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Since 1976, our sabbatical house listing service has posted furnished houses for rent. Our site lists both HOUSES FOR RENT and HOUSE SEARCHES, with the houses for rent listed at the top. You do not have to be a member of UFC to list a house. We require a donation of $60.00 per listing. The ads on our website are updated throughout the month, with the most recent addition listed first.

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

Diane Steele,
dmsdms@dcn.org

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.


Marina Cir., Davis, 1/1/20 - 7/31/20

$3,400/mo. + security deposit. Beautiful, contemporary, 2-story home on Stonegate lakefront in west Davis. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and yes, private dock and canoe included. Full of sunlight. Living room with high cathedral ceiling, large windows, and fireplace; formal dining area. Family room. Modern kitchen, breakfast nook. Master bedroom on second floor has 2 adjacent queen beds and bathroom. Hardwood floors. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Central heating and A/C. TVs with audio stereo systems. Huge backyard lawn rolling into lake. 2-car garage. Patio with furniture and gas BBQ. Approximately 1 mile to UC Davis (7 min. by bike). Use of 2-car garage negotiable. Bicycles and canoe available for renters’ use, and free use of Stonegate Country Club with its pool, tennis courts, and gym. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), gardener, gas and electric, cable TV, and internet with phone connection. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

Dan Goldkorn, 916-712-7681, d1_4_dan@hotmail.com


3rd St., Woodland, 8/5/19 - negotiable, available for short-term and long-term rental

$2,400/mo. + security deposit. 3 bedrooms plus office/reading room, 2-½ baths. 2,000 sq. ft. Craftsman-style home in historic Woodland; built in 2013 on original 1907 footprint. Well-furnished and energy-efficient. Sky tubes and LED lighting. Open floor plan with vaulted ceiling. Fabulous kitchen equipped with all new appliances. Dining area seats eight and living area includes comfortable seating, ceiling fan, and gas fireplace. Cozy master bedroom with en suite bath. Built-in cabinets throughout the house. Outdoor patio and built-in kitchen/BBQ for great entertainment space. Access to one bay of a two-bay garage. Pleasant 12-min. drive or 20-min. bus ride to Davis. Short stroll to Woodland’s Main Street restaurants and shops. Owner provides bi-weekly gardening service. Tenant pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), gas and electricity, internet, and cable TV. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

Karen Kolojejchick-Kotch, 530-757-3640 or 530-304-4140 (cell), kmkk5@hotmail.com; or Kit, kitboschken@gmail.com


Del Rio Pl., Davis, 8/1/19 - negotiable

$2,450 + security deposit; rent includes all utilities, cable TV, and internet. Light-filled, 2 bedroom/2 bath. 1,300 sq. ft. townhouse in new live-work complex. Rental is on second and third floors above owner’s design studio, with separate entrance with padlock. First floor of rental has open-plan living/dining area with a well-equipped kitchen in a roomy alcove. Glass doors open onto a south-facing balcony. One bedroom and full bath are also on this level. This bedroom has twin beds and a desk, but a queen bed is an option. Upstairs are the master bedroom with queen bed, another full bath, and a large loft which could have a variety of uses (office, nursery, reading room). Both bedrooms have large walk-in closets and ceiling fans. Full-sized washer and dryer next to kitchen. Central heat and A/C. Unit is not suitable for toddlers due to two staircases. Furniture and equipment are new. Cleaning tools and supplies provided. No yard, but common garden area. Parking on street or in lot behind building. 1-1/2 miles to UC Davis, 1 mile to shopping, very close to bus stop. Owner pays all utilities, cable TV, and internet. No smoking, no pets. Prefer minimum rental of 1 month. Photos available upon request.

