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Privacy/Luxury /Location! Tranquil Southerly Lake Views 4 Miles to Disney

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  • Minimum stay:14 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Sunset Lakes house description

'Still Waters', our highly upgraded, south-facing lakefront home is a perfect vacation choice if you appreciate peace and tranquility in luxurious surroundings, yet want the convenience of being as close as possible to the Orlando Theme Parks, shopping and Golf Courses. The view of the lake from the south-facing pool, spa and deck is incomparable .... when you sit outside sipping a cool drink in the evening, watching the sun go down and then seeing the moon rise over the lake, you will find it hard to believe that you are just 4 miles from the main gates of Disney and minutes from the lively Highway 192. This is one of the largest 4 bedroom vacation homes you can rent in the Orlando area (2600 sq ft) so there is ample room for two couples or families to holiday together in comfort - especially as the two huge Master Suites have identical bathroom facilities.
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LOCATION
Sunset Lakes is a small, upscale, gated community and is one of the closest to Orlando's main attractions. It is a mature development of detached pool homes surrounding two natural lakes, which attract many varieties of fish and wildlife.

Our luxurious home is minutes away from many Golf Courses, restaurants and supermarkets. Getting to and from the Theme Parks is easy with this ideal location. You really can visit the parks in the morning, spend the afternoons relaxing by your own private pool and return to the parks in minutes.

Within the community there is a communal pool and children’s play area, and you may fish in the well-stocked lake. Conservation land adjoins the development creating a natural habitat for the wildlife of Florida. You may spot cranes, bald eagles, ducks, buzzards, racoons and armadillos, plus many other small song birds.
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INSIDE
'Still Waters' is a highly upgraded, exceptionally comfortable villa. It has been creatively decorated to reflect the serenity of the exterior waterscape, with a hint of the tropics and the ocean.

The home has cool ceramic tiled floors in the Family Room, kitchen and bathrooms, whilst the Living/Games Area and all bedrooms are fully carpeted. It is air-conditioned with ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living areas for your extra comfort. The Family Room has lovely leather sofas and an armchair, and is equipped with a flat screen HD TV, plus DVD & CD players and iPod dock. Large sliding glass windows open to the pool deck. The Living/Games Area is furnished with two additional sofas and a full-size slate bed billiard table. There are two huge Master Bedroom Suites which are ideal if two families or couples are renting our home. One is on the ground floor with glass sliding doors to the pool (ideal for those who may find the stairs tricky). The other is on the upper floor, with lovely south-facing views over the lake. Both Master Suites have King-size beds, walk-in closets and exceptionally large bathrooms with twin vanities, full size oval bath, walk-in shower and separate toilet. Two further bedrooms upstairs both have two single beds in each and share the third bathroom. This bathroom has vanity, bath with shower over, and a toilet. A Powder Room is located on the ground floor. The open-plan Kitchen with Granite tops and the Dining Area are adjacent to the Family Room and overlook the pool and lake. There is a separate laundry room with a large washer and dryer, plus a sink. Parking for 2 cars on the driveway and 1 small car in the Garage, which has an automatic door opener.
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POOL, SPA & DECK
The lovely private south-facing heated swimming pool has been specially designed with a small water feature and tropical planting to create a very pleasing scene overlooking the lake. The whole pool and deck area is mesh screened to let the sun in but keep the bugs out. Electric pool heating is available for the cooler months, but is optional June - August. The free-form pool measures approx. 28 x 12 feet, so you can have a swim or just enjoy splashing about. Atmospheric garden lighting creates a special ambience as darkness falls.

A luxurious hydrotherapy Hot Tub/Spa is available for our guests' enjoyment. With its 18 adjustable high performance jets, 7 multi-level seats and underwater multicolor lighting, soaking in the hot swirling water is truly a pleasure after a long day at the theme parks, sightseeing or shopping.

