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"We just returned from our third visit to Serenity. Our group numbers around 12 and we come from Kansas, Illinois and Missouri - so the location is very centrally located for us. I think this was our best trip yet. We swam, kayaked and fished a lot and used just about every other amenity offered at Serenity. It seems fishing was especially good this year with lots of large fish caught. We have stayed in many rental homes and all agree that Serenity is by far the nicest, best kept and furnished place we have ever experienced.
Amy, Terrie and Kim work hard to make the trip enjoyable. The home is huge and has many areas that we use a lot. We all love the screened porch and used the large table there for card and board games. The open air porch is furnished with all rocking chairs and it is fun to sit and rock and view the lake. The living room has comfy furniture that was great for conversation and relaxing. The media/game room on the lower level was also a fun area. The grandkids loved playing video games on the huge TV screen and Sharknado and Cardinal ball games looked great on the screen.
The kitchen as always was well furnished. There is new Keurig coffeemaker in addition to regular coffeemakers. There is a lovely double convection oven which we used every day. Several cooks commented on the huge spacious island for food preparation. We all want a kitchen like the Serenity one! There are plenty of dishes, silverware, pots and pans, etc. This is the first year we used the trash compactor. It has always been there, but for some reason we did not use it in the past. What a great appliance - we have so much trash and this cut the amount by well over half. What a convenience.
The biggest accolade we can give is that we love the place so much we have already booked it for next summer in 2016. As we talked about next year, we realized that there was just one time frame that everyone could sync up to enjoy another trip to Serenity. So to make sure we could all be together, we booked it early.
If you stay at Serenity, you will not regret it. It will be the home rental that you use to compare to all others."
Guest: Lynne B.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 24, 2015
"This place has everything you need. Mark and Loretta have thought of everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We stayed here with our 2 kids (ages 2 and 5). The location made this the perfect rental for us. There are multiple parks nearby as well as the zoo, forest park, science center, Delmar Loop, Clayton restaurants and the best coffee house in St. Louis, Kaldi's, is a short walk from the flat. Also, there's a major grocery chain within walking distance as well. We highly recommend this place."
Guest: Jamie S.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"My family (two young children, my wife, and in-laws) just stayed here and had an excellent time. The location is ideal with many shops, restaurants, bars, wineries all within walking distance. Also just a short drive to many St. Louis attractions and 20-30 minutes from Downtown. We discovered when we got home that we had left behind a couple of very important stuffed animals. I emailed the owners and they got back to me in a couple of hours that they had found them and would send them to us. I tried to pay for the shipping and they wouldn't take anything. When my son opened the package he was very excited and it came with a little note with pictures showing some of the things his stuffed animals did while they were there that extra day. There was also a couple of suckers in the package, which was a big hit as well. I would highly encourage anyone coming to STL for vacation to consider staying here."
Guest: Greg D.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 10, 2015