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Our 4 Bed / 3 Bath home is so close to Disney, you can feel the magic !

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

Villa in Encantada, Kissimmee, Florida, USA - Luxury Villa With Large Private Patio & South Facing Pool Overlooking The Resort Lake

Encantada, a unique concept in luxury living. So close to Disney, you can feel the magic. Come and experience a truly wonderful holiday at the Encantada Resort. Staying in your own spacious air conditioned villa, you can enjoy all the comforts of home yet have the facilities of a 5* Resort. Encantada is one of the closest resorts to Walt Disney World and our home has a prime location within this gated community overlooking the lake, our home has a private south facing swimming pool and (larger than most) patio area, with table, chairs and sun loungers. We have Wi-Fi in our home and TVs in all bedrooms.

Lisa Berry
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Lisa Berry

My husband and I first visited Florida in 1992 and fell in love with not only the warm weather but also the warmth of the Floridian people, and all that Florida had to offer. We have been every year since (except one year in 1996 when we took a Caribbean Cruise ) but missed Florida, so didn't make that mistake twice ! We live in the UK and now visit Florida 4 times a year. We are very hands on homeowners, so together with our Management Company you can be assured our homes are kept to the very highest standard for our guests.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Our 4 Bed / 3 Bath home is so close to Disney, you can feel the magic !
average rating of 4.83871 based on 31 reviews

Amazing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Encantada in Florida. The villa itself was superb, with a beautiful view overlooking the lake and a lovely pool.... We also had the full afternoon sun, which was great as I think villas on the other side of the lake would lose theirs. We only used 2 of the 4 bedrooms, but found the villa to be very clean, with everything we needed and more than enough space for a family of 4.

We hadn't expected to use the communal pools and clubhouse, but were really impressed with all the activities for the children and adults alike. The staff at the Marina Club, were so lovely, and made our girls feel welcome. They aren't used to kids clubs and childcare, but wanted to get involved with the variety of arts and crafts, pool games and ice cream making that they offered. This provided us with an unexpected, but very welcome break, and really enabled us to relax on the days that we weren't at the parks.

The location for the Disney Parks was amazing, just 10 mins to all of them - we didn't do Universal, but did head out to Kennedy Space Centre, and again it was easy to get onto all the highways.

I would definitely recommend this villa and resort if you want a relaxing stay at Disney, and want to come home refreshed and not exhausted! Thank you Lisa and Steve we would definitely like to come back!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Hanna It was great to her how much you enjoyed your holiday and stay at Encantada - Team Marina put a lot of time into making our younger guests stay at the resort interesting and fun ( giving the opportunity for parents to enjoy an hour or so of relaxation. ) We chose our home on the lakeside with a south facing pool deck so our guests can enjoy all day sunshine, especially nice during the winter months, when it is perfect to sit/eat outside for long periods. Hope to have you stay in one of our homes again on your next trip. Best Wishes Lisa
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Wonderful villa close to all the fun Orlando has to offer

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a week in October and had a wonderful time. Villa was well equipped including a highchair and cot for my 7 month old daughter. Lovely pool and comfortably furnished. Very close to Applebees and Mannys (for good reasonably priced food) as well as a large publix for some grocery shopping. Ideally situated to access Disney via Sherberth road and can get to Animal Kingdom in no time. Great stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Hollie for your lovely review of our home. It was good to hear you had a great time. Sherberth Road is a super short cut to Animal Kingdom, and also using SR 429 ( albeit it is a Toll Road ) is one the fastest and most direct route for driving onto Disney Property. Hope to have you stay with us again sometime in the future. Best Wishes Lisa
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Beautiful property in lovely surroundings!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday at Encantada and would not hesitate to book with Lisa again in the future. The property was clean, comfortable and well maintained. The communication between Lisa was always excellent and Lisa was very helpful regarding local areas and services. The communal facilities within Encantada were fabulous for the children. The home was well equipped and had everything we needed for the perfect holiday. We would love to use this property again in the future, we experienced no problems whatsoever .

Thankyou Lisa!

