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Reno Tips To Increase Your Holiday Rental Return

Reno Tips For Your Holiday Rental

There are so many great holiday rentals around Australia that offer unique and beautiful experiences for travellers from all over the world.

I don't know about you, but when I'm looking for a property to rent for the weekend or holiday period, the photo's of the property are what draws me in. It's all about offering something different, unique and super cool, so, we have put together some quick reno wins that will be sure to get your property noticed.

Reno Tips For Your Holiday Rental

There are so many great holiday rentals around Australia that offer unique and beautiful experiences for travellers from all over the world.

I don't know about you, but when I'm looking for a property to rent for the weekend or holiday period, the photo's of the property are what draws me in. It's all about offering something different, unique and super cool, so, we have put together some quick reno wins that will be sure to get your property noticed.

Meir Champagne Finish

Coloured fixtures and fittings

Coloured tapware, showers, and accessories elevate the look of any space instantly. A coloured tap creates a luxe, special feel to a holiday home. Even a simple switch from chrome to matte black is enough to make a statement.

Don't forget your door handles and cabinet handles! Create a cohesive look throughout your home with matching door handles. Can't find the exact finish door handles? Opt for matte black handles. These create that luxe touch, whilst staying modern.

Shop by Colour

Warramba Luxury Australian Farm Retreat, Glen Alice, NSW

A luxurious rain shower

One of the fundamentals to a luxurious bathroom experience is a large rain shower. This can be done in bathrooms big or small and creates a wow factor in your space.

Rain showers are generally 200mm in diameter and the shower arm can come from the ceiling or the wall. The rain shower will give the user a luxurious soak and be sure to have them relax and unwind

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Little Red Barn, Noosa, QLD

An outdoor bath

If you've got the space, and the view, a freestanding outdoor bath is the perfect way to draw in those guests who are looking to relax and unwind. It also creates a point of difference and something people will definitely talk about and share on their social channels, ultimately linking back to your property and peaking interest from other potential guests. Just be sure to have a cover for the bath when not in use to help keep it in tip top shape.

The indoor/outdoor flow is important for holiday homes, as most people are wanting to unwind and relax.

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Open plan kitchen for entertaining

Open plan living is the best when you go on a holiday with loved ones, and this includes an open plan kitchen, you are able to cook a meal filled with love as you interact with the family at the same time. Island benches with plenty of bench space are perfect for banquet style meals where the group come and help themselves or a quick breakfast stop on those busy mornings before you venture out.

For a kitchen tap and sink, we recommend going for an undermount double kitchen sink, and a gooseneck mixer. The undermount kitchen sink keeps the benchtop more open giving extra space, and the double bowl feature allows for more dishes to go in the sink and can even double as a soaking and washing section for big groups.

A gooseneck sink mixer is perfect for an open plan space giving a more luxe feel to the kitchen.

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Other ways to increase the value of your holiday rental

Skylights in the bathroom

What better way to start your day than welcoming the sunshine, or even ending your day by staring at the stars with a gorgeous sky light in the bathroom.

A skylight is a great way to invite natural light and make your space feel larger and brighter.

A glass roof like this one is next level and will be sure to make your guests swoon. It's almost like being outside, but with the assured privacy of the walls, we love it!

Bencluna, Byron Bay, NSW

Inviting nature in

Bi-fold windows or doors are a great way to make your bathroom feel like it is part of the great outdoors. There's something so relaxing about listening to the varying sounds of nature, and the best part is you can close the windows/doors up if it's too cool outside and still admire the view.

A few ways you can invite nature into your space in a small bathroom are timber vanities, stone basins and a raw natural colour palette.

Magnolia House, Byron Bay, NSW

Beautiful feature tiles

Bi-fold windows or doors are a great way to make your bathroom feel like it is part of the great outdoors. There's something so relaxing about listening to the varying sounds of nature, and the best part is you can close the windows/doors up if it's too cool outside and still admire the view.

A few ways you can invite nature into your space in a small bathroom are timber vanities, stone basins and a raw natural colour palette.

Spicer Sagoma Retreat, Blue Mountains, NSW

Feature lights

Lighting is an important element to set the mood within a space. Think about how you want your guests to feel when they enter the space. Is it bright and optimistic (Bright light), Cool and alert (Blue Light) , or warm and cosy (Warm Light).

Once you have chosen your mood, it is then important to choose the layout of your lighting. Are you happy with standard downlights or are you wanting to be a bit more creative with feature lighting. Some of our favourite bathroom feature lights are positioned over the bath, behind the mirror, either side of the vanity and in the shower.

Take advantage of any views

Do you have a great view from your holiday rental? Utilise this for massive visual impact!

If you don't have much room, create your own view with a tall privacy wall and beautiful garden setting.

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