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Spacious Luxury villa, Oversized Pool,Free internet,Legoland & WDW nearby

Alexia and Minno Venema

Member since: 2007
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Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights

Alexia and Minno Venema

Member since: 2007
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Spacious Luxury villa, Oversized Pool,Free internet,Legoland & WDW nearby

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights


Special Offer: Last minute 30% off April 25th-May 9th 25 April - 5 August

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Orlando - The Brick House@Sunny Florida

Spacious floorplan,3 bedroom 2 bath. fireplace, Oversized heated Pool & Jacuzzi.

Looking for your ultimate Orlando Experience? At a good price? Our unique, spacious ranch style brick house will have it all close to all major attractions such as LegoLand Florida, Walt Disney World Resort, Seaworld, Universal Studio's, Kennedy's Space Center and at with an easy transfertime from only 45 minutes from Orlando International Airport. Situated on a 29.000 sqft (2700 m2) spacious lot at 'The Villages at Nature's Edge' in Haines City, our villa offers enormous privacy situated at the beautiful Lake Pierce.

Peace & space are combined with the ease and excitement of having Orlando, the Entertainment Capital of the World, within easy reach! With LEGOLAND FLORIDA around the corner (15,5 miles). Walt Disney World (34 miles), Universal Studios & Sea World (50 miles), just a short drive away with easy access to shopping at Wall Mart (two departments nearby) & The Eagle Ridge Mall in Winter Haven or Posner Park in Haines City. Our villa has a wonderful south facing 100% private oversized (heated) swimming pool with jacuzzi & oversized pool deck. All located within an attractive planted court yard area.

Having all amenities our villa has to offer? Check our 35 positive reviews for more information and join our happy renters group.

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More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Alexia and Minno Venema (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
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Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2015

About Alexia and Minno Venema

We are a family of 4, living in the Netherlands.. Key is, for us, the outdoor lifestyle Florida has to offer. Florida also known as the Sunshine state offers plenty of sunshine year round..We like to have breakfast, lunch and BBQ diners on the patio and to enjoy the very spacious pool and pool area.. With the entertainement capital of the world within easy reach, we never have a dull moment and lot's of family fun vacations..

Alexia and Minno Venema purchased this villa in 2006

Why Alexia and Minno Venema chose Orlando

After years of owning a villa in the Disney Area, we decided to sell our villa and custom build a new one.. in an area nearby to offer us more privacy and more tranquillity.. Nature noises, in stead of traffic and vacationers screaming in the pool next door till late at night.. That's why we choose for Nature's Edge at Lake Pierce.. More space in- and around the villa, more relaxation and Florida's beautiful nature all around you. We liked to have a luxerious masterbathroom, a wood burned fireplace & a spacious kitchen.. Everything what we liked on a family home is here to make our or your stay as comfortable as possible..

What makes this villa unique

Situated only 15 miles from LegoLand Florida and only 30 car minutes from Walt Disney World is attractions wise an unique benifit. Also the Bok Tower Garden is very nice to visit year round if you like a spiritual, nature like experience. The gardens also futures Florida's oldest vacation home open for visitors. Bok Tower is situated at Florida highest point above sea level. Lake Pierce at the end of the straat is very easy to fish, by renting a boat at Jennings Resort, where you can rent your gear and bait. The area is known as 'the bass (fish) capital of the world'.Playing golf is attractive at Lake Bess Golf and Country Club and several other great courses like the Diamond Back Golf & Country club, The Grenelefe Golf & Tennis Resort and of course the award winning courses at WDW and Champions Gate. Most of all it's the environment that makes it all special.. Tranquillity, overwhelming nature with lot's of lakes and even a hilly countryside. If you have been visiting the Disney Area a lot, it will be surprisingly different to stay here with us and will give you a new perspective on your stay in the Disney Area, with the 'Entertainement Capital of the World as ever within reach.. In short, you have the option to choose whatever you like depending on your mood without the stress of missing something during your holiday..

