Last Minute Special Offer. 29th October - 8th November 2017.
£1000 for all (or any part) of this period.
The price includes the local tax of 13.5%, cleaning before and after your stay, all utilities, WiFi, HD Cable TV & Netflix.
- Two king master suites, one queen room and two Jack/Jill bedrooms
- Fully fitted kitchen equipped with everything you could need.
- Dining room, to seat 10.
- Theatre room with reclining sofas and an 80" TV and Sony Blu-Ray Home Theatre.
- Leisure room with 55" LED TV and Blu-Ray player.
- The gameroom has a full size pool table, foosball table, air hockey table and TV.
- Laundry area, with full size washing machine and separate tumble drier.
- Wireless Internet is available throughout.
- Screened pool and spa area. Sun loungers for relaxing and table and chairs for alfresco meals.
There is a safe available for guests to use at no additional cost.
The downstairs leisure room has a 50" LED TV with NetFlix, cable and a Blu-Ray player. (discs not supplied)
Our upstairs theatre room offers the utmost in comfort with reclining sofas and an 80" LED TV with Sony Blu-Ray Home Theatre and NetFlix. (discs not supplied)
The fully fitted kitchen includes a full size fridge/freezer with icemaker, a range, microwave oven, dishwasher and a waste disposal. Small electrical appliances include a toaster, a blender & a coffee maker. Plus ample crockery, glassware, and cutlery including plastic ware for the poolside.
Dining room has seating for 10.
The first master bedroom is located downstairs and has a king-size four poster bed, and TV with DVD. The en-suite has a bath with shower, basin and a separate toilet with a second basin. There is access to the pool area from this bathroom. Ideal for early morning swims.
The second master bedroom is located upstairs and has a king-size bed and TV with DVD. The en-suite has a bath, a separate shower, his and her basins and a toilet.
Bedroom 3 has a queen sized bed and TV with DVD. The 3rd bathroom is conveniently positioned right next to this bedroom.
Bedrooms 4 & 5 contain 2 twin beds each and share an ensuite bathroom. Both bedrooms have a TV.
All bathrooms, with the exception of the half bathroom, have a full size bath and shower. The upstairs master bathroom has a double walk in shower in addition to the bath.
The gameroom has a full size pool table, foosball table, air hockey table and TV.
We hope you will enjoy our wonderful screened pool and spa area. There are lush padded sun loungers for relaxing and an outdoor table and chairs for alfresco meals.
The villa enjoys a larger than usual plot, so there's a greater distance to the neighbours for added privacy. In addition, the pool area overlooks conservation land, so you're not looking into the back of another property (as is so often the case).
Wireless Internet is available throughout. The internet is the FASTEST available for the area (currently 15M).
Two portable 'pak n play'/travel cots (linens are not provided) and two highchairs are available in the home.
Calabria villas in Orlando, Florida. Located in Kissimmee just west of the 429 expressway junction with HWY 192. This exclusive estate of luxury villa rentals is one of the newest to be brought to the area.
With two central lakes and surrounded by conservation woodland, our Calabria villas offer a variety of views from most homes. Stunning architecture and beautiful landscaping from the welcoming waterfall at the entrance to the palm tree lined roads and roundabouts, Calabria is a real treat. Disney World, Orlando is only a few miles away and Calabria is a minute from the HWY 192 allowing a quiet location with quick and easy access to the main Orlando attractions, and an abundance of top quality restaurants to suit all budgets. Three large supermarkets, Super Target, Wal Mart and Publix, are less than 5 minutes drive.
For more information about renting one our luxury Calabria Orlando villas please contact the owners direct to ask question, check availability and book. You can also read reviews from previous guests that have stayed in our Calabria villas by clicking on the review stars or tab. If you have stayed in one the villas we advertise please don't forget to leave a review with your feedback.
Other nearby resort communities include Windsor at Westside and Paradise Palms, all of which are part of the Westside development in Kissimmee.
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Prices INCLUDE taxes @ 13.5%. (Tax comprises 7.5% Florida State Tax** + 6% Osceola County Tax).
Pool Heat £120 per week.
Barbeque £35 per week.
We require a £300 security deposit, which will be returned after your stay.
**Florida State tax is normally 6%, but Osceola attracts an additional 1.5% Discretionary tax (until 2025)
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Great place to stay for Disney
This place was great! We had 10 people and we had plenty of room to spread out and relax. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is the hot tub. We were so looking forward to coming back from long days at Disney and relaxing in the hot tub, however it never heated up to above cool. You need to turn it on ahead of time, which we did for 3 hours, and it was never warm enough to get in. We contacted the owner and the management company and were told that is how it works. This was a huge bummer. Otherwise, this place was spacious and clean and really easy to access Disney parks.
Date of stay: December 2017
Reviewer name: Kerri B, Colorado
I'm very sorry to hear of your experience with the hot tub. After your initial report to me my management told me it had been fixed. As I heard no more from you I had no reason to doubt it. The tub should get very hot - I shall certainly be raising this issue with our management.
Update: We've now had the hot tub checked. It is working perfectly. It appears that when you experienced this problem it was when Florida was experiencing freezing temperatures. Many owners had the same problem as the heaters can't cope in those temperatures.
Great property and excellent communication with owner.
