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Luxury Of The Highest Quality. Less than 10 minutes from Disney.

People16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's2
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16. Lake and woodland conservation views

Golden Palms is a luxury villa of the highest quality in Orlando, Florida. The villa is well appointed with fine furniture and fully air conditioned with additional ceiling fans through out. With a large South facing pool and spa Golden Palms is the perfect holiday home. Located in the stunning surroundings of Emerald Island Resort this villa has uninterrupted views over a beautiful lake and woodland conservation area. The Emerald Island Resort is one of the closest to Disney World, yet secluded enough to enjoy quiet evenings and spectacular Floridian sunsets. Featuring 7 en suite bedrooms the villa can accommodate up to 16 people for the holiday of a lifetime.

• Free pool and spa heating

• One of the closest to Disney World

• Large south facing private pool plus spa

• Non overlooked pool deck with lake and woodland conservation views

• All en suite bedrooms

• HD TV with cable and DVD player in every bedroom

• High spec BBQ with outdoor dining furniture

• Entertainment lounge with 64' TV, Xbox 360 and reclining sofas

• Free wireless broadband internet

• Free local and national calls

• Fully air conditioned

• Golf courses within 2 miles

• Games room with pool and foosball

• Family lounge entertainment system with expanded cable TV package

• 2 travel cots, 2 buggies and 2 high chairs, a baby bouncer and a baby monitor

• Express check in, no need to collect keys

Family Lounge

With a top of the range entertainment system, the family lounge is an ideal place to enjoy TV programs in HD, movies on the blu-ray player, listen to music on the superior sound system or to simply relax with friends and family.

Entertainment Lounge

Upstairs there is an entertainment lounge that is a movie lover and video gamer’s paradise. With a 64” TV, DVD player, XBOX 360 and reclining sofas you can immerse yourself in your favourite films and games. Alternatively, the upstairs entertainment lounge is the perfect place to enjoy some quiet time with a book.

Pool Area

Golden Palms boasts a large South facing heated pool and spa. Guests can enjoy cooling off and relaxing in the pool while enjoying the uninterrupted views of a beautiful lake and woodland conservation area. With lots of sun loungers, seats and tables you can soak up the Floridian sunshine on the large pool deck that is not overlooked by another villa. Should you want to cool off and still enjoy the stunning scenery you can rest under the large lanai with ceiling fans. A high spec BBQ and a large outdoor dining table sets the scene for you to enjoy sizzling steaks in the tranquillity of the lake view. For peace of mind for those travelling with young children there is a pool safety fence and alarm on the patio door.

Games Room

With a top of the range slate bed pool table, foosball and TV in the games room hours of fun are to be had by both adults and children of all ages.

Bedrooms

There are 7 en suite bedrooms in Golden Palms, all are furnished to the highest standard and tastefully styled. There are 2 king size master bedrooms, 2 queen size bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom and 2 bunk bed rooms. Every bedroom features TV’s with cable TV and DVD players, built in wardrobes and en suite bathrooms.

Bathrooms

There are 5.5 bathrooms in total; all are supplied with fresh towels and soaps upon your arrival. All of the bathrooms feature hairdryers.

Kitchen

Golden Palms boasts a kitchen with all the amenities one could want and is fully stocked with all cutlery, cups, plates, pots and pans. There is a large fridge freezer with an ice dispenser and a top of the range coffee percolator. You can prepare quick snacks or mouth watering meals with ease with the large counter tops and island. The open plan kitchen also features a breakfast table that looks out upon the conservation area and provides the perfect way to start the day while enjoying the sun rise. Upon your arrival a free grocery starter pack is provided so you can relax after your journey and begin your holiday of a lifetime immediately.

Dining Room and Reception Lounge

An inviting reception lounge provides further space to relax and leads onto the dining area that features exquisite furniture. You can enjoy meals in style and comfort should you choose not to dine at one of the many local restaurants.

Internet and Phone

Golden Palms features free wireless internet and free local and national phone calls ensuring you can keep in touch with friends and family or conduct business during your stay.

Laundry Facilities

A washing machine, dryer, ironing board and iron are provided in the utility room.

Infant Facilities

2 travel cots, 2 buggies and 2 high chairs, a baby bouncer and a baby monitor are provided free of charge.

