A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - South Orlando, Florida

2016 / Episode 14 on 18 January 2016

Episode 14

Dee and Maurice Evans have a serious love affair with Florida. After many family holidays over the years with their now grown up boys, they’ve decided the time is right to buy their very own holiday home close to the theme parks in South Orlando. Laura Hamilton guides them through the booming local market by showing them five properties for their £200,000 budget, but will any of them be the home of their dreams?

Property 1:

Five bed house in Kissimmee

Located within the gated community of Cumbrian Lakes, this beautiful house is presented immaculately. It has a formal dining and living room, large kitchen, and three bathrooms. Outside, there's a south-facing pool and an attached garage, big enough for two cars. Priced at €270,000, it's on the market with EXIT Realty Champions.

Property 2:

Five bed house in Windsor Palms

With two master suites, a separate living and dining room as well as a games room, there's plenty of space on offer here. This home is in a quiet cul de sac in the gated community of Windsor Palms and has a private pool and lanai outside. Within the community there's a club house and a range of opportunities including tennis and basketball courts, an Olympic sized swimming pool and a small cinema. It's on the market with Goodwin Realty LLC for £314,000.

Property 3:

Six bed house in Hampton Lakes

Recently refurbished, this large and spacious modern house is being sold fully furnished and is ideal as a holiday home - it has bookings until January 2017. The largest master bedroom is not only en suite but has a canopy four poster bed and private living area. There's a private pool and hot tub in the garden with a screen patio ensuring you're not overlooked. On the market for $309,000 with Exclusive Villas Florida.

Property 4:

Four bed house in Championsgate

A recently renovated spacious home with lots of storage and natural light. Its cul de sac location offers peace and privacy. There are four bathrooms as well as a private pool. Yours for $295,000 with Coldwell Banker West Realty.

Property 5:

Five bed house in Grand Reserve

Located within a gated community with lakes, conservation areas and wildlife, this five bedroomed house has two large family rooms, a spacious kitchen and three bathrooms. Outside there's a pool and deck area, while the backyard is fenced. All the furniture and appliances are included in the price of $279,000 and it's on the market with Platinum Luxury Realty.