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24hr Gated, South-Facing, Lake View, Game Room, 5 Bedroom, 3 King Bed, 4 baths

51 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Lake Berkley House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

'Southview' has 5 large bedrooms and is just a short distance away from Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Seaworld attractions of Orlando. It lies in a quiet secluded enclave of luxurious private executive homes surrounded by wooded areas and lakes.

***Complimentary Broadband Internet + National and UK Phone Calls***

Lake Berkley is a prestigious gated resort with a 24/7 security guard. It is centered around three sparkling lakes, with 2 private club houses and recreational facilities. Our pool and spa enjoy all day sunshine and overlook a lake that provides a truly tranquil place to relax and enjoy the peace away from the many local attractions.

Our professionally converted dedicated interior game room has a full-size slate-bed pool table,fusball table, Playstation II, cable TV and DVD/Video. It also has two leather couches just made for lounging in front of the TV. The room is decorated with an eclectic mix of pool room memorabilia and all things USA!!! This room could be used as additional sitting room if required.

Most of the main rooms look out onto the beautiful pool and lake view. The Great Room has a cathedral ceiling giving a light, airy and spacious feel. It has three soft sumptuous 3 seater leather couches. For your enjoyment we provide a home entertainments system, which includes an 52 inch LCD HDTV digital cable channels with Home Theatre System complete with DVD player with an iPod dock. Patio doors lead from the open plan kitchen and breakfast area t the pool deck. Granite kitchen counter-tops have been recently installed. You will find it has a large table seating for six, and two stools at the counter top, you'll be able to look onto the pool decking thus allowing you to enjoy the lakefront scenes whilst eating. There is an additional formal dining area for six conveniently situated near the kitchen. With its exquisite glass top table and ornate ironwork it truly is an elegant area to entertain. For those wishing a less informal area that is provided too.

The genuine south-facing pool and spa allow for maximum sunshine hours on the pool-deck which overlooks a lake. A handrail is provided to help those of limited mobility to and from the pool. Privacy on the pool deck is of paramount importance, and to facilitate this we have a fence on both sides of the pool deck, without compromising the wonderful view beyond.

The opulently decorated master suite is located downstairs and overlooks the pool and lake. Furnished with a magnificent King-size bed with pillow-top mattress, 40 inch cable TV and DVD. The large bathroom includes a Roman-style oval bathtub, WC, separate shower cubicle, vanity basin and walk in wardrobe with a SAFE.

On this floor is another luxurious bedroom which has a new king-size bed with a pillow-top mattress. It has fitted a wardrobe, dresser, a 32 inch flat screen wall mounted remote controlled cable TV and DVD. Opposite this room is a bathroom, fitted with a shower cubicle, WC and vanity basin.

The fully-equipped laundry room with washer, dryer, iron and ironing board is also located downstairs.

Upstairs you will find another sumptuous master bedroom with its own en-suite, which includes a shower cubicle, WC and hand basin. It has a huge King bed with pillow-top mattress, which is vibrantly decorated, a style to bring out the romantic in you. It has a 40 inch cable TV and VCR.

The family bathroom is on the same floor and has a bath tub with overhead shower, WC and hand basin

The two twin bedrooms are also on this floor. Each bedroom has twin beds with pillow-top mattresses, both have their own wall mounted 32 inch flat screen remote controlled cable TV. One of these bedrooms can be converted into a FOURTH KING if required. The second twin bedroom has a Mickey Mouse theme.

The gated community has 2 clubhouses, three minutes walk from Southview, one has spa, gym/fitness room, lounge, large flat screen TV. Outside is newly converted pool and separate children's wading pool complete with water cannons. The pool area is fully compliant for disabled users. A new tots-lot is to be added later this year. The other clubhouse has a table tennis table, Close by is a tots-lot which can be used by the community. There are tennis and basketball courts almost opposite the house. The main lake has a small beachfront, gazebo and volley ball court, a jogging track and small nature trail running beside the lake.

The house is located near to the popular Route 192 with its many shops and restaurants. Only 1 mile from Wal*Mart!

