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Luxury townhome, Minutes from Disney, Free Wi-Fi & US/Canada Phoneca.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Three bedroom, two bathroom townhome with private courtyard and hot tub

Herons landing is superbly located on the beautiful, gated, Terra Verde Resort, only minutes from Disney, Old Town, great restaurants and shops. The house is in a secluded spot, backing onto conservation woodland, yet only a 2 minute stroll around the resort fishing lake, to the clubhouse complex and communal pool.

The clubhouse offers something for everyone. Apart from the child-friendly heated pool, there is a tiki-bar, kids playground, basketball and volleyball courts, games room, gym, sauna, wi-fi lounge, tennis and table-tennis.

The house has a South East facing private courtyard, which is not overlooked and is perfect for sun-bathing, with a hot-tub/spa to cool off. There is ample parking at the front.

Inside, the house is fully air-conditioned, with ceiling fans in the 3 main rooms for extra comfort. Towels and bed linens are provided and you won't need to bring anything with you but clothes and swimming gear!

More Details

Owner
Ken Simpson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 29, 2017

Amenities

Terra Verde Resort House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • The Master bathroom has a large walk in shower and there is a second shower and bath in the second bathroom. Hairdryer provided in each bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Each bedroom has spacious built-in double wardrobe and bedside tables, with alarm clocks. Double bedrooms have dressers. All bedrooms have cable tv, with DVD player built-into twin room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Luxury townhome, Minutes from Disney, Free Wi-Fi & US/Canada Phoneca.
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
5

A wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 2 weeks at this accommodation. It's in an excellent location. It was peaceful to come back to after a hard day at the parks and was in the very secure and well maintained Terra Verde Resort. Supermarkets (Walmart & Publix) are all close by, as are all the restaurants you might need. The house had everything we needed for our family holiday and a peaceful outlook onto a grassed area/woods. Ken and Lynne, the owners, were friendly, efficient & reliable to deal with which is important when you are travelling such a long way. They have obviously taken a lot of care of this property as it was beautifully maintained and felt like a home from home. Thanks for a wonderful visit to Florida!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much. So glad you enjoyed the house as much as we always do. Ken&Lynne
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Boston, MA
5

Exceeded our expectations!!

  • 5 of 5

We surprised our three kids (11, 9, 7) with their first trip to Disney and this house was the icing on the cake! It was so great to come back from the parks every night to this exceptionally clean, comfortable home away from home where the owners have thought of everything. We also enjoyed a memorable "down" day at the pool and playground. The home and development were everything we expected and more. The few times we needed information from the front desk, they were friendly and knowledgable. Ken was also wonderful to work with. I've already recommended staying here to one friend and will talk it up any time Disney comes up in future conversations! You will love it!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very nice review! We're thrilled you found everything was good for you, and what a great surprise for the kids! I'm sure they were over the moon with that surprise!! Ken and lynne 😎
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Cape Coral, FL
3

Great condo and location - but small details/issues could have made it fantastic!

  • 3 of 5

We are very seasoned VRBO/vacation rental people. We have stayed at over 20 rentals in the last 10 years and mostly with great experiences. So - we really notice the "extra effort" owners make and when they don't or when details are omitted in the rental process that could have made our experience much better.

This condo is large, spacious and furnished well. The beds were comfortable and bedding was pretty updated/clean and comfy. The living room space was large enough for our party of 6 to watch TV, play games and relax. The kitchen was small but roomy enough to cook a few meals without issue.

The largest complaints we had were that this house had ZERO supplies. Literally 1 roll of toilet paper per bathroom, NO papertowels, NO trash bags, NO aluminum foil, zip locks or saran wrap, absolutely zero pantry items (not even salt and pepper!) including basic things needed to cook (oil, cooking spray, etc.). No cleaning supplies (dishwasher soap or laundry soap)... it was the barest/least stocked VRBO home or condo rental we have ever experienced. It actually would have been OK if the owners had bothered to tell us! I live about 3 hours away and would have brought all my own supplies and pantry items if I would have known. It was frustrating when were were told to take out the garbage nightly but given no bags to do this in. Also the garbage can location was not easy to find (down the road... which we did not want to walk to when it was dark). Also - the owner's "binder" of information was very out of date or not clear. I actually took the time to mark up the changes that should be made (like the phone # for the front security gate - which we were told to use to notify of any visitors or delivery). The wrong # was written in 2 places (fridge and binder) and the poor guy we called a few times just to make sure it was the wrong number was furious!

The one good thing about all these little details going awry - was that the property manager "Steve" was wonderful. He was very patient with all of our phone calls (asking about the location of the garbage can, the toilet plunger and other items we would have thought would be there - as well as giving us the correct phone #). He also let us into the condo 1 hour early - since we were never told an arrival/check-in time on our contract or check-in procedure documents provided by the owners.

