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Catherine or Mark

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Beautiful Villa close to Disney - a great price - great reviews!!!

44 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Davenport Villa Rental Photos and Description

Self-catered villa in peaceful location close to golf courses and Disney Parks

Welcome to our Florida holiday home web page, which we hope you find helpful. The villa has 4 bed/2 baths and a lovely screened pool and patio area close to Disney, sleeps max 8 + child cots if required. The Palms Lake Davenport Estates offers a free communal pool, basketball, tennis courts & a kiddies playground with numerous nearby golf courses & Lake Davenport is a 5 min drive away for fishing. 4 beds; master with queen bed & en-suite (tub/walk-in shower & closet/twin sinks); 2 further queen doubles & a twin. 2nd family bathroom - shower/ tub. Formal dining/living room leading to more casual open-plan family room/kitchen/breakfast room with full amenities. Cable TV & DVD in master bedroom & living room,TV in 2nd double and flat screen cable TV in family room. Fully air conditioned, fast free Internet connection & Sat Nav provided. Safety alarmed gorgeous private screen pooled area providing 8 sun beds & alfresco dining. Small welcome pack, bedding, all towels, including beach towels, supplied.

The pool privacy screen will allow in the beautiful sun light, but provide privacy for you and your family whilst on holiday.

Safety and Extras: The French windows that open out onto the extended pool area are alarmed for your safety and peace of mind.

All local phone calls and internet access is free of charge.

A satnav, with all major attractions saved in it, is available for your use free of charge if desired.

A small charcoal BBQ is provided free of charge or a gas BBQ can be hired for the week through our manager.

Cribs and highchairs can be hired for a small cost through our manager who ensures that they are immaculate and fully working, adhering to all safety standards.

Distances to Disney: We have seen other villa owners in our vicinity advertise their property as only 10 minutes from Disney. This is slightly stretching the truth. The Palms is a lovely quiet area 20 minutes by car to Disney Main Gate. We have done the journey in 15 minutes, but we hit an exceptionally quiet period on the roads and so 20 minutes is more the average. We love the drive, as it goes past many great looking restaurants and shopping areas. For example, the drive to Sea World takes you right past a brilliant Outlet Centre that houses numerous high street named shops with goods so reduced as to really make it worthwhile a stop in.

Our own Berry Town Centre is the small shopping and restaurant area near the Palms and is literally less than 3 minutes drive away with the larger Wal-Mart store only 10 minutes away.

Military Discount: For those guests who are either in the American, UK or other allied Armed Forces, you will find that many shops offer military discount if requested.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Catherine or Mark (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About Catherine or Mark

Catherine was born in Germany, as her farther was in the British Armed Forces, but from the age of 7 she was raised in Yorkshire. She joined the Royal Air Force in 1985 and enjoys a career as a Logistics Officer. Her husband, Mark, has just left the British Army and between them they have 3 teenage children who all love visiting their villa in Florida.

Catherine or Mark purchased this villa in 2010

Why Catherine or Mark chose Davenport

Cathy and Mark chose New Moon Villa as they particularly loved the fact that the pool was not directly overlooked, as so many of the villa pools are, and they really liked the open plan living area. The villa is a well loved second home to Mark and Cathy's family. Mark says that Cathy keeps spending out on too many extras for the villa, making it more homely and beautiful than a usual rental property. He is likely right, but Cathy wants her guests to feel as if they are in a really loved home. It is smart and modern, but cosy with a friendly feeling. It is immaculatley kept by their managers, Robert and Emma. Mark and Cathy are righlty proud of New Moon Villa which is loved and cared for, pretty and immaculate and for what it costs to rent, it is an absolute bargain. Their reviews are genuine and they have been blessed with guests who have treated their home with care and respect. They are now into their 5th year of business and have guests returning for the 4th time, which speaks volumes.

What makes this villa unique

The villa is located on a well cared for private estate which homes many locals as well as other rental properties. Christmas time is especially beautiful as the Amercians go to so much trouble decorating the outside of their homes and some are truly stunning. The villa is close enough to Disney to make it really practical to visit daily (15 to 20 mins), but far enough away to give guests the peace, rest and recuperation required on a holiday. It is also very close to brilliant shops, and lovely restaurants.

The villa is only one hour from many beaches and other places of interest, so for those who do not want to go to parks every day, there are other great choices within a good driving distance.

The two lounges are a real boon in the villa, especially for larger parties. It allows that little extra 'me' space if you don't want to be in the main area or to watch a TV programme that no one else is interested in. It means that even with 8 people in the home, you never feel crowded in or claustraphobic.

Cathy and Mark have kept their prices relatively low to reflect the current financial climate and to make the villa affordable for normal families who have to pay really expenisve flight costs or park tickets. Visiting Disney Land is not a cheap holiday option, but the villa allows for luxury without breaking the bank giving guests the chance to experience the true fun of Florida .

