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Amherst College

Looking for 1 quiet student, grad student or working professional to share a 3 bedroom apt in North Amherst.   Room is available June 1st. With an early move in mid May $710 for room with utilities included. Newer 3-bedroom/ 1 bath apartment in a quiet neighborhood, just a short walk to Puffer's Pond and numerous hiking trails. Only a 1/2 mile from Cushman Market and bus stop also 1.5 miles to UMASS.  Please email: phoenix420sail@gmail.com if interested thank you. (posted 1/10/17)

134 Tracy Circle, Amherst MA 01002 Classic well maintained ranch home located in Amherst less just a few miles from campus. The house is ideal for graduate students or faculty and their families. Recently renovated, the home has 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, wood floors, new energy efficient windows, basement with washer, dryer and pool table, 1 car attached garage, vinyl siding, a large deck and big back yard. Wonderful neighborhood close to public transportation and good schools. Pets ok with pre-approval. Utilities included: water/ sewer, trash, lawn care. $1800 per month. References required. Call Alison at 805-276-8207. (posted 1/10/17)

57 E Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002   Furnished two bedrooms with two bathrooms, This unit features a full kitchen, two bathroom, large livingroom with a 42'' flat screen television mounted on the exposed brick wall. The Bedroom has a queen sized bed, as well as an ihome radio/alarm clock.  Complimentary wifi internet and basic cable included in rental  Rent: $1200   contact: josephpacker@outlook.com  phone number: 2242449492 (posted 1/5/17)

Immaculate 3-bedroom, 2-bath ranch house available for rent beginning April 1, 2017 (negotiable.) With finished basement and two additional rooms downstairs, nearly 2800 square feet of living space, plus ample storage! Beautiful country views on 2 acre yard, yet walking distance from Belchertown Center (and bus lines) and elementary school. Fenced-in yard for pets connected to screened-in porch. Hardwood floors, recently renovated main bathroom, updated kitchen and new appliances - 72" TV in basement rec room! Prefer to rent furnished, but this is negotiable. 15-20 minutes from Amherst Center. Get the best of town and countryside! Contact Lauren at soujourn08@yahoo.com for more details. (posted 1/4/17)

ONE OF A KIND...AND IT'S YOUR KIND OF PLACE! Available December 22, 2016 A beautiful country house in North Amherst ($600)   HOUSEMATE NEEDED TO SHARE:  Big Country House Warm and Cozy on 2 Acres  Great Sunset open views!  RENT:  $600/ month for LARGE FULLY FURNISHED bedroom includes everything*   Friendly, Mature Professional seeks  Responsible Friendly Mature Housemates  prefer grad students/international students  Convenient to U Mass & Amherst College  3 bedrooms 1.5 baths  fully equipped kitchen/hardwood floors  w/d in unit  FABULOUS FRONT PORCH/ EASY PARKING/ ON BUS LINE #33  Your choice FURNISHED or unfurnished FIRST & LAST MONTHS RENT no Security Deposit required! Must be COMFORTABLE with two wonderful indoor-outdoor well-trained cats  Call or text me:  Jonathan Goldin @ 413/ 222-3006 johnnygoldin@verizon.net   *(includes wifi & all utilities and NOW CABLE TV!) (posted 12/13/16)

I am looking to sign my lease over in a 4 bedroom apartment at Olympia Place. Utilities are included, located 1 minute from the bus stop and has exceptional facilities with a game room and quiet study rooms. 3 Bedrooms are currently available, lease is signed on a room - by - room basis. Anyone welcome to apply, please email for further questions/details: csillamartin@umass.edu (posted 11/30/16)

