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Beautiful pool home close to the Theme Parks, Orlando

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Minimum Stay
4 nights


Sandy Ridge House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 3 baths, private pool and jacuzzi, sleeps 12, kid's kot and chair

FREE JACUZZI HEATING! Welcome to our awesome, just remodeled and upgraded home close to Disneyworld in Orlando! The home is professionally managed locally. Enjoy this beautiful 5br 3ba private home in the Sandy Ridge area with an awesome pool. You can also enjoy your very own Jacuzzi. The south facing pool area overlooks the nature in the surrounding area, so you have no pools right across. The large pool has a nice spa with bubbles, and may be heated in the winter months. The patio has a partly covered lanai if you wish to seek shadow, and on extra warm days you may start the ceiling fan. You also have a security fence, if needed, for use when children present. The whole terrace and pool area are covered with a screen for additional comfort and ease of care. There is a game room in the garage with a nice Ping-Pong table for those wishing to play table tennis.

This is a newly renovated and nicely upgraded home in the best part of the complex, with no neighbors behind and beautiful view of the woods and the colorful Florida sunsets. The home is one story, with easy access and beautiful tile in the kitchen and bathrooms as well as the living room/dining room area. It is located on a cul-de-sac, very close to an idyllic pond. This home is in a very peaceful setting, yet has easy access to theme parks and other attractions.

The unit has TV in all rooms and free online access, as well as bedding, towels, flatware, glasses and cutlery.

IMPORTANT: This property is professionally managed by a local, high-quality company. This means that if there are any issues, you have somebody there to help you right away.

The master bedroom is beautifully decorated with pool view and a nice King bed as well as direct access to a nice private bathroom and a large walk-in closet. Two other nicely decorated bedrooms have Queen beds. One has its own bathroom. The boys and girls will love to have Mickey and Minnie watch over them when they go to bed after another busy day in our nice vacation Paradise! If they prefer SpongeBob, one of the other rooms has two twin beds, sporting SpongeBob decor. The third bathroom is easily accessible from the pool area as well as the other bedrooms. In addition, the large sofa in the living room easily converts to another double bed. Our home also has a crib and a high chair if you bring babies or toddlers along.

Welcome, and enjoy! Please contact us immediately to book this beautiful home for your next vacation! We average one request per day, so please do not hesitate to send your request.


Did you know that every year, more than 50 million people choose Florida as their vacation destination, and that most choose Orlando? Most visitors return again and again.

Orlando is referred to as 'The Entertainment Capital of the World'! Every year, millions of people arrive here to experience this unique fantasy world. In addition to amusement parks like Universal Studios, Island of Adventure, Sea World and Walt Disney World, there are many other parks and attractions, great shopping and all kinds of restaurants. Here you will be entertained 24/7. Orlando is very family friendly, and everything is organized so both children and adults will have an unforgettable vacation.

Walt Disney Theme Parks

Walt Disney in Orlando consists of four main parks as well as two water parks, Downtown Disney with Pleasure Island and a Sports Complex. The home is located 10-15 minutes' drive from the main park!

Universal Studios and Island of Adventure

These are the movie parks in Orlando. These two parks are located next to each other, with the world's largest Hard Rock Cafe in between. Here you can experience the spectacular rollercoaster 'The Incredible Hulk', where you are shot out and into a twist. Or what about a visit 'Back to the Future'? Maybe a 3D experience with Shrek and his friends is of interest?

Sea World

Sea World is a certain family's favorite. You can move between fantastic animal shows at a comfortable pace. Grab the opportunity to see dolphins, sharks and killer whales up close. Do not miss 'Kraken', den tallest, longest and fastest rollercoaster in Orlando.


The brand new LegoLand is a short drive south of Sandy Ridge. It has lots of fun adventures for the younger set, and is well worth a visit.

Wet'n Wild Water Park

This is a large water park, located by International Drive, with activities for the entire family. Here you can enjoy everything from challenging water slides with free falls, water tunnels, water spirals and wave pool, to separate pools and activities for children. There is also a sandy beach, beach volleyball court, many eateries and an arcade.


Gatorland is a one-of-a-kind, protected habitat for man and beast where adventures lurk around every corner! Internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World, Gatorland's 110-acre theme park and nature conservatory is located in Central Florida at the head of the Florida Everglades. Once you have experienced Gatorland, it will be hard to believe that it began in 1949 as a roadside attraction!

Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens is an amusement park for the entire family. In addition to stomach-churning rollercoasters, you can here meet animals such as giraffes and lions. This beautiful park is definitely worth a visit. Try Sheikra, a new attraction where you're hanging upside-down for five seconds before you fall 90 degrees straight down.

