Champions Gate villa rental - The entry to a Floridian Paradise
The entry to a Floridian Paradise
 
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
Minimum Stay 3 nights
 

Champions Gate Villa Rental Photos and Description
4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8-8)

American Palms is a single storey (one ground floor level) vacation home with full air-conditioning/heating throughout on a large private lot screened by hedges and a rear privacy fence. The property is luxuriously furnished and fully equipped to meet every possible need. It is set in landscaped gardens inside a secure gated community.

Amenities include the following:

•10 minutes from Disney

•Games & Fitness Room

•Fully air-conditioned vacation home

•4 Bedrooms/3 and 1 half bathrooms

•2 Master-Suites each with King Size beds (7 ft by 7 ft)

•2 Twin bedrooms

•Large lounge with 50 inch widescreen plasma TV

•Luxurious kitchen fully equipped to meet every need

•Large swimming pool with 7 ft spa (8 persons) in a fully enclosed deck with a child safety fence & slider (patio door) alarm sounders

•Computer Nook with PlayStation/Games/TV/DVD/Internet connection

•FREE Cable TV in all bedrooms,lounge & nook

•FREE HD Channels, Sports Pass + many channels showing sports, films, cartoons etc

•FREE Safe for your valuables

•FREE Internet (Wifi and wired)

•FREE Unlimited local, long distance and International calls

Nearby Posner Park is a five minute drive with JC Penney, Best Buy, Belk, Dick’s Sporting Goods and many more retail outlets/restaurants.

Home: Constructed to a very high standard with full air conditioning/heating and ceiling fans throughout. Stylishly designed and very comfortably furnished by a well known specialist design company.

The extra large Lanai is ideal to relax in, entertain family and friends whilst enjoying the oversized pool/spa. The fully screened pool deck also has a bathroom and shower.

Reserve 'American Palms' to enjoy the Florida sunshine and lifestyle!

Amenities continued: Catering Available: Pizza, Chinese etc home delivery service available locally,

Gas/Electric BBQ Grill, baby/toddler items: can be provided on request.

The deck is 46 ft wide and 25 ft deep with lots of space for sunbathing and relaxation, Lanai: Perfect for the family to chill out after a busy day.

Telephone (4) : Situated in both Master Bedrooms, Computer Nook and kitchen.

No Pets Allowed for the comfort of all of our guests.

Safety fence around pool. Door sliders when opened activate warning buzzers,

Conveniently located for all attractions and amenities with Disney World approximately ten minutes away, LegoLand 25 minutes away and Universal Studios is 30 minutes away.

The Champions Gate golf course (home of the David Ledbetter Academy) is two minutes away plus Reunion and Providence world class golf courses are five minutes from our villa.

An hours drive from Kennedy Space Center and the beautiful Atlantic Coast Beaches, Busch Gardens is approximately one hour away,

The Champions Gate shopping complex is two minutes away with Publix Supermarket, Subway, McDonald’s, Walgreens Pharmacy, UPS store, gas station and other outlets/restaurants, nearby Posner Park is a five minute drive with JC Penney, Best Buy, Belk, Dick’s Sporting Goods and many more retail outlets/restaurants

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26 Reviews of Property 270672 in Champions Gate, Florida

6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 26 reviews
business
6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

Excellent, well located luxury villa.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
This was our second stay at Chris' villa and our expectations following our previous visit were fully realised. Once again the villa was spotless on arrival and we settled in very quickly. Chris had provided us with the usual detailed briefing before arrival and rang while we were there to make sure everything was ok. The villa is very roomy inside and the bedrooms and en suites have plenty of space. We had breakfast on the large lanii most mornings and made full use of the pool and hot tub. A pleasant change from the UK to be able to swim outdoors in January! The villa has all that anyone could ask for to make your stay memorable and stress free. For those wishing to walk on the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, these can be reached in just over an hour. It is also ideally situated for the various shopping malls, restaurants and the theme parks. Once again we had a brilliant holiday so many thanks to Chris and Maureen for the use of their superb villa.
Owner's Response: Thank you Geoff. I am so pleased that you enjoyed staying at American Palms for a second time. I definitely recommend a visit to the Gulf Coast including Winter's Tale at Clearwater. The beaches are fantastic.
Helpful votes: 3/3
business
6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

BEAUTIFUL HOME & Most relaxing getaway ever!

BEAUTIFUL HOME & Most relaxing getaway ever!
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
First and foremost let me put you at ease by saying if you have any doubts about booking this home as you've never done an online transaction like this before and don't know the owners, etc etc you can toss them out the window. From the moment you book, Chris is fantastic and contacting you and answering any and all questions you may have. I have to say that this has been the most professional dealing with a person that I have ever encountered.

