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Gorgeous 3/2 Villa in Virginia Trace - 10 Minute Walk to Lake Sumter Landing

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Last updated: 07/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our Courtyard Villa has an open and inviting floor plan. Particularly if you are entertaining, you are always within ear and eye shot of your guests.

The home was recently redone in large neutral tile, new paint, crown molding, custom valances, soft rugs, and new decor throughout including some wonderful seascape paintings by a local artist.

It has a beautiful large open kitchen with lots of cupboards and a small rollable center work island. The kitchen has a full length bar/pass-thru open to the dining and living area and an ample pantry off to the side. There are 4 nice padded swivel bar stools if you chose to eat at the pass thru.

The Master Bedroom has a king size bed furnished in an old world white. It also has a large walk-in closet with plenty of storage. A 32' wall mounted flat screen LED TV with a built in DVD player is provided for those evenings when you simply want to relax in bed and watch your favorite program or DVD. You can also step outside from the Master Bedroom through your private entrance onto the lanai for a breath of fresh air.

The Guest Bedroom (second bedroom) has a queen size bed and is also furnished in the old world white color. This bedroom also has a 32' wall mounted flat screen LED TV with a built in DVD player for your guests.

The Third Bedroom has Trundle Bed with lots of comfortable pillows for just lounging around and reading a good book. It also has a pull out single bed and storage underneath allowing for sleeping for two guests with the option to put the beds together or leave them as individuals. Also, within this room is a small sitting area by the window consisting of a table and two chairs. This is the perfect room to relax in, check your e-mail or scan the Internet.

The Master Bath has a nice sized walk-in shower, while the Guest Bath has a full size tub and shower.

The Guest bedroom and bathroom can be separated from the main living area by simply closing a pocket door.

The Living Room has an entry to the lanai and also a large 46' flat panel TV and DVD player for your watching enjoyment. A variety of table games, DVDs and books are also included.

The screen enclosed lanai is a great addition to the home providing a nice area to eat or lounge outside but still somewhat protected. The full height screens let in just the right amount of fresh air.

Outside the lanai is a wonderful custom patio area which is perfect for that first cup of coffee, reading the newspaper, or even maybe privately working on your tan since the backyard of this Courtyard Villa is completely enclosed for privacy. Plus there is a propane gas grill for those you love to do a bit of 'grillin'.

The garage provides ample parking for your one car (needed only to come in and leave from your vacation) and a golf cart (main mode of transportation while in The Villages).

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1402 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Long term rentals to senior adults only....moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community:

    The Villages is a 55+ Community and we prefer to rent accordingly....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Sliding door to lanai, walk in closet, wall mounted TV/DVD....moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

    Ceiling Fan and wall mounted TV/DVD....moreless

  • 3rd Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Trundle Bed w/lots of pillows, small sitting table area too....moreless

  • All bedrooms have ceiling fans, chest of drawers, exterior windows and closets. The couch in the living room is a fold out Double bed providng total sleeping room for 8....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Large walk-in shower....moreless

  • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Six sets of towels for both bathrooms.

Other Amenities

  • Newspaper is delivered daily to your home - Free of charge.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A number of various books are provided....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    3 DVD players, one in the Living Room and Master and Guest Bedrooms each have a 32' TV/DVD combination....moreless

  • Games:

    Several family games are provided....moreless

  • Pool Table:

    Available at the Recreation Center....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable...moreless

  • Television:

    3 flat screen TVs, 46' in Living Room and Master and Guest Bedrooms each have a 32' TV/DVD combination....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A number of various DVDs are provided....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Resort:

    It's called 'Disney World for Adults' for a reason. This is really resort living at it's finest. Everything you can imagine is here and reachable by golf cart. No stress or worries allowed. Just fun!...moreless

  • Village:

    Location, Location, Location - The Village of Virginia Trace is right across the street from the entrance to Lake Sumter Landing and midway between Spanish Springs and Brown wood Station....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Kayaking
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Extra leaf for dinning room table. Also a small buffett....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Heat and Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Indoor laundry room...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There are a number of Fitness Centers within The Villages....moreless

  • Garage:

    Large enough for one car and a golf cart....moreless

  • Heating:

    Central Heat and Air...moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed Wireless Internet access....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Each bed comes with two sets of linens....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seating for 6 (couch, love seat and chair). Large 46' Plasma TV with DVD player. Assorted DVDs, books, and games provided. Couch is also a fold out double bed. Chair is a recliner....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking in driveway or in dedicated guest parking areas....moreless

  • Telephone:

    A regular phone is provided with free National calling plan. Could save you money depending on your cellular plan....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    There are 6 sets of towels for each bathroom, plus 4 large beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Indoor laundry room, ironing board and utility sink....moreless

Kitchen

  • Kitchen:

    Large open kitchen with full length bar/pass-thru into dining room. Also 4 bar stools on bar height pass thru area. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Emergency Kit (analog phone, flashlights, etc), extra light bulbs, toolkit, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Automatic ice cube maker. Plus, re-freezable plastic ice cubes are waiting for your arrival while real ice is being made....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas...moreless

  • Toaster:

    plus many other small appliances like: blender, crock pot, can opener, etc....moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    There are a number of boat-able lakes nearby plus it's only a short trip to the Gulf Coast....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Outside cafe table and two chairs. Two folding chairs are also provided in the garage for 'neighbor watching' - everyone walks and golf carts and are always willing to stop for a little conversation....moreless

  • Golf:

    Over 40 golf courses and growing. 11 of which are championship courses with most having 27 holes....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    This is possible at several nearby lakes....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened Lanai has table for 4 plus a lounge chair....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Home does not have any grass, but plenty of beautiful landscaping....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill is provided. Propane is on the communal system (it is not checked but filled by a renter when the need arises)....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tons of tennis and also pickle-ball courts....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is the Community Pool, only a 5 minute walk from the house....moreless

  • Heated Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$100
$500 $1,400
October
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$100
$600 $1,700
November
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$100
$650 $2,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$100
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Resident IDs $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
  • Cleaning Fee $85
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Monthly rates are for generally 4 weeks. Please ask ahead of time for specific dates. Resident ID charges ($50) are waived on Monthly or longer Rentals.

Check-in time is 3:00 pm and check out time is 9:00 am unless otherwise negotiated.

Please contact us ahead of time for reservations and I can better explain if these prices are not clear.

Weekend nights do not change Daily, Weekly or Monthly rates.

Security Deposit of $750 required within 7 days of reservations


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Location

67 Miles
Nearest Airport
Orlando & Tampa International Airports (MCO & TPA)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lake Sumter Landing (los of restaurants/bars)
1.9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mallory Hills Country Club (40 Golf Courses total)
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Florida Turnpike and I-75
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lake Sumter Landing (lots of restaurants)
600 Miles
Nearest Ski
Beach Mountain North Carolina

Car: Not Necessary

Location Location Location!!!

This home is only a brief 10 minute walk to Lake Sumter Landing - the middle of the three Squares that are the heart of The Villages, especially in the evening.

Lake Sumter Landing has a wide assortment of restaurants, shopping, sights and nightly live music in the Lake Sumter Landing Square.

The Pool/Community Center is a brief 5 minute walk along the same path.

Or use a golf cart to reach everything you need:

There are 30 Executive golf courses and 11 Championship golf courses.

The community pool is only a 5 minute walk away.

Plenty of Tennis, Shuffleboard, Paddleball, Horseshoes, Billiards nearby in the various village centers.

Plenty of Fitness Centers and classes available for those with exercise in mind.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: My Father-in-Law has been living in The Villages for 20+ years. Living nearby, we visited him often while our kids were growing up. It didn't take long before we knew we wanted to also retire there someday. When a 2/2 villa right outside of Lake Sumter Landing in Virginia Trace became available, we were hooked and immediately bought. Then recently we decided that we really wanted a 3/2 but didn't want to leave everything that Virginia Trace offered. When one became available right around the corner, we sold the 2/2 and bought the 3/2. My wife and I are professionals: Judy is a Speech/Language Therapist for 'special needs' children and I am a VP of Engineering. Both of are still working long hours until we retire but enjoy our get-aways in The Villages when the house is available. We do most of our e-mail and phone call responses in the evenings and weekends.

