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'Minnie's Mansion' is less than 5 Minutes from Disney's Animal Kingdom Park!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Orlando - Kissimmee - Disney World - Florida. This beautiful, privately-owned home is located less than 5 minutes from Disney's Animal Kingdom.

We have 'renewed our home for your enjoyment. New paint inside and out, new carpet, refinishing of cabinetry, new leather furniture and a New Big Screen, flat screen HD TV ,If you are looking for the ultimate romantic home or just a very special home for you and your family this is the one!

The luxurious master suite is as romantic as it gets. The king size bed has the thickest, plushest pillow top mattress you can find. Relax in this comfortable bed and watch the wall-recessed TV.

Want to really relax? Then let the 12 soothing jets of the two person double sized Jacuzzi reinvigorate you and that special person in your life. The huge 6' by 6' two person, twin headed shower lets water strike your entire body. Get ready for that special evening with his and her vanities.

Our pool is 36 feet long, 50% larger than a standard pool. The covered lanai has a reclining lounge chair as well as rocker. You will enjoy eating 'al Fresco' while enjoying the cool breeze generated from the fan above the generous dining table. The pool can be heated and it is totally protected from outside pests with its huge screen enclosure.

The home has 16-foot vaulted ceilings with huge archways. Its decorator-painted scheme and wallpaper provide the elegance you deserve. The separate living room has a built in desk with internet hookup available as well. Your family room looks onto the pool area and allows you to watch the 55 inch flat screen HD TV at the same time you watch and hear the falling water.

Your home has a formal dining room, large kitchen with breakfast area, laundry room, a second bedroom (queen size bed) with the same plush mattresses as in the king master suite, and a bedroom with two twin beds themed in the tradition of Disney.

This home is a vacation destination unto itself. It is fully-equipped with everything you would need to make this your perfect vacation. Isn't it time you felt the magic and had a 5 Star Vacation? It's time to be a kid again and watch the nightly fireworks over Cinderella's Castle!

Our family offers 8 great properties, if you might want to consider listing #7170 - our 4 bedroom lake view home; Listing #9390 a 3 bedroom 2 bath Paradise Palms, listing #7171 our 6 bedroom resort home or listing #9392 our 4 large 4 bedroom home located in Sun Lake Resort.

More Details

Owner
Jhony Alvarez
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english, spanish, We have staff fluent in Spanish!
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

About Jhony Alvarez

I have become a Florida resident and Real Estate broker to assist others with the opportunity to own a place in the Florida Sun. Our family and extended family now offer our guest many unique homes and condos, all very near Disney and we treat them like what they are - our family homes. We live near the homes and take care of the homes. One of our family is nearby to answer your questions and help you with a problem should something occur that you need our help. We keep 're-investing into our properties to assure your family of a great experience! All homes are not alike. Pictures are worth a thousand words - however, if the pictures are of when a home was built new - then they are worthless! Our homes are very modern and super located. Let's face it - the better locations were not built yesterday - but our homes look like they were built yesterday. This is the commitment we make to our guests and our family's future depends on our guest. If you want a cheap home - we are not it - however, if you want a great value - you've found it.

Jhony Alvarez purchased this house in 1996

Why Jhony Alvarez chose Kissimmee

Well maintained an geared for families as well as couples. Has huge romantic master suite and oversized fun size pool for kids. Just check out this home - you will not be disappointed!

What makes this house unique

Located very close to Disney resorts, restaurants, shopping and the Celebration Hospital. Why recover in a hotel room when you can enjoy your family in a wonderfully located pool home only 10 minutes from Celebration Medical Centers and also only 10 minutes from Disney World!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your home was everything you advertised. Very Clean, great condition and located as close to Disney as you said it was. We stayed during President's and Daytona 500 week and had no traffic issues! Your home made our vacation experience a great one!
Feb 2012
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Amenities

Kissimmee Far West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bedroom located between two guest bedrooms
    Master bedroom suite - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Has two person shower, two person jacuzzi and twin vanities.
  • The luxurious master suite bath has his and her vanities, large area to walk around and a huge double jetted two person jacuzzi and also has a 6 foot by 6 foot shower with two separate shower heads. It opens to the large master suite which also has a sitting area and flat screen TV.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Masterbedroom - 1 king , Has large double everything bath, jacuzzi and showers.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , This bedroom also has a nice size flat screen TV.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bedroom has two twin beds and convenient to bath.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
52 inch BIG SCREEN TV, 36' Long Custom Pool, Laundry room with Washer, Dryer and Iron, refrigerator with ice maker

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

'Minnie's Mansion' is less than 5 Minutes from Disney's Animal Kingdom Park!
average rating of 4.633333 based on 31 reviews
Grand Haven, MI
3

A visit to Orlando without Disney.

