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Frequently Asked Questions

Detailed on this page are some of the more common questions we get asked about renting a vacation home on Silver Creek 

1.  Where is Silver Creek?
Silver Creek is situated in a secluded place 1 mile from highway 27, which in turn is 1 mile from the junction of 192 and highway 27

2.  How close is Silver Creek  to Disney?

Very close, you are only 8 miles to the nearest Disney World theme park of Animal Kingdom. Realistic, average driving time is 15 minutes.

3.  What other attractions can be easily be reached from Silver Creek

Silver Creek is conveniently located in Central Florida. Sea World, Universal Studios, Cypress Gardens, Wet’n’Wild and all the major outlet malls are within a short drive. Ninety minutes drive East brings you to the “out of this world” Space Coast, and driving West for seventy-five minutes brings you to the Gulf of Mexico beaches at Clearwater, Tampa and St Petersburg, as well as Busch Gardens Theme Park.

 

4.  Is there a minimum or maximum length of stay period?

Yes. We require any guest to stay for a minimum of 2 nights. There is no maximum rental period – in fact we welcome long stay guests.

5.  Are all towels and bed linens included in the rental cost?

Yes, all homes provide towels and bed linen.  Each home may also offer additional extras so you should always check with the home owner as to what is actually in the villa.  In most cases all you will need to do is arrive with a change of clothing and a toothbrush and enjoy our hospitality.

6.  Do the villas have their own telephone?

Yes, all homes will have a telephone.  However each home will have a different arrangement for the making of calls.  Some will only have free local calls available while others will have free local and long distance (including calls to mobile/cellular phones). A few of our homes also offer free International calls. Some have even provided an answer phone for their guests convenience.

7.  Are there a computers at the villas?

Some homes will have a PC while others will only have wi-fi access, and some have neither, just check with the individual owners.

8.  What facilities are there for children?

In Silver Creek there is a very new playground, ideal for the under 10s.  Many owners have provided a games room , which may provide table tennis, pool, foosball, air hockey or darts.  Some homes will have an extensive range of board games, DVDs, CDs and even the latest computer games such as Playstation, XBox and Nintendo Wii. Most will have toys suitable for the younger children.

There is a lovely half-hour walk, which goes right around the outer boundary of Silver Creek, passing behind the houses and beside the natural and man-made ponds. Good shoes are recommended.

9.  Do I need pool and spa heat?

This is very much a personal choice , and therefore the reason that we offer it as an additional cost item. Generally, it is advisable to have pool heat from October through until the end of March, because although the daytime can be over 80F, the long nights are chilly and the pool water loses heat. This can be elected at the time of  booking, or as late as after you arrive when the Management Company will turn it on for you , even if you have not previously requested it. Check with the owner if a pool blanket is provided for keeping the heat overnight.

10. Why should I book a villa as opposed to an hotel room?

A villa offers you amazing value per person, privacy, no restrictions, a choice of bedrooms and a great deal of living space, all on one or two floors. You can brew up or eat at any time you please, and stock your own bar at low US prices. There is probably internet by Wi-Fi, maybe even a PC provided. Very likely there is a games room, DVDs, CDs, computer games and other entertainments. Outside, your car is on the drive, and at the back there is a private pool probably with a spa, often with a lovely view, and room to dine al fresco from the BBQ. Above all, it is a home, not a hotel room, and you get all its facilities for the one overall price!

11.   Why should I book Silver Creek as opposed to any other villa?

We believe Silver Creek offers the discerning guest some of the finest private rental accommodation in one of the most charming settings in Central Florida, where no home is subject to traffic noise from a major road. From the tranquil surroundings, natural Florida landscaping and easy access to all the attractions , as well as both coasts , it offers everything that a guest would need. Indeed, we think of Silver Creek as an attraction in itself!

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