Off-Campus Housing

Southern Virginia University encourages all single students to live on campus in order to more fully participate in campus life. For those students who choose to live off campus, we provide the following off-campus housing information submitted by members of the community. Please remember that the Code of Honor is in effect off campus as well as on campus.

This information should not be perceived as an endorsement or recommendation for any of the listings below. Students should make careful and informed decisions before entering into any rental agreement. Students wishing to live off campus should read and understand the university’s Off-Campus Living Policies.

If you are interested in advertising an apartment or house on this page, please complete the Off-Campus Housing Listing Request. To update a listing that has already been approved and posted to this page, email website@svu.edu.

2070 Forest Ave Buena Vista, VA 24416

2070 Forest Ave Buena Vista, VA 24416

"Would you like to live at home while in college, but your family lives out of state and you want to go to SVU? We are a relatively crazy family that lives in a 120 year old house. We have 3 furnished bedrooms available for female students to rent. The rest of the house is shared space. Please contact us if you think you would enjoy living with us :) The SVU Code of Honor is included in the lease agreement."

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Contact:

Marie Shiraki
540 460-5434
marieshiraki@yahoo.com

Rent:

$250.00 per month double, $325.00 single occupancy. All utilities and internet included. $300.00 deposit required.


511 S. Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450

511 S. Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450

House consisting of 5 separate apartments; rentals available for individual rooms. Currently, there are 5 rooms available. Location is 5-minutes from downtown Lexington. Each apartment has it's own kitchen, bath and utilities.

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Contact:

Chris Irvine
540-537-0840
chrisi@irvineaccessfloors.com

Rent:

$385.00 per month + utilities


 253 35th Street, Buena Vista

253 35th Street, Buena Vista

Full house. 3 bedroom, 1 bath. Hardwood floors. 1000 sq ft.

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Contact:

Jason Roberts
503-329-0707
jroberts@sumerra.com

Rent:

For up to 4 people: $800/month for 12 month contract, $900/month for less than 12 months. $100 per person per month for more than 4 people. $500 deposit. Utilities extra.


2079 Oak Ave.

2079 Oak Ave.

"3 bed/1 bath two story home- perfect for a small family. Kitchen, bathroom, windows, plumbing, and electric, fully updated with brand new first floor paint. Walking distance to downtown, parks, and campus. Landlords are awesome. ;)
One month security deposit required. Utilities not included. "

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Contact:

Brinn Willis
540-460-5049
almirabphotography@gmail.com

Rent:

$700/a month


27 Lexington Avenue, Lexington

27 Lexington Avenue, Lexington

2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse within the Lexington city limits. Open floor plan, hardwood floors, cherry kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, W & D included. Bedrooms have carpeting, ceiling fans, and plenty of closet space. Outdoor patio area with privacy fence. Central heat/air.

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Contact:

Amber Clark
540-460-7595
ambermbclark@gmail.com

Rent:

$975 per month. Garbage collection, lawn care, and snow removal included. $975 security deposit.


2104 Walnut Ave, Buena Vista, Va  24416

2104 Walnut Ave, Buena Vista, Va 24416

"Newly Listed
2 large BR and BA for 4 Male Students
.5 Miles to Main Hall; sidewalks; internet
House Privileges; W&D; Furnished; Double Lot;
Mo Rents 300; Avail Late Dec / Early Jan
TEXT 571-246-2340"

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Contact:

Brent Styler
571-246-2340
dgesli@gmail.com

Rent:

Deposit Required; Utilities Negotiable


2532 Chestnut Ave.

2532 Chestnut Ave.

"Two min to class.
Furn. single fam home - single / shared rooms.
Full laund, kit and house privileges.
One 1-BR Apt w/shared laundry.
One single opening after Thanksgiving.
Come by or text 571-246-2340.
Applications anytime."

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Contact:

Brent Styler
571-246-2340
dgesli@gmail.com

Rent:

High-speed Internet. Utilities Included; Deposit Required; Females. Monthly rents: $250.00 to $380.00 for rooms; $650.00 for apartment


218 W.29th Street

218 W.29th Street

5-10 min walk from campus. Two room upstairs apartment, with bedroom, living room/kitchen area, bathroom, shared laundry room. Fully furnished married housing, or two girls...utilities and Internet included. Available NOW!

