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2950 Sq Ft Executive Villa ,28ft Pool with Spa, free WiFi 12 mins to Disney

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 2,950 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Photographs updated in Jan 2017

This luxury Villa is a former show home which showcases all the developer's upgrades, furnished with premium quality furniture and maintained to a high standard. It is on a large plot that has no rear neighbors and has been planted at the back with pine trees and shrubs. The villa is fully air-conditioned with a dual-zone system to enable the temperature for the upstairs and downstairs to be set at different temperatures. There are five full bedrooms each fitted with a remote controlled thermostatic ceiling fan/light, three full bathrooms and two half baths. Outside there is a large covered lanai with lighting and ceiling fan. The fully screened, substantial refurbished 1200 sqft pool deck has seating for eight along with 6 high-end Carter Grandle loungers each with their own side table. A stainless gas BBQ with side burner to enjoy alfresco dining using the high grade outdoor dining ware. There is a fitted child safety fence and the added bonus of a poolside toilet & outdoor shower with 10” hansgroche rainfall showerhead. The sparkling, 28-foot x 14 foot pool (one of the largest on Calabay Parc) has fan sprays and streamers to add to the fun. There is also a large 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 foot Jacuzzi/spa with waterfall. The Pool heater is a a high power Gas Dual Zone Heater which can increase the temperature in the spa from 70° to 95° within approximately 5 minutes. Both the Pool & Spa have mood lighting for those night-time dips or to add to the ambience whilst soaking in the spa & listening to music on the in-house intercom system via the speaker on the deck area. The garage has been converted to a fully air-conditioned bespoke Games Room with a regulation 9ft Robertson pool table , foosball, Air-Hockey and shuffleboard tables.

Kitchen and Living areas:

Fully equipped kitchen (high quality dinner/flatware pans and utensils) with corian© work surfaces & breakfast bar. Cordless phone & USB charging Socket. Separate indoor utility with washer and gas dryer, Half bath in foyer. Formal dining area with sliding doors to poo deckl. There is an inter-room intercom/music system throughout the house with the main control situated within the living area. The open plan layout and cathedral ceiling downstairs makes the Villa light and airy. There is a 46 inch flat panel TV in living room, flat panel TVs in every bedroom, Blue-Ray DVD player, ceiling fans, sliding doors to pool deck. The Villa is fitted with a modem and wireless router for free high speed internet access and free continental USA/Canada phone calls. Separate study area with desk and chair.

Downstairs - Master Bedroom – upgraded to a Drexel Heritage solid oak american king-size bedroom suite with travertine tops to the two night stands and dresser with mirror, high quality box spring and mattress and bedlinen. Private pool access, flat panel TV, mirrored double wardrobe containing a Hotel quality safe that is large enough to fit a 17” flat screen laptop. Thermostatic remote controlled ceiling fan/light and phone. En-suite bath with corian© double vanities, large Roman tub, separate large shower with 10” hansgrohe rainfall showerhead, and private water closet/toilet.

Upstairs

Bedroom one (former Den area) – remodelled January 2017 and upgraded to queen-size solid oak bedroom suite with high quality pillow top mattress, two night stands, dressing table with mirror and chest of drawers, built-in wardrobe and flat panel TV. Thermostatic remote controlled ceiling fan/light

Bedroom Two – two single beds, dresser, night stand,, flat panel TV and built-in double wardrobe, remote controlled thermostatic ceiling fan/light. Bedrooms One and Two share the second bathroom which has a tub with shower over, corian© double vanities, and water closet/toilet.

Bedroom Three - Two single beds, dresser, night stand, flat panel TV & DVD player, built-in double wardrobe, remote controlled ceiling fan/light and shares the bathroom with bedroom Four.

Bedroom Four – upgraded queen-size solid oak bedroom suite with high quality pillow top mattress, two night stands and armoir, built-in double wardrobe and flat panel TV. The en-suite bath has a tub with shower over, corian© double vanities and water closet/toilet.

Games Room - A bespoke games room, insulated and air-conditioned with fully finished/decorated interior walls and floor. Equipped with a regulation 9ft Robertson pool table (new for May 2015), 9ft Shuffleboard Table and upgraded High end Foosball with weighted players and bearing supported rods for lightening fast action and an arcade quality Air-hockey table. Sofa for watching the action.

Baby Equipment – 2 High Chairs, 2 Travel Cribs and a single pushchair – we also have a bedside safety rail and childrens’ cutlery.

There is a Tot Lot on Calabay Parc with slides.

More Details

Owner
Helen & Gary Barnes
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Helen & Gary Barnes

We are based in the UK and have been married since 1982, we have two grown up daughters and are now proud grandparents of both 2 granddaughters and 2 grandsons. Gary is a Engineer and I am a homemaker.

Helen & Gary Barnes purchased this villa in 2012

Why Helen & Gary Barnes chose Calabay Parc

We wanted a property that ticked all our boxes, on a good community, not overlooked, light and airy, large pool with spa that is not too far from the parks but also near to supermarkets and other amenities. A property that would be a good holiday home for both ourselves and our guests.

