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Lovely 1912 home in Downtown Historic Duckpond

Kristin is a superhost.

Lovely 1912 home in Downtown Historic Duckpond

6 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the smartlock.
Sparkling clean
6 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Kristin is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

This beautiful first story home overlooks the gardens of the Thomas Center, in a peaceful, historic neighborhood just a 5-10 minute walk from the bars, restaurants and nightlife of 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.


Air conditioning
Ethernet connection

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed


Step-free access to common space
Wide hallways



36 reviews
Brandi User Profile
January 2020
My stay in this adorable home was just what I needed to reset and relax. The location was amazing with beautiful views in a safe neighborhood, just a short walk from downtown. Inside was decorated simply and beautiful; the photos are nice, but the space is even more lovely in…
Jeanne User Profile
October 2019
Very attentive; lovely touches and great location.
Scott User Profile
September 2019
Our stay here was fantastic. It is a beautiful house in a great area. Kristin is an incredible host who really goes above and beyond.
Donna User Profile
July 2019
We enjoyed our stay. It is a peaceful place with everything you need. Beautiful old home with modern amenities. Kristin was very attentive and also unobtrusive.
J User Profile
April 2019
We could not have asked for a better experience. The house was amazing and Kristin was an outstanding host, really helpful & thoughtful during our month long stay. Truly a great stay and we recommend for your visit to Gainesville.
Kathy User Profile
March 2019
My stay at Kristin's home was truly exceptional. I had lived in Gainesville as a graduate student several years ago, but I had never experienced historic Gainesville and what a lovely area it is. Beautiful homes, with lovely Spanish moss covered trees, and dozens of blooming…
Belinda User Profile
February 2019
Fantastic location in Duckpond Historic area GNV, clean, neat, well-equipped & stocked kitchen, attentive host, clear instructions, fab amenities, quiet neighbourhood, secure home, spacious lounge area with lovey wide patio & outdoor seating, great on premise parking, highly…

Hosted by Kristin

Gainesville, FLJoined in September 2011
Kristin User Profile
36 Reviews
1 Reference
Kristin is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi! I'm Kristin. I'm on faculty at UF where I have the pleasure & privilege of working in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center teaching Social Entrepreneurship. I was born in Gainesville on a Homecoming Friday (in 1976) at Shands Hospital. I've lived here nearly all of my…
Interaction with guests
I want to do whatever I can to make your stay here a delight. You should have everything you need, but if anything should arise, I'm always available to help.
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Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with smart lock
After 3:00 PM
10:00 AM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events