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Sold in Mentone: 8523 SW 66th Lane, Gainesville FL 32608

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Published October 14, 2021
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8523 SW 66th Lane
Gainesville FL 32608

MLS #GC500150

Imagine living in an established affordable neighborhood with all the best amenities like clubhouse, pool, playground, tennis courts, jogging trails, and so much more!

You know you’ll be busy and don’t want headaches so you want a home that doesn’t require much maintenance. With a new roof and Hardi (concrete board) siding exterior maintenance is a breeze.

Have to get to and from work quickly? This home is just a quick drive to Archer Road and the Shands/UF/VA corridor in Gainesville.

You’ll love coming home to the vaulted ceilings and open floor plan. The details on the trim work like crown molding and chair rail add a touch of elegance. Wood floors in the main living area and new carpet in the bedrooms are welcoming.

French doors open into the office/den from the main living area, so you have a quiet space to work at home.

Open kitchen has lots of storage and a brand new fridge and microwave just for you.

Master bedroom is on the opposite side of the home from the two extra bedrooms and hall bath, giving you a little extra privacy. The tray ceiling and walk in closet are details you won’t get everywhere.

Master bathroom was renovated in 2017 with a spa-like shower you will want to relax in.

The fenced back yard is an oasis you can enjoy from your screened porch or by stringing up a hammock or setting up a fire pit while you star gaze.

The two car garage and laundry room round out the features on this home, adding and out of the way space for storing your odds and ends, hobbies, crafts, and general necessities.

*There are some stains on the formica counters. You may want to refinish or replace and some options include: add a new layer of formica laminate, tile, Acrylic Pour or concrete over the existing counter, or replace with new formica, silestone, or granite.




1,774 sqft living space
2,416 sqft under roof
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Living Room
Dining Room
Breakfast Nook
Laundry Room


Fenced Yard
Screened Porch
Sprinkler System
2 Car Garage


Built in 2002
New Roof 2021
Master Bath 2017
Hardi Plank Siding
Frame Construction
Monolithic Slab Foundation
High Ceilings
Crown Molding
Electric Heat & Cool
City Water and Sewer

Neighborhood Details

Residents of Mentone enjoy a modern and established neighborhood with easy access to work, shopping, and play.

Many residents work at Shands, the VA, or UF (or attend a graduate program there), and appreciate the short commute.

Being 10 minutes from the Archer Road shopping district and 20 min from UF during rush hour is a huge win.

Southwest Gainesville is an ideal location if you work long hours at Shands, UF, or the VA and need a beautiful quiet place to live.  Mentone has been around long enough for the trees and landscaping to mature, so the homes are nestled in natural Gainesville Flora and Fauna, just what many locals prefer.

There is a nice club house / pool area, sidewalks, and green spaces in the neighborhood.  Nearby there are great restaurants , retail shopping, and grocery stores.

HOA Features

Dues are $600 per year, paid quarterly.

The winding streets help keep the traffic speeds safe, and the jogging trails, clubhouse pool, and playground provide a lot of activities without leaving Mentone.

Dues cover common area maintenance, such as entry signs, fences, pools and trails.


Builder Info

Built by Atlantic Design Builders from 1998-2005, these homes include energy efficient features of the time.

Homes in Mentone usually range from 1,500 sqft to 2,500sqft.

Inside they have a modern feel, with vaulted ceilings and open great rooms. Mentone homes often have standard finishes, like formica counters, Melamine cabinets, and carpeted floors.

They are economical homes and the neighborhood offers a great location at a reasonable price.

Nearby Schools

Wilds Elementary
Kanapaha Middle
Gainesville High

see also:
Oak Hall Private School

School District

You can call The Zoning Office at (352) 955-7700 for more info about any school.

School Board Zoning Maps

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