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Welcome to our wonderful lakeside villa in the beautiful community of Country Creek Estates – whether you are hitting the theme parks or looking to chill out and relax, our home is perfectly situated for you.
Our home overlooks a lake to the rear - so while you’re relaxing around your very own pool you’ll have a fabulous view of the water, fountain and wildlife instead of looking at a fence or directly into the neighbour’s yard!
As well as for Disney, people come to Florida for the year round sunshine and our southwest facing extended pool deck can give you plenty of that! Instead of being cooped up in a hot games room in a garage or staring at a TV screen playing computer games, the whole family can enjoy some fun time together in the fresh air, playing in the pool or chilling out on a sun lounger!
Our pool deck gets the sun all day - a very important factor if you are staying in the cooler Winter months - but shade-lovers also have their cool haven under our lanai. We just love having brunch out here while watching the ducks and sitting with a relaxing drink on an evening with our feet up (or in the pool!) after a long day at the parks.
Complimentary wireless internet access is available (even on the pool deck!), just bring your laptop and keep adding your photos to Facebook and Instagram! It’s also a great way to keep up-to-date with events in the parks and the local area, especially if you want to give your feet a break and find something relaxing to do!
We have stayed in far too many hotel rooms which are tiny and have uncomfortable modern furniture - and a view of the service area or a wall or roof! Because of this the aim of our home is to provide a comfortable, homely environment which is light and airy and where you will feel able to relax and enjoy your vacation to the full. So why pay the average hotel rate of $118 per night for a bedroom and bathroom, when you can have a whole villa and your own private pool for the same price? No more slamming doors late at night or noisy guests in the room next door to put up with either!
Our welcoming and comfortable lounge/dining room is the perfect place to relax on an evening whilst watching a movie and has access to the pool deck through sliding doors. It has a large comfortable sectional sofa, coffee table, a flat screen LCD TV with multiple cable channels and a dvd player. We have a dining table and chairs if you want more formal dining - or need somewhere to rest that giant pizza box which won’t fit on your knee!
The master bedroom has a luxurious pillow-top king size bed, phone and flat screen TV/DVD combi, and an en-suite bathroom with his & hers basins, a big oval bath and separate walk-in shower unit. There is a large walk in closet with plenty of storage space, this is also where our baby equipment is stored (a highchair, baby monitors, pack & play and buggy/stroller). The bedroom overlooks the pool area so you can sit in bed and still admire the lakeside view!
Bedroom 2 has a tropical theme with twin beds and sliding doors which lead onto the pool deck/lanai (children are safe as alarms are fitted and will sound if the door is opened). Also has a walk in closet and TV/DVD combi.
Bedroom 3 is our Mickey & Minnie Americana style room which is bright and sunny and also has twin beds and a large closet.
The family bathroom, with basin, toilet, and bath/shower combo, is close to bedrooms 2 & 3 and also has access to the pool area (door has pool alarm).
The kitchen is fully equipped with an oven/hob, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer with crushed ice, ice cube and water dispenser, washing machine and tumble dryer. Our retro American diner style breakfast nook is the perfect place to grab a quick coffee and bite to eat before heading out for the day. You can also gain access to the garage from here, where we keep the pool toys and inflatables.
For outdoor dining there is a table and chairs on the lanai/patio, and also a ceiling light and fan for warm summer evenings.
Our listed prices are fully inclusive and have no tax or cleaning fees to add on - many other listings show only the basic price so may not be as cheap as they appear! And if they are - there may be a good reason - is the pool southwest-facing, are the photos up to date, does the villa have a dependable property manager who will quickly respond to any problems you may have, do the owners visit their home regularly to make sure it is in the best possible condition for their guests? Our answer to all of those questions is a resounding yes!
Our Master Bedroom has an extremely comfortable pillow top US king size bed with luxurious red and gold bedding which matches the décor of the room. There are lamps on each bedside table and a ceiling fan to keep you cool during those hot summer months. The walk-in closet has lots of storage space and clothes hangers and the dresser/wall unit in the bedroom has lots of drawer space too.
