We owned a home on the beach for a weekend!
We had such a terrific time staying here for a girls' weekend. We drank wine, sat on the front patio looking out at the ocean most of the day, played a little volleyball on the beach, took in a bit of the sun on the beach as well. For a "cottage" I was expecting it to be small, but the living room was open, airy and light. The bedrooms with the King bed and Queen bed were both a nice size. The rooms with the Full beds were more of the small, beach cottage size you'd expect. But all beds/rooms were comfortable and large enough. I'd say the only negatives - and for me these were so minor it doesn't change my 5-Star review: it gets a bit hot upstairs, The Strand can get loud (you'd be surprised what people talk about in public - LOL) but this is mostly during the day, and upstairs the ceilings slant in the corners so if you're tall beware of hitting your head. Lastly, the terms and conditions are restrictive - limited number of guests, no additional guests to visit, etc. So, definitely do not plan to host a party here. The deposit was also a bit onerous which made me nervous having never rented this property or worked with the owner before, but as soon as we vacated the full deposit was refunded immediately. As long as you take care of the home and follow the rules I can't imagine you'll have an issue getting your deposit back. We loved our weekend of beach house "ownership." Thank you!
Oceanfront Cottage ON 'The Strand' -