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  • Writer's pictureSusannah Peddie

Iconic Amazing Gator Game Day House: Perfect Location - Sleeps 12! Former Home of Tom Petty

Updated: Sep 3, 2021

Directly ACROSS THE STREET FROM UF CAMPUS, SHANDS HOSPITAL AND NEXT TO SORORITY ROW, this one of a kind home (the white house with the orange and blue shutters) is on the corner of Archer Road and SW 13th Street. Walk to all the games!! Your home away from home provides a HUGE yard for tailgating, kids playing, dogs running, and parking for up to 8 cars!

With 4 bedrooms (2 bedrooms with 2 queen beds in each, 1 bedroom with a king bed, and 1 smaller room with twin trundle bed), there is plenty of room for families to share the house for game weekends and events.

2 of the bedrooms and 1 FULL bathroom are upstairs, the king bedroom with FULL bathroom is downstairs, and the small room with the twin trundle bed is downstairs. Downstairs also has a half-bathroom.

Also featuring a comfortable living room with 55" LG Smart TV, and a dining room with seating for 8.

The house has an incredible history! Rock legend,Tom Petty, allegedly lived in the house after high school when he regularly performed with Mudcrutch. Also, the current owner was Albert the Alligator at UF- true Gator fan.

Book right NOW directly with Southern Comfort Properties or call us at 352-519-3994 ext. 1. to save VRBO and AirBNB fees. Alternatively, book directly on VRBO by clicking here or book directly on AirBNB by clicking here OR, better yet, call us today and book!

E-mail us at or call us at 352-519-3994 ext. 1.

Go Gators!

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