Date of stay: December 2017
Reviewer name: Angela H, Tennessee
“Best Villa for your Orlando vacation”
Having stayed at this villa in the past I can only say its our first choice whenever we look to come back. It has everything you could possibly need and the maintenance is 100% with no negatives. The Calabria community is clean, safe and quiet, located close to the 192 and Highway 27 you have every convenience on your doorstep within a couple of minutes drive but not close enough to encounter traffic noise or delays.
The villa itself easily took our family of 8 though I believe it would cope with 12 no problem at all. There is plenty of crockery, cutlery, towels etc etc so all you need bring is yourself and your clothes (we usually just buy new toiletries at publix around the corner than mess around with shower gel etc to weigh down our cases).
You have the featured TV room upstairs which has a 80" Screen and cinema seating and is all setup and connected to netflix with the owners account already logged in for your convenience! Same goes for the downstairs which I would guess is around a 55 or 60" tv with Netflix and then tv's in all of the bedrooms too!
The games room boasts a fantastic quality pool table which saw myself, my father and my son have some 200+ games on whilst there for only a week (competitive son forcing us old timers to play) along with table football, air hockey and darts.
External is a very quiet and private pool decking which is not over looked other than a villa on the right but not close enough to at any point be a problem (you could technically fit another villa between the two of them to lots of room). The pool deck is the biggest we have ever had and the nicest.
Having been to Orlando every year for the last 12 years and stayed in all of the so called "best" communities (Reunion, Champions Gate, Solterra) I can say with no hesitation this is the best villa and best location of any villa we have stayed at in the last 12 years. Our third visit wont come soon enough.
Many thanks Ray (and to the support team in FL who we are yet to need).
Date of stay: October 2017
Reviewer name: FloridaLover1969, Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Thank you for your wonderful review. You are most welcome and I look forward to you staying again.
(.... and for anyone reading this, the downstairs screen is a 55")
Look no further - this is the perfect villa!
After looking through owners direct for weeks on end - I finally came across this gem. This is a fantastic villa that we will hopefully return to in the future.
We were a party of 9 - 5 adults, 1 teenager & 3 children. This spacious, well equipped villa had everything we could have needed and more. The cinema room upstairs was ideal for the kids to watch a film after a long day at the parks while the adults relaxed downstairs in the living area and games room. The pool table was a massive hit and the washing machine and tumble drier were a god sent!
The villa is in the ideal location - just off the 192 with loads of restaurants and supermarkets very close by and Disney is literally 15-20 mins away.
Communications from Ray the owner were fantastic. Very quick response to any questions and we were kept up to date with details regarding the villa as we travelled shortly after a hurricane.
We paid extra for the pool heat as we travelled in October and it was ideal - kids were able to go in the pool everyday at anytime of the day and it was a very reasonable temperature. The hot tub was also a big hit with the adults and kids alike.
Overall this villa really does live up to the previous 5 star reviews and has everything you could possibly need for your stay. Highly recommended. Thanks again Ray for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home.
Date of stay: October 2017
Reviewer name: Stacey B., Fife
Thank you for your wonderful review. We try so hard to make sure everything is perfect for our guests and receiving a review like this makes it all worthwhile.
Beautiful villa, in a quite street.
Thank you so much Ray for letting us use your Villa. We had such a wonderful time. It is 20 minutes from Disney, but there is so much to do in the area that for die hard Disney nuts like us we only went to the parks for 2 days. To be honest we could of stayed in the villa for the whole holiday and only popped out for to the supermarket (5 minuets drive away and a different one in every direction). The cinema room was amazing for my teenager, but he was persuaded to have some family time with the pool and games room which we couldn't get my youngest out of. The WIFI was great that suited my father and husband. The bed were so big and comfortable.
Date of stay: August 2017
Reviewer name: vicky T, West Sussex
Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed our villa. I'm just sorry that we lost a star .... breaking our 100% 5 star record.
“Beautiful Villa in beautiful Calabria”
Firstly, I must say thank you to Ray, the owner of the villa. Absolutely first class in all of the dealings we had with him.
Our stay was between July and August 2017. 2 families of 4 and a family of 3 used the villa. And it was perfectly suited to our needs. It is what I would describe as luxurious also. The downstairs master was huge and a sturdy wooden cot was ordered by Ray from his management team to be used in that room. On arrival, it was spotless, and everything that you would require was in there for us. From a highchair, to a beer bottle opener. We just had to replenish toilet paper and washing powder etc that were already there! The pool was cleaned twice during our 2 week stay also.
The living room comfortably seated us all during the evenings, and the comfortable living space upstairs with the huge sofawas awesome for wtaching TV.
The games / washing room was well used too. A prerequisite for any good villa.
The villa itself is in a beautiful quiet area in Calabria, just 1 minutes drive off the 192, and around a 10 minutes drive from Disneyworld and the I4. For anybody familiar with the area, access can be quicker if Funie Steed Rd is used during busy times.
All in all, I would recommend Ray's villa to anybody. The best villa we have stayed at in Florida by far!
Date of stay: July 2017
Reviewer name: Jonnysmog, Middlesbrough
Thank you for your review. It's much appreciated. We hope you can stay again in the future. Best regards, Ray
Best Villa we have stayed at in Orlando
We stayed at this great villa for 3 weeks in July 2017, 4 adults and 5 kids. There was plenty of space that we didn't feel onto of each other, the pool and hot tub where great fun, and cleaned and treated every week whilst we stayed.
