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Please note: This website is meant to serve as a resource to connect individuals in the Amherst, Smith and Mount Holyoke Communities who are in need of housing or subletting. The Rental Properties Department does not manage the listing, marketing or leasing of the properties listed. To submit a listing, please send a detailed email to rhd@amherst.edu.

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Local Properties

Amherst College

$1000, Beautiful & very spacious Studio apartment! This unit is approximately 575 SF and features convenient floor plan, Fully Appliances kitchen, refrigerator, laundry room, Microwave, wood flooring, Parking, pet allow and non smoking. Unit is in excellent condition A/C. conveniently situated close to shopping. Address is 70 University Dr, Amherst, MA 01002 Contact email is joshuakasten101@gmail.com (posted 4/8/21)

Fully furnished, spacious 1 bedroom apartment with balcony. walk to Amherst College , Appliances including dishwasher, microwave and gas stove. Cable and high-speed internet ready. Plenty of closet space. 24-hour security and limited concierge service. Laundry in the unit. Rent : $1250 security deposit: $1250 contact: margaretbrucker09@gmail.com Rental address: 57 E Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002 (3/4/21)

South Amherst: Beautiful, sun-filled 4 bdrm/2 bath home - 150 yards back from the street, squarely in the middle of two acres, mostly lawn. You have to try hard to see neighbors through the foliage. Views of the Holyoke Range to the southwest with abundant light and gorgeous sunsets. A spacious south and west deck just above ground offers a choice of bright sun or shaded relaxation (with hammock and gas grill). An open 1st floor plan includes kitchen, dining area and living room with cathedral ceiling. A den/TV room and small office are off the LR. The 2 full baths and 4 bedrooms are laid out as follows: bathroom/laundry off hall, 1st floor; one half flight up is a bedroom with queen bed; another half flight is 2nd bedroom with queen, as well as the 2nd bathroom, master bedroom with king bed, and a loft/office area; another half flight is the 4th bedroom with a queen futon, and the bright room doubles as a meditation space. Central air recently installed. There is a carpeted studio outbuilding that offers an additional quiet retreat space. Atkins Farms Country Market and Hampshire college are 1.5 miles and downtown Amherst is 3.8 miles. A 10 minute stroll directly behind the house takes you to the top of Mt. Pollux Conservation Area, a drumlin with a 360° view. House is available July and August (with potential to extend into and through September) at $3200/month. Will send pictures if interested. Contact: Stuart Bicknell [413-237-7804] rsbicknell@gmail.com (posted 3/02/2021)

34 Spring St, Apartment 8, Amherst MA. Date Available: March 1, 2021 This 2 bedroom apartment is situated in Downtown Amherst and is practically touching the border of campus. The location provides easy walking access to downtown restaurants, bars and local businesses. The Amherst college campus is also easily accessible by foot. There is off street parking in-front of the building. This apartment can accommodate two tenants, or also be a great situation for a student/faculty member that wants to use the second room as a dedicated office area. Contact information for renting: Kamins Real Estate Phone: 413-253-2515 Link to view listing and photos: 

Available 1/1/21.  Flexible lease for a studio apartment, with private entrance in owner’s home.
Off-street parking (a car is essential), 2 & 1/2 miles from Amherst Center on a main road.
Quiet, woods, land (room for a garden), sunsets.  Rent $1,120 per month. Must be seen to be fully appreciated.
Contact by email:  gchilenski@gmail.com (posted 1/25/21)

1 bedroom up for Lease Assignment, available at March 1st (as of 12/30/20)   Visit website for more information: https://www.pufftonvillage.com/about-us/  You will need to sign document for Lease Assignment and officially apply.  Pros: -heat included -electricity average $60 (great price when compared to other areas!!) -PVTA -basketball court (rims are up!) -laundry -responsive office management -pool -relatively quite area -ideal for students (mostly students)  Cons: - One individual security gaurd that is at times strict - somewhat strict to allowing gatherings (could be do to COVID-19) - Office management doesn't leave notes after inspecting apartment (i.e we knew they would come to test something, but wouldn't leave note after the fact- I can explain more in detail if needed) - Not ideal for older family in terms of bonding with neighboors (mostly students).  Contact me for any questions! alexander.ayala.palacin@gmail.com  (Posted 12/31/20)

