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A quality villa offering excellent value, high standards, beautifully equipped

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

The Manors at Westridge Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa at Westridge (Manors South), Davenport, Florida Orlando/Kissimmee, USA - Location, Location, Location.

Welcome Home. 'Look no further our 4 bedroom 3 bathroom private pool villa is a 'little gem'. We are proud of our home and have furnished the property to a high standard and are personally motivated to ensure we provide you with a holiday home to be proud of. We are new owners and have recently refurbished the whole property interior with new carpet, new tiles, blinds and ceiling fans to compliment the existing air conditioning already installed.

Poolside we have totally renewed the sun lounges and seat covers and provided umbrella shading for additional comfort. A high capacity pool heater has been installed to heat the pool in the cooler months, normally October to April. Our pool is screened and cleaned weekly with filters and chemical balance being checked and adjusted accordingly and is typically kidney-shaped almost 30' long. However for the intrepid fitness fan if you should wish to indulge in more strenuous exercise swimming, the Manors has its own clubhouse and full sized swimming pool which is free to use by residents and guests staying at the property. The clubhouse also contains a fully equipped fitness centre free to use. Being south facing the pool area at the villa is exposed to the sun all day ensuring the potential for a 'perfect suntan'. For those al fresco moments or for days and evenings you decide to spend relaxing by the pool we have provided a gas barbecue free to use.

For your added convenience we offer 'free Wi-Fi at the house, so bring your laptop or tablet. In each of our lounges we have installed 48" flat screen LED smart TV's with a DVD player in the poolside lounge. Each of the bedrooms is also equipped with modern flat screen televisions. Although we are feel sure you will spend much of your time by the pool or visiting the many theme parks and attractions, to compliment your "chill out" time at the villa we have Direct TV installed offering a choice of more than 200+ channels including sport and some movie channels. To cater for sport lovers, our T.V package includes coverage of the NFL, Premier League, NHL and NBA. Included in the rental cost is the facility to make free local, long distance and international telephone calls to more than 30 countries including the UK, Europe and Canada using a VOIP telephone system.

Our house is a corner plot and offers good space either side adding to the privacy and tranquility although the estate offers a very relaxed location regardless.

Our property is spacious and has two communal lounge areas, a formal dining area as well as a separate area between the kitchen and poolside lounge for casual dining. We have three bathrooms two of which are en-suite attached to the two queen bedded rooms and the third for use by the two twin bedded rooms and guests poolside.

For guests with a baby or a very young child there is a cot, high chair and child buggy at the villa although we do recommend you bring your own to ensure familiarity.

For long stay guests the villa contains everything you need.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Gary Brown
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 1, 2016
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About Gary Brown

I would like to welcome you to my home in Florida.

Up to 10 years ago I spent 30 years as a travel agent and had always wanted to have a property of my own in a tropical climate so, at last in 2014 purchased a family home near Disney. Those 30 years were spent trying to accomodate customers in locations and property where I new they would be both happy and at a destination appropriate to their leisure needs.

I have a beautiful home in England filled with quality and am carrying that philosophy forward in furnishing the home in Davenport.

It is important to me that you feel comfortable in the house and enjoy nice surroundings. When your vacation ends I will only be happy knowing you look forward to returning to my home in the knowledge you feel you had great value for money.

Gary Brown purchased this villa in 2014

Why Gary Brown chose Davenport

I have visited Florida many times throughout my life and love the climate the lifestyle and the shopping.

I have always enjoyed the "Florida experience". I have also been to Disney and the many fun filled theme parks too which is obviously an immense attraction to families and it seems that the Disney complex has become a place of pilgrimage for anybody with children regardless of nationality. Florida is a holiday destination blessed with something for everybody.

Golfers, shoppers, sun worshippers, fishermen, boating enthusiasts and families can always have a great time in Florida.

What makes this villa unique

Location location location is the message.

Disney, theme parks, restaurants, shopping, golf, are all within a short drive of our house in Davenport.

Our property is in a gated community providing increased security and which is beautifully maintained and clean.

Our house provides every amenity for a great holiday and a very relaxing and comfortable stay in a beautifully furnished home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

As this is a new property ownership we have no feedback to report. However we welcome comment from our guests to help us to maintain the standards we strive to offer. 'We strongly believe you are our best salesperson'
May 2014
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

A quality villa offering excellent value, high standards, beautifully equipped
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic villa in a great location. Had everything we needed and there is a team on hand if you have any problems at all. I would highly recommend and Gary is a pleasure to deal with.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Gary was a pleasure to deal with and was very helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Gary gave us Clear directions which easily led us to the villa. Villa was perfect. It had everything we needed and was well decorated, clean and homely.

Management company, Phil, was also very helpful.

I would definately recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Beautiful Property & very hospitable owner!

  • 5 of 5

We booked last minute and Gary was extremely accommodating! We had a 6 month old with us and Gary was giving us tips from the very first email! Gary is extremely hospitable and helpful in every way.