Over all the villa was very clean and well appointed. Our two families had a great time in the pool, games room, and the GIANT tv in the movie area.
I can't recommend this place enough. Also the owner Ray was very approachable and responded to messages very promptly. We also received our deposit back within a few days.
If you stay here you wont go wrong.
can't wait to go back
Date of stay: June 2017
Reviewer name: Stuart M, Northern Ireland
You're most welcome. We're looking forward to hearing from you when you're planning your next visit. Ray
As all the previous reviews have described, this villa is perfect for any family that want a relaxing place to rest with the best of amenities.
Pool is perfect for all ages and the villa is spacious enough to be able to relax without bumping into someone for ages (yes it is that big!!).
Location is perfect for all parks and far enough away from them to escape the commotion of the park traffic. Also very close to all the restaurants on the 192.
Facilities within the villa are top quality and there is no need to bring anything with you for the family.
Communication with Raymond was very easy and seemless who was very welcoming and very approachable at all times which made the booking and after care even easier.
I would highly recommend this villa to all and I know that my next Disney visit is going to be a bit easier as I have found the villa I will be using the next time - just hope this gem stays a secret it is for a bit longer so it isn't booked up the next I am coming back!!
Date of stay: June 2017
Reviewer name: Gareth S., Northern Ireland
Thank you for the lovely review. Recommending to all and keeping it a secret would seem to be a little bit of a contradiction, but we appreciate the sentiment. The moral though ..... book early! We look forward to your next stay.
“Couldn't of been any better”
It was an absolute pleasure getting to stay in Rays villa, pictures don't do it justice! Having been to Orlando before and staying in a villa, this by far has been the best!
Ray was accommodating throughout, answering any questions we had prior to our stay and everything went smoothly upon arrival.
There was myself, boyfriend and 2 other families including 2 children and it never felt crowded, the villa has a lot of space for both the kids and adults to do their own thing.
The pool and jacuzzi was heaven when coming back from the long park days!
It was in a really good location, 15/20 minutes from Disney and 30 mins from universal!
There was some good restaurants about 5 minutes away on the 192, bahama breeze and longhorn were our favourites!
Thanks for a great stay Ray! Be sure to come back when we next visit Orlando!
Date of stay: May 2017
Reviewer name: A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer, Manchester, United Kingdom
Thank you for the lovely review and, yes, it was my pleasure too. I look forward to you coming again .... and don't forget the 10% discount for returning guests!
We stayed for two weeks in May 2017. The house is spacious, comfortable and very well equipped, with the games room being a big hit with the children. More than this though the house feels like a home from home. There is a lovely 'feel' to the place and the neighbourhood which helps to relax into your holiday immediately. The location is as perfect as you could want, around 35 minutes from the airport and just 20 minutes from Disney parks and resorts, which after a whole day at the parks is very welcome. The location also facilitates a short trip e.g. just to watch the evening fireworks. Having stayed in other houses on trips to Orlando I can safely say this is miles ahead and worth every penny / dollar / cent. The owner, Ray, is a pleasure to deal with and everything was just simple to arrange, making not only planning of but the holiday itself stress free.
Date of stay: May 2017
Reviewer name: D C, Dublin, Ireland
Thank you for the wonderful review. We really do try to make everything perfect for our guests and it's very gratifying that it's appreciated. I say "we", because I couldn't do this without the support and input of my lovely wife Lynne. She makes sure we provide all those little things that I may have missed. We hope you can come again.
Great house excellent location
Great holiday at this lovely home. Would highly recommend. Owner a pleasure to deal with always prompt replies to any queries. Everything here you could need.
Date of stay: April 2017
Reviewer name: Jennifer A., Devizes
Thank you, once again, for another wonderful review. I'm really glad you enjoyed your stay for this, your return visit. I hope you can visit again.
Beautiful home - perfect for us!
Ray's home is beautiful and convenient to all that the Orlando/Kissimmee area has to offer. We were able to have a relaxing and fun vacation with plenty of room for all of us to spread out and relax at the end of our busy days. Wish we could've stayed longer! Ray was great too - great communication and all of our questions were promptly answered. Thanks Ray!
Date of stay: February 2017
Reviewer name: Julie W., Wisconsin
Thank you for your lovely review. Hopefully you can come again .... and next time, stay longer. Ray
It's got it all!!
This beautiful home, apart from being in the ideal location for all the Orlando attractions, restaurants (5-10 minutes away) and more, is perfect for families, couples, golfers and snowbirds alike. Fantastic luxury and spacious home with a great layout and plenty of bathrooms including two Master suites and no rear neighbours. The home is very well maintained by both the owner and the management company, who are very speedy at responding to communications regarding booking, arrival info and questions you might have. We can honestly say we have found a home that we would love to return to on our next visit and would definitely not hesitate in recommending to friends and family.
Date of stay: November 2016
Reviewer name: Beverley T, West Lothian
Fantastically equipped villa with everything!
A 5 star villa, we have stayed before and had to come back to Ray's villa when staying in the Disney area. This home has everything we need. We particularly enjoy the use of the Jacuzzi and Pool table and enjoy how clean this property is on arrival. We will return again in the future no doubt
Date of stay: October 2016
Reviewer name: sooty192, Newcastle upon Tyne
This is our second visit to Ray's villa and we were not disappointed. I remember last time we were there mentioning that the villa could do with some swim towels that could be used for park visits. Needless to say they were there as requested for this visit.
