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Listing your property online with Sykes takes as little as 30 minutes!

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Let your cottage with the South West holiday letting experts

Let your cottage with the South West holiday letting experts

  • We are a specialist holiday letting agency in Devon, Somerset and across the South West, taking care of over 700 cottages.
  • Many of our property owners achieve over 30 holiday cottage bookings a year.
  • Our exceptional, knowledgeable team is based in Chagford, Devon and has over 40 years’ experience.
  • Using innovative marketing campaigns, we ensure your property is seen on multiple marketing platforms, optimising your booking potential.
  • We can organise all aspects of property management, from bookings and finances to holiday let cleaning and maintenance.
  • Most of all, we are flexible, never forgetting it is your property!

Complete the form to receive your information pack

By giving us your details you are giving us permission to send your pack and more information by email, and to follow that up with a call to discuss other information you may need. You can opt out at any time simply by asking. For full information on how we use your information please visit our privacy policy.

What you need to know

We are still open as usual

We want to make letting your holiday property as simple and safe as possible, so we have adopted new contact-free ways of working and are continuing to offer around the clock support to all of our owners.

Video visits

Our Property Consultants can arrange to meet you face to face on any video platform of your choosing, such as FaceTime, Zoom or Skype.

Unaccompanied visits

When you are ready, we can have a Property Consultant visit your property to create a more accurate income projection for you.

Contact-free photoshoots

Once you have your property set up perfectly, we can arrange for a photographer to visit your property, all you have to do is let them in.

List your property online

List your property immediately using our Digital Onboarding service, when you’re ready to start just fill in the form at the top of this page.

Dedicated Account Manager

For the first 3 months of your first holiday letting journey, you will have the New Owner Team guiding you along the way to success.

Large network of cleaning suppliers

Our Managed Services Team can help organise cleaners and maintenance workers for your property so that you don’t have to lift a finger.

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Holiday letting experts in Devon and Somerset

Operating from our office in the pretty market town of Chagford, on Dartmoor, we pride ourselves on offering unrivalled local knowledge and a bespoke, personal service to our holiday home owners and guests. Our 40 years of experience in the industry mean we offer a top notch service that’s second to none, and our owners can relax, safe in the knowledge their holiday home investment is being marketed by one of the top letting agents in the region! Request a free owner pack

What do our owners say?

Created with Sketch. We are thoroughly delighted with the high level of bookings we are achieving, together with the excellent personal service we receive from Helpful Holidays. I wholeheartedly recommend Helpful Holidays to anyone wishing to holiday let their property. Created with Sketch.

Emily Rossiter

with us for over 7 years

Created with Sketch. We have let with Helpful Holidays for 18 years – they continue to provide us as Owners with the best advice, ratings and pricing structure, whilst guaranteeing Holidaymakers with the best possible holiday thus gaining loyalty and repeat business. Helpful Holidays are the best agent to guarantee success with your Holiday business. Created with Sketch.

Mr & Mrs Burden

with us for over 19 years

Created with Sketch. We initially choose to work with Helpful Holidays because we have the same ideals. We are both committed to high product and service levels. Bookings were good almost right from the start and we were able to build a good working relationship with the Helpful Holidays team. Created with Sketch.

Sally Lemar

with us for over 11 years

Holiday letting made easy

  • early-payment
    Our dedicated team of property specialists are always on hand to advise you on every aspect of holiday letting.
  • Enjoy industry leading advertising and marketing for your property across multiple channels.
  • price-setting
    Our market-leading systems adjust your pricing in line with demand, ensuring maximum income and consistent year round bookings.
  • guest-comm3
    24 hour emergency helpline for guests, giving you peace of mind.
  • early-payment
    Payment in advance of bookings, creating immediate cash-flow for you.
  • property-listing-page
    Professional photography and listings on both the Helpful Holidays and Sykes websites.

Request Your Free Owner Pack

At Helpful Holidays we are proud to offer an award-winning service to all of our owners, and those thinking of beginning their holiday letting journey with us are no different. If you are thinking of buying a holiday let, we can offer advice to help make sure your investment is a success, as well as providing potential income figures for any property you are considering. Alternatively, if you already let through an agent but would like to see if you could achieve more bookings and income, we would be delighted to tell you about our market-leading dynamic pricing tools and marketing strategy. To find out more, request our free owner guide, filled with information on the services we offer and the ways we can work together.

Claim My Free Pack
"I joined because I have a good relationship with Gaby, she helped me find the right property. She then advised and supported me on how to set the business up. I joined in 2016, Helpful Holidays have not only given me amazing support but have also helped my cottage THRIVE!"

Hassle-free holiday home management

Over the years we’ve established a loyal network of suppliers across the South West, allowing us to assist you with sourcing a cleaner or housekeeper, organising changeovers and maintaining properties to a high standard. Below are just some of the services we offer holiday home owners, however we would be happy to tailor a package to suit your needs:

  • Help owners to put a dedicated cleaner or caretaker in place
  • Support caretakers with organising changeovers
  • Maintenance support
  • Interior design, furnishing and inventory advice
  • Laundry and linen arrangements
  • Support with legislation, annual assessments and safety certificates
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