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Designer Home in Village of St James, Gas Golf Cart, WIFI, Phone, Cable TV

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,633 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 29 - 30 nights


About the property

3/2 Designer home.Great Location in The-Village of St James/turnkey

The Villages is an-active Senior Community for residents 55+and their guests.

This home is not pet or smoke friendly.

Enjoy all of the comforts of home in this 2011 beautifully decorated designer 3 bedroom, 2 bath turnkey home. This home is close to both Sumter Landing and Brownswood! You and your guests will enjoy restful evenings with the King and queen size Serta beds. The split floor plan provides privacy with an additional pocket door in the hall separating the guest rooms from the main living area. The kitchen, dining room living room, bathrooms, laundry room, and hallway floors are all in designer tile. The bedrooms are in a beautiful plank laminate.

Living Room: Enjoy the comfortable leather power recliner or leather couch after a day of fun in the Villages. In the evening watch a movie on the large screen TV or attend one of the many activities in The Villages..

Bedrooms: all bedrooms have high end plank laminate floors. Check out the large front guest bedroom which is strikingly decorated in red and blacksmith a Queen bed. The blue bedroom has a queen size bed with a small desk. The beautiful master suite is the perfect getaway with a king size bed, large walk in closet, and vaulted ceilings.

Kitchen and Dining Room: Check out the upgraded kitchen with stained maple cabinets, offset lighting and a kitchen nook for 4 or more people. The kitchen and dining room have an open concept which is great for entertaining guests. Enjoy your family and guest while you prepare a fabulous meal in the convection oven. Serve meals on the large dining room table with seating for 6-8 people for those family or friend gatherings..The kitchen has all stainless steel appliances which includes a microwave, stove, dishwasher, and double door refrigerator with ice and water dispenser in the door. The kitchen is fully equipped with a toaster, mixer, coffee pots, crock pot, pots, pans, dishes, glasses, wine glasses, beer mugs and all cooking utensils.

Enjoy the outdoors in the extended screen lanai while you have a cookout using the large barbecue grill. Enjoy your meal while you watch our beautiful Village sunsets. Take a ride in the golf cart and have dinner at Sumter Landing or Brownswood. The Villages has numerous restaurants and shops. If you feel like venturing out of The Villages, take a short drive and you have many options which include the following; Bone-fish Grill, Olive Garden, Outback, the Longhorn, Carrabba's, Evans Prairie restaurant, Eaton's Beach Grill and many more, 2 new shopping centers

TVs and electronics: This home includes 3 flat screen tvs- one- 51 inch(plasma) in the living room, and two- 32 inch flat screen TVs in the master and black and red guest bedroom. The blue guest bedroom has a 29 inch led TV. High speed internet, printer, cable and phone services are provided. 1 DVD player is also included.

Golf cart - 2013 Yamaha gas

Take a fun day trip to Homossassa and visit the Manatees. The trip to the ocean is about an hour 1/2 and enjoy the crashing of waves while eating dinner on The Pier in Daytona Beach, St Augustine, or cocoa Beach. The facts are you are in the perfect location for multiple day trips.

More Details

Carol Prasse
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 November, 2017

About Carol Prasse

I live in The Denver, Colorado area with my family. We grew up in Florida, just a few miles from The Villages.. We love The Villages and spend several months during the year visiting family in the area while my son and daughter takes care of our Colorado home. We are retired professionals enjoying the good life!

Carol Prasse purchased this house in 2011

Why Carol Prasse chose St. James

This property is decorated with beautiful leather furniture, keeping with the Florida Cottage Look. Everyone loves the light and airy feeling of the house. Make this your Florida getaway! The house has all of the items you need and more for a fabulous home stay. The gas golf cart is an additional benefit for guest.

What makes this house unique

The unique thing about this property is the fact of how close you are to both Sumter Landing and Brownswood. The home is located on the north side of 466A. We are 3 miles from Wildwood. Publix is a fabulous grocery store and is only a couple of miles from the house. You can ride over in the golf cart; buy groceries and fill up with gas all in one trip.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My parents-in-law LOVED the villages, your home and your neighbors were really nice too. I predict they will come back and rent for a longer time period on their own. Which is exactly what we wanted them to see. Their daughter came to visit and it was effortless to come so that was great too. All in all Mission Accomplished Successfully .

Everything in the home was perfect. I would not change anything.
Apr 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in St. James in The Villages

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1633 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • town ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , sink, toilet, tub/shower combination
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Roman Shower with bench, Double sinks
  • The second bathroom has a tub and shower combination and is in between the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms. There is a pocket door that separates the living area from the two bedrooms and bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 32 in flat screen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 32 inch flat screen, router, dvr
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , computer desk & printer
  • The Master Bedroom has a 32inch HD flat screen panasonic TV with cable. There is a large walk in closet and an in suite bathroom with a roman shower and double sinks. Beautiful!. All linens, bathtowels, washclothes, are included. Split plan.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Cart
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Senior Adults Only Community
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Bowling center
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Golf courses are just minutes away. Three pools are close by with fabulous themed recreation centers. There is almost anything you could possible want to do in the Villages. The problem is having the time to do it all. It's like having many of the amenities of a large city with the small town charm.


