Golfers,dancers, Softball,Pickleball,45 min Disney

Enjoy your morning coffee in the warm privacy of this private lanai.
Enjoy your morning coffee in the warm privacy of this private lanai.Fully stocked with dinnerware and cooking utensils.Pull out sleeperHD flat screen with DTV and DVRComfortable King size bedSlider that opens to screened in birdcage for good air flow.Queen size comfortOur beautiful trees here in The VillagesLovely places to walk and see natureFun golf carts on one of our many courcesHotel in the background in Lake Sumter .View from the boardwalk in Lake Sumter town square.Lake Sumter Town Square. Villagers getting their exercise.View from one of our many golf courses.
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1214 Santa Cruz Drive, The Villages, FL 32162
Golfers,dancers, Softball,Pickleball,45 min Disney
2 bedrooms
5 guests
Varies min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 5
Type: Villa
Per night: $80 - $95
Per week: $300 - $822
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the The Villages vacation villa rental
This beautifully decorated 2 bedroom 2 Bathroom home is located in one of the most desirable Village neighborhoods. You'll feel welcomed and relaxed as soon you open the front door to your home away from home. This home is beautifully decorated and boasts a bright open floor plan. The kitchen is complete with everything you'll need to prepare and serve meals. (If you choose not to cook...there are so many wonderful restaurants in The Villages to try out) The Living room offers plenty of comfortable seating including a comfortable rocking chair if your entertaining friends & family or just enjoying your favorite television shows on the flat screen TV. The master bedroom has a comfortable king size bed, TV, a large walk in closet, and a private master bath. The master bath offers a walk in shower. The guest bedroom has a comfortable queen size bed for your guests. The bedrooms and both bathrooms are set up with extra towels and linens. And of course there's a charming screened in lanai with a table & chairs for you to enjoy reading the morning paper with your coffee or juice as you plan your busy day of activities. The electric grill is ready when you are so you can experience cooking outside. It's also a great place to sit and relax at the end of a busy day of activities here in The Villages. This home comes complete with a BBQ grill & WiFi internet. With the Village resident ID card you can use any of the 29 executive golf courses with no greens fees. And these executive golf courses are not your typical 'pitch & putts'. They present some challenging par 3s and the occasional par 4, with three sets of tee boxes to accommodate golfers of different skill levels. You pay resident rates on greens fees at the 11 Championship courses. You're also entitled to use any of the family friendly and adult only (30 or older) swimming pools, organized activity swimming pools, bocce ball, shuffleboard courts, horseshoe pits, billiards tables, tennis & pickle ball courts, basketball courts, sand volley ball and over 1000 organized activities every week through the recreational centers. This home is made for fun! Just bring your suitcase and we'll provide the 'key' for enjoying the Villages lifestyle.
Area Information
The Village of El Santiago is conveniently located between Spanish Springs Town Square and Lake Sumter Landing Market Square. The town squares are one of the most popular attractions of The Villages. You'll find shopping, restaurants, movie theaters, and FREE live entertainment nightly! You're about a 5 minute ride to La Plaza Grande Shopping Center where you'll find Publix for grocery needs, Walgreens Pharmacy, banking, many clothing shops, restaurants and more. You are only minutes to El Santiago Village Recreation Center where you'll find a family friendly swimming pool, billiards room, card/board game rooms, tennis and pickleball courts, bocce ball, shuffleboard and horseshoe pits. When you are ready to do some golfing head on over to Hacienda Country Club with championship golfing, golf pro shop and a restaurant open for lunch and dinner. If you're looking for more're about a 5 minute ride to either Savannah Center or La Hacienda Regional Recreation Center where you'll find many organized activities, arts & crafts room, sport swimming pool, and so much more.

12 Championship Golf Courses (by the end of 2014)

33 Executive Golf Courses (by the end of 2014)

In 2012 a total of 2,546,611 rounds of golf were played, with 1832 holes in one, and about 5,810,493 golf balls were lost!

With the addition of the new town center of Brownwood, The Villages, has three town squares with live music every night of the week with shopping and eateries lining the streets.

The Villages has over 100 dining choices you can reach by golf cart!

There are 7 fire stations, a 200 bed hospital, three dog parks, over 50,000 golf carts, and a Lifelong Learning College where over 2,000 courses are offered!

There is an estimated 50,000 golf cart in The Villages!!

