This listing is provided as a service to faculty who are away from the university on temporary leave for reasons such as a sabbatical or other professional development leave. Information about Postdoc Housing is available in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website.

September 2021: 

Furnished 3 bed/2 bath home, 2440 sq. ft. on lushly landscaped 1 acre lot, available January–December 2022 (dates flexible, February or March move-in possible). 

Located in quiet woodsy Kirkwood neighborhood, within a mile of UF campus, Shands Hospital, Sweetwater Wetland Park, First Magnitude Brewery and Hawthorne Trail.  

This stunning mid-century modern features walls of windows looking onto garden and swimming pool, spacious chef's kitchen, den, large screen porch, remodeled bathroom with luxury shower,  and an extra-large bedroom (30 x 20 feet).  

Monthly rent of $2,800 includes internet, pool maintenance, yard service, linens, dishes, washer and dryer. Tenants are responsible for utilities. No smoking inside, pets negotiable. 

View Photos | Contact: Mark Higgins <higgins60093@hotmail.com>, 352 870 0918

Large Master Suite with Private Bathroom Available - $600/month includes utilities, wifi, laundry & kitchen facilities

Large Private Master Suite (2 rooms combined-fully furnished) w/ private bath in large spacious townhouse condominium available for short-term or long-term rental. The condo is located in Forest of the Unicorn in NW Gainesville off NW 39th Avenue & 24th Boulevard, easily accessible to buses (#8 and 39) and UF. Owner has a cat, and is open to pets with additional deposit.  Owner is UF faculty.

Included Amenities:

  • Tennis  & Racquet Ball courts
  • Pool
  • Nice walking/biking trails/paths/parks
  • Easy parking
  • Lovely outside garden area

Responsible and clean grad student/postdoc, faculty/staff or professional preferred.  Security deposit and 1st month’s rent due up front. Interview required.

Please contact Paige 352-316-5474 (call or text)

*Details:  6 miles to Shands Hospital, 5 Miles to UF Main Campus, 5 miles to down town Gainesville. View Photos

House for Rent (12 month lease, available October 2 2021, $2000/month)

Lovely home for rent in one of Gainesville's nicest northwest neighborhoods -- The Valley. This three bedroom, two bathroom home boasts a formal dining room as well as a living room with fireplace, a dedicated office, an additional storage room that could be used as a second office, and a laundry room. The kitchen is nicely updated with granite countertops, new stainless-steel appliances, beautiful cherry wood cabinets, and a pantry. The tile and stained concrete floors throughout the house stay cool in the summer and make for easy cleaning. Enjoy the large, wooded backyard from the shade of the screened Florida room or while sitting on the big deck that overlooks a garden space. The two-car garage has plenty of space to store your things as well as your vehicles.

Located on a dead-end street with a nice cul-de-sac, the house is quiet and in a family-friendly neighborhood that is great for walking. The house is also located within a mile of the Millhopper library, the Thornebrook and Millhopper Shopping Centers. For those who don't want to deal with driving and parking at UF, Bus Route 43 is a five minute walk from the house. 

Details:

The home is available starting October 2, 2021. Rent is $2000 per month with the first, last, and security deposit due on signing lease. A minimum 12-month lease is required. Tenants pay all utilities and are responsible for yard work.

Washer and dryer hookups are available on site, but tenants must bring their own to use (there is a possibility that the tenants who are leaving will sell their set; please inquire if interested). Pets are negotiable with an additional deposit.

Twenty-four hours minimum notice is required to set up a viewing. Due to Covid-19, face masks are required to enter and view the house. The current tenants are UF faculty and have rented the home for the last three years. They would love to pass it off to other members of the UF community. The owner is a longtime Gainesville resident and very responsive. Call Anne Barnett with questions: 305-395-1910.

Lovely 2 BD/1BA furnished home in historic Duckpond neighborhood downtown available for short or longer term stay

This beautiful fully-furnished first story home overlooks the gardens of the Thomas Center, in the peaceful, historic Duckpond neighborhood just a 5-10 minute walk from downtown Gainesville. A large porch provides the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, while the light, airy living area offers a pleasant, air-conditioned space. Two generously sized bedrooms are accompanied by a spacious hallway bathroom and large living & dining areas with a chef's kitchen. There is wifi throughout, so work can be done from a desk, couch, or on the porch.

The neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful, surrounded by huge live oaks and the oldest and most distinguished homes in town. In fact, the home just south of ours was built by UF's first president and he was rumored to have given speeches from the second floor balcony that overlooks Roper Park. Though our neighborhood is very quiet with no traffic noise or loud neighbors, just two blocks west is Main Street and five blocks south is University Avenue and the heart of downtown Gainesville. It's incredibly easy to walk (5 minutes) or bike (2 minutes) downtown. UF campus is a 4-7 minute drive away (depending on if you get red lights or green) or a quick 10-15 minute bike ride (whether your pace is quick or leisurely). And, as mentioned above, it's a quick 6-10 minute drive to/from the Gainesville Airport.

There is a high efficiency central heat & air system as well as a full size washer & dryer on site. We ask that folks please not smoke anywhere inside or outside on the property. No pets, please.

Prefer 1-2 responsible faculty/staff, postdoc(s), resident(s), visiting scholar(s), graduate/business/law/medical/vet student(s). Available immediately, short or longer term. Rent negotiable depending on length of stay— includes utilities & internet (there is also an electric car charting station on site, if needed). Much more information including many photos is linked here: http://cannonhousegainesville.com
Please email if interested: kristin.joys@warrington.ufl.edu

August 2021:

Single family 3 Bedroom | 2 Bath available January 1st for 6-8 months.

A charming and bright fully finished single family home (~1800 sq ft) located in the historic Duckpond Neighborhood, less than 1 mile from three city parks (Tom Petty Park, Roper Park, Thomas Center Gardens) and within walking distance to vibrant downtown, local microbrewery, and weekly farmers' market. Original hardwood floors with lots of natural light. Owner is UF faculty.

Large eat-in kitchen with gas stove and oven. Washer/Dryer and Central AC/Heating. Porte cochere for your main vehicle and free street parking on a quiet street for visitors. Large garage set up for woodworking and for storing bikes etc. Enjoy spring flowers, hummingbirds, and butterflies from a covered porch with ceiling fans and comfortable seating. Experiment with gardening in a vegetable box.

This home is great for new/visiting faculty and/or families with children. Home is within walking distance to three preschools and one Montessori school. Large yard with trampoline. Huge playroom with lots of light and toys.

No pets please, and no smoking.

$2800/month rent, including utilities, yard maintenance, housekeeping service twice a month.

If interested, we are happy to set up a zoom tour of the house and discuss details. Contact Eakta Jain (ejain@ufl.edu)  and/or Sanjeev Koppal (sjkoppal@ufl.edu)

Single family mid-century modern home for rent Jan-Aug 2022

Beautifully updated 1955 home, 3bd, 2.5 baths, plus library. 2,500+ sq ft + 330 sq ft sunroom, with new, modern saltwater pool in the Kirkwood neighborhood. Furnished. Gorgeous 1.3 acre landscaped property, fenced backyard, two car garage with workshop. Home featured on the 2017 Gainesville mid-mod home tour (see https://www.gainesvillemodern.org/2017).

One mile from UF campus and Depot Park, ½ mile from First Magnitude Brewing and the Gainesville-Hawthorne rail trail. For rent January-August 2022. This is a sabbatical home that is ideal for visiting scholars or those new to Gainesville, on sabbatical, or looking for temporary housing. Dates and pets negotiable.

$3,400/mo, includes yard and pool service. Tenants responsible for utilities.

Pictures here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1jdOP8WMS5k0Fk2w0v_7o3VuYiB0q-MUs?usp=sharing

Contact Luke Flory: 352-231-2376, flory@ufl.edu

3/2 Single family home with large fenced yard, close to campus

Single family home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (1,550sqft house on 0.5 acres of fenced yard) in golf course community. House has an open floor plan, renovated bathrooms and bedrooms, tons of natural light. Extended french doors leads to a huge covered screened porch (with a grill) and additional patio overlooking large yard, fire pit, and koi pond. Yard also has a grapefruit, lemon and orange tree. Great location near main roads, easy access to hospitals, UF, the highway, and shopping areas. Kitchen with breakfast bar, farm sink, stainless steel appliances. 2 car garage and utility room/storage with washer/dryer. Office is set up and ready for people who want to work from home. We can switch the second bedroom futon with a queen bed. Master bedroom has a king tempurpedic mattress. View Pictures

Monthly lease is $2,300 and includes all furnishings, linens, utilities, internet, and yard keeping. Dogs/cats allowed.

