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Walk to Shands / UF Health, V.A. and U.F. Campus!

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Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Gainesville

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Need a place to stay during a graduation or a football weekend? Wintering in Florida and want a convenient and comfortable place to stay? Visiting a patient at Shands Hospital? Need a corporate apartment? Look no further than this comfortable apartment.

If you want to stay within walking distance of Shands Hospital, the VA Hospital, the Veterinarian School, and University of Florida campus, this is the place for you. No hassle, no parking headaches, and all the amenities you need for a short or long stay in Gainesville.

The longer your stay, the lower your daily rate (the nightly rate is $125/ night, but the weekly rate is $72/ night + taxes and the monthly rate is $50/ night + taxes). Football weekends and other special event weekends are $500 + taxes for the weekend.

We are also always happy to give suggestions for favorite restaurants, Gainesville activities, day-trips, etc... we strive to make sure that all of our guests have a 5-star experience. The owners are very involved in the community, so they keep up to date on Gainesville activities and happenings and pass along suggestions to their guests.

You have two fantastic restaurant areas just 5 minutes away. Downtown Gainesville is just a 5 minute drive away, and the Archer Road restaurants are just 5 minutes away as well. If you prefer to travel by bus, there is a bus stop just steps away from the apartment.

This apartment is on the first floor for easy access, and is newly remodeled with all new furniture and electronics. You will be extremely comfortable. While the outside of the condo buildings have an outdated 70s look, the inside of my fully renovated condo is very 2013! And the location couldn't be better.

The apartment is fully furnished to accommodate 4 people. The bedroom has a queen bed with a very comfortable Tempur-Pedic type mattress with an aloe layer for a cooling effect. We have a blow-up mattress for additional guests. We have furnished a Keurig coffee maker for easy coffee making in the mornings.

On-site amenities include 2 pools and 2 laundry facilities. The apartment is 575 SF. We are also always available if you need suggestions for outings, restaurants, etc...

The owner is an avid nature photographer, so is very familiar with all of the great spots to see alligators, bison, horses, birds, flowers, beautiful Oak Hammocks... you name it! You can check the local HOME Magazine: Living in the Heart of Florida (their magazine can be read from the website) to see her write-ups on local nature spots

Keywords: apartment, one bedroom, 1 bath, condo, short-term, long-term, fully furnished, full kitchen, internet, cable, 1 bedroom, convenient, comfortable, football tickets!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Susannah Peddie
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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About Susannah Peddie

Susannah and Brian are both Florida natives (Brian is from Gainesville and Susannah is orginally from Lake Wales). Susannah is a mom and an avid nature photographer and loves to visit all of the beautiful parks and gardens in Gainesville (Paynes Prairie, Kanapaha Gardens, city parks, etc...). She also writes and furnishes pictures for a local nature column in each issue of HOME Magazine, a wonderful local Gainesville magazine. She loves to take nature walks. She also volunteers a lot for the community and serves on the boards of the University of Florida Performing Arts, Junior League of Gainesville, Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention, and the Gainesville Community Foundation.

Brian is in medical supply sales. He loves to fish, sail, and pretty much do anything water-related.

They both love Gainesville very much.

Susannah Peddie purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Susannah Peddie chose Florida North Central Gulf Coast

We chose this location based on its location - convenient to Shands, the Vet School, and the Veterans Hospital, while also close to downtown and many restaurants.


based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

Walk to Shands / UF Health, V.A. and U.F. Campus!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Pittsburgh, PA

Another great stay

  • 5 of 5

Had our second enjoyable stay in Susannah's condos. Beautifully decorated and comfortable apartment, quiet and convenient location, a perfect spot to relax. Already looking forward to our next trip to Gainesville and to staying in this condo.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tallahassee Florida

Great stay, great location

  • 5 of 5

Susannah's condos are a great place to stay: clean, renovated, comfortable, with a great location. Susannah is responsive and accommodating, and I can recommend her properties without hesitation. If I am every back in town, I will certainly return!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Comfortable, Great Location, Excellent Owner

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed my stay here for 3 months while on business working in the Gainesville area, Susannah will do everything she can possible do to make sure your stay is enjoyable and comfortable. I had a great stay here, the condo was very clean, recently upgraded, had new linens, furniture and appliances. I will stay here again if in the area in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomington, Indiana

Awesome property and fantastic owners!!

  • 5 of 5

We made reservations to stay here for the weekend to visit our 2 kids. The host, Susannah, was so incredibly helpful and accommodating! We absolutely loved the condo we stayed in. Super clean, plenty of extra personal touches made it a pleasure to stay here! Definitely plan on returning to this property(I think Susannah has 8 or so units, so at least 1 is more than likely avail. at any given time, which is great). Very quiet unit and complex- we used the pool Sun afternoon and had it to ourselves most of the day! Pool and laundry facilities directly across from building for added convenience. Centrally located in G'ville, so we were close to everything. Most importantly, we were so happy with the hospitality we received!!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Hill, Florida


  • 5 of 5

Our son was going in for surgery @ Shands Hospital. This apartment is located walking distance to the front door. The apartment played as headquarters for our get away from the hospital. Nice quite neighborhood, great room layouts, friendly neighbors, and great landlords. Susannah was completely awesome. Checking in on us to see our sons condition and even calling us at home to see how he was doing. I have used VRBO in Italy and the US., and this experience will make us keep using it.

Thank-you, awesome job....

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, and I truly enjoyed having you as guests. All of my best to your entire family!
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  • 5 of 5

Susannah, the apartment was great. Much better than a typical box hotel room, and competitively priced. It was conveniently located to everything I needed to do that week. I'd suggest folks be careful of the telephone pole in the middle of the parking lot, but the apartment itself was wonderful. I didn't get a chance to use the pool, but it looked spacious and clean, just like the apartment itself. I'd highly recommend it for anyone requiring a short to medium length business stay in the Gainesville area. Thanks for extending your hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review, and I'm so glad that you had a great stay! Hope to see you again in Gainesville soon!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Gainesville, Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Fest Weekend
27 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
So Carolina v UF
11 Nov 2016 - 12 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
Presbyterian v UF
18 Nov 2016 - 19 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £41
Tax Rate 11.0%

Nightly rates are $125/ night with a minimum of 2 nights
Weekly rates are $605 for the week
Monthly rates are $1650 for the entire month
Special event weekends are $605 for the weekend (graduation weekends, football weekends, and others)

Rates are subject to change until reservation is completed.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Gainesville in Florida

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 575 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Tempur-Pedic style bed with aloe vera memory foam.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • Kayaking
Temper-Pedic-type mattress with Aloe Vera memory foam, Kuerig Coffee Maker with coffee fixings provided, 37' LCD Television, Blue-Ray DVD Player, Alarm Clock with iPod Dock, Cuisinart Pots and Pans, iron and ironing board, Blow-up mattress with linens provided for additional guests, allergen-free pillows

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