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5BR Lakeview - South Facing Pool & Hot Tub!!!

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

This 5 bedroom/3 bathroom (2 master suites) home has everything you could want. The home has one of the nicest pool areas of all Disney Vacation Homes,. It offers an oversized pool & hot tub with an expanded deck area backing up to a lake with a direct southern exposure for maximum sunlight. The home is furnished with everything you will need for your vacation. There are even outdoor speakers in the pool area and you can plug your phone directly into the stereo and listen to your favorite music while enjoying the pool or sunbathing. The house also has high speed wired and wireless internet access at the house!!

This home has undergone a major remodel where the entire home was retiled with new floor tile. All of the cabinets in the kitchens and bathrooms were replaced as well as the countertops which were replaced with granite or solid surface countertops. The entire home was repainted and new baseboards were installed throughout the home. A lot of the furniture and decorations were replaced or updated and all new window coverings were installed throughout the home.

This home is located in Lake Berkley Resort the premier short term rental community in the Disney Area. It is very conveniently located close to everything yet when you walk around the neighborhood you would think you are in the middle of nowhere. Besides all the amenities offered at my home the neighborhood offers a private gated and 24 hour guarded entrance, lake with sandy beach area, beach volleyball, tennis court, basketball court, golf driving nets, community pool, clubhouse, work out facility (with treadmill, stair climber, stationary bike and nautilus equipment, children’s play area, fishing pier, etc., etc. You couldn't ask for anything more!!

BONUS - Pool is heated to 85 degrees and Hot Tub is set to heat to 100+ and can be used even when pool pump is not running. Many people offer Jacuzzi that is only heated to pool temp and many who do heat beyond pool temp only can heat during the day while pool is being heated. My hot tub/Jacuzzi can be heated to 100+ late into the evening. Don't be disappointed with others claiming a Jacuzzi! Also Pool and Hot Tub Heating is included in weekly rate!! No extra $100 to $200 for this feature. What good is having a Hot Tub or pool if you can not use! Also cleaning fee is included in weekly rate (there is a $100 cleaning fee for stays less than 7 nights and this is not charged by VRBO so you will be contacted by me to collect this before your reservation is finalized) and the only extra you will pay is the 13.5% sales tax!

Keywords: House, Villa, Home, Condo,

More Details

Property Manager
Matt Kelsch
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2018

About Matt Kelsch

My name is Matt Kelsch and I live in Carmel, Indiana which is just North of Indianapolis.

Matt Kelsch purchased this house in 2000

Why Matt Kelsch chose Lake Berkley

When I bought my home 10 years ago my 3 kids were 7, 5 and 3 and owning a home so close to Disney World seemed like a great idea. Once my family stayed in a home rather than a hotel, I was sure we would never go back to a hotel and we love being able to enjoy the comforts of a home and private pool as opposed to cramming into a small hotel room.

What makes this house unique

Our home is truly in the nicest neighborhood close to Disney. I have been to many and nothing compares. This fact along with my South facing pool and Hot Tub overlooking the lake make our home a great choice for a relaxing vacation.


Lake Berkley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Dual Vanity and large walk-in closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Single Vanity and Tub/Shower combo
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Single Vanity and Tub/Shower combo
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large Master with walk in shower and seperate soaking tub!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Attached bathroom and LED TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , LED TV in this bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Bunk has Full bed on bottom with Twin on top
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Two Twin Beds
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
High Speed Internet Connection, Pool, Hot Tub or Jacuzzi, Situated on water with South facing pool


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5BR Lakeview - South Facing Pool & Hot Tub!!!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 54 reviews

Amazing Experince

  • 5 of 5

My time at this house was relaxing and picturesque. The environment was better than described for my family and myself. I would highly recommend using this service for anyone who is trying to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. I have to thank Matthew for providing a great escape for my family, we definitely have memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, Comfortable, and Secure

  • 5 of 5

This is a nice house tucked away in a quiet community and the owner Mr. Kelsch does everything he can to make your visit feel like home. I liked the security of a gated community, the peacefulness of the property and the house is spacious enough for a large or extended family to stay comfortably.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great and just as advertised. Bass fishing was a nice bonus! The only minor issue was the pool alarm was broken. However, Matt responded quickly. Would definitely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place for a “Family” vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This property is great! We really enjoyed the “at home” feeling...

The home is close to all of the major attractions, however it’s location feels very secluded, quiet and private. We will definitely want to visit this property again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay was absolutely wonderful! It felt like home! The house was very neat and clean. Matthew checked in several times prior to our visit. Great place for our family! We will book again.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice house but needs some good pest control

  • 2 of 5

We were pleased as to how the house was clean (although the sheets need some bleach to get rid of some black stains) and the kids enjoyed the pool. But what we really strongly disliked is that the house is full of bugs. You can’t even leave a plate with food on the kitchen counter the bugs will be right there. Or as I was trying to cook and looked at the stove timer there was a bug sitting on that green time light every single time, so gross, so I couldn’t wait to leave this place. Also you can’t really control the AC it is managed remotely, video cameras with close up lenses at the back and front of the house. Other than that it’s a nice place in a quiet subdivision.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate your comments and I have had the management company get an exterminator to get the bug issue cleared up. This is unacceptable and is not normal and I apologize. The security cameras are there for your protection but as the paperwork says, please feel free to cover them with the supplied covers if you feel uncomfortable. And the thermostat does have user flexibility to be adjusted and the guest paperwork also says just contact me if you have any issues. Most of all, I just want to apologize that your stay was not perfect!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Please view the Terms and Conditions on the owners website
There is a $100 Cleaning Fee on any bookings less than 7 nights.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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