The villa is large with plenty of room for all of the family. It is always spotlessly clean on arrival with a few basic supplies to start the holiday off. There is plenty of information for visitors with a detailed folder and contact details for the management company if needed. We had a reason to call them regarding the outdoor table. The table was replaced within one day of the phone call. The villa entry is coded so no need to wander around the area looking for offices to pick up the keys.
The villa itself allows the family to have plenty of room to enjoy some time together and away from each other. The swimming pool and games room were definite hits with our family. The television room provided exceptional comfort for those wishing to sit and chill taking the weight off their feet!
The location of the villa is fantastic, literally about 10 to 15 mins to Disney property, about 25 - 30 mins to Universal and supermarkets and abundance of restaurants on the 192 within 5 minutes. We tend to use the toll road to Disney but other routes are available. This villa is located in a quiet residential with a variety of different styles and size of villas. The area is maintained to a high standard.
Ray is very quick at replying to queries and did his best to reply to any query swiftly (even whilst he was on holiday!) I would certainly recommend him as a villa owner to do business with. Have a wonderful holiday.
Date of stay: August 2016
Reviewer name: J25, West Sussex
Fantastic holiday villa
I would highly recommend this holiday villa to any one planning to go to Florida. It was a short drive away from all the Disney parks and local shops near by. This villa has all the essentials needed, great pool, games room, laundry facilities, kitchen equipment etc. Very spacious, we had 8 people including two children but it never felt crowded. We spent several relaxed afternoons just enjoying the pool etc. A beautiful villa which helped make our holiday a fantastic one, we were all sad to leave
Date of stay: July 2016
Reviewer name: Annette R, Kent
Outstanding Villa & Orlando Location
First class accommodation, really clean and facilities were great. Central location for access to both Disney & Universal theme parks and also really close to some great eating places. We had a fantastic time and Ray was a pleasure to deal with. Hopefully get the chance to get back in the future
Date of stay: July 2016
Reviewer name: Cochrane & Brown Family, Scotland, UK
Fabulous villa,Great location,Fantastic facilities
We spent 2 weeks at my Disney villa it is a great location for all the parks, restaurants and shopping malls. The house was perfect. well equipped with everything you need. Fab pool with jacuzzi and a fun games room, which our boys loved. Beautifully furnished with lots of space. We had a lovely steak at the Outback restaurant or if your tired after a busy day at the parks there are plenty of pizza places on route.
Raymond the owner was very helpful when booking the house. Emailing you direct if you need anything.
I would definitely stay here again and recommend to my friends and family.
Date of stay: June 2016
Reviewer name: Julie D, Worcestershire
A First Class Home Away From Home
From the moment you arrive on the quiet road towards the villa, everything in sight is top quality; It's clear that there are a mixture of homeowners and holiday makers on the wide, green street and everyone appears to take great pride and care in their surroundings. The home itself is bright and spacious whilst the finish in every room exudes class and quality.
Each bedroom is furnished with either a huge supersized bed or twin singles for the kids along with an abundance of storage, we also had two baby cots on request at no additional charge. It seemed that the homeowners had thought of everything, and anything additional was no trouble for them to provide. There were so many small touches that made us feel so welcome and important that it made our holiday the best we have ever had, having visited Florida on numerous occasions, we are now in a position where the bar has been raised so high that we are going to have difficulty to not be disappointed if we ever stayed anywhere else.
Our travelling party consisted of two large families, each with three noisy kids ranging from 18 months to 9 years old, ten of us altogether including the grown-ups, and I can safely say that there is enough room in the well designed house that every single person can satisfy their wants and needs without affecting anyone else; be it air hockey in the games room, somersaults in the pool, movies on the huge cinema screen or relaxing in the jacuzzi with a bottle of bubbles...
Dealing with Ray, the homeowner prior to our stay was a breeze, it's refreshing to speak to someone who genuinely cares about your stay and clearly is so very proud of his home and the guests that he welcomes into it. I honestly do not have anything other than the most positive of reviews for this property - the pictures speak for themselves, but they can only go so far - the scale and feel of the house can only be experienced first hand.
I'm quietly hoping this stays a hidden gem, so that we will have no problems booking when we return in a year or two, but alas I fear I shall have to book long in advance. Thank you again to Ray and his family, who have made us feel like old friends of the family, we can't wait to return!
Date of stay: May 2016
Reviewer name: Terry M, West Yorkshire
As detailed in the description this Villa is a luxurious clean house with plenty of room and is a great sanctuary from the hustle and bustle. We especially appreciate the hot tub and pool room. The owner was extremely helpful as were the management company when we had need of them. The Villa is only 20mins away from Disney World and about 30mins away from Universal, SeaWorld and International Drive while being out of the busy hub of Orlando.
I would highly recommend this Villa for families or adult groups as it caters to all.
Date of stay: April 2016
Reviewer name: Tracy A, Stirling
Living the dream
Just got back from our holiday in florida, a family holiday with 6 adults and 2 children aged 9 and 6. On arrival to the property development we were impressed with the entrance, the layout of the villas and the general cleanliness of the area. When we walked into Rays villa wow it was amazing, so spacious we didn't feel on top of each other at all, spacious rooms huge beds everything you could ask for and more.The games room got lots of use in the evenings especially the pool table. Our two granddaughters loved the pool and kept them occupied. One of our best holidays ever. Without doubt I would recommend this villa to all, it was so clean and well looked after in a lovely quiet area and the swimming pool was not overlooked at the back.Ray was so easy to deal with, email were answered straight away and nothing was to much trouble. When we come back to orlando in future we would definitely book again .
