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Luxury Florida villa, own pool, exclusive gated resort - Lake Berkley, Kissimmee

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Lake Berkley, Kissimmee, Florida Orlando/Kissimmee, USA - Ideally situated: 10 minutes from Disney, 25 from Universal and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

We include all taxes in our prices.The villa provides every amentity for your Florida holiday, including free WiFi and U.S. phonecalls. It has four fully furnished bedrooms: a king-size master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, walk in closet, TV and DVD/VCR; a queen size bedroom with ensuite, closet and TV/DVD player; two twin bedrooms with TV/DVD players, and a third bathroom. The family area has cable TV, iPod dock. DVDs, videos, board games and books. There is a poolside lanai for "al fresco" dining and a formal family dining area inside. An extensively equipped kitchen with every convenience enables a party of 8 to easily self-cater. The kitchen is next to a breakfast nook. The air conditioned games room (table tennis, Foosball and air hockey tables) also contains a laundry with washer, dryer and ironing facilities.


Owner
Ian and Julie Brazier
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
1 November, 2017

About Ian and Julie Brazier

We spent many happy holidays in Florida which is why we bought our holiday home there. This is not a business but our home from home. After many years as a British Army family based all over the world it was one of our roots. Now working in the Social care and the education sector it is our bolt hole!

Lake Berkley was a real find with the landscaped spaces and elegance not found in modern resorts where every inch counts. Come and relax and enjoy this wonderful resort!

Ian and Julie Brazier purchased this villa in 2010

Why Ian and Julie Brazier chose Lake Berkley

The appeal of the tucked away oasis that is Lake Berkley was the neatly groomed and landscaped gracious elegance. It was a real surprise. Once through the gate the hustle and bustle of Kissimmeee and Disney is forgotten. An intimate yet spacious resort, it was exactly what we wanted - convenience without the crowds and quiet relaxation at the end of a busy day..

What makes this villa unique

Being close to the 192 the whole of Florida is easily accessible and there is so much more than the theme parks.

We hope that you will relax and enjoy what is a home, not a business or part of a chain. We are lucky though to be supported by a really nice property manager who will always be ready to help if you have a problem.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Lake Berkley in Kissimmee

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • All visitors during holiday period must be declared on booking form for our clearance to gate security. Maximum occupancy (8) cannot be exceeded
  • The initial payment of $250 is non refundable in the event of cancellation
Location Type:
  • lake
  • resort
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
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
  • Master ensuite: Large accessible shower with seat, WC and basin vanity unit. Direct access to pool deck. Queen ensuite: Bathtub and shower. Basin and vanity unit. WC. Family bathroom: Bathtub and shower. Basin and vanity unit. WC. Towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , En Suite bathroom with shower/bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , TV and DVD provided
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , TV and DVD provided
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , En suite bathroom. Direct access to pool deck. TV/DVD/VHS.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms: 1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Twin) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: King size, ensuite with own door onto pool deck. Walk in closet, TV and DVD/VCR. Bedroom 2: Queen size, ensuite with TV and DVD Player. Bedrooms 3 & 4: Both twin bedded, sharing third bathroom. TV and DVD player in both rooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Our friendly and efficient property manager is locally available and responds to all queries in a timely fashion. Each bedroom has a full spare set of linen. They also each have drawers and spacious closets. A baby Pack 'N Play (travel cot) and high chair are also available. Outside: A table and 5 chairs plus stool and 2 sun loungers are provided. The pool and patio area is fully screened. Your private pool can be heated, if required. There is also a resort pool and water play area, gymnasium, tennis court, basketball area, nature trail, beach, picnic and BBQ area. Catch and release fishing is also available from the dock. A quiet walk by the lake watching the birds settle onto the island at sunset is a a real break from the bustle of Disney only 10 minutes away. Utility Room: The laundry area is in the air conditioned games room. There is a washer, dryer, ironing board, iron and clothes rack. The games room has a full size table tennis table, Foosball and air hockey tables and a sofa. Baby equipment & family coolbox provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linens are included for all bathrooms and bedrooms. There are also beach and pool towels provided. The property is cleaned on your arrival and departure. Additional cleaning is available on request at $85 per clean. Other: The formal dining area seats 6 adults in comfort and the breakfast nook will accommodate 4. There is a high chair provided.

Reviews

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Luxury Florida villa, own pool, exclusive gated resort - Lake Berkley, Kissimmee
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
5

Tidy. Well-maintained.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it.

Everything was where it should have been, the bed was extraordinarily comfortable, and the air conditioning was perfect.The owners responded immediately to a question I had and were friendly and efficient.

Recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We always try to offer a personal service.
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5

Delighted with our choice of villa!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for more from the villa, which was spacious, well-equipped and had a lovely pool. The children were thrilled to have their own rooms (and enjoyed the Disney touches!) and it was great to have somewhere nice to come back to and eat if we didn't feel like going out - or the option of not going out at all and lazing on the lanai and in the pool!

Lake Berkeley is immaculately kept, meaning you can take a nice stroll by the lake, and use the gym in the clubhouse or the communal pool and kids' pool and jacuzzi. The location is perfect too (in Kissimmee) as it's about 10 minutes' drive to Disney and a little further to Universal/Harry Potter - but you're also well enough situated to head to malls, the beach or further afield in Central Florida!

