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Luxurious, spacious 5 bed/3 bath Villa – Spacious deck with south facing pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,216 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Stay in a stunning 5 Bed Villa in a peaceful golf and countryside setting just 20 mins from Disney

Park Place Villa:

This stunning, spacious, villa has everything you need to make your stay as carefree and comfortable as possible, so it becomes your home from home. After the wonders of the theme parks, plus amazing beaches, you return to a peaceful, calm and secure country setting. Please note we provide everything you need for a perfect holiday base, only 20 minutes’ drive from Disney’s main gate. This means you can enjoy your valuable vacation time and experience all we have to offer without any worries. We have owned this villa since new in 2003, and are always updating the facilities in order to keep it clean and fresh. Book this villa directly with the owners who care and want to ensure you have the best holiday home experience.

Quick Facts:

• Most of our guests return to stay in this beautiful, spacious home in a secure gated development

• 5 spacious bedrooms sleeping up to 8 people

• Large private south facing pool (heated if required) with an extended pool deck /seating area and plenty of sunbeds

• Covered lanai for shade, cooling fan, plus a George Forman barbeque/outdoor grill.

• Fully air conditioned – which you control.

• Fast wireless internet access throughout the villa with free calls within US and Canada.

• Digital Safe

• Sony music system, Samsung LCD/LED 55” flat screen HD television, (HD cable in family room), Play station 3 with internet access, DVD players (selection of games and DVDs)

• All bedroom have cabled television wireless internet and luxury bedding

• Tennis rackets for local court, golf club, plus cork and electronic dart boards.

• Large capacity Samsung washing machine with separate tumble dryer, iron and ironing board

• Children's pack includes a security fence, with safety gate, which can go across the lanai (so you can be sat comfortably outside knowing little ones can't get to the pool), alarmed patio doors, cot, bed guard, high chair, push chair and stair gates.

• All utensils, bedding, linens and towels and even golf clubs, to ensure you the perfect ‘home from home’

Park Place Villa:

As you walk up to the entrance of the villa the scene is set as you see Mickey waiting to welcome you to this beautiful home. On entering the villa you will be amazed at the size of this incredible home with an enormous double ceiling fan, enhancing the cathedral ceiling. Plenty of cool leather seating, plus coffee tables provides a comfortable spot to enjoy a cool bud or glass of wine. Relax after a busy day by watching a DVD or Netflix’s on the 55” Samsung TV, listen to a CD, or play on the PS3 with plenty of games and handsets provided.

The villa includes art work, luxury furnishings and bedding, lots of space spread over 2 floors, and a private south facing pool (with stunning golf course views of the 17th fairway). In addition the pool area benefits from a large recently extended pool deck plus plenty of padded furniture. Furthermore there is a lanai, this provides both shade and comfort with an outdoor fan. A safety fence/gate can be fitted for families with young children which prevents access from the lanai to the pool area.

All the rooms are air conditioned, have wireless high speed internet and wooden plantation blinds which keep the rooms cool in summer and private on an evening. Come and stay in the cooler months and enjoy the comfort of the smooth, glowing fire.

The kitchen: The kitchen bar looks onto the family room and lanai. The floor was recently tiles and this well equipped kitchen provides everything you need to enable you to warm a pizza or cook Sunday lunch. The kitchen has an electric oven, dishwasher, large refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, double sink, coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster, blender, electric can opener, electric hand held mixer, electric carving knife, plenty of cutlery, knives, pans, plates, glasses etc. A large cupboard provides extra storage and also has games, sewing box, paper plates, paper cups, first aid kit and cooler box. At one end is the formal dining table which sits 6 and at the other end is the nook table, which sits 5/6 people.

Master bedroom: The downstairs master bedroom, with views of the swimming pool, has a ‘Tommy Bahama’ feel with a large impressive king size bed stood on a wooden floor. With plenty of matching furniture, storage, raffia ceiling fan and cabled Sony HD television/ CD player this is a relaxing, calm room. There is luxury deep mattress, bedding with matching curtains plus wooden plantation blinds. It also includes a two seated sofa bed which provides a quiet area in which you can sit and read, watch cabled HD television or a DVD, or use as an extra bed for young children whom you would prefer to stay in the room with you. There is a large walk in wardrobe plus a digital safe. It is served by a recently upgraded large en-suite bathroom with toilet, large garden tub, separate shower and luxury vanity units with granite top and double with sinks, hair dryer, curling tongs and hair straighteners.