Guestbook comments from the owner

Alexia, Minno et leurs enfants sont des personnes extrêmement sympathiques et nous avons été ravis de cet échange avec eux. Tout a été parfait et s'est déroulé sans le moindre souci.

Nous avons beaucoup aimé la maison à Haynes City. Elle est extrêmement bien équipée et nous y avons passé de supers moments. L'intérieur est très spacieux et confortable. L'extérieur est parfait pour se reposer, se baigner et faire des barbecues.

De plus, elle est très bien placée pour visiter Orlando et tous ses parcs.

Cette expérience a été un vrai succès !!
Oct 2013
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Spacious Luxury villa, Oversized Pool,Free internet,Legoland & WDW nearby
average rating of 4.731707 based on 44 reviews

Outstanding Location

  • 5 of 5

The time spent in the villa was very pleasant. Location was excellent, house floor plans works really well. House was fully equipped and pool was excellent! Very easy to communicate with owner and fast responses received. We will be staying at this Villa again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for this great five star review.. It's always nice to hear what our guests appreciate at our villa. Next to all the amenities, our large and south facing pool and pool area are indeed a real pleasure! We always enjoy the communication with our (future) renters and try to be a clear and quickly as possible everytime. Glad you enjoyed everything and we hope to see you back as our guests for your next Floridian vacation. Alexia and Minno

Wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant and wonderful stay in the villa and the environment.

When we arrived at the villa, we were surprised by the space and how clean the property was. We really enjoyed the pool, we used it everyday.

Everything you needed was already in the house, wifi, computer, kitchen, towels.

When we plan to come back in Orlando, we'll definitely consider this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Frits, It was a pleasure to host you and your party in our second home in Central Florida. Reviews like these makes it worthwhile to do our upmost best to keep the house in the best standard possible, together with our property management. The oversized southfacing pool with lots of privacy is really our usp, glad you enjoyed it! We hope to see you back in the near future. Thank you for staying with us!

Lovely family cilla

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay here, the home is very spacious, excellent facilities and is very clean and comfy. The main bedroom is large with an amazing bathroom (double. Shower). The accommodation is very well maintained, plenty or space for families.

The outdoor pool is enclosed but doesn't reflect the Florida sunshine, lots of loungers, table and chairs.

Direction ons from airport are easy and its in a nice quiet location about 40 mins from international drive. But only about 15 mins from legoland.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and would definitely re book again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jan, Thanks for this great review, we're glad you thoroughly enjoyed your stay in our home. Everytime a review likes this comes in, it makes us very happy that our villa is contributing to a great number of holidays of our renters next to our own holidays. This is what we had & still have in mind. Still we are working to maintain and to upgrade the villa, the communication and information all the time, in order to get reviews like this, one after one, year after year, to make it an easy choice for our renters to return and new renters to rent with the confidence of a great upcoming holiday . We and our property management team are dedicated to your satisfaction and exceeding your expectations. You're more than welcome to stay at our beautiful villa again! regards, Alexia and Minno

Great home away from home!

  • 4 of 5

The Positive:

Beautiful spacious home with everything you could need. The barbeque worked great, the pool and patio were awesome. It was nice to be able to park inside the garage, which was handy for loading and unloading the car. Everything worked and the home was nice and clean.

The location was quiet and peaceful, the ponds on the golf course were great for watching wildlife. I saw a small alligator and a very large turtle.

The little less positive:

Pool heat quit on us on the second day we were there, but…….it was fixed within 30 minutes and it was a clogged filter that was the problem. The management company was VERY responsive – much appreciated (we had a different experience last year at another home). Sheets on the master bed were ripped (which the owner told me have been replaced). The beds were a little hard for my liking (but that’s a personal preference).

The location – while quiet and peaceful, it wasn’t really close to anything. We spent a lot of time travelling, grocery stores were 20 minutes away.

