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The A to Z of interior styling By David on Thursday, 10 Aug 2017

Cottages that look good in pictures book quickly so it’s important that your property is well presented. Some careful thought on the layout, furnishings and decoration will transform a room into an…

Holiday Letting Insurance By David on Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017

You need specialist insurance for your holiday letting property. There’s a difference between the insurance on your home and a holiday letting property because the risks are different: there will be…

Cottage Information Folder By David on Monday, 6 Feb 2017

An information folder is a simple instruction manual to your holiday cottage. It should cover all the facilities in the cottage and some local area information to help guests make the most of their…

A sense of place By David on Monday, 30 Jan 2017

What is a sense of place?

Prepare your Holiday Cottage for winter By David on Thursday, 19 Jan 2017

Winter weather can be hard on your holiday cottage and with less frequent bookings it could be a while before anyone spots a problem. It’s worth doing a bit of work for a trouble free winter. You’re…

Open Fires and Log Burners By David on Friday, 2 Dec 2016

Open fires and log burners are a popular feature adding character and warmth to a room, particularly appreciated on a winter’s evening. Offering this feature may improve your property’s desirability…

Fire Risk Assessments By David on Tuesday, 22 Nov 2016

There are around 40,000 domestic fires in the UK each year. As owners of holiday lets you have an obligation to make sure your property is safe for guests staying there. Conducting a fire risk…

Business Rates By David on Wednesday, 16 Nov 2016

If you rent out your holiday cottage for a minimum of 70 days a year and it is available to let for 140 days a year (including any days actually let) you can apply to pay non-domestic rates instead of…

6 Reasons to Let Your Holiday Cottage By David on Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016

If you’ve got a holiday cottage which you only use for those few weeks in the year – there are more options than leaving it empty for the other 50 weeks!

Hot Tubs By David on Friday, 18 Mar 2016

Hot tubs are becoming increasingly popular and we often have holiday makers asking about cottages with hot tubs. Offering a hot tub will make your property stand out and help boost booking levels. It…