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Simba's Pride

Villa with 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and swimming pool in Emerald Island, USA

From £988 per week

Villa to rent in Emerald, Florida

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 13
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • BBQ
  • Washing machine

Villa overview - owner's description

A luxury 6 Bed, 4.5 bath executive villa with 30x14 South facing pool &spa. A must for discerning guests seeking that special holiday.

Simba's Pride is a luxury 6 bed, 4.5 bath villa with a 30 x 14 south facing pool and spa. Situated on the new Emerald Island Resort, Kissimmee, Orlando, Florida. This is a new 24 hr gated community less than 3 miles from Walt Disney World Resort.

Ground Floor comprises;
Living/ Dining Room; a quiet seating area with cable tv,dvd and ceiling fan. The formal dining area seats six.
Family Room; open plan to the kitchen, this informal living area has patio doors overlooking the pool with cable tv & dvd.
Kitchen; the well equipped kitchen includes; fridge/freezer with ice maker, cooker, microwave, dishwaser and phone. The breakfast area seats six and also has patio doors overlooking the pool and deck area.
Games room/ Garage; a double garage with Pool table, air hockey, foosball will keep kids (and adults) entertained.
Laundry; with washer, dryer and ironing facilities.
Powder bath; with washbasin & w.c.
Master bedroom; with four poster king bed, cable tv, dvd, ceiling fan and phone. Leading to;
En-suite master bathroom; with garden tub, separate shower, his/hers vanity unit and separate w.c.
Pool and deck; the 30 x 14 south facing pool may be heated if desired. The spa provides the perfect place to relax and the coloured pool lighting looks magical in the evening. The extended deck area provides ample space to relax and play and an 8ft wide lanai spans the back of the villa to provide shade if required. Table, chairs, loungers and ceiling fan above lanai make it the perfect place for that day off from the parks!

First Floor comprises;
Master bedroom; with king bed, cable tv,dvd and ceiling fan. The en-suite bathroom has bath with shower over, vanity unit and w.c.
Master bedroom; with queen bed, cable tv, dvd and ceiling fan. The adjoining bathroom has bath with shower over, vanity unit and w.c.
Animal kingdom twin; themed room with twin beds, cable tv, dvd and ceiling fan.
M.G.M Studios twin; themed room with twin beds, cable tv, dvd and ceiling fan.
Universal studios twin; themed room with twin beds, cable tv, dvd and ceiling fan.
The Loft; open plan and looking onto the family area below this is a lounge area for our younger guests. With sofa bed, cable tv, PS2 and computer with internet access.


6 other reviews

PG SCott May 2016

We have just returned from our second visit to Simba’s Pride. The reason we re-booked is because it would be hard to find a better package anywhere in Central Florida. The home is presented in an immaculate fashion and Barry and his family are accommodating with entry and exit dates. The location is great just of the 192 corridor and the 24 hour staffed and gated community add to your peace of mind. Fixtures and fittings are all present and in a working condition and the pool was cleaned regularly. There is a fantastic TV/Movie package and the house is equipped with Wi-Fi which is super-fast. We must mention the South facing pool. This gets the sun for most of the day(early morning until sunrise) and is brilliant for those days when you just want to chill out and relax. The booking process was simple and Barry gets back to you quickly if you have any queries. All information and instructions are clearly set out and simple to follow which is helpful. We had cause to call the local management company for a very minor matter. They were prompt, polite and very professional which is just how it should be. I highly recommend Simba’s Pride without hesitation. Thank you for your hospitality Barry and Family.

L Battram Feb 2016

This is the first time I have stayed in Florida, I read reviews of villas and picked Simbas' Pride. It had excellent reviews and we were not disappointed! It was a lovely holiday villa, spacious, nicely decorated, very clean and had everything you need to feel like a home from home. The location was excellent too, we visited Disney, Universal, Busch Gardens, Seaworld etc etc and no where was too far. There were 9 of us aged between 8 to 59 and the villa was spacious enough for us all to have our own space, the children especially enjoyed the lovely pool, hot tub and games room. I would definitely recommend this holiday villa, it was perfect.

What our guests Say Guests in October 2011 said 11 of us stayed at Simbas Pride villa for 16 nights in October 2011. We were all so impressed with the villa, it was a great size to accommodate 11 of us and we never got in the way of each other as there was so much room. Every room was beautifully decorated and furnished and nothing had been overlooked. The children loved their bedrooms, the Animal Kingdom room even had cuddly toys in which the younger children loved. The pool area was fantastic with seating for everyone of us and a lanai to keep us cool on the hot days! We really did love everything about the villa and didnt want to leave. The location is also excellent, just about 10 minutes from the Disney parks and we were just off the 192 which has loads of restaurants which was great. There is also a Winn Dixie supermarket close by so the location was perfect. All in all a fantastic holiday and fantastic villa. Ronalie R Bristol. Guests in March 2011 said "Home from home luxury villa, perfect for a family holiday" Classy villa with everything you could think of provided. The fact this is also used by the owner shows- very well appointed. Great location for Disney and all Orlando attractions. Booking Process easy, all queries dealt with immediatley, information provided before you travel is very good, the management company in kissimmee are on hand to deal with any problems you may encounter- none in our case. As a family we would recommend this villa 100% - not the cheapest but certainly the best villa we have used in all our visits to Orlando. Malpass Family, Yorkshire

