About This Listing
My three bedroom pool home is centrally located on a quiet street, just minutes from the airport and all the area theme parks and attractions. Across the street from my community is a brand new 24 hour Walmart neighborhood market (Aug 2014).
I have one room available, with private bathroom (has a bath & shower) in my spacious pool home. The room has a full size bed and comfortably sleeps 2 people. The room has a TV with access to Netflix. For your added privacy, the room has a lock and key. Bathroom & Bedroom are next to each other. For your convenience, a hairdryer, iron and ironing board is provided.
All bed linens and towels (including pool towels) are included. I am meticulous about cleanliness!, all bed linens, including comforter are washed after EVERY guest, something many hotels don't do.
Next to your bathroom is the "spare bedroom" which i have converted to a gym. The gym contains a treadmill, an elyptical machine and bench, with weights.
This is a shared home with myself. My room is at the opposite side of the home, to the guest room.
My home is located in the Quail Ridge Community. This Community is a short distance from the Orlando International Airport.
The pool does have a 6. ft. deep end so please be aware of that. Swim at your own risk. The shallow end is 2 ft. The pool, like most private homes with pools, is not heated and therefore from mid-October through April, you may find that the water is too cold. My home is quiet, clean and safe.
Distance from Area Attractions:
- Orlando International Airport - 9 miles (15 mins)
- Orlando Sanford International Airport - 38 miles (45 mins)
- Walt Disney World - 15 miles (25 mins)
- Universal Orlando - 17 miles (23 mins)
- Sea World Orlando - 13 miles (22 mins)
- Kennedy Space Center - 48 miles (58 mins)
Smoking outside permitted on pool deck, no pets .
Please let me know if you have any further questions, i am here to help ensure your visit is a memorable one.
Private bedroom with TV & private bathroom (bath & shower). Guests have full access to kitchen, lounge, dining room, washing machine and dryer & swimming pool
Interaction with Guests
Here for help and advice during your stay, i am extremely approachable & friendly. When home, i tend to spend time in my room and want my guests to enjoy, and have access to my home, as if it were their home.
My neighborhood is very quiet and safe! Great for those who like to walk and jog.
Just 6 miles away (12 minute drive) is "The Loop", 70 stores, 17 Restaurants & 16 screen cinema!
There is a local bus service but this can take forever to get to local parks and attractions. I would therefore recommend that guests have a rental vehicle. Parking is available for your rental vehicle.
Other Things to Note
Help yourself to breakfast, which is included:
Selection of tea's, coffee, hot chocolate, orange/fruit juice, cereals, yogurt, bread, toast, bagels, cream cheese, eggs, sliced ham or turkey, cheese selection & pancakes!
No pets, guests are welcome to smoke outside in the swimming pool area.
This is a great experience! My and my boyfriend both enjoy our days that staying there. The room and bathroom are very clean and exactly like the photos show on the website. The breakfast provided are much better than what I was expecting. We even get a lot of fruit after he knew that we are on diet. The area is quite, good for rest after a long trip! Recommend to stay!
It was nice to stay by stephen. Everything was clean, and you have everything you need (incl breakfast). Stephen is a nice guy, and give us good information. Thanks!
Stephen was a wonderful host! I made a somewhat last minute trip to Orlando and he was very helpful and accommodating. I really enjoyed spending a few hours by his pool while I waited for my friends to get into town. Although I didn't see much of Stephen the rest of my stay, he made sure I knew where everything was and even let me borrow sunscreen! I had a great stay!
Stephen is an excellent host. He inquired about our breakfast preferences in advance and provided us with plenty of options for breakfast. He was flexible with our check in/check out time. He was also helpful in sharing valuable information about the Orlando area. His home is pleasant and clean. The listing description is spot on, the neighborhood is quiet and safe. Having access to the private pool was a bonus. My daughter and I had a wonderful trip to Kissimmee and Stephen's hosting and accommodations were a terrific contribution.
This was our first airbnb experience. Stephen is an extremely gracious, accommodating, and thoughtful host. He even had a card and wine for us for Joan's birthday! His home is clean, peaceful and comfortable. It is in a quiet neighborhood that is convenient to Disney. Stephen offered us a variety of foods/drinks and was great about making you feel right at home. His home is as described and the pool is beautiful! We had to cut our trip short due to an urgent family matter, but Stephen was very understanding and accommodating. We'll definitely be back!
Mike and Joan
Stephen is the best AirBnB host I have ever had. He went above and beyond. Prior to coming he asked if I wanted anything special and I indicated I like cream in my coffee and he bought it for me. He allowed me to check in early, assisted me in navigating around the neighborhood and truly made me feel welcome in his home. His pool was clean and refreshing and I felt comfortable using it during my stay. He even mailed back special shampoo that I left behind. If anyone is looking for a lovely AirBnB experience near amenities I would rate Stephen 10 out of 10!
My wife and I have stayed at over 50 Airbnb properties and Stephen was the first host to ever contact us ahead of time to see what items we would like for breakfast. He's a very gracious host. The house is in a quiet residential neighborhood away from the crowds which is a relief after a day of touring. I will point out for those very sensitive to cigarette smoke that there was a faint smell of stale cigarette smoke in the house. Since it wasn't fresh smoke it may be from a prior owner that is lingering. But the bedroom appears freshly painted and was fine. The set-up with the bedroom at the end of the hall with its own bath was very private. Overall Stephen is a very professional host who enjoys meeting people and is highly recommended.
Thank you so much for the feedback, which I truly appreciate. I wanted to respond to the comment relating to the smell of smoke as this did concern me as I have never had any comments from the numerous guests I have hosted. I have owned the property for 15 years and do not allow any smoking in the home. The week prior to your arrival, one of the smoke detectors in my home sounded, my first thought was that my Airbnb guests may had burnt toast or been cooking. This was not the case as we all looked around the home and could smell smoke but unable to establish where it was coming from. I turned on the air conditioning and this made the smoke worse so at this point turned the power off to the home and called an AC technician. He found that the emergency heat element in the AC had short circuited causing it to smoke and therefore the smell was extremely strong throughout the home. He replaced the required part and advised that the smell, which was strong, would take time to clear. I had the doors and windows open as much as I could.
This happened approximately 1 hour prior to my guests Anton & his wife from Russia. leaving and I was apologetic for what had happened. They left a wonderful review and in their private feedback to me left the below comment.
What Anton loved about your listing:
Thank you so much for the rest -) And do not worry about the smoke in the morning, we were from Russia -) this does not surprise us -)
I am sorry for the smoke smell Michael, I did not think to mention anything to you on arrival as this had happened the week before and can be the only explanation for the smell as at that point I did not smell it anymore but of course may have got used to it.
All the best
About the Host, Stephen
I am originally from the UK and have lived in the United States since 1997. I have worked in travel since 1989 and am extremely knowledgeable about the area.
I have worked and traveled all over the world and travel is my passion. I know only too well that not everyone wants to stay in a hotel, staying in a home allows you to feel at home, while you're away from home!
I enjoy hosting guests and friends!!
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