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Kim

Member since: 2015
Speaks english, A little rusty French and German!

Superb 4BR/2BA Home with Games Room - Overlooking Conservation Area/Golf Course

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Highlands Reserve holiday villa

Beautifully Furnished Home, Close to Disney and Other Attractions

Our beautiful, single-storey, four bedroom, two bathroom home is located in a peaceful corner of Highlands Reserve.

Split into a Formal Dining Area and Formal Lounge Sitting Area we believe our home is extremely relaxing, especially after a long day at one of the theme parks. We have though provided options to hopefully keep everyone happy and occupied: a large flatscreen TV with Digital Cable, a DVD player and a Playstation2 with one controller and several games provided. The Games Area in the garage includes pool table, table tennis, air hockey, table football, tennis rackets and balls. There is something to keep all interests happy.

The fully-equipped Kitchen with Breakfast Room has everything you require to make your stay easy and comfortable - even a teapot! The Laundry Room has a washer and dryer and there is space in the garage to hang clothes too. A cleaner can be arranged at extra cost to come in during your stay. Washer, dryer and fridge freezer were all replaced in June 2016.

A high chair and travel cot are also available for our smaller guests - at no extra charge. Bedding is not provided for this.

The bedrooms are: Master Suite with king bed and large walk-in Shower Room, a Queen Bedroom, two Twin Bedrooms, and a full bathroom. All bedrooms are equipped with TVs.

The ensuite bathroom comprises a large walk-in shower with seating area, toilet and twin sinks/vanity unit. The second bathroom comprises a bath with overhead shower, toilet and twiin sinks/vanity unit. Hair dryers are provided in both bathrooms.

The heated pool (with 4 reclining sunloungers and other patio furniture) overlooks the conservation area and golf course and gets the wonderful Florida sun all day, but there is also plenty of shade as well with the covered lanai. Ideal for relaxing with a drink and a barbecue after a day at the parks. Switch on the pool lights and sit and enjoy the sun set with a large glass of wine or a beer while hubby cooks!

Highlands Reserve offers a Mike Dasher designed, championship 18-hole golf course, and as our guests you also have free access to an all-weather tennis court, a children's play area, and a community swimming pool.

Situated next door to the community is a Publix Supermarket, a hairdresser, a nail bar, several take-out restaurants, an Applebees restaurant/bar along with several other stores. Other restaurants are not far away. Wahlgreens is 5 minutes down the road.

Highlands Reserve is approximately a 15 minute drive from Disney, but needless to say this depends on traffic conditions and time of day. We are also less than an hour from Busch Gardens.

Linens and towels are provided, along with pool towels. You would need to bring bedding for the travel cot.

Free calls within the USA/Canada/Puerto Rico are available, along with free wireless internet access for those who can't switch off!

For availability please see the calendar.

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kim (Owner)
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, A little rusty French and German!

About Kim

My husband and I have been together for 25 years. With two daughters, now aged 18 and 22, and a labrador, we live in England near the New Forest in Dorset. Alwyn is originally from North Wales and I grew up in Surrey - we met in Germany, working for the American Air Force!

We've spent time over the years in Germany, followed by England and then moved to Dubai in 2008. I now split my time between Dubai and England.

Kim purchased this villa in 2004

Why Kim chose Davenport

Back in 2004 when we were house hunting, we walked through the front door and could see straight away how private and peaceful it would be out by the pool - the biggest plus-point for me by far! Whilst we have neighbours to left and right we are not overlooked at the back of the property at all. We stopped house hunting then and there and put an offer in which was, thankfully, accepted.

What makes this villa unique

Added to the privacy at the back, the front of the house is also set back from the road almost at the end of Troon Circle, so we get very little traffic and no road noise at all.

Highlands Reserve is a beautiful place to own a home and we hope you find this to be so when you stay. It is ideally situated for Disney, and the East and West coast are not too far a drive for a trip out. Winterhaven down the road is also a wonderful area to visit with the lakefront restaurants, opportunity to rent boats and even do a spot of sightseeing from a seaplane

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic villa in a prime location for exploring the area plus great views over the golf course. Very comfortable, all mod cons, like home from home with your own pool!

Would definitely recommend this villa, it was a great find, can't wait to return!!
Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Highlands Reserve
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Orlando
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 27
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Pizza, Chinese, Indian, Applebee's
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: necessary

Situated within the prestigious community of Highlands Reserve Golf & Country Club, which is located off highway 27 heading south from the western end of highway 192 and close to the I-4, we are surrounded by beautiful Floridian pine trees and orange groves which make up the local countryside. Our home is conveniently placed for all central Florida attractions, with Disney only 15-20 minutes away and Orlando airport approximately 30 minutes (traffic permitting naturally)

Local attractions include:

Discovery Cove and Sea World

Disney Theme Parks - Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Magic Kingdom,MGM Studios

Downtown Disney, Disney Quest

Disney Water Parks - Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon

Universal Studios, Universal Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios City Walk,

Other attractions: Fun Spot Action Park, Gatorland, Green Meadows Petting Farm, Splendid China, Titanic-The Exhibition, Water Mania, Wet'n Wild, Wonderworks

Further afield are: Adventure Island Tampa, Amazing Exotics, Astronaut Hall of Fame, Busch Gardens, Clearwater Beach, Daytona Beach, Everglades National Park.Kennedy Space Centre, Miami, Tampa Bay

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Highlands Reserve, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2016
28 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
A$119
A$835
 
 
Xmas/New Year 2016
19 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,074
 
 
Jan-Mid Mar 2017
5 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$119
A$835
 
 
Easter/Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 11 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$153
A$1,074
 
 
Early Summer 2017
12 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$136
A$954
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$145
A$1,014
 
 
Autumn 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$128
A$895
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
20 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$153
A$1,074
 
 
Winter 2017
27 Nov 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$119
A$835
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2017/18
18 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,074
 
 
Jan-Mid Mar 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$119
A$835
 
 
Easter 2018
26 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$153
A$1,074
 
 
Spring/Early Summer 2018
9 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$136
A$954
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$145
A$1,014
 
 
Autumn 2018
3 Sep 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$128
A$895
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
19 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$153
A$1,074
 
 
Winter 2018
26 Nov 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$119
A$835
 
 
Xmas/New Year 2018/19
19 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
A$1,074
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
A$136
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage insurance A$77

Any errors made in the online quotation, for example but not limited to requests for pool heat, will be rectified before the booking is confirmed.
A £45 charge for insurance against accidental damage is payable on making the booking. Guests no longer need to pay this on arrival.
Stays less than 7 nights incur a £55 cleaning charge. Pool heat is charged at £12/day which includes taxes.
Full terms and conditions are available on request.

Payment may be made by direct bank transfer, cheque or PayPal. Payments by PayPal incur a 4% charge per transaction.
20% non-refundable deposit is required to secure a booking. Balance is payable 8 weeks prior to start date. Pro-rata refunds may be made for balance if booking is cancelled IF we are able to fill the dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Highlands Reserve, Florida

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2046 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • 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
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , Queen size bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
  • King size bed - one guest said it was the most comfortable she had ever slept in. Travel cot available for free - please supply your own bedding. Spare bedding is available for all rooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Our friendly 24/7 management company representatives are on call to assist with any problems.