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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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Amherst College

Gorgeous, 2-bedroom apartment with high ceilings and lovely wood floors in the heart of Amherst available from December 20 until January 20. Dates are somewhat negotiable. The apartment is furnished with one queen-size bed, 1 air mattress (ready to be used), two couches, dining table and chairs, and a fully equipped kitchen. One room is a well-lit study with a desk and an arm chair,. This could be a perfect winter/writing retreat. My place is right across from the Amherst College gym, 3 minutes from downtown, and about a 15-minute drive to Northampton. The apartment comes with a very friendly, low-maintenance, adult cat and some plants, which will need to be taken care of. The rent is $735, but if you're willing to cat sit, I will only ask for $350 just to cover the wifi, electricity, and other utilities for the month.  Please contact nchowdhury@amherst.edu at your earliest convenience. (posted 12/13/17)

 Mount Holyoke College

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Local Properties

Amherst College

Mature couple working in academia and nonprofits plus two cats seeking ONE person to occupy two carpeted, small bedrooms with adjacent, private, full bathroom. While the house is fully furnished, the bedrooms are unfurnished. The rent includes ALL utilities - wi-fi, recycling, garbage so there are no other fees other than monthly rent.   We are a quiet and very tidy vegetarian couple seeking another non-smoking professional who loves cats (and an occasional dog) and who also has no pets. First floor has large living room and eat-in kitchen with dishwasher. Off street parking is available and the location is close to everything downtown, including the rail trail and bus lines.   First, last, and deposit required upon move in date, $930 x 3. Please tell us about yourself, your occupation, and why you like cats, and any other pertinent information. Rooms are available to move into between first week in January to mid-January. Please contact: Kris at krumkakes@gmail.com (posted 12/14/17)

One bedroom apartment with one bath, kitchen and living area.  Lovely country setting with a barn and horses that boarders conservation land. The apartment is sunny and has a private balcony. It faces south and is over the owners garage for a graduate student, faculty or professional working person who wants a quiet place located only three (3) miles from Amherst Center and 3.5 miles from UMass. The apartment is zoned for one occupant only. The initial lease would be from January 15, 2018 through July 31, 2018 with an option for annual renewal.  WIFI and water included.  Parking is available.    No pets. $600/mo.  For more information please email Nancy at nmilch@comcast.net (posted 12/13/17)

Large airy 4 bedroom house on Puffer's Pond in North Amherst.  private rooms available for $695 each all inclusive  You would have access to full kitchen, living room, dining room, family room, backyard, deck, sauna and the amazing swimming lake. (skating and skiing in the winter!) .  Backs up to conservation area and miles of trails yet close to town.  Two bathrooms downstairs shared by four bedrooms. Storage room in garage or basement.  Rent is ALL INCLUSIVE of heat, electric, laundry, internet, garbage/recycling, snowplow etc.  On bus line - 2 miles from UMASS and downtown Amherst.  Two separate bedrooms - ONLY ONE PERSON PER BEDROOM.  At least nine month lease from January 2018 - September 2018 or preferably 18 months to September 2019. Please contact: David at 413-835-1930 or david@rainmkr.com (12/13/17)

$1400 p/m, 1 bedroom – 1200 sq. ft. - Beautifully renovated home in Wilbraham.   Available December 15th/January 1st, 2017 1 bed. 1- bath. kitchen, living room, dining room, 4 rooms plus bathroom Very nice location, good neighborhood and neighbors. Newly painted and refinished floors New stove and refrigerator Washer and dryer Snow plowing and lawn care included Garden space with brick fireplace Tenant pays oil heat, electric  1st, last month and security. Good credit required. Pets okay upon review Call or text for more info - 646-338-6841 (posted 12/4/17)

Available Spring Semester  Jan 1 2018 - May 31, 2018 with the option to renew. Monthly rent $450 One Bedroom at 81 Old Amherst Rd. Quiet country setting,. Large private lot with ample parking. The bus stops right at the driveway. It's an ideal setting for staff or students. The other tenants  are all grads or working adults. Everyone is respectful  of one another. The house iis located in a neighborhood 3 miles from the Center of Amherst.  One bedroom will be available in a two bedroom apartment. The other tenant/roomate is a uMass staff member who is working towards a Business Administration degree.   For more information and pictures visit 1 Bedroom at 81 Old Amherst Rd ,call (413) 253-2769  *This is a landline with answer machine. Please leave a message and I will return your call promptly, Or e-mail jmbtn1@yahoo.com. (posted 11/27/17)

Have a home rental in Sunderland MA-2 car garage, storage shed, OFHA heat with central air, living room with stone fireplace, wood floor, cathedral ceiling, family room cathedral ceiling, wood floor, Large updated kitchen, island, granite counters, tile floor, first level bedroom, master bedroom with balcony deck, fireplace and private full bath with tile floor, wall surround and jet tub. Tenant Pays- heat, gas cooking fuel, lawn and snow care and rubbish removal. Landlord pays electric and hot water- $2250 per month  lease or month to month. Contact Susan at slamoureux@roadrunner.com (posted 11/27/17)