  • 3 of 5

This property was very suitable for our family of 4 adults and 2 toddlers (3 and 17 months). It did have 3 bedrooms and provided a high chair and pack 'n play for the baby. However, although we did plan to cook our own meals and shop for all ingredients, some basic needs were not met. Very specific directions for garbage disposal were given, but no garbage bags were provided. Also there were no hangers in the bedrooms, no soap, no dish or laundry detergent, no extra toilet paper nor basic cleaning supplies. We did not mind purchasing food items but we felt these other things should not have to be purchased by vacationers and then left in the house. Most of us do not have the space in our suitcases (nor the interest) in taking these home.

I believe that the ratings for this home would be much higher if these basic assumptions were met. I have learned when I do this again to ask more specific and detailed questions. This has been a learning experience for me and my family.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marilyn thank you for taking the time to review our home. We appreciate your positive comments about our home and how it met your needs. We strive to keep our homes clean and updated, just as we would our own homes. We do offer most things a family with small children need in our homes as well. We think our homes meet what we advertise and we try to make sure of that. We provide you with ways to contact us, as we will do anything to help our clients within reason. I didn't have a call from you and I assume you didn't contact us with your concerns - because we would have responded with answers and help. We list our home, as most all home rentals do and are - as a self catered home. Self catering means we don't supply, other than a starter amount, the supplies you mentioned. People who stay in our homes go to a grocery store or discount store and purchase food, beverages of their choice, etc. for their stay as well as the additional items they like in personal items like soap, shampoo, garbage bags, toilet paper, etc.. Now as to hangers, we have 100's of them and if you needed more we would have been happy to provide them. I am interested to know that the home didn't have ANY - I am very surprised and will check with our cleaning team - they should have made sure you had hangers - for this I sincerely apologize. Did you contact Jhony or our staff letting him know you needed any of the items you requested? He would have been happy to have assisted with your needs. We appreciate your review and I think it does help us and our clients to better understand each other and our needs. We also are happy that you said our home met your needs. I hope you will consider us again, as we were located where we said, the home was as we said and I think you found it clean and in great condition. Mickey, Jhony and the Team
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3

Quaint little house

  • 3 of 5

We stayed over Thanksgiving and had a nice time. The house was good for us. Rooms were a little small, but all we did was sleep in them. If you're a cooking family, better be prepared to not have many serving bowls and bakeware. Some cleaning products, rags and stuff would have been nice. The dishwasher was a little outdated, and there was only 2 pods left for us to use. Overall, we had a nice stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Marcia. I noticed you had no complaints about the home from a cleanliness standpoint, location and furnishings of the home. That tells me that you had a nice experience overall. I will pass along your review and description of issues to Jhony and our other staff. However, I do want to answer some of your remarks directly. First, the dishwasher worked - right? We update dishwashers when they fail or repair them. It's a great thing when they work - and this one does. We supply basic cookware - the home was booked back to back to back for over a month - so maybe some things were missing as to pots and pans - this is something I will definitely check out. Now as to cleaning supplies - all of our homes are listed as self catered. What this means is we supply an initial supply of bath soap, dishwasher detergent, toilet tissue and garbage bags -so the house was supplied with what we said would be in the home. We can offer more, some people do, and maybe we should offer a starter pack of supplies for your convenience. These things would cost around $25 to do. We found that most people wanted to actually pick their own brand of toilet tissue, soap, etc. and they thought they could buy only what they needed saving money. We do appreciate you picking our home and we hope we did well enough for you to come back again! We also have two nice resort condos, three other 4 bedroom homes and a six bedroom resort home. Our business is a small family business and we sincerely do appreciate your comments and try to answer your questions and criticisms to be better! Thanks! Mickey, Jhony and the team
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5

Great house at a great location

  • 5 of 5

Our entire party enjoyed the house and the location. Our intention was to visit Epcot at DisneyWorld and this was just perfect. The only problem, and a very small one, is cleaning supplies. It really would help to have some glass cleaner, etc. to use during the stay. Jhoni was very nice and helpful.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review of our home Jackie. We are very proud of our property and especially our team which makes our homes - your home while on vacation. We thank you for sharing what you found with others like yourself and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Mickey, Jhony and the team!
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New York
5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Loved this vacation home loved the opening floor plan very spacias close to all tbe disney parks can't complain Johnny was very attentive to any questions we had as well any problems not that we did..would definitely rent from him again and will definitely recommend it to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing Spotless Home from Home

