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Great Family Home! Super Clean! Convieniently Locate

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

4 beds, 3 baths, pool, spa, 8 miles to Disney World and in a quiet neighborhood.

Don’t be surprised with add on fees. Our winter/spring rates INCLUDES pool and spa heat. Our summer/fall rates include spa heat.

Spend your family vacation in our newly painted, cleaned and furnished home.

Our home is not the cheapest nor the most expensive, but dollar to dollar to hotels, and other vacation homes, you will be hard pressed to find a cleaner, better equipped home. Our guests often remark about the quality of the accommodations. You get and entire home with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, a private pool and spa for the price on one double room per night in a local hotel. Yours and your family's vacation experience can be determined by the quality and experience of your accommodations. Isn't your vacation worth a quality home?

*Pillow top mattresses in every room. You can really rest and relax here. Fresh, New bed linens.

*Brand new granite counter top in the fully equipped kitchen and baths.

*Games room has a 60 game, two player sit down video game machine, Pool table, Foosball table, Wall mounted CD/Radio player and board games.

Our home is fully equipped and ready for your relaxation.

Decorated in warm contemporary furnishings, with sitting room, comfy family room, formal dinning room, casual dining area and breakfast bar. The home sleeps 8.

*Master has king bed, and private 5 piece bath

*2nd master has queen bed

*3rd bedroom has queen bed

*4th bedroom has 2 twin beds.

*All bedrooms have flat screen TV's

*Family room has a large flat screen TV.

*The master bedroom, the casual dining room and the family room all have french doors opening onto the lanai.

*The lanai includes heated pool and spa, dining table, chairs and lounges.

*No rear neighbors!

The pool is family safe.

*It is surrounded by a pool fence and each door from the interior of the home is equipped with a door alarm.

*For guests that have no need for these security features; the alarms can be turned off and the pool fence easily removed.

*This family friendly neighborhood has two playgrounds, tennis court, soccer field and basketball court. One of the playgrounds is just a short walk away for our home.

*If you walk or run for fun and exercise the neighborhood is a perfect and safe place for these activities.

Take time to explore and discover all of the other things Florida has to offer, like antiquing, and exploring the many parks and gardens. With just an hour drive to Coco Beach, you'll get your fix of sun and sand as well.

Our home is newly painted, deep cleaned, and newly furnished. Our pricing per night is reflective of this while remaining extremely competitive. I am assured you will find our home held up to the highest standards of cleanliness and maintenance. Compared to average hotel prices our home is quite the deal. Our property management company is responsive, friendly and knowledgeable. They are here to assist you during your stay. My family and I expect and enjoy all the amenities and quality your family requires. As we visit often, we are on top of the care-taking of the home


Our property has three outside security cameras, one on the garage, one on the pool equipment and one on the left side of the home. For your privacy and to abide by the law, there are no cameras on the pool or the back of the home. There is also a motion detector in the family room of the home and open door sensors on all exterior doors. These security measures are there for your safety and the security of the home when it is not occupied.

Check in is after4:00 p.m., check out by 10:00 a.m..

Free local and continental US phone calls. Free WiFi. Free Cable.

More Details

Linda and Howard
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Linda and Howard

We are Howard and Linda Pence. We have been very frequent visitors to Central Florida. We have spent many a vacation and holiday with family and friends enjoying the wonderful weather and the fabulous attractions in the Orlando area. We are now taking time to explore and discover all of the other things Florida has to offer, like antiquing, and exploring the many parks and gardens. With just an hour drive to Coco Beach and you'll get your fix of sun and sand. We love it here! We hope you will too!

Linda and Howard purchased this house in 2012

Why Linda and Howard chose Orange Tree

After viewing many homes in the area, we settled on Orange Tree because of the large lots, the well kept homes, and the fabulous orange groves. If you are here when the oranges are in season, pick them and use the electric juicer in the kitchen to make your own fresh OJ. There is nothing like fresh juice. Just walk out the back door and enter the grove to pick.

What makes this house unique

Our home is located a mere 15 minutes from Disney World. Another 15 minutes to Universal Studios. Other attractions, golfing and dining abound.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Upon entering this beautiful vacation home, we were thrilled that we selected

this particular home. The online photos were only a glimpse of what this home

has to offer.

Once inside, we were welcomed to a spacious and beautifully decorated home.

The formal diningroom and sitting area set the tone for the rest of the house.

The kitchen was equipped for any dinner that we wanted to prepare.

As we prepared our meals, our family members sat at either the granite top

breakfast bar, the dinnette area, or in the spacious livingroom while watching

our favorite shows.

We ate many meals on the enclosed lanai, next to the pool/hottub area.

This was our favorite relaxation spot.

For some of our family members, they chose to go to the gameroom and play pool.

