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Villa With Private Pool, Located On The Prestigious Resort Of Emerald Island

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

Overview

About the property

Villa on Emerald Island located just 4 miles from the gate of Animal Kingdom with Tennis Courts, Gym, & Pool Bar

Our home is located in the award winning gated community of Emerald Island, 4 miles from the gate of Disney's Animal Kingdom and also close to golf courses, restaurants and shops. The house is close to the beginning of the estate, 2 minutes walk from the community pool and bar area, gym and tennis courts. We have made many upgrades to the property this year including new carpets throughout, 3 new beds, new dishwasher and American fridge freezer. The pool has had a complete resurface. The house has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 of which are en-suite. The pool is South West facing (has sun most of the day) and also benefits from added privacy with a wooded area to the rear. The home will sleep 8. There is a dining table which seats 6 together with a breakfast table which will seat 4. There is a highchair and travel cot for guest use. There is a safe installed which is free for guests to use. The house has free wireless internet; X Box 360 with Kinect; Ipod docking station and cable TV in all 4 bedrooms (3 also have DVD players). The games room has a 7.5ft pool table, football table and basketball

Now taking bookings for 2018 and 2019.

More Details

Owner
Donna Cottenden
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Donna Cottenden

My husband, 2 boys and myself live in Bolton, Lancashire.

We have spent many enjoyable holidays in Florida and finally decided the time was right to realise our dream and buy our own Florida home.

We chose Emerald Island because of the facilities available to the family and its proximity to The Disney Theme Parks.

As parents of 2 boys we knew we had to have all the mod cons ie XBox 360 with Kinect, flat screen tvs and the all important ipod dock and wireless internet.

We hope that you will enjoy holidaying at our Villa and create your own happy memories of Florida.

Donna Cottenden purchased this villa in 2011

Why Donna Cottenden chose Kissimmee

We chose to buy our property on Emerald Island as it offers a safe manned gated community with community pools, tennis courts, volleyball court, gym, nature trails for cycling, walking or jogging.

There is a pool bar selling draught beers with organised activities during peak times.

Emerald Island is just about 1 mile from the Formosa Gardens shopping centre where you'll find TGI Fridays, Outback Steak House, Carrabas Italian, Subway, Taco Bell and Winn Dixie Supermarket. This is also where you'll find our property management company should you need their services.

Being just 4 miles from Disney it really is the ideal base for your Florida family holiday.

What makes this villa unique

The property has flat screen tv's in each bedroom and lounge together with XBox 360 with Kinect and games for your use.

We have installed a games room with pool table etc.

We will provide hairdryers for your use so that you don't have to take up valuable space in your suitcase.

The property is located at the beginning of the estate so is within easy walking distance of the clubhouse and resort amenities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A big thank you to Donna and family for letting us stay in their beautiful villa for the last 2 and a half weeks, cannot recommend this villa and the location enough! Missing the pool and geckos already. Hopefully we will be back.
Jun 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kissimmee in Osceola County

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • 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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • En-suite 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    En-suite 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • En-suite bathroom to Master bedroom with shower, wc and sink. En-suite bathroom to Queen bedroom with bath/shower, wc and sink. Family bathroom with bath/shower over, wc and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with King size bed and 32" flat screen TV and safe. This room also has the benefit of a ceiling fan. Bedroom 2 with Queen Bed and 22" flat screen TV. Bedroom 3 & 4 twin beds with 19" flat screen TVs/DVD.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: There are 2 tables and 6 chairs together with 6 sun loungers and assorted pool toys. The pool is south-west facing and enjoys the sun for most of the day. In addition the pool area backs onto a woodland area and therefore is not overlooked giving additional privacy and peace and quiet. Pool heating is available at an extra cost. The pool and area is covered by a mesh surround to keep the insects out. Utility Room: Washer and brand new dryer. Iron/ironing board, airer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. A departure clean is undertaken after each guest and is included in the rental. Other: Breakfast area with table and 4 chairs together with 2 breakfast bar stools

Reviews

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Villa With Private Pool, Located On The Prestigious Resort Of Emerald Island
average rating of 4.95 based on 42 reviews
Aberdeen, Scotland
5

Excellent Villa

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my wife Christine stayed at this Villa from 4th to 13th Sept 2017.

The Villa itself was spotlessly clean and very well maintained. The villa had everything needed for a great vacation. Outside the pool and surrounding areas were very nice. It is located just off the 192 in Emerald Isle which is a very nice, well kept quiet resort and is securely gated.

The location is perfect if you are visiting the theme parks and there are plenty of good restaurants on the 192 just a short drive away. Restaurants we particularly liked were Texas Road House, Olive Garden and The Outback,. If like us you start to tire of the portion sizes especially at lunchtime try Panera Bread on the 192 where you can get a smaller portion. There is also a large Publix supermarket close by where you can get everything you need.

During our stay we had an unforgettable night when Hurricane Irma paid a visit. There had been tornado warnings for the general area so spent the night sleeping on a single bed mattress in the hallway away from any windows.

Donna the owner was a pleasure to deal with, promptly replying and providing tips on what to do and where to go and advice before the Hurricane. Donna also kindly agreed that if our flight back got delayed we could extend our stay if needed.

We would have no hesitation in recommending this Villa.

Tom

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you stay and I only hope if you stay with us again Mother Nature will be much kinder.
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5

Perfect Villa, Perfect Location.

  • 5 of 5

Durrant & Tuckers - 14th to 28th October 2017

Our family had previously stayed on the beautifully maintained Emerald Island Resort and specifically Secret Key Cove in Oct 2014 and were excited to be back with our friends who have children the same age as ours (6 and 9).

