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Spacious Luxury villa, Oversized Pool,Free internet,Legoland & WDW nearby

Overview

Property

Updated: 06-Dec-2016
Spacious floorplan,3 bedroom 2 bath. fireplace, Oversized Pool & Jacuzzi.

Looking for your ultimate Orlando Experience? At a good price? Our unique, spacious ranch style brick house will have it all close to all major attractions such as LegoLand Florida, Walt Disney World Resort, Seaworld, Universal Studio's, Kennedy's Space Center and at with an easy transfertime from only 45 minutes from Orlando International Airport. Situated on a 29.000 sqft (2700 m2) spacious lot at 'The Villages at Nature's Edge' in Haines City, our villa offers enormous privacy situated at the beautiful Lake Pierce.

Peace & space are combined with the ease and excitement of having Orlando, the Entertainment Capital of the World, within easy reach! With LEGOLAND FLORIDA around the corner (15,5 miles). Walt Disney World (34 miles), Universal Studios & Sea World (50 miles), just a short drive away with easy access to shopping at Wall Mart (two departments nearby) & The Eagle Ridge Mall in Winter Haven or Posner Park in Haines City. Our villa has a wonderful south facing 100% private oversized swimming pool with jacuzzi & oversized pool deck. All located within an attractive planted court yard area.

Having all amenities our villa has to offer? Check our 45+ positive reviews for more information and join our happy renters group.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a family of 4, living in the Netherlands.. Key for us is the outdoor lifestyle Florida has to offer. Florida also known as the Sunshine state offers plenty of sunshine year round..We like to have breakfast, lunch and BBQ diners on the patio and to enjoy the very spacious pool and pool area.. With the entertainement capital of the world within easy reach, we never have a dull moment and lot's of family fun vacations..

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Speaks English, German, Dutch

Guestbook comments from the owner

Alexia, Minno et leurs enfants sont des personnes extrêmement sympathiques et nous avons été ravis de cet échange avec eux. Tout a été parfait et s'est déroulé sans le moindre souci.

Nous avons beaucoup aimé la maison à Haynes City. Elle est extrêmement bien équipée et nous y avons passé de supers moments. L'intérieur est très spacieux et confortable. L'extérieur est parfait pour se reposer, se baigner et faire des barbecues.

De plus, elle est très bien placée pour visiter Orlando et tous ses parcs.

Cette expérience a été un vrai succès !!
Oct 2013
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55 Reviews

4.7
based on 55 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fantastic, very large villa in a lovely, quiet area - lots of birds and wildlife

  • 5 of 5

We chose this villa having read most of the reviews - as we were quite happy to drive a fair way 'home' to somewhere quiet after a day at the parks in Orlando. This is something that really needs to be taken into account - as other reviewers have said : this villa is not ideal if you want to be very close to Orlando and the parks (Disney/Universal Studios etc) - there is a lot of driving involved. If, like us, this is not a problem then this is the perfect villa for you! It lies on the corner of a very quiet street on a disused golf course very close to Lake Pierce - there's lots of birds (vultures, eagles, cranes etc.) and we saw lots of lizards and the odd armadillo! The roads in the area are very quiet and scenic (lots of orange groves) with a few Publix supermarkets not too far away. The villa itself is very large, clean and comfortable with a well-equipped kitchen and lovely big bedrooms and bathrooms. The photos don't do it justice really - we were surprised how big it actually was. The air conditioning works well - the main bedroom was lovely and cool within minutes of switching it on. The pool area was a good size and with lots of furniture - there's also plenty of inflatables to lie on and play with in the pool. Booking the villa and dealing with Alexia was very easy and efficient, and our hostess Jill was very helpful when we arrived and couldn't gain access due to a misunderstanding (on our part) with the keycode. She was there within minutes to let four very tired bodies in. I would not hesitate to recommend this villa and we really hope we can return in the not-too-distant future. Thank you for a wonderful holiday.

PS - don't forget to eat at Cherry Pocket Steak & Seafood Shack just a few minutes drive away - it really is a shack - but the food, the service and the atmosphere is great - in a gorgeous setting next to the lake.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great stay, perfect location

  • 4 of 5

Villa was easy to rent, Alexia got back to us right away to book, and was gracious when we asked for an early check-in and late check out. We had a minor issue with the power, and both Jill, the property manager, and Alexia responded immediately and resolved the issue.

The villa itself was perfect for our needs, from the living areas, to the pool and bbq, and we were happy to see that it was stocked with dishes, pots, etc. to use. Thanks also for the welcome bottle of wine! We enjoyed it out by the pool one evening.

Location wise, we could not have asked for better! It was in a quiet neighborhood, away from the hustle and bustle of Orlando, yet convenient enough to get to Disney and for dinner on evenings we ate out. Walmart and Publix were about 15 minutes away, and we were able to quickly stock up on what we needed for the week.

Overall, it was a great week, and I would not hesitate to rent this villa again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property was excellent and all that is stated on the website is correct.

