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WINIFRED July/ Aug and Dec 15-31, 2017, .................April 2018

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 14 - 28 nights


About the property

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Great Central LOCATION in the Village of Winifred!

The Golf Cart is included along with cable TV, high speed internet service and free local phone service

This is one of the best spots in The Villages to live. Located in Winifred you're just a 3 minute walk from the pool, and a 5 minute golf cart drive from shopping, restaurants and golf courses. We are located within minutes from Lake Sumter Landing and Spanish Springs. Golf Cart included!

Tile throughout with laminate wood floors in the bedrooms.

The living room/dining room has two large sliders that provide access to the side yard and lanai. This is the perfect spot for entertaining since it looks out on a private back yard or just enjoy the beautiful weather, gorgeous sunsets or a meal outside. There is a HUGE 50' flat screen TV for those times you just want to stay at home.

The two bedrooms with personal bathrooms ensure that you and your guests have privacy. The master bedroom features a king size bed and a color TV. There is an over sized walk in closet and a separate exit to the lanai for those sun rise or late evening times. The back yard is fenced and walled to guarantee your privacy and safety for your pet. The guest room has a full size bed and private bathroom with a tub and shower.

The kitchen is fully equipped with service for 8, pots and pans, cooking utensils, toaster oven and microwave. We also provide the initial consumables (bath soap, toilet paper, dish detergent, napkins, paper plates. laundry soap, etc.) before your arrival to eliminate the need to run to the store as soon as you get here. Between the kitchen and dining room there is an open bar with bar stools- great for those quick meals.

With the optional resident pass, you can play any of the 31 Villages executive courses for free. There are also nine championship courses for a modest fee. If you aren’t a golfer there are so many other options for fun, the biggest problem will be deciding which activity to get involved in. Tennis, billiards, shuffleboard, woodworking, quilting, cards, running, biking, and fishing are just a few of the many activities you can enjoy in The Villages.

We provide a binder that has all of the useful information, such as: how to use the golf course reservation system, menus from local restaurants, airport transportation schedules, directions to various areas of interest, etc. Numerous golf courses, shopping, both town squares are all within easy access by golf cart!

Free music on the town squares nightly for your dancing or listening pleasure. We are Village residents so you will receive personal service.

NO SMOKING IN THE HOME OR IN THE AREA IMMEDIATELY SURROUNDING THIS HOME. Small pets are acceptable but there will be a slight fee. Please email with description of pet.

VRBO Does not always figure the rates correctly. Please email us for exact rates.

Jerry and Peggy (Please contact us by email for fastest response).

Keys and gate passes will be available upon arrival and must be returned to the owners on the last day of your stay. All utilities, cable TV, trash, lawn service, phone service and high speed internet are included.

We have another pet friendly villa in Bonnybrook. See VRBO listing #204423.

The Villages is an active Senior Community for residents 55 yrs +. Family activities are provided.

Keywords: Courtyard Villa

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About The Owner

We moved to The Villages in 2006 and lived in this villa. We needed more space but loved the location and the neighborhood so we bought a house in the same Village of Winifred just up the street!

The Owner purchased this villa in 2006

Why The Owner chose The Villages

We love the Villages and all the activities it has to offer. We have never met friendlier people and we enjoy the beautiful weather and lifestyle here.

What makes this villa unique

The villa provides lots of privacy with the lanai and walled backyard. Perfect area for pets and sunsets! The tiled floors make it bright and airy and are so easy to keep clean. The neighbors are wonderful, friendly people and the pool is only a 3 minute walk away! Sumter Landing is a 5 minute golf cart ride. The villa location is close to everything including Wal-Mart, the Library, Publix and several restaurants only 5 minutes away by golf cart.


Winifred Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Full shower with bench in master bedroom and a tub/shower combination in guest bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Senior Adults Only Community
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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WINIFRED July/ Aug and Dec 15-31, 2017, .................April 2018
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
Upstate New York

Convenient Location

  • 5 of 5

We booked the villa for two months, while we looked for our new home to purchase in The Villages. The owners live close by, and were always there right away to assist us with any questions that arose. The home is extremely clean, comfortable and well-maintained. It is especially nice for those having pets because it has all tile and laminate flooring, and a fenced in back yard. We found the location very convenient to shopping, golf, the pool, recreation centers, and to Lake Sumter Landing. You will not be disappointed if you rent this very nice villa.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was very enjoyable. We took advantage of a well-equipped villa, a golf cart in excellent condition, a calm environment and close to shopping and recreation centers.

In addition, Peggy has always responded quickly to all our requests. If possible, we would love to rent this villa again.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Collingwood, Ontario, Canada

Two Canadians

  • 4 of 5

This was our second visit to this villa. It is perfectly situated for our visit. Close to Town Centre for happy hrs. Close to grocery shopping. Close to recreation facilities.

Had a good golf cart for easy access to town centre and golfing and visiting other Villages.

Lots to do in the Villages or nearby, if you want.

Pool was an easy 3 min walk, was quiet and clean. Spent time there everyday.

Owner was near-by and helpful, especially when I got locked out.

Rooms were comfortable, well maintained with minimal furniture. Appliances getting a little dated but work well. TV and Internet was easy to use and access.

Quiet street with friendly people.

Lanai was comfortable and easy to access.

We would recommend this unit to anyone wanting to use it as a home base for other adventures or just to unwind and relax, which is what we did. Came home well rested.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warrington, PA

Lovely Villa in Winifred

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable month's stay at this villa. The villa is lovely and was equipped with everything we needed. We liked the convenient location - a very short walk to the pool, a very short ride to Lake Sumter Landing, and a very short ride to stores and restaurants on 466. The owners are great and were always accessible. The property is well maintained. Thanks for making us feel so welcomed!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Linda and Jonathan for your kind words. We bought this villa specifically for the great location and we only just moved up the street because we love the neighborhood and the wonderful people who live here.
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A great place for an enjoyable vacation.

  • 5 of 5

The villa was everything the pictures and past tenants described. Everything needed for our two weeks was there and ready for us to use. Winifred's location is close to pools and activities, and the main highway which leads to numerous stores and restaurants -- all of which can still be accessed by golf cart if desired. The back yard was walled, so that we did not have to worry about our dog when he was outside. The Villages is centrally located in Flroida, enabling us to easily visit with numerous friends that have moved to the state. The availability of the washer and dryer enabled us to pack less clothes for our trip from New Jersey. We would recommend this villa to anyone that would like to stay in The Villages. The owner is always reachable and ready to help or advise in any way needed. This definitely was a good vacation choice for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun in the Sun

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this 2 bedroom villa with golf cart. It was a friendly community wherever we went. The villa was light, bright and very clean with the use of a very nice electric golf cart. The privacy of the villa was enjoyable especially since we had a small dog.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review, Kris!
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Orlando or Sanford
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Palmer Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Palmer Country Club
Nearest Beach
62 Miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Damage Deposit $750

$125 cleaning fee. $50 for a set of Village IDs.

Security deposit holds rental dates. One half of rental is due four months before your rental date. The balance is due two months before your rental date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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