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Contact:

Darlene Stoddard
540-461-6016
ladyleenaliberty@yahoo.com

Rent:

Utilities included +free wifi; $650 per month. $300 deposit required


2776 Maple Ave

2776 Maple Ave

Two story house, the bedroom is right next to the kitchen on ground floor with a private door leading to outside. There are 3 pet birds and 2 old small dogs living in the house. You can bring a pet as long as it stays in your room when you are gone and has to be good with the dogs and birds.

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Contact:

Linda Alvstad
360-915-9111
lindaalvstad@gmail.com

Rent:

$300 not including utilities, and internet.


River Crossing Apartments - 2754 Maple Ave

River Crossing Apartments - 2754 Maple Ave

River Crossing is adjacent to the SVU campus, next to The Lofts and the LDS YSA/Institute. Male, female, and married apartments are beautifully appointed with leather and hardwood furniture throughout, front-loading W/D, central air/heat, and Internet. Each is townhouse style, with a living room, eat-in kitchen, laundry nook, two bedrooms, and 1 ½ baths. The SVU Code of Honor is included in the lease agreement.

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Contact:

Todd Brotherson
(540) 319-1212
todd.brotherson@svu.edu
Website

Rent:

Summer Rent/mo. is $299 Shared, $349 Single
Fall Rent/mo. is $349 Shared, $395 Single; $675/$810 Married.
Professional grade Internet included; water and electricity separate.


1424 Hawthorn Ave Buena Vista VA 24416

1424 Hawthorn Ave Buena Vista VA 24416

3 Bedroom, 1 bath furnished home 1.5 miles from SVU. Brand new central heating and air, washer/dryer, dishwasher, built in storage/shelves, extra rec. room downstairs for storage or entertainment. Nice lot, with garden boxes. Super efficient utilities, great neighbors and views. Close to hiking trails, downtown, and SVU.

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Contact:

Jess Casperson
540-817-9925
natenjess5@gmail.com
Website

Rent:

Single room rental (3 available) $250/double or $400/single or $900 for family rental. Deposit required, utilities to be discussed.


193 W 37 St

193 W 37 St

Fully furnished basement apartment. Internet, cable, laundry. Married couple or two singles. Large bedroom, living room. Less then 1 mile from campus!!

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Contact:

Nikki & Paul Tobias
540-460-4053
Nik7912@gmail.com

Rent:

$700 a month- Utilities included. First months rent as deposit.


2525 Maple Ave

2525 Maple Ave

Student housing, openings for summer 2016, and the 2016-2017 school year. Finished basement apartment, 2 blocks from campus, 2 single bedrooms, 1 shared bedroom. Fully furnished, central heat/air, separate entrance, washer/dryer, wireless internet, satellite TV with DVR.

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Contact:

Jill Lund
540-817-0315
lund.jill@gmail.com

Rent:

$325 shared, $350 single, utilities included.


2129 Walnut Avenue

2129 Walnut Avenue

Males only. This house is located at 2129 Walnut Avenue. Within walking distance to SVU.

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Contact:

Debra Stinnett
540-460-7791
debra.stinnett@svu.edu

Rent:

$290/month includes all utilities, $290 security deposit


163 W. 37th St. (Basement)

163 W. 37th St. (Basement)

Female housing, openings for Summer 2016 and the 2016-17 school year. Newly finished basement apartment, two double bedrooms. Fully furnished, central heat/air, separate entrance & driveway, wireless internet, washer/dryer, large outdoor deck, hot tub.

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Contact:

Chelsea Whetstone
540-817-0180
chelseawhetstone@gmail.com

Rent:

$215/month + utilities. $215 security deposit required.


256 E. 28th St. Buena Vista, VA  24416

256 E. 28th St. Buena Vista, VA 24416

3 bed/2 bath male occupied house. 2 shared rooms, one single room. Furnished, and has internet. House is located about 3 blocks from SVU campus. Walking distance and close with a VERY VERY competitive price. Currently one shared room completely open for 2 guys wanting to share a room with on-suite bath. August 1, 2016 - seeking 2 males to fill upstairs shared room with walk-in closet and on-suite bathroom.

