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'This Really is the Classiest of Them All' - Award Winner 2011-2012 - 2013

Bedrooms 7
Space 3,740 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms 6 Baths + Bunk Area, ( Sleeps 22 ) South Facing, Lake View Villa

WOW!!! Even the other villa owners say this about our home, If you are looking for the best, go no further. This is strictly for you sun seekers, as apart from visiting the Mouse; the sun after all is another great reason to visit Florida. This home has a elegantly-shaped, 36-foot by 20-foot, heated, Hollywood Style designer pool with its own fiber optic light show changing the color of the water every 30 seconds on a huge, 60-foot by 54-foot, south-facing deck, so you can soak up the sun all day, or relax in our enormous, ten-person, hot tub, with your friends and family, while watching the magnificent sunset over Star Lake, cool drink in hand, after your gruelling day at Disney.

If the heat gets you, relax in the air-conditioned splendour of the villa, and the family room with its gigantic 55 inch, ceiling hung, 4K HD TV screen with our home theatre surround sound, better than a cinema, whilst chilling out under our unique amazing Chinese cooling fans. If you have the energy, how about a game of air hockey, pool, or darts, or the PS2 games console in the Bada Bing games room, and if the kids are beating you, send them upstairs, while you feign an injury and get yourself a Rolling-Ball back rub on one of our two robotic massage chairs, or why not open up your Laptop, and surf the net, in our Wi-Fi enabled home, or try your luck, Fishing in the Lake, with one of our Fishing Rods.

When it is time for bed the cosseting continues with our sumptuous king-size, pillow-top mattresses in the three masters and the queen, believe me you just will not want to get out of these things, and why should you, especially with TV/DVD/VCR 27/37-inch LCD combinations in the masters, and 20-inch TV/DVD combinations in all other bedrooms, with over 200 Cable channels, including Fox Sports and the Golf Channel and HBO, we even have a High Powered sound system, to pipe music to every room on the ground floor including the lanai and pool deck, part of villa living is the absence of people knocking on your door hassling you to make up the room, so you can stay there as long as you like, after all this is your home for now.

And it has everything you would expect it to have and more; fully-equipped kitchen, laundry room, towels, do not bring anything but your clothes. Any problems, there is a management company on call 24/7 to help you.

This magnificent home is situated between the Moon and Star Lakes on Formosa Gardens, in its own one-fourth acre lot, assuring you of the privacy that you deserve. If you do not know, Formosa Gardens is renowned throughout the world as the premier gated-community with its close proximity to Disney and shops. This house has been designed in a stunning Oriental theme, and no expense has been spared on this seven-bedroom, six-bathroom home.

Alan and Joye Godfrey

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Alan Raymond Godfrey
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Alan Raymond Godfrey

The photo is of Joye and I on Vacation in Sorrento Italy, we went to attend her neices wedding, Joye was made redundant from her job, at the Bank of America, where she had worked for 21 years, as a Compliance Officer, in the UK Branch.

I, had spent 20 Years in the Sign Trade, and after I had had two Heart Attacks, an By-Pass and some and other Medical Conditions, we both decided now was the time to Retire. we both loved to travel, so that was an ideal time to get out and see the world.

Alan Raymond Godfrey purchased this villa in 2003

Why Alan Raymond Godfrey chose Disney / Orlando

When you drive into Formosa Gardens, you will answer that question yourself, it is just so different from anything around the Disney area, and the homes are so big and spacious set in ther own grounds and not back to back.

What makes this villa unique

We have just about everything in the place, the Fans, The Massage Chairs, the Lake, and that Hollywood Pool.

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CORPORATE PARTIES...Why stay in a dingy hotel and pay through the nose for it, more and more companies are now booking rental homes,during there convention or sales meetings, and getting a beautiful home, with you own private pool, at a fraction of the cost of a hotel room...Email or call me, for the prices and dates.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guest Review from kasi


Could not have asked for a better house to spend a week in Florida!!! We had such a good time and we had enough room to spread out and enjoy!!! The House was the highlight for me!!! Pool rocks!!!
Feb 2011
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Kissimmee Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3740 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom Blue Master - toilet , tub , shower , Full En-Suite, Senior Citizen Friendly, ask for Details
  • 6
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Red Master Bedroom, Fully A/C, Fans,TV, Piped Sound,En-Suite
    Blue Master - 1 king , Wheelchair and Senior Citizen Friendly
    Beige Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Queen Bedroom has A/C Fans and it own Doors to the Pool Deck
    Green Master Bedroom - 1 king , Green Master has a King Size Bed and En-Suite Shower
    Dragon Room - 2 twin/ single , Twin Beds share of Bathroom with other Twin, TV,Fans and A/C
    Chinese Room - 2 double , 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 6 Has 2 Double Bunk Beds fans and A/C and Tv
    Double Bunk Room - 2 double , 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 6 Two Double Bunk Beds, also own En-Suite Bathroom.
  • King size beds (3) 3 King Masters, Queen size Beds (1) One Queen, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) 4 singles, Baby Cribs (2), Bunk Beds (1) 4 Double Bunk Beds, the bottom is a double matteress, and sleeps 12 kids All Bedrooms are fully Air Conditioned, Carpeted, Fans, and TV's and En-Suite in Masters, and pillow Top Mattress'es
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 20 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
'Sopranos' Bada Bing Themed Games Room, 2 Robotic Massage Chairs, For those aching backs, Fishing Rods supplied to Fish the Lake, 55 Ceiling Hung 4K Smart TV, awesome Home Theater, Better than a cinema, Wi-Fi enabled throughout the home, High powered Amp, Stereo Sound Speakers in every room, and pool Deack, 200 channel Satellite TV, TV/DVD combos in every room, Fox sports Golf channel HBO, Computer, Home Theater Stereo, CD/DVD Player, Washer & 2 Dryers, 10 Person Private Hot Tub, Fibre Optic Lighting, Wall Safe Phones, just about everything