From the moment you enter through Champions Gate any other doubts about the locality or whether or not the home is as nice as it looks in the pictures will also go out the window too . The home is in a beautifully landscaped gated community and you will feel very very safe. The home is just as beautiful and immaculately clean as it looks in the pictures. It also has a master bathroom in each of the master bedrooms which is good because my boyfriend and I went with another couple and I was feeling bad that we were taking dibs on the master bedroom with the masterbath, lol. My favorite feature was obviously the pool and the hot tub. There's nothing better than having your own pool and hot tub that you can use at any time. It doesn't close and doesn't have hundreds of screaming people and kids using it like they do in hotels! I had my glass of wine while soaking in the hot tub and there's nothing better nor more relaxing than that. Any and every question that you have will be answered the minute you walk through the home. Even the light switches are labeled so you know exactly which light or fan you are turning on or off. I can go on and on about how Chris and Maureen have every minute detail covered in this home but I'd be here forever.

It's about a 10 minute drive to the Disney and SeaWorld themed parks and about a 15 minute drive to Universal Studios. There is a Publix Supermarket/Walgreens/PNC Bank down the road from the home as well as a Chili's. Everything about this home is fantastic! I would highly recommend this home to anyone traveling to Orlando, disney/univeral/seaworld.

Thank you so very much Chris for your kind hospitality and professionalism. And thank you for helping make our stay wonderful and memorable!!!! Until next time....
Owner's Response: Thank you Astrid for your lovely comments.

Maureen and I ensure that our guests spend their time relaxing and enjoying themselves! We do this by giving information before their arrival so that they can prepare beforehand. Those details include directions to nearby grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants, theme Parks etc. We can also provide a guide to local golf courses, recommendations for the best shops and information about different venues off the beaten track.

Our vacation home has lots of facilities so we provide appropriate information. This is so important, especially for electrical appliances and gadgets hence we have English and Spanish user information guides.

We also enjoy a glass of wine when using the lanai pool deck! We have every glass for every drink (for inside the home and around the pool). Enjoy that glass of wine, champagne, beer, soda or a special margarita!

Maureen and I look forward to your next visit.

Chris & Maureen
Helpful votes: 4/4
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6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

Fantastic Villa in a great location.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We were very impressed with this villa it was simply stunning. The rooms are spacious and the beds are really comfortable. The bathrooms and showers are huge with great walk in wardrobes.
The air conditioning works extremely well through out the villa and kept us cool in the August heat. The kitchen had everything you could wish for and the children loved the ice machine in the fridge/freezer.
The pool provided us with many hours of fun and was crystal clear and we couldn't wait to get in to cool off after a day at the park and a swim before breakfast was bliss.
The owners Chris and Maureen helped plan our holiday and always responded to our questions quickly as we were first time visitors to Florida with two children and wanted to make sure we made the most of our time.
The villa is ideally located to all the major attractions, local supermarkets and restaurants. It is also very safe, being in a gated community and was easy to find.
The games room was a real bonus and we had a competition going for two weeks girls v boys using the table tennis and pool table which was great fun.
We were all sad to leave but had amazing memories of our stay.
Owner's Response: Thank you David & Family for your lovely comments.

Maureen and I enjoy helping all of our guests maximise their enjoyment from their Floridian vacation. Every family has different requirements and we make sure that our vacation home surpasses their high expectations.

We are also pleased to offer advice and information about the great entertainment amenities that Orlando offers to all age groups.

Time passes but the memories remain.

Come back soon!
Helpful votes: 4/4
business
6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

Wonderful Vacation at American Palms Villa

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
We had a very good time at American Palms Villa. Everything was just perfect. The house is amazing, very clean and confortable, with more than enough towels and everything else we needed. We also had a lot of fun with the bikes, the games and the pool. Besides, we received all the assistance from the owners since the very beginning untill the last minute. Everything in the house really impressed me and my family. We surely intend to come back and we do recommend this property! Thank you for your all kindness Chris and Maureen.
Owner's Response: Thank you Juliana and your family for choosing American Palms.

I am delighted to say that you were our first guests from Brazil. It was a pleasure talking and corresponding with you.

Your very kind comments are much appreciated and my wife and I look forward to your return visit.

