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The Thrills And Spill Of The Parks Are In Touching Distance From Compass Bay.

Overview

Property

Updated: 10-Dec-2016
Townhouse in Compass Bay, Kissimmee - Only A Short Drive From Disney Main Access (5 Minutes) But Could Be A Million Miles Away

As far as locations go, Compass Bay is hard to beat – it is the perfect choice for a vacation. What’s more the popular tourist corridor, the US 192 with its superb choice of restaurants, shops and supermarkets is just a stone’s throw away with the main attractions and theme parks only minutes away. Taking centre stage within the well maintained gardens is the shared heated swimming pool with cabana. There is a gazebo, 2 children’s playgrounds, barbecue areas, lake and walking trails. It’s the perfect home away from home.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

A professional couple who enjoy relaxing in comfortable surroundings.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was our first stay at Ian & Pauline’s town home, though not our first stay in Compass Bay… so we were very familiar with the area. Having stayed in this gated community prior, we would have to say you cannot get a more perfect location for everything you would wish to do in Florida!!! Close to restaurants and supermarkets on 192. The Theme Parks are on your door step, and easy access to all the major routes – for visiting East & West Coasts.

The Town home has everything you would want in a ‘home from home’. Very comfortable, clean, and well maintained. The gated community is very quiet, and the home is perfect for relaxing after a hectic day at parks, or shopping.

All the mod-cons you would expect – large washing / drying machines - big side-by-side fridge. We were very happy with this town home, and we would hope to stay here in future - Lesley



We had a lovely time, the house was perfect for our needs, a lovely quiet refuge after hectic days at the park. We loved the huge fridge and amazing American washing machine and dryer! We got good use from the pool, which was lovely and warm and so close to the house which we felt was a particular advantage of your house. We were very happy with our choice of accommodation, and would certainly come back. I would also say that your organisation and communication has been exemplary from start to finish which was much appreciated. Many thanks. – Mary, Tom, Alex and Amy



Just to let you know that we had a fab holiday. It made all the difference having a really nice place to stay. Your house was certainly everything it was advertised as and everything that we could possibly want was there. We would certainly recommend your holiday home to our friends. Thanking you. Loraine & Terry
Jun 2008
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9 Reviews

5
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful home from home was just how it is described on the website. From the moment we walked through the front door, we felt at home. It was spotlessly clean and even the dining table was set for us. Everything worked well in the house, and the laundry area was handy for us to wash and dry our clothes for our long stay.

The pool was beautiful. It was such a size you could really do some serious swimming if you felt inclined. The water was nicely heated too that you felt you were swimming in a tropical lagoon.

We were kept fully up to date by the owners, and, though we fortunately did not need any assistance, it was reassuring to know that a local agent was at hand in case of any problems we might have had.

We are already working out when we can visit central Florida again. When we do, this place will be our first choice.

We spent most of our days in Walt Disney World, which was an easy 10-15 minute drive on state roads.

The abundance of restaurants and diners along the nearby US-192 and a little further north along SR-535 at Lake Buena Vista gave a marvelous, varied choice when dining out. We particularly liked Olive Garden restaurant at the corner of SR-535 and Palm Parkway, though there is another one nearer to home on US-192.

Dining at home was nice. The kitchen was well equipped and the proximity of supermarkets Walmart, Publix and Target provided us with whatever we might need.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mark and family Thank you so much for your kind words. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that our house lived up to its billing. I agree with you the location is ideal – having a large choice of restaurants nearby is excellent for those days when do not wish to cook. Plus Disney and all the parks literally just a short drive away is a bonus. We appreciate your time in scoring our home for future guests. The 5* review was wonderful. Many thanks for taking the time to compete this review – it is appreciated. We try to do all we can so that our guests enjoy their holiday and look forward to having you to stay in our home on your next visit for Florida. Many thanks - Pauline
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5

