This house was TONS of FUN. The details and love the owners put into it made it spectacular. The warm indoor pool area with sound system was fantastic. The whole house was set up specifically for our family before we arrived and the kids were thrilled with the special surprises in each of their rooms. There were games galor, books, movies specifically selected for us, etc. The retro feel to the house is also fun, and it looks better than the pictures. The location is ideal because it's not far from St. Louis but significantly safer than the city. The yard is large and offers complete privacy in the back, yet it's right next door to conveniences like Target, gas, great pizza delivery - check out Dewey's pizza - it was one of the great recommendations we got from the owners. The sheets, towels, pillows, and all linens were immaculate and high quality. One other thing I really appreciated, having stayed at VRBO homes were this was not good -- the owners of this home have everything very well organized and clean, so you can actually FIND EVERYTHING you need when you need it. They even took care of details like extra spare batteries, which was a huge blessing. We would stay here again in a heartbeat! We are a family with five children and we stayed in September. Any larger group would be comfortable here. The spare bedroom with the fireplace was perfect as a quiet, dark spot for the baby to nap - I would recommend bringing a baby monitor or using the monitor app on your phone. It worked out splendidly well, so much better than a hotel. We stayed because previously when the rental was listed on VRBO it had tons of excellent reviews, so if there are not a lot here, rest assured, the owners have a long track record of excellent reviews. Thank you Deborah and Mike!