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2 Bed 2 bath luxury self-catering home situated on Sandpiper Golf & Country Club, offering all its facilities - 2 heated swimming pools (never busy) Jacuzzi, Sauna, gym with workout equipment, tennis Pool tables, wonderful links golf course. The villa consists of 2 bedrooms, the master room has twin beds and en-suite bathroom with powered shower and the 2nd bedroom has queen size bed with family bathroom, lounge, kitchen/breakfast area, garage and utility area, air conditioning with ceiling fans plus the Lanai. Discrete security is enjoyed with security patrols. The Property Manager also on call and on site daily. Two shopping plazas one 5 min walk containing supermarkets chemist's/pharmacy and fast food outlets, plus huge Lakeland mall just 10 minutes. All major restaurants are only 10 min drive. Central Florida location, unpack once and see it all. All attractions including Busch Gardens,Polk County is the next area down from Orlando, so just outside the tourist stronghold. Wine and dine in restaurants where the English accent is still a novelty and queuing is a rarity. Carefree shopping, without inflated prices. Golf is great - its built around the villa - designed by a Scotsman and maintained to a high standard. The antique quarter with all its interesting shops. The new Lakeside village just 20 minutes away with new shops restaurants and the huge Cobb movie Imax Theatre. Also the Convention Centre and Major League Baseball Stadium. Why not visit both coasts, as Clearwater is only 60 mins and Cocoa Beach 90 mins. Lakeland is really easy to get to from either Orlando or Tampa Airports 50 mins from either one or 80 mins from Sanford. The Interstate 4 runs through Lakeland and Sandpiper Golf and Country Club is mins off exit 33. No crowds and real America, but if you want the hurly burly of Orlando it is a short drive away. It even has its own Safari Park which offers 2 hour safari bus rides giving up close and personal wild animal experiences. Lakeland is a secret to be discovered.
6228: Lakeland, Florida Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 5838ha
This villa is situated in a quiet road that runs alone side the golf course. It is a 10 minute walk to the swimming pool and amenities area including the 19th hole bar and restaurant. The Dollar General and strip mal including an Italian Restaurant are but 5minutes walk away and the huge shopping mall some 10 minutes drive. All the restaurants you could possibly want are alone the 'US98' which again is minutes away. Yet the villa in in a very peaceful area with very little road traffic etc. This villa is very tastefully decorated with 3 seater and 2 seater sofas. coffee tables with lamps and/or centre lighting within a ceiling fan. It is our second home, so you will find many ornaments, pictures and bric a brac to give it that special loved feel. Everything you could possibly need is available in the kitchen if you wish to entertain at home.
Double bedroom has fitted wardrobe, dressing table with lots of drawers. Bed lights, central fan and light. Electric Alarm clock and vertical window blinds. The twin bedded room has all the above plus en suite shower room, cable TV and walk in wardrobe. It also has a sliding patio door to the Lanai. Both bedrooms have pretty bedding and fitted carpets....moreless
The shower room has a spacious powered shower step in area with tiled seat. A ceramic tilled floor, toilet and vanity unit with fitted sink. The full bathroom has bath with overhead powered shower, toilet and vanity unit. The floor has ceramic tiles. All towels are supplied including beach towels....moreless
This year we have added a Flat screen TV in the Lounge and renewed the bedlinen. The Lanai (covered Patio) has garden furniture. There is a coffee maker, Juicer, hair-dryer, barbecue, loads of wardrobe space. Towels and all linen provided. Two communal swimming pools with jacuzzi. Exercise room with equipment. Tennis courts. Situated on a Golf and Country Club. Very peaceful - mainly residential. In good decorative order. Owners decorate as necessary every year. This is our second home, our special place to unwind after a hectic school year....moreless
Rate 3 2015 weekly May 1 - Oct 31, 2015 30 night min stay
Rate 4 Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015 30 night min stay
Rate 5 Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2016 90 night min stay
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Central to many tourist locations. 60/70 minutes from Clearwater. 90 minutes from NASA. Very central location for all Florida. In the middle of a highly maintained Golf and Country Club on the North Side of Lakeland. Lakeland is a tranquil hidden gem, real America, with all the shops, restaurants, Golf, beautiful lakes,but with out the tourism, yet still close to it if needed. Other Activities: All that Disney, Universal and Busch could offer plus the peacefulness of a country club Golf: The Golf & country Club is a 18 hole Scottish links style course, it rolls between the villas which are cleverly scattered along the fairways. The cost from $16 per round including golf cart. Golf equipment can be hired. Golf lessons can be arranged with the resident golf pro.
Year Purchased: 1994
About the owner: Hi my name is Jill. I live in Cambridgeshire and I teach at a local secondary school.