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Keith & Christine Borrill

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english, french

Florida sunshine. Quiet, private location close to the beach.

8 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Spring Hill Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms.

This is a well maintained villa in a very private location. The pool area is not overlooked and there is a large sunbathing area around the pool. There are all the essential amenities close by and the villa itself is fully equipped right down to provided beach towels. All 3 bedrooms are very large.

We have 100% satisfaction from all previous renters who particularly comment on the superb location and the quality of all furnishings.

If you require a break from the hectic hustle and bustle of Orlando, this is the perfect location for you.

We only allow 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children maximum. We offer a discounted rental for only 2 adults

Golf courses: There are a selection of very good golf courses in the immediate area and the villa has a set of golf clubs for any visitor to try the courses.

Barbecue.: A permanent barbecue is available, built just outside the pool area for easy access. 2 beach chairs and beach towels are provided for visits to the beaches in the area.

TV ,HI-fi and Internet: There is a HD TV, a DVD player with HD upgrade, and a good quality Sony i Pod docking station with FM radio

Broadband internet is available at an extra nominal cost of $8 per week. (£6) This is a wired ethernet connection and/or wi-fi giving a secure and fast internet. Ensure that your laptop has an ethernet connection. The wi-fi password is displayed in the villa

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Keith & Christine Borrill (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for letting us share your home in Florida, as it was our second visit it was like going home for us. We really enjoyed it, loved the wildlife in the garden, in fact loved everything about our stay.
Oct 2014
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Reviews

4.8
based on 8 traveler reviews

Florida sunshine. Quiet, private location close to the beach.
average rating of 4.75 based on 11 reviews
5

Excellent Choice!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for a week and we could not have been more pleased. I was concerned because the homes we have rented before have all been on the beach or within walking distance. This home is a short distance from the beaches. This turned out to be a blessing as we were lucky enough to experience a different beach every day of our stay. Our other beach vacations have consisted of us visiting the beach area where we were staying.

The home is clean and inviting. It had every thing we needed and then some. There are ample towels in the bathrooms for bathing as well as beach towels for the pool area. The kitchen is fully stocked- the best stocked kitchen we have ever had in all the rentals we have stayed in. The home was a bit warm when we arrived but quickly cooled off and stayed at a pleasant temperature for our entire stay. The beds were comfortable and we slept like babies. We did have issues with the internet connection a few times- maybe 3 or so; when this would happen we turned it off for approximately 10 - 30 seconds to reset it and it would work perfectly.

The area offers several good restaurants and stores. There is a Walmart in close proximity as well as a Walgreens and CVS. The owners offer several suggestions of sights to visit as well as good restaurants to grab a bite to eat. We tried several little local eateries on our trips to and from the beaches and were never disappointed.

I must admit I was a bit concerned renting a property from an owner who lives out of the USA; however, there were no issues. I will recommend this property to others- I have already given the information on this rental to 3 people and I have been home for just a few days!!!! By no means, do not let the distance from beaches or attractions deter you from renting this home. The toll road affords a quick drive to beaches- our favorite was in Anna Maria Island which was a short drive- approximately an hour and a half - away. We also used the toll road to explore both Clearwater and St. Pete's Beaches- which were very nice. We visited a couple state park beaches as well as a few hours in Tarpon Springs shopping at the little shops. Fun times.

Thanks Keith and Christine for allowing us the opportunity to stay in your home. I appreciate the communication via e-mail as well as snail mail. You made our annual VRBO a huge success! We can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your detailed comments. We do try very hard to ensure that our villa is comfortable and well equipped so we appreciate your comments. Also we have a lady who looks after the villa and she always leaves it beautifully for the next family who stay. Even though we live in France any problems are dealt with immediately and we pride ourselves on a welcoming home.
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5

Peaceful, Private, Paradise !!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time, the house was very nice and comfortable. We all enjoyed the pool and the home had everything we needed. The area is quiet and has all kinds of restaurants and shopping. We went to Universal Studio in Orlando and went to the beaches which are not that far away. Owners are very pleasant and will assist with whatever they can, Thanks, Keith, we had the Best Time, hope to do it again soon, Bob & Tracy.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, Private, Paradise !!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time, the house was very nice and comfortable. We all enjoyed the pool and the home had everything we needed. The area is quiet and has all kinds of restaurants and shopping. We went to Universal Studio in Orlando and went to the beaches which are not that far away. Owners are very pleasant and will assist with whatever they can, Thanks, Keith, we had the Best Time, hope to do it again soon, Bob & Tracy.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this villa for three weeks and could easily have stayed longer. It was clean, comfortable, well-equipped and had a lovely warm pool, of which we made good use. The kitchen had everything you would need for indoor or outdoor dining. What we liked was that it was quiet with no traffic noise even though shopping Malls were conveniently close, and also not overlooked as the villa was screened from neighbours by trees and shrubs. We hung a bird feeder and had all sorts of lovely birds coming daily. We would definitely like to stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this lovely review. We do not regard our property as just a rental villa as all the facilities we provide would be the same as a permanent resident would expect. The privacy of the location is so important.
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outside property was not well maintained

