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Overview

The Retreat is one of the villages at Legacy Park and is situated on Highway 27, just one mile south of Highway 192. The villa is minutes away from the Interstate 4 making it easily accessible to all major theme parks and attractions. The community has a very friendly and neighbourly ambience and is ideally placed with a number of restaurants, takeaways, shops, medical centres and petrol stations all close by. There is a 24 hour Wal-Mart five minutes north and a Publix Supermarket just three minutes south of the villa.

If you are a golf enthusiast you will be spoilt for choice! You may decide to experience the Champions Gate complex, designed by Greg Norman, or try one of the many other championship-quality golf courses available.

Relax and cool down in the pool after a hard day at the parks or on the golf course. The Retreat is close enough to all the excitement and nightlife that Orlando has to offer, yet far enough away to relax in peace and quiet. It is a fantastic base for your dream vacation and provides the best of both worlds!


Villa Accommodation
Our villa, which was completed in 2006, has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and two living areas. This luxuriously furnished villa will accommodate up to eight people and has everything you need to enjoy your holiday.

The master bedroom has a super king size bed with an en-suite bathroom and separate shower, including shower seat if needed. It has a walk-in closet with a safe in the wall. The second bedroom has a king size bed with an en-suite bathroom. It has cable TV and a large closet. The third and fourth bedrooms have twin beds with large closets and share the main bathroom.

The kitchen is equipped with cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, waste disposal unit and all the crockery and cooking utensils needed to cook a full roast dinner (if that is what takes your fancy!) There is seating for six in the nook (including 2 seats at the breakfast bar) with patio doors leading off to the pool and decking area.

The family room has ample seating with cable TV, DVD player with numerous films to watch and a CD player.

The spacious formal living and dining room is ideal for relaxing away from the television. The formal dining area seats six people.

There is a separate laundry room, which is equipped with a washing machine and tumble dryer. A clothes airer, ironing board and iron are also available for guests use.

The games room has a pool table and foosball. There is also a supply of games for all the family. It is also fitted with a ceiling fan.

The solar heated screened pool has a coloured fibre optic lighting system and child safety fence. The extended pool decking, has a table, 4 cushioned patio chairs and 4 sun loungers.

The villa is fully air conditioned throughout with ceiling fans in the main living area, all bedrooms and games room.

All linen and towels are provided.

There are hairdryers in all of the bathrooms.

Wireless internet access is available in the villa, so make sure you bring your laptop with you.

The telephone includes free USA calls.

Sorry but smoking is not permitted inside the villa or pool enclosure.

No pets are allowed.


Attractions and Amenities
Legacy Park is situated in Davenport, Florida and is just 15 minutes from Walt Disney World main gate, depending on traffic. Attractions including Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, Epcot, Sea World, Discovery Cove, Wet and Wild and Gatorland are also close by. If you are the outdoor adventurous type and would like a change from the theme parks then why not visit Lake Tohopekaliga in Kissimmee, which offers airboat rides, boating, hiking, fishing and other outdoor sports. Other activities nearby include golf, tennis, biking, horseback riding, miniature golf, swimming, cinemas, museums and many other attractions.

If you wish to drive a little further then head out for the day to the Kennedy Space Centre, Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens or one of the beautiful beaches on both the Gulf and East Coasts.

For those shopaholics amongst you visit Florida Mall, which is central Florida’s largest shopping destination or Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores with over 300 name brands at discounts of up to 75%. If you want designer wear then Orlando Premium Outlets is the place to go.

Summary:

Luxurious villa with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Solar heated pool with views over conservation land.
Games room with pool table and foosball.
Internet access, cable TV and free USA phone calls.

Facilities

Property type: Villa

Room details

Bedrooms:

4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed, En Suite
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed, En Suite
Bedroom 3: 1 Single bed
Bedroom 4: 1 Single bed

Additional beds:
Seats:
Room for 8 in the dining area
Room for 8 in the living area
Bathrooms:
3 bathrooms, 3 Separate WC's

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
CD player
DVD/Blu-ray player
Internet (WI-FI)
Radio
Telephone
TV Languages in English, Local
Leisure:
Snooker / pool table
Heating and air con:
Air conditioning
Central heating
Household:
Clothes drier
Cooker
Crockery
Cutlery
Dishwasher
Fridge
Freezer
Glassware
Hair dryer
Iron / board
Kettle
Microwave
Oven
Pots / pans
Toaster
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Swimming pool:
Private: Electric heated
Other:
Garage
Outside lighting
Parking
Private garden
Extra information (The screened solar heated pool overlooks wooded federal conservation land. With the coloured fibre optic lighting system it creates the ideal setting for winding down in the evening with a glass of wine after a busy day at the theme parks or on the golf course.)