Nancy Morrow, 530-757-6325 or 530-902-4709, casaverdedesigns@comcast.net



Pine Ln., Davis, 8/15/19 - 12/31/19

$2,800/mo. + security deposit. 3-bedroom (2 furnished as offices), 2-bath mid-century modern home in highly desirable and quiet neighborhood in West Davis. Master bedroom has a low-profile king bed and sliding glass door to backyard. Two bedrooms are furnished as offices; one office has a full-size futon with bedding for guests. Very large living/dining area perfect for entertaining and family dining. Living room has gas cast-iron stove. Large kitchen was fully renovated in 2018, including new appliances. New central heat and A/C. Very large laundry room with new washer and dryer. Hardwood floors throughout. Large sliding glass doors to patio, with gas BBQ, outdoor sink, and Endless Pool with swimming machine. Private, fenced backyard has shade trees and backs onto open schoolyard space. Garage has ample storage but door may be too small for most cars. Close to UC Davis (1.3 miles) and shopping. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), lawn service, pool service, internet, and WiFi. Tenant pays gas and electricity. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

Lisa Aultman-Hall, 802-318-2091, laultman@ucdavis.edu


Cook Ct., Woodland, 7/1/19 - negotiable (10+ months preferred)

$2,000/mo. + security deposit. 4 bedrooms/3 baths, 2,050 sq.ft. Very well-maintained home in gated community. Kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, gas stove, lots of storage, reverse osmosis drinking water system. Living room with fireplace, dining area, one bedroom, and full bathroom downstairs. Large master suite is upstairs, with large walk-in closet, en suite bath with double sink, separate tub, and shower. Third bedroom has twin daybed and desk; fourth bedroom could be office, library, music, or guest room. Additional upstairs bathroom has tub, shower, double sink. Small “bonus” area with table and chairs. Most of the furnishings, dishes, etc., only used 6 months or less. Central heat and AC, ceiling fans. Separate laundry room with full-size washer and dryer. Spacious 2-car garage. Small patio off kitchen, BBQ, low-maintenance landscaping, access to community play structure. Only about 1.5 miles to grocery store, shopping, fast food, and Woodland Community College. Approx. 8-minute walk to bus stop, 18 min. by car to UC Davis. Owner pays for water and sewer; tenant pays all other utilities. No smoking. No pets preferred. 10 months or longer lease preferred. Photos available upon request.

klee101010@gmail.com


Alicante St., Davis, 8/1/19 - negotiable

$3,500/mo. + security deposit. Gorgeous 4-bedroom, 3-bath, 2-story home in East Davis, meticulously maintained. Upgraded, remodeled kitchen with tall, glass-fronted cabinets, quartz countertops, double oven, and walk-in pantry. Fireplace and large-screen TV. Luxurious flooring throughout the spacious downstairs. One bedroom and full bath downstairs, 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths upstairs. Sunken tub in master bathroom. Entire back of house is lined with windows facing onto park-like backyard. Indoor laundry room with washer and dryer. Central heat and A/C, ceiling fans. Two miles to UC Davis. Walking distance to schools, parks, shopping. Owner pays for gardener. Renter pays gas and electricity, City services (water, sewer, garbage), internet, and cable TV, if desired. No smoking. Pets negotiable. Photos and virtual tour available upon request.

Kim, 530-681-9979, kim@zabace.com


Tierra Linda Pl., Davis, 6/25/19 - negotiable

$3,600/mo. + security deposit. 3-bedroom, 2-bath home in West Davis with open floor plan. Formal dining room, library/office, beautifully remodeled bathrooms. Fireplace. Many windows plus sunroom that overlook park-like backyard with multiple stretches of lawn, gardens, and walking paths. Central heat and A/C. Washer and dryer in two-car garage. House is at edge of Davis, approx. 3 miles from UC Davis, shopping, and restaurants. Owner pays gardener. Renter pays gas and electricity, City services (water, sewer, garbage), and internet. No smoking, no pets. Photos and virtual tour available upon request.

Kim, 530-681-9979, kim@zabace.com


D St., Davis, 9/24/19 - 6/30/20 (negotiable)

$3,250/mo. + security deposit. 3-bedroom, 2-bath home in quiet and leafy neighborhood in Old North Davis. Home was built in 1934 and remodeled in 2007. Large living room with dining area, study, full kitchen with dishwasher. Central heat and A/C. Ceiling fans in all main rooms except master bedroom. Lots of windows, including 2 sets of paneled French doors. Washer and dryer. Shady backyard includes patio with outdoor sofa, BBQ, Traeger smoker, fountain. New hot tub, small lawn, and storage unit. Parking on street for 2 cars (for small annual City fee). Easy walking distance to UC Davis (1/2 mile), and downtown, 2 blocks to Farmers Market, 4 blocks to grocery. 2 blocks from bus stop. Rental includes bi-monthly cleaning service, yard maintenance, and on-call property manager for maintenance needs. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), gas, electric, and high-speed internet. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

