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Spacious 3 bed 2 bath villa, 15 minutes from Disney, WiFi, South facing pool

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,915 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps max 6 guests in 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms + private, South facing pool deck

Newly built in late 2001, our luxury villa is close to the heart of Orlando's world famous attractions, yet is situated in a peaceful, upscale, 24 hour monitored development, offering the perfect setting for your Orlando vacation.

Close to an abundance of restaurants, shops and supermarkets, you will enjoy easy driving to all the area's attractions and beyond.

The fully air conditioned villa contains all the comforts of home, has a South facing pool with a large deck area and is not overlooked at the rear - sunbathe in privacy! The villa is very spacious - larger in floor area than the average 4 bedroom villa - plenty of space to relax in after a long day at the parks!

We have complimentary high speed Wi-Fi and free phone calls.

Always striving to upgrade and improve our villa, in 2012 we placed all new furniture in the master and double bedrooms and in 2013 did the same for the twin bedroom.

In 2014 we upgraded the entry system to keyless, providing each guest with a unique access code so there are no door keys to worry about losing and auto lock on exiting meaning the front door cannot be unintentionally left unlocked for your security.

2015 saw a new leather suite for the living room, a new A/C system and a complete pool refurbishment.

January 2016, the whole house was re-carpeted in luxury super soft stain proof Smartstrand.

2017 saw a new dining table and chairs, new stainless steel kitchen appliances and granite worktops installed.

We also recently invested in all new bed linens and pillows, new cutlery, crockery and utensils, iPod dock, indoor/outdoor grill, new pool light, fast wireless internet, free phone calls and an HD TV package inc UK football.

FIRST TIME FLORIDA VSITOR? We now have as an additional amenity for our guests, a sat nav device, pre-programmed with all the destinations you could ever need! No getting lost, cut journey times and see more of Florida!

We will do our best to help you in any way possible to plan your trip and can arrange with other owners for 4 bed villas next to us on the same development if a large group wish to travel together.

Golf: Owner a golf fan! - email or telephone to discuss local courses and shops and how to get the best from a golf vacation.

We are 5 minutes from Champions Gate, home of David Leadbetter's academy and close to Orange County National, home of Q school finals for the PGA Tour in 2003 and 2005, 2007 and 2010.

Many other courses available locally to cater for a wide range of abilities, eg. Falcons Fire, Southern Dunes, Diamondback, Highlands Reserve, Orange County National, Champions Gate, Ridgewood Lakes, the 4 Disney courses, Providence, Eagle Creek, Grand Cypress, Shingle Creek etc.

More Details

Owner
Jeremy Thompson
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Jeremy Thompson

Myself, Jeremy and my wife Tracy, have been renting our villa for 17 years now.

We met in 1991, married in 2004 and have 2 young daughters, aged 10 and 9, Abigail and Harriet.

We live in Blackburn, Lancashire so any opportunity to see some Florida sun is welcome!

Our early years of villa ownership were spent really getting to know the Orlando area, visiting all the parks etc and gaining a depth of knowledge that we hope we can pass on to our guests in the form of good, sound advice and suggestions. This knowledge enables us to provide detailed information to the guest before arrival and helped put together a comprehensive information folder for guests reference in the villa also.

Our latest trips have involved upgrading and enhancing the villa facilities to provide all those extra touches that make such a difference.

The most pleasurable thing about our recent trips though is the expressions of joy on our little girls' faces - seeing Disney through their eyes is a wonderful experience. Meeting the characters with them, the water parks, the fireworks, the parades, Cirque du Soleil etc. all take on an extra dimension now.

We're thrilled to be able to let them have such a privilege and their excitement and enthusiasm about Florida is beginning to match ours!

Jeremy Thompson purchased this villa in 2001

Why Jeremy Thompson chose Calabay Parc

Our second trip to Florida, July 1997 and on an early morning bus ride along US27 from our Kissimmee hotel to Busch Gardens, our driver mentions that frosts in the late 80's ruined the orange crop and now the groves are making way for homes. Tired eyed, we don't fully appreciate the significance of that statement.

Fast forward to March 2001, and we are stood on a cleared piece of ground with a stake numbered 108 - this is our plot that is to become our pride and joy, our home in Florida.

In 1999, we were stuck for holiday ideas - we decided to return to Florida as we never tired of things to do our first two trips-we'd got a flavour but not fully explored the area or played enough golf!

Golfing at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club led us to a chance pairing up with an American named Tom. Our love of golf bonded us in an instant. As guests of Tom and his wife in their Orlando home in 2000, on an early morning stroll around their neighbourhood, we realised that holidaying the American way in a residential area was far removed from staying in a hotel. The seed was sown, and after much research, our villa was purchased in March 2001. We were the first to stay there in November 2001.

