The Getaway is a custom built vacation home and at over 6500sq ft offers a truly luxurious base for your next trip to Central Florida with brand new furnishings throughout and plenty of space for even the largest of gatherings.
Featuring 7 bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms and three seperate lounges. A stunning 12 person home cinema with the latest surround sound, a fully equipped gym and a dedicated games zone with air hockey & a pinball machine are some of the additional luxuries on offer.The Getaway also offers the latest in home automation with zoned audio in all major rooms and outside spaces and flat screen TVs/DVD players in all bedrooms & living spaces Outside you will find a large salt water swimming pool, separate spa and a custom build outdoor living space featuring a huge outdoor kitchen complete with gas grill, refrigerators & ice machine with under cover lounge seating. As well as the swimming pool, outside entertainment is provided with another large flat screen TV and a custom built 8ft fully waterproof outdoor pool.
Outside Kitchen & Living Space
To the side of the pool deck is a custom built under cover outdoor kitchen with a huge gas burning grill, 2 side burners, refrigerator, and ice machine as well as numerous small appliances to cater for all your al fiasco cooking needs – You might find that you need not use the indoor kitchen at all!
Opposite the large summer kitchen is a further under cover living space featuring a large upholstered corner sofa and flat screen TV – This is the perfect space to rest and relax in the shade during the midday heat or to enjoy a cool drink in the evenings whilst watching your favorite TV shows in comfort.We have also installed an 8ft fully waterproof pool table in the outdoor living area – We don’t believe that in order to enjoy a game of pool you need be banished to a poorly converted garage like so many other rental homes in Florida so we decided to put the action where people want to be – Outside in the sunshine!
After a day at the parks take a trip to the movies from the comfort of your vacation home with our 12 seat home theatre featuring state of the art surround sound, 103 inch screen and luxury leather electronically controlled reclining chairs.
We have an ever growing collection of movies totalling over 150 of the latest blockbusters (and plenty of family friendly favorites too) so the hardest thing might be selecting which movie to watch first!
You can also watch cable TV in the home theatre and play the PS3 on the huge screen.
For your comfort we have also installed a ‘butler’s pantry’ in the theatre with a drinks fridge and microwave for that all important popcorn and refreshment mid movie!
The Getaway features a fully equipped gym for your use – Fully air-conditioned with wooden flooring there is no better way to enjoy all the wonderful food on offer in Florida safe in the knowledge that you have burn off a few calories beforehand!
Both a commercial quality treadmill & exercise bike feature as well as free weights and exercise balls so there is plenty of equipment to allow workouts for two or more at once – This room also features a large flat screen TV to keep your mind occupied whilst your body does all the hard work!
The latest in home technology is at the forefront of The Getaway with large flat screen TVs & DVD players in all the bedrooms and living spaces and a whole house audio system with multiple sources (Including an iPod dock) that allows different zones to listen to different music sources simultaneously).
We also have the top cable package installed throughout The Getaway so rest assured you can watch the big shows from the comfort of your vacation home.
The family room features a large sectional leather sofa seating 8 people and 50" flat screen TV with DVD player, surround sound & Wii games console &HD Cable
The 2nd lounge also features seating for 8, another 50" flat screen TV, DVD player & HD Cable.
The study doubles up as our third sitting area with a large leather sofa bed seating theee in comfort - Tucked away this is a quiet retreat for guests wanting to read or relax away from the hustle and bustle of the TVs!
Brand new kitchen with granite work tops and state of the art GE Profile appliances.
Every possible appliance, utensil, pot, pan and piece of crockery is provided for your use
The dining room seats 12 in comfort for more formal meal times, we also offer more casual dining in the kitchen nook (seats 4)
All bedrooms feature luxury linens and quality mattresses
- 3 master suites with king sized beds and separate seating areas
- Master suite 4 with Queen size bed
- One queen bedroom
- One Disney princess themed bedroom with twin beds
- One twin bunk bedroom
All bedrooms also have flat screen TVs and DVD players
All 7 bathrooms feature floor to ceiling luxury ceramic tiles and hotel quality towels and linens
- En Suite to 4 Master Suites with deep soaking tubs and/or powerful showers
- En Suite to Princess themed bedroom with oversized corner bath
- Two further bathrooms serving bedrooms 5 & 7 and also an additional half bath
The master suites bathroom also features a waterproof 27" flat screen TV
All master suite bathrooms feature double wall hung vanities
The games room located alongside our home theatre features an air hockey table and full size pinball machine (no quarters required)!
This area also houses the drinks fridge, bar countertop and microwave for instant refreshments mid movie or game!
Our deck faces south west ensuring that our large salt water pool is in the sunshine throughout the day, a separate spa that seats 8 in comfort completed the line up (both are fully heatable for an additional charge)
Pool controls can be operated via a waterproof remote control ensuring that once you are in the pool or spa you need not get out to turn on the jets / lights etc.
We have a huge range of pool toys for your use.
The Getaway is located on a large plot (0.3 acres) with privacy in all directions (the pool and outside spaces are not visible by any other home) and our deck faces south west ensuring sunshine throughout the day.
We offer dining for 12 under the shaded lanai and also a private sun deck located outside the pool netting with sun loungers for those that prefer their sunshine hot!
High Speed Internet access is provided free of charge via either WiFi on our secure network or with the use of out brand new 24" Sony touch screen PC.
We also provide a printer/scanner/copier for use during your say.
We have two young children of our own and aim to provide you with everything you might need for your little ones including:
- Two full size cribs
- Two strollers / push chairs
- Two high chairs
- Baby Monitors / Bottle sterilizers / Dinnerware / Kids Cutlery
- A huge selection of toys suitable for all ages
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 between £2650-£3500 per week and exclude taxes at 13.5%
£500 refundable security deposit required
25% deposit required to confirm booking with the balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival
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16 of us stayed here in august! what a fantastic place!!! everything you could possibly want was there .the outside area was a big hit as was the pool table! the location was brilliant, close to shops, restaurants and not forgetting the parks!! everyone was very sad to leave and wished we had booked for 3 weeks. if we go back to orlando again we will definitely be booking this place!!!!
Date of stay: August 2013
Reviewer name: blenkinsop family, surrey