Home for Rent or Home Exchange / House Swap or Home Sitting or House to Share

Ann Arbor Michigan 48103 United States of America

Listing # 100826

Rates From USD 500 Weekly
Independent Scholar
About Member
Last Updated: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Old Westside , Walk to campus/downtown-All Utilities/cable/wifi

House was featured on 2015 OWS Historic Homes Tour. EXCELLENT LOCATION! Central OLD Westside Neighborhood with tree lined streets and nearby park. Beautiful home.
. Google maps indicate 10 minute walk to central campus and downtown (18 places to eat within a 10 minute walk, including Washtenaw Dairy, Jefferson Market, Bills Beer Garden, Argos Farm Market, etc. a few blocks away). Hundred year old home remodeled and restored. Safe neighborhood, very large yard. Easy parking on site.
New Kitchen:. Borsh Dishwasher. Granite countertops, maple cabinets. Heated travertine floors. Filtered water.
Living room/Dining room: Semi open floor plan, wood floors, sunny, high ceilings. Persian carpets, 55" TV, cable channels. Beautiful new furniture. Stickel. Not yet shown in photos.
New shower, "endless" hot water system.
Central air. Laundry. Wood floors.
Dining room, sunny deck. Landscaped yard.
Bathroom: claw foot tub and new shower with additional vintage telephone sprayer. Heated travertine floors.
Features: highest speed internet, premium channels and Comcast DVD, ALL UTILITIES, CABLE AND INTERNET. , 55" flat screen TV. air conditioned, quiet office. Driveway for car.
TWO bedrooms on main floor, living room, office, dining room, deck, yard, garden.
Bedroom 1: New full sized bed, memory foam mattress, two windows, wood floors, original paintings, wood floors,light block window treatments.
Bedroom 2: twin beds, remodelled. Wood floors. Light block curtains and shades. Flat screen tv.
entrance with key pad 734-546-1295 Lynn.
The whole house rental is available from now to mid march and then again available in July and half of august.
Or - We frequently host university researchers and visitors from a bnb site and have a list of excellent and detailed references. We have hosted guests from 14 countries. If you wish to stay longer than mid March when I return from New Zealand, it can be arranged for you to rent one or both the bedrooms and bathroom, but share the rest of the house.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
1600 Sq. Feet
Suited for
4 people
Property Type


Available from Sunday, February 10, 2019 until Sunday, August 18, 2019
Available from Monday, July 1, 2019 until Sunday, August 18, 2019
Minimum Stay
1 week(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Ann Arbor
Postal Code - State or Province 48103 MI
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Old Westside
Closest University University of Michigan
University nearby

Home Exchange:

We are open to a home swap with any destination!

Preferred Exchange Destination(s) and timing:

Destination 1:


Dates Wanted:
Wanted from Saturday, July 6, 2019 until Sunday, August 4, 2019

Destination 2:


Dates Wanted:
Wanted from Monday, July 1, 2019 until Saturday, August 1, 2020

Destination 3: Barcelona



Dates Wanted:
Wanted from Monday, July 1, 2019 until Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Rental Price:

USD 500 Weekly
Rental Fee Comments
. Please call for details. Rates vary depending on rental of one bedroom (with house access) or whole house rental.) email me.
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Computer
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

  • Look after Pets
  • Care for Plants

About Member

Independent Scholar Independent Scholar (working outside traditional academia) & Retired Academics
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About Me
My wife and I are retired. She spent most of her working career as a school psychologist. I worked for 35 years as a defense attorney (and taught courses at the law school , which is a 12 minute walk from here). I have also been in the Peace Corps in Venezuela and volunteered for a year on the Wounded Knee Defense Team. We have done extensive work over the years remodeling and restoring our 100 year old historic home. We raised four lovely children who are all now in the sciences: medicine, engineering and computers. Our daughter (PhD/med school) and son in law (Dr) still live in Ann Arbor. Now we are looking to travel extensively, starting with an extended ski trip and then a long trip in Europe.

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