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24hr Gated, South-Facing, Lake View, Game Room, 5 Bedrooms, 3 King Beds, 4 baths

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

'Southview' has 5 large bedrooms and is just a short distance away from Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Seaworld attractions of Orlando. Our home lies in a quiet secluded enclave of luxurious private executive homes surrounded by wooded areas and lakes.

***Complimentary Broadband Internet + National and UK International Phone Calls***

Lake Berkley is a prestigious gated resort with a 24/7 security guard. It is centered around three sparkling lakes, with two private clubhouses and recreational facilities. Our pool and spa enjoy all day sunshine and overlook a lake that provides a truly tranquil place to relax and enjoy the peace away from the many local attractions.

When giving the theme parks a miss you can enjoy our professionally converted dedicated interior game room with its own full-size slate-bed pool table, fusball table, PlayStation II, DVD/Video combo and cable TV. It has two leather couches just made for lounging in front of the TV. The room is decorated with an eclectic mix of pool room memorabilia and all things USA!!! This room could be used as a second sitting room when required.

Most of the main rooms look out onto the beautiful pool and lake view. The Great Room has a cathedral ceiling giving a light, airy and spacious feel. It has three sumptuous soft leather 3 seater couches. For your enjoyment we have provided a home entertainments system, which includes a 52 inch LCD HDTV with digital cable channels complete with Home Theatre System DVD/CD player with an iPod Dock. Patio doors lead from the open plan kitchen and breakfast area to the pool deck. Granite kitchen counter-tops have been recently installed, not shown are the new oven range, dishwasher and mircowave to match the fridge-freezer. The kitchen nook has a large table seating for six, and two stools at the counter top, you'll be able to look onto the pool decking thus allowing you to enjoy the lakefront scenes whilst eating. Sliding doors leadyou onto the pool decking thus allowing you to enjoy the lakefront scenes whilst eating. There is an additional formal dining area conveniently situated near the kitchen, which sits six.

The genuine south-facing pool and spa allows you maximum sunshine hours and overlooks a lake. A handrail is provided to help those of limited mobility to and from the pool. Privacy on the pool deck is of paramount importance, and to facilitate this we have a fence on both sides of the pool deck, without compromising the wonderful view beyond.

The opulently decorated master bedroom suite is located on the 1st floor and overlooks the pool and lake. Furnished with a magnificent King bed with pillow-top mattress, 40 inch flat screen TV and DVD. The large bathroom includes a Roman-style oval bathtub, separate shower cubicle, WC, vanity basin and walk in wardrobe with a SAFE.

A second luxurious bedroom has a king-size bed with a pillow-top mattress. It is located as you enter the house and has a 32 inch flat screen remote controlled cable TV, fitted wardrobe and dresser. Positioned opposite is a bathroom, fitted with a shower cubicle, WC and vanity basin.

The fully-equipped laundry room, with washer, dryer, iron and ironing board is also located downstairs as is the game room.

Upstairs you will find another sumptuous master bedroom with its own en-suite, which includes a shower cubicle, WC and hand basin. It has views over the pool and lake and is fitted with another magnificent King bed with pillow-top mattress and 40 inch flat screen TV and VCR. It has an abundance of soft furnishing and is vibrantly decorated in a style to bring out the romantic in you.

The family bathroom which is on this floor has a tub with overhead shower, WC and hand basin.

The twin rooms are fitted with twin beds which have pillow-top mattresses, each have their own 32 inch flat screen remote controlled cable TV. One of the bedrooms can be converted into a FOURTH King size bed. The other twin bedroom has a Mickey Mouse theme.

Our gated community has 2 clubhouses, three minutes walk from Southview, one has a spa, gym/fitness room, lounge with a large flat screen TV and sofas. Here you will find a swimming pool and children's wading pool with water cannons and a new tots-lot later this year. This area is fully compliant for disabled users. The other clubhouse has a tots-lot, here you will find the table tennis table.

There are tennis and basketball courts almost opposite the house. The main lake has a small beachfront, gazebo and volley ball pitch a jogging path and a small nature trail running beside the lake.

The house is located near to the popular Route 192 with its many shops and restaurants. Wal-Mart is just 2 minutes away by car

Keywords: Two-storey house,south-facing pool, games room

More Details

Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About The Owner

Denis and I were married for nearly thirty nine years before he sadly passed away. We had two children, Suzanne and Robert. We had grown up together and family life was central to us both. I had been fortunate to be a stay-at-home mom and made it my mission to provide a loving home environment for us all; this is something which I am immensely proud of. I have now turned my attention to our home in Florida. Families played an important role in our lives and we hope this devotion has transcended into our stunning home in Florida.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Kissimmee Central

Florida and families go hand-in-hand. There is no better place for us than the peaceful oasis of the upmarket gated community resort of Lake Berkley. It has so much to offer…tennis, basketball, volley ball courts and much, much more. It is a wonderful place to take time-out to be with your children and family members.

What makes this house unique

In our sumptuously decorated home we believe we have created a real quality family environment, a home from home, a place where you can come together but still have areas to go off to if you so wish. Time and effort has been spent giving our home the attention to detail the discerning guests expects. We are delighted to have created a quality environment for all our guests to enjoy. Regular personal visits ensures that our home remains immaculate for ourselves and our guests. We are confident it will exceed all your expectations of what a vacation rental home can and should offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to say thank you for lending your home to families to vacation in while in Florida. We had a great time! Your place was wonderful! Thanks again.