Keywords: Two-storey house, lake view, south-facing pool, Disney vacation home, rental home, luxury, executive

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Denis and I were married for nearly thirty nine years before he sadly passed away. We had two children, Suzanne and Robert. We had grown up together and family life was central to us both. I had been fortunate to be a stay-at-home mom and made it my mission to provide a loving home environment for us all; this is something which I am immensely proud of. I have now turned my attention to our home in Florida. Families play an important role in our lives and we hope this devotion has transcended into our stunning home in Florida. We are fortunate to call previous guests, friends, and for us this is what owning a home is all about. Communication is the key…it is not a blind transaction, we are here to make sure your stay is as pleasurable as possible. Trust is also a key feature.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Kissimmee

Florida and families go hand-in-hand. There is no better place for us than the peaceful oasis of the upmarket gated community of Lake Berkley Resort. As soon as we visited the area we knew it was the place for us. It has so much to offer…tennis, basketball, volley ball, and much, much more. It is a wonderful place to take time-out to be with your children and family members. Our resort is so tranquil; a haven for wildlife and our newest addition is our fabulous community pool and splash area for adults and children alike! It is so central to all of Orlando’s attractions dining, shopping and much, much more.

What makes this house unique

Our home is sumptuously decorated, we believe we have created a real quality family environment, a home from home, a place where you can come together but still have areas to go off to if you so wish. An unusual feature of our home is our professionally installed stunning internal air-conditioned games room which we have lovingly decorated. Time and effort has been spent giving our home the attention to detail our guests expect. We are delighted to have created a quality environment for all to enjoy. Regular personal visits ensures that our home remains immaculate for ourselves and our visitors. We are confident it will exceed all your expectations of what a vacational rental home can and should offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to say thank you for lending your home to families to vacation in while in Florida. We had a great time! Your place was wonderful! Thanks again.





Orlin and Deb
Jun 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 51 traveler reviews

24hr Gated, South-Facing, Lake View, Game Room, 5 Bedroom, 3 King Bed, 4 baths
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 54 reviews
5

Fantastic villa

  • 5 of 5

It's been exactly a month and I am missing your villa so much. The wild life we saw was unbelievable and some so tame the squirrels loved lucky charms and we could feed them by hand. We also saw a family of raccoons a snapping turtle ,storks, alligator, large fish in lake and a snake which I run a mile duck, just a fantastic place to stay.xxx

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I know how you feel. It is lovely you feel like this after a month so many happy memories to look back on. Love Maddie xxx
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5

You have a beautiful place and we would love to come again thankyou again

  • 5 of 5

Maddie I just want to say what a fantastic time we have had you have thought of everything credit to you. The bench you had dedicated to Dennis is lovely we didn't no duck bless you it is a lovely thought he would be very proud of you. My gaz did a bit of fishing from it but had no luck in catching anything but he enjoyed himself. You have a beautiful place and we would love to come again thankyou again love bev.xxxxxxxx

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bless you for your great review. So pleased you all had a wonderful time in my home. It is a special place for me and to know my guests and their families have such a good time there brings me much joy. Love Maddie xxx
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4

Beautiful home...

  • 4 of 5

The owner is really sweet and wants to make sure that her tenants have a great time. The home is beautiful and very spacious. Close to a lot of restaurants and other attractions. My only complaint is that the home was not furnished with basic things like tissue, paper towels, soap, dishwasher detergent, etc. We were only there 3 days and most of the items mentioned weren't there at all or was gone the 1st night.

However, I really enjoyed my stay and would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Teandra, Thank you so much for your honest review. I am so sorry you were unaware these items are not provided for the whole stay, just the one night. I will make this more obvious in my info and am grateful for you for pointing this out for me. Thank you. I accept self-catering is not clear so will amend my documents to make it clearer. Once again thank you for choosing my home. It was a pleasure to assist you and your family. Love, Maddie xxx
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5

Great outdoor space!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Southview. Our party of 8 (including adult children) had plenty of room and we really loved the pool and spa. The view is incredible and the neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful. We saw many birds, a crane and a raccoon around the lake (so grateful for the screen enclosure!). Maddie's directions were great. We explored Universal Studios on two of our three days and spent the last day enjoying the pool - what a treat! This house is great for a large group.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bless you Mary for your wonderful and delightful review which is truly appreciated because your stay was so short you were still able to enjoy the delights of my home and Lake Berkley. You were a joy to speak and communicate with. I have been so lucky to have such awesome guests. Wishing you all the best for the future. Much love, Maddie xxx
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5

