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John Monaghan

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

High Speed Internet and Wifi, 3 Miles from Disney, Luxury home

12 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Disney / Orlando Condo Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 full baths, one half bath, sleeps 8

Closest gated community to Disney only twi ti three miles from Disney resorts and water parks. Come and relax in our condo and enjoy all our amenities such as the pool and hot tub or have a cocktail by the pool at our main clubhouse and recreation center. Refreshing air conditioning to cool you off from the summer heat or just enjoy the ceiling fans for our patrons who love the Florida weather. Park directly in front of the two story town-home, which provides all the comforts of home.

The first floor has a fully equipped kitchen, automatic ice maker, breakfast bar, dining room, laundry room with washer/dryer, one-half bath, and a living room with a sleep sofa, cable TV, DVD/VCR player, movies, radio with I-Pod capabilities, High Speed Internet, and access to our patio.

The second floor offers three bedrooms and two full baths. The master bedroom features a queen size bed, TV, pack and play playpen, private bathroom and a balcony, and ceiling fan. All bedrooms have their own TV.

As you enter Emerald Island you will see a winding palm-lined road that will lead you to a gated entry with beautiful dolphin fountains. Our home is a first-class three bedroom two and a half bath townhouse at the exclusive Emerald Island Resort. Emerald Island Resort is located just off Route 192, and is ideally placed for the Orlando area attractions. Our Villa is fully furnished and just a few short steps to a heated pool and hot tub.

At Emerald Island Resort there are many amenities waiting for you . The 4,000 square foot club house features a fitness center, sauna, Cyber Café with internet access (free), heated community pool and spa, game room for the kids, tennis and volleyball courts, and kid's playground. The Clubhouse is near a trail for walking, jogging or biking through the community’s natural woodland setting. There is also concierge service available.

What more can we say except come to visit our villa to get away from it all and relax, enjoy the sun and come home rejuvenated.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
John Monaghan (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Reviews

4.6
based on 12 traveler reviews

High Speed Internet and Wifi, 3 Miles from Disney, Luxury home
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 12 reviews
Biloxi MS and Vicksburg MS
5

Great Rental for the Price But Bring Your Loofah

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th trip to Orlando in 3 yrs and the first that we did not stay in a Disney on-site resort. We have previously stayed at the Beach Club Villas, Saratoga Springs Villas and the Caribbean. There were 5 of us. 4 adults and 1 12-yr old child. None of us is handicapped. (If you are handicapped or have trouble going up and down stairs, this is probably not the place for you.)

Pictures are not misleading. What you see is what you get. My e-mails to the owner were quickly answered in a straightfoward, truthful and pleasant manner. I was provided with the owner's emergency contact information prior to leaving on vacation. HomeAway provided me with their advertised guarantee.

This vacation rental is located in a well maintained, neat development with 24 hour security on-site. The on-site staff was pleasant and well-mannered. There are tennis courts, basketball hoops, playgrounds, pools with spas, staffed Tiki Bar, walking trails set around conservation areas, grills and picnic tables.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath townhome is a good rental value. It was a drive through often heavy traffic to get to Universal and SeaWorld; but still a good bargain over other hotel and vacation rental rates.For Disney vacationers, this place is very well located.

Parking is at your front door. There is a lighted front porch.

You walk into a foyer with the 1/2 bath to your right, well-equipped kitchen area to your left, with full sized appliances including dishwasher and disposal. Behind the bathroom to your right is the laundry/utility room with full size washer and dryer. The remainder of the ground floor is comprised of a living/dining combination. Seating is adequate for 6 at the table and there are two barstools at the breakfast counter. There is a sofa bed in the living area along with a love seat. There is a slider to a small covered patio with 2 chairs.

Upstairs there are 3 medium sized bedrooms. The master has an ensuite bathroom with sink, toilet and step in shower only. There is a balcony off the master which is accessed via a slider with additional night lock. There is a hall bath with tub/shower combo. Master has queen size bed with foam topper, the other bedrooms are 1 full bed and 2 twin beds, respectively. There is a stroller and portable crib provided. All bedrooms have t.v.'s, one has a PS2 with some games from 2005. There is a t.v. and dvd/vcr combo player in the living area. High speed internet connnection is by ethernet and it located on top of the entertainment center in the living room. Cord is long enough to use the modem at the dining table or in living area. Internet speed was little slow compared to what I had at home; but was acceptable.

This unit was clean, there were plenty of bath towels (including beach towels) and bed linens, extra pillows and blankets. There were no kitchen linens, oven mitts, hot pads, etc.and there were no wash cloths or face towels.