Single family house for rent in Hadley  Initial 6-month lease with month to month possible after.  *** We may be flexible about time, rental amount, and pets, especially if you have good references.  Great location in central Hadley -- on a quiet country road with great views, yet only half mile to Route 9, bike path, bus stop. Only 3.6 miles to Amherst Center, 4.3 miles to Northampton Center and 1.3 miles to Whole Foods and Walmart.  • Three bedrooms • One of the bedrooms is a huge room added above a two car garage and has separate heating/cooling, a half bath, and gorgeous views of the Pelham hills. * The large bedroom could also serve as a studio, office, etc. • Garage space for one car • Eat-in Kitchen with deck, includes dishwasher, stove and refrigerator with good counter space and cabinets. • Laundry room with existing washer and dryer • Wood stove in kitchen for extra warmth. • Storage space available in basement • Asking rent: $1500, plus utilities.  Please contact Jessica at 413-923-2321 for more information. For pictures please go to: http://westernmass.craigslist.org/apa/5886751202.html (Posted 11/29/16)

PRIVATE HOUSE for rent in Spring 2017 semester (with option to renew).   $2100/month + utilities. Unique house for nature lovers on 2+ acres in Shutesbury woods. 4.5 miles from Amherst center. 4 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. 2300 square feet living area.  Contemporary design. Open floor plan. 3 levels.  Cathedral ceilings. Custom windows with treetop views.   Skylight in master bedroom.  Oak floors. 3 fireplaces. Extra large eat-in kitchen. Formal dining room.  First floor W/D. Game room. Large new deck overlooking babbling brook. Trails for skiing, hiking, biking. Walk-out basement finished as family room / apartment / teen retreat. Circular driveway. Amherst Regional schools. 5-college area: UMass, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mt. Holyoke College, Smith College. See SabbaticalHomes.com for photos.   Showing by owner: Howard A.  Peelle, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, hapeelle@educ.umass.edu, (413) 259-1593 (home), (413) 244-1894 (cell). (posted 11/14/16)

I'm looking for someone to take over my lease at the Mill Valley Apartments in Amherst from now until the beginning of June. The master bedroom, complete with a walk-in closet, private full bathroom with a second closet and private entrance, is up for rent. The apartment is a 3-bedroom (two other girls occupy the other two bedrooms), with a newly finished kitchen and living area with all new carpeting. The apartment is already fully furnished, aside from the master bedroom that is up for rent. There is free parking right outside of the apartment. There are on-site laundry facilities, day-care and a brand new free on-site gym all just a 3-4 minute walk away from the apartment building. Pets are welcome and it is wheelchair accessible. The rent is $713.67 per month, Wi-Fi is $18 a month and then there is a fee for electricity but obviously that changes month to month. All other utilities are included in the rent. There is a security deposit of $466. For more information and pictures please contact Elizabeth by email (eedelman@umass.edu) or by text (732-272-8211). (posted 11/7/16)

3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch home available December 1st or possibly earlier in South Amherst. We are looking for responsible professionals to rent our home. We will not accept students. Credit check required. No pets. washer/dryer included. It is solid, has been maintained, and is in very good shape. It has a beautiful yard, woods, and a lovely view. It is on Bay Road, 1 ½ miles east of Atkins Farms Market, between Middle Road and South East Street, and across the street from the Mount Holyoke Range, specifically Rattlesnake Knob, and hiking trails within the park. It is within easy distance of four of the Five Colleges and 25 minutes from Smith, 20 minutes from downtown Northampton. It is a one-story, with 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, ample closets, a full set of kitchen and laundry appliances, an attached one-car garage, and a large, dry, unfinished basement. It has central AC. The house is 1,450 sq. ft., and the lot is nearly an acre. There are great views of the Mount Holyoke Range and Pelham Hills as one drives in various directions from the house. For pictures: http://westernmass.craigslist.org/apa/5788759118.html  Please contact:  Larry at grumblinggryphons@icloud.com or 860-672-0286. (posted 10/25/16)

We have a studio apartment located at 24 Tyler Place available for rent. $1200 inclusive of utilities.   Inviting studio apartment in small six unit building steps to restaurants, shopping and entertainment.  Central location to UMass Amherst, Amherst College, Hampshire College and Pioneer Valley.  Nestled next to Amherst College and the Emily Dickinson Museum.  Please contact hiamproperties@gmail.com. (posted 10/11/16)

