About this listing
A cozy private room and full bathroom in a clean, spacious 3/2 house, quiet neighborhood, with clean towels and sheets.
Bamboo floor throughout. Front yard and backyard with a new added deck, private fences and roses, green grass, trees... Free parking on street.
The house is 5 minutes from I-75 and Santa Fe College, where you also find Publix and Walgreens, 3 miles from a 24 hour CVS, 9 miles from the Gainesville airport, 8 miles from UF campus, 20 minutes by car to campus and downtown with Friday Fair, flea markets, art walks, diners, shops, theater, etc. Bus #43 runs every 35 minutes to campus, downtown. Great restaurants within 5-10 minutes by car.
Private room is viewing the backyard with roses, furnished with a full sized bed for 1 or 2 persons, a table, chair, mini fridge and closet. The bathroom, next to the bedroom, is for your own use except occasionally some house guest comes for a short visit, and Wednesday evenings when I teach tango classes, dancers might use it for a quick visit. They are clean and respect the space. Complimentary Wi Fi. No breakfast incl. You are welcome to use the toaster, electric kettle and microwave. Enjoy the dining area for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Guests staying for a week or longer can cook in the kitchen. This is not a hotel, please clean up after yourself if you use the kitchen. Please note this place is not suitable for small children, as we work in the evening and need a quiet environment. LGBT friendly.
Updated: I just have a happy, well-behaved lab mix puppy who is very friendly and sweet - no barking. She is kept outside the guest room.
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Other Things to Note
Check in and check out at noon; however, I am willing to accommodate your early arrival/ departure. Just let me know and I will do my best.
For security reason, please show ID at check-ins. No smoking inside the house. Leave street shoes at door and always keep the front door locked after coming in or out. There are plates, cups and cutlery for your use, please wash them after using. Keep the house clean so we all can enjoy a nice place. Thanks and I look forward to meeting you :)
Andrea has a super nice apartment and it was a really good stay.
The room is just as shown on the pictures and there is a very comfy bed.
The neighbourhood was really nice and quiet and there was no problem to find a parking lot in front of the door.
I would totally stay there again and would recommend this place to everyone.
All I can say is ... WOW! I couldn't have asked for more because more is what I got. First, I was greeted in the late evening by this wonderful lady who was, by the way, very welcoming and helpful; she instantly made me feel at home. Not only did she make me feel at home, but she had little goodies ready for me to snack on - it made me feel even more at home. As for the host, Andrae is very kind and makes the stay even more enjoyable - it was great meeting her. I miss her place already and will definitely be back.
My fiance and I had a wonderful experience staying at Andrea's place for 2 days, when I was visiting Gainesville. The room is neat, clean and simple and Andrea is a wonderful and warm host. The house is situated in a beautiful and quiet neighborhood and is conveniently located. I'd highly recommend Andrea's place if you're visiting Gainesville.
Andrea was a wonderful host and Lilian, the dog, adjusted quickly and became curious and friendly. Very comfortable accommodations with a private bathroom in kind of separate part of the home. Location is excellent in a quit neighborhood. Would definitely stay with Andrea again.
Andrea was super nice and didn't mind at all that our arrival was late at night after a wedding. The room and bathroom were both super clean, and the stay was very pleasant over all!
Andrea was a wonderful host. The room and bathroom were very clean and comfortable, and I really appreciated having the mini fridge. Both the bed and bath were quite private, as they are separated from a good part of the home. Andrea allowed me as much privacy as I wanted, but she was very willing to help with anything I needed. I was lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Andrea's Wednesday night Tango lesson, and it looked so fun that I joined in for a little while! I would definitely stay here again :)
We have stayed with Andrea multiple times, each time we travel to the Gainesville area. Her place is clean and pleasant, and she is a welcoming host. We had fun meeting her puppy on this visit!
About the Host, Andrea
Hello! I teach at the University of Florida. When I have some spare time, I dance Argentine Tango. I travel around a lot to work and dance. Buenos Aires and Nijmegen are among my favorites. I like to learn about new cultures. I don't watch TV :).