Bedroom 2 has twin/single beds and has access to the lanai through sliding doors (alarms are fitted for child safety) with new Tropical style bedding. The large closet gives lots of space for hanging clothes and the dresser/wall unit provides drawer space and a large mirror. A new flat screen TV/DVD player has been installed in April 2013.
Bedroom 3 is at the front of the house and has twin/single beds with new Americana style bedding and décor. There is a large closet with built in racks and shelves for your clothes.
The classic black & white themed master en-suite bathroom has a large walk-in shower and oval bathtub. It has twin basins and a large wall mirror with dressing-room style lights above – so no arguing over who gets ready first! There is lots of storage space for your toiletries and plenty of sockets for razors and hairdryers/hair straighteners.
Our seaside-themed second full bathroom has a shower/bath combination, a basin and a large wall mirror - again with dressing-room style lights above. This bathroom has a door which leads to the pool deck, so is great for showering before or after a swim.
Hairdryers are provided in both bathrooms and there are plenty of towels provided for your use.
Audio Tape Player
There are many books in the TV unit which previous guests have left at our home – please feel free to swap them – or why not save weight on your luggage and leave yours for the next guests?...moreless
Books For Adults
Books For Kids
Games For Kids
Satellite / Cable
A flat screen TV has been installed in the living room which receives 100s of cable TV channels. Flat screen TV/DVD players in master bedroom and rear twin bedroom....moreless
Pool inflatables, bingo, jigsaws, bat and ball...moreless
Away From It All
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
The lake at the rear of the property attracts a wide variety of birds - at times including a mother duck and her babies!...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
We have two dining areas – our American 50s diner style breakfast nook in the kitchen and the formal dining table in the living area....moreless
Seating for 4 people
Air conditioning is provided in all rooms and the living area and bedrooms also have ceiling fans.
Free Local Calls
Iron & Board
Bedding is provided for all beds, along with spare sheets and pillow cases if needed – all of which was bought new in 2012/13....moreless
Local Activities Guide
Local Restaurant Guide
Parking Off Street
Plenty of bath and hand towels are provided, as well as beach/pool towels....moreless
4 Ring Stove
Dishes & Utensils
Our fully equipped kitchen is a separate room so cooking smells (and mess!) are kept out of the living area, but it is close enough so whoever is cooking still feels part of the family group....moreless
Deck / Patio:
Extended pool deck means you don't have to move your sun lounger around and chase the sun, as we get the sun all day! We've even had guests enjoy their daily yoga sessions out there!...moreless
Lanai / Gazebo
Porch / Veranda
Screen Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa
Our private pool is all yours! We have plenty of chairs and loungers and lots of space to move them around on our extended pool deck. Don’t forget your sunscreen!...moreless
Christmas/New Year 2014/15 Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015 7 night min stay
Low Season Early 2015 Jan 3 - Mar 27, 2015 5 night min stay
Easter 2015 Mar 28 - Apr 17, 2015 7 night min stay
High Season 2015 Apr 18 - Sep 4, 2015 7 night min stay
Low Season Late 2015 Sep 5 - Dec 18, 2015 5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$325
Winter 2014 (12/9-19/12) £448/week, £64/night
Xmas (20/12-2/1) £553/£79
Winter 2015 (3/1-31/3) £525/week, £75/night
Easter 2015 (1/4-17/4) £630/week, £90/night
Summer 2015 (18/4-4/9) £560/£80
Winter 2015 (5/9-18/12) £525/week, £75/night
Refundable Security Deposit of £200/$325 or Damage Waiver Fee of £49/$75 to be paid with final balance.
Pool heat available at £15/$25 a day
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Country Creek is a lovely tranquil community but is close to all amenities.
FOOD & DRINK – our home is only 2 minutes drive from a 24-hour Walmart Supercenter where you can get just about anything you could ever need - including a self-service kiosk which rents the latest DVDs for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own villa! An Aldi food store is also a few minutes away.
