About the Property
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Sleeps a maximum 12 guests, with a maximum of 8 guests over the age of 14 years old
As you enter our lovely home, you will be impressed with the soaring 17ft high ceilings in the spacious hallway & living room. The living room is a great place to relax & unwind after a busy day at the many attractions here in Florida. You will be able to watch your favourite program on the 50" flat screen HD TV offering cable, there is also a DVD player & films for your convenience. Lighting can be soft using the 2 table lamps or brighter with the ceiling lamp & fan if needed. The whole house is air conditioned for your comfort.
The tastefully furnished dining room has seating for 6, whilst the nook has a further dining table & chairs with seating for 4, also offering 2 bar stools at the breakfast bar.
From the nook there are sliding doors (with alarm, if set, advising you someone has opened the door to the pool area) to the covered lanai. The pool is south west facing. There is a table & chairs allowing you to enjoy a meal or a relaxing drink outdoors. The pool area has sun loungers for you to top up your tan after a swim in the pool or a relaxing sit in the spa.
The kitchen has everything we think you will possibly need to prepare a great family meal. From wine glasses to dishwasher, from teaspoon to fridge/freezer with ice maker. With of course that most important coffee maker & teapot.
There is a laundry room with separate washing machine & dryer, ironing board, iron & vacuum cleaner for your use.
Sleeps maximum of 12 guests, 8 Guests over the age of 14 in either a king, queen or twin beds, 4 guests under the age of 14 in bunk beds.
The ground floor Master Suite has an American King size bed, overlooks the south west facing pool & spa, there is a 40" HD TV & DVD player, cable & ceiling fan with fitted lamp. The large en-suite has a corner tub, separate shower, vanity basin, toilet & hairdryer. There is also a large walk in closet with plenty of hanging space & shelving.
The second Master Suite is on the upper floor & also overlooks the pool & spa, with a large fitted closet, a queen bed & 30" HD TV/combined DVD player, cable, ceiling fan with fitted lamp. En-suite has a full bath with shower over, vanity basin, toilet & hairdryer.
The 4th & 5th Bedrooms, are on the upper floor. One with twin beds, offering 28" HD TV/DVD combo, cable, closet and ceiling fan & light. The other bedroom has x2 bunk beds with fitted closet & 19" TV & DVD player. These two bedrooms share the family bathroom which consists of full bath with shower over, vanity basin, toilet & hairdryer.
The 3rd Bedroom is on the ground floor with a queen bed & has a fitted closet, 28" HD TV/DVD combo, cable, with ceiling fan & fitted lamp. Across from this bedroom is a shower room with shower, vanity basin, toilet & hairdryer.
Fully equipped Garage/Games Room. Pool Table, 7’ Air Hockey Table, Foosball table, Card Table & Chairs. There is a PS4 with games, 2 controllers completing the games room. (The tv does not receive cable or tv programs it is a screen for the PS4 only) Portable radio/cd player which can be moved from room to room.
Emerald Island resort offers a variety of things to do. The resort stands in 300 acres of conversation woodlands & lakes, making it a true 'land island'.There are two swimming pools & a hot tub, sun loungers & a pool bar. A gym/exercise room, sauna & lounge. A games area/arcade room. They offer concierge staff services, internet, ATM & have a stamp machine for those all important postcards. Out doors you will find a tennis court, sand volley ball & basket ball courts.
Villa is 2317sq ft
Emerald Island Resort offers
Gated entryway with 24/7 security
Community pool and hot tub
Clubhouse with Tiki bar
Video Games room
Volleyball Sand Court
Kids play areas
Well Equipped Gym
This is your vacation home from home. That said I understand you don't just want to swap one home for another or it will not feel like a vacation. Our home is light and vibrant, it welcomes you the minute you park your car on the drive and then enter the home. It is spacious and relaxing big enough for 12 people to gather together to swap the days memories from your day at Disney, Universal or a day exploring Orlando. To relaxing around the pool, enjoying a meal outdoors or just topping up your tan on the sun beds.