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time we have booked with Jhonny and it will not be the last! Cannot wait to book next visit. The villa was even MORE amazing that the pics online and certainly exceeded our expectations - and some! The first thing to say is that the villa is SO CLEAN, immaculate, lovely linen on beds (which were all top class comfortable mattresses) and fabulous endless sparkling white towels. Laundry room fantastic (did not bring home any dirty laundry as it was so easy to use) and the kitchen is fantastic with all mod cons and, again, spotlessly clean. Lovely quiet residential neighbourhood which made us feel safe and part of the Florida lifestyle from the moment we arrived. The pool was a joy - perfect temperature, size and clean. There were only 3 of us so there was so much space and it would certainly not feel crowded with 6 or 8 adults. Disney is very close, and particularly good using the short cut mentioned in the info pack which avoided the busy highway (which can get quite built up at peak Disney opening/closing times). Great supermarkets (Publix and Target) only 5 minutes away with everything you could possibly need. We had a couple of queries when we arrived so we emailed Jhonny who answered straight away and called round within hours. He also kindly printed off our theatre tickets and dropped them at the house when we were out for the day. He was helpful, courteous and just 'wanted our stay to be right'. Did not hang around (like some owners) and was not intrusive or precious about the property. Just let us enjoy it! Unfortunately we now have post-holiday blues, and already looking which property to book next!!! Would recommend to any visitor at any time of the year and whatever the guest make up (families, couples). So very peaceful and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review John. Jhony does a great job of taking care of our clients. Our goal is to make your visit feel like you are at your own home - but with a vacation flair! Your review is helpful for others who have never stayed at one of our homes. Our family has a few other wonderful properties that you might enjoy in the future as well. We invite you and others to check out all of properties. They are VRBO #7170 (4 bedroom, 3 baths); VRBO #7171 (6 bedroom, 3.5 bath resort community home); and VRBO 9392 (4 bedroom, 3 bath luxury condo home located 1.5 miles from Disney). Again thanks from Mickey, Jhony and our family team!
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4

Great Location, Great Manager/Owner

  • 4 of 5

I would give this 4.5 stars if possible. Excellent location, great communication from the owner/manager and just a great overall place to stay. I STRONGLY recommend this house if you are considering renting. I traveled with my wife and three children. I had a 9 yo, 7 yo, and a 1 yo child. The pool was great fun and the house stayed cool during the hot days. It was almost perfect.

The backyard is right up against another house and there was no back curtain or blinds so the view into the living room and kitchen was essentially unobstructed and there was very little privacy in the pool, but overall that didn't matter that much to us. Just giving an honest review. The home has clearly been rented many times because it had some wear and tear, but you will find that with 99% of rentals.

This home is 4.5 stars which is an excellent rating.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for review Anthony. We had great privacy, but the home behind was sold to a new person - who took out all the landscaping we had done together over they years! It was on his property - even though we maintained it. The new owner never told us anything - he just took it out. I think he will be sorry for doing that. I hate fences - for many reasons. But we are looking into other options. Just for your info and others info - you can't see into the home in the daytime and the bedrooms do have privacy blinds - it is just the living area you can see into and most of that area is deep into the house and you will not see unless you are staring - lols. Anyway, the house is/has been kept up, and we are constantly changing things on the house. VRBO has made it much harder for us - we had plans for a major upgrade as we have redone the exterior including new roof. As you said it is a very comfortable home in a great location. I Appreciate your honesty and I think most other guest will find your review very comforting. Mickey, Jhony and the team.
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Orange lake
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Many
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

Nearby activities: Disney World, 3 miles; Universal, 14 miles; Sea World, 6.5 miles; Orange County Convention Center, 15.8 miles; Orlando Airport, 26 miles; Golf Courses, within 5 to 10 minutes; Downtown Disney, 10 minutes; Downtown Celebration, 10 minutes; Orlando Premium Outlet Mall, 10 minutes; Two cinema complexes, within 10 minutes; Kennedy Space Center, 55 minutes. Recreational activities in the area include biking, mopeds, helicopter flights, air-boat rides, volleyball, and playgrounds.

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Rates & Availability

Kissimmee Far West House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter Prime 2017
Feb 13 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
From
$209
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Easter Break 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
Post Easter 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Apr 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
From
$199
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 30 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$139
From
$179
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
Pre Summer 2017
May 29 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$149
From
$189
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
From
$209
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
4Th of July Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$239
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
From
$209
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$149
From
$189
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Labor Day Wk
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
Early Fall 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$119
From
$169
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Fall School Break
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$139
From
$189
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Late Fall 2017
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$119
From
$169
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
Late Fall 2017
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$119
From
$169
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 3 2018 - Jan 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
$129
From
$169
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Winter
Jan 12 2018 - Feb 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$139
From
$179
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Winter Peak
Feb 10 2018 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$159
From
$199
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Easter Break
Mar 10 2018 - Apr 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
Spring
Apr 7 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$129
From
$179
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Memorial Weekend
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
Spring
May 28 2018 - Jun 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$129
From
$179
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Summer
Jun 16 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$169
From
$199
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 3 2018 - Oct 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$129
From
$149
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Fall Break
Oct 6 2018 - Oct 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
$139
From
$179
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Fall
Oct 27 2018 - Nov 16 2018
1 night minimum stay
$129
From
$149
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Winter
Nov 25 2018 - Dec 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
$129
From
$159
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 1 2019
7 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$199
From
$199
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,283
$4,999
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $110 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 14.5%

Departure Clean fee - $100. Pool Heat $30/day. Taxes 13% of Gross Rental. Low Season in parts of January, February, April, May, June, August, September, October, November & December. Peak Season in parts of February, March, April, June, July & August. Holiday Rates applicable for MLK, President's, Memorial, July 4th, Labor, Veteran's, Columbus, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's day.

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