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Splendid villa overlooking conservation area, Renovated with brand new furniture

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 2,850 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 12

Serendib Villa is a splendid villa renovated in 2010 with brand new furniture. It is situated on the prestigious development known as 'Calabay Parc' which is only 15 minutes from Disney, and built on a conservation lot with beautiful views of forest to the rear.

While on vacation, we prefer the comforts of home. Therefore, we renovated our villa as a luxurious home away from home with brand new top-of-the-line furniture and state of the art equipment. Our villa offers ultimate luxurious and spacious accommodation with all the amenities you need to make your well earned vacation complete and memorable. It is the perfect place to return to and relax at the end of your hectic day in the theme parks.

It has amazing views from the decking area of sunset over the conservation land at the rear of the villa itself, should you be able to tear yourself away from the theme parks early enough.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

Amenities

Calabay Parc Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • One of the master bedrooms has a king-sized bed, en-suite bathroom including a jacuzzi, his and her basins, separate toilet, walk-in closet, and there is a door to access the patio and pool. The other master bedroom has a queen-sized bed and an en-suite bathroom.There is one more bedroom with a queen-sized bed and has access to a bathroom. There are two more bedrooms with two twin beds each, and share a large bathroom. All bed linen and towels are supplied.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Notes:
Living room has a 40-inch LED HDTV and a home theater system with iPod dock. TV room has a HDTV with a built-in Blu-ray player and X-Box 360 with games. All the bedrooms have a HDTV. Crib, high chair, and a stroller included. Games room includes a Pool table, Foosball table and an air hockey table.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

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Splendid villa overlooking conservation area, Renovated with brand new furniture
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 39 reviews
5

Great Vacation Home!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Florida and enjoyed the beautiful home very much! The owner Sam and management were very responsive and replied quickly with any questions or concerns. We had a family of 5 and this home was more than spacious with plenty of room for the kids to have their own spaces. The pool was a big hit with the kids and we loved the relaxing spa after long days spent at Disney! Disney was only about 20 mins away and there were plenty of stores and places to eat in the area. It was a great central location to stay! We would definitely recommend this home for your vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, fabulous villa

  • 5 of 5

This large well equipped house was perfect for us - a party of six (4 adults, 2 kids). Bag the awesome master suite on the ground floor, the bathroom is epic! Loads of space to be private if you wish. About 30 mins from Disney World taking traffic into account (always check I4 before you set off!) The pool / grill were great for relaxing after a hard day in the parks. One of the best houses we have rented in Florida! Recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Florida for a Flag football tournament and stayed for 6 nights. We absolutely loved the house! It is a lot bigger than we expected and there is plenty of room to stretch out and not be in each other's way. The house is very warm and homey. Even our friends (also in town for the tournament) who stopped by for a visit loved the house. Some even wanted the rental information (which I selfishly will not be giving up unless we decide not to attend the 2018 tournament)! :o) I highly recommend this rental property for a comfortable place to stay. Again, it has plenty of room, decorated nicely, well maintained, the patio and pool area is great for outdoor entertaining and it's in a great location. It definitely felt like a home away from home.

Working with the owner to acquire the rental and to have our questions answered was also a great experience.

If your wondering whether or not to rent this property then stop wondering and just do it. You will not regret it. We think it was well worth what we spent and will definitely stay here on future trips.

Thanks again Sam for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such a disappointing experience.

  • 1 of 5

We booked this house based on all the positive reviews and unfortunately, our experience was anything but positive and the owner was not helpful at all.

The house itself has a great layout, was spacious and the beds were comfortable. My issue wasn't with the house, it was with the way the owner dealt with issues that came up during our stay.

1st issue - the pool table and foosball table were not usable. The foosball table was in pieces and the pool table wasn't level, so we couldn't play on either one. The owner acknowledged that he knew the foosball table was broken but didn't feel like he had to let us know that it wasn't working. (one of the reasons we went with this house over others in the area was because of the presence of a foosball table AND a pool table.)