Guestbook comments from the owner

The review below was sent directly to the owner after he was unable to get it directly on line through the web site due to a technical fault:



Hi Cathy,

The villa was just as lovely and welcoming as you see it on the website. We arrived on Monday 29th July and stayed for 14 nights and nobody wanted to go home as the villa had everything you would need to make your stay a memorable one. I booked the villa direct with Cathy the owner and she made sure it was all hassle free and would not hesitate to book her lovely villa again and would certainly recommend her to family or friends.We have been to Florida 5 times now and this was by

far the best villa we have stayed in. The villa is well situated for all the theme parks and if you are looking for a quality steak house the Longhorn Steakhouse or Logan's come highly recommended.When you have had a long journey and want to relax the bottle of wine or tea and coffee Cathy provides for her guests is very welcome. Her manager Rob and his family are on the end of a phone should you need them and they are very pleasant and professional. We spent a lot of time in the pool

as it gets the sun most of the day and the other nice thing is it has got a separate area with sun loungers which are of top quality and comfortable.So anyone who is looking for a villa and a hassle free holiday then look no further speak to Cathy and your holiday is sorted.Thank you again Cathy for letting us stay in your lovely villa.

Regards

Barry,Christine & Family
Jul 2013
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Beautiful Villa close to Disney - a great price - great reviews!!!
average rating of 4.8863635 based on 46 reviews
5

We LOVED everything about New Moon Villa!!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was absolutely wonderful. So spacious and had all the conveniences (and more) of home. Everything was very clean, and very well maintained. Cathy and Mark keep it well stocked, lots of towels, bedding, and everything you could think of available in the kitchen. We were at the villa for February and the better part of March. We just enjoyed every moment of our time there, relaxing and enjoying the pool, which is so convenient right out the back door. We spent many hours lounging outside in the sitting area. We have now been home for just over a month, and have on many occasions reflected on our wonderful time there. Some very good memories. We enjoyed it so much, we have booked it again for a couple of months next year. On a few occasions we had to contact Rob or Emma regarding a few questions about the pool, and they always got back to us right away, and having them around the corner was such a convenience for us as well. There are several great restaurants close by. Our favorites were Orlando Miller Ale House, and Manny's, both on the 192. Both places have great food and good prices!! Cathy is such a lovely person to deal with. You can tell she has a genuine concern for her guests to totally enjoy their stay at the villa. Thank you Cathy and Mark for allowing us to stay at your villa. We had a wonderful time, and are looking forward to returning next year.We have stayed in the Davenport area for the past 6 years, and New Moon Villa is by far our favorite!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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5

Wonderful home - beautiful, spacious, well-stocked

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased with the villa. It was beautiful and very clean. There were plenty of towels and the kitchen was fully stocked with dishes, pots, utensils - everything we could need. The weather was fairly cool while we were there, but the pool was still warm enough for our kids to enjoy. Two separate living rooms gave us plenty of space to have my in-laws join us for a few days. We loved being able to do laundry with machines that worked well. Cathy responded promptly to my e-mails and we were always able to reach Rob, the property manager, when we needed to or he returned our calls very quickly. Orange picking is just down the road and there is a back way to Disney that avoids the traffic on 192! We loved the home and hope to stay there again next time we're in Orlando.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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5

Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa for 17 nights and it truly was fantastic. The villa is very comfortable and so homely especially with a bottle of wine waiting for you on arrival. There were 4 adults and 1 4 year old on our holiday and the villa was big so we almost felt like we had our own living space each. The pool was lovely my little boy loved a morning swim. There is a small shopping centre 2 minuets away which you can drive to or walk if you feel like it. My husband played golf at the highland which he states was really good, and only 2 miles from villa. We tried the local Indians at the berry town publix, we really did not like at all. However the Chinese was lovely, just be aware they do two portion sizes and large is very large. We ate at chills, and apple by which were both lovely. We spent most of put time at Disney and universal so we did spend a lot of time driving so my little boy would fall asleep on the way home which made the villa ideal, as I put him down and we all relaxed ready for a new day. Cathy was amazing from my very first contact, she answered so many questions I had, and really did make this run smoothly. Thanks Cathy for helping us have an amazing holiday xx

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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4

Excellent stay at villa

  • 4 of 5

Thank you to Cathy and Mark for the loan of their villa.

Villa only 30 minutes drive from airport. Theme parks only 15-20 minutes drive. Supermarkets local to villa. The villa was spacious, good layout, plenty of room for 4 adults and two grandchildren. Very comfortable clean and tidy well maintained with all modern appliances. Quiet and safe area.

Good communications with the owner. A very enjoyable holiday and no hesitation in recommending.

Many thanks

Harry

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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5

Simply superb.....

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a Villa with pool within reasonable driving distance of the main Disney Park and Universal Park attractions although in a quieter area. New Moon Villa is exactly that - located in a quiet residential development just off Highway US 27 with only a 20 minute or so drive in to the various parks.

On arrival, the Villa was exactly as presented and described in the website/ literature and was immaculate. Our email exchanges with owner Cathy prior to leaving the UK answered the few questions we had at that point. On day of arrival Property Manager Rob looked in to see that we were settling in okay and Rob gave us some guidance on such as driving do's and don'ts and possible day-trip destinations, then housekeeper Emma gave the Villa a complete clean halfway through our two-week stay.

