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4 Bed villa with secluded pool nr Disney - great value, great location

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

32x14ft Heated pool, 2 mins from Publix, quiet residential neighborhood

** A cracking holiday villa that is real value for money **

This 4 bedroom 2 bathroom villa (sleeps 8) is located in the quiet community of Greater Groves on Highway 27 near to Walt Disney World (8 miles - 20 minutes - from Animal Kingdom).

The villa has a fully-fitted kitchen with granite countertops and cherrywood cabinets, lounge area, a luxury master bedroom with large ensuite and walk-in wardrobe, two further double bedrooms, a twin bedroom and the house bathroom. A highlight of the villa is the pool, which is 32ft by 14ft, free form, very private and south-facing, capturing the sun all day.

When you need a break from the glorious sunshine there is an HD TV (300+ cable channels), a DVD player that plays both US and UK discs and a US Playstation3 (with games). There is also FREE superfast wireless broadband internet (60Mbps) and FREE telephone calls nationwide to US and Canada.

We are within walking distance of a Publix supermarket and less than 5 minutes drive from a WalMart Supercenter, local restaurants and take-outs.

On Your Doorstep: Our villa is in Greater Groves; a quiet, fully completed, residential community on Highway 27 about 2 miles north of the junction with the US192, to the west of Orlando close to Walt Disney World. This handily located and up-and-coming area makes an ideal base from which to visit the sights and sounds of central Florida.

The community is still largely comprised of resident homeowners with the iconic yellow school buses trundling through its streets each morning to collect the local schoolchildren.

As well as the supermarkets and restaurants nearby there are also gas stations, small shopping plazas (including small independent shops such as a bakery and an ice-cream parlour as well as well-known brands such as Subway, Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts), a gym and a drop-in medical centre - all within 5 mins drive.

Expansion of Local Amenities: This area west of Walt Disney World has seen a high level of investment in local amenities over the last 5 years, especially along the US 27 from the junction with the 192 north towards Clermont. The highway itself was widened and several new light-controlled junctions to the existing neighborhoods were installed to aid road safety. Several major retailers have established new stores (e.g. WalMart, Publix and Lowe's) as well as new branches of banks and fast food outlets. The new neighborhoods that have fed this expansion have brought with them additional facilities such as a public library and new medical establishments. It is a growing residential area and businesses are investing to meet local demand - which is all good news for vacationers! Local restaurants include famous chain names such as Chilis, Hurricane Grill and Wings, Bonefish Grill, Longhorn Steak House, Bahama Breeze and Olive Garden as well as independent restaurants selling Italian, Mexican and Greek cuisine.

Golf: The immediate Orlando area boasts over 25 golf courses including Greg Norman's Champions Gate course which is also home to the David Leadbetter Golf Academy, a mere 15 minutes drive from Greater Groves.

Even closer, and more affordable, are the courses of Legends Golf and Country Club, Orange Lake Golf Club (one course designed by Arnold Palmer) and Highlands Reserve Golf Club. If you fancy honing your short game there are also plenty of challenging 'Executive Par 3' courses, notably at Kings Ridge and Polo Park (both 10 mins away). A fabulous golfing resource right on your doorstep. And do not forget the Walt Disney World championship courses - its not often you get the opportunity to chip out of bunkers shaped like mouse ears!

With a myriad of golf courses so close to Greater Groves there is no need to pay the high costs of on-course accommodation. Our Villa gives you the space to unwind and relax in a private pool after a good day's golf.

More Details

Owner
Mike Robson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

Amenities

Greater Groves Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Ensuite - toilet , combination tub/shower
    House bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The house bathroom has an outside access to the pool area so provides a handy changing/drying area when leaving the pool.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king , Large ensuite
    Double 1 - 1 double
    Double 2 - 1 double
    Twin - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have large built-in wardrobes and a chest of drawers. There is cable TV in the Master bedroom. The Master bedroom has a large King bed and high quality bedroom furniture. A new granite-topped washstand has been installed in the ensuite; making the Master suite a little bit special. The Master bedroom with its large ensuite and walk-in wardrobe is on one side of the villa, the remaining bedrooms and the house bathroom are on the other side with the kitchen and lounge area in-between.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The pool area has 4 loungers and 4 padded chairs along with a small table.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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4 Bed villa with secluded pool nr Disney - great value, great location
average rating of 4.756757 based on 37 reviews
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July visit

  • 4 of 5

The home was just what we needed for our time away. I recommend that you take your own toilet paper, paper towels, and trash bags. No extras were provided. The pool was lovely. And we all enjoyed our time together. We wanted to extend our stay, but it was already booked. Thanks

