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Lovely 1912 home in Downtown Historic Duckpond

Kristin User Profile

Lovely 1912 home in Downtown Historic Duckpond

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

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
Common spaces
2 air mattresses

House Rules

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


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


26 Reviews

Matthew User Profile
November 2018
Kristin is an extremely diligent and thoughtful host. She provided lots of local tips on fun things to do to entertain our kids during our stay. The home is conveniently located near the center of Gainesville with fantastic access to restaurants and town parks. It really is a hom…
Patricia User Profile
November 2018
This is just the loveliest place in a beautiful historic Gainesville neighborhood. Lots of high ceilings, large windows, comfy beds, a great kitchen and a wonderful host! Perfection!
Kevin User Profile
October 2018
Kristin does an amazing job as a host. She was available as needed but also gave us space and privacy. She clearly enjoys being an Airbnb host, is very communicative and does everything possible to make the our stay comfortable. Thank you again!
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!!
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…

Hosted by Kristin

Gainesville, Florida, United StatesJoined in September 2011
Kristin User Profile
39 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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Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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