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4,000 sq. ft. Palace near Orlando Disney and Universal

Orlando, FL, USA
  • House4000 sqft
  • Bedrooms6
  • Sleeps18
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths2
  • Minimum Stay5 - 7 nights

7 Bedroom Home. 4.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 18

This 4,000 sq. ft., professionally decorated home features two dining rooms, two large entertainment rooms, each with 55' flat screen TV's, a kitchen seating room, large open kitchen and 4 full bathrooms. Brand new, high end furniture fills the house so that you can enjoy comfort and luxury. Large solar heated and screened in pool is set to 82 degrees of comfort. Enjoy swimming and lounging around this magnificent pool fully furnished for your dining and sunning pleasure.

The large kitchen has new high end appliances such as a large refrigerator with icemaker, flat top stove, microwave, dishwasher, ample small end appliances, new cookware, and new Kitchen utensils. Open kitchen overlooks the Master Dining area, the informal dining area, and the breakfast sitting area.

On the ground, the large master bedroom has a new king size bed, TV, large walk-in closet, high end furniture, and a master bath with two sinks, oval bath, and separate shower. Also enjoy your private access to the back yard pool.

To the rear of our home you will find a private, screened, and heated large pool professionally landscaped to a palm tree theme. Grill and ample lounge/pool furniture provide the perfect barbeque celebrations. The rest of the private back yard flows into a wooded area with the W. Orange Bike Trail and Trout Lake just steps away.

Second floor bedrooms are spacious with ample closet space, extra pillows, ceiling fans, alarm clocks, high end furniture, queen and twin beds, and window treatments. Two full bathrooms upstairs are tiled, very clean, and have hair dryers.

The second entertainment area is found upstairs somewhat isolated from the rest of the house. There you will find two large queen sleeper sofas, 55' HDTV, Netflix streaming movies, Huluplus, Roku video games, and foosball.

Keep connected with free WIFI, free US and Canada calling, free netflix movies, free Roku video games, HuluPlus access to 100's of TV shows, and live TV stations.

A long paver stone driveway and 3 car garage allow ample parking.

For your convenience, we also stock paper towels, bathing soap, toilet paper, dishwasher detergents, trash bags, laundry detergents and cleaning supplies.


Erik Hedberg

Member Since 2008
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 07, 2018
About Erik Hedberg

Chrysanne and I have 5 children all of whom have graduated college and have started their careers all over the US and Canada. We are now 'empty nesters preparing for next adventure. However, we still have massive educational loans to pay off before we retire.

Erik Hedberg purchased this House in 2012

Why Erik Hedberg chose Ocoee

This is our future retirement home. Our grown up children are spread all over the U.S. We can think of no better place to attract our future grand children than Orlando!

What makes this House unique

Our home is very spacious (over 4,000 sq ft) with high ceilings which is a must since we are both over 6 feet tall. Our private and spacious back yard with heated and screened pool abutts a bike path for our running and bicycling addictions. I am looking forward to teaching our grandchildren to fish at Trout Lake which is a few steps away. Also, we hope our grand children will enjoy the Orlando culture.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
      • Kids bedroom
        1 double, 3 twin/ single, 'Sponge Bob' bunk beds
      • Large Loft
        2 sleep sofa /futon, Couches fold out to 2 queen size beds
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king, 1 baby crib, Baby Crib is portable to other areas in the house
      • Blue Room
        1 queen
      • Governors Bedroom
        1 queen
      • Governess Bedroom
        1 queen
      • Statesman Bedroom
        1 queen


        • 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Baths
        • Master Bathroom
          toilet, tub, shower, With separate sinks
        • Pool Bathroom
          toilet, shower, Bathroom is directly off pool deck
        • First Floor Powder Room
        • Second Floor Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower, With Hair Dryer
        • Second Floor Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower, With Hair Dryer
        • Each floor has a separate water heater for simultaneous showering. Towels and soap are provided. Three bathrooms have hair dryers

        Location Type

          • Downtown
          • Rural


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Living Room
                        Two entertainment rooms each with 55' HD TV, and breakfast nook for coffee conferences
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        2012 new
                      • Garage
                        3 car garage, one bay for the pool table
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Electric Heating with upstairs and downstair zones
                      • Internet
                        High baud rate for all games
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                        All beds and sleeper sofas have fresh linens
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Two separate A/C units for first and second floors
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                        Large driveway with parking for 5 cars
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Security System
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                        Dial U.S. and Canada for free
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                        Towels and towelets provided for 18 people. Also, beach towels for the pool area
                      • Washing Machine
                        Clothes detergent is included with this new, large capacity machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                        WIFI throughout the house
                      • Free Wifi


