THE VILLA FOR A LUXURY HOLIDAY! Wilderness Lodge

Wilderness LodgeSouth facing pool with lake and woodland conservation viewsMaster bedroomEn suite master bathrooomGames room with top of the range pool tableKitchenFamily lounge2nd Master bedroomQueen size bedroomReception loungeDining areaBreakfast tableBeach themed bedroomTropical themed bedroomBoutique themed bedroomDisney themed bedroom2nd bathroom3rd bathroom4th bathroomSouth facing pool with lake and woodland conservation viewsPool area with spa and large lanaiSouth facing pool with lake and woodland conservation viewsPool area with spa and large lanaiBBQBBQInfant set
8589 La Isla Drive, Kissimmee, FL 34747

Overview

Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 4.5
Sleeps: 14
Type: Villa
Per week: $1,875 - $2,925
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Kissimmee vacation villa rental
Wilderness Lodge is a large premier villa located in the beautiful Emerald Island Resort. It has a south facing private pool plus spa with amazing views over a beautiful lake and woodland conservation area. The Emerald Island Resort is one of the closest to Disney World, yet secluded enough to enjoy quiet evenings and spectacular Floridian sunsets. Featuring 7 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms the villa can accommodate up to 14 people for a truly magical holiday experience.

Free pool and spa heating
South facing private pool with uninterrupted views over a beautiful lake and woodland conservation area
One of the closest to Disney World
2 king size en suite master bedrooms
High spec BBQ with outdoor dining furniture
Nintendo Wii games console
Games room with pool, air hockey and foosball
Free wireless internet
Free local and national phone calls
Fully air conditioned
Travel cot, high chair and buggy
Family lounge with large TV, superior sound system and expanded cable TV package
Express check in, no need to collect keys


Lounge
Wilderness Lodge features a family lounge with a superior entertainment system. Boasting a large TV with cable, Nintendo Wii, DVD player, a high quality sound system, a DVD and book library and board games the entertainment system will keep all of the family entertained for those relaxing evenings.

Games Room
With a top of the range slate bed pool table, air hockey and foosball in the games room hours of fun are to be had by both adults and children of all ages.

Pool Area
The pool area features a south facing heated pool with spa which captures the sun from sunrise to sunset. Surrounded by a large pool deck with lots of loungers, seats and tables there is plenty of room should you choose to cool off in the pool or sit back, relax and enjoy the tranquil lake and surrounding conservation area. A large, high spec gas BBQ will give you the perfect excuse to eat “al fresco” in the picturesque surroundings of the lake. The pool area has a child safety fence and alarm on the patio door giving you peace of mind if you have young children with you. If the sun gets too hot you can always cool off under the lanai or inside the villa which is fully air conditioned.

Bedrooms
There are 2 master bedrooms with king size beds and en suite bathrooms, a queen size bedroom and 4 twin bedrooms. The 2 master bedrooms boast walk in wardrobes while all other bedrooms have built in wardrobes, with carefully selected luxurious furnishings each room has an individual and unique décor. One twin bedroom features bunk beds with a Mickey and Minnie Mouse theme, while the other twin bedrooms have their own unique themes, tropical, beach and boutique. All bedrooms have cable TV.

Bathrooms
There are 4.5 bathrooms all tastefully decorated with flowers and supplied with towels, soaps and toilet rolls upon your arrival. All feature hairdryers and a set of hair straighteners are provided.

Kitchen
The kitchen boasts all the amenities one could want and is fully stocked with all cutlery, cups, plates and pots and pans. With an island and spacious counter tops the kitchen is perfect for preparing snacks or large meals for the whole family if you choose not to eat out at one of the many local restaurants. The open plan kitchen also features a breakfast table that looks out upon the conservation area, perfect for preparing yourself for a fun day at Disney while watching the sun rise. The kitchen is supplied with a free grocery starter pack so upon arrival you can make yourself a quick snack and rest after travelling.

Dining Room
Wilderness Lodge features a reception lounge that leads onto the dining area, perfect for eating meals in style and comfort with family and friends.

Internet and phone
There is wireless broadband internet throughout the villa and free local and national calls from the telephone ensuring you can keep in touch with friends and family or conduct business during your stay.

Laundry Facilities
A washing machine, dryer ironing board and iron are provided in the utility room.

Infant Facilities
A travel cot, buggy and high chair are provided free of charge.

Location
Wilderness lodge is perfectly located for all local amenities and attractions, the choice is absolutely amazing (times given are by car).