Management was excellent. We found an appliance problem when we arrived on Friday evening. Repairman arrived by 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Remember this is a self-catering apartment. Expenses over staying in a on-site hotel are ground transportation, washcloths, kitchen towels, laundry detergent (you're required to start a load of towels before leaving), soap for the kitchen and bathrooms, toilet paper, etc. You can buy all of these things at local supermarkets which are very close, well stocked and easy to get in and out. Prices at the Marketplace and Publix were reasonable. Lots of good restaurants in the area also. Great miniature golf courses. And, like most of Orlando, lots and lots of great shopping areas nearby. The bus is quite a trek, so a car is important. If you are flying in and not going to rent a car, this might not be the place for you.

Pool and hot tub are located just over a block away. Tennis center (2 courts, one with basketball hoops) is just outside the gate (about a 3 block walk) along with the dumpster (you're

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2007
  • Stayed: Nov 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our goal is to treat everyone as if they were members of our own family, respond immediately, and make sure every guest is 100% satisfied. I appreciate a review that can point out things we can work on and I will make sure we add the dish towels, and wash clothes. I will also look into better shower heads up stairs, for both bathrooms.' Thank you and have a great day!
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4

Great place in a fantistic location

  • 4 of 5

While booking this property I had direct contact with the owner. This made everything so much easier and he was GREAT to work with. He took the time to explain the terms of the rental agreement, location and directions of the property as well as contact info if we had any problems with the unit. We found the unit to be VERY clean and ready for our arrival. We did have one small issue with the air conditioner and had to call the repair folks. They arrived within 2 hours and had the unit fixed within an hour (we did not have to be at the unit for them to do the repair).

For our next trip to the Orlando area we will definitely be staying there again.

Thanks for making our vacation so special.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I followed up to make sure everything was repaired properly. Everything is now perfect. Thank you.
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5

Scott M.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this location. Pool was right around the corner, and wireless access was a great addition. Each bedroom had a new smart TV, so we could watch shows as well as Netflix if we wanted to (and we did)!! Super close to Disney, and was a great way to come back and relax during the day between the parks. Close to all the amenities and very clean space. Certainly would recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

our stay

  • 4 of 5

I must say for our first time vacationing at your resort turned out wonderful. The house was in good shape. The land scape was just beautiful. I must tell u tho the house was great, I just have to mention a few things the toilet in the main bath upstairs was slow. The patio door would not stay locked we used the pipe but over all our stay was great and we will come back and stay again and I would highly recommend your house to others.

thank you

B. Marr

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I will have these minor issues addressed immediately.
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5

Great condo in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The condo was neat and clean. Well stocked kitchen with everything we needed during our stay. Plenty of room to move about and let everyone have their own space. Grounds were pretty and well kept. The condo is conveniently located, within 10 minutes to Disney parks and very close to all of the shopping centers and restaurants in Kissimmee. This will be our go to condo for our trips to Disney in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Great home in ideal location for Disney

  • 5 of 5

The six of us, spanning three generations, found everything we needed in this rental home. The home and resort are clean and well maintained, the setting is quiet but central to Disney and close to shops. The owners have been very thoughtful in what they provide as standard, for example a stroller, pack-n-play, bed guard and stair gate which was a must for our two year old, they were also really good responding to our questions before and after the booking. The kitchen area is well equipped, plenty of crockery, utensils and silverware; there was also heaps of linen and towels. We would have no hesitation in returning to this home and will definitely recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the positive feedback. We work very hard at making this the cleanest and best rental unit available in Emerald Island.
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rt. 192 and Rt. 4
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Car: recommended

Emerald Island is one of the most desired communities in the Disney Area. We also feature the closest gated community to Disney properties. Emerald Island is a 24-hour manned gated community that boasts a resort style pool and spa, clubhouse with a fitness room, video arcade, meeting room and a computer room with Internet access, tennis courts, volleyball court, 2 children's play areas, and even a nature walk! On top of all of this, it is located just minutes from Walt Disney World! You will not be disappointed staying in this community!

Other Activities: Disney Resorts

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Rates & Availability

Emerald Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$82
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
$72
 
 
Fall
Sep 6 2016 - Dec 12 2016
2 night minimum stay
$67
 
 
Winter
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$89
 
 
Late Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$75
 
 
Spring 17
Mar 31 2017 - May 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$69
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$67
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Stays of 6 nights or less requires a one time cleaning fee of $85.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Disney / Orlando Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1364 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , full sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , full sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , full sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom, full dresser with mirror, television, full closet and private full bathroom. Second bedroom has full dresser, television, closet Third bedroom has twin beds, full dresser, television, PlayStation with games, child guard rails for bed.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Fully furnished,we have a have fully equipped kitchen (full size fridge/freezer, full size stove, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, dishes, pots/pans, utensils, silverware, etc.), full size washers and dryers, and include TVs, VCRs/DVDs, stereo systems, iron/ironing board, and all of your linens and towels. And, of course, our condo is located within 5 minutes of Animal Kingdom and about 10 minutes from Walt Disney World® Universal Studios Orlando®, SeaWorld® and other great Orlando attractions are within 15-20 minutes!

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