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Beautiful Townhome Close to Clubhouse 20 mins from Disney

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,370 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

24 Hour Manned Secure

Overlooking 4th hole

2 minutes from clubhouse

Vaulted ceiling

Sleeps 8

2 queen bedrooms

1 twin room (2 twin beds)

Queen sleeper sofa

Set in the famous 24 hour secure Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club, this lovely privately owned home is more than fully-equipped for the perfect vacation.

Accommodation is in 2 queen size bedrooms both with ceiling fans and 1 bedroom with 2 twins, plus ceiling fan, all linens are good quality. The large tropical feel master bedroom is equipped with cable t.v., DVD, ceiling fan and has views over the golf course, the ensuite has double sized bath and large shower with thick fluffy towels. There is also a new Queen sleeper sofa in the lounge.

Open plan full kitchen with breakfast bar, the formal dining area leads to large open plan lounge which has a double height ceiling for a great cool, spacious feeling and our home has the added convenience of lovely wooden floors downstairs and deep pile carpet upstairs - kitchen and bathrooms are tile. There is cable T.V with DVD and a CD player in the lounge with a large selection of discs both DVD and CD to choose from plus games and plenty of books. It includes free unlimited local and long distance calling to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico as well as wireless high speed internet.

Try the putting green or driving range at the clubhouse just across the road (2 mins) before having breakfast in our beautiful screened Florida room which overlooks the fourth hole. Or put your feet up in the padded rocker with a good book from our library. Watch the birdlife parade past - cranes, egrets and ibis as you plan your day. Southern Dunes is an award PGA championship golf course ranked number 6 in Florida in Golf Digest 2007 - 2008.

A short four minute stroll takes you to our community pool large enough for a good cool down swim, complete with chairs and loungers, you often have it to yourselves as it is for the use of our road only. There is a small gym/workout room for the use of Southern Dunes guests at the Forest Hills clubhouse a short walk from the house.

Disney is only 20 minutes away along with Sea World and all that Orlando has to offer. In the opposite direction down the 27 is the newly opened LegoLand.

Not too far from the coast for a day at the beach, west for the Gulf beaches or east for the Atlantic. Catch a launch from Kennedy Space Centre (dates and times on their website), you can watch from Cocoa Beach.

Sited at the entrance to Southern Dunes is a 24 hour Wal-Mart, Winn Dixie and a bank plus plenty of restaurants - Manny's is a must , great food, amazing atmosphere.

Sorry no pets. We have made this a home from home with original artwork and comfortable furniture, not just a rental. Many extra features (thoughtful items like hairdryers, cool box, pool/beach towels, pool toys and beach chairs). We spend three months of the year here so it really is set up as a home not just an investment opportunity.

We hope you'll enjoy it as much as we do.

Keywords: Townhouse

More Details

Owner
Gillian Walker
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Gillian Walker

As we approached retirement we wanted to spend as much time in sunny Florida as we could so purchased our home on Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club and have never regreted it. After renting for many years and often feeling let down by small things that make a big difference we decided we could do a lot better. So now we ensure that all details no matter how small are taken care of (quality towels and linens) - plenty of DVD's, CD's, books etc. Our home doesn't have that bland look of most rentals it is welcoming and vibrant.

As an artist I have been busy painting the local wildlife and views of Florida which adds to our homes comfortable atmosphere.

We enjoy sharing our home with our guests and love the feedback and glowing comments from our many visitors.

Gillian Walker purchased this townhome in 2003

Why Gillian Walker chose Haines City

We loved the central location close to the real Florida with it's many nature reserves and being so near to the amusement parks was a bonus for grandchildren. The setting of Southern Dunes Golf & County Club was particularly appealing and being in Haines City with it's local market, bandstand and it's small town feel.

We weren't disappointed we have lovely neighbours up and down our road - everyone is so friendly and welcoming. They really make you feel part of the community even though we are only there three months of the year.

