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Magnificent 9 Bedroom 10 bathroom 9,850 sq ft - Lakefront, Cinema

People20
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms10
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
20
Bedrooms
9
Bathrooms
10
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 9 bedroom holiday villa in Kissimmee - 'The Grand Formosa'

One of the largest Villas at 9 Bedrooms, 10 Bathrooms, Sleeps 24, Wedding Venue

This spectacular Villa is located at ‘The Estates Formosa Gardens’ Kissimmee, the closest community to Disney World. Formosa is renowned for its prestigious Villas and beautiful landscaping and the most desirable location. The Grand is set on one of the largest lakefront lots, it is undoubtedly the finest and largest Villa on this community and indeed the only one of its design available for rental in the whole Orlando-Disney area.

At just over 9850 square feet it commands a breathtaking position, directly on the lakefront on the prestigious 'Formosa Boulevard'.

Enter this amazing home under 24 foot column archways, walk on fine Italian porcelain tiles, across an enormous galleried foyer and set the stage for all the beauty and elegance you will encounter in this truly magnificent home.

Grand Formosa features: Nine huge en-suite bedrooms, including a master family suite that sleeps four and a Kids/Teen room that sleeps up to 8 persons, three magnificent lounge/sitting rooms, turreted custom ceilings, three dining areas, polished granite gourmet kitchen, sports/games room, multigym, Cinema/Movie theatre with a huge 150 inch screen, surround sound and twinkling starlight ceilings, unique custom ironwork and art niches. The center piece of this beautiful Villa is the grand sweeping staircase, an amazing background for those special occasions, Weddings, family reunions etc. with galleries and balconies overlooking the grand foyer, lounge wine bar and wine cellar, two interior wet bars - two poolside summer bars, second butlers staircase leads to the sports room, cable TV’s in all bedrooms and lounge areas, computer, free WiFi internet, hot tub/spa, three lakefront viewing balconies watch the beautiful sunsets, lakefront balcony has wide screen TV. There are high capacity washers and dryers, auto climate control throughout, amazing 55 foot pool with vanishing edge, cascading waterfall, two block paved sun terraces, one outside the screen with sun all day, panoramic lakefront views, 120 ft of private lakefront, built in natural gas BBQ/Grill.

Easy access to all attractions and within a few minutes of a selection of supermarkets fine shops and restaurants, one mile to golf courses, easy access to airports and the Gulf and Atlantic coasts.

The Grand Master Suite is king sized throughout with a magnificent bathroom complete with walk in wall shower and oversize Roman Jetted Tub, walk in closets and twin bathroom. This room also has its own private turreted sitting room, with spectacular lakefront views.

Five further Master Suites have luxurious king-size beds beautifully adorned in custom bedding with pillow top mattresses for ultimate comfort. All bedrooms are fully furnished with twin night stands, chests, beautiful draped window treatments and many arts and artefacts.

Two suites also have their own sitting room and lounge area, together with private balconies to sunbathe or private pool access.

The sixth master suite is a family suite with two queen beds, ideal for sleeping four children or a family.

The 'Chill' room has a King bed, sofa, large screen HD TV, with Netflix movie library, 1000's of free films at any time and XBox 360 with surround sound, this room is awesome.

The ninth bedroom is ensuite, with two full size Bunks, sleeping up to 8 persons, this room also has a large screen TV, games station and multi game Dual Arcade machine with 700+ games.

Ideal for the younger ones or teenagers.

The Grand Lounge is the centre piece of this beautiful home with its magnificent grand sweeping staircase, leading to galleries and balconies, tray ceilings and crown mouldings, adorned with custom ironwork and art niches. A High Definition 50' TV with State of Art surround sound system, both throughout the Villa and the pool and deck area. This room has beautiful uninterrupted views over the pool and vanishing edge with Star Lake beyond. A unique lounge bar and wine cellar with refrigerated coolers adjoins this room. French doors lead to the pool deck and Summer Bar.

A further huge lounge area has been created beneath the centre turret with custom ceilings and columns. This is the piano lounge, complete of course with Grand Piano.

There is a delightful dining areas inside the Villa, with seating for 16 persons.(can be extended for more) The lanai porch area adjoining the pool also has seating for 16 persons and a natural gas BBQ/Grill

The Gourmet Kitchen has ivory fitted units with black galaxy polished granite surfaces, nouveau black appliances including twin 'French' refrigerator/freezer, ice maker, eye level cooking range, microwave and fully equipped for all occasions.

Two breakfast bars and a large dining area adjoin the kitchen, again with pool and lakeside views and access.

There is an amazing 38 foot sports room/movie theatre, with full size pool/billiards table and games area. A multi gym techno bench fitness center, a 150' movie screen with full surround sound, cable TV channels, Netlfix movie Library, 1000's of films at any time and 16 seat sofa viewing area. It has a wet bar and a delightful outside balcony, watch the amazing sunsets.

