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5 bed south facing villa with stunning lake view

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa, sleeps 11

Our spacious five bed, three bath villa is set out over two floors and offers all the room you need to relax and enjoy your vacation, easily accommodating up to 11 guests + 1 baby.

The flexible sleeping arrangements comprise of two king size, one queen, one twin (that can also be converted to a king) and one full+twin bunk bedrooms. The ground floor master can also accommodate the full size crib provided at your request.

The open-plan living area allows you unwind in front of a 50” flat screen TV with 100's of cable channels. The air conditioned games room comes complete with a new slate bed pool table, air-hockey, wall-mounted TV with X-Box One, karaoke machine, wooden train table plus tennis raquets, fishing gear and a walk in closet with everything you need for baby and toddlers.

The villa is beautifully located and enjoys an enviable lake front position with a much sought after south facing pool deck and spa, close to the dedicated fishing pier, beach and newly installed children’s play area.

We are sure the memories you make here will be as happy as the ones we continue to make every time we visit Hibiscus-on-the-Lake!

Lake Berkley Information: Lake Berkley is an upmarket resort that always boasts immaculately maintained grounds, a 24 hr manned security gate and a wealth of on-site amenities.

The clubhouse features a gym, computer/internet area, swimming pool, jacuzzi and children's splash-pool all complimentary to guests. In addition, there are children's play areas, tennis and volleyball courts with a basketball hoop. Walking, jogging and cycling round the lake is very popular....understandable given the amazing number of restaurants on our doorstep! I'm informed it is a mile around....next time for sure!!

Fishing in such a tranquil environment comes naturally to even the youngest of guests! The main lake which our villa faces on to, is a stocked 14 acre spring fed lake. We have Fishing rods and tackle for you to use but for the very keen fishers, a trip to the Super Wal-Mart close by, will have whatever you need to make sure your story isn't about the one that got away!

Some of our Guests Comments: “We’ve had a fantastic time here at hibiscus on the lake! Very relaxing, especially the sofa’s after a day in the parks. Loved the pool and the view and the space around the house. Thanks for letting us stay; will definitely come back!”

“The villa is beautiful and we have felt very much at home, so much so, we don’t want to leave!”

“The setting is just beautiful and so peaceful but still near enough to all the attractions - and the shopping! We’ve had a wonderful time.”

More Details

Owner
Glenda Salter
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Glenda Salter

Family of five from Scotland with a love of the Florida lifestyle!

Mum Glenda, Dad Tim plus two teenagers and our 7 year old complete the team!

Glenda Salter purchased this house in 2009

Why Glenda Salter chose Lake Berkley

We had holidayed in Florida previously as renters but had never seen a villa with a view quite like this one! With ospreys flying overhead and swooping down to catch the fish in the stocked lake, the sun on the deck from morning till nightfall with it being south facing ....easy decision really!!!

What makes this house unique

The best fishing spot on Lake Berkley is right under the trees on the main lake...beside us! Wonderful to be lying poolside watching nature at it's best...be it feeding the ducks early in the morning or viewing the turtles as they pass by from the comfort of the spa!

The sunsets are also entrancing over the lake....timed perfectly with an evening bbq....doesn't get much better for us!

Amenities

Lake Berkley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master en-suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Double-twin bunks
  • Sleeps 11 plus one infant - full size wooden crib/cot provided on request. All pillow top beds (with exception of boy's bunk).
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • tennis
Notes:
The villa is fully equipped with everything you'll need to enjoy your holiday right down to corn holders! I'm a mum who likes to shop with the attitude, if my family need it, then yours will too!! For the babies and toddlers we have 2 strollers, full size crib and a travel cot, baby bedding, baby swing, sterilizer, baby monitor, 2 feeding chairs, 2 car seats, car booster seat, bed rail, 2 stair gates and a mountain of toys! The laundry room has a washing machine, tumble drier, indoor airer, iron and ironing board. Beach towels are provided, as are all bath towels and linens, as well as hairdryers, straighteners and curling irons in the bathrooms – giving you more room in your suitcase for those outlet malls! A safe is provided in the master closet, our home is fully alarmed & protected by ADT. Ceiling fans are fitted in 3 bedrooms & 4 other fans are provided for your comfort to use anywhere. We use an excellent, long established management company...so relax, as everything's covered!

Reviews

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5 bed south facing villa with stunning lake view
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

Fantastic, well-set up property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Tim and Glenda's beautiful house for a week while we did the theme parks in Orlando.