Large airy 4 bedroom house on Puffer's Pond in North Amherst. You would have full kitchen, two living rooms and dining room, family room, backyard, deck, sauna and the amazing swimming lake. (skating and skiing in the winter!) . Backs up to conservation area and miles of trails yet close to town.  Two bathrooms downstairs shared by four bedrooms. Storage room in garage or basement. Rent is ALL INCLUSIVE of heat, electric, laundry, internet, garbage/recycling, snowplow etc.  On bus line - 2 miles from UMASS and downtown Amherst. Full House available January 1st for $2800/month orTwo rooms available December 1/January 1 -  ONLY ONE PERSON PER BEDROOM. At least one year lease to January 2018 - could do 18 months to September 2019. please contact David at 413 835-1930 or david@rainmkr.com (posted 11/27/17)

I am renting a large and beautiful semi-furnished room on the first floor of a historic house, one mile south of Amherst center. I work at the five colleges and am looking to share my large apartment with a reliable, respectful and clean individual. The bedrooms are quite apart and independent. The two of us will share the bathroom and the kitchen. I have great neighbors and amazing porch and yard. The rent is $750 and includes utilities. The room is available January- June 2018. Email me at sahar.sjd@gmail.com with your questions and please provide basic information about yourself. Thanks. (11/13/17)

$2300 / 3br - Lovely 3 Bedroom Home for Rent-Amherst 1625 sqft (Amherst)    3BR / 2Ba available Januray 1, 2018  house  laundry on site  attached garage  Looking for very responsible mature tenants; working, college faculty/employees. Well maintained unfurnished (partially furnished a possibility) private home. Nice large yard, quiet very safe neighborhood at the end of a cul-de-sac with lovely views. Split level with indoor 2 car garage.Patio and screened in porch. About 1.5 miles from Amherst Center, and 2.3 miles from UMASS. On the bus route, (bottom of street). Please note this listing is for an entire house. Rooms are not being rented/subleased out individually. 3 Bedrooms , family room, eat in kitchen, 2 bathrooms plus study (which could be a 4th bedroom), dishwasher and refrigerator. Washer and dryer in basement. New Pellet Stove. Sorry, no pets. References required. $2300 mo. plus utilities. First and Last Months Rent Plus Security Deposit Available 1/1/18 to 7/30/18 or 8/31/18-possibility to renew after 6 mo. For more information contact: JLF12@ymail.com (posted 11/13/17)

 Located in a Cohousing (cohousing.com) community, our beautiful 3 bedroom house is available for winter 2018 semester. Please see our listing at https://www.vrbo.com/1169591?unitId=1720320.  Cozy, beautiful art, gourmet kitchen, geothermal heat, 3 br., 3bath, fast internet, offices, TV room, 2 gas fireplaces, ski trails, skating lake, winter hiking, and an amazing community of people to help you get settled and enjoy Amherst. This is a pet free property. (posted 11/13/17)

Beautiful unfurnished house in Pelham only minutes from Amherst center and campuses. Three bedrooms, two baths, two studies, partially finished basement with huge yard, full deck, and amazing view from all levels to the west across UMass campus and out to the Berkshires. Dead end street so very quiet. New wood floors main level, carpet in bedrooms. Recent kitchen with new appliances. Available now through end of May 2018. No pets or smokers, please.  See photos at: https://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/OfferedDetails.aspx?id=116468 jmarquar@mtholyoke.edu (posted 11/1/17)

 DOWNTOWN AMHERST - 2BR 1BA IN BEAUTIFUL VICTORIAN, WALK TO TOWN, AMHERST COLLEGE, UMASS (AMHERST) Gracious 1890s in-town Amherst Victorian-Colonial offering old world charm and today’s updates. High ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, and natural woodwork! This freshly painted spacious five room 2-bedroom/1 bath apartment on quiet and private 2nd and 3rd floors of 2 family home boasts gardens, storage and in-unit laundry. Fully applianced kitchen with attached sunny breakfast room. Bonus third floor loft-style room perfect for writing or artistic pursuits. Washer/drying in-unit. Enjoy a short walk to restaurants, cafes, museums, Amherst College and UMass campuses, the PVTA bus stop connecting to nearby towns and colleges, and to one of the most important and distinguished towns in American literary history. One off-street parking space. Tenant responsible for electric and hot water, but landlord pays for heat! First and last month’s rent and security deposit required upon lease signing. Rent is $1900/month, which includes heat, water, trash removal, and plowed driveway. Will consider a cat. Available from late December 2017. Contact: rentdowntownamherst@gmail.com. See photos at: http://bit.ly/2tJDPRD. (posted 10/30/17)