Raul, raul@z1properties.net


Elmwood Dr., Davis, 1/1/20 - 3/31/20 (negotiable)

$3,000/mo. + security deposit. Lovely 4-bedroom, 3-bath home in quiet neighborhood, very close to UC Davis. 3,600 sq. ft., two stories. Living room with gas log fireplace, formal dining area. Family/Great Room with large flatscreen TV. Large kitchen with newer appliances and granite countertops. Master bedroom and study are downstairs. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, loft area, and 1-1/2 bathrooms (both newly remodeled). Laundry room with washer, dryer, and second refrigerator. Very private back yard with pool, patios, and gas fireplace. 2 blocks to UC Davis, close to downtown and local schools. Owner pays gardener, pool service, cleaning service (every 2 weeks), cable TV, and internet ($575 total). Tenant pays all utilities and City services. No smoking, no pets, no sub-leasing. Prefer tenant for Winter quarter. Photos available upon request.

Patty Carey, 916-233-7351, pacarey06@hotmail.com


25th Ave., Sacramento, 7/1/19 - 7/1/20 (negotiable)

$1,850/mo. + security deposit. Charming 2-bedroom, 1-bath mid-century house in tranquil, family neighborhood with good neighbors. House is comfortable and bright. Fireplace in living room. Central heat and A/C, ceiling fans in living room and both bedrooms. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Large, private, shaded patio and fenced back yard. Parking in driveway. 12 min. by car to UC Davis Medical Center, 20 min. to UC Davis, 15 min. to Sacramento State University. 5 min. to good schools, shopping, restaurants, groceries, public transportation, freeway, and Sacramento’s best park, William Land Park. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage, recycling) and landscaping/lawn service. Tenant pays gas, electricity, and internet. No smoking. Pets permitted with additional deposit. Photos available upon request. 1-year lease required.

Therese Collentine, 916-317-0208, t.collentine@gmail.com


Garden Ct., Davis, 8/1/19 - negotiable

$2,500 + security deposit. One-story condo in a quiet, beautiful setting on the El Macero Country Club golf course. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,650 sq. ft. Updated kitchen, den, laundry room. Central heat and A/C, ceiling fans in bedrooms and living room. Owner pays City services, homeowner fees, gardening service, and twice-monthly cleaning service. Tenant pays gas and electricity. Internet and TV via fiber to the home is negotiable. 5 miles to UC Davis, UCD bus within walking distance. Close to shopping and restaurants. No smoking, no pets, no subleasing. References required. Photos available upon request.

Elaine Lauck, elauck2830@att.net


So. Campus Way, Davis, 9/1/19 - negotiable

$2,800/mo. + security deposit. Charming, well-maintained, 3-bedroom, 1-bath home one block from UC Davis campus. Spacious living/dining room with fireplace, 10 ft. wood beam ceiling, built-in bookshelves and cabinets. Dishwasher, washer, and dryer. Central heat and A/C. Nice garden with patio and fenced swimming pool. Single-car garage. Easy walk to UC Davis campus, downtown Davis, Farmers Market, grocery store, and bus stop. Owner pays gardener, pool service, and City services (water, sewer, garbage). Tenant pays gas and electricity, internet, and cable TV. Photos available upon request. No smoking, no pets. One-year lease preferred.

