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Fabulous Villa in Hampton Lakes close to Disney World

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Hampton Lakes, Davenport, Florida, USA - Stunning Villa With Own Private Pool, Peaceful Location

Our villa is nestled in the prestigious Hampton Lakes community just a few short miles from Walt Disney World and many fabulous championship golf courses. With its 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms this elegant executive pool home is perfect for all family vacations. Superbly furnished, high standard equipped, air conditioned villa offers spacious accommodation, in addition to its fabulous 30 foot south facing swimming pool surrounded by landscaped and manicured lawns and 18 palm trees. The final touch’s to this incredible home is a full American kitchen and its converted Games Room, designed to provide your family with a fun-filled vacation. If you step outside, there’s plenty to do in Hampton Lakes, with tennis courts, community pool and cabana, BBQ and picnic areas, plus a volleyball court, all flood-lit for night time use, landscaped walks surrounding a lake with spectacular fountain and a children’s play area.


Owner
John Harkness
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About John Harkness

We are a family of four who live in the UK, who have holidayed in Florida for over 25 years. After staying in lots of holiday villa we decided to buy our own and incorporate the best of everything we had experienced on our previous holidays. We love Florida, it's people and surroundings and want to share the great experiences we have had with our guests.

John Harkness purchased this villa in 2004

Why John Harkness chose Davenport

Our dream was that of buying our own holiday Villa in Florida. For a long time that dream was unattainable, but when we found we could at last afford to fulfill our dream, we looked at all the different locations available to us. Hampton Lakes was by far the most desirable community, and the Villas there were the most luxuriously appointed. We chose this particular Villa because of it's unique position and south facing private swimming pool overlooked by 16 spectacular palm trees. We have never regretted buying this Villa, and only wish we could spend more time there each year.

What makes this villa unique

The Villa is set in the quietest part of the development, and has wide avenues and manicured lawns. Hampton Lakes has tennis courts, community pool and cabana, BBQ and picnic areas, plus a volleyball court, all flood-lit for night time use, landscaped walks surrounding a lake with spectacular fountain, and a children’s play area. The Villa has sunshine on the pool deck all day, and the setting sun through the palm trees in the evening is a fantastic end to the day.

Guestbook comments from the owner

You have a beautiful home, love the contemporary furniture and fabulous games room. The kids loved it all! Dave, Sharon & Family, Solihull.



Thank you for renting your villa in Hampton Lakes to us. The villa was beautiful and very modern. Thanks again, Fiona and family, from Ayr in Scotland.



Thank you for a great time in your lovely villa. The setting sun behind the palm trees overlooking the pool was brilliant.

Thanks once again. Jane and family, Tyne and Wear. U.K. Stayed June 2012



Your house in Hampton Lakes was fantastic. The house has a nice ambience, is well furnished and the pool was brilliant. Would recommend your house to anyone looking for an excellent and homely place. John O'Hare Manchester.

Stayed August 2012.



Wow, your house was amazing. We loved the contempery look of the villa It was beautiful. Would come back.



Alan & Sarah Watson, Sittingbourne August 2012



Lovely house with the wow factor. Very modern with clean lines

Shirley July 2012
Apr 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Hampton Lakes in Davenport

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom on first floor, en-suite bathroom to Master bedroom & additional bathroom on ground floor. Hairdryers in both en-suite bathrooms. All towels are provided. The upstairs landing has a towel closet, likewise in the master en-suite bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom has an American King-sized bed, Ralph Lauren bedding, large walk-in closet, and large en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has a Queen sized bed also with Ralph Lauren bedding and large walk-in closet. Bedrooms 3 & 4 - Both Twin bedded rooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning, Central heating, WiFi thru out the villa, Digital LED HDTV and telephone with free local and long distance calls within the U.S.A. This is a No Smoking Villa. Outside: We have a south/west facing, screened, 30 foot swimming pool which is overlooked by manicured lawns and 16 palm trees. The setting sun through the palm trees is fantastic at the end of the day. The pool deck has luxury sun loungers, table with parasol and chairs for al fresco dining. There is a child safety fence between villa and pool, and the sliding doors to the pool are alarmed for additional safety and piece of mind. Utility Room: Laundry with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. plunger,mop and bucket. dust pan and brush, vacuum cleaner, and cleaning utensils. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are provided by the owner, and the property is cleaned both before and after each guest visit by our Management Company. All beds have mattress and pillow protectors, and there is additional bedding and pillows in each bedroom closet. Other: Family dining room with dining table and chairs. Den with three seat sofa bed , Bahamas ceiling fan, large tall and double drawers plus 40 inch LEDHDTV Games room, with full size pool table, dart board, air hockey table and foosball plus stereo/CD player.

