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Quiet downstairs 2 bedroom apartment with lots of green space near UF and Shands

Bedrooms 2
Space 83 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom spacious duplex, first floor, plenty of parking, washer dryer

GREETINGS: Thank you for viewing our apartment. If you are seeking accommodations for a visit to Shands Hospital, a football game, UF graduation or a special event, this is a perfect place for you and your family or friend. There is lots to do in this area from sports, nature attractions, theater and arts to name a few.

This apartment is beautifully furnished with a large 55 inch smart TV in living room. A large front window gives a picture of trees and green space with a large oak tree dominating the view just outside your front window. Each of the two bedrooms will have newly cleaned linens and a lovely comforter with 4 pillows on each bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, large electric store, 18 CF refrigerator, over the stove microwave, all dishes for serving and cooking. A coffee maker and blender are also included in kitchen supplies.

PREMISES: This apartment is a downstairs unit in a large quadraplex located in a rental residential section of the city. It is approximately 1.5 miles from downtown Gainesville and 2 miles from UF. Centrally located with lots of green space and trees is the best way to describe this property. The building, one of two side by side, are old but the interiors are completely renovated.

OWNER OPERATED: Owner lives near by and can be reached with a phone call. (352) 2284 3873.

PARKING, BUSLINES, THINGS TO DO IN GAINESVILLE: Bus line to locations downtown and shopping malls. Restaurants nearby on Archer Road, Newberry Road, and shopping malls. Easily accessible from US 75 and Highway 441. A guide to restaurants and things to do in Gainesville will be mailed upon receipt of reservation. There is a lot to see and do in this area -- just about anything except snow related.

This property is great for a person or couple needing quiet and privacy with all the amenities and convenient access to the major attractions in Gainesville. It is 2.5 miles to UF and Shands Hospital and about 1 mile to downtown Gainesville for restaurants and entertainment. This is a downstairs apartment in a quadraplex in a quiet neighborhood. There are two bedrooms with queen beds and spacious closets. The kitchen has builtin microwave, dishwasher and electric stove. A washer and dryer are adjacent in the utility room. The living room has a beautiful view of the outside and a 55 inch TV with Wifi internet connection. There is parking on a bed of gravel rocks so no dirt and mud gets in your car. There is a maximum of privacy and quiet not typically found in apartments. Neighbors are stable and some have lived here for over 35 years. This is not a party area and noise outside your own environment is rare. The landlords own and operate the property and are easily accessible by phone and email. If you need quiet, access, and privacy at a very reasonable price, this is a great place.

More Details

Elizabeth Bolton
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017


Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Gainesville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Harrys near the Hippodrome
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Ironwood Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
63 Miles
Cedar Key or fresh water springs nearby
Car: necessary

North Central Florida is unique in the world for it natural springs that flow into the Suwannee River and other bodies of water that feed the Florida Aquifer. These springs are found in and around Gainesville and surrounding towns and counties. Take a dip and feel a cool that will stay with you for a long time and a memory that will make you want to come back again and again. For those that prefer less chilling experiences, take in the Museum of Natural History on the University of Florida campus and see the famous butterfly garden and other artifacts unique to Florida. The Samuel Harn Museum of Art is right next to the Natural History Museum and the exhibits change frequently to bring world class exhibits to Gainesville. For live entertainment the Hippodrome Theater in downtown Gainesville and the Phillips Center for Performing Arts on the UF Campus. For nature lovers there is Paynes Prairie State Wildlife Preserve and the Devil's Millhopper sink hole. Lots to see and do in our area.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Gateway Park, Florida

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 83 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Blue tile walls surround a full bath tub and shower, window lets in natural light, linen closet for towels or cosmetics. grab bars for safety and towel bars for lots of whites.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed with luxury firm mattress and four pillows
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , queen bed with luxury firm mattress and four pillows
  • Each bedroom has matching headboard, bedside table and dresser with a comforter and four pillows. Vertical blinds with drapery panels cover the windows which provide natural light with a maximum of privacy. There is one large closet in each bedroom with lots of shelf space and hanging room.
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Gateway Park, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
UF vs Blazers
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Nov 24 2017 - Nov 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
May 4 2018 - May 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add C$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning C$63.82 + Tax
Property Damage Protection C$75.3
Pet Fee C$127.63 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

RATES: A two day minimum stay is required but the longer you stay the less you pay. The standard rate is $150 per night and $ 700 for football weekends, graduation, and other high profile events. Rates are $700 weekly, $1800 monthly plus 11% tax, VRBO service fee. ONLINE PRICING QUOTES THAT INCLUDE SPECIAL EVENT WEEKENDS WILL BE ADJUSTED FOR WEEKLY OR MONTHLY STAYS. PLEASE CALL OWNER IF YOUR QUOTE FOR STAYS LONGER THAN A WEEKEND DOES NOT REFLECT THESE PRICES. Additional property protection insurance is available and is encouraged especially if children are part of your party. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with full payment. Cancelled reservations will be refunded 100% if made 30 days in advance. We will give you a discount for longer stays. Extra guests over four will require an additional fee of $25 per night per guest. If you are calling in your reservation, payments can be made with PayPal or credit card. Pet Insurance is required if you have a dog. Please call me for information about this. Application mus be made at least two weeks in advance to get pet insurance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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