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Outstanding 6 Bed Villa, Pool & Spa, Superb Lakefront Setting, 5* Windsor Hills

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Villa in Windsor Hills, Florida Orlando/Kissimmee, USA - Peaceful Location, Facing Lake, Short Level Walk To The Clubhouse And A Few Minutes Drive To Disney!

This impressive 6 Bedroom and 4 Bathroom Private Pool Villa, has been blessed with what must be the prime location on Windsor Hills, positioned centrally over looking the entire beautiful conservation lake. It doesn't get better than that!

Luxuriously appointed throughout by interior designers, spacious and air-conditioned. A holiday home for all the family to enjoy and where our guests can truly relax in fabulous surroundings and know that attention to detail is our bye word.

There are 3 luxury Super King bedroom suites, 1 luxury Queen bedroom suite and 2 large twin bedded bedrooms - one design themed as Disney Pirate and the other as Disney Princess....to make all their dreams come true!

All have exceptional high quality bedding and deep pillow top mattresses for a perfect night's sleep after a long day at the Disney Parks.

Free Wi-Fi throughout the villa and ample seating for everyone with two spacious open plan living rooms, beautifully furnished in contemporary earth tones Grand Floridian style and both having 42" cable TV's.

With three dining areas, there is plenty of choice where to eat... one formal, one informal and one al fresco complete with large, stainless-steel gas BBQ!

The large fully equipped modern kitchen leads out onto the fully lanai screened private patio, pool and spa area, with additional dining table and chairs, plus sun loungers and a two seat glider 'love seat' - perfect for relaxing in the Florida sunshine enjoying the views whilst overlooking the tranquil conservation lake. From here you can even see the Disney Magic Kingdom evening firework display, that's how close we are!

There is also a uniquely themed Harry Potter Games room with a full size slate base pool table plus moon balls, football table, air hockey, TV and music system.

A large 'everything you need' laundry room. Washing machine, tumble dryer, clothes airers, laundry baskets, ironing board and iron.

For the little ones in the party, all new baby/toddler equipment is provided. High chair, feeding booster seats, 2 safety bed guards, 2 stair guards, 2 pack and play cribs, baby listening and children's Disney towels.

There is also a child safety fence, that can be positioned around the pool and door alarms to the pool........to keep them safe :-)

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Jane Sandon-Allum
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Jane Sandon-Allum

We live in Dorset, UK and have 2 grown up daughters of 22 and 24. The States and Florida in particular have been our holiday destination for almost 30 years and we have had some wonderful times there.

We decided to buy a lake front home on Windsor Hills (after much research!) as an investment, because it is one of the best locations in Orlando and the nearest to Disney World. So as family holidays go, this part of the world takes some beating!

Jane Sandon-Allum purchased this villa in 2009

Why Jane Sandon-Allum chose Disney / Orlando

WINDSOR HILLS is consistently voted top resort of the area. It is a private, guarded, gated community and the nearest to Disney World and very close to other attractions.

We have been careful to price our Villa to reflect that, also the high standard of furnishings and accommodation and the tranquil location overlooking the beautiful conservation lake (with no rear neighbours!) and just a couple of minutes walk to the clubhouse. Our guests agree, it is a perfect location.

You are also literally minutes away from everything: Disney, Animal Kingdom, Legoland, Sea World, Universal Studios (Harry Potter), Water Parks, supermarkets, shops and numerous restaurants catering for all tastes. So whether you just want to relax or be thoroughly entertained everyday, it is all here!

What makes this villa unique

The Villa truly has one of the best positions on Windsor Hills overlooking the tranquil conservation lake, filled with water lilies and birdlife. With views like these, from the villa, pool or decking after a busy day.....well, life doesn't get much better!

It is an immaculately clean, extremely spacious home, airy and beautifully decorated by interior designers. The Villa is also just a couple of minutes level walk to Windsor Hills clubhouse and all the resorts free to use 5* facilities. The children's themed Disney Castle playground is a minute's walk from the villa in the other direction.

The Villa is luxurious in style and maintained to the highest standard by our local manager and his excellent team of cleaners, housekeepers and maintenance workers.

We feel it is a great advantage having such a first class local property company caring for our home. For our guests being able to contact them and to have available their wide range of concierge services, together with their immense knowledge of the area and Windsor Hills, we think is a true benefit.