                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                            12 cup automatic maker with filters provided
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            Flat Skillet Crock Pot Waffle Maker Mixer
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            Easily service for 18 including wine glasses, dishes, serving ware. If we are missing something just call and I will approve to go purchase item with full reimbursement.
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Garbage Disposal
                          • Gourmet Kitchen
                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                            Large open area with cooking island
                          • Microwave
                            Over oven, built in microwave oven
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            Napkins, plastic trash bags, condiments, paper towels, cleaning supplies, and dish soaps
                          • Refrigerator
                            Brand new triple door refirerator with icemaker and filtered water
                          • Stove
                            New Flat surface stove
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster
                            4 slice capacity


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining
                                Both formal room and separate informal dining room which seats 18. Also, breakfast nook for monitoring the food preparation
                              • Dining Room
                              • comfy seating for 18 people


                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    Roku streaming with free netflix movies and hundreds of TV shows and stations avialable for viewing. Also, Hulu for national and international TV shows
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Game Room
                                    Pool Table, Movies, foosball and video games on a 55' HDTV
                                  • Games
                                    Pool Table, Foosball table and board games available
                                  • Pool Table
                                    New Pool table with 4 cues.
                                  • Radio
                                  • Foosball
                                  • Stereo
                                    Blue tooth stereo for music from your smart phone
                                  • Television
                                    Local HD TV stations available on two 55' HD TVs. Additional 32' TV in Master Bedroom
                                  • Toys
                                    Some Pool Toys
                                  • Video Games
                                    New video games from Roku
                                  • Video Library
                                    Roku provides 100's of classic movies


                                      • Barbecue
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Pools deck with decorative pavers and professionally landscaped area. Tables and chaise lounge chairs surround the pool
                                      • Deck Furniture
                                      • Golf
                                        Golf is as close as 1 mile
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Private lawn with vista views
                                      • Outdoor Furniture
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Weber Gas Grill
                                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                      • Patio
                                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • Low Allergen Environment
                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair accessible
                                            One half step at front door threshold.

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                                Includes play ground all within a walking distance (few hundred yards)
                                              • Heated Pool
                                              • Hot Tub
                                                In Master bath
                                              • Private Pool
                                                Fully screened back yard pool with both Solar heat and electrical heat for private sun bathing and lounging.

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Housekeeper


                                                      • live theater
                                                      • botanical garden
                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • coin laundry
                                                      • duty free shops
                                                      • festivals
                                                      • forests
                                                      • library
                                                      • churches
                                                      • museums
                                                      • playground
                                                      • pond
                                                      • recreation center
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • theme parks
                                                      • water parks
                                                      • zoo

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • antiquing
                                                          • bird watching
                                                          • eco tourism
                                                          • gambling casinos
                                                          • outlet shopping
                                                          • photography
                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • massage therapist
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • fly fishing
                                                                  • freshwater fishing
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • deepsea fishing
                                                                  • hunting
                                                                  • paragliding
                                                                  • roller blading
                                                                  • sound/bay fishing
                                                                  • swimming


                                                                      • Wooded back yard offers privacy and access to the W. Orange Bike path. The bike path leads all the way North to Apopka and all the way south to Winter Garden. Across the wooded berm and within sight is Trout Lake.

                                                                        House Rules

                                                                        Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                        Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                        Cancellation Policy

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

                                                                        38 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        Wonderful home!

                                                                        Christine C.

                                                                        We had a wonderful time in Florida at this beautiful, well kept home. The home is perfect for a large family or a couple of families to spread out and reconnect with each other. We loved the heated pool, privacy of the yard and the waking/nature path nearby. The kids spent hours on their scooters riding through the neighborhood and on the nature path. The family room/game room over the garage was a hit with the kids and it allowed the adults to have their own space downstairs to play. We were impressed and hope to come back again soon. Thanks for sharing your home with us! The Cole's

                                                                        The property is simply gorgeous and very well maintained!

                                                                        ernestine j.

                                                                        13 Adult team members stayed in this home in January. The property is so spacious and in a very quiet area. We got a chance to walk on the nearby trail. We played games, danced and had a great time bonding. We will definitely stay here again when in the area. The owner, Mr. Erik was so attentive....calling to make sure everything was okay and that we had everything we needed. Thanks Erik for making our stay outstanding!

                                                                        This is a beautiful home.

                                                                        Kathy A.Green city, mo

                                                                        We came to Orlando for my daughter’s wedding. This house was perfect for 13 family members which included 7 grandchildren. The house was clean, spacious and comfortable. Unfortunately the weather was unseasonably cool, so did not get to enjoy the pool as much as we would have liked. No regrets here. We will definitely consider returning.

                                                                        Perfectly large enough!

