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A fully equipped home to the highest standards and located within the prestigious, private; secure gated community of The Shire at West Haven. Our villa is set among wetlands and other areas of conservation providing a perfect base from which to relax and enjoy Florida's wonderful climate after the day's exertions.
The Shire is conveniently located within a short drive & easy access to Florida's main attractions, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, & SeaWorld, and less than two minutes from the international golf course at Champions Gate.
(West Haven is currently a developing community. You may encounter construction activity in West Haven as they are building more vacation homes for Guests to enjoy).
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
No pets are allowed. If evidence of a pet(s) is found in the unit or on the premises you will be asked to vacate immediately with no refund of rent or damage deposit.
1 King1 Queen2 Fulls4 Twins
2 Full baths1 Attached (ensuite)
Meet the host
Hosting since December 2011
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guests: Should you have any queries, questions or concerns during your stay, please feel free to contact us and we shall do everything we can, together with our management company to assist you.
However, if your concern is urgent, please contact our Management Company direct using the telephone number(s) within the Info Pack we shall send to you and/or within the info pack within the villa.
Beautiful villa, very clean and beds are so comfortable. We had an amazing stay. Everything was accessible and the company/ owners were so helpful and on hand if we needed anything. Will hopefully be booking again in the future.
Visited May 2023
Written September 1, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you for taking the time and sharing your experience of your stay with us, it was a pleasure getting to know you and having you stay at our Villa; so pleased we managed to co-ordinate your dates with your extended family. We look forward to seeing you next time!"
Written September 9, 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Stayed in this beautiful home while down for a football tournament and it was amazing!! Home had everything we were looking for. Great customer service and communication throughout booking process until checkout. Definitely will book again!
Visited July 2021
Written July 29, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you for your review and taking the time to share your experience of staying at our home and how you found booking your holiday with us. It was a pleasure getting to know you and having you stay at our Villa. We look forward to seeing you next time!
Written December 18, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Farmington Hills, MI1 contribution
Absolutely one of the best home's we ever stayed in!
Hi, my family and I travel to Florida every Christmas for 2 weeks to celebrate the holidays. Sandra is one of the best hosts we've ever had. She was always available to us for what anything we needed. The home is located in a great area close to everything. The kitchen is well stocked with quality cookware and dinnerware, more than an adequate mount of clean wash cloths, towels and extra blankets. When we arrived there was only 5 seats to her patio set. I contacted her about it because there were 9 people in our group and I told her we like eating outdoors and was hoping to have the other chair for the table. Within hours we had delivered to us 4 more brand new chairs enough for everyone.
We also had a small leak under the kitchen sink, again she had someone there immediately. The home was very spacious and clean. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. And I do want to mention that we were a little hesitant to rent this home at first do to the fact the home hadn't been rented in almost a year before us and she ask to handle everything on PayPal instead on the Trip Advisor website's platform. I'm always suspicious about doing business outside of the website do to the fact if something goes wrong like you getting scamed! the website isn't responsible for you.
But I called TripAdvisor and they did confirm that she had been renting homes with them for over 11 years without a problem. It was just that her listing is actually through holiday lettings located in the UK and holiday lettings advertise on TripAdvisor. So don't hesitate to rent this home. Great home, great Host!!!!
Kim Craig and Family
Visited December 2019
Written January 27, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you for your review and taking the time to share your experience Kim. It was a pleasure getting to know you and having you stay at our Villa.
We also believe it’s wise to exercise due diligence when making any booking, and we’re very happy to know that TripAdvisor was able to clarify and provide assurance.
Most of our bookings are generated through our Management Company, and the reviews are listed with them; we have been in contact with them and hopefully we’ll find a way of posting their guest reviews on our website too!
Again, we are thrilled you enjoyed the comfort of the Villa and its convenient location. We look forward to seeing you next time!
Written February 19, 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Ultimate Luxury Villa
When selecting a property I'm definitely 'Mr Sceptical'. On this property I was puzzled by 2 things. Firstly it's lack of reviews between 2017 & 2019, secondly the low number of bookings. "Best Villa I Stayed In" review convinced me to go ahead & book. Couldn't have been happier with choosing this villa. The quality of all fittings & furnishing are exceptional. Every little detail has been considered & catered for. The gated community location provides an ideal base from which to explore the parks & other attractions. In summary this villa is simply perfect. Having stayed in a lot of beautiful villas over the years we absolutely agree with the Ryan family review - this is also "the Best Villa we've ever Stayed In".
Visited March 2019
Written April 17, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you for your review and taking the time to share your experience. We are thrilled you enjoyed the comfort of the Villa and its convenient location. We look forward to seeing you next time!
Written April 22, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom8 contributions
We arrived in February & had an absolutely fantastic time. The location & villa are perfect. Stayed here before, but there is a new Management Company who demonstrated more care for guests & the villa than previous Companies. Everything about the holiday was awesome. Many, many thanks to the owners 😘.
Visited February 2019
Written April 1, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you for sharing your experience, Joy, we appreciate your review and are happy you enjoyed your time in Florida. We look forward to welcoming you next time!
