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Highly recommended Villa With Private Pool And Spa



Updated: 20-Oct-2016
4 Bedroom, 3 Bathrooms Close to all Attractions

“Palm Haven” is a fully air-conditioned luxury 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa home situated on the prestigious Glenbrook development approximately 8 miles from DisneyWorld. All other attractions are within easy reach. It has the benefit of two master bedrooms (each with en-suite facilities), two twin bedded bedrooms (share the third bathroom) and will sleep 10 (plus infant) comfortably (sofa bed in lounge). The villa also offers a formal living & dining room, a family room, a large kitchen with breakfast nook and is designer furnished to a very high standard. No need to bring anything but your clothes and toiletries as it is fully equipped with all household appliances; bed linen & towels are provided. Cool off and relax in your private screened pool and spa complete with a child security/safety fence to provide peace of mind when little ones are in residence. Security enabled wi-fi internet access.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We fell in love with the friendly & relaxed Florida lifestyle on our first visit with our two young sons way back in 1988 and revisited several times after that. As retirement approached and longer visits became an actual reality we considered our best option was to buy our own holiday home which has proved to be perfect for us, our children and their children. We have made many new friends amongst other owners and enjoy getting together with them either in the UK or at Glenbrook. Just like all of us youngsters, our grandchildren spend hours in the pool and love visiting all the theme parks. When staying without family or friends one of our favourite activities is to play golf at the local courses which have very different wildlife from those in the UK - a lost ball stays lost!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Palm Haven is everything you said it would be and more. Spotlessly clean and so much room with everything you could possibly need.The Bailey Family, Essex

We had a wonderful time staying at your house. It's designed so nicely, it's really beautiful.The Badian Family, Baltimore.

I just wanted to say that we had a fantastic holiday in your wonderful home, Palm Haven. The pool area was fantastic, and our children loved the lights at night. Inside, you had thought of everything we could possibly want and more.We found it beautifully decorated and accessorised, very relaxing and tranquil after a busy day out in the theme parks. The house was spotlessly clean, and well-maintained, and within a few minutes drive of supermarkets, restaurants and Disneyworld.I would highly recommend it and it is definitely ‘a home from home’ minus the chores! The Firth Family East Yorkshire.

It really is a home from home and we have had 4 glorious weeks here. The Marshall Family, England
Jan 2009
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25 Reviews

based on 25 holidaymaker reviews


A well looked after, beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

This villa is a beautiful, well set out villa ideal for for families. It is well looked after with an array of information on the location and close ammenaties in a welcome folder. The clubhouse is an additional bonus if you want to use the bigger pool and gym. The owners are very helpful and accomadating, and for the price charged, we will be certainly going back to this wonderful villa.

I have already recommended this villa to two people, as everything about it is superb.

B willis

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your kind comments. Hope to see you again.
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Florida Holiday June 2016

  • 5 of 5

From the first moment we made the booking to the day we left, the service we received was fantastic. The Villa was as every good as the pictures and more. - The villa was a lot larger than anticipated. The finish and quality of the property was fantastic, upon arrival we received a courtesy phone call from the owners to ensure that the accommodation met our expectations, and did we have any questions - The villa was clean,spacious and of a high standard - it is perfectly located just over 30 minutes from Disney, and 40 minutes from Universal. A good choice restaurants nearby 5-10 minute drive, major supermarket 5 minute drive. I never normally write reviews - however if you want to have a comfortable stay in Florida, this beautiful home will give you the perfect base - just wish we could come here every year! - The owners care and attention to great customer service was reflected in their fantastic home - cant believe they share it with people!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you and your family had a great holiday in our villa. Many thanks for your kind words.
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Wonderful stay in a fantastic villa!

  • 5 of 5

A truly beautiful villa, immaculately clean and very well equipped. Ian and Maureen are very friendly and approachable, and made the whole experience incredibly easy, from the first phonecall, to a comprehensive information pack, and a follow-up phonecall shortly after we arrived to make sure everything was okay. Everything is as described, the villa is incredibly spacious, and the pool was amazing to come back to after a long day at Disney. The villa is around 20 minutes drive from Disney and there are plenty of supermarkets and restaurants nearby, with a lovely Publix just a mile away. The villa is situated in a residential estate which felt very safe and was well maintained. We would definitely highly recommend this villa to anyone wishing to stay in this area.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review. We make every effort to ensure our guests have a memorable stay in our villa and it is rewarding to hear that our efforts are appreciated.
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 7 and stayed in this property for 2 weeks. It is excellent - very well equipped, good size pool, good area (felt very safe on the Glenbrook complex) and about 20 mins from Disney. Near to shops, restaurants and supermarkets incl a huge Walmart. Spotlessly clean. We had a minor issue with the smoke alarm beeping due to low battery. We phoned the number given (free of charge from house phone) and the maintenance people fixed it very promptly. Can't fault this property.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear your holiday was a success. We hope the smoke alarm didn't start chirping in the middle of the night but good to hear it was resolved quickly.
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Velva, ND USA

