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5 Gated Private Acres, Sleeps Upto 52- Like Your Own Theme Park!

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The world's only ice cream cone pool- The hot tub is the cherry on top!


Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:52
  • Bedrooms:10
  • Bathrooms:5.5
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

10 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, sleeps upto 52

The Sweet Escape is a UNIQUE mansion & private estate that has been featured on TV shows ! Situated on 5 gorgeous acres outside of Orlando and just minutes from the Florida turnpike...Sweet Escape entertains families, couples, corporate retreats, reunions, and more.. It has its own 1400 square foot karaoke night club with disco lighting! It even has laser tag, an indoor sauna, a ballpit, and an indoor carnival games booth! Enjoy luxury furnishings, game tables, MULTIPLE STAND-UP FULL-SIZED VIDEO GAME MACHINES (even amenities like in-bedroom pinball, massage chairs, carnival!)-- There's an ENORMOUS 30,000 gallon ice cream cone shaped pool with an outdoor movie theater! There's an outdoor waterpark, water slide, mini golf, human Candyland board... sports courts and more ! This is NOT your typical rental-- It's a GORGEOUS, gated private home on acreage...with approximately 8,000 square feet of living space and plenty of outdoor FUN !

10 bedrooms (mostly king & queen sized beds), plus 4 near-Queen pull-out beds from couches and 2 Queen air mattresses++ upto 14 rollaways available (and other sleeping as well)

Outdoor Fun:
Our 5 acre 'backyard' is like a theme park.
The whole family can swim in the large ice-cream cone shaped/theme pool.
There is a slide into the pool.
There is a movie screen outdoors by the pool!
There is a candy-themed miniature golf course with a human candyland concrete 'board' game built around it.
There is a huge BBQ/outdoor entertainment area.
There are playgrounds.
There is a tetherball court AND a volleyball court.
There is a human candyland board...

Indoor Fun:

This 8,000+ square foot property has TEN LARGE BEDROOMS !!! Use as many or as few as you need!
Each room is gorgeously decorated with the 'Sweet Escape' theme..
There's a Hershey's Room, A Coca-Cola Room, and so much more!- -The whole family with argue over who gets which room !
Indoors, there is dining for dozens of people--EASILY!
Additionally, there is a full movie theater with gorgeous, relaxing seats--and a 1200+ square foot DISCO-LIGHTED night club with karoake, DJ booth, arcade games, pinball machines, and more.

'The Sweet Escape' is one of Florida's most unique properties!
Vacation celebrity style!


1. How Can We Sleep Up To 52 People At A 10 Bedroom Estate?
Many families do it all the time! The 10 bedrooms have beds for 24 people (assuming double occupancy in the King & Queen beds)... We also have 14 twin rollaways and 4 queen sleeper sofas...adding room for 22 more sleepers. The rest either use couches, their own sleeping bags (plenty of space), and many teens/tweens LOVE to use the fully reclining theater seats -- so they can kickback under blankets & pillows--watching movies and playing video games on the giant screen until the wee hours! Babies, of course, use our pack-n-play cribs (or their own!)

2. Do You Allow Weddings/Events On Site?
Only small ones with 65 or fewer guests. If you're planning a larger event, check out our other mega estates: The Great Escape Lakeside (property # 4109211) and The Ever After Estate (property # 281061).

3. It Says You Have A 3 Night Minimum But Can I Please Book Only 2 Nights? (or just 1 Night!)
You can book 1 night or 2 nights only when we have a 1 or 2 night GAP in our calendar. For example, if one guest is checking out on Thursday and another guest is checking in on Saturday, then we'll allow you to book THAT Thursday-Saturday by special request. In all other circumstances, you would have to book a minimum of 3 nights. Please note that while you may only NEED 2 nights, booking/paying for 3 nights--has its advantages! For example, you can stay as late as you want on that last/extra day (or arrive as early as you want on the first day--depending on which day you make to be the "extra" one!)

4. What's The Price?
The rates posted on Homeaway are completely accurate! Click "RATES," enter your dates, and then click VIEW DETAILS under the nightly rate in the upper right corner. Alternatively, you can also use the RATE CALCULATOR on The Sweet Escape's website.
Nightly rates are $995-1445/night. (Higher during the weeks of Thanksgiving and Xmas/New Year's). Departure cleaning is $888 and taxes are 11%

5. Are The Rates Negotiable?
Sorry, no. However, you'll definitely find it more cost effective to sleep 15-52 people at Sweet Escape than you would to sleep the same number of people at any decent area hotel --especially when you factor in all of the incredible amenities at Sweet Escape!

6. Do You Allow Pets?
On a case-by-case basis, we allow hypoallergenic, potty-trained dogs for a rate of $25/day.
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 8200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 52
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 52

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 7: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 8: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 9: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 11: 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 12: 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 10: 2 twin/ single


  • (There are 10 large bedrooms PLUS two near-Queen sized pull-out beds in luxury couches AND two Queen-sized air mattresses with plenty of private rooms for them!) Total Bed Breakdown is as follows: 2 King, 6 Queen, 8 twin/bunk, 14 twin and double luxury inflatable air mattress, 4 double sleeper sofas, 4 fully reclining theater seats w/ blankets, etc;...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, tub


  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 6: toilet


  • Gorgeous-- marble..and more! There is a CANDYLAND- THEMED bathroom, an 'EYE CANDY' bathroom--- a 'TOOTH FAIRY BATHROOM..' -- and so much more! Incredible customized mural work and themeing.....moreless

Other Amenities

  • (smoking is allowed OUTDOORS only!)


