Looking For Housing to Share?
Most often, our home providers are looking to provide a private bedroom plus shared use of the common spaces in the home, like kitchen and living room. But sometimes home providers have an entire floor to offer, or a little apartment, or a duplex. Here is a partial listing of folks offering housing to share in Home Share Now's service area.
Please browse the listings and see if anything catches your eye. Keep in mind we get new enrollments every week and that this is not a complete list.
Later-80s woman looking to rent furnished room with private bath in lovely old well-maintained cape home in Stowe. Asking for no money, but instead 10-12 hours / week of services including support with bedtime routine; morning medication reminder and breakfast routine; keeping kitchen tidy; pick up groceries; walk around the house. A piano player, academic and former teacher, she has a strong professional and family support system.
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.
Cozy bedroom in rambling antique farm house for $300 month including all utilities and cable TV. This elder home provider is looking for a reliable, self-sufficient home seeker who is still active. A person who works full time would be ideal. The house is neat and clean and this home provider expects someone who would clean up after themselves and keep their room clean and tidy. Her friends and family describe her as wonderful and caring; easy going; loving and giving; very independent and outgoing; optimistic and talkative; and creative. Garden space available.
Rent Free! Bedroom with large closet, and private bathroom available in this tidy, well maintained Hyde Park mobile home. This elder is looking to exchange the room for an overnight protective presence and 10 - 12 hours of services to include things like, helping to get a meal, house keeping, gardening and lawn work, and errands. This elder is a friendly and often up-beat woman who struggles with hearing loss. She has family who live near by and are a support to her. She loves flowers and planting flowers, "someone who enjoys flower gardening would be lovely." Home provider also loves dogs and would like to share her home with someone who has a calm dog.
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 $500 month for small furnished room and private full bath. Well maintained, large yard for gardening. Home has 2 cats; a dog would be welcome.
Mid-70s home provider offering lower level apartment in her home in Thetford for $4-$500 / month plus a share of the utilities. 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.
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.
Active 87-year old woman offering full downstairs of home: 3 rooms with private bathroom, kitchen and separate entrance (except with snow). Home is close to downtown Montpelier and has lovely views. Two bedrooms, workout room, bathroom and kitchenette are offered for $500/ month, along with home seeker(s) helping with snow shoveling and bringing in firewood. Home provider is talkative, friendly and politically open-minded, and looking for a similar person(s) to share her home with. She enjoys listening to music and is an artist.
57-year-old woman has large bedroom and large, private bathroom (with tub!) to offer in home in East Calais. Room can come furnished or empty. Asking $500 / month. 2 large dogs and 1 cat, and open to other pets. Home Provider enjoys volunteering, working around her property, long-distance running and her church community. She enjoys being active and enjoys a good laugh.
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.
Mid-50s woman has room for rent in large historic farmhouse in Barre. 2nd floor bedroom and private bathroom for $4-$500 / month. Kitchen and bathroom are newly renovated. Home Provider describes herself as easy going, friendly, open, thoughtful, and independent. She enjoys companionship and sharing meals, and she likes to do things with people like kayaking and swimming. She is hoping to share her home with someone who is equally easy going, mature and independent, and friendly. No pets currently in home, but pets considered!
Private room full private kitchen and room for a small office available in home in Montpelier. Asking $500-$550 / month, and possible services including garden help, walking companion, snow shoveling and sharing occasional meals. Home is peaceful and quite. Home Provider, who is in her early 60s, enjoys knitting, netflix, birdwatching and spending time with family and grandchildren who live very close by.
Beautiful, neat and clean home with fantastic mountain views offering private living room, bedroom, bathroom and closets/storage space for $650 month; rent includes heat & hot water, electricity, and wifi . Kitchen and laundry are shared. Friendly, busy home provider, 2 children, and 2 small dogs are seeking to share their home with a single person. Children are teenage and live there part-time. Cat or dogs would be okay. This home provider wants to live cooperatively, sharing general household chores and upkeep.
A couple active in their church and community would like to share their home in East Barre exchange for some help.They offer a room and semi-private bath in exchange for assistance with errands, occasional transportation, house cleaning, heavy lifting, snow chores, and lawn work. No cats but would consider a well behaved dog, Non-smoking household.
Newly constructed log cabin, wood heat, off grid with a propane generator for back up. The cabin has two bedrooms (one with a door, one loft style). Two full bathrooms (one with a tub). Ideal for one or two people, the solar panels can support three maximum, four if they are all very frugal with energy usage. An extensive garden plot, blueberry bushes, shed, and tiny house are also available. Cell service through AT&T. No landline or internet but the home seeker could purchase. The property has beautiful river frontage and is very private yet only a couple of miles from Cabot village. $900 includes all utilities except phone and internet.
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.
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!
Soft spoken, nature loving 67 year old 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.
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