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formosa gardens villas
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Accomodates up to 9 guests.
  • 4 bedrooms:
    1 King with private bathroom
    1 Queen with private bathroom
    2 Twins
  • Total of 3 full bathrooms.
  • 2 Sitting areas.
  • 2 Dining areas.
  • Top quality furnishings and décor.
  • Private, south-facing pool, not overlooked.
  • Hot tub.
  • Extra-large pool deck with lots of super-comfort furniture.
  • 1/3 Acre of manicured gardens with bougainvillea and jasmine and lighting for night-time.
  • Covered lanai with shade and ceiling fan.
  • Citrus fruit trees with oranges, grapefruit etc. when in season.
  • Free telephone calls worldwide.
  • Wireless high-speed internet - please bring your own laptop.
  • Large cherry mahogany kitchen with all appliances and corian countertops.
  • Filtered water and ice-maker in refrigerator.
  • 50" HDTV in family room.
  • TV’s in all bedrooms.
  • DVD player, CD player.
  • Safe.
  • Security alarm.
  • All towels, linens and pool towels.
  • Air-conditioned throughout with added comfort of ceiling fans in all bedrooms, family room and lanai.
  • Utility room with washer, dryer, iron & ironing board.
  • Range of child equipment available on request - toddler bed with low half-sides, full-size cherry mahogany crib, portable crib, high chair, stroller, bassinet, baby monitor, baby walker, bed sides, baby bath. Also, large selection of toys and puzzles for babies/ toddlers. No extra charge
  • Large deluxe stainless steel gas BBQ grill with full tank of propane available on request. No extra charge.

   
 
 

Formosa Gardens Estates is the most prestigious development of vacation homes in the Disney area, situated less than 3 miles from Disney’s Main Gate. This exclusive gated development features large villas on extra-large lots of at least one-third acre and streets lined with palm trees. It is a quiet, peaceful area where Florida's cherished sandhill cranes wander around the lawns yet so convenient for the attractions, shopping, golf and dining. Formosa Gardens is located on Formosa Boulevard which is 1 mile off Hwy 192, between markers 4 and 5. At the junction of Hwy 192 and Formosa Boulevard is Formosa Gardens Village where there is a selection of restaurants (eg. Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s, Giordano’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, Cracker Barrel, a supermarket and numerous other shops. Red Lobster is directly opposite and Walgreen’s is opposite that. Buffalo Wild Wings (sports bar) is just before Red Lobster. Less than 1 mile further on, there is Longhorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, Texas Roadhouse, Bonefish Grill, Logan's Roadhouse, TGI Fridays, Millers Ale House, Applebees, Joe's Crab Shack and several others. There is a walk-in clinic within 2 miles.

For shopping, the world's finest designer outlets are located on International Drive (20 minutes) - Prime Outlets and Orlando Premium Outlets.

There are several golf courses nearby – Mystic Dunes (less than 1 mile), Celebration, Highlands Reserve, Falcon’s Fire, Champions Gate.

Fishing is permitted in Star Lake on a catch and release basis.

Distances:
Orlando International Airport 23 Miles 30 Minutes
Sanford Airport 46 Miles 55 Minutes
Cocoa Beach 72 Miles 1 hour 20 Minutes
Busch Gardens 68 Miles 1 hour 10 Minutes
Kennedy Space Centre 65 Miles 1 hour 10 Minutes

   
 
   
   
 
Weekly ($ USD)
Nightly ($ USD)
27 August to 25 November 2016
1500
215
26 November to 15 December 2016
1400
200
16 December 2016 to 4 January 2017
1650
236
5 January to 24 February 2017
1400
200
25 February to 7 April 2017
1500
215
8 to 21 April 2017
1700
243
22 April to 5 May 2017
1500
215
6 May to 2 June 2017
1550
222
3 June to 25 August 2017
1750
250
26 August to 24 November 2017
1500
215
25 November to 15 December 2017
1400
200
16 December to 4 January 2018
1650
236
5 January to 23 February 2018
1400
200
24 February to 23 March 2018
1500
215
24 March to 6 April 2018
1700
243
7 April to 1 June 2018
1600
229
2 June to 31 August 2018
1750
250
1 September to 23 November 2018
1500
215
24 November to 15 December 2018
1400
200
16 December 2018 to 4 January 2019
1650
236
5 January to 22 February 2019
1400
200

Pool heat is optional at $170/week or $25/day and is recommended from October to April.

ALL RATES ARE INCLUSIVE OF TAXES @ 13%.

Stays of 6 nights or less attract a housekeeping fee of $120.

Booking deposit $300.

   
 
  Is the villa air-conditioned?
Yes, the villa is fully air-conditioned. There is the added comfort of ceiling fans in all bedrooms, family room and lanai.

Can I smoke in the villa?
Smoking is strictly forbidden inside the home. It is permitted on the pool deck.

Can I bring pets?
Unfortunately, no.

Do I need to bring towels or bed linen?
The home is equipped with linens for all of the beds along with a spare set for each bed. Towels and pool towels are provided also. There is a washer and dryer in case linens need to be laundered. The laundry room also has an iron and ironing board.

Do I need to bring a hairdryer?
Each bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer.

When we arrive, how do we find the villa?
When the total balance is paid, detailed directions will be sent to you.

How do we gain entry to the villa?
There is a lock-box at the front door which will contain your keys.
You will already have been provided with the code to open it.

When is check-in & check-out?
Check-in time is 4 pm. Check-out time is 10 am.
These times may be flexible, depending on whether other guests are arriving or departing on the same day.

Is the villa cleaned daily?
The villa is cleaned before you arrive and after you leave. Additional housekeeping is available at an extra charge.

Are household supplies provided?
A starter supply of toilet tissue, laundry detergent, dishwasher detergent, garbage bags etc are provided. As the villa is self-catering, you will need to top these up as required.

How do we request child equipment or gas BBQ grill?
These items must be requested when making your reservation.

How close is the villa to Disney?
Just over 2 miles to Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Epcot, Blizzard Beach. The drive should take no more than 5 minutes.

How far to Universal Studios & Sea World?
About 20 minutes.

Are there restaurants nearby?
There are several restaurants within 2 miles including Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian, Giordano’s Italian & Pizzeria, TGI Friday’s, Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Millers Ale House, Bonefish Grill, Joe's Crab Shack, Texas Roadhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, Logans Roadhouse, Applebee's, Cracker Barrel. See the local amenities page for phone numbers and locations.

Are there supermarkets nearby?
There is a Winn-Dixie in Formosa Gardens Village and a Publix and SuperTarget about 1 mile further on Hwy 192.

Is there a pharmacy nearby?
There is a Walgreen’s opposite Formosa Gardens Village.

Where can I go shopping?
Orlando Premium Outlets on International Drive, Florida Mall, Millennia Mall, Prime Outlets are all about a 20-minute drive.

Where can I get discount park tickets?
www.orlandosavers.com provide very good value tickets.

   
 
 

How do I book Magnolia Villa?
You can email Barbara Bellew at bbellew1@eircom.net by clicking here or you can call (407) 397-7417.

   
 
 

   

 

 

 
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