Orlin and Deb
Jun 2012
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Lake Berkley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Wash hand basin
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Wash hand basin
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Wash hand basin
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Wash hand basin
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • 3 bedrooms each with a King size beds 2 Bedrooms with 2 XL twin beds (2 Single Beds) Baby Cribs (1) Pack & play portable crib/travel cot
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Dedicated interior GAME ROOM with full-size slate bed pool table and foosball, Safe attached to the floor, 3 hairdryers, PRIVACY FENCING, Alarmed patio doors to stop children going outside unnoticed to the pool. Security Alarm System


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

24hr Gated, South-Facing, Lake View, Game Room, 5 Bedrooms, 3 King Beds, 4 baths
average rating of 4.935484 based on 65 reviews

The perfect home for our family vacation~

  • 5 of 5

I really can not say enough amazing things about this home and the entire experience of renting from Madeline! The home was in perfect condition - clean and spacious! The kids had plenty to do in the game room during the mid afternoon Orlando rains showers - and when it was sunny, the pool and hot tub were perfect. Really, the entire experience, from the rental process to our stay was lovely. I will certainly be renting this home again!:)

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dearest Jodi, you’ve blown me away with this superb review. It is just so awesome and it has exceeded my expectations. I do my very best, and truly hope this enables my guests to have a fantastic stay in my home. I am fortunate to have an excellent property manager to back me up. Together our attention to detail is so important and I can see it is paying off with the wonderful reviews I am receiving. You and your family were amazing from start to finish and such a treasure to have, hope to see you again in the near future. Much love, Maddie xxx
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Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home clean and comfortable with enough room for us all to have some space.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dearest Tony, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely, positive review. It is truly appreciated and I loved having you and your family stay in my home. So pleased you all had a great time. It was great speaking to you too. Wishing you and yours well for the future. Much love, Maddie xxx
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Perfect little house in Orlando

  • 5 of 5

Owner was super quick on my request. Not a single issue with the house or access. Nice home, pool and neighborhood - A+. Thanks Maddie.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rick for taking the time to add your lovely review which is truly appreciated. Glad you all had such a wonderful time, it was my pleasure and hope to see you guys again one day. Take care and much love, Maddie xxx
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Extended family Orlando Visit

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house with plenty of room and very peaceful setting. Also quite convenient to all of Orlando tourist attractions. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joe so much for taking the time to submit a review. So glad you all had a wonderful time and hope to see you all again. Take care and much love, Maddie xxx
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Beautifu and Clean House

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful, clean and well stocked! It exceeded all our expectations. The owner and management were very attentive to our needs. The owner communicated with us frequently and her hospitality was unprecedented. The pool was a wonderful place to unwind after visiting the theme parks. I would recommend this house to anyone looking for a property to rent in the Orlando area.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Julie it was such a pleasure to have you and your family stay. Your sentiments are truly appreciated by me, and my MC as I have passed it onto him. I am really chuffed to pieces that you guys had such a lovely time, your lovely review means so much to me. I so look forward to hearing from you again. Much love, Maddie xxx
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Outstanding stay in a "dream home"

  • 5 of 5

We (a family of 6 with 4 adults and 2 teenagers stayed at Southview Easter week as a base to explore Orlando and visit the parks.

From booking onwards we were assisted by the owner Maddie in impeccable fashion, read the reviews, its for real, this lady has a passion for her dream home and is an absolute delight to deal with, she really does go the extra mile to ensure that you have the very best chance of enjoying your stay.

The property itself is outstanding, spacious, clean and equiped with so many extras that make a stay special right down to the fishing rods on the wall in the games room so that you can try your hand in the lake.

If i could pick up Southview and drop it at home i would happily live in it for good!

Ideally placed with easy access to the parks and just over an hours drive to the beach, yet close enough to numerous eateries and supermarkets all of which are clearly detailed within the house guide.

As its name suggests the villa is indeed South facing and the pool area benefits the gorgeous sunshine for so much of the day.

This was our first trip to Orlando but suffice to say that if returning we would not consider anywhere else to stay.

Top tip ... take a ride out to Boggy Creek and get yourself an air boat ride to see the Gators up close and personal !!

Many thanks Maddie for allowing us to share yours and Dennis's dream home, however could you please arrange for fish to jump on hooks, i sat on Dennis's bench for hours and they just don't like me !!!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dearest Martin thank you so much for your fabulous review. It made my day reading it. It really was my pleasure and as you said I really do want my guests to have a wonderful time at Southview. It pleases me greatly to know I have helped and enabled you to have such a memorable experience. As for not having any luck catching anything, Den didn’t always, me thinks he just liked to be out there away from me. Wishing you and yours much happiness. Much love, Maddie xxx
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Car: recommended

Tennis, basketball and Volleyball courts within the resort. Communal pool with a children's splash area, spa, and tots lot .


Rates & Availability

Lake Berkley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
Feb 13 2018 - Mar 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mar 28 2018 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
Apr 14 2018 - May 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
May 2 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
May 28 2018 - Jun 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jun 11 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Oct 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
Oct 26 2018 - Nov 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
Nov 25 2018 - Dec 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
Dec 9 2018 - Dec 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

End of stay clean $150
Tax Rate 13.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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