We knew this spot was lovely, and from the outside the property is also, along with the space around it. Sadly it is not looked after and needs a serious spring clean! Cobwebs covered the outside and inside; bird poo plastered over misty uncleaned windows; dead bugs all over window cills - open windows, close your mouth! Autumn leaves covered the upstairs balconies, open the doors and so was the carpet (we were staying in summer with humid weather so had to open everything up). Long black hair all over the bathroom floor - yuck. Food under the downstairs bed, and wardrobes packed with owners' personal items. Lawns not recently mowed and outside tables so weathered you can't eat there for sliding plates and spilling drinks.
We politely informed the owner of the above and the response was "that's very disappointing, I'll talk to the cleaners", but no apology and we were still expected to leave $150 cleaning fee upon departure. We stayed for a week and started our... more