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Family Villa; Heated Pool/Hot Tub, Wifi, Game Room, 2 living rooms, WDW 6 miles

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms (2 Ensuite), 1 King, 1Queen, 4 Twin + Sofa bed, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 8-9

La Bella Vita is our Italian-style villa featuring 4 luxury bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in the highly desirable community of Tuscany/Calabria. A perfect location for your family vacation to Disney. It is situated in Kissimmee and just 10 minutes from Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Calabria is a quiet community within easy access to the express way 192, I4 & the US27. Extremely convenient to take you to nearby shops and restaurants, Orlando International Airport, Sanford Airport, Universal Studios, Sea World, Lego Land and Florida’s amazing beaches! From the moment you arrive at Calabria, Florida’s woodlands are literally on the doorstep. Our private west facing pool and free standing mood lit 6 person hot tub overlooks a conservation area, especially inviting after a fun filled day at Disney! Our villa is exquisitely furnished to a luxury standard to ensure an unforgettable family vacation.

La Bella Vita is perfect for those relaxing barbecue evenings whilst watching the sun fade away on the lounger. A stunning pool deck and luxury furnishings to relax and dine offers you the ultimate setting for a perfect alfresco experience. A covered lanai dining area with light/fan takes you through from breakfast to barbecue time! The use of the premium gas barbecue is at your convenience.

Unlike many Disney World rentals our home has two large living rooms and the villa has over 2400 square feet of total space plus an additional large game room. There is more than enough space to enjoy vacationing with your family yet still find some personal space for yourself when you want. This is the perfect location; close enough to Walt Disney World to make driving back and forth during the day and easy. Most families love taking an afternoon break at the villa and letting the kids swim and relax before heading back to Disney for a night of magic. But just far enough from the gate to make the rental costs not too pricey.

Games Room

Our fun packed Games Room will provide hours of entertainment with Table Soccer, Air Hockey and Pool and a great selection of toys including a play kitchen and drawing table for younger members in your party. Kids of all ages will enjoy spending some relaxing time just playing game with other people in your group.

Open Plan Living Room and Kitchen

The large informal sitting areas have Mediterranean floor tiling throughout with leather sofas, a coffee table, occasional tables and lamps, it is the perfect place to relax and socialize. A flat 55” screen TV offering American top 250 digital High Definition TV package, Sony Ipod/Iphone Docking Radio and Wireless 5mb internet facility is all in place for your entertainment. The living room offers pool views with a state conservation area behind the house so no other homes to look at. Just mother nature.

The kitchen is fully equipped and includes a refrigerator, over and cook top combo, dishwasher, coffee maker, microwave, crock pot and toaster.

The utility area has a large washing machine and separate tumble dryer as well as iron/ ironing board, vacuum cleaner etc.

The Master Bedroom

In the master bedroom you will find a beautiful dark wood King size bed with luxury bed linen, a ceiling fan for those warm evenings and a flat screen TV offering American top 250 digital High Definition TV package. The en-suite bathroom provides a peaceful sanctuary to relax in the spacious deep corner bath. It has an extended vanity unit with dual hand basin, large shower cubicle and WC along with a walk in closet. The master bedroom invites you in to the pool area via French Doors for that early morning dip.

Lounge and Dining Area

The Lounge area provides you with a quiet retreat to sit and relax on a comfortable sofa. The dining table provides seating for 8 for a more formal dining evening.

Bedrooms

All bedrooms have luxury bed linen and flat screen TV’s offering 70+ channels. Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed. Bedroom 3 and 4 are twin rooms. All bedrooms are also within easy access to a third family bathroom. For groups with small children, a pull out couch can also sleep someone.

A crib, highchair and pushchair are there for your usage if you have little ones.