RESTAURANTS of every description can be found within 15 minutes along Highway 192 – Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Mexican and more! Also favourites such as Denny’s, Steak’n’Shake, Fat Boys’ BBQ, Red Lobster, Ponderosa and Logan's Roadhouse Grill.
WALT DISNEY WORLD theme parks are an easy 15 minutes drive away – so in the summer you can come home for a mid-afternoon cooling swim before heading back to the parks for their evening fireworks display – bliss!
SEAWORLD, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS and INTERNATIONAL DRIVE are great places to visit on your non-Disney days and are only 20-25 minutes away.
COCOA BEACH is the closest beach, just 80 minutes drive away, where you’ll find white sandy beaches, lovely seafood restaurants and a huge Ron Jon surf shop! Kennedy Space Centre is also just a few miles away along the same coast.
DAYTONA BEACH – ‘The World’s Most Famous Beach’ - can be reached in 90 minutes and gives you the unique opportunity to actually drive and park your car on the beach! Take a picnic and set it up near the car, or take advantage of the one of the beachfront bars and restaurants (our favourite is Ocean Deck – scare your friends back home with tales of eating gator bites!)
OLD TOWN is the place to be if you love the 1950s era. It’s only 10 minutes drive away – every weekend they have classic car cruises and entertainment (you might even spot an Elvis impersonator!).
DRIVE-IN MOVIE THEATRES are very rare these days but you are only 55 minutes away from Silver Moon Drive In at Lakeland – much cheaper and much more fun than a modern multiplex!
For more details and fun photos, check out our Facebook page - Lakesidevilla Countrycreek!
About the owner: We are Paul and Lisa and we live in the North East of England and love the USA - so much so, we even got married in Las Vegas!
We have been vacationing in the Orlando area since the early 1990s and will never tire of it – the weather is so wonderful, even in the Winter, and there is so much to do. At first we stayed in hotels, until we discovered the luxury of staying in a villa. The extra space and facilities make it so much easier to have some much needed relaxation time. And as for having your own pool – it just can’t be beat!
We’d love to spend much more time in our Kissimmee home, but still work full-time so that we can invest more money on continually improving it. It would be such a shame to leave it empty for the rest of the year, so we’d like to share it with people who will enjoy it and keep it company while we’re away!
We want our villa to be a great place to stay, so any profits we make are spent on continually updating and improving - over the last year we have bought flat screen TVs for the lounge, master bedroom and guest bedroom, a sectional sofa for the lounge, a new dryer, and bedding for all rooms, also the villa exterior and pool deck have been recently painted and the cushions replaced on all loungers and chairs on the pool deck, so you get to sunbathe in comfort!
We love staying at the villa ourselves and visit at least twice a year, which means we can personally ensure it is kept up to a high standard - and that everything works! We also ask our guests to let us know of anything they come across during their stay which needs to be replaced or repaired by our Property Manager in between our visits.
Why the Owner Chose Country Creek Estates: Our villa was the last one we viewed on our day of house-hunting. The one we were staying in at the time was situated much closer to neighbouring properties and was totally fenced in at the back, so from the moment we arrived at our new home we fell in love with the open aspect and the view of the lake and fountain. We signed the contract the next day as we were so determined not to lose it!
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: Lakeside Villa is wholly owned and operated by us as our one and only private rental property, which enables us to give our full attention to your enquiries and bookings, guaranteeing you a prompt, personal service.
Our Management Company is also a small family-owned business who are based just 10 minutes away from the villa and are always available should you need any assistance. They take a great pride in the homes they look after and the Owner personally inspects our property prior to your arrival, ensuring that your holiday home has been cleaned to a high standard and that everything is ready for you, such as turning lights on if you have a late night arrival.
Our pool deck has been extended and is one of the largest on the estate, so there is plenty of space around the pool for sun loungers, chairs and tables. On your chill out days you can set yourself up early in the day and stay just where you are without having to chase the sun – no need to squeeze into a small corner to catch the first or the last of the rays! A very important consideration during the Winter months.