Location

Golden Palms is perfectly located for all local amenities and attractions; the choice is absolutely amazing (times given are by car).

• Restaurants, shops and super market – 1.5 miles, 5 minutes

• Walt Disney World - 3 miles, 10 minutes

• Sea World – 12.5 miles, 20 minutes

• Universal Studios – 16 miles, 25 minutes

• Orlando International Airport - 25 miles, 30 minutes

• The Florida Mall – 20 miles, 30 minutes

• High quality golf courses within 2 miles

Resort

Emerald Island itself boasts many features, apart from being one of the most sought after and closest resorts to Disney World it has;

• 24 hr manned gated entrance

• Landscaped entrance with dolphin fountains

• Clubhouse with concierge service, cyber café, arcade, tiki bar, meeting room, gym and seasonal events.

• Communal pool, spa and sauna.

• 11 acre nature walk

• Floodlit tennis courts and a volley ball court

• 2 play areas

• Sundry shop

Owned by a family who have an excellent knowledge of the local area, we will do everything we can to make your holiday one to remember!

More Details

Owner
Craig Strangward
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

About Craig Strangward

Our family first visited Florida in 1995 and have made it a regular holiday destination ever since. After our first few visits we discovered Emerald Island Resort and continued to rent villas there as it is superbly located and all the villas are of outstanding quality. We enjoyed Florida so much over the years that we decided to buy two villas in Emerald Island Resort and would like to welcome you into one of our homes for a wonderful vacation.

Craig Strangward purchased this villa in 2010

Why Craig Strangward chose Disney / Orlando

The Emerald Island Resort is superbly located on the US192, just 3 miles (10 minutes drive) from Disney World yet secluded in a gated community surrounded by a conservation area for those relaxing evenings.

What makes this villa unique

Our villa is so close to Disney World that we can visit the theme parks in the morning, come back during the evening to relax and cool off in the pool and have a bite to eat then return for more fun and fireworks at the theme parks! The south facing pool overlooks a lake and conservation area, perfect to enjoy the Floridian sunsets. Our villa isn't just close to Disney World; Universal Studios and Sea World are within a 25 minute drive to! There is a large supermarket just over 1 mile from the villa and superb restaurants are all located within a couple miles. Even on the days when we relax at the villa there is plenty to do, the games room with top of the range pool table, air hockey and foosball keeps the family entertained for hours!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The villa was excellent and accommodated 16 people with plenty of space. The pool and jacuzzi got plenty of use when we got back from the parks. Plenty of towels and all other amenities you could want. Excellent location and very near to Disney.
Jul 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mystic Dunes Golf Course
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Kissimmee
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Interstate 4
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Outback Steakhouse
Nearest Beach
75 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: necessary

Golden Palms is perfectly located for all local amenities and attractions, the choice is absolutely amazing.

• Restaurants, shops and super market – 1.5 miles, 5 minutes

• Walt Disney World - 3 miles, 10 minutes

• Sea World – 12.5 miles, 20 minutes,

• Universal Studios – 16 miles, 25 minutes

• Orlando International Airport - 25 miles, 30 minutes

• The Florida Mall – 20 miles, 30 minutes

• High quality golf courses within 2 miles

Other Activities: biking, hot air ballooning, mini-golf, shopping

Golf: Orlando and Kissimmee are home to over 30 golf courses, making Golden Palms the perfect place for a golfing holiday. As well as the 5 high quality golf courses in Walt Disney World, there are golf courses all within a short drive from the villa.

Mystic Dunes Golf Club

The course was designed by Champions Tour professional and NBC golf analyst, Gary Koch. Challenging yet fun, this course consists of two distinctly different layouts that take advantage of the unique topography, offering the golfer a fantastic and memorable experience.

Celebration Golf Club

Co-designed by the renowned masters of golf course architecture, Robert Trent Jones Senior and Junior, they created a course unlike any other in the nation. It’s lush, almost like a natural park with undulating swells and topography, a course reflective of the very best of every course they have created around the world.

ChampionsGate Golf Club

ChampionsGate Golf Club features two premier 18-hole championship golf courses designed by accomplished architect and golfer, Greg Norman. ChampionsGate resort offers an un-matched golf facility and is regarded as one of the top courses nation wide.

