“Whilst the property was clean and comfortable there were a few issues.”
The bathroom is tired and in need of updating. The shower head cannot be moved lower and the shower screen creaked and groaned when moved and there was evidence of that rusty brown discolouring on it. The toilet seat is skew-whiff! There is a small area in the bath that is 'non slip' but there is no grab handle to help with getting out. The handles on the bath are no use when getting out.
There is a door in the living room going into the garden. We couldn't open this and were told it needed repair. This was very disappointing as we badly needed air coming into the cottage. One of the side windows of the living room had to be closed from outside. We opened the back windows (dining space) but it was impossible to close them without going out the back and pushing them. TV is not well placed for the person ion the two seater sofa.
The gate to the rear space (where the bins are) is very user UNfriendly. Very difficult to open. New gate needed and levelling of the access too.
Second bedroom has very little space for storage of clothes. We were two friends but if two couples were to go that room would be difficult for 2 people and their clothes.
The garden is lovely. Very private and very colourful. So good to come back to as the patio is in the shade and we were there during the recent heatwave. We fed the visiting robin regularly, and got some great pohotos of him sharing our space.
The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of cutlery, glasses, mugs and cutlery. A small pan would be useful for two people.
Personally I wasn't a fan of the window shutters in the bedroom. If you shut them to keep out the light then no air can get in. I always have windows open overnight.
Overall we liked the cottage but it does need the owner to do some remedial work.