2233 NW 8TH AVE Gainesville, FL 32603



4 Bed
4.5 Bath
4174 Sq ft
1971 built
Stunning Mediterranean Revival pool estate within walking distance of the University of Florida in NW Gainesville. A former UF President's personal home, this two-residence oasis is a secluded paradise just 7 blocks to campus. Three parcels on 2.79 manicured acres makes this offering, truly, one-of-a-kind. Built in 1971, the main home has 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The second residence, built in 2013, has 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. The third parcel is vacant. Fenced and gated, you enter the main residence through a private entrance pavilion. Double doors open to a secluded walkway off the rear of the home. To the left are stands of bamboo, fruit trees and palms. An electric fence allows access to the carport off the laundry room. To the right, a private terrace and slate stone pool deck and is flanked by French Doors that open into the home. The entire first floor has imported marble floors, wood moldings, bead board and trim. The Living Room has a vaulted, beamed ceiling and gorgeous wood paneling, mantle and wood burning fireplace. Straight ahead is the private entry courtyard with pavers, surrounded by more French doors providing tons of natural light. With fresh interior paint throughout, this home is airy and bright. To the left of the living room, the kitchen features solid wood cabinets, a pantry, stainless steel appliances, center island and granite counter tops. Around the corner is the indoor laundry room and access to the ensuite guest bedroom. Beautiful vaulted wood ceilings and multiple French doors offer amazing views of the lush gardens and pool. To the right of the kitchen is a dry bar perfect for entertaining, plus an open dining area with beautiful built-ins. This flows to the Family Room with views of the garden, koi pond and front courtyard. To the right of the living room is the Primary Bedroom Suite with a large walk-in custom closet, wainscoting and views of the pool. To the left is a half-bathroom and an amazing two story, wood paneled library. The stunning library has serpentine marble floors, walnut wood panels, a Palladian window, coffered ceiling, bookshelves and a circular staircase leading to additional bookshelves and a balcony. Upstairs, also accessible from a second staircase, is the second guest bedroom. The upper floor features wood floors, a walk-in cedar lined closet and a balcony overlooking the pool. There is a full bathroom and plenty of storage. This property has lavish tropical landscaping, including many palms, groves of bamboo, birds of paradise, bromeliads, agapanthus, camelias, mature Live Oaks and unique specimen trees. Paths lead past the pool, hot tub and greenhouse to the stand-alone second residence. This 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom home with high ceilings, another balcony, its own separate laundry room is a perfect guest house or in-law suite. There is a three bay carport, multiple storage rooms and separate gated entrance. The home is equipped with a whole-house emergency generator and has a well for irrigation. Complete perimeter fencing. No HOA. Located just a quarter mile to the University of Florida and 15 minutes to downtown Gainesville. Zoned for Gainesville High School, JJ Finley Elementary and Westwood Middle School.
More Info and HOA
  • Price/Sq. Ft.$419
  • MLS #515689
Exterior Features
  • TypeSingle Family Residence
  • Acres2.79
  • Architectural StyleMediterranean
  • Exterior ConstructionStucco
  • RoofTile
  • Exterior MiscIrrigation System, Courtyard, Balcony, Lighting, French Doors, Storage, Garden
  • GarageNo
  • ParkingAlley Access
  • PoolYes
  • Pool FeaturesIn Ground, Pool Sweep, Gunite
  • Patio And Porch FeaturesPatio, Covered, Front Porch
  • FencingWood, Chain Link, Fenced
Interior Features
  • FloorsMarble, Wood
  • FeaturesCrown Molding, Ceiling Fans(s), Master Bedroom Main Floor, Inside Utility, Eat-in Kitchen, High Ceilings, Split Bedroom, Thermostat, Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Den/Library/Office, Family Room, Storage Rooms, Built-in Features, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Coffered Ceiling(s), Breakfast Room Separate
  • Appliances/EquipmentDishwasher, Refrigerator, Dryer, Range, Cooktop, Washer
  • A/CCentral Air
  • HeatingElectric
  • UtilitiesElectricity Connected, Phone Available, Sewer Connected, Water Connected, Underground Utilities, Cable Connected, Natural Gas Connected
School Zone
  • Elementary SchoolJ. J. Finley Elementary School-AL
  • Middle SchoolWestwood Middle School-AL
  • High SchoolGainesville High School-AL
Map Location
  • Road
  • Satellite
  • Hybrid
Listing History
  • Date Days ago Event New Price
  • Aug 22, 2023 39 days ago New on Market $1,750,000
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