 Our home, a Victorian, in Greenfield, is located, 20 miles to  Smith or to Amherst College.   We have a three bedroom, 2 and a half bath home with a grand porch that overlooks  maintained gardens.  Two blocks away is Highland park, with hiking to be explored.  Our home is fully furnished and ready for you.  We have a chef kitchen with a six burner gas stove, granite counters, kitchen seating and a dining room spills with light.  She opens to a living room with tv and a sunset.  Rent is 1400, heat and gas included.  Terms of rental to be discussed.  Contact:  Allen at 802 451 6421 or Linda at 541 521 3356 (posted 10/11/16)

Charming single-family 1895 farmhouse in desirable Conway, MA, with 3BRs and 1-1/2 baths. With 2400 sq. ft. of living space, this 2-story, unfurnished home features a recently remodeled eat-in kitchen with new stainless-steel appliances and Ashfield stone countertops, opening onto a patio and a meandering, pretty ½ acre terraced yard. There is a separate formal dining room, a bright living room, plus a newer addition with heated workshop/storage room on the ground floor and a large studio/office loft room with skylights upstairs. Original maple and pine floors throughout. Includes clothes washer and dryer. Located within the village and just steps from a new town park, historic public library, and the general store, yet surprisingly quiet and secluded. Centrally located in the Valley and just 20 minutes to Greenfield or Northampton, and 25 minutes to Amherst. Available from October 2016 through April 30, 2017, possibly longer. No smoking. Credit check and references required. $1350/mo. plus utilities. Please inquire for more information and to set up an appointment to view. Call Zach at 413-522-6680 (posted 10/3/16)

Mount Holyoke College

Large, light filled, furnished room for rent in South Hadley,  May 1, 2017.  This room has been happily occupied by a MHC professor for two years.  He has a post elsewhere next year.  This is a quiet, quality, apartment complex with large rooms and hardwood floors, lots of closet space and some deep storage available.   Shared bath and kitchen.  Less than three miles to campus.  I am a professional with a 9-5.  $590.00, all utilities and parking included.  Please email me if you would like to see pictures. Thank you.  Contact:  Lisa @ (413) 657-8091 (posted 1/12/17)

I am looking to rent one or two rooms in a single family home in South Hadley, down the street from Mt. Holyoke College. Both rooms are located on the second floor with a bathroom and living room space. Kitchen and downstairs living area would be shared. The home is currently occupied by myself, a professional female in my late 20s and my 8 year old dog, Morgan. Animals are definitely welcome (yet subject to Morgan's approval).   Rent is dependent on whether or not one or both of the rooms are occupied. If both rooms were occupied, rent would be $550, including utilities and internet. If one room was occupied, rent would be $1,000, including utilities and internet. First, last and security are negotiable, however, a one year commitment is request.  Both rooms are available immediately. If interested, please contact Kayla at 817ktaylor@gmail.com or 413-531-3237. (posted 1/3/16)

Female owner is looking for a friendly, fairly quiet, carbon foot print conscientious, housemate to join in a house share. The house is a 2 story, 4 bedroom, 7 room remodeled farm house in Granby, Massachusetts.   $525 a month is all inclusive and available on January 1. The home is located off the road in a secluded country area, quiet at night and perfect for nature lovers, and gardeners. We often see wild life and stunning skies when looking out to open fields and woods. The available bedroom (unfurnished or partially furnished) is cozy and eclectic with a chapel ceiling and built in bookcases.  The upstairs bathroom is shared by 2 housemates, has 2 sinks with a tub, shower and toilet in a separate enclosure. Our first floor has an open floor plan where we share a kitchen, living room with fire stove, dining room, bathroom and wrap around deck. The kitchen is spacious, has lots of storage and counter space, and two sinks. There's unlimited parking and plenty of space to garden. The house is 8 miles from UMASS, 3.5 miles from Mount Holyolk College, 4 miles from Hampshire College and 6 miles from Amherst College.   If interested call Katie at 413-588-8939. (posted 11/29/16)

