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Villa with Private Pool

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Overview

Property

Updated: 12-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

Villa on Southern Dunes Golf, Haines City, Florida - Situated on Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club

This property can accommodate 8 people and for the comfort of all our guests our villa is non-smoking - however smoking is permitted on the patio area. The community is gated for your added security, and just outside the gates you will find Supermarkets (24 hour Wal Mart), restaurants and shops. The villa is located on the award winning Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club community which offers a clubhouse, restaurant and bar.

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About the Owner

Evelyn & Ian Fenne
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 February, 2017

About Evelyn & Ian Fenne

We live in Dorset, on the south coast of England with our pet dog Charlie. Our son now lives in London after studying American Theatre at Rose Bruford but would prefer to spend all his time at Disney! We love it and hope you will too!

Evelyn & Ian Fenne purchased this villa in 2005

Why Evelyn & Ian Fenne chose Davenport

We originally purchased our villa as we had spent nearly 10 years visiting Florida before eventually deciding we wanted somewhere of our own we could call our 'home away from home'. Over the past 11 years we have spent many happy holidays in Florida.

What makes this villa unique

Our villa is situated in a perfect location - near enough to Disney and far enough away from the crowds. It is on a beautiful golf course with shops/restaurants and bars close by.

16 Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

5

A perfect home from home

  • 5 of 5

We visited Orlando in December 2016 and wanted to visit all the parks. We weren't bothered about staying in a Disney or Universal hotel and were really happy to self cater.

This villa is fantastic, with it's own private pool, and is set in a lovely gated community. It's spacious, clean and has everything you need, and more. I loved that there were plenty of towels, lots of wardrobe space, a washing machine, which is so useful when travelling with children, plus a huge bonus is the Walmart supermarket right next door which made self catering even easier! There is also a Denny's less than a mile away for that all important breakfast!

It's a VERY easy 20 minute drive to the Disney parks from the villa, and about 30 minutes to Universal/Seaworld etc. so if you don't mind not being in the thick of the Orlando action then this will suit you perfectly!

The check-in process was seamless with details being sent to us before our arrival and everything was as it said it would on arrival.

We would highly recommend this villa and would definitely stay there again. Many thanks for helping to making our holiday so fantastic! Just what we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate your comments and are so glad you had a wonderful time. We would be delighted to welcome you back again next time you visit Florida.
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5

A fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

We came with our 1 year old and found the villa to be absolutely perfect for us all. It was so easy to get to the Disney parks, and on our days off we happily walked around the area, used the gym or relaxed by the pool. Everything we needed was on our doorstep.

It was perfect

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great stay at our villa. Hope you can come back again another time.
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5

Excellent all round property.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa for 6 nights, myself, husband and another couple with whom we cruised with. It is a lovely villa well located and very convenient to all services and approximately 20 minutes from all the Disney fun in Orlando. We can thoroughly recommend this beautiful villa to families and couples. It is a very well maintained villa with all facilities you could ever need.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to send a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed staying at our villa and hope you will visit again the next time you are in Florida.
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5

Golf Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Southern Dunes is our destination from Canada for an end of season golf competition. Southern Dunes golf course was renovated this past season and the greens are awesome. They have also made improvements to the bunkers - they made them even larger (if you can believe it)! We also enjoyed playing at Orange County National and Champions Gate. All the amenities (WIFI, TV & appliances) at the house worked great and it comfortably accommodated 4 golfers.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review and glad you had such a good golfing trip. Look forward to seeing you back next year.
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5

Lovely villa, well appointed, superb location

  • 5 of 5

Superb villa. Nice and quiet location.

Everything you need is there, right down to extra towels and toys for the pool and a barbecue for relaxing rest days between parks.

Kitchen is well v appointed. More than enough equipment to actually cook a proper meal( if you really want to) which is a refreshing change from the perfunctory 6 of everything and 2 small pans!

We loved it, and in due course, will be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Wendy for your lovely review. We will be delighted to welcome you back again next time you visit Florida.
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5

Perfect base for our holiday!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was better than we anticipated, very spacious, well equipped and clean. Also, most important for me....comfortable bed!! The owner was very helpful and pretty much immediate response to e-mail with our queries. Location was great with the Convenience of having Walmart a short distance away, Disney was around half an hour drive. Would definitely recommend this property...

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for finding time to send your lovely review. As back sufferers we invested in good quality beds as we appreciate how important it is to recharge batteries after busy days out. So glad you had a great time and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Location

From the Owner

We originally purchased our villa as we had spent nearly 10 years visiting Florida before eventually deciding we wanted somewhere of our own we could call our 'home away from home'. Over the past 11 years we have spent many happy holidays in Florida.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Orlando International at 39 Miles Nearest Barpub : Clubhouse on Southern Dunes at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : On-site Southern Dunes at 10 Metres Nearest Motorway : Highway 27 at 0.3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Selection of Restaurants outside Gates at 0.3 Miles Nearest Beach : Cocoa at 80 Miles Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Cocoa beach is approximately 50 minutes drive (east) away and offers beautiful sand and safe bathing.

Clearwater and St Petes are approximately 1hr 15 mins drive (west) away.

Travel:

The nearest airport is Orlando International Airport which is approximately 45 minutes drive away.

Sandford Airport is approximately 55 minutes drive away.

Tampa is approximately 1 hour drive away.

Distances:

The entrance to Disney World is approximately 25 minutes drive away. Busch Gardens is approximately 50 minutes away. Legoland is approximately 20 minutes drive away.

The nearest shops/banks etc are at the entrance to the community and include a 24-hour Walmart.

All major attractions can be easily reached within 40 minutes.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
1 April to 30 June 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£320
for 5 nights
From
£64
£475
 
 
1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
1 December 2017 to 31 December
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
1 April to 30 June 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£339
for 5 nights
£475
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£321
for 5 nights
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A provisional booking will be held for 7 days until the deposit of £200 has been paid and the booking form has been completed.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible. Check-in is from 4pm and Check-out is by 10am unless alternative prior arrangements have been made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Our villa is situated in a perfect location - near enough to Disney and far enough away from the crowds. It is on a beautiful golf course with shops/restaurants and bars close by.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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 ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Ensuite Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with wc and walk-in shower cubicle. Exit to pool area. En suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with wc and shower cubicle. Separate bathroom with wc, bath and shower.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with en suite (leading to pool area), King size bed with foam topper and Flat Screen HD cable TV. Bedroom 2 with en suite and Queen bed with foam topper and Flat Screen HD cable TV. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and Flat Screen HD cable TV. Bedroom 4 with twin beds.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Southern Dunes community also has 3 communal pools, tennis/basketball courts and an Exercise Room. There is also a children's playground on the site. The main Clubhouse has a bar and restaurant which serves all meals at reasonable prices. Children area also welcome in the Clubhouse. The golf course is an undulating 4 1/2 Star (modelled on St Andrews) course, ranked number 6 in Florida. Outside: The private, screened pool can be heated during the winter months and is 3' at the shallow end and 5' at the deep end. There is a covered lanai with a fan to give relief from the Florida sunshine. There is external lighting and patio furniture provided. The main master bedroom and ensuite gives access to the pool area in addition to access from the lounge. Utility Room: Utility area in the garage has top loader washing machine and tumble drier. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are included. Arrangements can be made for property to be cleaned during the stay.

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