Calabay Parc was the only development we fell in love with, even though at first there were just a handful of homes built. But its potential and 'feel' was unmatched by any other- and our villa could be south facing with a private outlook to the rear and with an internal layout that suited us perfectly.

Why is the villa the way round it is? We went for a 'garage right' orientation so the open end of the lanai is towards the sunset.

25 trips later, we still enjoy every minute at the villa - even when cleaning the windows or dryer vent!

We only wish we could stay more often. The parks, restaurants, shops, golf, all keep us coming back for more and there is always something new to discover each trip.

We hope that you'll feel at home and have a happy stay, hopefully on more than one occasion!

What makes this villa unique

Beautiful South facing location with a private rear outlook.

Digital, keyless entry system.

Our large sized lanai is a very comfortable place to relax and our swimming pool and is hedge screened to the sides for privacy.

Spacious floor plan, a well maintained, air conditioned haven from the hustle and bustle of the parks.

High speed wi-fi provided as are free phone calls.

Quality towels and linens provided. Ceiling fans in all bedrooms, living room and lanai.

TV's in living room, master bedroom and twin bedroom. Master has HD cable service including channels showing UK soccer.

DVD player in living room and twin bedroom. iPod dock in living room and Bluetooth speaker.

BBQ grill and George Foreman indoor/outdoor grill.

Plenty of information given before travel and in detailed folders and guide books provided in the villa

Efficient management company on hand for our guests 24/7.

We strive to provide excellent customer service - just see our reviews!

Guestbook comments from the owner

So where to start - we all had a fantastic time and a lot of that was down to your villa - it looked exactly how it was described and you should be justifiably proud of the way that you and your wife have looked after it and improved it over the years. It was so spacious and open and was a great place to come home to everyday.

My highlight was being able to take an early morning swim, just as the sun was starting to climb and saviour the view ( it still looks great, so much better than looking at the back of someone's villa ). Daniel and Hannah fell in love with the big tv and would often just sit and watch any films that might be on in the afternoons after returning from the parks. Walmart was a good bit of advice ( my god what a size )we found the international section so were able to get some good British biscuits,tea bags and most importantly for Daniel and Hannah good old Scottish iron Brew!

We of course did all the parks as you might expect and once again they did not disappoint, few new rides since we were last there Harry Potter Gringotts, King Kong, Jimmy Fallon but the new thing that impressed us most was Pandora at animal kingdom and in particular the new ride "Flight of Passage " if you haven't done it make sure you and the family get a fast pass or arrive super early it was quite simply stunning and takes the 3D ride to another level. We managed to fast pass it and then on another day arrived at Animal Kingdom for 7.00 to have another go ( crazy!!!! I know but it was worth it ).

We ate at all the usual haunts ( olive garden, Bahama breeze, longhorns etc ) wanted to try some of your recommendations but i'm afraid my lot know what they like and like what they know. So all in all we had a great holiday and i'm glad we found your villa, you have really helped make it special with all your info and time you put into making sure that guests feel welcomed. Not sure when we'll visit Orlando again but rest assured that if we do your name will be at the top of our list. And make no mistake if anyone asks us about villas we'll most certainly advise the to look you up if that's ok. So let me say once more a really big thanks for allowing us to use the villa it was quite superb.
Jun 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Calabay Parc in Davenport

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1915 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    House Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • En suite master bathroom with His and Hers sinks, walk-in shower enclosure, large bath tub, separate WC. Guest walk-in wardrobe/closet in master bathroom. Second bathroom located between double and twin bedrooms with WC, sink, with shower over bath tub. Hairdryers supplied in both bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    2nd Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • Large master bedroom with queen sized bed, 2 nightstands, dresser, TV, en-suite bathroom and (alarmed) door access to pool deck. Ceiling fan. Double bedroom with full sized bed, 2 nightstands, chest of drawers, built in wardrobe. Ceiling fan. 1 twin bedroom with 2 single beds, nightstand, chest of drawers and 2 built in wardrobes, TV/DVD combo. Ceiling fan. Cot/crib available by arrangement.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
Daily maid service, pool heating and cot/crib all available by arrangement.

Reviews

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Spacious 3 bed 2 bath villa, 15 minutes from Disney, WiFi, South facing pool
average rating of 4.967213 based on 65 reviews
5

Wonderful Villa and Great Owner

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from the Thompson’s villa and it was a wonderful stay. A nice spacious three bed property with everything you could need for an Orlando villa. Great south facing pool that gets the sun from early morning to early evening.

Villa was immaculately clean and well prsenteded and it clear that Jeremy and his family take great pride in the villa. I have stayed in number of Orlando villas overn the years and have alsways been very lucky with the standard of accommodation. What sets this villa about is Jeremy and his communication. From the very first email he was very friendly and accommodating and this continued over the months since we booked. Even exchanging tips for the best restaurants.