Highlands Reserve Golf Club

Highlands Reserve sits atop one of the highest areas of Florida and offers remarkable scenery along with a course designed for hot golf. Large, fast, undulating greens make this course challenging and fun for all levels of golfers.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kissimmee in Osceola County

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • Lake View
  • resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , En-Suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-Suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-Suite
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-Suite
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-Suite
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • There are 5.5 bathrooms in total; all are supplied with fresh towels and soaps upon your arrival. All of the bathrooms feature hairdryers.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En-Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En-Suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , En-Suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , En-Suite
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , En-Suite
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Double Bed , En-Suite
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed , En-Suite
  • There are 7 en suite bedrooms in Golden Palms, all are furnished to the highest standard and tastefully styled. There are 2 king size master bedrooms, 2 queen size bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom and 2 bunk bed rooms. Every bedroom features TV’s with cable TV and DVD players, built in wardrobes and en suite bathrooms. 2 travel cots, 2 buggies and 2 high chairs, a baby bouncer and a baby monitor are provided free of charge.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: 2 travel cots, 2 buggies and 2 high chairs, a baby bouncer and a baby monitor are provided free of charge. Outside: Golden Palms boasts a large South facing heated pool and spa. Guests can enjoy cooling off and relaxing in the pool while enjoying the uninterrupted views of a beautiful lake and woodland conservation area. With lots of sun loungers, seats and tables you can soak up the Floridian sunshine on the large pool deck that is not overlooked by another villa. Should you want to cool off and still enjoy the stunning scenery you can rest under the large lanai with ceiling fans. A high spec BBQ and a large outdoor dining table sets the scene for you to enjoy sizzling steaks in the tranquillity of the lake view. For peace of mind for those travelling with young children there is a pool safety fence and alarm on the patio door. Games Room: With a top of the range slate bed pool table and foosball in the games room hours of fun are to be had by all.

Reviews

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Luxury Of The Highest Quality. Less than 10 minutes from Disney.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 23 reviews
5

We have had another super stay in Golden Palms, a beautiful well equipped villa on Emerald island.

  • 5 of 5

The villa is situated on Emerald Island in Kissimmee, it is a few minutes away from all the Disney parks. It is in a quiet part of the complex, it has a lovely view of the lake and trees etc at the back of the villa beyond the pool. The villa is well maintained by the management team who are great, and always available and willing to help . It has seven beautiful bedrooms all of which are decorated and equipped to a very high standard.It is a lovely place to come home to and relax after a busy ,long hot day in the parks.would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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5

The house was very clean, comfortable beds, had lots of dishes, pots, and pans.

  • 5 of 5

The pool and air conditioned game room was enjoyed by all! Would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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spacious clean accomodation with excellent outside pool

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed at Emerald Island resort numerous times, we have to state that this Villa was as good as others we have stayed in and better than most.

Clean and well presented, a nice touch with basic essentials awaiting in the kitchen for our arrival

We had no need to contact the management company during our stay as we experience no difficulties

The location is perfect for the Disney Parks visits and numerous restaurants are available within a mile at Formosa Gardens

Overall a great stay was enjoyed by my family and myself

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great time once again!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at Craig's place. All four families had a wonderful time again. The house is set up very well and we never felt on top of each other.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Well maintained, lots of space, confortable and well located

  • 4 of 5

Me and the other 11 members of our family spent a beautiful time inside and around the house, and enjoying Disney and other attractions which were very closed to the house.

The place we thought was the pantry were used to deposit cleaning material for the house and although we manage to place our groceries in some of the upper compartments, this we feel should be revised.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely home! Well maintained, beautiful decor and furnishings, fully appointed kitchen, plenty of towels, awesome pool with a beautiful view and so close to theme parks, restaurants and shopping! Craig was great to work with as well as the management company. We had one minor issue with the battery needing to be replaced in a smoke detector...it was taken care of immediately. After renting numerous times in Emerald Island I can honestly say this home is the best! Hope to return here again and again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kissimmee, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Regular
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,197
for 5 nights
£1,676
 
 
Low
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,042
for 5 nights
£1,459
 
 
Peak
16 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 5 nights
£2,310
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 5 nights
£2,310
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £368.35

Free pool and spa heating
Rates include sales and tourist tax
A booking deposit is required to secure a guests dates.
All bookings require an additional security deposit of $500 which is refundable in accordance with our terms and conditions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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