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Apartment: Unique studio apartment - east side of Bloomington (available July 1, 2019). Seeking a non-smoking professional, visitng faculty member or mature, quiet graduate student. This rental unit is a 750 square foot octagonal space on the third floor of an addition to my home (a separate structure that has a shop in the walkout basement and a garage in the middle level). Features include use of garage, an enclosed bathroom with shower, kitchenette (maple cabinets, double sink with pullout faucet, medium size fridge - a large refrigerator in the garage below may be used as well), 16 windows, custom storage unit in center island, Brazilian cherry floor and trim, slate floor in entry and bath, heating/cooling by heat pump, vaulted ceiling with clerestory tower in center, located on 5 acre lot 2 miles east of College Mall just off SR46, a quiet remote setting but with a very quick commute to campus - about 8-10 minutes. Other amenities available to the renter: basketball hoop, fire pit for cookouts down the hill in the woods, private road (great for walks). Optional furnishings: futon sofa/bed, computer desk with hutch, miscellaneous shelving. Pets: no dogs. cat a possibility. Utilities included with the monthly rent: electric, water, garbage, high speed broadband internet (ethernet and wireless).


Apartment: Stand-alone carriage house apartment available in Elm Heights. Suitable for one adult, but has a pull-out sofa bed for occasional guests. Safe and quiet, garden setting with outdoor patio available. Short walk to campus plus bus service. No smoking or animals. Utilities included. Available for showings. Please call for an appointment.

  • Rent: $750/mo. utilities included
  • Contact Person: Moya
  • Phone: 812-322-3255
  • Email:

House: Three bedrooms plus study and 2 baths very near campus. House has not been occupied since its extensive renovation. Ample off street parking.


Condo/Townhouse: Rental unit at Oaklawn Park. This townhouse is located 8 minutes away from Indiana University in 3424 Oaklawn Circle. It has 2 bedrooms and, 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 in late June. One month's rent deposit required. Very attractive! The unit comes with stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, and garbage disposal.

  • Rent: $950/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Manuel Diaz-Campos
  • Phone: 812-361-9147
  • Email: mdiazcam@indiana.edu

Condo/Townhouse: Rental unit at Oaklawn Park. This townhouses is located 8 minutes away from Indiana University in 3407 Oaklawn Circle. The Unit has 2 bedrooms and, 1 1/2 baths. The townhouse 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 in late June. One month's rent deposit required. Very attractive! The units come with stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, and garbage disposal.

  • Rent: $950/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Manuel Diaz-Campos
  • Phone: 812-361-9147
  • Email: mdiazcam@indiana.edu

Shared Housing: Located on a lovely, quiet street (Rose Ave.) two blocks from campus, on the lower floor of a faculty member’s house with a separate entrance. A fully furnished, modest efficiency with some shared facilities located elsewhere in the house, including an extra bathroom, laundry, etc. Furnished bedroom, living room, small bathroom, microwave, coffee maker, and refrigerator. Available for the year: May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020. Other start dates possible. For one person only. No pets, no smoking. Birds and bunnies visit the backyard pond in the private fenced yard with raspberries, peach and pear trees. Photos provided on request. References required. Heating, air-conditioning, utilities, washer/dryer, off-street parking, wireless broadband internet included. Also tv-cable if desired.

  • Rent: $500/mo., plus $500 refundable damage deposit
  • Contact Person: Rega Wood
  • Phone: 812-856-3783
  • Email: regawood@indiana.edu

