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Judy or Michael

Member since: 2006
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Canadian Owned - South Facing Pool & Spa - New Upgrades!

88 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Kissimmee holiday bungalow

Executive House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Private Pool & Spa

Don't settle for a cramped hotel room when you could have way more room, rest and relaxation in our 4 bedroom 4 bathroom vacation home, and all for the same or less cost! After an action packed day at the amusement parks, shopping centers, golf course or beach, spread out and unwind in the over 2000 sq. feet our home provides. RELAX in the private spa or REJUVENATE yourself in the private, fully screened, south facing, swimming pool. Our home has everything you need: a comfortable and spacious living room, a fully equipped kitchen, a beautiful dining room, laundry facilities and top of the line pillowtop mattresses on the beds. Want more action? No problem, our home comes equipped with 5 TVs (1 in every bedroom and a 55 inch TV in the living room), a Nintendo Game Cube with games, iPod player, high-speed Internet access, free long distance calling within the US and to Canada and a finished game room (with Foosball, ping pong, and air hockey). With restaurants and groceries nearby, our location is PERFECT!

As a guest of ours, indulge yourself at the Windsor Hills Resort Club House where you can enjoy the huge lagoon style pool and water slide, a state of the art fitness center, a sand volleyball court, a basketball court, tennis courts, video arcade, billiards, 40 seat movie theatre, putting green, children's playground and more (all at no charge). The Orlando/Kissimmee area has so much to offer, all just minutes from our vacation home. DISNEYWORLD is a short 2 miles away and so close that a return to our home for an afternoon swim is highly recommended. Universal Studios and Sea World are easy to get to by car or by resort shuttle. For those who love to shop and for those who love great deals, there are 3 outlet malls in the vicinity. If golf is your passion then our home is perfect with numerous courses a short drive away including the number 2 rated course in Florida. For sports enthusiasts, try tickets to an Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Lightning or Tampa Bay Rays game. You might even want to visit Busch Gardens in Tampa or the Kennedy Space Centre out east.

HIGHLIGHTS of Our Home and the Resort: Windsor Hills resort is a secure gated community and the CLOSEST and NEWEST resort to Disneyworld. Our Memory Lane Vacation Home is near the castle-themed playground and within walking distance to the resort clubhouse. Highlights of our Memory Lane Vacation Home: - private south-facing pool and spa - covered lanai (over the patio) - 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms - pillow-top mattresses, 2 King beds - 5 TVs - Nintendo game system and games - private games room with ping pong, Foosball & darts - fully equipped kitchen - washer & dryer - over 2000 sq. ft. - luxuriously decorated - new (2006). Highlights of Windsor Hills Resort: - lagoon style pool and water-slide - separate toddler pool & beach - magnificent clubhouse, beautifully decorated - state of the art exercise facility - tennis, volleyball & basketball courts - pool tables - 40 seat movie theatre - arcade area - convenience store - playgrounds - putting green - shuttle service to parks.

EXTRA SECURITY means peace of mind. Windsor Hills is a gated community with a security gate that is guarded 24 hours per day. For our villa, we have added a monitored alarm system, upgraded locks on all sliding doors, and a safe for your valuables. We have taken more precautions than required, because your peace of mind is important (especially when you are on vacation!).

Memory Lane is Yours to Enjoy!!! We hope you will stay at our luxury vacation home where you will experience all you 'DESIRE' - Dream, Escape, Sun, Indulge, Rejuvenate, Enjoy!!! We also hope you will stay with us again. Please ask about our discount for second stays and for referrals. We encourage you to let us know how you enjoyed your stay. Our home is managed by a local, reputable, service-oriented property management company.

Check In/Check Out:

Check in time – after 4 p.m. on arrival date. Check out time – by 10 a.m. on departure date. Requests for early arrival or late departure must be made 4 weeks prior to arrival date and are subject to availability and an extra charge. Owner reserves the right for a representative to enter the home for maintenance, repair or in the case of an emergency.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR INQUIRY!

Keywords: Five Star Private Villa, Great Location

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Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Judy or Michael (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Judy or Michael

We are a family from Winnipeg, Canada who are fortunate to have a very busy life full of kids and their activities (mainly volleyball and basketball - we have tall kids), hobbies (a love / hate relationship with golf), work (have to pay the bills somehow), and all the surprises that life has to offer. When we finally get a break in the action, we love coming to Central Florida for a guaranteed great vacation. Our Memory Lane Villa and Windsor Hills is our home away from home!

Judy or Michael purchased this bungalow in 2007

Why Judy or Michael chose Disney / Orlando

Before purchasing our home, we rented homes, town homes, and condos in other locations.

