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A Guide to Holiday Letting a Property in the South West and Blue Chip Holidays

Thursday, 3 October 2019 from 18:00 to 21:30 (BST)

A Guide to Holiday Letting a Property in the South West

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A Guide to Holiday Letting a Property in the South West


Would you like to earn up to £74,000 per year from your property?


Want to reach more than 50 million potential customers every year?


Want 7 days a week UK-based support?


Meet our local South West experts and find out how and Blue Chip Holidays can work for you. 


Register for your free place today.


Aimed at holiday property owners, investors and those working in the holiday letting sector, join us for an evening of talks from leading industry experts, who can support you on your holiday letting journey.


As the UK's number one holiday property websites, and sister company Blue Chip Holidays can help owners like you attract more bookings from your holiday property. Not only does our multimillion-pound marketing budget give us a wider reach than other letting agents, but we also offer a flexible service that's tailored to your individual needs, brought to you by our local, friendly and knowledgeable team.


Our main event sponsors who will be speaking on the evening include Boshers Holiday Home Insurance, Peplows Accountants, Webbers Estate Agents and the CLA. Additional sponsors include GW Architects, GM Planning and Newquay Mortgage & Pensions.


There will be refreshments provided on the evening which includes a welcome drink and a selection of canapes for you to enjoy.


The evening will start with a 30-minute presentation from our own Vice President of Property Recruitment, Shelley D'Arcy.


We look forward to seeing you there!




Main Sponsors








The CLA is solely dedicated to promoting the interests of the rural economy and the protection of land and property rights. Our members own and manage around half the rural land in England and Wales, and run more than 250 different types of business.


Your land, property and business are valuable assets. The CLA is here to help you make the most of them. Membership gives you influence, provides you with exclusive knowledge and offers you the valuable advice, connections and services you need.



Whether you’re a landowner, farmer or rural business owner – or even all three – the CLA will support you. Join today – call 020 7460 7969 or visit




Mark Tufnell - Vice President




Title: 'How the CLA has helped members diversity into holiday lettings'



Mark owns and manages a traditional estate in the Cotswolds. The farm is mainly arable incorporating key conservation measures for wildlife and enhancing biodiversity. It is part of the Jordans Farming partnership and a member of LEAF Marque. In addition, there are a number of residential properties and commercial lets.


Mark has been actively involved in the CLA for over 20 years at branch and regional level, then chairing the Business and Rural Economy committee, Agriculture & Land Use committee and latterly the Taxation committee.


He has served on the Animal Health and Welfare Board for England and as a local councillor on Cotswold District Council with responsibility for the environment. He was also a Secretary of State Appointed member of the Cotswold Conservation Board. Mark trained as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse and then worked for several specialist private client firms before setting up his own small practice. The estate is now his main focus.




Boshers Holiday Home Insurance



 Boshers are a Devon based family owned and managed insurance intermediary with over twenty five years’ experience of providing specialist insurance for holiday cottage complexes, second homes and apartments let to paying guests. Offering peace of mind for thousands of holiday letting owners across the UK with specialist cover backed by advice from a qualified team. Find out more at or call 01237 429444.




Mark Lavington - Director at Boshers





Title: ‘Getting the right insurance cover for holiday letting’


Mark, a business studies graduate with a major in marketing joined his wife Nicky in her families insurance broking firm in 1992. After 14 years working in the business as a financial adviser, a review of Boshers broking activities resulted in Mark overseeing the transition of the company from a typical high street broker to a specialist offering local service to a national market in their chosen property insurance niche, `furnished holiday lets'.






Founded in 1937, Peplows is a proactive, professional and highly respected firm of independent Chartered Accountants based in Devon. Peplows' property team have a wide breadth and depth of property tax and property accounting knowledge built over a number of years.


You may just be taking your first step on the buy to let property ladder or have a substantial property portfolio. Whatever your circumstances, as property tax specialists, Peplows can help you to navigate the complex property tax landscape and support you on your steps to financial independence. 




