This 85-year old Korean War veteran lives alone, with a network of friends and family nearby. He is independent and drives to visit friends and the senior center. A completely rehabbed second floor two-bedroom apartment is accessed through the downstairs apartment. The unit has new windows, kitchen, living room and a full bathroom. The below-market financial contribution of $600 includes heat and electricity and allows for the home seeker(s) to look in on the home provider daily, pick up things he may have dropped, run errands, and share occasional meals. He has two cats and is not looking for additional pets. He enjoys reading, history, and current events. He is looking for a home seeker who is friendly, able to have good conversations with him, have things in common, be quiet and be respectful of each other’s boundaries. References describe him as a religiously and politically tolerant person, intelligent, honest and trustworthy.
Exceptionally nice space for a home seeker on second floor of contemporary house in residential neighborhood outside of Jeffersonville. Fully furnished large bedroom, private bathroom with shower, separate tub room, and 3rd floor observation room. Retired single woman works part time in after-school program. Not looking for services. She would like to share an occasional meal, go to the Farmer’s Market, or out to lunch occasionally with her HS. HP’s dog is very important to her and she is willing to consider a HS with a pet. Describes herself as intelligent, irreverent, nothing shocking her, having a sense of humor, and a mother/caregiver ‘go with the flow’ sensibility. She is interested in arts and crafts and enjoys music.
Large home to share in rural Wolcott. This intellectual, outdoorsy Home Provider is looking for $400- 500/month. Home provider enjoys canoeing, appreciates quiet, and loves to cook Indian and Middle Eastern foods. Ideal home sharer would be someone quiet, positive and friendly. Small dog and cat already living in home, no other pets please.
Share this Morrisville home with a man in his mid 70's looking for companionship, shared meals, some transportation, and a protective presence. Someone interested in joining him at church would be a bonus. Depending on services, any financial contribution to the home will be negotiated. The home is in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance to downtown. No pets and no smoking.
This couple in their 80's have been married for 65 years and they have a very nice, private, and partially furnished apartment to offer to the right person for $400/month which includes heat and hot water. The ideal match perhaps works part time, leaving enough time in the day to provide 10 - 12 hours of services per week to include assistance with laundry, a bit of companionship, and a few meals per week.
Neat and clean double wide home on quiet road in Eden near Route 100. Home Provider is seeking $300 / month for small furnished room and private full bath. Well maintained, large yard for gardening. Home has 3 cats; a dog would be welcome.
Room in home in Orange, furnished/or unfurnished private room in cape home near East Barre. You're welcome to bring your own bed and furniture. Owners have a home in New York State and spend much of their time there. Asking $400 a month for rent and keeping an eye on the home when their out of state. Responsible for snow, lawn and garbage chores and some pet care. Owners enjoy walks, traveling, herbalism,art and their pets. They currently have 3 small dogs and two cats. No additional animals please.
Mid-70s home provider offering lower level apartment in her home in Thetford for $500 / month plus a 1/3 share of the utilities, typically $150 additional / month. The unit consists of a living room, bedroom, den, bathroom, and deck looking towards the woods and river. The provider is looking for someone who is companionable and with whom she would occasionally share meals. Provider plays music and is an artist. No smoking or cats, small dog considered. Limited cell reception, but internet is available.
Late 50's woman renting room and private 1/2 bath in spacious farmhouse set in rolling hills of West Brookfield. Asking $600 and 1/2 the utilities. She stays busy with work and farm animals, including a dog, alpacas, sheep, goats and chickens. She enjoys the fiber arts: harvesting and spinning her own wool, dyeing, spinning and knitting. She describes herself as resilient, generous, kind and communicative and enjoys a place which is neat and clean and has an easygoing atmosphere.
Home provider with vision to create permaculture farm hopes to find someone who can help carry out this goal. Home provider is there part-time along with 1 dog, 3 cats, and 2 horses. Asking $500 + for rent.
Rent Free room in small, cozy home, only 20 minutes to downtown Barre. Home Provider looking for services in exchange for rent, including shoveling, protective presence, cooking, pellet stove duties, and errands. Chemical and scent free home and no pets.
Home provider in Bradford looking to open home to someone who is open minded, easy going and sociable. Home provider is hoping to find someone willing to help out with outdoor chores and heavy lifting when needed. The beautiful home is also shared with 2 dogs, another dog may be considered. $500/mth includes wifi and great garden space!