Title : SPACIOUS 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT NEAR MHC   Address with zip code or general address : 61 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075    Size : 724 sq. ft   Bedroom : 1   Bathroom : 1   Renting to Male, Female or Either : Either   Distance from the Campus : 0.1 mile   Availability : Now   Amount of the rent : $780  Deposit : $780   Utilities : all bills included   Restrictions : Pets are negotiable and smoking outside only.   Amenities : Dish washer, Washer/dryer in the unit, Hardwood flooring, fireplace, cable tv, wifi.   Lease term : Negotiable   Brief description of space : Fabulous one bedroom Apartment to rent located near Mount Holyoke College. The apartment is very close to all amenities.The apartment comprises of a large bedroom, fully fitted bathroom with a shower,w/c,large open plan living room with wooden flooring. Fully fitted and equipped kitchen . Pictures are Available upon request.     Name, phone number and or e-mail address of contact person : Paul Hart, 4156637201,paulinkhart60@gmail.com (posted 11/29/16)


Smith College

SINGLE FAMILY HOME IN CENTER NORTHAMPTON  A wonderful place to call home! A round porch and a weather vane- a private yard, 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, large eat in kitchen, 2 living rooms/dining room, large garage, lots of parking and literally on the same block as Smith College and a 4 min. walk from center of downtown!  This 100 plus yo single family home has been in my family for over 50 years and has recently had significant upgrading.  Enjoy all that Northampton has to offer from a very charming and comfortable home that's rich in character and history!  For further information please include your name and a brief description of yourselves in your reply. Some work is being done in the house now (an island and more counters in the kitchen etc.) so the move in date is negotiable.  RENT IS $2400 MONTH. TENANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL UTILITIES AND TRASH DISPOSAL. LANDLORD RESPONSIBLE FOR SNOW REMOVAL AND LAWN CARE Contact Emmett at 413-320-7781 or emmettleader@gmail.com for more information and pictures (posted 1/17/16)

3 bedroom fully furnished home in a quiet neighborhood, close to downtown Greenfield, $1,600/mo. My wife and I will be out of the country from February to July, but availability is flexible. It is about a 30min drive to Smith campus and a car can be available for use if needed. There is plenty of private parking available.  Please email tkblanken@gmail.com, or call / text 508 688 4809, and see our listing for more details...http://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/OfferedDetails.aspx?id=109917 (posted 1/10/17)

Walk to downtown Northampton apartment. 2 BR, living room, dining room, 1 bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, Washer/dryer. There is a master bedroom and a guest bedroom/office. Bright and spacious apartment (1,000 sq ft) in a quiet neighborhood close to downtown and buses. Available from December 15, 2016 to January 31, 2017 ($450 a week or negotiable for the entire period). Private parking, snow removal and utilities included. No smoking. No pets. Contact: dsolas@umass.edu  (posted 12/6/16)

 Beautiful sunny 3rd floor of a lovely old house on Prospect St., just above town, and a few blocks from Smith.   Airy open space with a bedroom el and a brand-new bath.  Kitchenette for light cooking.  This is a very quiet space for a very mature and responsible single person.  You'll  enter through my front door and climb to total privacy above.   Lots of storage space.  Lovely treetop views.  Available January 1 2017.  $800 rent includes everything.  References required and first month rent plus  1 mo. on move in.   Please email maryloudodge@gmail.com (posted 12/1/16)

Lovely, well maintained two bedroom apartment, 5 minute walk into Northampton. It's the second floor of a two family house, about 800 square feet. Private entrance and driveway. Wide pine floor boards, walk-in closet in bedroom and pantry. Beautiful back yard (that you are welcome to use). Washer and dryer. Insulated, very heat efficient with new windows. Gas heat. Off street parking. Includes hot water and trash removal. Does not include snow removal, heat or electricity. First, last, security required.  This house is owner occupied and it is important to find the right match. This apartment is available to a single, non-smoking person with a quiet lifestyle. You will enjoy the same quiet.  Pets negotiable. If you are interested please respond and tell me a bit about yourself and what you do. I will be checking references and doing a credit check. A lease is required but duration is flexible.  Apartment available any time after Dec 15 or later.  $1175  Several pictures available upon request.  tgorfine@gmail.com or 413-367-9874 (posted 12/1/16)

