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Champions Gate Resort Orlando
Homes for sale in Champions Gate range from 3-bed townhomes to 9 bedroom villas and vacation homes. Champions Gate Resort is located just 15 minutes from Disney and is one of the most popular and sought after destinations in the Disney area of Orlando. You have the opportunity to buy existing homes for sale or to build a brand new spec home. Champions Gate offers both residential as well as homes specifically built for investments and rented out as vacation homes. All homes in Champions Gate come complete with a beautiful screened-in pool and oversized pool decks.
Where is Champions Gate?
Champions Gate is located in Davenport Florida but right on the county line of Osceola making it the perfect position to own a short term vacation rental home as you are close to everything Orlando has to offer. ChampionsGate is in fact a sub-region of Davenport. It is spread over a large area that features the Omni hotel, Champions Gate golf course, Champions Gate Town Center but most importantly the housing community that is also made up of several parts. The main area for short term vacation homes is the Retreat at Champions Gate. The housing area is located conveniently just off the I4 and next to highway 27 making getting to all the key areas in Orlando very easy. Champions Gate uses the Davenport Zip Code 33896.
How much are homes for sale in Champions Gate Fl
Homes for sale in Champions Gate range in price and start from around $165,000 for a beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath condo with 1,248 square foot of living space. Prices will go up to approximately $600,000 for the larger 9 bedroom homes which are perfect for vacation rentals.
Homes for sale in Champions Gate Resort
Now is your chance to own a home for sale in Champions Gate and own a fantastic piece of the Orlando short term vacation rental market. Championsgate is one of the best places to buy a vacation home or primary residence in Orlando, the proximity to Disney, and access to shops and restaurants makes Champions Gate a perfect place to own. Large investments have been made in the entire Champions Gate area including the Omni hotel, golf courses, Champions Gate Town Center, and more.
How far is Champions Gate Resort from Disney?
Champions Gate is situated in one of the most popular vacation rental areas. The area of Championsgate is located less than a few minutes away from Disney which includes the Golf course, Restaurants, hotel, and amenities. The vacation home neighborhoods however although still in the same location are situated around 8 miles from Disney making it a perfect location to escape the Disney madness at the end of your long day.
- Disney World is just 9 miles from Champions Gate
- The Magic Kingdom is 11 miles from Champions Gate
- The Animal Kingdom is 10 miles from Champions Gate
- Epcot is 10 miles from Champions Gate
- Hollywood Studios is 10 miles from Champions Gate
- Disney Springs is 11 miles from Champions Gate
- Universal Studios is 18 miles from Champions Gate
- Sea World is 14 miles from Champions Gate
- Downtown Orlando is 26 miles from Champions Gate
Champions Gate Resort Amenities
Champions Gate offers some fantastic resort amenities that are exclusive for any owner and any guest that is staying in the resort. These amenities include the Oasis waterpark which includes a lazy river and water slides. You will also find a luxury spa, restaurant, and clubhouse within the resort.
How much does it cost to run a vacation home in Champions Gate?
When looking at purchasing any house especially one you are hoping to generate you a great income. It is fundamental to not only look at how much income the home can generate but also look at the costs involved in owning and operating a short term vacation rental home.
HOA or Homeowner association fees are a monthly charge that the community your home resides in places on your home. The fee is used to help pay for ongoing overheads of the community such as security, lawn care, cable and internet services, and weekly trash collection.
Monthly HOA dues in the Retreat at Championsgate are just $249.10 per month making owning in here fairly cheap.
Included in the Champions Gate Hoa fees are:
- Basic Cable, Phone & Internet
- Valet Trash Service
- Lawn Maintenance
- Home Security Monitoring
Champions Gate Property management
We strongly advise when buying a home in Orlando that you choose a great property manager to help run the logistical side of vacation rentals for you. A property manager will not only help generate bookings and revenue for your home but will also schedule cleaning and maintenance between each guest. They can also set up automatic utility payments as well as pay all local tax authorities out of the rental income generated each month leaving you with a net income check that is all yours.