An amazing home

  • 5 of 5

We want to thank Maddie for allowing us to use her beautiful home. My husband and I treated our three adult children and our daughter-in-love to a trip to Disney and Universal in December and were able to use this beautiful property. Everyone had their own bedroom and bath and there is tons of room to spread out. The best part of this experience was dealing with Maddie. She is a total sweetheart and so accommodating and I feel that I made a new friend. The house had every amenity we could possibly use and was well decorated and clean. The guys enjoyed fishing right outside our door and I sat on Dennis's memory bench as I promised Maddie I would do. We highly recommend this home to anyone visiting the Orlando area. It is very convenient to the parks and has tons of shopping and restaurants within a few minutes drive. Many thanks to Maddie for treating us as her guests even tho she was far away in England. She is only a phone call away if you have any questions or issues and she responds within a few hours or even minutes. We only needed one minor thing done while we were there and it was attended to right away. Thank you Maddie!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh Sarah what an awesome review, it really made me gulp hard whilst reading it. I was so very touched by your sentiments and comments. You too were a joy to know and I feel blessed to have you as a friend. Over the years I have been so lucky to have met so many honest, kind and wonderful guests who have helped me to continue with Den's Florida dream. Without you all it would have been lost, for that I thank you from the bottom of my heart. I hope your shoulder continues healing and wish you and yours true family happiness and good health! Love always, Maddie xxx
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5

Excellent place to stay for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Southview is an excellent choice to stay for a family vacation. We had a group of 11 and there was plenty of room to comfortably entertain and sleep everyone! We really appreciated having our own private pool and spa for those late night or early morning swims, although we could use the Club House pool as well if we wanted. The view was spectacular! It was so nice to wake up with our morning coffee and enjoy a serene lakefront view. The kitchen was fully stocked and it was also great to have a full size grill for cooking. The home had plenty of bath and beach towels, and there was a huge washer and dryer. The development and grounds were well kept and it was nice to be in a place that had 24-hour security. The home was only a 2 minute drive to a 24-hour Walmart, Wawa, and several fast food restaurants or other services. You could also easily walk to these as well! Maddie provided excellent directions to the home from the airport, to Disney and other attractions in the Orlando area.

We had such a relaxing and wonderful time! We can't wait to come back again!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Janet for your truly wonderful review. Truly appreciate you taking the time to give an honest and positive review. I loved having you stay at Southview and knowing you and yours had a fantastic time makes everything so worth while. Bless you and your family. Much love, Maddie xxx
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Car: recommended

Tennis, Basketball and Volley courts, communal pool and spa and clubhouse lounge room.

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Rates & Availability

Lake Berkley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
HIGH
May 28 2016 - Aug 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$245
 
 
LOW
Aug 31 2016 - Sep 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
$205
 
 
MID
Sep 24 2016 - Oct 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
HIGH
Oct 29 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$245
 
 
PEAK
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
6 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
LOW
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
$205
 
 
HIGH
Dec 10 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$245
 
 
PEAK
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
LOW
Jan 7 2017 - Jan 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$205
 
 
MID
Jan 21 2017 - Feb 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
HIGH
Feb 4 2017 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$245
 
 
PEAK
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
LOW
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$205
 
 
HIGH
May 27 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$245
 
 
LOW
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$205
 
 
MID
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
PEAK
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
MID
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
PEAK
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$295
 

Additional information about rental rates

End of Stay clean $150
Tax Rate 13.0%

If stay is less than 10 weeks away 100% of the rental rate must be paid. Stays of less than 7 nights incur a cleaning fee.

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Amenities

Lake Berkley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Wash hand basins
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Wash hand basin
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , Wash handbasin
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Wash hand basin
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 3 bedrooms have a KING beds with pillow-top mattresses, 2 bedrooms each have 2 XL twin beds with pillow-top mattresses, Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Dedicated interior GAME ROOM with slate-bed full-size pool table and foosball, Safe attached to the floor, PRIVACY FENCE, 3 hairdryers, tennis equipment, board games, Fishing rods, Monitored Security Alarm System

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