Linda West, cottages.com Business Development Manager for Cornwall
Q. Is my property suitable for inclusion in the Heritage collection? A. To be considered for the Heritage collection, the property must have significant historical interest that will make for a great story to tell. Your property would most likely be considered if it was a listed building or is a scheduled monument. High quality customer service and luxury is at the heart of the heritage collection, and the property should have fittings and fixtures to a high spec, as well as providing a generous welcome basket. Including some local food and drink that will reflect the local area will also be appreciated by guests after a long journey.
Q. How can I take care of my heritage property?
A. It’s important that you make sure that your heritage property is maintained to the highest standard. Usually, listed buildings have regulations that you have to adhere to, so before making any renovations or changes, it’s best to check with local authorities and get specialist advice, for example when working on thatched roofs. The traditional features of your heritage property can be used as unique selling points, so it’s always a good idea to retain the original features of your property to add to the character and charm. One of the cottages.com expert agents are also on hand to be able to put you in touch with a specialist renovator.
Q. How will you be spending Remembrance Day?
A. I will be attending the Remembrance service held in Falmouth centre and watching the parade through the town, which is supported by the local emergency services. I will be going to remember the war heroes and their sacrifice for this country, as well as support my son who is part of the Falmouth Life Boat Crew and will be involved in the parade.