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Excellent 5/5 13 reviews

Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 11

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

We recently completed on the sale of our luxury villa situated on the prestigious Highlands Reserve Golf Community - the new owners would love to receive your enquiry though - please contact Charlotte Booth at Executive Villas Florida.

The villa offers everything you would expect from luxury accommodation situated on a Premier Golf Course, together with the comfort and freedom that cannot be found in a hotel room, with a conservation outlook, south facing pool, games room, WiFi & free calls to UK landlines.

With 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a dedicated games room, it is fully air conditioned and will comfortably accommodate 11 people. The pool is south facing, benefiting from the Florida sunshine from early in the morning through to the evening, and benefits from the privacy of a conservation outlook.g

Imagine yourself relaxing and unwinding by your own private pool, following a hectic day in the theme parks, or maybe heading off to the games room for a game of pool!

Its location, just a couple of miles from Interstate 4, in South West Orlando means that the journey to and from the airport is very easy, and all of the major attractions are within easy reach. You'll find the entrance to Walt Disney World Florida, just a 10-15 minute drive away.

**We also include Free Late Check Out when available**

• FREE Telephone Calls to landlines in the UK

• FREE Cable TV

• FREE High-speed Wireless Broadband Internet - just bring your laptop....


First Floor:

Master Bedroom has an American King size Bed and en suite bathroom

Family Bedroom has an American Queen size bed and one single/twin bed

Bedroom 3 has 2 single/twin beds

Bedroom 4 has 2 single/twin beds

Ground Floor:

Bedroom has a Double Bed - adjacent to a full bathroom

Size Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Orlando International 52 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
General Air conditioning, TV, Video player, 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 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (5), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The kitchen has a large fridge freezer, electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, waste disposal, coffee maker, toaster and - for our British guests - an electric kettle as well as plenty of necessary pots pans and utensils for 11 people. There is a large capacity washer and drier in the utility room, together with an iron and ironing board.

Further details outdoors

Our home backs onto a conservation area, it does not back on to other pools/homes.

The pool is within a screened area and can be heated if required – not normally necessary April – October. There is a table and 4 chairs, and 4 sun loungers also within the screened area.

Highlands Reserve has a communal pool, tennis courts and children's playground.

Further details

Although we operate a strict no smoking policy in our home, smoking is allowed by the side of the pool.

The Florida region

The sunshine state has a year round sub-tropical climate, offering sunshine throughout the year. Visitors are able to enjoy the attractions of the central Florida area 365 days a year, or simply soak up the sun, relaxing by the pool.

DISNEY WORLD - Home to Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney World is just 10 minutes away and is one of the main reasons people come to Florida every year. Walt Disney World has 4 theme parks, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom, and 2 water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach.

Walt Disney World also offers excellent shopping and dining experiences at "Downtown Disney".

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS - where you really can ride the movies. Set around a lagoon which is the focus for a night-time stunt spectacular. There are numerous attractions, shows, famous movie characters and street performers to entertain you.

ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE - This park has separate themed areas "Seuss landing", "Jurassic Park", "Toon Lagoon" and "Marvel Super Hero Island", and is now home to "Hogwarts" and Harry Potter". With some great rides for you to check it out. make sure you get there early!

SEA WORLD - Florida’s premier marine adventure park! There’s 200 acres of fun, sun and sheer adventure.

AQUATICA - Sea World's Water Park - New for 2008, this promises to be a water park with a difference, where you can play alongside dolphins and other marine animals.

DISCOVERY COVE - Discovery Cove is a pre-bookable experience. Become a trainer for a day or swim with the Dolphins, Rays and other tropical fish.

Other Nearby Attractions Include: Cocoa Beach 50 Miles or 80 Km. Tampa 75 Miles or 125 Km. Kennedy Space Centre 60 Miles or 100 Km. Daytona Beach 65 Miles or 108 Km. Sliver Springs Park 75 Miles or 125 Km.

SHOPPING – You really can shop 'til you drop at the magnificent shopping malls, and if time allows, the ultimate relaxation experience can be found at one of the many quality spa facilities.

EATING OUT - Florida offers a great choice of restaurants, with a variety of cuisines, catering for all appetites. From American to Japanese, from buffet to a la carte, there really is something for everyone.

