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Relaxing Waterfront Haven Minutes from Universal & Disney!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Quiet home on water connected to 12 fresh water lakes just minutes from parks

Florida is about being on the water and listening to the birds and feeding fish in the sun. Skip the noise, plastic tubs and awful beds of attraction hotels chalked full of coughing tourists. Enjoy a relaxing Florida lifestyle in this newly remodeled home on large lot close to Universal, Disney and about an hour to beaches. Quiet, clean minimalist decor with lots of light. Go to the parks, but then rent a boat, canoe or jet ski and explore the twelve beautiful fresh water lakes all connected by charming, meandering, cypress-lined canals that begin right in your back yard. The lakes are spring fed, clear water lakes that are lovely for swimming, fishing or just listening to Jimmy Buffet while the sun sets. Bring a sense of adventure. Blue heron, owls, osprey and white Ingrid birds perform an enchanting dance daily to make your stay one you'll cherish. Relax on the private boat dock while you feed the sunfish, bass and turtles. Located in the exclusive and charming town of Windermere just steps to tennis, basketball, shops and farmer's market (Fridays 10-2). Run, jog or walk beneath oak canopied sandy streets of Windermere while listening to the birds, frogs and crickets. New beds, high thread count sheets, new washer/dryer, fully renovated kitchen, new appliances, piano, TV, WiFi and brand new carpet (03/17). Three bedrooms, two baths, garage, rear patio, deck and a winding brick path down to the dock and boat house. Create more than a trip to Disney, enjoy a truly memorable time in Florida. This home provides a clean, affordable haven to decompress and relax. Furnishings are new, comfortable, modern, simple and clean. Call to book or ask questions (435) 962-4565 (Dave).

Member since: 2013
Speaks German, Korean
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 January, 2017

About Dave

Love moutains/Florida/water

Dave purchased this house in 1993

Why Dave chose Disney / Orlando

On water, close to beaches, attractions and Florida weather!

What makes this house unique

Quiet, private and peaceful.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Windermere in Orange County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Travertine, Hans Grohe hardware, elevated toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Travertine, Hans Grohe hardware, elevated toilet
  • Nice. New. Clean. Simple. Small
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Night stands with lights, ceiling fans, new mattresses
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Comfortable, clean, quiet home away from the craziness of theme parks.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Relaxing Waterfront Haven Minutes from Universal & Disney!
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews

A Little Gem!

  • 5 of 5

For about ten years now we have been renting properties for vacation and it is always fun and exciting to see what we get when we arrive. We arrived at 2 a.m. to this property and when we awoke next morning to see that amazing backyard it was a "high-five", big hugs, smiles! We knew we found the perfect place for the next 9 days! David, we would like to thank you for sharing your house with us, it is exactly what we were looking for. Peaceful and quiet, amazing area, and you have done a wonderful job renovating this place. After spending 10 hours at Magic Kingdom we could not wait to come back to relax. We were able to head to St Pete's Beach for a day, Cocoa Beach-Daytona Beach on alternate days! Close to everything! Toby, Laura & Oliver

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little house. Perfect with everything needed for a great vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house. Everything was great.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice Place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here! The house was clean and comfortable. The neighborhood is quiet. If you stay here take some bread so you can feed the fish and turtles.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Windermere, Florida, United States

Quiet, Accommodating, Clean, Safe, Relaxing, Updated, Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This A+ review is long overdue! I came upon this property while on the road traveling from Dallas to Orlando with my wife and 2 kids in our SUV with a trailer hitched to the back! Our moving truck would be taking all our belongings to a storage facility. We did not want to stay at the hotel chain where my new job had booked us accommodations. David was great to work with and got us into his property that night. He went above and beyond to help us and it worked out perfectly. We ended up staying there for "2 Months" while we looked for a permanent house. It was such a blessing! We ended up buying a house in the same area, Windermere, and have a lot of the same friends that we met during our stay there. During our stay David installed a brand new washer and dryer, a water line to the fridge for water & ice, arranged a maid cleaning service for us, as well as numerous other things (and I found out he just installed brand new windows in the entire house). He was always a phone call, text, or email away and helped us in more ways than one. The house was exactly what we needed. Clean, Quiet, safe, updated, cable TV, good A/C, simple, friendly neighbors, great area, lakes, beautiful wildlife, all in all we were very lucky to find this perfect little house! Thanks David!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shabby accommodation.

  • 1 of 5

This place was a dump. Infested with enormous number of ants (even in the refrigerator), dirty windows, scarred and dirty walls, trashy looking (despite the misleading pictures) and unkempt lawn on a dirty creek. Totally misrepresented by the owner. Bathroom so small you can't turn around in it. And incredibally over priced. Stay away from this property if you want to enjoy your vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow. As of January 2016, all windows are brand new. The new windows were staged in home's garage and ready to install when this party arrived. This party did not want them installed during their visit. I honored their request. Regarding ants, this party said nothing while at home. When the next tenant made me aware that there were ants, within hours I had the ants removed naturally without pesticides. As a matter of policy, I call guests the day of check-in to make sure everything's okay. This party did not respond to my efforts to communicate. They stayed at home and, a month after their departure, they sent an intimidating and threatening letter (on his law firm's letterhead where he's a partner) demanding a lot of money. I denied their demand as they signed a contract, the contracted service was delivered and, despite reaching out to them, they gave absolutely no opportunity to rectify their issues during their stay. When their demands were denied, they wrote and posted this poor review. BTW, there is no stream on property. The back yard has a canal that connects to a chain of 12 freshwater lakes. The home's bathrooms are small, but they are newly redone with stone and top-of-the-line fixtures. This home is a quiet little home on a large lot on a safe street that features a nice dock with blue herons, sunfish, turtles, bass, ducks and other wild life.
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HOME FROM HOME! Didnt want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This little home became our home from home in USA - the owner was an email away if required and really helpful in all aspects. The home is on a quiet sandy residential street with a canal for boats, fish, terrapin out front in the stunning garden! We did not want to leave! Clean, quiet and very easy access to the lakes! It is a must to rent a boat and see the Butler chain of lakes which are easily accessible via the canal. The other reviews say it all! Fantastic! Next time we are in USA - we will come again! Thanks Dave!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-4, Turnpike
Nearest Ski
backyard are 12 lakes
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Cocoa Beach, New Smyrna, Clearwater

Quiet street


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Windermere, Florida

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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £80
Property Damage Protection £79

Holidays are $50 more per night. Once booked and paid for, access code will be given.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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