“Met expectations - because we know what the place is normally like!”
CBH is noticeably smart, clean and tidy and holiday ready. We had other family next door and that house was lovely too but it felt more like someone else's home; CBH feels like a holiday home and that gives it a better feel when on holiday.
The patio area is improved and I complimented the gardener - "We did that", he said, pleased. Other shrubs have been cut back and the garden seems larger. We often ate with the table on the lawn - hence the radio. now has batteries in it for outside use.
One suggestion I have is ... an outside, hot shower. This may seem a luxury but it would make the return from the beach easier and would save sand build up in the drains? We have an outside hot shower at home - you will be amused to hear we live by the sea in Sussex. This is the best home addition we made as most times people come back from the beach, hot shower outside and then run around / sit around outside until dry - i.e. don't go into the house until dry.
We recall a rack of hooks / hangers in the hall and always found that useful; why has it gone? Things pile up on the floor now. Just a small one.
Next year there are change sent the holiday pattern so we are coming to Crantock but a week when CBH is already booked.
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