Lake Marion Resort Community is located fifty minutes from Orlando's famous attractions in a natural surrounding away from the crowds. You will enjoy fishing, kayaking or canoeing on the spectacular Lake Marion. The lakeside is equipped with a natural picnic area, with beach volleyball. Other amenities include two heated pools, one of which is adjacent to the villa, a fitness room, and whirlpool spa, basketball an tennis courts. The children will enjoy their own pool with a nearby playground. This gated resort is secured 24 hours with a club house garnished with a pool table and large TV.
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6 to 8
- english, french, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- 14 Jan 2019
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
Nice property and amenities
We stayed here for 3 nights. We had an issue the first night getting through the security gate but after calling the property manager, it was taken care of. The house was very clean upon check in, though we did notice some ants in and around the kitchen sink the first morning we were there. The beds weren’t very comfortable but still better than hotel beds. Plenty of space for my husband, his mom and dad, our three young daughters, and myself. Lots of dining area seating. We enjoyed the clubhouse and the pool two of the nights we stayed. The biggest con for me were the fact that the property is so far from everything. We did different things in the Orlando area each day of our stay and every day, we had to drive 40-50 mins to get there. I couldn’t find any food places that delivered to the house. Any fast food or grocery store was 15-20 mins away. For that reason, we probably wouldn’t use this property again. Though if you don’t mind a long drive to get to attractions in and around Orlando, I’d recommend it.
This villa met all of our needs on many fronts -- number of bedrooms & bathrooms; location & proximity to family nearby; within our budget; and several complex amenities. The unit is tastefully decorated, neat and clean. We were very comfortable there during our stay. The Lake Marion Resort community offers many extras: two pools (one directly behind our unit), tennis courts, a basketball court, and the clubhouse has a small workout gym and a full size pool table (billiards). The staff at the clubhouse were quite friendly to interact with as well. We did not get to utilize any of the pools during our November stay since temperatures were unusually cold but I did visit each pool and found them extremely clean. Property owner, Myrline, and the on-site manager, Joyce, were each a pleasure to work with and answered all my questions & needs promptly and courteously. I would not hesitate recommending this rental to others and hope to rent it again for repeat trips when we visit family in the area.
Pros: The owner and property manager are easy to get in touch with. The set up of the condo is great and it is very well stocked (laundry detergent, coffee filters, salt and pepper, etc in addition to paper towels, toilet paper). The condo was clean. The smaller community pool is directly behind the condo.
Cons: There was a pretty bad leak from the toilet in the guest bathroom that the owner informed us about right before we arrived. There was standing water in that bathroom so we couldn't use that bathroom at all. There were ants in the kitchen. I wiped everything down with Clorox wipes before and after dinner but it didn't seem to help. Property manager offered to bait the ants while we were there, but I declined because we were only staying two nights and I have small children that put everything in their mouths. The bed in the master is insanely hard.
We thank you for your feedback. It is unfortunate that you had to experience these inconveniences, We fixed the leak, changed the mattress and fumigated immediately. No new complaints were voiced.
My kids loved this unit. Clean and quiet. Close to Disney and Shopping places.
Good vacation home, need a few tweeks...
Let me start off by saying the owner is great with response times and answering questions from the time I inquired to the end of our stay! We had a little problem getting thru the gate initially, got in very late in the night; 1am, however after a quick message to the owner and call to her associate the problem was quickly resolved and we were inside. When we got to the home it was nice looking but complete darkness, so felt like we were walking into a dungeon going up to the door (a porch light upon arrival would help). In the morning we did our check around to see what we needed to buy for our stay and we discovered it wasn't much...paper towel, 1 roll of toilet paper was in bathrooms,hand soap, dish soap, a couple dish washer tabs, and a few trash bags were already at our disposal (I was shocked because we have stayed at a many homes on vacation and most don't provide as much so we were thankful). Ample towels in bathrooms provided (quality of towels a different story but their were some). Bed linens in the master were awesome, and were CLEAN, we could smell the Tide in the sheets and blanket! As for the area, a bit too urban for us but felt safe enough. (When you need to show your receipt upon departure at Wal-Mart due to lots of theft its team too much for my taste). Those are the positives for this villa...now on to the negatives. Walls were very scuffed and dengy in need of retouching of paint, carpeting could use a thorough shampoo to remove all stuck in food and stains thruout the unit, there were ants upon arrival in the second bathroom, and all over the kitchen (kitchen was somewhat disgusting with grease all over the countertop from prior guest cooking, fridge had not really been cleaned, cabinets greasy with food stuck to knobs and doors etc.) We fixed the ant problem with buying a container of bleach, ant spray and a Clorox cleaner and cleaned the kitchen as it should have been before we arrived and never saw any more ants! Baseboards were so caked with dirt you can tell they never get wiped down. Would've been great to have a vacuum that was functional so renters can help maintain unit but the one there was broken. Sheets very worn in second bedroom with one bed (son couldn't use other bedroom; blown bulb in other bedroom). Towels didn't feel clean so we washed them all and rugs before use. So minor problems but functional and comfortable enough. If all these small issues are addressed this unit would go from good the great! Thankx
I would like to thank you for your review and I truly appreciate your feedback and suggestions. I will personally review these issues with the unit manager and I assure you that your future stay with, if you do, will be more enjoyable..
Once again, thank you for the feedback.
Me and my family was very comfortable with our stay. We felt at home. The community was quiet and peaceful. I highly recommend this place to stay.
Disney World, Seaworld, Lake, golf, fishing, boating, zoo, hiking, universal studios, basketball, tenis, pool, swimming, baseball,