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'This Really is the Classiest of Them All' - Award Winner 2011-2012-2013

Bedrooms 7
Space 3,740 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 7 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 6 Baths, ( Sleeps 22 )

WOW!! Even the other villa owners say this about our home, If you are looking for the best go no further. This is strictly for you sun-seekers, as apart from visiting the Mouse; the sun after all is another great reason to visit Florida.

This home has a elegantly shaped 36' x 20' heated 'Hollywood' Style designer-pool,with its on fibre optic light show, changing the colour of the water every 30 seconds on a huge 60’x 54’ south-facing deck, so you can soak up the sun all day, or relax in our enormous 10-person hot-tub, with your friends and family, while watching the magnificent sunset over Star Lake, cool drink in hand, after your gruelling day at Disney.

If the heat gets you, relax in the air-conditioned splendour of the villa, and the family room with its gigantic,55" ceiling hung 4K HD T.V. screen with the Home Theatre surround sound, better than a cinema, whilst chilling-out under our unique amazing Chinese cooling fans. If you have the energy how about a game of Air Hockey, Pool, or darts, or the PS-2 games console in the Bada Bing games room, and if the kids are beating you, send them upstairs, while you feign an injury and get yourself a Rolling-Ball Back-rub on one of our two Robotic Massage Chairs,or open your Laptop, and use our Wi-Fi enabled Internet, or why not try your luck, Fishing in our Lake with our Fishing Rods.

When it’s time for bed the cosseting continues, with our sumptuous King pillow-top mattresses in the three masters and the Queen, believe me you just won’t want to get out of these things, and why should you, especially with TV/DVD/VCR 27'/LCD 37' combos in the masters, and 20' TV/DVD combos in all other bedrooms, with over 200 hundred Cable channels, including Fox Sports and the Golf Channel and HBO, we even have a High Powered sound system to pipe music to every room on the ground floor including the lanai and pool deck, part of villa living is the absence of people knocking on your door hassling you to make up the room, so you can stay there as long as you like, after all this is your home for now.

And it has everything you would expect it to have and more; fully equipped kitchen, laundry-room, towels, do not bring anything but your clothes. Any problems, there is a management company on call 24/7 to help you.

This magnificent home is situated between the Moon and Star lakes on Formosa Gardens, in its own ¼ acre lot, assuring you of the privacy that you deserve. If you don't know, Formosa Gardens is renowned throughout the world as the premier gated-community with its close proximity to Disney and shops. This house has been designed in an stunning Oriental theme, and no expense has been spared on this seven-bedroom six-bathroom home.

Alan & Joye Godfrey

Keywords: Orlando Vacation Rental,Orlando Villa Rental,Disney Vacation Rental,Large Vacation Rental,

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Alan Raymond Godfrey
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

About Alan Raymond Godfrey

The photo is of Joye and I on Vacation in Sorrento Italy, we went to attend her neices wedding, Joye was made redundant from her job, at the Bank of America, where she had worked for 21 years, as a Compliance Officer, in the UK Branch.

I, had spent 20 Years in the Sign Trade, and after I had had two Heart Attacks, an By-Pass and some and other Medical Conditions, we both decided now was the time to Retire. we both loved to travel, so that was an ideal time to get out and see the world.

Alan Raymond Godfrey purchased this villa in 2003

Why Alan Raymond Godfrey chose Kissimmee

When you drive into Formosa Gardens, you will answer that question yourself, it is just so different from anything around, the Disney area, and the homes are so big and in there own grounds.

What makes this villa unique

Award Winning Villa - Voted the Best Kissimmee Vacation Rental 2011-2012

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We have just about everything in the place, the Fans, The Massage Chairs, the Lake, and that Hollywood Pool.

CORPORATE PARTIES...Why stay in a dingy hotel and pay through the nose for it, more and more companies are now booking rental homes,during there convention or sales meetings, and getting a beautiful home, with you own private pool, at a fraction of the cost of a hotel room...Email or call me, for the prices and dates.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guest Review from kasi


Could not have asked for a better house to spend a week in Florida!!! We had such a good time and we had enough room to spread out and enjoy!!! The House was the highlight for me!!! Pool rocks!!!
Feb 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kissimmee in Osceola County

