and Running a Holiday Cottage Business (Small Business Start-ups
Many people dream of buying a house in the country or near the
coast, with outbuildings that can be converted into holiday
lets; or of taking over an existing holiday cottage business.
Gillean Sangster did it. She moved to Scotland with her husband
where they started their own successful holiday cottage business.
In this book she tells you how you can do it too.
book will help you to identify your market, choose a property,
and then prepare and present it for maximum effect. It will
also help you to:
Sort out the finances with minimum fuss
• Deal successfully with planning permissions
• Market your business effectively
• Run your letting business day to day
• Provide good service so that your clients come back
again and again.
Traditional Houses: From Cottage to Tower-house (Discovering
Historic Scotland S.)
This series provides a survey of the major aspects of Scotland's
history and culture. Each of the colourful volumes explores
a single theme, presenting information on a distinctive facet
of the country's rich heritage whilst encouraging the reader
to discover more. Buildng up a comprehensive picture of the
facts which have made up Scottish life across the centuries,
each text is accompanied by illustrations and a glossary. This
volume takes a panoramic view of the range of houses which cover
the land and lend it a unique Scottish identity. From the earliest
stone-built houses surviving in Europe to the stone-built castellated
towers of the 16th-century to the brick-built workers' cottages
of the 19th and 20th centuries, it details the range of homes
that not only recreate a vision of past lives but also colour
the Scottish landscape of today.
for the Scottish Home
An informative look at the issues affecting the history, design,
use and future of the Scottish home. This comprehensive study
provides insights on the development of home both great and
small, and their use throughout the centuries. It also details
the materials with which they were built and the means by which
they can be cared for. Topics considered include architecture,
building conservation, interiors and furniture, gardens and
Cottage Holiday Scotland.