A breathtaking 55 foot Azure Blue pool awaits you, with Roman steps, turbo gas fired heating and waterfalls. A hot tub/spa independently heated for any season. There are three sunbathing decks with an abundance of loungers and comfy sun chairs, two decks are screened to keep out those bugs and excessive sunrays and one without the screen for those serious sun worshippers(Sun all day on this area) There is in total almost 90 feet of sunbathing deck on the ground level and 20 feet on the second floor.

The pool area has its own bathroom and shower, summer bar and large natural gas BBQ/Grill. This is the ultimate alfresco dining experience. Enjoy those barmy, romantic evenings almost 12 months of the year, with an unrivaled view over beautiful Star Lake.

The Utility room has a high capacity washer with two high speed dryers, there are hair dryers in all bedrooms, linen and towels. crib, high chair, cool boxes, irons and ironing boards.

This Villa has a computer system with Free 24 hour AOL high speed broadband internet access and Free phone use to USA, CANADA and UK.

A Housekeeper attends to the Villa on a daily basis, this is a complimentary service and is not charged.

For your safety and security. Formosa Gardens is a walled and gated community. The Villa has a full security alarm and interconnected fire alarm system, with smoke detectors and emergency lighting, linked directly to central station. All windows and doors have child alarms. Wall safe for valuables.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Mike & Susie Mannings
Member since: 2001
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Magnificent 9 Bedroom 10 bathroom 9,850 sq ft - Lakefront, Cinema
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
Atlanta
5

FIRST CLASS

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful stay in this absolutely amazing home.

My family searched for many months looking for a property with at least nine bedrooms all with their own private bathrooms, in the past we have always stayed in hotels as private bathrooms are a luxury we require, yet we do not wish to pay the extravagant prices being asked by some owners.

This home is a real class act, everything is as beautiful as described and it is much larger in real life.

My daughter is looking for a Wedding venue for 2018 and at the moment this tops her list by far.

I would recommend this home to anyone who is looking for cleanliness, quality, comfort and the very best value for money.

The added bonus, it is one of the closest to Disney.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and welcome you to our ever increasing number of returning guests.
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Swansea
5

THE BEST IN FORMOSA GARDENS

  • 5 of 5

My family have stayed in Formosa Gardens many times, this is the first home, we have actually stayed in twice.

Our choice, this second time around was 100% correct, often with these rental homes, there can be niggly things,that annoy you, but not in this one, the first time we stayed we had such a great time and everything was absolutely perfect, the second time was exactly the same. We have now booked our third stay with Mike for 2017.

A big thank you, to Mike and his staff in Orlando, I know they will not let us down.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, for your lovely review, we look forward to seeing you once again in 2017. Many of our guests have stayed with us multiple times. We specialize in the larger family groups whether it be a vacation or a special occasion, we pride ourselves, that we can cater for any request.
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5

Fantastic Wedding Week in Formosa Garden

  • 5 of 5

After a lot of planning we were excited to move into and welcome 50+ family and friends from Denmark to the Grand and the 2 neighbouring villas also owned by Mike and Susie for one week of wedding celebrations.

The villas were perfect for the occasion. Especially the Grand was amazing and a great, romantic wedding venue. The property is huge and breathtaking when you walk into the hall. We had the wedding reception here - 7 round tables never felt crowded.

The villas are very spacious - many beautiful clean bedrooms. The kids loved the big heated pool and everyone enjoyed the spa which was nice and warm (also when the weather was a little cool in February).

Everything worked out perfect and all the guest were impressed with the beautiful location!

We actually have nothing at all to complain about. Mike and Susie are very nice, helpful and informative and we can only recommend spending your holiday or wedding at this beautiful and luxurious location. We have spent quite a few holidays in the Orlando area before, but this villa and location is definitely the best in every way. We and a lot of our guests would like to return! Thank you Mike & Susie...

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic - We are so pleased you had such a wonderful time. We look forward to seeing you next year.
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2 0
Swansea, United Kingdom
5

BEAUTIFUL GRAND MANSION

  • 5 of 5

Our large extended family have recently returned from a wonderful stay in the Grand at Formosa Gardens

This property is exquisite in every way, it has both glamour and class in abundance.

There were 18 of us, and this property is absolutely cavernous, it has every facility we could wish for, with amazing views over the lake from the pool and from the huge balconies.

The daily housekeepers were a blessing in disguise and extremely helpful. We have never stayed in a property before with daily housekeeping included in the cost.

We had one issue with poor reception to a Television, this was dealt with immediately by the management.

The equipment is excellent, the whole house has obviously been designed to cater for the larger families.

