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Arlene's Family Vacation Home on Golf Course--4 miles to WDW!

Bedrooms 4
Space 148 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Affordable Luxury -- Stay at my upscale Disney themed home with private pool and spa overlooking Mystic Dunes Golf Course for your next Disney World area vacation. We visit our home often, so we can pay close attention to details at our home to ensure your stay will be a very pleasant one. In addition, we have a wonderful local manager who takes great care of our home and our guests!

It is located just 4 miles from Disney World and 15 minutes to Sea World and Universal Orlando.

All photos shown on this site are of my home. I provide you with the exact address of the home when I send the booking packet to you. So you can be confident that the house on this site is the house you will be booking.

Each room is tastefully Disney themed--even the pool and spa are Disney themed. The home is luxuriously equipped throughout with all the necessities and much more! Not your ordinary vacation home -- a vacation destination in itself.

Children love staying at my home -- so do their parents! Please try to

book your vacation at my home as early as possible -- my home fills up

quickly. I don't always update my calendar so please contact me for availablity.

See my complete house tour on my Fla4u website. Call or email me

for my website address.

Being an annual passholder at Disney World and Sea World, I am always happy to help my guests plan their trips to the Disney World area.

More Details

Arlene D. Caruso
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About Arlene D. Caruso

We are the Caruso Family of Saylorsburg, PA. For 36 years we have lived in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We grew up in the greater Philadelphia area and moved to the Poconos to enjoy the beauty and nature that this area offers. It has been a great place to raise our 5 children. I love the summers here--but I hate the winters--lol!

Arlene D. Caruso purchased this house in 2004

Why Arlene D. Caruso chose Disney / Orlando

Since we hate the winters in Pennsylvania and we all love Disney World--it made sense to buy a home in this area. This property was bought because as they say in real estate--'The three most important things are--location, location, location'! We are very close to the theme parks, shopping, restaurants, etc.

What makes this house unique

It was important to us to have a spa--not just a pool at our vacation home. Our pool and spa have separate thermostats and a state of the art gas heater--making our spa into a hot tub. Our pool and spa both have safety rails for our older guests and we added a pool security fence for our younger guests.

We love the golf course view that this house enjoys! Where we live in Pennsylvania, we have privacy, quiet, beauty and can enjoy nature-- this home also has privacy, quiet, beauty and we do enjoy the nature around us. So for us it is just like home and a great place for ourselves, our children and now our grandchildren!


Kissimmee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 148 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , There is a large vanity with 2 sinks
    Front Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Cinderella Castle Bedroom - 1 king , There is a 32' LCD TV, DVD Player and VCR and phone.
    Mickey Mouse Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , There is a Mickey Mouse TV and DVD Player and VCR
    Winnie the Pooh Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , There is a Winnie the Pooh TV and a DVD Player
    Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Front Bedroom - 1 queen , There is a TV and DVD Player in this room.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
* Everything you would expect in a vacation home -- and much more * Free long distance calling to US, Canada and Puerto Rico * Faster free wireless high speed Internet access * Deluxe cable with over 250 channels * Wii game console with games for all ages * Spa has been upgraded with seperate thermostat to better heat the spa * Private heated pool and spa with safety handrails and 'Finding Nemo' mosaic motif--now with pool safety fence * Beautiful view of Mystic Dunes Golf Course from pool area--and now fences on both sides of pool for your privacy * Central heat and air-conditioning for your comfort * Completely equipped gourmet kitchen--including Mickey Mouse Waffler, Mickey Mouse Sno-cone Maker and Mickey Mouse Smoothee Maker * Washer, dryer and iron with ironing board * Gas grill * 5 TVs, 5 DVD players, 2 VCRs, Home Theatre System * Over 100 VHS/DVD movies * Twenty board games and toys * All linens including 10 Disney pool towels * 2 portable cribs, high chair and stroller * The vacation guides to help you plan your fun filled days in Florida * Coupons for Attractions, Restaurants, etc. at the house