The resort is perfectly placed for all that Orlando has to offer and the villa was equally well maintained and a fantastic base equipped will all that we needed. One small suggestion would be to have perhaps a cleaning pack on arrival e.g. Dish cloth, washing up liquid etc. The children (2 boys and 2 girls) loved the pool and games room - both good for a little down time.

Donna has been superb throughout in providing information, responding to emails and providing some top tips.

We highly recommend a visit to Chuy's (Mexican) and The Olive Garden (Italian) restaurants, both are really close, good value, great cocktails at the former (and Happy hour) and big portions. We also had a takeaway from the Outback which is again close and good food, although take away from Chuy's did not quite live up to our in restaurant dining experience! All good alternatives to always eating at Disney, which is generally twice the price in comparison, or cooking at home.

We visited all the Disney parks and planning with the Fast Passes is essential. We could not get a fast pass for the new Pandora Avatar flight of passage ride at Animal Kingdom but did not want to miss out. We ended up queuing 3 1/2 hours, longer than expected as the ride was running at reduced capacity. Whilst this is a very good ride (similar to Soarin' at Epcot) our tip would be that it does not warrant queuing more than 2 hours. We had a fast pass for the Avatar Na'vi River journey ride and queues were generally 1- 1 1/2 hours- our tip would be not to queue more than 30 mins.

Fantastic holiday and villa. We would most definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for a lovely review. We’re glad you all had such a wonderful time. Hopefully we can welcome you back again in the future.
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5

Perfectly appointed home from home

  • 5 of 5

This villa offers a superior level of accommodation in a stunning location, perfectly situated for everything Orlando has to offer. It is equipped to a very high standard throughout. The villa and the pool area were spotlessly clean. The pool area has a great BBQ and lots of sunbeds and chairs to relax. The attention to detail by the owners is evident and the owners were extremely helpful in providing detailed knowledge of the area and did everything they could to make our stay memorable. We cant recommend this villa highly enough and would have no hesitation is returning.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for such a lovely review. We can’t wait to welcome you back in the future.
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Nottinghamshire, England
5

Large, comfortable villa, immaculately clean with all the comforts of home

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in Orlando , the villa made a great base for visiting the parks and shops very close to Disney and it was great to return to after a long hot day for a refreshing swim

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  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Ideal position. Immaculate. Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Villa was ideally situated in Emerald Island. It was in first class order. Spotlessly clean and well looked after. Very spacious with every amenity you could ask for. To top that was the sunny private pool. Lastly Donna, the owner couldn't do enough to make our stay perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect villa in every way!

  • 5 of 5

This villa was fantastic. Spotlessly clean, perfect location for all the Disney parks and a real home from home. We stayed with 2 boys 3 & 4yrs and were able to totally relax around the villa knowing it was very safe for the children to have some freedom. The pool was lovely and great that there was a safety net round it and patio doors that securely locked. This was great for peace of mind. The owners were fantastic with providing lots of information prior to arriving and they really did think of everything in the villa. The kitchen had lots of cutlery/crockery even a slow cooker which may sound an odd thing but it was great to put a spag Bol in go to a waterpark for a few hours and come back to a home cooked meal. A welcome change after the Disney fast food meals. The boys loved having their own tv's in each bedroom and the parents enjoyed a game of pool in the garage when the boys were asleep. We will be staying at this villa again it's everything we could have wanted and more. Fantastic!!

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for such a lovely review Fay. It's nice to hear what people like about the villa. Glad you got use of the slow cooker, I wasn't sure if anybody but me used it! We would very much like to welcome you back in the future.
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Location

Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Outback Steakhouse

Coast/Beach:

There are beaches on the east and west coasts approx 1hour drive

Travel:

Orlando International airport is approx. 30 minutes away

Sanford Airport is approx 50 minutes away

Distances:

Local restaurants are approx 2 miles away and include TGI Fridays & Outback Steak House. There is a WinnDixie supermarket 2 miles away. Disney is 4 miles away and SeaWorld and Universal are approx. 20 minutes.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kissimmee, Florida

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
 
Low season
5 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
High season
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£429
for 4 nights
£750
 
 
Low Season
7 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Mid Season
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Low Season
24 Feb 2018 - 16 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
High Season
17 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£429
for 4 nights
£750
 
 
Low Season
7 Apr 2018 - 18 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Mid Season
19 May 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Low Season
9 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
High Season
7 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£429
for 4 nights
£750
 
 
Low Season
8 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Mid Season
6 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Low Season
3 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
High Season
15 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Low Season
5 Jan 2019 - 5 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
High Season
6 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£775
for 7 nights
£775
 
 
Mid season
28 Apr 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
£700
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2019 - 7 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
£457
for 4 nights
£800
 
 
Low Season
8 Sep 2019 - 4 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
£700
 
 
Mid Season
5 Oct 2019 - 2 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Low Season
3 Nov 2019 - 13 Dec 2019
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
High Season
14 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
On receiving a booking we will require a £100 per week non-refundable deposit to secure your booking with the balance due 10 weeks before arrival. Pool heating is available at a charge of £120 per week. Bookings 1-6 nights will incur an additional £100 departure cleaning fee. Payments in US $ will incur an additional $25 per payment fee as charged by our US bank.

The villa is accessed via individual key codes which are emailed once the final balance is paid. You do not have to visit management company offices to collect keys as some villas require.

Now accepting bookings for 2018.

Changeover Day:
There is no set changeover day. Check in is available from 4pm with checkout by 10am on date of departure.

Notes on prices:
Discounts available for longer stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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