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Kevin O'Connor

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Fantastic $30,000 Upgrade inside and out. Private Pool & Spa & Free Pool Heating

31 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Davenport Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms Pool/Spa 3 bathrooms, sleeps 8 - 10 people, Games Room and Xbox 360

Fantastic private villa with as much as we can offer all at one price with no hidden extras.

Amazing $15,000 internal upgrade new for 2014 season.

Brand new $15.000 pool decking and screen extension just completed. All day sun on the pool decking from sunrise to the early evening. With new loungers and tables and chairs. Six loungers all together and seating out doors for 10 people.

The fantastic private and secluded heated Pool/Spa with amazing multi coloured lights. We include FREE POOL HEATING from our solar heater keeping the pool warm all year. Think of a leisure centre small pool and that's the temperature in ours outdoors.

New gas barbeque.

Games Room with Table Tennis (Ping Pong), 7' air hockey and table football (Foosball)

Digital Cable TV with Massive Flat Screen in Living room and Bluetooth sound bar 100's of channels including HD. Free Sports channels (Premier League Football) and Movies in HD.

DVD/DiVX player and Films and Xbox 360 with Kinect and games.

CD Radio in games room.

iPod dock with Bluetooth and Aux in.

Free Broadband Internet with WiFi

Free telephone calls.

Flat screen TV's in every bedroom with DVD's in the twin rooms.

Twin one is called the Board room and features surfing.

Twin two is the Music room both with amazing details that children and adults alike will love.

Both masters are modern themed bedrooms with a King Size Bed in Master 1 and Queen size bed in Master 2 both of which have en-suites.

Baby/Child friendly, cot with sheets and blankets, high chair, buggy (stroller) car booster seats, Monitor, all free to use with the villa.

We even have a set of golf clubs.

Everything to be as active or relaxed as you want.

5 or so minutes on foot, or less by car, from restaurants, a 24 hour Supermarket, Pharmacy and 24 hour fast food outlets.

Self catering accommodation built within a 4 1/2 Star rated Golf Course Open to the Public. Also with 24 hour security controlled access making the estate safe, quiet & great for families.

Queen sofa bed in living room for larger parties up to 10.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Kevin O'Connor (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.8
based on 31 traveler reviews

Fantastic $30,000 Upgrade inside and out. Private Pool & Spa & Free Pool Heating
average rating of 4.774194 based on 31 reviews
5

Family Disney vacation

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this house to anyone looking for accommodations when traveling to the Orlando area (especially for a Disney vacation). The location was great and a quick drive to all the parks with minimal traffic throughout the entire week. The house was spacious, clean, and the pool was fabulous. The golf course was also a treat to play! We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We think these guests have summed up everything that is great about our house. They stayed during one of the busiest times of the year as well. We absolutely love it and think you will too when you stay with us.
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Just ok

  • 2 of 5

Twin beds are hard as brick and qn & king ok. The house is ok but don't expect to communicate much with owner hard to get a hold of was waiting for info on address 48 hrs before arriving still had no info had to call VRBO to get them to call him he lives in the uk finely was email was scared it was a scam. The ping pong table wasn't put together rite and it fell we got blamed for it screws were not tighten and the latches were not latched. Next time will try another place if there is a next time! I am just being truthful. Oh when it says solar heat don't expect much.

The spa was cold plus before we got the pool pump quit and the water was looking little green the pool guy told us that they come on Wednesdays but we still had to pay full price. Don't expect much from the guys that take care place the owner doesn't communicate with the one guy I talked to either. Like I said before just truthful.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beds - Well you can never account for people's tastes in bed comfort. We upgraded beds in the house and have not had any complaints about these ones previously. I personally find them very conformable and have had previous guests comment positively also. Correspondence - I endeavour to communicate with all guests within 24 hours, depending upon where they are emailing from. I live and work in England which often means emails come in during the night from different parts of the World. These particular guests had not received the final arrival information that had been sent directly to their email account. They escalated using VRBO and HomeAway, quite correctly as they were concerned that I had not responded. I resent the information which they acknowledged. Table Tennis (Ping Pong) table. First things first the table was fine prior to these guests arriving. All guests are advised to report any damage or missing items to my local management company so that any issues can be dealt with. The villa is cleaned and inspected after each guest leaves and upon the departure of these guests my manager reported that table had been completely wrecked and taped together with duct tape. This has cost me almost $400 to replace. Solar Heat - The Solar heater heats the pool up to a very warm 88 degrees Fahrenheit which is around 31 degrees Celsius. This is typically the temperature of a small learners pool at a leisure centre a normal swimming pool in a leisure centre is around 82F 28/29 C or cooler if used for racing. The spa has a separate gas heater and will heat up further but is an extra cost identified in the pricing structure. This is $15 per day on top of the solar heating and is optional. The spa bubbles will still work without the heater, the spa will be the same temperature as the pool without the gas heater. Pool Pump - Yes the impellor on the pool pump broke the day before the guests left. Unfortunately these things happen which meant the spa water level had dropped. My manager lives on the estate and is constantly at hand to deal with any issues but a replacement pump was required that was replaced the following day but after these guests had left. Final note. After these guests left my manager reported that bedding had been stained and needed dry cleaning. I decided to replace it all instead. The guests security deposit was withheld to pay for the replacements of bedding and table tennis table. This was the first time in 10 years I have done so.
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5

Great Villa that was ideal for our stay in Florida

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in several villas in the Orlando area, this is easily one of the best we have visited. The facilities were great and the villa was nice and clean overall, good space and with just about everything you need. We liked the location because it puts you in an easy driving distance of most attractions and there are plenty of places to eat out or for groceries etc such as the large walmart near the entrance to the community.

