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Executive Villa With Private Heated Pool And Woodland Conservation View

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Cumbrian Lakes, Kissimmee, Orlando, Florida - Superb Location Close To All Amenities

Why not enjoy Florida in luxury and tranquillity in our exceptional 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom villa with its south facing pool overlooking the woodland conservation area. Whilst being in this safe, quiet haven you will still be within easy access to Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld and all the other Orlando attractions. Wekiva Villa boasts two identical master suites, with sumptuous king size beds and luxurious bathrooms, making it the perfect choice for one or two families sharing. One suite has patio doors to the secluded pool deck, the other has patio doors to a private balcony with a stunning woodland and lake view. Relax by the pool and spa in the wonderful year round Florida sunshine, dine alfresco under the covered lanai, or enjoy a glass of wine as the sun sets. Meanwhile our fully equipped games room will keep the more active members of the family entertained. The villa is extremely spacious and beautifully furnished to provide maximum comfort and luxury. We have free fast (90mps) WiFi and the pool has free solar heating that can be complemented by electric heating n the winter months.

Karen Harris
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
8 April, 2017

About Karen Harris

Peter and Karen live in England. Peter is a cruise ship captain whose cruises take him around the world. Karen is a ballet teacher and Examiner. We have three children, our youngest is at university, the other two have now graduated. Our family have travelled the world on Peter's ships and love the Orlando area with it's theme parks and sunshine. We bought the villa to live in ourselves for part of the winter and visit in the summer with the family. It is truly our second home and is furnished to the same high standards and tastes as our primary home.

Karen Harris purchased this villa in 2010

Why Karen Harris chose Kissimmee

We bought in Cumbrian Lakes as it is a tranquil gated community. Despite being close to all the major Orlando attractions it is surrounded by lakes and a conservation area. This means it provides restful days amid the excitement of Orlando. The community is made up of low density spacious villas and is quiet and relaxing with wildlife that can be spotted in the area. It is a great place to cycle or walk around and there is a children's play area about 5 mins walk from the villa. Shops and supermarkets are a 5 min drive away.

What makes this villa unique

Our spacious four bed villa has two identical master suites, the upstairs with its own balcony, the downstairs opening onto the pool area. The pool is south facing so gets sunshine all day long. It backs onto a wooded conservation area with a lake not far away. The large lanai provides shade when required and is a great place to dine alfresco. There is also a pool toilet and outside shower, which saves going in and out of the house. We have four large screen TVs, a Nintendo Wii and an X box; both with games, also table top football, table tennis, bikes, skateboard, fishing rods etc. Other thoughtful touches include, Garmin sat nav, two safes, free US phone calls, free fast 90mps WiFi and printer. It is our home and is furnished as such.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have been vacationing in Orlando for many years and this is by far the most beautiful villa with every possible luxury, to make it the perfect holiday experience. It is the most gorgeous spacious home, beautifully decorated throughout with two huge master suites with luxury bathrooms (upstairs has a balcony whilst the other opens onto the beautiful pool area) as well as two additional twin bedrooms and lovely spacious living / kitchen areas and a great sky deck (complete with Xbox). The games room downstairs is fabulous too. This villa is excellently situated within a private gated very quiet community with beautiful lake walks and backing onto woodland. It is only a short drive to the parks and has many restaurants, supermarkets and some great crazy golf all close by. If you are looking for peace, tranquillity and luxury as well as easy access to all the parks and shopping malls / outlets, this is definitely the place to make it the perfect holiday.
Aug 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cumbrian Lakes in Disney / Orlando

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Two huge en-suite bathrooms to Bedrooms 1 and 2 each have an oval sunken bath, his and hers washbasins, a cloakroom and enormous shower. Additional bathroom with bath/shower over, washbasin and wc Separate wc with washbasin. Pool wc with washbasin.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 and 2 are identical with Super King size beds, large flat screen TVs and luxury en-suite bathrooms. Bedroom 3 and 4 are themed rooms with two single beds, large closets, flat screen TVs and iPod docking stations, they share a large bathroom.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: Fully air-condition and ceiling fans throughout. Useful items include free WiFi broadband, printer/scanner, free US telephone calls, Garmin Sat Nav, cable TV, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 with games, cot, highchair, buggy, baby walker, stair gate, hairdryers in all bathrooms, plentiful supply of towels and bedlinen. Outside: The pool area is south facing, onto woodland and overlooking one of the community’s lakes to the left. There is an extended pool deck with a solar heated pool/spa (additional electric pool heating, if required-charges apply). Pool size is 28-by-12-by-6 feet deep. There is a huge lanai with ceiling fan and light, which provides shade if required. There is ample sunbathing space with luxurious pool furniture and also a pool bathroom and external shower. The pool/spa area is completely screened to protect from insects. All external access doors to the pool area are protected by alarms for peace of mind for those with small children. Utility Room: Includes large washer, dryer, iron, ironing board and airer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Clean linen and towels are included and additional sets stored in wardrobes. Pool towels are also provided. Our home is cleaned prior to your arrival and the pool/deck cleaned weekly. Additional cleans during your stay can be arranged, at an extra cost. Other: Breakfast nook has a table and 6 chairs and overlooks the pool area. A relaxing way to start the day with your family. Games room with table tennis table, foosball, mountain bikes and fishing equipment.

