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** A cracking holiday villa that is real value for money ** This 4 bedroom 2 bathroom villa (sleeps 8) is located in the quiet community of Greater Groves on Highway 27 near to Walt Disney World (8 miles - 20 minutes - from Animal Kingdom). The villa has a new fully-fitted kitchen (Aug 2013) with granite countertops and cherrywood cabinets, lounge area, a luxury master bedroom with large ensuite and walk-in wardrobe, two further double bedrooms, a twin and the house bathroom. A highlight of the villa is the pool, which is 32ft by 14ft, free form, very private and south-facing, capturing the sun all day. When you need a break from the glorious sunshine there is an HD TV (300+ cable channels), a DVD player that plays both US and UK discs and a US Playstation2 (with games). There is also FREE superfast wireless broadband internet (60Mb) and FREE telephone calls nationwide to US and Canada. We are within walking distance of a newly-opened Publix supermarket and less than 5 minutes drive from a WalMart Supercenter, local restaurants and take-outs.
Golf: The immediate Orlando area boasts over 25 golf courses including Greg Norman's Champions Gate course which is also home to the David Leadbetter Golf Academy, a mere 15 minutes drive from Greater Groves. Even closer, and more affordable, are the courses of Legends Golf and Country Club, Orange Lake Golf Club (one course designed by Arnold Palmer) and Highlands Reserve Golf Club. If you fancy honing your short game there are also plenty of challenging 'Executive Par 3' courses, notably at Kings Ridge and Polo Park (both 10 mins away). A fabulous golfing resource right on your doorstep. And do not forget the Walt Disney World championship courses - its not often you get the opportunity to chip out of bunkers shaped like mouse ears! With a myriad of golf courses so close to Greater Groves there is no need to pay the high costs of on-course accommodation. Our Villa gives you the space to unwind and relax in a private pool after a good day's golf.
On Your Doorstep: Our villa is in Greater Groves, a quiet residential community on Highway 27 about 2 miles north of the junction with the US192, to the west of Orlando close to Walt Disney World. This handily located and up-and-coming area makes an ideal base from which to visit the sights and sounds of central Florida. The community is still largely comprised of resident homeowners with the iconic yellow school buses trundling through its streets each morning to collect the local schoolchildren. The community is complete and has a large recreational area at its heart. This contains two tennis courts, a basketball court, a large grassy play area, a children's playground and a large communal pool with covered seating area (all available to guests at the villa). As well as the supermarkets and restaurants nearby there are also gas stations, small shopping plazas (including small independent shops such as a bakery and an ice-cream parlour as well as well-known brands such as Subway, Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts), a gym and a drop-in medical centre - all within 5 mins
Expansion of Local Amenities: This area west of Walt Disney World has seen a high level of investment in local amenities over the last 5 years, especially along the US 27 from the junction with the 192 north towards Clermont. The highway itself was widened and several new light-controlled junctions to the existing neighborhoods were installed to aid road safety. Several major retailers have established new stores (e.g. WalMart, Publix and Lowe's) as well as new branches of banks and fast food outlets. The new neighborhoods that have fed this expansion have brought with them additional facilities such as a public library and new medical establishments. It is a growing residential area and businesses are investing to meet local demand - which is all good news for vacationers! Local restaurants include famous chain names such as Chilis, Santa Fe Cattle Co, Longhorn Steak House, Bahama Breeze and Olive Garden.
All bedrooms have large built-in wardrobes and a chest of drawers. There is cable TV in the Master bedroom.
The Master bedroom has been recently refurnished with Extra large double King bed and high quality bedroom furniture. A new granite-topped washstand has been installed in the ensuite; making the Master suite a little bit special.
The Master bedroom with its large ensuite and walk-in wardrobe is on one side of the villa, the remaining bedrooms and the house bathroom are on the other side with the kitchen and lounge area in-between....moreless
The wireless SSID and password are provided to guests as part of the welcome documentation....moreless
4 Ring Stove
Dishes & Utensils
Remodelled in Aug 2013 the kitchen has granite countertops and high quality cherrywood cabinets. A full suite of kitchen appliances including dishwasher and over-the-range microwave are present....moreless
There are many 18 and 9 hole courses in the Orlando area - some within 10 mins drive of the villa. ...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
A secluded garden, fully enclosed by a slatted fence (see pictures), ensures privacy whilst in the pool....moreless
A BBQ can be hired (extra cost) from the management company upon request....moreless
The recreation centre in Greater Groves has two tennis courts. The key to the courts is available from the management company upon request....moreless
Pool / Spa
A fantastic free-form 32x14ft pool in a secluded south-facing garden. ...moreless
Easter 2015 Mar 29 - Apr 12, 2015 4 night min stay
Spring 2015 Apr 13 - May 31, 2015 7 night min stay
Summer 2015 Jun 1 - Sep 4, 2015 7 night min stay
Autumn 2015 Sep 5 - Dec 19, 2015 7 night min stay
Christmas 2015 Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016 7 night min stay
Winter 2016 Jan 4 - Mar 18, 2016 7 night min stay
Easter 2016 Mar 19 - Apr 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Spring 2016 Apr 2 - May 31, 2016 7 night min stay
Summer 2016 Jun 1 - Sep 3, 2016 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
No additional mandatory fees
The price is shown in GBP but I will happily quote and take payment in USD.
Prices include taxes, utilities (excluding pool heat - please ask for quote) and the cleaning fee.
Payment is accepted by credit card (via PayPal invoice), PayPal, electronic bank transfer or cheque/check.
A Security Deposit of $250 will be taken against a credit card by the Management Company when you arrive.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Located on Hwy 27 west of Orlando. Close to Disney (8 miles from Animal Kingdom) and within easy reach of all attractions including Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Legoland and Busch Gardens (Tampa). Popular area with lots of new restaurants and shops. The whole of Orlando on your doorstep but on a quiet residential neighbourhood. There is a large communal pool, tennis courts and a kids playground within walking distance of the villa.