Reviews

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Fabulous Villa in Hampton Lakes close to Disney World
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 23 reviews
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5

Great home and amazing price!

  • 5 of 5

Looking for a nice clean place to stay? Look no further. This home is very clean, well maintained, very spacious and is located near major theme parks but outside of the hustle and bustle. No hotel can come close especially for the price and the amenaties you get!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David, Thank you so much for your lovely comments it was much appreciated. Hope to welcome you back very soon for your next vacation. Regards John and Yvonne.
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5

Nice spacious well equipped home.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home with plenty of space, pool and games room.

Kids had a bedroom each with plenty of space, nice size family room with space for all of us.

WiFi worked well with good coverage while we were there, better than the router we have at home from BT.

Ihop & Applebees just a few mins away on HW27 if you don’t want to go far for a meal, along with a few other stores.

Could be a little noisy at times as there is a road running across the back of the development, but soon got used to that.

Spoke to the property manager to sort something out, sorted same day no problems.

Would definitely consider staying again if available for our next trip.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a great review. We are always pleased when guests enjoy their stay and appreciate our home.Hope you can come back in the future. John and Yvonne.
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5

Great house with good location!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very spacious and is well furnished and stocked as it was described. It wasn't exactly spotless, but I would say it was clean overall. The pool area is nice, but the pool needed to be vacuumed. The manager was very helpful and easy to reach. We had a few minor things that needed to be addressed when we arrived and he was eager to help. The location is a great area and it's easy to get to the theme parks. We had a great vacation and the house was a big part of that. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. Sorry to hear you had issues at the beginning of your vacation albeit very minor ones? They were acted upon promptly by Gary our Property Manager. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. John and Yvonne.
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5

A lovely spacious home near to Disney

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the villa. John was very helpful in advance, responding straight away to any questions and allowing a late check out which really helped on our last day as we had an evening flight. On arrival we were blown away by the size and space as we opened the front door. The inside of the villa was very clean and well equipped with everything we needed for our stay, with large bedrooms and huge amounts of living space. One of the key reasons we chose the villa was the interior design, and the original artwork was fantastic. The garage also had a really good quality pool table, as well as air hockey, table football and darts. Outside the pool got the sun from mid morning until sunset.

The location was also excellent, on a really well kept community with lakes, communal pool and two playgrounds which were perfect for our little girl. It was also very handy for Disney, with easy access to the parks which avoided the busiest routes. Within a mile there is a large Publix supermarket with a range of restaurants, and not much further on a massive Walmart. Both shops had really cheap and good quality craft beers!

Nearby we also really enjoyed Lake Louisa State Park, and on John’s recommendation spent a brilliant afternoon in a town called Celebration.

A great location to visit the parks and a lovely spacious home to relax by the pool in the Florida sun.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great review Andy. So pleased you enjoyed the house Yvonne and I take great pride in our home and are so pleased our guests have a great stay. Hopefully you will stay again in the future. Thank you once again John and Yvonne.
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5

Fabulous Stay at Villa in Hampton Lakes

  • 5 of 5

Stay at Villa was great, close to all attractions, and interactions with the owner was easy. I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ben for your lovely comments. Look forward to welcoming you back one day. John and Yvonne.
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Great Disney Trip with 3 Young Children

  • 4 of 5

We had an amazing holiday at the end of October, The house was perfect for us, close to numerous shops and restaurants and a short journey to the main Disney areas. The kids loved the pool and the games room and we loved the open plan nature. John was very helpful and the whole process was easy. We would definately recommend to everyone and will hopefully be returning in the future.

Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely comments. Yvonne and I look forward to you returning in the future. John and Yvonne.
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Location

Nearest Airport
27 Miles
ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
CHAMPIONS GATE GOLF RESORT
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
INTERSTATE 4
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
APPLEBEES RESTAURANT
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
CLEARWATER BEACH
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Clearwater and St Petersburg Beach on the Gulf of Mexico are 80 minutes away. St Petersburg Beach, Pass-a-Grille Beach and Di Soto National Park, with its fabulous beaches voted # 1 Beach in Florida for 2014. In downtown St Petersburg you will find Tropicana Field, home to the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, Champions of the AL East in 2010. This is great day out to see the real America. The Atlantic Coast, Daytona Beach and Kennedy Space Centre are both 90 minute drive away.

Travel:

Sanford Airport (60 Minutes) and Orlando International Airport (40 minutes) are most often used, however Tampa International Airport ( 60 minutes) is often used by more and more guests. Car hire is essential. All the well known car hire companies are at the airports.

Distances:

Disney World 15 minutes.

Universal Studios 25 minutes.

Downtown Disney 15 minutes.

Sea World 20 minutes.

Busch Gardens in Tampa 1 hour.

Mall of Millennia 40 minutes.

Florida Mall 30 minutes.

Celebration Town 20 minutes.

Prime Factory Outlets on International Drive 25 minutes.

Lake Buena Vista Factory Outlets 15 minutes

Baseball at Tampa Bay Rays in St Petersburg 80 minutes

American Football at Tampa Bay Buccanniers in Tampa 1 Hour

Daytona Beach 90 mins

Cape Canaveral 60 mins

Further Details:

Publix Supermarket 5 minutes.

Wal-Mart Supermarket 10 minutes.

Applebee’s Restaurant 5 minutes.

Berry Town Plaza 3 minutes away includes the following:

Publix Supermarket, ATM’s, Petrol Station, Banks, Hair and Nail Salon, Several Take-outs. including Chinese, Indian, Mexican and Italian. Also, there are a couple of nice bars, plus a English Fish n' Chip Restaurant ( Run by a English Family ) next door to Publix Supermarket.

Pizza, local restaurants).

Walgreens Pharmacy 5 minutes.

Many fantastic restaurants including Carrabas (Italian ) Olive Garden ( Italian ) Outback Steakhouse, Millers Ale House, Longhorn Steakhouse, Joe's Crabshack ( Seafood ) Bahama Breeze,Denny’s, Applebee’s and Chilli’s are on Highway 192. ChampionsGate has a Publix Supermarket, Walgreens Pharmacy, Subway and Chilli’s Restaurant, all 5 minutes drive away. World famous Manny's Steakhouse Restaurant in Haines City is 20 minutes drive away south on Highway 27.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Hampton Lakes, Disney / Orlando

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£680
for 7 nights
£680
 
 
Christmas 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£780
for 7 nights
£780
 
 
Winter 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£680
for 7 nights
£680
 
 
Easter 2018
18 Mar 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£705
for 7 nights
£705
 
 
Summer 2018
15 Apr 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£680
for 7 nights
£680
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£680
for 7 nights
£680
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £80
Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required for each booking. This is non-refundable in the event of cancellation. Confirmation of your booking along with an invoice for the balance will be sent to you. The balance is due 10 weeks before your arrival date. If the booking is under 10 weeks before departure then the full payment is required at the time of booking. A refundable security deposit of £200 will also be charged, along with your balance to be refunded within 28 days of your departure.
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Paying thru PayPal will also incur a 4% Service charge.
Bank Transfer and Personnel Cheque will NOT incur any charge.

Changeover Day:
The rental of the Villa commences from 16.00pm on the day of arrival and ceases at 10.00am on the day of departure.


Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in U.K. pounds. Pool Heat if required, is £100 per week as an optional extra (recommended between November and March) and should be requested at time of booking and paid for prior to your arrival. A charge of £65 for a Departure Clean is applicable on all bookings.
Prices can change without prior notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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