Suitability

Suitable for
Infants

Sports and activities

Boat Hire
Cycling
Fishing
Golf
Horse Riding
Mountain Biking
Sailling
Tennis
Water Skiing
Wind Surfing

Sights and attractions

Museum
Shopping
Theatre
Theme Park
Cinema

Prices and availability

Last updated 21.02.2013


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Discounts and extras

If more then one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.


Discounts

Early Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking made more than x days/weeks/months before arrival Discount
1st January to 31st December 6 Months 5%
Late Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking made less then x days/weeks/months before arrival Discount
1st January to 31st December 7 Days 5%
1st January to 31st December 21 Days 3%
Long Stay Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking is equal to or longer than x days/weeks/months Discount
1st January to 31st December 23 Days 5%

Extras

Compulsory extras
Description Arrival dates Booking length or occupancy Price
Cleaning charge for any rentals less than 7 days All year Booking length: Duration less than 8 days £60.00 per booking

Paid with booking

Optional extras
Description Arrival dates Booking length or occupancy Price
Electric Pool Heating All year N/A £65.00 per week

Paid with booking

Location

This is exact location

Nearby:
  • Nearest beach: 45km
  • Nearest bar: 3km
  • Nearest restaurant: 5km
  • Nearest supermarket: 5km
  • Sanford Airport: 85km
  • Seaworld, Universal Studios & International Dr: 30km
  • Busch Gardens & Tampa: 75km
  • Kennedy Space Centre, Daytona & Clearwater: 90km

Reviews

31 out of 31 people recommend staying here

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Stayed Friday 31 May 2013
Our second stay at this property, this time we came back with the whole family and had a great time. The villa has everything you will need and is immaculate with plenty of space.We will definitely book again. Thanks!!
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Stayed Monday 25 June 2012
Great villa wth all the mod cons ,location quiet and picturesque,great for families,spacious and airy and the pool just tops it off.
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Stayed Wednesday 11 August 2010
Excellent property that exceeded our expectations. Would definitely recommend. Extremely helpful owner.
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Stayed Tuesday 29 June 2010
The property was excellent. The property location was good and we found it to be very well equipped. It was easy to get to all of the main attractions and others as it was close to the main routes into orlando. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and wished we gone for longer!
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Stayed Friday 28 May 2010
The villa far exceeded our expectations. Immaculate and well equipped, in a quiet and scenic spot yet close to Disney and shops etc. Especially loved the solar heated pool. First thing in the morning it was like a warm bath and so welcoming after a long day at the parks. Would not hesitate to recommend this villa and would love to return sometime (soon). The Yeadon family.
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Stayed Friday 12 March 2010
This is a wonderful home within an easy drive to the Orlando theme parks (and for us, the National Training Centers Softball Complex). Also conveniently located close to grocery stores and other services. Reservation/Arrival/Checkout process was smooth and easy. Property was beautifully maintained. Management company was quick to help with our questions - great service. Wireless internet, pool table, foosball, and swimming pool were all as promised. It was exactly as described and pictured. We have already recommended it to another family. It was exactly what we hoped for we had a ball. Thank You!!
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Stayed Wednesday 10 February 2010
Had an excellent time in the property, when we first arrived we were pleasantly surprised by the space and overall presentation. We probably picked one of the worst ever fortnights to come to Florida, with the weather being cold (frosty) and windy, however the villa had heating so we could warm up in the evening. The games room was a big hit with the children and it kept them entertained for much of the time. Villa, really well equipped, we kept finding extra bits and pieces e.g. walkie talkies (probably to use in the parks) Ice blocks, useful little hand held vacuum. The management company who look after the property were helpful, we had one query which they responded to very quickly. The outdoor pool area was sadly underused by us, but on the few days when the sun came out and the wind dro pped, it was very nice to sit outside looking across the fields. Outside the street area was very quiet, it took us a few days before we saw anyone else. Journey times to the parks varied but I guess on average took about 20-25 minutes (depending on how many red lights you hit on 192). In the nearby neighbourhood (5 minutes drive) there are a number of supermarkets and quite a few restaurants, the nearest being Applebees which is just south on the 27. In summary, excellent villa I would have no hesitation in recommending it to others.
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Stayed Saturday 03 October 2009
Great villa. Excellent location with amenities as you would expect from a villa in this location. Will definitely recommend this villa and if (when) we go back, this will be our first choice of accommodation. 5 stars.
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Stayed Thursday 25 June 2009
This is an excellent property and had everything you need for relaxing holiday. The villa was spotless and well equiped. The pool area was fantastic and again spotlessly clean, with no other villas or pools backing onto the house it was great to spend a lot of time relaxing in and out of the pool. I would have no hesitation in recomending this villa and would definately love to come back in the future.
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Stayed Sunday 14 June 2009
We had a brilliant time, the villa had everything we wanted and more. The only problem we had was with the door locks - for some reason we couldnt release them and it could have proved dodgy with two young children. Would definitely stay there again.
Owner reply:

