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Brightwater Villa lakeside at Lake Berkley 7.8 miles to Disney

West facing extra large pool deck, lanai, hot tub, Brunswick 8' slate bed pool table, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, gated/guarded, 3 stocked fishing lakes, tennis, community pool, kids splash pool, gym

Lake Berkley Resort

5 bedrooms (sleeps 11)

4 bathrooms (2 en-suites)

Property ID: 5077

From (GBP) £1020 - £1225 / week

Contact Details

Dave

+44 (0)1992 711197

Owner's website

Languages: English

Joined May 2018

Over 15 years of selling Florida Tickets Over 15 years of selling Florida Tickets
  • Extra large pool deck
  • Hot tub and pool
  • Games room with Brunswick 8' pool table
  • Open plan lounge
  • Pool deck
  • Pool deck
  • Pool deck
  • Pool deck
  • Hot tub and pool deck
  • Pool deck
  • Sunset
  • Hot tub
  • Rear from across the lake
  • Garden
  • Our house
  • Downstairs master
  • Upstairs master "The West Wing"
  • Queen bedroom
  • Twin bedroom
  • Twin bedroom
  • Upstairs open plan Den with double sofabed

Overview

Brightwater Villa. Situated in a beautiful position, backing on to the lake with plenty of wildlife to watch. Screened heated private pool with lanai. Hot Tub. Side fences - not overlooked.

WiFi, free international phone calls, 300 TV channels including English football.

5 bedrooms including 2 master suites with pool and lake views. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, ice dispenser, coffee maker, kettle, teapot. Washing machine, tumble drier. Iron and board.

Comfortably furnished with 55 inch 4kTV, 3 DVD players, TV in every bedroom. Upstairs den with double sofabed, 40 inch HDTV, iPod / iPhone dock. 3 hair dryers. Games room with pool table, air hockey, foosball (table football).

Licensed for maximum 12 guests, We sleep 10 in comfort. 11th and 12th guests are accommodated on a double sofabed in upstairs open plan den...or we have 2 travel cribs/cots for infants. We are baby and toddler friendly - bed side guard, high chair, stair gate, 2 strollers/buggies.

Facilities

Lake Berkley is a private gated, 24 hour guarded community. On arrival, the gate guard will issue you with end dated entry gate fobs. Our home keys are in our porch lockbox.

3 stocked catch and return fishing lakes, sandy beach, childrens playground,  nature trail / cycle / jog around the lake. Beach volleyball, tennis, basketball.

Clubhouse with community pool, childrens splash pool, spa, fitness centre.

Lake Berkley provides everything you need to enjoy a Disney-based holiday. It's close enough to all the action, but also far enough away to enjoy some peace and tranquility. Located within 1 mile of the famous Highway 192 near Medieval Times, you are never far from restaurants, shopping, golf, mini-golf. There is a 24-hour Super Wal-Mart within walking distance with pharmacy.  Conveniently situated for Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, water parks.

Living

Open plan lounge / dining area. 55" 4kTV with 300 channels including English football, DVD.  Printer. Alarmed patio doors to pool deck. Sofas and tables. Tinted west facing windows. Dining area seating 6.

Kitchen

Open plan kitchen / breakfast nook with cooker, microwave, crockpot slow cooker, fridge / freezer, dishwasher, 2 sinks, coffee maker, kettle. Plenty of cupboards. Telephone. Breakfast nook seating 4.

Bedrooms

5 bedrooms, sleeps 11.

Downstairs master suite with US king size bed. Pool and lake view. Alarmed patio doors to pool deck. Ceiling fan. Tinted windows. HDTV with 50 channels, DVD. 2 walk in wardrobes. Towel cupbaord. Ensuite with bath, two sinks, separate shower, separate toilet.

Upstairs master suite "The West Wing". Queen size bed. Pool and lake view. Ceiling fan. Tinted window. HDTV with 50 channels. Walk in wardrobe. Ensuite bath / shower, sink, toilet.

Upstairs queen bedroom. Ceiling fan. HDTV with 50 channels.

Upstairs twin bedroom. Disney princess themed. Ceiling fan. Tinted window. HDTV with 50 channels.

Upstairs twin bedroom. Cars themed. Ceiling fan. HDTV with 50 channels, DVD.

Upstairs open plan Den. Double sofabed. Ceiling fan. 40" HDTV with 50 channels. iPhone / iPod dock.

Bathrooms

4 bathrooms, 2 en-suites.

Downstairs large shower room. 2 sinks, toilet.

Upstairs bathroom between twin bedrooms. Bath / shower, sink, toilet.

Games Room

Brunswick 8' slate bed pool table, air hockey, foosball (table football).

Pool
Yes
Outside

West facing extra large pool deck with shaded lanai and hot tub.

Side fences with bougainvillea hedges - not overlooked. Palm trees. 

4 sunbeds.  Table under the lanai seating 6.  Table with sunshade seating 4.

Pool heat recommended October - April, half price September and May. You can request heat on locally; or if you prepay and find it too hot, request heat off and we refund unused days with security deposit.

Hot tub included in rental rate.

Garage

Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron with board.

Pool towels.

Fishing gear.

Internet

Dual band high speed WiFi.

Unlimited phone calls to USA and Canada.

International phone calls to Europe and South America provided free...fair usage policy - maximum 2 hours per week please.

Baby Equipment

We are baby and toddler friendly.
2 travel cots / cribs, high chair, stair gate, bed guard, 2 good quality buggies / strollers, Avent bottle steriliser.

Accessible

We are not specifically adapted for wheelchairs.  Our open plan downstairs layout may be suitable.

Pets
Pets Considered - No

Pets are not allowed by Lake Berkley Home Owners Association.

Location

Lake Berkley Resort offers luxury Orlando villas to rent in Kissimmee, Florida. Located just off the popular HWY192 Lake Berkley Resort provides the perfect base for your dream holiday. Only 10 minutes to the main gates at Disney World, Orlando and all the main attractions. Lake Berkley is a resort-style gated community with security to enhance the privacy of your stay. The community has a woodland fringed lake with a dock and boardwalk nature trail and the added features of a clubhouse, community pool and jacuzzi, fitness suite, tennis courts and children's playground all readily available to villa guests. If you're in Florida to see all the attractions on offer or simply to relax, Lake Berkley makes an ideal setting.

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Rates

Rental rates quoted in (approx)
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Season Start Date End Date Weekly Rate Min Stay Notes
Mid  13/03/2019  22/03/2019  £1020  4 nights  $1400 
High  23/03/2019  05/04/2019  £1120  4 nights  $1540 
Holiday  06/04/2019  22/04/2019  £1225  4 nights  $1680 
High  23/04/2019  28/06/2019  £1120  5 nights  $1540 
Holiday  29/06/2019  03/09/2019  £1225  6 nights  $1680 
Mid  04/09/2019  03/11/2019  £1020  5 nights  $1400 
High  23/11/2019  30/11/2019  £1070  4 nights  $1470 
Holiday  14/12/2019  05/01/2020  £1225  10 nights  $1680 
Mid  08/02/2020  20/03/2020  £1020  5 nights  $1400 
Holiday  05/04/2020  19/04/2020  £1225  10 nights  $1680 
High  20/04/2020  26/06/2020  £1120  6 nights  $1540 
Holiday  27/06/2020  06/09/2020  £1225  6 nights  $1680 

Rental rates additional information

* Low Season September - February dates not specified in rate table £920 / $1260
* All prices INCLUDE 13.5% sales and tourist taxes
* End of stay clean £85 / $120
* Optional pool heat £16 /$22 per day recommended October - April, half price September and May
* Booking deposit £180 / $250 per week or part week, balance plus £250 / $350 refundable security deposit payable 8 weeks before arrival
* GB Pounds payments by bank transfer, cheque, TransferWise, or card to PayPal
* US Dollars payments by card to PayPal, or TransferWise, or check

Reviews

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Brightwater Stunner

A lovely spacious villa in a great location, with an awesome lake outlook and large pool with bonus hot tub. The villa was clean, well maintained and the service we received whilst there was great. The location was very central and in close proximity to all theme parks and an abundance of very good restaurants e.g. Longhorn Steakhouse, Outback, Logans Roadhouse.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Stirlingshire

Owners reply
Thank you for your great review. We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday, and appreciated our home and facilities. Best wishes, Dave and Sue
Great Pool & Game Room & Fun Time at Brightwater!

Very much enjoyed the pool and Game Room! My family is very into the World Cup and they have a nice TV to watch the games. Actually there was a TV in every bed room. The owners were very easy to deal with and offered a late check out at no additional cost. That is so helpful when your flight leaves later and it basically gave us another day to float in the pool. Clean-up was very easy! Just pull off bed linens and towels for their cleaning crew. Other places you have to do Way More! This was easy and quick. We were only a family of 4, but the house is larger than it appears. The upstairs has 4 bedrooms (another one with a private bathroom) and a lounging area -- great for teens or kids to play. I'd bring friends next time, since there is so much private space for all. Thanks again for sharing your home with us!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Philadelphia

Owners reply
Thank you for your great review. It's nice when guests appreciate our home, facilities, and our efforts. We look forward to welcoming you back with friends. Best wishes, Dave and Sue
lovely rental near Disney and Universal

This roomy house was plenty big for two families. The two master bedrooms were very appreciated. The extra TV area was great for the kids and the pool was lots of fun. The house was very clean, the neighborhood was quiet and the drive to Disney and Universal were both under 30 minutes even in traffic.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , D.C.

Owners reply
Thank you for your great review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, and appreciated our home and facilities. Best wishes, Dave and Sue
Great Vacation Home

Had a wonderful time . The house was spacious and CLEAN. Sue and David helped us with any questions or concerns. All 10 guys were happy with their stay and complimented me on the nice house I picked for our golf trip. Hope to see this house again next year. Thanks for everything.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Michigan

Owners reply
Thank you. It's good to hear you enjoyed your trip and appreciated our home. Best regards, Dave and Sue
Very Wonderful

We really enjoyed it was a very clean place thank you

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Ohio

Owners reply
Thank you - it was a pleasure having you to stay. Best wishes, Dave and Sue
Great base for a large family holiday

Comfortable homely villa on a secure, well maintained estate. Plenty of room for six adults and five children. Pool and outlook over lake fantastic (lake well stocked with large fish if that's your thing!). Disney parks 20mins away. Universal 30mins. Walmart 5 mins drive away. Owner, Dave and management staff very helpful.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Manchester

Owners reply
Thank you. It's great to hear you appreciated our home, lake view, resort and fishing. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Superb villa, amazing location

We spent 2 weeks in the villa and thoroughly enjoyed it. The villa has everything you need, including a very relaxing jacuzzi, a games room and even a nice area next to the upstairs bedrooms with a TV and sofa which was an ideal chill-out area for our older son. The resort is very quiet, secure and well maintained with some facilities such as tennis courts and a club house. The villa also has a selection of fishing rods and equipment which were brilliant - you can fish in the lake overlooked by the villa or in the larger lake on the resort. My son claims to have caught a 2ft bass, although it apparently escaped before he could take a picture of it! The resort has easy access to the US192, with a large Walmart only a few minutes drive. Disney, Universal and Old Town are within easy reach. Sue and Dave were brilliant thorough the booking process, with great communications and information. They even arranged for a bottle of wine and card for my daughter who had her 18th birthday. We would have no hesitation recommending this villa. Thank you.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Southampton

Owners reply
Thank you for your great review and recommendations. We are pleased you enjoyed our home, resort facilities and fishing lakes. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Beautiful, convenient and absolutely perfect!

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here! In fact, we wish we had stayed longer! The location is great in relation to Disney and we were able to enjoy other area attractions as well. The home has everything you need down to the fine details for the kids! We had forgotten an umbrella for our beach trip and we didn't have to buy one! They thought of everything! We will absolutely stay again and have already recommended to several of our friends!! Thanks for allowing us to enjoy your beautiful home!!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Kentucky

Owners reply
Thank you for your lovely comments. We try very hard to provide everything we think families will need for their perfect vacation. We appreciate you recommending our home to your friends and look forward to welcoming you to back Brightwater Villa in the future. Best wishes, Dave and Sue
Great location

We stayed at the house for 13 days and had a great time. There were 8 of us and everyone had their own space. The four bathrooms were a huge bonus. The location is close to the Disney Parks and Walmart is very close. Love the gated community. Everyone is extremely friendly including the management company. The house had everything we needed. We really enjoyed the large pool deck as we spent a lot of time outside. We appreciated the late check out. We would definitely stay at this property again!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Ohio

Owners reply
Thank you for your lovely review. We also spend as much time as possible on the pool deck. We love to sit out there eating breakfast and watching the birds on the lake, or in the evening watch the sunset whilst enjoying a nice glass of wine. We are very lucky with our management company and will pass on your comments. We hope to welcome you back to Brightwater Villa in the not too distant future. Best wishes, Dave and Sue
Totally relaxing

I could tell that the owners take pride in providing a comfortable experience. Location was prime, and setting was peaceful.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Florida

Owners reply
We are pleased you enjoyed a relaxing break for your special celebration. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Second Time Around

This was our second time renting this property. It is exactly as described in the writeup. Dave responded immediately to my rental request and to any other emails I sent him before and after the trip. My deposit was returned the day after we got back from vacation. The manager visited us on the first day to see how things were going. He was attentive and quick to respond when we contacted him. We were two families vacationing together. The kids used the game tables in the garage daily and everyone had their own space to wind down and sleep. We did visit some of the parks while we were there. The villa is conveniently located to all of the parks. The commute to Universal was around 20-25 minutes. Magic Kingdom around 15. It was so hot while we were there that we decided to return mid afternoon for a swim and dinner and then go back to the park later in the evening for the fireworks. In addition, we visited friends in New Smyrna, which was about an hour and twenty minutes away. This villa is a great base for your Orlando vacation. It is very nice to get away from the crowds and sit by the pool after a day at the park. I will definitely recommend this villa to friends heading down to Orlando! Thank you Dave and Sue!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Rhode Island

Owners reply
Great to hear you made good use of our villa for an afternoon break from the parks. Thank you for recommending us. We are always pleased to have returning guests. Best wishes, Dave and Sue
Beautiful family villa, outstanding!!!

Loved this villa, Beautiful, clean with a lovely homely feel! Loved the pool and hot tub and management were very welcoming and helpful!! Will definitely be returning! The lake is also beautiful and we loved fishing everyday!! Thankyou Dave and Sue for letting us stay in your dream home! We loved it! ????????????

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Cornwall

Owners reply
Thank you very much for your 5 star review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at our home so much, and that you made such good use of the 3 catch and release fishing lakes. Some of those fish are a good size...some even beyond the capability of the Ospreys who try to catch them. ;-) Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Wonderful Florida stay

Very comfortable property in a nice secure location. There were 6 of us (3 couples) and we enjoyed the convenience of the location. It was close to shopping, restaurants, theme parks and main roads that made it easier to get around. The local management were very helpful and pleasant to deal with. As we are all over 50, we especially enjoyed the hot tub after a day of exploring. I would definitely stay here again. Thank you Dave & Sue for a wonderful stay.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Winnipeg

Owners reply
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the hot tub. We have spent many evenings in the hot tub watching the sunset over the lake. We look forward to you booking again. Best regards, Sue and Dave
Very good!

We spent a week at the property and had a wonderful time. Big family with 3 little kids and a baby. Everything worked pretty fine. The pool was warm, the hot tub working perfectly, and the neighborhood very beautiful and peaceful. The manager was kind and available whenever we needed. The owner was specially gentle, and careful, and patient in providing all the information and help we needed. I definitely recommend

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Brasil

Owners reply
Thank you for your lovely review. One of the reasons we bought our home was location - such a beautiful peaceful place yet close to shops, restaurants, and parks. We try to make our home as family friendly as possible, with something for all age groups. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Excellent Family Friendly Home!

Great location, close to all of the parks. Our family of 10 stayed at the Lake Berkley property and we could not have asked for a better location. The house was spacious and clean, each family member had their own space. Unlike a hotel room we were able to spread out, cook family meals and just unwind at the end of some very long days. The whole vacation was perfect and the Lake Berkley home really contributed to our ability to enjoy ourselves. The owners are responsive and very helpful. I give this property the highest ratings and recommendations.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Georgia

Owners reply
Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed our house, and found everything to your liking. We aim to respond positively to our guests, as we genuinely want everyone to have a perfect vacation. Best wishes, Dave and Sue.
Great location and facilities for a family holiday

Good location near to Medieval Times, shops and restaurants, and about 20 minutes away from Disney. Kids loved the games room, pool and hot tub and thought the princess and cars rooms were great ! Loads of home comforts which made our stay enjoyable and relaxed. Local residents and security staff all cheerful and friendly! Fantastic villa for our family holiday, with something for all ages.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Durham

Owners reply
Thank you for your review. We like to think of our home as an oasis of peace and quiet. When you are relaxing by the pool or walking round the beautifully landscaped resort, it's hard to remember how close to shops, restaurants and entertainment you really are. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
It is a beautiful setting with the lake and pool

My family of eleven really enjoyed our stay in this house. We had 6 adults and 5 children ages 7 to 17. We had ample room to relax and the pool was very clean. The view of the lake from the pool area was very relaxing. We would definitely stay again in this property. This is the third time my wife and I have rented homes in the Lake Berkley area. It is very quiet and secure. We stayed 7 days and hated to go home. The owners could not have been nicer to us.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Missouri

Owners reply
Thank you for your lovely review. It was the lake view that made us decide this was the house for us. We especially like the combination of openness and privacy. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Wonderful Rental

We rented this house with another family and had a fabulous time. The house was very clean and tidy with plenty of towels etc. The kitchen is stocked with all the pots, pans and appliances necessary to prepare a quick breakfast, lunch or a nice dinner. There was plenty of room to spread out and relax. The pool came in very handy, especially after long days at Disney. The house is close to the attractions and there are supermarkets and a Wal-Mart nearby. All of our questions were answered promptly by email before our trip and the directions and information came quickly after the final payment was made. Spending a day at the house was a vacation in itself. We have already recommended this house to our friends!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Rhode Island

Nice Home

Nice location minutes from everything! Secure and safe, the owner went as far as to provide specific details concerning areas of interest, location even the nearest clinic. Clean and neat!!! Very relaxing!!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Georgia

Owners reply
Thank you for your lovely comments. We genuinely want our guests to have a perfect holiday and we are always happy to answer all questions. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
We loved it so much we've booked it again...!

...Think this sums it up perfectly for anyone looking to stay near all the attractions. yet feel 'away from it all'

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Somerset

Owners reply
Welcome to our growing band of satisfied returning guests. Thank you for your repeat booking. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Best holiday ever!

Just returned to the UK after spending two weeks in this glorious villa. The villa has everything you could ever need and more. The location is perfect, close to all attractions and shops which means less travelling and more time to spend in the pool! I would recommend this villa to any families wanting space and luxury. Whilst leading up to our holiday, Sue was always available by email to answer any questions. Directions from the airport were excellent.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Devon

Very pleasant property and conveniently located

Clean and tidy and well equipped property. Generally in very good condition, with good a/c and a clean and well maintained pool. View out of the pool area is relaxing, and the patio is well stocked with chairs, tables (and hot tub!). Bedrooms generally comfortable and the layout good. We were only three (half of our family) but the property would clearly suit an entire family and many more. Did not really explore the gated community but it was pleasantly tidy and quiet, and easily accessible. The location was very good for all the major attractions, and with plenty of shopping locally on US192. Also pretty convenient for the airport and very close to I4. All in all, to be recommended.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Calgary

Owners reply
We are so pleased you had a comfortable, relaxing stay and appreciated the beautiful view from our pool deck. We eat most of our meals outside as we never tire of watching the different wildlife on and around the lake. thank you for choosing us, hopefully you will bring the rest of your family another time. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Beautiful home, wonderful location!

This private, gated vacation home is beautiful inside and out! It is close to the Disney Parks, Universal, and Walmart for groceries, etc. It's also very spacious and has many amenities including a game room. We really enjoyed the pool and hot tub as well. The owners are very accommodating and professional. Overall a wonderful stay and we'll definitely stay again! Highly recommend!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Nebraska

Owners reply
Thank you for your wonderful review. We love our Florida House and genuinely want others to love it too. There is nothing we like more than to see a guest saying they wish to return and we look forward to welcoming you again. Best wishes Sue and Dave
Great Vacation

We had a great time in this home. It is exactly as advertised. The hot tub was especially welcome as the evenings were cool. I have rented homes that said they had a spa and quickly found out in Florida a spa is not a hot tub. Close to everything but quiet too.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Ontario

Owners reply
We are so glad you enjoyed the hot tub, we also have spent many an evening sitting in there watching the amazing sunsets with a glass of wine or two. One of the main things that made us choose to buy on Lake Berkley was that it is such an oasis of peace and quiet while still being in the middle of everything. With best wishes Sue and Dave
Had a wonderful Christmas holiday - thank you!

4 of us had a wonderful time over Christmas this year. We found the villa to be lovely, homely, welcoming and well appointed for us all, and the personal touch of Christmas card and chocolates was much appreciated. The management company were also great coming out the same day whenever we had questions about the pool and hot tub. We can't wait to return at some point in the near future. Thanks, Alex and Laura

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Colchester

Owners reply
Thank you for the review and we are so glad you had a memorable Christmas at Brightwater Villa. We are always happy when our guests say they want to return. It proves to us we are doing something right. We look forward to hearing from you in the future. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Excellent home, superb, local manager, perfect

Hubby and I had the good fortune to stay in this lovely lakeside home as part of a 6 week holiday touring Florida. We chose this home for it's location, (very close to Walmart for grocery shopping), superb lake view, and amenities, including the fabulous spa. The owners were approachable and answered all questions we asked promptly. We wanted peace and quiet, with plenty of pool and spa time, and that's what we got coupled with the added security of a 24 hour manned, gated community! It was my birthday during our stay and we had a small gathering of friends who got 'the tour' of our rental home, all thought the home was charming. I particularly liked the staircase that sweeps up both sides to the upper bedroom area, and the very high arched windows that let plenty of light into the lounge area. Whilst there is a separate kitchen nook area with table and chairs, plus the large dining room table and chairs we chose to eat at the patio table. The patio sliders to the pool have been cleverly tinted which kept the room cool whilst we were able to look out over the lake. The patio area is large with table, chairs and sun beds. We encountered a personal issue and the home manager, Eileen, went above and beyond her duties to help resolve. I can't pin down one specific reason why any holidaymaker will be happy here, there are only plus points to choose this lovely home, the owners obviously work hard to ensure you enjoy a comfortable, stress free stay. This is one couple who will be returning to Brightwater. Thank you Dave and Sue!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Durham

Owners reply
Thank you for this amazing review. I think you have used our kitchen more than I have in all our visits! We do visit often and on every visit we make some improvements and deep clean the house. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Lovely villa in a great location

On arrival we were very pleased that the villa was as described, in good condition and really clean. The lake view from the pool deck is great. We enjoyed watching the wildlife, especially feeding the birds and tame squirrel! The rooms are very spacious and comfortable with plenty of storage and hanging space. Being able to watch English Saturday football was a real treat! Lake Berkley is a lovely resort, a team of gardeners keep it in tip top shape. The owners, Dave and Sue, were really helpful and friendly. They were always quick to respond to our questions....we couldn't beat their car hire link. Thank you, we will be back!!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Romford

Owners reply
Thank you for your lovely comments. We take great pride in our house and genuinely want our guests to have a great vacation. We are always happy to share our experiences and pass on any helpful hints and tips, like flights, car hire, our favorite restaurants. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Great location, nice property

Large property in a great location. I loved the view from the pool over the lake. Not overlooked by other properties. Games room for the kids was a godsend! Owners very helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Glossop

Owners reply
We are glad you enjoyed our Villa. One of the reasons we chose this location was because we loved the view of the lake and the privacy of the pool and deck. We hope you will return in the future too. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Lovely stay in a beautiful villa

We were a family of 11 and a real mix of ages children aged from 17 down to 4. The villa had everything we could ask for, it was tastefully decorated, spacious and more than met our needs. The little extras really made a difference, the strollers were invaluable and the hot tub was lovely to relax in at the end of a day walking around the theme parks! The setting right by the lake was beautifully scenic. We had a wonderful stay here and we will be saving hard so that we can return to Orlando and Brightwater villa in the future, thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home :)

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Worcestershire

Owners reply
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, we do appreciate it. We are so glad you had a lovely time and look forward to welcoming you again to Brightwater. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
We had a great stay there

We had a wonderful time there. It was a nice surprise the Christmas tree in the house and the welcome gifts and card from the owner. We loved it. The property was clean and well-maintained and the manager provide good service when needed.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Brasil

Owners reply
Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you had a lovely Christmas and we very much enjoyed seeing your photos on Facebook. Best regards, Dave and Sue
Brilliant Villa

Just arrived back from our two week trip to Florida. We wanted a Villa which was away from the main towns but still in easy reach of the restaurants and parks, Lake Berkley is the perfect location. The Villa is located 15-20 minutes from Disney, but the journey is so easy. The setting is just ideal with peaceful surroundings in a gated community for added security. We loved the Villa as it was spacious, providing plenty of room for our party of 8. The kids just loved the games room, the pool and Hot Tub. Dave and Sue made the process of the renting their Villa so easy, even giving advice on where to go to arrange a marriage licence in Orlando. Thank you very much for the Champagne and Card on our arrival I have recommended the Villa to a friend who is looking to visit Florida next year and would certainly have no hesitation in recommending this Villa to anyone thinking of going to Orlando. We could not have chosen any better and we simply loved our time there. We cannot wait to return.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Kent

Owners reply
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We always hope our guests will have a perfect vacation and obviously never more so than when there is a wedding!. One of the reasons we chose to buy on beautiful Lake Berkley was because of the superb location. We like to think of it as an oasis of peace and calm yet still close to all the action! We hope to welcome you back in the near future and thank you for recommending us to your friend. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Top Holiday Villa

The description for this Villa is very accurate. It's very well located near the main parks, a Walmart and factory outlets. The local wildlife was nice to see even the small alligator that was in the lake one day. The villa is well kept and maintenance was very responsive when we had any questions.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Coventry

Owners reply
Thank you for your kind comments. We visit often and the wildlife is different everytime, although the squirrels and ducks are pretty constant. The Walmart is certainly handy, although we spend way more time in there than we ever mean to! Best wishes, Dave and Sue
Our experience

This home had everything we needed to make our vacation in Florida memorable! The pool/lanai area had ample space to accommodate our party of 11, in fact as I went for my morning jogs I noted it was one of the larger pool deck areas in the neighborhood. The location was fabulous - very close to Disney and an easy drive to the airport. The neighborhood was secure and quiet. Paying the pool heat fee was definitely worth the money, the temperature was perfect for the kids to be able to swim even after sunset. Dave and Sue were very good to work with, and extremely accommodating. The onsite management was rapidly attentive to our one request for service (The hot tub was not heating up, turns out it needed to be plugged in), a simple fix but they were there within minutes of notification. There were multiple restaurants nearby, and a Walmart (with grocery) very close, which was extremely convenient for grabbing the essentials. Overall, we highly recommend this property for rental.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Minnesota

Owners reply
Thank you very much for your nice comments about our home. We suspect we actually do have the largest pool deck on the resort, but without measuring them all we dare not advertise it! It sounds like you made good use of our new pool furniture, we eat most of our meals under the lanai, watching the wildlife on the lake or the sun set. We receive so many good comments about our Management Company, we are so lucky to have such an efficient company right on site. We are glad you had a memorable holiday and hope you might visit Brightwater Villa again in the future. Sue and Dave
Perfect home from home

We stayed at the villa for 2 weeks in August and have to say that it was a perfect home from home for our group of 6 adults and 4 children. As per previous reviews the home is ideally located for access to all the attractions Orlando has to offer and is situated in a well kept, quiet resort. Dave and Sue (owners) were superb from start to finish and always on hand to answer any questions prior to our arrival. I would highly recommend this home to anybody planning a vacation in the Orlando area.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Essex

Owners reply
Thank you very much for taking the time to send this review and for your nice comments about us. We know that for many people a holiday in Florida is a dream come true and we do all we can to ensure it is perfect for our guests. Best regards, Dave and Sue
Very comfortable house, ideal for large group

We had a great time! We were a party of 9 and the house is large enough to accommodate us all. We found it clean and with the appropriate utensils for cooking our meals at home, easy to manage even for us though we are not very familiar with most of the american appliances, and house-neighborhood routines. Although we had problems with the lighting, we informed the manager and it was fixed. It is well situated in reference to parks, supermarket, shopping malls. A very practical house to rent for a family vacation. We highly recommend it. We had no problems regarding payment, and refund.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Uruguay

Owners reply
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind comments regarding our house. We pride ourselves on returning guests security deposit as soon as possible after check out. Best regards, Dave and Sue
Perfect place for a perfect week in Florida

Our extended family of 8 people enjoyed the Brightwater Villa and its wildlife and lake setting. We took advantage of the hot tub and pool, and enjoyed access to a full kitchen, 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths! My daughter freaked out with joy in the Princess room. Every day we went to a Disney park and we didn't find the 20-minute commute to be an issue at all. My parents were able to view a rocket launch from Cape Canaveral and catch some Spring Training action. The management was friendly and responsive, as was Dave! Thank you for the great memories!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Massachusetts

Owners reply
Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review and for the nice things you have said about our home. One of the reasons we chose this house was because of the extra large pool deck overlooking the lake. I am glad your daughter loved our Princess room, we have actually put new comforters in that room now, but they still have the Princesses on them. We have never managed to get to Cape Canaveral at launch time but we did once see a shuttle go over our pool deck, it looked like a large firework! I am glad you mentioned our Management Company, we are aware how very lucky we are in having such a fantastic company actually based on the resort. So glad you had a perfect vacation, that is our wish for all our guests. Best regards, Dave and Sue
Wonderful home!

We had a wonderful time staying in this home. There were 10 of us all together; 6 adults and 4 children. We were able to spread out and not feel cramped at all. After long days at the theme parks the children hit the pool and the adults the hot tub. In fact, the children went swimming before breakfast every morning, too. The home is beautiful, clean and felt like home. It was great not having to split up into hotel rooms, but when we wanted privacy, we had our own rooms to go to. It was great to get all of our laundry done before we left so we came home with clean clothes. We definitely would recommend this home to anyone coming to the Orlando area. It is close to all of the parks, restaurants and even a Wal-Mart around the corner to buy groceries.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Oklahoma

Owners reply
Thank you for the lovely review you have given us, so glad you had a wonderful vacation. The Hot Tub is a great favourite of ours too, in fact we just love the whole lanai and always eat all our meals there. We never tire of watching the lake and all the wildlife. We are so pleased you said you felt right at home, that's exactly how we want guests to feel. Best regards, Sue and Dave
Great accommodation

It was our true pleasure to return to this fantastic house. It was well equipped and brilliantly located for all the parks. It is a very spacious house with plenty of space for our large family to rattle around without treading on each others toes. The Swimming Pool and Hot Tub were a joy, after long days at the parks. I found the owners to be very helpful, and the onsite management company reassuring. We will definitely return.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Geneva

Owners reply
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we are always pleased to have returning guests and we will be delighted if you choose us for a third visit. Best regards, Dave and Sue
Brilliant

Our family enjoyed Brightwater very much. We've never rented from this site before and are delighted to say that our first experience was outstanding. The home was large enough for our family of 6 and far better than any Disney hotels! Our girls loved rolling out of bed, throwing on their swimsuits and jumping in the pool before our days at Disney. Directions and instructions were clear and appreciated. Owner even included some park 'tips' which were wonderful. I would recommend this home to any friends.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Wisconsin

Loved it!

This was a great place to spend relaxing with family. The owners are fantastic and responsive to all my questions. This home was neat and clean and comfortable. Thank you for making our vacation so enjoyable!!!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Colorado

Owners reply
Thank you for this kind review Mary Ann. We love answering questions about Brightwater and Lake Berkley. Glad you had a fantastic time. Best regards, Sue and Dave
Look no further

Just got back from an 11 night stay at this wonderful villa. It was everything you could want and more. Clean, well equipped, good location, a pleasure to know you were going back to after a sometimes tiring day. Sue & Dave made the whole process of booking to arriving such a stressless experience and Eileen on site was also very helpful. I have no problem in recommending this villa to anyone who wants to stay in the best vicinity for visiting the parks, restaurants and malls. As I said "look no further, do yourself a favour and book this villa."

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Hounslow

Our Wonderful Holiday

We have just returned from our stay at Brightwater Villa. It was the first time we have stayed in a Villa and would definitely do it again, although would be very hard pushed to find a Villa as good. We travelled as a party of 8 including a baby, found the villa to have everything we could possibly want or need, the view from the pool area over the lake is fantastic and very relaxing after long days at the theme parks (all easily accessable from the Villa). Thanks again to Sue and Dave for providing us with a great base for our holiday.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Essex

Fantastic holiday

It had been a long time since our last visit to Florida and arriving to this great villa really helped to make our holiday great. After a long day at the parks we were able to come back and relax in the heated pool. All amenities were close at hand and there was always help on hand if we needed it. We were also lucky to have the most unbelievably hot weather in February, which made our holiday one to remember. I would thoroughly recommend this villa to anyone.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Chester

Another great visit to Brightwater Villa

This was our second visit to this villa. Yet again it was great for everyone and we all enjoyed it so much. Still beautifully maintained and super clean throughout. The new flooring was lovely and the new TV channels sorted all the clan down to the ground especially my hubby and son... English football :-{ Looking forward to the next visit !

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , West Midlands UK

Lovely villa

We are a large family who stayed at the end of September for 1 week and found this lovely villa to have everything that you need for the perfect holiday. We would heartily recommend a stay here and are looking forward to returning again for our holiday.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Liverpool

Had a great week!

The owners, Dave and Sue, were wonderful! Great communication and very helpful and accommodating. We rented two homes in Lake Berkeley to house all the parents/families and girls of a 14 and under volleyball team. The neighborhood was quiet, safe and super convenient to Disney/ESPN, the supermarket, the Orange County Convention Center and all the attractions. It was very relaxing and we liked having a home away from home. Thanks for making the week stress free!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Richmond

What more could you want...

These reviews were our prime reason for choosing Brightwater Villa, and they say it all. Here's ours... The villa is lovely and lent itself well to our multi-family set-up. My brother, sis-in-law and 3 kids stayed in the 'East Wing', my father in the 'West Wing' and my husband and I were downstairs. The kids loved the 60" TV and the pool and us adults enjoyed evenings on the patio outside downing the odd glass or two and BBQing!!! The location is superb - both the community, being on the lake and for the parks. A Super Walmart is around the corner and open 24/7. The fact that Lake Berkley is a manned 24 hour gated community and the villa fully alarmed (including the patio doors) was a huge bonus with 3 young inquisitive kids on board. I would also like to commend the local Management team (Eileen et al) who were first-class. The ballcock went on one of our toilets and was replaced the same day and they were spot on with their recommendations for a good bar in which we could watch the World Cup game between USA and UK! (The Celebration Tavern) I can only thank Sue and Dave for allowing us to stay in their beautiful home. We would not hesitate to book again or recommend to our family and friends. Thank you.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Toronto / London

Fantastic House & Owners A+++++++++++++++

Sue & Dave (the owners) were 2 of the most helpful people I've ever met and couldn't do enough to ensure our holiday was nothing but perfect. My family and I would return in an instant and wouldn't consider staying anywhere else. The house was immaculately clean, well equipped and ideally situated. Thank you for letting us stay in your home, we hope to return next year!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Essex

Wonderful spacious home!

We had a great family vacation here. The backyard had sun every evening (even though it wasn't the warmest of March's). The hot tub was a great feature! The community was excellent and very quiet. There are two nice parks, a tennis court, beach volleyball court, tennis court and a wonderful clubhouse. We spent some time at the clubhouse pool on a couple of windy days. There is a great toddler play pool area there, but the water was a bit cold (could have been the weather). We had 8-9 people there, but it is large enough and equipped enough to hold 14 or 15 people. Susan and Eileen were very curteous, prompt and very friendly. We highly recommend!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , PEI Canada

Owners reply
Thank you very much for the lovely comments about our home and Management Company. The Childrens Splash Pool only opened last Autumn and there are now plans to look into heating it for next winter. Best wishes, Sue and Dave
Xmas and New Year stay 2009-2010

We spent our first ever Christmas and New Year away from the UK in Sue and Dave s villa and I must say we were blown away! The pictures on the web were lovely but on entering the villa.....fab fab fab! (far better!). Truly a home from home. Clean, spacious, luxury, everything one would desire from a top class holiday home. My teenagers loved the games room and the heated pool and hot tub with lake view served us a treat after a hard day around the parks. All amenities are close to hand including lovely restaurants and a huge Walmart. We were so impressed with the villa, area and location that we are pricing the flights for this xmas! See you soon Kissimmee!

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , West Midlands UK

Excellente Luxusvilla

Super Haus, sehr gute lage und hervorragende Ausstattung und alles. Perfekt.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Germany

What a fantastic Villa

We have just returned from a week at Brightwater Villa. What a wonderful place this is. A great position with views over the lake, visiting wildlife and great sunsets. The inside of the villa has everything you could possibly need including a kettle for us Brits who enjoy a morning cup of tea. Very clean and comfortable and a great games room for little and big kids! Lake Berkley is in a great position for all the theme parks with Walmart and Medieval Times within walking distance. I would have no hesitation in recommending anyone to stay here. Sue and Dave could not have been more helpful and I am very grateful to them for allowing us to stay in their beautiful home.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Gloucestershire

Great Villa, Great Holiday

A truly memorable holiday topped off by this lovely house. I cannot speak highly enough of it. It was close enough to the parks so as not to have long commutes but was far enough away to chill out on rest days. The house was very spacious and the hot tub was a great place to rest our park weary legs. I also found Dave and Sue to be very helpful with all my queries. Look forward to returning.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Geneva

The best villa we have ever stayed in

This was our seventh stay at a villa in Kissimmee, and this was easily the best one we've ever stayed in. It was clean, spacious and well equipped. The pool deck was very big, and had the sun on some part of it at all times during the day. The area is lovely, and central for all the attractions. It was also useful for us being so close to Walmart, as we seemed to spend a good part of our time there! Sue and Dave couldn't have been more helpful and friendly, even to the point of warning us about speed traps at the airport! All in all, highly recommended.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , West Yorkshire

Owners reply
Wow what can we say? Thank you for the comments and we hope you will be returning many times in the future!
Very happy family

We arrived at the Villa to find it was clean and welcoming. Sue and Dave gave as clear instructions on how to get there and what was going on. The Villa is child friendly with the assistance of stair gate. All the neighbours and staff at Lake Berkley where helpful and so very nice. We will be booking again next year. We would like to thank everyone for a lovely fantastic holiday.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Essex

Holiday of a lifetime

We all had an absolutely fantastic holiday. We were pleasantly surprised upon arrival that the villa was even better than we expected. The villa is amazing and very child friendly. We had a 2 year old with us so the stairgate was very handy and a 4 month old so the travel cot and steriliser both got used by us and saved us packing space not having to take our own. Also there is a high chair which we shall be using for the baby on our next stay! The villa was very clean and very spacious, the television in the living room is massive, it made ours seem tiny when we got home! The swimming pool was a nice size and the hot tub a real luxury! The games room is well equipped with something for everyone and the washing machine and tumble dryer are a godsend for kids messy clothes and extremely quick. The location is just perfect for restaurants, shopping and Disney. We would definitely recommend this villa to anyone we know going to Florida.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Essex

Owners reply
Thank you for your comments, sounds like you are proof you are never too young for Disney. We hope you will return many times.
What a place

Lake Berkley sounds like something out of a fairytale book and believe me this place is. What a fantastic house all the bedrooms your could ask for, lots of bathrooms no arguing, fantastic living room, I call it a meeting room with a larger than life TV and a brilliant games room and as if that isn’t enough it has one of the nicest settings for a pool area you could wish for which overlooks the lake. The owners are very helpful and they accommodated us for a very short period at very short notice as well. its a gated community for extra safety and ideally located for themes parks, shopping and eating out. The only thing that i found bad about this place is the fact i didn’t spend longer here.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , London

Awesome, great Villa

"Awesome" that is what my oldest son said when we arrived at the Villa. We, family of six, had a very fine stay. The Villa was clean, very roomy and has an excellent floor plan. Our four children had their own room and loved the game room and the large television. The swimming pool was great too. The villa was clean and had enough towels, linen and kitchen appliances. In the neighborhood are plenty of restaurants and a large Wal-Mart is within walking distance. Disney World is fifteen minutes away and it took us 25 minutes to Universal and 25 minutes to Orlando International airport. After renting the villa we got a code to get the key. Everything worked perfect. We had to pay a deposit that was refunded after our stay. The Villa is in a gated and guarded community. It was everything you would expect it to be after seeing the photos. Of course we were lucky with the weather, 7 days of sun and great temperatures. We will certainly be staying here again on our next Florida vacation and we can recommend it for families who like a large clean fully equipped house on their holiday.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Netherlands

Owners reply
Thank you so much for your lovely review. Have a look at the photos, we have made a few improvements since you stayed. We will be delighted for you to be our guests again. Best wishes Sue and Dave
Everything you could ask for

We stayed at Lake Berkley for Christmas 2008, we had a fantastic time and couldn't ask for anything more. Sue and David even arranged a Christmas Tree for the children. The property was lovely and clean, with plenty of room. My parents were really pleased with the downstairs master suite as my mother has a problem walking. Lake Berkely is a lovely, clean gated community within 10 mins of Disney. Sue and David were fantastic sending us maps and letting us know of things that were happening in the area during our stay. We would highly recommend Lake Berkley for a holiday villa you can visit a theme park everyday or just relax by the pool.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Essex

Owners reply
Thank you so much for your lovely comments, feedback from our guests is very important to us. We are very glad the children liked the Christmas tree and that the layout of the house so suited your family. We will keep you informed of the upgrades we make when we go out in March and we hope you will visit us again in the future.
This house has all a family needs

Sincerely this beautiful and spacious house has everything a big family needs to enjoy vacations close to the Disney area without the limitations of a hotel room. We were eleven and everybody slept comfortably in a bed and we had enough space to move around. The neighborhood was very nice and secure. The house was clean and well maintained. It also has a game room so the children can continue entertaining while you are resting after a long day at the parks. The lake is fabulous, you can enjoy a beautiful sunset sitting in the pool chairs. Dave and Sue were very nice and helped us with directions, advices and support in everything we needed. Thank you for lending us your house. Definitely we would recommend this house to other families or groups.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Costa Rica

Owners reply
Thank you for your nice comments. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit again one day.
Superb

The house was superb. The facilities were marvelous and the location was perfect. Thanks for all your assistance in making our holiday just perfect.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Sheffield

Great villa

Great villa ideal location in easy reach of Disney. I would recommend the Kobi restaurant on International Drive , if you like a Japanese fun night out. I will be recommending this villa to friends for sure.

Date of stay:     Reviewer name: , Essex

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Extra large pool deck
Brightwater Stunner

A lovely spacious villa in a great location, with an awesome lake outlook and large pool with bonus hot tub. The villa was clean, well maintained and the service we received whilst there was great. The location was very central and in close proximity to all theme parks and an abundance of very good restaurants e.g. Longhorn Steakhouse, Outback, Logans Roadhouse.

Date of stay: July 2018    Reviewer name: Douglas, Stirlingshire

Owners reply
Thank you for your great review. We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday, and appreciated our home and facilities. Best wishes, Dave and Sue