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SIMPLY THE BEST! Luxury Villa Pool Jacuzzi Games Room WiFi

Bedrooms 4
Space 5,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)


December 2017 - repainted whole exterior and decking, looks fabulous!

June 2016 - repainted whole interior with lots of upgrades.

New beds, beautiful porcelain tiling installed, see recent uploaded photos + towels, linen etc regularly replaced.

Unlike most rental villas owned by investors, our family rental home is loved and extremely well cared for and kept to the highest standard .... and it shows.

SE facing, lots of sun and one of the longest lots on Emerald Island and as the home to the rear is on a different level, this offers more privacy by our pool.

Upgraded size heated private pool and jacuzzi. Free WiFi. Games room with full size pool table, 7 foot air hockey. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, executive style furnishings. Sleeps ten. Large flatscreen TVs, cable, DVD, CD, Playstation and games. A superior villa.

A premier, gated resort and the closest to Disney (3 miles).

The resort offers complimentary facilities to its guests; clubhouse with additional pool and jacuzzi, tiki bar, video games room, fitness room, sauna and steam room, tennis and volleyball courts, nature trails, barbecue, children's play area, WiFi, concierge and complimentary coffee.

Our air-conditioned villa is fully equipped and offers everything for you to maximise and enjoy your dream holiday.

MASTER BEDROOM (en suite):

Queen-size bed with walk-in closet, cable flatscreen TV, alarm clock, and hairdryer. Sliding doors lead to where you can relax in the jacuzzi or pool. Separate access also from en suite bathroom directly to the pool for convenient showering.


Queen-size bed with walk-in closet, cable flatscreen TV, alarm clock, and hairdryer. Leads directly to private en suite bathroom (bath and shower).

TWO TWIN BEDDED ROOMS (with family bathroom).


Large, bright, and beautifully appointed with elegant furnishings and sofa beds.


Fully-fitted, well-equipped kitchen with cooker, hob, microwave, refrigerator/freezer/ice maker, dishwasher, etc.


Patio furniture, sun loungers, and pool toys.


Full-size pool table and seven-foot, air hockey table.


Washing machine, dryer, iron, and ironing board. All linen and towels included.


Relax and enjoy our beautiful, built in 2005. Having rented villas before, we know just how important this dream holiday is to you and ensure personal touches within the villa to make sure it is extra special. You will not be disappointed and will want to return.

Emerald Island is only 30 minutes from Orlando Airport, situated off the 192. When you approach the gates you will see the dolphin fountains, clubhouse, and the beauty of the resort comes alive. Restaurants and shops are only a minute's drive and additional parks are only minutes away. DEFINITELY AN UNBEATABLE LOCATION. Enjoy all the facilities to the full.

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Property Manager
Carol Merritt
Member since: 2005
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2018

About Carol Merritt

We are a family of four who love active, fun vacations and for us you can't beat the thrills and excitement Orlando has to offer (photo taken in Mexican restaurant in Epcot). We have had several memorable vacations in Orlando, each with a different itinerary which is the beauty of Orlando, there is so much to explore and experience. Our children are 26 and 24 and still keen to come us with and I'm sure they will for many years. We have shared these holidays with grandparents, relatives and close friends. Precious memories which will last a lifetime.

Carol Merritt purchased this villa in 2005

Why Carol Merritt chose Kissimmee

Our villa is on the closest gated resort to Disney - only 3 miles. You can't get better than that. This is my family holiday home and unlike investors and agents, who run their property as a business and without care, we love our home and take great pride in keeping it in top condition with regular upgrades. We have taken 33 booking from returning guests, with 11 families returning for their third visit and 7 families for their fourth visit. We have very high standards and reinvest in keeping our home in prestine condition, both inside and out. We are looking to attract guests who would like to rent our home with similar high standards and respect for a beautiful home.

What makes this villa unique

Being on a gated resort offers the best of both worlds. It offers so much more than a hotel to have your own space with private pool, jacuzzi and games room, rather than just a hotel room. Emerald Island Resort also has the benefits of the conceige desk at the clubhouse where you can seek advice and guidance re local attractions, together with the facilities on the resort. Our management company are always reliable and close to hand should you have any queries.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a fantastic time in your house. The villa is close to the parks, but in a quiet location. It is well fitted out and has everything one could want. We were a party of 10, including 4 children, all of whom thoroughly enjoyed the pool. We would strongly recommend the villa as a relaxing family base whilst visiting the parks. We will definitely return. Thank you for all of us.
Mar 2018
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation villa rental in Kissimmee, Florida

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soaps basic
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • restaurant dining guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • A large walk in shower in the Master bathroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Air Hockey
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books adult
  • books kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • games kids
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio stone/concrete
  • porch/lanai
  • screened porch/lanai
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • long term renters welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
COMPLETE INTERIOR REPAINT AND UPGRADES IN JUNE 2016. Private (upgraded size) pool and jacuzzi plus complimentary use of the sauna, fitness room, and internet cafe in the clubhouse + tennis. Free WiFi in our home. One of the longest lots on Emerald Island, therefore more privacy by the pool/jacuzzi.


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average rating of 4.970588 based on 68 reviews

Emerald Island Resort Villa

  • 5 of 5

This location was ideal, just far enough away and close enough to Magic Kingdom, to allow our party to do what they wanted to do. We were 8 people, 6 adults and 2 children, with 2 cars. Magic Kingdom was 20 minutes away, together with Hollywood studios. On more than one occasion we left just after lunch, back to the villa had relaxing afternoons and back to the parks in the early evening. Different combinations of adults had the children at all the parks, and we manager 7 parks in 9 days with some parks visited more than once. The villa was perfect for our needs, ideally situated and exactly the right size, with the pool being the main attraction, and everybody in the pool over the period of the holiday. The villa was well furnished and the kitchen was the perfect size, although we didn't cook, we certainly used the area extensively. Having two en-suites and a general bathroom worked well.

  • Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rod, Thank you for your kind words and I am delighted you enjoyed staying in my family rental home and had a fantastic holiday. Many thanks for being wonderful guests and I do hope I can tempt you to stay again. Kind regards, Carol
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Luxury villa, really clean, lots of extras, private and secure really close to Disney. Fantastic can't fault accommodation. Brilliant value. We will definitely book again.

  • Submitted: 9-Jan-2007
  • Stayed: December 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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A very comfortable villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa met all our expectations and had everything we could possibly want. It is in an excellent location, a short drive up to the main road with a wide range of restaurants, 10 minutes from Walmart and 15 minutes from the Disney theme parks. The approach to the Emerald Island complex is very attractive. The villa was comfortable and well furnished. Having a private pool was a bonus, especially with the range of children’s toys provided, as well as a high chair and cot. The owner was very helpful and responded promptly to all our queries.

  • Submitted: 30-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review and delighted you enjoyed staying in my home. I hope we can tempt you to stay again. Kind regards, Carol
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Comfortable and clean, perfect for relaxing after a long day out!

  • 4 of 5

We loved that it had plenty of supplies to feel like home.....towels, linens and kitchen items. The pool and hot tub were a nice size and clean. The game room kept the teens occupied during our down time.

  • Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review Barbara and I am delighted you enjoyed staying in my family home and hope you will return again soon.
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Very smart, everything you need - great location!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property on recommendation from a friend and were very glad we did. Plenty of space for the 8 of us (two families with teenage kids). Lovely environment, and all the facilities you need from bathing in the pool outside, to playing pool in the games room. Management company could not have done more for the couple of questions we had, and the owner was lovely, staying patient with all the questions we had up front, and providing lots of really useful information. Very close to local shops, restaurants and other amenities, and best of all, such an easy drive to the Disney Parks. Next time we go, we will definitely be staying here again.

  • Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. Fantastic, I am so pleased you and your family enjoyed staying in my family home. I means a great deal to me knowing families maximise their precious time together on holiday and have lots of fun. A big thank you for being wonderful guests and I look forward to welcoming you again and offering a discount as lovely returning guests. Kind regards, Carol
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Fantastic Villa!

  • 5 of 5

Villa was absolutely fantastic and the owner was so helpful & responsive to all our queries. The gated Emerald Island Resort was very nice and we would definitely stay in this villa again should we return to Orlando in the future.

  • Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gary. Delighted you had a fantastic time staying in my family home and hope we can tempt you back soon. Thank you for being wonderful guests. Kind regards, Carol
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Disney courses + several others
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
192 offers several restaurants
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Cocoa or Daytona
Car: necessary

Located in the prestigious guard gated Emerald Island Resort, only 3 miles from Disney and 20 minutes from Universal, Harry Potter, SeaWorld, waterparks and other Orlando attractions. Guests are welcome to use the wonderful resort amenities, including clubhouse with concierge service, tiki bar, children's playgrounds, tennis courts basketball, sand volleyball, sauna, fitness centre, business/internet, cyber café, games/arcade room (+ WiFi, heated pools and jacuzzi in addition to our own villa WiFi, private pool and jacuzzi). All within 5-10 minutes walk from our home to the Clubhouse.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation villa rental in Kissimmee, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 22 2018 - Sep 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2018 - Dec 22 2018
5 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
Jan 6 2019 - Mar 22 2019
5 night minimum stay
Mar 23 2019 - Apr 26 2019
5 night minimum stay
Apr 27 2019 - Jun 7 2019
5 night minimum stay
Jun 8 2019 - Sep 6 2019
5 night minimum stay
Sep 7 2019 - Dec 20 2019
5 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2019 - Jan 3 2020
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$630.09

Please see for full terms and conditions.
All taxes included in the rates.
This is our family holiday home which is loved and kept in fantastic condition, unlike some rental homes. Also, towels and linen regularly replaced.

We take great pride in our beautiful home and you will not be disappointed. We have had over 32 repeat guests, some for their 4th and 5th visits.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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