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LAST MIN 15% DISC! 2BR/2.5 BA CONDO- NO CLEAN FEES- GREAT/QUIET LOCATION BY UF!

Stephanie

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, german
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Stephanie

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 23, 2014
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LAST MIN 15% DISC! 2BR/2.5 BA CONDO- NO CLEAN FEES- GREAT/QUIET LOCATION BY UF!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Gainesville Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo/townhouse, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 BATHS, plus sleeper sofa (Sleeps 1-9)

LAST MINUTE DECEMBER DISCOUNT WITH 3+ NIGHTS STAY!! 15% OFF!

NEW KITCHEN CURRENTLY BEING INSTALLED-- DECEMBER 2014!!!! Stainless steel kitchen with granite countertops and cherry java cabinets!!

Now offering a personal grocery shopper, so that your groceries are in the house when you arrive!

Thank you for looking at our vacation home!! Although we use the 'Book It Now' and the 'Quote' feature, we do advise that you also email us when inquiring and make sure you look at the rental agreement before finalizing payment. Sometimes the quotes can be inaccurate or we can have various promotions depending on your dates! We want to give you the correct and BEST rate! Please also note there is a credit card payment fee with 'Book it now'. We are more than happy to hold your dates and have you submit a check/money order to avoid that fee. Just email the owner :)

During football/graduation season, sometimes the quotes can be crazy! That is not our goal! We will work with you on price if you are looking for a longer stay during our football/graduation season! There are no cleaning fees with this unit :)

NO CLEANING FEES!!! Two bedroom 2.5 bath condo located in the heart of Gainesville!! Less than two miles to UF, BEN HILL GRIFFIN STADIUM (AKA THE SWAMP!!), Shands, Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center, North Florida Regional Medical Center, the veterinary school, and all on convenient bus routes! Less than 5 minute walk to any bus stop and the grocery store! No car needed. This condo is in a quiet professional neighborhood. Walk out your own private fenced in back porch and you are at the nice refreshing pool! This is an excellent vacation home or just for a visit for those amazing gator games, gator nationals, girls weekend, gatorback, thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, a weekend wedding or graduation!!

Please note: that both bedrooms & showers are upstairs, while the sleeper sofa is downstairs. Sleeper sofa now has a 3 inch mattress top pad that provides extra comfort!! There is also NO land-line telephone in the unit. All phone calls must be made from renter's personal cellular device.

We are BABY friendly!! We have baby gates, high chairs, pack n plays, and outlet plugs! Just request!!

Newly Remodeled!

Many newer upgrades include new carpet, tile, stainless steel refrigerator, flat top stove, over the range microwave, dishwasher, newer tubs/showers, glass shower doors, newer patio furniture!! This place is furnished to the max including all dishes, pots, pans, glasses, Tupperware, blender, iron, ironing board, washer, dryer, crock pot, and much more! Two huge closets and dressers in each bedroom!! This is an excellent vacation home for those getting away from colder weather!

Capacity

The Condo sleeps 6 comfortably however we will accommodate up to 9...( has 1 queen, 1 double, and one pull out queen sized sleeper sofa with a newly added great mattress topper pad that's three inches thick). Plenty of room for an additional queen and twin air mattress (not provided). So, technically could sleep 9 people, just remember not to all try to shower at once or close together. There is only a 40 gallon water heater, and you will not have enough hot water! :) Both bedrooms are upstairs. Please email with any questions. We hope you will love our home as much as we have the past 10 years! We live close to the condo so if you have any questions or concerns or would like a tour before renting, please don’t hesitate to email us! We’d be happy to help you in any way!! We want your business, and therefore there are no cleaning fees!!

We also can coordinate the following services: massages, daycare, baby/child accessories, dinner reservations, bike rentals, manatee snorkeling reservations at Crystal River, and cleaning services for long term renters.

Please note there is an increased nightly rate for gator game weekends. $750 for entire weekend.. (rate for up to 5 people... each additional person $25 per night) We also back up to UF property, and there is a bus that will take you to the game for $10/roundtrip. Many of our renters love this option so you do not have to worry about traffic/parking/drinking & driving/etc. :)Great bonus!!

We book early for gator game weekends, so plan far ahead!!

There is also an increased rate for the Gator Nationals 4 day event each year, and graduations!

Please consider renting from us... We do NOT charge a cleaning fee, so it saves you money!!!!