Luxury One Bedroom The Hills Belchertown Breathtaking Views!!!!  Executive - luxury apartment - Available Now   Open studio with separate bedroom and laundry room, 1100 sq. ft, amazing location, and amazing views overlooking Holyoke Mt. Range, Amherst, Northampton, Granby along with spectacular sunsets every day.   The location is safe, quiet, and convenient, approx. 25 min drive to downtown Springfield, Northampton, 15 min to Amherst, So. Hadley - Holyoke.  Meticulous design, open kitchen and living space 19'x 44', Comfortable radiant heated floors of marble, cherry, oak, gourmet kitchen, granite countertops, covered patio/barbecue area, yard, garden area, Laundry room, large bathroom, large bedroom.   $1,500 monthly rent is all-inclusive, heat, hot water, and electric, Cable TV, high-speed Internet. Unfurnished / or partially furnished. No smokers, no pets, please.  Please see pictures here: https://westernmass.craigslist.org/apa/d/executive-apartment/6311681897.html  Call or Text 413 - 364-9176 or email artdt25@outlook.com (posted 10/2/17)

This architectural gem is minutes to town yet a world away. Abundant sunlight bathes the house. The main level flows gracefully from the entry to the living room with sweeping views; around the corner, the dining room is surrounded by windows and accesses the screened porch.  The kitchen, with its southern exposure, has custom cherry cabinets and opens to an outdoor patio. The upper level features 3 bedrooms, a balcony off the Master Bedroom, 2 baths, and laundry room. The finished walk out lower level has a full bath, home gym, studio and greenhouse.  The setting is a quiet haven with bucolic views, abundant gardens, mature fruit trees and berry bushes. This house abuts conservation land, has access to walking, jogging, biking trails, is near the Atkins Reservoir, and yet is a 10 minute drive to Amherst Center. See: https://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/MyListings.aspx   Rent of $3250 includes all utilities, Internet, road plowing, and yard care. This rental does not include furnishings. The house is available to rent or to buy. The house is located in Shutesbury giving access to the Shutesbury Elementary School. High School and Middle School are both Amherst Regional Schools. (posted 9/25/17)

Spring semester 2018, (exact dates are negotiable).  Ideal for visiting faculty/family, but mature single person or couple also OK.  Classic 1887 country Queen Anne Victorian a half mile from Amherst College campus and center of town; about three-quarters of a mile from UMass.  Three off-street parking spots; bus line at end of street.  Residential neighborhood.  3 bedrooms (each with queen bed), 3 full baths, front parlor, dining room, family room, fully equipped cook’s kitchen/gas stove, mud room, den/office.  Lots of light.  Washer/dryer, dishwasher.   Outdoor deck and hot tub; beautiful mature yard.  Price includes all utilities (heat, light, water), cable TV, Wi-Fi, phone (except for international calls).  No smoking; no pets.  $1000 per month plus security deposit.  Some house management in exchange for the reduced rent. Please contact Michael at 413-835-5190 or michaelchernoff97@gmail.com for more information (posted 9/19/17)

 Large, furnished, executive, fully renovated, 1 bedroom apartment in North Amherst available in an owner-occupied house for FALL SEMESTER ONLY- September 10 through December 20, 2017. Private entrance, parking, yard, bathroom, bedroom, study area, large kitchen, granite counters, with dishwasher and all appliances. Fully furnished with all plates, kitchen ware, 2 tvs and your own clothes washer and dryer. 1.5 mile from UMASS and downtown. Easy bike ride. Near PVTA stop- infrequent bus (Puffers Pond). $1250 a month includes ALL utilities plus plowing, mowing, trash, and basic cable. You pay for your cell phone only; no land line. A family (without pets) lives above on 2nd and 3rd floors so no parties, no guests, no loud music. You: quiet, clean, non-smoking. Cannot use candles or other fragrances as owner is chemically sensitive. Cannot bring furniture or more than a few clothes bags, sheets for a queen bed, towels,(and a bike if you wish); there is no storage and this place is fully furnished. Perfect for a visiting professor or a foreign grad student who spends a lot of time on campus. Couples considered. No undergrads. No exceptions to the above. rdorrie@hotmail.com (posted 9/11/17)

One room in a shared two bedroom townhouse in the Rolling Green apartment complex, on the 30 busline. For apartment amenities and information about the complex, see http://www.rollinggreenbc.com/amenities.aspx. Suitable for a couple or individual. Available on September 15. 14’x10’ room with Furnished w/ double bed frame, memory foam mattress, pillow and bedding; dresser; chest; two chairs; table. Large window with view of trees. RENT: $875 a month, plus $30 for wifi. All other utilities included in rent. Quiet environment, clean. The other occupant has a small dog who is house trained and well behaved, very sweet. The current lease will go until March, 2018. If interested, email either marina.urquhart@gmail.com or tj@nearlife.com to inquire, or call Marina at 720-666-8104 or Tinsley at 617-599-8582. (posted 9/11/17)

