The Simple Summer Share House Guide: Last Minute Options

by Chelsea Burcz · April 26, 2011

Memorial Day is right around the corner and finding the perfect share house can be a daunting task. The location, the type of house, and who's sharing the bathroom with you all can be hit or miss. So we are breaking it down with the simple summer share house guide!

Here are some of our recent favorite summer share findings!

The "Gods and Goddesses"

For those who prefer to be surrounded by the likeness of Greek gods and goddesses while sipping mimosas in the sun [Craigslist]

ENJOY A LAVISH POOL ADORNED WITH GRECIAN STATUES , ROSES, JASMINEB , LAVENDER..ON A PRIVATE 1 ACRE MINUTES FROM THE QUAINT TOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON

The "Novelist"

Those who plan on getting some "serious work" done while spending the summer out east. The "peaceful sanctuary" in East Hampton is just for you [Craigslist]

Wake up to wonderful mornings with TRANQUIL WATER VIEWS DIRECTLY FROM BED!

The "Yogi"

Yogis band here together in Sag Harbor! [Craigslist]

The "Party Animal"

For the former frat bros and club girls, a huge group of booze-fueled yuppies in a house is perfect for you [DavidShapiro]

The "Old Soul"

For those who like to spend quiet evenings with a senior citizen in Montauk [Craigslist]

OWNER LIVES ON PREMISES (senior citizen). lives in second story on opposite side of house

The "Cheapskate"

Don't want to pay for a house? This guy is offering a place to stay in exchange for barn work... [Craigslist]

Experience with animals (especially horses) a MUST. Work includes stall-cleaning, feedings, and other barn work (watering plants, picking paddocks). Full use of estate features (inground pool, hot tub, BBQ, washer/dryer) as well riding horses.