A great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Had no hesitation in staying at the Brown's property in Compass Bay for the second successive year for 10 days. Renting the house is so much more economical, quiet and comfortable than a small hotel room on I-Drive and on arrival this year it felt like we had never been away! Very clean, comfortable and appointed in a secure and very quiet gated village - we had no complaints at all. Only a 15 min drive from Universal, Sea World and a great outlet complex as well as being handy for driving longer distances in all directions. We have found the Brown's prompt, courteous and a pleasure to do business with and would have no hesitation in recommending them to friends and colleagues. Too early to say what our plans are for 2017 but if we decide to do Orlando again, we know where we will be staying!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Caroline, Garry and the girls Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our townhouse at Compass Bay. Our one aim is for our guests to have the best experience they can during their stay at our property. We want our home to be your "home from home". To this end we like to think that the process of booking the house from start to finish is straight forward and that we achieve high levels of service to our guests. We were pleased to welcome you back for your second stay and look forward to your next stay. Thank you for recommending us to your family and friends we really appreciate that. So glad you had a great time. Regards Pauline and Ian
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5

Lovely House, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here end of May into June, the house is a very good size, perfect for our group of 6 adults.

Three good size bedrooms, with three excellent bathrooms meant it was easy for us all to get ready for our days/nights out.

Full size kitchen, meant that days we wanted to eat in were easily managed.

Internet and cable TV worked a treat.

Compass Bay is in a perfect location, although I would recommend a car for ease of getting around. We also used Ubers some evenings too.

It's so easy to get to Disney from here, and Universal is just a 20 minute drive away from Compass Bay. We also took a trip over to Kennedy Space Centre with no problems at all.

Booking the house was straight forward from the UK, I booked it through Owners Direct, and Pauline was very helpful and quick at replying to emails.

For me this house represents great value for money! Way better than staying in a small hotel room!

The shared pool area was lovely, and just outside this properties back door, the water was clean and warm!

We will definitely book here again if we are ever headed out to Orlando.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: To our guests Thank you for taking time to post this review. We are so pleased that you awarded us 5 stars and for stating that Compass Bay was in the "perfect" location for you. We appreciate your kind words. We are always happy to help out our guest and like to think we go out of our way to be of assistance. Good timely communications are important - we do try to give guests all the information they need to ensure a happy and stress free experience before, during and after their visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again to Compass Bay in the future. Many thanks Ian and Pauline
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5

A Great Place to Stay for Disney

  • 5 of 5

For some reason we never submitted our review last year.

Just to say thank you for letting us stay at your house. We will be back in Orlando in 2017 and your house will be our first choice.

It was nice to stay in a house where everything is clean and in working order which is not always the case with rental homes in Orlando. Well done and keep up the good work.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Donna Thank you for taking the time to post this kind review. We appreciate your comments and are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay. It is our aim to provide guests with "a holiday oasis" that provides all they need from a "home from home". We look forward to welcoming you back. Many thanks Donna
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5

All around fantastic deal!

  • 5 of 5

This townhome is kept immaculately clean. The kitchen was well stocked. Furnishings were comfortable and uncluttered, making it easy to keep track of our stuff and making the place feel restful after a busy theme park filled day.

Owner also has thought of a number of simple touches that add so much convenience, like key hooks for car keys, coat hooks just inside the front door, and sufficient drawers and blankets in every bedroom. Even better, the townhome has a code lock system, which eliminates all the usual travel worry about losing or forgetting keys.

Pool is about 50 feet away and the complex grounds are lovely and big enough to enjoy some long walks. Location is very convenient to restaurants, shopping, and theme parks.

In short, we were very pleased with our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jenny and family. Many thanks for your review. We aim to provide guests with a "home from home". We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our home in Compass Bay and that the house lived up to expectations. We would love to welcome you back to Compass Bay. We set ourselves high standards and hope we are achieving these. We believe communication and product is key to contented guests. Thanks Jenny.
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5

Excellent Holiday Home

  • 5 of 5

Holiday home is certainly the right phrase, as this great villa really felt like home from home, we found it very comfortable and quite roomy.

It is also situated in a pleasant quiet gated complex which is very central for getting around, There are several theme parks close by and it is only an hours ride to either the Atlantic or the Gulf coast.Couldn't wish for anything better and will certainly consider using it again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to review our property. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and value your comments about our property. We appreciate your feedback on the convenient location and that you found the house very comfortable and roomy. We try to ensure that our guests have the best experience possible. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. .
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Location

From the Owner

We bought the house for its location and the fact that it is a small select community. Its location is second to none with access to all the restaurants and shops on the US192. Wallmart is just 2 minutes away and of course it is only a short distance from the Parks. Although its location is central it is a tranquil setting with well kept grounds. The house build is to a high standard and is tastefully furnished to a high standard by an interior designer.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Being close to the region’s major highways (3 minutes from Interstate 4) the coastal areas are easily accessible.

