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Stunning Grand Bahama Penthouse Villa - Upgraded, Rated Platinum, Fantastic View

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,730 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleep 6-8 people

Bahama Bay is a beautiful, Caribbean-style, 24 hour gated resort on the banks of picturesque Lake Davenport; our vacation home, the Grand Bahama is the most spacious of the three bedroom villas, not to be compared with the smaller Abacos. With more than 1,700 square feet of air-conditioned penthouse comfort, the villa provides the epitome of quiet relaxation. The best beaches in America are just forty five minutes away, or you can venture onto the many championship golf courses or take the family to world renowned adventure parks, such as Disney, Universal, Sea World. That's when you are not enjoying Bahama Bay Resort’s many fabulous amenities, which include 17,000 sq.ft. recreation center & clubhouse, pool bar & grille, four swimming pools with whirlpools, children's pool & play area, full service spa & salon, fitness facility, Internet access, mini-market, volleyball, basketball, tennis, billiards, walking trails, sandy beach, fishing, and more!

Dining Options On-Site: At Bahama Bay Resort when it comes to dining you can have the best of both worlds... If your passion is cooking or saving on food cost, then our self-catering villa is perfect for you. There is a store within the resort where you can buy basic grocery items, but if you're looking for something specific then there are both Publix (supermarket) and Walmart Superstore (supermarket/department - open 24hours) stores just minutes away. There may, however, be times when you want to eat out... 'Mambo's' is a casual poolside grill where you can get snacks throughout the day. You can even have pizzas delivered to you in your villa! 'Tradewinds' lakeside restaurant serves buffet breakfasts and alfresco lunches. The dinner menu is extremely varied and we’re sure there’s something for the most discriminating palate! Need a drink? There are two poolside bars and the 'Tradewinds' cocktail bar, offering weekly activities (Karaoke), happy hour and live entertainment.

Dining Options Off-Site: If you wish to try some local establishments, ‘Orlando Ale House' boasts the best for daily specials on food and drink! Or for the family with varied tastebuds, 'Golden Corral' is a good inexpensive buffet. These are just a few of the various establishments found in the vicinity, from pizza to sushi..

More Details

Owner
Chris and Nicole
Member since: 2010
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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Chris and Nicole

This is Chris and Nicole from Toronto, Canada! We are both professionals working in competing high-tech companies. When we aren't working, we enjoy spending time with friends and family and, of course, travelling to somewhere warm!

Chris and Nicole purchased this villa in 2010

Why Chris and Nicole chose Bahama Bay

We decided early on that we wanted a home in Florida for our future retirement and to enjoy during our time-off while we were working. We visited over 30 properties in the Orlando area, and while each one had some unique characteristics that we liked, only Bahama Bay hit the mark for us.

Located on over 70 acres of land, the resort is truly that - a resort. The buildings are all offset, so you aren't looking into your neighbour's windows. There are pools and tennis courts and barbecues and walking trails and a fitness centre and a sauna and... well, Bahama Bay just had it all. When you settle in, even though you are about 10 minutes from Disney, you feel a world away.

What makes this villa unique

All of the villas at Bahama Bay are great, but what makes our unit just a bit more unique than the others is LOCATION.

Our villa overlooks the central pond whose fountain is lit at night. Our screened balcony is the perfect spot to enjoy an early breakfast or a late-night book. We are literally a two minute walk along a lighted path to the main Club House with oversized pool, fitness centre, hot tubs and children's splash pad, Two minutes across the parking lot will take you to the resort's barbecue area and children's playground.

We are at the centre of the action, and as our realtor always tells us - LOCATION - LOCATION - LOCATION.

I hope you will have a chance to share our unique piece of paradise in the midst of the hustle and bustle that is Orlando.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bahama Bay in Davenport

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1730 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master En-suite - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , His and Hers Basin. Double Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , His and Hers Basin. Double Shower Enclosure
  • After a busy day, relax in the sumptuous garden heart-shaped corner bath in the master en-suite or the garden tub in the shared guest bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Stunning En-Suite
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Shared four-piece bath
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Shared four-piece bath
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • For our youngest guests, a crib is available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Our villa on the 3rd (2nd for UK) top floor features two full-sized bathrooms each with an oversized garden tub, extra-large walk-in shower enclosure and dual sinks; a king-size bed in the master bedroom with direct access to a spacious balcony connected to the living area, a queen-size bed in the first guest bedroom with patio door access to a private balcony, two twin beds in the second guest bedroom, and a sofa in the living room that opens into a queen-size bed. All guest bedrooms are equipped with 32-inch flat screen wall-mounted TVs and the living area with a 42-inch. For our young guests, a crib and highchair are stored in the villa’s master closet. For your convenience, there is also a full-size laundry room located off the foyer. Kindly note that some entertainment items (like pool tables, darts, video games, etc.) are located in the Club House or on-site poolside bar. All are located a short walk from our villa and are complimentary for resort guests.

