About the Property
Welcome to BigPoolVilla!
Our 6 bed (3 en-suite masters) 4 full bathrooms (with a spectacular pool) is where you want to be - as close to Disney as it gets, only at 2 miles from Disney in the prestigious Rolling Hills at Formosa Gardens Estate on a QUIET street.
The Pool is Gigantic it's in the top 1% of VR pools at a 40 Feet long (typical pools are 15 to 20 feet), surrounded by gardens with a spectacular view of the lake and fountain during the day and and the lighted fountain. Huge spa as well.
Located in the center of the action in the Disney area with many fine restaurants and other attractions in the immediate vicinity.
In addition to the pool there is an extra large SPA that is sure to delight everyone. It is situated in an extra large yard and surrounded by tropical gardens, citrus trees that you are free to pick from and a pond with a large lighted fountain and multicolor LED lighting for the pool and SPA. You will not get a better pool experience or outdoor Florida living experience anywhere.
The house is spacious and comfortable. The first floor master has a king bed and walk in closet. The attached bath connects to the pool deck and features a two sink vanity, garden tub and stand alone shower.
The second floor master has a queen bed and the attached bath features a two sink vanity and a combination tub/shower. There are two other queen bedrooms and two twin bedrooms. One twin bedroom has a colorful Mickey Mouse theme. The other twin bedroom is luxuriously appointed with ornate moldings decorated in Disney colors and is fit for a princess. Each twin bedroom has two beds. All the bedrooms are equipped with TVs, ceiling fans and alarm clocks.
All Stainless Steel Kitchen appliances and Speed Queen Commercial grade Washer and Dryer are new in 2018 and high quality .
The great room has comfy seating area with a 55 inch flat screen HDTV and a formal dining area and soaring vaulted ceilings; the den has a HDTV flat screen and a seating area that looks out to the pool. The living room and games room have 46 and 55 inch flatscreens respectively for a total of 3 large flatscreens in public viewing areas. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, oven/stove, microwave, Samsung French door refrigerator and lower compartment freezer with filtered water, ice maker (cubed and crushed), garbage disposal, coffee maker, toaster, blender, electric kettle, crock pot, electric skillet etc.
It is generously stocked with dishes, glasses, cutlery, and assorted pots and pans. A large breakfast room with views to the pool is adjacent to the kitchen. The Air Conditioned game room is perfect for children of all ages to escape the adults and play pool and Foosball and play a WII game.
The villa also has a SECURED high speed wireless network in case you want to bring your wireless capable notebook computer poolside. A desktop Windows 7 computer is provided as a service to our guests. This computer has high speed internet access.
The pool is one of the largest you will find in a vacation home (40 ft. x 20 ft.) has a built in spa as well. The expansive pool deck is very private, not overlooked by adjacent properties. The pool is also equipped with LED color lighting for nighttime swimming. The over 1/4 acre lot on a quiet cul-de-sac provides privacy and this premium lot size is in stark contrast to other crowded vacation homes. We have the largest lot in Rolling Hills and most of the surrounding area.
Within one mile without crossing a busy road there are numerous restaurants, shopping, ATM machine, Walk-In Medical Clinic and Mini Golf.
Free secured high speed wireless internet WiFi. Free long distance calling (some limits apply).
The AC thermostat is not locked as many are. We will customize the SPA temperature for you (f you elect pool heat). The SPA is normally set to 100F but can be raised as high as 104F or lowered 85F.
Family friendly the baby equipment which includes a full size wooden crib, two strollers, a highchair and more.
Owner is local and takes great pride in providing an exceptional experience.
The HUGE pool that is 40X20 feet the deck is also huge seating for 12 out on the pool plus loungers.
The HUGE pool that is 40X20 feet the deck is also huge seating for 12 out on the pool plus chez loungers.
Why Kids Love It
Big Giant Pool
Only 2.5 miles to Disney
Attractions Within Walking Distance
Winery, Wine tasting.
Favorite Places To Eat
Cafe TuTu Tango
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|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Min Stay|
Jun 13 2021 - Aug 14 2021
Aug 15 2021 - Sep 02 2021
Sep 03 2021 - Sep 06 2021
Sep 07 2021 - Sep 30 2021
Oct 01 2021 - Oct 30 2021
Pool Heat: $185
Security Deposit: $300
Cleaning Fee: $125
Tax Rate: 13.5%
Only guests listed on the Rental Agreement can be at the house
$125 Cleaning Fee
No Parties or Sports Teams
The $300 Refundable Security Deposit is in addition to the Rental Fee and Taxes - it will be returned after departure.