                                                                        LisaMarshall, TX

                                                                        The house was perfectly large enough for 18 of us (plus two babies). It is nicely situated in the corner with woods and a bike/running trail behind the house. There are houses nearby, but it felt very private. We enjoyed the pool table in the garage and would have enjoyed the heated pool if the weather had been better...very nice pool...larger than expected. The only complaint would be the very worn out and uncomfortable mattresses on the sleeper sofas.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Hello Lisa,

                                                                        Thank you for the email exchange and brainstorming ideas on the sleeper sofa mattresses. I have come to find out that the sleeper sofas we purchased were sold with low quality mattresses. Today, I purchased two high quality "memory foam" mattress replacements. They will be delivered to the house by February 1st.

                                                                        Thanks for your feedback,


                                                                        From far away this place looks great but up close its not worth it.

                                                                        I’ve spoken to the property owner before we signed up for this rental. He promised a full cleaning crew for the property and when we got there 1 woman was cleaning. She had to clean this big house in 4 hours which is impossible. The prior guest leaves at 11am and the next guest comes in at 3:00 pm. There is no way possible for 1 person to clean this entire house, bathrooms, dust, vacuum, change linens and towels in that amount of time. On top of this the blender had mold growing on it. Didn’t notice until I took lid off which I do have pictures, blinds were broken and missing and no privacy. Since there is a walking path behind the home people would always walk by and you couldn’t close blinds. When I told the homeowner that this property is not maintained as promised he said oh well. Make memories don’t focus on the property. Also he says in ad that the pool is at 82 degrees. It’s not. His pool cleaner came and flat out said the pool water is 72. Huge difference. This place I would NEVER do again. Every sheet for the beds has stains from bleach and things were broken and infested with bugs. Not a vacation more like a dump with a landlord who doesn’t care!

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        We take our poor reviews very seriously. All my reviews previously have been 5 star reviews and one 4 star review. So, my first 1 star review is of great concern. In response, I hire a cleaning crew of 3 people ( a husband and wife team, plus a helper). I will work harder to make sure that all three cleaners are there from now on. I was not told about the blender, but all his complaints from this review have been forwarded to the cleaning crew for correction.

                                                                        Further, the family came to Florida on one of the coldest climates in Florida history. I asked that they put the pool blanket on at nights because outside temperatures were dipping to 20 degrees (which he complained about). Without a pool blanket, pool temp will go to 72 degrees in the morning. However, I have a solar heating system and an electric system that both work to move 16,000 gallons of water to 82 degrees by noon each day.

                                                                        The bicycle path behind the house is buffered by a 40 ft wooded berm. If you are outside, you can hear voices from people on the bike path, but they can not see you.

                                                                        I did everything in my power to please this person. He texted me at 3 am telling me the house heat was not working. I sent an A/C professional out on a Sunday (the next morning) only to get a report back that the Units were 100% functional. He noted that there was a wasp nest on the second floor exterior eave. I sent our contracted exterminator to take care of it only to get a report back that the nest was empty and taken down. I had to send a pool tech out twice in response to his complaints. The pool was 100% functional both times. A lot of money was spent getting professionals to the house.

                                                                        Despite my best effort, I could not please this person. At the end of his stay, I wrote him a thank you card and sent him back his full $350 deposit. He left the house fairly clean and only slightly damaged one chair. I wonder why he chose to be anonymous?

                                                                        Finally, I do care about my vacationers very much as you can tell by my other reviews. All vacationers get my personal cell phone number and are encouraged to call anytime with issues or questions. Many of my clientele at this house have been returning for 3 years or more. I have another home where clientele have been returning for 15 years or more!!!

                                                                        I would be more than happy to talk about this review to anyone who would like more information. Please feel free to call me.


                                                                        Erik & Chrysanne

                                                                        For our large extended family needs, it was perfect

                                                                        Peder M.

                                                                        Conveniently close to all of our planned attractions and our daughter. Very nice neighborhood. Plan on renting again and recommend to our friends.


                                                                        Orlando, FL, USA

                                                                        With a short drive, you can escape the Disney crowds and the sardine can housing within the Disney area. Enjoy a private, spacious home with back yard woods in a quiet neighborhood. With a couple of steps to the bike path you can enjoy miles and miles of trails through the country where you can explore public gardens and area lakes. Within visual distance you can fish at trout lake. Walk to the community playground. Within a short drive you can golf at over 15 golf clubs or visit many local attractions such as Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, Gatorland, Cape Canaveral, and Busch Gardens.

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                                                                        I will send you a welcome package with house information, house security codes, final payment reminder and a magazine of area events 6 weeks before your scheduled arrival date.

                                                                        38 Reviews
                                                                        Wonderful 4.8/5
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