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Mrs Caroline Reid

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Disney Rental Home with Private Heated Pool, Minutes from Major Attractions

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Disney / Orlando House Rental Photos and Description

Encantada Resort, Kissimmee, Florida - Located in Beautiful, Secure, Gated Resort only 10 Minutes from Disney World

Our Florida rental home is situated in an enviable position only 10 minutes from the main entrance of Disney World.

We are in a private, gated resort with many outstanding on site facilities, these include 2 large swimming pools, 2 spa pools, catch and release fishing lake, play park, and a clubhouse with a gym, games rooms and free wi-fi.

Just off site are many beautiful golf courses.

Our home is on a slightly elevated level giving wonderful views over the peaceful lake and resort, but allowing for our own pool and patio to be private and not overlooked at the rear.

We can sleep up to 9 comfortably as well as a travel cot for a baby to use.

All the essentials for an unforgettable holiday are included from bed linen and towels to crockery and washing machine.

Our home was built in 2007 and in 2008 when we bought it we completely re-furbished the house to a luxurious standard giving it a modern and homely feel, everything has been chosen to help you have a relaxing stay in the holiday capital of the world.

In 2014 we upgraded and re-newed many items in our home, and again in June 2015 when we visited we did the same again, so hopefully making your holiday a more enjoyable experience.

We offer generous discounts for repeat guests, and we now have many taking full advantage of this ............ one family have even bought a house a few doors down the street from us and we have enjoyed a few evening drinks with them comparing notes ;) For us and Encantada a fabulous Advert !!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Mrs Caroline Reid (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Mrs Caroline Reid

Hello, I now live in Singapore with my husband Brian, I have 3 grown up children, Samantha, Barry and David, and a beautiful granddaughter Lily who are still living back in Scotland.

In 2008 I sold a business I had started in 1999 and decided to invest the money in a holiday home. Florida was the place for us, so with my daughter Samantha, we went on a house hunt, we had a brilliant time and as an added bonus we found our ideal home!!

We have decorated and furnished our home to a very high standard. Last year, and again this year we have carried out some upgrades and renewals that have kept our home looking and feeling unique at Encantada.

We Love our 2nd home and hope that you will too, all we ask is you look after it and respect it like it was your own

Happy Holidays

Caroline x

Mrs Caroline Reid purchased this house in 2008

Why Mrs Caroline Reid chose Disney / Orlando

After driving all round Orlando and looking at dozens of homes, many of which, were larger but much further from all the 'to do things', we were immediately drawn to the fabulous facilities including the large community pools, clubhouse, fishing lake, beautiful landscaping and friendliness at Encantada.

The resort, on the edge of Kissimmee and genuinely less than 10 minutes drive from the gates of Disney and no more than 30 minutes from any of the other star attractions, is fantastic.

Being only 25 minutes from the Airport was another bonus for us, as was the fact that we are only an hour from either the East or West coast beaches.

Inside Encantada is like another world, it is quiet, relaxed and hard to believe you are actually so close to all the action ..... the Perfect Location !

What makes this house unique

Our lovely house although very close to all the attractions is situated in a superb resort that is so peaceful and tranquil it feels like another world.

We can relax in our own private pool and do absolutely nothing all day or we can take a very short drive to anywhere and do virtually anything Florida has to offer.

In the evening we are lucky to be so close to dozens of very good and reasonably priced eateries something we love!!

We also stay home and BBQ a lot and chill by the pool with a wee vino.

We are opposite some of the best golfing in Orlando, at Orange Lakes, where there is a choice of courses to suit all players.

The catch and release fishing lake with rod rental from the clubhouse is another great way to relax, all in all we love our holday home and are sure you will too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

hi caroline

hope you are well 😃 we had a brilliant holiday the resort and house are great. i am trying to persuade hubby to go next november so will be in touch. kind regards

sandra
Sep 2014
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Disney Rental Home with Private Heated Pool, Minutes from Major Attractions
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Home from home!

  • 5 of 5

Will be staying in this wonderful villa in July, and it will be our third stay. Clean, comfortable, light, bright and beautiful, with every home comfort you could possibly need. Ten minutes from Disney, lots of great restaurants nearby, we wouldn't stay anywhere else. The owner is a joy, and we would recommend this gorgeous Encantada (which is Spanish for enchanted!) property without hesitation. Looking forward to another great holiday! (Date we stayed last was 30/06/2014)

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aww thank you for this great review, I know exactly which family you are and I hope this holiday is as enjoyable as your last 2 even although you won't have your wee shopping buddy :( We have done a few upgrades since you were last there so I shall have to test you when you get home to see how many you spotted .......... Haha !! Thanks again Caroline and Brian xx
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Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Golfers flock to central Florida to play golf all year round with many preferring to visit between October and April when the temperature is warm and humidity is low making it more comfortable to play.

Our rental prices are also less during this time !!

We also welcome guests who wish to stay long term over the winter to enjoy the mild temperatures and avoid the bad weather at home, we can arrange special rates for these guests so please ask for details.