Please let us know if you would like to add pool heating to your reservation (recommended Oct to May)
Last updated on August 02, 2021
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Lou and I live in CT but we long for the balmy weather of the South. Other than that Lou and I are polar opposites. He was fascinated with how things work from when he was a child – taking things apart and putting them together. He started building and fixing TVs from a very young age and then graduated to building computers. He is an engineer and enjoys web site development for the villa and automating pools, sprinklers – etc. I, on the other hand, was a history major and then a teacher and am the very opposite of handy. I love to cook and love having lots of people over to my house so I can feed them. Despite all our differences we enjoy many of the same things. We both are avid gardeners and enjoy walking with our 3 year old toy poodle puppy, Swizzle. We have big family vacations with parents, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews. We all get together at the villa and have a blast. We go crazy at the park squeezing in as many rides as we can. When we tire out about mid-afternoon we head on back to the villa have lunch and a swim so we can race to the park and enjoy that evening’s entertainment. On lazy days we just hang by the pool playing Marco Polo or seeing who can hold their breath underwater the longest. When we start to turn to prunes from being in the water so long we head on inside to play board games or Wii. We look forward to those vacations and the special time that we can spend with the family without the distractions of everyday life getting in the way.
To date we have hosted over 650 families in our Florida home and Chatham Cape Cod home.
Why this property? Lou and I sat down together to create our “wish list” for the villa. We have been offering villas for rent since Dec 2002. We decided the most important thing was location. We wanted to be very close to Disney in the more prestigious (and less congested) West side. We wanted a view and a large pool with an extended pool deck and a secluded pool (very private). A year and a half passed without me seeing what we wanted. “I guess our list is unrealistic,” I told Lou after so much time had passed. Once or twice I would see a possibility – only to find out the villa was too close to a road or the pool was much smaller than it appeared in the online photos. Finally I found “it”. “Don’t get your hopes up,” Lou said, “it probably is going to be a disappointment like all the others.” I thought to myself, “Lou is probably right.” ? Lou and I knew we liked Rolling Hills –we had targeted it as our favorite development. Only 2 miles from Disney on the Golden Mile and only a mile to shops, restaurants, mini golf and big boy & girl golf, a supermarket, ATM and even a walk-in medical it was ideal. We drove down the tree lined streets with our agent. As we pulled in the driveway I said “Look, I can see the lake and the fountain from the driveway!” I jumped out of the car and ran to the back yard. I could not believe my eyes when I saw the huge expanse of sparkling blue water. “Look Lou – it has a spa!” “This pool deck is huge” I said. While the agent worked the lock we walked around the other side of the house. “Look at this lemon tree” Lou said, “it is loaded with fruit.” As we walked to the front door Lou warned me “OK – the back is great but the house could still be a disaster on the inside – don’t get your hopes up.” After we walked around Lou and I knew we were going to try to get this villa. I picked a couple of lemons up that had dropped to the ground and made fresh lemonade to toast our decision. Our hunt was over – our wish list fulfilled
Calendar last updated: August 02, 2021
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This house was located just a short driving distance from Walt Disney World. It was very easy to get to the parks. This was the first time we have ever rented a vacation home and we were not disappointed! Everyone agreed the large pool and hot tub was the highlight of our stay. The house accommodations were also great. We had 9 people in our party and everyone had plenty of room to spread out. My sons enjoyed the game room when they weren’t in the pool. We will absolutely visit here again!
Stayed: April 2021Submitted: May 07, 2021
Highly recommend for families, location was amazing, super clean
I would definitely recommend this house for a family vacation. We had the BEST time! Everything was perfect. I can't think of a single thing I would change. So many convenience extras were provided.The house was very spacious and clean. Beds were very comfortable, great pillows, sheets were soft. Kitchen was super well equipped with top quality items - tons of pot & pans, utensils, coffee make and the much appreciated Kuerig, literally everything you would need. We all laughed and said this is more stuff than in our own homes!!!The pool and pool area are soooooo much bigger than I have ever seen before. The pool floats which were at the house made it even better. Everyone loved the bluetooth speaker on the back patio and the large TV. It was fun to watch sports while the kids played in the pool. I enjoyed having breakfast on the patio under the palm tree overlooking the lake. It was so relaxing. The backyard is completely private which was also great. We are friendly people but went on this trip to enjoy our family and so many other homes are right next to another house offering no privacy.You know what they say in real estate business: location, location, location and this location can't be beat. I am not kidding when I say that everything you could need was so close. Walmart, Target, grocery stores, shopping, water park (5 minutes), 2 mini golf courses (3 minutes), every single kind of restaurant. Disney was so close as were the other attractions.All I can say is that we have rented many homes and this one is simply perfect!
Stayed: December 2020Submitted: February 11, 2021