Like other guests and many repeat guests, who have loved their time in our Villa, we are confident you will have the most memorable, happiest holiday there. Enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have a Guest Book in the villa which is full of great comments and praise about the villa and the enjoyment guests have had holidaying there and experiencing the fantastic location. Many of our guests are repeat visitors which we hope you feel is a very good recommendation in itself.
Dec 2014
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We have a Guest Book in the villa which is full of great comments and praise about the villa and the enjoyment guests have had holidaying there and experiencing the fantastic location. Many of our guests are repeat visitors which we hope you feel is a very good recommendation in itself.
Dec 2014
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39 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

5

Excellent property - grandkids loved the pool and themed bedrooms

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location , literally 10 minutes from Disney - hope to go again👍🏻

Villa very well equipped , the owners went out of their way to make our family holiday special.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Impeccable, clean, welcoming, beautiful. Start to finish we had a wonderful experience.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing, start to finish we had a wonderful vacation. Personal touches everywhere in the home make it feel like you are on a vacation in the comfort of your own home. Jane is fabulous to deal with. Windsor Hills is safe and family friendly and absolutely beautiful.

Thank you Jane for the welcome package when we arrived. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jenn for your lovely review and very kind comments. We are delighted that you all had such a great time and found the villa so welcoming and comfortable. We like our guests to feel it is their home too, not just a rental home, and provide those extra touches that we hope make for an even more special experience! Thank you for already booking your return vacation! We will greatly look forward to welcoming you again. 😊
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Swanson Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This villa was a wonderful place to stay for our family of 13 which included 5 grandchildren aged 8, 5, 4, 2 and 16 months. It matched the pictures and descriptions on the website. We encountered a few small issues that we handled very quickly. The community itself is very nice, quiet and clean. Getting to any of the parks was easy and shopping was very close by. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again and would rate it 5 stars.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Helen for your very kind comments and lovely review. We are delighted that all your family enjoyed the villa so much. It is the perfect place to relax and unwind especially after busy Park days! Pleased any little issues/queries you had were dealt with straight away by our excellent local property manager. We say to guests even if a light bulb goes, please call, as they are available 24/7 and very proactive. Thank you again Helen, we look forward very much to having the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future.
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5

Just Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

From the beginning discussions with Jane, it was as if working with a friend. She was just so open & direct, yet more than just cordial. Walking into her home, EVERYTHING was as depicted and the requested accomodations for the toddlers in our group were ready and waiting. The welcoming amenities were a nice surprise as well! This home is immaculate & quite tastefully decorated and, the kids loved their rooms! The park and the splash pad were a hit when we stayed nearby. To anyone who wants the comfort and security of their own home while in this area, this home is a must! Thank you, Jane, for the use of your home & for helping to make our family reunion so easy and so wonderful!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Steven for your very kind comments. It was an equal pleasure working with you, preparing for your family reunion vacation and to make it as perfect as can be. We are delighted that you all had such a great time and loved the villa and all the facilities. It is our pleasure that we provide those extra special things that hopefully make our guests feel a little bit pampered! Thank you again and we hope very much to have the opportunity of welcoming you back on another occasion.
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5

Wonderful vacation home; perfect location for Disney vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This "home away from home" was perfect for our Disney vacation! The house and furnishings are beautiful, comfortable, and very well laid out for our family of 10. The kitchen is well equipped to serve large families and there are plenty of linens/towels for guests. The owner has provided many extras for family entertainment and enjoyment. I can't think of anything we were missing! Access to Disney parks, restaurants, grocery, and others is very easy and convenient.

Jane, the owner (HOST is a better word for her!), was a pleasure to work with. She made the rental process so easy, provided much useful information, and stayed in touch along the way to be sure we had everything we needed. The hostess gift of breakfast items awaiting us when we arrived was so very nice and welcoming! Jane, thank you so much for your hospitality! Looking forward to the next time!!

The McDonald family

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your extremely kind comments about the villa (and me, although I'm blushing!). We are delighted that you all enjoyed yourselves so much and agree the villa is perfect in layout and facilities for family groups. We like to think too it is a 'home from home' for our guests and it's lovely to provide those extra luxuries that give our guests a feeling they are special. Which they are! Looking forward very much to welcoming you back in the future and thank you for being so wonderful to work with.
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If going to Disney, stay here!

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 10, this villa was perfect for a large family.

Very comfortable and very clean.

So close to Disney that you can take a break at the villa and go back.

The pool area was a huge hit with all the grandkids and the hot tub was a extra bonus.

I would recommend this villa to anyone, Jane is wonderful to work with and very informative.

The food she had for us when we arrived was a nice surprise, exspecilly if you arrive late.

I would definitely stay here again.

