Second home totals hit a high
SECOND home ownership in England was at the second highest level on record in 2010, ay Knight Frank.
They say demand for larger houses has risen strongly over the past 12 months as more families choose “generational” holidays, with grandparents, children and grandchildren staying in the same holiday property. T
Demand for holiday lets in the South West was up 70 per cent in the early months of the year compared to the same period in 2010. Knight Frank research shows that the neighbourhood with the most second homes are in Leysdown-on-Sea, on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent, where chalets and holiday homes make up nearly two-thirds of all houses in the area.