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Norma Burke

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english

Sunset Retreat-Disney/Princess Rooms - New Expanded Pool Area/Tropical Waterfall

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

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Overview

Sunset Lakes Villa Rental Photos and Description

Many Upgrades - WIFI - AIR CONDITIONED Games Room - LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION

Before you read the description of our villa we invite you to view a list of 10 items that we think are important to consider when choosing a villa. We hope you use this list as a reference guide, even if you do not select Sunset Retreat:

NB: If you contact us via email, please provide a phone number where we can reach you.

1. Community Location – Is the community near your ultimate destination or will you be wasting precious time stuck in traffic? Sometimes just a few miles further away can lead to much longer delays and less time at attractions.

2. Security – Is the community private, gated or does it provide security guards? Does the villa have security, fire and pool alarms? Does the villa provide a safe for valuables?

3. Villa Location – Is the villa located close to community amenities such as a lake, dock, community pool and playground? Is the villa located on a main traffic road of the community or a private area?

4. South Facing Pool – Is the pool facing the daytime sun or will you find yourself in the dark and chasing the sun in the morning and late afternoon? Does the pool have a heater for fall and winter months?

5. Pool Area – Does the pool area provide enough covered space to enjoy the pool without being directly in the sun? Is their ample pool furniture to accommodate all the guests?

6. Air Conditioned Games Room – Is the games room air conditioned or will you find yourself unable to use the games room due to oppressive heat? Most games rooms are located in converted garages.

7. Space – Does the villa provide ample space for everyone? Does the kitchen provide enough space for stocking supplies and sharing meal preparation while still being able to provide an open and interactive environment?

8. Privacy – Does the villa provide ample space for your family or families to have their privacy? Will late nighters impact those who go to bed early?

9. Communication – Does the villa have high speed wireless internet service (WIFI)? Does the villa provide 24/7 property management support for any emergencies? Are there large flat screen HD TV’s with no HD service? True HD TV must be separately purchased from a cable supplier via convertor box and then attached to an HD TV.

10. Finally – Remember that bells and whistles, fancy and pizzazz are nice and impressive but your comfort and enjoyment will be what is important. After all, the villa will truly become “your home away from home”.

'Be Our Guest' at our exceptional 5 bedroom 3.5 bath home located in the beautiful community of Sunset Lakes. Our home offers the following first class accommodations/features:

•Located in a Private Gated Community at the end of a Private Cul de sac

*Newly Resurfaced Pool with Safety Bar and Tropical Rock Waterfall

*Newly Expanded Pool Area with Tiki Bar

•Just a few steps outside our door to the Lake Dock and Tot Lot Park

•South Facing Private Pool with Stunning Lake View & Lake Access for Fishing

• Outdoor Kitchen with sink, built In Lanai electric grill and wall mounted TV

•2 Outdoor Covered Lanai's for Alfresco Dining and for Avoiding Too Much Sun

•6 Cable Flat Screen TV’s + DVD Player (Large True HD TV in Family Room)

•Newly Remodeled Full (not Galley ) Kitchen with Granite Tops & Extra Cabinets

•Brand New Princesses & Disney Decorated Twin Bedrooms

•5 Total Bedrooms (2 Suites), 3 Full Bathrooms & Half Bath

•2 Living/Family Rooms and 2 Dining Areas

•Smoke Detectors, Pool Door & House Security Alarms

•Leather Family and Living Room Sectionals and Recliners

•AIR CONDITIONED Games Room with TV and Playstation 2

•Playpen/Crib, Highchairs & Child Gates

•Safe for Valuables & Emergency Weather Radio

•Free Long Distance Telephone Calls to Foreign Locations

•High Speed Cable Wireless Internet (WIFI)

•Professional Management Team Available 24/7 to Resolve Any Problems

Our 2600 Sq Ft Villa is truly a 5 bedroom executive home, large even by Florida standards, with spacious living accommodations for 10/12 guests. Our home, with its South Facing Lake View Pool, is privately situated at the end of a Cul-de-sac in Sunset Lakes, one of Orlando’s most prestigious gated communities.

Inside we have a spacious Family Room, with Entertainment Center, and also a formal Living Room. Having two lounges provides an extra benefit to large families or groups enjoying Sunset Retreat. The Family Room is the place to get together to watch Cable TV, or maybe a DVD either rented or one from our small selection of films. All of our TV's were upgraded to flat screen and Large Screen Family Room HD TV has true HD cable service with premium channels. Also, we have High Speed Cable Wireless Internet (WIFI). A desk is provided for all your planning needs.