  • 4 of 5

The home inside was well kept and clean. When we arrived it was very hot and humid and over 90, the thermostat was locked on 82 I had to call the owner in France to get directions on how to un-lock the thermostat. All & all it was well worth the money!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are disappointed with the title of this review as we have never had a comment about the outside of the property. When we spoke to the renters it was never mentioned. Also no mention is made that the renters arrived a day earlier than expected and we arranged at very short notice, for the villa to be available. The important thing is that the owners are always available if any problems arrive and are dealt with immediately. We do ensure that the outside area is always well maintained , so this comment was a surprise. However, we have so many excellent reports about our villa, not all published on this site. We just wish that the renters had had the courtesy to speak to us rather than producing this headline.
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5

Wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for three weeks and had a great time. The villa was everything described and more. Would recommend it to anyone who was looking for a peaceful but yet convientant place to stay. The villa had everything that you could want and more. Which could prove to be important the longer you stay in a place the more you appreciate the comforts of home and this villa had it all.

The bedrooms were a great size and although there was only two of us there was easily enough space for six people. Pool was beautiful as was the space on the lani and where the table and chairs was you could escape from the sun to cool down. The selection of DVD's and video's were very good and a nice way to relax after a hectic day.

The villa was very close to shops of all kinds and Bowling and the beaches and of course golf courses. Golf was very reasonable and the courses lovely. We went to Tampa and Clearwater and St. Petersburgh and it took no length of time to get to any of them and driving was dead easy and petrol very cheap. We also went to Buch Gardens which was only an hour away. We also went to Orlando to do a couple of things we did not get to do in the past. We decided on Springhill after a lot of research because we wanted somewhere central that would let us go up the coast or down and also the orlando area and we decided Spring Hill was it.

The owners were very helpful with everythin. The villa was immaculate and they were only a phone call away if you wanted to ask them anything. So I could say without a doubt if we are back this way again I know which villa I would like to book again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for these very kind comments. We do endeavour to keep our villa, homely and welcoming to all renters.
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Tampa airport
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
numerous courses
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Tampa
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
The Suncoast Parkway
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Pine Island
Car: recommended

The location is very private and unlike many rental properties, is not overlooked. There is an excellent beach within 20 mins. drive, which has all essential amenities i.e. changing rooms, very good cafe, play area.

Busch Gardens is close by and it is an easy journey to the coastal areas of Clearwater & St Petersburg by the Suncoast Parkway. A fully detailed list of local amenities is available

Other Activities: River canoeing and wild life observation. Gym and ten-pin bowling

Golf: Full details on request.

There are 2 very large shopping centres within walking distance of the villa.

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Rates & Availability

Spring Hill Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$455
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $65

Please contact the owner for rates. These are the same throughout the year but discounts are available for certain conditions.
A £50($75) returnable security deposit will be required on booking. This will be returned to you within 4 weeks of your return.
THERE WILL BE A DISCOUNT AVAILABLE FOR ONLY 2 PEOPLE AND SENIOR CITIZENS .. Pool heating is INCLUDED, if required. This may not be required from June thru September. Unlimited Broadband internet is available at a nominal charge of $6 per week (£4) (laptop required)

WE REQUIRE AT LEAST 4 WEEKS NOTICE FOR RENTALS. This is essential for us to organise everything to ensure that you will be very satisfied with your rental.
Further information is available on our website, please ask us for link.

Deposit immediately on booking. Final payment 6 weeks before departure

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Amenities

Spring Hill Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shared
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shared
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1 is the master bedroom with a large closet and en-suite shower and bath; Bedroom 2 also has a large walk in closet and shares a bathroom with bedroom 3; Bedroom 3 has a built in double wardrobe. All bedrooms are very large.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Skis
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Smokers must use the outside area for smoking.

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