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Executive Villa With Private Pool : Snowbird Special Discount for 2018

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 85 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 85 nights

About the property

Villa in Emerald Island Resort, Orlando / Kissimmee, USA - South Facing Pool & Not Overlooked

NOW Featuring 20% discount for snowbirds in 2018.

Executive 4 bedroom villa with private screened and child safe heated pool in a beautiful gated secure community within minutes of Disney. The villa is fully air conditioned with cable TV, internet access & wifi, telephone, dishwasher, washer/dryer and fridge/freezer. The clubhouse is a short walk from the front door. The villa is ideally located close to numerous top class golf courses including the famed Champions Gate and Reunion resorts. Local amenities are close to hand with major supermarkets and restaurants within a 3 minute drive. Guests can take advantage of the play areas in the complex, the tennis, basketball and volleyball courts as well as a gym and sauna at the clubhouse.

David Haran
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About David Haran

Hi, I am an accountant based in Dublin, Ireland. I lived outside Ireland from 1993 to 2006 in various locations (USA, UK, Maldives, Egypt etc.)

I have two kids. Luca was born in 2001 and Leah was born in 2004. They love Florida and we try to go as often as possible. Our most recent trip took in Busch Gardens so if you or the kids like roller coasters, it is a treat!

I am a golfer and like to play when I visit the villa. Players of all handicaps can get a great test of their game and I have to say the practice facilities are superb. These days I am a poor 10 handicap but there are some spectacular courses close by and I would be happy to help with recommendations. I hope you enjoy your visit to Florida and hope that you will become a regular visitor to the villa.

David Haran purchased this villa in 2008

Why David Haran chose Disney / Orlando

The villa is 5 minutes from Disney so when I visit with the kids we can pop over without the day seeming like a huge headache. The kids absolutely love the villa. We swim every morning and evening. They have bikes in the garage and we cycle around the resort. It is extremely quiet and safe so they really enjoy that.

Obviously the weather is always super. There are storms in the summer but the kids enjoy those as well! I have improved the games in the house during the year with a pool table in the garage. I also like to visit without the kids to play golf. Some of the finest courses in Florida are within a short drive from the villa and there is no shortage of great steak houses close by!

You should also make a visit to Celebration. It's a small town close by (8 min drive) that was designed by Disney. Check out the Town Tavern for great food.

If you are feeling like an adventure you can try air boat rides, alligator watching, fishing, shooting or maybe just a ramble up to Tampa Bay. There's a great Irish bar in Tampa Bay called McDintons. Tell them you are from Mayo and they will look after you!!

What makes this villa unique

The property is ideally situated. It is close to Disney and numerous golf courses. We are south facing and are not overlooked as the nature trail is directly behind the rear of the house. That makes for quiet and sunny relaxation! The resort also benefits from 3 play areas for kids, a communal pool (as well as the one at the house) and a tiki bar. This means that if you feel like a beer and a swim with the kids, it is only a 5 minute walk from the front door. The folks at the clubhouse are also incredibly helpful when it comes to getting tickets for the theme parks, arranging transport, getting directions and any and all information that you might possibly need. All for free!

The entire resort is gated so there is 24/7 access security to the property.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Fabulous villa with easy access to Disney being particularly useful with small kids to please! David was easy to deal with and helped us with our holiday planning"

Mrs Copeland 2011

"Could not have asked for more from David. He is an easy guy to get on with and despite our deposit cheque going missing in the post, he did not doubt us and we got everything sorted. The villa is fab and we had a super time shopping at the nearby outlet malls"

Mrs F James

"Great spot for a golf holiday. Courses range in difficulty and price but it's all there close by"

Mr B Moloney

"A wonderful place to relax and unwind. We had a wonderful visit."

Mrs J Gallagher
Jan 2009
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5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)


Last Minute...Perfect Find!!

  • 5 of 5

After searching for a vacation home and booking at the last minute, we were pleasantly surprised upon our arrival at this home. It was clean, very spacious and convenient to Disney, Shopping, and Restaurants! The kids loved the pool and I loved the 2nd Living area😊! Definitely the perfect home away from home!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Well what can i say this villa is like a home away from home two big living areas 4 good size bedrooms and a great pool!!

On looking around for villa's we had to make sure it would be suitable for disabled and a toddler this villa has two small steeps into the front door and the rest is flat the pool has 3 steps in to it so it was great for my mum the screened pool was brilliant as we had a two year old with us so it was great to know he couldn't just run out and dive right in!

lots of restaurants and shops with in a 3 min drive so pleasant of choice or if you want to stay in and cook the kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need.

David the owner is great very quite at responding to email and question we had and Linda and Phil the management team they are full of knowledge about the villa and local area nothing was to much trouble!

We had a fab week in the villa and already looking to book to stay here again next year!

Thank you to all 3 of you for a fab stay and look forward to staying again

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thanks for the praise! Like everything it's a 2 way street. Alison was wonderful to deal with. We do try hard to make everything work as best as we can and the ideal for us is to hear when families wish to book the villa again. We couldn't be happier!! Thanks
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Great villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic two weeks in this villa which was a real home from home and a welcome place to return to after a busy day at the parks! The villa is very close to Disney Resort and there are plenty restaurants close by. The owner and his management team(Linda and Phil) were a pleasure to deal with and took care to ensure our holiday went smoothly.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Thanks for the lovely review. Our goal is to try to do what we can to help you have a fabulous holiday in the sun! It helps so much when guests are as pleasant to deal with you as you. Best regards, David
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anglesey,north wales


  • 5 of 5

What a holiday! The villa was fabulous, the owner was very helpful, I'd love to visit again. I spent my 60th birthday here and my daughter got married from this villa. A holiday of a lifetime. We had beautiful weather the whole time, the villa is ideally situated for the parks,shops and restaurants. The people in the clubhouse, 2 mins walk from the villa, were always very friendly and helpfull. I would not hesitate to recommend a stay here in this villa,xx

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • 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
8 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Easter 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
May 17
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
6 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
85 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A non refundable deposit is required to secure your booking. The balance is required 6 weeks prior to your vacation.

Changeover Day:
Flexible. Arrival time is 4pm (local time) and departure is 11am (local time) but depending on bookings there may be flexibility once this is pre-arranged.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per night in US dollars. Cleaning is free of charge for stays of 1 week or more. If your stay is for less than 1 week, a cleaning fee of $85 is required.

Weekend stays are not available.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kissimmee in Florida

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to master bedroom with jacuzzi bath and separate shower. Bathroom with bath/shower over.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with en-suite and dressing room. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 with twin beds.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: The villa is located in the Emerald Island Resort Community and has full use of the guests only clubhouse and tiki bar. I am happy to help with any specific requests. Outside: The private heated pool is situated on the outside deck which is 34 x 17. The deck is not overlooked from the rear as the villa backs onto the conservation area. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and bath towels are included. On arrival the villa will have been cleaned that day. Maid service can be provided if requested, as an extra. Other: There is a family room with tv that looks out over the pool with an adjacent informal dining area. This room is used as the veryday room with breakfast served at the table and dvd's available for viewing on the large wall hung tv.

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