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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.


414 First St. (Aggie Village), Davis, 9/8/14 - 3/20/15

1,350/mo. + security deposit. 2 bedroom (or 1 bedroom, 1 study)/1-1/2 bath. Owner pays gardener. Tenant pays city services (water, sewer, garbage) and all utilities. Three-minute walking distance to campus and downtown area. No smoking. No pet.

Sarah Pia Anderson, 310-413-4227, [email protected]


2812 Bodega Bay Place, Davis, 4/1/15 - 10/31/15 (exact dates negotiable)

$1,500/mo. + security deposit. Very pleasant 2 bedroom/2 bath home on quiet West Davis cul-de-sac. Both bedrooms have queen beds. Simple yard maintenance requested (lovely small yard, no lawn, two patio areas). Use of Stonegate Country Club pools and tennis courts included. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage) and Stonegate fees. Tenant pays gas and electricity (PG&E), phone, and Internet. No smoking. No pet. Please email to request pictures and more information.

JoAnn Diel, 530-753-3041, [email protected]


1406 Redwood Lane, Davis, 1/1/15 - 6/30/15

$2,000/mo. + security deposit. Nice house in North/Central Davis. 4 bedroom/2 bath, 1,850 sq. ft. One bedroom with queen bed and private bath with shower. Two bedrooms with one twin bed each; fourth bedroom with queen bed and desk. Hall bathroom has shower/tub. Fully equipped kitchen with large bench and colorful dining area. TV room and family/piano room. Ceramic tiles in the kitchen, wood floor in the living areas, and carpet in bedrooms. Fenced backyard with patio is shaded by old trees and has a patio with hammock. Dedicated parking on the front driveway. Family friendly, toys available. Washer/dryer, dishwasher, central heat/air, fireplace, TV, DVD player. Rent includes some city services (sewer and garbage), local phone, high speed Internet, WiFi, Netflix TV streaming, and lawn care. Water, gas and electricity will be billed to tenant separately. Centrally located and in walking distance to shopping and restaurants, public library, and community park. One mile to campus and downtown and short bike ride to anywhere in bike-friendly Davis. No smoking. No pet. Photos available upon request.

Sara Venturini, 530-759-1128, [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]


414 First St. (Aggie Village), Davis, 9/8/14 - 3/20/15

$1,350/mo. + security deposit. 2 bedrooms (or 1 bedroom, 1 study)/1-1/2 baths. Owner pays gardener. Tenant pays city services (water, sewer, garbage) and all utilities. Three-minute walking distance to campus and downtown area. No smoking. No pet.

Sarah Pia Anderson, 310-413-4227, [email protected]


1925 Gauguin Pl., Davis, 9/1/14 – 8/31/15

$1,500/mo. + security deposit. Welcoming and comfortably furnished 2 bedroom/1 bath home on cul-de-sac in North Davis (sleeps up to five people). Master bedroom has queen bed and second bedroom has two twin beds, both with closets. Updated bathroom has a shower/tub combination. Open floor plan and remodeled fully equipped kitchen: stove, microwave, dishwasher, etc. Sunroom for added space or sleeping. Easy-maintenance landscaping, small garden box for use, and Jacuzzi hot tub make this a lovely home away from home. Central air/heat, fireplace, washer/dryer, WiFi, antenna HDTV, and two bikes offered at no additional cost. Owner pays city utilities (water, sewer, garbage); tenant pays gas and electric. Less than 4 km from the University and downtown Davis. Near athletic club and playing field. Easy access to Unitrans and Yolo County bus lines, bike trails, and schools. Within walking distance to pharmacy, restaurants, and grocery store. Wonderful neighbors of all ages make this a delightful place to live. One off-street parking space. Pet negotiable with pet deposit. Smoking allowed only outdoors. Pictures available upon request.

