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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
The house and owners will EXCEED your expectations!
"Best vacation ever. The owners of this house have the VRBO thing mastered. The owner could not have been more accommodating and pleasant to work with. I had a lot of questions and he didn't mind at all. I had my deposit back within days. They go above & beyond to make this house the best and most comfortable. All we had to do was get groceries, and they had a lot of the basics already there. LOCATION: It's close to banks, restaurants, the Bagnell Dam and strip, Walmart, HyVee...it's an awesome location. We spent an afternoon at Franky & Louie's and another at Jacob's Cave, we shopped on the strip and had ice cream, we had dinner at JJ Twiggs (REALLY great pizza) and Tucker's Shuckers. But most of the time, it was swimming and fishing off the dock. THE HOUSE: My mom is on oxygen and I was worried about the steps - but she did fine...they weren't bad at all. I was worried about the steep drive, but by day two-I didn't even blink. Des Moines doesn't have steep hills...so that was new for us. The kids had a blast and we thought we'd use the fire pit, but we were all so exhausted from playing in the water, we never did get a chance to, plus it was high 90's while we were there. Loved the Gazebo for shade, and the dock was awesome with plenty of floats- wish I'd waited to see what all they had before I went and bought new! The decks are amazing and it was so peaceful on the lake in the mornings- one of my favorite things about the trip- drinking my coffee on the deck, (There's a Starbucks close too). I want to go back and do it all again. If you love taking pictures - this is the place for you! And like one other review had said- the pictures on here do NOT do it justice.
I feel very lucky to have found this house when I was looking - we all had a wonderful time. I would HIGHLY recommend it."
Guest: Ashley A.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 6, 2015