Gain access to a 24-hour fitness center and cardio studio, computer lounge, expansive greenspace, and more!
When students choose our off campus apartments near UF as their home, they’re getting more than just a place to live. Located just down the road from campus, our community offers a plethora of deluxe amenities. Relax, unwind, and socialize with fellow residents around our resort-style pool or head to the clubhouse and challenge your friends in the gaming room. When it’s time to hit the books, our computer lounge is the perfect spot to finish up and print out an assignment. Prefer to work outside? We’ve got you covered! With Wi-Fi available throughout our community, residents can keep up with coursework and enjoy a bit of fresh air in our expansive greenspace. A healthy body is integral to a student’s success, which is why we also offer a premier 24-hour fitness center, complete with a cardio studio and weight-training machines. When you call The Retreat your home, enjoy student housing conveniently close to campus with everything students need for a well-balanced lifestyle.
Contemporary Homes With Premier Interior Furnishings And Modern Decor!
Our apartments have been designed with the needs of students in mind. We offer a myriad of deluxe floor plans, including two-bedroom apartments, three-bedroom apartments, four-bedroom apartments, five-bedroom apartments, and six-bedroom apartments, so residents can find the perfect furnished or unfurnished floor plan that suits their lifestyle needs. After a long day of classes, come home to a private bedroom with a spacious en-suite bathroom and unwind in a lavish apartment full of premier interior features. Every one of our cottages comes complete with lavish high-end finishes, including hardwood-style flooring, granite kitchen countertops, stainless steel appliances, and more. Host an exciting get-together with friends and neighbors in your apartment’s spacious common area, or prep for a final exam in your personal bedroom. Skip out on the dorms, and experience student housing how it was always meant to be at The Retreat.
Residents of our community don’t have to worry about long commutes to class — The Retreat is just a short bike ride away from campus and many other Gainesville staples, including restaurants like La Tienda, Adam's Rib Co., and Halo Potato Donuts. For those that enjoy an afternoon in nature, the Colclough Pond Nature Park and Depot Park are just a five-minute drive away. All these and more are located conveniently close to our community.
Stay connected to on campus life while still enjoying all the benefits of off campus housing — our community is within close proximity to UF, so residents can walk, bike, or drive to campus and make it to class in record time.
Looking to host a dinner party or in need of a few essentials? You don’t have to go far to get your shopping done — Publix and Target are just up the road. If you’re not in the mood to cook, there are a plethora of local restaurants just a few minutes away.
One of Gainesville’s newest urban parks, Depot Park is the perfect location for a relaxing weekend outside. Grab a quick bite to eat at pop-A-Top, enjoy some fresh air on the open lawns, or enjoy a community event on the hill.