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The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style

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Overview
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
5 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Welcome to 'The Retreat' Villa a wonderful high spec villa, with South/South East facing pool and lakefront location offering you a luxurious vacation home for your visit to Orlando. The Villa is located in a cul-de-sac with no through traffic within the quiet gated community of Sunset Lakes, just 4 miles from Disney making it one of the closest rental villas available to all of the Orlando theme parks, shopping malls and many golf courses. After a long day enjoying all that Orlando has to offer, relax and unwind around the private pool enjoying the beautiful views of Sunset Lakes and enjoy the evening entertainment of the spectacular Disney fireworks lighting up the sky. Our beautiful 4 bedroom/3.5 bathroom villa (over 2600 sq ft/over 3500 sq ft including the pool area) has been upgr...Welcome to 'The Retreat' Villa a wonderful high spec villa, with South/South East facing pool and lakefront location offering you a luxurious vacation home for your visit to Orlando. The Villa is located in a cul-de-sac with no through traffic within the quiet gated community of Sunset Lakes, just 4 miles from Disney making it one of the closest rental villas available to all of the Orlando theme parks, shopping malls and many golf courses. After a long day enjoying all that Orlando has to offer, relax and unwind around the private pool enjoying the beautiful views of Sunset Lakes and enjoy the evening entertainment of the spectacular Disney fireworks lighting up the sky. Our beautiful 4 bedroom/3.5 bathroom villa (over 2600 sq ft/over 3500 sq ft including the pool area) has been upgraded to a high standard, amongst the upgrades are flat screen cable TV/DVD combo's in all bedrooms, large 60” flat screen cable TV and state of the art iPod dock/radio/CD player in the family room, iPod docks in all bedrooms and a fantastic outdoor entertainment area including fridge, sink, grill and cable TV. The villa's private pool overlooks the beautiful Sunset Lake, the pool is not overlooked from either side offering you the highest level of privacy. The pool can be illuminated with bright LED pool lighting. Make the most of your time at 'The Retreat' villa and enjoy the pool all day and night with our poolside outdoor entertainment area with grill, sink, and refrigerator and cable flatscreen TV. We are also pleased to be able to offer a smaller shallow pool suitable for younger children, this adjoins the main pool. The decking around the pool has ample furniture for all your needs including sun loungers, a high top table and bar stools as well as a breakfast tables and seating. The villa benefits from two excellent sized master suites, each has a King size bed, flat screen TV/DVD combo with 100's of cable channels including movies and sports, iPod docks, oval bath tubs, walk in showers, 'his and her' sinks, WC and large walk-in closets. Both master suites have fantastic views overlooking Sunset Lake. Two Disney themed twin rooms with newly fitted furniture and beds (Micky Mouse/Minnie Mouse themes), both of which have twin beds, iPod docks, flat screen TV/DVD combo's with cable including kids entertainment channels and large closets. The main family room has 3 large comfortable sofa's positioned around a fantastic 60' flat screen smart TV with a DVD player with cable channels, also in the family room is a state of the art iPod dock/radio/CD player providing all the entertainment you could need. A separate lounge room offers two further large sofa's, one of which can be converted into a double sofa bed (bedding provided), and a dining room with seating for six. The open plan large kitchen and breakfast area overlooks the family room and also has a dining table with seating for six. The kitchen is fully equipped with a large fridge/freezer with ice and water dispenser, microwave oven, electric oven with ceramic hob, dishwasher, food disposal and telephone (free USA wide calls). Each room has in addition to full air conditioning, an overhead ceiling fan. This includes the pool deck keeping you cool in the fantastic Florida sun. 'The Retreat' continues to provide for our visitors with a large games room which is home to a pool table, table football/multi game table, darts board, a Playstation 2 with games, a TV and HiFi system and A/C. Sunset Lakes is a gated community with community pool and children's play area just two minutes walk away from 'The Retreat'. In addition just 30seconds walk from the villa is a beautiful fishing dock available for your use (fishing rods provided). Accommodation • 2 Master bedroom suites including King size beds and large en-suite bathrooms • 2 Twin bedrooms • Sofa bed in lounge room if required (bedding provided) • Open plan kitchen • Dining area • Large Games room • Laundry room • Private screened pool with extended decking • Additional shallow pool ideal for young children • Shaded lanai Facilities • High-speed wireless internet • High definition cable TV with 100's of channels including sports & music • Flat screen TV/DVD combo's in all bedrooms • 60” flat screen TV/DVD in front room • iPod docks in all bedrooms • iPod dock/radio/CD player in front room • PlayStation 2/TV and stereo in games room • Outdoor entertainment area including grill, fridge, sink and cable TV • Free local and long distance calls within USA • Air conditioning • Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living areas • Extended pool decking area • Baby equipment (high chair, travel cot and stroller) • High quality bedding • High quality bath towels and pool towels provided • Hair dryers in all bedrooms • Fishing rods • Books and DVD's • Professional management company available 24/7 • Guest digital safe • House alarm with 24/7 monitoringMore
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About the Owner
Brian W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The Retreat was a beautiful home in a gated community. It was so close to lots of restaurants, shopping and the theme parks. This was a huge perk for us especially since we had small children. We were able to split the days up at...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

