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We're going to Florida, where shall we stay? (Part 3)

After spending two summers in Florida in rental villas that we had booked through a tour operator we decided that for our third villa holiday we would go it alone! Our first experience of villa holidays had been wonderful with a beautiful well equ...
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We're going to Florida, where shall we stay? (Part 2)

For our second trip to Florida although there were only four of us, Mum, Dad and 2 kids aged 10 and 12 we decided that we needed more space than we could get in either a hotel room or suite so we decided to book a three bedroom villa. We booked th...
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We're going to Florida, where shall we stay? (Part 1)

When you start to plan your holiday there are some questions that always come top of the list firstly where shall we go and secondly where shall we stay? Well in our house for the last fourteen years the answer to number one has always...
Viewed 4053 times since 1 September 2008.

Ybor City-Tampa

So often on our way to Tampa and ultimately Clearwater I have seen the signs saying Ybor City and I have always been intrigued as to what it was and what went on ther. One Sunday on our way to an overnighter in Clearwater and therefore had a ...
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Why do I own a Villa?

Why do I own a villa Why do I own a villa? I really do not know It costs a lot of money For us to rarely go. We purchased it three years ago It is our pride and joy But the mortgage keeps on risingViewed 3603 times since 1 September 2008.

Solar Panel Pool Heating

Solar panel pool heating is a very expensive addition to your villa, ours cost around $6000 but does a very good job indeed, originally we installed it when we first bought the villa as we thought that the villa needed to offer a little bit extra to ...
Viewed 4269 times since 1 September 2008.

Westridge

The Westridge estate is situated between the I4 at junction 58 and the 192, it is a pleasant community that is part residential and part short term let villas which gives an ideal mix and a easy and laid back sort of feeling to the estate. It also gi...
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The Reserve at Town Center Resort

As the name suggests, The Reserve at Town Center Resort is a small, exclusive, gated community. The 94 detached, single storey homes that make up The Reserve are finished in soft pastel colours, and the roads are lined with palm trees, to crea...
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Calabay Parc Villas and Community

Situated a mere 9 miles from Disney and less than an hour’s drive from both the Atlantic and the Gulf coast, Calabay Parc is a beautiful upscale community primarily made up of high quality vacation homes. On arrival at Calabay Parc, visitors will be ...
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Hotel versus Villa

What do you book when you are visiting Orlando? A hotel or a villa. Lets have a look at both, hotel first. There are many very adequate hotels in and around Disney, prices range from $35/40 per night per room upwards, but most good hotels wil...
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The Joys and Pain of Owning a Villa

That’s it, you’ve done it, you’ve been thinking about it for years and now the deed is actually done and you walk into your own little bit of America, your immediate thoughts are, is this villa up to the standard that I would like if I was renting it...
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How to book a Florida villa direct from the owner without worries

Well this is still the thing that scares an awful lot of people and is the reason why so very many people still prefer to book through a tour operator which as far more expensive and the majority of the time you are unlikely to know exactly which hom...
Viewed 5276 times since 1 September 2008.

Chillin’ at the villa

Your Florida holiday really is what you make of it. Theme parks, shopping and golfing are what Orlando is famous for and they are all great, but… I recommend that you spend AT LEAST one day just chillin’ at the villa. Just as you wouldn’t buy...
Viewed 3871 times since 1 September 2008.

Around Legacy Park

The communities that are near Legacy Park along the US27 have certainly noticed change over the last few years, the area was completely void of any housing developments, shops or restaurants. There were a few garages, certainly no hotels, just miles ...
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Hampton Lakes

Hampton Lakes is a gated development set amongst the rolling hills and Orange Groves of the Davenport countryside. Situated off of Highway 27 and with excellent access to the surrounding areas Hampton Lakes is one of the most sought after Vacation re...
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Formosa Gardens Estates

Formosa Gardens Estates, is a securely gated Sub-Division, Phase one was built around the year 2000, and phase two from 2003 on. It is World Renowned as, truly, one of the best, if not the best, Locations you will find. Just at marker 4 on th...
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Davenport for Disney!

Davenport and the US 27 is growing at a fabulous rate, whilst maintaining a certain “upscale” feel about it that makes you glad you are staying there while you are enjoying the delights that Central Florida has to offer. We were first driven to the a...
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Choosing the Villa of Your Dreams

Now you have made the decision to visit The Sunshine State the first thing to do is confirm the number of people travelling with you then decide which villa to choose and as this site offers villas with every imaginable luxury and comfort the choice ...
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Planet Hollywood at Downtown Disney

Planet Hollywood makes its impact on the skyline at Downtown Disney west side, and is even more spectacular when viewed at night. It is an amazing building looks like a massive bright blue globe, sitting in a lake, with lights beaming out around to d...
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STR Accommodation is the ONLY way to go!!

Being born and bred in the great U.S.A., I was always with the majority of Americans in my ideas about accommodation when vacationing. We never thought of other options as there just aren’t any – you go on vacation and you stay in a hotel! Right? Wro...
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