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The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style

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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
5 nights minimum
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Welcome to 'The Retreat' Villa a wonderful high spec villa, with South/South East facing pool and lakefront location offering you a luxurious vacation home for your visit to Orlando. The Villa is located in a cul-de-sac with no through traffic within the quiet gated community of Sunset Lakes, just 4 miles from Disney making it one of the closest rental villas available to all of the Orlando theme parks. Our home is cleaned in accordance with CDC guidelines for COVID - 19 After a long day enjoying all that Orlando has to offer, relax and unwind around the private pool enjoying the beautiful views of Sunset Lakes and enjoy the evening entertainment of the spectacular Disney fireworks lighting up the sky. Our beautiful 4 bedroom/3.5 bathroom villa (over 2600 sq ft/over 3500 sq ft includi...Welcome to 'The Retreat' Villa a wonderful high spec villa, with South/South East facing pool and lakefront location offering you a luxurious vacation home for your visit to Orlando. The Villa is located in a cul-de-sac with no through traffic within the quiet gated community of Sunset Lakes, just 4 miles from Disney making it one of the closest rental villas available to all of the Orlando theme parks. Our home is cleaned in accordance with CDC guidelines for COVID - 19 After a long day enjoying all that Orlando has to offer, relax and unwind around the private pool enjoying the beautiful views of Sunset Lakes and enjoy the evening entertainment of the spectacular Disney fireworks lighting up the sky. Our beautiful 4 bedroom/3.5 bathroom villa (over 2600 sq ft/over 3500 sq ft including the pool area) has been upgraded to a high standard, amongst the upgrades are flat screen cable TV/DVD combo's in all bedrooms, large 60” flat screen cable TV and state of the art iPod dock/radio/CD player in the family room, iPod docks in all bedrooms and a fantastic outdoor entertainment area including fridge, sink, grill and TV. The villa's private pool overlooks the beautiful Sunset Lake, the pool is not overlooked from either side offering you the highest level of privacy. The pool can be illuminated with bright LED pool lighting. Make the most of your time at 'The Retreat' villa and enjoy the pool all day and night with our poolside outdoor entertainment area with grill, sink, and refrigerator and cable flatscreen TV. We are also pleased to be able to offer a smaller shallow pool suitable for younger children, this adjoins the main pool. The decking around the pool has ample furniture for all your needs including sun loungers, a high top table and bar stools as well as a breakfast tables and seating. The villa benefits from two excellent sized master suites, each has a King size bed, flat screen TV/DVD combo with 100's of cable channels including movies and sports, iPod docks, oval bath tubs, walk in showers, 'his and her' sinks, WC and large walk-in closets. Both master suites have fantastic views overlooking Sunset Lake. Two Disney themed twin rooms with newly fitted furniture and beds (Micky Mouse/Minnie Mouse themes), both of which have twin beds, iPod docks, flat screen TV/DVD combo's with cable including kids entertainment channels and large closets. The main family room has 3 large comfortable sofa's positioned around a fantastic 60' flat screen smart TV with a DVD player with cable channels, also in the family room is an iPod dock/radio/CD player providing all the entertainment you could need. A separate lounge room offers two further large sofa's, one of which can be converted into a double sofa bed (bedding provided), and a dining room with seating for six. The open plan large kitchen and breakfast area overlooks the family room and also has a dining table with seating for six. The kitchen is fully equipped with a large fridge/freezer with ice and water dispenser, microwave oven, electric oven with ceramic hob, dishwasher, food disposal and telephone (free USA wide calls). Each room has in addition to full air conditioning, an overhead ceiling fan. This includes the pool deck keeping you cool in the fantastic Florida sun. 'The Retreat' continues to provide for our visitors with a large games room which is home to a pool table, table football/multi game table, darts board, a Playstation 2 with games, a TV and HiFi system and A/C. Sunset Lakes is a gated community with community pool and children's play area just two minutes walk away from 'The Retreat'. In addition just 30seconds walk from the villa is a beautiful fishing dock available for your use (fishing rods provided). Accommodation • 2 Master bedroom suites including King size beds and large en-suite bathrooms • 2 Twin bedrooms • Sofa bed in lounge room if required (bedding provided) • Open plan kitchen • Dining area • Large Games room • Laundry room • Private screened pool with extended decking • Additional shallow pool ideal for young children • Shaded lanai Facilities • High-speed wireless internet • High definition cable TV with 100's of channels including sports & music • Flat screen TV/DVD combo's in all bedrooms • 60” flat screen TV/DVD in front room • iPod docks in all bedrooms • iPod dock/radio/CD player in front room • PlayStation 2/TV and stereo in games room • Outdoor entertainment area including grill, fridge, sink and cable TV • Free local and long distance calls within USA • Air conditioning • Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living areas • Extended pool decking area • Baby equipment (high chair, travel cot and stroller) • High quality bedding • High quality bath towels and pool towels provided • Hair dryers in all bedrooms • Fishing rods • Books and DVD's • Professional management company available 24/7 • Guest digital safe • House alarm with 24/7 monitoring Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: DWE4514673More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Only guests shown on the booking form are allowed overnight Max overnight capacity is 10
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Brian W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed September 22, 2019

