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Luxury 5 Bed/4 Bath 3 Miles from Disney with 32' Pool/Spa, Games Room

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)




* 4 BATHROOMS (no queueing!)




Working with our new management company, we are providing an even better quality experience for our guests. We constantly get repeat bookings but we are still looking to improve where we can to ensure you have your magical memories to take home with you.

Our air-conditioned home `Magical Memories' is in the perfect location for your Florida vacation, situated on the Indian Creek development, one of the closest to Disney World (which is approximately 4 miles away) and all the major attractions. Book with us and we will reveal the quick way into and out of Disney, avoiding the main highways!

With over 2100 square feet of accommodation and a larger than average south facing, privacy fenced 32' pool with spa and extended sunbathing deck with gas barbecue, we also offer space and luxury during your stay. The pool and spa have been completely

re-surfaced in the summer of 2016

Two beautifully furnished Master suites (one King, one Queen) with en suite bathrooms and direct access to the pool area provide a relaxing base for your vacation, a further double bedroom (Queen bed) with own bathroom and two twin bedrooms with shared bathroom complete the spacious sleeping accommodation. ALL bedrooms have cable TV/DVD and telephones. There are a selection of DVD's for our guests to enjoy.

The light and airy Great Room has a beautiful cool tiled floor and measures approximately 32'x15' and offers a formal dining table with six chairs and a lounge area with a leather three seater and two leather two seater sofas. An entertainment centre houses a large flat screen TV with cable channels, a DVD player and an iPod docking station for your enjoyment. The open plan kitchen and nook offers every modern convenience for eating in and a gas barbecue caters for al fresco dining by the pool (Gas bottles included).

For our younger guests, we provide a FREE portable cot, high chair and stroller (pushchair). Games, DVD's and books are also provided for guests use.

In addition to the 8' pool table, the Games Room also features a soccer table and dartboard and magnetic darts for children. A Tennis court, Basketball court and Playing Field are also a short walk away on the Indian Creek estate and are free to use but you will need your own equipment.

We have catered for guests with disabilities and welcome you to our home. Please email or call us for specific enquiries.

We have had many happy families stay with us for over 12 years as owners of `Magical Memories', we look forward to welcoming YOU as our guests!

Please note, our villa is non-smoking and we are unable to accommodate pets.

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More Details

Tim & Christina Vernon
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2017

About Tim & Christina Vernon

We are the Vernon family and we live in England. This photo is of Tim, youngest daughter Sophie and Christina (taken at Discovery Cove) We also have another daughter Carrie who is married to Ian (with son Luke and daughter Mia Grace) and we have a son Matt, who has spent 2 years coaching soccer in New Jersey but is now back coaching in England.

We live right in the centre of England about 60 miles north of London. Our ambition is to eventually spend the winter months in Florida! We hope our guests enjoy our home as much as we do. We take a lot of pride in it and are always improving it when we can. Please feel free to contact us, we are happy to answer any questions and love getting to know our guests.

Tim & Christina Vernon purchased this house in 2004

Why Tim & Christina Vernon chose Disney / Orlando

We came on holiday to Florida 3 times before we eventually bought our home. We really hate to leave it when we come over to stay. We bought it because we love the weather (of course!), the people, the attractions. Although we have been so many times now, we still find something new to see and do. The location was one of our main reasons for buying this home.

What makes this house unique

Obviously, we get free accommodation when we come here which is great. The best thing, though, is the location - it really is so close to everything you want, attractions, shops, restaurants, golf etc etc. And, of course, there is the weather! We have been here in virtually every month of the year now and there have always been plenty of sunny days.

Guestbook comments from the owner

You villa is great, and is in the ideal place. We had plenty of room and would not think twice about having the villa again should we return to Florida.

