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Formosa Villa 3 miles to Disney - So close you can hear the fireworks

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,850 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Within 3 miles to Disney, easiest access to Disney! 4 bedrooms, 2 bathroom Lake Front, single story and an above ground hot tub! Not overlooked. Be our guests in our luxury Orlando vacation home near Disney. As you enter this fully air-conditioned luxury rental home you will notice the beautiful tile flooring throughout the home. There is a sitting area with sofas to your left and the dining room is straight ahead with a great view of the pool area! To your right is the Master Suite which features a King bed, TV/DVD, ceiling fan, sliding doors with direct access to the pool & hot tub, a walk in shower & separate bath tub. To the left of the dining room is one of the entrances to the open, spacious kitchen. Stock the kitchen, rent a grill & have a BBQ! The kitchen also has an eat-in area with table & chairs and another door leading to the pool area. Just off the kitchen (and just past the front sitting area) is the family room which has a large sectional sofa, 42” flat screen plasma TV & a ceiling fan. Past the family room, down the hallway are the remaining 3 bedrooms for this Disney vacation home. On the left side are two bedrooms with a set of Twins and a King. On the right is another King bed with direct access the pool area. There are TVs and DVD players in every bedroom in our luxury vacation home. Don't miss the fantastic Orlando, Florida evenings lounging on the pool deck or in the swimming pool overlooking the water!

The house also now has a new games room with slate bed pool table, table football and darts.

All bed linens, bath towels & pool towels are provided for our home. Our home has a full size washer and dryer, iron and ironing board, central air & heat, pack n play portable crib & highchair, hair dryers in each bathroom & telephone service. Our property has child safety alarms on all doors leading to the pool area! Our home also includes a fully equipped kitchen with all dishes, coffee maker, microwave, cookware, utensils, glasses, appliances, pots & pans, etc.

Located near our home are liquor stores and grocery stores such as Target, Wal-Mart, Winn Dixie & Publix. There are many shopping plazas close to our property with restaurants such as House of Blues, Kobe Steakhouse, Charley’s Steakhouse, Joe’s Crab Shack, Bahama Breeze, Sweet Tomatoes, Chuey’s Mexican Food, Bonefish Grill, Wolfgang Puck’s, Paradiso 37, Rainforest Café, Outback Steak House, Denny's, TGI Fridays, Menchie’s frozen yogurt, Longhorn’s Steakhouse, Miller’s Ale House, Applebee’s, McDonald’s, Burger King, Chick-fil-a, Checkers, KFC, Flipper’s Pizza, Chili’s, Macaroni Grill, Pizza Hut, Panera Bread, Cracker Barrel, Golden Coral, Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse, IHOP Restaurant, Subway & of course all the Walt Disney World dining options. There is a Starbuck’s & a Dunkin Doughnuts for morning coffee on the go! Two Mini Golf courses, and shopping are also near our villa. There are several golf courses within a few miles. There is also a hospital, drug stores & an urgent care clinic all within 5-10 minutes.

For those that don't like to drive in the evenings, several restaurants are only 1 mile away and walkable in a 15/20 minute stroll.

Orlando International Airport is a 25 minute drive from our home. Disney World parks (Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Blizzard Beach, Disney Quest, Typhoon Lagoon, etc.), AMC movie theatres, Downtown Disney & Cirque du Soleil Orlando are approximately a 10- 20 minute drive away from the property. Old Town Kissimmee (features 8 restaurants, 75 shops & 18 amusement rides) is 10 minutes away. The Orange County Convention Center, Universal Studios, Halloween Horror Nights, Islands of Adventure, City Walk, Discovery Cove, Sea World, International Drive & Wet & Wild Water Park are all about a 20 minute drive from our home. If you like to shop…The Premium Outlets, Mall at Millennia & the Florida Mall are 20-25 minutes. The Amway Center, Downtown Orlando & Church Street are 30 minutes from our home. Busch Gardens is a 60 minute drive from our home. Clearwater Beach & the Tampa Aquarium are 1½ hours away. Daytona Beach is a about a 60 minute drive from our home.

More Details

Will and Nicola Palmer
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2018

Why Will and Nicola Palmer chose Kissimmee

Perfect location. Stayed in the area many times and fell in love with it. Local restaurants (walkable) and closeness to the parks makes it such an ideal area for a relaxing vacation.

