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Recent Private Homes, Southeast reviews
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"This home went above and beyond all our expectations. It made for a wonderful vacation because we felt completely at home. Close to all amenities. The pool itself was nice and warm. The photos did it justice. The house was cozy and spotless."
Guest: Trev and Sandy Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: April 5, 2015
"Our holiday was all that we had hoped for and extremely relaxing. As others have said Yilin was very responsive and Kadi (next door) was very helpful and friendly on the few occasions that we needed her. We are from the UK and are used to renting houses in the UK. We have stayed in hotels and apartments in Florida before but this was the first time that we had used Homeaway and rented a house. We were worried about the process but we need not have been. Everything went to plan and the house was easy to find.
Our first impression was 'wow'; it was what we expected and more. We got used to the house very quickly and the the lovely pool. There is a lot of attention to detail with such things as hand soap, and shower gel and shampoo in the bathrooms. And lots of kitchen equipment.
We did have some problems but we still rate the property 5 stars as overall it was so good. We couldn't use the pool for a couple of days because it went green. Kadi contacted the pool people and they were very prompt. It meant that we did our shopping for bargains on a different day than originally planned. So not a huge problem. We did manage to buy lots of cheap (for us English) shoes and clothing to bring home. Also near the end one of the air conditioning units stopped working. I wish that I had asked for help from Kadi sooner as it was only a fuse that had tripped.
We English are used to lower temperatures and so the air-con was on a lower setting than advised at night. This meant that we had charges for extra electricity taken from our security deposit. Slightly irritating but not unexpected. The other irritating factor was bank charges taken from our security deposit; but unavoidable for visitors from overseas. Having said that we had received the balance in our bank account within a week.
My wife liked the portable iron but didn't like the fixed ironing board in the small room with the washer. Especially as that room didn't have air-con. A suggestion would be to have a normal ironing board available.
Our only other comment of note is that the pool deck is uneven and some of the tiles wobbly when walking on them. We did however spend most of our time in the pool or on the pool deck.
My teenage boys also very much appreciated the internet which they could not have coped without!
Lastly one of the best things was sitting on the pool deck looking at the magnificent sunsets, and watching the lightning shows.
Guest: Richard F.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 28, 2015
"My wife and I only spent a week, but thoroughly enjoyed our time here. The home is very spacious and exactly as the pictures show, fully equipped and very well maintained. Location is perfect, on a quiet and peaceful street just two blocks from grocery and other shopping. The heated pool was very relaxing and was used every day. Cape Coral has lots to offer in the way of shopping and restaurants and Fort Myers is just minutes away. This was our first stay in a VRBO property and I would not hesitate to recommend this one."
Guest: Terry & Nancy N.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: February 1, 2015
"We stayed at Bayside 8/8-8/15 and it was one of the best vacations we have ever taken. The boat was so much fun. We took it out every day. Went to Sanibel and Captiva Islands and boated to many restaurants. The house was super clean and comfortable. We loved hanging by the beautiful pool overlooking the canal and it was great to come back to our own wonderful space. We will definitely be back."
Guest: Joanne B.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 19, 2015