About the Property
"Dory's Magic" is our Emerald Island Resort 7 bed/5.5 bath vacation home offering a fully air-conditioned games-room in addition to a south-facing pool/spa and multiple living areas. It offers several complimentary amenities such as BBQ grill, free full-size crib, pack 'n play, stroller, high chair etc.
•Privately owned spacious family villa only 5 minutes to Disney World - only 3 miles to Disney
•3600 sqft of luxurious fully air conditioned living space
•100" private movie theatre with stadium seating
•Sleeps up to 16 adults/children, ideal for 3 or more families.
•7 bedrooms & 5.5 bathrooms including:
First Floor - Bedroom 1: Master Suite (En-Suite) with king bed
Second Floor - Bedroom 2: Master Suite (En-Suite) with king bed and a full-size crib
Second Floor - Bedroom 3 Master Bed with king bed - Direct access to Jack 'n Jill bathroom #1
Second Floor - Bedroom 4 (Kids Bedroom): Twin-over-twin bunk bed and a twin bed - Direct access to Jack 'n Jill bathroom #1
Second Floor - Bedroom 5 Master Suite (En-Suite) with king bed
Second Floor - Bedroom 6 (Kids Bedroom): Two, twin beds - Direct access to Jack 'n Jill bathroom #2
Second Floor - Bedroom 7 (Kids Bedroom): Twin-over-twin bunk bed and a twin bed - Direct access to Jack 'n Jill bathroom #2
•Large family room leading onto large pool deck
•Flat screen TV's and DVD players in every bedroom and living space
•Quiet Living Room to front aspect with 2 large sofas
•Fully equipped luxury kitchen with refrigerator & ice maker
•Breakfast Nook with table & chairs for 4
•Dining Area off Living Room with seating for 8
•Game room with pool Table and large 100" theatre screen with projection
•Large covered lanai with infant pool safety fence & alarmed pool doors
•Swimming pool & spa with many Sun Loungers & Gas BBQ
•2 x Tables with 8 chairs on large covered lanai
•Pool safe crockery & drink ware for use around the pool
•Utility room with washer, dryer, iron & ironing board
•Free local, long distance and international calls (to many countries)
•All linens, towels, pool towels, and hairdryers supplied
•Full size crib
•Infant High Chair and activity seat provided
•Locally managed and maintained - 24 hour emergency service
Pool & Spa
Our large 14'x30' Swimming Pool and Spa are south-facing and have the unique advantage over many other villas in that the entire pool and spa area will be soaked in sunlight all day long. It is surrounded by a large extended paved patio and a screened lanai with cooling ceiling fans should you prefer to sit in the shade. The pool deck is furnished with chairs, tables, and beach beds which allows you to just lie back, relax and enjoy the Florida sun.
The entire pool area faces a conservation view and pond.
If you find the pool is a little cool for your liking, it can be fully heated at an additional daily charge (recommended for October to March). The pool deck is fully screened which helps to keep the pool clean and the wildlife out. The pool is serviced weekly by professionals so you can be sure it is clean and safe to swim in.
The luxurious raised Spa is a great way to relax and is able to accommodate up to four people at once. Not a bad way to discuss tomorrow's adventures! Those guests traveling with little ones will be glad to know that the Pool area has a complete child safety fence. In addition all doors leading to pool are alarmed.
Pool and Spa have privacy from the neighboring homes on both sides due to judiciously placed shrubs.
As you first enter the luxurious villa, you first see the spacious living room with a comfortable sofa with the dining area located to the rear of the room. This room can be enjoyed as a reading room.
The formal dining area is located adjacent to the living room and has a large table with seating for up to 8 diners and is beautifully set out for those special dining occasions.
The family room with its two-story ceilings is spacious, with a comfortable sofa, complemented by love seat, coffee table, and two end tables with lamps, 46" flat screen TV, a DVD player and a Sony Play Station 3 games console with games.
The large open plan kitchen complete with all mod cons to make your holiday as relaxing as possible. Amenities include full size stove, oven, waste disposal, fridge/freezer with ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, crockery, cutlery and a toaster. All that's needed is the food and drink !! The adjacent breakfast nook set next to patio doors looking out onto the lanai and pool area provides seating for 4.
The laundry room provides a washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board, and an iron for your convenience - leave space in your luggage for all those designer clothes you are likely to purchase!!
The villa has high-speed wireless DSL internet access throughout the villa and pool deck complete with computer and printer. All telephone calls are included, even international.
With its impressive entrance and manned gatehouse, you enter to find a delightful sub tropical landscape surrounding the Emerald Island resort. The clubhouse offers an array of complimentary amenities available to all guests staying at our home. You can stay in shape in the state-of-the-art fitness room; go for a walk in community nature walk areas; have a barbecue; stay in touch using the community IT Center; meet your clients in resort meeting rooms or enjoy a game of volley ball. Kids will have hours of enjoyment in the Children's playground as well. On those evenings when you don't feel like cooking, you can visit the many near-by restaurants.
•Disney World - 3 miles
•Celebration Golf Club - 5 miles
•Sea World - 14.5 miles
•Universal Studios - 17 miles
•Orlando International Airport - 24 miles
•Kennedy Space Center Visitor's Center -50 miles
•Cocoa Beach - 55 miles
Our homes are rented directly - with no middlemen and no commissions.
All our villas are located within 5 minutes from Disney World with easy access to freeways and close to shops and restaurants.
Why Kids Love It
The game-rooms and theater rooms offered by our villas are unique and kids love their own space while having a family vacation.
Emerald Island Resort is a gated resort community with community features accessible to all guests. The community is close to Disney World (3 miles, 5 minutes drive) and many restaurants, shops and grocery stores.