Kind regards,

Chris
Helpful votes: 4/4
business
6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

Beautiful villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
After a long day, arriving at American Palms was a lovely welcome. The villa was spotlessly clean, very spacious with everything we could have wanted. Our children ran around to choose their bedrooms which very fantastic. Their bedrooms were decorated with Disney themes, large wardrobes, and plenty of draws. The main bedrooms had huge beds which were VERY comfy, ensuite bathrooms to die for, walk in wardrobes which was fab, always wanted one at home...
The pool was lovely for swimming after a long day at the parks, we had it heated and it was like getting in the bath...sooooo warm. We found the games room to be a great asset as it rained heavy for 2 days, so we had plenty to occupy us whilst the weather was poor, and my son found the play station handy, as the xbox withdrawal symptoms were kicking in..
Chris the owner had given us some great tips for the holiday as it was our first time, directions and advise which we took were great for supermarkets etc, he was always helpful, and very friendly on the phone, and answered my numerous emails to him throughout our time waiting for the hols to approach.. thanks Chris..
The location was perfect for reaching the Disney parks, we were there within 15 minutes, and 25 minutes to SeaWorld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove, shopping malls and premium outlets for great shopping days.
We absolutely loved the villa, and would highly recommend it to anyone thinking of staying there, the whole holiday was fantastic, a big Thankyou to Chris and Maureen for letting us stay there, we didn't want to leave.....Jo, Col, and kiddies
Owner's Response: Thank you Jo , Col & family,

We totally agree with you! The pool and spa are two facilities that Maureen and I both enjoy hugely. Also, as you found out, all of the theme parks are within easy travelling distance.

American Palms is well equipped to meet every requirement. Our Games & Fitness Room is very popular with all ages. We like to see the road bikes being used. Keeping fit enables everyone to enjoy those little treats from time to time! We particularly recommend the Cheesecake Factory at The Mall at Millennia. Go steady on your entree and then enjoy the best dessert you will ever taste!

We look forward to seeing you again.

Chris & Maureen
(Owners of American Palms)
Helpful votes: 6/6
business
6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

PERFECT VILLA, WONDERFUL LOCATION, AMAZING HOLIDAY

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
Arriving at American Palms after a long day was wonderful, just as described on the website...inside the villa was spacious, we couldn't believe how big it was, our children age 7 and 11 ran around choosing their bedrooms...the master bedrooms were HUGE with lovely big beds, with ensuite bathrooms to die for and fluffy white towels.. The whole villa was like home from home..it was clean and everything we needed was provided. The games room with poole table and table tennins came in handy when we had a couple of days rain in the afternoon and my son was really happy when he discovered the play station. The location of the villa was perfect as it was about 10 minutes drive once on the I4, Seaworld and Aquatic a little further but not a long treck at all which was great after a long day and you just needed to get home for a dip in the pool. Just around the corner once out of West Haven complex, there was Publix, a fantastic supermarket and Chilis restaurant which we went twice, the food was great and made children very welcome.
We spoke to Chris the villa owner whilst we were there, as he rang to make sure everything was ok, which was very reassuring, he had given up great tips, map directions, and handy hints for a great holiday, which we did take his advise and appreciated as it was our first visit to Florida. We spoke to the management company of American Palms who again were very pleasant on the phone and nothing was too much trouble.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful villa, and would highly recommend it to anyone thinking of booking it...just do it.. Many thanks to Chris and Maureen for letting us stay for what was a fantastic holiday in Florida
Owner's Response: Thank you Jo and family for your lovely review.

Maureen and I are delighted that you enjoyed your vacation at American Palms in the Sunshine State of Florida. Orlando has so much to offer and we enjoy helping with friendly advice and information. Our aim is for all of our guests to have a fantastic time 24/7, each and every day.

Our vacation home provides free International telephone calls, free North American telephone calls and free Wi-Fi. We can therefore always be contacted easily to respond to questions etc. As you have experienced, our Management Company are also very helpful. They are a family-run business with tremendous knowledge of the area. Their office provides a 24/7 service and is situated nearby at ChampionsGate shopping center.

We look forward to again being of service to you.

Chris & Maureen
(Owners of American Palms)
Helpful votes: 6/6
business
6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

American Palms

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
Our family had a memorable vacation at American Palms. The listing description was very accurate and the photographs were very useful in allowing us to visualise all aspects of the accommodation. We particularly liked the space throughout the villa particularly the en suites and the large family room and kitchen. We were also impressed with the large lanii, the pool and the excellent hot tub which proved our favourite resting place after a long day shopping or at the parks. Chris, the owner, was very attentive, providing us with detailed tips before we arrived and telephoning and e mailing while we were there to ensure everything was going smoothly. The villa is modern and very well maintained with an excellent range of equipment. The free wi fi is excellent and kept our daughters happy. The villa is well located close to Disney (20 mins) and Universal (30 mins) and many good shopping outlets. A nearby supermarket provides all the essentials. I would have no hesitation in recommending this villa to anyone looking for a luxury stay in the Orlando area. It is a real home from home.
Owner's Response: Thank you Geoff and family for your lovely comments.

Maureen and I have thought very carefully about what our guests need when they are on vacation. We anticipate and meet every need to ensure that they have an outstanding experience in the sunshine state of Florida!

