Location is wonderful, and the grounds are a welcome sight for vacationers. The unit is large and probably one of the best for ocean views. However, it could use a lot of maintenance to continue to collect $350/night - it is more a $200/night property right now.
Wi-fi was intermittent and slow most of the time and the TV cable package is the rock bottom minimum one could get. It rained two days and we tried to watch some TV - not HD, not much more than the 3 main networks and CNN.
On the plus side is a large lanai with great views, but even here there is a need for a shakeup. The BBQ is tired and rusty and grease filled. It hasn't been cleaned properly for at least a year! The furniture pads are dirty with spill stains on pretty well all of the pads and the rust is coming out on the lounges. Ever heard of TremClad? It covers rust - use it!
The doors to the lanai were installed wrong and never fixed. There is a large gaping space between the screen door and the base window large enough for a large bird to walk through. Had a visit by two large centipedes that wandered in during our three week stay. Also there was no sticker or decoration on the screen itself so somebody walked into the screen twice - we taped a pice of paper to all three screens which prevented that from happening again. A decal application would solve the problem.
The living room is decorate very well, but again the carpets could use a thorough cleaning as there are a number of stains - especially around the dining table. Rent a Rug Doctor and steam clean them folks.
The kitchen looks good until you start to use it. Something had spilled in the oven a few rentals ago and nobody cleaned it up. So there is a sticky something in there - we didn't use the oven for fear of a fire in the appliance. The dishwasher does weird things like spray out water from an outlet by the sink (we have never seen anything like that). Happened every time we used the dishwasher and we cannot understand why so we just cleaned up the water mess each time. They need a plumber visit.
The bedrooms were kind of OK except there is so much junk in the closets that they are almost unusable in the smaller bedroom. We were tempted to take all the toys out and pile them in a corner of the living room just so we could hang up clothes. We didn't - we shared the master bedroom closet with our friends. Drawer space was adequate.
The bathrooms need major work. All the taps in both bathrooms have slow leaks. The tap for the hot water in the main bathroom is so hard to turn that it takes two hands to apply enough pressure. The shower in the main bathroom has mould growing in the grouting and the tap in the shower is hard to adjust so you don't scald yourself. The ensuite in the master has the same problem with the hot water tap.
All AC units need a major cleaning as they are starting to have "fuzz" growing on them. And we had to replace light bulbs weekly in the kitchen and living room.
And finally the screen door at the entrance needs replacing as it is banged up, the screen has big holes in it so it does not keep bugs out.
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