Our luxurious 4 bedroom/3 bathroom executive home is set in 1/3rd of an acre in the tranquil surroundings of the prestigious gated devlelopment of Formosa Gardens Estates, genuinely 2 miles from Disney (about 5 mins). It has a fabulous pool with built in spa, a family room with a 65" Ultra-HD 4K TV with Cable / BluRay / DVD & Netflix. A second living room/den with 55” full HD Cable TV. Ultra-high speed internet with wi-fi.
Ultra-high speed internet with Wi-Fi
Main Family Room has leather sofa (seats 3) and a loveseat (seats 2) plus a red plush chair
Family Room has 65" Ultra-HD 4K TV with DVD player with Cable / BluRay / DVD & Netflix. Stereo system
Second Living Room / Den has one three seater sofa and one two seater sofa. There is also a desk and chair.
Den has 55" full HD Cable TV with DVD player & Netflix
Fully equipped with oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge with ice maker, coffee maker, electric kettle, mini oven and plenty of silverware, dishes, and cooking equipment.
Top of the line front loading washing machine with separate front loading tumble dryer
Iron and ironing board
Formal dining room - seats six comfortably
Breakfast Nook overlooking pool - seats four at table and two at breakfast bar
Two King Master bedrooms both with en suite (private) bathrooms and a third King bedroom
One twin bedded room with Mickey / Minnie theme
All bedrooms have TVs and ceiling fans
Master Bedroom 1 has King size bed and 42" UHD 4K TV with DVD player & Netflix and en-suite (private) bathroom. This bedroom also has direct access to the pool deck)
Master Bedroom 2 has King size bed and 40" UHD 4K TV with Neflix and en-suite (private bathroom)
Bedroom 3 has King size bed and 40" UHD 4K TV with Netflix
Mickey / Minnie Bedroom is a twin room with a 32" flat screen TV with DVD player
First bathroom has corner bath, two washbasins, walk in shower (rainfall) and separate WC
Second bathroom has one washbasin, walk in shower and WC
Third bathroom has washbasin, bath with overhead rainfall shower and WC
Full size slate bed pool table
Foosball (table football)
Large pool (30 ft x 15 ft) with built in spa.
Floridian outlook with private pool deck
Four sun beds
Large glass top table and six chairs for dining al fresco - these are under the shaded lanai
Set in the corner of a cul de sac
Large 1/3rd acre lot size
Gas BBQ / Grill
High speed internet with Wi-Fi
Pack & Play (travel cot)
Bed guards (for one bed)
Car booster seat
Formosa Gardens Estates Orlando villas 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.
Over 35 Luxury Formosa Gardens Vacation Rentals
Built around a central lake (Star Lake), many of these Formosa Gardens Orlando 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.
Restaurants near Formosa Gardens Orlando Villas
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 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 Formosa Gardens vacation rentals 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 Hooters which although you may not think so is family friendly. There is also a Bahama Breeze, Olive Garden, Rock & Brews 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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We ask for a 20% non-refundable deposit at the time of booking and payment of the remaining balance is then due 12 weeks before arrival (which then becomes non-refundable). We do ask our guests to please ensure that they have travel insurance to cover possible cancellation. Thank you.
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WOW .. Your home was amazing and every detail of a guests journey and stay has been thought through, so a massive well done and thank you for all you have done.
Formosa Palm Villa is the best home we have stayed in every detail, pre stay and communication and contact was 1st class - all paperwork and questions handled again 1st class. As for the actual villa - WOW - the pool and jacuzzi were just ideal after a long day. Every room and bed were comfortable and the additional living room was a god send. The kitchen had everything you could need. The villa is in such a great location for Disney, Supermarkets and Restaurants. Would definitely stay again.
Date of stay: January 2020
Reviewer name: Hughes Family, Denbighshire, Wales
Thank you, Alan... I am so pleased you all had a wonderful stay and we will look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Carol
Perfect in every way
We have stayed in Carol’ s home a few times now and everything is always perfect. The house is always immaculate and provides everything you could possibly need for your holiday. Carol also provides washing powder, hand soap and lots of extras which is very unusual and very much appreciated. This year telephone calls were included as well as USB charging on every bedside table which came in really handy. Carol is very professional to deal with and the information pack is very informative. We hope to return the next time we holiday in Orlando.
Date of stay: November 2019
Reviewer name: Findlay Family, Edinburgh, Scotland
It is always a pleasure..... thank you for the lovely review and I will look forward to hearing from you when you plan your next visit. Kind regards, Carol
Second stay in this beautiful villa
Thank you for helping us have a wonderful time in Florida making magical memories. This is our third stay on Formosa and the second time in this beautiful villa set in the lovely gated Formosa Gardens Estate.
The owners and management keep this villa in superb condition, comfortably furnished and accessorised with quality items and with more electrical gadgets/tech than a Curry’s/PC World store! There are so many towels and daily consumables included at this villa which makes for such an easy stay. The appliances are also top quality which also makes the boring but essential stuff easy to deal with.
The villa’s location is perfect for all the attractions, places to visit and to use either Orlando, Sanford or Tampa airports – we flew in and out of Tampa this time and it is only one hour away from the car hire at the airport to the house.
We thoroughly love this house and found it even harder to leave this time. A stunning villa, home from home, and we will be back.
Date of stay: September 2019
Reviewer name: The Gibson Family, Hastings, Sussex
I am delighted you enjoyed your stay again this year and that you were happy with everything we provide at the house. We will look forward to hearing from you when you plan your next visit. Kind regards, Carol
Everything was perfect
From our initial contact with Carol with her extremely professional & polite pre-stay attention to detail & invaluable Information Pack to arriving at the villa, everything was perfect. The villa was the most well equipped & immaculately clean rental house we have ever stayed in and was lacking nothing. The girls loved the WiFi & Netflix as much as the wonderful pool. Proximity to all of the Disney Parks couldn’t have been better.
Your home was absolutely perfect for anyone wishing for a high quality experience while visiting Orlando and if available we would definitely return to your home next time – the girls are already asking for a return next year…
Many thanks Carol for making our first trip to Orlando & Disney so easy & hassle free in your lovely home.
Date of stay: August 2019
Reviewer name: Snow Family, Worcester, UK
Thank you for your lovely review and I am so pleased you were happy with everything we do and provide to make our guests' stay as enjoyable as possible.
We had an absolutely fantastic time in your home. This is our 2nd stay at Carol's gorgeous villa and I cannot praise both Carol and the house highly enough. Carol has been amazing and so helpful throughout and the information pack she sends you before you get there is unbelievable and so so helpful. Formosa Palm Villa is perfect in every way, with everything you need, from the high end decor and furnishings, to the modern high tech kitchen & washing appliances, there was nothing else we needed during our stay. The indoor pool and soccer tables were regularly used and provided so much fun. The pool area was stunning, with the children loving the pool and it was so peaceful for us to relax in the loungers poolside! Carol has made her house such a beautiful home and we were so lucky to be able to share it! Thank you so much - we will be back one day!!
Date of stay: August 2019
Reviewer name: The Chapman Family, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thank you so much Jon for your lovely review. We are so pleased you had another enjoyable stay at our home and we look forward to welcoming you back for a third stay! Kindest regards, Carol
Thank you for letting us stay in your fabulous villa. Fantastic in every way, would heartily recommend.
This is our 5th trip to Florida in the last 8 years, staying in six different houses and I can say that yours was by far the cleanest, best equipped and most comfortable we have stayed in. The whole family enjoyed it very much and staying at your house made our holiday even better. We would definitely book again.
Date of stay: April 2019
Reviewer name: Wright Family, Somerset, UK
Thank you Darren... We are so pleased you had a wonderful vacation at our home. We have a fabulous management company now that takes wonderful care of our home.
Would not want to stay anywhere else
We had an amazing time in Florida and loved staying at Formosa Palm Villa. We have stayed at other properties in Formosa Gardens previously so we know the area is an excellent base.
I would say that Carol's property here is the best we have stayed in. The house was prepared to an extremely high standard and there are loads of little nice touches (like the coins for the cash only toll booths on the way) to the ice packs in the freezer to use while you stay and other supplies that really set it apart.
Thank you again for everything. You really helped make our holiday one that we will remember for a long time.
I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again on our next trip to Disney - in fact I wouldn't choose to stay anywhere else.
Date of stay: April 2019
Reviewer name: The Gold Family, Glasgow
Thank you so much for your review and I will look forward to hearing from you again soon.
Beautiful property & surroundings
Precious time away with the family is all about “Making Memories” for us and to say we are picky and over plan is an under-statement. Carol’s knowledge of the whole area and pre-holiday paperwork is so professional, thoughtful and informative which gives you confidence you are in safe hands.
This is our second visit to Formosa, 5 years on from the first. The villa is the perfect place to call home whilst we made the most of World’s best playground beyond the walled, gated, safe Formosa Gardens Estate. The villa was so well stocked with home comforts in every room making the stay so relaxing. The decor and quality of the villa is second to none and like most pictures, they really don’t do the villa justice.
As a bonus the technology and super fast wifi at this house made the stay even easier, enabling weather, attraction, theme park, & restaurant research a breeze.
Outside of the villa, garden and pool is beautifully maintained like the interior with comfortable chairs, tables and loungers lined with palm trees, mature shrubs and manicured hedges. The spa helped finish off our perfect days and if that was not enough we played some pool and table football in the air-conditioned games room whilst listening to some music.
We cannot recommend this house highly enough. The perfect holiday with those little quality home comfort touches throughout that differentiate this house from the rest.”
Date of stay: December 2018
Reviewer name: Gibson Family, Hastings, Sussex, UK
Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you had a wonderful Christmas & New Year at our house. With very best wishes to you all for 2019.
We have had the pleasure of staying at Carol and Roger’s villa at Formosa Gardens several times in the last four years and have always had a wonderful time. Carol is such a pleasure to deal with and always extremely helpful.
The villa is well equipped with everything you need for your stay, the beds are so comfy and we just love spending time in the pool. The villa is very private and not overlooked. Formosa Gardens Estate itself is in a great location and is minutes away from shops, supermarkets, restaurants and you are on the doorstep to all the parks at Disney.
We have been going to Florida for over 30 years and Carol’s villa is by far the best we have stayed in. We are looking forward to going back again in 2019.
Thank you Carol, we had a wonderful time again.
Morag, Jim and Violet
Date of stay: September 2018
Reviewer name: The Graham Family, Dundee, Scotland
Thank you, Jim, Morag & Violet - it has been a pleasure having you stay at our home so many times and we look forward to welcoming you back again next year. Kindest regards, Carol
My family had a wonderful time while staying in your villa. The location was perfect, it was beautifully clean and so well appointed. After staying in a hotel for our first five nights, it was lovely to have so much space to relax. The children chose the second and third bedroom, so they could have a kingsize bed each. We all slept really well. I wish I could have brought the bed home!! We all loved the pool area, and it was lovely not to be overlooked as you are in many other villas in Orlando. Formosa Gardens is such a lovely area, we felt safe at all times, and only a stones throw away from shops, and restaurants. I would highly recommend your villa to friends and family, and we hope to book with you for our next trip. Thank you for all your help, and information you sent before we left, it was all really helpful and made the booking process so easy. Hope to speak with you again soon
Date of stay: August 2018
Reviewer name: Stockden Family, Swansea, Wales
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our home and I am so pleased that you enjoyed everything at our house. I will look forward to hearing from you when you plan your next trip to Orlando. With warm regards, Carol
FIRST CLASS VILLA CLOSE TO DISNEY
A very relaxing villa, well thought out and equipped with everything you need for a villa holiday. Lovely pool area and games room made time away from the parks very enjoyable. Carol made everything easy for us, providing excellent information about the villa, directions and park/shopping/dining information prior to our stay. We would definitely rent this villa again. Highly recommended.
Date of stay: July 2018
Reviewer name: Becker Family, Stoke-on-Trent
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of our home and I am so pleased you had an enjoyable stay. I will look forward to hearing from you again when you plan your next visit to Orlando.
Best villa in 20 years
We have been to Florida many times over the last 20 years and your villa is by far and away the best we have ever stayed in.
We booked the villa as a base for our Florida holiday and we made plans to travel around the area and do Disney and Universal but in the end it was the villa that drew us in. We totally relaxed there surrounded by lush green views and the visiting Florida wildlife ˆ highlights being a pair of red cardinals.
The pool was immaculate: a brilliant size for a regular morning workout and spacious for floating in the afternoon sun.
You catered for all our needs and we had the best, most relaxing Florida holiday we have ever experienced - it was just what we needed.
The days in the villa became more frequent as we headed towards the end of our stay. We were reluctant to leave and most definitely look forward to returning again and again for this oasis in the hubbub‚ that is a Florida holiday.
Many thanks from us both
Elaine and John
Date of stay: July 2018
Reviewer name: Copping Family, Sherborne, Dorset
Thank you Elaine & John for your review and I am so pleased you enjoyed staying in our house. I very much look forward to hearing from you when you plan your next trip to Orlando. Kind regards Carol
Beautiful home in excellent location
This was our 3rd time renting a home in the Orlando area. The first time at this Villa and I must say it was by far the best.
When you look at the pictures of the home on the website you can see that it's a lovely home but to actually walk through the front door yourself- WOW - it's really beautiful. The Villa is immaculate with top of the line appliances, excellent internet and games room.
This Villa didn't feel like your typical rental home. You could tell it was the home of someone who took great pride in what they had to offer. If it were my home I'm not so sure I would rent it out. It was that nice!!
Prior to arriving we received a welcome package in the mail which included house information, maps with written directions, coins for the toll road and a list of restaurants and shopping. Before getting the package I thought why not email me the information but once I received it I was impressed. Very professional! Between the welcome package and instructions throughout the Villa no detail was left out.
The gated community itself was beautiful and so close to all the attractions, restaurants and shopping. I can't say enough about this fabulous Villa.
Your attention to detail and the presentation of your home is an indication of how you really want your guests to enjoy their stay without any issues. It’s a reflection of the type of person you are and you should be very proud.
Thank you so much Carol for allowing us to stay in your wonderful home. You thoroughly spoiled us and now I wouldn't stay anywhere else.
I look forward to returning next year. Rita K.
Date of stay: March 2018
Reviewer name: Kuhn Family, Ontario, Canada
Dear Rita Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such a stunning review of our home. I am just so pleased that you loved our house and it is indeed our second home (not just a rental property) so we do spend a lot of time and money in maintaining it to a very high standard. I shall really look forward to hearing from you when you are next planning a trip to Orlando. Thank you again for the wonderful review. With kindest regards, Carol
SUPERB VILLA - OUR SECOND STAY
This was our second stay in Formosa Palm Villa, and we loved it as much as the first time. Carol's excellent information pack makes the arrival process stress-free from the moment you land at the airport until you are in the front door and relaxing in this beautiful home. Once inside, expect to feel comfortable and pampered. We couldn't have imagined a better place to spend our vacation - ceiling fans in all the rooms, an ice maker, lovely pool, large television, comfortable sofas and beds, and good internet. Everything was spotlessly clean. Add to that, the villa is a very short and easy drive to yummy restaurants, Disney, and shopping, and it becomes clear why we really didn't want to leave!
We absolutely loved our stay in your beautiful home. I hope that we will have another chance to stay in your villa. It is definitely one of the best places we have ever rented, and the only one we have ever returned to. Thank you for sharing it with us!
Date of stay: January 2018
Reviewer name: Wright family, Ipswich, UK
Thank you for your lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your second stay at our home and very much look forward to welcoming you back for a third stay! Kind regards, Carol
The latest holiday was our 4th stay in this wonderful villa. We echo everything that has been said by others in their reviews - the owners, location, facilities and the five star accommodation itself - all First Class! I would highly recommend this villa - you will not be disappointed.
Don't waste any more time searching villas and communities. This villa is THE ONE and Formosa Gardens is THE PLACE.
We are very thankful to Carol for all her help over the last few years and hope to be in touch very soon to plan our return for stay number 5!!
Date of stay: January 2018
Reviewer name: Molloy Family, Meath, Ireland
Thank you, Dave, and I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay again this year and will look forward to hearing from you when you plan your next visit. Kind regards, Carol
Beautiful home from home
Beautiful home, we have stayed in many homes in many different communities in Kissimmee, and I must say that I think this is the very best Home that we have stayed in . There is nothing we can add to the home to make it any more perfect, literally everything has been thought of. I would highly recommend this Home for the ideal holiday.
Date of stay: December 2017
Reviewer name: Clark family, Newbury, Berkshire Uk
Thank you, Lynda, for your lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed staying at our home and very much hope you will book with us again.
Perfect holiday home
Formosa Palm Villa was the perfect base for our small family to unwind after a busy day at the parks. Everything from the beautiful plush carpets, inviting spa, comfortable family area and walk-in showers were perfect. Everything worked as it should and any instructions were very clear and easy to follow. We didn't have to go hunting around for things like dishwasher powder or bin bags. I feel like I should mention the walk-in showers again as they were EXCELLENT, so easy to use and really helped after a full day of roller coasters. This was a perfect holiday home.
Date of stay: May 2017
Reviewer name: The Hannaford Family, Wakefield, UK
Thank you, Emma, and I am delighted you enjoyed staying in our home.
Perfection in a vacation rental
High expectations were set by the prompt response and information pack sent by Carol, the content of which would win gold if such a thing were an Olympic event. The location and house matched those extremely high standards. 10 minutes or so to the Disney parks, close to excellent shops and restaurants and conveniently close to routes that allow one to escape the parks when needed and head to either coast. The house itself was immaculately clean and was fitted and furnished superbly. A lovely balance between feeling like a prestigious home and a homely home at the same time. There is plenty of space for privacy in a group but at the same time, the flow of the house makes for several great gathering areas. The kitchen includes a fantastic fridge freezer and all imaginable items. Things such as washing powder and such being included may seem minor, but all of these small touches contribute towards the feeling that nothing is too much trouble and has been carefully thought through. The bedrooms were comfortable and bathrooms excellent. The Games Room has one of the best pool tables that I have come across in a private home. The pool area is great and the pool itself is a good shape for swimming. Mickey Mouse shaped pools look good from the air, but try swimming around one! The pool area is discretely concealed by the surrounding vegetation and felt very private. We have stayed in many properties around the world over the years and I would confidently recommend this vacation home without hesitation. I am already plotting how we can make a return visit. To know that everything is as described and exceeds the expectations is a great way to start a holiday.
Date of stay: March 2017
Reviewer name: Neal Family, Stratford upon Avon, UK
Dear Chris Thank you for the amazing review of our house. It is really lovely to read such a phenomenal review and to know that all the hard work we have put in over the years made your stay such an enjoyable one. I will very much look forward to hearing from you again very soon! Kindest regards, Carol
Superb house & super service level
The house, the surroundings and not least the exceptional service minded owner of the house made the stay incredibly good. The house is the highest standard where everything works to perfection. It clearly shows that the owner goes beyond what can be expected to make it a great stay for any occupants. We were throughout met with outstanding support with immediate help if a question arose. We would select this house again any time, due to the high standard and amazing service level.
Date of stay: March 2017
Reviewer name: Moeller Family, Copenhagen, Denmark
Thank you for your review, Bjoern, and I am of course delighted that you were happy with the house and the service I provided. Kind regards, Carol
This house is wonderful !
Nothing I can think of that I could honestly say would make the stay more pleasant - it was wonderful! The house was absolutely immaculate, which is such a wonderful find in a rental property! Often the surface appears clean but there are dark corners...not so in your house! We found everything as advertised, there was nothing at all lacking and we appreciated all of the little touches like laundry detergent. We loved the pool and the proximity to the parks. We would love to come back again not to go to the parks, but simply to enjoy the house! :)
Date of stay: March 2017
Reviewer name: MacGinnis Family, Ontario, Canada
Thank you very much for reviewing our home. We have an excellent management company so it is really lovely to have feedback regarding the level of cleanliness.... I am so pleased you had a wonderful time and i will look forward to hearing from you again soon...
Fabulous vacation villa
Carol: We thoroughly enjoyed your home. As a family we have been fortunate enough to do some extensive travel. Hands down our entire experience dealing with you has been the best we have ever had. From the time we made initial contact with you to the full information package we received with the toll coins, detailed maps, things to do etc. was all something we have never experienced before. We felt so comfortable going to your home. The full alarm and door procedure was so clear and detailed that we had no issues. The home was as you had described, was spotless, well stocked and the labels were great. The beds were amazingly comfortable. It is a beautiful area and very quiet. Grocery store and restaurants within 5-10 minutes. Disney longest drive was 20 minutes. Animal kingdom 10 minutes. Beyond this, Carol, I find it hard that I can't find one thing that was wrong or would have made our stay better. It was fabulous. Don't mind you sharing our name and comments and would also be happy if anyone ever wanted to touch base re our experience. Again we had an amazing time, loved your home and there were no surprises which is always nice to arrive and find a place as promised. Thank you, Carol. Warm regards Wayne and Raschelle Bodenstab
Date of stay: January 2017
Reviewer name: Bodenstab Family, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Dear Wayne & Raschelle: I am, of course, delighted that you enjoyed our home and thank you for taking the time to send such a lovely review. I very much hope you will stay at our house again when you next plan a visit to Orlando. With warmest regards, Carol
Lovely home on Formosa Gardens Estates
We were delighted with our stay at Formosa Palm Villa. Carol went above and beyond from our first contact until the day we left. Every question we had was answered quickly and thoroughly, and the pre-arrival pack gave us an abundance of information and helpful maps. The villa was absolutely lovely, even nicer than the photos. All of the furnishings are in great condition, and very comfortable. The modern televisions and fast wifi made evenings in very enjoyable. Having ceiling fans in all the rooms was another bonus. All in all, we could not have asked for a better, more comfortable or convenient home in which to spend our holiday. If we are lucky enough to return to Orlando, Formosa Palm Villa will definitely be our first choice!
Date of stay: January 2017
Reviewer name: Shackleton family, Ipswich
Thank you for your lovely review and I am delighted you had a wonderful vacation and enjoyed staying in our home
First Class Villa in a First Class Location
We have been holidaying in Orlando for the last 18 years and this is the best villa we have stayed in. The villa is very well maintained and is in a very good location to visit the Disney Parks. The owner was very professional from the initial contact to the very prompt refund of the security deposit. The villa was very well equipped even down to a teapot and providing washing powder. The pool and deck area are wonderful and very welcoming after a full day at the theme parks. We would very much like to be able return soon.
Date of stay: December 2016
Reviewer name: Findlay Family, Edinburgh, Scotland
Thank you, Karen, for your lovely review. I know you are hoping to stay again next year so I will look forward to hearing from you when you know your dates.
Beautiful relaxing villa
We have been visiting Florida for almost 30 years and have stayed in many villas. Carol and Roger's Villa at Formosa Gardens is certainly the best we have stayed in. The villa has everything you need for your holiday and is furnished and equipped to an excellent standard. The pool is fabulous and great for relaxation. The villa is located in the beautiful setting of Formosa Gardens Estates which itself is a few minutes from shops, supermarkets, restaurants and of course Disneyworld. It is the perfect house in a perfect location. We have stayed there on a few occasions, most recently in September/October this year.
Thank you again Roger and Carol for a wonderful three weeks and we look forward to staying there again next year.
Date of stay: September 2016
Reviewer name: Jim & Morag Graham and Violet Bowman, Dundee, Scotland
Thank you Jim & Morag for the lovely review of our home and I am so pleased you have booked to return again next year.
We have spent many years staying in and around Orlando, but this home in Formasa Gardens tops them all. The location is ideal (10 mins from Disney), with plenty of good resturants nearby; the villa is in excellent condition with an excellent pool and above all, the owners were helpful and accommodating from start to end.
I'd recommend this villa to anyone, but get in quick! I look forward to staying again soon.
Date of stay: August 2016
Reviewer name: Hall family, Fleet, Hampshire
Hi Dan.... delighted that you enjoyed staying at our house and we will look forward to hearing from you again soon ....
From the first time we were in contact with Carol, the owner, to the very speedy refund of our deposit our experience of Formosa Palm Villa has been first class and we would not hesitate to recommend it to our family and friends and anyone else looking for a perfect villa which is situated just a short 5 minute drive from all the Disney parks.
Where to start? Throughout the booking process Carol was so helpful and then to receive a wonderful and such detailed information pack from Carol before we left was so thoughtful of Carol - Carol even went to the length of enclosing 3 quarters to use on the toll road on our trip from the airport!
The villa is simply amazing and to list everything would take too long, again Carol has put so much thought into making this a real home from home and made numerous 'little' touches to make our stay so easy and enjoyable.
All the rooms are tastefully decorated and furnished to a very high standard, each having their own TV.
The beds were so comfy, perfect for getting a great nights sleep after a day in the parks and splashing around in the villa pool!
The pool area was stunning, very private and perfect for either relaxing or enjoying the gorgeous pool, as our 3 children did every day!
The huge kitchen area has all the modern appliances you could ever need and more! Simply wonderful, as were the high tec washer and tumble drier.
The games room was so much fun, daily pool and table soccer games were held which just added to the whole experience.
As I say it would be impossible to list everything we enjoyed, but the whole family simply had a fantastic time and would like to say a huge thank you to Carol for sharing her gorgeous home with us, hopefully we will return one day!!!
Date of stay: July 2016
Reviewer name: Jon & Debbie, Jersey
I am absolutely delighted that you enjoyed staying at our house. It was a real pleasure helping you plan your vacation and I am so pleased that you were all happy with everything in our house. We are continually upgrading and renewing items to a high standard to ensure that our guests are happy and have everything they need. Thank you so much for taking the time to submit such a lovely review and I shall look forward to hearing from you when you plan your next visit to Orlando.
Formosa Palm Villa
Dear Carol and Roger.
Our two weeks staying at your lovely villa have sadly just come to an end, we had a fantastic time, the villa is beautiful, is in an ideal location, and has everything you could possibly wish for. Your communication and organisation was second to none, we highly recommend your villa to anyone considering a villa holiday in Orlando, and hope to return ourselves very soon.
Date of stay: June 2016
Reviewer name: Walsh family, South Croydon, Surrey
Thank you for taking the time to review our home and we are, of course, so pleased that you and your family had a wonderful stay in our home. We very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
An Absolute Gem
Having stayed in various villas over the last 20 years, we found this beautiful home and now only ever want to stay here. This is our fourth stay and each time it only gets better. The owners have furnished and equipped the house to an exceptionally high standard and the photos really don’t do it justice. This trip we found a new 65” TV in the main living room! The house is always spotlessly clean and has everything anyone could need.
Thank you again for another wonderful stay in your home and we can’t wait to go back again….
Date of stay: March 2016
Reviewer name: Nash family, Marlow, Bucks
We are delighted that you enjoyed staying at our home again this year. As I think you know, we do our very best to maintain our house to a very high standard and every time we visit we upgrade/replace items in the house so that we are confident that everything is in excellent condition and that our guests will have everything they need for an enjoyable stay. We will very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
Wonderful stay in a beautiful villa
We had a wonderful stay in your beautiful villa, thank you so much. Everything was so clean and villa really well equipped with very modern appliances. Sitting out in the evening by the pool, watching the birds and other wildlife was so relaxing, so peaceful, lovely location, perfect. I cannot fault anything. We would love to visit again soon.
Date of stay: December 2015
Reviewer name: The West Family, Leicestershire, England
Delighted that you had an enjoyable stay and I agree that the outlook from the pool deck is very relaxing. Hope you will stay again soon and thank you for your review.
Everything was excellent
Thank you for sharing your villa with us. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our overall experience from booking to returning home after the holiday has been excellent. The communication was first class and the accommodation was spacious, clean and well stocked with all you could need. I would recommend the villa without hesitation and hope to come back ourselves in the future.
Date of stay: October 2015
Reviewer name: Wilson Family, Newton, Cheshire, UK
Thank you for your review and I am delighted that you enjoyed staying in our house and hope to welcome you back when you next visit Orlando
FANTASTIC TWO WEEK VACATION
Formosa Gardens Estate is a well maintained, quiet and peaceful area of Kissimmee with some fantastic properties positioned just off the 192 and all within 5 minutes drive of the Disney Parks. Formosa Gardens is a gated community and the property benefits from a monitored alarm system, which can give you peace of mind whilst holidaying.
The homeowners have gone to great lengths to ensure that the property is available at the highest standards and the rental process is as simple as possible. We have been holidaying in Florida for many years, but this is the first time that a homeowner has provided an information pack prior to travelling, including maps, directions, information on local shop and restaurants.
As for the property itself, it is extremely well maintained with high quality appliances and furnishings. The pool is bathed in sunshine from sunrise to sunset and the hot tub is a perfect way to end a busy day.
We had a fantastic stay in this villa and would highly recommend it to others and a huge thank you to the homeowners for making the effort they do to ensure our stay was a memorable one.
Date of stay: August 2015
Reviewer name: The Jones Family, Newport, Gwent
Dear Steve Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and flattering review of our house. I am, of course, really pleased that you liked our information pack and that you enjoyed staying in our home. We have gone to great lengths to ensure that everything in the house is maintained to a very high standard so that our guests have a wonderful stay. We will look forward to welcoming you back on another trip and thank you again for a lovely review. Kind regards Carol
JUST FABULOUS IN EVERY WAY!
This is a gorgeous family villa. The location on Formosa Gardens Estate is ideal. The layout with the dining and lounge wrapping around the open plan kitchen is very sociable with four beautiful bedroom suits at each corner. Ideal for families. Every detail has been thought of - we really could not fault it. And as for the pool and hot tub. After a long day at the parks we all really loved coming back to a relaxing soak. Looking forward to coming back.
Date of stay: July 2015
Reviewer name: The Robinson Family, Chiddingford, Surrey
Dear Suzannne Thank you for your lovely review and we are, of course, delighted that you enjoyed staying in our home. We very much hope you will stay with us again and will look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards Carol
ABSOLUTELY STUNNING VILLA
Having never booked a villa through a website, we were a little apprehensive at what to expect, but after the first email received from Carol, we knew that we had nothing to worry about. Throughout the entire booking process and stay, Carol was an absolute pleasure to deal with, extremely helpful and answered our many questions swiftly.
The information pack received was very detailed, maps, villa and area info was invaluable!
From the moment we walked in to Formosa Palm Villa, we knew we had made the right choice! Immaculately clean and fresh, we could see the pride of ownership.
I really don't know where to begin to describe this gorgeous home!!!
Actually, it is far lovelier than even presented in the pictures. Every detail has been thought of from the high quality furnishings, new appliances, to the more than plenty plates, dishes, cutlery, towels etc. The villa was immaculate, bedrooms far exceed expectations including the quality of the beds and the bedding. The pool, spa and lanai are perfect and not overlooked, making the outlook from the pool area, private, tranquil and so very relaxing. We loved spending time at the pool, which got the sun from early morning until late at night and sitting in the spa with a glass of wine at the end of the day, was just wonderful.
Formosa Gardens estate is easy to find and is very close for the parks, the malls, restaurants and all manner of activities, yet is set just far enough off the main road to ensure privacy.
This villa has everything you could wish for and we would have no hesitation in recommending this villa to friends & relatives and even complete strangers, as they too, would be impressed with the high standard shown in this home.
Would we come back to Formosa Palm Villa....ABSOLUTELY, in a heart beat.
A huge "Thank You" to Carol for her help and for allowing us the privilege of spending time in her wonderful Florida home!
We'll be back
Date of stay: May 2015
Reviewer name: The Lawler Family, Broxburn, West Lothian
Dear John & Hazel I was overwhelmed by your wonderful review.... I am, of course, delighted that you enjoyed staying in our home and it was an absolute pleasure helping you plan your vacation. We will look forward to welcoming you back when you next Orlando... and a very big thank you again for such a glowing review. Kindest regards Carol
WOW! AN ABSOLUTELY OUTSTANDING VILLA
Wow!! What a really fabulous villa – so beautifully presented, spotlessly clean and with brand new appliances I would just love to have at home. The crushed ice on tap was especially popular. So much effort has gone into equipping this home - you really have thought of everything a family could need for a brilliant holiday. The pool & spa is just perfect – secluded and yet with a lovely view from the pool deck. Fantastic villa, fantastic location - we will most definitely be back again. Also, Thank you so much Carol for all the pre-holiday information – everything we needed to get ourselves organised for the perfect vacation.
Date of stay: March 2015
Reviewer name: The Nash Family, Windsor, Berkshire
Dear Susan We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed staying in our home and thank you for all your lovely comments. It was a pleasure speaking with you the other day and to have you booked in for your 2016 vacation! Thank you again for the wonderful review of our home and we will look forwarding to welcoming you back next year. Kind regards Carol
ONLY GETS BETTER!
This was our second stay at this wonderful villa and we really can't recommend it highly enough.Updated appliances and new air con only compliment the whole 5 star experience - so long as there's availability when we travel to Orlando this is where we will stay-no doubts.
Formosa gardens is a beautiful gated community with everything within easy reach.We found dealing with Carol to be a dream(again),the whole house was spotlessly clean and just really really beautiful.
Hopefully stay number 3 comes soon- we cant wait to get back.Thanks Carol.
Date of stay: December 2014
Reviewer name: The Molloy Family, Meath, Ireland
Thank you so much for your wonderful comments about our home. As you know, we strive to maintain our home to a very high standard so that everything is in excellent condition and our guests have everything they need. I will look forward to hearing from you when you are next planning a trip to Orlando as we would be delighted for you to stay at our house again. Thank you again, Dave, for taking the time to submit such a lovely review of our house. Kind regards Carol