The pool and spa are maintained regularly by our Management Company. The extended deck area contains ample luxury pool lounging furniture, together with tables and chairs for alfresco dining. The large lanai with ceiling fan provides protection from the sun if required. A George Foreman electric BBQ/grill is provided for our guests to use.
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OTHER FACILITIES
The property has the benefit of free high speed wireless internet so bring your lap top if you need to keep in touch by e-mail or don't want to miss your eBay auctions! You can make free local phone calls from the house, if calling long distance you can buy a prepaid phone card from the supermarkets or pharmacies. There is an HD TV/DVD combo in each bedroom, plus a Playstation2 games console in one of the twins (bring or hire your own games). For your peace of mind, we have installed a safe for guests' small valuables and the house is fitted with a monitored alarm system. A crib, high chair, stair guard and stroller are provided free of charge if required.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2604 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                We may not accept bookings from parties where all the guests are under 25...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                The sliding doors to the pool deck are alarmed, to alert you if a child has gone outside without your knowledge. There is a children's play area/tot lot within a few yards of the villa...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking is not allowed inside our home, however you may smoke outside on the pool deck....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                One of the Master Suites is on the ground floor, however there are no special facilities for handicapped guests....moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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              • King size beds (2) Both master suites have King Beds and very large bathrooms, each with sinks, bathtub, toilet and walk-in shower, Twin or Single Beds (4) The two twin bedrooms share a bathroom wth sink, toilet, bathtub wth shower over., Baby Cribs (1) A portable travel crib is available free of charge. A full size wooden crib may be rented for a small additional charge....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Cordless Phone, Air Conditioning/Heating, Cable TV & DVD players, Hair dryers, Linens provided including Pool Towels, Hydrotherapy Spa, Free Electric Grill (BBQ), Free High Speed Internet Access, Free local phone calls, Ceiling Fans in all rooms, Extended deck area, Lake View, Monitored Alarm System, Safe provided for guests' valuables. ********************************************************************** ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Music Library:

                    A selection of CDs is provided for your entertainment. There is an iPod dock in the Family Room...moreless

                  • Pool Table:

                    There is a full size pool table in the Living Room...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    All bedrooms have their own flat screen HD TV/DVD combo...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Video Game Console:

                    There is a Sony PS2 games console in one of the twin bedrooms. Games may be hired locally very inexpensively....moreless

                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Lakefront:

                    Still Waters has one of the best locations at Sunset Lakes, as it is south-facing and right on the largest of the two lakes ...moreless

                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Still Waters is fully air-conditioned, with ceiling fans in all living and sleeping areas for your extra comfort. ...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    In separate Utility Room...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Garage has automatic electric door opener. Parking for one small car. (We keep our own vehicle here as well)...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Heating is available for the cooler winter months...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Quality linens, towels and pool towels...moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Parking for two vehicles on the driveway...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Free local calls...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    In separate Utility Room which also has a sink...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free of charge...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Upgraded kitchen has granite tops, large stove with easy-clean ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer with icemaker, microwave oven....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large outside area ideal for alfresco dining. Planting and screening provide privacy from your neighbours. Tropical planting & garden lighting create a special atmosphere at night....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    There are many pay and play golf courses within a few minutes drive...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Still Waters has a very spacious lanai with ceiling fan which provides shade if required...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    George Foreman electric grill...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    'Still Waters' is just steps away from the Community Swimming Pool...moreless

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Hot Tub:

                    With its 18 adjustable high performance jets, 7 multi-level seats & underwater multicolour lighting, soaking in the hot swirling water is truly a pleasure after a long day out!...moreless

                  • Private Pool:

                    Fabulous pool area with water feature and tropical planting. Southfacing, lakefront position. Can be illuminated at night....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Christmas/New Year
                      Dec 13 - Jan 9, 2015
                      14 night min stay

                      $1,825

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cleaning fee $97
                      • Tax Rate 13%

                      Notes:

                      Pool heating is recommended during September-May, and costs $25 inc. tax per day. It is offered at a 50% discount during June, July and August.

