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South Facing Pool with No Rear Neighbors - Brand New in 2017

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms and 5 Bathrooms (all en-suite) - Sleeps 10-12 - Free Wi-Fi

Welcome to The Windsor Dream - The Ultimate Villa at Windsor Hills – A luxurious south-facing home with private pool and hot-tub, with no rear neighbors.

CHECK OUT OUR BRAND NEW PHOTOS - OUR HOME WAS COMPLETELY REMODELED IN 2017

We try hard to keep our homes "fresh", so every few years we have our interior designer come in and help us update everything. We have purchased all new furniture for our living room, dining room, and most of the bedrooms, as well as a brand new 70" Samsung UltraHD 4K Smart-TV. We also painted the interior and had our kitchen cabinets re-finished, and we installed crown molding, as well as all new granite counter tops in the kitchen and first floor master bedroom.

The most important feature of our family retreat is that we offer one of the few south-facing pool homes in Windsor Hills that also has no rear neighbors. Spend a moment viewing the Windsor Hills development on Google Maps. Most of the south-facing homes back right up to another property. Most of the other homes with no rear neighbors face north, east, or west – limiting the amount of sun the pool area will receive. If you select a south-facing home that has rear neighbors, the neighbors pool will be approximately 10 feet from your pool – not my idea of relaxing! Take a look at the view from our pool area and you’ll see the difference.

The second most important feature is our proximity to the world class Windsor Hills club house, resort water slide, movie theater, sundry shop, and other amenities. We are right down the street from the club house, approximately a 2 minute walk. Many of the homes in Windsor Hills are located a good 10-15 minute walk away from the club house. If you have children you almost have to drive there to utilize the amenities of this lovely resort. We are also right across the street from the amazing children’s playground!

Our spectacular family retreat offers 5 bedrooms – each with a private bathroom – which is perfect for accommodating large families. The 5 bedroom suites are all finished with custom window treatments, soft furnishings, and of course have “top of the line” pillow topped mattresses for your maximum comfort. The home has been completely redecorated, and furnished to an exacting standard, with individually chosen designer furnishings and draperies.

The Windsor Dream also has a fully air conditioned game room with pool table and its own cable TV package with FREE HBO and SHOWTIME. Imagine coming home from a long day at the parks, and the adults can relax in the main living room and kitchen area, and the kids can have their own privacy in the game room area.

The Windsor Dream, our Ultimate Villa, has state-of-the art flat panel HD televisions and DVD players in all rooms, FREE high speed wireless internet, and free national and international phone calls.

For the children, there is a choice of both an Xbox 360 and Play Station gaming consoles, with an assortment of games.

For our youngest guests, we provide a full range of infant/toddler equipment to make your stay as stress free as possible.

The resort recreation area has lighted tennis courts, sand volleyball, lighted basketball courts, as well as a newly opened golf practice putting/chipping green area.

There’s also an amazing children’s playground area. The unique, castle themed playground has something for everyone. A dragon guards the drawbridge over the moat, and once inside children and imaginations run wild!

Service and Safety: We employ a local management company that is exclusive to Windsor Hills. On the off chance you have any service needs during your stay; our local caretaker is just a phone call away. So many management companies offer nameless, faceless representatives. We made sure you will have access to someone right in the neighborhood should the need arise. We offer a keyless entry lock system on our home, so you don’t have to worry about driving around Orlando looking for a management office to collect your keys. You can drive straight to our home, and we will provide you a personalized code for immediate access. Windsor Hills is not only a gated community – there are helpful, trained, security staff working at the gate 24/7. This makes us feel very safe and comfortable; especially when we let our older children walk on their own throughout the resort. We know that you have many beautiful homes to choose from in this amazing resort development, and we appreciate you considering our home.

