|Minimum Stay||2 - 10 nights|
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Luxurious 5 Bedroom 4 1/2 Bath Home, with private pool located in the Beautiful Champions Gate Resort, 15 minutes from Disney World!
Whether you are planning a family vacation, golf retreat with friends, or an extended business trip, our home is the premier destination for your stay. As Orlando’s premiere tourist destination we would like to welcome you to the Retreat at Champions Gate within the heart of Central Florida, a luxury Resort located just minutes from Orlando’s top attractions. Located off 1-4 and only minutes from the Walt Disney World Resort, the Retreat at Champions Gate is the ideal location for your vacation.
As a guest to our home you will be be able to enjoy the The magnificent Oasis Club, a state-of-the-art clubhouse featuring a full-service restaurant, a tiki bar, resort-style swimming pools, fitness center, theater, game room, cabanas, a lazy river, water slides, and more! Bigger than most vacation home Resorts in the area, the Oasis provides all guests with unlimited FREE access to the community lap pool and lazy river. Surrounding the lap pool there’s air conditioned cabanas available to rent out by the day. Around the lazy river you can enjoy the zero entry pool, read a book and catch the Florida sun while the children slip down the waterslide or play in the splash zone with more slides and water fun.
The resort also has:
Aerobics Studio: Large aerobics studio located in the clubhouse.
Fitness Center: Fully-equipped fitness center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight equipment.
Gated: Three gated community entrances with 24 hours security.Sport Court: Sports courts located throughout the community include six tennis courts and a volleyball court.
Volleyball Court: One of the many sports courts located throughout the community.
This two- story home is walking distance to the club house and it has everything you could want in a Vacation Rental: We are around 15 minutes from Disney World gates and 20 minutes from Universal. ChampionsGate has a 2 PGA Golf courses designed by Greg Norman. The closest beaches in the area include Cocoa Beach, Daytona Beach, and New Smyrna Beach.
When you choose to stay in and relax, this home will definitely help your family do so.
- Kitchen: Granite Countertop, Stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar ( 4 seats.)
- Dining Room area: 10 seats, utensils, perfect for a family dinner, or pizza night!
- Living Room: Comfortable couches, Flat Screen 55' LCD TV, DVD, spacious living space.
- Bedroom 1- Suite- Queen Size bed and closet space. Bathroom has a box shower, double sinks and access to the pool.
- Half Bathroom.
- Laundry Room: Washer/Dryer, Iron Board.
- Garage: Fits two cars.
- Private pool and Bbq Grill
- Living Room #2 (Loft): Comfortable Couches, Flat Screen TV, living space.
- Bedroom 2: Kid's Disney Themed room, Twin beds, Flat Screen TV, closet space.
- Bedroom 3: Kid's Disney Themed Room, closet space, one twin bed and one Trundle bed (Room can accommodate 3 people), Flat Screen TV.
- Kid's Bathroom (Shower/Tub.)
- Bedroom 4: Master Suite- King Size bed, lots of closet space. Bathroom has double sinks, shower box, separate private tub.
- Bedroom 5: Suite, Queen size bed and closet space. Bathroom has double sinks, and shower.
* Like all vacation homes our homes are classed as self catering accommodation. We do provide starter supplies of soap, shampoo, conditioner and toilet paper but guests are expected to purchase their own during their stay.
Overall the Villa met our needs in terms of location and size. However I felt it lacked some attention to detail e.g lack of sufficient pool towels, missing linen in some of the bedrooms and very limited plastic tableware for use around the pool. The development is nicely maintained and the villa is within walking distance of the Oasis club. However we found the development noisy at times particularly at night which wasn't great with 3 young children.
Postives:The home was in great condition and beautifully decorated
Pool is clean and well maintained
Neighborhood and amenities are well taken care of and add value to the home
The Clubhouse was an unexpected treat with the lazy river, water park, fitness center, volleyball, jacuzzi, etc. you didn't have to leave the property to
have an enjoyable time.
Negatives: Maintenance team is not available on weekends
Contact info for Maintenance team is invalid
Trash was not picked up(had to place a complaint to the main office on property)
We have to confess that the home is really good and just perfect to a family or 2. The fine decoration and the details make a difference. I definitely will come back and recommend this home. It's really worthy.
When I stayed at this home in 2014 the Oasis club was not ready yet, so I come back again to enjoy not only the club but mainly the home that is really good, comfortable and very well decorated. The home was just exactly as the first time, very clean and smelling like a brand new home. Definitely I recommend this home and specially now that Oasis and everything is working.
This feels more like a large property management business doing things on a tight budget than a true VRBO. Up-side: the house was large and the beds very comfortable. Other than that, everything else is just a bit off. You have to buy insurance for "intentional damage". This may be due to the fact that a lot of renters in this neighborhood are construction workers working on the hundreds of houses being built in Champions Gate, or maybe spring breakers have caused trouble. The garage door has no opener. The wiring is there, but no motor, and the door is probably too heavy for some renters. Heating the pool costs extra, and is very expensive. The vertical blinds fell off one by one. We called maintenance 4 or 5 times, and he was very responsive, but I do not wish his job on anyone. There were no toiletries or kitchen supplies except one dishwasher soap. The worst: one of the beds was not made up. There were sheets folded on the dresser with blood on them and the mattress cover that was on the bed had blood. We removed the cover and were told where to find clean sheets, but really? There are thermostat rules, toilet rules and outdoor grill rules that sound more like cheap motel than vacation rental.
The home itself is nice. Well decorated with comfortable beds. It was very easy to find and only takes 20 minutes to get to the parks. Our main problem was with the management company. We requested and paid extra for a baby gate and pack and play that we were told would be there upon our arrival. Of course they were not there. After a small argument with the management company about whether or not they had been delivered (they INSISTED that they were), it was discovered they were delivered to the wrong house. Luckily it was right down the street so we just went down there and picked up the pack and play (with no sheets except twin size) since no gate was there. Another phone call later, the say they can't do anything about it that night since it was now almost 8. Gate and new pack and play sheets were delivered in the morning after we left for the park. Lights inside the pool didn't work so it was almost pitch black out there. Watch your feet because the fire ants are everywhere near the front door and driveway. My 2 year old was lucky enough to discover them...they were inside her sneakers before I realized and bit her up. Hives and 2 doses of benadryl later she was on the mend. Of course the management company said this was an HOA issue and not theirs but they would "let them know". Yeah.....sure. We carried the babies to the car the rest of the time. Lastly, if you like to fall alseep with a TV on, you'll be sleeping on the couch or in the loft since there are no TVs in any of the bedrooms except for 1 of the twin bed rooms. Like I said, house is nice, but owners need to rethink their choice of management company or they are going to lose renters.