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

'This Really is the Classiest of Them All' - Award Winner 2011-2012 - 2013
average rating of 5.0 based on 61 reviews

Amazing villa to go with a amazing holiday

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in Formosa Gardens many times before. It's a brilliant gated community and on the door step to most activities you'll likely be interested in; such as Disney, Universal, Sea World, Malls etc.

This is a brilliant Villa, overlooking a lake both at front and back. The view from the pool is breathtaking, the pool and jacuzzi brilliant and you'll be able to enjoy the sun all day.

The living room, kitchen and bedrooms are lovely. The interior is extremely spacious. The home Audio Visual setup is great. There are ceiling speakers in all rooms including the pool area, allowing you to plug in your iPhone or PC and enjoy music throughout the villa. The villa was clean and tidy on arrival as you'd expect. I really couldn't recommend this villa highly enough.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Tarkan for that Great Review, as a Regular in Formosa Gardens, I hope you can get back to my Place one day....Alan
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Large ,spaceous villa in an excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from spending two weeks in October at the Water’s Edge ,a very large ,spacious villa set in a beautiful location.We were a party of thirteen and there was more than enough room for everyone , with more bedroom space to spare.The villa itself is set in a stunning location at the edge of the lake , facing South so the pool area gets the sun all day.It is located only a very short drive from Disney and there are plenty of restaraunts and shops at the end of the road from Formosa Gardens.The highlight for us was the large pool and deck area with hot tub ,this has beautiful views over the lake and gets the sun all day ,we could have easily spent the two weeks out there !!!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Eric. Thank you for your Wonderful Review, and being such Great Guests, You Guys come back and see me at anytime, I always look after my Returning Friends. Alan.
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Great Villa, Great Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We travelled to Orlando as a group of 14 family members, including 5 young children.

The villa did not disappoint. It was exactly as advertised and it was clear to see why it had such positive reviews. The bedrooms were HUGE with lovely, comfortable beds, lots of storage space for clothes and the en suites were a bonus.

The kitchen provided enough utensils to make basic dishes at home in the evenings after busy days exploring Disney and the lounge was a great place to relax and unwind in the evenings.

The games room went down a treat with the kids (and the adults too), as did the swimming pool!

We all had a great holiday and really enjoyed living in the Villa for 2 weeks - we would definitely stay here again if we returned to Orlando

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house for families!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this home for our family vacation! The house was wonderful for the number of people we had, room for all! Disney was only 10 minutes away which was wonderful and the days that we didn't do parks, the pool was the kids favorite! Location is great and close to lots of shopping as restaurants.

We did have a couple of minor issues, which were quickly resolved with an email to Alan.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

11 ladies from Michigan stayed here for our annual golf trip. Beautiful home, plenty of room, great location for golfers. Alan was very helpful giving us info on golf courses close and a name of a golfer that previously stayed there to contact. Home was well stocked with all the necessities towels, glasses, and such. Very helpful on making our payments. Lots of seating in the pool area where we spent most of our non golf time. House is close to a lot of things but not to close to be stuck in Disney traffic. And I think we only set the alarm off twice lol.

Thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us. And we remembered not to feed the parrots lol

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sandi, for that Great Review. You make sure you come and see me Next Time you are Planning your Next Trip, I always look after my Returning Guests........Alan
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Absolute Paradise

  • 5 of 5

When my brother and I decided we wanted to take our kids and grandkids on a family vacation to Florida and Disneyworld, we started searching on the Internet for a house to rent that would accommodate all 17 of us. The house that we found of Alan's in Formosa Gardens Estate fit the bill perfectly. We couldn't have been more pleased. The home was well-kept and clean. When we arrived, the hot tub and pool heater were not working, and the Property Manaagement company was called and responded immediately. We even managed to catch a fish in the stocked pond! We would definitely rent this house again, and highly recommend it to anyone looking for a large rental home in a great location, close to everything. Thanks, Alan - it was AMAZING!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your Great Review, i am so Glad we Reacted to your Problems as soon as possible.........And that Lake is still "Full of Fish" Alan
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
St Petes.
Car: recommended

See our Virtual Tour...

CORPORATE PARTIES...Why stay in a dingy hotel and pay through the nose for it, more and more companies are now booking rental homes,during there convention or sales meetings, and getting a beautiful home, with you own private pool, at a fraction of the cost of a hotel room...Email or call me, for the prices and dates.


Rates & Availability

Kissimmee Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Year
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pool Heat Per Week $250
Tax Rate 13.0%

The "Instant Quote Counter" is far from Accurate, Please call or email (Better) I will respond within the Hour, and can give you a Better Deal and Discount, and its not always a 7 Day Minimum, email me with your Requirements, and we can probably work something out.

13% tax not included
Pool heat $250 per week.
Cleaning for less than 6 nights $250
Deposit 25% plus Security deposit $500
Balance to be paid 12 weeks before Vacation
Min 6 Night preferred, but contact me for odd days and fill ins, and deals, and Discounts.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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