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Luxury Villa with Private Pool at Premier Highlands Reserve Golf Community

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Highlands Reserve, Davenport, Orlando, Florida - Excellent location, 15 minutes from Disney

Detached, 3-bedroomed villa with private, heated pool with feature fountains at Highlands Reserve golf development. Covered patio with table + chairs, also chaise chairs for relaxation/sunbathing. HR has an 18-hole, par 72, beautifully maintained golf course with clubhouse, tennis courts and community pool. HR is convenient for access to all major highways which lead to Disney, Universal, Seaworld and other main attractions. Supermarkets, restaurants etc. are all within easy reach of Highlands Reserve. The villa has light, spacious rooms with vaulted ceilings. Fully air-conditioned + ceiling fans. Lounge/dining room and separate family room. Fully fitted kitchen with all modern conveniences. Full laundry facilities. Master bedroom with patio doors leading directly onto pool deck. En-suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. One double bedroom, one twin-bedded room and 2nd full-size bathroom. Double garage and security alarm.

Julia/Leighton Thomas
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2017

About Julia/Leighton Thomas


Guest satisfaction is our main priority as we believe a recommendation based on personal experience is an excellent way of advertising our property. Many of our guests have stayed at our villa previously. Staying in a private villa is a wonderful, good value for money way of enjoying a Florida holiday as you have a 'home-from-home' experience with plenty of space, a high standard of presentation and amenities. A private, heated pool is an added bonus! You can be confident that we will do our best to look after you from the point of booking until it's time to say goodbye to Highlands Reserve, until perhaps another time. Please take a peek at guest comments to get a better idea of the location and what's on offer.

Julia + Leighton Thomas.

Julia/Leighton Thomas purchased this villa in 2003

Why Julia/Leighton Thomas chose Davenport

Highlands Reserve provides a tranquil environment in which to unwind after a busy day enjoying the Parks and the 1001 activities that Orlando and the surrounding areas have to offer. Many of our guests take advantage of the 18 hole, par 72 golf course.

What makes this villa unique

Highlands Reserve has an 18-hole, par 72 golf course, clubhouse, tennis courts and community pool. The villa is in easy walking distance of the local shops, restaurants etc. Our manager and his wife also live on Highlands Reserve.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Highlands Reserve in Disney / Orlando

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • resort
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom with 'garden tub' bath, large shower, two wash-hand basins and w.c. 2nd full size bathroom is adjacent to double bedroom and twin bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with queen-size bed and walk-in wardrobe. T.V. Double patio doors lead directly to pool deck. 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes on accommodation: Single storey suitable for children. Outside: Heated swimming pool with security screens which must be used to restrict access to the pool by young children. Covered patio with table + chairs. Chaise loungers for relaxation/sunbathing with removable padded covers. Poolside planting and hibiscus hedging on either side of the covered lanai. Utility Room: Large washing machine and tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bath and hand towels and bed linen provided. Villa is fully cleaned prior to guests arriving and on the day of their departure. Guests are advised to bring beach towels. Other: Separate family room with flat-screen t.v. with FiOs digital service. Free wireless internet access. Telephone with free calls within United States.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)


Beautiful villa with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Villa was very accurately described on the website. We had spent a lot of time scouring the web for a villa in this location which had the sun at least most of the day and this certainly fitted the bill. We were met by the gentleman who manages the villa, who stays two doors away, on our arrrival which was great as we have had problems before at other villas with key safes where you let yourself into the accomodation. Had great contact with Julia the owner from booking the villa and the information pack that she compiled for us was brilliant.The villa was very clean and had everything we needed. We have stayed in Highlands Reserve before and it is an ideal base to explore the parks and further afield. I would definitely recommend this to friends and family. Thank you Julia, hope to stay again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lots of our guests plan their Florida villa holiday well ahead as did the Hughes family, taking care to research all aspects. It's always great to know that Highlands Reserve is an excellent location and that the villa has met expectations. Ease of access and cleanliness are very important factors for us and our guests. Would love to welcome the Hughes family back again at a future date.
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Relaxation close to amenities!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 8 very relaxing nights at this lovely vacation home! Close to all amenities, IHOP for breakfast and Publix right around the corner which is very handy when you arrive late in the evening!

We had the pool heating which was lovely for the first couple of days and then it became like a hot steaming bath so we asked for it to be turned off!

The weather at this time can be very changeable but we were very lucky as the latter part of the week was a lovely 28 degrees!

The villa is very comfortably furnished, if there was one thing I would suggest is maybe having some dishwasher tablets and laundry detergent as I have always found this helpful in previous vacation homes and guests tend to replenish this for the next vacationers!

The outdoor space is adequate and sun beds are provided with comfy cushions!

All in all we had a lovely stay and would definitely stay again if returning to the Orlando area 😊򒠠Julia was extremely friendly and helpful from the time of booking and nothing was too much trouble!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're always grateful to guests for taking the time to write lovely reviews which reflect all that the villa has to offer and its convenient location. Suggestions are also very welcome! We agree that 28 degree temperatures in early March a big plus too. Julia & Leighton (Thomas)
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Very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Nice house. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased that guests consistently give our Florida home a 5***** rating. Guests feel comfortable straightaway and can relax into their Florida villa holiday. It's a great way to unwind after a day at the Parks or a round of golf! Julia & Leighton (Thomas)
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Awesome home

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this area before but this year in Julia's home was the best. The home was just the right size for us and the area wonderful. So quiet and we felt secure. We had the pool heated and we used it everyday.The home was so clean and smelled great when we walked in the first time. Roberto the manager was just 2 doors down and was the greatest. . My wife is telling me to book for next year now. Thank you Julia for the use of your home for our 2 weeks.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guest reviews are the best recommendation for our villa and the beautiful location of Highlands Reserve Golf Development. We love to hear positive news!! Having guests make return visits is awesome.
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Great villa in excellent area

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay as Julia's guest for two weeks. Villa was clean and cozy for our family of 5. Kids loved the pool. Close by to Publix + other shops and Disney World where we spent most of our time. Also the golf course at Highlands was good value. We will definitely hope to return some day.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're always delighted to know that guests have found the villa has met their high expectations. We know that excellent location is also very important to guests and Highlands Reserve is very popular for that reason. The 18 hole golf course, clubhouse, community pool and tennis courts are an added bonus. Thank you to the Peltonen family for being our guests. We hope to welcome you back at another time...........
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A fabulous well equipped villa!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 week stay at this luxurious villa which was very clean, spacious, beautifully decorated and equipped. It was a joy to actually get back from the Disney Parks!

The pool was a real winner with my sons and we benefitted from getting the sunshine all day.

The location was great - close to the Parks and benefitting hugely from having shops and restaurants within easy walking distance. 2 for 1 drinks at Applebees was a winner!

Both manager and owner of the property were on hand and provided us with all the information we needed to make this a perfect holiday.

Would most definitely recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Season 2
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Season 3
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Season 4
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 1
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
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1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
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Season 4
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

A minimum £200 deposit is required to secure a booking with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to departure.
Deposit is non-refundable.
50% refund of balance payment if notice is 42 days or more before first day of villa stay.
25% refund of balance payment if notice is less than 42 days

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible.

Notes on prices:
Includes 12% tax

**Pool heating is an optional extra recommended between May and end of October - £125 a week**

Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.

Cleaning Supplement £50 for bookings of 10 nights or less duration.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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