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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,392 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 30 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Woods View, Golf Cart Included

The best location in The Villages! Close to all the activities The Villages has to offer, but also located on a quiet street and and backs a private wooded lot. Just a short walk to the Summerhill Recreation Center, complete with pool, bocce ball, shuffleboard, and horseshoe pit. A 5 minute golf cart ride to the Saddlebrook Recreation Center with pool, billiards, shuffleboard, bocce, horseshoes, tennis, pickleball, the polo and baseball fields and more. Shopping at Walmart, Publix, Walgreens, CVS, Bealls Dept. Store, Olive Garden, Bone Fish Grill, NYPD Pizza, Red Lobster, IHOP, Golden Corral, Giovanni's and more, are also just a 5 min golf cart ride away. The house is only 15 minutes by golf cart to Lake Sumter Landing or 20 min to Spanish Springs Town Square where you can enjoy nightly entertainment, and even more shopping, restaurants and movie theaters. The Glenview Championship Golf Course is also a short golf cart ride away, as are several 9 hole executive courses. All 31 executive courses and 11 Championship courses can be reached by golf cart. With your temporary resident ID card you can play for free on any of the executive courses or pay a nominal fee for the championship courses.

Relax in my comfortably furnished home away from home. I have tried to think of everything you will need to make your visit as pleasant as possible. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the necessities and the appliances have been upgraded with a 5 burner gas stove, dishwasher, and double-door refrigerator with freezer on the bottom. Additionally, there is a large laundry room with newer washer and dryer. The living room has a comfortable couch, a recliner and 50 inch LED Smart HDTV with Comcast cable and Netflix. The master bedroom has a new (9/13) King pillow top mattress, 29 inch LED Smart HDTV and separate bathroom with walk-in shower and large walk-in closet. Bedroom two has a new (9/13) queen pillow top mattress and large closet. Bedroom three has a murphy bed, 29 inch LED Smart HDTV, computer with printer and comfortable sofa. All bedrooms have ceiling fans. The private lanai is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee with your paper or tablet while using the included high-speed wireless internet. I have stocked the laundry room pantry with paper goods, iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner and laundry supplies. Beside the use of my golf cart, you will find pickle ball and tennis racquets as well as his and hers bicycles. A BBQ charcoal grill is also included. All reservations longer than 30 days receive a complimentary housecleaning.

All taxes, utilities, cable TV, Netflix, internet, trash, lawn service and phone service are included.

The Villages is an active Senior Community for residents 55 yrs +.

More Details

Carol Santoro
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2018

About Carol Santoro

Currently living in Southern California. Real Estate Broker. Owner of large property management company. Horse, dog, cat owner. One Son who is a college professor.

Carol Santoro purchased this house in 2013

Why Carol Santoro chose Summerhill

Loved the location. Shopping, dining, pools, rec centers, polo grounds all within a short golf cart drive away. Also love the privacy of the backyard, which backs up to a wooded lot.

What makes this house unique

Lovely neighbors.neighborhood and interior features make this property a 10+. Park the car and use the golf cart. Everything within a few minutes ride. 3rd bedroom set up with murphy bed, desk and computer with printer. 3 TVs. Upgraded appliances. Ceiling fans. Interior laundry room. 2 car garage. His and Hers bicycles.


Summerhill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1392 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 murphy bed
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
United States

3470 Auburndale

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Everything we would ever need was in the house. We enjoyed the golf cart daily, especially the dog. He likes rides, but preferred the cart over the car while we were there. Thank you for opening your house to us.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summerhill | Property ID 488298

  • 5 of 5

Five stars tells it all.....Thank you

Harold and Susan

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. You are so sweet. Please come back. Carol
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Great rental!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, well-stocked, comfortable, great location, owner very responsive for minor issues. Neighbors friendly, golf cart convenient, stores nearby. We are renting it again soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. I look forward to hosting you again. I hope you like the updates I am making before your arrival and will look forward to your opinion.
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Great rental property in a super location

  • 4 of 5

There was ample garage room, gas golf cart and 2 bicycles. Thanks for the newspaper, the paper products and the dish/clothes detergent that is not always supplied in a vacation home. I also appreciated the bright lights.

