About the property
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- Minimum Stay4 nights
Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
Children and adults will love to stay at our beautiful and spacious air conditioned villa located in the peaceful setting of Southern Dunes Golf Community.
Just off of Highway US 27 in Haines city, its location is ideal.
Disney Parks, Universal Studios and Sea World are just 20 minutes away. It is close enough to be convenient; yet, far enough away to relax on the 4.5 star Southern Dunes golf course or in the private heated pool. Our home is fully equipped with everything that you may need to make your vacation enjoyable.
We have two dining areas, one impressive formal dining area -seating for six and another breakfast area adjacent to the kitchen with a seating for four. There is also a snack bar with seating for three.
Our Non-smoking villa consists of a large family room/dining area with patio doors leading to a covered lanai and 30X16 pool.
The pool area is enclosed to provide guest with complete privacy. Optional pool heat is available upon request. The patio has two sun loungers, table with four chairs, and a gas BBQ grill for your convenience. .
The Master bedroom has a king-sized bed, walk-in closet and en suite bathroom with a handicap accessible shower. The second suite has a queen-sized mattress and en-suite bath.
The mattresses in both suites are extremely comfortable and allow for a well-deserved restful sleep. Each suites has a tv with cable and a dvd player. Each additional bedroom consists of two twin beds. The little girls will feel like Princesses in their Disney princess themed bedroom. While kids of all ages will enjoy the Star Wars themed bedroom. Each child's room has t.v. / dvd.player with several dvds and board games
Game Room includes - Air Hockey Table, Arcade-style Electronic Basketball game and Electronic dart board.
In the living room there is a 40 in 1080p HDTV with cable. For web surfers, there is high speed wireless internet service.
Free WIFI . All you need is your laptop or ipad. Local or long distance calling is free within the U.S. ,Canada and Puerto Rico
Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club is ideal from its well-manicured grounds to its 24 hour manned and gated security. It is a safe place to vacation. In addition, to the highly rated 18 hole golf course guest can take advantage of community pools, tennis courts, exercise room, reading room and children play area. Just outside the gated entrance , you will find a Super Wal-Mart, Winn-Dixie grocery store, Center State Bank, and several restaurants within walking distance.
The Southern Dunes Country Club also has a fine restaurant /bar with a delicious Sunday Brunch.
It is just a short drive to the excitement of all Disney Parks, Universal Studios, Sea World, Legoland, outlet malls, and shopping centers. Yet ,you can enjoy a relaxing day at the beach .
Coastal beaches including Caledesi Island #1 rated beach in the U.S in 2008 are ,just an hour away. Or you may want to stay home, turn the pool light on and go for an evening swim. While in Florida, you may want to also take in the Tampa Lowry Zoo which is the #1 Zoo in the U.S..Busch Gardens or the Tampa Aquarium. All within a short drive.
Our home is family friendly and one price includes rental, taxes, and departure cleaning fees. Reservations are on a first come basis. No time frame is held without a $ 100 booking fee. Please note that the booking is Not additional to the rental price.
It is a portion of the price. The balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival.
Keywords: 4 BR / 3BA Villa with heated pool
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
Why Owner chose Sud Department
We have been vacationing in Florida almost every year since 1982 and love all the Disney Theme Park and other area attractions. We stayed at several homes and areas over the years but Southern Dunes impressed us the most with the meticulous and beautiful grounds, the amenities offered to the guest, the security and the convenient location. . Several stores, banks, video rental and restaurants are within walking distance.Its location is ideal because an it is very easy to get to where you are going. Take U.S. 27 to 4 East and your at Disney within 20 min. Take 4 West and you are on your way to Tampa and the gulf beaches, Tampa Aquarium, Zoo all within an hours drive..
What makes this Villa unique
Over the years we have stayed in hotels, motels, condo and at Disney but for the last 10 years or so we started renting vacation homes and it is by far the way to go. You have room to roam, you can swim at 2 a.m. if you choose. You will want to get to the theme parks early; therefore, you can grab a fast breakfast at home and you are off.
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We had a great time staying at this property. It definitely feels like home. The house is very clean and fully equipped with everything you may possibly need. The pool was also clean and pool toys was provided. Catherine sent me the email with all the information that was very helpful. We love that they provided tea and coffee. Also towels. It was the first time renting a house and will definitely do it again. The house is more beautiful in real life than the pictures. I would recommend anyone to rent from her. Our stay was very memorable at her home.
