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Houserville Pennsylvania 16801 United States of America

Listing # 142573


Rates From USD 1600 Monthly
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Last Updated: Sunday, November 22, 2020

REDUCED RENT: Magical Home (3br 3 bath) on Spring Creek

Magical home located in Houserville (5 minute drive; 15 minute bike ride to campus). Almost fully furnished (semi furnished), though there is a large two-bay garage that could house any unwanted items/furnishings. Well suited for families, visiting faculty, researchers or graduate students who want to enjoy an easy commute to Penn State while also basking in the raw natural beauty of central Pennsylvania. Many parks, hikes, and bike paths located within short driving distance, as well as shopping less than one mile away (natural food store, farmers market, Walmart) and cafe slightly further afield in Lemont.

The house itself has two floors: the lower floor has a kitchen with stove, oven, microwave and fridge; laundry room with washer & dryer; dining room; living room with wood-burning stove; bathroom and large room that is perfectly suited to serve as an office.

Upper floor has two bedrooms, a second bathroom, a third (master) bedroom with a (third) en suite bathroom and large, walk-in closet.

There is a sizable porch opening onto an enormous (1.75 acre) backyard that leads directly onto Spring Creek, where one can fish or simply relax (it’s a sanctuary of peace). Access to the creek has been, in my experience, a daily source of joy. There is also a tree house (for children or the young at heart) and a large driveway with basketball hoop.

WiFi, water, refuse and sewer included. Electricity (about $180/month) and lawn maintenance (spring/summer, we have someone who does this, runs about $110/month) are not included. You will also be responsible for clearing any snow from the driveway in the winter months.

The dates of your stay are negotiable. I am looking for someone who can stay a minimum of 2 months, and a maximum of 8 months. I would like to return to my home town of Boston – for a more or less extended stay – at some point during the spring semester or summer.

I am flexible about arrangements, and for those who might want to use only a room, for example, I would also entertain the thought of a roommate at reduced cost.

Note that I am not the home owner, and terms would need to be approved by him before anything is set in stone.





Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
3
Number of Bathrooms
3
Number of Offices
1
Surface Size
1856 Sq. Feet
Suited for
5 people
Property Type
House

Availability:

Available from Tuesday, December 1, 2020 until Sunday, August 1, 2021
Minimum Stay
2 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes

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

City Houserville
Postal Code - State or Province 16801 PA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Houserville
Closest University Penn State
University nearby




Rental Price:

Asked
USD 1600 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Yes
Utilities Included
Some
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

  • Rural Environment
  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Available for Short Term
  • SemiFurnished
  • Summer Term

Amenities:

  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Other:

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Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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