Date of stay: April 2016
Reviewer name: Alan E, Merseyside
Fantastic villa close to all the parks
This villa was the perfect base, it had everything you would need and more. Really enjoyed the hot tub after a long day at the park. The 192 is just down the road with so many restaurants to choose from we are going to come back so we can try them all. Disney is 15mins away by car.
I wish we had more time to spend in the villa to use all it had to offer. Thank you Ray for all your help and allowing us to use your home.
Date of stay: March 2016
Reviewer name: Paul M, Derbyshire
Thank you very much for your lovely review. We’re really pleased you had a wonderful time. We look forward to you returning. Don’t forget the discount for returning guests.
Like the majority of people reading this I always read reviews but rarely write them. Following our Feb/March 2016 stay I have made a point of adding a review as our experience was so good. The booking process from start to finish was great! Ray certainly makes things clear and simple which is a big help when trying to organise all the other complexity's that are associated with an Orlando holiday and is always on hand to answer any questions we had. In my view the Villa is even nicer than advertised and the location is great being in a quite residential type area but located within a very short drive of countless restaurants and supermarkets of all shapes and sizes. There are numerous small touches that you wouldn't usually find in this type of property such as full cable/netfix, huge tv's, ice maker, plentiful towels, hairdryers in each room plus many more. We had plans to visit parks etc every day of our trip but we ended up having a few lazy days at the villa due to it's comfort and features, which actually added to our overall experience. Our party of 6 included and 18month old toddler and we found the facilities to be great with minimal items to be knocked over and alarms on all doors leading to the pool. There are 2 travel costs available and a nice touch was the vast selection of books and soft toys which our little boy loved. Location is great for Disney (15 minutes) and the I4 (5 minutes) to travel to other parks/areas and easy to get to from the airport. A couple of personal recommendations for you try would be Twistee Treat Ice Cream, Pollo Tropical far a great takeway meal, Texas Roadhouse and the all within 5 minutes drive.
Thanks to Ray for allowing us to enjoy your property and I'm sure we will return as well as recommending to all of our friends.
Date of stay: February 2016
Reviewer name: Ian kneale, Merseyside
Thank you very much for the wonderful review. I am really glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes, please tell all your friends. What better advertising than personal recommendation!
Very clean and lots of room , very well equipped
We loved the house and area and the fact it was so clean. We were lucky to have very warm weather for December so the games room wasn't used as much as it might have been . Cinema room was perfect for a family film . The pool isn't that big but the heating worked well and hot tub was great. Liked that the pool company leave a note of what they have done so you know to give it an hour or so if chemicals have been added.The home looked just like the pictures on line . We would definitely use this house again .
Date of stay: December 2015
Reviewer name: Keith F, Sandbach, Cheshire
Fantastic villa at great location
Beautiful very well equipped villa, very clean and an ideal place located close to Disney and 192's location where plenty of supermarkets, shops and restaurants can be found. Our 7th visit and we enjoy Florida every time. One of the best villas we have stayed in and we will return in the future.
Had very good communication with Ray the owner and had everything we needed. Highly recommend Applebys and the Texas Roadhouse restaurants. For very good shopping visit Lake Buena Vista Factory stores and Orlando Premium Outlets.
Date of stay: November 2015
Reviewer name: Maria, Devon
Thank you very much for your very kind comments. We look forward to having you stay again in the future. Don't forget your discount for returning guests. Kind regards, Ray
Just what we wanted. Great space. Great location
Preparation communications from owner was excellent. Group of 10 with no issues at all throughout the stay. Quiet and pleasant neighbourhood.
Date of stay: October 2015
Reviewer name: A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer, Bedfordshire
“Beautiful Villa in ideal location”
Where do I start? We were looking for a villa near to the 192 so as an easy trip to Disney. Couldn't ask for better. Location checked out as only a minute or two from the convenience of restaurants and shops on the 192. Calabria is a non gated community but feels very quiet and peaceful. Beautiful villas all around in a great setting.
Ray answered my 20 pre booking questions and was very informative and helpful and our booking was complete. Very easy to deal with all along the process from beginning to end and still answering questions all along the way,
We arrived at the villa and it was just as described. Beautifully presented with great fixtures and fittings and very welcoming. Plenty of space with the four bedrooms upstairs and a fifth downstairs which suited my son and myself as I didn't have to see any of the untidiness he created! I loved the fact the villa had two sitting areas as it was possible to escape the television if you needed some quiet time with a book. We were able to spread out around the place and enjoy some alone time as well as enjoying time with each other.
My son and daughter gained the most from the games room and the one thing they commented on was the fact it was air conditioned with its own unit in there. Many of the games rooms we have experienced previously have lacked air conditioning. A small thing but it made a difference.
Good facilities such as washing machine and dryer meant that I did not bring washing home apart from last day bits but as these were situated in a utility space in the games room the washing did not impact on our holiday. Ice maker in fridge was great for keeping drinks cool for our parks visit - ice in the cool box and left in the car during the day meant cool drinks on your return before the drive home. Very much needed.