Available spring semester, 2021, (or anytime from January on). $750. month: simply furnished basement apartment in an old farmhouse in South Amherst. Ideal for visiting faculty or graduate student. You would have your own private entrance. The grounds are spacious and beautiful. Your entry way comes into the small bathroom/kitchen area, which I again remind you is very basic. Refrigerator, microwave, hotplate, and sheet rocked white bedroom is appx. 12 X 15' with a bed or two, small desk. Do feel free to ask me more questions, tell me your needs, (move-in date, etc.). There is plenty of storage space available, parking off street and wi fi. Since I work at home, if you could use ear phones for music/TV, that would be helpful. This is a quiet household, 3 miles south from Amherst College. I would consider possible trade if you would help me weed my garden in the spring. lenajenny3@yahoo.com (posted 12/28/20)

Hello – a large private room available in a shared apartment with two others- Grad student and rising Senior who are friendly, Quiet and considerate. The kitchen and bathroom are shared . Washer dryer in the unit. Four blocks to Amherst College, four blocks to downtown, and 1 mile to UMass. Quiet neighborhood. Owners on premises. No smoking in apartment or anywhere on property.  Rent is 795 a month. Please contact Renting1234@gmail.com  and tell us something about yourself such as whether you work or go to school, how long you need the apartment, why you’re moving, and if you have a car. References, security deposit, first Month’s rent. Thanks (posted 9/8/20)

Studio apartment / 1Ba available October 18-November 1. Rent - $1275 including all utilities no laundry on site no smoking no cats or dogs off-street parking  Available Mid-October/November 1st with a flexible move in date. Lease ends August 31st, 2021. Small efficiency apartment. $1,275. Separate entrance. One large sunny room (14' x 15'). Large bathroom 8' x 11'. Galley kitchen 7' x 11' (we suggest you do not apply for this apartment if you are over 5 feet 10 inches, as you will have difficulty cooking on the stove). Large bathroom with quaint claw-foot tub, shower curtain and shower attachment and porcelain sink. Access to a fabulous 1-acre back yard. Garden space possible. Energy-efficient and well-insulated. Includes all utilities except for phone. DSL included. Controls for your own heat (propane) and private A/C unit (Mitsubishi heat pump).  Location is North Prospect Street (located approx 1 block up behind Bruegger's Bagels) Amherst. Plenty of off-street parking. FYI - 375 feet square footage is deceptive, because the footprint is large, but eaves on North & South means a tall person cannot stand up in the entire space. This is a small efficiency apartment in an elegant older home - right downtown. The occupants in the main house are retired and/or five college faculty or staff, so quiet mature tenants are preferred for this rental. Please email me for details and introduce yourself with a bit of background information. m: 617.710.8998 e: jorge.marinez450@gmail.com (Posted 8/31/20)

Renovated 5-Room 2-Bath Single Family House with updated kitchen, bathrooms, lightings and painting is now ready for you to move-in.  You will love this spacious 5 room, convenient and quiet single-family house, which is only a 10 minute walk to UMass Central Residential Area and the route 34 & 35 bus stop, 5 minute walk to Wildwood Elementary, 3 minute drive to Amherst Center and a 7 minute drive to Amherst College!  Upper floor features: Open floor plan with large living room and dining room, updated eat-in kitchen with full appliances, 3 bedrooms and doubled-sink granite countertop bathroom with bathtub, sliders lead to a gorgeous, sunny wooden deck.  Lower floor features: 1 bedroom, a huge double-sized room (300 sq. ft.), the 2nd full bath and a laundry room that includes washer, dryer, pantry and cabinets. You will enjoy a relaxing outdoor life in the large fenced private yard. 5 parking spots - 1 car garage and 4 driveway parking.  This house is available from June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022.  No brokerage fee is required.    Monthly rent: $ 3650  Contact: Property manager, Email: mymaproperty@gmail.com, Mobile: 1-413-455-0133 (Posted 8/18/20)

Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley – Upon entrance, one steps into a genkan ( 玄関 ) equipped with a small getabako ( 下駄箱 ), before continuing into this beautiful 3-bedroom home. The main floor is hardwood throughout with a bamboo floor in the kitchen. Though in a serene residential setting, the home is just blocks from a bus stop; is less than 2 miles from Mount Holyoke College; 5 miles from Westover Airforce Base, 9 miles from Hampshire College, 14 miles from UMass & Amherst College, and it’s a mere 12 miles to MGM, in Downtown Springfield, MA. Home amenities and features include: hardwired, gas-fired, self-testing Kohler generator; on-demand (tankless) hot water heater; off-street parking; ½ of a 2-car garage; built in AlkaViva water filtration/H2 Ionizer Athena H2 system in kitchen; natural gas range, washer & dryer, and heat (baseboard & mini-split); and electric heated back porch with view of large open yard frequented by wildlife year-round (NOTE: property not suitable for pets). This is a great location for a professor, retired couple, or adult student. The homeowner resides part-time in a separate downstairs ‘granny flat’ with a separate entrance and bath. Rent is $2,000 a month 6 month minimum with potential long-term lease option. Please contact me with any questions at JP4ems@gmail.com or 413-522-6109. I will be happy to provide you with pictures if needed. Those needing ADA accommodations are highly encouraged to ask for details so they may make an informed decision before booking a showing. (posted 12/9/20)

