We came to California Cool for 3 days in the beginning of November hoping for relaxing time by fireplace watching the ocean and sipping wine in the cozy cottage. We've been in about 10 vacation rentals before and experience was usually good or great, not this time though.
There is one positive thing about the place - unobstructed ocean view.
The house presents itself as in desperate need of update/upgrade. It seems the owners do not care and it shows: stained carpet, no instructions how to use equipment, flat pillows on the beds, horribly uncomfortable futon, mismatched furniture, no shelving of any kind in bedrooms, mould on the tiled wall in main bathroom, misaligned doors in kitchen cabinets. Decor is even less than on the publicized pictures. The bedrooms look more like cells than real bedrooms. Although the place is advertised as rentable for 8 people there are only 6 dining chairs and only 7 plates.
If not for the fact we arrived late and office was closing, we...