At Coast & Country Cottages, we strive to offer our property owners the best possible service, making holiday letting not only stress-free, but also exciting! After all, for many owners, it is both about ensuring an excellent return on investment and about seeing people enjoying a memorable holiday in their home.
Whatever service you are looking for we can help. We pride ourselves on offering owners bespoke packages, designed to suit their particular needs. No two owners are the same, something our dedicated New Property Consultants truly understand. So whether you are considering buying a holiday property, are a new owner letting your holiday home for the first time, or have had years of experience letting and are simply searching for a new agent to boost your rental income, we can guide you through every step of letting.
Holiday Home Management
With over 20 years of experience, we know that the key to a successful letting property is a great owner/agent relationship – the better we understand your needs and requirements, the more likely we are to meet and exceed your expectations.
We offer two main service package options, ‘Agency Managed’ or ‘Owner Managed’. However our New Property Consultants take time to discuss the service you are looking for, to create a package right for you. Here is a snap shot of what you can expect from each option. For more information about the management service read our blog about choosing the right holiday home management service for your cottage.
Agency managed service
Owners choosing our agency managed option can expect a complete service, meaning they need only sit back and relax, safe in the knowledge their property is in excellent hands. For those looking for this level of service, Coast & Country Cottages will arrange the weekly changeovers and cleaning between guests, and visit the property regularly. This includes winter checks to ensure properties are secure and free of damage. The full agency managed service also includes organising solutions to maintenance issues, as well as complete care 24 hours a day for guests. This means any guest issues out of hours will be dealt with by the agency entirely.
We are delighted to have a very loyal network of local contractors, as well as an in-house team of specialist staff and engineers, all of whom pride themselves in keeping Coast & Country Cottages properties presented to the very best standards. On top of all this the agency will handle all marketing, bookings and administration.
Owner managed service
If you live onsite and are happy to deal with the hands-on running of your holiday home yourself, or have a designated caretaker for your day-to-day running but would prefer someone to handle the booking administration on your behalf, the owner managed service offered by Coast & Country Cottages could be just what you are looking for. Those opting for this package can expect all bookings, marketing and administrative aspects to be taken care of, leaving just the hands on tasks of cleaning, caretaking and maintenance for the owners to arrange. Those choosing this option still benefit from the Coast & Country Cottages ‘on-call’ service, and we would then liaise with yourself or your caretaker over any issues. We will always be available to handle any customer correspondence on your behalf, ensuring holidays at your property run smoothly without you having to worry about being on hand at all times.
Travel Lite Laundry
Situated in Salcombe, in an easily accessible spot, is Coast & Country Cottages’ very own dedicated laundry, Travel Lite. Not only do they wash, iron and provide the hire of linen to hundreds of properties across Salcombe and Dartmouth, they can also deliver it to the door of the property – meaning cleaners need only make up the beds. This simple, no-fuss linen option is ideal for owners looking to keep holiday letting as simple and straightforward as possible, without the initial cost of purchasing linen. All linen is regularly updated and of an excellent standard, meaning there are never any quality concerns… and best of all any damage is completely dealt with by the laundry and agency, saving owners hassle and inconvenience. Fake tan or spilt tea from guests enjoying breakfast in bed is no longer a problem!
Find out more about our exclusive Travel Lite laundry service, based in Salcombe.
Marketing Your Holiday Let
Coast & Country Cottages have an outstanding marketing team. Based locally in Salcombe, they are passionate about the area and have a great deal of experience with both online and offline marketing campaigns.
Providing the best of both worlds, properties let with Coast & Country Cottages enjoy phenomenal media exposure. With the eight-figure marketing budget of a national company, coupled with the expertise of the knowledgeable Salcombe based marketing and PR experts, owners have a winning combination.
We pride ourselves on optimising our website to ensure that we drive a high volume of traffic to our key landing pages, and convert this traffic into bookings for our owners. We also generate exposure through personalised email activity, social media, press activity and print advertising. We’re also proud to sponsor and attend several local events, as well as supporting many other local businesses using our marketing channels.
If you are interested in finding out more about the services we offer holiday home owners, head to our Let your Cottage page today to find out more and to order your free Owners Guide. We would be delighted to discuss your requirements with you and offer free, no obligation advice.