Property management in Champions Gate will vary in price depending on the property manager you choose but the typical rate is $150-250 per month depending on the size of your home and needs as a homeowner.
How much rental income can I expect to make from my home?
Championsgate is one of the most well known and popular places to stay when coming to Orlando. For this reason, Champions Gate offers strong rental figures and great homes.
New builds for sale
Champions Gate continues to be developed with new home opportunities still available within several of the neighborhoods that make up Champions Gate. Choose from multiple floor plans ranging in size from townhomes to 4 – 9 bedroom vacation homes and single-family residences. If you are interested in purchasing a new build home in Orlando please let one of our Champions Gate realty team know today.
Champions Gate Town Center
In the early 2000’s you most likely would have driven through Champions Gate and not given it a 2nd glance. Apart from the Omni Hotel on the horizon, a Publix shopping plaza, and a couple of other out parcels, it was a sleepy and quiet town. Today Champions Gate is thriving and is one of the fastest-growing towns close to Disney. This sleepy town has awoken and with a new town center completed it has become one of the in places to live and own a property. Champions Gate is located off of exit 58 on Interstate 4. You can get to Disney in 15 minutes and Tampa in 45 minutes. You can get to Cocoa Beach in around 1hour 15 and the amazing Bradenton Beach in around 1hr 45 minutes.
The town center of Champions Gate is designed where you can walk around, grab a drink or a bite to eat and sit on the patios and watch the world go by. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from, some of the popular ones are Miller’s Ale House, Champions Gate Tavern, Chili’s, Red Robin, and smaller choices such as Italian and Greek. There are also smaller restaurants where you can sit in or take out such as Dunkin Donuts, Baskin Robbins, and Panera Bread.
The Omni Hotel at Champions Gate
The Omni Hotel at Champions Gate is a popular place to stay or visit. This hotel has recently seen the addition of a large wave pool and conference center. From corporate groups to weddings the Omni in Champions Gate offers something for everyone.
Davids Bar at the Omni
It is a relaxed sports bar with great food choices and participates in Magical Dining every year. With Billiard tables and a large screen to watch the latest sports events this place is popular with hotel guests and locals.
Zen Asian at Omni
Zen Asian at the Omni is a high-end Asian restaurant serving sushi, noodles, and other popular Chinese dishes. The Zen is popular for what is known as the Zen Experience, you get to try most items on the menu in small portions, this is a great choice and different dining experience from other restaurants.
There is a great bar outside the Omni by the adult’s pool with a fire pit and deck chairs, often you see people roasting marshmallows and enjoying a drink whilst listening to relaxing music.
The Deli at Omni
The Deli at the Omni is a great place to stop for a coffee or a freshly made sandwich or bowl of soup. You can choose the type of bread and all your toppings and it is made whilst you wait. There are tables outside where you can sit and enjoy your lunch or they will put it in a bag to go.
For those of you looking for a massage or a great Spa experience, visit the spa at the Omni hotel. They have a great menu, from healing massages to relaxing facials, there is something for everyone! The ladies Can relax in the steam room or the indoor hot tub prior to or after their treatment. There is also an onsite hairdresser and nail salon.
Golfing in Champions Gate
For a small town, there are plenty of golf courses to choose from. In Champions Gate itself, it boasts 3 well kept and manicured courses.
Champions Gate Golf Course offers 2 Greg Norman Designed courses. The International Golf Course at Champions Gate was recently ranked #9 in the top overall golf courses by golf advisor. Recent renovations to this 18 hole course have improved the playing conditions; all the greens were recently replaced with Champion Bermuda turf. The international course brings a different experience from the national course.
