Frequently Asked Questions

 
 

 

What about security?

Windsor Hills Resort is a secure community with a gatehouse which is manned 24/7.

How close is Windsor Hills to the Disney Theme Parks?
We’re one of the closest! It will genuinely take you just over 5 minutes to get to Disney.
 
How far from Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure?
Universal and Sea World are just 20-25 minutes away.

Is there shopping nearby?
Yes, the Formosa Gardens Boulevard area has a grocery store, 24 hour Walgreen’s drug store and supermarket. There are many restaurants catering to all tastes and budgets from mouth watering Steak Houses to Chinese, Italian, Mexican, Asian, Burger and Pizza restaurants all less than 2 miles from the Windsor Hills Resort.

Is there transportation to the parks?
Transportation is available to most Theme Parks and several Shopping Malls. The time table, which changes monthly, is displayed inside the Windsor Hills on-site sundry shop.

How does the Windsor Hills Resort daily shuttle service work/operate/etc?
In the sundry shop in the Windsor Hills Resort clubhouse you can find schedules and make arrangements. Shuttle cost is $10 per person round trip to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, MGM, or Animal Kingdom. $14 per person round trip to universal, seaworld, and shopping areas. There is an information sheet at the clubhouse with the time schedule. The shuttle company is MAINGATE TRANSPORTATION. They can be called at # 407-390-0000. A taxi cab to Disney is $20 one way.. cab to Universal is $32 one way…. Don’t forget it costs $10 per day for parking at Disney and Universal if you drive.

Is the the pool heated?
Windsor Hills Resort offers you the perfect vacation community including an Olympic-sized swimming pool in the clubhouse complex. It is available to all guests and is heated at no extra cost during the winter months.

Do you provide air conditioning and heat?
Yes, our townhouse has central air conditioning and heat.

Are your kitchens fully equipped?
Yes, our townhouse has a fully equipped kitchen including cooking utensils, silverware, dishes, stove, microwave, refrigerator (with ice maker), coffee maker, toaster and dishwasher, everything you need for the perfect vacation.

Are linens and towels provided?
Yes, ample linen and towels are provided in our townhouse.

Are there laundry facilities?
Yes, there is a washer, dryer, iron and ironing board in our townhouse.

Are there cleaning supplies?
We provide regular cleaning items such as a mop, broom, dustpan and vaccum. As this style of vacation is classed as self-catering, you will be responsible for other needs, such as soap etc. There is an on-site shop and supermarkets and grocery stores close to the resort.

Is the townhome cleaned daily?
No, our townhome is cleaned prior to arrival and after departure and is usually included in your rate. A mid-stay clean and shine can be arranged at additional cost.

Is the townhouse non smoking?
Yes, our townhouse is NON SMOKING! In accordance with Florida State Laws, our townhouse and communal areas are designated No Smoking areas. No smoking is permitted inside the townhouse.

Do you allow pets in your townhouse?
No, we do not allow pets in our townhouse.

What is the Splash pool / spa?
The screened in pool is right out the large sliding door. It is aprox. 12’square and can be used as either a pool for relaxing, or as a spa. The pool has steps and seats inside along one side for sitting and is aprox. 5 foot deep. The heat can be turned up to hot tub temperature and two jets provide soothing water. The jets can be used no matter what temp the water is should you not to heat the pool.

Pool Homes with electric heated pumps

Electrically heated pumps will warm a pool on a Florida pool home to the operating temperature of 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit in 24-48 hours – depending upon the ambient air temperature.

Where do we pick up the keys?
There are no keys needed as the our townhouse is equipped with an automated keyless entry system.

What if something is not working at our townhouse?
We have a local management team available who maintains the townhouse in tip top condition.

Does the lanai have screens?
Yes. Our lanai has a fine mesh screen allowing in the glorious Florida sunshine but keeps out the pesty bugs.

How many people can stay in our townhouse?
Our townhouse is properly licensed. Florida State license dictates how many people can stay in our townhouse. Our 3 bedroom townhouse can only have a maximum of 8 guests.

Are all the resort amenities included in the price?
All resort amenities are free to all our guests at no extra charge.

How far is the townhome from the clubhouse?

The townhome is less than a minute “walk” to the clubhouse

What will the weather be like when we arrive?
While we can’t guarantee exactly what the weather will be like when you stay at Mickey’s World rental home, we do have a pretty clear idea of how the weather will be for the period that you stay, based on the monthly averages kindly provided by the Weather Channel.

Month Low
(°F)
High
(°F)
Rain
(in.)
Snow
(in.)
January 49 72 2.1 0

February

49 75 2.83 0

March

57 80 3.2 0

April

58 86 2.19 0

May

63 90 3.96 0

June

69 91 7.39 0

July

73 92 7.78 0

August

73 92 6.32 0

September

70 91 5.62 0

October

61 87 2.82 0

November

54 76 1.78 0

December

51 75 1.83 0

Please note that, because of the sub-tropical nature of Florida’s climate, rain storms can be sudden and heavy. So in the peak months of rainfall (June through September), rain typically falls daily in the afternoon for a short period before clearing to give superb weather