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Buying an Orlando Vacation Home

Buying a Florida Vacation Home or Villa Near Orlando

We have helped thousands of clients buying Orlando vacation homes. Buying a vacation home in Orlando represents one of the most attractive investment opportunities in the world and clever investors taking advantage of vacation rental income to subsidize their investment. The combination of Orlando’s world famous theme parks and Florida’s year round sunshine has generated an insatiable demand for Florida holiday villas and vacation homes near Orlando. This has created a vacation rental market turning over millions of dollars every year. 

Put simply, they use the rental income from holiday makers to fund their investment and have the benefit of owning their own villa, condo or townhouse in Florida to enjoy with their families.

Buying New or Resale Vacation Homes

The first thing you need to decide is whether to buy a new vacation home or a resale property. Click either of the boxes above to view some stunning rental vacation homes for sale close to Disney and all of Central Florida’s attractions. Remember the sale people on site at new developments are working for the builder – make sure you get the best deal by working with one of our experienced Realtors.

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Don’t forget, when considering buying a new or resale vacation home in Orlando it is extremely important that a licensed real estate broker represents you throughout the sales process. A licensed broker has to abide to strict rules of ethics and conduct, which means that all buyers and sellers of property are dealt with fairly and in a professional manner. Our services cost you nothing but you have the assurance that your best interests are being served.

Bardell Real Estate Buyer’s Guide

To receive this informative buying guide loaded with valuable information just click the brochure image on the right!

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Short Term Rental Communities







Storey Lake Vacation Home Community Logo

Storey Lake With the perfect location surrounded by restaurants, fine dining and world renowned attractions Storey Lake makes for the perfect short term rental destination and vacation investment.  With over 21 floor plans to choose from ranging from 3 bedrooms to 6 bedrooms, Storey Lake is perfect for every family size.

Prices from $233,990

Festival Vacation Home Community Logo

Festival Resort A wonderful twist to the vacation rental market of 4 Corners, Disney and Orlando.  With 200 acres of beautiful woodlands and lakes, Festival is surrounded with the real natural Florida.  Yet nestled in right in the middle of all that natural beauty is a resort that allows for a full retreat!

Prices from $229,900

West Lucaya Vacation Home Community Logo

West Lucaya Village Resort Located on the forner of W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy (U.S. 192), Westside Blvd and Avalon Road. This community will feature 184 townhomes and boasts prime location with ease of access to all that central Florida has to offer.

Prices from $204,000

Legacy Park Vacation Homes Community

The Towns at Legacy ParkLocated in the master planned community of Legacy Park, just off of U.S. Highway 27 in Davenport.  This community is being developed by Infiniti Housing and Alamo Homes Group.

Prices from $152,500

Waterford Vacation Home Community Logo

Waterford at Bridgewater Crossing-Located in the beautiful Bridgewater Crossing, Waterford at Bridgewater Crossing offers its residents and guests access to all the amenities of the entire Bridgewater Crossing community.  This humble 27 townhome community is being built by Cavache Properties and the award winning firm of Adache Group Architects.

Prices from $299,900

Sonoma Vacation Home Community Logo

Sonoma Resort-Located just off off of the beaten paths of both U.S. Highway 192 and Osceola Parkway, this new community by Park Square Homes is now under construction.  Sonoma Resort offers six of the signature Pacific Series Floor plans ranging from 4 to 6 bedrooms.

Prices from $364,990

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Windsor at Westside-Brand new homes being developed by Pulte Homes are now under construction.  Excellent community amenities, and your choice of three town home floor plans, and four 40 and 50 foot wide home sites and an ideal location, Windsor at Westside boasts all that one can desire.

Prices from $286,990

Magic Vacation Resort Community Logo

Magic Village Resort-Located in the most desirable possible destination, and with a plethora of luxury resort style amenities. With fancy designs and voluminous floor plans this is the ideal location for the family traveler or permanent resident looking for a busy, luxurious lifestyle.

Prices from $329,990

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The Encore Club at Reunion– Brand new homes being developed by Encore Resorts and Homes.  A resort within a resort The Encore Club at Reunion West offers 11 different floor plans from 4 to 10 bedrooms.  Just minutes away from all location Central Florida attractions, The Encore Club at Reunion West provides the ideal destination for a permanent residence or vacation home.

Prices from $407,900

The Dales at West Haven new orlando properties for sale

The Dales at West Haven– Brand new homes developed by Beazer Homes in this incredible master planned community. Offering 4 -7 bedrooms, The Dales is an ideal vacation villa destination! This subdivision is situated in the back of West Haven offering the most privacy for its residents. The Dales is just minutes from ChampionsGate, providing quick access to I4.

