A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Davenport, Florida

2016 / Episode 17 on 21 January 2016

Episode 17

After many enjoyable holidays to Florida over the years, Sylvester and Anthonia Swanston from West Sussex have decided now is the time for them to buy their very own holiday home. Laura Hamilton is on hand to show them five properties for their budget of £300,000 in the Davenport area of Orlando, but will any of them meet their exacting standards?

Property 1:

Six bed house in Kissimmee

This large detached home has a private cinema and games room! There are five bathrooms, a fully fitted kitchen and spacious living areas. Outside there's a pool and spa, private garden and the property has an integrated garage. On the market with Bardell Real Estate for £369,000.

Property 2:

Five bed house in The Spire at West Haven

Located within a gated community, close to all amenities, this five bedroom, four bathroomed home has much to offer. There are two master bedrooms upstairs and another down, spacious living areas and a fully fitted kitchen. The house is being sold fully furnished and is priced at $389,500. The attached garage is big enough for two cars and there's a pool in the garden. The agents are JC Penny Realty.

Property 3:

Five bed house in Providence

Occupying a corner plot, this five bed, four bathroomed house is inside a gated community with a club house, tennis courts, bar and restaurant. The house has a separate kitchen, living room, dining room and a great room. Outside, there's an over-sized lanai and screened pool. The agents are Remax Downtown and the price is $430,000.

Property 4:

Five bed house in Clermont

As you would expect in a house this size, there's a separate living and dining room, kitchen/dining room and four bahrooms. Parking is no problem here as there are two garages, both large enough for two cars. There's also private access to Lake Minneola. This home has an asking price of $450,000 with Coldwell Banker West Realty.

Property 5:

Five bed house at Highlands Reserve Golf Resort

This is a dream holiday home - with a poolside barbecue and eating area beside the covered swimming pool. The huge master suite has a walk-in wardrobe and big en suite bathroom. There are two other bathroom and spacious living and dining areas. This house is on the market for $349,000 with JC Penny Realty.