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3740 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 6
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 7 - 2 Double Bed , 2 Bunk Bed , 2 Large Bunk Beds, with the Bottom being a Double, Sleeps 6
    Double Bunk Area - 2 Double Bed , 2 Bunk Bed , 2 Large Bunk beds, the Bottom is a Double so can Sleep 6
  • King size beds (3) Pillow Top Beds, Queen size Beds (1) Pillow Top Beds, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (4) All Rooms have Tvs and Fans and A/C there are 4 Double Bunk Beds, Upstairs that can sleep 12
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 20 deck chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
'Sopranos' Bada Bing Themed Games Room, 2 Robotic Massage Chairs, Fishing Rods supplied to Fish the Lake, 55 Ceiling Hung 4K Smart TV, awesome Home Theater, Better than a cinema, Wi-FI enabled throughout the home, High powered Amp, Stereo Sound Speakers in every room, 200 channel Satellite TV, TV/DVD combos in every room, Fox sports Golf channel HBO, Computer, High Powered Stereo, CD/DVD Player, Washer & 2 Dryers, 10 Person Private Hot Tub, Fibre Optic Lighting, Wheelchair Friendly, Ramps to front of House, and Movable ones inside, Blue Bedroom also set up for or Senior Citizens.


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'This Really is the Classiest of Them All' - Award Winner 2011-2012-2013
average rating of 4.98 based on 66 reviews
Montgomery, Texas

Disney Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My spouse and I took two of our children, their spouses and six grandkids to Disney for 5 days. The house very comfortably accommodated all. All the adults were in king beds, and we could comfortably disperse as appropriate the kids to different rooms. Proximity to Disney was ideal (minutes from the park entrance), and it was great for all to regroup at the house at the end of the day rather than retreat to different hotel rooms.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chip for your Reveiw, it was a Pleasure for you Guys to Stay at my Place............Alan
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This home is great for a large family. It has lots of room and the younger ones loved the pool.

  • 4 of 5

The inside of the home was very nice with lots of room for sleeping, eating and relaxing. We appreciated having a high chair, a child's bed, and laundry facilities. The yard and landscaping are okay but they need a little tender loving care.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dan. Thanks for your Review, I think you are referring to the Grass not being cut, we sort all problems out the moment we hear about them, and I am glad such a Large Group (19- 22) enjoyed my Home.
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Birmingham, AL

Super weekend; great house

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of guys for our annual golf trip; having the whole group in one house was great.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our family had an awesome time!

  • 5 of 5

We had 5 families, 22 total persons! We loved the time we spent together at the pool and at mealtimes! My husband and I take our kids and their kids on a vacation every year; this is the first year we rented a house where we could all stay together. We also visited Universal. It was awesome! The grandkids and kids will talk about this year’s vacation for years!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay at Formosa Gardens

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks at 'The Water's Edge in August and had a wonderful holiday with our family of 12. The property is more like home from home than a holiday home. The decor is lovely and well stocked with crockery etc. Beds are very comfortable and furnishings are lovely. The children loved the pool and spent many happy hours in it. Theme parks are fairly close so very convenient. It was everything we had hoped for and more and I would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris and Derek, for your Review, let me just say you where the Best Guests Ever, you make sure you come back at anytime, and tell your Friends about us........Alan.
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Amazing villa to go with a amazing holiday

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in Formosa Gardens many times before. It's a brilliant gated community and on the door step to most activities you'll likely be interested in; such as Disney, Universal, Sea World, Malls etc.

This is a brilliant Villa, overlooking a lake both at front and back. The view from the pool is breathtaking, the pool and jacuzzi brilliant and you'll be able to enjoy the sun all day.

The living room, kitchen and bedrooms are lovely. The interior is extremely spacious. The home Audio Visual setup is great. There are ceiling speakers in all rooms including the pool area, allowing you to plug in your iPhone or PC and enjoy music throughout the villa. The villa was clean and tidy on arrival as you'd expect. I really couldn't recommend this villa highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Tarkan for that Great Review, as a Regular in Formosa Gardens, I hope you can get back to my Place one day....Alan
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Orlando Int
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 4
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
St Petes Beach
Car: recommended

CORPORATE PARTIES...Why stay in an expensive hotel and pay through the nose for it, more and more companies are now booking rental homes, during there convention or sales meetings, and getting a beautiful home, with your own private pool, at a fraction of the cost of a hotel room...Email or call for the prices and dates.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kissimmee, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring Break
18 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
30 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pool Heat Per Week £180.52 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £361.05
Cleaning £180.52 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

The Rate Counter is not always Accurate, Please call or email (Better) I will respond within the Hour, and can give you a Better Deal and Discount, and its not always a 7 Day Minimum, email me with your Requirements, and we can probably work something out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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