I had read the reviews of The Retreat and thought it was too good to be true. NOPE! This place is exactly as described. You cannot want for anything more. The linens, the pool, the kitchen and beds were all perfect. The location is insanely...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2019

thanks for the kind words, it sounds like you loved The Retreat as much as we do. It is in a perfect location and we try to keep it in tip top condition, we never stop with our updates so keep looking and give us...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2019

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Date of stay: June 2019
Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Family of six enjoyed two weeks at the Retreat. We were close to grocery stores, restaurants and most importantly Universal and Disney. Kids loved the pool. Would highly recommend the Retreat. Two master bedrooms and two “kid” bedrooms supplied with all the linens and towels...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2019

We are so pleased that the whole family loved The Retreat, we try and keep our standards as high as possible and we continue to make improvements to the house. Why not give us a go for your next holiday

Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed the Retreat immensely! It was perfect for our family of 7, and it felt like a home away from home, with every amenity included. The kids especially enjoyed the beautiful pool and pool deck - they swam every day! Would definitely return.More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Many thanks to the family for a great review and we are pleased that they had such a wonderful time We are keeping up our work on The Retreat to keep it at the standards we have set. Have a look and give us a...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018

We stayed at the Retreat from mid to late August, we had previously stayed round the same area in 2012 and 2015, back then we went pass Sunset Lakes pretty much every day on our way to the parks and earmarked it for our next...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thanks for a great review and sorry for the delay in responding - have been in hospital and forgot We are continuing to improve The Retreat - have a look at our photos and send us your enquiry

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Great location close to Disney parks and lots of other attractions with the added bonus of being in a quiet gated community .The villa is very spacious and very well equipped should you wish to chill out and not venture to the parks. The pool...More

Date of stay: July 2018
2  Thank Donna L
Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thanks for the great words and we are really pleased that they enjoyed The Retreat as much as we do. We try to maintain The Retreat at the highest possible level and will continue to improve wherever possible

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

So far the best rental in Florida. My husband loved the outdoor kitchen area with the electric grill, sink, mini fridge and best of all, the TV. I loved the well equipped kitchen. They even had plenty of plastic containers to use. This is the...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

We would like to thank the family for their kind words and great review and we are really pleased that they liked our home as much as we do. We have more improvements planned to make The Retreat an even better place to spend your...More

Reviewed May 11, 2018

We returned a week ago from our second visit to The Retreat and are still finding it hard to settle in back home after such a fabulous stay. This time we had the absolute pleasure of staying at this gorgeous property for 5 weeks! We...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

We are really please that the family loved The Retreat as much as we do and thank them for their great review and for looking after our home We have more improvements planned for The Retreat so why not give as try for your next...More

Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The Retreat was a beautiful home in a gated community. It was so close to lots of restaurants, shopping and the theme parks. This was a huge perk for us especially since we had small children. We were able to split the days up at...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

We are really pleased that you had a great time and enjoyed The Retreat as much as we do. We are continuing to improve our facilities to keep The Retreat in A1 condition

Reviewed July 26, 2017

We stayed at “The Retreat” end of May - early June 2017 and, of all the Florida villas I have rented over the years, I found this to be the best. During the booking process I found Brian to be the most accommodating guy to...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Mike, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great detailed review of 'The Retreat' and we hope our future guests find your tips helpful, especially the Disney cut through. We have a rolling maintenance programme at 'The Retreat' and the pool is...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Children's Pool
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Garage
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Playground
Pool Table
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Stove
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
Sunset Lakes, near Orlando is a small, tranquil gated community situated just 4 miles from the magical gates of Disney near Orlando. At the centre of the community is the beautiful Sunset Lake, 'The Retreat Villa' is situated on a prized lakefront location offering fantastic panoramic views of the lake. Sunset Lakes is situated just off the Highway 192 and all the restaurants and shopping locations that it has to offer. Sunset Lakes is one of the closest rental communities to all the main attractions that Orlando has to offer. Within the gated Sunset Lakes community there is a communal pool and children's play area and you may fish in the well-stocked lake (fishing rods provided). Adjoining the community is a large conservation area offering a natural and preserved habitat for the...
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