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SIMPLY THE BEST! Luxury Villa Pool Jacuzzi Games Room WiFi

Bedrooms 4
Space 5,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)


June 2016 - repainted whole interior with lots of upgrades.

New beds, beautiful porcelain tiling installed, see recent uploaded photos + towels, linen etc regularly replaced.

Unlike most rental villas owned by investors, our family rental home is loved and extremely well cared for and kept to the highest standard .... and it shows.

SE facing, lots of sun and one of the longest lots on Emerald Island and as the home to the rear is on a different level, this offers more privacy by our pool.

Upgraded size heated private pool and jacuzzi. Free WiFi. Games room with full size pool table, 7 foot air hockey. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, executive style furnishings. Sleeps ten. Large flatscreen TVs, cable, DVD, CD, Playstation and games. A superior villa.

A premier, gated resort and the closest to Disney (3 miles).

The resort offers complimentary facilities to its guests; clubhouse with additional pool and jacuzzi, tiki bar, video games room, fitness room, sauna and steam room, tennis and volleyball courts, nature trails, barbecue, children's play area, WiFi, concierge and complimentary coffee.

Our air-conditioned villa is fully equipped and offers everything for you to maximise and enjoy your dream holiday.

MASTER BEDROOM (en suite):

Queen-size bed with walk-in closet, cable flatscreen TV, alarm clock, and hairdryer. Sliding doors lead to where you can relax in the jacuzzi or pool. Separate access also from en suite bathroom directly to the pool for convenient showering.


Queen-size bed with walk-in closet, cable flatscreen TV, alarm clock, and hairdryer. Leads directly to private en suite bathroom (bath and shower).

TWO TWIN BEDDED ROOMS (with family bathroom).


Large, bright, and beautifully appointed with elegant furnishings and sofa beds.


Fully-fitted, well-equipped kitchen with cooker, hob, microwave, refrigerator/freezer/ice maker, dishwasher, etc.


Patio furniture, sun loungers, and pool toys.


Full-size pool table and seven-foot, air hockey table.


Washing machine, dryer, iron, and ironing board. All linen and towels included.


Relax and enjoy our beautiful, built in 2005. Having rented villas before, we know just how important this dream holiday is to you and ensure personal touches within the villa to make sure it is extra special. You will not be disappointed and will want to return.

Emerald Island is only 30 minutes from Orlando Airport, situated off the 192. When you approach the gates you will see the dolphin fountains, clubhouse, and the beauty of the resort comes alive. Restaurants and shops are only a minute's drive and additional parks are only minutes away. DEFINITELY AN UNBEATABLE LOCATION. Enjoy all the facilities to the full.

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More Details

Property Manager
Carol Merritt
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Carol Merritt

We are a family of four who love active, fun vacations and for us you can't beat the thrills and excitement Orlando has to offer (photo taken in Mexican restaurant in Epcot). We have had several memorable vacations in Orlando, each with a different itinerary which is the beauty of Orlando, there is so much to explore and experience. Our children are 26 and 24 and still keen to come us with and I'm sure they will for many years. We have shared these holidays with grandparents, relatives and close friends. Precious memories which will last a lifetime.

Carol Merritt purchased this villa in 2005

Why Carol Merritt chose Central/Disney/Orlando Area

Our villa is on the closest gated resort to Disney - only 3 miles. You can't get better than that. This is my family holiday home and unlike investors and agents, who run their property as a business and without care, we love our home and take great pride in keeping it in top condition with regular upgrades. We have taken 33 booking from returning guests, with 11 families returning for their third visit and 7 families for their fourth visit. We have very high standards and reinvest in keeping our home in prestine condition, both inside and out. We are looking to attract guests who would like to rent our home with similar high standards and respect for a beautiful home.

What makes this villa unique

Being on a gated resort offers the best of both worlds. It offers so much more than a hotel to have your own space with private pool, jacuzzi and games room, rather than just a hotel room. Emerald Island Resort also has the benefits of the conceige desk at the clubhouse where you can seek advice and guidance re local attractions, together with the facilities on the resort. Our management company are always reliable and close to hand should you have any queries.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful stay in the villa. The whole process was easy from initial enquiry to return of deposit thanks to Carol being so helpful and quick to respond. The resort was beautiful and the lovely villa was very clean, bright and cool on arrival – just what we needed after a long flight. It has been maintained to a very high standard and was very spacious for the 8 of us in our party. The facilities in the villa and in the games room were up to date and in full working order and the extra amenities provided were a welcome bonus. The pool and hot tub were perfect for our return from the theme parks. Disney is just a short drive away from this resort. We would highly recommend this villa and would definitely want to return in the future. Thank you.
May 2017
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Kissimmee Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • A large walk in shower in the Master bathroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Air Hockey
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
COMPLETE INTERIOR REPAINT AND UPGRADES IN JUNE 2016. Private (upgraded size) pool and jacuzzi plus complimentary use of the sauna, fitness room, and internet cafe in the clubhouse + tennis. Free WiFi in our home. One of the longest lots on Emerald Island, therefore more privacy by the pool/jacuzzi.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