Keywords: Family, Villa, Calabria, Kissimmee, Luxury, Orlando, Disney, 192, 4 Bed, 3.5 Bath, Hot Tub, Pool, Air Conditioned, Conservation Area, Exclusive, Italian Style, House, Accommodation, Rental, Vacation Property,

Quiet Location, Not Overlooked, Games Room, Internet, Barbecue, Group Booking, Sleeps 8, Close to Restaurants, Cable TV,

More Details

Owner
Lee Dozier
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Lee Dozier

We are NJ based but travel often and love our home at Disney. Many happy hours of watching the kids swim while cooking out on the patio highlight every visit. We visited La Bella Vita and after staying there we looked for a similar home to purchase for as our own Disney World rental. We were ecstatic when we were able to buy La Bella Vita. Our family is looking forward to continuing to enjoy the Disney experience along for years to come. We love to have old and new friends come stay with us.

Lee Dozier purchased this villa in 2013

Why Lee Dozier chose Tuscany at Westside

For the Dozier's, our family vacation in La Bell Vita was a wonderful experience. We loved the location and the house was set up perfectly for a vacationing family to enjoy the numerous opportunities that are available in the Orlando area. My family loves Disney but prefers to come and go during the day and not be limited to staying at the park all day. The kids love to pop out and relax at our home swimming in the pool or just playing games. The ability for everyone to spread out within the house is just an awesome way to family vacation in Florida.

We love the fact that their family, after numerous vacations to Disney and many more yet to come with our young children, we decided we would like our own home offering the kind of luxuries you should be enjoying on vacation!!. The meaning of our villa name 'La Bella Vita' is 'life is beautiful'. When we stay at our home we enjoy the beautiful life that peaceful Calabria offers us yet still being close to all the excitement that Disney brings too.

What makes this villa unique

We absolutely adore the morning sun and swim and our alfresco breakfast times! Then time to chill out in the evenings with a dip in the hot tub whilst the barbecue food is sizzling.

A family vacationing in a home instead of a hotel, has so much more room to enjoy each other while not being on top of each other. A vacation rental usually give a family about three times the space at half the price.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a lovely stay we had at La Bella Vita. After staying four nights on a Disney resort, the villa was a welcome and relaxing change. It was actually the first time we relaxed properly on the whole trip! As soon as we walked in it felt like home. There was everything we needed (including a very lovely gift of bread, eggs and milk in the fridge) The kids adored the playroom and we couldn't get them out of there. They loved their own pool and the TVs in every room. Ace place!
Apr 2012
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Amenities

Tuscany at Westside Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9 ...
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • All persons sleeping overnight must be on the lease. Max number of overnight guest cannot exceed 9.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Huge master bath, with double sinks, and spa tub
    Queen Ensuite - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , entry to the bath directly from the upstairs queen bedroom
    Upstairs Hall Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Pullout Couch - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Master Bedroom Suite - 1 king , Large Master with direct door to pool deck
    Queen Ensuite - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Great for kids
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Great for kids
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Travel Cot with Luxury bed Linen, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Lounge Sofa converts to Sofa Bed to offer extra accomodation if required.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Family Villa; Heated Pool/Hot Tub, Wifi, Game Room, 2 living rooms, WDW 6 miles
average rating of 4.9101124 based on 90 reviews
5

Clean, beautifully furnished home with fabulous pool and hot tub

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay immensely. Very close to the parks. We enjoyed relaxing in the pool and hot tub so much we changed our park plans.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Disney vacation

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time at this very spacious property. The pool and hot tub were in good condition and were serviced twice during our stay of 13 days.

The management company responded quickly to the few minor issues that came up.

The kitchen stove could use updating as does some of the kitchen cookware, and glasses. Washer and dryer are also in need of updating, the dryer takes a long time to dry especially towels. Beds and bedding were good. The bathrooms were in good condition. All in all, a very nice place.

The neighbourhood was very quiet and convenient to Publix grocery store and numerous restaurants.

It took longer to drive into the Disney parks than we expected. Probably due to the March break , traffic was very heavy along Highway 192.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jane, I appreciate your comments. I'll check on why the dryer is not drying very well. Both the washer and dryer are less than 2 years old and they normally do very well. I'll take a look at the stove, but I hate to replace things that work, just because they are a few years old. Sorry, you did not see the instructions I forwarded on how to stay off of Hwy 192 and avoid all the traffic during busy times of the day. That could have saved you as much as 10 minutes if the traffic is really bad. It was great having your family vacation with us, I hope you travel well back home. Lee
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02/23/2018

  • 5 of 5

The Villa was absolutely beautiful. All the conveniences of your own home plus more (pool, hot tub and play area for kids). The was our first family vacation & we had never before rented a private home (Villa). The experience from start to finish was flawless with all the help coming directly from the Lee (owner). Anyone who will rent this unit will NOT be disappointed .Prior to our arrival we were provided with a "Welcome Letter" which included a contact list, should there be any questions or concerns.

