GARDEN CITY, SC (WBTW) — One family spent thousands of dollars on a high-end rental home in Garden City, but when they arrived on Saturday, it was everything but what they expected.
Now, Georgetown County is involved, and the family is packing up disappointed.
“Just trying to enjoy the beach and a vacation,” Bill Collins said. “We’ve had a vacation nightmare.”
In April, Collins booked a recently renovated seven-bed vacation home in Garden City for the week. It boasted an oceanfront view featuring second and third-floor decks.
But when the family of nine arrived on Saturday, they were shocked to find key features missing, in addition to exposed wires, cracked windows, loose deck railings, protruding sharp nails in the outdoor shower, missing steps to their private beach access, and a locked door that led to a wide-open shed.
Sea Star Realty said the steps to the beach access were washed