The kitchen is well stocked with cutlery and crockery and all other implements needed if you do decide to cook. Have to say our cooking at home was minimal but facilities were there for us to use if needed.
We enjoyed our time in the pool each day. The pool was not overlooked at all and the hot tub was fantastic with very strong jets for a relaxing massage at the end of the day or in our case the middle of the day before another trip around the parks.
Beds were very comfortable and en suite bathrooms ideal for all the family. Air conditioning was good and non intrusive as sometimes can be noisy and sleep disturbing. Had no problems at all sleeping.
Location in relation to Disney is excellent. We chose to use the 192 and then the toll road 429 onto Disney property - 15 mins door to park if that, most occasions. About 30 mins to Disney Cove, Aquatica etc and perhaps 40 to Universal, if that. Depends on traffic on the I4. Location was perfect for us. So much so we have booked again for next year and will look forward to dealing with Ray for our next holiday.
If you are looking for a beautiful villa in an ideal location and want to deal swiftly with any queries then you cannot go far wrong with staying in " My Disney Villa".
Date of stay: August 2015
Reviewer name: J25, West Sussex
Thank you for the lovely review. That's a helpful suggestion, taking the toll road to Disney. I shall explore that one myself next time we're over. I'm glad that everything was ok for you. Regarding our earlier conversation, our management have agreed to provide beach towels - so they'll be there for you next time you come. We look forward to seeing you again. Best regards, Ray
Just returned from 2 glorious weeks at this property. Couldn't have asked for more. Would recommend this property to anyone.
Date of stay: July 2015
Reviewer name: Jennifer A, Devizes
I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you will consider us again in the future. Ray
We had a thoroughly enjoyable 12 night stay in this villa. We have stayed in many villas over the years and this was the nicest we have had. The Calabria development is only a couple of years old and as such, the villas are more modern than those on Highway 27. The 80" TV with Netflix and surround sound in the upstairs cinema room was great. The pool and hot tub had lots of space for loungers anywhere around the pool. 2 of the bedrooms were en suite, the 3rd had its own bathroom right next to it and the other 2 shared a Jack and Jill bathroom - very handy with 4 children, 3 of whom are girls! The location was ideal for all of the parks, between the 192 and Highway 27 with Walmart and Publix a couple of miles away for supplies and lots of restaurants within easy reach on the 192. Well placed for the outlet shopping too. The owner Ray was extremely helpful with any queries we had and went out of his way to assist when asked. All in all, very highly recommended.
Date of stay: July 2015
Reviewer name: Ralph family, Loanhead, Scotland
Thank you for your review, it's much appreciated. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay.
“Perfect for large Families”
We (3 generations of family) booked this approx 12 months in advance and eagerly awaited the day when we flew out. When we got to the Villa it fully met our expectations. We had many busy days with the grandchildren at Disney, but it was a joy to return to such a large and comfortable base. On our non-Disney days we were able to relax, or swim by the pool and our 3 youngest were much more confident in the water when we returned. The Games Room and Cinema area were also much used and a great bonus for us, especially in the evenings when the children went to bed. Location is great for Disney and our favourite restaurant was Bahama Breeze, close by on the 192. It would be wrong not to mention Raymond and his efficient way in dealing with the booking and any subsequent queries we had. Thank you so much for allowing us the use of the House and it would be great to return in the future.
Date of stay: May 2015
Reviewer name: wyn4latics, Lancashire
Thank you for your kind comments ... and, yes, Bahama Breeze is one of our favourites too. My wife particularly loves their Key Lime Pie. I hope you can come again. Ray.
Great Family Holiday
Great, spacious house in a very peacful location but very handy to Disney and other parks. Disney door to door 15 mins but not surrounded by all the associated noise and chain restaurants!
Pool was lovely, especially enjoyed the spa after a hard day walking around the parks, I found 20 mins in this gave me a fresh set of legs and was just the tonic!
Would highly recommend, we have been to Orlando many times in the past, and in my experience this Villa is ideally located and a great place to relax on 'down days'. Good tip - the management company can arrange for pretty much anything to be hired and delivered - we had a full size cot for 2 weeks delivered by them which really made a difference for a peacefull family holiday.
Date of stay: April 2015
Reviewer name: Gary Marshall, Leeds
I'm really glad you enjoyed it. I'm even happier to know that our management was there for you. To be honest, I didn't even know they could provide full size cots - We've only provided travel cots up until now. That's something else we can tell future guests!
Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to stay in this amazing villa for our holiday. We were a party of two families with 4 teenagers, and 5 adults and this villa has ample space along with all the amazing touches that make it outstanding.
My family have visited orlando 3 previous times and this is by far the most superior villa we have stayed in. For the other family it was their first visit to Florida, and the villa and Orlando more than met their expectations, in fact has spoilt them.
The villa is perfectly located for all the amenities in the local area along with easy access to the main traffic ways for those trips to the parks and beyond. Now the key does not need to be collected from the management offices as access to the house is via a electronic keypad this was a perfect start to our holiday.
When arriving the cleanliness was second to none, the layout of the villa was perfect allowing everyone to enjoy the various facilities, not being on top of one another yet still having that feeling of being on holiday together.
The pool and hot tub were firm favourites along with the whole out door area, this was perfect to have a chill out morning before heading out or a late evening relax after a busy day. The games room and the movie area was a great way for the teenagers to chill out and have some fun.
