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Beautiful Five Bedroom Villa with Pool in Highlands Reserve. Refurbished 2014/16

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Five Bedroom, Three Bath. 2500 Sq. Ft. Villa in Highlands Reserve

Highlands Reserve Golf Resort.

Beautifully refurbished and decorated 2014/15

Pool backs to conservation area with mature pine trees.

Extended pool decking in extra large lanai.

Short walk to community pool, tennis, play area and golf clubhouse.

Southeast sun orientation.

Fans in all bedrooms.

55 inch LED TV with access to over 200 digital and music channels in family room.

Flat screen 32 inch TV in all four upstairs bedrooms.

Game Room with fan, 7 Foot Pool Table, Foosball, Air Hockey, Pub Table

Security System

New Carrier Air Variable Speed Heat Pump with Humidity

Control (2016)

Refurbished decorated 2014/15

New living room and family room furniture

New plush mattresses on all beds

New comforters, pillows, and sheets on all beds

New seven piece furniture set in master bedroom

New twin beds

New kitchen appliances and cabinets

New bathroom cabinets and mirrors

New tile on ground floor and bathrooms

New granite counter-tops in kitchen and bathrooms

New light fixtures

New quiet pool heater

New pool water pump

New pool furniture

Pool

The pool area backs on to a conservation area of mature pine trees. The pool decking and lanai has been extended to offer a larger than usual sunbathing area on both sides of the pool

Family Room

This room has twin sofas, 55 inch led TV and DVD player, Internet Access. The Multi-Channel Television covers all aspects of viewing, including Fox Sports which show Premier League matches. Patio Doors leading to the Pools Area.

Living Room

Again with twin sofas, this is for 'my time', getting away from the TV area for some peace and quiet.

Dining Area

Adjacent to the living room is the more formal Dining Area which features a large table and 6 chairs

Kitchen

As you would expect, it comes fully equipped with Cooker, Microwave, Coffee-Maker, Fridge/Freezer and all cooking utensils and crockery.

Adjoining the Kitchen is the Breakfast area.

Utility Room

Just off the kitchen area, with Washer/ Dryer, Iron and Ironing Board.

Queen Bedroom

The ground floor queen size bedroom has walk in wardrobes, bedside cabinets, clock/radio, ceiling fan and has an adjacent bathroom with bath and shower. This room is ideal for those that are 'infirm' or those that do not want to climb stairs.

UPSTAIRS

Master Bedroom

An extremely large and spacious bedroom, featuring bedside cabinets, dressing table, Flat Screen cable TV, clock/radio and ceiling fan. The en-suite features twin vanity units, a corner bath, and an extremely large walk-in shower.

Twin Bedrooms

Both bedrooms are identical and feature twin single beds, have bedside cabinets and walk in wardrobes and ceiling fan. Flat screen TV

Queen Bedroom

A queen bedroom with bedside cabinets and a flat screen TV and ceiling fan.

Family Bathroom

Upstairs bedrooms are served by a large bathroom, with twin vanity units, and bath with shower.

Baby Equipment

A cot, high chair and stroller are provided for our smaller guests

Walking Distance to Shops, Restaurants & Bars is 20 - 25 minutes

More Details

Owner
Ron Quake
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About Ron Quake

I am a retired software entrepreneur and my wife is a nurse. We live on a horse farm in Maine with two big dogs. We love Maine and are beginning to love Florida. This is our vacation home and not a full time rental property. We will use it several times during the year (especially in January) and rent it out for a portion of the year to offset our expenses.

Ron Quake purchased this house in 2014

Why Ron Quake chose Davenport

We looked at many properties in the Orlando area before we found Highlands Reserve. Highlands is the most beautiful neighborhood in the area with the surrounding golf course and heavily treed streets. Our villa is backed to a conservation area and a short walk to the golf clubhouse, community pool, tennis court and playground.

What makes this house unique

Since this is our vacation home and not just a rental property we completely refurbished and decorated it after we bought it in May, 2014. We bought quality appliances, solid furniture, beautiful cabinets, granite counter tops, and comfortable mattresses and added a game room. We love our vacation home and you will too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! We enjoyed your villa. Although we were unable to use the pool during this trip we will definitely be back
Nov 2014
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Amenities

Highlands Reserve House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs queen with TV
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , TV in Room
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , T.V in the room
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , TV in the room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Downstairs Queen Bedroom
  • High quality new mattresses, coverings and sheets
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Fans in family room and all bedrooms

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Five Bedroom Villa with Pool in Highlands Reserve. Refurbished 2014/16
average rating of 4.857143 based on 16 reviews
5

