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Villa Florida: Lakeview, Hot Tub, Fall/Winter Rate Specials

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2 to 20

August 2017 Update: This home is located within the new MARGARITAVILLE Resort Complex in Osage Beach, MO scheduled to open in 2018. Book now while we still have availability!

Imagine a lake home you can use all year round! That's what Villa Florida at the luxurious Tantara Estates promises.

This large home is actually built just like a hotel.....In other words, you may rent either the master suite consisting of bedroom with two queen beds, full bath, kitchen, living room, dining area, fireplace, screened in porch, deck and hot tub......Or any number of the bedrooms in this home. That's because each bedroom features its own keyed lock, allowing guests to use as little or as much of this home as they want or need, depending on the number of guests.

Please note pricing ranges from reserving only the Master Suite (max occupancy 4) up to the Entire Home/All Access to 5BR/5B (max occupancy 20).

The home is called Villa Florida because we've decorated it to reflect the art deco colors of old world Florida. Artwork includes many vintage travel posters to Miami, Key West and Palm Beach courtesy of PanAm Airways, Braniff, Delta and others. You'll think you're in tropical Florida....But you're as near as the Lake of the Ozarks!

The home is not waterfront....But it is a lovely water view. Full cable tv throughout, including HBO, and every bedroom has its own tv. Land telephone lines in each bedroom and living area. Hi speed wi-fi also included!

More Details

Betsy Donnelly
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Moms' and Daughters' Weekend Escape

One of my best friends and I have two daughters that are going away to college shortly. We booked Betsy's place last minute for a girls' getaway weekend. Tan Tara Estates is a lovely development with nice amenities centrally located in the Ozarks. We enjoyed the view of the lake from the screened porch and spent lots of time in the open air hot tub. The house was well-equipped and included an easy to use electric grill which we used to prepare blackened salmon for an evening meal. The nearby pool is beautifully landscaped and a wonderful place to hang out with family/friends while staying cool. This home offered us a great getaway to spend quality time with our daughters in the premiere hot spot of the Midwest. The mamas did get out one evening to enjoy some night-life...a funk band playing at the Tiki Bar, part of the Topsider Entertainment Complex, located less than 10 minutes from our, fun, fun!

Best Regards,

Aug 2013
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Osage Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • Every bathroom comes with built in blowdryer, so you can leave yours at home! Plush towels, bar soap and hand soap provided.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master Suite - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
  • Each bedroom features its own keyed lock, allowing guests to use as little or as much of this home as they want or need, depending on the number of guests.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Wi Fi and Cable TV throughout Every bedroom has TV Every bath has hair dryer 6 person Hot tub on top deck just off master suite Covered, screened in porch makes it a perfect room to enjoy from early spring til late fall Wood burning fireplace Stereo with CD player Clock radios in each bedroom Iron and ironing board in each bedroom Every bedroom opens to its own private deck where you can enjoy morning coffee, leaf peeping or gaze at the lake beyond Each room has mini fridge and coffee maker pool Kitchen is fully appointed with service for 20 and includes dishwasher, fridge, icemaker and all small kitchen appliances necessary for a fun lake weekend....or two week retreat. vacation themes Winter Sports Budget Golf Outdoor/Adventure Luxury


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average rating of 4.7272725 based on 23 reviews

Great stay for your getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 9 friends recently took a trip to the Ozarks and stayed at Villa Florida. Betsy was very friendly and helped us with the booking every step of the way. The place was just as described. Great views to wake up to each morning while having a coffee on the balcony, a hot tub for relaxing after a long day on the lake and a grill to make some delicious steaks to go with an ice cold cocktail! Couldn't ask for more!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh TJ! You know how to put a big smile on my face. Five Star reviews like yours help other travelers make great vacation rental decisions......and that really helps us grow our business. You and your pals are welcome back to any of our homes for a returning guest VIP discount. And when you do......can you save one of those ice cold cocktails for me? Many thanks!
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Great views, and great location

