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Doreen's 4 Bedroom Pool Home

74 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Our luxury vacation home is located in sunny Central Florida in the upscale community of Indian Ridge just three miles from Disney.

Our home features 1727 square feet of living area, fully air-conditioned, four bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has a vanity sink, shower, cable TV, alarm clock, and pool access. There is also a ceiling fan.

The other 3 bedrooms are as follows: One is a queen size bed with a tv in the room...the other 2 bedrooms both have 2 twin beds in each..One is decorated in Tinkerbell bedding and the other in Red Sox bedding.

The kitchen has a gas oven, a brand new full-size refrigerator, garbage disposal, toaster, microwave, blender, hand mixer, and coffee maker. There is everything you need in the kitchen including pots, pans, utensils, etc.

Our home has a family room and living area which both have tv's.This is great when traveling with children. The children can view TV in the family room while the adults enjoy quiet time in the living area. There are 5 TVs in the home for your enjoyment along with 3 VCR's and a DVD player. We also have a cd/stereo for your enjoyment.

Hi speed wireless access. If you decide to bring your laptop you can sit out by the pool and have wireless access as well.

In the garage we have a air hockey table, ping pong table, dart game and a basketball arcade game.

There is a washer and dryer for your convenience as well. We also included an iron and ironing board so do not overpack. There are also 2 hair dryers in case you forgot yours.

There is an assortment of books and magazines for your convenience and we also have over 75 videos for your viewing pleasure... with a large selection being videos for the children.

Smoking is allowed only on the outside patio. We do allow certain pets so please inquire.

The pool area has a table, chairs, and loungers. Large-sized deck area with overhead cover for those who wish to get out of the sun. A grill is also located outside pool area for your convenience.

We have also include a bassinett, high chair and stroller for your toddlers. There are also two alarms on both patio doors leading to the pool area. This is important if you have small children since they may wander to the pool area. Any time a child opens the door leading to the pool an alarm will sound to alert you of your child's whereabouts. We also have a wheelchair in the garage which can be used free of charge for anyone that may need help getting around.

Minutes to restaurants, shops, and attractions. We are conveniently located only three miles from Disney, and approximately one mile to 192.

We require a deposit of $200 (£100) to book the villa. This is non-refundable if cancelled 30 days or less prior to arrival date.

No refunds if cancelled with 30 days. If cancelled more than 30 days prior to your arrival date you will receive 1/2 of your money back.

Balance due two months before arrival date. This $200 deposit is refunded back to you after inspection of the home. This is done within 7-10 business days after you depart the home.

An additional charge of $165 per week will be added if you want the pool heated. Once you are booked instructions of where to pick up the keys will be provided. Directions will be emailed prior to your arrival.

Certain doggies are allowed...please ask...

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  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

My husband and my two dogs, Pacino and Pesci are my favorite people to travel with. We try and take them with us to our home in Kissimmee as much as possible to get away from the cold weather in Boston. Steve works for the airlines so we get to travel for free which is a HUGE perk! Some homeowners can only visit 1-2 times a year...we go down at least 2-3 times a month to check on things, update the house and tinker around...

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Kissimmee

We bought our home in the Indian Ridge section of Kissimmee in 2005 because we needed a place to go to when the winters here in Boston got to snowy and frigid. We were coming down to Fla quite frequently and renting hotels and paying a fortune. Buying this home was the best thing we ever did. It's the closest community to Disney and the area is quiet and well maintained.

What makes this house unique

We love relaxing by the pool with a drink and taking a swim at night. You can't do that after 10pm at most hotels. We are pet friendly (with certain restrictions and rules) and the dogs enjoy laying out in the sun and playing in the large open area. The home is located in a quiet area...but yet you drive two miles up Old Lake Wilson Rd and you have all your restaurants, shops, activities, etc...Great great location!


based on 74 traveler reviews

Doreen's 4 Bedroom Pool Home
average rating of 4.9594593 based on 74 reviews

Disney vacation

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The location was perfect for a Disney vacation. Loved the pool. The neighborhood was quiet and the home was clean and comfortable with plenty of space for my family of 6, 2 in-laws and their dog. Also, the owner responded promptly with any of my questions and concerns.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, great location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, easy drive to all the parks, and the owners were amazing! When my son arrived the first night a thunderstorm had fried the cable modem, so they were without Internet. Doreen and her husband were very responsive and helpful in fixing the problem, enlisting a Florida neighbor to assist. Internet access was restored the next morning.