Champions Gate Resort Country club
The country club at Champions Gate is a private gated residential community within the Champions Gate Resort. Residents of the country club have their own Gated entrance giving extra security to the residents. This wonderful community is designed around the George Clifton 18 hole Country club golf course. Many of the homes in the country club have wonderful golf views. The homes look over some of the pristine greens and manicured fairways. Lennar is the developer of these beautiful homes and included in the HOA is the amazing ClubHouse, 24-Hour manned Gates, basic cable, internet, Lawn and yard care, $75 monthly credit for food & beverage to dine at the clubhouse, Pest Control, and a golf membership to Championsgate Country Club.
The Plaza at Champions Gate Country Club
The Plaza at Champions Gate Country Club is a private residents-only clubhouse for those who reside and own property in the Country Club and is not available for other owners and holidaymakers who are staying in other parts of the resort. It has been designed with the residents in mind and offers a cozy environment where everyone is made to feel welcome. The Prime Grille restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and offers an open-air demonstration kitchen, a full bar and a private function room that residents can reserve for a party or other private event.
Outside there is also a full bar offering many TVs to watch the latest sporting events or catch up on the local news, there is undercover seating so no matter what the weather you have somewhere to relax and have a cocktail. There is a full calendar of social events available to residents who want to join in some of the fun. These range from scuba lessons, dancing, coffee and donut mornings, and much more.
The Plaza offers 2 geothermal heated swimming pools, a hot tub and plenty of deck space to sit in the Florida sunshine. For those who like to exercise daily, forget about a gym membership. The Plaza offers a state of the art gym and yoga room, a dry steam room and changing rooms with showers.
There is a games room in the clubhouse offering a regulation size pool table, 2 poker tables, a library, and an array of board games. This is a great community for those looking for an active lifestyle.
If you wish to become a member of the Champions Club golf course you can purchase a membership. The prices for 2020 are $4500 plus tax for a family and $3500 plus tax for an individual.
The membership includes:
- 18 holes of Champions Club Golf ( cart fees only)
- Access to the country club golf clubhouse
- Guest Rates Available
- Discounts on Golf Apparel
- Access to Practice T and Practise Green
- Preferred tee times
- Participation in select country club golf course events and promotions
- Cart Fee is currently $20 plus tax for 18 holes and $10 plus tax for 9 holes.
Champions Gate sub-communities
When looking to buy a home for sale in Champions Gate it is important to understand how the sub-communities work Champions Gate Resort is a large resort offering full-time residence and short term rentals. The following communities are located within the Champions Gate Resort and offer primary homes for sale as residential or secondary homes but do not allow for short term rentals.
- The Villas
- Country Club
- Country Club II
The communities listed below are zones and allow for short term rentals.
- The Luxury Condominiums
- The Luxury Townhomes
- Retreat Villas
- Retreat Single-Family
The Retreat at Champions Gate
The Retreat at Champions Gate is an upscale neighborhood located within the gates of the Champions Gate Resort. The retreat was built by Lennar homes for the sole purpose of vacation rentals however there are some owners who choose to live their full time also. The homes in the retreat are rented out on a nightly basis or weekly basis and usually managed by one of the local vacation home management companies.
The Retreat at Champions Gate features single-family homes with private pools ranging in size from 4 to 9 bedrooms and from 2200 sf ft to over 3000 sq ft All of the pool homes in the Retreat have access to the Oasis Clubhouse and Resort Pool which is the main activity area in the resort and boasts a huge 20000sq ft clubhouse. The homes also have upgraded energy-efficient kitchen appliances, tile roofs, and all of the standard features that Lennar offers. The monthly HOA fees in the retreat also include weekly lawn care which is an added bonus for out of town owners.
The Retreat at Champions Gate Villas
The Retreat at Champions Gate Villas is modern designed townhomes ranging in size from around 1900 to 2100 sq ft and 4 and 5 bedrooms and come with private pools. These are zoned for short term rentals.
