Hamlet Cove Apartments


Hamlet Cove Apartments is a great community to call home which is centrally located right off Archer Road in the heart of SW Gainesville.  Hamlet Cove offers both comfort and convenience with spacious floor plans, well-appointed apartment features, and a wide array of amenities. Live close to the University of Florida, Shands and VA Hospitals and Butler Plaza.

Hamlet Cove is pet friendly.  Feel free to bring your fur babies with you to call Hamlet Cove home. There is a maximum pet limit of 2 pets per home.

Some of the great amenities offered are BBQ grills, fitness center, laundry center, picnic area, swimming pool, wheelchair accessible granite counter tops, new cabinetry, plank flooring, updated appliances and of course location, location, location.

Visit them today at 3010 SW 23rd Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32608.   You can also give them a call at 352-404-5277.

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Creekwood Apartments


Creekwood Apartments is located on 13 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and natural wooded areas.  This community is very quiet, peaceful and well maintained. They are conveniently located close to shopping, dining and only 5.5 miles from the University of Florida and Shands Hospital.

Creekwood offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartment home. Some options you will find here are washer/dryer connections, screen porches or balconies, 24-hour emergency maintenance and ceiling fans. Community amenities offered are a swimming pool, tennis courts, playground, clubhouse and onsite laundry.

Visit them today to find out more. Their address is 2056 NW 55th Blvd, Gainesville Florida.  352.327.4478.  https://www.gainesville-rent.com/Creekwood-Apartments


The Flats at Tioga Town Center


This week we are spotlighting The Flats at Tioga Town Center.  This beautiful, luxury community will not disappoint. The Flats offers 1,2, and 3 bedroom spacious and modern floor plans in an urban living setting with small town charm.  This mixed used development allows you to live in luxury with the ability to walk to dining, entertainment, health and fitness center, farmer’s markets, movie nights, local bands, and many more community events.

The apartments are highly appointed with luxurious amenities as well.  Some of these amenities include gourmet kitchens with quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, ceramic tile floors, private covered balconies, free cable and WiFi access and controlled access entry.

They are currently building two more brand new phases.  That’s right.  144 brand new luxury apartments will begin leasing for summer 2020. The new phase brings a resort style swimming pool, clubhouse, playground, elevators, trash shoots, and more.

Give them a call today to find out how you can make one of these brand new units your home before anyone else.  They are located at 133 SW 130th Way, Suite A, Newberry, Florida. (Only 5 minutes from the interstate for reference if Newberry sounds too far, because its really not.)  352-331-4000.

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Tivoli Apartments


This week’s spotlight community is Tivoli Apartments.  Tivoli is focused on their renters – and their slogan is aptly ILOVIT – TIVOLI! So there’s no doubt you’ll “love it” and feel at home renting one of the one to four bedroom apartment homes Tivoli has, just south of the University of Florida. The prices are reasonable for a student or young professional’s budget and include a number of amenities and community features that are sure to make living at Tivoli comfortable and convenient.

Apartments at Tivoli are spacious and range in size from the one bedroom unit at 748 square feet, to the four bedroom unit, which is a generous 1672 square feet. Each apartment has walk-in closets and a private bath for each bedroom. Apartments also include a patio or balcony, washer and dryer, and dishwasher. With amazing spaces inside each unit, it only gets better once you see what’s available in the shared community spaces.

Tivoli’s community space includes a beautiful, sparkling pool and patio for fun in the Florida sun. If you’re feeling like staying indoors but still breaking a sweat, check out Tivoli’s 24 hour fitness center where you can work out any time you like. Inside there are also billiards tables, ping pong, and air hockey to keep you and your friends entertained. If you want to do homework or bring your laptop with you outside, there’s free Wifi access for your convenience.

Your rent at Tivoli includes both pest control and trash pickup. Pets are welcome at Tivoli too, with a one time pet fee. To find out what else Tivoli has to offer, schedule a tour and see how this community can be your next home in Gainesville.

2841 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608   352.448.4962

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Canopy Student Apartments


We are excited to share with you Canopy Apartments, our Fall 2019 cover community.  Canopy is a beautiful community offering the best in luxury student living.  These fully-furnished apartments offer all-inclusive living giving you the ultimate student living experience.