  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Full-sized commercial arcade games, pinball machine, slot machines, and more.......moreless

  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games:

    Xbox 360 Kinect, Wii, Ps3, stand-up commercial arcade machines, etc;...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 28 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Rumpus Room
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Study Room
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Shed
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer 2017
May 26 - Aug 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,295 $1,445
Thu, Fri, Sat
Nov 14 - Nov 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
3 night min stay
Feb 9 - Apr 30, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,095 $1,145
Thu, Fri, Sat
May 25 - Aug 19, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,295 $1,445
Thu, Fri, Sat
Nov 18 - Nov 25, 2018
3 night min stay
Nov 29 - Dec 3, 2018
3 night min stay
Dec 5 - Dec 8, 2018
3 night min stay
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2019
3 night min stay
Feb 7 - Apr 30, 2019
3 night min stay
$1,095 $1,145
Thu, Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$995 $1,145
Thu, Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • AmenitFee $188 + tax
  • Departure Cleaning $888 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Tax Rate 14.88%


Please contact owner directly via email, phone, or text. Rates vary based on availability/demand more than they do on seasonality.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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This gorgeous 10 bedroom, 5 acre property is located just north of Clermont - Disney World's main suburb! It's the only part of Florida with rolling hills---some of the most gorgeous scenery around. There are plenty of malls, restaurants, and other attractions nearby (movies, bowling, laser tag, arcades, playgrounds, kids' play places, and more!)..There's also plenty of historic downtown areas, landmarks like the Citrus Tower, Lake Ridge Winery, etc;


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: There is NOTHING like The Sweet Escape. Look carefully at the photos of other luxury homes and you will see soul-less marble museums that will make you say 'wow, nice' for 2 moments and your children will be bored. You will not remember much about the other homes, only the rest of your vacation. In contrast, Sweet Escape IS* a vacation spot. You will be talking about it for YEARS to come. There is a DISCOTHEQUE inside with family karaoke. There are MULTIPLE video game arcades--not just a room with 2 game tables like the other homes have. REAL commercial video game machines AND pinball AND juke boxes AND prize redemption machines and MORE.. There is a MOVIE THEATER by the pool AS WELL AS a movie theater indoors. There are 5 acres of privacy, sports courts, your own mini golf course.. There is a HUGE ice cream cone pool. The hot tub is a cherry on top. There's a water SPLASH park.. There's a giant Hershey bottle shooting water onto a chocolate slide that comes down from 'sugar high mountain..' There's a laser tag room, a massage room, a romantic boardwalk/carnival room-- and SO MUCH MORE...

Why Minneola, FL, USA:
It's close enough to all of the attractions yet far enough to afford lots of private acreage and a sense of retreat. It is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and Florida's only rolling hills---even a small mountain named SUGAR*LOAF-- how appropriate!

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
A swimming pool 2.5X larger than most vacation rental homes. A splash park A private DISCOTHEQUE WITH KARAOKE An elaborate video game arcade. Mini golf. Sports courts. Privacy/acreage. Laser tag. 2 enormous kitchens... and more...

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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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  • The world's only ice cream cone pool- The hot tub is the cherry on top!

    The world's only ice cream cone pool- The hot tub is the cherry on top!

  • Milky Way Galaxy LASER TAG Bedroom!

    Milky Way Galaxy LASER TAG Bedroom!

  • Movie theater..

    Movie theater..

  • Lolliop Bedroom -- Also includes interactive games.

    Lolliop Bedroom -- Also includes interactive games.

  • Enjoy a massage in the romantic Hershey themed bedroom!

    Enjoy a massage in the romantic Hershey themed bedroom!

  • Kitchen #2 "The Cereal Killer" mystery..

    Kitchen #2 "The Cereal Killer" mystery..

  • Perform Karoake at the Home Night Club's DJ Booth

    Perform Karoake at the Home Night Club's DJ Booth

  • Part of The Arcade

    Part of The Arcade

  • An actual splash park--- children and teens adore!

    An actual splash park--- children and teens adore!

  • Slide down Sugar Rush Slide-- as the Hershey bottle sprays it down!

    Slide down Sugar Rush Slide-- as the Hershey bottle sprays it down!

  • splash park!

    splash park!

  • Candy Shop Room

    Candy Shop Room

  • An actual CARNIVAL GAMES booth

    An actual CARNIVAL GAMES booth

  • The PEPSI bedroom (view FROM bed]--in the Sweet Escape's Coke & Pepsi wing.

    The PEPSI bedroom (view FROM bed]--in the Sweet Escape's Coke & Pepsi wing.

  • Total kitchen and dining areas actually EASILY sit 30+ people!

    Total kitchen and dining areas actually EASILY sit 30+ people!

  • How Sweet Escape Came To Be..

    How Sweet Escape Came To Be..

  • In Wall Tablet Computer In the Milky Way GALAXY

    In Wall Tablet Computer In the Milky Way GALAXY

  • Welcome !

    Welcome !

VRBO #403729

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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