Written April 22, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
North Finchley, United Kingdom1 contribution
Best villa I have stayed in
This is our second time we have stayed in this villa, we had stayed here a couple of years ago and it wasn't any different this time, again a great place to stay, nicely presented with everything you need. This time only the 4 of us, (no grandparents), the kids had already chosen their bedrooms before we arrived. A lot of space for all the family to enjoy. Again, Sandra was very helpful and was able to answer all our questions when booking. Looking forward to returning very soon. Ryan Family.
Visited February 2019
Written February 8, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you for choosing our villa for your second visit to Florida, it was a pleasure talking with you again. Thank very much for your review, which we have shared with our new Management Company. We look forward to your next stay with us. Thank you.
Written February 25, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Midway, FL2 contributions
House was very nice, but not stocked with basic necessities. Breaker tripped so we did not have hot water the first night. Chairs and game room equipment was broken. Other items (rugs, throw pillows, blankets, some dishes)are nearing the end of their life cycle and need to be updated. Limited number of towels and did not have enough for all guests for entire stay. By the end of the 3rd day needed to buy tissue, paper towels and trash bags.
Visited June 2017
Written June 27, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you for your candid review of your recent stay at our Villa and for again bringing the issues to our attention.
As discussed in our previous conversations, following a thunderstorm there was a ‘power outage’ throughout the local area. We were pleased to hear how quickly our Management Company (MC) responded and arranged for a technician to attend the villa and restore the hot water. Our MC had checked the villa and all the appliances after the storm and they have assured us going forward, following any future power outages, they will also check the hot water.
Your may recall during our MC visit to the villa to discuss & address your concerns, our MC had reported a loose chair stretcher (foot rest). We believe this has now been repaired. However, we’re unaware of any broken games room equipment and have asked our MC to investigate.
We greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of our villa that may need updating. We shall arrange for our MC to go through the villa and update any items that need replacing or replenishing.
We shall also review our listing to avoid any further misunderstandings as complementary bathroom & kitchen accessories; toilet paper, dishwasher & washing machine tablets are provided for our guests comfort during the first day or so of their holiday. However, they are not intended to last for the duration of the holiday, as the villa is self-catering.
Once gain, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback.
Sandra & Simon
Written July 10, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Memphis, TN1 contribution
This house was wonderful. I will never stay anywhere else. It was close to all the parks, stores, etc. The neighborhood was excellent. The house was huge. There's was enough space for everyone to go in a different direction and have some peace after a long day. I would recommend this house to all of my friends and family.
Visited December 2015
Written January 2, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
We really enjoyed our stay in the Shire, the villa had everything we need, location is great too.
The only thing we think needs to improve is the game room, it is spacious and have nice equipment but NO AC , and during August it was off limits due to excessive heat!
Visited August 2015 Traveled as a couple
Written September 13, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sheffield, United Kingdom73 contributions
Firstly let me say that the owners of this villa, Sandra & Simon, go out of their way to make sure your holiday runs smoothly. Everything is clearly explained and the attention to detail is second to none. The communication all the way through was excellent.
When you view the pictures of this villa I can assure that is exactly what you get. Beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean, well laid out and equipped with everything you could possibly need.
Situated in a cul de sac there are new developments taking place quite close to the villa but at no time did this interfere with our enjoyment or holiday.
We were a family of six adults so only used the largest of the three bedrooms, two of which have on-suites. Only a short drive to most parks/shopping areas.
Lovely pool. Follow the instructions with the pool cover and the temperature is perfect at anytime of the day.
Would we recommend this villa, definitely.
Visited March 2015 Traveled with family
Written May 6, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Orlando Davenport is ideally situated for enjoying Floridas highlights. Walt Disney World, Busch gardens and Universal Studios are within easy reach, the town is family friendly and enjoys a gorgeous Florida climate.
A car is recommended.
How to get there
From OrlandoTake I-4 west to exit #58, (cr-532 chapions gate blvd), turn right at end of exit rampat the light turn right on, cr54 (ronald reagan parkway)proceed 1mile past the champions gage archwayproceed for 1mile. west haven is on your left, follow signs for the shireFrom Tampa Take i-4 east to exit #58 (cr-532 chapions gate blvd) turn left at end of exit ramp, go under i-4proceed .07miles pas the champions gage archwayat the light turn right on cr54 (ronald reagan parkway)proceed for 1mile. west haven is on your left, follow signs for the shire. From highway 27 highway 192 proceed south on hwy 27 for 6.5 milesat the light turn right on cr54 (ronald reagan parkway) walgreens on leftproceed for 1mile. west haven is on your right, follow signs for the shire
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Tennis courtWatersports
Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 PM • Check out by 10 AM
100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner
Check in 4pm; check out 10am. Late checkout available $65 (depending on availability next booking).
Required stay: min 4 nights.
All bookings of less than 7 nights incur a cleaning fee of $160.
A 20% deposit is required to secure booking.
Balance due 10 weeks before Arrival date.
Pool heating is recommended during Oct - March (payable in advance).
Pool and Spa Heating: Daily (min 4 days) $45; Weekly $185
Payment options: Paypal, & VIsa (please note a Paypal processing fee may be charged).
Security Deposits: The villa has a refundable security deposit of $500 per booking, or Insurance Policy, enquire when booking.
NB: Prices INCLUDE all Florida Taxes (12%) and may be subject to change due to exchange rates and at the advertisers discretion.
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