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VRBO Stayed Here!! 2.5 Miles to Disney! 6BR/4BA- 3100 Sf, Mickey Pool Private!!

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Exterior Front of Characters Corner Vacation Home. Welcome to the Magic!

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

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Formosa Gardens Estate house description

WELCOME TO CHARACTERS CORNER!

Welcome to our Beautiful Disney Vacation Home, located in the elegant gated community known as Formosa Gardens Estates. Our home is located only two and 1/2 miles from the main entrance to all of the Disney Parks! We are the original owners of this home having built it in 2002 and we make every effort to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We have gone to great lengths to take what is the existing luxury standard for vacation homes a step further. We are constantly in the process of updating and re-furnishing our home to keep things nice and new. Cleanliness is our FIRST priority. We understand that there is a lot of variation in standards with vacation homes and it is our goal to make sure you are happy with our home. We take a lot of pride in making sure your stay is magical! We are very fortunate to have a property manager who lives IN the neighborhood and who will be available in the event that you need any type of assistance or have any issues during your stay. Our property manager only manages a small number of homes and it is for this reason that she is able to take such good care of our home. We have been told by many guests (on several occasions) that our home is the cleanest that they have ever rented. :)

Our home offers the following features and amenities: A huge in-ground pool for you and your guests to enjoy, surrounded by a hot tub/spa and a Mickey Mouse kiddie pool which both have waterfalls into the large in-ground pool. The Mickey Mouse pool is 18 inches deep in the center and six inches deep in Mickey's ears. Our pool's deck/lounging area is extra large in order to accommodate a large group of people comfortably. This is sooo important! We find that most people spend most of their time at the pool! (Us included!) The pool area also contains a very nice outdoor dining area. Make special note of the size of our pool and deck as you will likely spend a lot of time there!

Our home is 3,100 square foot, (this does not include the game room!) It has six bedrooms, four bathrooms and is located on a very large and private lot. Three of the bedrooms are master suites (two kind and one queen), all with en-suite bathrooms (one with a Jacuzzi tub). There are additionally two twin bedrooms containing two twin beds in each of these themed rooms..one of themed rooms is our POOH room and the other is MICKEY AND MINNIE... and finally the newest bedroom added in April of 2011 is ROYALTY themed and this bedroom has a full sized bed. The Princess/Royalty bedroom can be accessed through the main master bedroom french doors or the french doors can be locked and there is a separate/private entrance to this room from the living room.

All of our furnishings are top of the line designer, name brand furnishings from companies such as Broyhill, Lexington, Hooker, and of course, the Disney Store! All of our bedrooms will offer a TV/DVD combination. The family room (which includes a leather sectional sleeper queen sofa ) will include a home theater surround sound system. An assortment of family-oriented DVDs will be provided. The bonus room/master suite (the only upstairs room) offers a king-size bed, along with an extra pull out sofa in the same room.

Our gourmet kitchen, with island and attached eat-in kitchen table area offers all of the comforts of home, and more!! There is a separate formal dining room area, along with a formal living room. Finally, the entire home is equipped with WIFI WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS. Our garage features a fantastic game room with air Hockey, a pool Table and foosball, and of course, there is a washer and dryer located on the first floor for your convenience.

Finally, we invite you inquire about a stay in our home. We are convinced that you will be so happy that you will want to return again and again. We have many guests who come back year after year!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Washer and Dryer, Hot Tub, Pool, Three Master Suites, Mickey Mouse Kiddie Pool, Surround Stereo, Game room with pool table, Video game system, games, dvds and and books provided, toys for the kids, high speed internet service and free long distance and international telephone calls!!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Air Hockey
              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Pool Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Game Console
              • Video Games
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Computer Available
              • Covered Parking
              • Free Long Distance
              • Garage
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Wifi internet at no additional charge. ...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided:

                Bath towels are provided. ...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub
              • Private Pool
              • Sauna
              • Jetted Tub
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 5
              from 37 traveler reviews
              Even a Bear like me can have a "magical" time at Disney! 05/12/2013

              VRBO Bear stayed here:


              My family and I had a spectacular stay at this beautiful property. The 6 bedroom home had everything we needed and wanted. It was absolutely perfect for our first vacation to Disney World. We didn’t stay at Disney but were literally 5 minutes away via a short cut on Sherberth Road which the owner graciously included in her email to us with the directions and access codes. The added bonus of not staying at Disney included having a private pool and especially the comforts of feeling at home.

              The owner was wonderful and prompt at answering all of our questions and truly helpful and attentive to meeting all of our needs. She has done a great job at keeping her vacation home up to date and very cozy. We cooked every meal at the house; breakfast, lunch and dinner - and the kitchen was fully equipped with every pot and pan you could need along with proper cooking utensils.

              Our family spent most of the time together in the kitchen and family living room talking, eating and watching movies. But if anyone wanted to go off on their own it was nice having a TV in each bedroom.

              I can honestly say I would recommend this property to any of my friends and family and know without a doubt they would have a great experience there. The property owner is a very generous and hospitable person to work with. Thank you for allowing us to spend our vacation in your home!

