Home, 2 Bedrooms, 2.0 Baths, (Sleeps 5)
Owner / Property Manager
Million dollar view!
Million dollar view! Bring your binoculars. Loved the private beach. Can't wait to come back!
Wonderful location! Accessible easily to everything in the area. Beautiful home with about everything one could think of needing.
Little Bit of Paradise!!
My husband and I as well as our Golden Doodle rented the "Smiling Dolphin" to escape the cold of the Northeast this winter. As soon as we entered the house it was warm and welcoming. The place was immaculately clean and the furnishings are very nice. it really has all the amenities one needs. The highlight of the house is the lanai and the lake. We spent lots of time having our meals outside and watching all the different birds and wildlife. Very quiet neighborhood as well. Ann & Loretta were very nice to work with and easy to reach if we had a question. Would highly recommend and would definitely stay again.
The good and the bad
Lid to garbage can blew off on Friday and cracked the lid. Do not know if it happened before or from the storm.
Went to make pull out bed/couch and there were mouse droppings. We vacuumed bed sheet and bottom area of bread
One of beach chairs was broken. Went to use grill and propane tank
was completely empty. Cost $23.00 to fill. Needed some help with some appliances but found no manuals on usage. As a suggestion owner needs to expand beach toys. A king bed in master would be nice too. However, not totally dissatisfied. Unit is small but does have some nice features. Lake view is nice too. When cable went out for 7 hours management was responsive.
A Great Stay
As lifetime city dwellers, the peaceful, easy, restfulness (coupled with easy access to beaches, stores, etc), made our stay quite wonderful.
Great Customer Service
We had very good treatment from Ann and Jerry and the staff. They were right there when we needed them.
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