We have just got back from our stay in this property. It was our first visit to Florida and we really enjoyed everything. We are a family of five and this property was huge and has just about everything you will need for the stay, with the only items missing being dishwasher tablets and washing machine liquid. The view of the lake is stunning and perfect for breakfast and worth a wander around to see the gators, birds (Osprey fishing, Bald eagle above) and other wildlife. The pool is large, clean and with the heating paid for provided lots of fun for the kids. There are loads of flotation toys in the garage so no need to bring/buy your own.
The beds were comfortable and the kitchen well stocked with all you need to cook and eat meals after a long day at the parks. The property is easy to find although not so much at night so if you don't have sat nav prepare yourself from the airport as we went through a lot of tolls which was quite stressful. Once settled though its easy to navigate the toll free roads (27, 192 and then the roads to the parks and back again on a night) to get to the Parks. Be aware though that the 192 is an extremely busy road day and night, in fact all roads in Florida seemed very busy. On a good run you are about 30 minutes drive from the Disney parks and maybe 45 from Universal. On a busy run it will take longer. There are loads of places to eat nearby (Beef O-Bradys our personal favourite) and a huge Walmart almost in walking distance, along with petrol stations etc.
The property location is quiet and well established and we had no trouble whilst we were there apart from some local youths setting the nearby woods on fire, but I guess you get that anywhere in the world now sadly, and the kids enjoyed seeing the firefighters turn up!
The owners were very helpful and friendly from start to finish, and have refunded our deposit back to us very quickly. We would definitely recommend this holiday home to any family visiting Florida, it has good links to all areas by road and provides a relaxing retreat after busy days at the parks.
The photos don't do this amazing place justice, it's huge and very well presented.
We arrived in the middle of the night following flight delays (with a very tired and grumpy baby). The instruction pack provided when booking was brilliant and we found the and accessed house no problem, once in we constructed the cot and baby was asleep in no time, relief!
We then had a chance to look around and were really impressed with the villa and pool area. It had everything we needed for our stay. There's lots of stuff in the garage like pool inflatables, fishing rods, washing line and a cool box for days out (which was put to good use everyday).
The beds are very comfortable as well as the many sofas!
We did some fishing at the lake to the rear of the property and theres plenty of wildlife to see.
It's very well located, extremely close to Disney and countless eateries but not right on the tourist stretch, which is perfect.
It was our first stay at the villa and definitely won't be our last, so much better than anywhere else we've stayed on our many visits to Florida.
Thank you for letting us stay at your wonderful home.
Very nice villa, we stayed here August 2015 for 2 weeks.The villa is so large, well looked after, and perfect location for the Disney parks. Walmart is a very short drive away less than 5 mins.Booking was easy and faultless, thanks to Sukhy. Pool area is private with bushes to the sides, and the lake behind is perfect for spotting birds etc.
Inside the villa the sofa's are leather and so soft, excellent for relaxing after a busy day.
My only negative is that there is no games room in the garage, a pool table and other games that are in other villa's, would be a great investment for this villa.
Would highly recommend this villa. We still talk about this villa 2 years later, it made our holiday so perfect.
This is a brilliant place to stay to tour around the area, and after a long day out it is very refreshing to return to absolute peace and tranquillity. To be able to use the pool and the hot tub well this is luxury to me. Four bedrooms all very large and comfortable, with overhead fans and air conditioning perfect heaven. Plenty of extras in the garage for the pool and chairs to take to the beach if wanted. A TV in every room and fishing in the lake at the rear of the house. Give it a try.
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