Double bedroom: At the front of the house this room has a double bed with luxury bedding and matching curtains, plus a large wardrobe and plenty of furniture for storage. Also has a television, PS2, plenty of games and children’s books. This room has a tiled shower room opposite with a WC and vanity unit.

Utility room is inside the home and benefits from new large capacity Samsung washer and matching dryer. This room also has an ironing board, iron and clothes airer.

Garage: Can be accessed from inside the villa. Have a game of darts board with a choice of two boards. Here is also stored the sunbed cushions, floats etc. for the pool plus tennis racquets and balls for the local courts. A locked cupboard has two sets of golf clubs which are available for guests to use free of charge. Just mention this when booking the villa and we will post the key when we send you maps and an information pack one month prior to your departure.

Upstairs are a further three bedrooms and family bathroom. Depending on your party, this can provide a separate, private area for older children, friends or another family. The hall way looks down on the family room below.

The second master bedroom is another spacious room with views of the golf course. This room was recently refurnished with Tommy Bahama furniture and luxury bedding with matching curtains. The pillow top bed is king size and there is plenty of storage plus wooden planation blinds. A cabled dvd television is also in this room.

The white room, based at the front of the villa, has a double aspect with luxury bedding and matching curtains, plus a pillow top queen size bed mattress. This room has a plenty of storage including a dressing table, cabled television and wooden blinds.

The fifth bedroom has a tropical theme and benefits from 2 twin beds. It has plenty of storage, including a dressing table and cabled television.

The tiled family bathroom has a bath with shower, sink, storage and WC. In the vanity unit you will find straighteners, hairdryer and curling tongs. Coloured towels are also provided for use around the pool and in the water parks.

Why Southern Dunes?

There are not many estates where if you wish you can leave your car on the drive, you can. Within walking distance, mostly down tree lined drives, are many fast food outlets and restaurants, including the restaurant/bar at The Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club; Manny's the number 1 steakhouse on Trip Advisor plus a 24 hour Walmart at the entrance, great for that pint of milk as you return home after a busy day.

How much?

All this space and luxury comes at a very reasonable price as we only rent to smaller parties. We do offer discounts for parties of 4 or less, late bookings and extended stays.

To see more information and picture visit our website www.sdvilla.com

An amazing, well equipped and spacious home that can be yours for that special Florida holiday

More Details

Owner
JAN FORREST
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
May 8, 2017

About JAN FORREST

My family and I have been travelling to Orlando since 1992 when we totally fell in love with the sunshine and excitement of the parks. We purchased our first home, ‘Park Place Villa’, in 2003 when our three boys were teenagers; they were excited with the pool and accessibility to the theme parks. We loved the facts we could leave the car on the drive and go for a drink, feeling safe walking along the tree lined roads. Last year we purchased ‘Forest Hills Cottage’ (F3209) a year after becoming grandparents.

We feel we know what a family needs to ensure they have a great vacation, and providing this is very important to us. We try hard to give guests a comfortable home in excellent decorative order which provides everything you need from a swimming pool to travel adapters.

JAN FORREST purchased this villa in 2003

Why JAN FORREST chose Davenport

Since 2003 we have owned and successfully rented this beautiful home and the majority of our booking are return guests. The villa is spectacular with high ceilings and curtains which cover two floors and set of with a designer ceiling fan. When we decided to purchase the villa, we knew it had to be in Southern Dunes because it is such a peaceful, tidy and beautifully landscaped golf development. We have visited many estates in the last 25 years, but we love the peace and the feeling of staying in the country offered by Southern Dunes, especially after a busy day at the parks. The roads are tree lined and houses are well cared for and very pretty. As you walk around the views of the golf course are picturesque and everyone is so friendly, as it is the perfect mixture of residential and rental homes.

