With so many student housing options in Gainesville, it can be hard to decide where to live each year. With so many factors to consider when choosing an apartment, dorm or house, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all of the housing options in the area.
While the floor plan options and full suite of amenities at Sweetwater make it an ideal student housing option, we know it is important for students to understand all of their living options before making a final decision.
To help with your student housing search, we made this review to tell you everything you need to know about Ufora so that you can make an informed decision on where to live.
Ufora: UF Apartment Review
Before we get into the details, here are some quick facts about Ufora:
Address: 1218 SW 5th Ave
Location: 5th Ave
Year opening: 2023
Number of beds: 663
Number of units: 232
Number of stories: 8
Ufora is located near the east edge of campus, so walking to class would take about 5-10 minutes. It’s across the street from the School of Architecture and Fine Arts Building, Norman Hall and Norman Lawn, and a short walk from sorority row. Ufora is also right next to The Row, another popular student apartment in Gainesville.
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Being located on 5th Ave, it is easy to drive to any restaurants or grocery stores. It’s about a 3-minute drive to the closest Publix and very close to University Ave with lots of stores and food options.
Ufora has an onsite parking garage and charges residents $250 per month for cars and $25 per month for scooters. There is also room for bike storage.
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Ufora offers many amenities, including a resort-style rooftop pool, open-air courtyards, 24/7 fitness center, arcade and clubhouse space, and study rooms.
In addition, each apartment comes fully furnished and is complete with a smart TV, in-unit laundry, and stainless-steel appliances. Ufora also has available upgrades such as private balconies, side-by-side fridges, and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Pricing and Floor Plans
Ufora offers many floor plan options. Each unit has equal bathrooms to bedrooms, and internet and cable are included in rent.
Here is a list of all of the floor plan options at Ufora:
- 6×6 Townhome
Depending on which floor plan you choose, the cost of rent can vary greatly. Upon publication, the cost of rent at Ufora ranges from around $1000 to $1700 per person, per month, not including parking fees. The least expensive floor plan is the eight-bedroom unit.
Ufora is also pet friendly, and the cost of pet rent is $20 per month, per pet.
We hope that this was a helpful review of one of your living options in Gainesville.
If you have any questions about living options near UF or would like to know more about Sweetwater, please contact our leasing staff who is always happy to help you in your search for the right place to live!