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The Disney Retreat, Upgraded summer 2015 executive 5 bed pool home

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 14 - 28 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, sleeps 10

'Key Villa, The Disney retreat is under 15 minutes drive from Disney's Main Gates!

A great 5 bed pool home close to the Orlando attractions in Davenport, Florida.

Offering spacious, fully air conditioned accommodation, beautifully furnished - great, central location close to I-4, US-27 & HWY192!

'Key Villa - The Disney Retreat is located on a popular rental community of

Sandy Ridge, Davenport, Orlando.

Sandy Ridge, Davenport is a new vacation community set within lush conservation and is ideally situated within easy reach of the Central Florida popular theme parks and attractions (Disney's Main Gates are

only about a 15 minute drive away). This nicely landscaped community also has its own kiddies play area for those 'little ones' who still have plenty of energy after a day at the theme parks.

Being close to great routes such as Interstate 4 and Hwy 192 makes planning those all important days out to parks, beaches or shopping that much easier. Florida's beautiful coastline is also within easy reach and has many great beaches to offer, from the quiet white sands of St Pete's to the fast pace of Clearwater, and with one of the closest (Cocoa Beach) being just over an hour's drive away, they are definitely well worth a visit.

Although golfers will be spoilt for choice when it comes to golf courses, Sandy Ridge is within a few minutes drive of the popular Champions Gate Golfing Resort offering some great championship courses to suit all handicaps. A supermarket and various other shops opened in 2008 within a couple of minutes drive of our vacation rental home with additional shops and some fine restaurants located at a little further up the road at Champions Gate, with much more coming soon ('Down Town' Champions Gate). The brand new Posner Park shopping mall which is located just off US-27 has just opened its doors to some of the new shops with more opening from mid 2008 and throughout 2009 and with Hwy 192 offering an abundance of gift shops, food outlets, helicopter rides, a variety of fun family activities there is just so much fun to be had by all.

More Details

Owner
Carl and Leona Fisher
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Lovely home. Nicely furnished, very comfortable. There were 8 of us: 4 adults, 3 teenagers and 1 7- yr- old. Perfect accommodations with plenty of fun activities at the house to keep all ages entertained (pool, game room, BBQ grill,etc). It would have been nice to have tv/dvd players in each bedroom. However there is a dvd player and large screen tv in living room. The property owners were quick and courteous when replying to my emails. I would recommend this property to all age groups and I definitely would stay there again."
Jul 2011
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Car: necessary

Amenities

Sandy Ridge Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have air conditioning and ceiling fans
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
High Speed Wi - Fi Internet Access, 5 Beds (1 King Suite, 1 Queen Suite & 3 Twins), 3 Bathrooms (2 En-Suite & 1 Family), Family Room, Dining Area, Fully Equipped Kitchen with Breakfast Bar, Laundry Facilities (with washer & dryer), Fully Screened Pool, Raised Spa and Deck area (Heating Optional), Overlooking Farm Land, Plenty of Comfy Deck Furniture, Private Covered Lanai, Kiddies Safety Fence, Games Room.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

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The Disney Retreat, Upgraded summer 2015 executive 5 bed pool home
average rating of 4.7380953 based on 44 reviews
5

Property is clean spacious and within 20 mins of Disney.

  • 5 of 5

We had the time of our lives at this villa,we are a family of 5 with 3 children age 3-10 years,they absolutely loved the house and cried when we were leaving,they couldnt get enough of the pool and loved having cable in their own rooms,I highly recommend this property and will be booking again when we return to florida.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steven and family, we look forward to you staying again in the future. Carl and Leona
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Absolutely filthy! How this villa has so many good reviews, I will never know!!!

