Hillcrest neighborhood in Gainesville Florida

Tucked away along 8th Avenue, the Hillcrest neighborhood in Gainesville Florida is centrally located to all that Gainesville has to offer.

Established in 2003, this cheery walkable neighborhood exudes a coastal vibe. Homes in Hillcrest are on smaller lots and the front yards are maintained by the HOA.

Nearby amenities

Hillcrest homeowners enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle. The neighborhood is adjacent to the main center of Gainesville Health and Fitness and is within easy walking distance of Cofrin Nature Park, an urban park within Gainesville that used to be a horse farm and family homestead. Westside Park and Recreation Center, the most popular city park in Gainesville offering numerous amenities, is two miles down the road.

Location and schools

The Hillcrest neighborhood is located five miles from UF Health Shands Hospital and the University of Florida and is within easy driving distance of Downtown Gainesville.The Hillcrest neighborhood is convenient to all major hospitals, I-75, and the Oaks Mall.

Hillcrest is zoned for Littlewood Elementary School, Fort Clarke Middle School, and Buchholz High School. Prospective residents of Hillcrest should contact the Alachua County Public Schools Zoning Office at (352) 955-7700 to verify school attendance zone information.

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