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Reduced Rates for July, August September

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 29 nights


About the property

Golf cart, Pool, Model Home

Golf cart, pool, model home (Lantana) in the Village of Gilchrist, The Villages, Florida.

Save $250 on July or August Rental

June, July, August 2017 Available REDUCED TO $1600 from $2050

This 2000 square foot home has 3 large bedrooms, is fully furnished and equipped with all the appliances. It has a separate private, closed off area for guests. It also has a huge lanai with an attached bird-cage (screened area, 25 ft. x 50 ft.) that encloses a gas BBQ, small kidney shaped “dipping” pool (11 ft. x 17 ft. x 4 ft.), various lounge chairs and tables. It has all the electronics, 3 HD TVs, Blue Ray DVD, WIFI, high speed Internet, Printer, etc.

Relax and enjoy a dip in the pool, a nice quiet dinner, or just sip your coffee and read the weather reports from up north.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Terry

We are a retired couple enjoy the winters in Florida

Terry purchased this house in 2015

Why Terry chose Gilchrist

This is a new property, Model Home with all the appliances, in the middle of the best Retirement Community in the World. Everything is here, Golf, free nightly entertainment, fine dining, etc. That some time and review TheVillages Web site

What makes this house unique

A golf cart community, close to Disney World with lots of activities (over 2000)


Gilchrist House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , MBR 18 x12
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd Guest BR 16 x 12
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 3 rd Guest BR 12 x 12
  • The 2nd and 3rd are in a Private/separate Guest quarters with a full Bath Room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Relax and Enjoy The Villages lifestyle View on line and see this unique community.


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Reduced Rates for July, August September
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

It's a beautiful, well furnished home. We loved being here.

  • 5 of 5

This is a very warm and cozy home. Decorated beautifully and furnished with everything we needed. We could not have asked for a better place to stay. We love The Villages and hope to move here some day. This past month gave us plenty of time to explore and look into those possibilities. Having such a nice home to stay in made our experience that much better. Thank you to the Caves for making it available and we hope to rent it again some day. If you're looking for a great place to stay, I highly recommend this home. You will love it!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WOW! Wonderful Rental

  • 5 of 5

This was our third trip to the villages and this house was perfect. Beautifully decorated with everything you could possibly need. The lani is very large with an extended bird cage and a dipping pool and everyone that visited us loved being out there. The guest bedrooms are off to themselves with great privacy. Plenty of room for entertaining inside and out. Location was exceptional. The golfers in the family played 26 of the 28 days we were there. The owners had written instructions covering everything we needed to know. That was great! There even was a printer we could use with our iPad to print boarding passes, etc. Loved this home! Would highly recommend it and hope to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely new home that was tastefully decorated.

  • 5 of 5

Exactly as advertised and more. Everybody was very helpful. The Home Watch people were always on the ball if any little thing needed attention. Close to some nice restaurants and recreation centres. Its another world. I wouldn't hesitate to go again

Pat & Brenda

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you thank you
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
30 Golf courses
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lots of great restaurants
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Car: not necessary

The Villages is a retirement community of over 100,000 residents and although it is large it feels like a small town. It has 3 town centers each with a variety of restaurants, shops and free nightly live entertainment; all accessible by bicycle, golf cart or automobile. It has every activity with more than 45 golf courses, over 2000 group activities, and a large variety of community pools, recreation centers etc. Check out TheVillages online. Disney World is approximately 1 hour away. There is even a shuttle to and from the Orlando Airport. There is lots more information about the Lantana Model, and other activities in TheVillages on their web site.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.