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Choose The Perfect Student Apartment Near UF

“Where am I going to live?” is a common question for many University of Florida undergrads and graduate students. The question you should be asking is, “Where do I want to live?” Based on your options for student apartments near UF, the answer is at The Retreat at Gainesville. While there are many options for apartments for rent in Gainesville, FL, many student apartments near UF either do not offer a unique community or they are too expensive.

The Retreat offers both community and affordability with our off campus student apartments in Gainesville, FL. Our optional furnished student apartments are only the beginning of what we offer you during your college experience at UF. The expansive floor plans range from two to six bedrooms and are built in a cottage style to ensure both community and privacy. Each cottage has a full-size washer and dryer, brand new kitchen and bathroom with updated appliances, a deck or patio, spacious walk-in closets, and plenty of parking directly outside of each cottage. The Retreat at Gainesville is a chance to feel at home in a place where you can explore your individuality.

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Friendly, Inviting Community

The community at The Retreat is unlike any other you can find in Gainesville apartments near UF. With our many amenities come opportunities to spend time with your friends and make lots of new ones. At our clubhouse, pool area, sauna, and numerous fitness areas, there are several ways to engage with your fellow students around you at The Retreat. If you have pets, our expansive green spaces in the community are perfect for time with your furry friends. No other student housing options offer this kind of luxury student apartments in Gainesville, FL.

Balanced Student Lifestyle

Although there are many outlets for community involvement at The Retreat at Gainesville, we know your first priority at UF is your academic career. Our cottage design with limited shared wall space dramatically decreases neighbor noise and disturbance. Our clubhouse also offers group study rooms along with high-quality Wi-Fi access throughout the community. The location of our community is an ideal 10-minute car ride from campus, allowing you to easily commute to classes without feeling tied to campus at all times.

There are countless factors that set us apart from other apartments for rent in Gainesville, FL, but one of the most important is our commitment to both convenience and great customer service for the residents in our community. In addition to great customer service, we also provide individual housing contracts for each resident and a roommate-matching service for those who don't have any roommates in mind.

While looking into Gainesville apartments near UF, think about where you want to live. The Retreat at Gainesville offers an unparalleled student living experience and we can't wait for you to call it home.


  • Private cottage-style homes
  • Updated individual apartment amenities
  • Upscale community features including clubhouse, pool, & sauna
  • Wide range of floorplans and pricing options
  • Close to UF campus, restaurants, & shopping
  • Convenience: optional furnishings & roommate-matching service
  • Beautifully maintained outdoor green space
  • Student-focused academic community
  • Perfect blend of academic, social, & luxurious experiences

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