We didn't actually switch the cooker on at all, but in saying that the kitchen was fully equipped and the fantastic fridge freezer has a hit with the ice and chilled water. The bedrooms were very spacious and the beds huge and extremely comfortable.
We had the most amazing holiday with many memories made and staying at this villa was one of those memories. The outstanding service, facilities and palatious villa is highly recommended and would enhance anyones holiday.
Date of stay: April 2015
Reviewer name: Heather M, Stevenage
Thank you for a wonderful review. I'm really happy that you enjoyed our villa. It's nice to know we're doing something right.
It was great
This was a great property for our family group consisting of 6 adults and 4 kids. There was more than enough space for everybody. The kids loved the home theatre room, especially since the tv remote connected directly to Netflix. They had lots of fun in the games room and the pool.
This house was very clean, we have stayed in others that were not nearly as clean as this one. The location was great, it's located close to Target, Publix and many restaurants.
Ray was excellent to deal with, very accommodating and generous with a late check out. We would definitely stay here again. Great house, great owners.
Date of stay: December 2014
Reviewer name: Erin D, Canada
We're really pleased that you and you family enjoyed the house and that it met your expectations.
Wonderful vacation home!
We were a group of ten people (six adults, four children) staying for one week and this home was perfect for us. Since we arrived just after Christmas when the parks are busiest, we chose to stay at the house and enjoy the pool most of the time. The kids spent hours in the pool, game room, playing upstairs or watching the huge television while the adults took turns going shopping and eating out. The location was great for this!
I have to agree with the past reviews about the amenities in and near the home. It was really nice to have some basics (toilet paper, paper towel, etc) provided since we arrived late in the evening. We didn't have to make a shopping trip until the next day. One thing the house was missing for us was some flat pillows but we bought a couple and left them behind for the next guests. Otherwise, the place was just awesome and we have no complaints whatsoever.
I should add that we found the beds to be very comfortable. For us this is very important! I would highly recommend this vacation home.
Date of stay: December 2014
Reviewer name: Jan D, Canada
We're very pleased that you found our house met your needs. I'm really sorry about the pillows ... "flat" pillows is not somethings we've come across, nor was aware of the need. Thank you for leaving them. Now, we'll have that option available as well. Do come again, and spread the word.
Very nice house with lots of room. We stayed here while we were on Christmas break. We went to one of the theme parks every other day so we wanted to rest something large enough for everyone to spread out and do their own thing. Has all of the amenities you could ask for... air hockey, billiards, Foosball, home theater area, pool and hot tub. With our stay being over Christmas the large kitchen and dining room were essential for our family Christmas dinner. The house had everything we needed. Location was nice, not too far from Disney... though traffic was horrendous. Only downfall... need to add HD for the TV's. Television's in every bedroom and living rooms, though HD would be a nice upgrade.
Date of stay: December 2014
Reviewer name: Mike-Lindsay2014, Michigan
Thank you for your comments.
We do provide HD TV via Netflix (for which we provide the fastest internet available in the area to ensure smooth streaming) and BluRay + Home Theatre surround sound. We do take your comments very seriously though, so are looking into other HD options.
As for the traffic .. we don't have much control over that. It's normally not a problem - I'm assuming it's because you visited over Christmas - the busiest time of the year.
Very glad you enjoyed it though ... do come again.
XMAS IN THE SUN
We are regular visitors to Florida at Xmas time and have stayed in quite a few villas. After staying at Rays villa it topped it for us. It is a FIRST CLASS villa very clean and comfortable with every thing you would need. As the saying goes HOME FROM HOME. Loved chilling out at night in front of the theatre TV after long days in the parks. Pool was great too. The pool table was a favourite with the guys. We had a fantastic time at the villa , and the location is great too. You will not be disappointed. We will be back next year.
Date of stay: December 2014
Reviewer name: HUNT, Bolton Lancashire UK
Thank you. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
Awesome Fall Break Disney Vacation!!
We have stayed in several vacation home rentals and this was by far the best home we have stayed in! Very clean, very spacious, room set ups were perfect, lots of flat screen TV's and lots of sitting room! Garage turned into play room was perfect and loved by everyone! Pool was awesome and heated just right!! Will definatetly recommend to friends and stay again! Ray was great!! Thanks for a great stay!
Date of stay: October 2014
Reviewer name: Kathy J., Aurora, Colorado
We're very pleased to hear you had great stay and thank you for the wonderful review.
October Hols 2014
The villa was well laid out, and to a high quality and even with a large party the make up of the games room, TV room, pool area and living space, means that there was room for all to have some group and personal space.
Visiting Orlando and Florida in October meant we had blue skies and comfortable temperature and apart from the US bank holidays the queues in all the parks were manageable. The choice of villa added to the holiday by providing a relaxing space for multiple families before and after park time to chill out and relax. The location to Disney was great and could be in the park within 15 min and 30 mins to Universal.
Date of stay: October 2014
Reviewer name: Greenslade Family, Central Scotland
We're very pleased to hear that our villa added to your overall holiday enjoyment. I hope you can come and stay again in the future.
“Would I book Raymond M's villa again? In a Heartb
My Disney Villa was everything I'd expected. Not too far off the 192, not too overlooked as to be uncomfortable, and a whole host of lovely little touches to make the stay super comfortable.