The following are the highlights of this villa:
3 Miles to Disney in Emerald Island Resort
7 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms
Accommodates 16 guests
Large private south-facing pool with conservation view
Private home theater 120" screen
Flat screens TVs in all bedrooms
Towels and linens are provided
Fully air-conditioned including the theater/game-room
Fully equipped kitchen
Full size washer and dryer
Blu-ray and DVD players
Free Wi-Fi, just bring your laptop
Surround sound system
Full size clothes washer and dryer
Crib, Pack 'n play/High chair
Attractions Within Walking Distance
There are many shops and restaurants within walking distance.
Favorite Places To Eat
So many to chose from.. ranging from Quick Service restaurants to bars and high-end sit-down places.
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|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Min Stay|
Apr 24 2021 - Aug 28 2021
Aug 23 2021 - Sep 04 2021
Sep 05 2021 - Sep 29 2021
Sep 30 2021 - Oct 31 2021
Nov 01 2021 - Nov 17 2021
Pool heat fee per night: $35
Tax Rate: 13.5%
BBQ grill is included
Pool heat is optional
Cleaning fee is $175 for less than a week rentals.
Last updated on July 26, 2021
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: I live in Michigan with my wife and two beautiful kids. We started owning and renting vacation homes in tropical Emerald Island Resort in Kissimmee Florida in 2007. We enjoy visiting the many attractions in Florida while staying in our vacation homes. When I am not busy, I enjoy cooking and doing BBQ.
Why we chose Emerald Island Resort in Kissimmee: We stayed in hotels and vacation homes before we bought our first vacation home. During that time we rented homes that were marketed as 'Minutes from Disney" only to learn that it could mean as much as 59 minutes! So, when we started looking to buy our first vacation home in Disney World area, our first criteria was that it must be "within 5 minutes to Disney". We found our charming 3 bed townhome now called "Mickey's Magic" in Emerald Island Resort which is less than 3 miles to Disney. We actually drove to confirm that it takes less than 5 minutes to Disney before we bought the house. Over the years we bought additional properties in the same community.
It gives me great pleasure to accurately represent our homes and interacting and providing useful information to guests. Many guests are surprised as to how quickly I tend to respond to their queries, and I jokingly tell them that you will get the same quick responses from me unless I am dead or dying :-) Another key aspect of my philosophy is to refund the guest's damage deposit within 48 hours of departure. Some guests got their deposits even before they reached home.
I hope you will choose one of our vacation homes in Emerald Island for your next Disney World vacation. Even if you don't please feel free to ask e any questions about Disney area vacations, attractions and activities. If I don't have the answers, I will find out for you.
Why this property? Our villas are located within 5 minutes (3 miles) to Disney World. All our rentals have a south-facing pool and spa. We provide free BBQ grill which is usually charged at $75/week by others.
Dory's Magic villa also has a nice conservation and lake view with no rear-neighbors. With all bedrooms having an en-suite or Jack 'n Jill bathroom is an added advantage to this villa. Not to mention the 120" theater room and game-room with pool table.
Calendar last updated: July 26, 2021
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Guestbook comments from the owner:
Just wanted to thank you for our wonderful stay in your Villa, the whole family had a fantastic time, hopefully we will return in the future.
Well Marketed. Good Location and Very Responsive Owner. It was well worth to have the pool heated.
First I like to really thank Sri for making it possible for us enjoying a great week. He responded back promptly whenever we had a quesion He worked great to get us in earlier than we anticipated. Great Customer Service. Second, the house was great! I was able to get in the pool once. But everyone else enjoyed themselves. We did get some guests to come and they really enjoyed the game room. Oh My God did they enjoy the game room or what? Third, Coming in to the emerald is so beautiful and we did do Magic Kingdom and got drench, but that's Florida weather. The Rooms were emasculate an nice sizes. Everyone was able to have a room and we even had an extra room. I give management and the Home 10 STARS. WE WERE CLOSE TO THE STORES. IT WAS JUST WONDERFUL! The only thing that was bad and not pertaining to management or the home is the pesky flies. Oh my god, they are a problem in Florida. Overall fantastic stay. Now I can go back to Work and let my class know what a wonderful time we had. My husband can go back to work with C.A.P.S Youth officer and let his explorers know what a fantastic time we had. Maybe we will bring a few next time.
My family stayed in Simba's Magic from 22nd July until 8th August, we had a wonderful time. We had a few hick ups with the alarm becoming faulty and a couple of other minor issues but we contacted the management team who responded very quickly and efficiently. We would stay here again without any doubts, my grand children loved the games room and the little ones loved the pool. Our dealings with Sri the owner were always very pleasant and efficient. Thank you Sri for a lovely experience in your property, we will be returning in the future.
What a lovely experience we all had at the lovely villa for our first family vacation to Orlando. We were a party of 3 families - 6 adults and 6 kids. The villa was large enough for everyone to have their own space and the pool / games room was a hit with the kids! The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed ( another baking tray would be nice;0) ) and having the high washer dryer was excellent. The cleanliness was perfect and we enjoyed the fluffy towels and clean bedding that was left for us. The villa was minutes away from Animal kingdom and very close to shops and restaurants. Sri was fantastic from the moment I booked and answered every question I had so quickly and efficiently. I will not hesitate booking again with Emerald Island Rentals! Thank you for a memorable vacation Sri!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are pets allowed in this home?
Pets are not allowed in this home.
Is smoking allowed in this home?
Smoking is not allowed in this home.
How many vehicles can be parked?
There is a limit of 6 vehicles per property.