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Lovely 1912 home in Downtown Historic Duckpond

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Lovely 1912 home in Downtown Historic Duckpond

Entire house
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-in
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Sparkling clean
11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

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
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
2 air mattresses

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with smart lock


Well-lit path to entrance
Step-free access to the bedroom


23 Reviews

Tanya User Profile
August 2018
Kristin is a very thoughtful and sweet host. I enjoyed her place and location of the home. It is refreshing to find someone who deeply cares about the guests and express their personality and style in a rental home. I am a big advocate for organic, clean and local food and was …
Julie User Profile
July 2018
fabulous place to stay! spacious and clean. It's a great location, convenient to get around town and having a bicycle is fabulous!
Jill User Profile
May 2018
This house is exceptionally nice and comfortable, and the location couldn’t be better. Kristin is a super attentive, enthusiastic and thoughtful host. Don’t think twice- this place is amazing! Thanks, Kristin!!
Sophia User Profile
May 2018
Everything you could want and MORE!
Deanna User Profile
April 2018
What an amazing weekend! Such a joy to spend time in this beautiful space.. everything from a vase of fresh flowers to a stocked fridge with essentials.. not to mention the extremely detailed guide to enjoy both the house and Gainesville while we were in town. Kristin is an ama…
Maia User Profile
February 2018
Kristin’s place was such a nice home away from home while I was visiting Gainesville. It really felt like an apartment I would choose for myself. The place was super clean and equipped with pretty much everything you could possibly need. Very close to downtown and within walking …
Shelley User Profile
February 2018
This location is perfect for walking to restaurants! It is a quiet oasis for writing and visiting with friends and loved ones. The home is bright and peaceful and looks even better than the photos. Kristin is a perfect host!

Hosted by Kristin

Gainesville, Florida, United StatesJoined 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 lif…
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