Compassionate, independent, animal lover looking to share her home. Quiet home down a dirt road in Braintree. Home Provider is looking for some help with wood/snow chores and an extra hand with house projects. Asking $425/mth depending on services. Home seeker must be an animal lover without any pets of thier own. Carpentry skills a plus!
Two small room plus private bathroom in double-wide mobile home. Home is located in a quiet country setting not far from a main road. Seeking energy conscious person(s) for this solar powered home. Home provider is an herbalist who follows a healthy life style. Would you like to help with gardening for share in what is produced? Two dogs also reside there and home provider is open to possibility of another pet. Rent is negotiable, but home provider needs at least $500 per month.
Furnished room in ranch home in Barre available for $300/month in home with late-60s woman. Would love a friendly individual who can help with yard work and some companionship. Cat already in residence, please no more pets.
Older female is looking for a mature, active and educated home seeker with vibrant interests who has a certain energy to share her rural home, who can drive her to card games, plus shopping in town, and appointments. She is offering a large furnished room and shared first floor in a beautiful, uncluttered home 10.5 miles from Montpelier for a financial contribution of up to $100 a month. The room has sliding glass doors overlooking woods, and has TV and separate temperature controls. Home provider wants to be active doing things like kayaking and gardening. There is space to garden on the ten-and-a-half-acre lot. She is open to shared meals, and would like her HS to have some shared interests such as reading and discussing current events. She describes herself as being reserved, quiet, having a sense of humor and easy-going. She values her time alone and wouldn’t want a talkative, obtrusive person living with her.
Mid-50s Home Provider in Moretown has bedroom and private bath for rent in exchange for $650 / month and some utilities. Home is 5 miles to I-89 and up a dirt road with steep drive, so AWD car is a must for winter. As an upside to the steep driveway, the home has incredible mountain views. Kitchen and laundry are shared. Friendly, busy home provider, 2 children, and 2 small dogs. Children are teenage and live there part-time. She is described by her friends as sweet, thoughtful, organized and positive. Cat or dogs would be okay. This home provider wants to live cooperatively, sharing general household chores and upkeep.
Home Provider in Middlesex has two sets of two small rooms to offer. Each Home Seeker would get their own two adjoining rooms, access to shared bathroom with tub and common areas and kitchen facilities. Rooms are $500 and $600. Home Provider has a three-year old, so Home Seeker(s) must be kid-friendly! Two cats and a dog are already in residence, no more pets please. Home Provider is a vegetarian, so no meat in the home would be preferable.
Private room with shared bath in home in Duxbury with woman in her early 80s. Small financial contribution for utilities along with services including: companionship, overnight protective presence, errands and transportation, cooking, and someone to pitch in as needed. Seven adult children all live nearby and visit frequently. Home provider enjoys walks, TV, spending time with family and having conversation. She has a good sense of humor and enjoys a laugh. Dogs and cats are loved and welcome.
Room in rural home in Marshfield offered for $500 / month. Share home with couple in late 60s/early 70s. Homeowners enjoy reading, the NY Times and cooking. Shared meals on occasion would be nice. 4-wheel drive vehicle necessary for steep driveway. Smoking outdoors or in garage only. Cats OK, no dogs please.
Late-70s active male looking to provide bedroom in historic Montpelier home in exchange for services and a flexible rent for the right person. Services needed are primarily cooking and companionship. Great location within easy walking distance downtown, with huge yard, apple trees, gardening space, well-kept home, woodstove and garage parking.
Soft spoken, nature loving late-60s woman seeking a home share person to share her cabin in the woods in the mountains of Rochester. She is hoping for someone who can provide some companionship, help with cooking, and occasional transportation which would equal about 5 hours of services per week. She also needs $200 rent. This home offers lots of light and trees to view out every window; a private bedroom with closet, and a private bath, except for shared shower. Plenty of cozy space to enjoy throughout the cabin. This home provider is described as caring and compassionate, loving, free-spirited and very bright and honest.
Early 30’s male with live-in caregiver has bedroom and private bathroom to offer. 12 hours / week in exchange for rent. Services include household chores, transportation, companionship. Black lab lives in home, another mellow dog considered.
Room for rent in White River Junction in exchange for either $300 / month in summer and $400 / month in winter OR $50-$75 / month only and help around the house including: cleaning, shared cooking, bringing in pellets, handy work, lawn work and companionship. Home Provider is in her mid-60s, her favorite hobby is knitting, and she's passionate about it!
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