  • 5 of 5

The house is very well laid out. All of our guests had plenty of room. It was very nice that each guest room had an adjoining bathroom. The kitchen area was great and we were able to find bowls, pots, and pans to use for cooking our meals. This location is a 10. Quieter than the party side of the lake. For our girls weekend it was just close enough to the amenities we needed like groceries and entertainment. We didn't have to drive very far to get to HyVee or even a Target. The weekend we stayed it rained very heavily, so we hanged out at the house mostly in the living room area, and the open layout of the living room, and kitchen was great since some of us were cooking. When the rain let up all the girls were very excited to make use of the hot tub. The hot tub was a super special bonus. Betsy was fantastic about sending detailed information for our stay prior to our arrival, and I was able to let all our girls know the area and where to park, a head of their arrival which was fantastic. All in all we had a wonderful weekend here despite the rain.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear "April in August:" Grateful! For your business, and for this favorable review. We are so happy that Villa Florida provided the restful, relaxing lake experience you'd hoped for -- despite Mother Nature's mission to keep the weekend wet and rainy. We agree that this home provides the warmth and inviting atmosphere to keep everyone happy, even if being outside isn't in the cards. Your positive review will help others make a great vacation rental decision, and for that we applaud you. Come back again for a VIP returning guest discount to any of our homes. Again, April, our thanks for being a respectful -- and resourceful! -- guest. We wish you all the best! - Betsy Donnelly, Owner
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Great house that slept our large group comfortably

  • 5 of 5

Spent 2 nights here and it was wonderful. Close to bars, the marina where we rented a boat and places to eat. The house has a hot tub that was great to relax in. Would definitely recommend staying here. There was 16 of us and it could easily fit more.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello West Des Moines, IA and thank you for this FIVE STAR review of Villa Florida. Guests like you and your great group of gals make my job look easy. You are honest, respectful people who we would welcome back to any of our properties......for a special VIP discount, too! Your generous words help other guests just like you make better vacation rental decisions. It is our hope they choose us. Again, our thanks for your business. Please come back to the Lake of the Ozarks or Southwest Florida soon!
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Wedding Party Weekend

  • 5 of 5

While looking for an affordable vacation rental a 2 months away from a summer get away weekend with friends made me a little nervous! However, Betsy assisted me through the whole process. The house is huge, has absolutely beautiful views, all the amenities needed for a summer weekend to include my favorites: hot tub, grill, and tons of mini fridges! Walmart was right down the road along with a gas station so any last minute items were able to get picked up before the weekend began which was really helpful. Betsy also assisted us with a list of available boat rentals, restaurants/shops around town, available activities, taxi services that could pick up a minimum of 20 people, and more! We still talk about how much fun the weekend was today.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Villa Florida, a great place to stay in the Ozarks

  • 5 of 5

Quiet & clean. We were on a bike weekend & we were close to the nearby events. Communication with the owners may everything go extremely easy too. Thanks for a great weekend!!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My Harley guests are always my favorite guests! You and your group were wonderful to work with and we so appreciate the love and respect you showed our home. Please return for Bike Week 2017 for a special VIP discount. Safe riding to each of you and we'll see you soon. Again, our thanks.
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Weekend retreat

  • 5 of 5

The rental was very clean. We had no problems with appliances or the hot tub. Shopping, golf courses, and restaurants were minutes away. The owner was very available and promptly returned phone calls and emails. It was a great weekend getaway!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anne, can you see me smiling? Well of course not......this is cyberspace! But I am. And you put it there. Thanks for your kind words about your stay at Villa Florida. We loved your golf group and welcome you all back to any of our vacation rental homes again soon. We work hard to ensure a five star guest experience......and it looks like that's exactly what we delivered. Thanks again for placing your trust in us. All the best, Betz!
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Nearest Golf
Two Golf Courses On Site!
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 54
Nearest Beach
Osage Beach
Car: necessary





boat rental

Famous Osage Beach discount outlet malls are just a ten minute drive away. Plenty of waterfront restaurants, bars, nitelife nearby, too and plenty of fun things to offer the kiddos along the way.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25

Rates are based on renting Master Suite only which includes bedroom, bath, kitchen, living room, dining area, enclosed porch and deck with hot tub -- or any number of bedrooms up to and including the entire home!

2013 Special Promo: Rent SIX nites and get SEVENTH nite FREE! That's a savings of anywhere from $150 for Suite Only to $ 550 if renting the entire home!


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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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