"Thistledome" Villa is located in beautiful Southern Dunes, which boasts the No.6 rated Golf Course in Florida, and although of Championship standard, there are five sets of tees to suit all levels of golfer. The beautifully appointed Clubhouse boasts an extensive Lunch / Bar Snack Menu from mid-day till late afternoon, and the Buffet Sunday Breakfast is extremely popular with visitors. The Clubhouse has undergone a complete refurbishment in July 2012. As is usual in Florida, the cost of eating out is very cheap.
"Southern Dunes" is situated just a short 15 minute drive from all the fantastic attractions of the Disney Parks, and just South of the the City of Orlando, with it's famous International Drive and associated Shopping, Restaurants, and Tourist Attractions. Posner Park is only a 10 minute drive, a newly established retail shopping area.
The Villa is extensively fitted out and furnished to a high standard, including all the comforts and facilities one would expect in the beautiful "Family Home" which it is. The Livingroom/Dining area furniture has been upgraded August 2012, dining seating features 4 chairs together with bench which can comfortably seat 2 Adults/3 Children.
At the entrance to Southern Dunes there is a 24-hour Walmart Superstore, a 24-hour Pharmacy and a Bank. Across the road are Several Restaurants, Takeaways, Shops and Post Office.
All this makes "Thistledome" a very desirable choice for a really memorable either Golfing or Disney vacation, with the private & heated Pool Area to return to and relax in the evening.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Gulf to the West, Daytona to the East. 95 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Orlando International (MCO) 55 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The beautiful Master Bedroom, which overlooks the private Pool Area, has a fully furnished En-suite Bathroom, walk-in Closet, Queen Bed, Bedside Cabinets, Dressing Table, TV, Phone, Fan & Clock Radio.
Bedrooms 2 & 3 each have twin Single Beds, built-in Wardrobe, Bedside Cabinet & Tallboy.
The Family Bathroom is centrally situated and contains a Bath, Shower, WH Basin & WC.
The comfortable Lounge Area is open-plan with the Dining Area is tastefully furnished and has a fully equipped Entertainment Centre.
The Dining Area contains a generous Dining Table & Four Chairs together with bench .
The Fully-fitted Kitchen has a complete range of Appliances & Utensils, and for more informal dining there is a Breakfast Bar & Stools.
The Garage accommodates a full Laundry System.
The Patio & Pool Area is fully-screened, including Privacy Screening. There is generous Wall Lighting and Underwater Lighting for evening usuage.
Comfortable Pool Furniture includes Table, Chairs, Sun Loungers, Parasol & Coffee Tables.
For added Safety, there is a Pool Fence & a Pool Alarm is fitted to the Patio Door.
Perfect relaxation after a round of golf or a busy day at one of Orlando's many attractions!
|Further details outdoors|
There is Off-road Parking.
A secure Key Safe entry system.
The Community is "Gated"
Pool Heating is provided for a small extra charge, but this is only usually necessary during the mid-winter months.
Our excellent Representative lives on Southern Dunes and is on hand to help with any questions or information required.
Florida's other name, "The Sunshine State", really says it all about this wonderful part of the US, with virtually "Year Round" sunshine and temperatures into the seventies even in January.
The Orlando Area of Florida, being situated centrally in the State, has everything one could wish for in a vacation.
It boasts the fabulous "Disneyworld" , superb Shopping, Eating Out, Nightlife and of course it's also a Golfer's Paradise.
Although situated in central Florida, the beaches of the Gulf Coast in the West and the Daytona Area on the Atlantic side are no more than an hours drive away.
Southern Dunes is located just South of Orlando, and as well as all the necessary facilities "just outside the gates", Guests may also utilise the excellent facilities of the Clubhouse, library and fitness area together with the children's play areas, tennis courts, have a stroll around or fish on Lake Joe, or just make use of the two bicycles available at the Villa to cycle round the Southern Dunes community.
The towns of Haines City, Winterhaven, Kissimmee, Clermont are all reasonably close.
In the immediate area there is the famous "Heart of Florida" Medical Centre, Banks, Pharmacies, Supermarkets, a Post Office and various Restaurants, including McDonalds.
Haines City has an extremely good Library with Computer facilities.
Even though Southern Dunes has it's own Golf Course, there are more than twenty other "Pay & Play" courses within a short drive, and the green fees are much cheaper than in the UK, and will always include a Golf Cart. The area really is a "Golfing Paradise", and not expensive!
As well as the Disney Parks, there are a great number of other attractions in the area. These include such world famous names as Universal Resort, Sea World, Discovery Cove and Busch Gardens. There is also the charm of smaller attractions including Gatorland, Orlando's Odditorium & WonderWorks. The new Legoland Theme Park completed in Autumn of 2011 has proved to be very popular with children.
Because Southern Dunes is located just some seven miles off the Interstate Highway I-4, places like the Kennedy Space Centre, Cape Canaveral, Daytona Beach to the east and the Tampa area of the Mexican Gulf to the west are within a reasonable driving distance away.
In short, the location of "Thistledome" villa is perfect in that all of the well known landmarks and attractions of Central Florida are very easily reached !