The location of the house was just how I like it. To our left the house was set farther forward so we didn't feel hemmed in. The view of wooded areas from the pool deck was lovely. House on our right was empty for the most part, but far enough away that we didn't have any sound disturbances. The pool and deck area was more than enough to cope with our group of 7 with plenty of seating / loungers for everyone.
Great use was made of the games room, pool table, air hockey, table football and a wall mounted tv. The kids loved it and even though I barely scraped by with a win or 2 at pool, so did I !
The rooms were all a good size, the extra huge tv in the upstairs lounge room had Netflix enabled (nice touch) and with Wifi throughout the house we could stay in touch with no problems.
Had a small issue with the tumble dryer but the management agents were right on it and arrived to fix it in excellent time.
The house is tastefully decorated and very modern.
Raymond, you have a little gem there and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone.
Thanks for the use of your lovely home. It was the perfect base for our adventures in Florida.
There's a Twistee Treats booth on the corner of the road leading into the 192... it's highly rated and VERY good, give it a try !
Date of stay: August 2014
Reviewer name: Stardock, Essex, UK
PERFECT LOCATION AND FABULOUS VILLA!
Having rented villa's in Florida for many years it was with great please to come across this villa at Calabria, Kissimmee.
Located just off the 192 the villa gives easy access to all of the parks and has plenty of restaurants and shops close by (Twisty's Ice Creams and Shakes being a favourite among our three children). The villa is part of small and quiet community which looks mixed with friendly residents and tourists. The first thing I noticed on our pool (relaxing) days was how quiet the location is, with no traffic sounds or any kind of noise pollution (apart from the noise of our children) which made for terrific pool days.
The villa is fitted out to the highest of standards and the prominent features which stood out to me are:
Extra large pool deck area
High quality sun lounges
Fantastic quality pool table
Cinema room (80" LED TV) + Surround Sound + Cinema Seating
55" LED TV in regular sitting room
SPACE! (it is a lot bigger than it looks)
Above written from a male perspective, if this review was made by my wife she would probably be complimenting the dining area, crockery, washing machine and bedding :)
All in all the villa made our holiday even better than we had hoped for, if I was to make one criticism it would be that our children didn't want to go to the parc's because of the luxuries in the villa!!
We have just the 5 in our family and the villa felt huge which was good, it can cater for 12 and I am sure would still feel roomy.
The management team are professional and everything was as expected, the owner is efficient and a pleasure to deal with. We are already planning our 2015 vacation back at this same villa!
Date of stay: August 2014
Reviewer name: FloridaDreamer, Teesside
I know you told me you would give us a favourable review but, WOW, thank you. I'm sure your comments will encourage others to consider our villa for their holiday plans. We will be delighted to have you stay again.
FANTASTIC 5 BEDROOM VILLA CLOSE TO PARKS AND GOLF
This is a fantastic villa which is just off the 192 close to all attractions of Kissimmee and also theme parks as well as many great golf courses. The highlight for our family was the games room and the theatre room. We have visited Florida twice a year for past 10 years from the UK and this def 5* accommodation.
Date of stay: June 2014
Reviewer name: Margaret B., Lanarkshire, Scotland
Thank you for your review. We're really happy you enjoyed your stay. Do come again ... and tell all your friends.
We (5 adults and 4 children) enjoyed a stay in this villa very much. The villa is exactly as described: large, clean and luxurious. The kids loved the pool and game room. The location is perfect in a quiet area, but shops and parks are close by (with a car). We would recommend this villa!
Date of stay: April 2014
Reviewer name: OlgaV, Brookline, Massachusetts
Thank you very much for the great review. We really appreciate it. We always try to ensure that everything is perfect for our guests. It's nice to know we've succeeded.
This was our 5th Florida Villa rental and it was one of the best.
Arrangements/Directions were professional, accurate and courteous.
House was well equipped and immaculately presented.
Cinema room was 'immense' - in many ways.
The owner maintained contact before/after the rental and was very keen to ensure everything ran smoothly.
With the entertainment and games rooms I think the house would be particularly well suited to larger or extended families.
We couldn't fault a thing.
Date of stay: April 2014
Reviewer name: Dalton's, Ireland
Thank you for your kind comments. We really appreciate it.
"Fantastic home after a long day of Disney magic"
We stayed here with our 3 children for 5 nights right before Christmas. I can't even begin to give it a good enough review to do it justice. The pictures don't even do it justice. This was a beautiful home with nice furnishings and everything you could need. The pool was very nice and the kids thoroughly enjoyed it. The game room was a wonderful bonus for evening entertainment on the days that we had any energy left:) We would definitely consider staying hear again and would recommend it to anyone that is looking for a nice place to stay near Disney.
Date of stay: December 2013
Reviewer name: neely05, Naperville, Illinois
Thank you for your kind comments. You're most welcome and we hope you can stay again in the future.
This property surpassed my expectations. We usually stay at a resort when we travel to Orlando. However, we were traveling with several other families and decided to rent a house for our week-long stay. Great decision! The 9-year olds in our party absolutely loved the pool and the 80-inch flat screen (video game heaven). The furnishings are immaculate. The game room (in the garage) was not completed when we stayed but, I am certain this will only enhance your experience. There are numerous places to eat nearby as well as grocery stores. Everything is within a 5-minute drive. The only negative about the stay is that the check in location is about 10-15 mins from the property (traffic depending). I could go on and on about the positives of this property. Highly recommended.
Date of stay: July 2013
Reviewer name: WT Williams, Atlanta