What makes this townhome unique

With both east and west coast beaches being just over an hour away you have a great choice. Just across the road from the clubhouse means you can drive your cart to pick up your clubs and you never miss a tee off time. The clubhouse restaurant/bar is great for Friday or Saturday nights and the Sunday buffet is well worth sampling. Across the 27 is Manny's which is quite famous in the area and an experience our guests enjoy - but ring ahead it is always busy with great atmosphere, happy hour 4 - 7. With our agents close by our guests have the added security of back up should they need any assistance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mrs. Walker: we had a wonderful vacation at your beautiful home, we would love to return next year, if the dates would be open .I will be certain to contact you in the future. I would recommend your home to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation in a picture perfect setting. Wonderful accommodation's and clean environment, beautiful artwork with all the amenities.The view of the 4th green in the morning, while drinking coffee on your screened patio, will be our most favorite memory. The golf course was beautiful along with being brutal with all the Hugh sand bunkers. We had a delightful time.
Mar 2011
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Amenities

Southern Dunes Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1370 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master has walk in shower stall family bath has shower over bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queens have soft, comfortable mattress toppers, Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1) New in April 2012. Master has cable t.v. and dvd player
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Cable digital package, Waste disposal, Coffee maker, Toaster, Blender, Quality Linens Provided, Towels and Pool Towels, Beach Chairs, Hairdryers, Cool Box, High chair and stroller at house, cot availabe from our agent at small extra cost. Phone includes free unlimited local and long distance calling to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico as well as wireless high speed internet.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Townhome Close to Clubhouse 20 mins from Disney
average rating of 4.869565 based on 29 reviews
5

It was perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We had wonderful stay at Southern Dunes. The house was beautiful as described, amazing view of the golf course and well furnished. It was close to Disney, the beaches and other attractions. Can't wait to return again!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and exactly as advertised. I felt that I absolutely got what I paid for. It was clean and very conveniently located to an event I attended in Haines City. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Huntsville, AL
5

We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, clean townhouse that simply can't be beat for the price! We came to town to visit family and are already planning on staying here for our next trip. A couple things we thought a bit strange about the amenities, but we'll remember for our next stay.

1)No paper towels or napkins provided.

2)Only 1 roll of paper per bathroom (no spares)

3)Only 1 use of dishwasher detergent provided (for a 4 night stay)

All very minor things that don't change our rating, but we'll definitely keep in mind when packing for our next visit.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that they enjoyed their stay in our home, it is self catering and there are only minimum supplies but shops are close by. We will look forward to this guest rebooking.
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DEARBORN, MI
4

Property appearance was nice and clean. The gated community kept it quiet.

  • 4 of 5

When we first walked in, I expected it to be a little bigger than it was. After traveling 1200 miles, I didn't expect to have to buy paper products - paper towel, napkins, plastic wrap, aluminum foil. There were only one roll of toilet paper and a small hotel-size bar of soap in each bathroom. The small bottle of dish soap lasted the week but one dishwasher pod wasn't enough. A little skimpy on all the supplies.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was somewhat nonplussed to read this, most guests walk in and say 'wow' as the size with the cathedral ceiling is impressive. It is self catering, not many rentals supply tin foil, plastic wrap and paper napkins (there are proper napkins). With all the extras we do supply and a dollar store close by we think this guest being a bit pedantic.
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5

My family's overall stay was fabulous!!! The town house was lovely and cozy.

  • 5 of 5

I had the best sleep, because the beds were so comfortable. Everything we needed from extra towels and wash cloths were at the touch of our fingers. The house is extremely clean and has plenty of space to eat. We really enjoyed our stay and are planning to stay here again on future trips.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Property for our family

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with the property. My wife and I took our 4 kids to Disney for Christmas this past year. The condo was better then we expected. It was the ideal place to come back to every night. It provided us with a quiet place to rest outside of Walt Disney World. The kitchen was perfect for dinner on the nights we came back a little early. The owners were great, staying in contact and working with us through email the entire time leading up to our visit. The Condo offers more amenities then we could use in our time there.

I would recommend this property to anyone. My wife and I plan to take our family there again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

'Situated in the center of the state you get the feel of the real Florida, great for bird watching.' 'Beaches are only an hour and a quarter away! Visit Circle B Bar Reserve, Paragliding, watersports, dolphin watch and shelling....'

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Rates & Availability

Southern Dunes Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$90
$600
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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