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Palo Alto

PROFESSOR’S FURNISHED four-bedroom, three-bathroom home available for 2016 fall quarter (approximately Sept 11-Dec. 11, some flexibility). Zillow estimates the market rental rate as $9,004/month, but we will rent it at a substantial discount (negotiable) in return for caring for two resident 10-year-old dogs and one 9-year-old cat (cat negotiable).  This is a 20-year-old, two-story home in the eclectic Barron Park neighborhood of Palo Alto, three miles from Stanford, with a nearby bike path to campus and public transportation and Highway 101 and Interstate 280 close by. One of the bedrooms is set up as an office; the others include a king-size bed and two with queens. Other rooms: family room with a flat-screen TV; more formal living room with gas fireplace; formal dining room; modern eat-in kitchen; upstairs laundry; large backyard with deck, gas grill and orange, lemon and live oak trees. Parking in driveway; piano and electric keyboard on-site. Located in one of Palo Alto’s friendliest neighborhoods, with a lovely park, complete with two community-owned donkeys, at the end of our street! More details, photos at   Email:

FULLY FURNISHED Stanford faculty house available in a quiet, family neighborhood in Palo Alto. This three-bedroom, two-bath home (with family room, eat-in kitchen, dining room, skylights, trellised side patio, backyard with fruit trees) is available from Sept. 1 through Dec. 25 (dates somewhat flexible). Easy three-mile bike ride to center of Stanford University campus and one mile to California Avenue shopping area and Caltrain station. Renter pays for bi-weekly house cleaning ($150/month) by existing housecleaner and utilities (single monthly bill). Owner provides free landline phone (U.S. and local calls only), WiFi and weekly gardening service. The rent is $5,500 a month. We require first month’s rent, security deposit, and references. Photos available. Contact Jan Krawitz via email:



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