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)


Close to Disney, beautiful home, clean and plenty of towel and bed sheet ,

  • 5 of 5

Will do it again

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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True Disney experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice! I have stayed at several rental homes and none of them offered so much within the home other than Arlene's home. Everything was Disney, which the kids loved. So many toys to play with and pool toys, the kids had a blast! Would definetly stay there again! Home was very well kept!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring, TX

Cute Disney Themed Home

  • 5 of 5

This home definitely fit our needs. The kids loved the Disney theme, it was close to attractions, and the pool was fabulous. I would definitely recommend this house to a large family or group on a budget.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the Mickey Mouse Home

  • 5 of 5

We loved this Mickey Mouse home. It was a pleasure, it was a treat. The house was clean, absolutely spotless. Our 3 year old daughter has nuts/peanuts allergy and Arlene assured that the house would be safe for her (as sometimes previous guests may leave remaining food behind etc.); Arlene and her property manager ensured that the property was safe for all our kids (aged 2, 3, and 5).

We had such fun splashing in the pool at the end of the day.. The property is close to Disneyworld but it was refreshing coming home at the end of busy days to enjoy the quiet. One day we decided to skip Disney and just lounge at home.. it was perfect.

It's close to Walmart, Target, restaurants, stores.. it's in a perfect, convenient location.

The house is nicely decorated with a lovely Disney ambiance. The kids and us, had most fun finding all the "Mickey stuff" such as giant Mickey on top of the entertainment unit, Mickey pot holders, Mickey kitchen towels etc.. The WiFi was included and worked well.

The bedroom décor is fabulous; the master bedroom is spacious and has a separate ensuite and a separate entrance to the pool. This is a very child friendly and child-safe home.

We wanted a home where we can retreat and relax after long and busy days a the park. And this is exactly what this home was. We hope to rent this home next time we visit Orlando..

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Philadelphia, PA

Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin? I'm thinking from the beginning! This was our first experience using and I was a little skeptical at first, but it turned out to be such a pleasant experience and a vacation that we will never forget. When I notified the owner about pricing, accommadations, etc., She got back to me within hours and answered all my questions. When we did decide to book, the paperwork/contract was mailed out immediately. She even included information/brochures for all the Disney attractions. I rate the owners top notch in every aspect; from booking to closing! Once we arrived at their home, it was beautifully decorated and spotless! The home truly was a home away from home with all of its ammenities; you need to bring nothing but your clothes. The pool and jacuzzi were perfectly heated.We spent our nights relaxing with the kids after all the walking through the parks; a welcomed pleasure. The home is very close to all the Disney/Universal attractions and restaurants. My husband and I were very happy with this home and service and plan to come back soon. We've already recommended Arlene's home to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Review of Disney Themed Home

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this home. We stayed there in 2011 and were so impressed by the house that we stayed there again this year. The house is in a very nice neighborhood and landscaped with beautiful trees. The house has everything you could ever need ... swimming pool with toys, washer and dryer, gas grill, every type of dish and/or appliance you can think of, games, dvds, videos, Wii. My daughters love the Mickey Mouse room and the Winnie the Pooh room (and the pool, of course). What I like is the house is close to the Disney parks, is much more cost-effective than staying in a condo or a hotel, and we have our very own swimming pool for the week. In addition, the house is well-maintained and very clean ... not something I can say about many of the hotels we stay in. This is an owner you can trust as this is her house. She actually lives here during the winter. I've found the owner to be very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Dec 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $70 + Tax
Pool/Spa Heat per night $20 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

Email or call me to check availability and rate. From time to time I get cancellations and offer special rates for last minute bookings.

Contact me for last minute specials!
* Discounts offered for multiple week stays.
* There is a cleaning fee of $70 for stays of less than 6 nights.
* There is a $20 plus tax per night pool/gas heat charge. In the warmer months the fee can be less--so contact me if you would like to know how much would be charged for pool and spa heat during your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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