2014 Cancellation! Beautiful Townhome Close to Clubhouse
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
24 Hour Manned Secure
Overlooking 4th hole
2 minutes from clubhouse
2 queen bedrooms
1 twin room (2 twin beds)
Queen sleeper sofa
Set in the famous 24 hour secure Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club, this lovely privately owned home is more than fully-equipped for the perfect vacation.
Accommodation is in 2 queen size bedrooms both with ceiling fans and 1 bedroom with 2 twins, plus ceiling fan, all linens are good quality. The large tropical feel master bedroom is equipped with cable t.v., DVD, ceiling fan and has views over the golf course, the ensuite has double sized bath and large shower with thick fluffy towels. There is also a new Queen sleeper sofa in the lounge.
Open plan full kitchen with breakfast bar, the formal dining area leads to large open plan lounge which has a double height ceiling for a great cool, spacious feeling and our home has the added convenience of lovely wooden floors downstairs and deep pile carpet upstairs - kitchen and bathrooms are tile. There is cable T.V with DVD and a CD player in the lounge with a large selection of discs both DVD and CD to choose from plus games and plenty of books. It includes free unlimited local and long distance calling to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico as well as wireless high speed internet.
Try the putting green or driving range at the clubhouse just across the road (2 mins) before having breakfast in our beautiful screened Florida room which overlooks the fourth hole. Or put your feet up in the padded rocker with a good book from our library. Watch the birdlife parade past - cranes, egrets and ibis as you plan your day. Southern Dunes is an award PGA championship golf course ranked number 6 in Florida in Golf Digest 2007 - 2008.
A short four minute stroll takes you to our community pool large enough for a good cool down swim, complete with chairs and loungers, you often have it to yourselves as it is for the use of our road only. There is a small gym/workout room for the use of Southern Dunes guests at the Forest Hills clubhouse a short walk from the house.
Disney is only 20 minutes away along with Sea World and all that Orlando has to offer. In the opposite direction down the 27 is the newly opened LegoLand.
Not too far from the coast for a day at the beach, west for the Gulf beaches or east for the Atlantic. Catch a launch from Kennedy Space Centre (dates and times on their website), you can watch from Cocoa Beach.
Sited at the entrance to Southern Dunes is a 24 hour Wal-Mart, Winn Dixie and a bank plus plenty of restaurants - Manny's is a must , great food, amazing atmosphere.
Sorry no pets. We have made this a home from home with original artwork and comfortable furniture, not just a rental. Many extra features (thoughtful items like hairdryers, cool box, pool/beach towels, pool toys and beach chairs). We spend three months of the year here so it really is set up as a home not just an investment opportunity.
We hope you'll enjoy it as much as we do.
- 2 story
- 1370 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- 2.0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
- Master has walk in shower stall family bath has shower over bath.
Kitchen & Dining
- Dining Area Seats:
- Child's Highchair
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Towels Provided:
- Living Room seats 6:
- Linens Provided:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Parking Off Street:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Washing Machine:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Air Conditioning
Cable digital package, Waste disposal, Coffee maker, Toaster, Blender, Quality Linens Provided, Towels and Pool Towels, Beach Chairs, Hairdryers, Cool Box, High chair and stroller at house, cot availabe from our agent at small extra cost. Phone includes free unlimited local and long distance calling to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico as well as wireless high speed internet....morecollapse
- Satellite / Cable:
- Music Library:
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
- Free Long Distance
Pool & Spa
- Lanai / Gazebo:
Location & View
- Golf Course Front
- Water Skiing
- Medical Services
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching
- Theme Parks
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Souther Dunes Townhouse
Souther Dunes Townhouse
Beautiful townhouse on 4th green of Southern Dunes golf course - we spent 6 weeks enjoying it! - The townhouse is a 'step above' most rentals, as original art is displayed; carpets were extremely clean as was the rest of the townhouse. A couple of points to make-- remember you are on the 4th green and maintenance starts very early every morning, windows need to be kept closed to avoid the noise, that's your trade off for the view. Southern Dunes' Community pools are NOT heated -- we would love to rent this t.h. again, if community pools were heated....Ontario, Canada
- Guest Snowbirds
- Date of stay 01/29/12
- Review Submitted 04/03/12
Recommended for: Age 55+.
Guest comment entered by owner
Mrs. Walker: we had a wonderful vacation at your beautiful home, we would love to return next year, if the dates would be open .I will be certain to contact you in the future. I would recommend your home to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation in a picture perfect setting. Wonderful accommodation's and clean environment, beautiful artwork with all the amenities.The view of the 4th green in the morning, while drinking coffee on your screened patio, will be our most favorite memory. The golf course was beautiful along with being brutal with all the Hugh sand bunkers. We had a delightful time.
- Guest Randy and Joan
- Date of stay 03/06/11
- Review Submitted 03/15/11
My wife & I just concluded a wondeful week at the Walkers' villa. Enjoyed immensely the view of the 4th green & the early morning workers did not bother us a bit. In fact, we enjoyed watching them do their specific job on & around the green each day. We played the course twice & enjoyed both rounds.....a real challenge but an enjoyable one. The home is immaculate, has everything one would want on a vacation, close to Walmart & Drug stores & Winn Dixie,etc.etc. Wish we could stay longer & wisg we could come back in spring of 2012. Can not find the words to describe how the Walkers communicated so well, during our initial chats ( by e-mail ), while we were at their home & the follow-up "Thank You " for coming to their Southern Dunes home. We HIGHLY recommend this villa to all.