Kelly and Andrew fletcher

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Kelly and Andrew for such a glowing review , it makes our efforts feel worthwhile when guests appreciate our homes. I hope future guests reading your review know they can choose our home and look forward to a wonderful choice of accommodation for their stay in Florida . Thanks once again, Lisa
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Very close to Disney with everything you need for your Vacation! 5th time visiting Orlando

  • 5 of 5

Just back and this is a great Villa. Perfect if you are visiting Disney. You just pop out the estate onto the 192 and 10-15 mins max and you are in Disney. (Animal Kingdom has an entrance on a back road which is just minutes from the villa, very accessible)

Lots of supermarkets, shops and plenty of restaurants. You don't need to travel far to get great food. Went to WAWA Gas station for the car too. Very reasonable priced and friendly too.

We golfed across the road at a top golf Course, could just get a taxi to it so we could have a few beers.

Cracking pool, temperatures were great the whole time we stayed. It was cleaned regularly and looked after.

The villa itself is great. Slept 8 no problem. Large rooms with a great selecting of TV channels. Fridge/Freezer was excellent. We freezed a lot of water bottles everyday for the parks and the Fridge also has an ice machine in it. Perfect for when you come home at night.

Air Conditioning was easy to use and kept the house at the temperature we liked.

The clubhouse onsite which also has two pools is a nice facility to use.

Nothing really more to say. If you are looking for an nice villa near supermarkets, restaurants, shops and Disney then you will not get much better than this. As soon as I seen this I knew I had found the perfect Villa for visiting Orlando. Just everything I feel you want for you vacation is here.

I feel when booking villas you need one as close as possible to everything you need. The less time you spend on the road driving the more time you have to enjoy the Parks and the Villa.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David Thank you so much for a super review of our home and the surrounding amenities in the area. Sherberth Road is a great short cut to Animal Kindgdom ( rather than World Drive - where your sat nat would take you along with everybody else ). Also using SR 429 (Toll Road ) and coming off at the first junction puts you on Disney Property within 5 mins drive of our home - we are lucky to own a house on one of the newest and closest resorts to Disney and being on US 192 we are in the heart of the area for supermarkets, tons of restaurants, golf courses ( as you experienced one of them ) and close access to all the theme parks, shopping malls and bowling and cinemas at Disney Springs. I hope to welcome you back again when you return to Orlando for your 6th visit ! Best Regards Lisa
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Perfect location and beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

A lovely, comfortable house in a brilliant location for shops, restaurants and the Disney Parks. Comfortable beds, spotlessly clean and all the amenities we could wish for. The main pools at the clubhouse are perfect for a day's rest and keep an eye out for eagles and terrapins in the lake! I'd have no hesitation in booking again.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Johanna for adding to our 5* review collection - we love it when guests love our home, and it was great to hear you had a wonderful holiday. We are very lucky to have such a great Management Company, and it gives us great peace of mind to know Frankie looks after our guests and their needs during a their stay at our home. Hope to have you stay with us again in the future sometime. Kind Regards Lisa
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday in Encantada.the house was spotless and the boys loved the pool. Lisa was exceptionally helpful during the poking progress and did some research for me regarding things to do. Thank you we would definitely recommend and already have!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your 5* review Cathy, and glad you found the help and advice during our ("poking" ( haha ) Booking process useful and the birthday and exam celebrations went well. Thank you for recommending our home to your friends and family and I hope to have to stay in one of our homes again on your next trip to Florida.
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Encantada Clubhouse Bar
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
SR 429
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Choice of approx 12 Restaurants
Car: recommended


If you wish to spend a day at the beach then within approx one hours drive of Encantada you will find the popular destinations of Cocoa Beach on the Atlantic Coast, and Clearwater and St Petersburgh on the Gulf Coast.


The closest airport to our home is Orlando International Airport - approx 35 mins drive. Sanford Airport is approx 55 mins drive. Whilst Encantada is on the Link Bus Route, to enjoy all Florida has to offer a car is highly recommended.


