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Villa Adriana is the perfect elegant Florida vacation rental and/or if you're looking for a location to host an outdoor destination wedding, Villa Adriana's artistry and design is certain to provide you with memories to cherish for a lifetime. For more information search the internet for Tampa Luxury Wedding at Villa Adriana

LOCATION: Come and enjoy all Florida has to offer – the climate, water activities, shopping, special events, sports events, beaches, theme parks, casino, Orlando and Disney world, etc. Villa Adriana is centrally located to provide quick and easy access to all of your vacation destinations via I-275, I-75, I-4 and the Veterans Expressway (like the hub of a bicycle wheel with each spoke of the wheel/roadway providing easy access to your destinations). All the amenities Greater Tampa Bay, the Gulf of Mexico and Florida have to offer are within easy reach. You’ll be vacationing in a peaceful yet elegant, European, country setting. To the east you’ll have an easy 80 minute* drive to Orlando (Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, Islands of Adventure, etc.); to the west you’ll be able to enjoy several of the best beaches in the USA (Clearwater Beach, Honeymoon Island, Caladesi, Howard Park, etc.); to the south you’re just 20 minutes* from the Tampa Bay theme parks of Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. Downtown Tampa, the Performing Arts Center, the Hard Rock Café/Casino, Ybor City, International Plaza and several sports stadium are within a 30 minute* drive. You’re 15 minutes from the new Tampa Premium Outlet Mall and just 2 minutes from grocery shopping. But best of all, you’re just seconds from being able to sit outside and enjoy all the beauty and splendor Villa Adriana has to offer.

* Drive Times Estimates are according to on-line Maps site.

Enjoy Florida’s Fun and Sun and create “WOW! Memories.” This unbelievably beautiful Mediterranean style palace, nestled on a water ski sized, spring-fed lake, is truly a masterpiece work of ART that must be seen to be fully appreciated. Almost everyone who’s seen it has said, “Villa Adriana is the most beautiful home they have ever seen.” Tucked away on the 20 acres inside the gated community of Bellamere, Villa Adriana features breathtaking views of both Lake Kell and its lush landscaping. If you're considering this property as a Wedding Venue, make sure you read the last paragraph of this Description.

INSIDE: During your stay at Villa Adriana, you will truly enjoy living the lifestyle of the rich and famous. Villa Adriana is not just a large mansion; the finishes and quality are reminiscent of the European Royal Palaces where the privileged live. Old World Features: Authentic Venetian plaster walls throughout, Baroque-style painted and gold leaf ceilings (40 oz. of 24k gold leaf), 14 Swarovski crystal chandeliers, custom travertine staircase and railing, cherry cabinets, aged granite flooring, 46 Tuscany-style “castle-like” interior doors, 131 fully cased thermal insulated exterior windows and doors and travertine decks outside. Contrasting with all the Old World Mediterranean features are many technological advances for your comfort and enjoyment, including: the ultimate in toilets (3 Toto toilets with automated lid open/close, automated flushing, heated seats, and built-in bidets for a hands free wash and blow drying), automated lighting to create ambiance and make it easy to control the lighting, a home theater system, and other electronic smart house features. This will be a vacation/wedding to remember with unbelievable photos to show your friends.

AMENITIES: On-site amenities include kayaking, lounging around the saltwater pool, swimming, fishing, outdoor grilling on the Wolfe 48” grill, enjoying video gaming, board games (chess, checkers, and backgammon, others), watching movies, sports or concerts in the magnificent 120 inch home theater (see picture). Note, paid subscriptions to Netflix Streaming Movies, Pandora and XM radio are available for your use. You can also enjoy table tennis (ping pong), a workout in the Gym, Foosball, card/poker table, massages on one of the two massage chairs, and so much more. Lounge around the pool or one of several “gathering places” such as the pool cabana, the gazebo on the dock, under the oak tree covered picnic area in the front, or one of the two lanai areas. Not to mention the living room, family room, breakfast nook, library/reading room, theater, etc. Just come and hang out and have fun. Villa Adriana features outstanding indoor/outdoor areas to enjoy your time with your family and friends.

RELAXATION TO THE MAX. The screened gazebo, located over the lake on the dock is the perfect place to chill out and relax. Immerse yourself in nature and optionally listen to your choice of music wired from the smart house a/v system inside Villa Adriana to the gazebo.

ANY GAMERS IN THE FAMILY? From my 22 year old son: The fourth bedroom/game room features 7 speakers of HD surround sound to go with the PlayStation 3, titles such as Call of Duty, Ratchet & Clank, and Hitman. More games are available from most retail stores or directly through the PlayStation Network. The PlayStation 3 is also a full service Blu-ray and DVD player. Watch Netflix videos. The Playstation2 features ARCADE Classic games such as DDRMAX: Dance Dance Revolution, Gauntlets: Legacy, Call of Duty, SOCOM, 007, Kingdom Hearts, and much more! Great entertainment for teens and adults! The Futon in this room converts to a bed.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Our Guests have commented Villa Adriana is so beautiful and offers so much, they see very little reason to ever leave the property (see vacationer reviews).