- Guest The Hessys
- Date of stay 02/27/11
- Review Submitted 03/06/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, families with young children.
great place...even better owners
great place...even better owners
My family was traveling to Haines City to have Christmas with my grandpa and dad. We needed a place to stay close to my grandpas retirement village. We looked all over but really couldn't find anything that fit our budget. Then I came across this place and thought the price was very reasonable...and even better the owners were so great to work with. They were flexible and even patient enough to coordinate with my 92 year old grandpa. The place was so nice and cozy for our family. Would highly recommend. The only negative is that its right on one of the greens for the golf course and 2 out of 7 early mornings there were crews working on the green...and they weren't very quiet at 5AM.
- Guest floridefamilygetaway
- Date of stay 12/30/10
- Review Submitted 01/08/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children.
Owner response: After having so many lovely comments this rather threw us. This is only the second complaint of this nature in seven years - we usually sleep through the workers, perhaps this guest is a light sleeper as we have had many repeat bookings. It is a golf course with the majority of homes overlooking the course, the greenkeepers have to work early what more can I say? The good news is this guest is still recommending our home with a score of 5 out of 5.
The condo was very clean and kept up nicely. We had a great time and the location was perfect for us. This is definitely a place to stay over and over again
- Guest Diane
- Date of stay 12/20/10
- Review Submitted 01/01/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, families with young children.
What a great place to stay for your golf trip to Florida. The home is located on a great golf course; you can walk out the patio door onto the 4th green and steps from the clubhouse. Also, just a short drive to other top courses; ChampionsGate, Ridgewood Lakes to name a few. If you like quality golf and want quality accommodation, this is the place for you.
- Guest Butch Clout
- Date of stay 01/31/10
- Review Submitted 01/31/10
Had a fantastic 2 week stay back in May 09 at this beautifully furnished and maintained home. Situated in a truly spectacular golf course it offers tranquil and secure surroundings with the benefit of a huge Walmart less than 5 minute drive away. Already have a return visit booked for 2 weeks in October 09! Highly recommended.
- Guest Roger Page
- Date of stay 07/08/09
- Review Submitted 07/08/09
We just spent the best 4 days in your home. What a delight... compared to hotel rooms. You have a very nice home and such a beautiful view of the golf course. Thank you so much for letting us enjoy our holiday. We will certainly let our friends and family know how nice it was to vacation in your home.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 12/31/08
- Review Submitted 12/31/08
What an absolutely fabulous house you have, perfect location for all amenities, couldn't ask for anything more of the house,stunning & beautifully done out, very luxurious,and simply 'Wow'! Only criticisism was that I ran out of time and didn't get a round in on the awesome Southern Dunes course! Can't recommend it enough, we can't wait to return! Thank You very much.
- Guest Wayne Gibson
- Date of stay 12/28/08
- Review Submitted 12/28/08
Guest comment entered by owner
I wanted to let you know again that we enjoyed the visit so much. Your home is beautiful and so comfortable. The little touches you've placed throughout make it so homey and cozy. Oh..and we LOVE the addition of the fan to the master bedroom! Thanks again for a wonderful vacation,
- Guest Stephanie Schnackenberg
- Date of stay 12/03/06
- Review Submitted 12/03/06
1 Week: $ 520.00. 2 Weeks: $ 960.00. 3 Weeks: $1400.00. 4 Weeks: $1840.00. Nightly Rate .. From $65.71/nt(4 wk rate) Minimum 4 nights Please ADD 12% Florida Tax to ALL Rates - Thank You Refundable security deposit $200. Balance due 1 one month before travel Preferred method is by $ or £ check. No extra charge for special holidays Special rates for Snowbirds please contact me
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Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: As we approached retirement we wanted to spend as much time in sunny Florida as we could so purchased our home on Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club and have never regreted it. After renting for many years and often feeling let down by small things that make a big difference we decided we could do a lot better. So now we ensure that all details no matter how small are taken care of (quality towels and linens) - plenty of DVD's, CD's, books etc. Our home doesn't have that bland look of most rentals it is welcoming and vibrant. As an artist I have been busy painting the local wildlife and views of Florida which adds to our homes comfortable atmosphere. We enjoy sharing our home with our guests and love the feedback and glowing comments from our many visitors.
Why the Owner Chose Southern Dunes:
We loved the central location close to the real Florida with it's many nature reserves and being so near to the amusement parks was a bonus for grandchildren. The setting of Southern Dunes Golf & County Club was particularly appealing and being in Haines City with it's local market, bandstand and it's small town feel. We weren't disappointed we have lovely neighbours up and down our road - everyone is so friendly and welcoming. They really make you feel part of the community even though we are only there three months of the year.
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
With both east and west coast beaches being just over an hour away you have a great choice. Just across the road from the clubhouse means you can drive your cart to pick up your clubs and you never miss a tee off time. The clubhouse restaurant/bar is great for Friday or Saturday nights and the Sunday buffet is well worth sampling. Across the 27 is Manny's which is quite famous in the area and an experience our guests enjoy - but ring ahead it is always busy with great atmosphere, happy hour 4 - 7. With our agents close by our guests have the added security of back up should they need any assistance.
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Smart townhome with a spacious interior
Full kitchen has granite countertops and breakfast bar
Bright and welcoming tropical second bedroom with ceiling fan.
Pretty third bedroom has two twin beds and ceiling fan
Florida room - a great place to eat or watch the golf.
The view from our screened Florida room.
High ceilings in sitting area make it feel cool and airy
Great room with dining and breakfast bar
Master has cable t.v. and DVD player
Ensuite has double sized tub and oversize shower with thick Ralph Lauren towels
Family bath is bright
A great view or a quiet read
Pool serving just our road with loungers, chairs (not shown) and facilities
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