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Formosa Gardens 7 Bedroom 5 Bath First Class Vacation Rental

Only 10 Minutes from Disney World - Nowhere Else Is Closer!

Formosa Gardens

7 bedrooms (sleeps 18)

5 bathrooms (4 en-suites)

Property ID: 1148

From (GBP) £2007 - £2310 / week

Contact Details

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  • Bright & spacious rooms
  • Games for all ages!
  • 40ft pool, spa & baby pool
  • Well appointed bedrooms
  • Large & comfortable seating
  • 75" Smart TV & DVD Library
  • Family Room
  • Mickey baby pool
  • 10 sunbeds, 40ft Pool & Spa
  • 85" Smart TV & PS4 with preloaded games
  • Connect 4 for giants!
  • King Bedroom 1
  • 50" Smart TV - King 1
  • King Bedroom 2
  • 50" Smart TV - King 2
  • 2 x Queen Beds
  • 50" TV - Queen Bed
  • King Bedroom 3
  • 50" Smart TV - King 3
  • Let's See What's Upstairs
  • Spacious Upstairs Landing
  • 2 x Full (Double) Beds
  • 50" Smart TV - Full
  • King Bedroom 4
  • 50" Smart TV - King 4
  • 2 Sets of Twin Bunkbeds
  • Smart TV, Xbox360 & Games
  • Breakfast Bar
  • Formal Dining 1
  • Formal Dining 2
  • Top of the range appliances
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Plenty of room to cook
  • Casual Dining Nook 1
  • Casual Dining Nook 2
  • Outdoor seating for 10
  • Outdoor space to eat or sleep
  • Spa centrally located
  • Huge 40ft x 21ft Pool
  • 10 x Loungers
  • BBQ
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bathroom 5
  • Parking for 6 SUV size cars
  • Windows PC
  • Mega size washer & dryer
  • The Retreat Villa
  • Large lot not overlooked

Overview

The Retreat Villa is a luxury vacation rental on Formosa Gardens and has been furnished and planned to provide a superior holiday home for families, reunions or group vactions. Just pack your clothes and go! From the 40ft x20ft pool with its extended deck, spa and separate character shaped paddling pool, to high quality furnishing, home entertainment systems and games room - there is something for everyone.

  • Total privacy in an exclusive community - on 1/3 acre
  • Fully equipped for families & suitable for all ages
  • Free solar heating
  • Separate baby pool in shape of Mickey Mouse
  • Extended S.E. facing pool and decking. Seating for 10 and 10 Loungers
  • Over 3,700 sq ft of living space
  • Off street parking for 6 SUV sized cars
  • Premium Movie Channels in all rooms.  50" TVs in all bedrooms
  • PS4 in Games Room pre-loaded with the latest games
  • Computer with super fast WiFi connection

Facilities

The Retreat is a luxury vacation rental on Formosa Gardens and has been furnished and planned to provide a superior holiday home for families, reunions or people planning to marry in the Sunshine State, just pack your clothes and go! From the 40ft x 20ft pool with its extended deck, spa and separate character shaped paddling pool, to high quality furnishing, home entertainment systems and games room-there is something for everyone.

Living

75" Flat Screen Smart 3D TV 
Premium Movie Channels in all rooms
DVD & Blu Ray Player
DVD Library

Kitchen

Chef's Kitchen.  All large appliances and small appliances e.g. Coffee Pot, Kettle, Toaster, Toaster Oven, Slow Cooker, Blender.  

Laundry Room has Washer and Dryer and iron and ironing board.

Glassware, cutlery, silverware, plasticware, bowls, teapot, utensils.

Dining

Formal and informal dining and breakfast bar

Bedrooms

7 bedrooms, sleeps 18.

