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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 104km

Welcome to 'The Retreat' Villa a wonderful high spec villa, with South/South East facing pool and lakefront location offering you a luxurious vacation home for your visit to Orlando.

The Villa is located in a cul-de-sac with no through traffic within the quiet gated community of Sunset Lakes, just 4 miles from Disney making it one of the closest rental villas available to all of the Orlando theme parks, shopping malls and many golf courses.

After a long day enjoying all that Orlando has to offer, relax and unwind around the private pool enjoying the beautiful views of Sunset Lakes and enjoy the evening entertainment of the spectacular Disney fireworks lighting up the sky.

Our beautiful 4 bedroom/3.5 bathroom villa (over 2600 sq ft/over 3500 sq ft including the pool area) has recently been upgraded to a high standard, amongst the many upgrades are flat screen cable TV/DVD combo's in all bedrooms, a large 60” flat screen cable TV and state of the art iPod dock/radio/CD player in the family room, iPod docks in all bedrooms and a fantastic outdoor entertainment area including fridge, sink, grill and cable TV.

The villa's private pool overlooks the beautiful Sunset Lake, the pool is not overlooked from either side offering you the highest level of privacy. The pool can be illuminated with bright LED pool lighting. Make the most of your time at 'The Retreat' villa and enjoy the pool all day and night with our unique poolside outdoor entertainment area with grill, sink, and refrigerator and cable flatscreen TV. We are also pleased to be able to offer a smaller shallow pool suitable for younger children, this adjoins the main pool.

The decking around the pool has ample furniture for all your needs including sun loungers, a high top table and bar stools aswell as a breakfast table and seating.

The villa benefits from two excellent sized master suites, each master suite has a King size bed, flatscreen TV/DVD combo with 100's of cable channels including movies and sports, iPod docks, oval bath tub, walk in shower, 'his and her' sinks, WC and large walk-in closets. Both master suites have fantastic views overlooking Sunset Lake.

Two disney themed twin rooms (Micky Mouse/Minnie Mouse themes), both of which have twin beds, iPod docks, flatscreen TV/DVD combo's with cable including kids entertainment channels and large closets.

The main family room has 3 large comfortable sofa's positioned around a fantastic 60' flatscreen smart TV/DVD combo with cable channels, also in the family room is a state of the art iPod dock/radio/CD player providing all the entertainment you could need.

A separate living area which we call the lounge room offers two further large sofa's, one of which can be converted into a double sofa bed (bedding provided), and a dining room with seating for six.

The open plan large kitchen and breakfast area overlooks the family room and also has a dining table with seating for six. The kitchen is fully equipped with a large fridge/freezer with ice-maker and water dispenser, microwave oven, electric oven with ceramic hob, dishwasher, food disposal and telephone (free local calls).

Each room has in addition to full air conditioning, an overhead ceiling fan. This includes the pool deck keeping you cool in the fantastic Florida sun.

'The Retreat' continues to provide for our visitors with a large games room which is home to a pool table, table football, darts board and air hockey aswell as a Playstation 2 with games, a TV and HiFi system.

For your enjoyment we have provided an extensive DVD selection and book library at 'The Retreat'.

Sunset Lakes is a gated community with community pool and children's play area just two minutes walk away from 'The Retreat'. In addition just 30seconds walk from the villa is a beautiful fishing dock available for your use (fishing rods provided).

There are over 20 golf courses within a very short distance from Sunset Lakes including Orange Lake which boasts 3 championship courses and Falcons Fire. Feel free to visit local golf shops/outlets who are more than happy to offer advice on course condition and normally provide vouchers for cheaper green fee's.

The Formosa Gardens shopping Plaza is about one mile from the house. It boasts several restaurants including Outback Steakhouse, Red Lobster, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chinese, Italian and a new Sushi Bar. A new addition also is the crazy golf course.