$2200 / 2br - 1400ft2 - The Landing - A Furnished House on Main St in Amherst (710 Main Street)  Located just minutes from the center of Amherst, this furnished house offers the convenience of being right in town with the added pleasure of having your own private garden retreat.   Fully stocked kitchen w dishwasher, sun room, gorgeous perennial garden, two comfy bedrooms (queen bed in one and two twin beds in the other, all brand new), brand new and refinished hardwood floors throughout, washer/dryer, cable, and wifi.   Located just steps from a bus stop on the free PVTA bus line. Easy walk or bike ride to town. No need for a car!   Great for couples or small families. Private and convenient.   $2,200/month. All utilities and maintenance included.  Weekly rental options available.  Pictures here: https://westernmass.craigslist.org/apa/6297791427.html contact: Tracy at 413-210-5541 (posted 9/8/17)

Come share a great house near the Bridge of Flowers in the heart of Shelburne Falls. Female owner looking for a friendly, fairly quiet, respectful and tidy housemate. Furnished, large one bedroom on second floor with walk-in closet, queen bed, two dressers and a small desk. Kitchen and bathroom on main floor. Both shared with owner and Golden Retriever! $750 includes all utilities, TV/Internet, off-street parking, laundry, trash/snow removal, great porch, patio in a family friendly neighborhood. Looking for a professional/graduate student. References required. No Smoking. Contact:c_moore22@yahoo.com for more information or text or call 413-325-6166. (posted 9/6/17)

Beautiful 3 BR/2 BA home for rent in Echo hill neighborhood in amherst. 2 miles from center of town. Fully remodeled kitchen, sunroom, deck.   Available 1/2018, $2500/month includes weekly cleaning. Contact: aynawar@amherst.edu.  For pictures and more info, see https://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/OfferedDetails.aspx?id=27743 (posted 9/5/17)

Come share this great house in the country near Quabbin and beautiful hiking trails. 
(Drive time to colleges: 15 min to Amherst and UMass ) We rent only our sunny second floor private master bedroom suite (bedroom, private bath, walk-in closet). furnished bedroom: 14 x 11, queen bed, 5'x 6' walk-in closet, private bathroom with shower. We are looking for an intelligent, fun, and respectful housemate!You will be sharing the house with a preschool teacher and one high school senior living at home. The older kids are off at college! We've had great fun renting to grad students the past 10 years and really enjoy sharing the house.  You will have your private room and are welcome to share the whole house:
kitchen (your own shelves in pantry and refrig), gorgeous piano, family room with wood pellet stove, 2 back decks and fire pit, music room with fireplace.Please call/text/email if interested! Tell me about yourself and we can set up a time to see the room.  I have a flexible schedule and can meet you when it's convenient for you.$550/month includes everything: heat, light, hot water, snow and trash removal, off street parking, lawn care and maintenance. Washer/dryer in basement.lease for academic year (Aug 15 - June 15) with option to renew. References required. First and last months rent on signing lease. Note: We have one small poodle/mix dog (but can't take other pets). No smoking.  Not on a bus line. pegsuttenfield@yahoo.com Peg 413-835-1756 (posted 9/2/17)

Free Rent in Beautiful Setting Small apartment, including utilities and wifi, good for mature single or couple, available in Shutesbury home in exchange for 15-18 hours of work per week. Help with orchard, horse care, garden, and other variable jobs in a lovely rural setting. The apartment, available party furnished or unfurnished, is one room plus bathroom downstairs, two connected rooms upstairs. Please contact us at christinebenvenuto@hotmail.com or smarglin@harvard.edu.(posted 8/28/17)

Townhouse: Available September 1. 2017. Amherst Center: 50 North Whitney   Newly remodeled, unfurnished, 2 floor apartment with 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bath. First floor:  large living area, kitchen, new cabinets,  new counters, new wood floors with dish washer, washer dryer, 1.5 bath and large walk in storage area. Second Floor: 2 bedrooms, full bath. Off street parking, deck, large yard, gardens. Walk to Amherst Center, bus stop, Amherst College, public schools. Ideal for students, faculty, staff or professional. This site is owner occupied. Rent: $1350.00+ and security ($1350.00) References (a must). Pets negotiable with fee. Contact Jannine @ 4132566298 leave a clear message with contact information. Or email: jpcovel@gmail.com (posted 8/28/17)

FOR RENT 3 BEDROOM HOUSE IN AMHERST $2000/MONTH Available September 7 through May 11 (some flexibility on end date) Three bedroom, three bath, 4 level house, in a private and quiet setting (cul-de-sac), yet only 5 minutes to Amherst center. New kitchen and master bath. All new appliances. 2300 square feet. The house is being rented furnished. 1. Entry level: large, cathedral ceiling living room, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen with slider to patio and a private, wooded back yard. 2. Upper level: three bedrooms. One with a mini-split AC unit. 2 baths 3. Lower level: family room, bath, laundry room, garage 4. Basement has additional rooms which are used by the owner for storage Hardwood floors (kitchen and dining room) and new wall-to-wall carpeting. All rooms newly painted. Desirable neighborhood; 5 minute walk to bus line, private pond, many walking trails nearby, easy access to the Robert Frost trail and Amethyst Brook conservation area. Rent includes water & sewer. Tenant pays: landline, electricity, gas (heat & hot water); trash removal and internet / cable (if desired). Contact: 413 459 8894 of anicca1848@gmail.com. For pictures and more information:https://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/Home_Rent_House_Rental_Amherst_Massachusetts_United_States_of_America_116685.htm  (posted 8/23/17)

