Students at the University of Florida who are looking for the peace and quiet of off-campus living while enjoying an easy commute to class will find it at Pinewood II. Featuring spacious floor plans, the one-bedroom units are comfortable, while the two-bedroom units are perfect for small families or roommates to share. This pet-friendly community offers residents a swimming pool, central heating and air, and on-site laundry.
Conveniently located on the north side of Gainesville, students can take the bus, drive to campus in just 15 to 20 minutes, or ride a bike and reach the destination in around a half an hour! There is a bus stop on the #40 route less than a block from Pinewood II, and it goes directly to The Hub on campus. The most direct route to campus by car or bike is to take a left onto NW 39th Street to go east, then turn left to go south on NW 34th Street, which borders the west side of the University of Florida campus.
If your classes are along the north side of campus, from NW 34th Street, turn left to go east on University Avenue, which runs along the northern part of campus. If your classes are near the College of Engineering or College of Journalism, turning right onto Gale Lemerand Drive to Stadium Road will get you right where you need to be. If classes are near Library West, the College of Business, or Tigert Hall, you can continue farther east on Stadium Road, or turn onto Newell Drive from University Avenue.
To reach the southern part of campus, near the College of Nursing, College of Dentistry, or College of Pharmacy, from University Avenue, turn right onto either Newell Drive or Gale Lemerand Drive to go south through campus. You may find it easier to continue south on NW 34th Street, and instead of turning left to go east on University Avenue, turn left onto Archer Road, which borders the campus to the south. Follow it and turn left to go north on Newell or Center Drives, depending on your destination.
When you aren’t in class or hanging out at one of the awesome restaurants, coffee shops, or pubs near campus, there are plenty of places near Pinewood II to shop, eat, and go for fun. The Oaks Mall is only a short drive from Pinewood II and features popular shops, stores, and restaurants. Butler Plaza is at SW 34th Street and Archer Road, and it features Target, Best Buy, Old Navy, plus plenty of restaurants and a movie theater.