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Carolyn

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

EMPERORS OASIS, Formosa, Near Disney, Game Room, Free Pool/Spa Heat, Free WiFi

18 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights

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Overview

Kissimmee Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Den, Sleeps 8

INSTANT QUOTES MAY BE INCORRECT

We consider stays of less than the minimum requirement if they fit our schedule.

For the Easter and Christmas holidays, we consider fewer nights than the minimum but the nightly cost may be higher than the per night cost at the weekly rate.

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Emperor's Oasis Villa is located in the prestigious Formosa Gardens Estates. Just two minutes from route 192W, this charming, gated and walled community is located only two miles from Disney's World Drive and a few minutes drive to a grocery store, pharmacy, medical clinic, restaurants and shops.

Located on a quiet cul de sac, our villa sits on a spacious 1/3 acre lot with manicured lawns. Enjoy relaxing and sunning yourself in our comfortable lounge chairs on the screened pool deck. For the dedicated sunbathers, we have an additional 300 square foot sundeck that receives unobstructed sun all day from all directions. There is nothing like a dip in our large pool or relaxing your tired muscles in the built-in spa (free pool/spa heat) after a long day at the parks. You'll enjoy the lanai with overhead fan and chairs to relax in plus a table for outdoor dining. Don't forget to fire up the gas grill for some delicious barbecue.

There are two master bedrooms with king size beds and attached bathrooms. The other two bedrooms each have two single beds and share a hall bathroom. All of the beds have new mattresses and luxurious high thread count sheets.

There are large screen TVs with DVD players in the family room and the game room. All the bedrooms have flat screen TVs and there is cable throughout the house. We also have wi-fi high speed Internet (bring your own lap top) and a phone with free local calling and free long distance to the U.S. and Canada.

The kitchen is fully equipped so that you can cook as much or as little as you wish. The laundry room is equipped with a washer and a dryer. This is so convenient, especially when traveling with children, because you can pack fewer clothes. There is an ironing board and iron available as well.

For the wee one in the family we have a high chair, a stroller, and a portable crib/cot.

Our completely finished, climate controlled game room features a 50” TV with Blu-Ray player, Wii console with games, foosball (table football/soccer) table, large air hockey table with lights and electronic scoring, video arcade with classic video games from the 70s and 80s, children’s play table and chairs, train table, books, toys, board games, DVD library and a couch with two recliners. Simba (the Lion King) as a cub and Mickey with his friends on safari will watch over you from murals on the wall.

For the comfort of all of our guests, this is a non-smoking home and pets are not allowed.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Carolyn (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Carolyn

We live in Oregon after many years of living numerous places in the US and Europe, mostly Germany. One of us is from Maine and the other is an Oregonian. We have two wonderful children, a wonderful daughter-in-law, a wonderful son-in-law and seven delightful grandchildren who light up our lives.

Carolyn purchased this villa in 2009

Why Carolyn chose Disney / Orlando

Formosa Gardens Estates is the only community that we considered after viewing all of the nearby communities. It is beautiful and peaceful with space around the homes.

We fell in love with this house. It is spacious and comfortable. It sits on over a third of an acre which means we can enjoy our lawn and the lush Florida plants.

Reviews

5
based on 18 traveler reviews

EMPERORS OASIS, Formosa, Near Disney, Game Room, Free Pool/Spa Heat, Free WiFi
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

This is the place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this villa several times. We have always had the best experience here. It is very clean and peaceful. The game room is very well utilized by our kids. So much for them to do there. The pool is our favorite place. After a long day of crowds and commotion at the parks, it is awesome to be able to get some dinner cooking in the oven, while hanging out in the pool and relaxing. You can't beat this house. It is in a beautiful, relaxing neighborhood. A great location, close to the parks, grocery stores, and souvenirs stores. Everything you need is here. We love having a washer and dryer in the house. Big spacious rooms. You can't go wrong with this villa.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect villa and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We booked this villa as it looked beautiful on the website and in our preferred location to Disney. We have stayed in several estates around this area and Formosa Gardens is by far the best.

The estate itself is so clean/tidy and peaceful.

The villa was spotless on arrival and entry/directions from Carolyn were great.

The air conditioned fully converted games room was well utilised by my 5yr old. It was a great space and the Wii/games and huge cable TV were great.

Ann that manages the villa was very helpful and all communication with Carolyn (owner) prior to our arrival was very timely.

The closeness to Disney, shopping, restaurants is great .. all within a few minutes.

The pool area was again spotless and very inviting for the lazy afternoons by the pool. Plenty seating, pool toys etc.

I would highly recommend this villa to anyone and hope to return one day.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Pamela. It was a pleasure to have you and your family as our guests. We want our villa to be comfortable and enjoyable for all of our guests and above all clean. Formosa Gardens Estates is the perfect location because it is so close to Disney and it is also easy to travel to other attractions from there. Our large lot provides more space between villas so our guests can have peace and privacy.
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The perfect base to do Disney, Sea World, LegoLand, NASA and still feel rested

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely week at this house over Thanksgiving. We hit multiple parks and even the children had a hard time deciding which was better, this beautiful, well-appointed home with pool and hot tub and game room or the fireworks at the Magic Kingdom! Makes it easy for everyone to have a good time and get rest, too. We were very comfortable with two families of two children each, more than enough space for everyone, and good pool safety features (door alarm, etc.). Restaurants and grocery stores, as well as fun non-park activities, are unbelievably close by. Also, a very responsive property manager who made us feel welcome, answered our questions when we called, and even mailed us a special sleeping friend who got left behind! We are hoping to return soon and recommend it to anyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our home and its amenities. The location is perfect as you noted. Thanks for being wonderful guests!
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Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Emperors' Oasis is an exceptional villa - this was our 6th visit to this area of Orlando and this was certainly the best villa in which we have stayed. The facilities in the villa are excellent and the condition of the villa is fantastic.