Large, multi-room, South Amherst home, five plus bedrooms, private setting. Considering rental until Dec 31, 2017 or until June 1, 2018 (or rent to buy). Seeking a family or mature graduate students. Five bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, updated kitchen, screened porch, views, garage, etc. Photos and details at: https://www.zillow.com/homes/368-Middle-St,-Amherst,-MA-01002_rb/ Electricity, mowing, snowing plowing included, $2800 mo., $400 per person for more than two adults. No pets. No undergraduate students. References, First/Last/Security.  Contact mn.ontheroad@gmail.com. (posted 8/21/17)

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.   The $560 a month newly built room is all inclusive and available on September 1.  This first floor bedroom (unfurnished or partially furnished) has heated, new hardwood floors, a large closet and multiple bright cheery windows.  There's a bathroom right off the bedroom and used mainly by the downstairs tenant.  There are two other bathrooms the women living upstairs use.  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.    Our first floor has an open floor plan where we share a kitchen, living room with fire stove, dining room, 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 Holyolke College, 4 miles from Hampshire College and 6 miles from Amherst College.   If interested call Katie at 413-588-8939 or email K4pell@yahoo.com (posted 8/16/17)

Charming, updated home in N. Hadley very close Amherst colleges and Route 9 shopping. Sublease from 9/1/17 to 5/31/18 with option to renew. Can possibly be flexible on move-in date by a few days. This home is perfect for a family, working professionals, or student share.   3 bedrooms including a master suite with full bathroom on the main floor. Two bedrooms with a full bathroom upstairs. Lots of closet space in each room, including linen closets and two large coat closets. Central air. Updated kitchen appliances and tons of cabinet space. Beautiful deck for outside enjoyment. Two car garage with ample driveway parking. Washer/Dryer. Plenty of basement storage.  Rent includes lawn care, snow removal (of 4" or more), and water. Tenant(s) pays: electricity, oil heat, trash removal, internet/cable and any other expenses.  Small dog or cat OK with $500 pet deposit.  FYI: This home is in a lovely, quiet neighborhood. Students applying should know that this is not a party house!  Please contact Amanda at 917-727-1027 or amandagfarb@gmail.com  for inquiries. (posted 8/14/17)

Bright, sunny, 3 bedroom townhouse style apartment in duplex in Shutesbury.  1800 square feet, quiet country location, quiet neighbors; set on 4 acres with large yard, deck, garden space.  Three floors of living space; two bedrooms and a bath upstairs; kitchen and living/dining on main floor; third bedroom, bath and laundry room on lower level.  Hardwood, carpet, and tile floors. 15 minutes to amherst, 5 minutes to Lake Wyola, 40 to Northampton, 25 to Greenfield, and easy commute to the Boston area. Lots of cross country skiing and hiking trails; swimming and boating at Lake Wyola.  Excellent elementary (Shutesbury) and middle and high schools (Amherst).  Verizon DSL internet. Parking for two vehicles. Available Sept 1 or possibly earlier with lease until July 31, with option to renew.  Shorter lease may be possible. No smoking inside or outside the house. Strong preference for no pets.  First, last, and one month security deposit required .References and proof of income also required. $1335 includes internet, land line with unlimited calls, plowing and lawn care.   Feel free to contact  Carolyn at 413-259-9116 (best method) or mass01060@aol.com for more details. (posted 8/14/17)

Idyllic 3+BR, 2 bath Farmhouse on 60 private acres, Amherst Area  Relaxed and artistically restored 1880's farmhouse, about 20 min from Amherst in private, rural setting. 3 bedrooms + office, 2 full bathrooms, large kitchen with soapstone counter/cherry cabinets/farmhouse sink. Kitchen opens to cathedral ceiling family room with wood stove and southern windows. There is also a full dining room, cozy library/living room with piano, sunny studio space with separate entry, and screened porch. Third bedroom currently set up as a cute guest room/office. GREAT for couples or families with children! Grounds contain a deck and stone walkway, large fenced garden with raised beds and many perennials, cedar play-set and sandbox, mature fruit trees and Concord grapes, shed and various out-buildings. There are two tillable fields & barn available for agriculture if desired, currently maintained as meadows. Remaining ~50 acres are conservation woodland with private trails and stream. Walk to town-owned pond/swimming and thousands of acres of conservation land. Also near Lake Wyola State park for fabulous swimming and fishing.  On a quiet side road in the Town of Wendell, home of the Full Moon Coffeehouse, local farmers' market, cultural events and a charming local pub. 10 min to N. Leverett Food Co-op. Lots to enjoy, delightful neighbors and many academics and artists in the area. Perfect for a Sabbatical Year, Family, or Writing/Arts retreat. Owners are University faculty and live in Amherst.   High speed internet equipped.  Optional: Will consider home exchanges as well as purchase offers on this special property.   Available as of 9/1/2017 - negotiable dates.    $1700 mo + Utilities.  Fully furnished (negotiable), with some antiques. Kid friendly! Well behaved pets considered. References, First/Last/Security.  Please feel free to email with any questions or interest: kstinson@eco.umass.edu (posted 8/7/17)