Michael or Alice, 530-753-2807, trelleborg11@gmail.com


12th St., Davis, 9/1/19 - negotiable (6 - 10 mo. lease preferred)

$3,000/mo. + security deposit. Nicely painted, 3-bedroom, 2-bath home in friendly neighborhood, within core area of Davis, on quiet, tree-lined street. Open living, dining, and kitchen areas. One bathroom with shower, one bathroom with both bathtub and shower. Fireplace, hardwood floors. Washer and dryer in large pantry room. Central heat and A/C. Covered porch looks out on small, pretty garden with flowers and pomegranate trees. Fenced backyard. Fantastic location within convenient walking/biking distance schools (elementary, junior high, senior high, UC Davis). Also close to community parks, downtown Davis, Farmers Market, shopping, county library, and art center. Bus stop 1/2 mile away. Owner pays yard and garden maintenance. Tenant pays gas and electricity, City services (water, sewer, garbage), internet, and cable TV, if desired. No smoking. Well-behaved pet negotiable, with additional pet deposit. Photos available upon request.

Marlene Sisemore, 530-564-7385, marlenesisemore@hotmail.com


Vistosa St., Davis, 7/1/19 - 9/31/19

$3,000/mo. + security deposit. Beautiful 3-bedroom, 2-1/2 bath home, plus study/guest bedroom. Two-story house in quiet East Davis neighborhood. House is full of light, with double high ceiling in living room and dining room. Large kitchen with breakfast bar. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Central heat and A/C. Patio and BBQ. Fenced back yard with shade trees and wood play structure (two swings, slide, and climbing wall). Parking on driveway for 3 cars (garage will be used for owner’s storage). Easy 20-minute bike ride to UC Davis (about 1 mile); UCD bus stop around the corner from house. Close to elementary and junior high schools. 2-minute walk to park, greenbelt, and walking paths. Various shopping areas within 1/2-mile radius. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), gas, electricity, and high-speed internet. No smoking, no pets. No sub-leasing. Photos available upon request.

Jose Gutierrez, 530-304-2809, hi@pepiro.com


Sequoia Pl., Davis. 7/1/2019 - negotiable

$2,800/mo. + security deposit. 3-bedroom, 2-bath, mid-century modern home on quiet cul-de-sac in central Davis. 1,700 sq. ft. with nearly new furnishings. Cathedral ceilings in living room, dining area, and kitchen. Gas fireplace. TV/playroom with ROKU-equipped flatscreen television. Master bedroom has king bed; other bedrooms are furnished with a queen or two twins. Central heat and A/C plus whole house fan. Washer/dryer. Large, covered patio opens onto nicely planted back yard. A BBQ and comfortable outdoor furniture are provided; perfect for outdoor dining. Covered parking in front for 2 cars. Short, 10-minute bicycle ride on quiet streets to central UC Davis campus; close to elementary school and high school. Just steps to county library and close to Davis's largest park and greenbelt. 10-min. bike ride to downtown Davis. Yolobus and UCD Unitrans buses stop nearby. Owner pays high-speed internet and yard maintenance. Tenant pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), gas, and electricity. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request. 12-month lease preferred, but will consider other periods.

Don, capitoladeco@sbcglobal.net


L St., Davis, 4/1/19 - negotiable

$2,200/mo. + security deposit and cleaning. Newly constructed, bright and sunny cottage behind owner’s house in quiet central Davis neighborhood. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath; 1 queen and 2 twin beds. Open floor plan for living and dining areas and kitchen. Central heat and A/C, ceiling fans in both bedrooms, dishwasher, washer/dryer, and flat-screen TV. Access through gate down well-lit side yard. Private patio in rear with small BBQ. Cottage is completely private. Parking on driveway or street. Shed available for bicycle storage. 2 1/2 mi. from UC Davis, 1 mi. to downtown shops and restaurants, 1/2 block to bus stop. Owner pays all utilities (water, sewer, garbage, gas, electricity, internet, and cable TV). No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

Mary Zahara, 530-894-3064, maryzahara1@gmail.com


Elmwood Dr., Davis, 9/5/19 - negotiable (3 months minimum)

$3,000/mo. + $1,500 security deposit. 1,900 sq. ft. California Ranch-style home in highly desirable and quiet family neighborhood. Ideal location, one block from UC Davis. Four bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths. Large living/dining area perfect for entertaining and family dining. South-facing family room has sliding glass doors with spacious deck. Well-equipped kitchen with new cooktop and oven has large windows facing a private, fenced front garden. Master bedroom/bath has spa tub and sliding glass doors that open to shady private deck and garden. Bedrooms have new mattresses. Newly installed heater, A/C, and allergen air filter. Washer, dryer, and water softener are in 2-car garage. Close to shopping center, elementary school, and Davis Senior High School. Walk/bike to downtown stores. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), gardener, landscaping, and internet. Tenant pays gas and electricity. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

