22 Supercool Gainesville Apartments Near UF

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Gainesville is one of the top college towns in the country and definitely one of the most scenic areas of Florida! Though the on-campus culture is alive and well, there’s a whole lot to see and experience out in the town. But finding the apartment that’s right for you can be extremely difficult, especially when there are so many to choose from. Luckily, ABODO has selected some of the best and brightest apartments in Gainesville and categorized them to make your apartment search easier than ever.


 Gainesville Apartments – Short Walk to UF

These apartments are about as close as you can get to the UF campus without being there.

Large College Manor studio with built-in features and hardwood floors

Large College Manor studio with built-in features and hardwood floors

College Manor Apartments The studio-1 bedroom apartments at College Manor boasts a prime location only a short walk away from UF’s campus, as well as many popular restaurants, bars, and shopping in Gainesville. Many apartments include walk-in closets, wood floors, and large windows. Other upgrades are also available. If you own a car, you never have to worry about where to park, as the building offers a garage. Don’t have a car? Hop onto the bus. There’s a stop only a few steps away!

Walk to Campus: 3 minutes
Bike to Campus: 1 minutes

 

College Park Apartments

Intimate College Park apartment with outdoor patio

College Park Apartments The studio-4 bedroom apartments at College Park offer both a great location and top-notch apartment features that are perfect for the undergrad looking to get off campus. The intimate apartments offer large walk-in closets, high ceilings, modern kitchens, and are all pet friendly. Some apartments even include balconies or patios, as well as hardwood flooring. The apartment building also offers residents an outdoor swimming pool for their enjoyment. If you’re looking for Midtown living right near UF campus, then you’ve found the right building!

Walk to Campus: 9 minutes
Bike to Campus: 2 minutes

 

Modern Social 28 apartment with great kitchen and breakfast bar

Modern Social 28 apartment with great kitchen and breakfast bar

Social 28 These 2-4 bedroom apartments at Social 28 have great modern features, come with an amazing amenities package, and a killer location. These upscale apartments come with central air, modern kitchens, in-unit laundry, private balconies, and come furnished. The building also provides secure access, fitness center, heated swimming pool, study rooms, and clubrooms. Better yet, all amenities are included in the rent price! All of this is a hop, skip, and a jump away from school, as well as many other student apartment complexes. Live at the hub of college life without the on-campus hassle!

Walk to Campus: 1 minute
Bike to Campus: 2 minutes


Cheap Apartments in Gainesville Near UF

These apartments offer generous space and some nice amenities with a low price tag.

Large Campus Club apartment bedroom with oversized windows

Large Campus Club apartment bedroom with oversized windows

Campus Club Apartments The furnished 3-4 bedroom homes at Campus Club Apartments are exceptionally priced for any student looking to live in luxury while still being in touch with friends. With some homes costing as little as $365-$399, it’s surprising that these apartments are spacious with in-unit laundry, faux wood floors, and cable and internet included in the rent price. The building also boasts a spectacular amenities package, including a computer lab, study rooms, swimming pool, beach volleyball court, and basketball court. The location isn’t bad either, being only a few minutes from campus, right near some of Gainesville’s finest attractions, and right on a bus line. The apartments are even dog and cat friendly!

Bike to Campus: 10 minutes
Drive to Campus: 5 minutes

 

Open floorplan in a Landings at Bivens Arm apartment

Open floorplan in a Landings at Bivens Arm apartment

The Landings at Bivens Arm The 2-4 bedroom apartments at the Landings at Bivens Arm have incredibly low prices considering the quality of the homes here and the generous amenities package.  The roomy apartments offer modern kitchens with in-unit laundry and wide open floorplans. The building itself offers residents a fitness center, computer lab, swimming pool, sun deck, clubhouse, tanning salons, and sports courts. Though the apartment prices vary, they usually range between $349 to $479 a person. The internet and cable are even included in the rent prices!

Bike to Campus: 10 minutes
Drive to Campus: 6 minutes

 

Bright Lexington Crossing apartment living room with carpeted floors

Bright Lexington Crossing apartment living room with carpeted floors

Lexington Crossing The spacious 2-4 bedroom apartments at Lexington Crossing are within close proximity to both University of Florida and Santa Fe College, making them the perfect option for students. Many of these furnished apartments are dirt cheap – with a 2 bedroom being $519 and a 3 bedroom being $399 – considering the amenities package the building offers. Some of the convenient features include a fitness center, outdoor pools, sports courts, clubhouse, media lounge, study lounge, tanning, and game room. You can also enjoy being located right on a bus line if you’re without a car.

Bike to Campus: 13 minutes
Drive to Campus: 6 minutes

 

Warm and cozy Lux13 Apartment with open layout and large windows

Warm and cozy Lux13 Apartment with open layout and large windows

Lux13 Apartments These fairly priced 1-4 bedroom apartments at Lux13 are only 5 minutes away from University of Gainesville and offer just enough amenities to feel like you’re living the high life, without spending too much cash. Some of the amenities include a fitness center, swimming pool, tanning, and business center. The apartments range from $419 to $874, with gracious layouts that feature in-unit laundry, TVs mounted in kitchens, and free cable and internet. If you’re without a car, take solace in the fact that this community is located right near a bus line.