Available Aug 15/Sept 1.  Spacious 3+ bedroom apartment (over 1,700 square feet) for rent in 2nd and 3rd floor of historic owner-occupied house in village of Montague Center. Steps away from the Montague Bookmill, library, Red Fire Farm stand, and village store. Two large bright bedrooms plus suite of two adjoining rooms on 3rd floor (perfect for office space or studio). Wide pine floors, spacious living/kitchen, washer & drier, newly renovated bathroom, gas range. Landscaped grounds maintained by owner, garden space available, access to outdoor sauna and pond. 12 month lease, first, last, and security to move in. No undergraduates, no dogs (cats ok), no smoking, up to 3 adults. $1,550 plus utilities (tenant pays oil, electricity, trash and optional cable and phone; landlord pays water, sewer, lawn care, snow removal).  Contact Jeanne at Jweintraubmason@yahoo.com to view. (posted 8/2/17)

2 BEDROOM/1BATHROOM PARTIALLY FURNISHED CONDO FOR IMMEDIATE RENT IN AMHERST. This quiet and spacious 1,040 square foot end unit includes 2 designated parking spaces and private use of an outdoor seating and grilling space. Unit features NEW fridge and dishwasher, full size in unit washer and dryer and tub/shower, ample closet storage and additional basement storage space. Steps from sheltered PVTA bus stop. Close proximity to Amherst College and a short bike or bus ride to Hampshire or UMass campuses. Furnished includes 2 Queen sized bedframes, 1 Queen sized mattress, 2 dressers, 1 desk, 1 small set of drawers, 1 bookshelf, 1 nightstand, 55" flat screen TV, large sectional sofa, 1 chair, outdoor seating for 2 and gas grill. For rent by owner, $1,500/month. Condo fee, water, and trash and snow removal included in rent. Tenant responsible for electric utilities and own internet/cable. Please e-mail cowcatriss@gmail.com to arrange a unit showing with realtor.(posted 8/2/17)

Fully furnished, sunny, spacious house in a quiet Amherst neighborhood is available for rent from End-August/September 2017 until June/July 2018. Exact dates are flexible. On the PVTA bus line, 2.3 miles to Amherst College/town center, 3 miles to UMass, 3.5 miles to Hampshire College. Less than 5-minute walk to bus stop. Bus goes directly to town center and UMass.  The two story cape sits on a private, 0.53-acre lot on a dead-end street. The main level consists of a bedroom, a sunny dining room, living room, eat-in kitchen, laundry and half bathroom. The upper level has two bedrooms, a study-cum-bedroom, and 2 full bathrooms. Master bath has jet tub and separate shower. Dining room opens into deck in backyard. The house has a big front and backyard, a two-car garage, and is located on a very quiet street - very safe for children playing outdoors. School bus stops at doorstep. Slide and swings in backyard for small kids. House is fully furnished including flatware, dishes, towels, sheets, vacuum, iron board, a smart TV with basic cable, etc. Lots of closet and storage space. Rent is $2200/month (negotiable). Tenant will be responsible for heat, electricity, and telephone if desired. You could use our car if you want, for a small increase in rent. No pets please. Please contact Sofia at scheca.umass@gmail.com. (posted 6/26/17)

Spring semester 2018, (exact dates are negotiable).  Ideal for visiting faculty/family. Classic 1887 country Queen Anne Victorian a half mile from Amherst College campus and center of town; about three-quarters of a mile from UMass.  Three off-street parking spots; bus line at end of street.  Residential neighborhood.     3 bedrooms (each with queen bed), 3 full baths, front parlor, dining room, family room, fully equipped cook’s kitchen/gas stove, mud room, den/office.  Lots of light.  Washer/dryer, dishwasher.   Outdoor deck with gas grill and hot tub; beautiful mature yard.  Rent includes all utilities (heat, light, water), cable TV, Wi-Fi, phone (except for international calls).  No smoking; no pets.  $3000 per month plus security deposit. 413-835-5190 michaelchernoff97@gmail.com (posted 6/8/17)

Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley home for rent.  One mile from Mt. Holyoke College.  Available January 15, 2018.  Lovely, updated and well maintained cape in quiet, family friendly neighborhood.  3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sunroom, living room with fireplace, dining room with sliding glass doors.  Second floor bedrooms and bathroom completely renovated in October, 2017.  Large, private, beautifully landscaped backyard, 1 car attached garage, large basement with sink and built in shelving for storage, and laundry.  Stove, microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer included.  Pets considered.  $1,750.00/ month, plus utilities. First month, last month and deposit required.  Contact Matt and Helen Gage at mhgage@comcast.net (413)222-3560. (posted 11/30/17)

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.   $560 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 11/20/17)