Why the Owner Chose Virginia Trace:
Location, location, location! Being able to take a 10 minute walk and be in the heart of all the Lake Sumter Landing activities is incredible. Being able to drive a car or golf cart to the same activities is nice, but having the option to walk is fantastic. Plus 5 minutes into the walk, you are at the Community Center with swimming, dog walk, horse shoes, and shuffleboard. Of course, all 30 Executive golf courses and 11 Championship courses only a short golf cart ride away is 'icing on the cake'.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
If you enjoy a drink or two at the free music nightly at the Lake Sumter Landing town square, you can easily walk home. You don't need to worry about driving your car or golf cart and possible 'problems'. Or if you prefer to have a nightcap at home, you can go out into the back yard and still listen to the music coming from the square (not too loud though). The lanai affords protection from the weather when needed with its full height screen panels to let the fresh air in. Of course, you can always step outside the lanai and enjoy the full outdoors on the custom enclosed back patio.


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Speaks: english

 

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  • You're gonna love our home! Natural landscaping.

    You're gonna love our home! Natural landscaping.

  • Open inviting front entrance way with beautiful front door.

    Open inviting front entrance way with beautiful front door.

  • Maple cabinets, with rollable work island.  Double sink and disposal.

    Maple cabinets, with rollable work island. Double sink and disposal.

  • Lots of cupboard space everywhere! Mr. Coffee, blender, crock pot, toaster, etc.

    Lots of cupboard space everywhere! Mr. Coffee, blender, crock pot, toaster, etc.

  • Dining Room with 6 chairs for table with leaf.

    Dining Room with 6 chairs for table with leaf.

  • Entertainment center with 46' plasma TV and DVD.  Books, DVDs, and games.

    Entertainment center with 46' plasma TV and DVD. Books, DVDs, and games.

  • Master King Bed with reading lamps. Walk in closet and Master Bath to the left.

    Master King Bed with reading lamps. Walk in closet and Master Bath to the left.

  • Just love this picture, so we had to include it.

    Just love this picture, so we had to include it.

  • Guest Bedroom with queen bed and reading lamps on both sides.

    Guest Bedroom with queen bed and reading lamps on both sides.

  • Guest Bathroom, nicely coordinated with double curtain rod for towels, etc.

    Guest Bathroom, nicely coordinated with double curtain rod for towels, etc.

  • Lots of storage with chest of drawers and closet.  Sitting table for 2 by window

    Lots of storage with chest of drawers and closet. Sitting table for 2 by window

  • Café table for two on custom patio, nicely landscaped.

    Café table for two on custom patio, nicely landscaped.

  • Looking at front straight on from street

    Looking at front straight on from street

  • Front entrance with etched door, 3rd bedroom to the right, laundry room on left

    Front entrance with etched door, 3rd bedroom to the right, laundry room on left

  • Kitchen looking in from Dining Room over the Bar/Pass-Thru area.  Swivel stools.

    Kitchen looking in from Dining Room over the Bar/Pass-Thru area. Swivel stools.

  • Dining Room into the Living Room.  Sliding doors to the outside on left and end.

    Dining Room into the Living Room. Sliding doors to the outside on left and end.

  • Living Room with couch that turns into double bed, loveseat and reclining chair.

    Living Room with couch that turns into double bed, loveseat and reclining chair.

  • Looking down the length of this very open living space.  Great for entertaining.

    Looking down the length of this very open living space. Great for entertaining.

  • Master Bedroom chest of drawers, 32' TV/DVD, doors to Lanai.

    Master Bedroom chest of drawers, 32' TV/DVD, doors to Lanai.

  • Master Bathroom off of Master Bedroom, with large walk in double headed shower.

    Master Bathroom off of Master Bedroom, with large walk in double headed shower.

  • Lots of space in Guest Bedroom with chest of drawers and closer. 32' TV/DVD.

    Lots of space in Guest Bedroom with chest of drawers and closer. 32' TV/DVD.

  • Cozy trundle single bed, with extra bed and storage underneath.

    Cozy trundle single bed, with extra bed and storage underneath.

  • Screened in Lanai, with table for four.  Chaise lounge as well for relaxing.

    Screened in Lanai, with table for four. Chaise lounge as well for relaxing.

  • Indoor laundry room - always a MUST! Utility sink and closet on opposite side.

    Indoor laundry room - always a MUST! Utility sink and closet on opposite side.

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 07/18/2015
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