Bike to Campus: 12 minutes
Drive to Campus: 5 minutes

 

Generously sized Museum Walk bedroom with oversized windows

Generously sized Museum Walk bedroom with oversized windows

Museum Walk Apartments These upscale 2-3 bedroom apartments at Museum Walk are located right across the street from UF, making them a great asset for students. These apartments range between $479-$539, but with all of your utilities included and the prime location, that price simply can’t be beat. You can walk to all of the UF cultural centers, as well as some of the best restaurants and bars in town. If you don’t feel like walking, you can even hop on the nearby bus line. The amenities package is also pretty amazing for such a low price.

Bike to Campus: 12 minutes
Drive to Campus: 5 minutes


Gainesville Apartments For Nature Lovers

These apartments are perfect for the active and outdoorsy because they’re all close to Gainesville’s nature preserves and lakes.

Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances in Aviara apartment bedroom

Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances in Aviara apartment bedroom

Aviara The 1-3 bedroom apartments at Aviara has a beautiful location near some of the finest recreation areas and parks in Gainesville. These apartments are located only a few steps away from the Sweetwater Preserve and only a few minutes away from Bivens Arm Lake. Looking for some outdoor activities closer to home? Enjoy the fitness center, two swimming pools, and tennis courts right outside your door. This building is also only a few minutes away from University of Florida and Shands Hospital.

Bike to Campus: 14 minutes
Drive to Campus: 4 minutes

 

Sleek kitchen in a Frederick Gardens apartment with breakfast bar

Sleek kitchen in a Frederick Gardens apartment with breakfast bar

Frederick Gardens These studio-2 bedroom at Frederick Gardens are luxurious and enjoy an amazing location at a budget-friendly price. Those that enjoy leading an active lifestyle or enjoy the outdoors will love living here. The building has some great outdoor amenities, including two pools and finely landscaped courtyards. If you’re searching for outdoor fun outside of the building’s grounds, check out the nature trail that leads to the lovely Hawthorne Trail. This is perfect for a nice walk or a refreshing bike ride. These apartments are also pet friendly.

Bike to Campus: 6 minutes
Drive to Campus: 4 minutes


Best Amenities

If you’re looking for fat amenities packages, then be sure to skim through these buildings!

Spacious Arbor Park apartment with huge windows

Spacious Arbor Park apartment with huge windows

Arbor Park These roomy 1-3 bedroom apartments boasting spacious layouts, modern kitchens, and pet friendly management. The amenities package is nothing to shrug off, either! Residents get to enjoy many features that promote being active, including outdoor pools and basketball courts. The building also offers well-equipped laundry rooms and off-street parking. For those without cars, you can enjoy the convince of being located right in front of a bus line!

Bike to Campus: 7 minutes
Drive to Campus:
3 minutes

 

Bright Arlington Square apartment bedroom with high ceilings

Bright Arlington Square apartment bedroom with high ceilings

Arlington Square Apartments The beautiful studio-3 bedroom apartments at Arlington Square has a fabulous amenities package and a prime location in Downtown Gainesville. The buildings offers apartments with designer kitchens, sky high ceilings, and fireplaces. Some apartments even offer washers and dryers in the home. The outdoor amenities include lovely courtyards with barbecue pits and hanging swings. There’s even a pool and sun deck to enjoy! Residents of this building can walk just about anywhere, including some of the best restaurants and entertainment venues that Gainesville has to offer!

Bike to Campus: 6 minutes
Drive to Campus: 
5 minutes

 

Large Bivens Cove apartment bedroom with oversized windows

Large Bivens Cove apartment bedroom with oversized windows

Bivens Cove Apartments The 1-4 bedroom apartments at Bivens Cove has one of the most generous amenities packages in Gainesville. If you want to get fit, take advantage of the building’s fitness center, outdoor pools, tennis court, basketball court, and tanning area. Need to get your car washed? Enjoy the on-site car wash area. Don’t have a car? The building is located right on a bus line. It’s also important to note that this apartment is best-suited to a grad student or more mature undergrad.

Bike to Campus: 10 minutes
Drive to Campus: 
5 minutes

 

Open layout in a Boardwalk Apartment with oversized windows

Open layout in a Boardwalk Apartment with oversized windows

Boardwalk Apartments The large 1-3 bedroom Boardwalk Apartments offer some great amenities that most students would die to have. The apartments themselves offer great designer features such as spiral staircase, skylights, and extra large windows. Residents can enjoy getting fit in the building’s gym, tennis court, or outdoor pool. Free tanning and a BBQ area is also available to residents. Want a little taste of nature? The Biven’s Arm Nature Reserve is close by. Students without a car can take solace in being located right on a bus line.