2nd issue - There were moldy plastic containers in the cabinet

3rd issue - The pool heat was not turned on Thursday like we requested, instead, it was turned on on Saturday. The owner did refund our pool heat, we are grateful for that, but he was very rude about it and told us to "enjoy our free pool heat"

4th issue - Glass in the pool. When the pool was finally warm enough to get in, my daughter jumped in and immediately sliced her foot on a large shard of glass that was at the bottom of the pool. The property manager and owner were not at all concerned about this issue and the owner went so far as to tell us that we must have put the glass in the pool.

5th and most serious issue - Someone was entering the house while we were gone at the parks. Everyday I would set the alarm (per the owners instructions) however 3 out of 5 times we left, we came back to find the alarm had been disabled. When I brought it to the owners attention he told me that I must not be setting the alarm right. When I insisted that I did set it correctly, he told me that it was not possible that someone was in the house while we were gone. We have since verified since that someone had in fact entered the house and disabled the alarm codes while we were gone, but we have no idea who it was.

The owners lack of concern and sympathy with our issues is unacceptable. Any other owner would have offered some sort of compensation on the property for similar issues, this owner did nothing and actually went so far as to blame us for the issues we experienced.

We rent vacation homes several times a year and we have never had such a negative experience. Renter beware.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I do appreciate the guest’s honest opinion about the house “The house itself has a great layout, was spacious and the beds were comfortable”. The fact that the guest could not find any other fault with our 5 bedroom, 4 bath house with so many amenities says a lot about the house and the property manager The guest was told in advance about the extra cost for pool heat. She requested pool heat on Monday and we promptly sent her an invoice. She waited until Thursday to pay for the pool heat and then informed us on Saturday that the pool heat was not working. The guest claimed that they did not know how to contact the property manager but all the contact information was given with the access codes. I immediately refunded the money and let her use the pool heat for free. The guest waited until last day to inform us about the pool table and the foosball table and demanded a REFUND claiming that it was false advertisement, without giving us any opportunity to take care of those two small issues. Just six hours before the checkout time, she claimed that there was a shard of glass in the pool, increased her demand by 50%, and claimed to have removed the glass from the pool before the property manager had a chance to check her story. After checking out, the guest threatened to cancel the credit card payment demanding a refund. The guest claims that she knows everything about the security alarm but failed to mentioned that she had trouble cancelling the security alarm. Also, the guest claims that someone entered the house and disabled the alarm while they were gone but refused to acknowledge that they did not set the alarm correctly. If someone entered the house three times and disabled the alarm, then it is hard to believe that the person would leave without setting the alarm. The house is located in a community protected by CCTV cameras. It is easy to investigate her claim.
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

The whole experience was great from booking to checkout. The house was huge so everybody had their own space to relax after a long day at the parks. The house was very clean and had everything you would need on a vacation (towels,kitchen utensils, tvs, internet, etc). We had a down day on our vacation, so the pool/bbq/games room provided plenty of entertainment. It took us around 20 minutes to get to Disney and 30-40 to get to Universal. The house was located in a great neighborhood and the management was great to work with. I would definitely recommend this property to anybody looking for a relaxing vacation near the theme parks!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great space for the family!

  • 5 of 5

Great house with lots of space. We travelled with our family of 5 (2 adults, 3 kids). Everyone had their own room AND bathroom. We were able to avoid meltdowns from running them at Disney and Universal - every little bit helps us parents! It was nice to come "home" and spread out - instead of being on top of eachother in a condo or hotel room. We were please with the house and neighborhood!

20/30 mins from Disney

40 mins to Universal

We didn't get a chance to use the pool or gameroom - too busy!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-4
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Calabay Parc Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas period
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$140
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

•$250 or £150 Security Deposit(refundable) due at prior to arrival. The deposit will be refunded after the property has been cleaned, a satisfactory status report has been received and the key returned (with in 48 hours after departure time)
•$90 or £60 Cleaning Fee
•Initial payment of 25% of full rental for booking under 15 nights. Minimum booking deposit is $200. Balance payable 8 weeks prior to stay. You may be able to use a multiple payment schedule for bookings over two weeks.
•Pool/spa heating is optional.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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