St Pete's and Clearwater (Gulf Coast) offer superb white sandy beaches and calm seas.

Cocoa Beach (Atlantic Coast) offers great Atlantic waves.

Both have many bars and restaurants.

Travel:

We would recommend car hire for your stay.

For your convenience we provide directions to the house from all local airports.

Approximate driving time from:

Orlando International Airport - 25 mins.

Sanford International Airport - 45 mins.

Tampa International Airport - 75 mins.

Distances:

Approximate drive times -

Kissimmee Old town - 2 minutes

Disney - 5 minutes

Sea World - 10 minutes

Sea Word Water Park - 10 minutes

Wet and Wild - 15 minutes

Universal/Islands of Adventure - 20 minutes

Gatorland - 30 minutes

Kennedy Space Centre - 90 minutes

Further Details:

Compass Bay is perfectly located for the many varied and interesting eating establishments along the length of the US 192. It’s within easy reach of premium shopping outlets, shops and supermarkets. A Colonial Bank and 7-Eleven are located on the corner of Poinciana Blv and only 3 minutes walk from the townhouse.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2016
1 Jun 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£255
for 5 nights
From
£51
£355
 
 
Xmas 2016
19 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£275
for 5 nights
From
£55
£385
 
 
New Year 2017
9 Jan 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£270
for 5 nights
From
£54
£370
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£270
for 5 nights
From
£54
£375
 
 
Xmas 2107
19 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£290
for 5 nights
From
£58
£405
 
 
New Year 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£280
for 5 nights
From
£56
£389
 
 
Summer 2018
3 Jun 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£285
for 5 nights
From
£57
£394
 
 
Xmas 2018
16 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£300
for 5 nights
From
£60
£426
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Securing our home only requires a nominal deposit (£100) with the balance not being due until 6 weeks before departure, if this is less than 6 weeks full payment is required at booking. A security bond (£150) is required and this will be returned usually within 7 days of departure, on receipt of non-damage/loss report. Credit card payments are accepted via agent in USA (Charges apply).

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible, arrival/departure can be on any day of the week, and stays can be of any duration. In general the house is available from 4pm on day of arrival and guests are asked to vacate the property by 11am on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week in UK Pounds. We charge for cleans on short term lets less than 6 nights. Minimum Let is 5 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • 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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Master en-suite with bath/shower over, wc, vanity hand basin
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Upstairs with bath/shower over, wc, vanity wash hand basin
  • Ground Floor Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Downstairs with walk in shower, wc, vanity wash hand basin.
  • En-suite with bath/shower over, wc, vanity hand basin. Bathroom 2 with bath/shower over, wc, vanity wash hand basin. Ground Floor Bathroom 3 with walk in shower, wc, vanity wash hand basin.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Upstairs Twin Bedroom with own bathroom
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Ground floor twin bedroom with downstairs bathroom
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, queen size bed, en-suite, safe, large closet, Cable TV
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 maximum (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom - queen size bed, en-suite, security safe, large closet, TV. Bedroom 2 - twin beds, large closet. Ground Floor Bedroom 3 - twin beds, large closet

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The house located in a quiet road and has all you will need to enjoy your stay. It is fully air-conditioned and for those hot sticky days there are additional ceiling fans in each room. There is ample parking just outside the door. We take pride in our home and the first class personal service provided to guests – from your initial enquiry until departure from our home. Sorry but pets are not allowed and we are unable to accommodate more than 6 people. The house is a smoke free zone. Our home has a rear south facing patio and is well screened for privacy and is not overlooked. The heated swimming pool with cabana is a big draw. It is ideal for a relaxing swim and sunbathing. It’s surrounded by sun beds, tables, chairs and parasols. It is for the community’s exclusive use with toilets, outside/inside showers, drinking fountain and changing rooms. The community boasts 2 children's play areas complete with Gazebo's and built in BBQ grills. There is a large lake area which attracts a variety of wildlife. Utility Room: Utility cupboard containing top loading washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board, iron, washing basket, vacuum cleaner, cleaning equipment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We provide towels and linen, including replacements. Our home is professionally cleaned prior to the arrival of each guest.

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