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Owner (Chris Allchurch)

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe

30 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8-8)

2016 prices currently discounted!

American Palms is a single storey (one ground floor level) vacation home with full air-conditioning/heating throughout on a large private lot screened by hedges and a rear privacy fence. The property is luxuriously furnished and fully equipped to meet every possible need. It is set in landscaped gardens inside a secure gated community.

Amenities include the following:

•10 minutes from Disney

•Games & Fitness Room

•Fully air-conditioned vacation home

•4 Bedrooms/3 and 1 half bathrooms

•2 Master-Suites each with King Size beds (7 ft by 7 ft)

•2 Twin bedrooms

•Large lounge with 50 inch widescreen plasma TV

•Luxurious kitchen fully equipped to meet every need

•Large swimming pool with 7 ft spa (8 persons) in a fully enclosed deck with a child safety fence & slider (patio door) alarm sounders

•Computer Nook with PlayStation/Games/TV/DVD/Internet connection

•FREE Cable TV in all bedrooms,lounge & nook

•FREE HD Channels, Sports Pass + many channels showing sports, films, cartoons etc

•FREE Safe for your valuables

•FREE Internet (Wifi and wired)

•FREE Unlimited local, long distance and International calls

Nearby Posner Park is a five minute drive with JC Penney, Best Buy, Belk, Dick’s Sporting Goods and many more retail outlets/restaurants.

Home: Constructed to a very high standard with full air conditioning/heating and ceiling fans throughout. Stylishly designed and very comfortably furnished by a well known specialist design company.

The extra large Lanai is ideal to relax in, entertain family and friends whilst enjoying the oversized pool/spa. The fully screened pool deck also has a bathroom and shower.

Reserve 'American Palms' to enjoy the Florida sunshine and lifestyle!

Amenities continued: Catering Available: Pizza, Chinese etc home delivery service available locally,

Gas/Electric BBQ Grill, baby/toddler items: can be provided on request.

The deck is 46 ft wide and 25 ft deep with lots of space for sunbathing and relaxation, Lanai: Perfect for the family to chill out after a busy day.

Telephone (4) : Situated in both Master Bedrooms, Computer Nook and kitchen.

No Pets Allowed for the comfort of all of our guests.

Safety fence around pool. Door sliders when opened activate warning buzzers,

Conveniently located for all attractions and amenities with Disney World approximately ten minutes away, LegoLand 25 minutes away and Universal Studios is 30 minutes away.

The Champions Gate golf course (home of the David Ledbetter Academy) is two minutes away plus Reunion and Providence world class golf courses are five minutes from our villa.

An hours drive from Kennedy Space Center and the beautiful Atlantic Coast Beaches, Busch Gardens is approximately one hour away,

The Champions Gate shopping complex is two minutes away with Publix Supermarket, Subway, McDonald’s, Walgreens Pharmacy, UPS store, gas station and other outlets/restaurants, nearby Posner Park is a five minute drive with JC Penney, Best Buy, Belk, Dick’s Sporting Goods and many more retail outlets/restaurants

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Owner (Chris Allchurch) (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a really brilliant time in Florida. Your villa was really lovely. Got great use out of the pool and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thanks again for everything."
Jun 2009
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based on 30 traveler reviews

6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 32 reviews

Wunderschönes Ferienhaus / Beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

American Palms ist ein wunderschönes Ferienhaus. Es befindet sich in der Gated Community West Haven.

Die 4 Schlafzimmer sind alle sehr ansprechend eingerichtet und der Master Bedroom mit Bad ist rießig! Bei unseren Mädels kam das Prinzessinnenzimmer super an.

Schöner, großer und offener Wohn-/ Essbereich mit Küche und allem, was man braucht.

Highlights für die Kids und auch für uns war der Pool und Spa. Wir hatten die Poolheizung dazu gebucht und das kann ich über die Wintermonate wirklich empfehlen. Der Pool hatte an unserem Ankunftstag ca. 31 °C . Einfach herrlich.

Zur Lage: das Haus liegt im Gebiet Championsgate, nahe der I-4. Zu den Walt Disney Parks fährt man ca. 10 Minuten. Nach Sea World ca. 15 Minuten.

In der Nähe befinden sich Supermärkte, Restaurants und Shops.

Unsere Empfehlung: Lebensmittel beim Publix in Championsgate holen. Der Supermarkt liegt keine 5 Minuten vom Ferienhaus entfernt. Im Haus steht 1 Packung Waschmittel und Spüli, sowie Seife und Toilettenpapier bei Ankunft bereit. Zum Kleidershopping empfehlen wir den Ross, der sich ganz in der Nähe befindet. Kleider sind hier in der Regel deutlich günstiger als im Outlet.

Der Kontakt zu den Besitzern war sehr nett und am Tag nach unserer Ankunft hat Chris im Haus angerufen , um sich zu versichern, dass alles in Ordnung ist.

