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Apartment: Nicely furnished, immaculately clean, ground floor 2-bedroom apartment (1600 sq ft) with a private patio with barbecue looking on to the quiet wooded area (located at 2136 North Mount Gilead Rd) . The setting is restful and beautiful. The apartment has new carpet, a comfortable King bed with cotton linen, comfortable furniture, a 42-inch tv. The kitchen is well equipped. A small second bedroom. A few feet from the door, you can take 20-minute trail to a small lake --as part of a lovely 3/4 mile walk. The air conditioning and heating are excellent and silent. A wonderful retreat only 10 minutes to campus and downtown. Available January 2019 thru end of August with some flexibility at both ends. To see photos and for more information please call or email.

  • Rent: $900/mo., includes all utilities, cable and wifi. Security deposit $900
  • Contact Person: Daniel
  • Phone: 310-755-5039
  • Email: dajames@indiana.edu

House: Welcome to Donington. Sunlit and comfortable. Enjoy the heart of the home while sitting in the living room and gaze through the oversized windows that overlook the deck and country scenery. Is your inner chef looking to bust out? Cook gourmet meals in this large well designed kitchen. The kitchen has tons of maple cabinets and expansive quartz counter tops. Open floor plan allows you to cook and entertain at the same time. Matter of fact, the entertaining spaces on the first floor are open and inviting but easily defined for particular uses. Enjoy relaxing by the fireplace while keeping an eye on the apple pie warming in the kitchen oven. Or host a barbecue in your private backyard, and keep an eye on guests in your private screened in porch. Do not be deceived by the exterior, there are 4 large bedrooms on the second floor-- each bedroom will have adequate space for all your belongings. Unique features such as vaulted ceilings in the master bedroom and loft make this home flexible. Vicinity to Indiana University campus, College Mall and elementary and middle schools makes it convenient for working parents and kids.

House: Newly remodeled sabbatical house 1.8 miles from campus on a quiet cul-du-sac abutting several bus lines at High St and E. Moores Pike Rd. The house is a 1,650 sq ft 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, fully furnished with a sunroom, deck and an attached 2-car garage. The neighborhood is adjacent to the city South East Side Park containing playgrounds, walking trails and tennis courts. Available November 2018 through Dec 2019 with a monthly rental of $1,200 that includes utilities, and wifi. There is no outdoor maintenance (lawn mowing and snow removal are provided by the homeowner association). Non-smoking but pets are allowed.

House: Available for summer of 2019 and academic year of 2019-2020 is a beautiful, fully furnished 2-story home in the peaceful, green neighborhood of Winslow Farms. Upstairs: a master bedroom suite, complete with windowed bathroom and large walk-in closet; 2 additional bedrooms with closets and windows; a second full bathroom with a linen closet; a shelved laundry nook with washer and dryer; and a very large, three-windowed family room. Downstairs: a spacious, fully equipped kitchen with new appliances and a window; a sunny dining area with sliding doors opening to a deck and a treed back yard; a large living room with a fireplace and windows facing a treed street; two-car garage. The house in conveniently located near IU, parks, and downtown with, if needed, bus service to campus around the corner. For families with teens, Bloomington South is within a very short walking distance. The 1770 sq. ft. house is available for visiting faculty or grad students. Please email for inquiries and photos.

  • Rent: $1500/mo., (plus utilities, internet and cable available)
  • Contact Person: Rachel
  • Phone:
  • Email: rnaor@outlook.com

Shared Housing: Unique lodge/cabin style 2.5 bedroom, 2 bath home on 20 acres near Unionville and bordering Yellowwood State Forest. It is a 25 minute, but quiet commute to campus and is perfect for a temporary stay (<6 months) for a new/visiting faculty/staff who is a nature enthusiast (on site trails for hiking and biking), seeking a quiet place, or interested in exploring the region while preparing for more permanent lodging. Owner is the father of a 5-year-old son and both spend significant time away from home. Two polite cats roam the house, so additional pets are not possible. The available space is a furnished bedroom with ample closet. Kitchen and laundry facilities are shared. One bathroom can be established for personal use, the loft can be used part time for study, and basement shelving can be dedicated to minor personal storage. Beautiful bay windows provide spectacular views of the surrounding forest. Photos or more details available upon request.

