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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]

The information for the houses is provided by the homeowners. If you are interested in renting one of the homes listed, please contact the owner directly. All negotiations are between homeowner and renter.


5248 Glide Dr., Davis, 1/1/15 – negotiable $1,700/mo. + security deposit.

2 large bedrooms/2 baths and den with patio and fenced yard. Triplex on peaceful, low-traffic street in south Davis, near elementary school and park. Hardwood floors, open floor plan in living/dining area, sliding glass door leading to patio and yard. Sun lights in bathroom; master bedroom with den (could be office or craft area), en suite bath with shower only, hall bath with tub and shower, hall closet. One-car garage. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage) and gardener. Tenant pays gas and electricity, Internet, and phone. No smoking. No pets.

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


414 First St. (Aggie Village), 6/15/15 – 3/13/16 (negotiable)

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

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


2827 Zamora Lane, Davis, 8/1/15 – 12/31/15 (negotiable)

$2,000/mo. + security deposit. 2 bedrooms/2 baths. Tastefully decorated, 1,500 sq. ft., one-story house (built 1994) in Mace Ranch section of East Davis. Living room with fireplace and study area, as well as a second separate study, kitchen/dining room with sliding glass door to 300 sq. ft. back veranda. Updated appliances and HVAC, hardwood floors throughout. Attached 3-car garage. Located 2 miles from UCD campus, the house is ideal for two academics. City services (water, sewer, garbage) included in rent. Tenant pays all other utilities. No smoking. No pets. Starting date and rental period (4-6 months) are flexible. More information and pictures upon request.

Vladimir Guerrero, 530-792-7432, [email protected]


611 Oeste Dr., Davis, 4/12/15 – negotiable

$1,200/mo. + security deposit. Newly built cottage; very private. 1 bedroom/1 bath. Suitable for one person. Fully equipped small kitchen. Covered porch with landscaped yard. Laundry access. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), Wi-Fi, utilities, and gardener. Walking distance to several nice shopping areas and restaurants; very close to UC Davis. Easy biking to supermarkets and downtown. No smoking. No pets. Pictures available upon request.

Richard Haggstrom and Karen Newton, 530-758-8510, [email protected]


614 12th St., Davis, 2/1/15 – negotiable

$2,000/mo. + security deposit. 3 bedrooms/2 baths in core area. Living room, family/dining room; fireplace, covered patio, hardwood floors. Washer/dryer, 2-car garage, garden with fenced backyard (gardener included). Fantastic location, friendly neighborhood within convenient walking/biking distance of schools (North Davis Elementary/Holmes Jr. High, Davis High), community parks, green belt, downtown Davis, Farmers Market, UCD, art center and library, and great co-op. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage); tenant pays gas, electricity, phone, Internet. No smoking. Pet negotiable.

Marlene Sisemore, 530-564-7385, [email protected]


1729 Hampton Dr., Davis, 1/1/15 – 6/30/15 negotiable

$2,700/mo + security deposit. Beautiful custom 3,100 sq. ft. house set against Arroyo Park. Downstairs has a spacious, well-equipped kitchen (tile floor, granite countertops, large table), family room (hardwood cherry floor, very high 20' ceiling, and a grand piano), full bathroom with shower, library/entertainment room with full floor-to-ceiling bookshelf and a 65" LED TV, home office area, and laundry room. Built-in birch and cherry cabinets throughout house complement the hardwood cherry floors. Two kids’ bedrooms upstairs share one tiled bathroom (tub/shower) with granite counter and two sinks. Also upstairs is master annex that can be used as a nursery or office. Fenced backyard with porch has outdoor teak table and chairs, lounge chairs, gas grill, fire pit, fruit trees, a productive vegetable garden, and a lawn. Shaded courtyard with furniture and partially covered driveway in front of house. Owner pays partial city services (sewer and garbage), high speed Internet, and weekly yard/lawn care. Tenant pays water, gas, and electricity. House-cleaning service optional. Well-behaved pet considered with additional pet deposit. No smoking. Photos available upon request.

Sean Burgess, 530-220-4759, [email protected]


114 Riverview Ct., Winters, 2/1/15 – negotiable

$2,250/mo. + security deposit. 4 bedrooms/3 baths, 2,300 sq. ft. home located in quaint, picturesque town of Winters, just 12 miles from UCD. Steps from downtown on quiet cul-de-sac. Upgrades throughout, including hardwood flooring, bathroom remodels, crown moldings, stainless appliances, brand new dual-pane windows and sliders. Lush courtyard in front and new covered patio in large treed backyard. The two-story house has central heat and air, 2 fireplaces, and a whole house fan great for summer. Layout has two living spaces, a dining room, kitchen with pantry. (2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms located downstairs, 2 bedrooms with full bath and loft/office space upstairs). Attached 2-car garage. Tenant pays all utilities. No smoking, no pet. One-year lease preferred. Photos available upon request.

Alexis Ogando, 707-689-3168, [email protected]


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]


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