House: Sunny two level unfurnished 2br/1.5ba new house (2015) on the B-Line trail. Hardwood floors, great room with gas fireplace; kitchen with center-island, stainless steel appliances, gas for cooking and barbecue. Two bedrooms upstairs both with walk-in closets, and jack-and-jill bath with two sinks; upstairs washer and dryer. The entire home has extra size windows, skylights, and bedroom awning windows to maximize light. The house has central air and ceiling fans, and is well insulated (may only need gas fireplace in the winter). Front and rear porch, upstairs deck overlooking trail, fenced yard, and a 2-car detached garage. Non-smoking. Walk to the town square, IU campus, and Cook Pharmaceuticals. Hopscotch Coffee Shop and Cardinal Spirits Distillery are within 2 minutes’ walk, Kroger is within 5 minutes’ walk, Feast is within 10 minutes’ walk, Lucky’s is 1 mile away on the B-line. Less than 5 minutes walk to the 65 acre Switchyard Park which opens Fall 2019. Additional restaurants and conveniences are within 1 mile. Ideal neighborhood for faculty, post-docs, or grad students. Our current rent is $1850/mo which includes solid waste and recycling but the owners are planning to raise it to $2000 starting August 1. Available April 15, 2019.


House: Beautiful, serene, Shaker-inspired (think: New England) 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home on nearly 4 mostly wooded acres, 6 mins. by car from Wells Library, 10 mins.’ walk to direct bus (#6) to campus. Stone’s throw (through a strip of woods) from best elementary school (home of the high-ability Accelerated Learning Program; highest student test scores; highest percentage of international students) in town. Luminous southern exposure; hardwood floors and ceilings; 3rd-floor bedroom runs entire length of house. Open kitchen-dining area, separate brick den w/ fireplace, sunny sitting room. Upright (Baldwin) piano in very good condition, plus Yamaha 2017 electronic piano. Private back patio and dogwood grove. Lawn care provided. Available with or without endearing, affectionate family shepherd/border-collie mix: Jul 25, 2019-mid-August, 2020. This has been our dream home for over 25 years; we were married in the back yard, and have raised our two sons here.

  • Rent: $2000/mo., includes utilities (negotiable)
  • Contact Person: Margaret E. Gray
  • Phone: 812-650-2637
  • Phone: 812-855-7884
  • Email: megray@indiana.edu

House: Historic home in Bloomington's near west-side available for rent August 1, 2019 (but as early as July 1) through July 31, 2020, with possibility for renewal. 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. Please contact via email for more information and showing.

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

House: Summer rental, fully furnished. Beautiful, spacious, and airy home, 2660 sq. ft., available for rent May 6 through August 14, 2019 (minimum one month lease). Ideal 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 more. Modern, clean, open floor plan, high ceilings. Other features: washer and dryer; dishwasher; garbage disposal; garbage compacter; central vac. Central air conditioning and heating. High-speed internet available. Attached 2-car garage and off-street parking. Handicapped accessible. Lawn care included in rent. No smokers, no pets. One-month security deposit.


House: Historic unfurnished 1-bedroom home in Elm Heights, 7-minute walk to campus. Two large front rooms, bedroom, kitchen, sunroom, and rear deck. Nice kitchen and bath, central heat and A/C, plus washer and dryer. On-street parking. Large yard. No pets, no smoking. Available August.

  • Rent: $900/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Bruce Solomon
  • Phone: 812-345-1244
  • Email: solomon@indiana.edu

Shared housing: I am renting my room in a shared two-bedroom apartment this summer. Move-in/out date is flexible. I am moving out May 12, so the room will be empty. Shared bathroom. The apartment is in east Bloomington close to College Mall and Target. Five-minute drive to the IU campus and right on the bus line. I have an awesome roomie (man) who will be around this summer. Laundry facility on property. Free parking. Rent (with wifi and utilities) is usually $450.


House: Fully furnished 2-story home with four bedrooms, 3 full baths on a quiet cul-de-sac - short term lease - August 2019 to May 2020. Architect designed great Room, 2 complete master suites--one on each floor--with lavish baths and heated floors and 2 additional bedrooms. Six panel doors, Argon windows, energy efficient washer/dryer, dual heating and cooling systems tied to a Nest thermostat for energy efficiency, tankless hot water--constant temperature system throughout the house, new roof, new drive and sidewalk, 2 fireplaces and recessed lighting. Sonos music system and surround sound built in throughout the entire home--play different songs in each room, controlled by your smartphone or computer. The 1 acre yard is sodded, with an irrigation system by Nature's Way. The house sits at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on a private, wooded lot backing up to a forest preserve. Periodical cleaning service provided. Call to schedule your tour. Property managed by Brawley Property Management. More information and online application available at URL provided.


