Villa in The Palms at Lake Davenport, Davenport, Orlando - Quiet, Established Development, Minutes Away From Local Shops And Restaurants
This completely refurnished and fully air-conditioned four bedroom villa is ideally located near to all the Disney Resorts, only a 15/20 minute drive away. The other Orlando theme parks, water parks and shopping malls are appox 30 minutes away. For golfers, there are many courses within a 30 minute drive. Lake Davenport Estates is a well established development, with a good mixture of vacation and residential homes, just off Highway 27, with quick easy links to all of the attractions in the area. See our website (shown below) for further details.
Top Traveller Review
About the Owner
We, Barry and Alison Ebdon, live in Hampshire, England with our three children. We first visited Florida in 2006 and instantly fell in love with it.
We have spent almost every holiday since in Florida, and decided to buy our own holiday home there in 2009.
Guestbook comments from the owner
We had a wonderful holiday. Your villa is lovely and the pool and air con are marvellous in the August heat. Derek and Sheila.
The villa is amazing, all the mod cons, rooms are huge. Lovely pool area. Barry and Alison the owners are great to deal with, good communication and gave us plenty of advice regarding flights and anything else you could ever ask.
All in all, a perfect villa for families. Hope to be back one day. James and Lesley.
We contacted the owner and within a week we were sat around a very private pool in a stunning villa in Florida. Very good communication with the owners and very simple to arrange, especially on such short notice. Villa was perfect. We loved the modern design and furnishings and it had everything you could need in regards to facilities. The cable TV and Internet connection proved invaluable. The villa is in a good, quiet but friendly neighborhood. Made for a perfect holiday. We will be back to this villa next chance we get. Andy & Kalina
4.5 based on 4 holidaymaker reviews
A wonderful villa within easy reach of Disney and other attractions for a great price. Right from the word go the owners were very helpful and easy to deal with , giving plenty of valuable information. The villa is easy to find and when you first open the door you find out how big it is. Very well maintained and furnished with big rooms and living area. Outside is a good sized pool and ideal for adults and kids to relax in after a hard day at the parks or to just lounge around on a down day. The villa is in a nice quiet areas and there is plenty of information in folders inside to make your stay as simple as possible. There is a Walmart within 5 minutes drive and plenty of restaurants on the 192 highway within a 5 mins drive. This highway leads directly to Disney and also Kissimee and Orlando. We had a wonderful 10 nights there with 2 young children and are looking forward to returning in the future
Well Described, and the Pictures are very representative. But you just do not get a feel for the size until you actually get there and open the front door. I liked the security setup, it helped us to feel very safe and secure. However the entire area, and holiday made us feel safe and secure. Plenty of pavements (sidewalks) if you are partial to a bit of holiday fitness. Went on regular early morning runs - on the first week - too many burgers on the second week ;-)
The whole place was very clean and tidy upon arrival, which is great and encourages you to keep it that way.
The owner was fantastic from the word go, with plenty of advice and tips during the email conversations.
It is just the right distance for everything.
We decided to rent a Villa for the first time as the thought of our own private space including a pool was very appealing, after much browsing and research on locations etc we decided on this one, what a great choice it was!, it's much larger than you think from the pictures and felt like home in no time, it has everything you need and more, it was great to have such a large en-suite to the master bedroom and the air conditioning works a treat, and believe me you need it, the villa is situated in a lovely area and we felt safe and secure from the moment we arrived, I went running each morning around the area and the local sports fields and loved it, the villa is situated about 30 minutes drive from everything you need in Orlando, it has a local supermarket 1 mile away which kept us stocked up for the 2 weeks we stayed, all in all a fantastic exerience and we never want to stay in a hotel again!, it was the holiday of a lifetime and we can't wait to go back as we still had so much left to do, I would just like to mention what a nice guy 'Barry' the owner is, he always replied to my emails and was a great help to us with his advise and suggestions, Thanks Barry we'll be back!!
