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Douglas Ebdon

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

EMERALD ISLAND HAVEN---Luxury 6 bedroom pool home 3 miles from Disney

10 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Kissimmee Villa Rental Photos and Description

6 bedrooms + sofabed, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 14

Our lovely house is perfectly located on the exclusive Emerald Island Resort, a gated community with its own clubhouse. This elegant and spacious vacation home is perfect for family groups, and sleeps up to 14 guests.

There is a spacious family room to relax in together during the day or evening, with luxurious furnishings, sumptuous sofas, a large screen cable TV and DVD Player, plus a stereo system. There's also a separate lounge area providing extra space, and the perfect place for the kids to play or read quietly, and a 'loft' area with desk, sofa and cable TV with DVD. Free WIFI.

Step outside from the family room, and enjoy the Florida sunshine as you have fun together in our sparkling, crystal clear pool. When you want to relax, sit in the soothing bubbles of the raised spa pool, and let the sound of the waterfall relax you. The pool has a removable safety fence for extra added protection for young infants should you need it, and doors to the deck area have safety locks.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Douglas Ebdon (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

About Douglas Ebdon

We bought our home at Emerald Island following a wonderful family holiday to celebrate my wife, Brenda's, 60th birthday. After much searching we eventually purchased Emerald Island Haven, which is in the same road as the house we rented for the holiday!! We are retired and use the house ourselves, as do our family, on several occasions each year.

Douglas Ebdon purchased this villa in 2008

Why Douglas Ebdon chose Disney / Orlando

The house has everything and that includes a large grass area immediately behind it for safe play. The nearest house behind us is 100 yards away. The resort is always immaculately presented and the Clubhouse staff are extremely helpful.

What makes this villa unique

Space, quiet and a very short drive to all the main attractions.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was our first family holiday in a private villa – and certainly will not be our last! We will have no hesitation in returning.

Our children 11, 8 and 3 were blown away with the pool area, which was private enough for even me to don my bikini!!

We had hours of fun in the games room too.

Spotless, well decorated, superbly located – we couldn’t have asked for more! The pictures don’t really enable you to gain a full appreciation of the place.

Many thanks



Until next time – Gill
Jul 2010
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Reviews

4.9
based on 10 traveler reviews

EMERALD ISLAND HAVEN---Luxury 6 bedroom pool home 3 miles from Disney
average rating of 4.9 based on 12 reviews
Wake Forest, NC
5

Perfect fit for our large family group!

  • 5 of 5

This home met our large family's needs perfectly. We had 7 adults and 3 kids and everyone had plenty of room. The neighborhood is great and the kids loved the playground which is within walking distance. The owner and management company were very helpful in planning our trip and helping us once we were there. Everything you need for a comfortable stay is provided in the home. The proximity to the Disney Parks is a huge plus. I couldn't believe how quickly we reached the parks each morning. We'd stay here again for sure!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Owner's Response: We are always delighted when guests enjoy our house and have a great holiday. If asked we try hard to help our guests with information and other issues which make their stay easier.
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5

Great home - great location

  • 5 of 5

Our 3 generational family spent 4 nights at this great home. We chose this home based on the location being so close to Disney. The home was very clean and had everything we needed. The beds were comfortable. The pool was clean. We have stayed at Emerald Isle Resort many times - and this is the only home we will rent again. Douglas was very easy to work with - very responsive.

Thanks for the great home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Reviews such as this one are very rewarding. We do try to create a relationship with our guests and are always happy to respond to their questions and needs.
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5

Emerald Island Haven was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely, meticulously kept home! The home comfortably fit the four families who stayed here, although there was plenty of room for others. We did not feel crowded. Our host provided everything we needed! We enjoyed the heated pool several times, and the game room was a special addition to our fun. We would love to stay in this house again next year! Thank you, Mr. Ebdon!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
4

Heavanly at the Haven

  • 4 of 5

Our recent stay at Emerald Island Haven was heavenly, our party of 9 ranged from 13y/o to 66y/o everyone was very comfortable, entertained and full of smiles. The game room and heated pool, MAJOR assets. The home is well appointed and maintained. We had one small request of the rental company which was handled very timely. Thanks to Douglas for all the information provided prior to arrival. The new fast past is a great upgrade for the resort. We plan to return next November, hopefully this home will accommodate our party. Thanks

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Owner's Response: Great to hear that Serena and her family enjoyed their stay. They will all be very welcome in 2015 Douglas
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5

EXCELLENT!!!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this villa.The home was fantastic. Very clean and great layout. Dealing with the owner Douglas was a pleasure and the management company Villa Direct was very accommodating and even called just to make sure everything was going well.We had a great time and will definitely be back to stay again!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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5

Beautiful and spcaious house

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our needs. It was spacious and beautifully presented, I loved the decor, exactly how it looked on the website!! It has everything you need, the kitchen is well stocked with delph, cutlery, utensils, etc... And there is no shortage of towels, blankets or spare sheets.

We did have one problem with the pool heater while we were there, but this was fixed promptly by the maintenance company and I also got an e-mail from the owner with an explanation of the problem, so I have to say the customer service was second to none.

The location was excellent so close to Disney. There are plenty of restaurants - the Outback and the Olive Garden being my personal favourites - and shops within a 5 min. drive, and it's not far from International Drive and the other parks. A perfect base for anywhere in Kissimmee/Orlando really. the furthest place we went was The Kennedy Space Centre which was still only a 1 hour drive.

I have stayed in the Emerald Island Resort a few times and i would definitively say this is the nicest of the houses I've stayed in, and I would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone, it was so nice to have somewhere I felt comfortable and relaxed in while on holidays.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I.4/192
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Outback
Nearest Beach
55 Miles
Car: necessary

Situated only three miles from Disney, surrounded by a conservation area, Our house is within easy reach of all

the attractions in and around Orlando. Beaches and places

such as the Kennedy Space Centre are also only an hour away.

A visit to Celebration, particularly at Christmas time, will allow you to experience 'snow' and other festive activities, every day in December and is a delight in summer also.

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Rates & Availability

Kissimmee Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
16/12
Sep 4 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$170
 
 
16/13
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 11 2016
3 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
16/14
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
16/15
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
$170
 
 
16/16
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$370
 
 
17/1
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
17/2
Jan 9 2017 - Feb 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
17/3
Feb 11 2017 - Apr 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
17/4
Apr 11 2017 - Apr 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
$370
 
 
17/5
Apr 24 2017 - May 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

From $1190 per week
Pool Heating $30 per day

Cleaning charge $130 waived for stays of 7 nights or more
All rates exclude State Taxes at 13%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kissimmee Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • Bathrooms One and Two are integral to the two King Bedroom Suites. Bathroom Three serves the two Queen Bedrooms. Bathroom Four serves the two Twin Bedrooms. All bathrooms have washbasins, mirrors, vanity fittings etc..
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
  • Sleeping accommodation at Emerald Island Haven includes two master bedroom suites, one downstairs with a king-size bed, nightstands with lamps, clock/radio/alarm, telephone, mirrored dresser, cable TV/DVD, closet space, plus a private master bathroom with vanity basins, walk-in shower and toilet. A second master bedroom suite provides a further king-size bed with nightstands, dresser and cable TV, plus an en-suite bathroom with vanity basin, bath/shower and toilet. Bedrooms three and four each enjoy a queen-size bed and all comforts, with adjacent bathroom. The remaining 2 bedrooms are each perfect for the kids or young at heart with twin beds in each, plus nightstand, dresser, TV and lots of closet space, with nearby family bathroom. Finally, the sofa in the loft room can be converted to a queen-size sleeper if required.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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