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Luxury Villa with Private Pool & Spa

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Villa in Davenport, USA - 15 minutes to Disney Attractions, Shopping & Restaurants

Our 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa is situated in the gated community of Highgate Park, close to US Hwy27, Hwy192 and I-4 giving easy access to all the attractions of Disneyworld, Universal and the Florida beaches. Fully air conditioned, this home from home offers free Wi-Fi and free local telephone calls in the USA and Canada. Flat screen TV's with cable and DVD player & Wii. The games room has Pool, Air hockey and darts to keep the kids happy. Outside the extended pool deck with Lanai, which is not overlooked by other villas, offers shade for those needing to cool down or cook on the BBQ.

Intruder alarm for peace of mind day or night.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Lynne & Ian Spencer
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About Lynne & Ian Spencer

My wife Lynne & I live in Aberdeen, working in the oil & gas industry.

We were attracted to Florida many years ago when our children were young. We all loved staying in a villa with its own pool and visiting all the theme parks.

As our son now lives in the USA with his fiancé, we decided to purchase our own villa so we can be closer to him and spend more time in the sun when we retire in the next couple of years.

We also enjoy spending time at our 2 bedroom apartment in Cyprus (CY2616) located just outside Paphos.

Lynne & Ian Spencer purchased this villa in 2013

Why Lynne & Ian Spencer chose Davenport

Having spent many superb vacations in Florida over the years while our family was growing up, it has been a dream for us to own a villa in the sunshine state, and finally we achieved our goal.

The Davenport area is so easy to get to the attractions at Disney, Universal and Sea World also the range of shops and restaurants are second to none.

If you are on a budget the choice of eating places is endless, or, if you want to treat yourself there are up market restaurants available.

The location is also ideal for travelling to either the East or West Coast resorts of Tampa or Miami, with excellent road links.

What makes this villa unique

With the villa being on one level there are no stairs to worry about young or old to cause any problems.

The extended pool & Spa deck allows plenty of room for kids to play and the adults to sunbathe and relax.

Our aim is to make our guests feel comfortable and create a "home from home" experience.

Safety in the villa is very important, so there is a removable safety net which separates the pool & spa from the house.

There is also a games room with a pool table, darts & air hockey. A Wii and a Playstation will also keep everyone happy in the evenings

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a lovely stay in your Florida Home. We are already making plans to return. The Villa is in a really lovely location and very easy to get to Disney and any of the other parks. You have supermarkets 5 minutes from the Villa.

The villa is very spacious and we had no problems. The Villa was spotless when we arrived and the private pool area is lovely with the added benefit of the BBQ to use.

The games room was a good hit with the kids along with a computer consul for them to play in the living room.

Overall this villa is very good value for money and has all the facility's you will require, including washing machine and tumble dryer.

We look forward to returning soon.
Jul 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a lovely stay in your Florida Home. We are already making plans to return. The Villa is in a really lovely location and very easy to get to Disney and any of the other parks. You have supermarkets 5 minutes from the Villa.

The villa is very spacious and we had no problems. The Villa was spotless when we arrived and the private pool area is lovely with the added benefit of the BBQ to use.

The games room was a good hit with the kids along with a computer consul for them to play in the living room.

Overall this villa is very good value for money and has all the facility's you will require, including washing machine and tumble dryer.

We look forward to returning soon.
Jul 2016
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12 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

abbotswood
5

Amazingly Brilliant and Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

So what can I say, we had the most​ amazing holiday and the villa was so comfortable, the outside space was wonderful. Thank goodness we heated the pool, we had been wincing as we got in, but once you were used to it, it was fine. The difference when we heated it was AMAZING!! We went swimming in the dark most evenings. The Jacuzzi was a blissful way to end a long day at the parks.

I absolutely loved the washer and drier! I have never had clothes cleaned so quickly! We loved the books in the cupboard (I read five!!!)

Our bedroom was gorgeous, the wardrobe room amazing! The bathroom fab!! Took a while to get used to the toilets being so low though!!