Our six year old grandson had alot of fun playing at the video game console.

It was quite difficult which one of the 61 games he wanted to play.

We had a total of eight people with us, and not once were we crowded in any way.

Each one of the bedrooms were spacious and comfortable, with bathrooms convenient

for all of our use.

Being centrally located, we had a short drive to Disney, a state park, local shopping district,

specialty and grocery stores. If you want to see the beaches, Coco Beach is only an hour away,

as is the Gulf beaches.

If you are looking for a vacation home that provides cleanliness, comfort, relaxation, locality,

affordability, and attention to detail, then this is the home for you.

You will be glad you selected this home.

We look forward to going back again!!

Thank you for allowing us to stay in your home!!
Jul 2013
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Beach
79 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

Located in an quiet, executive neighborhood. While in a rural area feel, it is less than 1 mile from a Publix grocery store 3 miles to a Super WalMart, as well as dining. Other nearby attractions are mini golf, ice cream, antiquing, pick your own fruit farm and more.


Orange Tree House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Bath shared with twin bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , two sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master Bath has a garden tub and encloses toilet. Twin sinks with granite counter tops and large walk in shower with rain soaker shower head.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Pillow top mattresses, flat screen TV's plenty of closet and drawer space.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Yard
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
SECURITY Our property has three outside security cameras, one on the garage, one on the pool equipment and one on the left side of the home. For your privacy and to abide by the law, there are no cameras on the pool or the back of the home. There is also a motion detector in the family room of the home and open door sensors on all exterior doors. These security measures are there for your safety and the security of the home when it is not occupied.


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average rating of 4.8421054 based on 59 reviews

Fantastic home and owners that genuinely cared.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Saphire skies as planned and were delighted to find the house exactly as described, everything was spotless and facilities were in tip top condition.

Unfortunately hurricane Irma hit whilst we were at the home and our flights were delayed by four days, the owners Linda and Howard were fantastic and did everything they could to help us through what was quite a frightening time. Ultimately we had to stay on an extra three days but despite an offer from ourselves to pay for the additional stay they refused to accept any additional rental from us, comforting to know that in this day and age money isn't everything to everyone.

Excellent communication between ourselves, Linda and Howard and the property management company at a very difficult time could not have been better.

We would highly recommend the villa and are extremely thankful for the consideration Linda and Howard gave us during our stay. Anyone with reservations about renting a property they have not seen from people they have never met need not worry, everything was perfect.

Oh, forgot to mention, we are former Florida property owners ourselves and have been visiting the US for twenty years, we know the amount of effort that goes into presenting a property to this standard, absolutely fantastic book now!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steve for the kind review! It means so much coming from a fellow short term rental home owner. We are so glad you were able to come out of Irma with nothing other than a new experience to share with your family and friends. Please come again! Linda
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Great vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a relaxing, fully equipped home away from home , this is the place. This was our third time at Linda and Howard's home and we have already booked for next spring. Fifteen to twenty minutes to all the Disney fun and less to great shopping. You can't beat coming home to a warm swimming pool or relaxing on the deck after a busy day of shopping or walking through Disney . Great home and great owners ! Thanks for sharing, Linda and Howard.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pat and Gus for choosing our home for your family and relaxation time. We are humbled by your high regard and frequent visits. Looking forward to having you stay in the spring! Linda
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Great place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

This property was such a great place to stay. Very close to Disney and not to far from Orlando. Very clean and nice. Close to grocery stores. All around great spot. Will stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Zach! Hope you made great family memories. Please do come again. We love great guests like you.
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Clean and very well maintained. Pool was great!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, quiet location. Perfect for getting to disney world! Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed the home. Hope to have you stay again! Your family are great guests. Thank you, Linda
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Clean, organized, and great location

  • 5 of 5

The owners have thought of everything! The home is so well maintained and in a really great location for those wishing to visit Disney World! The items provided (starter kit) are so appreciated as we did not have to rush to the store to stock up. The pool and game room are great bonuses! We can't wait to visit again!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chelsea! Looking forward to your next visit. Linda
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Prince Edward Island, Canada

Absolutely incredible property!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived at this beautiful property we knew that we had made the right choice! Linda was perfect to deal with leading up to the vacation and during the whole week. She was very attentive to emails and any requests that we made. The house is decorated gorgeously and very top end. I've stayed in Orlando area 8 different times and this house if by far, the best I've ever rented. The pool area is immaculate. The definition of a tropical oasis. Absolutely no complaints at all and if we return to the Orlando area again next year, I will definitely book with Linda at her Sapphire Skies home in Orange Tree Community.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your wonderful comments and are very happy you enjoyed the home! Please come again.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $105
Tax Rate 11.0%

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.

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