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3 bed/2 bath on natural lake-own screened pool with west facing pool deck.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,410 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom/2 bathroom villa on natural lake with solar screened west facing pool.

The villa is decorated in pastel Florida colours, with light Spanish tiled floors throughout the living areas, giving a cool feel on hot summer days. The air conditioning is supplemented by ceiling fans in all main rooms. The open rear private west facing aspect provides views of magnificent sunsets. The area abounds in wildlife, so you could see the ducks "come a callin" for breakfast.

There are 3 bedrooms-

1 American 5ft Queen size with ensuite large walk in shower, toilet and separate washbasin area, TV, safe, portable telephone, bedside radio and patio doors to pool.

2 twin bedded rooms both with bedside radios (one with TV/DVD), sleeping a total of 6. (Baby cot/high chair are available on request.)

There is also a family bathroom with toilet, handbasin, and bath with integeral shower. Each bathroom has a hairdryer plus curling tongs and a selection of towels, all linen included.

The lounge opens via patio doors onto the pool deck.

For your enjoyment there is a flat screened multi channel digital TV, a video/DVD player, music centre and a large selection of books in the library.

The internet is on fast roadrunner and has both WiFi and Ethernet connections.

The phone has free USA/Canada calls.

The lounge has 2 settees and 2 additional casual chairs. At the rear of the lounge is a formal dining area which seats 6.

There is a large see through hatch into the kitchen which also has casual dining with a full length window bench seat.

The kitchen features a electric hob/cooker, dishwasher, microwave, phone, large upright fridge freezer along with all the small appliances and utensils you would expect from a fully furnished kitchen.

A separate utility room holds the washer, dryer along with ironing board and iron plus brooms etc,. The pool towels are also stored here.

A door leads from here into the up and over garage. You will find that the padded loungers for the pool area are normally stored here.

For your security the house has a audible security alarm system, plus electric smoke alarms fire extinguisher and emergency lights.

Separate child alarm audio warnings are fitted to both patio doors.

The pool deck has glass topped table and chairs and pool loungers together with a complete screened pool enclosure. The pool deck faces west over a large uninterrupted green grass area leading down to a natural lake, which is a mecca for many varieties of birds and wildlife. Fantastic sunsets!!

The free solar pool heating can be supplemented with a chargeable electric heater during colder periods.

Please note that smoking and pets are NOT allowed in the villa.

We have helped many families over the years to enjoy their magical holiday in Florida. We would be delighted to be able to help you and your family achieve their dreams and enjoy a holiday of a lifetime.

More Details

Owner
Chris Mantle
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2017

About Chris Mantle

We both love Florida and the laid back Florida life style.

We live in North Wales but spend as much time as we can in warm and sunny Florida.

Chris Mantle purchased this villa in 1991

Why Chris Mantle chose Disney / Orlando

When you see the evening sunsets over the lake, you will know why this is a great place to come back too after a hectic fun filled day in the parks.

What makes this villa unique

Ideally centrally situated for all of Florida's many attractions.

Disney World Resort 11 miles

Seaworld 7 miles

Universal Studios 10 miles

Legoland 27 miles

Orlando Int Airport 6 miles

Florida Mall 7 miles

Cocoa Beach 39 miles

Cape Canaveral 35 miles

Clearwater Beach 80 miles

Guestbook comments from the owner

On a golfing holiday this villa was centrally located.

We had a great time, everything we could want was catered for. The pool area at night was a great place to relax and cool down and yes Chris the sunsets are spectacular.
Jun 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kissimmee in Florida

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1410 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 is the master ensuite. It has a large walk in shower and toilet area and a separate room with washbasin and full mirrored wall with vanity spotlights. Each bathroom has a hairdryer plus curling tongs and a selection of towels. Bathroom 2 is the family bathroom with full tub and attached shower with glass sliding doors plus a washbasin and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Flat sceen TV/DVD and bedside radio. Decorated for children.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Bedside radio
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has a American 5ft queen size bed with ensuite bathroom, flat screen TV, safe, portable telephone, bedside radio and patio doors to pool. There are 2 closets with sliding doors and plenty of drawer space. (Baby cot/high chair are available on request.) Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds, plenty of drawer space and a closet with sliding doors. Bedroom 3 has children in mind, with 2 single beds, plenty of drawer space and a closet with sliding doors PLUS a TV with intergrated DVD and a range of wooden Disney characters on the walls.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We have a local 24 hour contactable management company for your peace of mind.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

5

Perfect for your Orlando experience!