What makes this villa unique

Whilst most people would have been happy with the villa as it was we drew up and have been carrying out a scheme of upgrades, starting with replacing the linens and cook/dinner ware, we then replaced the bedroom furniture in the master bedrooms, replacing and increasing the amount of patio furniture, replacing the fans in the bedrooms with thermostatic fan/lights, converting the garage to a bespoke air-conditioned games room, repainting the pool deck, installing mood lighting to the pool & spa and installing a pool side thermostatic shower replacing the existing lounge fan with a large remote controlled fan and with further upgrades planned

Amenities

Calabay Parc Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , located downstairs off hall way
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Located outside by covered lanai on Pool deck
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Twin corian© vanities
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Twin corian© vanities
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , toilet in separate closet. Twin corian© vanities.
  • All full bathrooms have twin corian© vanities. Bonus of Air conditioned pool side half bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Drexel Heritage Solid Oak bedroom suite with en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , High end solid oak bedroom suite with en-suite facility.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , with shared bathroom.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , with shared bathroom.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Solid Wood Bedroom suite 2 x nightstands, dresser & drawers
  • All bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and remote controlled thermostatic ceiling fan/light. All master bedrooms have been upgraded with high end solid oak bedroom suites, mattresses and bedding. All bedrooms have been repainted
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
Notes:
Within Calabay Parc there is a covered tot-lot

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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2950 Sq Ft Executive Villa ,28ft Pool with Spa, free WiFi 12 mins to Disney
average rating of 4.826087 based on 46 reviews
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Great pool and hot tub. House was just ok. 2.5 stars

  • 3 of 5

The house is about 25 minute drive to Disney gates. Some days due to traffic it took over an hour to get back to the house.

The pool and hot tub are a great feature and the pool has a 3 feet shallow end and a max depth of 5 feet which was great for our 5 year old. We did pay the extra fee to heat the pool per day and it was well worth it.

We were very excited for the outdoor grill. But it was a huge disappointment. Only 2 out of the 5 burners worked and it was left very dirty. We were not able to get it hot enough to cook. A cheap rental bbq was given as a replacement for the week.

The house has a nice layout. 5 bathrooms were nice. The beds were quite hard and not very comfortable and the pillows were very cheap and we needed to steal pillows from other bedrooms just to have at least 3 to prop our heads up. The cookware in the kitchen is minimal. 2 frying pans that were old and not very clean (one was for frying an egg and nothing larger) We ended up buying our own. We could not find the one dish cloth all week until we stripped the sheets to find it static clinged inside the bedding.

Be prepared to supply yourself with everything for the kitchen. Salt and pepper, paper towels and toilet paper should be on your grocery list. Publix is 5 minute drive away. 10-15 minute drive away are a tonne of restaurants and some shopping.

We felt safe in the area and safe in the house.

The carpet throughout the house and kitchen chairs could use a steam cleaning as they are extremely stained.

I've rented homes in vacation areas before and this one gets a 2.5 because if the pool/spa and location. It could have been a 5 if the beds and pillows were more comfortable and the bbq was as advertised and the carpet was in better shape.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Brandi Thank you for your review, We are glad you and your family enjoyed the pool and spa which is one of the many attributes of our Villa and always recommend guests have the Pool heated between mid-October and mid-April to really enjoy these features. Whilst we encourage guests’ feedback we are disappointed with some of your comments and overall rating but hopefully have addressed your issues below. As stated in the terms and conditions the BBQ is supplied free of charge and although it is cleaned on a regular basis it is not cleaned weekly, previous guests had not reported any issues. However, once you reported this, the Caretaker arranged a replacement to be with you in 1.5 hrs, unfortunately rental bbqs are not of the same quality as ours. The BBQ is now being completely overhauled with new burners / igniters. Bed comfort is a very personal thing, the previous guest’s review comments on how comfortable the beds are?? All our bedding / mattresses and pillows are high quality branded items, the pillows being replaced earlier this year. We will however confirm the cleaners have not substituted the originals whilst laundering. The cookware is a standard sized set plus a couple of additional pans and is just 12 months old, again a good quality ‘Hard Anodzed’ set and we have a vast assortment over 20 items of Calphalon utensils. Two kitchen towels / oven mitts and supply a new dish cloth for each guest. Initial toilet rolls, hand soap and bin bags are provided, however as with the vast majority of rentals we are a self-catering property. The soft furnishings and carpets are regularly deep cleaned, unfortunately not all guests treat our property with the respect it deserves. Due to the direct access to the pool area from the lounge, the carpet gets a lot of high traffic and as part of our continuous upgrades and improvements, plans had already been made to replace this carpet with tile in two weeks’ time and also for the fabric on the kitchen chairs to be replaced with leather. Kind regards Gary and Helen
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5

Superb property and location.