The Breakfast Nook is surrounded by glass with a patio door that leads to the spacious pool area. With its day long sunshine it is a delightful place to sit with your morning coffee and look out at the Stunning Lake View.

We have a fully equipped Laundry Room with Washer, Dryer, Sink, Iron and Ironing Board.

Our 28' x 14' Pool is South Facing, enjoying day long sunshine and a stunning lake view. We have just resurfaced the pool, added a safety bar, a tropical rock waterfall and expanded the entire pool area. The larger of the two lanais is a perfect place for alfresco dining under the cooling breeze of the ceiling fan and enjoying the sound of the feature fountain. Enjoy an evening drink at your own Tiki Bar situated in the second lanai.

Our fantastic Games Room is AIR CONDITIONED for your comfort. We stress this becuase many villas have beautiful games rooms but are too hot to enjoy without Air Conditioning. It has an 8' x 4' Slate Bed Pool Table, Table Football (Foosball), Air Hockey, TV and Playstation 2. For those who prefer to watch the action we have put in a Bar Table, Card Table and Chairs. Below our entertainment unit in the Family Room we have a selection of board games for young and old.

To complete the ground floor we have a bathroom with vanity basin and toilet.

The strikingly attractive Master Bedroom has:

Luxurious American King Size Bed, Dresser, Bedside Cabinets, Cable TV with DVD, Radio Alarm & Ceiling Fan. Adjoining is the elegant en-suite bathroom with corner bath, large shower cubicle, his & her vanity basins, a separate toilet closet and a large Walk in Wardrobe.

The beautiful second Master Bedroom has an optional en-suite so it can be adapted to suit your party. It has a luxury American Queen Size Bed, Dresser, Bedside Cabinets, Cable TV, Radio Alarm, Ceiling Fan and walk in wardrobe. The adjoining bathroom has a Large Shower Cublicle, vanity basin and toilet. The special en-suite option feature allows your private bathroom to be easily shared with other guest (on a busy morning rushing to the parks) by opening and closing two doors.

Our third bedroom is very spacious and has a llarge American King Size Bed with Dresser, Bedside Cabinets, Cable TV, Radio Alarm, Ceiling Fan and Walk in Wardrobe.

Our large Princesses Twin Bedroom has every princess plus Elsa and Anna. It is well equipped with ample drawer space, walk in wardrobe, Radio Alarm and Ceiling Fans.

Our Disney Twin Bedroom has Mickey and his friends with plenty of drawer space, walk in wardrobe, Radio Alarm and Ceiling Fan.

The 3rd Bathroom has a shower over bath tub, vanity basin and toilet. The low profile tub allows for easy bathing of small children.

To complete the upper floor we have a large Linen Closet with a generous supply of all sizes of Towels.

We invite you to check our VIRTUAL/VIDEO TOUR and our many photographs.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Norma Burke (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Norma Burke

Our family and our extended family in the UK has owned this villa for over 10 years but it has been more then just an income rental. Unlike many owners who rent as an income investment, we spend several months at the villa ourselves.

As seasonal snow birds, we keep the property maintained not just for our guests but, also, for ourselves. We fell in love with Sunset Lakes and Sunset Retreat many years ago and hope your family will too.

Why Norma Burke chose Kissimmee

There are many outlined in the description but LOCATION is very key as the traffic going to Disney World seems to escalate each year. Our community is very close to the park entrance and is gated. Our villa is located near the main gate at the end of a cul-de-sac with little or no traffic.

What makes this villa unique

We are not just owners, we are extended users of our villa. All of our guests complete a 10 question survey directly to us so that we can consider their input for correction or upgrade. Many upgrades have resulted from this feedback.

Our grandchildren sold us on the idea of Princess and Disney twin bedrooms.

Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)
Sunset Retreat-Disney/Princess Rooms - New Expanded Pool Area/Tropical Waterfall
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Cold Ash, Berkshire, UK
5

Fabulous Villa

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a fabulous villa. It's spacious with plenty of living space. What I really loved was the fantastic pool area. I really liked the community being gated too and it's at the most prestigious end of Kissimmee which couldn't be closer to Disney.

It was so lovely to come back and unwind after a busy day in such a fabulous villa. We ate in a couple of nights and the kitchen had literally everything we needed. Not that you have to eat in as there are plenty of great restaurants nearby, we particularly liked Applebees & Millers Ale House.

