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Skeeter's Villa, Near Disney, Sleeps 14, Pool, December - Holiday Decorated

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths (Sleeps 14) Private Pool, Game Room,

Skeeter's Villa is a two story vacation home. It has six bedrooms, four full and one half bathrooms, and is located in the Aviana Resort, a gated community.

The first floor master bedroom has a king size bed with a flat screen TV and en suit bathroom. This bathroom has a large relaxing bathtub, stall shower and private commode. There is also a half bath on the first floor. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances, a kitchen island for additional work/storage space and wooden cabinetry. There is a breakfast nook adjacent to the kitchen, and a separate dining room. The family room boasts a cathedral ceiling as well as a large HD TV, DVD player with assorted movies and a home theater sound system.

The home furnishings are high grade and comfortable. High speed secure Ethernet wireless service is provided – bring your laptop! There is a carpeted game room with a pool table, air hockey, dart board and a small table with chairs. The second floor has a den area with its own work station complete with computer and printer. There is also a TV, DVD player, Playstation 2 game console with a small library of DVDs and Guitar Hero! No boring rainy days here! There are five bedrooms on the second floor, each with its own TV and some with a DVD player. One of the bedrooms has two bunk bed sets for the small folk. There is one king suite with bath, another king and a queen bedroom, and one bedroom with two single beds. Three full bathrooms complete this large villa. In the rear of the home is the screened pool with a unusually large patio deck. A conservation area is in the rear of the pool area, and is not overlooked by another house. There are beautiful shrubs on each side of the pool for added privacy. There is a removable fence that can be easily installed around the pool for safety’s sake. The home has a monitored alarm system.

The gated community complex has many amenities. Some of the outstanding features of the complex include a large community pool, child's pool, resort hot tub, gazebo, putting green, playground, and beach volleyball court. A clubhouse is on site with a reception/social area, cyber café, and fitness room. The home is just minutes away from championship golf couses, and the sights that made Orlando famous! Make your family vacation an exceptional one!

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Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 February, 2017

About Skeeter

Skeeter and Sandy were childhood sweethearts. But went their separate ways after high school, marrying different spouses. Both were widowed and many years later re-connected, married and combined their families. Total of 6 children, 5 in-laws & 16 grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Skeeter sold & retired from his construction business (P & C Construction, Chattanooga TN) in 2008. On a visit to Florida that same year, purchased their first Aviana Resort villa and named it Skeeter's Vacation Villa (HomeAway #234821). In January 2013 they purchased the villa next door, and of course it had to be named - 'Sandy's Vacation Villa' , HomeAway #3537465, also a 6 bedroom 4 1/2 bath.

Skeeter purchased this house in 2008

Why Skeeter chose Disney / Orlando

For many years we have rented vacation homes in the Disney area, as well as ocean front home in Panama city and Cape San Blas area. We were getting close to retirement age, and thought why not try it on our own. Since we have a big family, we needed a large home. Disney area is so exciting to the grandchildren, and We truly enjoy 'family and friend get-togethers'. Aviana was a gated resort, yet seem like a quite country setting, even though Davenport was so close to the Disney & Orlando attractions. Thus Skeeter's Villa was created, an hope all our guest enjoy it as much as our families and friends.

What makes this house unique

Skeeter's villa is a large beautifully decorated two story home with high ceilings. It can accommodate large groups, or several small families and or friends. You don't feel crowded with the high ceiling and open spaces from the first and second floors. The beautiful private pool is not overlooked by another home, but has a rear conservation area. There are shrubs on each side for added privacy. A great place to relax with family and friends!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Skeeter & Sandy,

We had a wonderful visit in Davenport & Lake Wales area. Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your villa. We had 4 families (4 teenagers,1 infant). We had plenty of room, and never felt crowded. We enjoyed delicious southern breakfast in the well equipped kitchen. We enjoyed morning and evening walk around the resort. It was a very nice place to relax and enjoy a few days with family and friends!
Jan 2015
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

Skeeter's Villa, Near Disney, Sleeps 14, Pool, December - Holiday Decorated
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews

Lovely Home

  • 5 of 5

I have been to Florida many times in the last ten years and stayed at various places and I can honestly say this is the best home I've ever stayed. This spacious home has rooms that are beautifully furnished with comfortable beds in each of the bedrooms. This was the only home that I have stayed at that has offered a computer with Internet service, which was especially helpful if you wanted to look up area attractions or find driving directions from the property. Not only is there a giant screen television is the living room (as well as tvs in each of the bedrooms) and an inground swimming pool, but there is also an awesome gameroom with a nice pool table and air hockey table. You won't regret renting this home for your next vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5
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Very lovely house. Could not be more impressed with the response of the management. Had an AC issue however was resolved within hours of it being reported and Skeeter called me later that afternoon to check in on us. Enjoyed it so much we are looking forward to returning next July!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: JJ. Thank you so much for the great review. We are so glad Apex Service was able to get the AC going so quickly. We will be replacing the unit as soon as the house is empty. We look forward to you returning in July 2017. Regards, Skeeter & Sandy
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Great Time had by all

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time at this property. Plenty of room, plenty of fun for the children in the garage with the air hockey. Men enjoyed the pool table. The pool was enjoyed by everyone. We would highly recommend this property that was offered at a very fair price for the time we spent. The club house pool was a lot of fun too.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We are so glad the "Men" enjoyed Skeeter's Villas' pool table. as well as the "Children" the air hockey. Family times are so precious, and glad you all could get together. We welcome you back anytime. Regards, Skeeter & Sandy
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Ooltewah, TN

