confused with area/locations to rent a house near wdw?

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  1. Mrs.viv07

    Mrs.viv07 DIS Veteran

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    we were looking into renting a house for the week instead of hotel rooms, i found this site but i have no clue what is where, can someone help me decipher which place is closer to disney. Thanks so much These are all the towns that came up, i am trying to get something relatively close to wdw so we don't have to rent a car.

    Acadia Estates (6)
    Bahama Bay (1)
    Buena Ventura Lakes (1)
    Chatham Park (6)
    Country Creek (2)
    Crescent Lakes (4)
    Cumbrian Lakes (8)
    Doral Woods (1)
    Eagle Pointe (6)
    Emerald Island (59)
    Formosa Gardens (45)
    Formosa Gardens Estates (1)
    Grand Palms (1)
    Hamilton Reserve (2)
    Indian Creek (22)
    Indian Point (6)
    Indian Ridge (6)
    Indian Ridge Oaks (5)
    Island Club (1)
    Kissimmee (88)
    Lake Berkley (11)
    Liberty Village (1)
    Lindfields Reserve (15)
    Oak Island (8)
    Remington (2)
    Rolling Hills (8)
    Royal Palm Bay (1)
    Saratoga Park (1)
    Seasons (1)
    Somerset (2)
    Sunset Lakes (10)
    Sweetwater Club (1)
    Terra Verde (10)
    Trafalgar Village (1)
    Venetian Bay (12)
    Villa del Sol (1)
    Windsor Hills (60)
    Windsor Palms (35)
    Windward Cay (1)
     
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  3. Samantha/NC

    Samantha/NC Mouseketeer

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    We are driving down, so we will not have this problem. We are staying in Crescent Lakes. Unless you are staying on site, I would have to think that you will need a car. I think that Crescent Lakes is about 15 minutes from Disney I could be wrong!!!!!! I will just be HAPPY to be there!!!!!
     
  4. dpuck1998

    dpuck1998 <font color=blue>I'm innocent I tell you...innocen

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    If you don't rent a car how are you planning to get to disney from a house? Busses?? Cabs?? I think if your renting a house it would be cheaper/easier to rent a car. IMHO.

    Most of the neighborhoods are close enough to Disney, but ANYTHING off Disney property is still 15-20 mins from the parks. Check out each area and see what suits you. Some of them are gated communities with pool/play areas and some are just a house in a neighborhood.
     
  5. safetymom

    safetymom Super Moderator

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    I agree. If you are staying offsite it would be much easier and probably cheaper with a car.
     
  6. blademankev

    blademankev Earning My Ears

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    We have stayed in private villas at Formosa Gardens twice before & found it very convenient for all the parks, but you do need a car. The estate itself is stunning and some of the properties can only be described as mansions. We were at the AK within ten to fifteen minutes, with the other parks just a little longer to get to. I would strongly recommend this estate to anyone & would be going back there again, but we have decided to give AKL a try in July next year.
     

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