This garden cottage is in the historic district of downtown Gainesville and the home is listed on the local historic registry. Close to downtown bars and restaurants, UF Campus, the Swamp and the O'Connell Center, as well as the Thomas Center. Quaint and comfortable!
Visiting Gainesville for UF Sports, graduation, Shands, a wedding, or sightseeing? This garden cottage is in the historic district of downtown Gainesville. Come back and relax after your event, or watch your event from the new flat screen TV.
We are close to downtown bars and restaurants, UF Campus, The Swamp and the O'Connell Center, as well as the Thomas Center.
The owners live next door to the cottage and can easily be reached via phone and e-mail.
Please note that the extra bed is a nice queen sized blow-up mattress with linens and pillows provided, and can be placed in the living area.
Also, for extra peace of mind, we have an alarm system in the cottage which can be activated by guests.
Parking is on the street and there is always plenty of street parking available.
Guests will have the entire guest cottage to themselves and are welcome to relax in the garden.
We live next to the guest cottage in the main house and are available in person as well as via text, phone or email.
Please note that the bathroom has a lovely old claw-foot tub/shower combination which requires a hefty step up and down to use. May not be suitable for guests with limited mobility.
No smoking in the house. No pets, please. No parties or events. Guest House manual will be provided in the cottage.
My husband, Keith, and I own Keith Watson Events, an event design company. We have two grown children and have lived in Gainesville, FL for 13 years and we love it here! I am a graduate of New England Conservatory of Music and Columbia University, and Keith is an alumnus of Birmingham Southern College. We are very involved in our community and are passionate about arts education and children's charities. We look forward to your stay with us!