              The VRBO Bear
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              Christmas/New Year's/Easter
              Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
              7 night min stay

              $2,800
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              3 night min stay
              $400 $400
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $2,600 $9,900
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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              • Tax Rate 13%

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              Location

              Car: Necessary

              Disney Parks only 2.5 miles away! Universal Studios/Sea World only a 15-20 minute drive. There is a super-Target and a Publix within 2 miles, along with lots of souvenir shopping and restaurants too! Amazing Outlet Centers close by, shopping, golfing & dinner shows!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2002

              About the owner: My husband, Tony, and I are both attorneys practicing in the Rochester, New York area. We have four children, ages 19, 17, 15, and 7! We have been traveling to Disney for many years and have lots of great suggestions for your trip. I am available to answer any questions you have and would love to rent our home to your family!

              Why the Owner Chose Formosa Gardens Estate:
              We simply love Disney and the Orlando area in general! There is simply so much to do together as a family! I (Heidi) am a HUGE Disney fan... I love the parks, the water parks, the restaurants, the shopping.. I love that Disney magic. We also enjoy Universal/Sea World/Busch Gardens and going to our favorite beach, Clearwater Beach!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Our home is located only 2 and 1/2 miles from Disney's main gate, 15-20 minutes from Universal/Sea World/Aquatica, and an hour from Busch Gardens! We've done it all and we love it. After a busy day at the park, the kids love to hang out in their themed bedrooms, play in our game room, but most of all, swim, swim, swim! We designed our pool area with a very, very large deck area so there is room for everyone... and then some. I don't think you'll find a pool area like ours anywhere! Check out the photos of our Mickey Mouse kiddie pool... a hit for the little ones!


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Exterior Front of Characters Corner Vacation Home.  Welcome to the Magic!

                Exterior Front of Characters Corner Vacation Home. Welcome to the Magic!

              • HUGE inground pool, Mickey Mouse Kiddie pool and hot tub.

                HUGE inground pool, Mickey Mouse Kiddie pool and hot tub.

              • Pool view from lanai dining area.

                Pool view from lanai dining area.

              • Pool dining area w/extra safety fence.  ALL doors to pool are also ALARMED! LOUD

                Pool dining area w/extra safety fence. ALL doors to pool are also ALARMED! LOUD

              • Master Bedroom Bathroom

                Master Bedroom Bathroom

              • Upstairs en-suite master bedroom.  This is the only upstairs room in the home.

                Upstairs en-suite master bedroom. This is the only upstairs room in the home.

              • Upstairs master bedroom sleeper sofa and en-suite bathroom.  This room is  HUGE!

                Upstairs master bedroom sleeper sofa and en-suite bathroom. This room is HUGE!

              • Micked themed twin bedroom.  This room shares a bath with the Pooh room.

                Micked themed twin bedroom. This room shares a bath with the Pooh room.

              • Mickey Mouse bathroom.  Shared between Pooh and Mickey twin bedrooms.

                Mickey Mouse bathroom. Shared between Pooh and Mickey twin bedrooms.

              • Formal living room/sitting area with private door entrance to Princess room.

                Formal living room/sitting area with private door entrance to Princess room.

              • Formal dining room with seating for 6.

                Formal dining room with seating for 6.

              • Family room with books, dvds, flat screen tv w/dvd player and surround sound!

                Family room with books, dvds, flat screen tv w/dvd player and surround sound!

              • Pool deck, large private back yard.  Mickey is 18' deep in middle, ears are 6'.

                Pool deck, large private back yard. Mickey is 18' deep in middle, ears are 6'.

              • Original dimensions of pool area.  Area on right was expanded for add'l deck.

                Original dimensions of pool area. Area on right was expanded for add'l deck.

              • Master bedroom with en-suite bath and french doors into optional Princess room.

                Master bedroom with en-suite bath and french doors into optional Princess room.

              • Royalty themed bedroom with full-sized bed.  French door or private entrance.

                Royalty themed bedroom with full-sized bed. French door or private entrance.

              • Upstairs master.  This room also contains a sleeper sofa and en-suite bath.

                Upstairs master. This room also contains a sleeper sofa and en-suite bath.

              • Downstairs queen master bedroom with en-suite bath.

                Downstairs queen master bedroom with en-suite bath.

              • Pooh bear twin bedroom. This room shares the Mickey bath with Mickey bedroom.

                Pooh bear twin bedroom. This room shares the Mickey bath with Mickey bedroom.

              • Kitchen with Island and Counter seating.  Fully equipped with pots, pans, silver

                Kitchen with Island and Counter seating. Fully equipped with pots, pans, silver

              • Formal sitting/living room with private entrance into 6th Princess bedroom

                Formal sitting/living room with private entrance into 6th Princess bedroom

              • Completely finished game room, fully carpeted and drywalled in April 2011

                Completely finished game room, fully carpeted and drywalled in April 2011

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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              6 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
              Sleeps 16

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              Member since: 2002
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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