What makes this villa unique

Local restaurants walkable so no need for a car in the evening. Stunning lakeside views.


Kissimmee Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Master - 1 king
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf


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Formosa Villa 3 miles to Disney - So close you can hear the fireworks
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews

Location to Disney was perfect!

  • 3 of 5

We loved the fact that this house was very close to Disney. House was clean with essentials provided. Owner always quick to respond by email. I just couldn't give this home a 5 star, because of a few things.

When we rent a home, we value our privacy. The first day we arrived, someone from the management company (we assume) knocked on the door with towels, and bedding that I think needed to be dried elsewhere because we found out later that the dryer wasn't working.

The same person from the management company told us he needed to come back two days later to go on the roof to fix dryer vent. He ended up coming back the next day and shocked us by appearing on the roof in the morning, while we were sitting out by the pool, still in pajamas.

Second thing was the hot tub was dirty and seemed to be malfunctioning and loud. The same man came back the next day and put strong chemicals in and cleaned the edges and said the pool company would check it later, which they didn't. Hot tub didn't shut down at all and was extremely loud at night...maybe the motor needs fixing.

Third thing was, on our one day that we were relaxing at the house, lawn maintenance men (3 of them I think) came by trimming, cutting, and putting chemicals on grass. The same day, a pool guy came to clean the pool.

We have rented houses in Kissimmee many times in the past and have not seen a single soul. Peace and quiet, and privacy like I said, are very important to us, especially when paying a lot of money for a week's rental.

Fourth thing was that the dryer still wasn't working properly. We didn't do a lot of laundry, but when we did, the dryer would shut off after 5 mins or so.

Overall, the house was great, beds were fine, kitchen well stocked. If owner has the few things addressed, I would recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive feedback about the villa. Delighted to know it was clean and tidy. We always welcome feedback from our guests. We have done the following to address the issues raised: 1. The dryer has now been replaced with a new one. Unfortunately, the timing of appliances malfunctioning is difficult to predict. Sorry if this caused any inconvenience. 2.The hot tub has now been placed on a monthly maintenance scheme. We have not had any issues with it before but will keep an eye on it. The settings had been changed by the previous guest making the jets run continuously. We are now asking the management company to check the settings prior to guests arriving. 3. Unfortunately. it is impractical to ask the maintenance/ pool guys to check with each guest when they aren't in. Sometimes the timing works well. Other times not. 4. Have spoken to the management company about letting guests know when they are coming round. Again, quite tricky to manage when guests are in and out and we don't know their schedule but appreciate it can be a disturbance. 5. We absolutely value peace and quiet, which is why we purchased the villa in this location. The villa is priced competitively for the location as potential guests will see if comparing to the other villas in the community on HomeAway. If anyone does have any questions regarding these issues prior to booking, please ask away.
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Outstanding holiday home-away-from-home

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 adults and two children spend a wonderful week at Formosa Villa. To repeat other comments, it is a great location, close to the Disney parks and within easy reach of restaurants, grocery stores etc. Check-in was a breeze with a pre-arranged door code. Will was very prompt to respond to any queries in advance of our stay and provided lots of helpful information. The house itself is spacious and well-equipped. Inside, the games room was great, and outside we (all 3 generations) loved the pool . The adults enjoyed relaxing in the hot tub once the youngsters were in bed. From our perspective, the villa is a superior lodging in every way. We highly recommend it, and hope to return again.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best villa in this area.

  • 5 of 5

We all had a great time staying here. The villa was great. Everything you needed was there. The hot tub was brilliant. Hope to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great villa

  • 3 of 5

Very nice unit close to disney. Older home but very nice.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

6 of us stopped here for 10 nights end of March/ April, the villa was very clean and spacious. The pool, hot tub and games room means it keeps everyone entertained. Will and Nicola are very helpful and reply back to enquires very quickly. We hope to be able to return to this villa some time soon, with it being so close to restaurants and the theme parks.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a couple relaxing days here and it was wonderful! We would love to come back someday!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Outback Steakhouse
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $300

None of the prices include Pool Heat available. Price on request.
Short term lets considered. Contact for prices.
Long term winter letting considered.
Stays of over 3 weeks or over at a discount rate.
Late check out accommodated where possible.
A cleaning fee is payable for stays of less than 7 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.