Fazit: Perfektes Ferienhaus, super Lage und nette Besitzer. Preis-/ Leistung hat auf jeden Fall gepasst. Wir haben uns rundum wohl gefühlt.


American Palms is a beautful vacation villa. The 4 bedrooms are just perfect and the master bedroom with bath is huge! Our girls loved the princess room.

The house has a beautiful living and dining room area. The kitchen is equipped with everything you need. Our highlight was the pool and spa. We chose to take the pool heating and that was just right. When we arrived the pool had 31°C .Just wonderful. Location: the house is in Championsgate close to I-4. It's about a 10 minute drive to the Disney Parks. Approx. 15 mins. to Sea World.

Nearby you find everything what you need: supermarket, restaurants and shopping. A Publix is located in Championsgate, just when you get off the I4. On arrival a package of detergent, toilet paper und soap was provided.

Chris did a great job before and during our stay. A day after our arrival he gave us a call to make sure everything is ok.

Conclustion: Perfect villa, great location and a nice owner. We found the house was fair priced and we really enjoyed our stay. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Highly Recommended - you should stay here!!

  • 5 of 5

We were very lucky to be invited to join our friends for a holiday in Florida staying at American Palms where they have stayed before.

It is such a fantastic holiday home and just perfect for the six of us.

So spacious, beautifully furnished, fully equipped and sparklingly clean on arrival.

The open plan living space is marvellous, the bedrooms and bathrooms are wonderful and the “lanni”, pool and hot tub were everything we wanted for a relaxing holiday, and all perfect for a group of friends and/or family.

The location, in a gated community, close to Champions Gate and the main A4 highway, is perfect for shopping, restaurants and access to Disney attractions and also for longer trips to the east and west Florida coasts and beyond.

We loved it all and would highly recommend “American Palms” as the place to stay near Orlando.

Thanks also to the extremely helpful and useful information provided by the owners, Chris and Maureen Allchurch prior to our arrival.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Florida is a fun place to visit and it is great to hear that these guests had a wonderful time.
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High quality comfortable villa in great location.

  • 5 of 5

We have travelled to Florida many times for holidays and rented a variety of Villers. We found American Palms 3 years ago and have been there every year since. The villa is of the highest standard with quality fixtures, fittings and furnishing. Ir also has an amazing pool and hot tub and large outdoor area fully equipped with loungers tables and chairs. It has lighting and a fan, so eating outside in the evening is wonderful.

The large open lounge, dining area and kitchen makes it very comfortable even with a full house. With a large TV, DVD player, stereo system , great wifi and free telephone calls home it has more than many people have at home. The Villa also has an attractive games room and bicycles available for use .

The property is looked after on a day-to-day basis by a local amanagement company who are quick to respond to even minor issues. They are polite pleasant and efficient.

The owners of this property see it as their holiday home and not just a commercial opportunity. Which explains the very high standard of this villa. There are also first class people to deal with. They are friendly and helpful, supplying copious amounts of information on the surrounding area, eating out and hope to get the best deals on the attractions to make your holiday more memorable.

We made the decision within a week of return this year to return again next year. We are already looking forward to our next visit to what is becoming almost like our own holiday home .

I would have no reservation in recommending American Palm for your next vacation. I would be surprised if this would not be the start of many.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest review is much appreciated and comments very effectively on the facilities at American Palms. We enjoy contact with our guests and work hard to make their vacation in Florida an outstanding experience.
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Great summer vacation.

  • 5 of 5

American palms was the perfect vacations house. The property was clean and well-maintained. Pool area had a big pool and a bad tube. Chris prowled us with a lot of information about things to do in Orlando. If we are going to Orlando again we will ask Chis to rent the house again and we are going to tell all our friends about the house. Best regards from Karin and Rolf from Sweden.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are so many things to think about when planning a vacation. This is why I provide helpful general information to all of my guests. I am also very willing to respond to specific questions; if I do not know the answer I will find it out for you! My aim is that every guest has an amazing experience at American Palms and in the Sunshine State of Florida. Maureen and I look forward to your early return.
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Tennille, GA

A genuine "Home Away from Home".

  • 5 of 5

As frequent visitors to the Orlando area, we were very satisfied with our stay at the American Palms. We were celebrating a surprise birthday gathering for our son turning 30, and this home was perfectly set up for the event! Large, open area was great, along with the pool / patio area. The area is also a bonus, which is convenient to the Disney parks, but away from all the tourist traffic. Certainly deserves a 5 star rating!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Steve for your very helpful comments. Our vacation home is open plan with great space for everyone. We look forward to your return very soon!
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Three Rivers, MI

Michigan and Pennsylvania Families Meet.