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely spacious villa and was more than comfortable for the six of us staying here. It would easily and comfortably sleep ten people.This was our second stay in this particular villa and we would most definitely stay here again and recommend it to others. The bedrooms are all very spacious and there are plenty of bathrooms to choose from also. The beds are all very comfortable allowing for a good nights sleep after a busy day! My parents stayed with us in the villa and they have difficulty using stairs. This villa accommodates for this very well as they were able to have the downstairs master bedroom with a huge en-suite bathroom which meant that they didn't have to go upstairs the whole stay making things a lot easier for them. The open plan living space is wonderful and the villa is very light throughout. The pool area is large and is not overlooked from the rear at all. There is complete privacy down the sides from neighbours also. It was very clean throughout and there were plenty of towels and bedding, etc for use. There is a high quality air conditioning system in place here which kept the villa at a comfortable temperature at all times.

The location is ideal if you are planning on a visit to Disney. We also found it easy to travel further afield as it was a good base for many places. It was also close to a main supermarket making it easy to pop to the shops. Calabay Parc itself is very well maintained and the gardens at this villa and surrounding ones are all maintained to a very high level.

The owner and managers were all very easy and friendly to liaise with and nothing was too much trouble. They were all very helpful with any enquiries we had and communication throughout the whole booking was very good.

We would definitely recommend a stay in this villa to anyone thinking of staying in this area.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jenny and Mark Thank you for your kind review which succinctly summarises the reasons we bought this villa. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Helen and Gary
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5

Great property to enjoy a Disney vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was a great home away from home. My family and friends really enjoyed our stay there. It is spacious, nicely furnished and the kitchen is well equipped. We enjoyed the big dining table where we can seat all 4 children and 4 adults for breakfast.

The owner was very accommodating, responsive and absolutely wonderful to deal with.

I would definitely recommend this property and visit again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ed and Lena Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you found our home to be a home away from home, the kitchen is well equipped and the dining table a good size to seat you all. We hope you decide to come back in the future. Kind regards Helen and Gary
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5

Fabulous Villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Villa the last week of August 2017. Upon arrival we found the Villa to be clean and well maintained. Everything you need is there and shopping is close by.

The pool was an added bonus and great to come back to after visiting the parks or remaining there for the day. We all also enjoyed the game room.

The proximity of the Villa is near major highways and easy to get to the many parks and attractions.

The booking process was very easy, owners very helpful and caretakers available if needed.

We would not hesitate to book again when travelling to Orlando.

Thank you Helen and Gary for a fabulous stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lynn for your kind review. One of the many reasons we chose the villa was for its great location and we are pleased you found this to be the case. We are really glad you enjoyed your vacation and look forward to having you back in the future. Kind regards Helen and Gary
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Amazing holiday perfect home from home

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay at this wonderful home. There have been a few upgrades done since our last visit and they add too the whole experience.

The villa was very clean and well maintained the pool was cleaned every week and the caretakers were easy to get hold of if we needed anything.

We spent 4 amazing weeks there and had plenty of time to do all the theme parks and have plenty of rest days.

We will be booking again in the future hopefully sooner rather than later.

Pool is amazing villa is perfect and situated in the perfect location for all parks and there are plenty if shops and restaurants close by.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Laura and Andy Thank you for your review, it is always nice to have guests back who appreciate the upgrades we have made to the villa since their previous visit. One of the main features of our Villa is our pool and its location which is so central for all the amenities and parks. We look forward to having you back again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Helen and Gary
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5

Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this villa in April 2017 for 2 weeks on a family holiday and had a great time.

This villa is fabulous, clean and spacious and has everything you need. We all loved the pool and the hot tub which was very relaxing after the busy days in the parks.

The location is great, Publix is just down the road and Walmart is 10 mins drive away. There's lots of eating places close by and it's not far to drive to Disney.

The owners are very helpful and informative, nothing is too much trouble. We can't wait to return to this wonderful villa.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Alison Thank you for your kind review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your holiday at our Villa. We look forward to having you back in the future. Kind regards Helen and Gary
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Map

Beautiful Calabay Parc is a prestigious development of executive homes ideally located close to Disney on Highway 27, only 2.5 miles from Exit 58 on I-4. It is quiet and well-maintained and is situated in a conservation area. The wide streets and variety of architectural styles make this a perfect location for all the family to enjoy a relaxing holiday whilst still being within easy reach of all the major attractions. It is approximately 12 minutes drive to Disney World main gate, 35 minutes to Legoland and 25 minutes to Sea World and Universal Studios, 35 minutes to Orlando International Airport.

The Atlantic coast can be reached in a little over a hour, where you will be able to visit the Kennedy Space Center, Florida’s oldest town of Saint Augustine and the world-famous Daytona Beach. The powder white sands of the beautiful Gulf coast to the west are just over an hour away. There are many excellent golf courses within easy reach – 5-minute drive to the 36-hole championship course at Champions Gate, and easy access to the three signature courses at Reunion Resort. The multi-million dollar retail center at Posner Park is only 3 miles away – providing lots more shopping, dining, cinemas, etc., close to the villa.

Public Supermarket, gas station, and Wal-Mart Supercenter nearby.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Pool & Spa Heat per day............................................... $26
Spa Only Heat per day................................................. $13
Exit Cleaning Fee for Stays under 7 Nights...................... $100
Taxes.................................................................. Included

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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