  • 5 of 5

Meet by Jill who was friendly and approachable. She helped us with a couple of minor issues. The property is large and had everything required for our stay. The kitchen and bathroom are an excellent size along with a great double garage with plenty of room for our large hire car.

The pool is a good size with a safety fence for any children.

Lots of different wildlife around the villa in which we enjoyed very much. Most places can be found within an hours drive and would recommend Kissimmee for a good night out (Old Town) on a Friday or Saturday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious, tranquil retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Brick House was the first time we had booked a villa independently. For anyone apprehensive about such a process I can assure you that this property fully lived up to and indeed exceeded our expectations. The property is very spacious with a lovely open plan layout. We stayed here for three weeks as a base for visiting the attractions of the Orlando area and were very sad to leave as it truly became a home from home. If, like us, you are looking for somewhere totally peaceful to retreat to after a busy day at the theme parks, you want to avoid the noise of the built up areas, and you're happy to spend a bit longer driving to the main attractions on lovely, scenic, traffic free roads lined with orange groves, rather than being stuck in the traffic jams which blight the suburbs closer to Orlando, then this is the villa for you! Is it very well equipped and very well looked after. During our stay we had a welcome visit from Jill, our very helpful host, the gardener and pool man visited once a week, and pest control also paid a visit (no pests here I hasten to add, probably because of these regular preventative visits!) We asked for a full clean to be scheduled for the middle of our visit and this was arranged very easily with a great job done. We spent a lot of time outside at the beautiful pool area. The pool is screened by trees for privacy, the water is clean and well maintained, and we thought the pool was larger than the photos suggested. The lounge and dining areas are very comfy, and the kitchen is very well equipped. There are plenty of thoughtful touches throughout the property to make your stay smooth and comfortable. While there are plenty of commonly known places to eat in the area of Haines City, the local independent restaurant, Cherry Pocket, is well worth a visit for a true taste of local life and local cuisine in a stunningly scenic setting. We are hoping to return to Florida in a few years time, and when the time comes I would book this property again in a heartbeat!

What could be improved...

The patio furniture was comfy enough but in all truth it's a little tired and mismatched now, could do with updating.

It would be good if someone had responsibility for cleaning the tiled patio area. This can get a little dirty following rainstorms and does not currently appear to be an area of responsibility for any of the different maintenance teams.

Overall a first rate property and thank you so much for a fantastic stay!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear past guests, Thank you so much for this great review! feedback like this makes us happy and motivated to maintain are high standards. We recently changed our property management for that reason and that shows of. Also Weekly pool care, gardening and pest control are all part of this. We will definitely have a look a the patio cleaning and the outside furniture. Thank you again for being our guests of honour and we love to see you back in the future!
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Quiet Family Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Alex and Minno were fantastic hosts - they got back to us right away on our request for booking and even accommodated us to arrive early on check-in.

We had everything we needed for a quiet family vacation - wonderful after a full day of visiting local parks. We were especially happy to find a cooler so we could pack drinks on day trips.

The local restaurant, Cherry Pocket Seafood was wonderful to discover - very nice on the patio - great food - and local wildlife was very entertaining for the kids.

We would absolutely recommend this beautiful home to families!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, It was a pleasure to host you and your family and we would welcome you or any friends recommended to us back in the future! Cherry pocket indeed is a hidden treasure at Lake Pierce and just around the corner. Thank you for staying with us and thank you very much the this nice review! Warm regards, Alexia and Minno
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5

Wonderful Villa!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for our Honeymoon in November 2015...The house is breathtaking...the photos really don't do it justice! The neighborhood is very quiet, and the neighbors are extremely friendly!

Aside from an issue with the pool heat, our stay in this house was amazing!

If we come back to Florida in the future, we would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, Thank you for this great review, glad you've enjoyed our house during your honeymoon. People always ask us if the pictures on the website are accurate and / or recently taking, what more can we say then your review on this topic? We hope to see you back in the future as our valued guests! Regards, Alexia and Minno
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Location

From the Owner

After years of owning a villa in the Disney Area, we decided to sell our villa and custom build a new one.. in an area nearby to offer us more privacy and more tranquillity.. Nature noises, in stead of traffic and vacationers screaming in the pool next door till late at night.. That's why we choose for Nature's Edge at Lake Pierce.. More space in- and around the villa, more relaxation and Florida's beautiful nature all around you. We liked to have a luxerious masterbathroom, a wood burned fireplace & a spacious kitchen.. Everything what we liked on a family home is here to make our or your stay as comfortable as possible..

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Orlando International Airport at 40 Miles Nearest Barpub : Cherry Pocket at 5 Miles Nearest Ferry : Port Canaveral at 60 Miles Nearest Golf : Diamond Back Golf & Country Club at 6 Miles Nearest Train : Kissimmee at 20 Miles Nearest Motorway : US 27 at 8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Cherry Pocket 'Where the locals go' at 0.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Cocoa beach at 60 Miles Car: recommended

Our villa is located only 10 minutes (13,5 miles) from LEGOLAND FLORIDA in Winter Haven! This 150-acre family theme park, located in Winter Haven, offers more than 50 rides, shows and attractions geared for families with children ages 2 to 12 and ultimate LEGO fans. Just a 45 min. from Orlando Airport, 30 min. car drive (34 miles) from Walt Disney World and other attractions such as Seaworld, Universal Studios and 'Aquatica' in Seaworld. Also near to the highest point of Florida, where you will find Bok Tower Gardens, as a perfect spiritial getaway!