The villa is beautiful and set in a great community and located centrally to all of the main attractions. The villa has everything it needs and is very spacious.

The pool was great and was in the sun all day.

We have stayed in a number of villa's in Florida over the years and would recommend Gary's villa to all.

We will be sure to contact him next time we go!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Excellent Villa - With Superb Leisure Facilities

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this villa is excellent.

My family and I have stayed in about half a dozen different villas local to this one, but none can compare. This time it was only myself and my adult son staying over the Xmas period, and it was our first time at this villa.

Gary and his management team take care of every detail.

Many villas boast about having TVs in every room, but until now I have not stayed in a villa with such modern TVs including very comprehensive viewing options like this one has. I know we don't all go on holiday to Florida to sit in front of the box, but it's good to know there is a very extensive TV package for the times you do.

The pool is well situated - even for the low winter sun with nothing blocking it out - and is lovely and warm. Plenty of lounger/seat/table options.

Didn't use the hockey table but the pool table was the scene of my son getting many a good thrashing!

Beds are very comfortable as are the sofas in the lounges.

Laundry facilities good and dishwasher/crocks/utensils all clean upon arrival and sufficient for a large party.

Stay here and you won't be disappointed...but don't stay when I want to book because this is my first choice villa now!

Bruce.

Worcs.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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5

Very Clean and well laid out, great location

  • 5 of 5

The villa is situated in a gated community so you feel very secure.

The property is well laid out with every thing that you need.

The games room is great for us big kids as well with the pool table and air hocky

the villa has a good size pool and is accessible from the bedroom and the lounge also from the hallway that has a separate bathroom ( this is very handy after using the pool).

The location is very good as it is within very easy drive of all attractions and shopping outlets.

Also as just off the main road it is very easy to Drive to eather beach and also kennedy space centre or Bush gardens.

To get to the villa is just 3 roads from orlando international airport ( 30 minutes drive apron) so is very easy to find even at night. (please have some quarters at hand for the 3 or 4 toll booths that you go through around 6 to 8 dollars) other roots are free but are a lot longer and harder to follow)

I recommend staying in this villa it is just what you want if their are 2 of you or a family.

Gary is a great person to deal with and always available to help or answer any questions that you might have.

We had a wonderful relaxing time in the villa and also got in some good shopping at the outlet centres.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

Clean, comfortable villa

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this villa in October 2015.

The villa is clean, comfortable and spacious. The pool area is great as it gets the sun all day and is not overlooked. The villa is in on a gated community and so is secure and it's location is handy for all the Disney etc attractions. We drove down to Miami which took about 4 hours stayed overnight and then went on to Key Largo and the Everglades.

Gary the owner rang during our holiday to check that everything was ok, which it was.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend this villa as a base to explore the sites.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Orlando International (MCO)
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Highland Reserve
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I4
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Applebys
Nearest Beach
65 Miles
St Petersburg
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Davenport and the Orlando are located in the centre of Florida but should you wish to spend a day on the beach, just over an hours drive 70 miles east or west of Davenport, will bring you to Gulf or Atlantic coast beaches. Gulf coast beaches rated among the world's top beaches being white sand, wide, clean and pristine with gentle waters. Clearwater Beach being the most popular.

Cocoa and Daytona the popular Atlantic facing beaches are great for surfers.

Travel:

Unless driving to Orlando from within the U.S, the 3 airports serving the area with direct non stop flights are as follows including distance and time to the villa:

Orlando International (MCO) 33 mls - 45 mins

Sandford (SFB) 58 mls 75 mins

Tampa International (TPA) 69 mls -1 1/2 hrs

Flights are also possible via Miami International (MIA 240mls) but incur a 4hr drive

With most villa holidays in Florida car hire is essential.

Taxis can be expensive with little public transport ava

Distances:

Listed below are approximate driving times from our villa to the following attractions assuming there are no traffic delays en route:

Disney 15 mins

Epcot 20 mins

Universal Studios 25 mins

Seaworld 25 mins

Busch Gardens 1 hour

Kennedy Space Centre 90 mins

Millenia Mall Orlando 35 mins

International Drive outlet Mall 20 mins

Florida everglades 3-4 hours

Further Details:

Westridge Manors is close to an abundance of stores and food establishments.

The nearest major supermarket (Publix) is 2-3 minutes from the villa although there is a large Walmart and a Target roughly 6-7 minutes along the highway US 27.

If you need a 24 hour chemist the nearest CVS once again is under 3 minutes from the accomodation. Eating out is a pleasure with all major restaurants within a 10 minute drive. In the immediate vicinity there are fast food outlets (Burger King, McDonalds, Wendys, Kentucky Fried Chicken) or you have along the US 27 and the US192 Cracker Barrel, Dennys, Shoneys, Sizzlers, Ihop, Red Lobster, Black Angus Steak, Ponderosa, Applebys, Chillies, The Outback plus inumerable pizza, Italian, Chinese, and Indian take away and delivery service outlets.

