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Cat Island - Olivia d'Windrift Home

Paducah, Kentucky
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Cat Island - Olivia d'Windrift Home

We are going through quite an ordeal with this property. We reserved the property for a family vacation in December (plan to stay a week in late June) and placed about $1000 "security deposit". We cancelled about one month later--about 6 months ahead of our reservation date.

Owner is keeping ENTIRE "security deposit". Contract says the deposit is subject to forfeiture upon cancellatin; Well, it appears "subject to forfeiture" should be replaced with "mandatory forfeiture".

This may be a great place--we've not been there--And, further, we WON'T be going there. We certainly don't feel the deposit policy is fair. We are pursuing other methods for an accepatble outcome. Owner has been difficult to deal with.

They are more than happy to get your reservation and a hefty deposit.

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It's a shame you had to cancel, but expecting you'd get your deposit back is not realistic.

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Expect to get alot of replies to your post. I'm not sure, but I believe the owner of this property owns other homes on Cat Island. Do a search of the owner's name, and you will get some idea of what to expect. I'm still hoping to find that perfect home to rent on Cat Island. I know there are several great resort/hotels, but I'm pretty leary of the homes for rent. Good luck with your battle and kept the forum updated!

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you might not believe this Tex, but you are better off -even considering your $1000.00 loss.

I hope you will re-consider not visiting Cat, it wasnt a Bahamaian who kept your money.

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