The house was lovely and it was a relaxing, breath of fresh air to return to after a busy day at the theme parks. Our two boys adored the games room and Tim and Glenda have gone to great lengths to make sure there are toys and games for children of all ages. Our only regret was that we spent so much time at the parks that the boys didn't have as much time as they would have liked playing in the games room.

The pool was also lovely and it was fantastic being able to look over the lake from the pool. The boys also enjoyed playing in the nearby estate playground.

Tim and Glenda were very easy to contact and they provided us with lots of useful information ranging from directions to get to their property to recommendations for lots of local things to see and do. They were also very quick to respond to any questions we had.

Overall it was a lovely property and we wouldn't hesitate to come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Haywood county, North Carolina
5

Awesome Property!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property! Glenda and Tim have gone above and beyond the usual in making their vacation rental home comfortable and accommodating in every way. I was constantly impressed with little things they had in the house to make your stay more enjoyable.

The home is beautiful, and the setting on the lake is the "icing on the cake"!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words! Having just returned from a wonderful two weeks ourselves in Florida, it's a delight hearing how much others have enjoyed our home as much as we do! Hurry back! Glenda
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5

Quick family getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house is great with the private pool and view of the lake. The beds are very comfortable and the bedrooms are spaced out which is good if you have large parties and want your privacy. Close to shopping and restaurants. Enjoyed our stay very much and would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to post such a kind review! I always sleep better here than I do at home in Scotland which no doubt is due to the comfort of the beds but also the chilled vibe of Florida! Look forward to welcoming you back another time! Glenda
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5

Fantastic holiday at hibiscus on the lake

  • 5 of 5

This villa is fantastic in every way ,it has everything anyone could want and the view is perfect , would recommend this villa to anyone for a great stay in florida .

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for posting such a wonderful review Michael! Sounds like you had a vacation much like we have just had! Be our pleasure to hear from you sometime in the not too distant future! Glenda
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Duluth, MN
4

Fabulous

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay for 2 families with teenagers. The view from the pool was wonderful, a lot of wildlife to watch. Pool heat was a must for us and the temp was perfect. The beds were some of the most comfortable I have ever slept on! Very close to Walmart and various places to eat. Close enough to the Orlando attractions. I hope we get this lucky the next time we choose a VRBO. I highly recommend this house. Thanks Glenda and Tim!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review Beth...having teenagers ourselves, we aim to get it right for them! Delighted you chose our home to stay in and hope one day, you'll return to Lake Berkley. Glenda
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Stockholm. Sweden
5

A great place for kids

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three weeks in February 2016 and had such an amazing time. The view of the lake really sets this house apart from the others. We could sit by the pool and watch the birds, the alligator and the playful otter. The pool was a good size and with the pool heat on it was warm enough to be in for hours.

Our kids (4 and 1) loved the play room. They just couldn't believe how much there was to play with - from air hockey to a train set and a full box of toys for toddlers. And at nights when the kids were sleeping the pool table was great fun.

The house has everything you need. Beach towels, umbrellas, a beach tent, strollers, car seats, etc... We cooked most of our dinners at home and the kitchen was very functional.

The bedrooms are great with good separation of there are multiple familys staying and the beds were super comfortable.

We would definitely recommend this property, especially if you're travelling with children.

Thank you Tim and Glenda for sharing your lovely house.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm delighted you enjoyed our home Eva-Marie and that the children enjoyed the toys we have in the Games Room. Happy kids = Happy parents, has been our experience! Many thanks for your wonderful review and maybe one day, we can look forward to your family returning to stay with us. Kindest regards to you all, Glenda
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Map

Car: recommended

Lake Berkley is situated in Kissimmee, just off the US192, close to the attraction Medieval Times. Our home is less than eight miles from Disney, which is an easy 15 minute drive to get to and around 20 minutes to Seaworld and all the attractions of International Drive. Don't miss out on the Orlando Eye! Universal takes approx. 30 minutes to drive to from Lake Berkley and allow 35 minutes to reach Mall of the Millenia for high end shopping should you wish!

To drive to Orlando Airport (MCO)...door to door is 30 minutes, Sanford takes 1 hour.....the beauty of being in Central Florida is that you can also drive to either coast in 1 hour....don't miss Kennedy Space Centre or our family favourite... Legoland!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

All taxes are already included in above rates - just Homeaway fee to add

A $200 p/wk deposit is required at the time of booking.

Pool heating (recommended Oct-April) is available for $140 p/wk

A refundable security deposit of $200 is also required- payable with the final balance.

A cleaning fee of $100 will be charged on all rentals of less than 6 days.

GBP rates available on request

Payment also available by bank check/draft or (with 3% fee) via pay-pal

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.