Downstairs Bedroom 1 - 1 King Bed, Ceiling Fan, 50" Smart TV, Pool Access, En-suite Bathroom.
Downstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 King Bed, Ceiling Fan, 50" Smart TV, Pool Access, En-suite Bathroom.
Downstairs Bedroom 3 - 1 King Bed, Ceiling Fan, 50" Smart TV, 1 Full Size Crib, En-suite Bathroom.
Downstairs Bedroom 4 - 2 Queen Beds, Ceiling Fan, 50" Smart TV.
Upstairs Bedroom 5 - 1 King Bed, Ceiling Fan, 50" Smart TV, En-suite Bathroom.
Upstairs Bedroom 6 - 2 Full (Double) Beds, Ceiling Fan, 50" Smart TV.
Upstairs Bedroom 7 - 2 Bunk Beds (4 Twins), 40" Smart TV.

Bathrooms

5 bathrooms, 4 en-suites.

Games Room

 85" Flat Screen Smart TV, Air hockey, Giant Connect 4, Board Games, Corn Hole, PS4 with over 20 pre-loaded games.

Pool

40ft by 20 ft, baby paddling pool, spa

Free solar heating for pool

Gas heat for pool and spa available on request

Outside

 Seating for 10 and  10 Sun Loungers

Internet

 Free high speed internet and WiFi

Baby Equipment

 Crib, High Chair, Stroller, Travel Cot (Pack 'n' Play), Stair Gate, Bottle Steamer

Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible - Yes
Pets
Pets Considered - No

Location

Formosa Gardens Vacation Rentals and Villas in Orlando, Florida

Formosa Gardens Orlando villas and vacation rentals in Kissimmee, Florida.

Formosa Gardens Estates is arguably one of the closest communities to Disney World. This luxury gated community has premium Orlando vacation rentals making this a very popular location. NO SERVICE FEES

Formosa Gardens in Florida offers an exclusive development of spacious, executive 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and even 9 bedroom vacation rentals and villas, so can cater for parties of all sizes. Most of our Formosa Garden Florida villas have oversized plots, with fabulous pools, spas and extended decks. Many of the Formosa Gardens vacation rentals have the additional benefit of internal games rooms, and even home cinemas! The wide boulevards and palm fringed streets add to the spacious feel of this Florida community, we have homes on Spinning Silk Court, Sea Pearl Circle, Emperor's Orchid Court, Formosa Boulevard, Rising Sun Court and Plum Blossom Court.

Built around a central lake (Star Lake), many of these Formosa Gardens Florida villas have fabulous lake views. This executive community is an ideal holiday location for families. Formosa Gardens gated community is located off Kissimmee's Hwy 192 West at Mile Marker 4 - less than 3 miles from the Disney theme parks, so that you can be first in the gates each morning!

What makes Formosa Gardens sort after is the size and layout of the homes as most of them have larger than normal plots, pools and are general living space. There are also a number of custom built homes like St Georges Manor which is 8,500sq ft and has 8 bedrooms and 8 bathroom as well as a lagoon pool. It's elegant furnishing, home cinema, large balcony over looking the pool are unlike anything else you will find in a normal vacation rental and it's homes like this that make Formosa Gardens villas very sort after.

Once inside the gates of Formosa Gardens you will feel a world away from the busy Orlando theme parks but once you have had some chill time and are ready for dinner and drinks you have a huge choice right on your door step. Less than two minutes in the car on Formosa Gardens Blvd which is right out of the gates and you have an Outback Steakhouse which is an International chain restaurant serving steaks, obviously as well as fish dishes, wings and there famous Bloomin Onion.

Just a bit further down the road you have a newly opened sports bar called Buffalo Wild Wings which serves burgers & fries plus pitchers of beer and is a great place to watch all of the days games and has a great atmosphere when the matches are live so if sports are your thing this is the place for you. There is also a Red Lobster almost next door serving fresh seafood, clam chowder which I love, also steak and chicken.

Less than 5 minutes from our vacation rentals on Formosa Gardens is Rolling Oaks Commons which has a number of restaurants as well as a Super Target super market. From Formosa Gardens head back out to HWY192 and then turn left and head about about a mile down where you will come to some traffic lights, either side you will see a number of restaurants. Located here you have Millers Ale House which is another sports / family restaurant which have nightly specials so check out menu to see whats cooking. On the opposite corner is an Applebees, and then across the road you have Longhorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Olive Garden, Logans Roadhouse plus a few other like Flippers Pizzeria and Sweet Tomatoes for salad lovers!

