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.

June 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. 

$2500/month rent. Tenants will be responsible for utilities.

Photos are available here

For more information contact Karen Kainer at and/or Jonathan Dain at


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). 

March 2021: 

3 Bed/2 Bath Lakefront Condominium: $1,350/month 

 Lakefront condominium on Bivens Arm, fully furnished (including linens, kitchenware etc), with three bedrooms and two baths with a lovely bright Florida room with spectacular view of lake especially at sunset. Spacious third floor walk-up unit of about 1,700 square feet. Very quiet and private. Abundant parking. Swimming pool with pavilion available, along with a naturalized lakefront garden and walkway. 

 Located at Bivens South Condominiums, this is an easy bike ride to UF, and on bus lines, near restaurants and shops and within walking distance of the university, especially near the medical or vet school. In-unit washer/dryer.  

This is a sabbatical home that is ideal for visiting scholars (duration is negotiable). Available to visiting scholar(s) February 15. Short term rental a possibility (start date and duration negotiable). No smoking, please.  Rental price: $1,350 per month (internet included; GRU/electricity/landline/ not included).  

For more information please contact Betty at 

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,-FL,-32605_rb/42713841_zpid/

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



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