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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.


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]


561-1/2 S. Campus Way, Davis, 11/1/14 – negotiable

$950/mo. + security deposit. New 1 bedroom/1 bath cottage, ideal for one person. Double bed, flat-screen TV. Beautiful cabinetry, stainless appliances, high wood ceiling. Rent includes premium cable and Internet ($120 value) and all utilities. Great location just one block from UCD campus and good shopping. Easy walking distance to Farmers Market and downtown. No smoking. No pet. Please email to request pictures and more information.

Kelly Wilkerson, 530-902-4101, [email protected]


1135 San Gallo Terrace, Davis, 8/1/14 – negotiable (year + lease)

$1,975/mo. + security deposit. Newer 3 bedroom/2-½ bath house on a family-friendly residential street in Mace Ranch. First floor has living/dining room with contemporary furniture and gas fireplace, large eat-in kitchen, powder room. Second floor has master bedroom with spacious en suite bath and walk-in closet, two additional bedrooms with shared bath. Washer/dryer. Fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, central heat/air, two-car garage. Comfortable, fenced backyard with pond and space for small garden. Within a block of Mace Ranch Community Park. Easy access to bike trails, as well as public transportation to UCD and Sacramento. Comfortable walk to shopping, restaurants, and Korematsu Elementary School. Tenant pays all utilities, including city services (water, sewer, garbage). No smoking. Pet negotiable with pet deposit.

Karen Paulsen, 530-400-4062, [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]


316 11th St., Davis, 9/15/14 – 6/30/15 (negotiable)

$2,000/mo. + $500 security deposit. 3 bedrooms/1 bath house ideally situated in Central Davis (1,172 sq. ft.). Master bedroom has queen bed, guest room has full-sized bed, and child’s room has twin bed. Central air and heat. 1950 adobe stucco keeps house cool. Fireplace in living room. Kid-friendly house: yard has low surrounding fence; some pre-school toys can be made available. Recently remodeled front and backyard provide patio and gardening pleasure–three heavily producing veggie boxes are a plus. Quiet neighborhood within walking distance of downtown, Central Park with Farmers’ Market, the core of the UC Davis Campus, Community Park, public library, Davis High School, North Davis Elementary school, and more. The rest of Davis is a bike ride away (two bikes available with house). No car necessary, although there is a one-car garage. If interested, potential care of our one indoor-only cat. Otherwise, pet negotiable with deposit. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage), Internet, and lawn care; tenant pays gas and electric (PG&E). Phone, cable, and house cleaning could be established. No smoking. Photos available upon request.

Tim Weaver, 530-204-8458, [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]


1004 West 8th St., Davis, 8/1/14 – negotiable

$1,100/mo. + security deposit. Rather spacious studio apartment (for one person or couple) with its own entrance: bathroom, modern kitchen corner, bedroom corner (separated by sliding doors), and one off-street parking space. Rent includes satellite TV and utilities (power and gas). Since the place (including appliances like dish washer, gas heater, and a/c) is almost new, an extra charge for utilities may need to be added, depending on use. 5-minute walk to mall with good shopping, 10-minute walk to campus. No smoking. No pet.

Winfried Schleiner, 530-758-7785, [email protected]


807 Sycamore Lane, Davis, 8/1/14 – negotiable

$1,950/mo. + security deposit. Custom Eichler home with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on residential street in Central/West Davis. One bedroom set up as an office. Master bedroom has Tempurpedic king-sized bed. Living/dining room has large windows opening to an oriental garden with pond. Fireplace. Heating and air-conditioning. Fully equipped kitchen includes microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, etc. Laundry room with washer/dryer. Large, private backyard with screened porch. One or two-car garage (depending on storage space needs). Close to campus, bus lines, public schools, park, and shopping area. Owner pays for city services (water, sewer, garbage) and yard maintenance. Tenant pays gas and electricity, phone, Internet, and TV. No smoking. No pet. Pictures available upon request. One-year lease preferred. Please include “807” in the subject of your email.

Nancy Crowe, 925-286-7548, [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]


2123 Bella Casa St., Davis, 7/11/14 – 9/1/14

$1,400/mo. + $500 security deposit. Well-maintained and colorfully decorated townhouse in North Davis. Two stories: living room/dining room, kitchen and ½ bath downstairs, 1 bedroom and full bath upstairs. On quiet cul-de-sac that backs up to greenbelt and bike paths; across the street from community park and library. Easy biking distance to downtown and campus. Fully equipped kitchen includes microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker and grinder, etc. Washing machine only, no dryer. Efficient air-conditioning. Enclosed patio under pines. Front walk and patio container plants need monitoring in hot weather; the rest of the grounds are maintained by the housing association. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage) and Internet. Tenant pays gas/electricity. Two off-street parking spaces, one under carport. No smoking. No pet. Photos available upon request.

Laurie Glover, 415-595-7890, [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)

$1,975/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]


5248 Glide Dr., Davis, 7/1/14 – negotiable

$1,700/mo. + security deposit. Bright, clean, comfortable triplex: 2 large bedrooms/2 baths and den. Open floor plan in living/dining area, sliding glass door leading to patio and fenced yard. Hardwood floors. On peaceful, low-traffic street in El Macero area of Davis, near Pioneer Elementary School and park. Washer/dryer. Sun lights in bathroom; master bedroom with en suite bath with shower, hall bath with tub and shower. Hall closet for extra storage. One-car garage. Tenant pays gas and electricity, Internet and phone. No smoking. No pet.

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


2402 Temple Dr., Davis, 7/1/14 – negotiable

$1,650/mo. + security deposit. 4 bedrooms/3 baths. One block from Birch Lane School. Near Unitrans and county bus lines. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage), cable, phone, Internet, Culligan soft water, and gardener. Tenant pays gas and electricity (and gets own PG&E account). No smoking. Pet negotiable with deposit.

Richard Clarke, 530-304-3347, [email protected]


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