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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.


2110 Bella Casa St., Davis, 3/25/15 – negotiable

$1,500/mo. + security deposit. 2 bedrooms/1-1/2 baths, townhome/condo, in Covell Commons close to Community Park, Davis Sr. High School, and North Davis Elementary School. Use of common pool included. Friendly neighborhood ideal for a visiting scholar with family. Washer/dryer inside unit. Owner pays wireless Internet, city services (water, sewer, garbage), and common ground maintenance. Tenant pays gas and electricity (about $50/mo.). No smoking inside home, but allowed on back patio. No pet. Photos available upon request.

Iben Wilson, 530-400-7932, [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]


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]


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