As you can see you have access to more than enough restaurants while staying at Formosa Gardens to keep everyone in the family happy. There are of course the usual fast food restaurants nearby like McDonalds, Taco Bell, Burger King for that late night snack or 4th meal as Taco Bell call it and if you love subs you have Subway right there, my favourite is a meatball sub!

Whilst staying at your luxury vacation rental on Formosa Gardens should you need medical help there is a walk-in medical center at Formosa Plaza and a number of pharmacies nearby.

Other nearby vacation rental communities include Windsor Hills, Emerald Island Resort, Windsor Palms, Acadia Estates plus many more, visit our search page to see a complete list.

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Rates

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Season Start Date End Date Weekly Rate Min Stay Notes
Any Week  05/01/2018  22/12/2018  £2007  3 nights  US $3010 per week 
Holiday  23/12/2018  05/01/2019  £2310  7 nights  US $3465 per week 
Any Week  06/01/2019  20/12/2019  £2007  3 nights  US $3010 per week 
Holiday  21/12/2019  04/01/2020  £2310  6 nights  US $3465 per week 

Reviews

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Very luxurious and had everything we needed.

The house was very welcoming and accommodating. We went as a group for a conference and truly enjoyed the spacious house and Pool. The kitchen had everything and anything we needed.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

House fit for Kings & Queens

When we walked in, we were surprised to see so much space for an entire wedding party. We were pleased to find detergent, soaps, toilet paper and other items that would have been easily forgotten. Even though the photos of this place are amazing, they don't do it justice. The pool was nice and hot tub was our main hangout other than the living room! We had a get together halfway thru our stay and were able to comfortably fit everyone.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Amazing!!!

The house was beautiful, better than the pictures. It was decorated so nicely and it had every accessory you can name for an infant/toddler. The owner was always available for questions and concerns. I would recommend this house to anyone, it was very comfy and spacious. My family and I definitely will be staying here again.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Spectacular!

I live in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia called Suwanee, not far from Lake Lanier. This beautiful house was equipped with about anything you can imagine, especially for a large group... a huge driveway to park in, lots of seating both inside and out, extra towels, blankets, portable fans, household items, smart TV's everywhere, and so much more! My only complaint is the mattress in the room to the left of the entrance seemed old or at least very flat and uncomfortable. The management company did everything we asked for (change light bulb on front porch and help with alarm problem) during the stay as well... thanks so much for a fantastic home for all our cheer girls! We will definitely be back!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

A wonderful property for extended family vacation

Well equipped. Pool safety great. We had lots of space to chill out. Property handbook very useful.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Beautiful and spacious house in a gated community.

We went to celebrate my mother in law's 75th birthday and it was a wonderful surprise for her. We all had a great time. Ordered pizza one night and Chinese another and there was no problem with the gate code. The kids, all from age 15-27, just spent the whole time in the game room which was well equipped with video and board games. The adults enjoyed the large living room with comfy couches and large TV. There was ample room for a party of 14 people and a room with 2 queen beds left over. We had all the comforts of home in the all rooms and the kitchen was well stocked. Unfortunately our stay was the coldest in FL history for January so were not able to partake in any pool activities, but were able to visit Universal and all participated in an Escape Room. All in all we had an awesome time. I will definitely recommend this house for Family Reunions or large families. The property also has enough parking for at least 6, maybe 8, cars comfortable.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Perfect trip to Disney

We had a great family vacation in this beautiful home .The pool and hot tub were enjoyed by my grandchildren every day . I highly recommend this property .