We would definitely recommend this property to anyone, who likes the nicer touches whilst on vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted, you enjoyed the 'Grand Formosa Villa'. We receive many lovely comments about this property, you also mentioned the daily housekeeping. We try to ensure, your stay in this property is better than the very best hotels.
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5 1
San Deigo
5

THE ULTIMATE WEDDING VENUE

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from the most amazing week in 'The Grand' at Formosa Gardens.

This was our Wedding Week and I can only say, it was absolutely perfect in every way, from the initial booking with Mike, through the Wedding Planning with Penny and then the Villa.

We had seen the photos and read the listing many times over, but we just did not expect this location to be so beautiful. The interior is exquisite, so well planned and the decor is to die for. My family could not believe it.

We held the ceremony in the Grand Foyer and entered by the Grand Sweeping Staircase, it was perfect, just like a Hollywood Movie.

Being directly on the lakefront was a bonus, we had some beautiful photographs taken at the waters edge, very romantic, the day was finished with outside catering by the pool. There were 20 of us staying, yet we could still lose each other, everyone had a suite and nobody wanted to leave the Villa.

I honestly cannot say enough, we are still talking about it everyday.

This has got to be the Ultimate Wedding Venue, we have already booked to return for our first anniversary. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay in the Grand. As you say, this has been an amazing Wedding location for many very happy couples. We look forward to seeing you in the future.
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palatine, il
3

Management company not axcountable

  • 3 of 5

Grand Formosa was a large and comfortable home to stay in but for its size.. It really needed 2 refrigerators and 2 dishwashers and 2 washing machines.

I have rented a number of homes and this was the worst management company ever! I now understand the difference between working with a home owner vs property manager. On our arrival Saturday evening we realized the washing machine was malfunctioning. Although we realize that appliances break or breakdown (such as the rusted grill that had only 2/3 of the burners working, living room tv with loose cords that only allowed us to hear and not see DVDs, outdoor 2nd floor tv with a crack in it, Xbox with no controllers, multiple lights with bulbs burned out, wine cooler that malfunctioned). The lack of a washing machine made for a very uncomfortable vacation. Each of the 9 bedrooms had only 2 towels and a few pool towels. It was really absurd of the management company to tell us to reuse towels that were taken to the beach. Our minor request to have at least the used towels exchanged for new ones was disregarded. So instead we made lasting memories of having to hand washed our clothes and towels.

There was no follow through with Jeeves management company.. I made daily calls that resulted in many repair ppl coming out without explanation of when the repair would be completed. Jeeves was not transparent about what was going on and for how long we would need to keep hand washing our clothes.. The washer was finally repaired late Thursday night..

Often it is not the package but the experience that people remember most. Did anyone from the company address my multiple calls with empathy? No.

Before I make another booking with Home Away, I will be sure to consider property managers vs owner managed properties!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Formosa Gardens is the closest rental community to Disney, it is also within minutes of three Supermarkets, over 30 Restaurants, a medical facility and ATM's

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kissimmee, Kissimmee

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
28 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£2,698
for 5 nights
£3,777
 
 
Hoilday Season
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,415
for 7 nights
£5,415
 
 
Mid Season
9 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£3,546
for 5 nights
£4,964
 
 
Holiday Season
8 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£6,544
for 7 nights
£6,544
 
 
Mid Season
23 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,964
for 7 nights
£4,964
 
 
Summer Season
3 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,641
for 7 nights
£5,641
 
 
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£3,546
for 5 nights
£4,964
 
 
Mid Season
1 Oct 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£3,546
for 5 nights
£4,964
 
 
Holiday Season
18 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£6,544
for 7 nights
£6,544
 
 
Mis Season
26 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£3,223
for 5 nights
£4,513
 
 
Holiday Season
16 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,544
for 7 nights
£6,544
 
 
Mid Season
9 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£3,546
for 5 nights
£4,964
 
 
Holiday Season
24 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,544
for 7 nights
£6,544
 
 
Mid Season
8 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£3,546
for 5 nights
£4,964
 
 
Summer Season
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,641
for 7 nights
£5,641
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,606
for 7 nights
£3,606
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 13.5%

Pool heating is not included in the rate quoted, it is recommended between October 1st and May 1st
Please notify us of special events and Weddings
We have our own Wedding planner in Orlando
We accept Visa, Mastercard and Amex payments

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kissimmee in Florida

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 9350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
    Bathroom 10 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Custom designed bathrooms, with beautiful marble, granite and porcelain.
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • King size beds (7), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (0)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Automatic Climate Control, HD Cable TV's, Xbox Games systems, Home Theatre Room, Gymnasium, Fitness Room, Computer sytem with free internet access, Gourmet Kitchen with Microwave, Large capacity Refrigerator, Cooking Utensils, All linens provided, Twin Washer & Dryer, Jetted Tubs in Master Baths, 55ft Heated Pool, No Pets

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