The property manager was available and very helpful.

The rental was spotless and equipped with any utensils one would need.

The living room furniture was not very comfortable, but the TV was great.

We appreciated the walk-in closet and the adequate drawers in the bedrooms.

We would certainly consider renting this vacation home again.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dorothy, I'm so sorry your were not completely satisfied with my home. Please let me know more about the living room couch and recliner that you felt were uncomfortable.
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Syracuse, New York, USA

Wonderful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We had 2 weeks to totally enjoy the Villages and this clean, attractive home in the Summerhill area - outfitted very well. The beds and all other furniture, TVs and appliances were in great condition. Plenty of towels and bed linens were provided, as well as a full-sized washer and drier. Storage space was plentiful. The kitchen had plenty of dishes, glassware, silverware, cookware, etc. It was delightful to have 2 screened-in porches. We didn't use the golf cart, but we did enjoy riding the bikes. Carol even provides the bike helmets! That particular area of The Villages is the BEST. Many shade trees and lovely landscaping abound. (Some areas in The Villages have very few trees; the newer sections have NO SHADE whatsoever.) Carol's property is just perfect. There are many nearby restaurants and community rec. centers which we visited, and the Summerhill Pool is clean. We tried to reserve Carol's home for another vacation and it had already been spoken for - so we ended up buying our own home just a block away from Carol's place! That's how much we liked that area.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review. I agree this area of The Villages is so convenient and I also love all the big trees. I would like to welcome you to the neighborhood. I know you will be glad you made the purchase.
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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

The Villages-Aurburndale/Summerhill

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was perfect, we could not have asked for a better home to rent or a better landlord. This home had everything you could want and Carol went above and beyond. This home was a perfect size for our Family, Carol had it well stocked, the furniture was very comfortable and there were two different areas to sit out and relax and enjoy the beautiful weather. Carol's home is complete with everything you would have in your own home as far as dishes, cooking utensils, entertainment,computer, printer. It lacked for nothing! We loved the bikes and it is very easy to bike anywhere in The Villages as the land is quite flat. The golf cart was great which we used a lot when playing golf or just going for a ride on a beautiful day. The Villages offer entertainment everynight at town squares which we really enjoyed. The restaurants offer a vast array of different dishes which were very tasty. If you want to be involved in the Villages they offer many groups to be involved in and the pools are great and heated also. You can be as busy or as quite as you want in the Villages. I cannot say enough for how pleased we were with Carol. She is a lovely person, very caring and very efficient in dealing with any questions or concerns we had. The extra cleaning that is done in the middle of our stay was very thoughtful and although at the time I felt it was not needed when it was completed I felt like we had just arrived, everything was so fresh and inviting. We would not hesitate for a minute in renting this home again and if we decide to rent in the Villages in the future, this is where we would like to be. Thank-you Carol for such a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gail and Rod, Thank you for your kind words. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at my home in The Villages. You were excellent guests and I look forward to your return. Carol
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Nearest Airport
68 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Glenview Country Club & several executive courses
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Olive Garden, Red Lobster, IHOP and many mor
Car: not necessary

The Villages is the largest over 55 community in Florida with over 80,000 residents in 35 square miles. The preferred mode of travel is by golf cart. The area has 3 town centers, each with shopping, restaurants, movie theaters and nightly entertainment. There are over 100 restaurants, 31 executive golf courses, 11 championship golf courses, numerous pools, bocce ball, shuffle board, horseshoes, tennis, pickleball, archery, billiards, sand volleyball, baseball fields, basketball courts, polo field and over 1000 organized activities. Centrally located, only an hour from Disneyworld, Daytona and numerous beaches on the gulf or the atlantic.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79

No children under the age of 19 may stay for longer than 3 days.

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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