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Lovely 1912 home in Downtown Historic Duckpond


Lovely 1912 home in Downtown Historic Duckpond

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process 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
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

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

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for 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


21 Reviews

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!
Jamie User Profile
December 2017
This is a beautiful, historic home, centrally located near downtown Gainesville. The house is very clean and well-appointed, and Kristin is a fantastic host. She was very responsive to messages from us and it was clear she wanted our stay to be most enjoyable. We highly recommend…
Carole User Profile
December 2017
Our lovely host was Kristin- She absolutely is a beautiful, kind, thoughtful and warm-hearted person who went above & beyond to help make my daughter's Graduation Day reception extra special from suggestions of local caterers, bakeries, seasonal flowers grown on a local farm; …

Hosted by Kristin

Gainesville, Florida, United StatesJoined in September 2011
Kristin User Profile
33 Reviews
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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%
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