Coast/Beach:

We are approximately 50 minutes drive from Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral and the famous Daytona beach on the Atlantic coast. About 1 hours drive to the west coast on the Gulf of Mexico are several beautiful powder white sandy beaches including, Clearwater, St Petes and the beautiful Marina at Sarasota is a must see for boat lovers and those wanting to try deep sea fishing.

An abundance of excellent restaurants here serve wonderful fresh seafood or just sit with a drink and relax for a while!

Travel:

Orlando International Airport is a 20-30 minute drive away. Orlando Sanford takes around 45 minutes. Both are convenient for visiting our home.

Car hire is highly recommended, fuel is cheap and the road network is very easy to navigate and well signed. Maps are given out by car hire companies and GPS can be hired for an extra charge.

We are happy to recommend the ones we have used.

Distances:

10 minutes to Walt Disney World - Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney MGM Studios, Animal Kingdom, Downtown Disney, Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon. 10 minutes to Sea World and Aquatica. 20 minutes to Universal Studios, wet n wild and International Drive.

Shopping at Mall of Millenia, Florida Mall, Winter Garden, Premium and Prime Outlets are all just between 20 & 30 minutes away.

The quaint town of Celebration with its many cafes and restaurants is less than 5 minutes away, & well worth a visit.

Further Details:

Encantada is sited off the US 192 road, along here are literally 100's of shops and restaurants. A 10 minute walk from the house there is a 7/11 convenience store with petrol, MacDonalds, Pizza Hut, and Bruno's Italian.

2 minutes drive along the 192 there is an enormous Super Target selling absolutely everything and more!!

If you prefer Walmart our nearest one is about 5 minutes drive from the house, along the I27.

Many of the local shops have ATM machines inside and Walmart often have bank branches in them.

Tickets for many attractions are sold everywhere and many discount vouchers for these, as well as for local eateries and restaurants can be picked up locally, including at the Encantada clubhouse where there are many offers available.

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Rates & Availability

Encantada Resort House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 9
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$637
 
 
Rate 10
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$521
 
 
Rate 11
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 21 2016
7 night minimum stay
$463
 
 
Rate 12
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
$695
 
 
Rate 13
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$406
 
 
Rate 1
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$521
 
 
Rate 2
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$579
 
 
Rate 3
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$637
 
 
Rate 4
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$521
 
 
Rate 5
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$492
 
 
Rate 6
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$695
 
 
Rate 7
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
$435
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$93
From
$23
Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $196
Tax Rate 13.0%

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of 25% is to be paid with your confirmation of booking. We can accept payment with Pay Pal, Bank Transfer or personal cheque.
The balance is to be paid 6 weeks before your departure.
We do offer discounts for bookings of longer than 3 weeks!!
Generous discounts are available for repeat guests, and we now have many taking full advantage of this ...... 1 has even bought a house a few doors down from us ;)
We also give discounts to 'snow bird' winter bookings for sun seekers.

Changeover Day:
Our changeover days are flexible and arrival/departure times can be arranged to suit your flights, as far as possible.
Please state your flights times (if available) when booking.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per week in UK pounds. (GBP)
We offer discounts on bookings of longer than 3 weeks.
Generous discounts available for repeat guests
Please contact the owner directly to discuss rates for long winter rentals.
Please note: Our Prices Do include Florida Taxes !!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Disney / Orlando House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
  • Spacious downstairs wc with basin and storage shelves. (outside towels for pool stored here). Bathroom with bath/shower, wc, basin and storage on 1st floor. En-suite with double shower, wc and basin to master bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Cot is a foldable Travel Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7/9 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with queen bed and en-suite, A/C and ceiling fan. Bedroom 2 with full bed, A/C and ceiling fan. Bedroom 3 large bunks with full bed below single bed A/C and fan. Travel cot to fit in any bedroom. Queen sofa bed in living area.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Our A/C also controls the heating throughout the house, but most rooms also have individual fans. We have baby/toddler items including travel cot, stroller, highchair, retractable safety fence for the pool. The pool has a heater that may be used, but an additional charge will be made for this. There are ample parking spaces at the front of the house. In 2014 & again in 2015 we have upgraded and renewed many items in our home to make your stay very special. We provide a full Guest Information Book at the house to help you get to know our home, all we ask of you is that you treat our home as if it was your own and we greatly appreciate your help in doing this. Outside: Our private pool and patio is covered with a large screen to prevent insects in this area, it also offers a small amount of sun protection. As previously stated our pool may be heated at an extra charge to the guest. We have a retractable childproof pool fence that may be easily removed if not required during your stay, But this must be replaced prior to your departure. The patio area has a table & chairs, parasol, and comfy armchairs for your use. We also have a charcoal BBQ, cover and tools. In the evening the patio is our favorite place, it is very private and a great area to dine and relax after a busy day in Florida !! Utility Room: Large ground floor utility with 'huge' top loading washer, front loading dryer, laundry basket on shelf. Cupboard with iron and board, highchair, stroller, mop and bucket, brush and pan, airer and vacuum. Fire extinguisher. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are provided. Our home will be professionally cleaned and ready for your arrival, there are plenty spare linens if you wish to launder during your stay. We can also arrange a cleaning service during your stay at an additional cost.

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