The Management Company are always on hand to sort out any problems. On this occasion they reported the locks to be functioning correctly and were easily opened from the outside.

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Stayed Wednesday 25 March 2009
The property has a very good layout and was beautifully furnished. The place was well maintained and spotlessly clean. I could not fault the place. The pool area was also clean with plenty of loungers and chairs. The area was nice and peaceful with a lovely view from the pool of conservation area. We had a wonderful months holiday, and would not hesitate to return or recommend the house to friends.
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Stayed Wednesday 04 March 2009
Location is excellent for Theme Parks and other attractions. There are good restraunts and shops close by. Florida Mall about 30 minute drive away is excellent for the larger shops. We had a problem with the pool one day. We phoned the agent and then went out for the day. When we returned a note had been left confirming problem resolved. I would rate the property as excellent location, especially if with a family, excellent sevices, the property had all the fascilities for a comfortable stay, and excellent service from the agent.
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Stayed Thursday 18 September 2008
the property was all it said it was and more. extremely quiet and relazing location, within easy reach of all that Orlando has to offer. the pictures do not do justice to how large the property actually is, the bed in the master bedroom is huge! the villas living areas allow for everybody to have their own space and do their own thing. the pool, with solar heating, was lovely and warm and the games room has lots to offer, but we did not have time to use it, even though we were there for three weeks. the management company were very friendly and helpful, even when we couldnt connect our laptop to the internet they were there within 5 minutes to help!. we would have no hesitation in recommending this property,
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Stayed Friday 15 August 2008
A family group of seven thoroughly enjoyed our two-week stay at this villa, which is an excellent property. It was more spacious than expected and very comfortable. Wonderful pool, not overlooked, a real haven of peace after excessive Disneyfication! Just one niggle - whoever described it as being 10 minutes from Disney main gate must have had a helicopter! It took us never less than 20 to 25 minutes using either the I-4 or the 192. Otherwise, outstanding value and highly recommended
Owner reply:

This was a mistake on the website and should have read 15 minutes. This is to the Disney maingate and this is how long it took us when we timed it.