In addition, dealing with Carolyn was a real pleasure and having Ann (the property manager) living locally was also a real plus.

I would strongly recommend this villa!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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First class

  • 5 of 5

Everything was even better than expected. This villa is immaculate and has everything you could possibly need.The pool and hot tube are a dream.

This is living in first class. Also Carolyn is a delight to deal with,Thanks again for all your help.

Can't comment on the the local management team as I didn't have any issues, but I have to mention the poolman, who was sooooo helpful with our trips to Disney. Please pass on our thanks.

For those with small children there are two cots, a high chair and two strollers available.

Formosa gardens is beautiful and very close to everything.

Will definitely be going back.

John Ross

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. We are so fortunate to have such lovely guests. Reggie, who does our pool and yard, is a wonderful person and also works at the Magic Kingdom so he is very helpful when our guests are lucky enough to see him.
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SIMPLY THE BEST!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Emperors Oasis is wonderful! It is even better than the pictures. It is beautiful as well as comfortable and it was wonderfully clean. We have stayed in Kissimmee rentals 10 times as well as at 6 other vacation rentals in other states. This was far and away the best!

Formosa Gardens is a lovely gated community and it is nice that the houses are not as close together as in most neighborhoods. Very peaceful and relaxing. Being so close to Disney, we could come back to the house for a swim and ameal then return to Disney later for the fireworks. It is an easy drive to Universal and Sea World.

We all enjoyed the pool and relaxing on the lanai. The kids really enjoyed the game room while the adults had a peaceful break. Then it was time for an air hockey challenge.

The owner is very helpful and answered all of our many questions. The property manager lives on the next street. She is very responsive and even showed us how to work the remote when we messed it up.

Emperors Oasis made a great vacation even better! We will be back.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed our home. We want a stay at our home to make a fun vacation even better. There is nothing better after a day at Disney to make the short drive back to the house then cool off in the pool before barbecuing on the grill and eating poolside.
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We fell in love with Formosa Gardens when we stayed in a lovely villa here on our first trip to Florida with our children and grandchildren in June of 2009. We returned two months later and after looking at fifty houses in the immediate area chose this gem in Formosa Gardens. The homes are lovely and the lots are large.

Other Activities: Mini golf, shopping

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Rates & Availability

Kissimmee Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Lowest
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,238
 
 
Mid
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,392
 
 
Lowest
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,238
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,495
 
 
Low
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 16 2016
6 night minimum stay
$1,238
 
 
Holiday
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 3 2017
12 night minimum stay
$1,805
 
 
Lowest
Jan 4 2017 - Feb 4 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,238
 
 
Low
Feb 5 2017 - Mar 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,289
 
 
Mid
Mar 5 2017 - Mar 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,341
 
 
Mid
Mar 19 2017 - Apr 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,392
 
 
Holiday
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 24 2017
12 night minimum stay
$1,805
 
 
Mid
Apr 25 2017 - May 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,392
 
 
High
May 26 2017 - Aug 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,495
 
 
Low
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Lowest
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,238
 
 
Mid
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,392
 
 
Lowest
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,238
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,350
 
 
Lowest
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,238
 
 
Holiday
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 2 2018
14 night minimum stay
$1,805
 

Additional information about rental rates

All rates include 13% taxes and pool/spa heat

Refundable damage deposit of $200

We accept shorter bookings during schedule gaps
Cleaning fee-stays of 6 nights or less

We consider stays of less than 14 nights for Easter and Christmas but a higher nightly rate may apply.

Booking deposit of 20% of rental fee with signed rental agreement
Balance of rental fee plus fully refundable damage deposit due 60 days before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kissimmee Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Our fully air conditioned villa offers four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2600 square feet. Master bedroom one has a king-size bed and a private (en-suite) bathroom with double vanity (two wash basins), large soaking tub, walk-in shower and separate wc. Walk directly out from this bedroom onto the lanai. Master bedroom two has a king-size bed with a private (en-suite) bathroom with a walk-in shower. Our custom designed decor has the adventurer in mind so there are touches of safaris and an oasis throughout. A bedroom with two single beds (the monkey room) has a large painted mural of the animal kingdom’s tree of life and the walls show swinging monkeys. A border of panda bears decorates another bedroom with two single beds. The hall bathroom, which has a tub with overhead shower, also has a door which opens onto the lanai.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
There are outside lights to illuminate the home’s front yard and back yard at night. Enjoy the illuminated pool deck for swimming and entertaining. The pool also has fiber optic lighting for a colorful light show. All doors leading from the house to the pool are equipped with child safe alarms. Our den/sitting room is a comfortable place to sit and relax. The doors can be closed for privacy and the sofa converts into a queen size bed. The family room is also a comfortable, relaxing place to sit, chat or watch TV. There are French doors leading out to the lanai. The room is open to the breakfast nook and breakfast bar which adjoin the kitchen. Our kitchen is fully equipped with a full-size gas range with oven, microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator/freezer. There is also a blender, toaster, electric kettle and coffee maker. The cupboards are stocked with dishes, glassware, cups, cooking pots and pans etc. A doorway from the kitchen leads to the formal dining room.

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