Great Family Villa
This was the first time we have rented a property for a holiday so it was a new experience for the whole family. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone and we enjoyed our stay so much we are thinking of investing in something similar in the future. We found the villa with no problem, popped the address in the sat nav and it took us right to the front door. Once we had got through all the security measures at the front door ( which are excellent ) It was a mad dash to get the best rooms. The Villa was so spacious with an open plan down stairs, more than ample sleeping accommodation and all the mod cons you could wish for. The pictures on the website are good but you don't realise how big the place is until you are in it. The property was clean and tidy, had fresh bedding on all the beds and clean towels in all the bathrooms. The layout of the property is exactly how it explains on the website and there are two folders in the living room with all the do's and don'ts and also explanations on how to work all the equipment from the cooker, microwave, TV etc . Also there is a pool alarm, which alarms when the back door is opened. This alarm has to be fitted by law and is very loud. It may seem annoying at first but when you consider the fact that it warns you that someone has gone to the pool area, especially if you have young children it can't be a bad thing. Plus it doesn't take long to get used to it. I found the customer service to be very good as we had a problem with the internet wireless connection on the day we arrived. We left a message the next morning, went to a theme park that day, within an hour of our return the router had been replaced and everyone was hooked up to wifi.. Another excellent thing about this property is the location. It is no more than 15-30 mins drive from all the main attractions in the Disney area. We visited all all the main parks and went a little further afield to go Gator spotting which was no more than 40 mins . Local amenities like Walmart, Applebees etc are no more than 5 mins drive. In summary I found this this to be a great rental villa. Every attraction is no more than 15-40 mins drive. All the amenities are on your door step. If you go in July-Aug then expect some thunder storms and a few insects. Also remember this villa is in a residential area so you have neighbours left and right of you and at the back and front and we had no problem with any of them. Enjoy we did
From the Owner
“We wanted to buy a house, within easy reach of Disney and other theme parks, but in an area which has some character. Many of the more recent developments (built around 2005/6) seem a bit bland and sterile, with few trees or plant-life. Davenport lakes was built around 1998/1999 and has a more established feel to it. Many of the homes are owned by people who live there permanently, who all seem very friendly.”
Activity and Interests
Gulf coast beaches (eg Clearwater) are approx 1 hour 15 minutes away. Atlantic coast beaches, from Daytona to Cocoa Beach, are about the same. The Gulf Coast beaches are particularly beautiful, with fine soft white sand, and water warm enough to swim in most of the year.
Orlando International is a 30 minute drive. Orlando Sanford takes 1 hour, and Tampa is about the same (1 hour).
Disney parks are around a 15-20 minute drive. Universal-Studios/Islands-Of-Adventure/Harry-Potter-Land, Sea World, Wet'n'Wild, Aquatica within 30 minutes. Busch Gardens (Tampa) is around 1 hour. Kennedy Space Center and Atlantic beaches about 1 hour 15 minutes. Daytona beach and speedway about 1 hour 30 minutes. Gulf coast beaches (eg Clearwater) about 1 hour 30 minutes. Large local sports park "Northeast Regional Park" is within easy walking distance.
Publix (supermarket) three minutes. Walmart five minutes. Super Target (large super market) five minutes. US 192 (highway) restaurants, shops etc, are 10 mimutes away, and there are also several restaurants along Highway 27 (Italian, Indian, Chinese, Mexican, an Irish Pub and an Applebees). Posner Park (retail park) 10 minutes south on H27.
Florida Mall (our favourite with 260 shops including six department stores), Mall at Millenia, Prime Outlets, and Premium Outlets, approx 30 minutes.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
5 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£250|
Arrival/departure can be any day of the week. Arrival time is after 4pm, departure time is by 10am. These times may be varied on request, subject to the villa not being booked out to another party departing/arriving on the same day.
Notes on prices:
Prices include all Florida and Federal sales taxes.
Extra cleaning is available at £100 / $150 per clean, if required.
Pool heating charge is £80 /$140 per week.
A booking deposit of £100 is payable, which is part of the rental. The balance is due 8 weeks before arrival, together with the £250 security deposit.
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
- Air Conditioning
- Iron & Board
- Living Room ...
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Kitchen ...
- Child's Highchair
- Satellite / Cable
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
- Heated Pool
- Private Pool
- children welcome
- theme parks
- water parks
Local Services & Businesses
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- Large en-suite has oval bath, separate shower, twin hand basins and toilet. Tiled floor. Downstairs is a separate shower room and toilet (very handy after a swim). Tiled floor. Family bathroom upstairs has bath with shower over, hand basin and toilet.
- 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Bedroom 4
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has queen size bed, large drawer unit and double wardrobe. Bedroom 2 has queen size bed and beach theme. Bedroom 3 and 4 are twin rooms with 'Cars' and 'Nemo' theme. All have built-in wardrobes. Stair gates provided at top/bottom of stairs.
- Golf ...
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: The downstairs area is fully tiled, except for the main bedroom and games room. These rooms, and upstairs are finished with quality wood-laminate flooring. High-speed wireless internet (45 Mb/s) and national (USA) phone calls are also included at no extra cost. Outside: Our private pool is 28' x 14', and is screened. The screen protects you from bugs but does not stop you getting tanned! Pool heating is available at extra cost (usually only necessary from October to April), and there is a roll-up solar blanket which can be used to reduce heat loss overnight. Sun loungers and patio chairs/table are also provided. The rear garden (around the pool) is also fenced for extra privacy and security. The development's communal area also has a pool, tennis court, and a children's adventure playground. All of these facilities may be used by guests staying at the villa. Utility Room: Has easy-to-use washing machine and tumble dryer. Also an iron and ironing board are available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are provided. House will be cleaned prior to arrival, and after leaving. Extra cleaning, if required, can be arranged in advance or locally (with our management company). Other: The games room is air-conditioned (not in the garage!) and has TV, cable, DVD player, as well as a skittles game and air-hockey/basketball/various multi-game table. Cot/playpen and highchair are in the understairs cupboard, in the living room.