Canopy offers 2, 3, and 4 bedroom options that come fully furnished with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, full-sized washer & dryers, hardwood style flooring, and a 42″ flat screen tv in the main living area.  Each bedroom has its own private bathroom, so no sharing a bathroom like you might have to do in other student housing.  If you need help finding a roommate they can help you locate a roommate with roommate matching for interested Santa Fe College or University of Florida students.

Another perk of student living is the type of lease offered, which is an individual lease. This means you are only responsible for your portion of the lease even if one of your roommates doesn’t meet their end of the deal or if they have to relocate.

Would you like to know about amenities?  Boy do they have the amenities to impress!   There is a brand-new fitness center with a dedicated cardio room with fitness on demand and a 20’ custom made rock climbing wall! (Yes, you read that right.)  Test your strength with Aktiv Gym and TRX suspension training in the all new weight training gym. The 24-hour clubhouse is perfect for entertaining friends with a full kitchen and virtual golf course, along with billiards, ping-pong and other activities.  There is a gorgeous lagoon-style pool with zero entry access and a section for playing volleyball in the pool.  They also have several poolside hammocks, corn hole games, bar, fire pit, grilling areas, poolside study areas with electrical connections.  There is an indoor basketball court, 2 Volleyball courts, tanning rooms with stand-up beds, study rooms with Wi-Fi, and more.  Did we mention they were Pet Friendly?  They have a Pet park for your furry friend to enjoy.

Canopy also has garages and reserved parking spaces available if you are looking for that.  Just check with them and they will be happy to hook you up.

With so much to enjoy in this resort-style community what are you waiting for?  Hurry on over and take a tour today.  They are located at 4400 SW 20th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32607.  Or give them a call at 352-367-8383.

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Checklist for finding the Best Apartment

After finishing your budget prep for your first apartment search, you can start your checklist for finding the best apartment for you.

You may use the Apartment Comparison Worksheet to compare the apartments you are touring and help you keep track of questions you may need to ask about the apartment and the answers you are given. https://www.gainesville-rent.com/web/movingInfoPage/17

Use the following checklist to find the best apartment.

  • Review your checklist and your apartment comparison worksheet. Shop around different communities.
  • Know your budget and stay within it.
  • Create a list of needs/wants of the apartment before you start.
  • Do you need a roommate?
  • Drive around and decide what part of town you want to live in.
  • Will you need to be on a bus route?
  • Tour the communities you are interested in and meet with management.
  • Ask questions of other tenants on how management treats students, how timely they fix maintenance issues, if they ensure quiet and safety at night, etc.
  • Look for safety features. Dead bolts, security gates, lighting, sprinklers and fire extinguishers.
  • Go back to the community at night and make sure it is quiet enough for you to study, sleep, and is well lit for safety. https://www.gainesville-rent.com/web/movingInfoPage/16



Budget Prep Before You Start Your First Apartment Search

Is the time nearing that you will be thinking about renting your first apartment? Is it time to leave the dorm, or are you getting ready to graduate, or do you just want to move out on your own and you feel you are ready to rent your first apartment.

The first thing you need to think about is your budget for an apartment. You can print the Monthly Budget Worksheet from our Moving Information Page https://www.gainesville-rent.com/web/movingInfoPage/15 and start your journey into finding your first apartment.

There are several budget questions you will need to answer as you do your worksheet and tour apartments.  https://www.gainesville-rent.com/web/movingInfoPage/14

  1. What is the monthly rent?
  2. What is included in the rent – electricity, water, gas, internet, cable?
  3. What is not included in the rent and what those cost will be?
  4. What are the Pet Policies if you have a pet or want one in the future?
  5. Will you need Renter’s Insurance?
  6. What will your transportation cost be?
  7. How much money will you need for a meal plan or groceries?
  8. Will there be any extra money for entertainment?
  9. What can you budget for personal management?
  10. Can you budget a little for savings for any emergencies that arise?

When you finish with your budget planning you will be better prepared to start your search for the best apartment for you.

Hunters Crossing Apartments


This week we are spotlighting the beautiful Hunters Crossing Apartments on NW 43rd Avenue, located next to the Hunters Crossing Publix shopping center.  This community truly feels like you are living the resort lifestyle.  And now, with the recent updates to the pool deck it feels even more like a resort.  You will love living here.