  • 5 of 5

Firstly, can't speak highly enough of the owners Chris and Chris. They really take care of you and want to make sure you have all the information you need and are more than happy to answer questions, no matter how silly they may be.

The villa is situated in a quiet residential area. When we were there, next door was also British tourists. The neighbours are obviously use to tourist and are helpful. Locals even knocked the door to tell us we left the light on our hire car!

The villa pools temperature was perfect with solar power during our may to June stay. There is a net cover over the whole pool which minimises any bugs! You do see many lizards though! Outside the net ofcourse.

The villa is like home from home. It has all of the things you will need. Even down to ironing and hair dryers. I would recommend a trip to the super market before you arrive. We were a late arrival (8pm) and had to go out almost straight away as the villa doesn't have any consumables. Milk sugar and tea bags would have been a nice touch.

The villa was lovely and clean. The garage is large and will fit most cars. We didn't use it though because the drive was good enough. The location of the villa is good. It is about 25 minutes to get to universal and international drive. But there is also walmat and many restaurants less than 5 minutes away.

Gatorland it's very close, but Kennedy Space Centre is about an hour away, but it is well worth the drive!

We had access to the villa with no issues. You just need to follow the instruction on the app to get the key.

It very much is home from home. We didn't hear from anyone from the management company until the day before we left, so it is quite hands off. Suited us fine, but others may like a welcome call or something l, just for reassurance.

All in all it was a good choice for us and met our needs perfectly. Would definitely stay again no question about it.

Thank you C and C.

(Cook-Youngs Wales).

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Adam It was a pleasure to deal with you and we are glad that everything met your expectations. It is no problem answering all your questions and good communication will always help to make sure you have that perfect holiday. Look forward to seeing again in sunny Florida. Kind regards Chris and Chris
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5

Lovely property and everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Chris and Chris for allowing us to stay in your property. It was a great stay and everything we needed was there. The pool was perfect, the rooms are airy and light and the kitchen is very well stocked with all the utensils and dinnerware you could need.

I would thoroughly recommend this property to anyone, thank you again

Sam

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sam Thank you so much for the lovely review. Glad we could make your holiday one to remember. We try to make your stay a special one with everything you need on hand along with the added attraction of the Florida weather. Hope we will see you and the family again one day soon. Kind regards Chris and Chris
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5

This property is in a great location for Disney and other attractions!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a 10 night stay in this house and we honestly can not fault it. We are already plotting our return!

Our party was 2 adults and 1 child - the property would easily have taken 3 more people. It's fully equipped and take Chris's advice and only pack your clothes and personal items - everything else is there.

The WIFI is fast and we had no problem logging in.

The neighbourhood is quiet and anyone we passed gave us a warm hello.

The pool is warm and looks out to an open area. You are not looked over at the back.

Chris was very pleasant to deal with when we were planning our stay and we would recommend this lovely property for your next trip to Florida!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Shelley. It was a real pleasure to be able to help you and your family enjoy all that Florida has to offer. We are glad our "Home from Home" had everything to make your vacation a memorable one. Look forward to working with you again in the future. Kind regards Chris and Chris
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5

Great location, plus a retreat from the bustle

  • 5 of 5

As others have written, this home can be 'like home'! It's a great as a respite and quiet location from the typical hustle and bustle in the resorts, multi-unit condos, or high-rise. It allows close access to the main attractions but reasonable drives to the east cost. We book-ended our week with 2 trips east, 1 was an hour (Kennedy Space Center/Cocoa Beach) and the other 1.5 hours to Sebastian Inlet (State Park) south of Melbourne. [If you are in those areas both Molly's Seafood (Cocoa/Merritt Island) and Crab.E.Bills (Sebastian) are pretty good seafood.] The pool at the house was great for the kids and the lake provided a relaxing vista, especially in the evenings. We had 6 people in our group and the home was plenty of size (including hot water capacity!).