Restaurants, shops and super market – 1.5 miles, 5 minutes
Walt Disney World - 3 miles, 10 minutes
Sea World – 12.5 miles, 20 minutes
Universal Studios – 16 miles, 25 minutes
Orlando International Airport - 25 miles, 30 minutes
The Florida Mall – 20 miles, 30 minutes
High quality golf courses within 2 miles

Resort
Emerald Island itself boasts many features, apart from being one of the most sought after and closest resorts to Disney World it has;

24 hr manned gated entrance
Landscaped entrance with dolphin fountains
Clubhouse with concierge service, cyber café, arcade, tiki bar, meeting room, gym and seasonal events.
Communal pool, spa and sauna.
11 acre nature walk
Floodlit tennis courts and a volley ball court
2 play areas
Sundry shop


Owned by a family with a good knowledge of the local area, we will do everything we can to make your holiday one to remember!

Availability Calendar

Rates

Begins Ends Week
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Weekend
Night
Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Aug 30 2014 Oct 24 2014 - - $2,045 - 5 Nights
Oct 25 2014 Nov 21 2014 - - $1,875 - 5 Nights
Nov 22 2014 Nov 28 2014 - - $2,045 - 5 Nights
Nov 29 2014 Dec 12 2014 - - $1,875 - 5 Nights
Dec 13 2014 Jan 02 2015 - - $2,925 - 5 Nights
Dec 27 2014 Jan 03 2015 - - $2,925 - 5 Nights
Jan 03 2015 Jan 30 2015 - - $1,875 - 5 Nights
Jan 04 2015 Jan 31 2015 - - $1,875 - 5 Nights
Jan 31 2015 Mar 20 2015 - - $2,045 - 5 Nights
Feb 01 2015 Apr 04 2015 - - $2,045 - 5 Nights
Mar 21 2015 Apr 17 2015 - - $2,925 - 5 Nights
Apr 05 2015 May 02 2015 - - $2,925 - 5 Nights
Apr 18 2015 Jun 12 2015 - - $2,045 - 5 Nights
May 03 2015 Jun 13 2015 - - $2,045 - 5 Nights
Jun 13 2015 Aug 28 2015 - - $2,245 - 5 Nights
Jun 14 2015 Aug 29 2015 - - $2,245 - 5 Nights
Aug 29 2015 Nov 06 2015 - - $2,045 - 5 Nights
Nov 07 2015 Nov 20 2015 - - $1,875 - 5 Nights
Nov 21 2015 Nov 27 2015 - - $2,045 - 5 Nights
Nov 28 2015 Dec 11 2015 - - $1,875 - 5 Nights
Dec 12 2015 Jan 01 2016 - - $2,925 - 5 Nights
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Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Deposits: A booking deposit of $500 is required to secure a booking. A refundable security deposit of $500 must accompany the outstanding balance which is due 10 weeks prior to arrival. Your security deposit will be refunded unless there is reason in accordance with the terms and conditions of rental, you will be notified in advance of any charges to be made.
Payment Options: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: • Mid stay clean is $120 • Early check in - from 10am (regular check in is 4pm) is $130. • Late check out - up to 4pm (regular check out is 10am) is $130. • Booking deposit is $500. Security deposit is $500.

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 2 King Beds
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 8 Twin Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • Private Pool
  • Beach Towels
  • Lakefront
  • Patio
  • Screened Porch
  • Full Kitchen
  • Lanai
  • Pool Table
  • View (Lake)
  • Game Room
  • Linens Provided
  • Porch
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Blender
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Telephone
  • CD Player
  • Iron
  • Stereo
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Activities

  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (onsite)
  • Volleyball Court
    (onsite)
  • Golf
    (3 miles)
  • Bowling
    (10 miles)
  • Playground
    (onsite)
  • Grocery Store
    (1 mile)
  • Theme Park
    (3 miles)
  • Live Entertainment
    (10 miles)
  • Pool
    (onsite)
  • Miniature Golf
    (1 mile)
  • Zoo
    (3 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (10 miles)
  • Tennis
    (onsite)
  • Restaurant
    (1 mile)
  • Water Park
    (6 miles)
  • Shopping Area
    (20 miles)
Owner Supplied Testimonials
Guestbook

We were down to the Orlando/Kissimmee area from Canada for a junior golf camp and stayed here for a week. Close to everything. This place was spotless and safe and simply perfect for our group. In fact large groups would prosper here. It's huge!. We had a smaller group and didn't use all the bedrooms but easily could have fit 6 more people. I will definitely recommend this house as your rental. It is so much nicer than a hotel... Thanks Craig We'll be back...

Mr Pearson, Canada
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We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 week stay in your villa. We were extremely impressed with the layout, cleanliness and the fact that this is the first villa that did not leave our clothing smelling musty. The air con was set perfect. The pool was amazingly clean and clear. Most importantly - we felt complete peace of mind from the start of our booking. Craig was at the end of the phone at all times and was more than happy to give some very good advice to help with our holiday. We would most definitely recommend to our friends and family. Thank you for allowing us to stay.