We learned how important it is to be staying as close to Disney (and all the theme parks) as possible. Being a few miles further away from Disney does not sound like much, but Central Florida traffic can be extremely frustrating (especially after a long day or during an afternoon rain storm). A few miles further can add a long long time to your drive. We really do not like being stuck in traffic, especially while on vacation.

We also learned that condos and town homes are not for us. Many of them are beautiful, but because there is only a wall or ceiling separating you from your neighbours, they just do not offer the peace and quiet of a private home.

We purchased in Windsor Hills because it is a first class resort, and is the closest resort to Disney that offers private homes. In other words, a private home in Windsor Hills offers the minimum time driving, and the maximum peace and quiet.

We have never regretted purchasing our home in Windsor Hills, and many of our guests have reaffirmed our choice. (perhaps we should have bought it a year or two later when real estate prices were lower!).

What makes this bungalow unique

* Canadian Owned - The owners, Judy & Michael (from Winnipeg, Canada) pride themselves as being honest, responsive (email is best), and easy to deal with.

* South facing pool, spa, and deck area - Provides the maximum amount of sunshine all day, and all year. You didn’t come all the way to Florida to be forced to sit in the shade (or on the driveway)!!

* Private pool and spa - You do not have to share a common pool (and pool chairs) with the hundreds of Windsor Hills guests from the condos and town homes.

* Pool safety fence - many of our guests have young children, and we know that pool safety is a #1 priority. There is a safety fence around the pool, for maximum safety.

* Large poolside covered lanai area - Be outside by the pool, and have cover from the Florida sunshine or an afternoon shower (and there will be times when you need it!). The lanai is large enough for you, and all those staying at the villa.

* Walking distance to club house, tennis courts, basketball and beach volleyball courts - Not all villas in Windsor Hills are within walking distance to these facilities. Do you want to be driving your kids back and forth all day (just like you do at home)? Our villa is a short (5-8 minute) walk to enjoy all the fun.

* Extra security provided through a monitored house alarm system, reinforced sturdy door locks on all sliding glass doors, and a heavy duty floor safe for your valuables (passports, $$, laptop, etc) - Provides peace of mind that you, your family, and your valuables are safe while you are in the villa, or when you are away enjoying the theme parks, shopping, etc.

* 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms - Means that you have space for everyone and will never have to share your bathroom with your extended family or friends. Need we say more?

* One level - Over 2,000 sq feet of space, all on the same level, means there are no stairs

Guestbook comments from the owner

The following review was emailed to us from a recent guest: Judy, we past an excellent days in your villa, it is really

beautiful and enjoy so much. I hope we can return soon.
Sep 2011
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Reviews

5
based on 88 traveller reviews

Canadian Owned - South Facing Pool & Spa - New Upgrades!
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 98 reviews
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4

Fantastic stay, great location

  • 4 of 5

Spent two weeks at this lovely home with our family of five (with three kids ages 5, 7 & 11). Having previously stayed in other vacation rentals in the Kissimmee area with our kids four times prior, we found the location of Windsor Hills to be the best with it's very close proximity to Disney and the highway but also Universal, Legoland, outlets, airport all within a very reasonable distance as well as access to grocery, Target, Walmart and many, many restaurants and shops.

The Windor Hills community is very clean and well manintained. The gatehouse was manned by multiple guards and the resort felt very safe. The kids loved the expansive playground. The clubhouse pool was also a hit with its waterslide and small arcade ($) and movie theatre where you can sign up for private viewings of prob 100+ movies (free). I appreciated that there was a lifeguard at the pool and lots of chairs and loungers. The pool area could use a few more umbrellas perhaps.

The house. The house is very clean and well appointed. The beds and other furniture are very comfortable and in good repair and the home is well stocked with towels, kitchen equipment, games for the kids (air hockey, table tennis, Nintendo game cube), and of course the backyard pool (there were some pool toys available). It was fantastic to be "home" and just be in and out of the pool all day. Easy and relaxing.

We had a very minor issue (slow shower drain) and with an email to Michael back in Canada, the property manager quickly arrived and resolved the issue in an efficient and friendly manner (the responsiveness rivalled that of a five start resort!)

We can't say enough about our stay at Memory Lane villa and Windsor Hills. The house is such a comfortable space to relax after the parks with so much for the kids to do. We would recommend Memory Lane in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

So glad we booked this home. The location is amazing, less than 15 min to the Disney parks, close to grocery stores, with guards at the gates (not that you probably need it). The pool was a godsend because we were there for Hurricane Matthew and the parks closed for a day. The kids didn't even notice, swam pretty much all day. There are plenty of towels, comfortable beds, a nice kitchen and good air conditioning. We saved hundreds by cooking meals at "home" and bringing in lunches. There are two strollers to use, a good cooler (for the water parks) and boogie boards for the pool or beach. With the washer/dryer, we could pack lightly and do some laundry, which made the trip easier.