GOLF - More than 55 million rounds of golf are played in Florida every year. There are 1,100 courses in Florida, 150 of them within the Central Florida region alone, catering for golfers of all abilities.

Off the beaten track, you can also discover unexplored countryside, wonderful wildlife, public gardens and historic colonial towns.


For those golfing enthusiasts, the Highlands Reserve Golf Course is a Par 72—6,700 yd Championship Golf Course designed by Michael Dasher. It features 120 feet of elevation change in a layout that winds through citrus groves and pine trees, overlooking one of Florida’s most picturesque conservation areas. The course has a driving range putting green and practice bunkers, with instruction provided by PGA Professionals if required.

The Berry Town Centre complex is situated adjacent to Highlands Reserve and features a Publix Supermarket, Applebee's Restaurant, several take-aways, a Petrol Station, a bank and a doctor's surgery. Further supermarkets and a Wal-Mart Supercentre are located within 2 miles.

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Review 1-10 of 13

1 Jul 2014


"fantastic villa, ideal location"

We arrived at jo and jims villa on 31st october and stayed for 3 weeks. The villa was beautifully presented and very welcoming. Everything you could possibly need was within the villa and more! Set he… More

17 Feb 2014


"Fantastic holiday and fantastic villa!"

We have just returned from 2 weeks in Orlando and stayed at Jo and Jim's villa. We had an amazing holiday and we thoroughly enjoyed our time at Jo and Jim's home. The house itself is fantastic. Really spacious - 5 bedrooms - 4 upstairs and one downstairs, beautifully clean and well maintained and with great facilities. Loads of sheets and towels (for the pool and the bathrooms), plenty of kitchen equipment/utensils, 2 spacious living areas, open plan kitchen/diner, and a fantastic pool. It was only a 15 minute drive from the Magic Kingdom and very close to local amenities - there is a Publix supermarket just a couple of minutes drive away and also a Walmart a bit further down the road. There are lots of nice local restaurants and takeaways nearby (try Bob Evans for a huge breakfast that will last you all day!!), and the villa itself is really easy to find from Orlando airport (which is about half an hour away). I can't praise the villa enough - it was perfect and really felt like home for the 2 weeks that we stayed there. In terms of the booking process and dealing with the owners - the owner Jo dealt with our booking and was great at responding really quickly to any queries we had or advice we needed. She was really friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble for her. I would recommend this villa to anyone!! I want to go back!!

Thank you so much for your review of hour is always great to hear that guests have had a fantastic holiday and enjoyed their stay. Take care, and we look forward to hearing from you if you decide to go back to visit Mickey in the future :) Thanks again, best regards, Jo & Jim

24 Oct 2012


"1st Class Accomodation"

We couldnt fault this Villa it was everything we imagined and more .We would recommend this accomodation to anyone thinking of a holiday to Disney World.Florida .The owners Jo and Jim were so friendl… More

Thank you Dougie for a lovely review of our home. Made my day...
Take care, and we hope to hear from you again in the future if you decide to return to Disney World. Best wishes for the Holiday Season, Jo & Jim

12 Sep 2012


"Excellent Base for Orlando Holiday"

We booked our holiday stay at Jo & Jim's Villa last year and the contact and email conversations were like dealing with an old friend, Jo answered all the questions my holiday party had and strai… More

Gary & Anita.....Thank you so much for taking the time to leave feedback. It really is appreciated. So glad we could assist with repatriating the iPod - it was no trouble at all.
We really do look forward to hearing from you again in the future.
Kind regards
Jo & Jim

21 Dec 2011


"Clean, Comfortable and Welcoming"

From the outset the admin regarding this booking was handled by the owners in a prompt, efficient, manner. On our arrival we found a clean home from home, with everything that we required for our stay. Jo, the owner, telephoned us the next day to check that all was satisfactory, which was appreciated. The extra fee for the pool heat was good value for money - it was as advertised - lovely and warm. Located in a quiet area a convenient distance from the theme parks. The internet access and free telephone calls to the U.K. were an added bonus. Jo gave us a late check out which was greatly appreciated as our flight departed at 8.45p.m. All in all, a great holiday base which we wouldn't hesitate to use again.

Hi Kay
Thank you so much for leaving your review, we really appreciate your feedback, and it was great to know that the whole family enjoyed the holiday. Hope you've had a lovely Christmas, and we wish you a very happy New Year!
Thanks again, kind regards, Jo & Jim

31 Oct 2011


"Exellent Villa"

This has to be one if not the best villa we have ever stayed at in 8 visits to Florida.

