Lake Berkley Villa Rental Photos and Description
6 Bed Rms,4 Baths, Luxury Lake Villa, Pool & Spa,Game Rm.,Gated 24 hrs,Sleeps 14
Welcome to paradise!! Just 10 minutes from Disney attractions. Enjoy the pristine view, peaceful meals, tropical birds and watch the bass jump as you sit poolside, overlooking our island of nature. Our newer, spacious, two-story villa, situated in the upscale gated community of Lake Berkley Resort, appeals to all ages. The villa features five bedrooms and a combination game room/sixth bedroom. Two private master suites are available; one has a walkout to the heated, enclosed south/east facing swimming pool and 32-jet spa. The house also features four full baths, one with a whirlpool bathtub,18-foot family room ceilings, DVDs, billiard table, tennis rackets, fishing poles. There is plenty of room for 14 guests, with all of the amenities you'd expect in a luxury home. The resort boasts a clubhouse, exercise room and game rooms, community swimming pool, stocked spring-fed fishing lake, an offshore sun beach with a scenic fishing deck, offering breathtaking views!!!
Attractions Orlando, Florida: Orlando, Florida, the world´s biggest playground, was named in honor of Orlando Reeves, an army sentry killed during the first Seminole War. What began in the 1830´s as an army outpost grew into an agricultural supply line with the expansion of The South Florida Railroad. Orlando became a center for cattle, cotton, and citrus plantations.
Very secretly, beginning in the early 60´s, an anonymous investor bought thousands of acres of what was then farmland, orange groves, and swamp marshes. News of this activity reached the press, and he was forced to divulge his plan to build a one hundred million dollar resort and theme park. He envisioned an oasis where travelers could take their families and live out the kind of fantasies he had as a child. Walt Disney´s secret was out, and the hysteria surrounding the possibility of a tourism center in Central Florida caused civic leaders to grant special zoning laws to help bring his dream to fruition. In 1971 Disney World opened its doors.
Attractions/ Restaurants: The resort boasts a clubhouse with gathering, exercise, and game rooms, community swimming pool and offshore sun beach with a scenic, stocked fishing lake, and lookout pier offering a breathtaking view of Lake Berkley. Other attractions include a playground, tennis court, volleyball, and walking/biking paths.
The home is conveniently located within walking distance of a 24-hour superstore and an unending variety of restaurants including Medieval Times. Serious shoppers can shop until they drop at the fabulous Florida Mall and the new Mill World attractions are nearby, including the Walt Disney Magic Kingdom, Universal Studios, MGM Studios, Epcot Center, Animal Kingdom, Sea World, Busch Gardens, water parks, and the Kennedy Space Center. (The main entrance to Disney World is less than a ten-minute drive away!) Some of the world's best golf courses are located in the area.
Adventure: If you want a bit of nationalism during your vacation, take a day and head east, approximately fifty miles, to Cape Canaveral, home of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Follow a history of how the space program began and its successes and failures that brought it to its current status as one of the most advanced research centers in the world. Talk to an active astronaut and find out what it´s like to leave the security of Earth and frolic in outer space.
Florida may be known as 'The Sunshine State', but for people seeking an active vacation with a little bit of adventure, Orlando, 'The City Beautiful', just may be the brightest spot.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair accessible
About Gary & Karen Ellis
I am a builder/construction person in our home state of Michigan, and my wife is a master gardener. We love our Florida home and have made many improvements to this upscale location in a 24-hr gated community.
Gary & Karen Ellis purchased this villa in 2001
Why Gary & Karen Ellis chose Lake Berkley
Situated in an ideal spot on the lake, guests can relax with beautiful scenery, while also enjoying a large pool area, a 32-jet heated spa. There is a landscape hedge on both sides of our pool for privacy with the rear open, and no fence to spoil the view.The entire lanai is screened in, so there are no bugs! The pool faces southeast so there is a.m. and p.m. sun. For those who prefer a shady area, the covered part of the lanai will provide this, after mid-morning. The pool will be partially shaded by mid-afternoon.
What makes this villa unique
We have included all linens, cooking utensils, dishes, glasses, towels, hair dryers and an iron. Also available are tennis rackets and fishing poles. Our gated community offers a clubhouse with a large lap heated pool, children's splash area with water guns and fountains, a hot tub with indoor game room, pool tables, exercise room. The resort lake is stocked with 4,000 fish and boasts a lookout pier and walking paths. One of the best locations overlooking our island of nature with tropical birds and you can site poolside and watch the bass jump!! Our 24-hour Super-center Wal-Mart is within walking distance and will fulfill all your groceries, banking, and pharmacy needs. Disney attractions are within 10 minutes!!
Guestbook comments from the owner
hi Gary just wanted to let you know we arrived back in Ireland this evening. We were heartbroken leaving your stunning villa, everyone of us had a superb holiday from the little ones right up to the grandparents in our party the villa was so spacious and comfortable and even though the weather in our second week was not so good everyone had a blast, I don't think sitting in my back garden for breakfast tomorrow will ever compare to my breakfast at your pool overlooking the Island! I have left a little gift from Ireland with the management lady its means a hundred thousand welcomes in Irish!! Many many thanx again and maybe in a few years we will be lucky enough to visit again Px