It will certainly be at the top of our list if we return to Orlando in the future.

Thanks!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

My family came together for the first time in 2 years - 23 yr old son, 19 yr old daughter, 10 yr old son and 5 yr old and my parents. This place provided perfect accommodations for us. It was clean, nicely decorated and provided plenty to keep us busy. The neighbors were friendly and it is located in a safe location. 45 mins from parking lot to all Disney resorts, it complimented our 7 day pass nicely. A little far, but we still came back for a break every day, savings $$$ in food costs. We called Guy twice and both times he was wonderful and accommodating. Once was to heat the spa (xtra cost) and once to bring us a key. All in all, I leave a little melancholy wondering when I'll be together with my family, but with a happiness for such an incredible visit. Thank you Kevin!!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to advise that we are 20 minutes to the entrance to the Disney World if the most direct route is taken via the Interstate. It can take longer to actually get to where you park but December is a very busy month. I'm very pleased this family enjoyed their stay and had a great family reunion.
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5

Family holiday

  • 5 of 5

What can I say it was a fantastic holiday the Villa was just perfect with everything that we or you would need to make your holiday wonderful close to shops and only 25 minutes from Disney or Universal studios it was great coming back from a long day walking & cooling off in your own pool I would stay here again to be honest we didn't want to leave so thank you so much for letting us use your wonderful home xxxx the Tench family

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very pleased this family enjoyed their stay. It does take about 30 minutes to get to Universal and about 20 to Disney just to make it clear.
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5

America at its best!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was very clean and placed ins relaxed and peaceful area. The pool was a perfect sized and was a bonus to come home after a long day. You feel very safe. I would also recommend to try the breakfast buffet at the Golf club while you stay it is really nice and worth the money. The surrounding are kept clean with gardeners. The apartment is stunning and the games kept the kids entertained for ages. I would recommend this to my friends and family. 3 weeks stay was worth it! :D

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Within the community
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Within the community
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
27
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Within the community
Car: necessary

We are located just 20 minutes away from the Walt Disney World Resort, off Interstate 4 on Highway 27. Close by are Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, Sea World, Cypress Gardens and all of Orlandos attractions and shopping Malls.The local area is relatively undeveloped by Orlando standards making it easy to find space in the great and friendly local restaurants and shops with a number of them open 24/7. There are numerous golf courses near us but we are situated right in the middle of one of the best Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club. Southern Dunes is one of the best public golf courses in Orlando Florida and has been ranked #7 in the state of Florida by Golf Week. It is not only recognized as one of Orlando’s finest golf courses, but has been nationally ranked as well. Southern Dunes has been awarded a place in Golf Week's “Top 100 Modern Courses” from 1997 – 2000, a 4 ½ Star ranking by Golf Digest and “Top 10 Courses Built In America 1987-1997” honors by Links Magazine.

Other Activities: Only 20 minutes from the Disney World Complex.

Golf: Southern Dunes G&CC is one of the best public golf courses in Orlando Florida and has been ranked #7 in the state of Florida by Golf Week. Southern Dunes is not only recognized as one of Orlando’s finest golf courses, but has been nationally ranked as well. Southern Dunes has been awarded a place in Golf Week's “Top 100 Modern Courses” from 1997 – 2000, a 4 ½ Star ranking by Golf Digest and “Top 10 Courses Built In America 1987-1997” honors by Links Magazine.

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Rates & Availability

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5 night minimum stay
$700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 7.0%

Long Term Rental Jan-March US$62 per night or US$430 per week - long stays only
The Low season US$675 (£450) per week
The Mid season $750 ((£500) per week
The High season $900 (£600) per week
Non refundable booking deposit US$150 (£100)
US$250 or £150 refundable security deposit refunded 30 days post stay.
Electric Pool heating & Gas Spa US$30 per day. Gas Spa only $15 per day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Davenport Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En-suite with Pool access
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathrooms one and two and en-suite to the two master bedrooms. Bathroom three is shared by the two twin bedrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Sofa Bed in living room - 1 queen , Pull out sofa bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom one has a King Size bed and walk in closet, Large Flat screen cable TV, 2 clock radio alarms, en-suite bathroom with pool access and a patio door on to pool deck. Bedroom two has Queen size bed, Built in closet, Flat Screen TV, en-suite bathroom and a clock radio. Bedroom three has a built in closet cable Flat screen TV/DVD player. Called the Board Room it has a surfing theme and looks great. Bedroom four has a built in closet cable Flat screen TV/DVD player. Called the Music Room it is themed with some great extras. There is a baby cot / crib that will fit into any of the bedrooms with sheets and blankets and a baby monitor. Queen sofa bed in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a small threshold (3 inches or 75mm approx') that would mean a wheelchair might have to be assisted over. Once inside it is all one level. Access to the pool area is again over a threshold. The games room has table tennis, 7' air hockey table and table football (foosball). The broad band access is free and the telephone has free local calls. There is also an Xbox 360 with games, DVD films as well as CD's for the stereo. The pool and spa are heatable and there are separate controls on the pool deck for the spa that allow it to be easily operated. The pool and spa also have multi coloured rotating lights that look fantastic. The facilities at Southern Dunes Country Club are available for you use and include restaurant and clubhouses, tennis courts, children's play area, fitness centre, 3 swimming pool, fishing lake as well as the award winning 4 1/2 star golf course. We have a local management company to help you with any problems with 24 hour emergency call out.

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