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Beautiful, stylish & spacious townhome, 20 mins from Disney, close to clubhouse

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,370 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

24 Hour Secure with manned gatehouse

Overlooking 4th hole,

2 minutes from clubhouse,

Vaulted ceiling,

Sleeps 8,

2 queen bedrooms,

1 twin room (2 twin beds),

Queen sleeper sofa.

Set in the famous 24 hour secure Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club, this lovely privately owned home is more than fully-equipped for the perfect vacation.

Accommodation is in 2 queen size bedrooms both with ceiling fans and 1 bedroom with 2 twins, plus ceiling fan, all linens are good quality. The large tropical feel master bedroom is equipped with cable t.v., DVD, ceiling fan and has views over the golf course, the ensuite has double sized bath and large shower with thick fluffy towels.

Open plan full kitchen with breakfast bar, the formal dining area leads to large open plan lounge which has a double height ceiling for a great cool, spacious feeling with wooden floors downstairs and capet upstairs. All bathrooms and the kitchen are tile. Plus outside space for dining in our Florida room.

Further Details: 40 inch smart flat screen HD Cable TV, C.D. and a DVD player in the lounge with a selection of discs both DVD and CD to choose from plus games and plenty of books. It includes free unlimited local and long distance calling to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico as well as wireless high speed internet and free HD.

Try the putting green or driving range at the clubhouse just across the road (2 mins) before having breakfast in our beautiful screened Florida room which overlooks the fourth hole. Or put your feet up in the padded rocker with a good book from our library. Watch the birdlife parade past - cranes, egrets and ibis as you plan your day. Southern Dunes is an award PGA championship golf course ranked number 6 in Florida in Golf Digest 2007 - 2008.

A short four minute walk takes you to one of the 3 quiet community pools large enough for a good cool down swim, complete with chairs and loungers, you often have it to yourselves as it is for the use of our road only.

There is a small gym/workout room for the use of Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club homeowners guests.

Disney is only 20 minutes away along with Sea World and all that Orlando has to offer. In the other direction you have the brand new LegoLand. Not too far from the coast for a day at the beach, west for the Gulf beaches or east for the Atlantic. Catch a rocket launch from Kennedy Space Centre (dates and times on their website), you can watch from Cocoa Beach.

Sited at the entrance to Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club is a 24 hour Wal-Mart, Winn Dixie and a bank plus plenty of restaurants - Manny's is a must , great food, amazing atmosphere.

Sorry no pets. We have made this a home from home with original artwork and comfortable furniture, not just a rental. We live there three months of the year so it is really geared up as a home. Many extra features (thoughtful items like hairdryers, cool box, pool/beach towels, pool toys and beach chairs). We hope you'll enjoy it as much as we do.

More Details

Owner
Gillian Walker
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Gillian Walker

After holidaying in Florida for years and coming up to retirement anticipating a longer vacation we decided to buy our own place. With our experience of renting we knew what holidaymakers appreciate and enjoyed making our house a welcoming home.

Gillian Walker purchased this townhome in 2003

Why Gillian Walker chose Southern Dunes

The central location set in the real Florida appealed and the golf course house with its fabulous view just knocked us out. There is plenty to do in the area and lovely friendly neighbours.

What makes this townhome unique

This is a beautiful house and being an artist I have enjoyed painting pictures to hang on all those blank walls. We love sitting out in the Florida room for breakfast or reading a book in the rocker.

Each time we go we do more to our home to make it as comfortable and welcoming as possible, we love having guests who seem to appreciate all we do to make it what it is - fabulous!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mrs. Walker: we had a wonderful vacation at your beautiful home, we would love to return next year, if the dates would be open .I will be certain to contact you in the future. I would recommend your home to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation in a picture perfect setting. Wonderful accommodation's and clean environment, beautiful artwork with all the amenities.The view of the 4th green in the morning, while drinking coffee on your screened patio, will be our most favorite memory. The golf course was beautiful along with being brutal with all the Hugh sand bunkers. We had a delightful time.
Mar 2011
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Amenities

