Stone Harbor is a lovely town. My family has rented this property EVERY year for over 45 years. Our family has the most wonderful memories of being at this home at the shore, as children and adults. Unfortunately, the house has seen a sharp decline in upkeep. This August we rented both the front and the back houses. While the location of the homes is ideal because it is an easy walk to the beach and to the stores. Both of these homes are unsafe, unfit and contain health hazards.
In the front house, the floors were so filthy that our socks were dirty from walking from the back door to the front door. We could not find a mop to clean the floors when we arrived, so we went to the hardware store and bought one. There was/is no end cap on one of the gas lines in the basement. There is an air hockey table in the basement, that collapsed to the floor almost injuring a two year old. There is a large old model TV in the large bedroom resting precariously on a very tall... more