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Villa With South Facing Pool And Spa On Gated Community, Pool Heat Included!

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Calabay Parc at Tower Lake, Haines City, Orlando, Florida - Less Than 20 Mins To Disney World And Legoland

Our beautiful villa is in a quiet location on the lakeside development of Calabay Parc at Tower Lake, a gated community with 24/7 security guard. The villa can comfortably sleep 8 people in 4 bedrooms, two of which have en-suite bathrooms. It is an ideal area, being close to all amenities (including a 24 hour Wal Mart) and the theme parks, yet the lake gives the development a peaceful and tranquil feel. The villa has a south facing pool and spa, is fully air-conditioned and has all the facilities you could need, including upgraded cable TV, flat screen TVs in all rooms, DVD and CD players and wireless broadband, so you can work on your laptop whilst sitting round the pool! We've also installed a PS3 in the den so the kids can amuse themselves whilst the adults relax.

We have invested in extensive planting around the rear of the villa to give added privacy and create a real sense of tropical Florida.

We pride ourselves on maintaining our villa to a very high standard, and visit at least once a year to ensure everything is in order, and replace any broken or missing items.

More Details

Nigel Tompkins
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
5 November, 2017

About Nigel Tompkins

Paula and I live in England with our disabled cat. We are big fans of the US way of life, culture and people, and had spent many holidays there before deciding to buy our villa in central Florida.

We have since become baseball fans as well, and sometimes go to Tampa to see the Rays play at Tropicana Field. If you've never been to a baseball game before we can thoroughly recommend it.

Nigel Tompkins purchased this villa in 2006

Why Nigel Tompkins chose Calabay Parc at Tower Lake

The south west of Orlando, particularly the outskirts of Haines City, is a popular area for holiday makers and is benefitting from a lot of new amenities.

The villa is close enough to get to all the major attractions easily, but far enough away that you're not caught up in the hustle and bustle.

We feel that the development of Calabay Parc at Tower Lake is a little bit more prestigious than some of the other communities, and the fact that we have the large lake right on our doorstep also helps.

What makes this villa unique

We enjoy the space in the villa, and we're certainly glad that we opted for the jacuzzi upgrade when we bought the house. You can't beat 20 minutes in the tub at the end of a long day in the theme parks!

I'm also a keen golfer so I get to play at least three different courses each time we visit. There is a huge choice of courses within 20 minutes of the villa.

The 24 hour Wal Mart nearby is a extremely useful - you can pop in there day or night for anything you've forgotten to pack.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Calabay Parc at Tower Lake in Haines City

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • town
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 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 bathroom to bedroom 1 with WC, large tub, walk-in shower and 2 wash basins. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with WC, shower and wash basin. Shared bathroom for bedrooms 3 and 4 with WC, bath/shower and wash basin. Hairdryers in each bathroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with queen size double bed and ceiling fan, also has stereo with iPod dock Bedroom 2 with queen size double bed Bedroom 3 with twin beds Bedroom 4 with twin beds All bedrooms have large walk-in closets and clock radios
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
Notes on accommodation: The villa is fully air-conditioned throughout, with TVs in all rooms. There is a high chair in the garage if required and cots / cribs are available on request for a small additional fee. Outside: South facing private pool approx 23ft by 16ft and separate spa / jacuzzi for soothing those tired feet and legs. Please note that pool heating is included in our rates, so there is nothing more to pay! The rear of the villa has been extensively planted to give an added feeling of seclusion and privacy whilst you are using the pool area. There is a BBQ outside so you can cook whilst taking advantage of the Florida climate. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer. Iron and ironing board also included. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Housekeeping will clean the villa prior to your arrival and again on checkout. Additional cleaning during your stay can be arranged for an extra charge. All towels and bed linen are included. Other: Separate 'den' with large flat screen HDTV and PlayStation 3, also a wireless printer so you can print from your own laptop / tablet if required. The garage has been converted into a games room with full size pool table and table football.


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average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews

Great house, great host.

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from 3 weeks at this villa and it was perfect for our requirements. The villa had everything we needed and more. The kids (and grown ups) loved the pool and spa and were very grateful for them after long days at the parks. The use of the fishing lines were also great for us as we really enjoyed walking down to the jetty at the lake in the evenings and having a fish....we nearly caught an alligator too!! It wasnt as close to the parks as we thought but it wasn't too much of an issue as we had hired a car and fuel is very cheap. Host were very responsive and were on hand to help when we needed it. I have already recommended this villa to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent in every way

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property with everything as described. Highly recommend..

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing and beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

This house was absolutely amazing. We definitely felt at home here. Definitely will keep this place in mind when we come back to Florida!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was very nice the house was awesome

  • 5 of 5

I only had one problem while staying here me and my family stayed 5 days and it was amazing it felt just like home they took care of the problem and was nice about it we will be back and I will only rent this villa my family enjoyed it and the pool was awesome

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good choice!

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from a great stay at this villa. Firstly, the owners were always quick and detailed in their response and provided excellent brochures in the villa from restaurant, days out, to local information and villa details. The villa was really spacious and the beds were very comfortable. We have been to florida before and stayed in a Disney hotel, which had its perks but we couldn't escape the "caos" of the parks, that is why we'd decided to stay in a villa this time. It was a great choice. We hit the parks hard with 11/12 hour days so to have a great sized villa to relax in was fab! The walmart and fast food restaurants were about a mile away, driving was easy. The kids (7&4) loved the pool for cooling off in. The added touches like the kids den, games room and cable were very welcomed too!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Villa

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for 18 nights in total after being on an 8 day Caribbean cruise in November . Our first impression when we arrived was villa looked small until we opened the door--what a very pleasant surprise . Villa was very spacious & roomy. It had a nice homely feel to it. Everything one needed in the kitchen was there to hand.Great space in both master bedroom & other double room. We liked the idea of two living room areas supplied with a television in each- very suitable for two families. We loved the pool area, even though pool was on the small side it was ample for our party of four. It was a very private area with nobody looking in & of course the hot tub was a huge bonus( we loved it for relaxing). I must say that any problems we had were attended to promptly by the management company & sorted without any issue.We found shops like Walmart & Target very accessible & reasonably close by. We found the website for the villa really really good with everything in it one needed to know. Also very useful & well documented folders in the villa were well thought out. We would have no hesitation in recommending the villa to guests of all ages. We would love to stay there again. G& C McCoy

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Orlando International
Car: necessary


St Pete Beach in the Tampa/ Clearwater area is particularly pretty and only about an hour's drive away.


Nearest airport is Orlando International, which is about 40 minutes drive. Sanford and Tampa airports are only about an hour away.

Car hire is essential in the USA, and there are many companies to choose from.


DisneyWorld and Legoland Florida less than 20 minutes.

Sea World, Discovery Cove and Aquatica about 30 minutes.

Universal Studios about 40 minutes.

Kennedy Space Center about two hours drive.

Further Details:

There is a large 24 hour Wal Mart closeby, together with numerous restaurants and fast food outlets. There are also pharmacies, banks and all the other facilities you would expect in this part of Florida.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Calabay Parc at Tower Lake, Disney / Orlando

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 7
1 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 8
16 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 9
8 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 12.0%

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £100 per week secures your dates, with the balance being due about 8 weeks prior to arrival. Please note that we do not require a security deposit, so the price we quote is the price you pay.
We accept payment by cheque (either UK pounds or US dollars) or credit card (via Paypal).

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible, subject to availability.
Early check in or late check out is subject to an additional charge of £40.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Discounts available - please contact us to discuss your particular dates. Prices include pool and spa heating.

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