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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)


Bright welcoming property.

  • 5 of 5

The Villa was of an exceptional standard, clean bright and beautifully maintained.

We were a family of 7, three couples and one child. The house was easily able to cope with our number and also able to give us private space as individual couples.

The facilities were exceptional from the fully equiped laundry to the heated pool and jaccuzi.

The two large bedrooms had huge beds and his and hers split bathrooms.

The two double bed rooms had a joint bathroom and were ideal for our family of three. Bathrooms were complete with fluffy towels and dressing gowns.

The social areas were spacious luxurious and very well equiped from the kitchen/breakfast room with its large american fridge, pristine cooker and waste disposal and the lovely high ceiling lounge with its leather suite and entertainment centre. We were able to play table tennis and pool in the large well lit garage and walk within the estate around the green public area.

Whilst relaxing on the patio one day two large grey heron like birds walked stately past the mesh security netting, what a delight.

The property is within easy travel of all local ameneties such as Disney off International Drive, Kissemmee and Orlando and yet in an exclusive private setting.

I would recommend this property most highly and we would have no hesitation going back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Heather for the lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed yourselves so much and look forward to welcoming you back to our Florida home. Karen & Peter
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  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had an amazing stay at Wekika villa. The house and pool were immaculate, spacious and very well maintained. Peter and Karen provided everything that you'd need for an enjoyable relaxing stay. There were plenty of bath and pool towels available and even inflatables for the lovely pool. The girls both loved that they could play their iPods in their rooms while they were getting ready!

The management company were top notch. During our stay one of the batteries in the smoke alarms kept beeping, we were leaving early for the day so we thought we'd leave them a message but they answered the phone at 7.15 am , ( they weren't supposed to start work until 8am ) and the issue was was dealt with by time we'd arrived back a few hours later.

We had the most wonderful relaxing stay and we can't wait to visit again. Thank you Karen and Peter for allowing us to stay at your beautiful home and thank you for the excellent communication before and after our visit.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to Wekiva Villa.
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Wekiva Villa holiday review

  • 4 of 5

We found Wekiva Villa just as described by the owners Karen & Peter. Great location, approximately 20 minutes from the Universal & Disney Parks. The villa was on a lovely and safe gated community, close to a number of supermarkets and 5 minutes to the 192 and the many diners & restaurants. The villa was clean, very well equipped, spacious and very well maintained. We particularly liked that the villa was not overlooked, with the pool area backing onto the conservation area. We had a small issue with one of the safes (which was our fault), but following one telephone call to Alan at the property management company, this was resolved very quickly.

We would recommend this villa as an excellent choice for a holiday to Florida, we have visited Florida five times and this was without doubt the best villa.

Finally, the owner Peter was very helpful both prior and following our holiday, always quick to reply to our questions. We will certainly be returning!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Paul and Alison, Thanks for the great review and look forward to seeing you back with us.
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Perfect villa for Orlando Family Joliday

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent a week in your fantastic villa, everything from booking to departure was so easy. The location is a short drive from the Disney , Iniversal

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Liz, glad you enjoyed yourselves there. Best Wishes Peter
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Excellent high quality holiday home

  • 5 of 5

This must be one of the nicest holiday homes in the area, this was our second stay. The home has all the amenities you need and is spotless. The owners Peter and Karen are so attentive and answer any queries very quickly. There is support locally from the management company in the unlikely event of you needing it. Handy for all the main parks and many eating spots are a short drive away. If you book this home you won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Rob, Good to have you back and look forward to seeing you again. Peter & Karen
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a brilliant find!

  • 5 of 5

This is, without a doubt, a 5 star property. Every amenity has been thought of. 2 master bedrooms, a truly south facing pool, bikes, golf clubs and excellent wifi included. (Cots, prams and toys too) The location is perfect for parks, shopping and eating out. A property to be revisited. Thank you Peter and Karen. Can't wait to sort out next years holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Alison, so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back next year. Peter & Karen
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas/New Year
18 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
30 Mar 2018 - 5 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
15 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
15 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required to hold a booking. Final balance is due 8 weeks prior to holiday start date, including a £300 security deposit. This security deposit will be returned within 14 days of your return home.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day. Arrival after 4pm and departure on final day is 10.00am.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Equivalent in $ please ask.
Pool heating £90 per week (recommended November-April). Stays of less than a week will incur a £70 cleaning charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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