BEAUTIFUL, BRIGHT, BOHEMIAN LOFT AVAILABLE IN DECEMBER OR JANUARY 1ST: 2nd-floor loft space on a side street off Pleasant St. two blocks from downtown Northampton. Perfect for one person or a couple. In addition to a huge wide open space surrounded by 14 extra large windows (with winter storm inserts), there is gorgeous bathroom with marble sink/countertop and wood-sided clawfoot tub. Also: gigantic clothes and storage closet, plenty big pantry closet with lace-draped antique doors, gas fireplace, modern washer and dryer, dishwasher, loads of kitchen counter space, a private little deck with a spiral staircase to the ground level, ceiling fan, mix of antique and modern light fixtures, wood floors throughout except for tile in bathroom. Adult cat or dog is permitted. For pictures and contact info:  http://westernmass.craigslist.org/apa/5899496347.html (posted 11/29/16)

Available September 2017 to end of May, 2018 for academic year rental in Northampton – specific beginning and end dates flexible. Gorgeous Victorian house next to Smith College and the Mill River. 4 Bedrooms, large private yard with perennial gardens and lush plantings.  Walk to Northampton downtown with its wonderful restaurants, the local high school, Jackson Street School, Smith College, the YMCA, the five-college bus, local churches and the synagogue.  Near ponds, hikes, waterfalls.  Driveway parking.  Completely furnished and perfect for an incoming Prof or Sabbatical year home.  20 minutes from Amherst, Hampshire, UMass. The house is located on a quiet street a minute's hop to the Mill River walk and Smith campus and waterfall.  It is a completely private corner lot.  The downstairs is open with large windows and lots of light.  There are two decks off the kitchen and a wrap around front porch with French doors to the living room.  There is a large open living room, library and dining room, a study, which can also work as a bedroom, along with a kitchen and bathroom on the first floor.  The second floor has three bedrooms, and one room that will be used for owner's storage.  There is a full bath and jacuzzi on the second floor.  There is a basement with a washer and dryer.     $3300/mth rent plus utilities.  Snow plowing, lawn mowing, trash pick-up included.  See VRBO #757099 for photos, reviews, more description.  Looking for responsible professionals to rent and enjoy my home. No pets.  Contact: LydiaKann@gmail.com, 413 348-6232. (posted 11/7/16)

Furnished 3-bedroom house in Northampton for rent in peaceful setting with lovely yard and gardens. Comfortable stylish furnishings. Walking distance to cafes, parks, bike path, nature trails. Easy access to I-91 and bridge to Amherst. All utilities + high-speed internet included. No pets (no exceptions). W/D, parking, porch, yard, mud room, dining room. Snow removal included. Perfect for visiting professor for winter and/or spring terms, with possible option to buy or renew. Rent month-to-month. Rent approx. $2000/month (inclusive) and depends on number of people. Seeking very responsible tenant with references. Photos, details:https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2466503  (Input dates to get monthly rates.) Contact: 413.320.2182 or via the link. (posted 10/24/16)

Our home, a Victorian, in Greenfield, is located, 20 miles to  Smith or to Amherst College.   We have a three bedroom, 2 and a half bath home with a grand porch that overlooks  maintained gardens.  Two blocks away is Highland park, with hiking to be explored.  Our home is fully furnished and ready for you.  We have a chef kitchen with a six burner gas stove, granite counters, kitchen seating and a dining room spills with light.  She opens to a living room with tv and a sunset.  Rent is 1400, heat and gas included.  Terms of rental to be discussed.  Contact:  Allen at 802 451 6421 or Linda at 541 521 3356 (posted 10/11/16)