Eel Creek itself was lovely, if mosquito ridden (more on that later), and the thoughtful addition of three kayaks with the house made for a number of fun adventures.
But the house needs work, and a major amount of house cleaning.
Although it was nice that the owners thought to leave a number of toys behind for children to play with, the fact that there were so many stuffed into the corners of the house and many of them were broken, led me to wonder if this nice gesture had devolved into a dumping ground of personal belongings. There were also a number of brik brak/tsokies that had remained abandoned, as evidenced by the large spiders and webs forming around them, and there were a number of grease encrusted heavy iron pans stuffed in the oven.
The gutters were full of leaves and brackish water, which may have been the reason that there were so many mosquitos compared to other island properties we stayed in. We were thankful for the screened in porch (although it did...