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4 Bed 3 Bath Villa,Emerald Island Resort, Pool Spa and Games Room, Free Wifi

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 14 nights

About the property

Villa on Emerald Island Resort, Kissimmee, Florida - Convenient Location, 2 miles from Disney, within one mile Shops, Supermarkets, Restaurants.

This fully air conditioned, spacious, luxury villa has 4 good sized bedrooms, 2 with ensuite bathrooms, and a further bathroom with access from both the pool and the house. Features private pool, spa and games room with pool, air hockey and foosball tables. Has a large family room, huge living and dining room, kitchen and breakfast nook. There is a (US) king master bedroom with luxury en-suite and walk-in closet, beautifully furnished queen suite and 2 twin bedrooms. Villa also features pool bathroom. Resort facilities include Lakeside Club House with air-conditioned fitness centre, sauna, games room, high speed internet access, children's play area, tennis courts, volleyball court, lounge with widescreen TV and nature trail. As well as my private pool and spa, guests may use the resort's larger pool and spa with Tiki Hut bar for poolside drinks and snacks. The villa is set in 330 acres of woodland and the gates of the resort are manned 24 hours a day 7 days a week. There is also on site concierge service.


Owner
Gillian Dunsdon
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Gillian Dunsdon

I am a married mother of two grown up children and am lucky enough to have two wonderful grandchildren also. My husband and I divide our time between New Jersey where my son now lives, Upminster where we live, and our beautiful holiday home in sunny Florida. My husband is now retired and I enjoy meeting people on the Internet and renting our 2 holiday homes on Emerald Island Resort.

Gillian Dunsdon purchased this villa in 2005

Why Gillian Dunsdon chose Disney / Orlando

We bought our property because we fell in love with Emerald Island Resort.The location is perfect for Disney, golf for my son-in-law and we all appreciate the convenience of having so many good restaurants and shops within easy reach. We have 2 young grandchildren and we feel happy about the security and facilities on offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Date of Stay October 27, 2012

Spent a fantastic three weeks in Florida, could have stayed longer and can't wait to return! The house is great with all the facilities you could ask for. The pool was plenty warm enough for an early morning pre-park swim or night time dip at the end of the day, even on the coldest days.The location of the property is ideal, especially with young children. All of the Disney parks are an easy drive (especially thanks to Gillian's short cut advice). It is very easy to hit a park in the morning, come back, relax at the house and return for fireworks etc in the evening. Seaworld and universal, are within easy reach and a very straightforward drive. Booking the villa could not have been more simple. The owner Gillian was extremely helpful answering any queries and offering help and advice whenever needed. I would book again without hesitation, and would wholeheartedly recommend the property to anyone visiting. Thanks Gillian! Kev & family
Jan 2006
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

5

Tropical paradise!

  • 5 of 5

I was just comparing in my mind the last seven days here at home in the frozen north with our previous week at Gillian's home in the Emerald Island Resort. Hmm, What do I like better? Shivering in single-digit temperatures surrounded by four-foot-tall icebanks lining the driveway or leisurely swimming laps in 85-degree water while enjoying a brilliant orange sunset? Plus, being mere minutes to any of the Disney parks and resorts (we're annual passholders)--there's not a better location. Over the past five years, we've stayed in several Disney-area hotels and condos, including the Buena Vista Palace, Port Orleans-Riverside, Blue Heron, Sheraton Vistana, Grande Villas, Grand Beach, and four other vacation homes in Emerald Island. Gillian's home is my favorite place to stay. It's clean, comfortable, and well equipped with everything you need for a wonderful vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Panama City, Florida.
5

A Villa with so many benefits over others for that Magical Trip To Disney World.

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Disney World parks more than 150 times and know each time it develops great memories. Seldom does your stay off Disney Grounds do the same, but this Villa is one such place for several magical reasons starting with this listing that covers your needs.

I found this location is privately owned which let me know they take pride in its operations above persons handling many Villas for others. Even though they are assisted by a management team they responded fast, personally booked my stay, and made sure I was aware they could be contacted about any concerns or questions. They even worked with me on my needs making this trip to Disney even possible.

The Villa shows taste and the highest upkeep starting from the outside of the property to the inside. The outside shrubbery is lush and tropical while the inside is well furnished for your stay. This is with all the use of appliances, furniture, and furnishings. While doing so they allowed for coverage for the most stringent adults while maintaining a balance for children wanting to live in the Disney dream world.

I was extremely impressed with the amount of storage available in the rooms, which is seldom the case at other Villas. Not only was there ample room, but enough to separate his and her items, preventing issues. Entertainment being provided in the rooms was helpful and the Villa even provides a private screened lighted pool and Jacuzzi.

The location is totally overwhelming as it is as we call the best of both worlds. The location is as close as you can get to the parks without being on Disney property. It is also so close to the main strip that includes all the major stores and restaurants. Although it is close to such desires it is also isolated in an area I would call its own community or fort. Not only gated, but guarded entrance insures your feeling of security and isolation from the outside world. The resort the Villa is located in is one that competes with Disney World’s grounds and layout. It provides you with not only the amenities, but visual stimulation you won’t believe.