As well as visiting 4 of the Disney Parks and the 2 Universal Parks which accounted for 7 full days, we spent a day at the Kennedy Space Centre (..... unique), a day at nearby Gatorland, and a day shopping between the Premier (Brands) Outlet Village and Orlando Malls. We also took a helicopter tour over Orlando with Air Florida Helicopters operating from International Drive..... and the few remaining days in between we spent at the Villa in-and-around the pool relaxing.

In a nutshell, as we wrote in the Visitor Book at the Villa on our last day - "Excellent Villa, Excellent Location, Excellent Holiday".

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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So Good we extended our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this for 3 generations of our family with different holiday ideas. The villa was so good that we cancelled a planned trip to New York , changed our flights and stayed a couple of days longer.

The villa was immaculate and the pool a haven for our 5 year old Granddaughter after gruelling days in Disney.

WE would recommend anyone to stay here as it was central enough for everything but out of they way enough to get away from it all.If we return to Florida we would book again.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Orlando International / Sanford International
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Off Highway 27
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Off Highway 27
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Junction 58 off the I4
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Off Highway 27
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Various seaside resorts within an hours drive
Car: necessary

The Palms is set on an established community just 1.5 miles south of the junction of the 192 and 27. It is a mixture of holiday and residential homes, so at festive times, such as Christmas, it has a feel of the 'real America” as residents decorate their homes. There is a supermarket within half a mile south and there is easy access to the I4 and both coasts, all the shops and restaurants along the 192 and the new Posner Park shopping mall just south on the 27. It is close enough to the theme parks if you want to return during the day and if you want a game of golf there are numerous courses all within 5 to 30 minutes drive that will suit all levels of play.

We have tennis and basketball courts, a community pool with changing facilities and a children’s play area all free for our guests to use. All in all The Palms is a haven of peace yet still close to the action.

Other Activities: Disneyland and all the amazing attractions around Orlando.

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Rates & Availability

Davenport Lakes Estate Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2016
Jun 27 2016 - Sep 4 2016
4 night minimum stay
$113
$796
 
 
Mid Season 2016
Sep 5 2016 - Dec 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
$94
$663
 
 
Xmas/New Year 2016
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$843
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$100
From
$100
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $199

Please note that pool heating is charged seperately at £14 a day and the payment for this can not be taken from the direct payment scheme on HomeAway, so best to always book directly through the owner. Also do ask the owner for more dates prices after Easter 2015 as they were not able to be added to the site.

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Amenities

Davenport Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 m²
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • LOVELY LARGE EN-SUITE BATHROOM WITH A MASSIVE WALK IN SHOWER AND DEEP TUB. GOOD SIZED FAMILY BATHROOM WITH BATH AND OVER SHOWER. PIPING HOT WATER ON DEMAND. POWERFUL SHOWERS. COLOUR CO-ORDINATED TOWELS IN ABUNDANCE - LARGE AND WARM. TONNES OF POOL TOWELS ALSO PROVIDED SO BATHROOM TOWELS DO NOT GET WET FROM THE POOL. POOL TOWELS CAN BE USED AT LOCAL PARKS OR BEACH - JUST BRING THEM HOME WITH YOU PLEASE.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 baby crib , Cots at no extra cost if required
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Cots at no extra cost if required
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Cots at no extra cost if required
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Cots at no extra cost if required
  • MASTER BEDROOM: BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED SPACIOUS MASTER. PERFECT FOR EXTRA COT IF REQUIRED. QUEEN SIZE BED. LARGE EN-SUITE WITH TUB. WALK-IN SHOWER & TWIN SINKS. HUGE WALK-IN CLOSET. FITTED SAFE. FLAT SCREEN CABLE TV / DVD. BEDROOMS 2 & 3. BOTH BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED. COMFY QUEEN SIZE BEDS. LARGE CLOSETS WITH LOTS OF HANGING SPACE. PLENTY OF DRAWER SPACE. TV / DVD IN ROOM 2. TWIN BEDROOM 4 MODERN TWIN ROOM IDEAL FOR KIDS OR ADULTS. LARGE CLOSET WITH LOTS OF HANGING SPACE. ALL BEDDING OF EXCELLENT QUALITY. ALL BEDDING RENEWED REGULALRY TO ENSURE NO WARE OR DAMAGE. SOFT FLUFFY TOWELS RENEWED REGULARLY. ALL ROOMS AIR CONDITIONED.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
CHILD COTS AND HIGH CHAIRS AVAILABLE FOR RENT THROUGH OUR MANAGER, ENSURING UP TO DATE AND IMMACULATE EQUIPMENT PROVIDED FOR YOUR LITTLE ONES AT ALL TIMES. A MID-STAY VILLA CLEAN CAN BE PROVIDED FOR $75 - PLEASE ASK FOR DETAILS. AN AIRPORT PICK UP CAN BE PROVIDED BY OUR MANAGER - PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR DETAILS.

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