The contact and continued support from the owners was first class and very informative.

The villa is very spacious with plenty of living space and the most comfortable massive king size bed in the master bedroom. The games room resurrected my teenage pool table skills and many a laugh was had [and rules disputes of course]. We opted for pool heating as we stayed there in October, this was an additional cost on the rental price but acceptable due to the time of year.

The location was ideal for us, 30 mins to the Disney Parks and local shops are 5 mins away by car including, Publix, Pharmacy fast food takeaways and an Applebeys bar. !0 mins away on the US 27 was the 'Cracker Barrel' traditional food diner, good value for money and generous portions.

I would certainly use this villa again due to its space, facilities and location.

Thank you so much for your comments Neil - we really appreciate your review.
We would look forward to welcoming you back in the future if you would like to return, Keep in touch! Jo & Jim

31 Jul 2011


"Best Accommadation Choice for Us"

If you are looking for a clinical pristine palace then this is not the place for you.

However if you want a large comfortable “HOME” where after hard days at theme parks or shopping malls you are able to put you feet up and relax then this is definitely the place for you.

We were a family of nine, five adults, three teenagers and a three year old and without exception we loved this place..

With its two comfortable lounges accommodating all of us, with the boys watching Sport in one and the girls watching Disney or a Soap in the other (there were times when the boys wondered over into the girls section), these were excellent places to unwind after a busy day.

The bedrooms are large and the beds wonderfully comfortable, all rooms are air conditioned together with ceiling fans, which given the Florida weather was very welcome.

The kitchen was well appointed and our volunteer chef (son in law) made us bacon or sausage sandwiches most mornings, however when we wanted to eat out there were plenty of family restaurants a short drive away, the nearest a mere 5 minutes away.

There is a very well stocked Supermarket (Publix) about half a mile away which has a petrol station attached and a variety of eating places.

The pool although not massive was adequate for us and was a welcome oasis to chill on our days off.

To sum up we all felt the house was well situated on a quiet golf development, and not to sound too twee it gave us a cuddle every time we came in from a hard day.

I couldn't think of a better way of summing up our "HOME" myself. Thank you so much for your comments - we really appreciate your feedback.
We would look forward to welcoming you back in the future if you would like to return, Take Care, Kind regards, Jo & Jim

27 Jul 2011


"Excellent Holiday Home"

This holiday home was excellent and had all the facilities to cater for every age group!
It is a great location and well situated to all parks and attractions. The holiday home comprises of it's own private pool and outside seating area!

Good Internet facilities available and 2 large Lounge areas with widescreen TV's and Stereo!

I have never been to Florida before and on arrival I was presented with an information pack and greeted by the owner who was very informative about the area and the local attractions.

I would certainly recommend this holiday home and found my stay very relaxing and value for money!

I will definitely be back next year!

Thanks for taking the time to submit a review Rich, your comments are really appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future if you decide to return to Florida, Kind regards Jo & Jim

5 Jul 2011


"Holiday couldn't have been better"

Huge house, was clean and in good condition. The location was ideal for the Orlando Theme Parks, and the pool was ideal for our kids at the end of a hot day. This was the first holiday rental we've made; I was a bit scared before we got there, but everything about our holiday was fabulous and the house was a part of that. In retrospect - stupidly good value for money. All of the admin, and dealing with the owners, was very efficient and painless.

Only downside? There's no easy way to walk to the local shops....which I think is normal for the area.

Thank you so much for leaving feedback about our home. I am so pleased that as your first ever villa rental, it was a positive experience! “Stupidly good value for money” hey – I'll have to reconsider our rates if that's the case – lol...
Take care, and we look forward to hearing from you in the future should you decide to return to Orlando.
Kind regards
Jo & Jim

2 Jul 2011


"Excellent Property Fantastic Area"

I was recommended this by a close friend and was not let down in any way ! there where 11 in our party and all where accommodated with room to spare every thing you could ever need and the cost was great too would recommend to anyone and will be returning guaranteed. thanks JO!!!!!

Thank you so much for taking the time out to leave your feedback.....we really appreciate it.
We look forward to hearing from you again soon!
Kind regards
Jo & Jim

Review 1-10 of 13

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