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Luxury Villa with Private Pool & Spa

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
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.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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.

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8 Reviews

5
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

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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5

Fantastic location for Disney parks !

  • 5 of 5

We booked this villa for a 3 week vacation in the summer of 2015 which included a 50th birthday celebration. All aspects of the booking were handled smoothly from the initial enquiry right through to the return of our security deposit. The villa surpassed all of our expectations and provided a perfect base from which we could enjoy our vacation. There is even a very handy file in the villa in which the owners have listed many tips based on their experience from living in the area. The villa is located on highway 27 just off the 192 which takes you either directly into disney or onto the I4 into Orlando if you are going to Universal or even onto KSC. Depending upon traffic the time from the villa onto Disney property would be 15 - 20 minutes. There are numerous restaurants on both the 27 & 192 to cater for all tastes - our personal favourite was the Cracker Barrel and one to avoid is Sizzler ! The gated community felt very safe and private and was always very quiet - there was even a very helpful neighbour who moved the trash bins into place on the appropriate collection days ! The only problem we had which required a call to the management company was handled very quickly and efficiently. There are plenty of supermarkets within easy reach - we found Publix good for everyday essentials and Super Target best for bigger shops. One final tip - if you are travelling to Orlando via a connecting flight through Philadelphia, New York, Charlotte etc it really is worth considering flying into Tampa Bay airport rather than Orlando - this will avoid having to make the first part of your journey to the villa along the I4 which can get very busy. The trip from Tampa to Davenport was much easier following 2 long flights ! All in all a superb base from which to enjoy our vacation many thanks to Ian & Lynne for all of you help from the Dyke family !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kevin & Family Many thanks for the feedback following your vacation. It is good to know that any problem you had was dealt with promptly by our management company. Your recommendations for eating places are also appreciated. The Tampa airport to the villa is a route we have used and can work for certain journeys. We are glad you enjoyed the facilities and hope you would consider returning sometime in the future. Lynne & Ian
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5

Perfect Villa

  • 5 of 5

First time visiting Florida with our kids and we had a fantastic time. The villa was everything and more, very spacious, brilliant pool/spa and stunning open plan living space. It is so close to all the parks in particular Disney. We used the 192 route to and from the parks and this road has every restaurant you could ask for. Would definitely recommend a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A fantastic villa in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

This lovely villa is on a well maintained development and provided a great base for our daily trips to the Disney parks. The whole family enjoyed the facilities especially the pool, games-room and BBQ. Being situated in Davenport means you do need a car but that gives you the benefit of exploring the surrounding area. On one of our travels we stopped for a lovely meal at the Red Lobster restaurant. We enjoyed it so much that we went back during our second week. I would recommend this villa to anyone intending to visit Disney for a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We hope that you will recommend our villa to your friends and family and that you will be back sometime in the future Lynn& Ian
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5

Fabulous villa and location :)

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this villa for 12 nights - a family group of 8 of us from 3 generations ranging from 13 up to 75... everyone LOVED the villa. It is comfortable, nicely decorated and furnished, has all the amenities for a 'home from home' and enough space that 8 people aren't falling over each other but are close enough for 'togetherness'... The three bathrooms was a massive benefit with 8 people so none of the usual 'who's going in the bathroom next?' carry on!

Other great aspects of this villa are enough seating and sunbeds round the pool for everyone at the same time if needed, pool heated to a comfortable level, air hockey and a pool table in the garage, lovely clean carpets, very spacious master bedroom suite with comfy bed and huge shower - all in all, a great holiday home.

The location should also be mentioned as often times the stated '20 mins to xxxx' leave me wondering if the owner uses a helicopter! Not so with this villa... it is indeed approx 20 mins to the Disney parks, a little longer to the Universal Parks and an hour from Busch gardens in Tampa. We also drove out further for an airboat tour, all of which were easily accessible from this villa. It is brilliantly located in a secure gated estate that is clean, tidy and very quiet. A lovely neighbourhood.

Last but not least is the excellent communication and information provided by the owners. Everything from the initial phone call through to the deposit refund went smoothly, professionally and with a friendly tone. The directions from the airport were spot on and the villa handbook was useful. We genuinely felt that the owners cared that we had a great holiday... which we did!

In summary, I cannot recommen

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mandy & Family So glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our villa in Orlando We hope to see you back sometime in the future Thank you for taking the time to place a review Regards Lynne & Ian Spencer
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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
 
Autumn 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£393
for 5 nights
£550
 
 
Christmas 2016
23 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£464
for 5 nights
£650
 
 
Winter 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£393
for 5 nights
£550
£2,000
 
 
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£429
for 5 nights
£600
 
 
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.

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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Updated: 05-Dec-2016
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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

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

  • children welcome
  • 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

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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.

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