Overall, it was a great place, great experience and we certainly enjoyed our time at your home – thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chris, Thank you for nice review! Our homes's major USP is indeed the peace and quite location. Compare to all the communicties around Disney it is indeed a bit remote, for us the reason why we build the house on this spot a couple of years ago. By the end of this year the golfcourse and the clubhouse will reopen, so then again it will be also a golf destination. Its also great to hear that our property management is doing a great job, thank you for that. The sheets are replaced right after your stay, we will place new pictures on our website. Thank you again for staying with us and we hope we may hoste you again in the future. Minno and Alexia Venema

First Family trip to Florida

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 5 and grandparents stayed at The Brick House for a week at the end of January. Alexia was very easy to work with, always replied to emails quickly prior to the trip and was so kind as to accommodate an early check in time for us. When we arrived we were very impressed. The pictures do not do the home justice. It was spacious, comfortable and clean. The property manager helped us with the pool temperature adjustment so we could enjoy some time swimming on some of the colder days. Overall, we were quite pleased with our stay and would love to return in the future. The location was beautiful, away from the hustle and bustle of Orlando but close enough to make day trips to all the theme parks and beaches. The kids loved the pool and seeing the variety of wildlife in the area which included eagles and armadillos! Only downside to the trip was the weather. But colder temps and rain are to be expected in January.

Thank you Alexia and Minno for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this beautiful review.. We were very happy to get the change accommodating your very nice family.. The weather was extremely cold comparing to other years for this time of year. I'm glad you have been able to use the pool and the service of our property management services adjusting the pool heat temperature as this extremely temperatures gives the pool equipment a very hard time to heat up a pool as big as ours. A good thing to know is that in extreme circumstances, when the equipment won't be sufficient, there will be always a possibility to decide to notice the property management to turn off the pool heat. We will refund your pool heat of the days left with the deposit. Luckily, you were so happy to use the pool anyhow.. We gladly welcome you again as we really appreciate your family as good and enthousiastic renters. I can really advice you april/may or september/october, very fine months with excellent weather. We gladly see you soon!

great place but no heat in pool

  • 4 of 5

here with my 3 children an husband we love the house it is perfect for children is 1 floor very open great location very quiet and the old golf course is perfect for walks in evening the only problem is customer service not good first i have problem with tv they told us to play with the remote controls becouse it was noting they could do about it, then the pool ,we being here for 6 days and i pay for pool heat and the pool is freezing cold called then and so far still not heat going home tonight with out getting in pool so for me that was very desapointed other then customer service being very poor every thing else is very nice

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your time and efforts giving us your review. We are glad that you love the house and you have experienced how well it suits you and your children. We are glad you also liked the situation of the house. As we always work to perfect costumer services, we regret we haven't meat your expectations. We have contacted the property management to get some more information as we are working with them for a long time and as you can read, we have collected a lot of positive reviews stating of a very nice custumer service. Concerning the remote controls of the TV's, it seems the batteries were empty and after replaced everything worked fine. Due to extreme low temperatures this januari the pool was colder than it supposed to be. Unfortunately, the pool heater broke down during your stay but has been serviced and repaired instantly. We regret these circumstances.. In despite of this, we are glad you have still enjoyed the house and your stay with us.


Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Cherry Pocket
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Port Canaveral
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Diamond Back Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
US 27
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cherry Pocket 'Where the locals go'
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Cocoa beach
Car: recommended

Our villa is located only 10 minutes (13,5 miles) from LEGOLAND FLORIDA in Winter Haven! This 150-acre family theme park, located in Winter Haven, offers more than 50 rides, shows and attractions geared for families with children ages 2 to 12 and ultimate LEGO fans. Just a 45 min. from Orlando Airport, 30 min. car drive (34 miles) from Walt Disney World and other attractions such as Seaworld, Universal Studios and 'Aquatica' in Seaworld. Also near to the highest point of Florida, where you will find Bok Tower Gardens, as a perfect spiritial getaway!

