At Watercrest Gainesville, you’ll find more than a beautiful, luxurious residence to call your own, because our delivery of care is as unique as our resort style service. You’ll discover outstanding caregivers and extraordinary care, tailored to your preferences. Indulge in all your favorites from our own private label Watercrest wines, to beer and brats, to fresh locally grown organic fare served to your liking. Cultural programs, interesting activities and extraordinary outings are simply a part of everyday life.


Our comfortably classy design welcomes you with a stunning promenade, fireplace, our signature water wall, pool, salon & spa, grand balconies, and Southern style outdoor living spaces.  Our world-class Market Street Residence enlivens the senses creating unique opportunities to create meaningful connections. Replace uncertainty, worries and fears for an engaging lifestyle filled with outstanding dining, unsurpassed personal care, and a concierge who anticipates your every need and provides a solution for every concern.


Gainesville's spirit is not only in its people, but in its cultural landmarks. Whether you are paddling your canoe on the Santa Fe River, picking fruit in Alachua, searching for education at Gainesville's Butterfly Rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History, or for entertainment at the Hippodrome State Theatre, Gainesville has something for everyone. Visitors enjoy roads of ethnic and casual restaurants, delicious fine dining options, and menus that run the gamut from deli favorites and pizza to fondue and sushi with plenty of options for local drinks and craft beer, too.

features included:

3 Chef-prepared meals daily and restaurant style dining


Dynamic calendar of activities, outings and Watercrest Institute classes


Salon and Spa Services on-site


Coastal Living design complete with pool, verandas, and outdoor living spaces


Spacious apartments with washer, dryer, and kitchenettes


24-hour licensed staffing and world class personal care


Wellness programs


Pet friendly environment


A state-of-the-art wireless resident call system

Medication management available


Preventative health screenings


High apartment ceilings and spa showers


Transportation services seven days per week


Housekeeping services


Maintenance services


Utilities and cable included


Move-in coordination


Respite stay accommodations

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Archer Rd

Gainesville, FL 32608



Christy Skinner


Director of Operations