Please read before inquiring

Responsible renters over the age of 25 only. Copy of Drivers license required. No kegs, loud parties, or pets allowed on premise. Maximum amount of people spending the night is 9. Violation of these will result in renters being removed and neither deposit or rental payment will be returned. We are close friends with the neighbors and ask that you please respect this. Please don’t put us in the position to have to remove you from the premises. No smoking inside premises! The condo association now charges $25 for any trash left outside the front door of the unit. If trash is left outside, the fee(s) unfortunately have to be taken out of your security deposit :( So please be careful with that.

Check-in times may vary based if someone else is checking out the day you check in, to allow for cleaning. Check out time is eleven. We can sometimes accommodate early check ins and late check outs if not one is renting before/after you. We really will not know this until about 2 days before your stay, however.

Hope you will choose us as your vacation rental getaway!!

And remember... we don't charge cleaning fees!!

New to unit!! Main living room area dual ipod and iphone docking station/player

Keywords: condo, gatorback, gators, gator, game, thanksgiving, wedding, christmas, campus, shands, veterinary, pool, UF, Santa Fe, weddings, games, florida, gainesville, jehovah witness conference, easter, football, basketball, swimming, soccer, baseball, alumni, gator nationals, gatornationals, san felasco hammock, Auto-Plus Raceway, raceway, festival and art show,

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Stephanie (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 23, 2014

About Stephanie

Love this condo and UF!! Go gators!!!

Stephanie purchased this condo in 2003

Why Stephanie chose Gainesville

Recently married and had to find something to do with my former home!

What makes this condo unique

Peaceful, quiet, professional neighborhood. Smaller neighborhood with very few units make it the perfect 'kept secret' neighborhood of Gainesville! Love the fact of walking to the grocery store, bank, Two Bits bar in the UF Hilton, the museum, butterfly exhibit, Harn Museum, center of performing arts, or just Gumbie's Pizza or Wok N Roll Chinese! Hop on a bus easily to get to UF!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to let you guys looking for a place to stay in Gainesville to stop looking- you've found it. Stephanie, the owner, went out of her way to accommodate my family and had oodles of recommendations on parking, food, traveling routes, etc., for the football game. She never seemed to tire of my questions and usually responded to me within the same day. The condo was clean and fresh smelling when we opened the door. The work they have completed with remodeling the bathrooms, updating the kitchen appliances, etc., is really tastefully done. The cleanliness was of utmost importance to me as we had 2 small children with us and I was very pleased. If I return to the area, would definitely rent again! Very highly recommend.
Oct 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 51 traveler reviews

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LAST MIN 15% DISC! 2BR/2.5 Ba CONDO- NO CLEAN FEES- GREAT/QUIET LOCATION BY UF!
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 52 reviews
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LAST MIN 15% DISC! 2BR/2.5 Ba CONDO- NO CLEAN FEES- GREAT/QUIET LOCATION BY UF!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p368892vb
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Gainesville North Central Florida
Trenton, NJ.
5

Thanksgiving holiday

  • 5 of 5
Clean, comfortable, well appointed. Everything we needed.
  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had a lovely Thanksgiving in our home!! We wish you a Merry Christmas and a lovely new year!!
business
LAST MIN 15% DISC! 2BR/2.5 Ba CONDO- NO CLEAN FEES- GREAT/QUIET LOCATION BY UF!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p368892vb
+1 -3522141495
Gainesville North Central Florida
mount pleasant
5

patricia p.

  • 5 of 5
we stayed in this condo while we went to the shands parkinsons clinic . because of the proximity to the clinic we were able to walk to and fro with no problem. the location was excellent-right by the university, yet very quiet. having 2 and a half bathrooms was convenient since there were three of us. very close by there was a university bus which was free, and also a grocery store within walking distance.
stephanie was most helpful and personable. having the space and kitchen facilities was better than staying in a motel and very reasonable. stephanie made sure that our stay was most pleasant and nothing to be desired.
  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review~! i am so happy you all were able to use our location to get to and from the clinic you needed!! We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!!
business
LAST MIN 15% DISC! 2BR/2.5 Ba CONDO- NO CLEAN FEES- GREAT/QUIET LOCATION BY UF!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p368892vb
+1 -3522141495
Gainesville North Central Florida
Miami

Gville

  • of 5
Great place, as advertised and able to walk right in and not have to worry about anything
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow!! Thanks for your great review, and thank you for being so wonderful to do business with!! have a great new year!
business
LAST MIN 15% DISC! 2BR/2.5 Ba CONDO- NO CLEAN FEES- GREAT/QUIET LOCATION BY UF!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p368892vb
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Gainesville North Central Florida
Kansas City, MO/USA
5