                      Unlimited use of the hot tub is included in the rental rate.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Location

                      26 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Orlando International (MCO)
                      2.6 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Buffalo Wildwings
                      4.2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Mystic Dunes Golf Club
                      2.7 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      192
                      2.6 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Outback Steakhouse
                      90 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Clearwater Beach, Gulf Coast

                      Car: Recommended

                      Our villa is close to the fishing dock, the children's play area and communal pool.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About: Hi, we are Iain and Amanda Burrup. We live in the beautiful Cotswolds area of the United Kingdom, and have owned this dream Florida vacation home since 2005. We visit at least 3 times a year, to get our sunshine fix and for Iain to play a little golf. We have 4 grand-daughters, who can't wait visit the Disney parks and the other great child-friendly attractions of the area! Regular visiting also gives us an opportunity to ensure that our home is being maintained and cared for properly by our management company. Each time we go, we always find ourselves upgrading things, and shopping for little extras that we feel will enhance our guests' experience. If you decide to choose our villa for your Florida vacation, we hope you will enjoy it as much as we do! Best wishes, Iain and Amanda.

                      Why Sunset Lakes:
                      The location of our home couldn't be better if you wish to visit the Disney theme parks, as it is only 4 miles from Animal Kingdom, and there is a useful short-cut we can tell you about to get to there and also the I-4 which gives easy access to Universal Studios, Legoland, and the large shopping malls. Over the past couple of years, there has been a huge increase in the number of great restaurants within really easy reach of the villa (including Red Lobster, Outback Steakhouse, Carrabas, Olive Garden, Applebees, Houlihans, Joe's Crab Shack, Buffalo Wild Wings, Orlando Ale House and Logans Steak House). There are also two lovely Publix supermarkets, plus a SuperTarget and a WalMart Superstore nearby, so you are really quite spoilt for shopping choice.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We love our home because although it is so convenient for the theme parks, golfing and shopping, when you return and relax outside overlooking the tranquil lake you feel a million miles away from all the hustle and bustle. It's south-facing aspect means that the pool and deck get the sun from early morning until the sun goes down. And the views over the lake are so relaxing, plus you get to see lots of wildlife, including cranes, egrets, buzzards, ducks, racoons and armadillos - and sometimes even a bald eagle. If you enjoy fishing, you can use the rods supplied and fish from right outside home, or from the fishing dock a few yards away. No license is required, although we do ask that you kindly return the fish to the lake after catching them.


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                      • Wow! Vacations don't get much better than this!

                        Wow! Vacations don't get much better than this!

                      • Imagine relaxing right at the water's edge

                        Imagine relaxing right at the water's edge

                      • You'll find cool contemporary furnishings throughout

                        You'll find cool contemporary furnishings throughout

                      • Who will choose the romantic 'Tropics' master suite?

                        Who will choose the romantic 'Tropics' master suite?

                      • You will love the spaciousness of the master bathrooms!

                        You will love the spaciousness of the master bathrooms!

                      • ...and for a change, you could choose to dine in.......

                        ...and for a change, you could choose to dine in.......

                      • The delightful 'Shells' twin bedroom overlooks trees to the front.....

                        The delightful 'Shells' twin bedroom overlooks trees to the front.....

                      • How blissful to soak in the hot tub after a long but enjoyable day......

                        How blissful to soak in the hot tub after a long but enjoyable day......

                      • The fabulous south-facing lake front location enjoys the sun all day long

                        The fabulous south-facing lake front location enjoys the sun all day long

                      • ...or lunching al fresco in the shade of the lanai

                        ...or lunching al fresco in the shade of the lanai

                      • These leather sofas are SO comfortable!

                        These leather sofas are SO comfortable!

                      • or will you choose the crisp 'New England' styled master suite with lake views?

                        or will you choose the crisp 'New England' styled master suite with lake views?

                      • Sometimes staying home to play pool can be a fun alternative go going out

                        Sometimes staying home to play pool can be a fun alternative go going out

                      • ...as you'll never find cooking a chore in the open plan kitchen

                        ...as you'll never find cooking a chore in the open plan kitchen

                      • ..while the charming 'Life's A Beach' twin has a fabulous lake view

                        ..while the charming 'Life's A Beach' twin has a fabulous lake view

                      • ...when you return to your perfect home away from home near Disney!

                        ...when you return to your perfect home away from home near Disney!

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                      Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

                      $1,825 per week (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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