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Stayed for 2 weeks in October 2017

Outstanding accommodation. It was truly a home away from home. Even though we were a large group there was enough room so that we felt we were not under each other’s feet. The rooms were large, spacious and well presented. The kitchen was well equipped with high end appliances. Any issues - not that they were many, was dealt with quickly and efficiently. I would certainly stay here again.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , UK

Amazing holiday made perfect with the perfect vill

The villa is truly breathtaking! From the moment you walk in every room is even better than shown in the pictures. The villa is so central to all your usual attractions and so many restaurants and just a short drive from International Drive. Starting with the villa... it’s modern, massive and has just about everything you’ll need for your stay. We had a great time with 13 of us there it wasn’t cramped at all and we had more than enough space when we were all home. The kitchen accommodated all of us and plenty of room to spread out. The kitchen is equipped with EVERYTHING you could possibly think of utensils, pots, trays bowls- you name it it’s there! Spent lots of nights in the games room and enjoyed the pool and Jacuzzi! The rooms themselves were spacious and well presented and clean. They have put a lot of effort into accommodating us and our party had a fantastic time. Pauline was available to answer all of our questions and gave us plenty of information to settle us into the villa. We would highly recommend this villa to anyone wanting a modern, luxury, high quality place to stay for your Florida holiday. We will be coming back again and again!! Looking forward to the next trip!!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , UK

The property was amazing, lovely place.

This was truly a good idea for my family. I'm looking forward to planning another vacation just to spend the whole time in the house relaxing. I hope we left everything in order. I had to leave before the rest of my family but I gave them the instructions on what needed to be done. The children enjoyed the pool and I sat in the jacuzzi which is something I normally don't do. It was very relaxing. Stayed: July 2017

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

The house was spacious and elaborately decorated.

The eleven member family was quite satisfied with their accommodations. All the amenities were in place for our convenience. We saw just a couple of things to be attended to. Attention to front walkway was overlooked and front twin bedroom floor was dirty behind lamp table. Needless to say, you had efficient staff there to right any issues that surfaced. Thank you again for an enjoyable vacation. I would highly recommend this property to family and friends.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Amazing stay

I almost don't want to send this because I don't want to let people know about this amazing property. We stayed there for 5 days and it is close to Disney which is great but when you are there it really feels like home. The beds and pillows weren't that great but I am particular about my pillow, which is why I brought my own. That being said, the house was clean, comfortable and actually made us skip a day at the parks. We wanted to spend more time together as a family in the heated pool. It has plenty of rooms and common living space to allow everyone enough space to be comfortable and not cramped. Grocery stores, target, Buffalo Wild Wings and Giordano's Pizza are all less than 5 minutes away. Really great place! I am already planning the next one. Also, the owner was really great and pleasant to work with. In addition to her being great, I met the new property management company representative when we were packing up and they were really great too. I know they are new to managing this property but they were first class! My favorite things about the stay: Pool, higher end appliances, the size of rooms and space, location, location, location. My least favorite things: bedding, pool door alarm (a necessity though), one living room (kids ruled the main area). All of these are least important to me as well so this could have been blank. On a scale from 1 to 10 I give this property a 9.5. I can't wait to stay there again this summer. Thank you again for allowing us into your home!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

The property was absolutely gorgeous and very well

The home was impeccably decorated, spacious, clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well-stocked with utensils, dishes, pots, pans and everything the family needed. We enjoyed the pools and spa each day. The furniture was comfortable and of excellent quality. We had all of the comforts of home and more. This was really a dream come true! We plan to return next year and hope to make coming to this home for a week an annual tradition. I highly recommend this property, the owner and the property manager. They are all awesome!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Beautiful property!!!

The owners are very responsive and helpful

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Great clean home with everything well thought out!

Wonderful owners and gracious hosts! Would definitely come back again. Thank you Pauline.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Beautiful and spacious

Plenty of room for our huge clan of 16. Wonderful place for an intimate wedding.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Spacious and modern

Lots of room and modern full kitchen. Pool is warmed by the solar so nice temp, especially in the morning. CLOSE to Disney theme parks. We would always choose this option vs the resorts. So nice to have the whole family together.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Absolutely Awesome

The house was all we needed and wanted. It was Big, spacious, and very nice and well maintained and kept. The pools were great for the kids. the place is very very close to all main parks- it is in a very nice gated neighborhood- no through traffic- very quite. We will definitely be renting again and telling all of our friends that needs big houses for big families! The owners we are great to work with! Thanks again for an awesome place to stay!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Wonderful experience

My family and I enjoyed our stay at this beautiful home. Everything was great from the décor to the pool, we wanted for nothing. The place was stocked with towels and washcloths which is wonderful, but if your particular like me bring your own washcloths. The only two things that was disappointing was the fact that we spent too much time away so we did not get t enjoy the house as much as we would have liked. Next time we will have to book a longer stay. The second thing which I reported was the Jacuzzi would empty after 8:30pm which I reported but it wasn't resolved. Our guest wanted to take a late night dip but wasn't able to. I loved the alarm system on the door because we had plenty of children so it was a great safety device in place. Everyone loved the pool, the house was so big that our very large group did not get in each other's way. Would definitely go back again and again and again.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Absolutely Perfect!