Bonnie

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Bonnie for your lovely review and very kind comments about the villa. We are delighted that all the family enjoyed it so much, and agree, being so close to Disney it is easy to pop back to the villa if you need some peace and relaxation! The villa's lake view pool and spa are always a big hit with families and great to hear you all took away a lot of fun filled memories. You were such a pleasure to liaise with and we would be delighted to welcome you back in the future. Thank you again.
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Location

From the Owner

WINDSOR HILLS is consistently voted top resort of the area. It is a private, guarded, gated community and the nearest to Disney World and very close to other attractions. We have been careful to price our Villa to reflect that, also the high standard of furnishings and accommodation and the tranquil location overlooking the beautiful conservation lake (with no rear neighbours!) and just a couple of minutes walk to the clubhouse. Our guests agree, it is a perfect location. You are also literally minutes away from everything: Disney, Animal Kingdom, Legoland, Sea World, Universal Studios (Harry Potter), Water Parks, supermarkets, shops and numerous restaurants catering for all tastes. So whether you just want to relax or be thoroughly entertained everyday, it is all here!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Orlando International Airport at 23 Miles Nearest Golf : Mystic Dunes at 0.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : Route 192 at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Clearwater Beach/Tampa Bay at 68 Miles Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We have a local manager for our villa who can help with any special holiday interest in the area.

He is available to contact with specific requests for the villa.

Any query regarding the villa or area he will happily help with and his team ensures the smooth running and high standard the property maintains.

We feel it is a great advantage for guests having an excellent local company you can depend on.

Coast/Beach:

All the following listings are approx. 1 hour's drive by car:

East of Orlando - Atlantic side - Cocoa Beach (59 miles)

East of Orlando - Atlantic side - Daytona Beach (76 miles)

East of Orlando - Atlantic side - Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Centre (69 miles)

West of Orlando - Gulf of Mexico side - Clearwater Beach, Tampa Bay (68 miles) approx.

Travel:

Nearest Airport: Orlando International Airport: (23 miles)

Nearest Motorway: I 4: (4 miles)

Nearest Major Road: Route 192 (1 mile)

Car recommended.

Distances:

Windsor Hills is THE NEAREST community resort to Walt Disney World (less than 2 miles!)

Nearby are also: Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and Harry Potter.

Sea World, Aquatica, and Wet’n’Wild.

Pleasure Island and City Walk.

Disney Village and Downtown Orlando plus so much more!

Guest Relations at the Welcome Centre in Windsor Hills can answer any of your questions about the area, parks, tickets etc.

Further Details:

Windsor Hills is a beautiful distinctive private, guarded, gated community dedicated to providing an immaculately maintained, safe, comfortable and enjoyable environment for its guests with wonderful first class facilities.

The Clubhouse is at the heart of the resort and contains the Welcome Centre with Guest relations (ask anything and everything, they will know or find out!)

Resort facilities include:

Large beach lagoon style (140,000 gallon) pool with amazing 80' winding waterslide, dancing fountains, spa lagoon hot tub and plenty of sun loungers all set in a spacious tropical landscape.

The Grocery/Sundry Store - carries a wide range of products and will meet any immediate need for provisions. You can also obtain freshly cooked hot meals and snacks from the store together with a good choice of beers, wines and soft drinks.

The Games Room includes coin operated pool tables, children’s video games, Wii and Xbox etc., at a small charge. There is also a DVD rental kiosk.

The Movie Theatre is just inside the Clubhouse and movies are played (free) throughout the day. Guests can view a list of hundreds of movies and make requests at the Welcome Centre.

The Gym and Fitness centre (over 18's only) is state of the art and has a full range of weight and cardio vascular training equipment.

There are: Basketball, Tennis and Sand Volleyball courts.

Table Tennis and a Putting Green.

A Children's Castle Themed Playground: with slides, swings, tunnels, multi-level climbing, ride-ons, a dragon sand area and a giant chess game.

Smaller playgrounds are dotted around the resort, ideal for toddlers with small slides and low level climbing with plenty of shady seating for mum and dad to enjoy and keep watch.