SPECIAL THANKS TO LEE FOR ALLOWING OUR FAMILY to enjoy his family Villa. We were so pleased with everything that we have referred some friends of ours to Lee.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donna, It was great assisting you with a magical vacation. Please see us again the next time you travel to Disney. Lee
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

A group of five of us stayed after a cruise and it was such a nice way to unwind before travelling home.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and convenient

  • 4 of 5

We just got back from a month in Florida and the last two weeks we stayed at this house very near Disney. After other rentals, what I liked about this rental was that the owner had created a useful book with all kinds of information. He was accessible by phone, and his management company was very responsive. The house is large and comfortable, with plenty of room for a large family. We only used the lower level since it was just the two of us, but there were upstairs bedrooms. We like the hot tub, and the pool. The pool was very small but we still had fun. The location is perfect. We were literally five minutes drive from grocery stores, Anytime Fitness which we use, and within 11 miles of Lake Louisa State Park which is a great place to hike and get away from malls and traffic. The house is in a very nice neighborhood which was very quiet. If you are planning on going to Disney this is location is perfect.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Birthday celebration

  • 4 of 5

Great place, tons of space, wonderful for families, loved the pool and the hot tub, wish the weather was warmer.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amway Center
Orlando Magic play here in season. Good option for a poor weather day.
Outback Steakhouse
Decent steaks at an affordable price.
Hollywood Brown Derby
Good food. Standard Disney markup. Great idea for breakfast if you need to get into the pa...
Black Angus Restaurant
One of the better steakhouse options outside of Disney.
Tommy Bahama's Tropical Cafe
Good general selection, cool vacation atmosphere.
Golden Corral W Vine
Average quality food fare, about what you will get inside the parks. But real good bang for...
Buffalo Wild Wings
One of the better "bar food" restaurants around. Wings and burgers are very good. Lots of ...
Cracker Barrel
Great "family food". Southern cooking at its best. If you are from out of the US, then get...
Giordano's
Pizza is good. Not up to the Chicago standard the store is named for. Very expensive for a...
Wawa
Located right at the intersection of Hwy 192 and Westside, Wawa is the standard setter for q...
Papa John's
Close location. Phone in an order and it's ready when you arrive. They also deliver. Call...
SeaWorld Orlando
Great option for a day away from Disney. Less people and a bit slower pace with sit down sh...
Cape Canaveral
Check the calendar for rocket launches. A definite bucket list item. Watching from the par...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Another "Southern" treat. Of course they are just good doughnuts if the Hot Doughnuts Now l...
Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Numerous
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Orange Lake Country Club
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Kissimmee Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 429
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Numerous
Nearest Beach
75 Miles
Coco Beach
Car: recommended

Activities are too numerous to be all inclusive, but La Bella Vita is conveniently located to all major Orlando Theme parks and activities.

Disney World property is less that three miles as the crow flies and 6-10 miles depending upon which theme park you are attending. We are closest to Disney Animal Kingdom.

Universal Studios and Sea World Adventure are less than 20 miles to the East.

Bush Gardens Florida is and hour to the West.

In between there are other lesser attractions like Wet and Wild, Gator Land, Haunted Grimm House, Holy Land Experience, Nickelodeon Studios, Orlando Grand Prix, Happy Days Family Adventure, Sky coaster, Battle Zone, Orlando Sling-Shot, Jungle Land Zoo, Airheads Trampolines, Numerous arcades and golf courses.

More activities than your family can do in a month. You are welcome to try though.

Lego Land is located 30 miles south.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 13.5%

Pool Heat is $20.00 per night and is not included in the basic pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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