Discovery Cove

At Discovery Cove you can swim with dolphins. You'll find an artificial beach, great snorkeling opportunities and a waterfall among the park's many attractions. In addition to swimming with dolphins and mantas, you can snorkel with tropical fish, and experience sharks almost too close for comfort.

Kissimmee Old Town

Kissimmee Old Town is THE destination for all who are interested in motor bikes and old cars. Every Saturday night there is a parade with big, old American cars. There is also a circus, rodeo, bungee jumping, human cannon balls, racing track, etc. On stage, they play hits from the 50's and 60's, and there is line dancing. The place has lots of specialty stores and bars you cannot find anywhere else.

Kennedy Space Center

About one hour drive east of Orlando you'll find Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral. Here you can experience various aspects of American space flight in sound and pictures. If you are lucky you might even experience a rocket launch!

Daytona Beach

From Daytona International Speedway to the Ponce de Leon Lighthouse, there's plenty to do and places to see in the Daytona Beach area. Be sure to bring your camera and sunscreen! You can even drive your car on the beach just like early land speed record holders did. Daytona Beach is called “The World’s Most Famous Beach”. It is the Mecca for all car racing and has hosted about 80 years of motorsport events. I 1931 Sir Malcolm Campbell in his Bluebird set a new land speed record of 245 m.p.h. at Daytona which he improved several times, pushing past 300 m.p.h. in 1935. Today, Daytona 500 is considered NASCARs’ most important race, drawing millions to Florida or to the TV screens in February each year.

Richard Petty Driving Experience

Do you love speed and excitement? This is your destination! Here you can drive (or be a passenger in) a real American Stock Car on a track. The location is Walt Disney World Speedway in Orlando, and you will be driving Nascar Style Stock Cars with about 600 horsepower. What an experience!


Orlando is a Mecca for golfers, with more than 300 golf courses in the area. The tropical climate makes golfing a fantastic experience year round.


Orlando is also a Mecca for shopaholics, and of special interest are the large factory outlets with incredible discounts on famous brands such as Nike, Calvin Klein, Timberland, Reebook, Donna Karan, etc. Belz Factory Outlet Mall is one of the largest outlets, located at the end of International Drive.

Dinner Shows

Be entertained by professional musicians and actors while you eat dinner. MurderWatch® takes place every Saturday at Baskerville Restaurant at Hotel Grosvenor. A very realistic murder mystery is created, and you can help solve the evening's crime. Other dinner shows include Arabian Nights, Medieval Times, WonderWorks Dinner Show, etc.

Helicopter Rides

See all Orlando's attractions from the air! A helicopter ride is without doubt the best way to experience Orlando. Choose among several rides.

More Details
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Mona Engvig
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2016
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About Mona Engvig

Our family is originally from Norway, but have lived in the US for almost 20 years. We love the warm climate, the pool and all the area attractions, and do not miss the snow :)

Mona Engvig purchased this house in 2012

Why Mona Engvig chose Davenport

We fell in love with this home the minute we walked into it for the very first time. We were already familiar with the area, but always dreamed about our own home with a pool. We love the layout with an awesome flow and beautiful Tommy Bahama furniture. Since we bought this home, we have added our personal touches, and hope you will enjoy our home as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

This beautiful family pool home is close to Disney, but still located in a very quiet area surrounded by nature. The Sandy Ridge development is very well managed and maintained. The home is located in the best part of the development, with southern pool exposure, privacy, cul-de-sac location and an idyllic pond almost next door.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear all,

We would like to share some of the many comments from our guest book. Every time we come we truly enjoy the messages from our guests!

Olaf and Mona

We had a blast, especially the kids! All I can say is Thank You for a memorable holiday. For sure we will be coming back!


Someone once said that a day without laughter is a day wasted. I can say we didn't waste a day in your wonderful house. Thanks so much for letting us enjoy our vacation here!

Dear Mona and Olaf.

Thanks for letting us stay in your beautiful home! It made great memories with my little ones. This place was easy access to all parks. We almost didn't want to leave. Thank you for making things so easy for us when we wanted to extend our stay. It has been a wonderful time here.

Your home is so beautiful! I will love to come back next year. We love the pool!


We enjoyed your beautiful vacation home. Would love to come back. We enjoyed the pool a lot! We cooked many meals in your kitchen which had everything we needed except a rice cooker but we bought our own! We felt at home. Thank you!

Fabulous place, comfortable for a family of ten. Looking forward to our next trip!
Apr 2014
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Beautiful pool home close to the Theme Parks, Orlando
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Fantastic ! ! ! !

All of us just loved it ! ! !

