We had a wonderful time staying here. It was very comfortable, had a good sized kitchen with large dining table and counter seating as well and the best part is that there's a lot for kids to do. The pool is clean and a good temperature for the Florida heat. We were very close to the various Disney parks and close to other attractions too. The Disney themed bedrooms for the kids was an added perk for them. There is also a club area with a huge pool with food and drink service and other amenities. All in all it was a great trip and would recommend it
I traveled to Florida with my adult niece and her family, my sister (with a newly broken elbow!) and her husband. After an excessively long delay traveling to Florida, we reached the home and everything was just so well cared for, and thought out. There was a gift bag awaiting us with basic essentials and some treats. There was a basket with coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and koolaid--how fun! The layout of the home was perfect for an extended family traveling together to have each their own privacy, but also wonderful space to have together time. I was amazed at all the accoutrements for the children, from wonderfully themed bedrooms (I wanted to sleep in the Princess room! and my great-nephews squealed at the Cars room) to the toddler table outside (which the boys pulled inside one night) to a train table and numerous other toys and books. Our boys were too old, but there was also a pack and play, bouncer, high chair, booster seats, strollers, and a toddler potty. I loved that the bathroom included name brand shampoo and conditioner so I didn't have to bring them with me on the airplane. My favorite spot each morning (while the boys got ready) and each afternoon (while the boys napped) and each evening after the boys went to sleep (see the pattern) was under the covered lanai or by the pool. So peaceful with no rear neighbors. Each day we drove about 15-20 minutes and found ourselves experiencing the magic of Walt Disney World. It was so great to watch everyone enjoy the experience. This was an amazing trip for us and at a value that we could never find at any hotel. We were able to each have our private spaces (I had an ensuite, as did my sister and her husband. My niece and her family used the upstairs.), while being able to relax together while the children rested or took a break from the parks. We were able to make meals as we wanted, and relax together and hang out at our own private pool. And all for about the cost of one deluxe regular hotel room!
Needless to say, it was an amazing vacation. Even prior to arriving at the house, the owner (Jessica) was a wealth of knowledge regarding the Disney Parks and local area. She provided her input to help me arrange a Character Breakfast at the Polynesian Resort and gave restaurant recommendation throughout Disney. I was unaware you could easily access the Disney World Resort amenities so easily. She also provided me with a list of local restaurants that deliver to make meals at the house more accommodating. Otherwise, we shopped at the local Target for our groceries that was only minutes away. All the Disney Parks were within a 20 minute ride, which even made coming back to the house for naps reasonable and then returning to the parks if we wished.
Upon arriving to house, we were greeted with a special welcome gift! Not only did I love it, but so did the kids!!! We had 5 adults and three kids in the party, with the youngest kid being 3. The house was up-to-date (newly painted, nice appliances, etc) and clean. It was also very kids friendly with toys, a playroom in the garage, extra strollers, and even electrically plugs and nightlights (amazing, right!). Two rooms (A Cars and Sophia) are specially geared towards the kids, which made staying at the house seems more like staying at a Disney resort. We paid for the pool to be heated, but also took advantage of the clubhouse that was walking distance away that had a playground and large heated pool. The gated community ensured safety.
The great thing about this house is you can come and relax (and not over pack). Full bottles of shampoo and conditioner are supplied (even kid friendly stuff), washer and dryer along with detergent. Also all the safety features (gate around pool, alarm on back door leading out to the pool) to give you a peace of mind when being away from home and traveling with kids.
We will definitely return!!!
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