OTHER: Not only do we provide Wifi connectivity to the internet, we also provide an internet connected PC and printer to allow you to print off your boarding passes, etc. We have a well-equipped laundry room to take care of any needed cleaning. There is NO differed maintenance in this home (we take pride in keeping everything in working order - sometimes things break down, but we always endeavor to correct them). We have a full time property caretaker to maintain the landscaping, pool, daily trash removal and to take care of any emergency needs you might have. Let him/us know about any requirements during your stay and we will do our best to accommodate them.


SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS: Feel Free to Ask About our Sleeping Arrangements (how we equip the home with extra beds to be able to sleep 20). This site only allows 25 pictures - we can share the floor plan and many more pictures upon request.

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE: It’s all up to you. Looking for a “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” experience? Come and enjoy the Florida climate anytime of the year at Villa Adriana.

WEDDINGS: Search the internet for Tampa Luxury Wedding at Villa Adriana - In order to make sure our guests have the wedding of their dreams and to ensure we can meet those expectations and take care of not only your needs but ours as well, we have established five criteria which guide us in allowing you to host your wedding during your stay at my family home: First, the need to protect my family home from possibility of damage; Second, the need to minimize any risks of injury to your Guests (safety, food poisoning, etc.); Third, the need to be sure the distribution of alcoholic beverages is both legally correct and morally responsible; Fourth, we are quite proud of the artistry and elegance of Villa Adriana – we need to be sure your weeding will be planned elegantly so the wedding photos will be reflective of the beauty of Villa Adriana; and Lastly, we need to comply with Hillsborough County noise ordinances and the requirements of the Fire Marshal (i.e. no part of the reception cooking and heating may be performed inside the home - the home is to be used for residential purposes only). If you're planning a wedding, your next step is to go to our web-site and view the pictures and our requirements to see if this property is right for you. If you’d like to consider the next step, download the Questionnaire from our web-site and return it to us (instructions provided on the questionnaire) so we can begin the process of getting to know you and see if we're a fit.

Beds: 2 King Beds, 2 Queen Beds, 1 Double Bed, 2 Twin Beds, 4 Sofa Beds

About the area

Hard Rock Cafe (casino); Football Stadium; Baseball Stadium; Hockey Rink; Performing Arts Center; Close to Disney; Sea world; MGM Studios; Adventure Island; Islands of Adventure; Busch Gardens; Close to Orlando (1.5 hour drive); Beaches; Charter Boating; Golf Courses

Owner profile

Dara K



  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • High Speed Internet
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Linen provided
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included


  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • CD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Video player
  • Washing machine


  • Boat available
  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Games room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding
  • Sauna


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Owner Supplied Testimonials

Review from other site:

Breathtaking is an understatement in regards to this estate. From the time you approach the entrance gate, you are greeted by beautifully manicured landscaping that leads to the home, with such impressive architectural design. The photos of the kitchen do not do it justice. It is so spacious that a family of 12+ can gather very comfortably. The pool area, gazebo and lake are so inviting that you do not want or need to leave the property. Dara has been extremely cooperative and accommodating. He will do anything he can do make your stay exactly as you wish.

Review from other site:

The amenities specifically the pool area and the lake views were so great that we never wanted to leave. We got a complete Florida vacation and European retreat all in one place. The Hosts made sure we could book two massage therapists, allowing us to relax and enjoy our vacation. The bathrooms were very clean ( three of them had toilets with built in bidets that washed and blow dried-very convenient). The beds were comfortable and the sheets smelled good. The wall finishing are unbelievable such a sight to behold. The ceiling gave us the feel that we were in a palace in Europe built by some King in years gone by. Did i mention the ceiling??The master bedroom ceiling has 28,000 Swarovski crystals set in an intricate design that made my wife feel like a queen. My favorite place to hang out is the home theater. Its unbelievable!! The lounge chairs around the pool, kayaking, and the fuzz ball table adds so much fun and entertainment to our family vacation. The owners stocked the refrigerator with ample supply of water and beverages for the whole family. This home has got to be a one of a king masterpiece. Don't tell the owners but I think they had it under priced (LOL). The vicinity is serene yet grocery shopping is conveniently within distance. Restaurants are close by as well. The hosts made sure we had everything we needed and were very polite and hospitable. In a nutshell, this house was over the top and we had a memorable and wonderful vacation. It's just a week since we left and the hosts have already sent back our security deposit.

Review from other site:

I have never seen a house like this. It looks like a museum. Everything is the best possible. The owner is so nice to deal with. It worth every penny. It is great for a luxury family gathering or a dream vacation. I love to go back and stay there again.