Thank you very much. It was a pleasure having you as a guest in our home. And we sincerely hope you return
Great house...great hostess
Our week at this house was perfect. Catherine provided everything we needed, including some toiletries. She's really thought of everything. The teens loved playing in the garage gameroom and especially loved that it had a full size pool table. I know this isn't always possible because of new guests coming in, but Catherine allowed us late checkout so we could come back and shower after morning baseball games before beginning our long drive back to Texas. I would highly recommend this house. For those of you with littles, she provides all sorts of baby items like strollers and a high chair.
Feels just like home!
We stayed at this house for a triathlon. There were 3 athletes and 2 spectators. So three bikes and all the accompanying equipment, workout clothes for days, just a lot of stuff. We all had plenty of room! The bedrooms were comfy and the house really did have a “home” feel. This was the perfect place for us to rent and would absolutely rent it again!
Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure sharing our home with you and that hope you return
AMAZINGLY comfortable!! Feels just like home
Wonderful house. Owners have have thought of everything u may need while your there. US 27 one minutes away and everything else u can think you may need is literally 3 minutes away!!
Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you felt comfortable in our home and it was a pleasure sharing our home with you
Wonderful house! Amazing owner!
We had the pleasure of staying in Catherine's beautiful vacation home for a little over a month, from August to October. We are locals who were between buying and selling a home.
I've never stayed in a more well stocked vacation home. She's thought of almost every detail. From infant to adult, she's got it covered. Movies, board games, game room, toys, first aid kit, sunscreen, flashlights, pool toys, strollers, etc, literally something for everyone. The kitchen was extremely well stocked with quality dishes and most anything you'd need to fix a meal at home. She also provided plenty of bath towels, pool towels, wash cloths, spare sheets, and blankets.
We were there during Hurricane Irma and Catherine went above and beyond to ensure our comfort and safety. Since we're locals, we're accustomed to hurricanes and had plenty of supplies. However, we talked, texted, and messaged regularly with Catherine. She offered to purchase lanterns in case we lost power and offered to ship a generator when we did lose power. We were without power for nearly a week and what did she do? Gave us an extra week in her home. We're a family of 6, so vacation homes are usually more cost effective for us than hotels. We've stayed in vacation homes in several states and Puerto Rico. She is, without a doubt, the most compassionate, kind, and caring vacation home owner we've ever encountered.
There were plenty of restaurants and grocery stores(incl.Wal-Mart), with several right outside the community. Disney is only about 20 minutes away. The kids loved being closer so we could use our passes more.
We highly recommend her home to anyone looking for a vacation rental in Central Florida.
Words cannot explain how grateful I am that I had the privilege of sharing my home with the Rodriquez family They not only cared for my home as if it were there own . They went far and above putting my mind st ease during the hurricane. They even went so far to replace a childs deck of cards even though I told them that was not necessary. That speaks volumes to their character. I really feel that I had been blessed sharing my home with them. They are guests that I will never forget and will always be thankful to
Far, Far Better Than The House We Rented In Same Area Less Than One Month Ago
We spent 4 enjoyable nights at this house in honor of our 9-year old grandson's birthday. What a fabulous experience! The home was clean, comfortable, and well-equipped. It just simply has a "welcoming" aura. The owner was wonderful to work with, even calling us upon arrival to verify that everything was satisfactory. Our grandson loved the Star Wars room, and there was also a beautiful "princess room" that we didn''t use. The pool was clean and fun, and even has a privacy screen. Our entire experience was positive from the moment we entered the home. Our only regret was that we had only 3 full days in the Orlando area, which we devoted to Disney, Universal, and Legoland. We wish we had scheduled an extra day or two to just enjoy the home and pool.
In contrast, less than a month ago we stayed in the same area to celebrate our granddaughter's birthday. The home we rented then was considerably more expensive, but not nearly as clean or welcoming. The floors and windows were dirty, the carpet was filthy, the walls were in dire need of painting, there were missing slats in the blinds which prevented evening privacy, etc. That house conveyed a message of "I just want to rent this house to generate income". As an example, the owner charged $75 for use of a mini-grill which couldn't have cost much more than that brand new (we declined). In contrast, the home we occupied with our grandson conveyed a message of "I am proud of and care about this property, and I want my guests to truly enjoy themselves". Big difference!
Thank you. We loved sharing our home with you and your family