Pictures say a thousand things, but even as beautiful as the pictures of this property are, they don't show enough. Absolutely everything was better than we ever imagined. We drove from Chicago and thanks to good traffic and great weather, ended up in town earlier than we had thought. Rather than stay in a hotel that early night, we decided to reach out to the property owner... calling her at 9pm on the Sunday before Christmas. Even though she had been traveling all day herself, she not only took our call, but she made calls to ensure everything was ready, arranged for us to be able to stay in her villa a day early and called us back with all the info!! We can't say enough of how accommodating she is! Thank you Pauline!! The house was PERFECT! Fabulous kitchen with awesome high end appliances, a huge washer and dryer, incredible travertine tile and hardwood floors... tons of bedding and towels. Our kids loved the Xbox, tons of DVD's and even a computer for us to use! Sitting under the lanai by the pool with ceiling fans keeping the unseasonably warm 86-87 degree Florida Christmas weather from making us Chicagoans too warm was wonderful. I think it took us about 5 or 6 minutes to drive to Animal Kingdom... faster than any Disney monorail, bus or boat ever got us from a hotel to the park! Tons of restaurants just as close and a couple of great grocery stores too! A huge driveway... easily parked 4 cars in it without being anywhere close to blocking the sidewalk... in other homes we've stayed in we were lucky to get just 2 cars in the driveway. I know we're missing more we could say, but one thing we will say is that we will definitely be back!! Thanks Pauline!!!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Great House!

This is the 3rd time we've rented a house in Florida and the 2nd time in Formosa Gardens. First, Formosa Gardens is a great community. Second, this house is great. It had plenty of room for the 12 adults and 2 children. The pool was great; especially the attached Mickey Mouse kids pool. The kitchen was great. The rooms were great. The owners / management company were easy to work with and accommodating. I wouldn't hesitate to rent this place again.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Top End Formosa Gardens Villa, Very Very Clean!!!

We've stayed in Formosa for many years and have rented several villas, Formosa Gardens is a gated community and if you want to stay in the Disney area I can assure you from experience there is no better! It is within a short drive to all Disney attractions and is located right off of the 192 which is loaded with all the big name restaurants (Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, Longhorn Steakhouse, Red Lobster, T.G.I.Fs, Golden Corral, Cracker Barrel, etc) and shopping (Flea Markets, Gift Shops, Factory Outlets, Super Target, Wal-mart, Ross, etc). Pauline was a pleasure to deal with and this Villa is very very clean, all you can ask for when you make a villa your home for your vacation stay is that it is clean and comfortable, I can assure you that you will not be disappointed. My wife also wanted me to make mention of the appliances; the washer and dryer, gas range, fridge, and dishwasher are all top of the line which was a very nice unexpected feature! The pool is huge with enough seating for the whole group to lounge and suntan and the pool heat works great! We will be back soon! Joel

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , USA

Dance Moms Retreat

Our group had 11 parents staying at the house to support our kids high school dance team that were competing at ESPN Wide World of Sports. This house was perfect for us. It's just like the pictures. Our kids were on Disney property with the UDA organization and we were only 8 minutes from their resort. One night we were able to cook them dinner and had plenty of room to feed all 30 people at the house. Beautiful home, perfect location. Lots of shopping and dining close by. Will definitely stay here again!! Thanks for everything.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , San Marcos, CA

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Bright & spacious rooms
Very luxurious and had everything we needed.

The house was very welcoming and accommodating. We went as a group for a conference and truly enjoyed the spacious house and Pool. The kitchen had everything and anything we needed.

Date of stay: June 2018    Reviewer name: Drew V, USA