Holiday Home Letting Advice

How to create a successful holiday home

Today’s holidaymakers have certain expectations when renting a self-catering holiday property. From the location and quality of the property itself, the comfort & equipment it offers, to the décor and furnishings – its all important and contributes to making a memorable holiday experience for the holidaymaker and as importantly a successful & profitable holiday home for the owner.

Having been in the industry for over 15 years, Whitstable Seaside know exactly what these expectations are and are more than happy to help you to attaining them. Our team are on hand from the moment you join our agency to guide you through every step. We can help with everything from design, décor and furnishing advice through to safety inspections, house cleaning & property maintenance.

Maximise your income

We understand that every property we manage is unique. And every homeowner we work with may have a different set of requirements for their property. For this reason, we offer expert, personal advice to maximise your potential rental income, whilst providing the greatest level of flexibility and control to you – the owner.

From perfectly pricing your property to attracting the right holidaymakers for your holiday home, our personal service ensures the highest level of bookings received and the delivery of a fantastic holiday experience, so visitors will return again and again and just as importantly, will tell their friends.

Our key recommendations to create a successful holiday property...

  • A high standard of cleanliness

  • A beautifully presented property

  • Quality fixtures and fittings

  • An expertly managed property

  • Modern, practical and comfortable decor

  • A personal, friendly service for your guests

  • Well equipped with those extra touches (fireplace, hot tub etc)

We are overflowing with useful advice and are always happy to talk through your unique property and requirements, to ensure letting your holiday home is a stress free, financial success.

Original Art For Your Holiday Home

Whitstable Seaside has partnered with local contemporary art gallery, Gallery 64a, to offer every holiday home managed by us, the opportunity to display a choice of original art in their property for absolutely NO FEE.

This opportunity is a hassle free service designed to add a unique twist to your holiday home, one that will set it apart and ensure holidaymakers rent and return to it, time and again.

About Gallery 64a & This Offer

A specialist gallery, hosting exhibitions featuring locally and internationally recognised artists.

Offering Whitstable Seaside holiday home owners the opportunity to display a choice of original art in their holiday homes free of charge.

In addition to decorating your home with original art, guests staying in the property will see the paintings throughout their stay and have the opportunity to purchase the artworks through the gallery, earning you commission on the sale.

This offer includes free consultation to help you decide which artwork would make your holiday home have that sophisticated extra touch to attract visitors, along with expert advice as to where best to hang the artworks. Furthermore, the paintings can be professionally hung by the gallery at no charge to the homeowner.


  • Helps create a unique holiday home
  • Professional artwork consultation
  • Stunning original artworks to decorate your home
  • Receive commission for sale of the artwork
  • 100% free service

Holiday Home Styling Advice

Here at Whitstable Seaside, we pride ourselves on marketing the very best kept and stylish properties in Whitstable. However, we appreciate that styling a holiday home to make it attractive to prospective holidaymakers isn’t everyones forte – which is why we’re here to help.

Decorating your holiday home well and making the most of the space on offer can often be your key to success. For this reason, we offer free interior design consultations at the property with one of our helpful property managers, who will offer practical decoration and styling advice so you can achieve a beautiful holiday home that will be a great success.

A Unique Interior Design

Furthermore, we have partnered with an incredible local interior design shop – Scandinavian Touch - that can help you create a truly unique holiday home.

Offering all Whitstable Seaside home owners with free impartial interior design advice, along with a beautiful range of imported Norwegian homeware & furniture, the team at Scandinavian Touch will add that extra touch of class to your property and set it apart from rest of the crowd.

We strongly recommend visiting the shop and seeking their advice if you wish to create a unique holiday home in Whitstable. We promise you won’t be disappointed.

Scandinavian Touch

66 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DG