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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"For the second year in a row, our extended family (6 adults and 7 kids) got together for a relaxing week in Gowdy Shores. The Coach House (a place to let some kids feel more independent) and the screened-in deck (for dinner every night) were highlights. The hot tub was also a hit. (The basketball court was down this year, unfortunately. Last year, we made good use of it.) The walk to the beach isn't bad, and having access to an association beach (for bonfires at night, for example) is key. The gas grill could probably use an upgrade, but it's fine. There's loads of room upstairs, plenty of bathrooms, and a nice deck for sitting outside. But, of course, the key is the beautiful dunegrass-lined beach . . ."
Guest: RickDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 17, 2015
"We spent a long weekend enjoying St. Joseph and area wineries. The house was very clean and nicely decorated. All four bedrooms were spacious and very comfortable. We had six adults and there was plenty of room for all of us. Fully stocked kitchen. The porch was great. My husband loved the sound system. The landscaping and grounds of the gated community were beautiful."
Guest: cheryl j.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 4, 2015
"We had a wonderful stay at the Cozy Cottage on Diamond Lake. The layout of the home was roomy and had every accommodation anyone would need to make it a perfect selection for a family retreat. The furnishings were just lovely and provided enough seating for our nineteen Family Christmas Party dinner guests. Our guests loved the home too and it really made a special gathering place for all.
Everything in this home is exceptionally clean and well maintained by the owners. The décor is so welcoming and really comfortable. All the linens and bath items were plentiful as well as clean and very well organized. We never had to look for anything as items were organized in a user friendly manner.
Brian (owner) was great to work with and was available to answer any questions.
He is a really nice person and obviously takes pride in his property. We really enjoyed speaking with him and hope to rent this home again.
I would also add that a grocery and drugstore were nearby as well as close proximity to larger shopping areas. The area has beautiful homes and the Christmas lights were magnificent. We had some beautiful evening rides around the lake taking in all the Christmas decorations on display. This is quite a remarkable area and most certainly worth a vacation stay .Great for all ages. We loved it!!!"
Guest: nan k.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: December 22, 2014
"Our family of four stayed at East of Eden the first week of August, had a great time. Cottage was cozy and clean, nice short walk to the beach. Parking in front of house was full the afternoon we arrived but we never had a problem after that. Owners were great to work with, would stay here again."
Guest: Adam H.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 18, 2015