Reviews

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5

First class condo !

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo. Comfortable and well maintained. Great place to relax from hectic parks!

Pools well maintained too.

On site restaurant had good food.

Would stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mike! Thank you for your kind words! When people ask me how close we are relative to Disney, I always try to tell them 'close enough to enjoy, but far enough away to decompress'. I am so pleased that you and your family were able to enjoy some of the tranquility that the Bahama Bay resort offers, and I hope we can welcome you back again soon!
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5

Absolutely beautiful condo with everything anyone could want!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent experience and stunning condo! Staff was very friendly and everything we needed was provided! Will definitely book again!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Stephen, Thank you so much for your feedback! Having owned this unit for almost seven years now, we have been able to put together what we hope is a complete suite of amenities that our guests will find useful during their stay. Still, we always welcome new suggestions and look forward to implementing them in the future. It is clear that you and your family had a great stay, and we are very pleased to hear that. Thank you again, and please reach out to us the next time you plan to visit Central Florida!
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Bahama Bay 3 Bed Penthouse

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic resort and location. Beautiful and very spacious accommodation, pictures do not do it justice. Very well equipped, excellent view of the lake.

Went to the pool at the main reception a few times (2 Minuite walk) nice size pool with 2 hot tubs- all very well kept.

Realy hope to return very soon

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Emma! Thank you so much for your review. We are fortunate to have had so many wonderful guests like yourselves stay with us over the years and share our love of Bahama Bay, I am always pleased when our guests appreciate our attention to detail. It is always our hope that every guest will enjoy sharing our home away from home, as you recently have. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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5

Beautiful property and condo. I Would highly recommend this place.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was fantastic and really well kept. The owner was wonderful and very helpful. Great place for a big family. The resort was really nice.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Chelsey, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family and I am so happy to hear that everything was to your expectations! I hope we will have an opportunity to welcome you back again in the not-too-distant future!
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Stunning Unit

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for providing such a stunning accommodation for our Orlando Christmas. The property was impeccably clean and nicely updated. As regards to its "Platinum" rating - it over-achieved! We wish we could give it 6 stars!!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi James, Thank you so very much for your kind words! I am so pleased that you were able to stay with us over the Christmas holidays this year. Christmas is truly a magical time at Disney - so long as you can manage the crowds - LOL It is our desire to always provide accommodations that would meet or exceed your expectations. To that end, I am very pleased that you and your family felt that our villa overachieved in this regard. I look forward to welcoming you back again for what I hope will be another unforgettable stay! Thanks!
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5

Nice resort perfectly situated to Disney World and Universal

  • 5 of 5

Chris took perfect care of us. Definitely a great host. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely return to Bahama Bay.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sean, Thank you so much for your feedback. It was an absolute joy working with you. You were an amazing guest and I would welcome you back anytime in a heartbeat. We are very pleased with our location as it offers quick access to the Disney property via some of the back roads. It sounds as though you found the back roads maps that I provided to you of some assistance and time saving during stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not-to-distant future! that I provide maps for to our wonderful guests like yourself.
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Location

Car: recommended

Our villa is set within the Bahama Bay Resort amidst 70 acres of lush landscaped grounds on the shores of Lake Davenport in central Florida. Just minutes away from local stores, 10min from Walt Disney World Resort, 20min from Seaworld Orlando and 25min from Universal Orlando Resort and downtown Orlando. Other nearby attractions include shopping malls, outlet stores and five 18-hole golf courses. You can also swim with the dolphins, visit wildlife preserves, ride in a hot air balloon and even schedule a visit to the Kennedy Space Centre. Bahama Bay Resort lies near the intersection of US-27 and US-192. It is a 40min drive from Orlando International airport and a 90min drive from Orlando Sanford International airport.

Other Activities: Basketball, beach volleyball, billiards, darts, video arcade, kids splash pad, table tennis.

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £68.83

Until confirmed, all rates are subject to change without notice.

Discounts for stays of 14 days or more - please email for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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