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6 Bed Executive Home 2 Miles to Disney Formosa Gardens vacation rental

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Kissimmee House Rental Photos and Description

6 bedrooms, 4 baths, sleeps 14 plus infant

Beautiful new six bedroom home at Oak Island Cove at Formosa Gardens Estates the closest you can get to Disney. Our home has full air conditioning with a private heat-able south facing pool and jacuzzi surrounded by palm trees, hibiscus and other exotic plants. There is ample pool furniture and outside hot and cold shower together with an outside private paved area with privacy screen for BBQ and sunbathing.

In the house we have a formal living room with 60 inch home theatre TV with DVD. A formal dining room and another dining area at the nook and a breakfast bar with bar stools. We have a family room with a plasma TV and comfortable sofas. The kitchen features all modern amenities including microwave, dishwasher garbage disposal, full size cooker etc. To the left of the family room we have a king master with four poster bed,with TV/DVD with a huge en suite having a shower stall, corner bath, twin vanity units and WC. This bathroom has direct access to the poolside

Also on the ground floor we have a twin themed room and another twin room with TV which share another full bathroom. Upstairs we have two queen masters with full ensuites and another twin bedded room. Both queens have ceiling fans and TV's. There is a utility room with large washer and dryer together with iron and ironing board. The games room has a full size slate bed pool table, air hockey, board games and TV with x box. For our younger guests we have two cribs, a high chair, safety gate and small stroller with some toys. All pool access doors have pool alarms. The home has electronic door locks so no going looking for keys and we also have monitored burglar alarms.

all bedrooms now have tv and most with dvd/vcr,in September 05 we will have new sofas and plasma tv in family room plus new queen bedroom furniture in upstairs front queen. In January 06 we will have computer with internet access.Our home was decorated inside and outside in April 07

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Eric Rowlands
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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based on 8 traveler reviews

6 Bed Executive Home 2 Miles to Disney Formosa Gardens vacation rental
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Love Love Love

  • 5 of 5

This property was one of the best that I've been to.. My family and I really enjoyed ourselves.. We didn't want to leave.. Will be vacation in there again

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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A holiday to remember

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect. The location is spot on for visiting Disney or any area of Orlando. We spent 2 weeks at this home for the Christmas and New Year holidays. The size was perfect for 10 adults. The swimming pool/hot tub were enjoyable after a day at the parks. The owner, Eric, and manager, Dee, were very responsive and accommodating in answering my questions and fulfilling some requests. I would strongly recommend this home to anyone staying in the Orlando area and visiting Disney. I will definitely keep this home on my list for future visits.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Perfect!!! Location, size, amenities, cleanliness

  • 5 of 5

The home was better than described. The layout was perfect for our needs and the game room and pool were a hit. The home was very well cleaned as well as properly maintained.

We rented for 1 week - the first half- 4 days-, my wife and I chaperoned 10 (16 year old) volleyball players until the end of the tournament . The second half 5 mom's and their daughters moved in for the remaining days. So this review can be taken from the point of view of 2 adults and 10 teenagers as well as 6 adults and 6 children (multiple families). The homes suited both very well. The tournament was both at the Orange County convention center (20 mins) and Disney's ESPN Sports Complex (12 mins). The location is incredible for DisneyWorld because you can get on property quickly ahead of the traffic jams. It is still nice for Universal Studio/Seaworld/Convention Center but there can be delays at certain times of day. Frankly in that area you can be a mile away and heavy traffic will be a problem that area is simply congested.

This home became our base from which we went in all directions, in addition t the Theme Parks we visited Tampa and Clearwater Beach, Cocoa Beach, restaurant in Clermont (Sarah's Greek Cuisine - highly recommended) and visited family in Georgia. The home is perfectly situated to freeway/highway access in any direction and still close to restaurants and groceries.

The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare and feed 12 +. I think the reason it fit so well was that it was big enough and there was enough to do that everyone could get together, or they could be spread out at the pool, in the game room, watching TV and/or just hanging out enjoying a book.

If you have a larger group and need a place for 8-12, you can not go wrong with this home. Please do me a favor though, take care of it and clean up so when I come back next year with the next team we can enjoy just as much as we did this year.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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  • 5 of 5

I know when you are looking at places to rent online, you can be very apprehensive about whether the pictures are true or if the description is accurate. Let me put your fears to rest. This place was AMAZING!!! I had gotten burned before when I rented a house in Florida but his house was everything in the pictures and more. There were 11 of us including 3 children and there was ample room and the pool was great after long days at the parks. Speaking of the parks, you are very very close and there are tons of shopping and restaurants right by the house. The owner and the property manager could not have been more accommodating. If I ever get to Orlando area again, I will for sure book this house. Thank you to the owners, Mr. and Mrs. Rowlands for letting our family use your beautiful home. Do not hesitate about renting this house. You will love it!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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St Cloud, MN

Butterfly Crossing was a great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Butterfly Crossing was a great house! It lived up to the expectations that we had as the house was nice and clean and was exactly as described in the listing. Eric was wonderful to work with as he was always prompt in his replies. He immediately responded to a request to fix a damaged screen due to a recent storm. Eric made sure our stay was exactly what was promised in the listing.

My Junior Olympic team participated in a National Volleyball tournament so this house was in the perfect location for us. Our drives to the playing venues were short so it allowed time for us to take in some of the Disney attractions.

The pool and game room were in constant use by my players and they enjoyed every moment. Having the ability for the entire team to watch a movie together is something we could never have accomplished in a hotel.

If, in the future, our club participates in this National tournament again, we would be sure to seek out Butterfly Crossing as our choice of homes in the Orlando area! We "made memories"!!

Thanks Eric and Ann for allowing us to rent this great home!

Central City Juniors (MN)

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Qualicum Beach, BC Canada

Disney vacation

  • 4 of 5

Very good stay overall with good contact with the owner.

Nice area with close proximity to restaurants and shops as well as Disney. Quiet at night. Perfect for 8 adults and 4 children

Need to let renter know how to get rid of bottles as there is no recycling

in that area

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
orlando international
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
highway 192
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Car: necessary

Very close (2 miles) to Disney, 25 mins International Airport, close to Seaworld and Universal Studios. 1 hour from gulf coast and 1 mile to supermarket and restaurants and shops. Golf is available all around with many championship courses nearby including champions gate and reunion only 10 minutes drive.


Rates & Availability

Kissimmee House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 3 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mar 31 - Apr 25
2 night minimum stay
Apr 26 - Jun 14
2 night minimum stay
Jun 15 - Sep 2
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

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Cleaning $120

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Kissimmee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 baby crib; 1 king, 2 queens, 6 twins, 1 sleep sofa.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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