Charming, lovely, quiet first floor 2BR, 1 bath, furnished apartment for rent in South Hadley, MA. 5 minutes from Mt Holyoke College. Washer, dryer, cable, WiFi and all utilities included in rent. Off street parking. No smokers or pets please. $1400.00 per month. Available mid February 2018. Minimum 2 months rental. Contact Judy at:   jbrown1118@hotmail.com (posted 11/20/17)

Large, sunny room for rent.  I have a large, sunny bedroom for rent in my large, sunny apartment in S. Hadley. This complex is quiet, very well maintained and hassle-free. I've never lived anywhere more pleasant!  $620.00 month includes all.  I am a mature professional who eats very healthily, does not watch t.v., does not smoke, and keeps a nice home. I am looking for another individual who can say the same.   All hardwood floors. Washer/Dryer on premise.  Free, off-street parking.  Private room.  Shared bath.  Shared kitchen.  7 Minutes to MHC campus (via car).  Less than 20 mins to Amherst College and Hampshire College, about 20 mins to Smith and less than 25 mins to UMA.   If you are interested in seeing the space or to get pictures, give me a call, text or email.  I will send pictures upon request.  You won't be disappointed.   All the Best,  Lisa Lisaclaraburke@gmail.com 413 657-8091 (posted 10/4/17)

Room with private bath available on separate floor of large, historic home in Holyoke Highlands.  15 minutes to either Smith or Mt. Holyoke College.  Home office, yoga room, fireplace and private courtyard between house and 2-car garage.  All new appliances in kitchen.  Some storage in basement.  8 – 12 month lease preferred.  Shared utilities.  Must be ok with 2 well-behaved dogs + 1 friendly cat.  Please contact Lisa at (512) 934-4988 or lisanaquin1028@gmail.com. (posted 9/19/17)

Beautiful three bedroom, 3 full and 1 half bath partially furnished (no beds) condominium for rent in South Hadley, Massachusetts.    $2,400/month available immediately.  Rental agreement negotiable.   Completely upgraded in 2005. Inlaid tile foyer. Many closets three of which are cedar.  Oak hardwood floors.  Upgraded carpets and padding. Custom crown moldings.  Commercial grade BOSCH appliances.  Gas stove.  Brand new stainless steel sink with chef's faucet.  Cathedral ceilings on first and second floors.  Recessed lights and ceiling fans abound. Custom Cherry Cabinets. Stunning granite in kitchen and baths. Gorgeous Master Bedroom with built-out walk in closet. Master bath has walk in shower and relaxing whirlpool spa tub. Each guest bedroom features it's own upgraded bath. Lower level walks out and is fitted with many windows for natural light. This "great room" has many possibilities:  Man cave, game room, media room...Half bath in lower level. 1 walk in double cedar closet.  Huge wet bar area with more cherry cabinets. eat: 3 zones:  forced air and gas.  A/C: 3 cool zones (central air).  Heat and AC is renter's responsibility   Also includes 2 car garage.  Porch, deck and patio.    No pets allowed.   Move in ready!!  Please email rsulli429@aol.com for more information or to inquire about renting. (posted 8/14/17)


Smith College

Room For Rent—Downtown Northampton  This beautiful apartment is on a quiet, dead-end street just a five-minute walk from downtown and a PVTA bus stop. This sunny apartment with its turn-of-the-century charm has an open floor plan, a cozy porch, laundry facilities, easy access to all the bike paths, and street parking. This private room is ideal for a visiting professor, an adjunct professor, or anyone who is looking for a place to live that feels like home. $550 to $800/mo. depending on the number of nights per week—plus utilities. Available March 1. Please contact Christina at crwilliams2846@gmail.com. (posted 12/7/17)

A nice one BR will be available soon. This is a great place to live. This large apartment is on the 1st floor, in a quiet building. Lots of rooms: living room, dining room, nice size bedroom, eat in kitchen, spacious bathroom and pantry. Great location, ideal for professionals. Lots of natural light and trees. W/D in unit, gas forced water heat, off street parking, dishwasher, hardwood floors, tub & shower. Convenient to downtown, Smith, Cooley D., highways and bike path. No pets. Includes water, snow removal and trash. $1150 / month. Call, text or email, but no voice message: Mike: 413-768-1956. https://westernmass.craigslist.org/apa/d/large-1-bedroom-northampton/6403089020.html (posted 12/7/17)

Available Dec. 1- This is a bright, spacious one bedroom apartment with lots of natural light located on the second floor of a two family home, owner occupied. Easy walk to restaurants, cafes, the Academy of Music, the Smith museum, and Smith College campus all located in downtown Northampton. This is also close to the PVTA bus stop connecting to nearby towns and colleges. The apartment consists of a bedroom, large living room, entry area, bathroom, and kitchen. The apartment is suitable for an individual or couple (Preferred graduate students or professionals). Bathroom contains a unique classic claw tub. The apartment has hardwood floors and a fully applianced kitchen which includes gas stove & refrigerator. HEAT, Hot water, Basic Cable, Wireless, Electricity and Gas are ALL included!!!! Available Dec. 1, 2017.   Off street parking, snow and trash removal are available. Easy access to Routes 5, 9, 10, 91, ramp; 90. Strict non-smoking policy, no pets; Available for immediate move in, no finders fee, this will not last please call as soon as possible. 1st, LAST AND SECURITY REQUIRED 1 YR.LEASE $1300; Also heat, hot water, basic cable, and wireless, included. TO REQUEST A SHOWING CONTACT: (please leave a message with name and # and indicate it's for South St. Apt.) (posted 11/6/17)