We are proud of our good communications with all of our guests and are delighted to be of any assistance.
Helpful votes: 8/8
business
6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

The Perfect Holiday Home

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
This is a beautiful house, which is in a great location to visit all the attractions in Orlando as well as other parts of Florida. Situated just off the Interstate it only took us fifteen minutes to get to Disney and around an hour and a half to get to Tampa on the west coast. All of the rooms to the house are spacious, spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated. Everything has been catered for, so you will find the kitchen well equipped with good laundry facilities, televisions in each room with a selection of DVDs and free wi-fi (the first thing my teenage daughters checked on arrival!). The pool and hot tub were very popular, particularly after busy days at the theme parks etc. The friendly help and advice we received from Chris, the owner was brilliant with some great tips on saving money for car rental, flights and tickets for the attractions. We would recommend this house (and the owners) without reservation - it helped to make the holiday a fabulous time.
Owner's Response: Mike has highlighted many of the benefits our vacation home provides. We work hard with our local Management Company so that it is kept at the highest possible standard.

We enjoy helping all of our guests before and during their vacation. We respond promptly to all questions and requests for information etc. It is so nice to pass on our advice and recommendations about the Orlando area. That information is based on the experiences of ourselves over many years and comments received from our guests.

Thank you Mike (and family); we hope to see you return very soon!

Chris & Maureen
Helpful votes: 8/8
business
6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

Amazing House

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 30, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
I can't say enough good things about this house and the owners. It was beautiful and extremely clean. The size of the kitchen was wonderful - very roomy. It had everything you would need to feel right at home. We all loved the pool and hot tube. Chris (the owner) personally called to make sure we were all comfortable and had everything we needed. He was wonderful to offer suggestions of things to do and places to go while we were in florida. His management company was very helpful and willing to do whatever was needed to make the vacation perfect. I would strongly recommend this house to anyone who is looking to have a wonderful place to stay while in the Disney area. My family can not wait to return and enjoy this rental again in the near future.
Owner's Response: Many thanks Tina for your very kind comments. We work diligently to ensure that all of our guests have a great time at "American Palms". We are very aware that for all of our guests (particularly from Europe) a vacation in Florida is a very special dream fulfilled! We enjoy helping provide some of that magical experience and being part of their special memories.
Helpful votes: 10/10
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6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p270672
+44 1661 823 550
Champions Gate Davenport Area
5

Excellent villa and in a terrific location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
American Palms was exactly what we were after. We wanted a four bedroomed villa in the Davenport area (close enough to the theme parks to get their easily - but far enough away to escape!) and did a lot of research on the web before we booked. American Palms seemed to fit the bill perfectly - we were not disappointed.

The villa is just off exit 58 on Interstate 4. Championsgate is just down the road with all the shops and you will need. The disney parks are around 15 mins drive away but we were doing the Universal parks which were around 30 mins easy drive. The benefit of being where we were is that travelling the other way is also easier. It took us just over an hour to get to Busch Gardens in Tampa and just an hour and a half to get to Clearwater Beach on the gulf coast.

The villa was immaculate when we arrived, and the facilities were excellent. The only negative was the pool was a lot cooler in the second week of our stay for some reason. It had either been switched off by mistake by one of the maintenance people who came round or the heating had been turned down. Either way there was a big drop in temperature between the first and second week. We flagged it to the local management company but by then we were soon to leave anyway and we should have flagged it earlier as soon as we noticed.

The villa sits in a gated community and you need the car to open the gates on leaving the community - so if you want to walk or run outside of the community on foot then you have to wait for a car to come by. This was a little bit inconvenient but I didn't wait more than 5 to 10 mins before a car came along. However, I would have preferred a second key so I could leave when I wished.

The owner of the villa was a pleasure to deal with. Efficient and helpful and gave us some excellent recommendations on where to eat and shop. Genuine value added service.

We would certainly book this villa again and would recommend it to anyone.
Owner's Response: Many thanks James for your positive comments and constructive feedback regarding:

Keys for pedestrian gates - Immediately prior to James' visit, our HomeOwners Association changed the lock mechanisms. Those gates now "self close" whereas before they were left unlocked. Maureen and I have now arranged for our Management Company to provide a key to guests on request. This ensures that the key never gets lost as it will always be returned.

Pool heating - This is a very important feature of all vacations! Any questions such as this should be taken up immediately with our Management Company. They checked the operation of the pool equipment and found it to be working perfectly. The water temperature was comfortably reaching the target range of 84 to 86 degrees F. Their maintenance staff had not altered any settings.
During the second week of James' stay a cold front moved through Florida. In these conditions the pool temperature of the pool drops considerably if the pool blanket is not used overnight.

Together with our Management Company we work hard to remedy any apparent problem. When guests raise any queries it helps us maintain our property to the highest possible standard. After all, we ourselves also enjoy our vacation at "American Palms! We nurture it as our home and are pleased to share it with our guests.

Chris
Helpful votes: 10/10