The big benefit of our location is on top of our closeness to LegoLand that you reach Disney from a different direction to the 100s of people staying in Kissimmee. They may well be stuck in a traffic jam along the HW192 whilst you will drive straight in! You are also nearer to both the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. You can shop 'til you drop' at many discount malls and eat out at very reasonable prices in a huge choice of restaurants.

Other Activities: Boat rental at Jennings Resort to fish and boat at Lake Pierce.

Golf: There are about 60 golf courses in the neighbourhood, for instance within 10 miles you'll find The Grenelefe golf and country club in Haines City. Also you will find the Lake Bess Golf & Country Club on only 10 carminutes in Winter Haven, children till 14 play FREE!

The nearest PGA courses you will find at Champion Gate Four Corners, Reunion in Davenport and of course the excellent golf courses at Walt Disney World within a 30 minutes car drive.

Play golf year round on these golfcourses, thanks to the great Florida weather!

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Early Winter
27 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£441
for 4 nights
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£110
£630
 
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£787
for 7 nights
£787
 
 
Snowbird Season
3 Jan 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£492
for 5 nights
From
£98
£630
£2,164
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£315
for 4 nights
From
£79
£512
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £197

ALL 2014 RATES - $ 50,-- OFF PW IF DIRECTLY CONNECTED TO ANOTHER BOOKING!
FILLING A GAP = CONNECTED TWICE!, $ 100,-- OFF PW!

Initial payment will be 25% with a minimum of $ 250,--.

NO HIDDEN FEES!
ALL WEEKLY RATES INCLUDE:
Local Florida sales and tourist taxes (13%), departure cleaning, normal use off electricity, air-conditioning, water, towels, linen, high speed broadband wireless Internet.

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Facilities

From the Owner

Situated only 15 miles from LegoLand Florida and only 30 car minutes from Walt Disney World is attractions wise an unique benifit. Also the Bok Tower Garden is very nice to visit year round if you like a spiritual, nature like experience. The gardens also futures Florida's oldest vacation home open for visitors. Bok Tower is situated at Florida highest point above sea level. Lake Pierce at the end of the straat is very easy to fish, by renting a boat at Jennings Resort, where you can rent your gear and bait. The area is known as 'the bass (fish) capital of the world'.Playing golf is attractive at Lake Bess Golf and Country Club and several other great courses like the Diamond Back Golf & Country club, The Grenelefe Golf & Tennis Resort and of course the award winning courses at WDW and Champions Gate. Most of all it's the environment that makes it all special.. Tranquillity, overwhelming nature with lot's of lakes and even a hilly countryside. If you have been visiting the Disney Area a lot, it will be surprisingly different to stay here with us and will give you a new perspective on your stay in the Disney Area, with the 'Entertainement Capital of the World as ever within reach.. In short, you have the option to choose whatever you like depending on your mood without the stress of missing something during your holiday..

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 300 m²

Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Double shower
  • Jack & Jill - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, washstand and mirror cabin.
  • Bathroom 1: The master bathroom features double wash bins with cabinets underneath, a double shower room with enclosure, a separate tub and a separate toilet. Bathroom 2: Features a wash bin with cabinets, a toilet and a tub/shower with glass enclosure.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Family room (sleeping sofa) - 2 Sofa bed/Futon, convertible sleeping sofa
  • Crib - 1 Cot, portable crib to place anywhere in the house
  • Our custom build villa features high-quality fixtures and fittings. The Master Bedroom is spacious, nicely furnished, featuring a 51 inch HDTV. The large en-suite bathroom features a double vanity unit, Roman bathtub, huge build in closet, double shower and separate WC. Also a large walk-in closet to store all your clothes, suitcases etc.. Bedroom 2 and 3 are sharing a family bathroom with vanity basin, WC and bathtub with shower.

Outside

  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • If you enjoy your privacy, you will appreciate our large south facing swimming pool with extended pool deck, jacuzzi spa, lanai and sun-bathing area. In both summer and wintertime our pool is sunfacing during the day. Most guests take advantage of the electric pool heat to keep the pool up to a maximum of 90 degrees, the Jacuzzi spa to a cozy 95 degrees (depends on . See yourself relaxing in the jacuzzi spa and watch the sunset in the evenings with a cold refreshment in your hand. Also for your convenience you will find a complete range of patio furniture, table and sunloungers and ceiling fan for those warm evenings. The pool is maintained weekly by our Management Company, and for the peace of mind for those of you with young children, we have installed a removable child security fence around the pool. Facilities outside include a brand new large gasheated / infrared barbeque/grill,full size dining table. At night the pool and the jacuzzi can be lighted

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