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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.


561 ½ S. Campus Way, Davis, 6/1/14 – 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 e-mail to request pictures and more information.

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


562 S. Campus Way, Davis, 8/1/14 – negotiable

$2,330/mo. + security deposit. 3 bedrooms/1 bath. Charming home one block from UCD campus. Spacious living/dining room with fireplace, 10' wood beam ceiling, built-in bookshelves and cabinets. Great condition. Fully equipped kitchen and linens; washer/dryer, dishwasher, central heat and air. Single car garage. Nice garden with fenced pool. Owner pays gardener, pool service, city services (water, sewer, garbage) and basic Internet. Tenant pays electricity, natural gas bill, and cable TV. Easy walk to downtown Davis, Farmers Market, grocery store, and other shopping. Bus stop nearby. No smoking. No pet. Photos available upon request.

Alice or Michael Peterson, 530-753-2807, [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]


522 Rutgers Dr., Davis, 6/27/14 – 7/28/14 negotiable

$1,800/mo. + $1,000 security deposit. 3 bedrooms/2 baths, sunroom, library, and updated kitchen. Large, well-manicured yard with garden and hot tub. Perfect for new faculty member who wants a place to stay while looking to buy a house in Davis. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage), gas and electricity, and Internet. Tenant will care for two cats. No smoking.

Robert Svoboda, 530-231-5310 home, 916-412-8556 mobile, [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. Please make initial contact by email.

James and Chantal Coffman, [email protected]


3316 Whaler Ave., Davis, 7/15/14 – 7/31/15 negotiable

$1,950/mo. + security deposit. 2 bedrooms/2 baths. Beautiful home in West Davis/Stonegate. Serene setting with great backyard and front courtyard. Next door to lovely park. Great floor plan, lots of light. Short bike ride everywhere. Fully equipped with modern appliances. Includes Stonegate Country Club, city services (water, sewer, garbage) and monthly lawn care. No smoking. Pet negotiable with pet deposit.

Melrina, 530-757-3637, [email protected]


5248 Glide Dr., Davis, 3/1/14 – 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

$2,100/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]


2321 Bucklebury Rd., Davis, 3/15/14 – negotiable

$2,000/mo. + security deposit, 1 large bedroom/1 bath. 2-story home with large loft (second bedroom or study) in very desirable Village Homes neighborhood. Approximately 1,400 sq. ft. on large 6,000 sq. ft. lot. Custom-built and solar efficient, perfect for one or two adults. Open floor plan. Includes all amenities: washer/dryer, central heat and air conditioning, wood-burning stove, dishwasher, community pool, and community garden privileges. Easy walk or ½-mile bike ride to campus. Owner pays weekly gardener and monthly HOA dues. Tenant pays cable TV, gas and electricity, and half of city services (water, sewer, garbage). No smoking. Pet negotiable with deposit. Photos available upon request.

Martha Daschbach, 530-848-8106, fax: 530-758-4990, [email protected]


728 Bianco Ct., Davis, 7/1/14 – 7/31/14 only

$2,000/mo. + security deposit. 3 bedrooms (with spacious master bedroom and balcony)/2 full baths and study with skylight; sunken living room. About 2,000 sq. ft. house in North Davis on quiet cul-de-sac near greenbelt, bus lines, parks, bike paths, two shopping centers. 10 minutes to the University of California, Davis. With piano. Newly remodeled kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, and washer/dryer. Cable and WiFi included. Owner pays lawn service and city services (water, sewer, garbage). Tenant pays all utilities. No smoking. No pet.

Cynthia Pickett, 530-574-5500, [email protected]


1915 Lehigh Dr., Davis, 7/1/14 – negotiable

$2,000/mo. + security deposit. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, with garage space. Bedrooms include double beds in master bedroom and second bedroom, a single bed in the third bedroom. House is comfortable and basic. All linens and kitchenware provided. Nice-sized gardens and patio. Laundry facilities in garage. All linens and kitchenware provided. Close to downtown and bus stops and a short bike ride to UCD. Owner pays city services (water, sewer, garbage), gas and electric, Internet and cable TV. No smoking. No pet.

Fred Buderi, 530-219-0869, [email protected]


420 Alvarado Ave., Davis, 3/15/14 – negotiable

$1,650/mo. + security deposit. 3 bedrooms, 1-½ baths. Remodeled end-unit condominium in well-maintained, quiet complex close to the greenbelt and community park. Newer kitchen with all appliances, including microwave and dishwasher. Tile and Pergo flooring throughout and ceiling fans to assist the central heating and air system.  Indoor laundry with washer and dryer. Small private patio. Two parking places assigned. Complex is surrounded on two sides by greenbelt and has a nice pool. 10-minute bike ride to UCD campus and bus stop less than a block away. Tenant pays city services (water, sewer, garbage), gas and electricity, phone and Internet service. No smoking. No pet.

Mitzi Murakami, 415-828-8476, [email protected]


505 K St., Davis, 4/1/14 – 8/31/14

$2,485/mo. + security deposit. Light and airy two-story house in downtown Davis. 3 bedrooms + loft/2baths, 1,900 sq. ft. Walking distance to UC Davis. Four blocks to the Davis Food Co-Op and close to two large shopping centers. House has high ceilings, skylights and dual-paned windows. There are two patios. Recessed lighting, tile and hardwood floors throughout. Dining and living room are beautifully decorated and lead out to their own patio. Gas BBQ grill, dishwasher/microwave/fridge, gas stove, washer/dryer. Nice fireplace with insert in living room. One downstairs bedroom (12x13) with custom-made pine desk station and bookshelves. Other two bedrooms (11x12) are upstairs and have two windows and a ceiling fan. One of the bedrooms connects directly to the upstairs bathroom through walk-in closet. Bathtubs with sliding glass doors in both bathrooms. Upstairs loft with desk station can be used as office, reading room, or playroom. Two parking spaces designated for the house and unrestricted parking on K Street. Attic storage in garage. Garage space negotiable. Owner pays gardener. Tenant pays city services (water, sewer, garbage) and PG&E. No smoking. No pet. Some flexibility with move-in date. Lease is renewable. Owner lives in town and speaks German and Farsi. Pictures available upon request.

Ara Arbabzadeh, 530-400-6762, [email protected]


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