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Skeeter's Villa was perfect. The house has all of the amenities that you need for a family vacation. It was so nice to walk out the back door and enjoy the pool. The game room was a big hit as well. The kids and grandchildren enjoyed the air hockey and billiards table. In addition to the pool at the Villa, we also enjoyed the pool at the clubhouse and the grandchildren loved the playground at the clubhouse. We spent 4 days at Disney parks and 2 days relaxing at the Villa and clubhouse. We had 6 adults and 4 children and would have been forced to stay in two motel rooms if had not stayed here. This was so much better. We could all be together and enjoy ourselves. I would recommend Skeeter's Villa to anyone planning to visit the Disney parks.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are glad your family enjoyed our home, the pool and game room. It is so much better when a family can spend quality time together in a large home, instead of two or three motel rooms. We welcome your family back anytime! Skeeter & Sandy
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Beautiful and worth the stay,

  • 5 of 5

Skeeter's Villa was one of the most comfortable and relaxing vacay stays I've experienced in a long while. The property was amazingly well kept and clean, everything that you needed was pretty much at your finger tips. Cookware, Utensils, flatware, sheets. towels, and w/d for dirty laundry. All of the amenities of home. Even a burglar alarm for folks that feel they need it. My family had a great time and the owner even called to check if everything was going well. I would recommend this property to anyone. The home is a short drive to Disney but its ideal for planning and sightseeing. We experienced the hustle and bustle of the parks, museums, and other sights and returned where it was quiet and peaceful and a private pool.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You KJ for your review. We are delighted that you had a relaxing time at Skeeter's Villa! The parks can be draining on your energy levels, and it is nice to have a quite relaxing place to recoup and spend quality family time. Hope you are planning your next trip to Skeeter's Villa, or maybe try Sandy's next time. Blessing to you and yours! Skeeter & Sandy
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Oakland County, MI

Perfect home away from home

  • 5 of 5

First I must say a HUGE THANK YOU to Mr & Mrs Skeeter! I had paid for another house and the booking agent cancelled 3 days prior to arrival!! Beware of booking agents who don't own the properties!!! I looked beyond Orlando and found Skeeter who put frantic me at ease. He had everything ready, and our vacation back on before I had to tell my gang it was off. This was a turn for the BETTER after all! Location for certain! Skeeters' is close enough to the attractions, just minutes away (two exits from Disney Village), and yet out and away from it all when we needed it to be. This was a 5 year over due gathering from various points in the country (13). We found plenty of space for guys/gals old and young alike, respectfully. The pool was wonderful and DON'T purchase toys before looking in the storage bin, many pool toys are there. A nice surprise was the back patio beyond the pool where we star gazed and enjoyed Crane visits during the day. We liked using the same area for grilling away from pool activities. This was the perfect property for the coming and goings of so many busy people, Skeeters' entry system worked great. We found the property spotless, and all reported that their beds were quite comfortable. A lot of the crew appreciated the game room, the pool table especially. I appreciated the second full sized fridge in the game room. The large TV was great, we hooked the computer up for a nostalgic slide show, kids used their netflixs accounts, cable provided for the kids cartoon needs and the WiFi worked great. What I really appreciated about this property is besides having the ample sleeping space and bathrooms, there was a large table and enough chairs so we could enjoy a meal all together. The kitchen was well equipped and we didn't miss a thing when preparing dinner, even with added guests! We had a real Chef cooking. We appreciated the security of the gated community and our grand daughter liked the play ground, her scooter and walks. We were pleasantly surprised with two thermostats, one for upstairs and one for down. Last but not least, it was sunny and 80's during the day but cool at night, sometimes low 40's. Having the pool heated allowed us to enjoy swimming no matter the chill. Be confident if you are looking at this property, easy access to the OWNERS with quick easy transactions, and a great management team after booking. NOTE: first and second floor masters make this perfect for 3 generational families!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Margaret, Wow !!!! What a review!!! We are so glad we could be a part of making you family reunion a success. You also were wonderful to work with, and appreciate all the nice comments about "Skeeter's Villa". Tell the gang hello and you all plan another trip real soon!!
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Car: necessary

Depending on traffic Skeeter's Villa is only a 12 -18 Minute Drive To Walt Disney World theme parks. about 15 to 20 minute to Universal Studios, 5 to 8 miles to various golf resorts, and 8 to 15 miles to various shopping malls. 5 miles to Publix Grocery, CVS pharmacy, restuarants, banks, gas stations, and post office. So close to the attractions, yet in a quite country-like setting. Only 5 minutes to the unique-old town of Davenport, Florida. Approximaely 1 1/2 hours east or southwest to Florida sandy beachs.

Other Activities: Health/beauty spa, shopping.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Davenport, Davenport

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2017 Standard Rate
7 Jan 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
2017 Holiday Rate
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47
Cleaning fee £101

2017 Christmas / New Year's Holiday Rate is $2000.00 per week / 7 nights (includes taxes and pool heat)
$500,00 to book and hold dates, then balance due 45 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Davenport in Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 4 Single Bed , 2sets of bunk beds
  • Downstairs: One king master suite w/ bath Upstairs: One king master suite w/ bath One king bedroom One queen bedrooms Two twin beds Two sets of bunk beds Two shared baths
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Conservatory
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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