House:  Available January 1, 2020 to August 15, 2020 (dates flexible). Gracious 1920’s limestone house in Elm Heights (E. University and Hawthorne), quiet street in residential neighborhood three blocks from campus, music school, Bryant Park; walking distance to downtown and schools. Four bedrooms plus spacious study, 2.5 baths, large sunny living room with fireplace, dining room, eat-in kitchen; nine-foot ceilings, comfortably furnished, hardwood floors, extensive library, Steinway piano; full basement with ping-pong table, work area, and laundry room; side porch and back patio; large yard with attractive gardens and play area; solar power; attached garage (car if you need it). Rogers-Binford/Jackson Creek/BHS South school district. No smoking; no pets. Owners are academics on sabbatical. (Possible option, 2019: July 1 to October 15.) Yard care is covered.


House: 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, living area, newly updated bathroom and full kitchen. Off street parking, water, wi-fi included. Currently listed on Airbnb but available for rent starting this summer. It is fully furnished. Ideal for a visiting scholar.


Apartment: IU Professor will be gone from April 26, 2019 through August 22, 2019 and is looking for a person to stay in his one-bedroom apartment for as much of the summer as possible (flexible). It is $999 per month and that includes all utilities and even a monthly cleaning service. The apartment comes with everything and is modern and well-appointed. Central air, washer/dryer, full kitchen with dishwasher, stove/over, vitamix, toaster, living room with cable, wifi, smarttv, etc. Bathroom has all the amenities you need. Complex has pool, shuttle service (you don't need a car) and is conveniently close to downtown on the west side.

  • Rent: See description
  • Contact Person: Vince Carr
  • Phone:
  • Email: viacarr@iu.edu

Apartment: Fully furnished luxury apartment - 1bd 1 ba w/garage and storage (quiet, clean, and safe neighborhood). Rent includes garage, storage unit, WiFi, cable, and neighborhood amenities. Utilities included: water and trash, electric is renter’s responsibility (avg. $80 monthly). Private back patio with view of Latimer Woods Nature Preserve. Unit is available: May 1 (with flexible move-in); lease ends July 31st with possible lease renewal. Located minutes away from Indiana University. Views of the beautiful Latimer Woods Nature Preserve. Accessible via the 9, 9 limited and 3 bus routes. Amenities include: business centers (24 hr) with free printing available. WiFi cafe located in the clubhouse. Yoga studio with weekly yoga classes. State-of-the-art health and fitness center (24 hr). Tanning lounges. Luxurious private pool and social deck. Contemporary style furniture for every apartment. High-speed internet and WiFi included. Cable-ready in every apartment with HBO. Water, sewage, trash, parking included. Open and spacious 1 and 2 bedroom floor plans. Washers/dryers included. Blocks away from Kroger, College Mall and AMC Theater. Community events and residential life program. Full-size garages and private storage units available. Pet-friendly.


House: Available June 2018 (late May to early July). Clean, bright, spacious and fully furnished four-bedroom house in very quiet neighborhood near Olcott Park, with fenced back yard. One-minute walk to bus stop, route 5, which goes directly to campus in 15 minutes. Biking to campus is possible (20-30 minutes, mostly along quiet roads). House has 2.5 bathrooms, two children's bedroom, one master bedroom, one office, living room, formal dining room, breakfast place, deck. Olcott Park, Jackson Creek, and Sherwood Oaks Park are very close. Dates are negotiable, car is available, WiFi and lawn care included. No pets, please. Pictures on request.