The children got a lot of use out of the games room, which was a blessing for us and after the theme parks we needed a rest :o)

Would heartily recommend and would go back in a heartbeat, fabulous holiday thanks.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home from Home

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at Sunset Retreat multiple times over the years and wouldn't dream of staying anywhere else. The villa is located in the most convenient area for Disney and unlike most villas that claim they are within 10 mins of Disney this one actually is. The villa is furnished to a high standard and has plenty of room for groups to be together but also have their own space. It's fantastically well equipped with everything you need and has a lovely view from the pool area, where we spend most of our time. We particularly liked the TV on the lanai, perfect for relaxing afternoons.

There is a games room for the kids (both young and old alike) and the TV has the best selection of channels I've seen! There is wi-fi too which is great to stay connected and also check out what to do.

Dealing with Gerard & Norma is extremely simple and nothing is too much trouble, they go out of their way to make it feel like a home from home and it shows.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tamaqua, PA, USA
5

Villa with it all!

  • 5 of 5

My fiancee' and I had the pleasure of staying at this great Florida Villa. We enjoyed everything about this rental. It is very spacious and a wonderful place to stay with your family or combined families being it has 5 bedrooms. Game room will be a plus for the kids or even the adults as we enjoyed it as well. Kitchen was well stocked. It is a gated Community so you feel very safe there. The location could not have been better....close and within a few minutes to the Disney Parks, shopping, and restaurants. What we loved most was coming back after a day at the Parks and being able to go for a swim in their beautiful pool. It was also great lounging by the pool just reading a book. My fiancee' loved the lake and did some fishing while we were there. He did catch a few fish. It also is lovely to just go for a walk around the lake and community. Do not hesitate to rent this beautiful villa with all of its great amenities. You will not be disappointed. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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10 1/2 Jay Street Swoyersville, Pa. 18704
5

Great family vacation property

  • 5 of 5

Arrived at this property on January 30, 2015 . It was in very neat and in a clean state. Everything was in very good working condition. It is in a very safe gated community and nice to take a walk around the community. Can also go over to the lake and watch the sunset or if you like to fish there are nice big bass in the lake waiting to be caught. If you are a photographer there are many types of wildlife and plants to photograph. This is a great family rental vacation home plus it is easy access to all the Disney Resorts and restaurants . Excellent , and I will return again..

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect villa for family holiday Best location for Disney Parks Everything nearby

  • 5 of 5

Have stayed at this villa on two occasions. Everything you could possibly need for

a great family holiday. Pool area is superb with outside BBQ and even a TV.

Bedrooms are spacious as is the living area. The location so near to the Disney parks

allows you the option to visit parks for half days and then relax for the rest of the day.

The lake at the rear of the house is wonderful and the fishing pier steps from the

house is a delight.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION for visiting Disneyworld because you can visit the parks go back to the villa to swim/eat and quickly return back to the parks

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Rates & Availability

Sunset Lakes Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
Jun 26 2016 - Sep 6 2016
6 night minimum stay
$1,360
 
 
September
Sep 7 2016 - Sep 30 2016
6 night minimum stay
$1,140
 
 
October
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,260
 
 
Fall Season except Thnxgiving
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,140
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 9 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Early Season
Jan 10 2017 - Apr 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Spring Season
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
September (Free Pool Heat)
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Fall (except Thanksgiving)
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Holiday
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
6 night minimum stay
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Clean Fee (under 7 days) $110
Refundable damage deposit $350

Pool heat is $180 per week and suggested for late fall and winter months.

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Amenities

Sunset Lakes Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 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:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Owner Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Master- Separate Vanities , Water Closet & Walk-In Closet
    Guest En-Suite Optional Bathroom - toilet , shower , Option allows private use by Suite or use by all Guests.
    Upstairs Hallway Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Half Bathroom - toilet , outdoor shower , Outdoor shower located in the Pool Area
  • Blow Dryers provided in all bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Owner's Master Suite - 1 king , Master Suite with Flat Screen DVD/TV and Private Bathroom
    Guest Optional En-Suite - 1 queen , Guest suite with flat screen TV & Optional Private Bathroom
    King Bedroom - 1 king , Huge Bedroom with King Size Bed, Flat Screen TV & Closet
    Princess Twin - 2 twin/ single , Princess Themed Twin Bedroom
    Disney Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Disney Mickey and Friends Themed Twin Bedroom
    Queen Convertible Sofa Bed - 1 queen , Pullout Queen Sofa/Sleeper in downstairs Formal Living Room
  • All Bedrooms are located on the second floor.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Games Room is AIR CONDITIONED, Near Fishing Dock and Tot Lot (Park), Located on Private Cul de Sac, Security Alarm and Safe for Valuables, One block from Community Pool and Community Childrens Park, Paved Jogging Trail Around Lake

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