Bike to Campus: 7 minutes
Drive to Campus: 
5 minutes

 

Spacious kitchen with beautiful cabinets at Gainesville Place

Spacious kitchen with beautiful cabinets at Gainesville Place

Gainesville Place Check out the gorgeous 2-4 bedroom Gainesville Place apartments located only a few minutes away from University of Florida and Santa Fe College. These student-friendly apartments offer private balconies, all utilities in the rent, and furnished options to make your life easier. The building also features a fitness center, outdoor pool, study rooms, sand volleyball, racquetball court, tennis court, and basketball court. If you’re a student looking to stay fit, then this building will be paradise for you!

Bike to Campus: 9 minutes
Drive to Campus:
7 minutes

 

Large Polos apartment living room with carpeting and huge windows

Large Polos apartment living room with carpeting and huge windows

The Polos The 1-3 bedroom apartments at The Polos are practically bursting with knockout amenities. These lovely homes contain some comfortable features, like private patios, modern kitchens, and in-unit washers and dryers. The building itself makes residents feel as though they’ve come to live in a resort. For fitness, the buildings has a 24-hour gym, sand volleyball court, tennis courts, basketball courts, racquetball courts, and three swimming pools. For the studious, the building offers a study room and a computer lab. Tanning, sauna, and billiards lounge is also at every resident’s disposal.

Bike to Campus: 11 minutes
Drive to Campus: 
5 minutes

 

Roomy University Club bedroom with large window

Roomy University Club bedroom with large window

University Club Get the best of student living with the University Club‘s 4 bedroom apartments! These community homes built for ideal student housing include a huge living area and roomy private bedrooms. The apartments also feature modern kitchens, air conditioning, private balconies, in-unit laundry, and come furnished. The amenities package is also nothing to sneeze at, featuring a fitness center, clubhouse, business center, swimming pool, game room, sand volleyball court, bike storage center, and car wash station. All utilities are included in the rent and the building is located right on a bus line!

Bus to Campus: 25 minutes
Drive to Campus:
4 minutes


Gainesville Rentals For Pet Lovers

These buildings are proof that you don’t have to live in a dump to get an apartment that is cat and dog friendly!

Very unique layout in contemporary Cobblestone Apartment

Very unique layout in contemporary Cobblestone Apartment

Cobblestone Apartments Revel in the pet-friendly 2-3 bedroom Cobblestone Apartments with spectacular amenities. The unique floorplans, modern kitchens, walk-in closets, and in-unit laundry. The building also offers some 10-star amenities like a fitness center, swimming pool, sauna, tanning, computer lab, and free wireless internet. Interested in what this building has to offer your pets? How about a building-exclusive dog park?

Bike to Campus: 16 minutes
Drive to Campus:
6 minutes

 

Unique apartment with open layout and sun room

Unique apartment with open layout and sun room

Madison Pointe These beautiful amenities-rich 1-3 bedroom apartments at Madison Pointe are perfect for any students! Each apartment has an open floor plan, in-unit laundry, walk-in closets, and sunrooms. The apartment community also offers a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool, free WiFi, tanning, and computer lab. Live only a few minutes away from some great restaurants, shops, and the University of Florida! Oh, did we mention that they welcome dogs and cats?

Bike to Campus: 16 minutes
Drive to Campus:
5 minutes

 

Generously sized Oxford Manor apartment living room with breakfast bar

Generously sized Oxford Manor apartment living room with breakfast bar

Oxford Manor Apartment Enjoy one of the wonderful 1-3 bedroom Oxford Manor apartments and all of the amenities that the building has to offer. Each apartment features a modern kitchen, breakfast bar, high-speed internet, and cable TV. Some other amenities include secure building access, fitness center, volleyball court, tennis court, two swimming pools, tanning, clubhouse, and business center. All of this is included AND your dog or cat is welcome!

Bike to Campus: 10 minutes
Drive to Campus: 
4 minutes

 

Spacious Pavilion apartment bedroom with oversized windows

Spacious Pavilion apartment bedroom with oversized windows

The Pavilion If you’re looking for A+ amenities and pet friendliness, then check out the 2-3 bedroom apartment at The Pavilion. The apartments feature in-unit laundry, oversized windows, private balconies, and can come furnished per renter’s request. Enjoy the building’s fitness center, two swimming pools, sand volleyball court, basketball court, and computer lab. Located close to both University of Florida and Santa Fe College. Both cats and dogs are welcome!

Bike to Campus: 11 minutes
Drive to Campus:
5 minutes

 

Clean and lovely Spanish Trace living room

Clean and lovely Spanish Trace living room

Spanish Trace Apartments Take a look at these pet-friendly 1-3 bedroom apartments at Spanish Trace Apartments. The apartments are spacious, feature central air and modern kitchens. The building also offers a generous amenities package, including a fitness center, clubhouse, swimming pool, computer station, off-street parking, on-site laundry, and car wash area. The location isn’t anything to ignore either. It’s only a few minutes away from some great shopping at Butler Plaza, as well as UF and Santa Fe College. Take a look at the perfect place for a busy student with pets!

Bike to Campus: 2 minutes
Drive to Campus:
5 minutes


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