Joan M. Moses, 530-747-6306, joanamoses@aol.com


Halifax Ave., Davis, 3/1/19 - negotiable

$2,800/mo. + security deposit. Beautifully remodeled, 3-bedroom, 2-bath attached home in West Davis. Everything is new, including all furnishings and appliances. Many windows plus skylights make it full of light, with beautiful view from rear bedrooms of almond orchard and intercostal mountain range. Living room has new gas fireplace and 65” TV with sound system. Granite counters in kitchen and bathrooms, wood-look flooring. Kitchen has large pantry and is well-stocked with staples. Bedrooms have large closets and new, Saatya mattresses with new bedding. Owner can outfit third bedroom as an office or a bedroom. Back yard with fire pit is shaded by mature, deciduous trees; courtyard patio has BBQ and gas heater. Washer and dryer. Central heat and A/C, whole-house fan. Two-car garage has automatic door opener. Bicycles included (one per resident). Quiet, friendly neighbors. Rental includes membership in Stonegate Country Club (pools, fitness center, tennis courts, boating on lake); canoe included (stored at lake). Easy bike ride to UC Davis. Near UCD bus stop. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), homeowner’s fees, cable TV and internet, and landscape service. Tenant pays gas and electric. Owner lives nearby and will accommodate reasonable requests for assistance with transportation, household items, arrival groceries. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

Paul Kelly, 530-756-6923, 530-902-6833, prkellydavis@jps.net


2nd St., Woodland, 4/1/19 - negotiable

$2,000/mo. + security deposit. Quaint, Tudor-style house, built in 1929 in heart of historic downtown Woodland. 3 bedrooms, 1-1/2 baths, 2 stories, 2,200 sq. ft. Nestled in quiet neighborhood on campus of one of Woodland’s most beautiful and historic churches, house is completely separate and private. Newly remodeled kitchen and baths. Dining room and breakfast nook. Central heat and A/C, laundry room with washer and dryer. Private, shaded patio in backyard, BBQ. One block from Main St., easy walk to shops and restaurants. Close to schools. Pleasant 12-min. drive or 20-min. bus ride to UC Davis. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), internet, and landscaping service. Tenant pays for gas and electricity. No smoking, no pets. Minimum 6-month rental preferred. Photos available upon request.

Terri Hobart, tlhobart@gmail.com


Rd. 97, Davis, 9/1/19 - negotiable

$2,200/mo. One-bedroom/one-bath country cottage just west of Davis. 800 sq. ft. cottage is located on a peaceful and beautiful 8.5-acre property, where there are an adjacent main house, horse facilities, 3-acre almond orchard, and 30-tree fruit orchard. Cottage was built in 2006 and includes great room, dining area, elevated ceilings, wood fireplace, and kitchen. Central heat and A/C. Ceiling fans in great room, bedroom, and 2 porches. Laundry facilities are on a covered back porch. Additional amenities include unlimited firewood, use of lap pool, fruit tree harvests, and approx. 1/2 mile all-weather walking/running track around perimeter of property. Approx. 5 min. from UC Davis and approx. 10 min. from downtown Davis. Owner pays for propane gas and electricity, garbage, purified (RO) water, gardening, and pest control. Tenant pays for internet. No smoking. Pets negotiable. Photos available upon request.

Pamela Peterson, petersonpamela02@gmail.com


Lehigh Dr., Davis, 5/5/19 – negotiable

$2,800/mo. + cleaning deposit. 3 bedrooms/2 baths. Comfortable home close to shopping, schools, and downtown. Two blocks from bus lines. Easy bike ride to UC Davis. Owner pays all utilities (gas, electricity) and city services (water, sewer, garbage), internet, cable TV, and local phone service. Nice-sized gardens front and back. Laundry facilities in garage and shared with adjacent house. Short- or long-term rental periods. Photos available upon request.

Fred Buderi, 530-219-0869, fbuderi@sbcglobal.net


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