What makes this villa unique

This villa provides luxury, space and privacy with your own south facing pool. It is a stunning home which is well furnished, regularly updated, clean and cared for. The perfect home and community in which to enjoy the Floridian lifestyle.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Visited 19th April-5th May 2016. We have been to Florida 13 times and this was the best equipped villa we have stayed in. It was equipped like a home and not a rented property. The owners had thought of everything. The house was very quiet, very spacious and very very well equipped, it was also beautifully clean. The pool area was huge and got the sun all day (there was shade too). The pool was beautifully warm and very clean. I would not hesitate to recommend this villa to anyone it was an excellent experience. Thank you so much
Apr 2016
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Amenities

Southern Dunes Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2216 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Large tiled en-suite bathroom to downstairs master with garden tub, separate shower, wc and luxury double vanity units with granite tops and double sinks. A tiled shower room with wc and sink also based downstairs. Upstairs large tiled family bathroom with bath/shower, wc and vanity unit with sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The master bedroom with king size bed based downstairs with a luxury en suite bathroom. Also downstairs is a double bedroom with shower room. Upstairs master bedroom with king size bed, fourth queen bedroom and a fifth bedroom with two twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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Map

Nearest Airport
36.5 Metres
Orlando International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Southern Dunes Golf Club
Nearest Golf
0.02 Miles
Southern Dunes Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
US27
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
Southern Dunes Golf Club
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
Clearwater Beach

Coast/Beach:

Clearwater Beach - 90 minutes drive

Cocoa Beach - 90 minutes drive

Sarasota - 2 hours drive

Miami - 4 hours drive

Naples - 4 hours drive

Key West - 7 hours drive

Crystal River (swim with manatees) - 2 hours drive

Travel:

Only 30 minutes from Orlando MCO Airport and 60 mins drive from Sanford and Tampa Airports. Car hire is essential when staying in a villa.

Distances:

‘ We have just returned from a fantastic stay at this villa. It really was a home from home and our two year old loved it. The location on Southern Dunes was fab and we loved the permanent happy hour and food at the club house and that we could walk to both Walmart and Manny's steakhouse. It was literally 20 minutes to Disney and meant we could go for the morning to a park come back and chill for the late afternoon and return for the fireworks etc at night. The pool area was super and we enjoyed

Further Details:

Southern Dunes has 24 hour security gated access and regular estate patrols. During your stay you will have access to various large swimming pools, a gym, children’s play area and tennis courts. Great news… at Southern Dunes you can leave the car on the drive as many bars, restaurants (including Manny’s Chop House) fast food outlets and stores are within walking distance. This includes a super Walmart and Winn Dixie which are at the entrance to Southern Dunes, perfect for that bottle of wine you need after a long, exciting day at the parks.

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Rates & Availability

Southern Dunes Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late booking deal
Apr 30 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$693
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$924
 
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$866
 
 
November
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$809
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
10 night minimum stay
$809
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
$809
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 26 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$809
 
 
Summer 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$924
 
 
Autumn 2018
Oct 1 2018 - Dec 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
$809
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $323.4
Tax Rate 12.0%

Booking Notes:
Booking must be made direct with the owners who will send you a booking form. This must be completed, within 7 days, and returned with a £100 non refundable deposit.
The balance will be due eight weeks prior to your holiday, at this time we will also require a separate cheque for £250. This will be held by ourselves and returned to you following return of the keys and management confirmation of no 'malicious damages'. Four weeks before your holiday keys, maps etc. will be posted to your home.

Changeover Day:
There is no changeover days but you stay must be for at least seven days.

Notes on prices:
Price includes all utility costs, taxes at 12% and cleaning on departure

Discounts available for smaller parties (4 or less) and late bookings
We welcome snowbirds and give good discounts for extended stays

Pool heating is charged at £100 / $120 per week

A deposit of £100 is due within 10 days of accepting the booking, with the remaining balance, plus a damages deposit of £250 (this cheque is held and not cashed) due 8 weeks prior to departure. This can be a cheque or direct payment vis online banking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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