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Your Highland Holiday Home

Whether you already have an existing holiday home or you are considering buying one, we understand that your holiday home is more than just an investment and we are proud to be able to look after it as if it was our own.

Who we are

Tanja Hughes and Judith Thurlow are the founding directors of Handpicked Lodges.

​"We are local experts who live locally, so we are always here for all of our customers; both our owners and our guests. Our hands on, proactive approach builds trust and peace of mind generating an outstanding customer experience."

What we offer

"We offer a tailor-made full management, marketing and consultancy service. We work in partnership with our owners to create a service to meet your individual needs; taking away your workload but not your control. We work with complete transparency and regular open communication, providing you with expert analysis and reporting on your property."

What we do

"Our unique approach produces higher weekly rates and occupancy, and increased returns for you. Are personal touches are what produces outstanding customer experiences and quality guests who love to stay in your holiday home time and again."

What you get

"Our service is designed to make your life easy. After an initial conversation and mutual agreement, we will be able to set up your holiday home as a Handpicked Lodge. We will then start managing and marketing your property across a range of effective channels. You will be featured on our mobile-friendly website with our online booking system. We manage all of your bookings and we are available for your guests before, during and after their stay at your holiday home."

"We are also able to manage the cleaning and changeover process to make your holiday home as hassle-free as possible for you. We provide our owners with monthly income and regular reports including an annual report on your property."

How to make your home a Handpicked Lodge

"Our handpicked lodges offer the very finest in self-catering accommodation in the Highlands and this is how we ensure that our lodges perform so well for all our customers; our owners and our guests. As one of our owners you can benefit from specific and tailored reports on how to make the most out of your beautiful home and projections on likely performance and pay back."

Testimonials from our owners

"As first-time holiday home owners, we were concerned about where to start on the journey of letting out our house. From the first contact with Handpicked Lodges we felt a great sense of confidence in their expertise and vision - Tanja and Judith took the time to help us create a luxurious and relaxed feel, whilst guiding us with practical hints and tips for the smooth running of the house. Always proactive and helpful, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Handpicked Lodges to other holiday home owners!"

"The friendly and professional team at Handpicked Lodges have really helped transform our holiday letting business into an excellent investment. An ability to implement a more flexible approach on lettings coupled with really good quality marketing skills has significantly improved our occupancy levels and increased income on both our lodges. We are able to rely on the teams management resources for assistance on changeover days and when any other issues arise. Tanja and Judith’s personal service and attention to detail is extended to our customers whose amazing comments in our guest books are testament to the fantastic holiday experience that they have helped create."

We would love to chat to you about how we can help


For further information please either fill out the form below or give us a call

Tanja 07545 990 633 or Judith 07984 791 623

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