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Amazing Golf Course Views From Our Fabulous 4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Pool Villa

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Offering all a Guest could wish for Golf View Wifi Games Room TVs/DVDs all rooms

Please note that this golf course villa, detailed below, is almost fully booked , but we do have another villa, 5 bedrooms and located just 15 minutes from Disney, which does have more availability. It is property ID 97064...please take a look and let me know you have linked from this villa and I will look at the price for you

This luxury 4 bedroom 3 bathroom (2 en suite) 2-storey, air-conditioned Florida home benefits from upgraded furniture and features, including tiling in all living areas and bathrooms. We have added many extras and personal touches to enhance the property, which include new carpet and furniture throughout, a computer with free high speed internet access, Wi Fi, a Play Station 2 and LCD cable TVs and DVDs in all rooms. A wall mounted 42inch HDTV over a luxury fireplace sets our lounge apart! We even have the sports pack so you don't have to miss that vital game and in addition we have Netflix installed too

Located perfectly - set between the 2nd and 3rd fairways of the award winning golf course Southern Dunes Golf Course - ensures a great outlook, privacy and tranquility. The rear of the house is south/west facing, ensuring the private heated pool benefits not only from the fabulous view, but full sun and the pleasure of being able to sip your ice cold drink, while admiring the famous Florida sunset, on our rocking swivel chairs and loungers. There is also a covered lania with a light and fan to enable you to enjoy year round outside dining. And don't worry if you have little ones, there is also safety pool fencing if you need it.

On the ground floor there is a fully equipped kitchen which offers every convenience, including side by side Refrigerator/Freezer with water dispenser, Dishwasher, and microwave, while there is a washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility room.

The dining nook which has a picture window overlooking the pool and golf course also has patio doors giving direct access to the lania. The telephone here also has an answerphone - just so you don't miss any important calls, and all calls to anywhere in the USA or internationally are free, so no problems booking tables for dinner, checking park opening times or keeping in touch with loved ones back home

The Lounge ensures that after a day at the parks, you can relax, while you take advantage of the wall mounted LCD HDTV, or just unwind to your favourite CD, or watch the cosy fire flicker in the fireplace.

The ground floor queen bedroom with wall mounted LCD cable TV has patio doors which lead directly onto the covered lania and pool. It also has an en suite bathroom, which can also be accessed from the hallway, with bath, shower over, basin and wc. There are full length built in wardrobes and ample drawer space.

Also on the ground floor there is a games room with a pool table darts and small basketball game

On the 1st floor the landing has a large glass Tiffany lamp framed by the picture window overlooking the length of the 2nd fairway. There is a large built in cupboard which houses the computer for your use, with free high speed internet access and a portable phone.

The Master King Bedroom is tastefully decorated, has LCD cable TV and DVD, telephone, a writing desk - ideal for a quiet read of your favourite book or writing those postcards home. The en suite bathroom has a walk-in shower, garden tub, twin sinks and a large walk-in wardrobe.

There are 2 twin rooms on this floor, both with large built in wardrobes, and ample drawer space. These rooms share an additional bathroom with shower, bath sink and wc. In one of the bedrooms you will find the Play Station 2 linked up to the LCD cable TV, and in the other cable TV and DVD player. In addition there is a travel cot, highchair, stroller and stair gate to save the additional expense of hiring items.

Located in the gated community of Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club means that there are many onsite amenities, featuring a Golf Club, restaurant and bar, Pro Shop, Driving Range, Practice Holes, Tennis courts, Lake and Children's' Play area. Shops including a 24x7 Walmart, Winn Dixie, Banks and Restaurants are adjacent to the development, so that you don't have to drive miles for those essentials. There are numerous restaurants including the main chains but the real gem is the famous Mannys Chop House! Just a mile from our villa

Perfectly located south on the 27, Southern Dunes is easily accessible from the I4. Just 20 minutes from Disney Parks and 30 minutes from Universal Studios and only an hour from the coast.

More Details

Joy Bryan-Smith
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Joy Bryan-Smith

Simon and I have owned this villa since 20002, and own another 5 bedroom villa just 10 minutes away at Watersong. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, resulting in many repeat bookings and our 5* reviews

We live in a converted stable in a picturesque village 4 mles from Stratford on Avon here in the UK. We are both from a professional background prior to our retirement from the Corporate World, when we set up our business Worldwide Dreams, advising people who would like to buy a property in Florida

We understand the high standard that guests require in their holiday accommodation. We employ a first class Property Manager, but ensure that we personally stay at least twice a year to make enhancements, add new touches and replace any worn items.

We able to pass you details of past guests who are more than happy to discuss their stay at our villa with you....nothing is too much trouble.... just ask

Joy Bryan-Smith purchased this villa in 2002

Why Joy Bryan-Smith chose Southern Dunes

We fell in love with this plot of land when it was just sand with a stake in the ground with the plot number on. We thought the outlook would be fabulous and both we and our guests were not disappointed

We choose the villa off plan as it was the first one to be built by Park Square of this model, so it was a delight to see it finished and we have loved it ever since.

The location, with the nearby amenities is second to non. So many rental communities are just lines of villas, but Southern Dunes feels like it has a heart and I think that is why so many of our guests return year after year

What makes this villa unique

The stunning views, both from the pool deck and from the front of the villa make it feel so open and not overlooked

The open plan layout downstairs is great for family time, yet the bedrooms are all a generous size, especially the Master. The 3 bathrooms are a great asset with a family all trying to get ready for the parks in the mornings

Lots of guests comment on the little things...the added touches, Netflix, a PC, Pool Towels, Hairdryers in all 3 bathrooms...that homely feel.

