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Villa near Walt Disney World Orlando on largest lot with (private) heated pool

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Near Walt Disney World, Sea World and other theme parks, near golf resorts

This 2-storied villa, which sits on one of the largest lots of the community, underwent a total make over when we bought it in 2008. It has totally been refurbished into a beautiful furnished high quality home. In the Fall of 2014 we put in new carpet, we repainted all the bathrooms, pooldeck and driveway to give it a whole new look again. You can sit and relax on the leather couch while enjoying a movie on the 32 inch TV or surf the WIFI high-speed internet which is available.

When all this is not enough, out in the back your own private (heated) screened-pool is waiting for you. The modern kitchen is equipped with everything you need to cook, stove, microwave, oven, fridge, dishwasher and all utensils you may expect, attached is a separate utility room with washer and dryer. Upstairs you will find 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms: A kingsize en-suite master bedroom and a queen-size en-suite master bedroom both that have a 26'LCD TV. The family sized bathroom will be shared by two twin bedrooms, both with two twin beds each. Outside there is ample parking.

For the kids:: When you bring children there is a WII available.

Safety issues: All rooms are provided with smoke-alarm detectors. The sliding-door has a safety lock, out of reach for small children. The pool is provided with a safety-fence. 2 Fire-extinguishers (up- and downstairs). 2 Phones (up- and downstairs).

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More Details

Bram and Sylvia van der Laan
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german, dutch, For more info:
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About Bram and Sylvia van der Laan

We are Bram and Sylvia van der Laan, having a daughter named Camy. We hail from The Netherlands where we work in the airline- and insurance business. While not enjoying our Villa ourselves we rent it out and have somebody else have a wonderful time to enjoy our beautiful villa.

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Bram and Sylvia van der Laan purchased this villa in 2008

Why Bram and Sylvia van der Laan chose Davenport

We purchased this villa in the summer of 2008 and totally refurbished it. We were looking for something near the Disney-area and this was exactly what we were looking for. Having lived here we exactly knew what we were looking for and in which area. Having all the attractions in the nearby area, Disney is only 10 minutes away, as well as many well-known golfcourses is what we wanted.

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What makes this villa unique

Only 10 minutes from all the amusement parks, Walt Disney World, Sea World, UniversalStudios and Legland is indescribable. Yet home and enjoying the pool within the picturesque and exclusive community of Sandy Ridge is so wonderfull and peaceful.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We could not have chosen a better place to stay for our week long trip to Disney and Universal. The house is very spacious and beautifully appointed as well. As a family of four we were in very close proximity to all of the parks and restaurants in the area. It seemed as if we were missing the traffic jams traveling to and from the parks from this location as well. Perfect Stay!
Jul 2016
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Sandy Ridge Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En-suite Queen-bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En-suite King-bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shared by bedrooms 3 and 4
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , conveniently on the first floor
  • Bathroom 1, the queen-sized-master bathroom, features a shower with enclosure, a toilet, a basin with cabinets underneath and a closet. Bathroom 2, the king-sized-master bathroom, features a shower with enclosure, a toilet and two basins with cabinets underneath. Bathroom 3, the shared bathroom, features a shower, a tub, a toilet, a basin with cabinets underneath and a closet. Bathroom 4, conveniently on the first floor there is a toilet and a basin with cabinets underneath. This room can also be used as a powder room.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Size: Queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Size: King
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Size: Twin
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Size: Twin
    Available - 2 baby crib , which are portable
  • Bedroom 1 is an en-suite master bedroom with a queen-sized bed and 19'LCD TV. Bedroom 2 is an en-suite master bedroom with a king-sized bed and 26'LCD TV. Bedroom 3 is a bedroom with a twin sized bed and a pull-out twin sized bed. Bedroom 4 is a bedroom with two twin sized beds. Bedroom 3 and 4 will share the family sized bathroom with tub and shower. Two portable cribs are available (as well as a highchair and potty) for you to place in any of the 4 rooms. All bedrooms have walk-in closets or built-in wardrobes. Even though the villa is air-conditioned throughout there is a ceiling fan in every room.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
The villa has just been redecorated and refurbished with new furniture. Besides that the villa is air-conditioned throughout, there is a ceiling fan in every room as well as on the lanai. A general information guide to make your stay pleasant can be found in the villa. Did you think about the idea of sharing the villa with friends or family to share the costs?


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

Villa near Walt Disney World Orlando on largest lot with (private) heated pool
average rating of 4.9836063 based on 90 reviews

The villa was spacious and luxurious

  • 5 of 5

We arrived tired but were immediately uplifted once we opened the front door! The villa was spacious, luxurious, and had everything that we could possibly want. The master bedroom and en suite bathroom were fabulous. When we weren't enjoying the pool, we watched some tv and played the wii with games provided. A car is needed - however the drives are short (10-15min) to Disney World and attraction parcs alike. We ventured to Kennedy Space Centre, an easy 80 minute drive, and to the beaches on the west coast, Clearwater particularly was beautiful - the drive took 90 minutes. I would definitely recommend staying here, and we hope to return!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback. It was more than a pleasure having you. You're certainly welcome next time you book. Thanks again for staying. Regards Villa Van der Laan
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Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely property for a large family group. It is in an ideal location for Disney and a very nice neighbourhood. The owner and his property manager were very helpful before and during our stay. We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback, this is appreciated. It was good having you and it is always good to hear that we were helpful where needed. Thanks again for staying.
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The best stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was great, clean and spacious with big rooms and a complete kitchen, with everithing we needed.