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On arrival we found dirty bed linen, hair balls & other dirt in the pool, (so bad I couldn't let my kids in there) broken blind, lock hanging out of patio door, food & rubbish under beds & generally a very dirty villa. Our 1st day was spent chasing the owner & cleaner of the property, I managed to get the very ride cleaner to the villa, who took a few stained bed linen items away with her but refused to do a full clean of the villa as 'it was already clean'! She did however send someone else to Hoover the food from under the beds! Pool was cleaned but wasn't able to use for the first day due to being filthy dirty, along with the poolside being scattered with empty bottles, used plasters & the previous occupants used inflatables! The jacuzzi (later in the holiday) emptied itself & clearly then would've been dangerous to let the children around the oool area, so again, no pool! We complained on the first day & was given £80 for a meal out to compensate us but this doesn't come close to compensation for our stay in this villa! We are now in the process of taking matters further as the owner feels all the above is perfectly acceptable for a villa rental! DO NOT STAY IN THIS VILLA!!! Although we loved Florida, we ended up using to villa as a crash pad! Far too expensive for that!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest arrived at our property and contacted us to say that one of the top bed comforters had a stain on it (not the bed linen as described as this was fresh and clean on arrival) she also complained of a few crumbs she found under the bed in master bedroom and ONE empty plastic bottle and a used plaster out by pool. Which she sent photos of. She also complained that there were bits on bottom of pool. The pool had been cleaned a couple of days earlier but there had been a storm and a lot of heavy rain the day they arrived which is why the cleaner had not gone outside to check around the pool area.We apologised profusely about this and got my management out to the property within a few hours. They took the bed comforter off the bed and took it to be cleaned. They vacuumed the whole of the property again and the pool guy came out and cleaned the pool again. Myself and the management were very apologetic and asked if there was anything else that they were not happy about and they said all was okay. At no time was anyone rude to this guest, nobody refused to do anything for her, as explained she was asked if there was anything else and she said no. I heard nothing else from the guest until after they had left the property. She did contact management about spa being empty of water. The pool guy was out that same day and found that the motor on the valve outside by the pool pump had been tampered with and manually switched off which caused the spa to drain. Now this could only have been done by the guests..it was reset and spa refilled same day while they were out and ready for them when they got back so no loss of pool or spa. After they left the property they asked us for half of their money back?? which we refused as the only issue they had was on day one and we offered them a refund of the cost of a clean $100 which they accepted. They then basically made up a whole list of manufactured lies about the property and got very angry using phrases like vile and disgusting. I have to add that they left the property in a very bad way and it took the cleaner Zoe 7 hours to clean the property. They had eaten food and drink in the beds and stained all the white sheets in the one bedroom. They then took photos of this at 9:58 am on the day of departure and sent them to us claiming that it was evidence thats how it was. They have zero regard for other peoples property. Anyone reading this i strongly advise to read previous reviews one just 7 days before them.
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5

The best place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This house was awesome. It was reasonably close to everything and in great condition. The poll was really nice. The kitchen is stock with all appliances, dishes etc. More than enough towels. Very clean. Easy instructions provided as well. Will definitely stay here again. They are very responsive to any questions you have and were delightful. Thank you guys very much for making my vacation. A good one. :)

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Damali...glad to know you had a great time. Look forward to having you stay again in the future. Carl and Leona
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Fantastic Stay

  • 4 of 5

We spent a lovely week at The Disney Retreat and would recommend this villa.

Its location is perfect for Disney trips with all the parks not more than 20minutes door to door.

The neighbourhood is a mixture of residential and holiday rentals with a little park a short walk from the villa if you want to venture out.

The pool was a massive hit with our 7 year old as was the air hockey in the games room.

The villa is well equipped and only a short drive to Publix for all your catering requirements.

But I have to say the biggest bonus for this property are the owners Carl & Leona they are extremely helpful and accommodating they are also very fast to respond to all enquiries before, during and after your trip.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Horses

  • 4 of 5

Great home..Roomy and very clean. Owners were wonderful to work with. And we received prompt remedies from Emily for the issues that she could remedy. The horses were an added bonus.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really lovely property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday at The Disney Retreat. The accommodation is first class, well-maintained and luxurious. The bedrooms are very comfortable and the lounge has a huge sofa, TV and dining table so there was more than enough room. The kitchen was very smart and had all the things we needed to be able to cook for ourselves when we wanted and a big American fridge/freezer. The big pool and good Internet were also very much appreciated. There was good storage space and we loved the electronic door lock!

It really is a retreat as it is near the end of a quiet road and the pool overlooks a field with horses and cows. It was a welcome relief after a busy day in the Parks. Publix and CVS Pharmacy are only about a five minutes drive away and Posner Park with a Best Buy, Cinema and Target (to name a few) was only 10 minutes away. It is also only about 15 minutes' to get into the Disney Resort.

Both the owners and the local management company were a pleasure to deal with. I wouldn't hesitate to stay at The Disney Retreat again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $5 per person per night
Damage Deposit $300

IF YOU WANT POOL HEATING PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL FOR A QUOTE
ALSO PLEASE CONTACT US FOR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OR TO MAKE AN OFFER, WE WANT YOUR CUSTOM SO WILL SEE WHAT WE CAN DO

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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