We are really pleased that you had a great time and enjoyed The Retreat as much as we do. We are continuing to improve our facilities to keep The Retreat in A1 condition

Reviewed July 26, 2017

We stayed at “The Retreat” end of May - early June 2017 and, of all the Florida villas I have rented over the years, I found this to be the best. During the booking process I found Brian to be the most accommodating guy to...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Mike, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great detailed review of 'The Retreat' and we hope our future guests find your tips helpful, especially the Disney cut through. We have a rolling maintenance programme at 'The Retreat' and the pool is...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2017

We stayed at the Retreat over our Easter break this past April for an entire week. I brought my wife's family, total of 9 guests in our party. To get in the gated community and the home itself were very simple and easy instructions to...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

Tony, Thank you for the leaving a review, we are delighted that you and your family had such a great time at 'The Retreat'. Seems you got to sample many of the great restaurants local to 'The Retreat'. Buffalo Wild Wings is 1 of our...More

Reviewed January 18, 2017

From the moment we received our welcome letter and comprehensive directions/useful information from the owner, we had a good feeling about our impending visit to The Retreat, and we were not disappointed. Access to the property via a unique entry code was straight forward, and...More

Date of stay: November 2016
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2017

Joy, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for 'The Retreat' and we are delighted you had such a good time. After a long flight we know the last thing our guests want to do is drive around trying to find a...More

Reviewed December 27, 2016

I was traveling to Florida on business and decided to attempt to piggy back a family vacation. With the late planning, we half expected "all the good ones to be spoken for" and then we came across The Retreat on tripadvisor. How lucky did we...More

Date of stay: November 2016
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Steven H, VR Owner at The Retreat - Explore Disney & Florida in style, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2017

Ricki, Wow what a fantastic review and thank you for taking the time to write it, it appears you all had a great time at 'The Retreat'. Not much more we can add, hopefully our future guests find your review helpful and informative and enjoy...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
Linens Provided
Playground
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Garage
Internet Access
Children's Pool
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Sunset Lakes, near Orlando is a small, tranquil gated community situated just 4 miles from the magical gates of Disney near Orlando. At the centre of the community is the beautiful Sunset Lake, 'The Retreat Villa' is situated on a prized lakefront location offering fantastic panoramic views of the lake. Sunset Lakes is situated just off the Highway 192 and all the restaurants and shopping locations that it has to offer. Sunset Lakes is one of the closest rental communities to all the main attractions that Orlando has to offer. Within the gated Sunset Lakes community there is a communal pool and children's play area and you may fish in the well-stocked lake (fishing rods provided). Adjoining the community is a large conservation area offering a natural and preserved habitat for the...
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When you book we will provide relevant driving information to get to The Retreat including gate, door and alarm codes If you need a taxi we suggest you try Florida Transport
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