Both the owners and property managers were prompt to answer questions and proactive in providing prep information for arrival. Again, local stores and restaurants are fairly convenient (even a close BuffWildWings for multiple March Madness screens). Try Chillin Out Ice Cream and New York Pizza Co for some other local fare.

All-in-all, a great spring break week. This will be the first property we look for when we return to central Florida. Oh, for those unaware there are several toll roads around Orlando, so be prepared with $1 bills and change. I did not check but maybe one could get on FL's DOT website and buy a prepaid EZpass, for convenience.

Thank you Chris's for having a place that made for an enjoyable trip!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Larry. We are so glad we could make your spring break a fun family holiday and we look forward to welcoming you back to "your home from home" in Florida. Thank you for all the tips and we will be trying a couple of your dining suggestions ourselves when we return in June. Kind regards Chris and Chris
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5

Great place with all you need!

  • 5 of 5

We come to Orlando several times a year to use our season passes to WDW and Universal. We have stayed at many of the time share style resorts as well as homes. This did not disappoint at all. I thought that maybe for the price I was in for a let down but NO WAY! This place was great. Clean and comfortable. Has almost everything you need from the kitchen to the bath. I think the only thing we bought was paper towels. We made most our meals there and it saved us a lot of money. Disney was approx 28 minutes and Universal was 20-25 and this was Spring Break weekend so traffic was bad...plus unless you are staying on property at the parks it will take you that amount of time anywhere you stay. Close to area restaurants and grocery stores (Publix, Walmart,etc). The pool was great and it was nice to not have 100 other people around at the end of the day like the resorts. If you are coming to Orlando for 5-7 days and looking at Hotel rooms for $150 + a night DON'T. Book this place with Chris and enjoy you time 1000% more.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased that everything went well for you and the family Tony! Your honest unbiased comments will be a great help for future guests. Your write up will be passed onto our management team ,always a boost for them to know that your family enjoyed the house and pool. On your next visit to Florida, we hope we will be able to assist you again Many thanks Chris and Chris
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5

Amazing stay - February 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and we felt at home from the first step in the house. The house was very cozy and clean. Our girls loved the pool (very clean and warm). We all enjoyed the beautiful view on the back. The kitchen has all the necessary tools and gadget to prepare meals for a family of six. The location is close to stores and entertainment parks, for us it was only 20 minutes to get to Disney and Universal Studios. The owner was very caring and quickly responded on our emails. Once again, thank you Chris for the amazing stay at your place.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Joanne Great to read your excellent report and that we were able to meet your expectations. We will pass your kind comments onto our housekeeping team, they work very hard to keep a high standard and really appreciate a pat on the back. Hope to see you and the family in magical Florida again soon. Chris and Chris
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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2017
1 Jan 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£375
for 5 nights
From
£75
£525
 
 
increase
28 Aug 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£400
for 5 nights
From
£80
£560
 
 
christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
From
£85
 
 
2018
5 Jan 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£425
for 5 nights
From
£85
£560
 
 
christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£630
for 7 nights
From
£90
 
 
early 2019
5 Jan 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£425
for 5 nights
From
£85
£595
 
 
easter 2019
13 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
From
£95
 
 
2019
28 Apr 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
5 night minimum stay
£425
for 5 nights
From
£85
 
 
christmas 2019
22 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
From
£95
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£375
for 5 nights
From
£75
£525
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

5 and 6 day rentals generate a £40 cleaning fee.
Check in time is 16.00 hours Check out time is 11.00 hours.
Electric pool heat seasonal topup (if requested) $20 per night, 7 nights minimum.
The front door key is provided via a lock box, details of which will be given along with all other security codes, on payment of final balance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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