You’ll find the Pinetree Gardens apartment complex about one mile west of the University of Florida campus. You can walk to the western edge of campus in under 30 minutes, and the bike ride takes less than 10 minutes. This region of campus is home to the Harn Museum of Art, the Florida Museum of Natural History, the Southwest Recreation Center and Fifield Hall. You can walk or bike to all areas of campus in well under one hour, including facilities on the eastern edge.
If you have a private vehicle, you can drive from this apartment community to the parking garage at Fifield Hall in approximately 10 minutes even with some traffic. You should expect some additional travel time if you’re walking or biking to other areas of campus from the parking lot. There are parking lots in most other areas of campus as well.
The closest bus stop is right in front of the apartment complex, and additional stops are available along SW 20th Avenue. Traveling westbound from any of these bus stops will take you west of campus to Clear Lake Nature Park and a variety of retail stores and restaurants. To reach campus, you can take bus numbers 28, 20 or 117 eastbound from the apartment complex.
Route 28 will take you across campus to the HUB. This area of campus is home to the Marston Science Library, Turlington Hall and Plaza, University Auditorium and Carleton Auditorium. You can expect the trip to campus to take about a half hour on this route.
Routes 20 and 117 will take you through campus to the Reitz Student Union, which is close to many of the open green spaces on campus. The trip to campus can take up to 45 minutes on either of these routes.
If you enjoy spending time outdoors, this apartment complex is a good place to live. Pinetree Gardens is located about one mile from the edge of the expansive Clear Lake Nature Park. The Split Rock Conservation Area is less than four miles away, and The Oaks Mall is about 2.5 miles away. The area surrounding the mall is home to a variety of restaurants and retail stores, providing job opportunities as well as entertainment options close to the apartment complex. For medical care, the apartment complex is convenient to Shands Hospital and many independent doctor’s offices and dental practices.