Southern Dunes Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1370 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower , ensuite
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Half 1 - toilet , 1st floor
  • Large shower and double sized tub in the ensuite bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms are on the second floor. Lovely tropical feel master overlooking the 4th hole has ceiling fan and ensuite with double sized tub. Cable T.V. and DVD player Second and third bedrooms also have ceiling fans and are at the front of the house. There is additional sleeping accomodation in the lounge area with a new queen size sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful, stylish & spacious townhome, 20 mins from Disney, close to clubhouse
average rating of 4.875 based on 30 reviews
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We loved this townhouse! It was very well decorated and it had alot of extras including beach towels, movies, things for the beach. It was a great place for my family. We loved the screened in porch overlooking the golf course.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We had wonderful stay at Southern Dunes. The house was beautiful as described, amazing view of the golf course and well furnished. It was close to Disney, the beaches and other attractions. Can't wait to return again!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and exactly as advertised. I felt that I absolutely got what I paid for. It was clean and very conveniently located to an event I attended in Haines City. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Huntsville, AL
5

We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, clean townhouse that simply can't be beat for the price! We came to town to visit family and are already planning on staying here for our next trip. A couple things we thought a bit strange about the amenities, but we'll remember for our next stay.

1)No paper towels or napkins provided.

2)Only 1 roll of paper per bathroom (no spares)

3)Only 1 use of dishwasher detergent provided (for a 4 night stay)

All very minor things that don't change our rating, but we'll definitely keep in mind when packing for our next visit.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that they enjoyed their stay in our home, it is self catering and there are only minimum supplies but shops are close by. We will look forward to this guest rebooking.
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Property appearance was nice and clean. The gated community kept it quiet.

  • 4 of 5

When we first walked in, I expected it to be a little bigger than it was. After traveling 1200 miles, I didn't expect to have to buy paper products - paper towel, napkins, plastic wrap, aluminum foil. There were only one roll of toilet paper and a small hotel-size bar of soap in each bathroom. The small bottle of dish soap lasted the week but one dishwasher pod wasn't enough. A little skimpy on all the supplies.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was somewhat nonplussed to read this, most guests walk in and say 'wow' as the size with the cathedral ceiling is impressive. It is self catering, not many rentals supply tin foil, plastic wrap and paper napkins (there are proper napkins). With all the extras we do supply and a dollar store close by we think this guest being a bit pedantic.
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5

My family's overall stay was fabulous!!! The town house was lovely and cozy.

  • 5 of 5

I had the best sleep, because the beds were so comfortable. Everything we needed from extra towels and wash cloths were at the touch of our fingers. The house is extremely clean and has plenty of space to eat. We really enjoyed our stay and are planning to stay here again on future trips.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

We loved the central location close to the real Florida with it's many nature reserves and being so near to the amusement parks was a bonus. The setting of Southern Dunes Golf & County Club was particularly appealing and being in Haines City with it's small town feel. We weren't disappointed we have lovely neighbours up and down our road - everyone is so friendly and welcoming. They really make you feel part of the community.

With both east and west coast beaches being just over an hour away you have a great choice. Just across the road from the clubhouse means you can drive your cart to pick up your clubs and you never miss a tee off time. The clubhouse restaurant/bar is great for Friday or Saturday nights and the Sunday buffet is well worth sampling. Across the 27 is Manny's which is quite famous in the area and an experience our guests enjoy - but ring ahead it is always busy with great atmosphere, happy hour 4 - 7. With our agents close by our guests have added security.

Other Activities: We love visiting all the state parks in the area plus Bok Sanctuary for their gardens. Circle B Bar Reserve a drive away is well worth a visit for its nature and peacefulness.

Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club is centrally situated. There are plenty of shopping opportunities even the men get carried away.

A trip to Manny's Chop House just across the road is an experience we recommend to all our guests but ring ahead for a time, the food is fantasic, good value and the atmosphere is amazing.

Golf: Set in the famous 24 hour secure Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club. Southern Dunes is an award winning PGA championship golf course ranked number 6 in Florida in Golf Digest 2007 - 2008.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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