Mark Thompson – Client Manager at Peplows Chartered Accountants & Property Tax Experts



Title: ‘Top Tax Tips for Furnished Holiday Lets’


Mark is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. He specialises in advising on furnished holiday lets and has the experience and skills to help landlords minimise tax, maximise wealth and reach their property goals.


01392 223930






Webbers were established in 1924 in Barnstaple North Devon as a traditional estate agents/auctioneers. Over the years Webbers have expanded across the region – North Devon, Somerset & North Cornwall to provide a network of 16 residential sales and lettings offices, together with specialist Land & New Homes, Commercial and auction departments. 



Webbers are founder members of the Guild of Property Professionals and the Relocation Agent Network who between them have over 1250 offices across the UK – giving Webbers access to premium out of town buyers. Webbers are multiple award winners and are renowned for exceptional customer care and innovation.  




Andrew Simpson - Managing Director 



Title: ‘New build investment opportunities in Cornwall’


 Andrew started in estate agency in 1998 and joined the Webbers team in 2002, rapidly progressing up to Branch manager in 2005 and then a main Board Director in 2017. 


He has a wealth of experience of selling property in North Cornwall and is a past Vice Chairman of the Cornwall branch of the National Association of Estate Agents. He also has extensive knowledge of estate agency legislation and his successes include; leading his team to Webbers "Office of the Year" in 2010 and 2014, along with acheiving the coveted sales achievement award in 2011, 2013 and 2014. He oversees the Cornwall side of the Webbers business and takes a particular interest in new homes. 



Exhibition Sponsors


GW Architects




 GW Architects is a design led RIBA Chartered Practice offering all levels of architectural services.


Having worked for over 30 years within the industry for several highly esteemed practices, in 2017, I embarked on an exciting new venture to bring all this experience to my own RIBA Chartered Architects Practice based in Devon, but working on projects throughout the UK.


Every project is treated with the same passion and enthusiasm, irrespective of the size or budget. The end result will be a bespoke and unique response to your brief, site and budget as the most important part of any project is to fully understand and integrate these elements successfully. It is an exciting collaborative process and the practice works with its clients to find the right solution together. My portfolio includes a diverse range of building types both commercial and residential.


GM Planning




Based in Devon, GM Planning Consultants provides a planning service to householders, landowners, developers and local authorities across the Southwest and UK, covering urban and rural planning issues.


GM Planning Consultancy was established in 2010 and has quickly developed a reputation for being effective in negotiating, gaining planning permissions and avoiding costly appeals. GM Planning Consultants have represented clients in Cornwall, Devon and the Southwest across a wide range of development proposals including: householder extensions, new build housing, alterations to listed buildings, leisure and major retail development, many on complex and sensitive sites. I have particular expertise in undertaking development appraisals, managing planning applications, and providing building conservation advice.


Having worked in local government and the private sector prior to setting up GM Planning means I have significant experience of the planning system, and have been involved in all manner of sites and buildings. I am therefore able to combine my knowledge of national planning policy and project management skills to achieve client aspirations.


Newquay Mortgage & Pensions






Newquay mortgage and Pensions ltd. are independent financial advisers and whole of market mortgage brokers. We provide advice to private clients and limited companies regarding all types of mortgages including 'Buy to let' and 'holiday let'.

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Thursday, 3 October 2019 from 18:00 to 21:30 (BST)

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Together and Blue Chip Holidays offer the best in class for holiday property owners across the UK. A regional property specialist for the South West coupled with the UK’s leading provider of self-catering accommodation, we bring together in-depth knowledge and experience of the industry.


With a combined 21,000 places to stay across the UK, Ireland and France, together we offer unique and inspiring collections of holiday properties from coastal retreats to country castles, which are enjoyed by over 1.45 million guests each year. We pride ourselves on local knowledge with national reach.


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