Available mid December 2021-mid July 2021 (dates are somewhat flexible). This home is perfect for visiting scholars, those on sabbatical, or those just moving to Gainesville. Short term rentals may be a possibility.

Please contact Muna Oli for further questions/photos/inquiries: moli@anest.ufl.edu

July 2021:

Florida Park Home on Cul-de-sac Backing up to Nature Reserve ( 2260 NW 11th Avenue)

Single family 3 Bedroom | 2 Bath Available starting August 1 for 10-12 months.

Beautiful and spacious (Home: 2,155 Sq. ft.; Porch: 528 Sq. ft.) mid-century modern, single family furnished home located in the Florida Park Neighborhood less than 1 mile from UF.  Original wood floors throughout with lots of natural light.  Large granite-top kitchen.  Recently constructed large, airy porch looks onto woods. Laundry room (washer/dryer) and attached storage garage.  Outdoor parking for 2-3 cars. Air and heating with ceiling fans throughout.

This home is great for faculty and/or families with children.  Home is within walking distance to 3 public schools:  Carolyn Beatrice Parker Elementary (0.6 miles), Westwood Middle School (0.9 miles) and Gainesville High School (1 mile). Recently re-landscaped yard, located on cul-de-sac, and adjacent to Loblolly Woods Nature Reserve with access to biking, running, and walking trail. 

$2100/month rent. Tenants will be responsible for utilities.

Photos are available here

For more information contact Karen Kainer at kkainer@ufl.edu and/or Jonathan Dain at jdain@ufl.edu

 

Large Master Suite with Private Bathroom Available

$600/month includes utilities, wifi, laundry & kitchen facilities

Large Private Master Suite (2 rooms combined-fully furnished) w/ private bath in large spacious townhouse condominium available for short-term or long-term rental. The condo is located in Forest of the Unicorn in NW Gainesville off NW 39th Avenue & 24th Boulevard, easily accessible to buses (#8 and 39) and UF. Owner has a cat, and is open to pets with additional deposit.  Owner is UF faculty. Details:  6 miles to Shands Hospital, 5 Miles to UF Main Campus, 5 miles to down town Gainesville. View Photos

Included Amenities:

  • Tennis  & Racquet Ball courts
  • Pool
  • Nice walking/biking trails/paths/parks
  • Easy parking
  • Lovely outside garden area

Responsible and clean grad student/postdoc, faculty/staff or professional preferred.  Security deposit and 1st month’s rent due up front. Interview required. Please contact Paige 352-316-7080 (call or text). 

January 2021:

4 Bed+/2 Bath Modern Courtyard Home, Fully Furnished with Swimming Pool.

Available from mid-August through December 2021

Located in Suburban Heights, the home has easy access to shopping, medical serves, parks, and a short drive (or bus ride) to UF or Santa Fe College.  This unique mid-century modern courtyard home has been fully renovated and is fully furnished with period furnishings for a family of four.  The home has 2,400 sf of living area, a 250 sf open courtyard in the center and an additional 180 sf office that could be used as a 5th bedroom. The kitchen is spacious, has a breakfast bar, updated electric appliances and opens to a family room with a working fireplace.  There is a separate dining room and formal living room.  The backyard is spacious, fenced, has a large swimming pool, and patio furniture.  The layout makes the home feel spacious and offers exceptional daylight in the living spaces.

 The monthly lease of $3,700 includes furnishings, linens, all utilities, high-speed internet access, yard maintenance, and housekeeping twice per month – just move-in and enjoy.  You will need to maintain the pool that is equipped with a robotic cleaner.  Restrictions include no pets and no smoking. 

 This home is perfect for a visiting professor or a new hire to UF to get started in Gainesville and map out where you might like to live more permanently.

 Please find unfurnished images of the house at https://www.zillow.com/homes/1419-NW-48th-Ter-Gainesville,-FL,-32605_rb/42713841_zpid/

 If interested, we can set up a zoom tour of the house and discuss the details.  Contact mgold@ufl.edu

 

 

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