Beautiful 3 bedroom house in residential neighborhood conveniently proximate to South Hadley High School and minutes from Mt. Holyoke College available January 2021. Potential long term lease option. Well maintained fenced-in yard, detached garage and ample storage space. Contact:  stephenlinsky@stephenlinsky.com (617) 906-5404. (Posted 10/22/20)

Sunny, furnished bedroom, available in a clean, comfortable, fully furnished, shared 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath house in South Amherst. Looking for a woman who will contribute to a friendly, and welcoming home environment. All utilities are included; electricity, high speed internet, heat, hot water, snow removal, landscaping, trash removal and house keeping. Living room, sunroom, dining room, kitchen and laundry are shared. There is off street parking, a large yard and deck. The woman owner resides part time in the house. It is in a quiet neighborhood with 4 restaurants 1/2 mile away and stores close by. At the end of our street, there are walking trails in the woods and open pastures. There is a bus stop at the end of our street. It is 3 1/2 miles from UMass, 2 1/2 miles from downtown Amherst and 1 mile from Hampshire College. It is a 20 minute drive to Smith College and Mt Holyoke College. The room is available November 2020 and the cost is 685$ per month. Please respond to 413-687-1419 by text or phone. We require that all household members comply with Massachusetts Department of Public Health and University Of Massachusetts Covid guidelines.  (Posted 9/30/20)

Smith College      

 Northampton/Florence – Fully furnished 2-bedroom first floor apartment located two miles from Smith. Current occupant is a UMass graduate student. House located on a quiet cul-de-sac with private entrance through garage with two parking spaces available in driveway. Washer/dryer. Smith grad lives upstairs with her husband and will be looking for a good match with their lifestyle. Pets on the property. Beautiful yard with private deck for tenants. Landlord takes care of trash, snow removal and yard. $1,450/mo. with utilities included (heat, electricity, wifi). References, first/last month and security deposit due on signing. One-year lease from 6/1/21 – 5/31/22. Photos available. Contact Jen at 413-530-9893 (rental fees apply) (Posted 2/1/21)

Available mid-August through mid-June, this recently remodeled and fully-furnished three bedroom, 2 bath home is situated in the Smith College neighborhood. On one level, it offers an attached one-car garage with additional driveway parking. There is a smaller storage garage as well as storage shed, mudroom and utility room, a three-season sun room opening into a fenced back yard with two decks and two outdoor stone patios with a fountain. It has central air, gas heat, modem and router, Verizon cell phone booster, alarm system connected to fire and police, and a full-home automatic generator. The home is light-filled and includes a gas fireplace in the living room, a large flat screen TV, a master bedroom with walk-in closet and attached master bath with a soaking tub. A door from the master bedroom opens onto a walking deck and private patio. Landscaping/lawn service, trash pick-up, and snow removal included. Many of the furnishings will be changed as part of my upcoming move. No pets allowed.  The term of the lease is 10 months, and the rent is $3500 per month plus utilities.  Lease is required with a first and last security deposit. Please visit http://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/OfferedDetails.aspx?id=143043 (Posted 1/25/21)

Fully furnished all-inclusive 1BR apartment in Leeds. Lovely modern space with private driveway and entrance in large duplex on the bike path in Leeds, MA. Available for shorter rental periods from December 18, 2020 to February 12, 2021, and then open as monthly rental starting May 18, 2021 ($2150/month). Very close to Cooley Dickinson Hospital and Smith College. New very comfortable queen bed and single bed in large bedroom. Large TV. Shared washer dryer. Green electric and heating systems. Email bikepathhideaway@gmail.com. To see pictures, visit:  https://westernmass.craigslist.org/apa/d/leeds-modern-1br-all-inclusive/7239337421.html.  (posted 11/30/20)

