1: Oakmont

Oakmont is Gainesville’s newest master-planned community featuring up to one acre custom estate lots and a combination of amenities on over 556-acres. Designed to foster relationships among its inhabitants, with plenty of bike lanes, park benches and other activities for the whole family to enjoy. Oakmont features homes by Arthur Rutenberg, Barry Bullard, Jeffrey M. Wilde, Tommy Waters, Tommy Williams, and ICI Homes. Prices start in the $200’s. Situated along SW 24th Avenue, Oakmont provides residents with prime access to everything Gainesville has to offer.  It is less than 15 minutes from the University of Florida, ten minutes from I-75 and close to major shopping, parks and recreational areas. oakmontfl.com

2: Bailey Estates

Bailey Estates is a private custom home community in the “Friendliest Small Town” in Florida, High Springs. Offering both “move-in-ready” and custom homes, residents of Bailey Estates have the ability to customize their dream home. Situated next to 150 acres of conservation land, residents enjoy a wildlife oasis all while being just a short drive to I-75, Shands, North Florida the VA, Oaks Mall and some of the finest restaurants in the area. bailey-estates.com 

3: Haile Plantation

Located in southwest Gainesville, Haile Plantation offers a number of smaller communities that each have unique characteristics and charm all their own. This community includes a golf course, shopping and community playgrounds. haileplantation-assoc.com 

4: Duckpond

The Duckpond is the third most walkable neighborhood in Gainesville with approximately 1,700 residents. Take a step back in time by meandering through the streets of the Historic Duckpond in Gainesville. Many homes date back to the late 1800s and no home is like another. With more than 290 designated historic homes, the Thomas Center, the majestic oak trees and numerous parks, the charm of this neighborhood is unparalleled. historicduckpond.com 

5: Town of Tioga

Located just five minutes from Interstate-75, the Town of Tioga creates a friendly, southern feeling complete with magnificent oak trees. The area offers a variety of amenities for residents including a pool, tennis courts, basketball courts and a community garden. The Tioga Town Center at Town of Tioga is a mixed-use development that offers residents and guests shopping, dining, office space and a health and fitness center. In addition to the facilities, the Tioga Town Center plays host to a multitude of events ranging from free concerts to a weekly farmers market. townoftioga.com

6: Finley Woods

This brand new development by Tommy Williams, Gainesville’s Green Builder, is less than one-mile to Interstate-75/Williston Road. Finley Woods is about balance. Take the best elements of existing neighborhood ideals, add innovations in design, weave the elements of nature and community, and you end up with Gainesville’s “new-old” community. Close, yet quiet, exclusive, yet affordable, earthy, yet livable. If you believe in the balance of life, Finley Woods will find you centered, right where you want to be.   

7: Weschester

You will love coming home to Weschester with amenities that include a pool, tranquil ponds and beautiful conservation areas, sidewalks, streetlights, and underground utilities. Weschester is conveniently located near parks, schools and shopping. Builders in Weschester include Robinshore, ICI Homes and New Atlantic Builders. Weschester, located a little over 5 miles from Interstate-75/39th Avenue, is now zoned for “A” rated Talbot Elementary School. 

8: Savannah Station

A quaint, affordable subdivision located on the south side of Alachua, minutes from the downtown’s historical district and restaurants with fast and easy access to Gainesville. The development features three distinct lot sizes ranging from standard to ½ acre set amongst children’s playgrounds and two
adult exercise and stretch stations. savannahstationhomes.com

9: Old Oak Estates

Nestled peacefully in one of the most beautiful areas in Alachua County, Old Oak Estates is an ideal setting to live and raise your family. Located in Jonesville, this exclusively secluded neighborhood has 2,000 sq. ft. minimum and boasts five-acre wooded lots with grand oaks.

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