Michael was in touch throughout the storm and the property managers were helpful too. If we ever go back to the Orlando area, we'll stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great property in excellent location, very close to the Disney parks.

  • 5 of 5

Great spacious property in excellent location. Very well kept with superb pool and jacuzzi to wake up to or to relax in after a day at the parks. Windsor Hills is a really nice well kept area with lots of facilities. Staying at this property with my family of five really made our holiday as it felt like coming home each day. Great communication with the owners Michael and Judy, and I would recommend this property to anyone wanting a holiday in central Florida.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paradise, Newfoundland, Canada
5

Memory Lane was fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 7 days. 6 adults and 3 children below 3 years of age.

This Home was the perfect size for all of us. The house is beautiful, very clean, and the pool/hottub is perfect. The pool area has sun all day, there is also an area where you can get in the shade if its too hot.

The location is ideal, Windsor Hills is less than 20 mins to Disney, and close to grocery stores, and shopping. The owners quickly respond to any questions if you have any.

The only regret we had was not booking 10 days instead of 7. We will be returning next year.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
5

Lifetime Memories at Memory Lane

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation! We spent 11 nights at Judy & Michael's vacation home and everything was beyond our expectations, we loved every moment! Michael was so accommodating and helpful - right from the start he was always answering my questions and checked in to make sure everything was okay when we arrived - it was fantastic and made our planning so easy. We were able to have our morning coffee and breakfast each day in a quiet place and get ready for a busy day at the Disney parks or the surrounding area. We were able to come back for a mid afternoon break if needed - it was always a great way to cool down with a swim and some quiet time on the patio in private without the crowds. The home is laid out very well, the kids enjoyed everything from the private pool and spa to the game room, and they each had their own bedroom. It is especially handy to have a well equipped kitchen to make meals at home and save on meal costs as well as having laundry - and the best part - it still felt like a vacation! We spent many evenings relaxing by the pool and on the patio taking in the awesome Florida heat! We can't wait to head back and definitely hope we can stay at Memory Lane when we do!!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Blanc, MI
5

Exceeded Our Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks at Judy & Michael's lovely vacation home over the Easter break. Having four bedrooms with four baths definitely provided privacy as well as "quiet space" for nap times. The close proximity to Disney allowed for afternoon breaks from the crowds and heat, while allowing for naps and fun times in the private pool. Once the little ones were tucked in after exhausting days, the adults were able to relax in our own private hot tub...good memories! The kitchen provided all necessary equipment...and the laundry facilities were a godsend! Windsor Hills provided unexpected amenities as well! Because of heavy rains the first week, it was nice to have a free "movie theatre" right in the clubhouse. The resort pool with slide was great fun, and having the ability to purchase lunch there meant we didn't have to return home before we were ready. The playground was perfect for our grandchildren (5 under age 4!), and was yet another venue for free entertainment. This is definitely a FAMILY vacation home; we found all descriptions & pictures to be accurate (except there is a NEWER sofa & loveseat than pictured). You can book with confidence....have fun!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club
Nearest Beach
65 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, Cape Canaveral, Busch Gardens, Outlet Mall Shopping , Golf, and Grocery Stores all close by.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in Kissimmee, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
On Sale!
27 Nov 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$228
 
 
Low
3 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$242
 
 
Mid
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$255
 
 
High
1 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$269
 
 
Holiday
8 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
14 night minimum stay
A$302
 
 
Mid
23 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$255
 
 
High
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$269
 
 
Low
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$242
 
 
Mid
1 Oct 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$255
 
 
Holiday
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$336
 
 
Low
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$242
 
 
Holiday
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
14 night minimum stay
A$302
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$262
 

Additional information about rental rates

End of Stay Cleaning A$148 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates do not include:

- Pool & Spa Heat ($10 per day)
- Taxes (13%)


Optional Outdoor gas grill (BBQ) is available at extra charge ($60 / week, plus 13% taxes)

Saturday arrivals and departures are preferred.

Credit card payment is available (via PayPal - $0 processing fee)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Kissimmee, Florida

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Complete with ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Complete with ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Complete with ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , Complete with ensuite bathroom
  • King size beds (2) Two Master King Suites, Top quality pillowtop mattress and spa quality linens, Queen size Beds (1) Deluxe Pillow top Queen Suite, Twin or Single Beds (2) Mickey Mouse Twin Suite, for boys or girls, Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play included with house, Full Crib Available for charge
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • conservatory
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Heated Private Pool, 55' flat screen HDTV television, Professionally installed Gameroom