  • Rent: $500/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Lee Florea
  • Phone: 813-784-8490
  • Email: lflorea@indiana.edu

Shared Housing: Two full bedrooms, fully furnished, 1200.00 or optional: one bedroom with private bath and private living room- 700.00/month. Available Dec 8th for Spring term, can be extended longer if needed. Utilities included in rent. Quiet and beautifully wooded community. Kitchen is shared on the main level and is fully equipped. Hi-speed internet provided. Reserved Parking for tenant. Minutes to the grocery stores and campus. Bloomington Transit line number 5 directly picks up at entrance into the neighborhood. Child's school is a 5-minute walk. Interested parties please contact for pictures and information. No smoking please.

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

Shared Housing: 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 early January 2019. International students welcome! To find out more, please email contact below.

  • Rent: $550/mo., includes all utilities
  • Contact Person: Lynn
  • Phone:
  • Email: lcochran@indiana.edu

House: Historic 2BR house - furnished sabbatical rental Spring Semester 2019. Built in 1835, with hardwood floors and brick interior walls, the house is on Bloomington's walking/biking trail, "the B-line." A large supermarket is two blocks away, and Hopscotch, one of the best coffee shops in Bloomington, is just across the street. The house is 1.2 miles from the university, and thus within biking and walking distance. There are two living rooms, easily tailored as social and work spaces. The kitchen and dining area run across the width of the back of the house. The house has been recently remodeled with a new gas stove (two ovens, grill) refrigerator, kitchen island, and small appliances. There is a washer and dryer and bathroom on the main floor with a walk-in shower. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms (one large, the other small) and a full bath with claw foot tub and shower. Parking is off-street behind the house (but not garage). This is great place for one person or a couple. No pets, no smoking. Available for the spring semester, but flexible about time before and after the semester.

  • Rent: $1200/mo., plus utilities, security deposit of $1200.
  • Contact Person: Jean Lave
  • Phone:
  • Email: jlave@berkeley.edu

House: A 2500+ sqft, 3bd, 2.5 bath spacious bi-level house for rent. The house is located at a quiet neighborhood in Ellettsville on the side near Bloomington. It takes maximally 15 minutes’ drive to downtown Bloomington and is about 5 minutes’ drive to IGA, Village Inn and the Pizza Pantry in Ellettsville; 10 minutes’ drive to Walmart and Sam’s Club grocery store. This move-in condition house highlights an open floor plan and volume ceilings. Situated on a large lot on a quiet cul-de-sac. Huge light filled great room w/fire place, a huge master suite and spacious master bath, lots of wood and ceramic tile, and an eat in kitchen in addition to a formal dining. Master bedroom located on the second floor along with kitchen and living room. The living room is fully furnished, and the kitchen is equipped with dishwasher and garbage disposal. Two bedrooms and a full bath on the first level. New washer and dryer also located in the bathroom downstairs. One of the bedroom downstairs also has a private entrance. Both bedrooms downstairs include a walk-in closet. The room window faces the backyard and is very quiet. Two-car garage with three parking space on the driveway, 0.3+ acres of backyard with garden. Tenants need to sign a 12-month lease starting January 2019 with one-month deposit. Pets might be allowed depending on breed and size with $200 non-refundable fee. Great choice for professionals and graduate students.

  • Rent: $1650/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Maggie
  • Phone: 909-450-1829
  • Email: maggie06272@hotmail.com

Apartment: Your private one bedroom, one bathroom suite with living room and full kitchen is located in our lower level which is right at street level. The suite offers nice amenities and modern touches. All utilities, linens, and towels are provided. Limit to only two guests. With owners from both the US and Taiwan, this may be the perfect place for Mandarin or English speakers. Our home is located in a beautiful neighborhood. It is convenient to the east side shopping and the Indiana University campus. Ample off-street parking is located right outside your front door. The home is conveniently located to a bus stop. Booking will be handled through Airbnb. However, please contact us prior to booking so that the discount can be applied.