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Amenities

Kissimmee Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • If you need to cancel your reservation, and we are able to get your nights re-rented at the same rate, we can apply your deposit to a future stay.
Location Type:
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • Each bedroom has its own private bathroom - perfect for large families.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , Twin Suite with En-Suite Bathroom (plus a third trundle bed)
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , Twin Suite with En-Suite Bathroom (plus a third trundle bed)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master King Suite with En-Suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master King Suite with En-Suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen Suite with En-Suite Bathroom
  • The 5 new bedroom suites are all finished with custom window treatments, soft furnishings, and 'top of the line” pillow topped mattresses for your maximum comfort. We also have a queen-size sleeper sofa in the game room. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom - perfect for large families. The home has been completely redecorated, and furnished to an exacting standard, with individually chosen designer furnishings and draperies.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Our home offers TWO independent Air Conditioning systems - one for each floor - to ensure our guest's maximum comfort. We also have TWO hot water systems. Our home has a traditional hot water tank serving the second floor, and features a tankless 'unlimited' hot water heater on the first floor, so there is always plenty of hot water when your group is getting ready in the morning. The Windsor Dream is a non-smoking property, and pets are not allowed.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(71 traveler reviews)

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South Facing Pool with No Rear Neighbors - Brand New in 2017
average rating of 4.9577465 based on 71 reviews
5

This vacation home was everything we hoped for and more - you will not be disappointed!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 , including 4 grandkids ages 12-17, enjoyed this beautiful and spacious home Christmas week (9 days) 2017/18. It is tastefully and comfortably furnished with plenty of room for everyone -5 bedrooms and 5 baths was a real luxury. The game room was a big hit - all ages took turns playing in family pool tournaments, and even the big "kids" loved the arcade and Xbox. We all also very much enjoyed having our own hot tub and pool -even when the weather turned a little cool the last day or so.

As promised, the clubhouse and rec center were only a short walk away and we used the lighted tennis and basketball courts , and ping pong tables. I cannot recommend this home more highly for your family vacation and the owner, Bill Burns, was a joy to work with. He was very responsive and very thoughtful, giving us many tips to make our stay even better. We did not come especially for Disney this year, but it is only 5 min. away. We did do the Kissimmee Swamp Tour, which everyone really liked, but most of the time our kids were more than content to stay at the house with all it's entertainent options. We would love to return someday!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dianne and Len, Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We really appreciate it! We also appreciate you mentioning that you didn't necessarily come to the area for Disney. While we are certainly known for Disney, there are a ton of different activities and attractions within just a few minutes of our home. We are one of the closest homes in the resort to the clubhouse and community pool, as well as the lighted tennis and basketball courts. In a couple of months we'll also be the closest to the brand new $2 million water park expansion taking place at the clubhouse - and it will be FREE for our guests. Thank you for spending your holiday season in our home, and for being such a great family to work with. We hope you can visit again soon! Bill and Donna Burns & Family
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5

Clean well appointed. Convenient.

  • 5 of 5

Would return to in a heart beat. Great house.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Denis, Thank you for your 5 star review! Your family was great to work with and we hope you can visit again soon! Bill and Donna Burns & Family
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5

Wonderful location to all Disney Parks!!! Beautifully remodeled!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great stay and experience in Bill and Donnas home!! We absolutely loved the location, this home is a really short walk to a huge park and the resort pool. Our kids loved the pool and hot tub at the home. We played pool in the game room and the arcade game every evening!! The home had everything we needed to cook our meals and was super comfy. I also really appreciated Bill, he was full of helpful tips and very quick to respond with any questions!! We would recommend this property to anyone!!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Misty and Family. Thank you for taking the time to leave your 5 star review! We really appreciate it! We are so happy you loved our location. We are one of the closest homes to the resort amenities (including the $2 million water park opening in the spring of 2018) so our family takes great advantage of those features when we are in town. It's great that the kids loved the pool and hot tub. Even in December our over-sized pool heater (just installed last year) does a great job keeping the pool warm. Many homes in Windsor Hills are still using the builders-grade pool heaters that were installed when the homes were built, and those heaters just can't keep up with the heating requirements in the colder months. It's great to hear that you got to spend some quality time as a family playing the arcade game in the evening. Our family loves the game room, and it's great teaching our children how "real" video games like PacMan and Donkey Kong work instead of the X-Box! Hahah. Thank you for being such a great family to work with, and we hope you can visit again soon! Bill and Donna Burns & Family
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Streamwood, IL
5