As previously listed there so many attractions Orlando is famous for all within very easy reach. Also nearby are supermarkets, banks, local shops and many varied restaurants. Enjoy!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Season
22 Apr 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,067
for 5 nights
From
£213
 
 
Summer Season
2 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,164
for 5 nights
From
£233
 
 
Low Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£970
for 5 nights
From
£194
 
 
Mid Season
1 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,067
for 5 nights
From
£213
 
 
Peak Season
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,982
for 7 nights
From
£283
 
 
Low Season
3 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
£970
for 5 nights
From
£194
 
 
Mid Season
10 Feb 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,086
for 5 nights
From
£217
 
 
High Season
30 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,901
for 7 nights
From
£272
 
 
Mid Season
7 Apr 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,086
for 5 nights
From
£217
 
 
Summer Season
2 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,261
for 5 nights
From
£252
 
 
Low Season
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£970
for 5 nights
From
£194
 
 
Mid Season
1 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,086
for 5 nights
From
£217
 
 
Peak Season
22 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,037
for 7 nights
From
£291
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£970
for 5 nights
From
£194
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax 13.5% per night. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival.

RENTAL TERMS:

* ALL rates are exclusive of Florida tax @ 13%

* A 20% DEPOSIT will be required to secure your dates along with a signed copy of our booking form.

*.There is a $45 damage waiver policy that is added to your booking.

* IF A BOOKING IS MADE WITHIN 8 WEEKS OF ARRIVAL then payment is due in full for the rental period.

* CHECK-IN - 4pm on day of arrival

*. CHECK-OUT - 11am on day of departure.


NOTES ON PRICING:

* Cleaning is INCLUDED FREE OF CHARGE if staying MORE than 7 nights. LESS than 7 nights it is charged at $150

* Pool heating is RECOMMENDED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER - MAY and is charged at a daily rate of $25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The Villa truly has one of the best positions on Windsor Hills overlooking the tranquil conservation lake, filled with water lilies and birdlife. With views like these, from the villa, pool or decking after a busy day.....well, life doesn't get much better! It is an immaculately clean, extremely spacious home, airy and beautifully decorated by interior designers. The Villa is also just a couple of minutes level walk to Windsor Hills clubhouse and all the resorts free to use 5* facilities. The children's themed Disney Castle playground is a minute's walk from the villa in the other direction. The Villa is luxurious in style and maintained to the highest standard by our local manager and his excellent team of cleaners, housekeepers and maintenance workers. We feel it is a great advantage having such a first class local property company caring for our home. For our guests being able to contact them and to have available their wide range of concierge services, together with their immense knowledge of the area and Windsor Hills, we think is a true benefit. Like other guests and many repeat guests, who have loved their time in our Villa, we are confident you will have the most memorable, happiest holiday there. Enjoy!

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

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 ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • lake
  • resort
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • 1: Super King master ensuite - walk in shower, bath tub, double sinks and wc. 2: Super King ensuite - walk in shower, single sink and wc. 3: Separate family bathroom - shower and bath tub, double sinks and wc. 4: Queen bedroom ensuite - (downstairs) shower and bath tub, single sink and wc.

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 : 1 MASTER SUPER KING size bed large ensuite, plus walkin wardrobe and flat screen TV. Bedroom 2 : 1 SUPER KING size bed plus large walkin wardrobe and flat screen TV. Bedroom 3 : 1 SUPER KING size bed with ensuite and flat screen TV. Bedroom 4 : 2 SINGLE beds themed Disney Pirate and flat screen Disney Pirate TV. Bedroom 5 : 2 SINGLE beds themed Disney Princess and flat screen Disney Princess TV. Bedroom 6 : 1 LARGE QUEEN bed, situated on the ground floor, with ensuite and flat screen TV. Suitable for guests with limited mobility.

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...

Notes:

  • After a busy Disney day relax in the villa's beautiful setting overlooking the tranquil conservation lake, with gardens around the villa for your enjoyment. Also, you are just a two minute level walk to Windsor Hills Clubhouse and Resort facilities which guests are free to use - large beach lagoon style (140,000 gallon) pool, plus 80' winding waterslide, dancing fountains (which children love) and a spa lagoon hot tub all set in a lush tropical landscape with plenty of sun loungers to soak up the Florida sunshine! There is also a Cyber Café Business Centre, a Sundry/Grocery Store, Games Room, Movie Theatre, Gym & Fitness Centre. Basketball courts, tennis courts, sand volleyball court, table tennis and a putting green! Children are well catered for too with a Castle Themed Playground (a minute's walk from the villa) swings, tunnels, slides, multi-level climbing, ride-ons, a dragon sand area and giant chess game. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service. All linen and bath towels are supplied. Also large selection of new pool towels. Luxury high end bedding and linen for a perfect night's sleep! The Villa is cleaned to 5* hotel standard after each guests departure. The Pool and Spa is cleaned weekly. Other: Keyless entry and alarm to the villa.

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