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Designer Home in Village of St James, Gas Golf Cart, WIFI, Phone, Cable TV
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Fourth time visiting The Villages,

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth time visiting The Villages. Best home we have stayed at. The home was clean and beautifully decorated. In addition they had everything we needed. Carol was easy to deal with. Plus we received our security deposit back in seven days. Past owners that we rented, from the other three times, took forever to send the deposit back and we left their homes cleaner than when we arrived. Good location. Loved the neighborhood and the neighbors were very friendly. We definitely will rent from them again if we don't move to The Villages before then.

Thanks for sharing your home.

Jack and Janet from Georgia

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed the time you rented from us. I hope you come back and stay in the future. Everyone has bought in the Villages after renting our home. In May and December. When we great renters we want you to come back! Best of Luck and stay in touch
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Great Vacation at the Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Prasses' Getaway home in the Villages is beautifully and comfortably decorated and has all the amenities, including a golf cart, which make a stay easy and pleasant. The property is immaculate, the appliances, TVs, gas grill and other amenities are in excellent condition and good working order. Instructions on use of appliances, electronics and care of the home are helpful and easy to implement. My stay was relaxing and filled with opportunities to enjoy all the Villages have to offer. Thanks for a great getaway with all the comforts of a luxury home. Karen O'Connell

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the great guests that have stayed in our Getaway. Karen was very conscientious and treated our home like it was her own. We give her s 5 star guest rating. The Villages is growing in leaps and bounds and soon it will be difficult to buy or rent a home in a premium location.
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Comfortable, Clean, Well Equipped Home

  • 5 of 5

The saying "there's no place like home" can be used in renting your home. You have done everything possible in making our stay very comfortable. You have listened to our suggestions and made modifications in your home. We love the locations, having the choice of three swimming pools. Sport pool at SEABREEZE offers many activities, aerobic water exercise,lap swim, and my favorite, water volleyball. Sterling Heights family pool is where one can enjoy splashing and swimming with the grandkids. St James neighborhood pool is where one can read, sun-bathe or relax in the warm pool. Golf courses, Sandhill, Southern Star and Yankee Clipper are just around the corner. Recreation centers is where you can enjoy different activities everyday. Learning different hobbies such as painting, dancing, cooking, (we learned how to make candy for Valentine), play card and board games with the VILLAGE people, enjoy the outdoor sports, shuffleboard, bocci, tennis and if you never played it.....platform tennis at SeaBreeze, very challenging.

The home is well furnished, especially the extreme comfortable beds. One needs a good night rest..to keep up with activities of The Villages.

What makes us want to continue renting your home is the concern and care you have shown in making our stay in your rental home so HOMEY.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always enjoy your visit with us each year. Each year we try to upgrade something to make your stay more enjoyable. We feel that you are part of our extended family and of we want your stay to be just likes a second home. . You always leave the house in great condition, along with the gas golfcart. We give you 5 stars for being great guests.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Orlando, Tampa, and Gainesville
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
The Villages
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
466A and Buena Vista Blvd
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Daytona Beach
Car: recommended

Located in The Village of St. James, Sumter Square ,Spanish Springs, and Brownswood are the three town squares with nightly live entertainment, restaurants, happy hour, market nights and three great Movie Cinemas, The Villages is a golf cart community and Sumter Square is within a 10 minute golf cart ride. Orlando is 60 miles from the house which of course has all of the great attraction in Florida including Disney, Universal, Sea World, Epcot and several outlet malls. Ocala is 18 miles away with additional shopping and the famous Silver Springs. Visit the famous Daytona Beach which is 60 miles from the house. The Gulf of Mexico is 80 miles away with many beautiful beaches and unique shops.

Other Activities: Shopping, Shuffleboard, Billards, Horseshoes, Pickle Ball, Bocci Ball, Basketball, Swimming, Bowling, and tennis Many classes available in crafts golf, dance and exercise. There are more than 1000 organized activities in the Villages. The Villages also has a wood shop and polo fields.

Golf: The Villages offer free golf for the Executive Golf Courses. The Villages Executive Golf Trail consists currently of 29 (which is growing yearly) nine hole courses. These courses are primarily par 3 holes with a few par 4 or par 5. which are all maintained at a high standard. Each course has something to offer to all golfers. With 3 sets of tees, they will challenge even the most experienced golfer, but from the forward tees will provide a friendly experience for the recreational golfer as well as the beginning golfer.

There are also nine championship golf courses, each offers dining and other amenitie. There is a small green fee for playing on these 9 champion ship golf courses. These course are the following; Mallory Hill, Cane Garden, Havana, Palmer Legends, Nancy Lopez Legacy, Hacienda Hills, Gleenview Champions, Tiera Del Sol, Orange Blossom Hills


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in St. James, Central Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
29 night minimum stay
for 29 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning services £72.21
Refundable Damage Deposit £577.68
Golf Cart cleaning £18.05

Reservation is not held until deposit is received. Full payment must be received no later than 30 days prior to arrival for short term stays.
Call owner for more directions before sending funds.
Smoking is prohibited.
Pets are not allowed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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