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Contact:

Chad Mahaffey
540-570-1884
chad.mahaffey@svu.edu

Rent:

$225-shared/$275-single. Utilities not included. With Utilities added, shared is around $300 p/month


2655 Walnut

2655 Walnut

Cute 2 room apartment close to campus (closer than the dorms). Basement level of a house. Renting to females.

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Contact:

Heather Roberts
503-704-1330
roberts.clan@juno.com

Rent:

$295/month, includes utilities. $200 deposit


2354 Chestnut Ave.

2354 Chestnut Ave.

Remodeled Victorian home for females, 2 blocks from SVU.

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Contact:

Elaine Pence
540-460-8873
tenpence1@juno.com

Rent:

$375/single room, includes utilities, $325 shared, includes utilities and internet.


719 East 24th St.

719 East 24th St.

Seeking female students to share this large house with our family of 3 for the semester beginning Jan. 2017. We live upstairs, you live downstairs. Shared kitchen downstairs.

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Contact:

Elaine Pence
540-460-8873
tenpence1@juno.com

Rent:

$350/month. Includes utilities and internet.


2047 Magnolia Ave.

2047 Magnolia Ave.

Downtown, upstairs apartment over CAMELOT 4 blocks from SVU. All single rooms for males.

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Contact:

Elaine Pence
540-460-8873
tenpence1@juno.com

Rent:

$325/month per person, Includes utilities and internet. All single rooms


2445 Chestnut Avenue

2445 Chestnut Avenue

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms - sleeps 5 female students. The home is completely furnished with upgraded kitchen, central air, wireless internet, washer/dryer, large flat yard and old piano. It is not available during the summer months.

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Contact:

Nancy Worthington
703-887-2963
nancy.worthopeeps@gmail.com
Website

Rent:

Rent: $250/month per person. Utilities not included. $200 deposit


2145 Cedar Ave

2145 Cedar Ave

Two bed one bath House W/kitchen,dining room, living room.W/D. Lg fenced in back yard with a garden, Lg deck, fire pit and shed for some extra storage. One off street parking spot. Pets are ok with approval and extra deposit. Partial furnished or not at all.

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Contact:

Daya Bruce
801-824-7042
reddaya7905@gmail.com

Rent:

Single $375.00/month-per room. Married $600.00/month. Some utilities included. $300.00 deposit. Pet deposit.


Nauvoo House, 118 W. 28th Street

Nauvoo House, 118 W. 28th Street

The Nauvoo House Apartment offers a private furnished apartment for girls featuring a private outside entrance with private deck and convenient parking, two large, spacious bedrooms with walk-in closets, a living Room/kitchen combo with washer/dryer, a large bathroom, and a spacious family room that can be used for recreation and parties (including an upright piano). The apartment is located directly adjacent to the University.

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Contact:

Bonnie C. Whitehurst
540-460-4729
bcwhitehurst@hotmail.com
Website

Rent:

$300 per month, all utilities included.


1216 Chesnut Avenue, Buena Vista

1216 Chesnut Avenue, Buena Vista

3 BR, 2 Full bath, 2 story, central heat/air, carpet & hardwood, stove, fridge, dishwasher, w/d hookup, large city lot, outbuilding, city water/sewer. Married students or family preferred. No pets, No smoking

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Contact:

Colleen Pendry
540-261-1858
chestnutinvestments@gmail.com

Rent:

$725/month. Utilities not included.


613 Orchard, Buena Vista

613 Orchard, Buena Vista

Nice, clean house behind LDS Church on route 60. 3 bedrooms for rent to female students. Share a bath and sitting room with one other female student upstairs. Kitchen, Laundry etc. are shared downstairs by all 3 tenants. Plenty of parking. Nice porch with view of mountains.

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Contact:

Kathryn Janiczek
313-623-7292
Kathryn.Janiczek@gmail.com

Rent:

$350/month per room. 10 month lease. All utilities except internet are included.


2233 Forest Ave, Buena Vista

2233 Forest Ave, Buena Vista

Charmingly renovated, beautifully furnished 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom Victorian home, located in a wonderful neighborhood 3 blocks from campus is available for rent to 4 female students. Each girl has a private bedroom. Enjoy the amenities of a wrap around porch, great yard, central AC, lots of storage, and plenty of parking.