• 2 Master bedroom suites including King

size beds and large en-suite bathrooms

• 2 Twin bedrooms

• Sofa bed in lounge room if required (bedding provided)

• Open plan kitchen

• Dining area

• Large Games room

• Laundry room

• Private screened pool with extended decking

• Additional shallow pool ideal for young children

• Shaded lanai


• High-speed wireless internet

• High definition cable TV with 100's of

channels including sports and music

• Flatscreen TV/DVD combo's in all room

• 60” flatscreen TV/DVD in front room

• iPod docks in all bedrooms

• iPod dock/radio/CD player in front room

• PlayStation 2/TV and stereo in games room

• Outdoor entertainment area including grill, fridge, sink and cable TV

• Free local calls

• Air conditioning

• Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living areas

• Extended pool decking area

• Baby equipment (high chair and travel cot)

• High quality bedding

• High quality bath towels and pool towels provided

• Hair dryers in all bedrooms

• Fishing rods

• Books and DVD's

• Professional management company available 24/7

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Gulf Coast 104 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Orlando International Airport (MCO) 1.6 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
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, 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, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

The Florida region

Sunset Lakes, near Orlando is a small, tranquil gated community situated just 4 miles from the magical gates of Disney near Orlando. At the centre of the community is the beautiful Sunset Lake, 'The Retreat Villa' is situated on a prized lakefront location offering fantastic panoramic views of the lake.

Sunset Lakes is situated just off the Highway 192 and all the restaurants and shopping locations that it has to offer. Sunset Lakes is one of the closest rental communities to all the main attractions that Orlando has to offer.

Within the gated Sunset Lakes community there is a communal pool and children's play area and you may fish in the well-stocked lake (fishing rods provided). Adjoining the community is a large conservation area offering a natural and preserved habitat for the local Florida wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled around the community and you may spot cranes, bald eagles, ducks, buzzards, racoons , armadillos and otters, as well as many other small song birds.

Theme Parks

Animal Kingdom - 4 miles (10 mins)

Magic Kingdom - 5 miles (12 mins)

Hollywood Studios - 5 miles (12 mins

Epcot - 6 miles (14 mins)

Downtown Disney - 7 miles (15 mins)

Sea World - 13 miles (20 mins)

Universal Studios - 15 miles (25 mins)

Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay - 70 miles (1hr 16 mins)

Kennedy Space Center - 70 miles (1hr 16 mins)

Shopping Malls

Factory Stores (Lake Buena Vista) - 10 miles (22 mins)

Premium Outlets (Vinelands Avenue) - 12 miles (24 mins)

Premium Outlets (International Drive) - 18 miles (27 mins)

Mall at Millenia - 20 miles (29 mins)

Florida Mall - 20 miles (29 mins)


Local restaurants within a very quick and easy drive include: Outback Steakhouse, Red Lobster, Buffalo Wildwings, Carrabas, Bahama Breeze, Logan's Roadhouse, Applebees, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Joe's Crab Shack, Orlando Ale House, plus several Chinese and Pizza takeaways.

Supermarkets - the closest supermarket (4 minutes drive) to Sunset Lakes is at Formosa Plaza, however many guests like Publix, of which there are two close by along Highway 192. There is also a Target Superstore on the 192, plus a 24 hour Walmart Superstore at the junction of Highway 192/Highway 27.

Golf courses - there are around 30 pay and play courses within a very easy drive from Sunset Lakes, feel free to pop into local golf shops who are happy to advise on course conditions and often provide vouchers for cheaper green fee's

Theme Parks

Animal Kingdom - 4 miles (10 mins)

Magic Kingdom - 5 miles (12 mins)

Hollywood Studios - 5 miles (12 mins

Epcot - 6 miles (14 mins)

Downtown Disney - 7 miles (15 mins)

Sea World - 13 miles (20 mins)

Universal Studios - 15 miles (25 mins)

Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay - 70 miles (1hr 16 mins)

Kennedy Space Center - 70 miles (1hr 16 mins)

Shopping Malls

Factory Stores (Lake Buena Vista) - 10 miles (22 mins)

Premium Outlets (Vinelands Avenue) - 12 miles (24 mins)

Premium Outlets (International Drive) - 18 miles (27 mins)

Mall at Millenia - 20 miles (29 mins)

Florida Mall - 20 miles (29 mins)

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Review 1-1 of 1

31 Jul 2013


"Excellent house and location"

Fantastic house with excellent views over the lake
Great location with a massive choice of eating out options close by

Thank you for your review of 'The Retreat' and we are pleased you had a good stay.

Our unique position on Sunset Lake provides a tranquil setting for our visitors to kick back and relax after a long day enjoying all that Florida has to offer.

We look forward to welcoming you back to 'The Retreat' in the future.

Thank You,
The Retreat At Sunset Lakes

Review 1-1 of 1

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