The Oasis Club at Championship GateThe Oasis Club at Championship Gate is the perfect place to relax and unwind in the Florida Sunshine. This Oasis Club is open to all guests staying in the Retreat at Champions Gate and is definitely worth a visit. The clubhouse boasts over 16000 sq ft and is home to the Grille restaurant where you can get food throughout the day including Sunday brunch and bottomless mimosas.
There is always plenty of Activities going on at the Oasis clubhouse such as bingo, Karaoke, balloon bouquets, and plenty of other fun activities for adults and children. If you are too tired after the park to cook, stop by for Taco Tuesday or Thirsty Thursday. The large arcade room is a great place to have fun and compete with each other and features many games and arcade machines.
Pool and lazy river
During the day come and try out the 1023 foot lazy river and waterslides, hop in your rubber ring and float along till your heart’s content. To keep the little ones busy there is a children’s splash pad giving them hours of fun and laughter. The Oasis zero-entry heated pool has private air-conditioned Cabanas which can be rented per day. The Cabanas have lounge seating, tv, kitchenette with mini-fridge, and a full bathroom and shower. Here you can order a private massage, have food and drinks delivered or simply relax and enjoy the warm sunshine. For those who may want some more quiet time, there is a quiet pool and hot tub that is open daily and located at the Oasis Clubhouse.
If this all sounds a bit exciting for you grab a cocktail at the poolside tiki bar or put your feet up and watch a movie in the onsite theatre.
If you want to be more active you can play a game of volleyball on the 2 regulation-sized sand volleyball court or simply visit the state of the art onsite gymnasium.
The Estates at Champions Gate
The estates at Champions Gate is designed for those looking to live their full time or purchase a 2nd home. The homes in the Estates can not be rented out on a short term basis, unlike the Retreat. The Estate boasts larger home sites with many of them having golf course views. Home sizes start around 3000 sq ft to nearly 5000 sq ft.
The Vistas at Champions Gate
The Vistas at Champions Gate are located right next to the golf clubhouse and Omni Hotel. These luxurious and modern townhomes offer some great views of the golf course and ponds. The Vistas also has its own private clubhouse with pool area, sun loungers, and a fitness center. These townhomes are within walking distance of the hotel and come in various sizes and floor plans.
The Champions Club at Champions Gate
The Champions Club at Champions Gate offers 2 modern floor plans. The Augusta 2 bed 2 bath 1400 sq ft carriage home or the Turnberry 2 bed 2 bath 1800 sq ft carriage home. These homes come with spectacular views of the golf course.
Looking for a place to rent before you buy a home for sale in Champions Gate?
Champions Gate is a fantastic community that comes highly recommended by our Top Villas guests. Top Villas offers fantastic homes in Champions Gate that are available to rent, choose from a 3 bedroom single family condo all the way up to 9 bedrooms 2 story vacation home. If you are looking to rent a great place before you choose to buy here then please take a look at our great Deals in Champions Gate here.
Sell your home in Champions Gate Fl
When it is time to sell your home in Champions Gate Florida, speak with one of our dedicated Champions Gate real estate agents who can offer you free and unbiased advice on what you need to do to sell your house fast and for the highest price. When selling with Top Villas Realty we always showcase your home to the very best clients and that is the guests who are staying and experiencing these amazing properties. Your joke will also be seen on all the leading real estate websites online in the US, Canada, Brazil, and the UK. Sell your home.
Ready to buy a home
If you have spent some time in Orlando and now feel it’s the perfect time to purchase a vacation home in Champions Gate, let our team here at Top Villas Realty guide you in the right direction. Our dedicated Champions Gate team will offer you invaluable advice right from the start including how many bedrooms to buy, which size home rents for the most money, what does the home need to be successful, who is the best property manager and so much more. Get in touch today to not only save yourself a lot of time and effort but to also make sure you are set up in the perfect home from day one. Our core business is vacation rentals, so we only sell our client’s houses we know will rent. (This typically makes our life easier further down the road, and generates you more income in the process).
Find out more information on Champions Gate homes for sale
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