The big benefit of our location is on top of our closeness to LegoLand that you reach Disney from a different direction to the 100s of people staying in Kissimmee. They may well be stuck in a traffic jam along the HW192 whilst you will drive straight in! You are also nearer to both the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. You can shop 'til you drop' at many discount malls and eat out at very reasonable prices in a huge choice of restaurants.

Other Activities: Boat rental at Jennings Resort to fish and boat at Lake Pierce.

Golf: There are about 60 golf courses in the neighbourhood, for instance within 10 miles you'll find the Back Diamond Golf and Country Club, The Grenelefe golf and country club in Haines City. Also you will find the Lake Bess Golf & Country Club on only 10 carminutes in Winter Haven, children till 14 play FREE!

The nearest PGA courses you will find at Champion Gate Four Corners, Reunion in Davenport and of course the excellent golf courses at Walt Disney World within a 30 minutes car drive.

Play golf year round on these golfcourses, thanks to the great Florida weather!


Prices & Availability

From $100 Nightly

Prices for this holiday villa in Orlando, Disney / Orlando

Special Offer: Last minute 30% off April 25th-May 9th

Special Offer From:
Dates 25-Apr-2015 to 05-Aug-2015

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We still have some availability in april, May, june and July

20% discounted rate or even a better deal with a connected booking. For example stay from april 25th to may 9th, was $ 1750,- now $ 1200,-!

price includes all fees, taxes and poolheat. Other dates? please enquire!

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
7 Apr 2015 - 27 Jun 2015
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
28 Jun 2015 - 6 Sep 2015
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
After Summer
7 Sep 2015 - 1 Nov 2015
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Golf Season
2 Nov 2015 - 20 Nov 2015
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
21 Nov 2015 - 28 Nov 2015
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Winter
29 Nov 2015 - 18 Dec 2015
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
19 Dec 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Snow Bird Season
1 Jan 2016 - 10 Apr 2016
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
11 Apr 2016 - 25 Jun 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
26 Jun 2016 - 24 Sep 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Indian Summer
25 Sep 2016 - 1 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Initial payment will be 25% with a minimum of $ 250,--.

Local Florida sales and tourist taxes (13%), departure cleaning, normal use off electricity, air-conditioning, water, towels, linen, high speed broadband wireless Internet.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Orlando in Disney / Orlando

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 13 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Double shower
    Jack & Jill - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , washstand and mirror cabin.
  • Bathroom 1: The master bathroom features double wash bins with cabinets underneath, a double shower room with enclosure, a separate tub and a separate toilet. Bathroom 2: Features a wash bin with cabinets, a toilet and a tub/shower with glass enclosure.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Family room (sleeping sofa) - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , convertible sleeping sofa
    Crib - 1 Cot , portable crib to place anywhere in the house
  • Our custom build villa features high-quality fixtures and fittings. The Master Bedroom is spacious, nicely furnished, featuring a 51 inch HDTV. The large en-suite bathroom features a double vanity unit, Roman bathtub, huge build in closet, double shower and separate WC. Also a large walk-in closet to store all your clothes, suitcases etc.. Bedroom 2 and 3 are sharing a family bathroom with vanity basin, WC and bathtub with shower.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
If you enjoy your privacy, you will appreciate our large south facing swimming pool with extended pool deck, jacuzzi spa, lanai and sun-bathing area. In both summer and wintertime our pool is sunfacing during the day. Most guests take advantage of the electric pool heat to keep the pool up to a maximum of 90 degrees, the Jacuzzi spa to a cozy 100 degrees. See yourself relaxing in the jacuzzi spa and watch the sunset in the evenings with a cold refreshment in your hand. Also for your convenience you will find a complete range of patio furniture, table and sunloungers and ceiling fan for those warm evenings. The pool is maintained weekly by our Management Company, and for the peace of mind for those of you with young children, we have installed a removable child security fence around the pool. Facilities outside include a brand new large gasheated / infrared barbeque/grill, two full size dining table with a total of 12 chairs. At night the pool and the jacuzzi can be lighted.

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