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Welcome to our villa, The Retreat by the Lake. The Retreat is a luxury lakeside rental villa in the Orlando Florida area just minutes from Disney World. The villa has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a private south facing pool that overlooks a lake. It has just been completely renovated and refurnished, and provides all the modern amenities that should be expected from a 5-star vacation home including a games room. The villa is located on a tree lined street in the quiet gated community of Sunset Lakes. This location is a true oasis in the Orlando/Kissimmee area. Whether you’ve just done “Dumbo or Die” at the Magic Kingdom, spent the day on the links converting that 96 into a 69, or watched some exciting baseball spring training, you can return through the gates of this established community into a peaceful, serene environment where you have your own spacious villa at a fraction of the cost of a 5 star hotel. The Retreat now features a 55' high definition TV with Blue Ray and Netflix.
5 Star Luxury without the Price: The Retreat has been renovated to offer a self-catered luxury experience at affordable rates. You will pay three to four times as much for comparable accommodations at the nearby theme parks. All the bedrooms have been tastefully appointed and equipped. The large living room and dining room overlooks the pool and the lake. You can have your morning coffee as the Sandhill cranes and ibis saunter by just feet from the lanai. You can catch bass as bald eagles soar over the lake. The kitchen is fully equipped with a range, microwave, ice making fridge, garbage disposal unit, dishwasher, coffee maker, kettle and many other conveniences. The Retreat also features a games and fitness room complete with pool table, dart board, treadmill and exercise bike.
Convenience with Tranquility: When you stand on the quiet tree lined street outside the villa you wouldn't suspect that you are just minutes away from the theme parks and the stores / restaurants of Kissimmee. Grocery, big box and drug stores are just minutes away. Everyone who visits the Retreat and Sunset Lakes is impressed by the peaceful tranquility of the neighbourhood and the lake. Other vacation home communities close to the Theme Parks cannot offer you this combination.
Security and Privacy: Sunset Lakes is a gated community with an electronic key code access and surveillance system. The Retreat itself has its own electronic key code access system. Your code, which is unique to your stay, will be provided to you by email prior to the start of the stay. If there are issues our Property Management Company is available to assist you. . A safe is available to protect your valuables. All sliding doors at The Retreat are secured by safety locks and door alarms so you can keep track of the little ones. The Retreat backs onto the lake, not someone else's backyard. Visibility from the neighbour’s backyards is restricted by hedges, screens and the lake.
If the dates you want aren’t available please check out our other family owned home on Homeaway: listing number 3500336.
All bedrooms have new furniture, flat screen TV's, DVD players and ceiling fans. The Master Bedroom opens out onto the pool deck and lake. The King and Queen beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. There is a ' Mickey Room' option for one of the twin bedrooms for those children (or young at heart) who want to have a full Disney experience....moreless
Both bathrooms have been completely renovated. The ensuite bathroom features a large tastefully decorated tiled walk-in shower stall and a large soaker tub. There are two sinks with his and her mirrors as well as an adjustable make-up mirror.
The hallway bathroom also features a beautiful tiled walk-in shower stall and two sinks / vanities.....moreless
The villa was completely renovated in 2011. The villa features a new tile floor throughout. The kitchen has been completely remodeled and all appliances are new. The living and dining rooms have also been professionally remodeled and refurnished in a modern contemporary style. The Retreat uses many energy saving technologies including CFL lighting whenever possible. The Retreat has a games room with a pool table and XBOX system. In addition to your own private pool overlooking the lake there is a community pool just steps away from the Retreat where you can entertain larger groups. The Retreat is fully cleaned by our professional staff before and after each guest however you may request additional cleaning services if desired at a cost of $80 + tax per cleaning. The Retreat has secure WiFi internet access throughout. The Retreat is also equipped with an internet radio that allows you to receive international music and news from around the world. Credit Cards and PayPal are accepted...moreless
Christmas/New Year Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015 7 night min stay
Winter - 2015 Jan 3 - Mar 13, 2015 1 night min stay
Spring Break - 2015 Mar 14 - Mar 27, 2015 1 night min stay
Easter - 2015 Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2015 7 night min stay
Spring - 2015 Apr 11 - Jun 26, 2015 1 night min stay
Summer - 2015 Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2015 1 night min stay
Early Fall - 2015 Sep 5 - Oct 9, 2015 1 night min stay
Cdn Thanksgiving - 2015 Oct 10 - Oct 16, 2015 1 night min stay
Special - 2015 Oct 17 - Oct 23, 2015 1 night min stay
Fall - 2015 Oct 24 - Nov 20, 2015 1 night min stay
US Thanksgiving - 2015 Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015 1 night min stay
Early Winter - 2015 Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015 1 night min stay
Christmas - 2015 / New Years Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Winter 2016 Jan 2 - Mar 4, 2016 1 night min stay
Spring Break 2016 Mar 5 - Mar 18, 2016 1 night min stay
Easter 2016 Mar 19 - Apr 1, 2016 1 night min stay
Spring 2016 Apr 2 - Jun 24, 2016 1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$80 + tax
Pool Heat $25/night + tax (recommended from Oct to Apr)
Please note that automated quote generated by Home Away are ESTIMATES only. Please contact owners for a formal quote.
$300USD upon booking with balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival
Payment accepted by PayPal invoice only unless other arrangements have been made with owner
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The Retreat is between 2.6 and 5.6 miles from the Disney Theme Parks with Sunset Lakes being one of the closest vacation communities to the Mouse. The Retreat itself backs south onto Sunset Lake. You can sit all day by the pool and bask in sunshine while watching the wildlife on the lake. The Retreat is about 19 minutes from Sea World and 27 minutes from Universal Studios. A short drive of 90 minutes will take you to the beaches on both the Atlantic or Gulf coasts.