Barry: First of all, I have to thank you for a most memorable vacation my family spent in your beautiful home. We had the most wonderful Christmas and staying in Simba's Pride was a big part of it. We felt as if we were guests in someone's home instead of renting a home. The welcome package of milk, bread, eggs, juice, instant coffee, etc. was a great personal touch and made us feel extremely welcome. Your home is so beautiful and very comfortable. The pool and patio are great. We spent a lot of time in both the pool and hot tub. Paul from the management company was always available for any questions we had and was very accommodating. . The pool table was great and was used quite a bit. The loft with the video games and the computer with internet access made keeping up with e-mails easy for some members of the group. All in all, Barry, we think you have beautiful home and should be very proud. We loved staying there so much we tried to book the next week but, unfortunately, it was already rented which was no surprise. The management company tried to find us another villa but had nothing available. We did manage to find another villa near by in the Emerald Island Resort but it was nothing like Simba's Pride. So while we did get to stay an additional week in Florida, it was not as wonderful as it would have been if we had been able to stay in your home an additional week. Thank you for returning my deposit. I have recommended your villa to many of my friends if they should decide they want to vacation in Florida. Hopefully we will be renting your villa again soon. Thank you once again for a most memorable vacation. Simba's Pride is aptly named. You can tell that you are very proud of your home. The furnishings and personal touches made it feel very comfortable. Hope you have a Happy New Year. Jean Willey VA

Barry,We had a fabulous time in Florida. Simba's Pride was all that we expected it to be. Your home is beautiful and very comfortable to live in. Some days we had a difficult time convincing our kids that it was necessary to leave Simba's Pride to go to one of the theme parks. Our kids felt very at home in your home. The villa is so convenient to Disney. Your shortcuts in the information package made our trips much quicker and easier. Emerald Isle is very close to a large number of restaurants and grocery stores. We had little difficulty finding our way around.We will certainly recommend your villa to any friends or family who are planning a Florida vacation, and we hope to come back for another visit in a couple of years.ThanksBruce Bowker (Can)

Barry, I wanted to thank you for sharing your home with us last week for our spring break. My family truly enjoyed it. We can’t figure out our favorite part—the game room, the Game Cube for the kids, the big screen TV, the space, the pool—it was all great. We’ll definitely look you up again the next time we make it to Orlando. God Bless, Eric Logan

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This villa is:

75km from the nearest beach 2km from the nearest bar 2km from the nearest restaurant 2km from the nearest supermarket 25km from Orlando International airport 10km from Kissimmee Gateway Airport 78.6km from Orlando Sanford International Airport

Local activities

Boat hire 45km Fishing 45km Flying 15km Golf 15km Horse riding 15km Sailling 45km

Sights and attractions

Local food market 3km Museum 15km Shopping 15km Theatre 15km Theme park 15km Zoo 15km Cinema 15km

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Outside this villa in Emerald, Florida
This villa is in the city but in a quiet area. It has a pool, a barbecue, a garage, outside lighting and a children pool. Car hire is recommended as the villa is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

Updated 25 October 2016

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Optional extras

  • Pool Heat£100/$150 perweek

    £100.00 per week, paid with booking



6 bedrooms, Sleeps 13:

  • 1 king size bed and en suite
  • 1 king size bed and en suite
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 2 single beds
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 double sofa bed in Loft, 1 cot


4 bathrooms, 2 en suite bathrooms, 5 Separate WC's

Swimming pool

Private pool with electric heating, Size 30m x 15m, Depth 1m to 1.8m


CD player, Computer, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, Telephone, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 12, Dining area seats 12, Air conditioning throughout property, Central heating, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Barbecue, Garage, Outside lighting, Parking


Jacuzzi, Snooker / pool table

Leisure resort

Children's pool, Gym, Tennis, Spa

Suitable for

Children, Infants

Extra information

Watch the fireworks at Magic kingdom from our upper floor bedrooms!! New for July 2004 Satellite tv , over 200 channels inc English Premiership Footcball

Private Owner From Newcastle U Lyme, United Kingdom Member since Oct 2003

Retired Proprietor. Building Material Supplies T/O £6.5 Million. M with 3 grown up children. Interests include Rugby Union , Golf & Florida.

Past bookings: 1 booking

Last logged in: 26 days ago

Number of properties: 1

Retired Proprietor. Building Material Supplies T/O £6.5 Million. M with 3 grown up children. Interests include Rugby Union , Golf & Florida.

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