I am more than happy to comment in the review section and will give the villa an "outstanding" grade. We have already told our friends the Wises, who wish to come to Florida next year about your villa and I will be forwarding your info on to her.

Thank you for all your contact beforehand, everything was superb! Directions were fab, and the fact the Publix, was so close was very handy. We only ate out three times. We used the bbq once (very nice) so we truly used the villa to its maximum!! My son and daughter adored the air hockey and I became quite proficient at Darts.

The parks were no more than 20 minutes away and all the shops you could wish for in easy driving distance.

Thank you once again, it was truly the best holiday we have ever had and I am very jealous that you will get to retire there one day!!.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Catherine Many thanks for posting such a positive review. We appreciate you taking the time to do this. It also helps potential guests to choose our home when planning their holiday We hope that you will return sometime in the future. Lynne & Ian
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5

Fantastic stay in a lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in a number of villas in Florida over the years both in Orlando and elsewhere. We enjoyed great communication with the owners in advance of our visit and upon our arrival everything was just as we had hoped it would be. The property is situated within a gated community which we found gave additional reassurance. The villa is well equipped, spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable and the pool and spa pool were heated to a perfect temperature. Extras like the games room and the provision of dvds and a games machine just added to the pleasure of our visit. We would certainly recommend this lovely home to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alan Many thanks for your positive comments regarding your stay. We really appreciate our guests taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure dealing with you and hopefully if you return to Florida in the future you would consider renting from us again. Kind regards Ian & Lynne Spencer
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5

A lovely well maintained & equipt property in a nice location

  • 5 of 5

A good location for all parks. Near to Publix Supermarkets, restaurants etc. Fantastic owners with great communication. House was spotlessly clean and had a quick response from management company as pool was not warm when we arrived, this was dealt with within the hour. We would highly recommend this property. Thank you Ian & Lynne x X

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jo and Rich for your positive comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our villa. It was a pleasure dealing with you and hope you would return in the future. Kind Regards Lynne & Ian
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4

Conveniently located, comfortably suited our family of eight

  • 4 of 5

Very prompt and courteous response. Reservation and transaction were handled professionally and quickly. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to submit a review, it is always good to receive positive comments. We would love to have you back for another vacation in the future. Kind regards Lynne & Ian Spencer
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday staying here. We'd stayed on the same estate before but prefer this house. Has everything you need for a comfortable stay and lots to entertain our teenage sons. The gated community is good for peace of mind and reassurance of safety. Good location for supermarket, takeaways and a few restaurants. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to review our Orlando home We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would return. Grateful for all your positive comments Regards Lynne & Ian
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5

Lovely spacious villa

  • 5 of 5

I'm writing this as we're still here(our penultimate day). I have to say that the photos don't do this place justice. It's awesome it's almost like a home from home feeling from the minute you walk in the door except we have a pool here and games room etc.

Ian and Lynne have responded to every email I've sent and been fantastic to deal with, the villa is 2 mins from the 192 that has access to Disney and seaworld and 2 mins down the road from interstate 4 that takes you to Tampa, Busch gardens,Clearwater beach.

This villa is in a prime location to do everything you want to do and we've loved it that much I'm already looking at Easter 2017 dates to come back and I'll be reserving this place as soon as possible. The neighbourhood is great- really quiet and gated off from the road, we get to see armadillos, little lizards and even a raccoon on some evenings. I'll definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you were happy with our home in Orlando and thank you for taking the time to place a review Look forward to having you back sometime in the future Lynne & Ian
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Location

From the Owner

Having spent many superb vacations in Florida over the years while our family was growing up, it has been a dream for us to own a villa in the sunshine state, and finally we achieved our goal. The Davenport area is so easy to get to the attractions at Disney, Universal and Sea World also the range of shops and restaurants are second to none. If you are on a budget the choice of eating places is endless, or, if you want to treat yourself there are up market restaurants available. The location is also ideal for travelling to either the East or West Coast resorts of Tampa or Miami, with excellent road links.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Orlando International Airport at 20 Miles Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Our villa is only 80 minutes away from the gulf coast beaches of Clearwater and St.Petersburg.