Perfect Walt Disney World Area Villa

  • 5 of 5

We found the Villa exceptionally clean upon our arrival. The furnishings and bedding were like new and very comfortable. The décor was welcoming and charming. The appliances were upscale and worked as expected. The family game room provided hours of fun. The TVs, DVDs, and Wi-Fi were modern and functioned flawlessly. The clothes washer and dryer were of a higher quality than expected. The heated private pool was a joy and well maintained. As advertised the Villa is part of a quiet upscale golf community, less than a mile from a grocery and strip mall offering many restaurants, and 10 miles from the gates of Walt Disney World. We are very much looking forward to our next stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
5

Had the Best Time at this amazing Villa

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this beautiful property for Christmas holidays, they put up a beautiful tree for us, made kids very happy was very clean, quiet and peaceful everything was perfect and owners are amazing would definitely rent this again

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oak creek wi.
4

Golf trip

  • 4 of 5

Was a very nice home reasonably priced , couple things for the owner to look at .

Up stairs bathroom right sync can't drain, and we could not find yellow recycling bins.

Other than that it was a great home definitely would rent it again

Thanks Dane Czaplewski

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our property manager was in contact with Dane multiple times but he did not tell them about the two problems mentioned in the review. They are now being corrected.
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5

The property was very clean insde and out. A real five star home

  • 5 of 5

Hey Ron The property was very nice. I have stayed at other properties in Orlando and this one is at the top of the list. It was so nice and peaceful staying there. I will be calling again next year. thanks

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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4

Highly Recommend this lovely home!

  • 4 of 5

We have been staying at various vacation homes for the past 10 years--this by far was one of the best. This lovely home has been updated with all the amenities--furniture, granite countertops, flat screen televisions in every bedroom, etc. Most importantly, it was CLEAN. The home is well maintained, layout of the home was great, and location very convenient (Disney is a 20-minute drive). We have 5 kids, and we had plenty of space. The kitchen comes equipped with most everything--the only drawbacks were not enough child-friendly cups/dishes and lack of pizza pan/cutter/bakeware. The extra space in the lanai was very nice. We had one slight hiccup when we noticed the pool was dirty, but the management company sent someone right out to take care of it (even after hours). The management company's service was impeccable. The air conditioner wasn't working as well as it should have, and the day we left, we noticed the management company arriving to install a new air conditioning system--bonus for future visits! We will definitely return to this home!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We replaced the air conditioning system with a variable speed Bryant Evolution Extreme which is the same as the Carrier Infinity 20. A variable speed system runs from 40 - 100 percent of the top speed and keeps the temperature within one tenth of a degree of the thermostat setting. The thermostat can also be used to control the humidity. The maintenance and cleaning of the pool is done weekly and has been excellent during the past. For some reason they missed doing the cleaning that week. The pool company has assured me it will not happen again.
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5

Clean and nicely decorated

  • 5 of 5

The home was much nicer than we anticipated. The pool was warm and whole home was family friendly. The neighborhood was very quiet as well. Home has ability of sleeping ten comfortably which was a surprise! We had seven family members and still had an extra bedroom :)

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Rates & Availability

Highlands Reserve House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$600
$2,200
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
$650
$2,200
 
 
Christmas
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 3 2019
7 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$700
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 15.0%

Pool heat is an extra charge of $50 per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Orlando
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Berry Town Center
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Across the street
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Rt 27
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Berry Town Center
Car: necessary

The prestigious and well established Highlands Reserve Golf and Country Club is set in undulating countryside surrounded by orange groves, oaks and pine trees.

This highly popular and sought after community features wide tree lined boulevards, pavements, street lighting and green areas. A safe environment for children to play. Citrus trees can be found dotted around the golf course.

Facilities available to renting guests include Tennis Courts, 76' (23m) Community Pool, Golf Club House and Golf Course. In addition, the excellent shops, bars and restaurants at Berry Town Centre which is an easy walk away.

The development includes a championship 18 hole (par 72) golf course, a large communal swimming pool, a children's play area and a tennis courts. The clubhouse features a pro-shop and serves snacks and drinks.

Highlands Reserve has the zip code 33897 (check it out on Google Earth) and is located just 10 minutes west of Disney World, on Highway US27 just south of US192. It has easy access to Interstate 4 (some 2 miles to the south), which means easy access to all of Florida's main Theme Parks and attractions, including the beautiful beaches of Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coastlines.

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is about 35 minutes away, Sanford Airport is about 50 minutes away, Tampa International Airport is about 75 minutes and Miami is 3.5 hours away.

The nearest supermarket (Publix) is just a 20 minute WALK It is in Berry Town Center with a variety of shops, restaurants, takeaways and bars - alternatively you could drive there in less than 3 minutes.

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