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Villa with Private Pool



Updated: 18-Oct-2016
Villa on Southern Dunes Golf, Haines City, Florida - Situated on Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club

This property can accommodate 8 people (with en extra 2 on a sofabed) 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.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

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!

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12 Reviews

based on 12 holidaymaker reviews


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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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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Lovely villa in an attractive and peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

This is a really comfortable, spacious property. It had everything we needed for a relaxing family holiday and is clean and well-maintained. The owners got in touch from the UK while we were away to check that everything was OK and were more than helpful. The manager was also easy to contact and quick to respond when needed. The villa was clean on arrival and the pool was lovely - we enjoyed spending lots of time in it.

It is about 45 minutes from the bustle of Orlando which suited us fine. We were able to explore both coasts and took a trip down to Key West and the Everglades during our second week. Swimming with dolphins, sky diving over Key West, the Kennedy Space Center, Universal Studios, Naples, Anna Maria Island and Outlet shopping - an amazing trip - thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review of our villa. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and managed to see so many places in such a short period of time. We look forward to welcoming you back if you decide to visit again in the future.
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Lovely villa.

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here several times lovely villa,pool is a good size,very quiet and private. The home owners have made some changes which look great highly recommend this villa especially if you like to play golf at southern dunes.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review and glad you liked the recent changes. Look forward to seeing you back again in January.
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Great rental property for a family!

  • 4 of 5

I would actually give this property 4.5 stars. We stayed here four nights and five days. The rental was conveniently located near Legoland and not too far from the Disney parks. My boys loved playing in the pool. We had plenty of beds and showers. Our only complaint was some of the lights didn't work and there were no trash bags or soaps. After arriving, we had to run back to the store to buy shampoo, body soap, dishwasher and laundry detergent, etc. the kitchen can opener did not work and we had to buy one as well. Aside from those minor things, we had no hiccups. We would stay here again in a heartbeat!! And owners were super quick to reply to all of our questions. Great management!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback Keri. Glad the boys enjoyed the pool and you had a great break at the villa. We look forward to welcoming you back again another time.
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Great week in Haines City

  • 5 of 5

Never having been on a villa holiday in Florida before, on arrival we were pleasantly surprised with the standard of the villa and the overall complex. A very spacious villa considering there was 8 of us, we had plenty of room and didn't get under anyone's feet.

Facilities within the villa were more than expected, washing machine, dryer etc. Along with the normal kitchen facilities.

Pool area was ample for our needs and the bedrooms along with the rest of the villa were very clean and tidy.

Overall a very good experience and we'd happily return.

Added advantage, it was a short walk away from the golf club which we made good use off. A good bonus. Plenty of food choices there.

Look forward to booking another trip.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again next year
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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


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.


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.


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.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 4
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 April to 30 June 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 December 2017 to 31 December
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 April to 30 June 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

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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Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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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


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


  • 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 ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


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

Pool / Spa

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


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 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 8/10 (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.


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


  • Self-catering

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


  • 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 breakfast and lunch 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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