  • Rent: $1,250/mo, plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Matthias
  • Phone:
  • Email: mstrauch@indiana.edu

House: Sunny two level unfurnished 2br/1.5ba new house (2015) on the B-Line trail. Hardwood floors, great room with gas fireplace; kitchen with center-island, stainless steel appliances, gas for cooking and barbecue. Two bedrooms upstairs both with walk-in closets, and jack-and-jill bath with two sinks; upstairs washer and dryer. The entire home has extra size windows, skylights, and bedroom awning windows to maximize light. The house has central air and ceiling fans, and is well insulated (may only need gas fireplace in the winter). Front and rear porch, upstairs deck overlooking trail, fenced yard, and a 2-car detached garage. Non-smoking. Walk to the town square, IU campus, and Cook Pharmaceuticals. Hopscotch Coffee Shop and Cardinal Spirits Distillery are within 2 minutes’ walk, Kroger is within 5 minutes’ walk, Lucky’s is 1 mile away on the B-line. Additional restaurants and conveniences are within 1 mile. Ideal neighborhood for faculty or post-docs.


Apartment: I have an awesome studio, central to the Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District (https://visitbead.com) filled with theaters and galleries, bars and clubs, grocery stores and restaurants and the B-Line (a pedestrian and biker friendly path). It is also a 10-20 minute walk from IU’s campus depending on where you are trying to go. I am looking for a professional willing to eventually take over my lease (which I have locked in at this rate until July 2020). Market rate is higher. A sublease for a shorter period can also work from now through July. You may continue your own lease indefinitely. Serious inquiries only. Studio will be empty; no objects in pictures will be included. Studio specs: 624 sq. Ft., 10 ft. ceilings, ceiling fan, huge walk-in closet w/door (could be used as a guest room even), spacious bathroom w/door, washer/dryer in-unit w/door, Indiana limestone countertops, plenty of shelving for books, alcohol, and/or an accessible work station, nice light-cherry cabinets and drawers, tall open-shelf pantry behind front door open-closet, hardwood floors throughout and a bathroom with a large-tiled floor, pedestal bathroom sink, hidden storage behind full-body mirror, forced air, all-electric, modern black appliances including microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, disposal and stove. On-site services: elevator, secured entry, trash chute on each floor, recycling onsite, 24-hour emergency maintenance. Pets: cat (management approved only).


House: Spacious two bedroom/one bath house in Green Acres neighborhood, literally one street away from campus (5 minutes walking to the School of Education, 10 minutes to Wells Library and SRSC). Hardwood floors, great natural light, high ceilings, big kitchen, huge living room, big bathroom, W/D, parking for two cars, yard, front porch, basement. Lots and lots of room, super comfy house, hands down the best place I lived in in Bloomington (I'm leaving town but I lived here for years). The house will be available from April 1st to July 31st, but if a different timeline would work best for you (say, May and June) I'm sure we can work it out. Ideally I'd like to find someone to take the whole house (the 2 bedrooms) but I'm not opposed to rent only one of the rooms for half the rent and utilities. Please feel free to email me for more information, photos of the place, or schedule a visit.

  • Rent: $1030/mo., some utilities included (see description)
  • Contact Person: Beatriz
  • Phone:
  • Email: bgdamota@iu.edu
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House: We are leaving Bloomington for the summer and are looking for a couple or family to rent our beautiful, 3+ bedroom 2.5 bath, furnished house at the end of a cul-de-sac. The house has an open floor plan on the main floor, with a fireplace, dining room, large breakfast nook, and kitchen. Upstairs has a master with walk-in closet and master bathroom, a nursery, a bedroom with walk-in closet, and a bonus room (currently used as an office, but it has an extra bed). The yard has beautiful mature trees and a fire pit just off of a brand new deck. There is an attached garage. The house is 5 miles south of IU campus, 1 mile from the Clear Creek running/biking trail and less than a mile to Kroger. Move in/move out dates negotiable. We have included the Zillow site so you can get a sense of the place, but we have replaced the main level floors with hardwood, redone the kitchen and master bath, and we have different furniture in the house. Contact for updated pictures.


