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Recent Central/Disney/Orlando Area reviews

  • Amazing Time

    "We had rented this house from 26/03/15 to 02/0415 there was 4 adults and 3 children, we were only minutes from everything. Every evening we would come home from the parks and jump right in the heated pool. The house was lovely. Mickey and Jhony both were excellent to deal with. We even forgot something belonging to my grand daughter and when we called they went above and beyond to locate it and mail it to us, no questions asked. If ever given the chance we would definitely stay there again, only longer! Have had absolutely no issues or complaints about this rental. Very accommodating!!!!!! House is suitable for just about anything and anyone that you like to stay in kissimmee young and old married or single children or not."
    Guest: Melita K. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 3, 2015
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  • BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

    "My family had a reunion here for memorial weekend, we had 28 adults and 8 children, our stay was simply amazing!!! Ray Shelton was so accommodating, the house was truly a dream!!! I definitely would recommend this for large groups/families. Waking up on Rainbow River was magical! We will absolutely rent this home again!!"
    Guest: Rhonda A. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 27, 2015
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  • Wonderful Thanksgiving Getaway

    "We had a great time during our Thanksgiving stay in Orlando. The house was very clean and had plenty of room for our 4 families. It had everything we needed during the stay. It is not only close to the Disney parks but also close to any stores and restaurants that you need. A great place to relax after a busy day at the parks. The pool and Jacuzzi were nice ever though the temps dropped during our stay. Check-in at the management company was quick and they answered all off our questions. Parking space is limited, but we did not have problems. We will be repeat customers."
    Guest: Mark Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 8, 2014
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  • Great House!

    "Everything was there for cooking. We stayed for a week while attending our nieces wedding. The house was clean and had plenty of towels. The grill was handy and there was a very peaceful large backyard. The bedroom with the bunk beds would be more comfortable for smaller sized people. If you have any down time it would be handy to have games to play or even a deck of cards. Although there were TV's in all the rooms!!"
    Guest: Tracy D. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 4, 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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