Hunters Crossing is an excellent choice in apartment homes with a great location, plenty of amenities, and floor plan options. The Hunters Crossing community has a generous selection of resources to make life easier for you on a daily basis. These resources and amenities help make your apartment feel more like home.

Floor plans are available in one, two, and three bedroom options, or a two bedroom apartment with an additional den. So whether you’re renting solo, with roommates, or with your family, you can find the right layout for your needs. You won’t need to worry either if you are short on furniture because furnished apartments are also available. Apartments at Hunters Crossing are chic and sophisticated and ready for your personal touch.

If you have pets coming along with you, both cats and dogs are allowed here with a pet deposit and small monthly fee. Lease terms are also flexible, with shorter options available if you’re not planning on staying an entire year. Aside from the options you have regarding your stay, there is a long list of amenities Hunters Crossing offers. For recreational activities, there’s a pool on site, a volleyball court, a playground, a hot tub, tennis courts, and more. A car wash area with a vacuum is one convenience often overlooked at apartment communities, but is available at Hunters Crossing.

Hunters Crossing is located close to the gorgeous Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park, where you can picnic or hike and explore the fascinating natural features of central Florida. The University of Florida and Santa Fe College are short, direct drives from Hunters Crossing, which makes it a great location for students or employees of either University. Check out Hunters Crossing and see how it can become your next home!


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Community Spotlight: Asbury Park Apartments

Asbury Park

Asbury Park

If “pristine” and “peaceful” are words that come to mind when you’re thinking about your ideal apartment, take a look at Asbury Park Apartments in southwestern Gainesville. Asbury Park is located a few minutes off Interstate 75, near the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in a secluded gated community. Apartments at Asbury Park are one to three bedroom apartment homes with garages; you’ll feel more like you’re in your own home and not in a giant complex full of other people above and below you.

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Asbury Park

If you take a look inside the apartments at Asbury Park, you’ll see open airy spaces with high cathedral-style ceilings. You’ll also see large, fully equipped kitchens, a washer and dryer in every unit, and a nice screened in porch for enjoying the outdoors without having to leave your apartment. Safety is a priority at Asbury Park and not only is the community gated, but each unit has its own individual alarm system.

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Asbury Park

Outside on the grounds, there are a number of great amenities for residents to take advantage of! If you love to spend time outside, there are plenty of places for you to enjoy a sunny Florida day in the serene atmosphere at Asbury Park.   Depending on how you like to spend your times outside, there is a beautiful pool with a jacuzzi, there are lighted tennis and basketball courts, a 24-hour fitness center, and a playground.

Leases at Asbury Park start at 7 months and go up and pets are allowed, so schedule an appointment to see this charming community today!  asbury-park


Spotlight Community : Huntington Lakes Apartments


Huntington Lakes Apartments is a great choice when you are in the market for a new apartment home.  This is a lovely community that feels like home right away.  It is also located in the highly sought after NW area of Gainesville.  Nestled between a number of Gainesville destinations: the University of Florida, Santa Fe College, Devil’s Millhopper State Geological Park, and the Oaks Mall, makes this location very convenient.

The Huntington Lakes community is made up of lovely two-story apartment homes surrounded by lush green space. If you love spending time outside, the grounds at Huntington Lakes are perfect for you – the outdoor space includes two pools, sun decks, a basketball court, playground, and tennis courts for spending an afternoon in the Florida sunshine. No worries if you’re more of an indoor enthusiast, especially in the heat of the summer, because the interior spaces at Huntington Lakes are just as appealing as the outside!

A look inside one of the Huntington Lakes Apartments shows the great attention put into each living space. The high, vaulted ceilings create an airy, open environment that’s comfortable and inviting. Features like walk-in closets, individual washer and dryer units, and double sinks in the master bathrooms make everyday activities more convenient. Attention to details like crown molding and ceramic tiles in bathrooms are what makes the apartments at Huntington Lakes go the extra mile. All of the layouts, from one to three bedrooms include a patio space so you can bring the outdoors in or enjoy some fresh air from the comfort of your home.

If you’re looking for a new place and have pets in tow, Huntington Lakes is an excellent choice. Both cats and dogs are allowed and you don’t have to worry about a weight limit for your dog – all breeds are welcome! The application process is affordable and lease options are flexible, ranging from three to twelve months. Stop by Huntington Lakes to tour what could be your new apartment!