It is also only 2 Hours away from the Atlantic coast beach at Daytona and Cape Canaveral.

Travel:

Approx driving times from the villa: Orlando International airport (MCO) 45 mins, Sanford airport (SFB) 60 mins, Car hire is essential and can be arranged at your arrival airport if you have not already booked before departure. Dollar, Avis, Budget and National are all available on site at Orlando International airport.

Distances:

Distances

Approx driving times to Disney attractions 10 mins. Kissimmee 15 mins. Seaworld 20 mins.Wet n' Wild 25 mins,Universal Studios 25 mins. Busch Gardens 60 mins. Outlet Mall shopping approx 20-25 mins.

Cape Canaveral approx. 90 mins

Further Details:

Publix supermarket, take-aways, restaurants, Sports bar, bank and general shopping at Berry Town Centre 5 mins drive.

WalMart, local shops, banks and restaurants 10 mins drive

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£625
£2,300
 
 
Late Summer 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£475
for 5 nights
From
£95
£565
£2,000
 
 
Autumn 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£595
£2,200
 
 
Winter 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£450
for 5 nights
From
£90
£560
£2,000
 
 
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£550
for 5 nights
From
£110
£680
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£475
for 5 nights
From
£95
£575
 
 
Spring 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£650
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£575
for 5 nights
From
£115
£675
 
 
Late Summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£590
 
 
Autumn 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£625
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£475
for 5 nights
From
£95
£570
 
 
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£650
for 5 nights
From
£130
£710
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£429
for 5 nights
£600
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Please contact by e mail or telephone to make a booking. A £100.00 deposit is required with your booking with the balance (including £150.00 refundable breakage deposit) due 6 weeks before departure.
The breakage deposit is refunded 14 days after departure.
Pool & Spa Heating is extra, please ask for a quote.g
Renter to pay all charges if paying by PayPal


Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Entry is not available to the villa before 4pm on day of arrival and we ask that you vacate the villa by 10am on the day of departure to allow for cleaning before guests arriving later in the day.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week including taxes, Utilities and departure cleaning. Optional pool & Spa heating is extra at £12.00 per night.
For rentals of less than 7 days a cleaning charge of £60.00 will apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

With the villa being on one level there are no stairs to worry about young or old to cause any problems. The extended pool & Spa deck allows plenty of room for kids to play and the adults to sunbathe and relax. Our aim is to make our guests feel comfortable and create a "home from home" experience. Safety in the villa is very important, so there is a removable safety net which separates the pool & spa from the house. There is also a games room with a pool table, darts & air hockey. A Wii and a Playstation will also keep everyone happy in the evenings

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • town

Attractions

  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Master bedroom has en-suite bathroom with large walk in shower,separate corner bath, twin vanity units and WC. 2nd Master bedroom has bath/shower with vanity unit and WC 3rd bathroom has bath/shower single vanity unit and WC

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom 1 with King size bed, 2nd Master bedroom with Queen size bed, bedroom 3 with twin beds and bedroom 4 with twin beds. All bedrooms have built in wardrobes.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: A removable safety fence is provided for around the pool in case any young children wander out to the pool. Highgate Park is a gated community, however the villa also has an intruder alarm fitted. Outside: The villa is surrounded by grass with a garden at the front, while the pool and spa area are screened to keep the creepy crawlies away. A gas BBQ is provided for your use, however a charge will be made if it is not cleaned. The pool & spa can be heated during the winter months if required at a cost of £10.00 per day and a pool cover is provided to reduce the heat loss. Pool Loungers and a table and chairs are provided. The pool deck and Lanai are not overlooked by other properties, providing a secluded sun bathing area. Utility Room: Washing machine & Tumble dryer, Ironing Board, Iron & Clothes Dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen are provided and the villa is cleaned before and at the end of your vacation. Other: Games room in the garage has a Pool Table, air Hockey, Darts and board games table for checkers, chess etc.