It's a great house and a great location, but the best thing about staying there is the owners. Wonderful people, super helpful. Thanks, Doreen -- when we come back to Florida, we know where to stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks David, we felt so bad that your son didnt have internet and no way to contact you. We were happy that our neighbor could help out, and that we could get an appointment with the cable company first thing the next morning. Glad it all worked out. Doreen and Steve
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Loved IT

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property, quiet, clean, easy access to WDW.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jessica, We hope you visit us again soon. Doreen and Steve
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Birmingham, al


  • 5 of 5

My family has never stayed outside the park but this year decided to try it. I am so excited to find this property. It was so easy getting to the parks and the room in this home is awesome. Im blessed to have found it. Thank you Doreen!

Monica Graham

Birmingham, Al

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Monica, you were a pleasure to work with. I hope to hear from you all soon. Doreen
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Close to Disney!

  • 5 of 5

We have visited Orlando many times and always choose to stay in a villa over a hotel.

We normally take our holidays at Easter/October but had to book August this year due to UK school holidays. As July/August is obviously one of the busiest periods, we did struggle somewhat to find a reasonably priced villa.

Doreen's villa was perfect for our needs. Our daughter had the choice of the either the Red Sox room or Tinkerbell - you can guess which one won!

We arrived late, in the dark, and it was lovely to finally get into the villa and see that some lamps had been left on for us - it felt very homely.

The villa was spacious & clean, although I am surprised that owners choose cream carpets in the living areas!

The beds were all very comfortable, although the single beds in the Tinkerbell room were quite 'squeaky'

The garage was great fun for playing games, although it was so hot (being August), that you could only really stand it for 10 minutes or so before getting back into the coolness of the house!

The pool was lovely, with comfortable seating/loungers. The only picky thing I noticed, being an anti-smoker, was a dirty ashtray left outside. There were plenty of floats left for us - they were great fun!

It was so nice being able to get in the pool after a long day shopping/parks. We even went in a couple of evenings, making sure to keep the noise down as this is a residential area.

There were lots of books/DVD's but, we simply didn't have time to use them.

There were lots of pretty ornaments around the villa, I'm not sure I would leave them personally if it was my villa - we were careful not to touch any of them!

The split living areas are a good idea, the only thing was that the carpeted lounge was quite dark - The blinds were broken and difficult to open/close, they could really do with being replaced.

The wifi was excellent & easy to connect to.

The kitchen was well appointed - the only thing missing for us Brits is an electric kettle! We didn't do any cooking but everything looked well set up.

The location was the closest we have ever stayed to Disney - literally a few minutes until you were on Disney property

Arranging payment took some organising - mainly because of making an international payment. I had to cover both mine and Doreen's bank/paypal fees which cost an extra $45

Deposit was returned promptly.

Would highly recommend this villa & would choose to stay here again

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at our home. I'd like to reply to the minor issues you mentioned. We chose tan carpets because we felt they would go with the furniture, also we have them steam cleaned every 2-3 months. We do allow smoking outside. As a non-smoker I wouldn't want to see a dirty ashtray as well. I spoke with the cleaners and was told she didn't see it. Yuck! Lol. As for the ornaments, they are all very inexpensive...I smiled at that comment. I guess they look more expensive than I thought. Did you put both lamps on in the lounge area? Unfortunately, there is no over head light in that room, but when both lamps are on it's quite bright. The vertical blinds have since been replaced ..As for the paypal fee, that's beyond my control. I had suggested you do the bank to bank method since you were in the U.K. and told you about the fees, but that was the way you decided to pay. Overall, it sounds like you had a good an owner, that's my main goal. Thanks again for booking with us.
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Greenville, S.C.

Ty and Lisa

  • 5 of 5

This place was a wounderful place to stay! My family and I had a great time here. It was very close to Disney world and shopping. I would recomend this place to anyone. Thanks Doreen and Steve!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were a pleasure to work with, glad you enjoyed your time in the Kissimmee area.
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Kissimmee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

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