What ever you decide, you will leave our home with many happy memories of your time in Orlando.
Why Kids Love It
The reviews we receive advise the children love the following in the home
The games room
The bunk room, 4 children are able to share a bedroom, watch either TV or a DVD from their beds allowing mum/dad/gran/grandad to relax in the main living area
There is a small children's play area by the club house, along with another pool and Tiki bar for the adults. Happy adults equal happy children
Emerald Island is located just off the 192, between mile markers 4 and 5 and is a sought after area with restaurants and shops close by
You can reach the Disney Parks with 15-20 minutes
Old Town is straight along the I192. See car cruises whilst having fun at the fair and having something to eat and drink. Checkers is a good choice for a bite to eat.
There are many different restaurants ranging from steak houses - Texas Roadhouse, Italian - Olive Garden, are just 2. Everyone’s tastes are accounted for.
Island Grove Wine Company is located on Formosa Gardens.
Target and Walmart offer your one stop shopping.
Coming soon close by, Margaritaville, with its water park opening late Spring 2019...........
Favorite Places To Eat
There are many places to eat in the area, you could try something different each day
IHop - these offer a great breakfast to start your day
Texas Roadhouse - a steak house with a Texas feel, fun yet also relaxing for all ages
Olive Garden - eat in or take out, you will never be disappointed with this great Italian restaurant
Outback Steak House / TGI Fridays / Cracker Barrel are to name but a few of the many choices
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|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Min Stay|
Dec 01 2019 - Dec 15 2019
Dec 16 2019 - Jan 08 2020
Jan 09 2020 - Jan 31 2020
Feb 01 2020 - Mar 27 2020
Mar 28 2020 - Apr 25 2020
Apr 26 2020 - May 29 2020
May 30 2020 - Aug 31 2020
Sep 01 2020 - Sep 30 2020
Oct 01 2020 - Dec 12 2020
Dec 12 2020 - Jan 09 2021
Departure clean: $105
All taxes are included
Pool heat $20 per day
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
If available, early/late check in $50, early check in 12pm, late check out 2pm
Last updated on November 04, 2019
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Our names are Pam and Keith and we love Florida who are also lucky to have a home on Emerald Island Resort, Kissimmee, Florida.
Visit twice a year and love a good road trip as well as enjoying everything Orlando has to offer.
We have been visiting Florida since 1994 and always promised ourselves we would own a home there one day. This dream was achieved in 2013. We purchased home unseen on the recommendation of the realtor and it was one of the best choices we ever made.
We currently live in Hampshire, UK and grew up in Leicester UK.
We are keen Leicester City and Leicester Tigers supporters.
Why this property? There are many homes for you to choose from to spend your family vacation in.
If you are looking for a well maintained and clean home, well furnished family home at a price you can afford, is close to Disney, in a conservation area within a gated secure community, then this is the one for you.
Our home is spacious, sleeps 12 (8 guests over the age of 14 yrs old) and is very family friendly.
It is a fully equipped self catering home. Just bring your clothes, sun cream and the willingness to have fun.
After a great day out and about you are able to relax and cool off in the pool/spa or have some fun in the games room.
We regularly receive 5* reviews and have a certificate of excellence for the 3rd year running.
You won’t be disappointed.
Calendar last updated: November 04, 2019
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to drive to Disney?
Animal Kingdom is 6 miles, traffic dependent, you can drive there in 15-20 minutes
Why do you advise home sleeps 12 guests they state only 8 guests over the age of 14 yrs old?
We have 2 sets of bunk beds, they are suitable for children only aged 14 or under.
Do you provide towels?
There is a minimum of 12 bath towels and 12 hand towels provided.
Do you provide food?
No, this is home from home self catering villa
Do you allow pets?
No, it is a pet free home
Do you allow smoking?
No, this is a smoking free home?
What do I do if there are any issues?
