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Sabbatical Housing

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, which is used to fund scholarships. 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,

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.

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Buena Tierra Dr., Woodland, 8/1/21 - (1 year lease)

$1,600/month, + security deposit. Upscale, detached studio cottage, 500 sq. ft., behind owner’s house in quiet neighborhood. Living/dining area with flat screen TV. Full kitchen, queen bed, large bathroom, and plenty of storage. French doors and windows provide plenty of light. Central heat and A/C. Washer/dryer in unit. Private patio with gas BBQ. Easy street parking. 15 min. to UC Davis, 15 min. to Sacramento airport, 25 min. to downtown Sacramento. 2 blocks to bus stop. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), utilities, wifi, cable TV with Sports package. One-year lease required. No smoking, no pets, no drugs. Photos available upon request.

Linn Goode, 530-666-2631,

Bucklebury Rd., Davis, 8/3/21 – negotiable

$3,000/mo. + security deposit. Charming 1-bedroom, 1-bath home with large upstairs loft (second bedroom or study) in highly desirable Village Homes neighborhood. Two stories, 1,400 sq. ft, in quiet, friendly neighborhood. Custom-built house has open floor plan and is perfect for one or two adults. Small room off of kitchen can be used for guests. Dining area and wood-burning stove in living room. Italian tile floor downstairs with large rugs, wood floors upstairs. Lots of windows, high vaulted ceilings with ceiling fan. Central heat and A/C. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Upstairs deck, front yard with lots of shade, private rear patio with BBQ, seating and fenced yard. Covered single carport with storage structure. Solar efficient, and located on large corner lot. Village Homes neighborhood has community pool, community gardens, beautiful walking paths and a local restaurant. Easy walk or bike ride to UC Davis and shopping (via street or bike path), approx. 1/2 mile. Bus stop 1/2 block away. Owner pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), weekly gardener, homeowner association dues. Tenant pays gas and electric, internet, cable TV. No smoking, pets negotiable with additional deposit. Photos available upon request.

Martha Daschbach, 530-848-8106,

K St., Davis, 1/1/22 – negotiable

$2,025 (first and last month) + $1,000 security and cleaning deposit. Newly built one-bedroom, one-bath cottage in Old East Davis, suited for a single or a couple. Full of light, new appliances, microwave, smart TV, washer and dryer, heater and A/C. Beautiful LED-dedicated lighting throughout, ceiling fans in living room and bedroom. Cottage is detached and in back of owner’s house, not visible from street, with private entrance. Private patio with tables and seating. 1.1 miles from UC Davis, .4 miles to Co-Op grocery, .7 miles to Central Park, Farmers Market, and Safeway. Street parking for cars, ample parking space for bicycle by cottage. Owner pays for all utilities, city services, WiFi, gardener, and twice-monthly housecleaning. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request. 

Elsa Ruiz-Duran, 530-219-1910,

Blanchard Ln., 8/1/21 – (negotiable)

$2,800/mo. + security deposit. 2 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath, 1,400 sq. ft. townhome at the Cannery, one of Davis’ newest communities. Three stories with 2-car attached garage on ground floor, which opens to a hallway with 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, and coat closet. Kitchen, living and dining area, half bath, and laundry closet on middle floor, with front and rear balconies. Full master suite with walk-in closet on top floor. Open floor plan with high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, and plenty of natural light. Kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Central heat and A/C, with thermostat in each room. Cannery amenities include walking and biking paths (lighted at night), parks, outdoor gym, heated pool and Jacuzzi, clubhouse, BBQs and picnic area. Approx. 1 mile to UC Davis, 10 min. walk to shopping, 2 blocks to bus stop, easy freeway access. Owner pays Homeowner Association dues, tenant pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), gas and electric (home has solar panels), internet and cable TV. No smoking, no pets. One-year lease preferred. Photos available upon request.

Carol Hagen, 760-518-5758,

Miller Dr., Davis, 7/10/21 – negotiable

$2,800/mo. + security deposit. 4-bedroom, 2-bath home, 2 blocks from UC Davis. Spacious, single-story house is mid-century modern style. Large sunroom faces back yard. Sizable storage room with washer, dryer, and laundry sink. TV and audio system. Bedding, pillows, and towels are new. Central heat and A/C. Fenced back yard has shade trees, lawn, and BBQ. Attached carport. Owner pays yard care. Tenants pays City services (water, sewer, garbage), gas and electric. 1/2 mile to grocery and shopping. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

Kymberlee, 530-574-5409,

Olive School Ln., Winters, 3/1/21 – (1 – 3 mo. lease)

$2,950 +security deposit. 2-bedroom, 1-bath, 900 sq. ft. guest house on top of hill on active olive orchard. Separate from main house. Modern, bright and airy. Bedrooms each with queen bed and large closets; bathroom with large rain shower. Kitchen has combo oven/microwave, 2-burner stove, and small refrigerator. Large refrigerator/freezer and washer/dryer in garage shared with owner. Desk, TV, and WiFi. Central heat and A/C. Tile floors. Beautiful views from all rooms and deck. Deck with furniture and BBQ. Guesthouse is adjacent to fenced pool with solar heat, shared with owner. Private outdoor shower, bounties from the garden. Plenty of walks and hikes from the front door. Utilities included in rent. 3-1/2 mi. to charming downtown Winters (grocery, restaurants), 14 mi. (25 min,) to UC Davis. No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

Michael, 916-719-8073,

House Dr., Woodland, 2/18/21 – negotiable (3 mo. minimum)

$1,800/mo. + security deposit. Sparkling clean and private 1 bedroom, 1 bath attached unit with separate entrance.  800 sq. ft., newly constructed, located in safe, quiet neighborhood between Davis and Woodland. Generous living/dining area. Well-equipped kitchen with granite counters. Floors are wood, carpet, and tile. Central heat and A/C, ceiling fan in living room. Laundry alcove with washer and dryer. Small outdoor sitting area. Mailbox shared with owners. 12 min. to UC Davis, 12 min. to Sacramento International Airport. Less than 1 mile to grocery, shopping. Owner pays all utilities (electric, water, sewer, garbage, local and Sling TV, high-speed WiFi). No smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.


Lehigh Dr., Davis, 1/10/21 – negotiable

$2,800/mo. + cleaning deposit. 3 bedrooms/2 baths, simple and basic modern style. Wall heater and A/C. Laundry facilities in garage and shared with owner in adjacent house. Big windows look onto back yard. Nice-sized shaded gardens front and back. BBQ. Easy bike ride to UC Davis (approx. 1 mile). Two blocks from bus lines. Close to shopping, schools, and downtown. Owner pays all utilities (gas, electricity) and City services (water, sewer, garbage), internet, cable TV, and local phone service. Bikes available. No smoking, no pets. Short- or long-term rental periods. Photos available upon request.

Fred Buderi, 530-219-0869,

Del Rio Pl., Davis, 3/30/21 – negotiable

$2,500 + security deposit + $300 cleaning fee. Rent includes all utilities, cable TV, and internet. Light-filled, 2-bedroom/ 2-bath. 1,300 sq. ft. townhouse in 2017 live-work complex. Rental is on second and third floors above owner’s design studio, with separate entrance with code lock. 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 (with tub/shower) are also on this level. This bedroom currently has a full-sized bed, but two twins are also an option. Upstairs are the master bedroom with queen bed, another full bath (walk-in shower), and a large loft that 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. 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. Minimum rental of 2 months. Photos available upon request.

Nancy Morrow, 530-757-6325 or 530-902-4709 (text capable),

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