We arrived in the dark after midnight, it was easy to find with help of our "ALMA" (GPS)

So nice to go to sleep in beautiful, delicate beds after a long flight from Norway.

Morning, day and night swim in the gorgeous pool, relaxing in the jacuzzi and sunbathing by the pool.

Since we were three couples we very much appreciated the privat bath in our bedrooms and also the washer and drier in the garage.

Lots of things to do not far away. We enjoied Swamptour in Kissimmee. Kennedy Space Center. Our drive down to Key West. Miami. Coffe and Waffels at the Norwegian Seamen's Church in Davie. Swimming in the Gulf of Mexico at St. Petersburg and shopping at the Outlets.

Thank you for our FANTASTIC stay at your vacation home, we vill surely recommend this villa to famililes and friends all over the world.

Tusen Takk Mona & Olaf

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your kind comments! We love spending time in our vacation home as well. Right now we are visiting Norway, and it is COLD! The third winter storm in one week is on its way... We cannot wait to once again experience the Florida sunshine and enjoy the hot tub as the sun goes down over the woods behind the house. Welcome back! Mona
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Awesome place!!!

  • 5 of 5

We love this place. Been here now for 3 years. Great response time on any issues or small problems. House is a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

This was by far one of the best home that I've ever rented. Even though we had some issues, management got someone out there and they'd solved the problem before I'd even left the parks! I would defiantly rent this home again!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your kind words! We love this place as well, and go as often as we can (but it is often rented, LOL). I am so glad we could fix the air conditioning issue in just a few hours! Isn't our manager awesome? She takes care of any issues faster than anyone else I have every worked with. We are so fortunate to have a manager who lives two minutes away and is on top of everything. Welcome back! Mona
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  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful and very clean home!! It is very spacious. My family stayed here for a week and visited all the amusement parks. Would definitely recommend!! The pool was a very good size also. We had 4 teenagers in it everyday.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your kind words! The pool is indeed a major attraction with this property. It is the largest model in this development. More than that, it is super-private with only greenery behind and privacy screens on both sides. In addition, it is south-facing and quiet, since our vacation home is located on a cul-de-sac. Welcome back again at any time! Thanks, Mona
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Unbelievable Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

A massive thank you for allowing us to stay in your home!

We spent 11 nights here and have just arrived home, wishing we could have stayed for longer! We would definitely recommend the area, home and amenities to anyone looking for a relaxing retreat within close proximity to all the key Orlando locations you could wish to see.

The whole process was made so simple and the management company were superb in handling our requests, albeit we only spoke to them once as the villa was so well maintained and presented.

We would love to stay again, we just need to book our next flights!

Thanks again and hope to be back sooner rather than later

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! We love our vacation home, and always count the days until our next visit. We love our management as well - how often do you find a vacation home with a highly capable and service-minded manager and handyman living two minutes away? Most of all, we love the peace by the private, south-facing pool. Great way to charge our batteries! Welcome back! Sincerely, Mona
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Second home away!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful. We appreciate the cleanliness, decor, comfort and amenities, pool boy, garbage pick up, the management people are excellent....close to all Disney parks

And Orlando shopping malls, the best! Your stay would sure to be five star.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! We love to stay at our Florida vacation home as well, but are thankful that we have so many nice people to share it with when we are not there! I agree with your comment about our new management company. Sharon and Steve are just awesome - they live in the area and always take care of things quickly. Welcome back soon! Mona ;)
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Many resorts, closest
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
HW 4
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Chinese, Pizza, Burgers, etc.
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Cocoa Beach (Atlantic); Tampa beaches (Gulf)
Car: necessary

This comfortable home is located in Sandy Ridge, Davenport, and is minutes away from all the major attractions including Disney.

Spend your vacation in this beautifully spacious home with the open floorplan. It features 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

This home will accommodate up to 12 people very comfortably.

The pool deck is very private with no homes overlooking the rear of the deck! The sun lounges are waiting for you!

Come and enjoy this home away from home!!

Free WiFi.

Rates & Availability

Sandy Ridge House Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Professional Cleaning $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

We have requests almost daily and a lot of bookings, so please contact us ASAP. Keep in mind that this is a heavily upgraded property with a perfect location. There are privacy screens on the sides of the pool enclosure, and no houses behind, just beautiful nature. The pool faces the south with sun from early morning until the evening. Close to Disney!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Sandy Ridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms have tiles and towels ready for you to enjoy.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Sofa sleeper - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Baby crib - 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • One of the rooms has Disney decor, and another has SpongeBob decor. The adult bedrooms are beautifully appointed with Tommy Bahama furniture and luxury bedding.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Feel free to ask :)

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