Great House Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time our family ever rented a vacation home and it will not be our last. We loved this so much more than staying at a hotel. We had three generations traveling and the home was spacious enough that no one was on top of each other. The home was very clean and welcoming when we arrived. The owners (Bill & Donna) provided information before and during our stay. Commuication was great before, during and after our stay. We had the option of using the Clubhouse pool and game room, which we did, but the game room in our home was enjoyed the most. One added bonus to this home is the double washer and dryer (not that were there to do laundry, but when needed it was done quickly). There were additional linens when needed. The pool and hot tub at the home were enjoyed very much too when you wanted quiet time. Our neighbors were all quiet and respectful as well as friendly. The home had everything that we needed as well as a new closer Walmart opening soon for groceries and additional needs. In the future we will be renting this home again! Loved staying here and will be doing it again!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jeanette & Family, Thank you for taking the time to leave your 5 star review! We really appreciate it! We love hearing stories from guests who have never stayed in a private vacation home before. It is a night and day difference as compared to a hotel. Thank you for referencing how spacious our home is. What I like most about our layout is that every bedroom is in its own corner of the home, so everyone has a lot of privacy. We have three bedrooms on the first floor and then two additional bedrooms upstairs. We considered purchasing a 6 bedroom home in Windsor Hills, but we didn't like the fact that 5 of the 6 bedrooms were all on the second floor - and all right next to each other, cutting down on the privacy. We really love our layout. Having a private bathroom for each bedroom is another bonus when large families are traveling together. Thank you for mentioning the dual washers and dryers - that's a huge benefit when families are traveling, so no one is stuck staying up all night doing laundry. Thanks for being such a great family to work with, and we hope you can visit again soon! Bill and Donna Burns & Family
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5

Amazing house....close to Disney!!!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house with wonderful owners! We enjoyed our week long stay in this beautiful home while visiting Disney. Very close and convenient to many Orlando attractions. Bill was great to work with, responding to all my questions very promptly, easy booking process, and his attention to making our visit comfortable and fun was much appreciated. We are already planning our next visit!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amy and Family, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We really appreciate it! It was great to hear from you this week when you already booked your stay for next year! We love welcoming families back year-after-year. Thank you for being such a great family to work with, and we look forward to welcoming you back in 2018! Bill and Donna Burns & Family
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5

WOW! Pure luxury home with everything you need to feel at home

  • 5 of 5

We spent the first two weeks at two top quality hotels (Disney and Universal onsites) at the beginning of our holiday and spent the remaining week here.

I can honestly say that out of all three, even with the other two being 5 star hotels, the villa was the jewel in the crown. We really did save the best until last!!

The complex was safe, well maintained and welcoming.

The villa itself was all we needed and more. Spacious, luxurious, spotless and plenty of entertainment opportunities for all of our 8 family members.

Bill (the owner) was extremely helpful and provided us with many invaluable tips both before and during our stay.

When we return to Florida, the first thing we will be booking will be this villa again. Thanks again for looking after us Bill!!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Darren and Family, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We really appreciate it! We are so happy that everyone had a great time. Thank you for your comment that our home exceeded the quality of those 5 star hotels you stayed in at Disney and Universal. Our family first stayed in a private vacation home about a decade ago (before we purchased our three homes in Windsor Hills), and after that experience we said we would never go back to a hotel for a family vacation - no matter how nice the hotel was. We just really enjoy having the extra space that can only come from a private residence. No hotel can give us that. We are looking forward to welcoming your family back again soon! Kind regards, Bill and Donna Burns & Family
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Owner

Bill and Donna Burns
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Bill and Donna Burns

Donna and I have been married for 24 years, and we have been blessed with 5 children, the youngest being just 12 years old, so we have many years left to enjoy the magic of Disney!