Apartment: Leases can as early as start July 20, 2019! Quiet and professional, Park South offers spacious and modern, one-bedroom apartment homes, in a great neighborhood located in Bloomington, Indiana, just south of the IU campus at the corner of Hillside and Henderson. Walk in to open concept living, beautiful kitchens, storage space, great natural lighting, decks for every unit plus a secured underground parking garage. Water and internet is also included, all you take care of is electric! Amenities: Inside mail kiosk, recycling, cardio-room, secured underground park garage. Pet friendly!


Apartment: One-bedroom apartment perfect for students studying or working on campus this summer. Fully furnished apartment across the street from Luddy Hall on Woodlawn. Ideal for single tenant needing a comfortable summer space or for 2 tenants looking to split and share a home. Two-bedroom spaces, 1 bathroom, full kitchen and dining set, 4 closet/storage spaces. Contact for rent/utilities negotiation.

  • Rent: Negotiable, utilities not included
  • Contact Person:
  • Phone:
  • Email: mmkausch@iu.edu

Shared Housing: Available summer 2019. One bedroom guest room with shared bathroom, very flexible stay options; days-months. Fully furnished.

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

House: Furnished, with satellite, WiFi, and utilities included. Excellent location - historic district close to downtown, walking distance to and from campus, near bikepath and farmers market. Exercise equipment and sauna in basement.

  • Rent: $1000/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: John McDowell
  • Phone: 812-219-5744
  • Email: mcdowell@indiana.edu

House: Cozy, newly remodeled and furnished two-bedroom, one-bath historic bungalow. Hardwood floors. New kitchen appliances, with induction cooktop oven and vent hood. Breakfast nook. Washer and dryer in basement. Finished attic room with separate heat/AC unit would make a great office or bedroom. Great space for one person or a couple. One block from the B-Line Trail, with access to grocery stores (one within two blocks), coffee shops, and entertainment, half a mile to downtown, and just over one mile to the Sample Gates--great for a walking or bicycling commute/lifestyle! Driveway and on-street parking. Shed and full unfinished basement for storage. We will provide lawn care. Available fall 2019 for a semester or academic year (or part of this summer)--contact for details. Deposit of one month's rent. No smoking, vaping, or pets. We can discuss arrangements for utilities payments. I can provide photos of the space and answer any questions you have!


Apartment: Perfect for IU faculty, staff, grads, alumni and sabbatical assignments. Don't wait--rentals like this are difficult to come by. Best location in the heart of Bloomington, Indiana. Blocks from IU. Only 1 unit available with $1,600/mo below market rent for limited time. Lease may be extended indefinitely. Highly desirable, upscale, quiet ground-level unfurnished 2 bed / 2 bath with open kitchen and living area, and lots of storage. Laundry in unit. Secure entry. Non smoking. Private courtyard patio and rooftop patio. Walk to Indiana University, downtown, Kroger's grocery, BloomingFoods, Farmer's Market, and the B-Line bike/walking trail. Subject to application approval. Rent is below market at $1600/month through July with optional secure underground parking for extra fee. Water, trash, maintenance are covered; electric and cable are renter's responsibility. Small pets allowed with fee/conditions. For details, call, text or email.


Condo: 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. 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!! Land lord 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: see description
  • Contact Person: Sharon Graupner
  • Phone: 317-581-0968
  • Email: sgraupner@att.net

Apartment: Very close to campus (located on 2nd and Washington), available from 6 March to 12 May. Washer and dryer in unit. Right across from Two Sticks Bakery. One bed/one bathroom, ideal for one person (landlord only rents to grad students, professors, and professionals, no undergrads, so it's very quiet). Door is code access. Hardwood floors, very new appliances, dark wood cabinets (the building was built in 2016). Water and internet included, but electricity is not. Contact me for pictures or for more info.


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