Prices from $262,990

Waterstone Villas new orlando properties for sale

Waterstone Courtyard Villas– Prime Home Builders are now opening Waterstone Courtyard Villas, offering a luxurious collection of 3 and 4 bedroom villas. Located off the scenic route of Highway 27, Waterstone provides an ideal location for your Orlando vacation villa. Each homesite features a beautifully paved courtyard with unobstructed views and maximum privacy.

Prices from $151,900

 Solterra Resort new orlando vacation homes for sale

Solterra Resort– Two great developers, DR Horton and Park Square Homes, in one luxurious community located off SR54. Being situated just minutes from Disney, this single-family home development is in a perfect location to attract the visitors of the Disney area. Come enjoy the Florida lifestyle.

Prices from $299,990

 Watersong Vacation Homes for Sale Logo

WatersongA charming yet peaceful resort, Watersong allows you to escape from reality to enjoy the attractions and golf courses. Developed by the popular Park Square Homes, this community will feature The Palm, Beach, and Coastal collections with bedrooms from 4-6 providing plenty of room for the family.

Prices from $274,900

 Entrance to ChampionsGate in Davenport Florida

ChampionsGate– Covering nearly 917 acres, ChampionsGate is a new golf community currently under development. The “Retreat” and  Country Club” will include the finest amenities as well as an 18 hole Golf Course, Multiple Clubhouses, Water Park, 8 Tennis Courts, Restaurants, Bars.

Prices from $191,900

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Paradise Palms – Enjoy the best of both worlds in Paradise Palms. With some homes backing to conservation or close to the club house, your day is what you make it. With a resort club membership, residents can utilize all of the resort amenities as they please. Paradise Palms offers 4 to 6 bedroom homes giving you plenty of space for an affordable price.

Prices from $294,490

 Providence Golf Community Logo

Providence- This enormous community is for those who seek true tranquility.  With conservation that allow you to become one with nature and the amenities that give a vacation like feel, enjoy the serenity of Providence.  Built on 2,200 pristine acres this community caters to those seeking a naturalistic feel with enough amenities to keep the entire family busy.

Prices from $223,990


Vacation Homes for Sale by Communities

For those who simply cannot wait for their dream home in Florida, resale vacation homes and villas represents tremendous value. Typically these Orlando villas are already being used for short term rental and are sold fully furnished and available to generate immediate rental income. To view condo’s, town homes and villas currently listed for sale in these communities simply click on the community links below or click here to view homes for sale in new construction communities.

Acadia Estates Loma Vista
Abbey at Westhaven Oak Island Cove
Ashley Manor Oak Island Harbor
Aviana Oakpoint
Aylesbury Orange Tree
Bahama Bay Paradise Woods
Bass Lake Pinewood Country Estates
Lakeside at Bass Lake Providence
Bay Pointe Poitras Estates
Bellavida Regal Palms
Bentley Oaks Reserve at Town Center
Briargrove Reunion
Bridgewater Crossing Ridgewood Lakes
Bridgewater at Town Center Robbins Rest
Calabay Parc Rolling Hills
Calabay at Tower Lake Sanctuary at Westhaven
Chatham Park Sandy Ridge
Clear Creek Santa Cruz
Club Cortile Savannas
Creekside Seasons
Cumbrian Lakes Shire at Westhaven
Cypress Pointe Silver Creek
Dahlia Reserve at Crescent Lakes Solana
Davenport Lakes Southern Dunes
Doral Woods Sunridge Woods
Eagle Pointe Sunrise Lakes
Eagleridge Sunset Lakes
Emerald Island Resort Terrace Ridge
Encantada Terra Verde Resort
Esprit/Fairways The Manors at Westridge
Florida Pines Thousand Oaks
Formosa Gardens Town Center at Bridgewater
Four Corners Tradds Landing
Glenbrook Tuscan Hills
Grand Reserve Tuscan Ridge
Green at Westhaven Tuscana Resort
Greater Groves Venetian Bay
Hamlet at Westhaven Veranda Palms
Hampton Lakes Villas at Seven Dwarfs
Highgate Park Villas at Island Club Resort
Highgrove Vista Cay Resort
Highlands Reserve Vista Park Resort
Hillcrest Estates Vizcay
Indian Creek Wellington
Indian Ridge Westbury
Indian Wells Westchester
Lake Berkley Resort Weston Hills
Lake Davenport Estates Westridge
Lake Wilson Preserve West Stonebridge
Legacy Dunes Wildflower Ridge
Legacy Park Windsor Hills Resort
Liberty Village Windsor Palms Resort
Lindfields Windward Cay
Loma Del Sol Windwood Bay
Loma Linda Woodridge

If the community that you are interested in is not listed above please feel free to drop us an e-mail and we will be pleased to assist.

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