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Stayed Sunday 27 July 2008
The house and location were great, we were near the disney parks and close to downtown Orlando. The house worked on every front, it was large, a great layout, the pool was fantastic, and the rooms worked to have a great restful (if you can call disney restful) and pleasant stay in Florida. The view was great over green fields and trees. I will be recommending this property and the area to my friends. Thanks to the owner of this property for helping to make the holiday a great time for our whole family.
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Stayed Thursday 05 June 2008
How do i start?! We stayed in this Villa for 10 nights from 05 Jun - 15 Jun 08. Just got home yesterday. When planning a family holiday, we decided on booking a Villa as it was our 18 month year old daughters first holiday. We shopped around for a few weeks, then i came across this one. I was amazed by the price and informed my mum (who was paying) immediately. She agreed that it looked lovely and made the booking. The photos on this site could not have prepared us for just how lovely this villa really is. The presentation of this property and the fact it is extremely well kept are just the beginning. I know we are far from the first parents with young children to worry about the safety of their child when hunting for the right pad, but this villa was extremely safe for her. A brand new cot, highchair and bedding were provided, all of which met both our and our little girls approval! This took away the hassle of an extra baggage allowance too!! The bedrooms/bathrooms are of a good size and all of the ammenities are there for you. The same applies for the kitchen as it has everything you could need (including a kettle for the Brits!!! Thank god!!!). The dining and lounge areas are lovely too, with very nice decoration (unlike most we viewed!). I am very glad we took our Laptop, as this allowed us to keep in contact with home and also check-in for our return flight, using the wi-fi connection also included within the property. The view from the pool was lovely (conservation land). The pool itself was clean and altogether gorgeous, especially at the end of a long day! In summary, this villa proved to be way above our expectations and is a credit to its owners (whom were also very quick/helpful with our questions!). Thank you so much for giving us the oppurtunity to stay in your villa, we are really looking forward to visiting again!!! Chris, Lynne & Holly - Oxfordshire, England.
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Stayed Monday 04 February 2008
Lovely property, well fitted out and all mod cons, very spacious and clean, pool very nice and well maintained. The weather we had was warm during the day but was cooler at night, we did pay to have the pool heated and it was warm by the afternoon but cooled overnight so may have benefited for a cover as it was too cold for a morning dip. I would think that during the summer this would have not been an issue as the temperature does not drop so much. I would like to say a thank you for helping us to have a great holiday in a beautiful villa.
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Stayed Friday 28 September 2007
The villa totally exceeded our expectations. Situated in a quiet tranquil area which was a pleasure to come back to after a busy day at the parks, which were only 10 to 15 minutes away. Will have no hesitation recommending to family and friends and will be booking again in the future.
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Stayed Friday 03 August 2007
Fabulous villa. Spaciousness, facilities and location were all excellent. It was such a relaxing haven to return to after a busy day at the parks and shopping. We would like to thank you sincerely for the use of the villa.
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Stayed Monday 27 June 2005
A beautiful villa in a stunning location.It is equipped with everything you need for that perfect holiday.Not overlooked by anyone which is great.Close to all the parks,supermarkets and eating places.Would definately recommend this villa.
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Stayed Monday 27 June 2005
My Wife and I spent two wonderful weeks in Sept 2011 at this property and enjoyed every moment. The Villa is very well stocked with every thing you could need on Holiday. Spotless and well maintained. The pool is out of this world lovely and warm.We had two children staying with us for a couple of days and they spent most of it in the pool. The villa is in a very quite area and very close to all attractions and supermarkets etc. We will be booking again in the near future and would recommend this Villa to anyone. On arrival we had a slight problem with the telephone not working due to a phone fault. I rang the maintenance and it was fixed instantly. Thanks Christine. Thank you for a wonderful Holiday in your Villa. Derek & Sue 2nd Sep 2011 - 16th Sep 2011
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everything was as promised. loved our stay there, so comfortable and homely. loved the pool and loved the view. hope it never changes. we all felt very much at home, and it was so peaceful.
We loved everything about this house and would definitely stay here again! Our kids had a blast swimming in the pool late in the evenings. Great location and everything was exceptionally clean! Thanks so much for being part of our kids first trip to Florida and all of the memories we made. [The Smith Family - West Virginia (March 2013)]
Home away from home and very happy with the whole experience. The grandkids loved the pool and so did Papa and Nana! The beds were very comfy and the bathtub was easy to get in and out of. The Wintergerst Family (July 2012)
This was our second time renting a property in Florida and we would not hesitate in recommending this villa to family and friends. We had a great stay! The Thornhill Family (June 2012)
The villa is home away from home. We really felt like we were in our own house. The atmosphere was very welcoming and relaxing. We loved the decor and especially the cleanliness both in the house and the pool. It is the best vacation experience ever and we did not want to leave! The Tsertos Family (May 2012)
We stayed for eight days and really loved the house. The house was very clean and the pool as well. Great location to travel to all the theme parks. We would recommend this vacation home and will rent again when we come back in the future. The Allen Family (March 2012)
Great spacious house for the eight of us. Nice quiet area with open outlook. We visited the Universal Parks, Sea World and Busch Gardens - the latter we thought to be the best. All in all we had a great holiday and will have no hesitation in recommending the property to others. Mike and Ann Tait
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thank you exellent....as I had been to orlando before I knwew that the location would be excellent and it was...the villa was very clean and tidy and furnished to an excellent standard...a great base for a greaat holiday....would stop there again without doubt....Alan Quiney
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Hi, this villa was very well equipped and there was a lot of space. The pool was very nice and we enjoyed the fact that it was not facing other houses.I will definitely recommend this to my friends. There was only one little problem. I suppose the villa had not been rented for a while because one could see that the toilets had not been flushed recently. There was some mold even on one of the toilet seats. Other than that we did not have any other problems. Having multiple keys was also a bonus, as having a safety box. We are very satisfied with our stay.
Owner reply:

The villa had only been empty for a few weeks and our management company do go in and flush the toilets etc regularly so we are not sure what happened on this occasion. I have passed this onto our management company for their comments.

This is by far the best equipped villa we have stayed in florida.The owners have clearly thought of everything from the coffee maker to the HD tv! The location is perfect for Disney and the parks and it is a perfectly named retreat to just relax in. With its private solar heated pool our family could have used it all day every day. We all loved it a big thanks to Fred and Elaine from all the Liddell family Andy, Christine, Tommy, Ed and Will xx aug 1-8 2010
The villa exceeded my expectations. A lovely quiet and hospitable area with the Villa having all that you need for a perfect stay. A very well equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms and friendly and warm living room. (Excellent HD TV). Great swimming area. Wonderful value for money.
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This property is situated slightly out of the way – which suited us perfectly. It’s in a quite area, which appears to be more residential than holidaymakers. The pool area is lovely and quite & not overlooked. The property is very clean and well equipped. There are sadly a number of foreclosure properties around (one being next door) where the gardens have been left to go back to nature, but this does not detract too much from this lovely property. We had to ring the property company because we had a wasp nest starting - they where there within an hour and it was sorted! I would whole heartily recommend it to another friend.
Owner reply:

Most of the foreclosure properties have now been sold on (especially the one next door to our property). We also have a new management company for our housing association and they are definitely ensuring that the community looks well cared for again.

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What can I say???? This place is FANTASTIC. The property is lovely, the photos do not do it justice, the place is huge and very well maintained. It has everything you could possibly require and alot of stuff you dont need but its great to have. The location is lovely and peaceful with great uninterupted veiws of the conservation land. The pool area is very private and the pool is great, alot bigger than I expected and lovely to relax in at the beginning or end of a busy day. The management company were very helpful, I couldnt connect to the wireless internet and they were round to help within 15mins. We had a fabulous holiday here, the only problem being it just wasnt long enough. I highly reccommend this property!
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The web photos do not do it justice, marvellous home, fully equiped. For relaxation the pool area is great, early mornings sat outside watching the local wildlife. Highly recommend to everyone. Near to Disney and Universal but far enough for tranquility. Near to Highway 192 with plenty of family freindly places to dine. Supermarkets near by with all the essentials and more. Just wanted to stay forever.
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Just returned from this villa and had a fabulous time. The villa exceeded our expectations. Really clean, nicely designed, lovely pool and good games room. Stylishly decorated and comfortable. We were so pleased!!! Easy to reach parks from the Retreat. Walmart and Publix close by - so can get your shopping without any hassle. Dining out places close 10 minutes away. All ideal for us. Just lovely to come "home" to a super villa at the end of a long day at the parks. The villa looks out onto a conservation area so not overlooked at the back. Hope to visit again.
wow what a super villa all you need for a great holiday, This is our sixth visit and this villa is the best by far we have stayed in we would recommend it to anyone
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beautiful villa with all we could need.handy for all the parks and attractions and in a nice quiet estate where we were able to relax after busy days out.everything went really smoothly and we would have no hesitation in recommending it to friends and family.
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Very nice villa, all the facilities we needed, very close to the parks and other attractions. Would have liked a welcome pack as arrived late at night after travelling for a long time - cup of tea would have been wonderful!
Owner reply:

A food pack is available when booking and is listed under the extras.

Verified
EVERYTHING ABOUT THE PROPERTY WAS FIRST CLASS. IT WAS IDEALLY LOCATED WITH DISNEYWORLD ONLY A TEN MINUTE DRIVE AWAY. IT WAS THE MOST RELAXING HOLIDAY WE HAVE HAD. THE HOUSE ITSELF IS IMMACULATE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA IS VERY QUIET AND PEACEFULL

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