Of course your visit will most likely involve a visit to one of the major shopping malls or the famous outlet malls selling famous brand named products at highly reduced prices. The outlet malls are located along International Drive approximately 20 minutes away. The Florida Mall and the Millenia Mall in Orlando contain the large departmental stores (Macys, Nordstrom, Saks, Sears, J.C.Penny, Bloomingdales and a host of famous boutiques, shoe shops and beauty product stores.

The nearest banks to the villa are 2 minutes and 7 minutes respectively with a Bank of America drive through outlet close to the Walmart on the highway US27.

If you are looking for nightime entertainment, cinemas or dancing, Church Street station in Orlando and the Disney Downtown area Pleasure Island are the places to head for.

For NBL fans, the area is represented by Orlando Magic whose Amway Stadium is within easy reach of Davenport on the west side of the I4 in downtown Orlando.

The nearest NFL team is Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Tickets are normally available a few days prior to games.

The everglades is a popular excursion to see the local wildlife including alligators and experience an air boat ride through the swamps

Rates & Availability

The Manors at Westridge Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
$628
$2,030
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$761
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$628
 
 
Easter 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$729
 
 
Spring
Apr 16 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$634
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$761
 
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$698
 
 
Autumn Peak
Oct 24 2017 - Nov 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$729
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$622
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To proceed with booking our villa, please check the availability chart for your required dates and telephone or email us direct.
Once we confirm the reservation a £250 non-refundable deposit should be recieved within 7 days to secure the booking.
The balance due, plus a refundable security deposit (RSC) of £200, is payable 8 weeks prior to departure or immediately for late bookings made within 56 days of arrival.
The RSC will be returned promptly and within 10 days following a property damage inspection by the cleaners / management compan



Changeover Day:
We understand limiting changeover dates, limits flight availability and flight costs so we accept changeovers on any date with a check-in time after 2pm and a check-out time 10 am or earlier. We will however always try to be flexible and accomodate late check outs whenever possible however if incoming guests are arriving the same day cleaners will need to maximise the time they have to prepare the property for the new arrivals which we are sure you will appreciate.


Notes on prices:
Payments can be made by direct bank transfer to our UK or U.S bank accounts, or by cheque.
Cheque payments are not accepted on late bookings within 42 days of arrival
Pool heating is an additional charge of £60 per week (only recommended from October to May)
Taxes are included except on payments made to our U.S bank which incurs 13% FST
A cleaning charge of £85 is applied to all short duration (less than 7 day) stays
Cancelation prior to balance due date results in lost deposit
Cancelation after the balance due date incurs the following:
42 days to 28 days 50% cancellation charge
28 days to 14 days 75$ cancellation charge
14 days and under 100% cancellation charge
Please ensure travel insurance is taken to cover unexpected need to cancel the booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

The Manors at Westridge Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1940 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathroom 1 (master 1) Twin vanity basins, separate bath, walk-in shower, wc Bathroom 2 (master 2) Vanity unit, bath/shower over, wc Bathroom 3 contains a vanity unit, bath/shower over, wc and serves the adjacent twin bedded rooms and the pool deck area
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bed 1 - queen bed, nightstands, dresser, en-suite bath, shower, wc and spacious walk in closet. Master Bed 2 - a queen bed, nightstands, dresser, en-suite shower/bath, wc and fitted closet Twin Bed 1 & 2 - Twin beds, nightstand, built in closets
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Brilliant Location in a gated community. Beautifully Furnished throughout Excellent value Fully equipped Long stays and "snow birds" welcome Sorry but our villa is no smoking and no pets Outside: Our pool is private and covered with a mesh screen to help prevent unwanted insects and wildlife entering. The pool can be heated but this is only really necesary in the winter months as the pool temperature from May to October usually runs at 80-85 degrees fahreinheit. To conform to state legislation we have a child safety screen installed by the pool to prevent young children unable to swim accidently falling into the water. Additionally we have fitted on all doorways a loud audible buzzer to alert to poolside doors being opened by young children. We have provided 4 all weather sun loungers and 6 chairs plus a dining table by the pool and two large umbrellas to provide some shade if required. All of the covers have been renewed this year to maintain the high standards we are aiming to provide. The grounds surrounding the house are maintained by our H.O.A who cut and water the grass, tend to the plants and trees and the up-keep of the security gates, street lighting and roadways Utility Room: The utility area contains a washer, separate dryer, ironing board, steam iron and interior linen line. A vacuum cleaner is also provided. There is also a large games area containing a pool table, air hockey table, dart board and x-box plus games Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels and bed linen are included in our prices Our management team will clean the villa prior to your arrival and after departure. However extra cleans and laundry changes can be organised in advance (£85) or with the management company cleaners. Other: The formal lounge area also incorporates a lovely full size dining table designed to seat eight guests and is coordinated to compliment the furniture style of the formal lounge. Our kitchen area also serves as a breakfast nook with dining capacity of 8

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