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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Central/Disney/Orlando Area reviews

  • Perfect location

    "Our family ( 6 adults , two children ) enjoyed five nights at Bill and Angie's Reunion home, and it could not have gone better. The house is well equipped and has plenty of space for sleeping and daytime use. Access to the parks is fast and simple ,and local shops are within 5 minutes drive . We have stayed in several VRBO houses in Florida over the years before buying our own place in Naples - this is the best ."
    Guest: Colin M. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 19, 2014
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  • Fantastic Christmas Vacation

    "This was our first Christmas away from home, however this fantastic villa felt like a home from home as soon as we arrived, made even more complete with a tree left out ready for us to trim. The Villa itself was very comfortable with everything available that you could need. Spotless and well presented with comfortable & stylish furnishings, a lovely pool with lake views and for anybody with kids older than 10…..the most important thing a fast internet connection! Lake Berkly is a fantastic complex, a great location handy for bars/nightlife, supermarkets (Walmart is walkable) and its proximity to the parks. As well as having its own super facilities - if you feel like a lazy day there is still lots to keep everybody amused without leaving the complex, and it has a great sense of safety. We enjoyed every moment of our stay in this fabulous spacious home, and hope we will be able to return again soon"
    Guest: The Grays Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 13, 2015
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  • Great House

    "We stayed in this house for our honeymoon. The house was more than large enough for the two of us. We could have easily invited another couple and more! The house was well maintained and when we phoned regarding pool heat they were there shortly after to ensure everything was working at it should. The pool was wondeful for swimming and the pool heat was great!! The back patio where the pool is provides privacy and a great place to relax! The only downside to this rental is if you didn't like traveling, as most major parks are a 20+ minute drive away. We personally didn't mind as our trip wasn't to visit the parks daily. We would highly recommend this property!!"
    Guest: Sarah Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 19, 2014
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  • Fantastic villa

    "We had such a fantastic time at this villa which is a exactly as described in the listing. The pool area was amazing and the large pool was excellent after hard day at the parks. The villa was huge with all the comforts you could ask for large screen TV and with Skype and Netflix. Silver creek estate is very quiet and a perfect place to stay just far enough away from parks to clear your mind after busy day. The owner Denis was brilliant to Deal with, great communication and along with the management company made our stay trouble free. Don't hesitate to book you will have a great time."
    Guest: Gary Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 12, 2014
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The Villages Travel Tips

The retirement community of The Villages is located in sunny, central Florida. It is 20 miles south of Ocala and 57 miles northwest of Orlando in Lake, Sumter and Marion counties. This development is home to more than 51,000 people and the fastest-growing micropolitan area in the U.S. as well as the fastest-growing small town.

The Villages' history dates back to the 1960s when Harold Schwartz, a Michigan businessman, sold land to retirees looking to escape to a warmer climate. Today, the descendants of Harold Schwartz and his son H. Gary Morse still control The Villages.

The Villages Attractions

The master-planned retirement community offers several forms of recreational activity. The Villages has numerous golf courses and offers "Free Golf for Life." Thirty-two of the courses are 9-hole layouts while the remaining 10 are country club championship courses. Two additional courses will be 27-hole layouts with a total of 621 holes of golf by the end of a final course build?-out.

Visit the Florida Carriage Museum and Resort and take a step back in time. This museum is home to the largest collection of antique horse-drawn carriages in the U.S. and is one of the largest in the world. There are more than 160 carriages from Europe and America, including the 1850 Ambruster Dress Chariot that once carried Emperor of Austria Franz Joseph and his wife, Elisabeth.

You can do plenty of shopping without leaving The Villages. There are boutiques scattered throughout the town squares, including many of the country's most popular brands. There are also grocery stores, pharmacies and superstores that will help you find everything you need. You can even venture throughout The Villages on your golf cart, the most fun way to travel through a small town.

Things to Do in The Villages

- Recreation: Aside from golf, there are three recreation centers in The Villages. These include neighborhood centers, village centers and regional centers with pools and bocce, horseshoe and shuffleboard courts as well as tennis and pickleball courts. Regional centers feature courts and fitness facilities. Those who have dogs can take their furry friends for outdoor activities at any of the 11 parks, dog parks and trails owned by The Villages.

- Entertainment: There are three town squares in The Villages, including Lake Sumter Landing's Market Square, Spanish Springs Town Square and Brownwood Paddock Square. These town squares feature nightly activities such as live music and a farmer's market. If you want to watch sports rather than participate, you can also catch a game at one of numerous softball fields or The Villages Polo Stadium. There are also opportunities to learn woodworking or take a class at the Lifelong Learning College in The Villages.

- Wineries: Visitors to The Villages can take a tour and enjoy wine tasting at Lakeride Winery and Vineyards. The winery is located in Clermont and is the former center of Florida's grape industry. There is an extensive tasting room with annual festivals and a gift shop. More than 80,000 cases, or more than 960,000 bottles, are produced at Lakeride Winery each year.

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