Each year faculty members at Western University on sabbatical travel domestically and internationally. This page is designed to list temporary Sabbatical homes available to incoming faculty members, librarians/archivists, physicians and academic visitors.
Available July 2013-May 2014 ($1200 per month)
Bright and spacious furnished condominium townhouse in quiet, family-friendly Sherwood Forest neighbourhood. 2 bedrooms plus office, 1 1/2 baths, 110 sq.ft., central air conditioning, dishwasher, washer/dryer, and garage. Rent includes snow removal, yard work, utilities, and high-speed internet with wifi; cable or satellite TV hookup is possible. Cleaning service can be arranged. Pet-friendly and kid friendly. Small private yard with deck, well shaded in summer. On bus routes to the University and to downtown, and walking distance to stores, schoools, and public library. 15 minute bike ride to campus; 7 minute drive.
Available May 2013-August 2014 ($900/month plus utlities)
Spacious, two-bedroom, downtown apartment for sub-let from May 2013 to end of August 2014--or part thereof. Historic building. Indoor parking. Laundry room. Onsite superintendent. Close to shops, amenities. Walk to university. On major bus routes. Will rent furnished or unfurnished. No students. No pets. Richmond/Central. Contact Joanna at email@example.com.
Home in Wortley Village (Voted one of Canada's best neighbourhoods)
Available July 2013-July 2014
This beautifully renovated Queen Victoria style home has hardwood floors and original oak trim throughout. 4 bedrooms: 1 w/ futon in basement + TV; 1 w/ king bed (+ crib if desired); 1 w/ queen + large desk; 1 w/ twin & double bunk bed. 2 bathrooms: 1 w/ shower + rain shower head; 1 w/ bathtub, shower, & 2 sinks.
Spacious open-concept kitchen with maple cabinetry, dishwasher, microwave, stove, oven, and plenty of granite counter space. Kitchen opens onto back deck with grill; small vegetable garden; 2 car garage, and stylish swing set in a lovely fenced-in backyard. Slide from the deck past raspberry bushes and into the yard (or we can remove it).
Living room w/ piano and 48” flat screen TV + cable overlooks large covered front porch (including wrought iron furniture) and London's landmark 'Normal School' (1899) set on the neighbourhood green where festivals take place in Spring, Summer, and Fall. The green is a peaceful gathering place for neighbors, tree climbers, trapeze artists, soccer players, dog walkers, and tai-chi practitioners.
Washer, dryer, and upright freezer in basement; wireless Internet, wireless printer.
Home in Sherwood Forest (Desirable area in close promixity to Western University, parkland and many other amenities)
Available July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014 ($1150 per month)
The house is a 4 bedroom side-‐split with 3 bedrooms up and 1 on the ground floor, and 1.5 bathrooms. The master bedroom and guest room are currently furnished with queen beds and the other two rooms are furnished with children's furniture (this can be rearranged and possibly some furniture stored if needed by the tenant). The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, gas stove, new dishwasher, and microwave. A new washer and dryer are located in the basement. The basement is recently refinished and contains a 42" flat screen television. A workshop with various tools is available. Most of the house has been refinished or repainted within the last 5 years and contains modern furnishings (see photo page). A weekly or biweekly cleaning service is available at extra cost. The house has a beautiful partly treed/partly sunny backyard with a natural gas barbeque, tree house, shed and patio furniture. Please note that in the above price it is assumed that the tenant will do their own lawn cutting (lawn mower supplied). However, a lawn care service could be arranged at extra cost if desired.
If you are a faculty member wishing to list your home on this page, please contact Jennifer Holburn.