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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,629 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8-8)

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/heated 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 Internet connection

•FREE Cable TV in all bedrooms and lounge

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

•FREE Safe for your valuables

•FREE Internet (Wifi and wired)

•FREE Local and long distance calls within North America (land-line/cell/mobile)

FREE International land-line calls (UK, Ireland and Continental Europe)

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 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 arranged 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.

Telephones : Situated in Master Bedroom 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 hour's 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

More Details

Owner
Owner (Chris Allchurch)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

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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Walt Disney World Resort
"Something for everyone. "
Epcot
"Wow! So much to see and do. Soarin is my favourite!"
Universal Studios Florida
"Great for children and adults of all ages! "
SeaWorld Orlando
"Experience the real magic behind SeaWorld. Take a "Behind the Scenes Tour". "
Disney Springs Marketplace
"Excellent for a stroll in the evening. Take in a movie, visit the Cirque du Soleil or sampl..."
Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
"Make sure you do the jeep safari as early in the morning as possible. Even the animals seem..."
Manny's Original Chophouse
"A fun place for the family, particularly on the "children eat free nights". A lively bar/re..."
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
Championsgate
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!

Amenities

West Haven Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2629 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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!
Entertainment:
  • 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 ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 3 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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 vehicles, 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, , TV (5) Throughout the home in all bedrooms, and living room, wide election 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 a comprehensive selection of everything needed in the kitchen, Refrigerator: Side by side with ice maker and cold water dispenser, Dishwasher: With super quick program option for ease of use.

Reviews

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6* Luxury Pool Home, 2 Masters, FREE Games Room/Calls/Internet/safe
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American Palms West Haven Champions Gate

  • 5 of 5

On arrival we certainly wasn't disappointed the photos don't do justice to this lovely Villa it is warm, inviting and homely. Exceptional clean and well appointed,the pool is a great size!! Big enough to swim in, the games room is a welcome addition for the days when you just want to stay at home and relax, it is within easy driving distance of theme parks, Champions Gate is only about 5minutes away with several eatery which are good, the golf courses are well worth a visit and The Leadbetter Golf Academy is second to none for anyone wanting to treat themselves to a golfing lesson!!! There are several golf courses within a short drive of the Villa. All the family really enjoyed our stay and are now Villa coverts and would certainly stay here again you really can tell this is not just a rental Villa but also a family home!!! Thank you Chris and Maureen!!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Linda for your very helpful positive comments. Maureen and I look forward to your early return!
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5

Home was very clean , everything I expected and wanted , would recommend to anyone.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the home very much , well kept and clean. Access was easy to get into , owner was very helpful on giving directions and instructions. Enjoyed every minute . Would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Phillip; we look forward to your return. Your vacation is important to us! We work hard to make sure everything goes smoothly for all of our guests.
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5

luxury villa in the heart of Florida

  • 5 of 5

Where do I start...

The photos really do not do the villa justice. It is absolutely stunning from the moment you pull onto the drive way. Once entered it literally took myself and the rest of my family of 5's breathe away.

It was cleaned immaculately and defiantly had the wow factor.

All rooms are massive and the master bedrooms are outstanding. We joked that you could even sleep two people in the walk in wardrobe of the first master bedroom.

The pool area is of a really good size and comes with all the toys and patio furniture you could need. The patio doors that fully slide open are fabulous, we only wish we found this out on the first day rather than towards the end of our holiday.

The games room is an added extra and had hours of fun in there when we finally pulled ourselves away from the pool.

Kitchen has everything you could need and a lovely gift from Chris with cold drinks in fridge apon arrival.

Chris (the owner) could not have been anymore helpful from the moment I enquired about the villa. He helped with the best/cheapest flights available to car hire to local shopping malls. Anything you needed to know he was happy to help out with. That's if his first few emails didn't have the information you were looking for already in them. I have never dealt with a more helpful and genuinely nice man ever before. He literally took most of the stress straightaway from the holiday.

I would 100% recommend this villa to friends and hope we get the opportunity to stay here once again in the near future.

I must also mention the sofas are the most comfortablist I have ever sat on. When first viewing photos we thought could do with a little up date but once arriving I understand why they haven't. Defiantly what you need after a long day on your feet.

Finally we found the villa in excellent position for exploring Florida.

Close to the parks, malls and restaurants. The circle b bar reserve is a must. Just don't experience it the first time at dust because it really does give you the shivers!!

If you book this villa there is no way you will be disappointed.

Amazing villa, amazing owner, amazing holiday!!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sandie for your excellent review of American Palms and your very kind personal comments. Maureen and I understand that information and preparation are so important for our guests' vacation. We enjoy helping and sharing with them the Floridian lifestyle. Our guests often (like you) share their vacation tips with us. This enable us to pass recommendations on and keep up to date with amenities in our area.
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5

August 2017

  • 5 of 5

The villa was fantastic , we had looked at lots of villas before settling on this one.Chris made the whole process easy and straightforward. The information that he provided made sure everything went as smooth as possible.

The villa itself was immaculate, in a great location and we will use it again in the future.Once again thanks very much Chris.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kevin for your helpful comments. Maureen and I are so pleased that you chose us. There are lots of villas to choose from; we aim to stand out and exceed our guests' expectations in every way possible.
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5

Fantastic place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in many villas over the years, this is by far the best yet. It is extremely clean, well equipped and very spacious. Chris, the owner was very helpful throughout and responded very quickly when I had an enquiry. The outdoor area is exceptionally clean and again very spacious. Cannot fault this in any way, it was brilliant. Am disappointed that April/may dates next year do not seem available as that is my intended next visit!! Would absolutely stay here again and would recommend to anyone. Thanks Chris. Top stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maureen and I are delighted with these thoughtful comments. We are indeed booked across April and May 2018. For instance, that May 2018 reservation was agreed in May 2016 by the same guest who also simultaneously booked May 2017. Like many villa owners we get many repeat guests who often book well ahead of their vacation. Florida is blessed by great weather and great things to do throughout the year. We always urge guests to consider other suitable dates. Naturally, we do however recognise that that such date changes are not always possible.
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5

great location, immaculate interior and pool deck,

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at different villas on West Haven for 7 years, this year we found the best yet. The villa is spacious, well furnished and spotless. The pool deck is large and allows for all day sun worshipers. The location is great for both park visitors and golfers like us. The increased facilities at Championsgate Centre provide eating options close to the villa. The management Company Florida Spirit were supportive without being intrusive and the owners were great. Booked another 5 weeks there next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Norman and Dorothy for your very helpful comments. This will assist future guests when they are comparing different homes for their vacations. Everyone works hard throughout the year so it is hugely important that their vacation plans go smoothly and happily. We always aim to surpass our guests' expectations!
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

ALL prices above include:
ALL FLORIDA STATE/POLK COUNTY taxes paid (12%)
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 Landline/Cell Calls (North America Long Distance/Local)
FREE Safe
FREE HD Cable TV with Sports Pass and Movie Channels
OTHER SERVICES:
POOL/SPA HEATING - $150.00 per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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