Walt Disney World Property - Approx 5 mins drive

Sea World - Approx 20 mins drive

Universal Studios & Island of Adventures - Approx 30 mins drive

Premium Outlets - Approx 15 mins drive

Florida Mall - Approx 30 mins drive

Mall at Millenia - Approx 30 mins drive

Further Details:

Whilst staying at Encantada there are many things to do around the resort including activities arranged by Club Marina for guests of all ages - Pool activities for our younger guests, Aqua Zumba, Nature Walks, Sunday Night is Movie Night - join in with the activities or find a quiet area to sit and enjoy a book - there really is something for everyone at this resort.

Within 500 mtrs to 1.5 miles of our home you will find a Petrol Station with Seven/Eleven Convenience Store. Publix Supermarket, Walk-In Medical Centre, Spa & Nails, Target Supercentre ( supermarket ), and numerous restaurants including Italian ( Olive Garden ) Steak Houses, Pizza, Chinese, Panera Bread, Fish Bones, McDonald’s any many many more - something for everyone.......


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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $308

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of 25% - minimum £150 (US $270) per week is required at the time of booking. The balance is then due 10 weeks prior to the arrival date. Payment is accepted in Pounds Sterling or US Dollars by bank transfer or cheque ( Check ). Please note if your stay is for less than 7 nights the cleaning fee of £85 or US$130 will be payable.
A £250 (US $450 )Refundable Security Bond is taken in case of damages and is refunded once the Management Company has checked over our home after departure.

Changeover Day:
There is no set changeover day - we are flexible to suit guests needs.
Check in time is 4pm on the day or arrival
Check out time is 10am on the day of departure
Late check outs may be available, however may be subject to an additional charge.

Notes on prices:
Cleaning Fee: Please note all stays of less than 7 nights will incur an additional cleaning charge of £85 or US$130 per stay.

Pool Heat : The private pool at our home can be heated upon request at an additional daily cost of £17 or US$25 . Only necessary during the winter months ( November - March ). At least one of the two communal pools at the clubhouse is heated all year round.

All prices quoted include all US State Fees and Taxes.
No Resort Fee is Charged.

BBQ Hire : $65 per week

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Kissimmee Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Our home has 3 full bathrooms - En-suite bathroom to Bedroom 1 with sink, WC & walk in shower. En-suite bathroom to Bedroom 2 with sink, WC & bath/shower over. Upstairs bathroom with sink, WC & bath/shower over for Bedroom 3 & 4.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms plus Sofa Bed) Notes on bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms : Bedroom 1 with King (6ft) Bed, Bedroom 2 with Queen (5ft) Bed is located on the ground floor and is suitable for guests who have limited mobility. Bedroom 3 & 4 both have Twin Beds and we have a Queen Sofa Bed located in the lounge.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Our home offers the perfect accommodation for young and old alike, couples ( we welcome Snow birds ) and families . We provide complimentary WiFi ( just bring your laptop ) and TVs in all bedrooms. If you don't wish to bring your own laptop, guests have FREE use of the computers in the clubhouse 24/7. Outside: Our private screened patio area, accessed through the patio doors from the dining room, enjoys a quiet position overlooking the resort lake. Our pool is South facing so you can enjoy the sun from early morning until sunset, our patio is larger than most and has private patio table and chairs and sun loungers provided for your enjoyment. For the safety of our younger guests we have a pool fence and a patio door alarm fitted, should a little one open the door to the pool without you realising, the alarm will sound, to alert you. A short walk along the footpath from our home you will find the resort clubhouse which has a Gym, 2 Communal Pools ( one is always heated ) including a lane swimming pool and a zero entry pool along with a spa and children’s Tot-Lot ( Playground ) fancy a spot of fishing, Encantada has a Catch and Release Fishing Pier with cabana. Inside the 9000 sq ft clubhouse there is a brand new "Romy's" Licensed restaurant offering Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.... enjoy Utility Room: Washer, dryer, iron and ironing board, clothes airer. vacuum, mop and bucket. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen are provided including Pool Towels. Our home is cleaned in readiness for your arrival and again on the day of your departure - should you require additional cleaning during your stay this can be arranged at an additional charge. Other: For guests with infants, a Pack 'n' Play cot, High-chair and Stroller are located in the closet under the stairs and are provided with our compliments for you to use during your stay in our home.

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