Mrs Lungley, UK
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We wanted to let you know how much we and our family enjoyed staying at the Wilderness Lodge at the beginning of July. As first time vacation home renters we were somewhat anxious about the process but you made the whole experience enjoyable. Right from the efficiency with which you responded to our emails, through finalizing the rental agreement to the helpful tips you provided to us to make the most of our stay in Orlando - the service was top notch. You have a wonderful property that our five kids just loved. They are all asking when we can go back. Overall 5 stars from our perspective!

Thanks again for making our vacation a great success.

Mr and Mrs Rosner, Canada
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We feel that Emerald Island Resort is the best location we have ever stayed in when visiting Kissimmee, both in terms of closeness to the Disney parks and also regarding safety/security, and Wilderness Lodge is definitely the best house we have stayed in as it was so spacious with everything we could possibly need during our stay - it was exactly as we expected from the listing description and photographs provided. The house was very clean and all the facilities and equipment provided were of a high standard, especially the BBQ and the sound system which even plays directly from an I-pod. We considered many factors when choosing a house in Kissimmee including location, proximity to the Disney parks, size, facilities etc, but one factor was the outlook and we were not disappointed by the lovely views from the back of Wilderness Lodge across the lake to the woods. We found the welcome pack extremely helpful as we arrived at the house at 7pm after a 9 hour flight from the UK, and did not particularly want to visit the supermarket until the following day. We also found the owner's directions for the journey from Sanford airport to Wilderness Lodge absolutely accurate and we had no problems in finding our way. Emerald Island Resort is very close to the US-192 which provides a huge range of restaurants, supermarkets, miniature golf courses, and many other facilities and activities. We could be at the entrance to Disney's Animal Kingdom within 10 minutes of leaving Wilderness Lodge. We would have no hesitation in recommending Wilderness Lodge to any friends wishing to stay in Kissimmee, and hope to stay there again ourselves at some time in the future.

Mr and Mrs Filsak, UK
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We all had a great time in Florida. Your villa certainly contributed hugely to our enjoyment. The resort was absolutely beautiful and the villa was exceptional in terms of space, facilities and also convenience with the shortcut to Disney, local shops and superb restaurants. We will be recommending your villa to friends and we ourselves may be going back in next couple of years.

Dr Chowdhury, UK
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Fantastic situation, first class decor and furnishings. We have been visiting the States for the last twenty years and this was one of the best homes we have stayed in. Everything was exactly as we veiwed on the web sight, the welcome pack is a very welcome and nice touch to the start of you holiday. The house is in pristine condition and would recommend to any one who wishes to stay in a home that is that little bit special. The owners were very helpful with any question we had and nothing was too much trouble.

Mrs Crowfoot, UK
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13 of us enjoyed a fabulous week at this villa. We were greeted with a welcome pack of groceries which was well appreciated. The villa was clean, tidy and spacious with every amenity as seen on the advert. It was well maintained.The listing description was accurate regarding the location, layout and amenities.
The pool was inviting, there was an excellent new BBQ for our use. Rooms were decorated adequately with good furnishings and decor. The kitchen was delightful too. Directions and arrangements to enter the villa were simple and precise and emailed to us two weeks in advance. Payment was simple and deposit returned promptly on our arrival back to England into our account. I would definately recommend this villa and its owners to anyone wanting to explore the Disney Parks ( a ten minute drive away) and downtown Orlando. It is a gated community with many facilities although we had little time left to explore these! The owner provided good customer service.Thankyou for a delightful villa!

Mrs Mann, UK
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We truly enjoyed our stay at the Wilderness Lodge in August of 2009. The house is beautiful and exactly as it is pictured on your advert. There is nothing like going away from home yet in the comfort of home while on vacation. This is exactly what we felt during our stay! The accommodations were far better than any hotel. The grounds of Emerald Island Resort are breath taking and maintained very well.

The pool was a huge hit with the kids as well as the garage game room. They also enjoyed the playgrounds on the property and took advantage of a few craft classes at the Resort. Thank you for creating such a comfortable environment for children and teens.

It was a pleasure to receive prompt communication with any questions we had regarding the villa. We look forward to using the villa again and have recommended the villa to friends and family.

Mrs Welch, USA
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We had a wonderful holiday and found Wilderness Lodge to be perfectly suitable for our requirements.

We liked the location and the amenities in the villa. We found there to be plenty of cutlery and crockery etc (both plastic and china) for 12 of us which was great so that we didn't have to keep washing up! There were also piles of thick towels to ensure everyone had fresh towels at all times. Although we brought our own beach towels we were very grateful of the use of the additional ones in the villa.

In general the furnishings and equipment were of a high standard.

I spoke to Paul at the management company and found him to be extremely helpful each time.

All in all we had a great time and found the villa to be an excellent base for our family holiday.We would be more than happy to use it again and to recommend it to friends going to Orlando.

Mr and Mrs Hall, UK
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