There is more to do in The Villages than can find...
Over 100 Billard tables
Over 150 bocce courts
Over 80 horseshoe pits
Over 55 tennis courts/ 6 paddle tennis courts
Over 130 pickle ball courts
Over 140 shuffle board courts
Over 30 ping pong tables
2 sand volley ball courts
Over 240 softball teams
Three movie theaters (with at least 6 screens per theater)
21 family pools, 40 neighborhood and 7 sport pools, and 8 country club pools
Plus over 2,200 organized clubs and activities. Add archery, croquet, air gun, lawn bowling. fitness trails, fitness centers, and free exercise classes, to the list as well! Lest we forget music and theater, there are dozens of bands, orchestras, singing groups, baton twirling, the list is endless!

Day trips are plentiful and close by.
Disney parks are a short 45 min drive away

About the owner

Owner Profile

Gordon Gosses

Gordon Gosses

Gordon Gosses

  • School:

    Bedford Public Schools, The University of Toledo, Monroe County Community College
  • About:

    Living the Dream here in The Villages....
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Availability Calendar



Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jan 03 2016 Jan 31 2018 - - $780 $3,120 1 Month
Feb 01 2016 Feb 28 2017 - - $822 $3,290 1 Month
Mar 01 2016 Mar 31 2018 - - - $3,290 1 Month
Apr 01 2017 Apr 30 2017 - $95 $550 $2,070 4 Nights
May 01 2017 May 31 2017 $85 $85 $398 $1,590 4 Nights
Jun 01 2017 Aug 31 2017 $80 $80 $300 $1,200 4 Nights
Sep 01 2017 Sep 30 2017 $80 $80 $490 $1,350 4 Nights
Oct 01 2017 Oct 31 2017 $80 $80 $391 $1,560 4 Nights
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Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 9%
Deposits: Security Deposit $500.00
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, PayPal
Other Fees: Cleaning fee $75.00 Resident ID $50.00 for 2 additional fee $50. per person for more than two renters



  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • High Speed Internet
  • Patio
  • Beach Towels
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Lanai
  • Screened Porch
  • Full Kitchen
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Gas Grill
  • Microwave
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Blender
  • Hair Dryer
  • Oven
  • Telephone
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Activities

  • Bicycling
  • Grocery Store
    (1 mile)
  • Movie Theater
    (3 miles)
  • Lake
    (13 miles)
  • Bowling
  • Shopping Area
    (2 miles)
  • Playground
    (3 miles)
  • Basketball Court
    (15 miles)
  • Golf
  • Tennis
    (2 miles)
  • Children's Pool
    (5 miles)
  • Winery
    (17 miles)
  • Restaurant
  • Live Entertainment
    (3 miles)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (5 miles)
  • Amusement Park
    (25 miles)
  • Pool
    (<1 mile)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Polo Field,Car shows, Softball fields, Archery,dance classes, Pickleball Courts, Tennis courts,Bowling,Yoga,Tai Chi classes, Zumba,Table Tennis, nightly outdoor dancing to free entertainment. Ukulele, string acoustic,Banjolele groups. Bicycle,Billiards,Basketball, Bluegrass,Bone builders,Dragon boat teams,Canine drill team,Karate,Needle arts,Photography,Art classes,Singles Pickleball,Golf,social mixers. Theater groups, writers, water volleyball,
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John Bellini

"it's a beautiful day, everyday!

John Bellini

Rochester, NY USA

"it's a beautiful day, everyday!

April 8, 2016

The villages is a great place to spend the winter. The lifestyle is very active, people are friendly and welcoming. The weather in Feb. was cool in the evenings and morning but warmed up most days into the 70's. March was quite a bit warmer. There is something for everyone. The feel is that of a small village even though it is very large. If possible find a place in the center of the villages making traveling north or south much easier. We are definitely going back!

Gordon Gosses

Owner's reply:

Thank you for taking the time to give us feed back.
Very glad you had a good time.
We love it here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is there to do outdoors?
A: 600 holes of golf, live entertainment in three town squares, Sport swimming pools for laps, water zumba,water volleyball,
Softball, Tennis, Pickleball, shuffleboard,boccie ball, Car Shows,Biking, hiking, Geocaching, fishing,archery.
Q: Do not want to waist time preparing meals?
A: There are over 100 restaurants locally and accessible by golf cart.
Q: What does the area look like?
A: look on pintrest

Q: What is different here?
A: You can go anywhere In the Villages by Golf Cart.
Q: Where can I find out about the weekly activities?
A: The Villages recreation news
Q: Is there someone I can talk to about the property?
A: Yes call number listed

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Owner Profile

Gordon Gosses

Gordon Gosses


More about the owner
  • School:

    Bedford Public Schools, The University of Toledo, Monroe County Community College
  • About:

    Living the Dream here in The Villages....
  • View full profile