We own three homes in Windsor Hills - right next door to each other - and we really enjoy spending time in this luxurious resort with our extended family.

We fell in love with Windsor Hills since we are only 2 miles away from Disney, and very close to Universal Studios too. We also take time to travel to either coast to swim in the ocean as a day trip (just 1-2 hours away). We just love our location.

Equally enjoyable is being able to share our three homes with travelers from all over the world. Our guests arrive as tenants, but leave as friends!

Bill and Donna Burns purchased this villa in 2011

Why Bill and Donna Burns chose Kissimmee

We rented many homes in Windsor Hills before purchasing our home. Our home backs up to the green conservation area, where no new homes can be built. This means when we are relaxing in our private pool, there are no other families behind us looking into our pool area. If you look at photos of other homes, you will see how close together the homes are - all back-to-back. In addition, since our home is on the end of our "row", the neighbors to the side are also a greater distance away. In our opinion our home is the most private in all of Windsor Hills.

What makes this villa unique

Spend a moment viewing the Windsor Hills development on Google Maps. Most of the homes face north, east, or west – limiting the amount of sun the pool area will receive. When you view Google Maps, you'll see many of those pool areas covered in shade - even during the middle of the day. With our south-facing pool, the sun is always on our pool area.

Map

Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Orlando International (MCO)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Many bars/pubs on US 192
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mystic Dunes Golf (Right Next Door)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US - 192
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Many Independent and Chains on US 192
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Cocoa Beach Area
Car: recommended

Windsor Hills is less than 2 miles from Disney, and is the newest and most upscale gated development in the Orlando area.

Once you've experienced all that Disney has to offer, you can take a short drive to Universal Studios, Sea World, upscale malls and shops and other Orlando attractions.

Windsor Hills is within 2 miles of a large Publix grocery store, a 24 hour Walgreen's, and multiple chain and independent restaurants for all budgets.

There is a concierge service at the Windsor Hills Clubhouse as well as a small on-site grocery and sundry shop. There is also a shuttle service available to Disney and other attractions (the shuttle schedule and fees are available at the Clubhouse).

For the golfer in your family, Windsor Hills is right next to the world famous Mystic Dunes Golf Course!

Make sure to spend time in the HUGE resort pool at Windsor Hills, including the tubular water slide for the kids!

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver Payment $59
Tax Rate 13.5%

DAMAGE INSURANCE: The "Damage Insurance" Fee of $59 you see referenced in our online quote is our Damage Waiver Payment. We offer that to guests instead of a $500 refundable security deposit. Because this fee is included in our rate, you do not have to select the Damage Waiver Insurance offered through VRBO at checkout. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

CANCELLATION POLICY: We actually have two cancellation policies: The "normal" policy and the "best efforts" policy. The normal policy is that each payment is non-refundable once it is made. If someone cancels after their deposit was made, but before their final payment was made, all they would forfeit is the deposit payment. While this is the "official" policy, we have five children ourselves, and we know full well how plans can change with kids. We are happy to report that we have never had to hold anyone to the "official" policy. The reason being is that our goal is to make guests happy in the hope that they will return to our home year-after-year, and not to profit at their misfortune. This is why we also have a "best efforts" policy as follows: In the few instances where a guest has needed to cancel, or the guest had to adjust their number of nights, if we are able to re-rent those particular nights at the same rate, then we are able to apply all or the majority of their payments to a future stay. If we are unable to re-rent those nights, then the payment would be lost. In the few instances this has happened we work closely with the families to try to find a solution that will work, and with the exception of cancellations that are very close to the travel dates, we usually have some level of success getting the nights re-rented.

GUEST REGISTRATION FORM: Once your reservation is confirmed, we will forward to you our Homeaway Guest Registration Form where you can provide your guest list for the Windsor Hills security gate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund