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Lakeside home – nr theme parks/restaurants, free wifi, sunny pool deck all year

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,496 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6, private pool with extended sunny pool deck

Welcome to our wonderful lakeside villa in the beautiful community of Country Creek Estates – whether you are hitting the theme parks or looking to chill out and relax, our home is perfectly situated for you. And don't just take our word for that - if you read our reviews you'll see our guests think the same!

Our home overlooks a lake to the rear - so while you’re relaxing around your very own pool you’ll have a fabulous view of the water, fountain and wildlife instead of looking at a fence or directly into the neighbour’s yard!

As well as for Disney, people come to Florida for the year round sunshine and our southwest facing extended pool deck can give you plenty of that! The whole family can enjoy some fun time together in the fresh air, chilling out on a sun lounger or splashing about in the pool - which you can even use on an evening when it takes on a different look with our colour-changing pool light, which goes through shades of white, red, green and blue! We also have a pool table and air hockey game for those rare cooler and rainy days.

Our pool deck gets the sun all day - a very important factor if you are staying in the cooler Winter months - but shade-lovers also have their cool haven under our lanai. We just love having brunch out here while watching the ducks and sitting with a relaxing drink on an evening with our feet up (or in the pool!) after a long day at the parks.

Complimentary wireless internet access is available (even on the pool deck!), just bring your laptop and keep adding your photos to Facebook and Instagram! It’s also a great way to keep up-to-date with events in the parks and the local area, especially if you want to give your feet a break and find something relaxing to do!

We have stayed in far too many hotel rooms which are tiny and have uncomfortable modern furniture - and a view of the service area or a wall or roof! Because of this the aim of our home is to provide a comfortable, homely environment which is light and airy and where you will feel able to relax and enjoy your vacation to the full. So why stay in a small hotel room, when you can have a whole house and your own private pool for the same price? No more slamming doors late at night or noisy guests in the room next door to put up with either!

Our welcoming and comfortable lounge/dining room is the perfect place to relax on an evening whilst watching a movie and has access to the pool deck through sliding doors. It has a large comfortable sectional sofa, coffee table, a flat screen LCD TV with multiple cable channels and a dvd player. We have a dining table and chairs if you want more formal dining - or need somewhere to rest that giant pizza box which won’t fit on your knee!

The master bedroom has a luxurious pillow-top king size bed, phone and flat screen TV/DVD combi, and an en-suite bathroom with his & hers basins, a big oval bath and separate walk-in shower unit. There is a large walk in closet with plenty of storage space, this is also where our baby equipment is stored (a highchair, baby monitors, pack & play and buggy/stroller). The bedroom overlooks the pool area so you can sit in bed and still admire the lakeside view!

Bedroom 2 has a tropical theme with twin beds and sliding doors which lead onto the pool deck/lanai (children are safe as alarms are fitted and will sound if the door is opened). Also has a walk in closet and TV/DVD combi.

Bedroom 3 is our Mickey & Minnie Americana style room which is bright and sunny and also has twin beds and a large closet.

The family bathroom, with basin, toilet, and bath/shower combo, is close to bedrooms 2 & 3 and also has access to the pool area (door has pool alarm).

The kitchen is fully equipped with an oven/hob, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer with crushed ice, ice cube and water dispenser, washing machine and tumble dryer. Our retro American diner style breakfast nook is the perfect place to grab a quick coffee and bite to eat before heading out for the day. You can also gain access to the garage from here, where we keep the pool toys and inflatables.

For outdoor dining there is a table and chairs on the lanai/patio, and also a ceiling light and fan for warm summer evenings.

More Details

Owner
Paul & Lisa
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Paul & Lisa

We are Paul and Lisa and we live in the North East of England and love the USA - so much so, we even got married in Las Vegas!

We have been vacationing in the Orlando area since the early 1990s and will never tire of it – the weather is so wonderful, even in the Winter, and there is so much to do. At first we stayed in hotels, until we discovered the luxury of staying in a villa. The extra space and facilities make it so much easier to have some much needed relaxation time. And as for having your own pool – it just can’t be beat!

We’d love to spend much more time in our Kissimmee home, but still work full-time so that we can invest more money on continually improving it. It would be such a shame to leave it empty for the rest of the year, so we’d like to share it with people who will enjoy it and keep it company while we’re away!

We want our villa to be a great place to stay, so any profits we make are spent on continually updating and improving - we have just had the pool completely resurfaced and installed a colour changing light to enhance your night-time swims! Over the last couple of years we have bought flat screen TVs for the lounge, master bedroom and guest bedroom, a sectional sofa for the lounge, a new dryer, and bedding for all rooms, also the villa exterior and pool deck have been painted and the cushions replaced on all loungers and chairs on the pool deck, so you get to sunbathe in comfort!

We love staying at the villa ourselves and visit at least twice a year, which means we can personally ensure it is kept up to a high standard - and that everything works! We also ask our guests to let us know of anything they come across during their stay which needs to be replaced or repaired by our Property Manager in between our visits.

Why Paul & Lisa chose Kissimmee

Our villa was the last one we viewed on our day of house-hunting. The one we were staying in at the time was situated much closer to neighbouring properties and was totally fenced in at the back, so from the moment we arrived at our new home we fell in love with the open aspect and the view of the lake and fountain. We signed the contract the next day as we were so determined not to lose it!

What makes this villa unique

Lakeside Villa is wholly owned and operated by us as our one and only private rental property, which enables us to give our full attention to your enquiries and bookings, guaranteeing you a prompt, personal service.

Our Management Company is also a small and very friendly family-owned business who are always available and respond quickly should you need any assistance. They take a great pride in the homes they look after and the Owner personally inspects our property prior to your arrival, ensuring that your holiday home has been cleaned to a high standard and that everything is ready for you, such as turning lights on if you have a late night arrival.

Our pool deck has been extended and is one of the largest on the estate, so there is plenty of space around the pool for sun loungers, chairs and tables. On your chill out days you can set yourself up early in the day and stay just where you are without having to chase the sun – no need to squeeze into a small corner to catch the first or the last of the rays! A very important consideration during the Winter months.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had a great holiday at your villa, it was clean, spacious and in the best location. Emma loved the pool so much that she learnt to snorkel in it before we went to discovery cove. We all now have the holiday blues this week and wish we could have had three weeks. Oh well we will have to go back soon, but I won't leave it 25 years before I go back. We will definitely recommend it. Thanks again to you both.



(Submitted by owner as guest booked direct)
Sep 2014
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Amenities

Country Creek Estates Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1496 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master En Suite - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The classic black & white themed master en-suite bathroom has a large walk-in shower and oval bathtub. It has twin basins and a large wall mirror with dressing-room style lights above – so no arguing over who gets ready first! There is lots of storage space for your toiletries and plenty of sockets for razors and hairdryers/hair straighteners. Our seaside-themed second full bathroom has a shower/bath combination, a basin and a large wall mirror - again with dressing-room style lights above. This bathroom has a door which leads to the pool deck, so is great for showering before or after a swim. Hairdryers are provided in both bathrooms and there are plenty of towels provided for your use.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Our Master Bedroom has an extremely comfortable pillow top US king size bed with luxurious red and gold bedding which matches the décor of the room. There are lamps on each bedside table and a ceiling fan to keep you cool during those hot summer months. The walk-in closet has lots of storage space and clothes hangers and the dresser/wall unit in the bedroom has lots of drawer space too. Bedroom 2 has twin/single beds and has access to the lanai through sliding doors (alarms are fitted for child safety) with Tropical style bedding. The large closet gives lots of space for hanging clothes and the dresser/wall unit provides drawer space and a large mirror. There is a flat screen TV/DVD player. Bedroom 3 is at the front of the house and has twin/single beds with Americana style bedding and décor. There is a large closet with built in racks and shelves for your clothes.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

Lakeside home – nr theme parks/restaurants, free wifi, sunny pool deck all year
average rating of 4.8163266 based on 51 reviews
5

Wonderful villa in a great location for Orlando attractions

  • 5 of 5

Our party of six greatly enjoyed our stay at the villa and we thank the owners for the efforts they put in to make booking the villa a stress-free process. The accommodation was very clean, comfortable and welcoming and exactly as described. It certainly contributed to making our trip to Florida very memorable.

Although we were mostly out and about from early until late, we spent enough time in the villa to appreciate the bedrooms and the living/dining spaces with their attractive art work and ornaments. The kitchen was perfect for our needs and the heated swimming pool was a relaxing pleasure for us all. The villa was in a perfect location for our excursions to Universal, Sea World, Disney and more, and the choices for eating out (including breakfast) and shopping were innumerable. The giant Walmart, five minutes drive away, was very convenient.

The information and instructions provided about the property and pool were clear and easy to follow (and colourfully dotted in helpful places to save us having to flick through the usual literature). Recommendations for excursions, shopping & restaurants in the surrounding areas were also very helpful.

The management company was friendly, fast, discreet and efficient at responding when we had minor problems with equipment in the accommodation - so a big thank you to the agent (Frankie) and the owners for having such an effective resolution system in place.

Thank you, Paul and Lisa for being such thoughtful, friendly and professional hosts. We would love to stay in your villa again on future trips to Orlando.

x Christiana

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review – it’s great to receive another 5 star rating! It’s rewarding to see that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Lakeside Villa and we were able to meet all of their needs. We regard our villa as our very own ‘home away from home’ and as such decorate it and treat it in such a manner and not as ‘just another rental property’ – it’s our home and we love it and we are happy to hear when other guests love it too! As you mention, the lake view pool is a great place to wind down after a busy day and only being minutes away from a major Walmart makes shopping for the bits and pieces that you invariably need a lot quicker and easier so you can spend the rest of your time doing more fun/relaxing things. We are pleased that you found our little guides/instructions and info on local attractions around the area of use and helpful – all part of the service! We do try to resolve any problems as quickly as possible and are fortunate enough to have a great property management team to help us with any little problems that pop up from time to time and appreciate you taking the time to say thanks and will pass your thoughts on to Frankie & team. You are all welcome to visit Lakeside Villa again whenever you like!
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5

Pictures of home are true to life!

  • 5 of 5

Between 3 siblings and I we rented the home for 27 days each taking a week. Enjoyed our stay immensely! House and grounds were exactly as was in profile pictures. No regrets - hope to be back again! 😎🌴👙👍

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves and that Lakeside Villa was able to fully meet everyones expectations for all your family's many and varied holiday needs, you are very welcome to return!
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5

A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect for couples or small families, and is fuss free because there is nothing little ones can harm. The house itself is very comfortable and access to the pool has alarms on the doors so you will know the children are safe. The house overlooks an amazing lake which attracts wildlife such as whooping crane and ducks, as well as buzzards who like to fish - and to see them dive, claws out, into the water is a sight to see. The road itself is lovely and peaceful and there is a supermarket just at the end of the main road that runs along the end of the road. We really can't recommend Lisa and Paul's house highly enough so if you are looking for a very comfortable peaceful stay which is very close to Disney etc., then this is the one for you. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your recommendation! Great to hear that Lakeside Villa was perfect for all your needs and that you were able to spend some time relaxing and watching the wildlife around the lake from our extended pool deck - we think it’s a great way to unwind after a busy day sightseeing & shopping!
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5

Great location. Neighbourhood was very friendly. Bright welcoming home.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our time here. Lots of room for our family. Loved having the pool and it's awesome that the deck gets the sun all day. So close to everything but yet far enough away from it too. The information package was great to have. Would love to come back. Paul & Lisa were wonderful to deal with, especially with my rookie questions.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your 5 star review – we were so pleased that we were able to help out by being able to book you in for an extra night at short notice to save you having to spend the night at a hotel instead of enjoying all the extra space and amenities of Lakeside Villa. We understand that the whole Florida/Villa experience can be a bit daunting for first timers and that’s why we try to answer as many questions as we can and provide all of our guests with an info pack to help make their holiday extra special.
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5

Warm sunny Christmas in Kissimee

  • 5 of 5

Finding the property was very easy. When we entered everything was emmaculate and very clean. Our first morning we were woken by a pair of cranes that were very vocally wandering around the lake. Breakfast was outside by the pool, bird watching and luckily we had ordered pool heating so breakfast was followed by a quick dip.

The air conditioning worked well, beds were comfortable. Extra blankets were available.

I would like some of the kitchen equipment to be updated but we managed.

Lisa and Paul were easy to contact and very friendly.

We were very lucky with the weather and were visiting with our teenage boys. We are used to touring so had a busy schedule visiting: Islands of adventure, Boggy Creek airboats, Daytona, Disney Springs, Premium Outlet shopping, Gatorland, Gaylord Palm Resort for lunch, Celebration and the muscle cars in Old Town and Acquatica.

I personally loved the pool, we all loved the space provided in this house. It really felt like a home from home, so Thankyou Paul and Lisa.

For those that go next I would recommend you find the Publix supermarket as the food is a higher standard than Walmart. I would also recommend booking the Boathouse in Disney Springs. Finally don't be afraid of valet parking. It is 20 dollars and can be a life saver.

