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Listing #140972

Looking for summer spot or a sabbatical home!

Hi there. I’m an Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where I live with my partner and two dogs.

We are looking for a place outside of the city for any time between July and December 2020 (we are flexible on dates and length of stay).

In addition, I have a sabbatical from December 2020 to August 2021, and would love to find a spot anywhere in the world (US, Europe, South Africa, Central or South America, Australia/NZ) where we could go and bring our dogs along. While the sabbatical is confirmed, I am not yet sure that my partner will be able to work remotely after December 2020, so what we can do during that time frame is less clear. I am finishing a book, so I don’t need access to any particular archives—just a quiet place with internet access!

We are open to a house swap, a rental, or house-sitting.

We have a historic row house (built in 1910) in DC with 4 bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms are currently also set up as offices, with a desk and office chair. The house sleeps 6 comfortably, and has a leafy patio. Our neighbourhood is diverse and vibrant, with great restaurants and a couple of beer gardens within a few minutes walk.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 8, 2020


Number of Bedrooms
1 2 3 4 5
Number of Bathrooms
1 2 3 4 5
Number of Offices
0 1 2

Accommodations suited for
2 people
Property Type
Any Type

Availability (Month/Day/Year)

Available from Sunday, June 21, 2020 onward
Flexible With Dates

Sabbatical Destination:

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


State or Province

Rental Price:

Rent Open To Offer


  • Rural Environment
  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Info:

  • Furnished
  • On Campus
  • Second Home
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Unfurnished
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • SemiFurnished
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Elevator
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Fireplace
  • Piano
  • Pool
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • ArtStudio
  • Gym
  • Baby Furniture


Pets Welcome

Perform housesitting duties?

  • Look after Pets
  • Care for Plants
  • Forward our Mail

About Member:

Name (Alias)
Academic Confirmed Academic Faculty or Staff (Universities, Research Institutes, and Museums)
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Associate Professor of English, looking for a place for summer 2021 or Jan to Aug 2021. It might be just me, or my partner and 2 dogs could be tagging along. We have no particular destination in mind—just looking for a spot to get away to!
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