SIMPLY THE BEST! Luxury Villa Pool Jacuzzi Games Room WiFi
average rating of 5.0 based on 58 reviews

Great location, clean, and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Great house for the kids spring break!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mark, Wonderful, thank you for your positive review and I am pleased your family enjoyed your vacation in my home. If I can tempt you to stay again, I can offer you a discount as a lovely returning guest. Kind regards, Carol
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Luxury villa, really clean, lots of extras, private and secure really close to Disney. Fantastic can't fault accommodation. Brilliant value. We will definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2007
  • Stayed: Dec 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best villa we have stayed in

  • 5 of 5

My family have stayed in several rental homes before but this home is by far the best. It's clean, bright and well looked after. Great location, so close to all the parks. The owner, Carol, was so helpful and made the booking process so easy and she checked I had everything I needed and gave us extra tips too. A great experience overall and we will definitely be returning. I can't rate this home highly enough!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Choice for Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 (2 kids, 13 and 15) have just returned from an amazing couple of weeks at Carol's villa. The villas has everything you need for a super vacation - couches to chill on after the parks, internet to satisfy teens being online, pool to cool down and if you want to cook the kitchen is fully decked out. We were too lazy to cook most of the time and made the most of access to some great local restaurants - Long live Long Horn, Chuys, Menchies etc.. The villa is fabulously located - very close to the Disney parks and there are several large supermarkets a short drive away. Also worth mentioning that the pool gets sun in the afternoon - a plus as not all the villas get the sun at that time of day (good for swimming after the parks). Carol was also super responsive and made the whole booking process really easy - now all we have to do is book our next trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday home

  • 5 of 5

Our family have just returned from a fantastic two weeks . The villa was a real home from home and we couldn't fault a single thing . Our two boys had an amazing time in the pool and games room , they were so upset to leave . This truly is what you would want from an Orlando villa , we have stayed in several different villas in the past and this was really the exception and Carol herself made all the process so easy , she couldn't do enough to ensure all questions covered . We look forward to returning and will be recommending it to family and friends .

Thanks again Carol for an amazing holiday .

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jane for your wonderful review. I am thrilled you all had a fabulous stay in our home which means a great deal to me. I love to think other families enjoy and value our home during their stay as much as we do with my family. I look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Carol
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Fantastic rental property in great resort

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to America as a family and this property is a true gem. The owner Carol could not have been more helpful from point of booking and always answered our questions quickly. It was great to get a phone call from Carol a few days before we left to check that we had all the information that we needed. The house itself is exactly as is shown in the pictures (and even mostly in our case, the sunshine). We are a family of six and the property was more than big enough. The house is very modern, clean and well decorated. The pool and games room were a real hit with the kids.

Emerald Island resort is ideally located for all the parks and yet very quiet and secluded. It is also very close to restaurants and shops, which is really convenient after a long day out!

I could not recommend this property enough!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful, thank you Simon for your great review and I am delighted you all had a fabulous vacation and enjoyed staying in our home. Kind regards, Carol
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Disney courses + several others
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
192 offers several restaurants
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Cocoa or Daytona
Car: necessary

Located in the prestigious guard gated Emerald Island Resort, only 3 miles from Disney and 20 minutes from Universal, Harry Potter, SeaWorld, waterparks and other Orlando attractions. Guests are welcome to use the wonderful resort amenities, including clubhouse with concierge service, tiki bar, children's playgrounds, tennis courts basketball, sand volleyball, sauna, fitness centre, business/internet, cyber café, games/arcade room (+ WiFi, heated pools and jacuzzi in addition to our own villa WiFi, private pool and jacuzzi). All within 5-10 minutes walk from our home to the Clubhouse.


Rates & Availability

Kissimmee Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 12 2017 - Jun 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jun 11 2017 - Aug 26 2017
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Aug 27 2017 - Dec 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2018 - Jan 13 2018
5 night minimum stay
Jan 14 2018 - Mar 17 2018
5 night minimum stay
Mar 18 2018 - Apr 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
Apr 15 2018 - Jun 9 2018
5 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2018 - Sep 1 2018
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Sep 2 2018 - Dec 22 2018
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Dec 23 2018 - Jan 5 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $475

Please see for full terms and conditions.
All taxes included in the rates.
This is our family holiday home which is loved and kept in fantastic condition, unlike some rental homes. Also, towels and linen regularly replaced.

We take great pride in our beautiful home and you will not be disappointed. We have had over 32 repeat guests, some for their 4th and 5th visits.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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