I would certainly recommend your villa to anyone.
Apr 2014
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Kissimmee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Suite 1 Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , twin washbasins, double size shower, walk in closet
    Master Suite 2 Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Shared between Bedroom 4 & 5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Convertible bed(s) - 2 twin/ single , 2 roll out beds are available for guests
    Master Suite 2 - 1 queen , with ensuite bathroom and direct access to the pool area
    Master Suite 1 - 1 king , ensuite bathroom, walk in closet direct access to pool area
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Cable TV, built in wardrobe
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds, cable TV/DVD player, built-in wardrobe
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds, cable TV/DVD player, built-in wardrobe
  • King size beds (1) Master Suite 1 has duoble sink unit, double size shower, bath, w/c and walk-in closet , Queen size Beds (1) Master Suite 2 has ensuite bathroom, built in closet and direct access to the pool area, Double Beds (1) Has its own bathroom and built in closet, Twin or Single Beds (4) Two twin bedded rooms each with two single beds, built in closets and shared bathroom, Baby Cribs (1) A portable cot is provided free of charge for our little guests, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two roll out beds are provided for extra guests
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
High Speed Internet Access, All towels and Linens provided, Private Pool/Spa with privacy fence


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average rating of 4.6875 based on 31 reviews

Super nice and priced right!

  • 5 of 5

I loved the property..two master bedrooms with private pool access. .big rooms lots of kitchen space..owner even provided towels!!.the owners were great communicators from the fist conversation/email. .if I'm in the area and it's available I'm there..just a skip to disney...old towne..malls...ect...

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful home..housed 8 golfers very comfortably!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to have Shayne and they guys stay with us. We communicated regularly by email prior to and during their stay. A pleasure to welcome Shayne and his friends to our home and would recommend them to any owners for a booking. We look forward to seeing them again in the future.
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Great Location, Questionable Managment Company

  • 2 of 5

We really enjoyed our week at this home. It was a little more worn down/dirty than other VRBO properties we've stayed at. For example, there was a half-eaten chicken bone on the floor when we arrived, the grill was very dirty, and one of the shower curtains kept falling down. But the location was great and the amenities were worth it. My family (8 adults and 3 kids) had a really fun week here.

Unfortunately, when we returned home, we had an email from the owner implying we had stolen some cushions from the pool room, destroyed the pool room table, and left the grill dirty. None of those things were true but I neglected to take photos upon arrival so it was our word against the management company. We never did receive our security deposit back. I believe the owners live out of the country so I suspect that the management company was making some of this stuff up, maybe to get the security deposit? I don't know. It is my first negative experience with VRBO and now I've learned to take photos immediately upon arrival for future bookings to prove the state of the property upon check-in.

Regardless of our bad experience with the management company, I still think the home is nice and in a great location. Just beware and take photos when you arrive to document the state of the property.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are surprised this guest has left it until January 18th 2017 to post a review about our property and their disappointment in it! When this guest departed from our property and the management company went in to perform a clean, they sent us several photos regarding some concerns they had about the condition of the villa. As owners we have to be guided by the management company report to us and supporting evidence such as the photos they had provided. In our notes sent to guests, we clearly ask they report anything they are not happy with in the villa upon arrival. We were told that at no time did these guest report the BBQ or a half eaten chicken bone having been found on the property. If there was an issue with the shower pole, a call to the management company would have resulted in it being replaced, in fact all of the poles were replaced during a visit we made in April 2016. They did not contact us directly via email during their stay to make any complaints regarding their view on the cleanliness of the home, pool deck or BBQ. If they had done so we would have been straight onto the management company to look into this. We are more than happy to provide reviews from guests who have stayed in our home during the last 10 months which talk about a clean, well kept home. We are very sorry they felt the need to leave such a review as it is our aim to see all our guests enjoy their stay in our villa.
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Wonderful stay at "Magical Memories" villa ~ will definitely stay here again!

  • 5 of 5

Our family cannot say enough good things about our nine-day stay at "Magical Memories"! The owners shared a lot of information regarding the home, the management company, places to eat and shop, traffic routing to the various Disney parks, the airports and the ocean, etc. which all proved to be very helpful. The villa was very clean and everything we needed was well provided for. With five bedrooms and four bathrooms, it met the needs of our family of eleven very adequately. While we were at Disney Magical Kingdom, our eight-year-old grandson asked if we could just go back to the house and go swimming! Our grandchildren absolutely loved the pool, which also was very well maintained. THANK YOU TO THE OWNERS FOR SHARING YOUR LOVELY VILLA WITH OUR FAMILY AS WE CELEBRATED OUR 50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY IN FLORIDA! We would definitely recommend "Magical Memories" to our friends and relatives!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family fun in Kissimmee

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice. Clean, well stocked, and exactly like the photos. The management company was very responsive when we called for small issues (pool heating, slow leaking tubs, hard to use televisions).

