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Sabbatical Housing

Since 1976, our sabbatical house listing service has posted furnished houses for rent. You do not have to be a member of UFC to list a house. The ads on our website are changed on the first of each month. We require a donation of $60.00 per listing.

To have your house posted or to get in touch with us, please contact:

Regina Hamel,
530-756-8762
[email protected]

If you are interested in renting one of the homes listed, please contact the owners directly.


505 K St., Davis, 7/1/15 – 12/31/15 negotiable

$2,495/mo. + security deposit. 3 bedrooms + loft/2 baths. Lots of light and updates in this beautiful two-story house in the heart of downtown Davis. Walking distance to UC Davis and downtown. Four blocks to Davis Food Co-Op and close to two large shopping centers. High ceilings, skylights, and dual-pane windows. Dining and living rooms lead out to their own patios. Recessed lighting; travertine tile and hardwood floors throughout. Newer major appliances: dishwasher/microwave/fridge, gas range, washer/dryer. Nice fireplace with gas insert in living room. Downstairs bedroom (12x13) has custom-made pine desk station and bookshelves. Two large upstairs bedrooms (11x12), one with big walk-in closet; both have ceiling fans. Bathrooms have tubs with sliding glass doors. Upstairs loft has fully functional desk station and shredder and can be used as office, reading room, or playroom. One parking space designated for house and unrestricted parking on K Street. Attic storage in garage. Garage space negotiable. Rent includes weekly gardening service. Tenant pays city services (water, sewer, garbage) and PG&E (gas and electricity). Lease is renewable. Owner lives in town and speaks German and Farsi. Photos available upon request.

Ara Arbabzadeh, 530-400-6762, [email protected]


311 Buena Tierra Dr., Woodland, 11/1/14 – negotiable

$1,100/mo. + security deposit. Tastefully decorated private studio cottage (500 sq. ft.) in quiet neighborhood; for one person only. Fully equipped kitchen, but no dishwasher. Queen-size bed with comfortable mattress. Spacious bathroom and plenty of storage. Private patio, central heat and air. Pleasant garden setting. Includes water and garbage, wireless Internet, cable, and utilities.  A cleaning fee of $200 will be taken out of the security deposit. One-year lease preferred. No smoking. No pets. Pictures available upon request.

Linda Goode, 530-666-2631, [email protected]


1114 Purdue Dr., Davis, 3/3/15 – 12/31/15 (exact dates negotiable)

$2,000 + security deposit. This newly remodeled 2 bedroom/2 bath and separate study home (1,900 sq. ft.) includes a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, modern bathrooms, new appliances, and washer/dryer. Open floor plan, hardwood floors, sliding glass doors onto patio, and treed backyard. Located on quiet, tree-shaded neighborhood in central Davis, one mile from UC Davis. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage). Tenant pays all utilities (including cable TV and Internet).  House cleaner twice a month negotiable. No smoking. No pets. Photos available upon request.

Bill and Laura Lacy, 530-297-6446, [email protected], [email protected]


405 Schmeiser Ave., Davis, 10/2/14 - negotiable

$1,675/mo. + security deposit. 2 bedroom/2 bath. Ranch-style house with patio and fenced-in yard on quiet residential street in South Davis, one block from Pioneer Elementary School. The house is a corner/end unit of a triplex, whose layout makes it feel separate. It has laminate hardwood floors throughout, new appliances, washer/dryer in the hall bathroom, and lots of cabinet space in the kitchen. Open floor plan in the living/dining area, sliding glass doors onto the patio and backyard. Solar lights in bathrooms, master with walk-in closet, hall closet for extra storage, and covered driveway for parking. Upright piano available. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage). All utilities are tenant's responsibility. No smoking. No pet. Photos available upon request.

Dorothea Fraser, 530-902-2405, [email protected]


2108 Everglade Pl., Davis, 8/1/14 – 7/31/15

$3,000/mo. + security deposit. 4 bedrooms/3 baths, executive-style home in wonderful neighborhood. Marble tile entrance, hardwood flooring throughout rest of house; granite countertops and stainless steel in kitchen; washer/dryer, and full HVAC. Tenant is responsible for all utilities, including city services (water, sewer, garbage). No smoking. No pet. One-year lease requested.

Dan, 530-902-3030, [email protected]


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