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Owner Advice

Welcome to the Helpful Holidays’ Owner Advice section of our blog. Whether you are considering letting, or already own a holiday cottage, there are lots of things to think about to maximise your return on investment.
Helpful Holidays began 37 years ago, and as such, our team have a huge amount of experience in holiday cottages across the South West. Our team know a thing or two about helping you get the most from your holiday property so we’d like to share this with you in the form of information, tips and advice.

We take the hassle out of holiday letting so you can reap the rewards. Let us share some useful information so that you can ensure your journey in holiday letting is profitable and most of all, enjoyable.

So sit back, enjoy the ride and the words along the way.

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1st October 2019

Owner Case Study: Alston Hall

Driving up the long tree-lined drive, you’ll see a tennis court, an outdoor pool and a vast garden. Alston...

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4th September 2019

Owner Case Study: Little Silver Leaf, Fox & Owl

Nestled along the hillside looking onto the Taw Valley sits 3 unique shepherds huts offering the ultimate 5* experience....

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30th July 2019

Owner Case Study: Great Bidlake Manor

The story behind the truly stunning property of Great Bidlake Manor is a tale that is not easily forgotten....

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Owner Advice
5 months ago

Owner Advice: Recycling and Refuse Collection from Your Property

Important Information Not the nicest of subjects but, as we head into high season, we just wanted to remind...

Owner Advice
6 months ago

Owner Case Study: Bovey Castle Lodges

Bovey Castle is considered to be one of the most prestigious hideaways in Devon, and you can clearly see...

Owner Advice Council Tax Holiday Lets
6 months ago

Council Tax for Holiday Cottages

Ask the Experts: I currently pay council tax on my holiday cottage. Is this right? Ask the Experts… Q....

Owner Advice
8 months ago

Owner Advice: A simple way to finance your holiday let mortgage

Are you thinking of investing in another holiday property? Talk of borrowing tends to put people off but, did...

Owner Advice
8 months ago

The dos and don’ts of a holiday let- first impressions

First Impressions As the saying goes, you never get a second chance to make a first impression, so it’s...

Owner Advice Townend Barn Holiday Cottage
8 months ago

Owner Case Study: Townend Barn

In the centre of Lydford, Dartmoor, quietly tucked away within the owner’s garden sits a detached cottage. Surrounded by...