Villa in Sunset Ridge, Davenport, Orlando, Florida, USA - Great Location !!!!!!!!!!!
About Mitch Ford
My name is Mitch. I live in the UK, Salford to be precise. I am married to Lisa, with a son called Jake and a daughter called Tegan. I am a SAP / Success Factors consultant (Computer geek) and my wife is a Bank Manager. We love Florida and have been visiting for many many years. We love it so much, we bought a property there. We adore spending time in the villa, it is a great place to relax and spend time with the family. Chill out by the pool, visit the theme parks and shop til you drop! Many of our guests have chosen to return which must be a testament to the quality of the villa. In fact, we have just recently had a guest complete their 5th visit to the villa. They treat it as their second home, which is fantastic from my perspective.
Mitch Ford purchased this Villa in 2005
Why Mitch Ford chose Sunset Ridge
We bought the property primarily for the location. We wanted to be close to theme parks, shops and restaurants. We are situated on US27 and are around 3 minutes from the I4 junction 55. We can get to Disney in around 14 minutes, Sea World in 20 minutes and Universal & Islands of Adventure in 25/30 minutes. The Atlantic coast is a 45 minute drive with Cocoa Beach being the closest beach, and a great place place to watch space coast launches. The Gulf coast is around an hours drive. We love the Gulf Coast.....the ocean is so warm, on our last trip the temperature was like stepping into a jacuzzi.
What makes this Villa unique
When we first stared traveling to Florida, we stayed in hotels which was great. We then started renting villas and once you have done that, it is difficult to go back to a hotel. With a villa, you have your own private pool....and a huge fridge to fill with beer (sorry) food, you can save money by eating at the villa as opposed to having to dine out all the time. We have 4 TVs in different rooms so you can always find your own space if you want a break from the rest of your party. One of the TV's is a huge 50 inch plasma. We have a shopping mall over the road called Posner Park, with shops, restaurants and a cinema complex. There are some excellent restaurants in the vicinity, our favourite is 'Manny's Chop House'. Reasonably priced and awesome steaks! We also like Ovation, which is probably the closest restaurant to the villa. It has excellent reviews on Trip Adviser and we usually visit whilst at the villa. We have had a privacy fence installed at the rear of the property, so the pool area is not over looked by neighbours. Many of our guests return on an annual basis, so we must be doing something right. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the villa, we regularly update it, to make sure it retains its contemporary feel. No carpets in the villa. Living areas are ceramic tiled floors and bedrooms have laminate wood flooring.
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
From start to finish Mitch was helpful and accommodating. The house is beautiful and well furnished, and all at an amazing price. The kids especially appreciated the TVs in the bedrooms! Will definitely book again in the futures and recommend to everyone. Thanks Mitch.
What a beautiful Villa , absolutely loved staying here thank you so much Mitch and Lisa for letting us stay in your beautiful home x
Thanks for the review ! Glad you like. Enjoy the rest of your honeymoon down in Clearwater....beautiful place.
Mitch & Lisa
Another great stay at sunset ridge
After a great first stay 2017 we loved Mitch’s villa so much we booked again for this year. Just returned afew days ago and once again we had a lovely stay. Always a bonus when things like towels/beach towels are included as well as hair dryer so we don’t have to pack them. We love the location of the villa so handy for parks going out to shop or grabbing some food!
The adding touches were appreciated such as coffee sugar sachets on arrival!
Really loved the brand new flooring since our last visit and the master bedding is lovely! Thanks again for another great stay... we will be back for our third stay soon :) kelly Steve and Noah
Thanks so much for taking the time to respond. It really is appreciated. We try to look after all our guests, especially repeat guests returning. I have the post departure inspection report from Fairways, no issues as expected so your security deposit is heading back to your account. Thanks again for booking with us.....see you next time !
Mitch & Lisa
Perfect family holiday villa with pool
We are an Anglo-Italian family with young children. The villa was immaculate and spacious, with good living space for both adults and children. The property is well equipped with essentials such as pool towels, loungers and washing machine/dryer. The outdoor pool was ideal after busy hot days at Disneyland. The villa is conveniently located close to supermarkets and restaurants. Bellissima villa con piscina ideale per famiglie o coppie.
Thank you Henrietta and family. Grazie..... !!
We were pleasantly surprised by the villa; everything you need for a comfortable break in a very quiet location not far from I4 which is the main highway through Orlando. We didn't visit any of the theme parks this trip as we were concentrating on the golfing opportunities, of which there are many, but for park visitors the main ones are within an easy 20 minutes of the villa, even in the occasionally dreadful traffic!
The villa is very well appointed with all the facilities one might need and there is a lovely pool which is very private.
The owners recommended various restaurants and shops nearby and we were delighted with 'Oblivion' which is a couple of minutes from the villa depending on the traffic lights!
All in all a delightful villa and Mitch could not have been more helpful; would definitely recommend Sunset Ridge as an excellent base for your holiday in Orlando.
Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review, you are very kind. I think 'spell check' may have been playing it's tricks. The restaurant you enjoyed was called Ovation.....spell check changed it to Oblivion. But, I personally think that would be a great name for a restaurant chain. It would have one hell of a cocktail list that's for sure.
Mitch & Lisa
House was clean
Location was vlose to I4 and central to baseball tournament we were at not much in the way of restaurants close by. Stay away from Davenport Ale House.
Thanks for the review. I am a little dissapointed you scored the villa with 4 stars, presumably because you felt there not enough restaurants in the vicinity which perplexes me and I guess you had a bad experience in the Davenport Ale house. In my Tips N Tricks I reference lots of nice restaurants in the vicinity.
Mitch & Lisa Ford
Special interest holidays:
Close to the worlds best theme parks. Shopping malls. Fabulous restaurants. Beautiful beaches. Fishing. Golfing. The perfect holiday location.
The Atlantic Coast is an approximate 50 minute drive. Here you will find Cocoa Beach, Kennedy Space Centre and a little further
on is Daytona. The Gulf Coast and it's fabulous beaches are just over an hour away.
Orlando International Airport is 30 minutes drive. Sanford Airport is a 40/45 minute drive.
Walking distance to shops, bars and restaurants. You can get to Disney's World Drive in 15 minutes.
Over the road from Sunset Ridge is Posner Park a newly opened shopping facility. There are a range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants.