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Family Friendly Florida Villa

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 23 reviews

Hooky's Villa, Our beautiful Florida home

Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Welcome to our beautiful holiday home on the popular Lake Wilson Preserve.

Our villa is just minutes away from all the major theme parks, only an hour’s drive from gorgeous beaches on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, and a stone’s throw from 2 world class golf resorts.

The house has recently been redecorated throughout and benefits from not one but two en-suite master bedrooms and two beautiful Disney-themed twin bedrooms, so it’s perfect for two families holidaying together - no arguing over who gets the best room!

The house is all on one level so it’s ideal if you want to bring the grandparents too! Both master bedrooms and the Great room have patio doors opening out onto our superb extended pool and sun deck. As it’s South West facing, the pool area gets all day sunshine, giving you the choice of enjoying a lazy day chilling out on the loungers or a relaxing dip in the evening to cool off after a day at the parks!

Being parents ourselves, our house is really child-friendly, and we provide a cot, high chair, playpen and pram free of charge and a range of toys to suit all ages (including X-box and Playstation 2) . There is a brand new 51" Plasma HD TV in the Family room, free high speed wireless internet access, a hi-fi with iPod/iPhone docking station and a selection of DVDs. We also offer cable TV in every bedroom – we’ve taken care of everything so you can travel light!

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Orlando 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Our home is on the Lake Wilson Preserve, an exclusive development of Mediterranean style homes built in 2005.

Our fully air conditioned villa is exceptionally well furnished and equipped and we have tried to think of everything to make your stay as welcoming, comfortable and safe as possible.

Family Room

We provide Cable TV in each room and have recently upgraded to a 51" Plasma HDTV in the Family Room. There is also a HD LED TV with DVD in every room, a DVD library, Hi-Fi with iPod/iPhone docking station and books.


There are full cooking facilities, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge freezer with automatic ice-maker, coffee maker, an electric kettle and teapot, iron and ironing board, hoover and waste disposal unit.

Dining Area

Our beautiful dining room has seating for 6, with additional seating at the breakfast bar.

We provide a high chair, children’s and babies cutlery and crockery.

Games Room

We have recently converted the garage into a Games Room, complete with brand new 7' Pool table and safety dartboard.


The house was redecorated in 2010 and we have upgraded all the bedrooms with brand new luxury mattresses. - after a busy day on your feet, you’ll be in need of a good night’s rest!

The two Master bedrooms are both en-suite with walk in wardrobes, a safe for your valuables and patio doors which open up on to the swimming pool and sun deck. Both bedrooms have recently had their TVs upgraded to HD LED with integrated DVD players. Bedroom 2 also benefits from a ceiling fan.

The two twin bedrooms are Disney themed - one is Mickey and Minnie Mouse the other is Winnie the Pooh. Both have again recently had their TVs upgraded to HD LED with integrated DVD players.

For your safety and security the house has keypad entry (no need to worry about losing keys!), a fully monitored ADT alarm system, a safe for your valuables and an alarm system for entry to the pool area. In addition our excellent management company is on site providing 24 hour assistance should the need arise.

Baby and Toddler Facilities: We provide a Winnie the Pooh cot, a Mickey Mouse high chair, an indoor/outdoor play pen, a stroller and a selection of children’s toys and games for all ages including Primo, Duplo, Lego, Little Tykes, Fisher Price and Disney toys, an X-Box and Playstation 2, both with games. Extra games can be hired locally.

Guests with restricted mobility: Being on one floor, our property is suitable for people with restricted mobility, although it has not been specifically adapted for wheelchair users.

Further details outdoors

Sun deck

The heated pool and large extended sun deck overlooks a woodland area to the rear. From here you can enjoy the beautiful Florida sun. There is patio furniture for 12 and plenty of pool toys.

Many of our guests have commented that they choose our villa in preference to others on the Preserve as the pool area does get all day sunshine.


Champions Gate golf course (3 miles) is regarded as one of the top courses, not only in Florida, but in the United States, offering 36 holes designed by Greg Norman. Reunion (1 mile) is the only resort in the world to feature 54 holes of unforgettable golf on courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Tom Watson.

Further details

We’re located only a few miles from junction 58 of the I4, giving fast and easy access from all airports - Orlando International (28 miles), Sanford (51 miles) and Tampa (72 miles).

We are only minutes away from all the major theme parks - Disney World (10 mins), Sea World (15 mins), Universal (20 mins).

If you’re a keen golfer then the Champions Gate and Reunion resorts are world class courses right on your doorstep, and there are many others within a short drive.

There are some fantastic beaches little more than an hour away – try the Atlantic coast if you’re into surfing or the Gulf coast for white sandy beaches.

Local amenities are only 2 minutes away – a large supermarket with a sizeable British section, pharmacy, petrol station, bank, takeaway pizza and chinese. 10 minutes further along the US192, Kissimmee offers a range of restaurants and nightlife to suit all tastes and budgets. World class shopping is available on International Drive with its designer outlets and malls.

The Central Florida region

Champions Gate is a wonderful location in Central Florida, minutes away from Disney, yet far enough to feel relaxed, a wonderful climate and amazing Florida sunsets, what more could you ask for!

Clearwater and St Petes. Beach are an hour away if you would like a day at the beach, Clearwater also has it's own Sea Aquarium where you can be a trainer for a Day!


Our Luxury Villa is located opposite the multi million dollar Reunion Resort and Golfing Complex, close to Disney and all major attractions. 20 minutes to Seaworld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove where you can swim with dolphins as well as Wet and Wild and Universal Studio's with it's new Harry Potter Ride.

Disney's Celebration and Kissimmee with it's beautiful Old Town, fun fair and weekly car and motor bike parade are minutes away.

Kennedy's Space Station and Coco Beach are an hours drive away, as well as Busch Gardens and the award winning Clearwater Beach.

Premium outlet shops and shopping malls with a selection of restaurants and take-aways just a short drive away!

Champion's Gate shopping complex is minutes away with a selection of shops, chemist, variety of restaurants and take-aways including McDonalds, drive through bank, and petrol/gas station. It is also a premier destination for golf home to two 18-hole Greg Norman designed golf courses, as well being the world headquarters of the David Leadbetter Golf Academy.

The National Course is a classic layout, the International Course is unique to Orlando.

It is also headquarters for Meadowbrook Golf and Frankly Golf with Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicholas, and Vijay Singh teeing off at Champions Gate Complex with their sons for the Office Depot Father/Son Golf Challenge.

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Review 1-10 of 23

25 Jul 2014


"All you could ask for and more!"

Stayed here for 3 weeks with my husband, children (16,13, 8) and 2 other adults. Jonathan & Caroline have thought of everything. They even included the use of a free sat nav which was invaluable when … More

10 Jul 2014


"great house- just as advertised"

The house was clean and looks just like the pictures. The pool was perfect for our afternoon rest time from Disney. It was only 20 minutes away and you could travel on roads to avoid the traffic which… More

28 Apr 2014


"This villa is fantastic, welcoming, modern, excellent location and home from home."

I stayed in the villa for two weeks with my husband, 4 children (6, 9, 13 & 20) plus daughter's fiancé. The villa is spacious and modern. It is well looked after with good decor, but also has a … More

27 Feb 2014


"Wonderful Holiday!"

My husband, 3 teenage boys and myself have just returned from a wonderful, relaxing 2 week holiday in Florida. Hookey's Villa in Lake Wilson Preserve is lovely and set in a quieter, less hectic … More

19 Dec 2013


"Couldn't fault it!"

We stayed in the villa for 2 weeks in Oct/Nov 2013. This was our first trip to Orlando, so we were not sure whether to go for a villa or stay at one of the resorts. So pleased we went for the villa op… More

25 Nov 2013


"Great choice, even if I do say so myself."

I stayed in the villa with my wife, son, daughter, grandaughter(2yrs old) and my future son in law for 2 weeks this November 2013. We've only been back 3 days.The directions to the villa from the… More

25 Oct 2013



We stayed here for 2 weeks and it was just perfect! My hubby and our 2 children (9 years and 2 years). Having stayed in Lake Wilson Preserve twice before and at different villas we can honestly say … More

15 Aug 2013


"A very comfortable and well equipped base for our holiday."

We just returned from this villa having had a lovely holiday. Myself and three kids aged 20, 17 and 10 spent 16 days here and we loved it. The estate is quiet and well maintained and it is close to ev… More

9 Aug 2013


"Best villa we have stayed in."

A great villa with everything you need for your holiday, situated in a perfect location for all the parks, shops and restaurants. A good sized pool for all the family to enjoy and a games room to keep… More

25 Jun 2013


"Beautiful villa - fantastic location what more could you ask for"

Myself, husband and adult son have just returned from a fantastic holiday of two weeks at this property. On arrival the villa was very welcoming, situated on a quiet road in the beautiful peaceful Lake Wilson Preserve. The villa itself was fully equipped with everything you need to self cater including ample crockery, cutlery, electric kettle, and my favourite a teapot (the latter two items are rarely found in self catering villas - the kettles are usually boiled on a hotplate on the cooker and take an age to boil) The villa is very spacious and airy - very comfortable with the air-con, ceiling fans in rooms is an added bonus. Bedrooms are very large and beds most comfortable. The games room was a big favourite with my husband and son - they enjoyed a game of snooker whilst waiting for their meal and also if we experienced the odd rain shower. If you are not a snooker fan there is a huge DVD collection kindly provided by the owners, something for everyone from comedy to adventure to children's animated feature films - the list is endless, a very welcome addition. A huge screen TV in family room plus a flat screen in all bedrooms means you can each enjoy your favourite programmes, great after a long day at the theme parks. There is a pharmacy and Publix store minutes away from the villa which has every conceivable item you would need to purchase, very, very convenient. As our adult son accompanied us on this visit, the two en-suite master bedrooms was a huge success as he had his own private walk in shower, as we did ourselves, 10 out of 10 for this. The service we received from the management company was super, the on-site manager left us a card with phone numbers (in case we needed to contact him with a problem) and informed us that he would call the following morning to register our stay and complete the form, he arrived the following day at the appointed time and everything was done in ten minutes, very helpful and informative. All in all a great experience thank you to all. My favourite thing has to be the two walk in shower rooms, my least favourite was that the pool net was broken and it was very difficult to skim anything out of the pool without the net coming off the pole and sinking to the bottom of the pool, but this was only an inconvenience nothing more. But hey the pool was fantastic, heaven on hot days, well maintained by the pool team, loved every minute of it.

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Calendar last updated:15 Oct 2014

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