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Welcome to The Nook

If you're looking for a truly unique college experience that seamlessly blends convenient campus access with a vibrant off-campus lifestyle, you've found it at The Nook. Beautifully furnished, loaded with exciting amenities, and located in the center of Gainesville just minutes from the University of Florida, The Nook offers a whole new way to experience student housing.

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Welcome to The Nook

Looking for a truly unique college experience? That’s what life at the Nook, previously known as Gateway at Glades, is all about. Located just minutes away from The University of Florida, loaded with exciting amenities, and thoughtfully designed to cater to the specific demands of student life, the Nook is the place to be for off campus housing at UF.

When it’s time to hit the books, the Nook has you covered with a private study lounge, a fully-equipped computer lab, and plenty of private space to focus on your work without distractions. And when study-time is over, we’ve got you covered there too. From a dip in the sparkling swimming pool, to a game on the full court basketball court, to a get-together with friends in the 24-hour resident lounge complete with TV wall, gaming and coffee bar, you’ll find endless ways to unwind at our Gainesville apartments near UF.

Ideally situated near UF, and surrounded by a range of inviting cafes, fresh local restaurants, pristine parks, museums and so much more,; the Nook offers a seamless blend of on-campus accessibility and off-campus independence. Contact us today to elevate your college experience at the Nook.

Looking for something else in Gainesville, check out our sister property – The Niche Student Apartments.


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When you step into the Nook, you’ll instantly see what sets us apart from other UF off campus housing communities. Whether it’s our thoughtfully designed and beautifully furnished interiors, or our generous selection of convenient onsite amenities, you’ll find everything you need for a balanced, productive and exciting college experience at the Nook. When it’s time to prepare for that exam, or write that next paper, a state of the art computer lab and private study lounge make it easy to focus on your work. And when it’s time to unwind, you’ll find a resort-style swimming pool with poolside fire pit, a full court basketball court, and a fully-loaded resident lounge and game room. And when it’s time to work on your fitness, our University of Florida Gainesville apartments offer a fully-equipped 24-hour fitness center. With all this, plus an ideal location just steps from campus, student life really doesn’t get any better than the Nook.

  • NEW White, Flat-Panel Cabinets with Brushed-Nickel Accents
  • NEW Stainless Steel Appliances with Flat-top Stove and Built-in Microwave*
  • NEW Weathered-Grey, Wood-style Plank Flooring in Common Areas
  • NEW Upgraded Pin-Dot Carpeting in Bedrooms
  • NEW Fully-Furnished with Modern Furniture in Platinum Metal, Leather and Wood-Grain Finishes
  • NEW 7-inch Full-Size Memory Foam Mattress
  • NEW Plantation-Style Blinds
  • NEW Smart TV with Wi-Fi in Every Living Room
  • Ceiling Fan in Each Room
  • Full-size Washer and Dryer
  • All-inclusive Utilities (high-speed internet, cable package, capped electricity and water)

*Flat-top stove in some units

  • NEW 24-Hour Computer Lab with Macs / PC’s and printing
  • NEW 24-Hour, State-of-the-Art Fitness Center with Free Weights & Kettlebells
  • NEW Lighted Basketball Court
  • NEW Billiards Room
  • Resort-style pool with NEW pool furniture
  • Abundant Parking
  • Three RTS bus stops
  • 24-Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Pets accepted
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Offering flexible three and four-bedroom floor plans, we make it easy to find a living space that’s just right for you at The Nook Gainesville Student Apartments. Thoughtfully appointed and beautifully finished with upgraded NEWLY UPGRADED modern interiors, our Gainesville apartments near UF are specifically designed to cater to the unique needs of student life. Each of our apartments feature wood-style plank flooring, NEW modern furniture, NEW memory foam mattresses, UPGRADED and fully-equipped kitchens with stainless steel appliances, and 42-inch smart TVs. With plenty of private study space, you’ll never have to worry about finding some peace and quiet to prepare for that next exam.

And with large common areas and an abundance of resident amenities, you’ll find endless opportunities to relax, socialize and blow off steam in your off-time. Visit the Nook Gainesville Student Rentals today and discover a better way to live, study and play.


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Peak Protection
Let’s face it, your student will lose or break something and they will want you to pay for it! Peak Protection was designed especially for college life. It costs less than your homeowner’s deductible and offers better coverage for only $10 per month. Just another great reason to live with Peak Campus.

VIP Parent
Parents are very important to us too! We know you want to be connected with your son or daughter but want to give them their space. Throughout the year, we host events and opportunities to stay in touch without imposing on them. We will even check on them if they haven’t been in touch lately…your peace of mind is important to us!

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Gainesville Apartments Near UF


Just steps from the University of Florida and surrounded by every convenience you could ask for, the Nook southwest Gainesville apartments strikes an ideal balance between on-campus access and off-campus freedom. With a convenient campus bus to get you to and from class, you’ll never have to worry about running late for your next lecture. And when you’re looking to get out and explore the neighborhood, you’ll find a desirable array of public parks, convenient retail outlets, and a vast selection of nearby cafes and restaurants to choose from. From a stimulating afternoon at the nearby Florida Museum of Natural History, to a movie at the Regal Cinema just a few blocks away, to a delicious burger at Square 1, our Gainesville apartments near UF put you exactly where you want to be.


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Contact us today to elevate your student life with an ideal blend of privacy, convenience and comfort at the Nook. Fill out the contact form below to get started and our friendly staff will get back to you right away. We are more than happy to offer any information you might need. So if you have any specific questions about our Gainesville apartments near UF, or the surrounding neighborhood, please don’t hesitate to send them our way. We look forward to hearing from you.


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Monday – Friday: 10am - 7pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

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