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Contact:

Kathy McIlvain
(703) 723-5732
hollyberryhouse@gmail.com; kathy_mcilvain@yahoo.com
Website

Rent:

$305, utilities not included


1475 Hawthorne

1475 Hawthorne

Currently renting house to female students. Fully furnished, spacious, large kitchen, big fenced in yard.

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Contact:

Laura Floyd
540-529-2456
jessdoesphotography@gmail.com

Rent:

$325/month private room, $275/month shared. All utilities included except for internet.


2522 Beech Avenue, Buena Vista

2522 Beech Avenue, Buena Vista

4 rooms available for females for 2016-17 year. Kitchen/Living room and Bathroom/Laundry are shared spaces. The laundry area has a washer and dryer. The bathroom has 2 small rooms with doors that lock with a shower & toilet.

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Contact:

Mary Sayre
540-460-4500
msayre@sayreinc.com

Rent:

$325.00 per month, utilities included.


1854 Walnut Avenue

1854 Walnut Avenue

Completely furnished upstairs apartment ready for occupancy on May 1, 2016. Additional photos can be seen on Craigslist. 620.00 security deposit required.

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Contact:

Larry Humphries
540-793-0599 or 540-570-3072
lhumphries4@cox.net

Rent:

$620.00. Utilities not included.


1314 Walnut Avenue

1314 Walnut Avenue

Approximately 1,000 square feet with hardwood floors. Two bedrooms, large kitchen includes stove, refrigerator, over the stove microwave. Washer/dryer. 650 security deposit required. Utilities not included. Natural gas heat with central air conditioning. Available on June 1, 2016 and possibly earlier (April or May) Additional photos can been seen on craigslist.

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Contact:

Larry Humphries
540-793-0599 or 540-570-3072
lhumphries4@cox.net

Rent:

$650 per month. Utilities not included. Average utilities cost: $125-150. $650.00 deposit


1852 Walnut Avenue

1852 Walnut Avenue

Upstairs single bedroom apartment with large rooms and furnished with a cook stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer. 4 blocks from SVU. Available June 1, 2016.

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Contact:

Larry Humphries
540-793-0599 or 540-570-3072
lhumphries4@cox.net

Rent:

$520 per month. Utilities not included. Deposit required.


620 21st Street

620 21st Street

2 bedroom house walking distance to campus. Washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator, sofa and two chairs included. There are rental options available for up to 3-4 single students or a married couple. Available Immediately (2-22-16)

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Contact:

Larry Humphries
540-793-0599 or 540-570-3072
lhumphries4@cox.net

Rent:

$660/month. Utilities not included. Average utilities cost: $125 – 150. Available 10/1/16


620 21st Street (Studio)

620 21st Street (Studio)

(Available June 1, 2016) Studio apartment with private entrance and parking. Full bath, open floor plan and large kitchen. Includes stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer. Can accommodate 2 students or a married couple. 465.00 deposit required. Additional photos can been seen on craigslist.

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Contact:

Larry Humphries
540-793-0599 or 540-570-3072
lhumphries4@cox.net

Rent:

$465 for married couples. Shared quotes available. 12 month lease. Utilities not included. Average utilities cost: $125 – 150


2027 Maple Ave.

2027 Maple Ave.

Upstairs: 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath, large ranch house, dishwasher Down: 3-4 bdrm, bath Shared washer/dryer onsite.

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Contact:

Angela Sievert
804-370-7767
acsievert11@gmail.com
Website

Rent:

Upstairs $750, Downstairs $650. Utilities not included.


163 W. 29th St.

163 W. 29th St.

3 separate apartments; 2 w/2 bdrm-1bathroom, 1 w/1bdrm-1 bathroom. See website for details and pictures.

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Contact:

Angela Sievert
804-370-7767
acsievert11@gmail.com
Website

Rent:

3 apartments, 2 are $750/month, 1 is $525/month. Utilities not included.


2437 Maple Ave

2437 Maple Ave

Upstairs: 3bdrm-1bathroom, dishwasher. Downstairs: 2 bdrm-1bathroom. Shared washer/dryer onsite. Website for more details and pictures

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Contact:

Angela Sievert
803-370-7767
acsievert11@gmail.com
Website

Rent:

Upstairs: $750, Downstairs: $600. Utilities not included.