Nice condo, very clean!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this condo this past weekend for the Mizzou/Florida football game. The condo was very clean and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. It was nice to get up and have breakfast before heading out for a full day of tailgating! We took advantage of the grocery delivery, which was so easy and saved us from having to spend our time in the grocery store instead of sightseeing in Gainesville. Everything was as-descried in the VRBO write-up and Stephanie answered all of our questions in a timely fashion. We hope to visit Gainesville again and, if so, we will definitely stay here!
  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: you are so kind to leave us such a great review! We really appreciate it!! Have a great New Year!!
business
LAST MIN 15% DISC! 2BR/2.5 Ba CONDO- NO CLEAN FEES- GREAT/QUIET LOCATION BY UF!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p368892vb
+1 -3522141495
Gainesville North Central Florida
5

Exactly as the ad says

  • 5 of 5
This place is exactly as it claims to be.. a quiet and safe location in Gainesville with everything you need to spend some days in town. The house has all you would have at home related to furniture, small appliances, utensils. I will always check on the availability for this home when I need to stay longer in Gainesville. better than a hotel..
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!!! You and your family were wonderful to have in our home!! many blessings!
business
LAST MIN 15% DISC! 2BR/2.5 Ba CONDO- NO CLEAN FEES- GREAT/QUIET LOCATION BY UF!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p368892vb
+1 -3522141495
Gainesville North Central Florida
San Antonio, Texas
5

Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5
I just want to say I thoroughly enjoy my stay at this location. My family and I were attending my niece's wedding and staying at this location was perfect for us as it was less than four miles away from where the wedding took place. Aside from this, the condo is in a quiet area. It is also near grocery and pharmacy stores which makes it even more convenient. Special thanks go to Stephanie, the owner, who was very attentive and accomodating to our needs. Definitely will stay again.
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your last minute stay! We are so happy that we were in a convenient location for you and what you were here for. I hope you had a safe trip home and thanks for taking the time and leaving a review. We greatly appreciate it. Enjoy the summer!!!

Map

Nearest Airport
10.5 Miles
GNV (Gainesville Airport)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
2 Bits-excellent happy hour!!
Nearest Train
60 Miles
In Palatka
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
121 (34th Street) & Archer Road or University Ave
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
All of Archer Road and 34th Street
Car: not necessary

Perfect location!! In the heart of Gainesville by major roads!! Near 34th street, Archer Road, University Avenue, the University of Florida, Shands Hospital at the University of Florida, Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center, North Florida Regional Medical Center, the Veterinary school, and much more!! Perfect for gator home games!! Great place to walk to the Butterfly Museum, the Museum of Art, or the National History Museum! Perfect location for graduation, gator games, weddings, gator nationals, gatorback, Thanksgiving, Christmas, you name it!

Other Activities: Close to many bike trails, parks, campus, and much more!!

Golf: Local areas include:

UF golf course

Meadowbrook golf

Ironwood golf course

West End

Haile Plantation

Gainesville Country Club

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Rates & Availability

From $125 Per night

Gainesville Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Gator Nationals
Mar 12 2015 - Mar 14 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Graduation 2015
Apr 30 2015 - May 3 2015
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$800
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

c.c. fee (waive w/check) $20
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Thank you for looking at our home!! Although we use the 'Book It Now' and the 'Quote' feature, we do advise that you also email us when inquiring. Sometimes quotes can be inaccurate or we have various promotions depending on your dates! We want to give you the BEST rate! We also waive credit card fees if you'd like to pay by check! For extended stays during football season, please email us!

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Amenities

Gainesville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This tub/shower is attached to bedroom #1 (queen)
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , This bathroom is on the first floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This tub/shower bathroom is attached to bedroom #2 (double)
  • Both full baths are upstairs with sliding glass doors. Downstairs bath is only a half bath (toilet & sink)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , EN SUITE BATHROOM
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , EN-SUITE BATHROOM
    Convertible bed(s) - WE HAVE A 3 INCH MEMORY FOAM TOPPER= SUPER COMFORTABLE!
  • Queen size Beds (1) In bedroom #1- with ensuite bathroom Note both bedrooms in house are upstairs as well as the showers., Double Beds (1) In bedroom #2- with ensuite bathroom Note both bedrooms in house are upstairs as well as the showers., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper sofa downstairs--note as of January 2012... Sleeper sofa now has a 3 inch mattress topper pad that makes it super comfortable!!!
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Many newer upgrades include brand new tile, stainless steel refrigerator, flat top stove, over the range microwave, dishwasher, and newer tubs and showers!! Place is furnished to the max including all dishes, pots, pans, glasses, Tupperware, blender, iron, ironing board, washer, dryer, and many more!

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