The owners are very atencious, and if we need to talk with them they are always ready to answer.

Thanks a lot, Bram and Sylvia Van Der Leen, it was the best trip ever.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear all was as expected and and you enjoyed it as much as you did.
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Great clean home to stay at just minutes from the parks. My family loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. It was good having you and your family.
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Wonderful stay at Villa van der Laan

  • 5 of 5

From the moment this holiday was booked, the owners Bram and Sylvia had everything under control. All contact was useful and they ensured we had all the information we needed to make our stay enjoyable.

When we arrived at Villa van der Laan, it was very clean and had absolutely everything that we could need for our stay (air conditioning, kitchen utensils, laundry facilities etc). The beautiful pool was the icing on the cake - my two small children loved it. Bedrooms were extremely comfortable, with plenty linen and towels for changing.

The location of the villa (Sandy Ridge) is ideal - a short drive to Disney sites (15 - 20 mins), with lots of eating and shopping options a short drive away. There is also a small kids play park 100 m or so away from the villa with plenty to keep younger children occupied (swings, slides etc).

The security deposit which was paid upon booking was returned promptly on return home without me even asking about it!

All in all, a wonderful base for a Disney holiday. Bram, Sylvia and the management company were good to deal with. Highly recommended! I am sure we will be back!

The Davidson Family, Scotland

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: First of all it was good having you and your family. Secondly, Thank you very much for the feedback, it is always good to hear what everyone thinks about staying Villa Vanderlaan and what improvements we need to make in order for everyone to enjoy their time away from home. Thanks again for staying with us and who knows what the future will bring.
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Bright and clean

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 8 nights in June. We were 7 total, me & my husband, our daughter & son-in-law, & 3 grandsons aged 6,3 &1. We had plenty of space. Everything was clean & neat when we arrived. Grocery was only 1 1/2 miles away. Disney parks were about a 15 minute drive. Enjoyed our stay. Only minor complaint was temperature upstairs was a little warm. Solution for the future would be double pane windows instead of single upstairs. Temps outside were in the 90's so I am sure that was a factor too. Thanks for letting us use your house. We really enjoyed it & would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the review and feedback. We are glad everybody had a good time and enjoyed themselves. Looking forward of hearing from you again and hope to welcome you back again in the future.
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ChampionsGate Golf Club
Cracker Barrel
Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club
Orlando Balloon Rides
Reunion Resort Golf Course
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Posner Park
Dunkin' Donuts
SeaWorld Orlando
Downtown Disney Pleasure Island
Magic Kingdom Park
Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Congo River Golf
Bok Tower Gardens
Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Orlando International Airport (MCO) (30 min)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Reunion and Championsgate
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-4 exit 58 (5 min)
Nearest Beach
75 Miles
Tampa, Cocoa Beach, Daytona Beach
Car: recommended

This villa is located within the picturesque and exclusive community of Sandy Ridge, 10 minutes from the heart of Walt Disney World and within easy reach of other major theme parks and attractions. This wonderful location is regarded as the premier place to stay when in Orlando. Only 5 minutes from I-4 and Championsgate. Sandy Ridge is located in between two large wooded reserves and is highly sought after. Being in between two wooded reserves offers all the peace and tranquility you need. Within 2 miles you will find 2 of the worlds best golf courses, one at Championsgate and the other being the exclusive Reunion resort. If you want to learn to play golf why not visit David Leadbetter Golf Academy at Championsgate. Whatever you want to do this is the ideal place to stay, only 30 minutes from Orlando Airport and 60 minutes from either coast. Also just minutes away from Publix Supermarket, CVS-pharmacy, ATM Bank, Gasstation, McDonalds, Subway, Chillis, Dunkin'Donuts and Pizza.

Other Activities: major league baseball, mlb, nba, basketball, nfl, american football

Golf: ChampionsGate Golf Club features two premier 18-hole championship golf courses designed by accomplished architect and golfer, Greg Norman. (Toll Free: (888) 558-9301). Mystic Dunes. The name sounds peaceful enough with the veneer of a tranquil, safe harbour, but lying in wait, ready to pounce, there is that not so serene side to this 18 hole journey. A side that keeps you on the edge, at the verge of surrender, but not willing to forgo the emotional peaks and valleys of the challenge that lies ahead. (Toll Free: (866) 311-1234). Celebrating golf at every level, Celebration Golf Club is an acclaimed venue for promoting the love of the game to future champions as well as to the established golfer, and is listed as one of PGA Magazine's Junior Friendly courses. (Toll Free: (888) 275-2918). The 18-hole 'Lake Buena Vista' course at the Walt Disney World Golf Courses facility in Kissimmee, Florida features 6,819 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. (Call: (407) 939-4653).


Rates & Availability

Sandy Ridge Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 3
Apr 22 2017 - May 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
Rate 1
May 8 2017 - Jul 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
Rate 3
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
Rate 1
Sep 4 2017 - Dec 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
Rate 4
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 7 2018
5 night minimum stay
Rate 2
Jan 8 2018 - Apr 27 2018
5 night minimum stay
Rate 3
Apr 28 2018 - May 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $250

Two weeks before your holiday we will send you:
1. Directions to our Villa.
2. Lockbox number to obtain your villa key.
3. Management Company phone number and contact details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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