Townhouse: Lovely three bedroom, 1.5 bathroom townhouse sublet November 20, 2018 to July 20, 2019 in desirable and quiet (and otherwise fully-leased!) Colonial East Apartments, available November 20th! Right next to bike trail. Walkable or a short bike ride to campus plus downtown; one block away from College Mall; right next to Park Ridge Park. We are moving because we have bought a house and need to sublet. Features: This is an end unit with a patio; no neighbors above or below (only on one side) and an extra set of side windows for lots of natural light. Closet in each bedroom and extra linen closet in hallway, and storage closet under stairs. Extra storage unit in complex for each tenant. Back patio and small garden maintained by landlord/maintenance. Trash right outside and included in rent. Laundry in complex. Water included in rent! Assigned interior/off-street parking space; additional parking lot for visitors. Bike racks in complex. Pets allowed. Management and maintenance are very responsive and upkeep is to a very high standard. Hardwood floors throughout - except for kitchen. Spacious kitchen, and spacious living room - either can easily hold a full size dining table plus desk. You would take over the lease, which runs until July 20, 2019 - renewal possible. Rent is $900/mth, and the only additional bill is electric. In the neighborhood- markets: Fresh Thyme (organic market), Kroger. Shopping: Target, College Mall, Eastland Plaza (on E. 3rd St. between Woodcrest and College Mall Rd.), Best Buy, 2 CVS's, Walgreens, Art Van Furniture, DSW Shoes, etc., True Value. Post Office: Woodbridge Station. Movie Theaters: AMC Showplace East 11. Restaurants: Panera Bread, Brewhouse, Applebys, Chilis, Red Lobster, Chick-Fil-A, KFC, McDonalds, Wendy's, Five Guys, Burger King, Steak N Shake, Taco Bell. Schools: IU Bloomington, University Elementary, Tri-North Middle School, Bloomington High School North. Apply here - http://www.colonialeastapartments.com/renter_app_2016.php (in how referred enter the following notation - SUBLET OF APT 22).

House: Very charming 2-bedroom house in the historic Prospect Hill neighborhood available for rent December 1st. The house features an adorable porch and beautifully maintained garden by the landlord on a quiet street with friendly neighbors. Large kitchen has all the space you would ever need and the washer and dryer are located just off the kitchen in the breezeway that connects the garage to the house. Although there is plenty of free parking on the street, the garage is a wonderful plus, especially in cold weather. Tenant will be responsible for all bills (electric, gas, water). Campus is an easy 20-minute walk through downtown, with trendy new coffee shops, Bloomingfoods Co-op, and the Farmers' Market all within a few blocks. First month's rent and damage deposit of $1100 required at move in. Date available: December 1, 2018. Lease goes through July 31, 2019 with ability to renew for another year.

Apartment: Temporary furnished studio available daily, weekly or monthly. The studio has a private entrance with a TV room/living space, an adjacent private bedroom with private full bathroom, and work space. No kitchen, however, there is a kitchenette area with a toaster oven, electric water heater, microwave, mini fridge, dishes, etc. The studio is situated on the ground/street level of a split-level home. You will have the lower level to yourself (except for garage, which is not available). This east side home has been recently renovated and is a short walking distance to Indiana University (the main library is approximately a 7-10 min. walk), downtown (20 min. walk), and east side shopping and restaurants (5-10 min. walk). The space has a queen size bed, night table, a futon, dresser, mini closet, bistro table with chairs, desk, couch, TV with cable, mini fridge, toaster oven, microwave, coffee maker, plates, utensils. Rate includes wi-fi, cable, parking, and trash. Towels and linens are provided. Does not include laundry privileges. Interaction with guests: A small family, plus a dog, live upstairs. We will be available to welcome you and if you need anything, but we will respect your privacy and will keep to ourselves. Other things to note: There is no door between lower level and upper level, please be respectful of the boundaries of your space. The upper level space is not available to you. * Rate is good for up to two people. The space can accommodate maximum three people; additional person beyond two can stay for an additional fee $15/day. **Total rental fee is due upon arrival. ***5% discount for weekly rentals, 10% discount for monthly rentals. ****Minimum rental 3 days.

  • Rent: $90/day (see description); utilities included
  • Contact Person: Mariella
  • Phone: 812-391-6322
  • Email: ciumm@hotmail.com

Condo: Spring 2019 sublet or lease takeover from IU faculty. 2BR/2BA 1200 SF condo plus 400 SF finished basement on quiet tree-lined street in Madison Park just 3 blocks south of downtown Bloomington, directly adjacent to B-line trail. Perfect for anyone who wants to be close to everything yet a comfortable distance away from the party crowd. Leave your car in the attached garage and explore beautiful downtown Bloomington on your way to campus. Open-concept living, dining, and kitchen area with high ceilings opens onto back deck. Master bedroom features large closet and en-suite. Tons of storage. Lease term negotiable (can start as early as mid Dec). Could be partially furnished for additional fee if tenant desires. Pictures at URL below.

