About Susannah Peddie...

Artist, Designer, and Rental Property Owner

As the owner and manager of fully-furnished short-term rental properties, Southern Comfort Properties, in Gainesville, FL, Susannah strives for every single guest to have a 5-star experience during their stay.  With 11 fully-furnished short-term rental condos near Shands / UF Health, 4 fully-furnished 2 bedroom luxury condos in downtown Gainesville, and 2 fully-furnished short-term rentals homes in the historic section of downtown Gainesville, she has all you need for a comfortable stay in Gainesville.  Each condo has a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, living area, queen size beds (all linens included as well).  


As a photographer, Susannah loves to capture nature and bring it to the walls of homes, businesses, hospitals, museums, and more.  Her images can be viewed at SP Fine Prints.  She is a regular contributor to HOME Magazine and her works can be found at UF Health (formerly known as Shands Hospital), North Florida Regional Medical Center, Embers Wood Grill, the dental office of Dr. Yvette Godet, the office of Dr. John W. TyroneThe Harn Museum of Art, LifeSouth Community Blood Center, Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Alter Ego Fitness, McGriff Williams Insurance, Merrill Lynch, Florida Farm Bureau, CPAmerica, The Cade Museum of Creativity + Invention and more.  And her work has also been featured in temporary exhibits at The Matheson Museum, Bok Tower Gardens, Gateway Bank, and Kanapaha Gardens


As a textile designer, Susannah used her photographic images as a basis for the fabric designs and collaborated with designer, Jacquelyn Brooks, to make the clothing collections of Strawberry Blonde Clothing

Strawberry Blonde was featured in Gainesville Fashion Week 2013, Orlando Fashion Week 2013, Southern Women's Shows in Orlando and Jacksonville.  Susannah and Jacquelyn will be showcasing Strawberry Blonde Clothing at Atlanta Apparel Mart from January 30 - Feb 2, 2014 at booth 2-E14.

Susannah still dabbles in design with Sweaty Girl Clothing (she couldn't find athletic apparel that she loved, so designed her own).


As a person, she is married to Brian Peddie and they have one (very adorable) son.  She is a former board of directors member of the Cade Museum of Creativity + Invention and the North Central Florida Community Foundation.  She is also a former president of the UFPA Board and a current Sustaining member and former board member of the Junior League of Gainesville.  She was also recognized as a past 40 Under 40 of Gainesville, FL recipient, and was the recipient of the Women Who Make a Difference award, which was presented by the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council.