All of jeremy’s Orlando knowledge is well documented in the villa guide. Not just the standard villa information but also includes a wealth of knowledge about the best restaurants, shops and places to visit outstide the main theme parks.

I would have absolutely no hesitation recommending this property to anyone.

Thanks again for a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying with us and for the great review! So glad you enjoyed your stay. The information folder, I'm happy you found it useful - it's been in production and revision ever since we've had the villa so the recommendations in there we hope our guests find useful - and in the latest reprint, will go your latest additions which are appreciated. While we try to visit new places each trip, the Orlando restaurant scene changes so frequently its hard to keep up so guest suggestions are most welcome. I hope we can welcome you back again! Jeremy
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5

Excellent villa. Exactly as described.

  • 5 of 5

This villa is first class, it is exactly as described, we could not fault it in any way. It is very well equipped, everything was in perfect working order and of good quality. Great attention has been paid to detail to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. The standard of cleanliness is a reflection of the excellent customer service provided by Jeremy, the owner. We are looking forward to a return visit and will not hesitate to recommend this perfect villa to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful would stay again.

  • 5 of 5

Place is very clean, Home is beautiful. And Jeremy is great. Gets right back to you when I had a question and is very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melanie, So pleased you enjoyed your stay. And that my Xmas tree efforts were appreciated LOL. We've spent several New Years at the villa but never a Xmas day, glad you enjoyed yours. I hope we can have you stay again. Best wishes for a peaceful, healthy and happy 2018.
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5

Property lovely and clean.Added touches much appreciated

  • 5 of 5

The Owner was very helpful and informative.He responded to our questions straight away.The added touches were very appreciated-like the Christmas tree with lights and also the bottle of bubbly for our Anniversary.It was very helpful to have the Sat Nav to use.Thank you we would definitely return to this property when we return to Florida and recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Gill for the review, much appreciated. So glad you enjoyed your stay and Anniversary celebrations. I had fun putting the Xmas tree up - first time I've been there at the right time in all these years to actually do it - have taken it down in January on a few occasions but not had the pleasure of putting it up before! Thanks for staying with us and I hope we can welcome you back again in the future. Jeremy
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Spacious, clean and homely

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable and a real home from home. Jeremy is extremely helpful with info and advice and the Sat Nav for use whilst staying in the property was an added bonus as all the parks/attractions/shopping/restaurants are programmed in!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gary, many thanks for the review, much appreciated. Thanks also for the movie of the rocket launch, very impressive, must have been quite the spectacle for real! Glad you enjoyed your stay, I hope we can welcome you and your family again some time. Jeremy
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delightful villa

  • 5 of 5

very clean and homely villa pleasantly furnished . not overlooked at rear and lovely pool and clean patio.we enjoyed the wine kindly left by the owners and appreciated all the “ little extras” which were there for guests to use

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Rob, both for staying with us and the review, much appreciated. There are soon to be a few more 'little extras' for our guests! I have, ready for taking over in November, some guest toiletries that will give guests small starters of shower gel, shampoo and conditioner. So anyone wanting to freshen up after a long day travelling, can do so without needing to go shopping first. And the Duck Island range we chose even made me smell nice! I hope we can welcome you back again. Jeremy
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Beef O'Brady's
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Champions Gate Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 4, junction 55
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Applebee's
Car: necessary

Located on US27, our villa is a 15 minute drive west of Disney and is easily accessible from both the 192 and Interstate 4.

Situated on a quiet, upscale residential development but within easy reach of all the area's world class attractions.

Numerous shops and restaurants are 5 minutes away and 4 supermarkets are within a 10 minute drive.

Easy access to the Gulf coast for an alternative day out - e.g 90 minutes to St Pete's / Clearwater

High quality golf in abundance locally also.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Calabay Parc, Disney / Orlando

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
early summer
8 Apr 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£457
for 7 nights
£457
 
 
summer
21 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
10 night minimum stay
£728
for 10 nights
£510
 
 
early fall
2 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£461
for 7 nights
£461
 
 
fall
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£445
for 7 nights
£445
 
 
fall
1 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£434
for 7 nights
£434
 
 
Easter
8 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019
10 night minimum stay
£717
for 10 nights
£502
 
 
early summer
29 Apr 2019 - 19 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£472
for 7 nights
£472
 
 
summer
20 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
10 night minimum stay
£739
for 10 nights
£517
 
 
early fall
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£464
for 7 nights
£464
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£453
for 7 nights
£453
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates are inclusive of taxes and post-stay cleaning.
Pool heating - additional $125 per week - optional - likely of most benefit during cooler months of October to April. Pool heating can always be turned on by management and payable locally at $20 per day if pool temperature / weather are too cool.
Long stay discounts available on rentals of four weeks and above. Contact owner for a quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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