House: Beautiful light and bright fully-furnished home on the National Historic Register close to downtown in Bloomington’s Prospect Hill. The house will be available from mid-December 2018 to late July 2019 (some flexibility possible). The home is stylish and elegant and has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 very large home offices, a new eat-in kitchen, a large fenced yard with deck and grill, and off-street parking. Campus is an easy 20 minute walk through downtown, with trendy new coffee shops, Bloomingfoods Co-op, and the Farmers’ Market all within a few blocks.

Apartment: This is a one-of-kind apartment at 320 S. Dunn St. location. This apartment has a small patio that can easily fit four chairs and a small table. Beautiful and convenient. Available right away. Walking distance from Maurer Law School, the School of Optometry and main campus.

House: Available Spring semester 2019, and, if desired, through the summer up until August 10, 2019. Lovely 3 bedroom historic home with 2 baths, fully equipped modern kitchen, dining room, lounge/office, and guest room with fold-out couch. Basement has a garage, washer/dryer, gym equipment, sauna/shower, and small pool table. Screened in porch and deck overlooking rock garden. Excellent location within walking distance to campus, downtown, farmer’s market, bike path, parks, and grocery stores.

  • Rent: $1600/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: John McDowell
  • Phone:
  • Email: mcdowell@indiana.edu

House: Tidy 2 bedroom, 1 bath home with large tree-shaded fenced-in backyard and full basement. Two blocks from Bryan Park and close to IU. Quiet residential neighborhood. Will consider pet with additional deposit. Available immediately; one-year lease preferred. Photos available upon request.

  • Rent: $1200/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Linda Baden
  • Phone: 812-988-0025
  • Email: lbaden@indiana.edu

House: Attractively remodeled bi-level home in popular Park Ridge East! The open living spaces upstairs will please, as will the bamboo flooring and two baths upstairs. The lower level contains a large family room area as well as another bedroom and a half-bath. The two-car garage provides plenty of room for storage and your vehicles. The dining room opens to a deck which overlooks a large fenced backyard. Appliances include washer and dryer. Tenants pay utilities. Property is no smoking. Small pets negotiable.

House: Clean and well maintained Craftsman bungalow with hardwood floors and original trim throughout. Renovated bathroom, 2 spacious bedrooms with windows and walk in closets upstairs. Renovated kitchen with convenient half bath, large living and dining room downstairs. Washer and dryer, full dry basement with exterior access. Covered front and back porches, fenced in back yard. Two-car garage with ample space for storage or workshop. Additional on street parking. Quiet family oriented neighborhood with proximity to B Line Trail, Allen Street Greenway, Templeton Elementary School, and many churches. On direct bus line. Easy 3/4 mile walk to campus and downtown. Pictures available upon request.

  • Rent: $1500/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Judith Sylvester
  • Phone: e-mail only
  • Email: jlsylves@indiana.edu

Shared Housing: Housemate needed immediately for home in historic Prospect Hill neighborhood. Convenient and quiet location within walking distance to campus/downtown; on bus route. Large back yard and covered front porch. Shared kitchen, bath, and living room areas. Washer/dryer in basement. Current resident shares bedroom with two young children; ideal housemate would be single parent of small child or child-friendly individual. No indoor smoking or pets.

  • Rent: $450/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Sarah
  • Phone: 812-369-9735
  • Email: saeconwa@iu.edu

Townhouse: My name is Chris and I am an Indiana University faculty member. I will be on sabbatical for the 2018-2019 school year and am putting my house up for rent from August 15th, 2018 until May 31st, 2019. For full information, please visit my webpage via URL provided. My house is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom townhouse that shares a wall with another townhouse. The home is two floors totaling over 2400 square feet as well as a two-car garage. The home is fully furnished as seen in the pictures. The home is a five-minute drive from Indiana University and downtown Bloomington. The home is walking distance to an elementary school, a Kroger, and several restaurants. The home is four years old. It features bamboo wood floors throughout the top floor and carpeting through the downstairs floor. The upstairs has a living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry room, master bedroom, master bathroom, guest bedroom (currently used as a home gym) and full guest bathroom. The downstairs is a completed walkout basement with a large living space, bedroom, and bathroom. The home is located in a small condo community called Stonelake, named for the quarry-pond at the front of our community. The community has roughly twenty-five families, mostly either professionals affiliated with Indiana University or retired. The homeowners association takes care of all outside issues including grass cutting, gardening, and snowplowing.

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