  • 4 of 5

The size and location of this house was great and the kids all REALLY enjoyed the pool and hot tub. The two "master" bedrooms were great as we had two families and parents had their own rooms and bathrooms and the kids had plenty of space in the additional two bedrooms and bath. The game room was a hit with kids too. The kitchen was large but not stocked as well as some we have stayed in. There were plenty of plates and silverware etc. but not as many pans as we really needed. We ended up buying a few things and using our imaginations to make up for others (a broiler pan would have been great and another frying pan or 2). We were going to grill out one night but the grill was nowhere to be found then was back the next day, no idea what that was about. Easy access to Disney and not too far to the Detroit Tigers stadium in Lakeland either. All in all we had a great time and would return on our next trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Karen for your helpful and constructive review. Our kitchen has 3 frying pans (small, medium and large) so we will review what sizes are needed. We have never been asked to provide a broiler pan and will review this also. We can see its' advantages over a roasting tin that we do provide. With regard to the grill (bbq), as shown on our listing, we do not provide one due to hygiene and safety factors. Instead we recommend that guests contact an equipment rental company that has always provided excellent service direct to our guests. On this occasion I guess that another company left a grill in the garden at our vacation home by mistake! In life there is always a reason and, usually, a solution. We look forward to your early return when you will see that we have acted on your comments. Best regards, Chris & Maureen
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Orlando International Airport - 30 minutes away
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Beef O'Bradys
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Championsgate World Class Golf Courses
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 4 (I 4) - less than 5 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
78 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

Location: Situated in The Manor @ West Haven, an up-market gated community comprising of 57 homes.

Community facilities: Tennis court, Cabanas, children’s play area and cycle paths.

Area: Conveniently located for all attractions and amenities with Disney World approximately ten minutes away. The Champions Gate golf course (home of the David Ledbetter Academy) is two minutes away plus Reunion and Providence world class golf courses are five minutes from our villa.

Only 30 minutes from Orlando International Airport and an hours drive from Kennedy Space Center and the beautiful Atlantic Coast Beaches. Busch Gardens is approximately one hour away and as our home is two miles from I-4 (Interstate 4 Junction 58) it is ideally located for easy travel throughout the Orlando area.

The Champions Gate shopping complex is two minutes away with Publix Supermarket, Subway, McDonald’s, Walgreens Pharmacy, UPS store, gas station and other outlets/restaurants.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa, racquetball, basketball, horseshoes, miniature golf, hot air ballooning

Golf: ChampionsGate Golf Club - 1 mile away features two premier 18-hole championship World Class golf courses designed by accomplished architect and golfer, Greg Norman. It is also the home of the David Leadbitter Academy.

ChampionsGate resort offers an un-matched golf facility and is regarded as one of the top courses nation wide. This premier golf club features an impressive clubhouse, restaurant and banquet facility, large enough to handle large tournaments, evening functions and corporate events. ChampionsGate has garnered an enviable reputation for its accomplished, attentive and professional staff.

ChampionsGate also plays host to the Del Webb Father Son Challenge and remains in tournament-playing condition year round. Come play where the Champions play!


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Mar 1 2016 - May 31 2016
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Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
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Mar 1 2017 - May 31 2017
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Additional information about rental rates

(FOR Half-terms + $75.00 , Christmas/New Year + $120.00)
ALL prices above include:
FREE CLEANING (except for stays of 6 nights or less - $100 is then payable)
FREE use of Games & Fitness Room
FREE Internet (wireless and ethernet connection)
FREE International/Long Distance/Local Calls
FREE HD Cable TV with Sports Pass and Movie Channels

Other services:
POOL/SPA HEATING - $160.00 per week.

Reservation Deposit payable on booking
Balance Rental Payment due 10 weeks before arrival date

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Davenport Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2629 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Master 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , House Bathroom
    Pool bathroom - outdoor shower , Pool Bathroom
    Pool bathroom - toilet , outdoor shower , Pool Bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King size
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King size
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom 1 with a King Size bed 7ft by 7ft - pure luxury! Master Bedroom 2 also with a King Size bed 7ft by 7ft - pure luxury! Bedroom 3 has a Toy Story theme - for boys of all ages! Bedroom 4 has a Princess theme - perfect for girls of all ages!
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
The location is perfect for seeing all of the theme parks, sporting venues and Shopping Malls! ceiling fans in all rooms and lanai, Linens Provided: Ample quantities for all guests with many spares, Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer: These may be parked on the drive in front of the garage entrance, Washer and Dryer are in a separate wash room off the kitchen, Vehicles can be parked on the drive in front of the garage entrance, TV (6) Throughout the home in all bedrooms, computer nook and living room, PlayStation 2 and games suitable for children, Selection of DVDs including films suitable for families and children, Music Library: Easy listening/background music, 7 ft by 7ft spa next to the pool, Full Kitchen: With every possible appliance that you could think of, Comprehensive selection of everything needed in the kitchen, dining room and out by the pool, Refrigerator: Side by side with ice maker and cold water dispenser, Dishwasher: With super quick program option for ease of use.

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