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am pleased you had great family time at our villa - the secluded south -facing pool is a great feature. Sorry we couldn't extend your stay but we are very popular and book up quite early. Like most villas we provide initial supplies of soap, toilet paper, trash bag etc to get you through the first day or so before you have time to shop. I will make sure this is clear in my information pack. Thanks for a great review.
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Excellent Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful experience! The location is perfect, everything you could possibly need is less than a 10 minute drive away. My kids loved the unofficial Anole welcoming committee hanging out on the garage door when we arrived. The neighborhood was very quiet. If we had to complain about something, it would be the very hard mattress in the master bedroom. A quick morning soak in the swimming pool relieved any aches caused by the bed. The pool was absolutely perfect and provided a great relief from the hot and humid weather.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great value in a good location for Disney

  • 4 of 5

Spent 2 weeks in the villa at Easter as a base for visiting the Disney theme parks with the family.

Villa is a good size and located well for trips to Disney World and it's parks. Plenty of nearby facilities - shops, supermarkets and restaurants.

The villa is good value and fairly priced. It is not luxurious but not sold as such. The descriptions are accurate and representative. It proved to be a comfortable and restful place for our non park days and sleep.

The owners information packs are very comprehensive and helpful. They also offered help with any queries pre visit.

The local management company provide a folder in the villa but it contained an inaccuracy (waste collection information) and is not as comprehensive as that provided by the owner. For waste collection - the note in the garage is accurate.

Unfortunately the dishwasher didn't work during our visit. The management company couldn't get it working either so were calling out an engineer. It wasn't fixed by the time we left. Disappointing to have to revert to manual dish washing but not the end of the world.

On a few days, there was the smell of sewage in the air as per other reviews but it was more noticeable than overbearing and didn't spoil our enjoyment at the villa.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and we are pleased you had a great stay at our villa and a wonderful time in Orlando. We take pride in providing great value for money and are careful never to oversell the villa so it is great to get confirmation that our pictures and descriptions are accurate and representative. We have already replaced the dishwasher with a superior model so future guests are not inconvenienced. The guest book is taking a little longer but we are working that through with the Management Company. Thanks again for your comments. Mike
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Great Location and Great Price.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 3 months at this home and were very pleased. There were a few minor issues, that were taken care of very quickly. The pool was lovely and nice and warm. We did take advantage of the Solar Blanket that was available to maintain the pool heat which is only fair to the owners.

It is a great location for Disney, plus grocery shopping at a Publix very closeby as well as a Walmart.

There is also a Lowes beside Walmart...plus numerous restaurants in the area.

We did some day trips to Leesburg, Sebring, Lake Wales, Titusville, Dade City and Webster just to name a few.

There is an awesome flea market in Webster, which is only open on Mondays, from about 9AM till about 2:30, but lots of great bargains.

We look forward to returning there is 2018, and Mike (the owner), was very easy to deal with and extremely accommodating!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to review our home; our future guests really appreciate it. It was wonderful to host you and Brenda for your winter in the sun and so pleased you had a great time at our villa. We are indeed lucky with our location and you have found some great activities and places to visit outside the usual theme park attractions. It was a real pleasure to meet you and we look forward to your visit again next year as you escape the northern winter! Mike
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Would return

  • 5 of 5

Overall the property was clean and tidy as you would hope. The estate is lovely and quite. Mike is quick to respond to any questions. There was an Ant problem in the master bedroom, but insect spray was in the property one spray and we did not see them again the remainder of the 3 weeks. We had an issue with a ring not working on the cooker which the management company fixed within the hour. (Cleaner had disconnected to clean) The pool was lovelly and warm. I would recommend this property

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property, well maintained by the owners, including regular pest control so no ants or bugs! Lovely secluded pool. Villa was very spacious, clean, well looked after, excellent Internet and loads of tv channels. Would highly recommend anyone from a couple to family to stay there and next time I'm in Orlando I will be looking to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Located on Hwy 27 west of Orlando. Close to Disney (8 miles from Animal Kingdom) and within easy reach of all attractions including Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Legoland and Busch Gardens (Tampa). Popular area with lots of new restaurants and shops. The whole of Orlando on your doorstep but on a quiet residential neighbourhood. There is a kids playground within walking distance of the villa.

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The price is shown in GBP but I will happily quote and take payment in USD.

Prices include taxes, utilities (excluding pool heat - please ask for quote) and the cleaning fee.

Payment is accepted by credit card (via PayPal invoice), PayPal, electronic bank transfer or cheque/check.

A Security Deposit of $250 will be taken against a credit card by the Management Company when you arrive.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.