Our villa, Citrus Retreat, is situated on the spacious, award winning Orange Tree development. We purchased it in 2008 direct from the builders. With secluded pool, hot tub, games room, free national & european (landline) calls and computer with wireless internet it has everything you need. A 'Welcome Pack' of groceries can be arranged for your arrival so that you can relax after a long, tiring journey.
Our villa has 4 bedrooms/3 bathrooms (1 King ensuite, 1 Queen ensuite and 2 twin bedrooms) plenty of room for 8 people to sleep in proper beds, no pull outs.
For your entertainment besides the games room there is a large TV in the living area and TV's in all the bedrooms with cable providing many channels. A computer with wireless internet access is situated in the kitchen area together with a printer - handy for online check-in. There is also a Playstation 2 with a small selection of games, a CD/radio, a DVD player and a selection of books and games. Local & national phone calls are free and calls to European landlines are also free.
Citrus Retreat is fully equipped with everything you need from travel cot, high chair, stroller and inflatable toys for our younger visitors to towels, pool towels, hair dryer and hair straighteners.
The villa is fully air conditioned for your comfort and all bedrooms, games room, the living area and lanai all have ceiling fans. Our local property manager checks the property before your arrival and is available 24/7 if you have any problems. The villa is professionally cleaned before your visit and the pool, hot tub and garden are tended weekly.
While security in the area has not been a problem the villa has a 24 hour monitored alarm and a small safe in recognition of the fact that you may have items that you wish to keep secure whilst out for the day.
The villa has 2 master bedrooms both with ensuite facilities. One master room has a king size bed and access direct to the pool area. Its large ensuite bathroom has a walk-in shower, large tub, his & hers vanity units and toilet. There is also a walk-in closet where the safe is located. The second master bedroom has a queen size bed, built in closets and its own bathroom with shower over the tub. The other bedrooms are twin bedrooms with built-in closets and a bathroom between the bedrooms. The spacious living area, which has direct access to the lanai & pool area, has plenty of seating for everyone and has a dining area adjoining with seating for 6 people, suitable for more formal meals. The kitchen is light and airy. All essential equipment is supplied and there is seating for 4 people.
Pool, air hockey, foosball, basketball and electronic darts are available in the games room. Ideal for evenings when the younger children are asleep or whilst waiting for all your family to be ready for a day out.
The pool, which can be heated in the cooler months, has underwater illumination and is surrounded by a removable child safety fence. The pool area is secluded, having fencing down two sides and bushes on the other and the pool screen also has additional privacy glass attached. Situated on the decking is a hot tub, where you can relax after a long day a the parks. There is a large lanai area where you can sit in the shade and enjoy al fresco meals. Also some sun loungers for those who like the sun. Although we do not have a BBQ on site we can arrange rental of one if required for a small additional charge.
Orange Tree is a small development of quality homes situated close to all major attractions (15 mins from Disney World). Nearby are many restaurants and take-aways together with supermarkets (Super Walmart 5 mins drive) and pharmacies. A short walk away from the villa is a tiny tots play area. There are also tennis & basketball courts and a soccer field on this award winning development. Only minutes away is Lake Louisa State Park where you can relax whilst fishing or walking in the countryside. There are many golf courses within a few minutes drive from Citrus Retreat and the Gulf coasts are within easy reach.