores are about 2.5 miles away. Rent of $1500 per month is, however, negotiable.


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