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Thank you for visiting ModernGainesville.com. We created this site to highlight Mid-Century Modern and Modern homes and design found throughout Gainesville and Alachua County.

Here you can learn about the Architects, Designers and Builders who helped shape Gainesville's past. You will also find useful information about the Mid-Century Modern homes that are for sale in Gainesville as well as details about their neighborhoods. 

Please feel free to give me a call if you have any questions or suggestions.

Thanks again, Mike Hastings

Modern Gainesville

Mid-Century Modern Home For   Sale 
in University Acres
6217 NW 18th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32605
MLS# 448088 $375,000 Pending

Do you have a discerning eye for great architecture? Then this single owner, Mid-Century Modern pool home may be the one for you! Now accepting applications for the next steward to help restore this home to the condition it deserves. 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms plus a studio/private bathroom off the pool. Located in NW Gainesville''s University Acres just three miles to UF, Shands/UF Health and walking distance to North Florida Regional Medical Center on 1.06 acres. Great design that captures the essence of living in Florida with a sparkling pool, seamless integration with the outdoors and lots of natural light. This home has all the period mid-century details including lighting, built-ins, clerestory windows, block construction, clean lines, walls of glass and dramatic views. From the foyer with original slate tile is the open Living Room with custom split block and fireplace. The open Dining Area is off the kitchen. The kitchen has a pantry, breakfast bar, lots of cabinetry and two sinks. Open to the kitchen is a Florida Room with views of the pool. Off the Family Room is a large laundry room, full bathroom and 2 car garage. The bedroom wing has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. One of 2 HVACs is 2021. Most windows updated.

Why buy a Mid-Century Modern or Modern home?

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Homes from the 1940's to late 1970's were part of Gainesville's boom period following WW2.

Most of the neighborhoods with Mid-Century Modern homes have mature treescape, established areas and are typically located around the University of Florida or near downtown. 

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These homes were uniquely adapted to the Florida environment using new building materials like steel, glass and concrete. Mid-Century Modern design started the trend of open floor plans with good use of natural light and natural ventilation. 

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Mid-Century Modern homes come in a wide range of shapes, sizes and condition. Price is always based on location, but for these homes condition plays a big factor as well. We can work together to find you the perfect fit! Or use our extensive contacts to assist you in remodeling the home. Either way, we are ready to help. 

Client Reviews

"Mike Hastings at Dawn Realty is the best! My partner and I are first-time home buyers, and he has been there to help us every step of the way. Even when we had an issue with our mortgage lender, Mike found us another lender very quickly, and he ensured that we got the home we fell in love with. Mike is incredibly professional,highly competent, and a genuinely good person. We would strongly recommend Mike!"

- Lisa S.

"Mike has been exceptionally helpful in listing our homes for rent and for sale over the last few years. He is quick acting, responsive, willing to extend himself under temporal constraints, and he knows the local market very well.
I trust Mike with the sale of our most important asset -  our home."

- Holly D.

"Mike worked tirelessly to find a home we wanted in the areas we wanted. He found the perfect home for us and helped us to get it at the price we were willing to pay. He gave us all the pointers and suggestions to walk us through the search, inspections, offer options and closing process. You can't  find a better Realtor. If we decide to move we'll choose Mike Hastings again."

- Eddie D.