Jillian Winchester Ebeling, 530-204-8581, [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]


1010 Cornell Dr., Davis, 1/1/15 – 3/31/15 (negotiable, can extend into April)

$1,300/mo. + $800 security deposit. Nicely furnished 2 bedrooms (3rd bedroom unavailable, used for owner’s storage)/2 baths + study.  Fully equipped spacious kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, electric oven, gas stove top) with dining area and comfortable living room. First bedroom has queen bed and private bath with shower; second bedroom has single bed and desk, one study, hall bathroom with shower/tub combination. Washer/dryer. In quiet, well-established, tree-shaded neighborhood. Large, fenced private backyard. Pool will be covered with netting (child-proof net, leaf cover) and unavailable for use; all care will be responsibility of owner. Carport available. Security system in place. No cable TV but good OTA reception plus Roku, DVD player, radio, and audio system. Centrally located. Walking distance to stores; ½ mile to campus in one direction. Easy biking to downtown. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage), Internet, local phone, and lawn care. Tenant pays utilities, long distance calls. No smoking. No pet. Please make initial contact by email.

Gerd La Mar/Kendra Tanner, 530-756-4590 (home), 530-867-0959 (cell), [email protected]


2316 Westernesse Rd., Davis, mid-July to mid-September 2014 (negotiable)

$2,000/mo. + security deposit. Passive solar design home, oriented north/south in quiet, charming Village Homes community with its many amenities, especially for a family with children. 1,450 sq. ft. home on one of the larger lots (0.08 acres). 3 bedroms/2 baths. Two-story design with master bedroom and full bath upstairs. Two bedrooms with large walk-in closets and another full bath downstairs. King-sized bed upstairs with a view of unfenced neighboring landscapes. Cathedral ceiling with large ceiling fan in expansive living room, lots of windows, wood-burning stove, new range, washer/dryer. Beautiful ceramic tile in the downstairs area, except in carpeted bedrooms. Art work and aesthetic design. Two-car carport. Enclosed front yard with seating area. Surrounded by flowers, herbs, and mature trees. Includes access to community pool, parks, playgrounds, and fruit from shared orchards via walking/biking paths. One mile from campus core with Unitrans bus stop just around corner. Sabbatical family pays gas and electricity; owner covers other costs. No smoking. Pet negotiable with pet deposit. Care of garden and two one-year-old (mostly outdoor) cats negotiable.

Janice Corner, 530-753-7778, or 530-400-9073, [email protected]


1803 Fremont Ct., #3, Davis, 10/1/14 – negotiable

$1,650/mo. + security deposit. 2 bedroom/1 bath townhouse, completely remodeled. Fully equipped gourmet kitchen and modern bathroom with bath/shower combo. Bathroom and two bedrooms (one with queen bed and walk-in closet, the other with daybed with two twin beds) are upstairs. Plenty of linens provided. Cozy or cool with central heat and air. In quiet, tree-shrouded neighborhood in East Davis, close to community pool, bike paths, parks, and minutes away from Sacramento, Woodland, and UC Davis. In walking distance of Oak Tree Plaza and bus line. Garage storage and parking; coin-operated washer and dryer in building. Owner pays ALL utilities including wireless Internet, cable TV, and common ground maintenance. No smoking inside home. No pet. E-brochure available upon request.

Debra Ayres, 530-304-5031, [email protected]


2302 Isle Royale Lane, Davis, 9/15/14 – 12/15/14

$2,500/mo. + security deposit. Beautiful family home (2,700 sq. ft.) in West Davis; two-story, energy efficient, north-south facing. 4 bedrooms/3 baths, rented as 3 bedrooms. Large living/dining area. Fabulous backyard. Washer/dryer, water softener. 3-car garage. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage). Tenant pays gas, electricity and telephone. House cleaner twice a month negotiable. No smoking. No pet. Photos available upon request.

Chris van Kessel, 530-757-7459, [email protected]


2902 Solito St., Davis, 10/1/14 – 6/15/15 (negotiable)

Still available: $1,895/mo. + security deposit. Nicely furnished, fully-equipped 3 bedroom/2 baths house in ideal, quiet North Davis neighborhood, near park/greenbelt and schools. 15-minute bike ride to UC Davis. Laminate floors, tile in bathrooms and carpet in bedrooms. Backyard patio and swimming pool. Washer/dryer in separate laundry room, TV, DVD, all linens, dishes, and kitchen utensils. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage), pool and gardening service. Tenant pays gas, electricity, phone. Owner interested in renting out for approximate period October 1, ’14 to early June ’15. Perfect for sabbatical at UCD. No smoking. No pet.

James and Chantal Coffman, 530-564-4964,  [email protected]


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