We have upgraded all our furniture, lamps, pictures bedding and towels so that this villa doesn't just feel like so many others you may have looked at.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have just returned home from the most fabulous 2 week holiday in Florida. We

stayed in what we can only describe as a perfect Villa. From the moment we

arrived to the horrible realisation that we had to pack up leave, this Southern

Dunes Villa not only met, but exceeded our every need. It really was home from

home. I could even watch live premiership football on the 42” widescreen

television (much to the wife’s annoyance)

Firstly, we loved the development. It was secure, friendly and with fantastic

views of the golf course at the rear. Having Walmart, Winn Dixie and Dollar Tree

on the doorstep was a great advantage and only a 10 minute walk. The villa is

also close by to the famous Manny’s chop house. We ate their twice and walked

both times (took about 25 mins) door to door. Tip though, call ahead as it gets

very busy.

The Villa has 4 bedrooms; all very tastefully decorated. The Master bedroom has

a bed that can only be described as incredibly large and incredibly comfortable.

The Living Room has very comfortable Sofas, the Kitchen is very well equipped

and the Swimming Pool was fantastic and the included pool heat a real bonus. The

owners were a real pleasure to deal with at every level; Friendly, punctual at

returning emails and extremely accommodating. This was the best experience we

have had in booking direct with holiday property owners. We traveled with an 18

month old and there was a cot, bedding and high chair all set up and ready to


All in all, I must say it really was a 10/10 experience. From the initial

booking query up to, an including our 2 week stay. Having been home just 24

hours we are already talking about returning to Florida ASAP. When we do, we’ll

be looking no further that this fabulous Southern Dunes Villa as our base


Many thanks to Joy and Simon
Mar 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Southern Dunes in Haines City

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • resort
  • Wireless Internet
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Twin sinks and walk in wardrobe
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En suite to the queen downstairs bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Family Bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Master Bedroom with King Size Bed and en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - Patio doors to the pool and has an en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Upstairs twin room sharing family bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Twin room sharing family bathroom
  • Master Bedroom with King Size Bed and en suite bathroom. Walk in shower, garden tub and twin sinks. Walk in wardrobe, telephone and ceiling fan All bedrooms have cable tv and DVD players
  • limited accessibility
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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relaxing week in Florida

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed an amazing week in Florida. House was very clean and the back porch was so relaxing after a long day at the ball field watching our sons collegiate baseball games.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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  • 5 of 5

Lucky to have booked - these places fill up quickly

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bowling Green, MO

Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The home is beautiful and well equipped and has been a very comfortable place to stay with my family.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
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levittown, pa

Very pleased !!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house from Sept 3 to Sept 8th. We were very pleased with the cleaniness, layout, neighborhood and the owners. Joy was great to work with. Our vacation was ending right as hurricane Irma was coming and she was willing to go out of her way to check with the next people who were coming in case there was an issue with us being able to get out of Florida. Thankfully we didn't run into issues but I was impressed with her williness to help.

The kitchen was well stocked with everything you would need. It was clean and had enough dishes, ultencils and pots and pans.

We only used the master bedroom and I slept like a baby. The bedding was nice , the room was clean.

The pool... we didn't use it much but it was nice to have. The light in the pool made night swimming easy. The deck chairs were a great place to take a cat nap.

Towels, towels, towels and not those cheap kind. Everytime I needed a towel I kept saying I like these towels. So many towels. we have rented a lot of places that sleep more people and this place had more towels than any of them..Thank you..

This house is staying on our "book again" list. The view out the back was a golfers dream. My husband was wishing he brought his golfs. They have do have a set in a closet. They have thought of everything.

On a side note because of the hurricane we did get to meet the property manager . What a really nice guy and very respectful. They came to remove the outside furniture and to check to see if we were going to be alright. If I owned property I would want them to do the cleaning and management

Thank you and enjoy your stay,

Norman and Tammy Bissonnette

pennsyvania, usa

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

The house was very clean. It had everything we needed in the kitchen. The pool was great! The big tv in the living room didn't work, but it was replaced after an email to the owner. Joy and Brian were great to work with, and I would rent from them again. It made for a very memorable family vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Great property in a lovely area

  • 5 of 5

Our 2nd time spending a 4 week Christmas vacation at this lovely home.

We've stayed at two of Joy's villas to date, this being our 2nd visit to Southern Dunes and Joy has always been a pleasure to deal with.

Our previous visit here was Christmas 2013 and the home is still just as great as we remembered. Nice bright rooms upstairs with a large bed in the master bedroom. Downstairs is lovely and cosy with everything you need for your stay.

The pool area looks out over the golf course with unobstructed views and the included pool heat is a welcomed bonus that we took advantage of many times during our stay.

If work commitments allowed we would spend every Christmas here and would highly recommend this villa to everyone. If you are a larger party then please take a look at Joy's villa at Watersong, it's stunning.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Barpub
Southern Dunes Golf Club
Nearest Golf
Southern Dunes Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Haines City
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Interstate 4
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Southern Dunes Golf Club/Mannys Chop House
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Apollo Beach
Car: recommended

As well as overlooking the golf course both to the front and rear of the villa it is conveniently located within walking distance of Walmart 24x7 supermarket, numerous fast food as well as independent eat in restaurants, including the amazing Manny Chop House.... Yet still within 20 minutes of Disney theme parks


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Conditions:
25% reservation deposit
Balance of payment in full is due 2 months before the arrival date
We do take credit card payments
If the reservation is cancelled within 8 weeks of arrival, the full rental may be forfeited
Credit Card details or cheque held as refundable security deposit
Keys are located at the property.
Management are on call 24x7 for emergencies

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.