Large Bedroom in Beautiful 2-bdr for Rent Smith Campus area I just moved into a beautiful 2-bedroom apartment abutting Smith campus on Prospect street, and just a couple blocks from downtown.  I am renting out the master bedroom for $675 + 1/2 internet and electricity (heat and water are covered w rent), looking for someone to move in sometime between Dec 1-Jan 1, and ideally stay until the end of the lease next Sept 2021.  The apartment is on the second floor of a large house that has three other apartments in it. I am a social worker, and outdoor educator, and I work from home M-Th from 3-7pm.  There is an office in the apartment that can be shared, and plenty of space for two people to work remotely and have separate sound areas :).  For more details, contact info and photos see my craigslist ad: https://westernmass.craigslist.org/roo/d/northampton-master-bedroom-in-spacious/7203713243.html.  (Posted 11/3/20)

I have a studio apartment, partially furnished, for rent on October 1st...possibly sooner.  It has hardwood floors, garage, use of WD, includes WiFi, electric. Tenant pays for heat.  Located in Conway, 10 min from 91N. Rent is $850.  Email healingtherapies.pam@gmail.com or text@ 413-768-1366. (Posted 8/27/20)

Room for rent in quiet Bay State Village, Florence home, 1.5 miles from Smith College library and .5 mile to bus stop for a Covid conscious individual. Furnished room includes kitchen facilities, study room and onsite parking. No visitors due to Covid. No smoking in the house. $700 month, WIFI included. Rent negotiable for plant care. Shared utilities. Home owner resides part-time. Contact home owner at (413) 584-0596. (posted 8/17/20)

Looking  for a roommate to join me in  a lovely 2 bedroom third floor furnished apartment  in one of the most peaceful and desirable neighborhoods in Northampton .You can walk to downtown, Smith College, a PVTA bus stop, a grocery store and bakery within 10 minutes. Total is $1800 ( $900 each) All utilities included in the rent (including snow removal and lawn care) . Available September 1, 2020. Security deposit and last month's rent required.  Some pets allowed depending and $25 per pet added to the rent.  I am quiet, a writer, and love to take my dog on walks. I am currently preparing to relocate from Colorado and have been isolated on a farm since the beginning of the pandemic and expect that whoever responds to this has faith in science and behaves accordingly. These two videos were taken by my mother in the midst of the previous Smith College renters move out , so it is full of stuff . Please use your imagination. If you are interested contact my mother show is doing the first screening to help me out by emailing alisonkinsey119@gmail.com. (Posted 8/3/20)


Furnished, all-inclusive 3 BR house available to rent monthly. Available January 1, 2022. This is a green house -- renewable energy, pellet boiler heating and hot water. Great space for traveling nurses, doctors in training, students, and professors since it is fully furnished. Large, open living room. Easy-to-use kitchen. 2 floors. Part of a large duplex. Beautiful area right next to bike path in Leeds (Northampton). Close to Look Park. 10 min to Smith College and downtown Northampton. 5 min to VA or Cooley Dickinson Hospital. 25 min to Bay State Hospital. $3400/month includes all expenses: electric, heat, fast WiFi, DirecTV, parking, washer/dryer, linens ($900/week). New dishwasher, new washer/dryer, getting new refrigerator. Quiet street. Prefer a minimum stay of 3 months. Email bikepathhideaway@gmail.com or call 413-320-8163.  House was renovated recently, but pictures can be seen at https://westernmass.craigslist.org/apa/d/leeds-furnished-all-inclusive-3-br/7156524962.html (Posted 7/10/20)

Hathaway Farms Townhomes at Northampton is a 20-acre residential community, offering the beauty of the outdoors and the convenience of location. Our residential community is a collection of one-bedroom garden style and, two, three and four-bedroom townhouse apartments. It is set among perfectly manicured landscaping with fresh seasonal flowers. Add in a location within minutes from downtown, and you will find yourself connected with a variety of restaurants, stores and local attractions. Our apartments offer: a bright airy floor plan, expansive windows with window treatments, individual apartment entrances, private patios or open lawn space, stainless steel kitchen appliances including dishwasher and microwave, with laundry and air conditioning options. At Hathaway Farms, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and attention to detail. This is a place that you will be happy to call home. Academic Leases available,  call 413-586-1405 ext 2 (Posted 6/26/20)


Beautiful Westhampton wooded home available spring weekends and summer weeks. Also available for custom dinner parties for up to 10 people on graduation weekend. Owners previously ran a bed and breakfast in Middlebury, VT. See website for full description: https://carolmcmurrich.wixsite.com/mysite (posted 1/30/20)