Fantastic vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ian and Maureen for opening your home for us to stay. Everything was amazing. The house is beautiful and provided everything anyone could need for a wonderful vacation. After running every day to get the most out of our vacation, the pool and spa were a wonderful thing to come back to. This home is easy to get to and from the parks. I like to get away from the craziness of parks and this home is in a nice quiet neighborhood. We really appreciated the phone call from you making sure everything was ok. And definitely loved the recommendation of the restaurant. Wonderful food! We have stayed in rental homes on our past trips to Florida but this was by far our favorite. Hopefully next time we head that way again your home will be available.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased that you had a great holiday and look forward to welcoming you as our guests again should you visit the area in the future. Ian & Maureen
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A Fantastic Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay, the villa is immaculately clean and has everything any family could wish for. The location of this lovely villa is perfect for visiting Disney and all surrounding attractions. The guidance and helpful information Maureen & Ian gave was so helpful in making our holiday a total success. We can't wait to return. Would thoroughly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to you being our guests again in the future.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Orlando International Airport at 34 Miles Nearest Barpub : Hurricane Grill & Wings at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Legends or Kings Ridge at 8 Miles Nearest Motorway : I4 at 7 Miles Car: recommended


Orlando International Airport is a 45 minute drive, Tampa International Airport and Sanford Airport are both a 70 minute drive (approximately). All airports are easily accessible.


All major attractions are with easy reach.

Disney World/Epcot/Hollywood Studios/Animal Kingdom 8 miles

Sea World 10 miles

Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure 15 miles

Wet & Wild 15 miles

Busch Gardens 45 miles

Kennedy Space Centre 60 miles.

Further Details:

There are numerous supermarkets (Walmart and Publix) all within 2 miles or less. A good choice of restaurants along both the 192 and the 27 from Macdonalds to Red Lobster.

There are several banks in the area with ATMs including one inside Walmart.

For those requiring some retail therapy Florida Mall, Mall at Millennia, Festival Bay and Premium Outlets are the places to head for though there many other retail outlets well worth a visit.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 10
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
17 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 12
4 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 13
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 14
22 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 15
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 16
1 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 17
30 Sep 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 18
18 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of £100 per week (non refundable) payable to obtain confirmation of booking.
Balance payable 8 weeks before arrival: following receipt
details of key pick up (on site) and directions to Palm Haven will be provided.
Discounts available for bookings of longer than 2 weeks.
Bookings of less than one week considered but will incur an additional charge of £50 due to additional cleaning costs.
Pool heating is available at an extra charge of £12.50 per day.

Changeover Day:
Check in time after 4.00p.m
Check out time 11.00a.m.
Bookings other than Saturday to Saturday available.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are per week and in pounds sterling.
Discounts available for bookings exceeding two weeks.
Snowbirds welcome - please contact owners for special pricing.
Bookings of less than 5 days incur an additional cleaning fee of $80.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 20-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • 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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


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

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • rural


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite to Bedroom 1 with large bath, twin washbasins, separate shower and separate wc. Large walk-in closet with safe. Ensuite to Bedroom 2 with bath/shower, washbasin and wc. Bathroom 3 has shower, washbasin and wc. All bathrooms have hairdryers.


  • 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 10 (4 Bedrooms/3 Bathrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom 1 with King Bed and patio door access to pool area. Ensuite with large bath and walk-in shower. Master Bedroom 2 with Queen Bed. Ensuite bathroom with bath/shower. Bedrooms 3 and 4 each have two single beds and share bathroom 3 which has a walk-in shower. Sofa bed in lounge. All bedrooms have cable TV.


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


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The villa is fully airconditioned with heating (rarely needed) for the cooler months. Glenbrook is a small and quiet resort. The clubhouse offers a comfortable lounge area with internet access, big screen TV, free DVD and PS games rental and separate fitness room. Large community pool area with tables, chairs and loungers. Children's 'adventure' play area and tennis and volley ball courts. Outside: Screened 26'x13' private pool with separate spa has table, chairs and loungers and a child security fence for peace of mind when little ones are in residence. Pool and spa heat is available at an additional charge and is recommended between the end of October and the end of February. Double garage with electronic door and off road parking for two cars. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are provided and the villa is cleaned prior to arrival and also when you leave. Should you require cleaning during your stay this can be arranged for a separate fee. Other: The family room is the social hub of the house with the breakfast bar overlooking the kitchen area. There are two sofas, an easy chair, 42" plasma TV with DVD player and Playstation 2. Patio doors leading to pool area.

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