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

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 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 4.875 based on 48 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My family had plenty of room, it was super convenient to all the parks and my grandchildren loved the pool and hot tub. The house itself is beautiful and it did have everything we needed during our stay! Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Safe Home

  • 5 of 5

We loved the view of the lake behind the house and how large and nice the house was. But with a small child we liked the security the most. The guard almost didn't let us in, twice, and we loved it! I felt completely fine with my child playing in the front yard or at the playground in a very unfamiliar place.

The home owner is very responsive if you ever need anything. His maintenance staff is very friendly and can help with just about anything.

We will be highly recommending this property!

Thanks Matt!

-The Russell's

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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love the view in the area and the pool and the lake

  • 5 of 5

Family loved it it was a beautiful home except when the hurricane came on Suday Monday no lights we had to leave early we had lights at home so we enjoyed ourself

Thank You !

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for Labor Day weekend. There were 6 adults, a baby and and 4 kids. It accommodated us very well. It was sparkling clean and very nicely furnished! The kids loved the pool and spent most of their time there. We would definitely rent it again.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Rental Property - Owner was a pleasure to deal with!

  • 5 of 5

Having a large family, renting a house is easier and cheaper than getting multiple hotel rooms - so we have rented many, many properties over the past 15 plus years and this one stood out from the crowd in a great way!

1) The Community - the area is conveniently located, close to all the touristy stuff, groceries and restaurants and it is a truly "gated community" - we have stayed at some that claim to be gated, but many gates are left wide open or don't prevent anyone from walking around the gate - this community has a security guard at the gate, so no random people can roam the neighborhood - we felt extremely safe being outside at night.

2) The House - the home is very spacious and the 5 bedrooms were perfect for a large group like ours. The family room couch was big enough for us all to gather and the homes was very clean and cool. Everyone said their beds were comfortable and we had plenty of extra bedding. The kitchen was well stocked but unfortunately for us, a previous guest had rendered the fry pans unusable - however after a quick call to Matt, property manager Alex delivered a complete new set of pots and pans for us - this was service above and beyond what we expected!! Matt and Alex both seem committed to ensuring guests are happy and taken care of.

3) The Yard - the south facing back yard is a huge plus, as was the hot tub and the pool was clean and the perfect temperature.

4) The Rental Process - renting and paying was quick and easy and Matt provided excellent directions and home information. Other owners we have dealt with in the past were not so easy or responsive.

5) Price - this rental was value for the money - many homes of a similar size were asking a lot more per week and were farther away from everything.

We would definitely rent this home again!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House was lovely

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely. We had a question about the AC and it was answered immediately. We would stay at the property again!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

Tax Rate 13.5%

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.