Available June 1st 2018, 3 bedroom partially furnished home in a quiet neighborhood, close to downtown Greenfield.  Rent is $1,800/mo, or more if some utilities are included.  Academic or full year lease is preferred.  It is about a 30min drive to Smith / Amherst /UMass campus and a car can be available if needed.  There is plenty of private parking available.  Please email tkblanken@gmail.com, with ANY questions, we can be very flexible to meet your needs.  For pictures and more info...http://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/OfferedDetails.aspx?id=109917 (posted 10/16/17)

 $1625 / 2br - NORTHAMPTON 2 bedroom renovated apartment (Pleasant Street) Newly renovated, spotless apartment, granite counters, new appliances, lots of cupboards. Generous bathroom, all new fixtures. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout. Ceiling fans in main rooms. I need to break lease so looking for someone ASAP! Will offer $500 SIGNING BONUS if you are approved for the apartment. Lots of photos here: http://amherstlincolnrealty.com/noho/285-pleasant-st-2r.php#.Wbbh5LJ96Uk  Text me for more information 413-537-3739 (posted 9/19/17)

Fully furnished downtown Northampton 1Br apartment available January 1 – April 1, 2018. Looking for someone to stay in my cozy and charming flat for three months this winter while I am away on a scientific expedition. The apartment is perfect for a single person or a couple, with a large open concept kitchen/living area and a single spacious bedroom. It sits on a quiet street just a few minutes’ walk from downtown and Smith College, where frequent bus connections to Amherst and South Hadley are available. Ideal for a short-term visiting student/scholar at one of the local colleges. $1000/month, all inclusive. Move-in/Move-out dates are flexible; contact bkeisling@umass.edu if interested. (posted 9/7/17)

Studio: Not on a bus route. 3 miles to Smith Campus. Suitable for one person seeking a quiet space. Wood floor, electric stove, Can be partially furnished. Perfect for a grad student, T A , visiting faculty. Off street parking for one vehicle. Rent, $850 includes all utilities. Contact 413-244-1642. Photos provided via text. Pet & Smoke free.(posted 9/6/17)

The beautiful spacious apartment located in historic Holyoke is updated to perfection! Updates include: new energy efficient heating system, new floors, new appliances, updated bathroom, beautiful interior design throughout, and security camera doorbell. Open floor plan with 10ft ceilings and lots of windows make this three bedroom 1.5 bath apartment feel like a little urban palace. Conveniently located directly across from the bus/train and along the bike path. Great location for commuting; easy access to S. Hadley, Amherst, Northampton, and with the train station within walking distance, travel easy to Eastern MA, CT, and NY! Go fishing at the canal, take a stroll on the bike path, or stay home and enjoy all the lu...xurious amenities. House will be available Sept 1, 2017.   Rent is $1450/mo plus utilities. amelia.mosley@gmail.com (posted 8/23/17)

 Modern recently remodeled single family three bedroom home with bright kithchen and livingroom, oversize attached two-car garage, four-season sunroom, hardwood floors, and amazing views!! Fully applianced woth microwave, side by side refrigerator with built in door ice and water, dishwasher, stove, and basement washer and dryer.  Conveniently located right off Route 141 in Easthampton and just minutes from Route 91 for an easy ride to Northampton  or Springfield and  to Smith College, Amherst College, Mount Holyoke or UMass.  Looking for long term applicants with great credit. This listing is priced at only $1595/mo. plus utilities. First, last, security and lock fee required. No finders fee! Call 413-250-5089 or email pvinvestments1@yahoo.com and include a phone number. (posted 8/21/17)

Four bedroom house on Washington Avenue, Northampton, available for rent Sept one or as soon as possible. This is a 4 bedroom 2.5 bath house with Living and den, large porch, laundry room, office, and a private back yard abutting the Mill River conservation area, with walks into town or along paths. $3,000. Per month. Call Mary Ryan: (413)559-8699. Thanks!

Located in Southampton MA, interstate 91 , route 202 and 141 easily accessible. Getting to Springfield center takes less than 15 minutes. Northampton, Holyoke , Westfield are also easily accessible. A  older secluded log home surrounded by woods, a large bedroom , queen sized new  foam mattress , dresser and ample closet space.  Quiet and peaceful and comfortable. Full kitchen,  dishwasher ,washer , dryer, off street parking. Internet access, Netflix, phone . all utilities included.  Rent is 650 per month. An excellent retreat for writers. Hikers , walkers and nature lovers. Lots of trails and wooded areas. The space need to be occupied for the full school year. Please contact JOY at 413-529-0028  Keep trying. (posted 8/7/17)