The primary reason I am not giving a "glowing" review is that I hope the owners make the changes to the documents given

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're very pleased that the reviewer liked the house and location and whilst it's disappointing that their 3 night stay was marred by the absence of sundry items, we feel the need to respond to a number of points raised in the review. We have been sharing our house for rental for nearly 10 years now, averaging probably 20 guest parties each year, for stays ranging from 2 nights to 9 weeks and have never once received negative feedback regarding information provided and nor has any guest ever complained that the house was not well supplied. I guess it really comes down to expectations. Firstly, regarding lack of information, we do find this a little baffling. To prepare for this response, we have reviewed everything and between our website (which has a whole section devoted to our T&Cs, including check-in and check-out times) and the emails sent prior to arrival, we can think of nothing else that we could usefully add. Most pertinently, the reviewer's signed booking form, contains a box stating that check-in time is usually after 4pm ( exceptions are often made upon request) and they advised their anticipated arrival time as 5pm. We note also that the reservation was made for a party of 4 not 6. We and our Property Managers are required to ensure that we know who is staying in the property at any given time, so we do need accurate guest information. We agree with the reviewer that our property manager, Steve, does a great job in looking after our home and our guests and has been doing so for many years now. We're pleased that he was deemed to be wonderful and patient with all of their phone calls over the 3 days, regarding location of the garbage can, toilet plunger and other items, including the front-gate phone number, which was apparently a typo in the 'welcome to the house" information manual, ironically compiled and maintained not by us but by Steve on our behalf. We do always seek and value guest feedback and the reason this response is so lengthy and detailed is that we take negative comments seriously and want to understand where we might improve and also to ensure that we manage future guest expectations. As part of this process we have spoken with a number of fellow owners on Terra Verde and also to our Property Managers, all of whom confirm that it is far from the norm for such self-catering rental homes to be equipped with the items suggested here and we will amend our information to clarify this for potential future guests.
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5

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

We usually go as part of a large group and rent bigger villas. However as it was just the two of us we decided on a townhouse.

The house was perfect. Very clean and comfy with everything you could need for your holiday. I spent most of my time sat in the

lovely outside space. Had the sun until about 5 pm everyday which was great and loved the fact that it was private but not covered.

The hot tub was lovely it did get quite hot which was okay for me but uncomfortable for my partner he would of liked it abit cooler.

I would recommend this property to smaller families and couples, and i would stay here again.

The community of Terra verde is lovely with well kept grounds and lovely homes. The security on gate is also a bonus. We always stay

around the Poinciana blvd area as its so easy to get on the I-4 and travel to parks and shops. Also lots of great places to eat and not

as hectic as the International drive area

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you very much for your review. Glad you were happy with everything and enjoyed yourselves! Ken and Lynne
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5

Great one month stay

  • 5 of 5

The property was just has advertised, very clean and plenty of cooking utensils , very well maintained, all staff very polite and friendly on terre verda ,Ken and Lynne was very quick to respond to all of our questions could not ask more ,would recommend to all our family and friends , many thanks for letting us stay in your wonderful townhouse ,

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Halifax, UK
5

Perfect Holiday Home!

  • 5 of 5

We have just enjoyed a super 8 nights in this very well equipped and extremely comfortable home on a lovely well kept gated community. The property is truly a home from home, well proportioned, with every utensil you could ever need in a holiday home! The WiFi offers great speed and reliability (surely a must these days?) and there is an excellent TV package, with a huge range of channels and Netflix and Amazon as additional unexpected extras. Not that 'staying in' was our intention, but when you've had a busy day and just want to relax and 'chill', watching a bit of TV, it's good to know that you're well catered for. And we used RedBox (at most supermarkets including Walmart and Publix) and rented a couple of DVDs (at only $1.50 per night for very recently released movies!) The house is very close to Walmart (a 5 min drive away) and also a 5 min drive from a number of chain restaurants (including Olive Garden, Perkins, Cracker Barrel to name but 3). The house is also ideally placed to visit all the usual sites (Disney, Universal, etc.) but offers a restful respite to return to after the fast-pace of the theme parks.

The clubhouse facilities are excellent with a great pool (big enough to swim in as well as play in), a gym, games room, lounge and outside bar that also serves snacks. Having stayed elsewhere in Kissimmee without these additional onsite facilities, they really do make all the difference to achieve a perfect vacation location.

The house guide was very useful with thorough instructions for the spa, recycling, waste disposal, TV channels, WiFi and more.

I would certainly recommend this property for anyone looking for a cozy home from home to enjoy the Florida sunshine.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to do your review! Ken and Lynne
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Kissimmee
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 4
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Clean fee (under a week) $70

Cleaning fee of $70 applicable to stays of fewer than 7 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.