2936 Lombardy Ave

2936 Lombardy Ave

Large house, fenced yard, 4 bdrm-2.5 bathrooms. Details and pictures on website.

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Contact:

Angela Sievert
804-370-7767
acsievert11@gmail.com
Website

Rent:

$895/month. Utilities not included.


104 E 28th St Buena Vista VA 24416

104 E 28th St Buena Vista VA 24416

Fully furnished 2 bedroom home with 2 people per room. Utilities and internet included at this time. Washer and dryer in the home. Three minute walk from campus. Currently housed with males, but willing to consider all applications.

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Contact:

Malynda Scott
801-430-8010
malynda.dunkley@gmail.com

Rent:

$300/month. Utilities included.


2430 Pine Ave Buena Vista

2430 Pine Ave Buena Vista

2BR, 2.5 Ba townhouse located in a quiet neighborhood. Eat-in kitchen, w/d, dishwasher, small deck.

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Contact:

Catherine Elkins
540-817-0207
celkins@rockbridge.net

Rent:

$750/month. Utilities not included.


2206 Oak Ave. Buena Vista VA 24416

2206 Oak Ave. Buena Vista VA 24416

May, June, July and part of August. 1/2 mile from campus. 3 bed 2 bath. Houses up to four girls. Please call for more information.

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Contact:

Linda Alvstad
13609159111
lindaalvstad@gmail.com

Rent:

Utilities included, $200 a month


886 Glasgow Hwy. Buena Vista, VA

886 Glasgow Hwy. Buena Vista, VA

3 Bed/1.5 Bath home just outside Buena Vista.
Situated on 2 acres, surrounded by farmland, and mountain views on every side. Hardwood floors throughout, tons of natural light, and only minutes from SVU. If you're looking for a house with epic views yet still convenient to everything, this is it. Available June 15th.

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Contact:

Brinn Willis
540-460-5049
almirabphotography@gmail.com

Rent:

$950 a month, one month security deposit required, utilities not included.


608 East 21st Street BV

608 East 21st Street BV

Two 2 bedroom apts. 575 coming available in June and one 1 Bedroom apt. 375. All 3 apartments have washer and dryer remodeled kitchens and bathrooms and central air.

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Contact:

Mike Dorsey
540-461-1384
mdorsey@centurylink.net

Rent:

2-2 bedroom apts. $575 coming available in June and 1-1 Bedroom apt. $375. Utilities are not included.


2056 Chestnut Avenue, Buena Vista, Va. 24416

2056 Chestnut Avenue, Buena Vista, Va. 24416

Lovely Brick Two story with 4 bedrooms. Hardwood floors and fireplace. Kitchen with dining area. Whole house lease for 800. Walking distance to SVU.

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Contact:

Barbara Wilhelm At Wilhelm & Co. Real Estate
540-319-3222
bwilhlem@rockbridge.net

Rent:

Utilites not included, deposit is $800. Available May 2016


1566 Birch Avenue, Buena Vista, Va. 24416

1566 Birch Avenue, Buena Vista, Va. 24416

Brick ranch with 2-3 bedrooms and one bath. Large fenced yard. Nice, neat and clean. Freshly painted and new carpet in the last year. Rent whole house for 750. Available Aug. 1, 2016

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Contact:

Barbara Wilhelm at Wilhelm & Co. Real Estate
540-319-3222
bwilhlem@rockbridge.net

Rent:

Utilities not included. Deposit $750.


2152 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, Va. 24416

2152 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, Va. 24416

Very nice apartment with large rooms, Kitchen with dining area, large bath room with washer and dryer. Living room and large bedroom. Very nicely furnished. Available May 6, 2016. Walking distance to SVU, town and restaurants.

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Contact:

Barbara Wilhelm
540-319-3222
bwilhelm@rockbridge.net

Rent:

Utilites not included. Deposit required. $550 unfurnished or $600 Furnished.


1072 Bethany Road Lexington Va 24450

1072 Bethany Road Lexington Va 24450

Brick ranch w/3bedrooms 2 baths full basement, sunroom w/attached deck,new appliances, carpet throughout, whole house generator, ac and propane furnace w/2sets gas logs.

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Contact:

David Swisher
540-280-5304
Dsswisher33@gmail.com

Rent:

$1100 month w/deposit utilities not included