Being a perfectionist want the most for my time and monies. This Villa is well-rounded in so many ways, and Disney Locations can't come close to competing for the money. This Villas is now on my favorite list of places to stay, and the special treatment from this owner on my last minute booking.

Thanks again for allowing us another Magical Trip.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glasgow
5

Return Visit - Fantastic again!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a return visit for us. Our last trip to this villa being 2014. Standards are still as High. Villa clean and tidy and well specced with dishwasher, washer and t/dryer, microwave and hair dryers.. Great pool area, gets sun all day and into early evening. Games room wasn't used as much this time but it's there if you want it! Lockbox on door so no searching offsite for keys...

Towels and dish towels are provided but bring your own beach towels! Thanks again Gillian , it's great to deal with you. Your responses to our enquiries always answered quickly and efficiently. Nice to deal with you...! Thanks again :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing property and will return!

  • 5 of 5

Well ive never used Owners Direct before and i can say my experience was great. I contacted the owner of the property who sent me a quote. We agreed on price etc and i payed my deposit and then the security deposit shortly before we left. All the information was given before my departure to the villa, this was great as it even had direction and short cuts to the parks.

Upon arrival to the Villa we saw a very clean and well looked after property. Inside was just the same. Spacious and clean. The biggest part were the items in the villa. All the pots and pans and kitchen utensils were there and in good order. The laundry facilities were great which meant we had no washing to do on our return home.

The pool was lovely and clean as well as the rest of the outside area. We had elderly grandparents with us and this place was perfect for them, not a step in sight which was ideal. The pool is fully enclosed so no chance of small children falling in while unattended.

The development itself was nice and would couldn't find any issues with it.

Wifi was great and fast so caused no issues even when we were all using it at once. The games room was great and some of us adults turned back into kids for a short while which was great fun.

Overall a 5 star encounter from start to finish and a property i will use again and have already referred elderly family members to think about for their visit to Florida later this year!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great villa!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended this villa for a Disney holiday. Very spacious and spotlessly clean. Perfectly located for the Disney parks and a supermarket and ample restaurants close by. Gillian was very helpful and efficient. We hope to return one day!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fab. Fab. Fab

  • 5 of 5

This property has it all. It is very well furnished and is very spacious. The photographs do not do it justice it is lovely. The location is great for all parks and is very close to all amenities. We stayed for 2 weeks and had a great time. Gillian was very easy to deal with and was very helpful with any questions I had. I cannot recommend this villa enough if you plan to visit the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring 2017
1 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£95
£675
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2017
16 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£105
£725
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£110
£750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£90
£675
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£110
£750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
January 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£100
£700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
1 Feb 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£110
£750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 2018
25 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
14 night minimum stay
£1,775
for 14 nights
£925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
8 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£110
£750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£120
£825
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£100
£675
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£110
£750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£675
for 5 nights
From
£120
£825
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

End of stay clean £75
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Deposit of £300 is requested within 7 days of booking. Balance due 60 days before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Check in after 4pm. Check out 10am unless by prior arrangement with owner. Flexible changeover day.

Notes on prices
Pool, spa heat is charged separately, if required at £125 per week.
(Recommended November - end April)

Payment by cheque or direct bank credit preferred. Deposit of £300 requested with the return of our booking forms. Balance to be paid 60 days in advance of your stay please.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kissimmee in Florida

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to bed 1 with large corner bath, separate double shower, twin vanity basins. Separate WC, walk-in closet + safe. En-suite to bed 2 bath/shower over, marble vanity and WC. Pool bath/3rd bathroom bath/shower over, marble vanity and WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 - 4 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 - US king sized bed, pillow top mattress, luxury en-suite, walk-in closet, cable TV. Bed 2 - queen sized bed, pillow top mattress, en-suite bathroom, cable TV Bed 3 - 2 twin beds, Mickey Mouse cable TV. Bed 4 - 2 twin beds, princess lamp/clock/ra
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Villa has central heating and air-conditioning + ceiling fan to King master bedroom. Child friendly with Mickey Mouse TV, cot, highchair, stroller PlayStation 2 plus games and boxed games. We also offer free in-house wireless internet and free international calling. Internet streaming for movies (Netflix) etc. TIVO for live TV playback, recording etc. Outside: Extended pool deck with patio furniture and sun loungers. Enclosed private 28ft pool with optional heating plus heated spa. Safety fence. Pool toys and floats included. Utility Room: Separate full sized washing machine and tumble dryer in the attached garage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linens are included. Property is cleaned after each guest. Maid service is available on request. Other: Dining room and breakfast nook has table seating for 10 people. Games room, with pool, air hockey and football. Free international calling, free in-house Wifi. Cot, high chair and stroller. Internet streaming for movies (Netflix) etc. TV's in all rooms.

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