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Family Golf Resort 'Villa Bonita' Southern Dunes Florida

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Southern Dunes Villa Rental Photos and Description

3BR Golf-Course Vacation Rental Haines City, sleeps six.

Villa Bonita is located at Southern Dunes, a quiet, friendly and relaxing neighborhood twenty minutes away from Disney World. The community is set on an 18-hole, true gem, Golf Digest 4-star-rated championship golf course. Even if you do not play golf, Southern Dunes is a great place to stay because of its natural beauty. The subdivisions are separated from each other by the fairways of the golf course.

This well-appointed, spacious villa features fast wireless internet enabling you to surf the internet and access your email, a 32 inch LCD HD TV and a 27 inch TV, a DVD player, DVR recorder, expansive volume ceilings, tiled floor, an open and fully-fitted kitchen, and a master bathroom with a garden tub and large walk-in shower. There is an additional bathroom with a walk-in shower with a rainshoweheadr, a living room and a master bedroom with sliding glass doors that lead to a roofed-in porch and a south facing screened-in swimming pool with a furnished deck near the pool. There is a 24 hours guard-gated entrance.

Special features around the villa include the Southern Dunes 18-hole championship golf course and the private neighbourhood park with preservation areas and a landscaped lake.

The beauty of Southern Dunes is that, while being able to relax in a 'country club' atmosphere in a beautiful villa, you are only twenty five minutes away from Disney's main gate and central Florida's many attractions (avoiding the traffic jams on the other roads leading to Disney). You will have the best of both worlds... Inside Southern Dunes you will have local amenities that include tennis courts, a community swimming pool, a play area and a clubhouse with restaurant and bar. And just minutes away you will find Winn-Dixie supermarket and Wal-Mart at the gate, and Eagle Ridge Mall nearby on Highway 27.

Reactions from guests after their vacation:

'The weather was great and the kids loved the pool. It was a little cool in the evening but it did not stop my kids from swimming. The golf course was great.

The carts had a computer which showed the exact distance to the green no matter where your ball was. Having Wal-Mart in walking distance was very convenient. The driving distance was not to far to the parks and we went to St. Petersburg beach for a day. We had a very enjoyable vacation.'

'We were so happy to get to the villa and we were absolutely thrilled to see how beautiful it was. Very open, bright and spacious. It was very, very clean and neat when we walked in the front door. We were so comfortable and right away it felt like home. Your villa is the perfect place for a family to stay. My grandsons spent hours in the swimming pool, and loved swimming in the night. Our vacation was wonderful and we definitely plan to stay at your villa again on our next trip.'

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Wilhelm Kuster
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We have spent two weeks at Villa Bonita. A wonderful stay. What a luxury to step out of bed and to be able to swim in your own swimming pool. We enjoyed the Disney parks and the shopping very much. It is easy to get from Villa Bonita to everything Florida offers. The contact with the owner went fine, but also with the man on the spot. We can certainly recommend this villa and hope that we will be able to return. Until then we can fortunately see the photo's on the site and look back with warm feelings.
May 2014
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Family Golf Resort 'Villa Bonita' Southern Dunes Florida
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 44 reviews
Reading, PA
5

Great Thanksgiving Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Bonita for a quick Thanksgiving/Birthday trip to Disney. The house was extremely clean and very comfortable for my little family. We had everything we needed and Walmart is a quick walk or drive down the street. The house even had little bars of soap and toilet paper, which is really nice because a lot of rentals we've stayed at usually don't have these things when we first arrive. The beds were very comfortable. The pool was lovely and my 3 year old daughter really enjoyed it. Disney was about a 20 minute drive away, which wasn't bad at all. The owner answered all of my questions very quickly and was very pleasant to work with. We very much enjoyed our stay, I only wish we could have stayed longer! We will keep this villa on our list the next time we make a trip to Disney.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I came down for a quick mini vacation and we found the Villa Bonita to be the perfect spot for our stay! Walmart is a short ride away and our destination was just down the roads. Thanks for a wonderful experience...we will be booking this home again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice and clean

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the house very much. The bedrooms all had nice clean bedding and the kitchen had dishes to use during our stay. We have stayed at other houses and this one had a good stock of towels to use which was a big plus for us since we love the pool. If this house is available for next trip to Legoland we will try to rent it. Hope this review helps

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, quiet, a little dated, but great stay!

  • 5 of 5

The property was very clean, and had a great space for my family visit with 3 adults and 1 child. My son practically lived in the pool! Kitchen and fixtures are a bit dated, but everything works. Property had plenty of towels and kitchen supplies for cooking, but does not come with disposables (paper towels, extra toilet paper). Walmart is literally right outside the resort area though so very minor complaint. Location was great! 20 minutes to Legoland, 26 minutes to Disney! Had a great time and would definately book again.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Fun Time

  • 4 of 5

Front walkway could use a good pressure washing was a bit slippery and stained. Pool was nice and clean and we enjoyed swimming. Home could use a larger television as the set-up of furniture is a bit far from the small tv set in the main room. Couch was a bit hard, loveseat was better. Home is dated but acceptable and suited our needs. Accommodated our family and dogs nicely. We were able to walk each day around the neighborhood, nice scenery and safe. Easy access to shopping and restaurants. AC was not on when we arrived (82 degrees in home) and was hot and stuffy, but we lowed AC and it cooled off quickly. Good time!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you had a good time at our Villa Bonita. I apologize for the fact that our property caretaker forgot to lower the AC before your arrival. Our guests must be confident that we will deliver what we promise.
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4

Great place to enjoy family!

  • 4 of 5

This was our second visit to "Vila Bonita". We loved how they remodeled the place since our last stay. We did have some issues with the guest bathroom, and I was a little disappointed that I got no response / no one came to fix the issue when I contacted the owner. However, even with those issues, we still enjoyed our stay. The pool area was great, and it was a perfect after a long day in the Disney Parks. Only a 30 minute drive to Disney. Will plan on staying there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Petersburg
Car: recommended

During your stay you will be able to play golf on one of the best golf courses of Florida. Also, if you wish, you can enjoy dinner at the clubhouse after a well spent day at Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, Legoland or Busch Gardens. The neighbourhoods of Southern Dunes are surrounded by the golf course. At Lake Wales after a scenery route and an encounter at Spook Hill you will be on your way to Bok Tower a beautiful botanic garden which offers you also concerts. Just beyond the gate of Southern Dunes you will find everything you need for your daily shopping. Within twenty minutes you will find the Lake Wales mall with shops and a cinema.

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Rates & Availability

Southern Dunes Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Pool heat season
Oct 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$77
$539
$2,079
 
 
Warm season
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$67
$469
$1,809
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$67
$469
$1,809
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $65
Tax Rate 15.0%

There is a discount for stays longer than seven nights. The amount of the discount depends on the number of nights you stay at Villa Bonita. The monthly rate is based upon a stay of 30 nights. You will receive a credit card authorization form to be filled in. The filled in credit card authorization form is the security deposit for the damage protection.

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Amenities

Southern Dunes Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Resort
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , mechanical ventilated
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , rain showerhead
  • In the master bathroom Large walk-in shower. A tub and a walk-in closet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Memory foam layer on innerspring mattresses
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Memory foam layer on innerspring mattresses
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , New, memory foam and innerspring, mattress on a boxspring
  • In the master bedroom you will find the second TV. Baby crib and high chair on request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Our villa has an outdoor screened private pool. In the pool heat season the pool is heated. The neighborhood Southern Dunes has an olympic size pool. This pool is not heated during the pool heat season. You will be able to make free telephone calls to anyone within the continental US, the territories of the US and Canada.

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