The villa is also clearly a home-from-home so thank you for letting us use it, Ian and Julie - we hope to do so again in the not-too-distant future!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really pleased that the family enjoyed their holiday!
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5

Lovely villa in good location

  • 5 of 5

This villa was perfect for group of 7 (5 adults and 2 children). The community is quite and peaceful yet very near plenty of restaurants and a Walmart. Whilst we tended to be out and about during the days we enjoyed walking around the resort lake when we had opportunity and taking in the wide range of wildlife.

The villa is clean and offered plenty of room for our group, with the children particularly glad of the swimming pool and table tennis in the games room/garage.

We needed to call the management company with a couple of minor queries whilst staying at the villa and found Alex very helpful, which I found reassuring.

The villa looks exactly as advertised, and combined with the safety net of a helpfully management company make this a great villa to stay in. I would recommend to friends and family and return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always, pleased that our guests had a great holiday.
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5

We loved the home we rented..

  • 5 of 5

The home was roomy and welcomimg.. as with any home things always need to be replaced.. our master bedroom was very comfortable. The queen size bed needs to be looked at.. I have discussed this with the owner who indicated that they would look into it.. the home was neat and clean when we arrived. The owners were only and email away and were always happy ro answer questions.. The home was close to Old Town in Kissimmee. Restaurants and shopping were all within 10 minutes..

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that our guests enjoyed our home and their holiday.
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4

Lovely resort

  • 4 of 5

Property was very comfortable and has everything you need for a lovely stay. The resort is well located, close to all the theme parks, plus a Walmart and Aldi are close by and there is also a nice shared BBQ/play area, plus a lake for fishing. Owners were quick to respond to queries and were very helpful. Would recommend a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review - glad you enjoyed your holiday!
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5

Great find!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn’t find fault with this place - the owners have worked hard to make sure it’s a real “home from home” with everything you need plus a few thoughtful extra touches to make it extra special. The location is great - you’re just 15-20 minutes from Disney, with Universal not much further.

Our hosts were very helpful throughout the booking process - in fact given the chance I’m sure they would have planned out our whole holiday itinerary for us!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brilliant! So pleased our guests enjoyed their holiday and our villa!
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Location

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Orlando International (Kissimmee airport 5 Miles)
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Disney PGA Courses
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Kissimmee (AMTRAK)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Multiple family restaurants
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Lakeside at resort
Car: necessary

Ideally located for all the Disney Parks, Harry Potter at Universal and Seaworld. An elegant, well maintained, spacious resort.

Coast/Beach:

The West Coast, including Tampa Bay, is just over an hour away. Take in Legoland or Busch Gardens on the way, although both deserve a day of their own. The Space Coast and Cape Canaveral are under an hour away to the east, with Cocoa Beach only a few minutes further (69 miles). The drive NE up to St. Augustine is well worth the 2 hour trip.

Travel:

Orlando International Airport: 30 minutes (21 miles).

Orlando-Sanford International Airport: 60 minutes (approx. 53 miles).

A car is essential to catch the sights and give you the flexibility you need.

Distances:

There are many family restaurants within 5 minutes- but many deliver! Themed dining is on the doorstep at Medieval Times and Capone's. There is fine dining to be had at Downtown Disney (10 mins) and on Universal Boardwalk (30 mins). Downtown Orlando has all that any major city can offer (30 minutes). Disney World is 10 minutes away, Seaworld 15 minutes, Universal Studios and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter 25 minutes. Busch Gardens and Legoland are just under an hour away.

Further Details:

There is a 24 hour Walmart less than an mile away from the resort. Close by family restaurants include: Olive Garden, TGI Friday's, Red Lobster, Longhorn Steakhouse, Denny's, Applebees, Cracker Barrel, Steakhouse, IHOP, Subway, McDonalds, Burger King, KFC, Papa John's Pizza, Pizza Hut and many more, including several local Chinese restaurants. Delivery is an option from many of these eateries.

Downtown Disney offers themed dining: Planet Hollywood (drop in before you catch Cirque Du Soleil! ), T-Rex (American fare in an interactive dinosaur-themed setting presented by the creators of Rainforest Café) and Fulton's Crabhouse - on an old paddle steamer (a personal favourite), amongst many other cafés and restaurants. There are many other choices at Universal CityWalk too, including Hard Rock Cafe Orlando and Bubba Gump's. For really excellent dining, Disney offers many options both in the parks and resorts. Do not forget Orlando itself- and it is worth talking with tourist information to tie restaurants in with the many entertainment, concert, theatre options in Orlando.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Lake Berkley, Disney / Orlando

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn/Fall
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£413
for 4 nights
From
£87
£674
 
 
Winter
1 Dec 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£473
for 4 nights
From
£102
£780
 
 
Christmas
24 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£860
for 7 nights
From
£114
 
 
Winter/Spring
2 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£455
for 4 nights
From
£98
 
 
Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£486
for 4 nights
From
£105
 
 
Autumn/Fall
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£425
for 4 nights
From
£90
 
 
Winter
1 Dec 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£486
for 4 nights
From
£105
 
 
Christmas
24 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£860
for 7 nights
From
£114
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£413
for 4 nights
From
£87
£674
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £189.4
Clean 6 nights or less £64.4

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.
Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible but we ask you to be clear by 10:00 on your day of departure. We may be able to accommodate a slightly later departure time but this must be booked well in advance.
Notes on prices:
All taxes included.
Pool Heat optional $20 per day. (Not recommended for Summer)
A security deposit of $250 secures the booking. Only refundable if another booking is received for any cancelled dates. Also subject to the property manager's post departure inspection.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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