Would recommend to friends and would definitely go back to stay. Tim and Christina were a pleasure to deal with. Neighborhood is very cute, quiet, and close to the main highway/restaurants/theme parks.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to add your review. We hope to see you stay with us again. We have recently changed management company and we feel you will see an improvement in the service. No need to go to the office for keys in the future as we now have key pad access to the villa.
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Pleasant stay / some work needed

  • 4 of 5


Owners- very accessible, quick responses, very nice people, good communication.

Bedrooms, bathroom, living areas all clean.


Pool area was dirty, major holes in the screening, there were earthworms in the pool when arrived. Pool needed to be repainted at first looked like algae growing but only because the paint was wearing off, there was also no net to scoop out stuff.

Refrigerator wasn't working correctly plus it is a little small for the size of the house, bedrooms were a little warm, heat was set at 72 degrees which you can not adjust.

In the Rec area pool table was the only thing could really play everything else was either missing pieces, also no air in there had vent to outside, not as nice as other homes visited.

Grill didn't work, called on first day about pool, grill, screening, and fridge, first person came out from management company and was condescending in his comments to us that everything worked fine, which it didn't. The burners were broken and it needed to be replaced, basically it was useless on our stay. The second person from management company came out who was much nicer and offered to replace with smaller grill. We had moved on at that point. Pool company came out next day to clean pool area, very friendly cleaned everything up nicely and showed us that it was the sides of the pool that needed repainting not algae, got all the worms out of the pool. On the third day of our stay a person came out and patched a lot of the holes in the screening, but let us know couldn't do all of it, definitely helped keep out the flies.

Overall everyone enjoyed the stay outside the minor inconveniences. kids loved being in the pool, after it was cleaned, had a great time with my family. What makes this place is the owners and their communication.

Advice would be to replace the fridge, update the rec room, paint the pool and fix the cracks in the patio area, replace the grill, do something with the air flow in the bedrooms and you have a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry our home did not meet the guests expectations. Having spoken with our ground manager, some pool screens did have rips in them caused by previous guests. The management company were not aware of the damage. A request for replacement screens was made and fitted during the guest stay. The pool needs repainting in places to the sides/base, deck area has some cracks to be filled and repainted. This is scheduled for the end of August as we do not have any gaps in our bookings until then to drain the pool. 5 days required to complete this refurbishment. The pool is cleaned and monitored weekly and is perfectly safe for guests to swim in. Photos sent to our iphone each week by cleaner. There was a pool net for guests to use to remove any insects. We were not aware the net had a hole in the bottom and had it replaced once brought to our attention. The pool was cleaned on the first full day of the guest stay as scheduled, and deck bleached. The pool guy reported the pool control area had been accessed and filter timer turned off! The refrigerator is working correctly. Management company sent someone to check this and found the thermostat had been switched off on the fridge, however the freezer was set correctly. The fridge is a large capacity item, same as in any of the rental homes and we have never before had any guests complain too small! The air conditioning unit was replaced in the month of May. Guests can adjust the thermostat as it is not fixed at one setting. We do have a note on the controls asking guests not to adjust as we have had break downs in the past due to guests constantly changing the temperature. If guests found it too hot they should have asked the management company about adjusting to their comfort level. The management company would have noted the changes and re-set it when the guests departed. All rooms have ceiling fans for comfort and coolness. The grill did have a problem and the management company sent someone out twice to look at this . A new grill was offered but declined. I am told the guests had the grill apart on one visit in an attempt to repair it themselves. The games room is the garage converted. It has a full size pool table, foosball table and dartboard. The pool table and foosball tables are complete with balls necessary to play. It is possible the darts have been broken which is common with guests. It is not air conditioned, however free standing fans are in the house to place in the games room to cool it down
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Outback Steakhouse, Giordano's, TGI's etc
Car: recommended

Soccer pitch (on site), Tennis court (on site), Basketball court (on site), Air Boat & Helicopter Rides close by


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pool Heating (per week) $180 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Pool/spa heat (if required) is charged at $180 ($203 inc tax)/ £110 (£124 inc tax). We are legally bound to charge tourist tax of 13% on all rental fees and we don't want to upset those nice tax people!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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