Full management company contact details will be sent to you once full payment has been received. There is also a folder in the home with full contact details and other handy hints to ensure you have a fun filled vacation
Amazing stay, no need to look anywhere else
We’ve stayed at this villa twice. The communication from Pam was always excellent, answering our queries but also providing really useful hints and tips for days out, places to eat and shop and so on. Our favourite restaurant was the Longhorn - there was one just down the 192 and also on I-Drive. The IHOP and Perkins closest to the villa are also great!!There are so many villas to choose from but it’s the owners that make the difference and the promptness of replies to the little extras you’ll find out when you book and stay make this villa the best choice.First impressions after the easy drive from the airport were excellent. Such a lovely resort and registering your car took a minute or two. The villa was easy to find then walking in the door is exactly as per the pictures. Everything is to a high standard. There’s everything you need to save space in your luggage for shopping!!The rooms are very well equipped and the beds are really comfy. Tv’s in each room with game consoles in the kids rooms. The garage will be well used with the games or just somewhere to relax.It was very clean on both visits with new equipment the second time which to us showed Pam really looks after her guests.The location itself is close enough to all the main attractions but far enough to be peaceful when enjoying the pool. It’s just off the 192 with all the shops and restaurants together with being a very short distance to Old Town Kissimmee. Kennedy Space Centre and things like the Millennium Mall are within easy drive as well as being able to follow the 192 all the way to the coast. A much nicer drive as it’s really quiet. Cocoa Beach is a bit further up the coast from the beach you get to should you want to visit the Ron Jon shop and Cocoa Pier. Worth the drive if you want a day away from the parks.Honestly couldn’t think of anything we didn’t like. We highly recommend you stop looking and book Pams villa.
Stayed: May 2018Submitted: July 08, 2019
Hi MarkThank you for the lovey review. We do like to maintain the home to a standard where we would be happy to live.Location as you say is handy for many things.We are so glad you have made many happy memories in our home.Look forward to welcoming you again.Pam
Better every time we stay!!!
15 minutes to Disney, 25 minutes to Universal, 58 minutes to Busch Gardens Tampa!!!!!! This house has everything! Just staying by the private pool and hot tub is a vacation!!! This is a wonderful 5 bedroom home, with 4 bathrooms. Game room with fooz ball, air hockey, pool table, video game console and WiFi . Full kitchen with all the appliances and dishes, pots and pans, oven mitts, breakfast table, and a formal dining table and more! There are towels for the bathrooms and extra blankets for the beds. A full size washer and dryer, so you don’t have to overpack. There is a Walmart super center for groceries about 8 minutes away. The next time I come down I am going to do a curb side pickup at the Walmart on my way to the house !!! It doesn’t get any easier than that !! This house has everything but you!!!! Stop wasting money on a hotel!!!!!
Stayed: June 2019Submitted: June 18, 2019
It was our pleasure to welcome you back for a 3rd visit. No matter the size of the party the home is warm and welcoming as well as relaxing.Your always welcome to stay. It’s an honour to welcome back returning guests.Thanks againPam
Loved it !!
Stayed here for 13 nights in May, loved every minute of it.Check in was smooth, no issues at all. Loved the villa, the neighbourhood is lovely is quiet and feels secure. There was never anything to worry about.The villa itself, we just loved, we spend a few nights just chilling in the games room and by the pool. The cable showed Premier League football too, which is always a bonus.Emerald Island is close to the 192, so food options are plenty and you can get to the Disney Parks within 10 minutes.Honestly, I loved it, I'm looking at coming back to Orlando 8th November, with only 3 adults, so sadly this villa is slighty out of our price range. Honestly though, you'll have no regrets staying here. If anyone reading this has any questions about the villa, please message me on here, I'd be more than happy to help you.5/5 easily !
Stayed: May 2019Submitted: June 16, 2019
HiIt was good to hear you all had fun. I hope your November trip is also full of happy memoriesWe look forward to welcoming you backThanks againPam