A wonderful vacation and we hope to return next winter.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review and to say how nice and clean our villa is, we are always pleased to get good feedback as it shows that we are providing a welcome home from home for our guests to enjoy their stay. As you discovered, as well as having a great view, the pool deck is a good location for some wildlife spotting and you never know from one day to the next what is going to visit. We usually start our days with breakfast by the poolside followed by a morning dip as well, so glad you had the time in your busy schedule to do likewise. If you are able to visit us again next winter and join our ever growing list of returning guests you would be most welcome.
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5

A real home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We just returned and had a fantastic week.This home is exceptionally clean and welcoming and the same is to be said about the pool. The sun deck is a bonus as is the backyard lake.The decor really makes it feel like a home vs a house, nice touch and something you do not always get with other home rentals. Thanks Paul and Lisa, you were great to deal with. Hope to be back again some day.

Bill and Alison

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star review! Glad to hear that you had a fantastic week at Lakeside Villa. We are really pleased that you appreciated the ‘non rental home’ vibe of our villa as we do try to add little personal touches and decorate/furnish the villa in such a way so it does not feel like a typical hotel/holiday home and indeed reflects some of our personality and interests. We were also happy to hear that you enjoyed your time around the pool - the pool deck and surrounding views were one of our main reasons for purchasing the villa when we first viewed it. Lastly, many thanks for saying how clean and welcoming our villa is, we have passed your compliments on to the cleaning crew. We both hope to welcome you back to Lakeside Villa again sometime in the future.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Orlando
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Kissimmee Golf Club
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Kissimmee Amtrak
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Numerous restaurants on Hwy 192
Nearest Beach
68 Miles
Daytona Beach 77 miles, Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

Country Creek is a lovely tranquil community but is close to all amenities.

FOOD & DRINK – our home is only 2 minutes drive from a 24-hour Walmart Supercenter where you can get just about anything you could ever need - including a self-service kiosk which rents the latest DVDs for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own villa! An Aldi food store is also a few minutes away.

RESTAURANTS of every description can be found within 15 minutes along Highway 192 – Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Mexican and more! Also favourites such as Denny’s, Steak’n’Shake, Fat Boys’ BBQ, Red Lobster, Ponderosa and Logan's Roadhouse Grill.

WALT DISNEY WORLD theme parks are an easy 15 minutes drive away – so in the summer you can come home for a mid-afternoon cooling swim before heading back to the parks for their evening fireworks display – bliss!

SEAWORLD, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS and INTERNATIONAL DRIVE are great places to visit on your non-Disney days and are only 20-25 minutes away.

COCOA BEACH is the closest beach, just 80 minutes drive away, where you’ll find white sandy beaches, lovely seafood restaurants and a huge Ron Jon surf shop! Kennedy Space Centre is also just a few miles away along the same coast.

DAYTONA BEACH – ‘The World’s Most Famous Beach’ - can be reached in 90 minutes and gives you the unique opportunity to actually drive and park your car on the beach! Take a picnic and set it up near the car, or take advantage of the one of the beachfront bars and restaurants (our favourite is Ocean Deck – scare your friends back home with tales of eating gator bites!)

OLD TOWN is the place to be if you love the 1950s era. It’s only 10 minutes drive away – every weekend they have classic car cruises and entertainment (you might even spot an Elvis impersonator!).

DRIVE-IN MOVIE THEATRES are very rare these days but you are only 55 minutes away from Silver Moon Drive In at Lakeland – much cheaper and much more fun than a modern multiplex!

For more details and fun photos, check out our Facebook page - Lakesidevilla Countrycreek!

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Rates & Availability

Country Creek Estates Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Regular (Mid) 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$116
 
 
Summer (High) 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
Value (Low) 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$108
 
 
Halloween (High) 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
Regular (Mid) 2017
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$116
 
 
Holidays (Peak) 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$140
 
 
Value (Low) 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Jan 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$113
 
 
Regular (Mid) 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 23 2018
5 night minimum stay
$121
 
 
Spring 2018
Feb 24 2018 - Mar 23 2018
5 night minimum stay
$126
 
 
Easter (Peak) 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
$145
 
 
Regular (Mid) 2018
Apr 14 2018 - Jun 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
$121
 
 
Summer (High) 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$130
 
 
Value (Low) 2018
Sep 8 2018 - Sep 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
$113
 
 
Halloween (High) 2018
Oct 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$130
 
 
Regular (Mid) 2018
Nov 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
$121
 
 
Holidays (Peak) 2018/19
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 4 2019
7 night minimum stay
$145
 
 
Spring 2019
Mar 1 2019 - Apr 12 2019
5 night minimum stay
$131
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $325
Post Departure Clean $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

Pool heat available at $25 a day - recommended October to April

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