Holiday let accommodation is big business in Cornwall and Devon, and having a well designed website can really sell a property to a potential customer looking to book accommodation for their holiday.
Many websites designed a few years ago, that have not been updated will have old poor quality photos, slow loading times, and will look terrible when viewed from a smartphone or tablet.
The advances in websites in the last few years have been enormous, meaning that a website someone paid £10,000’s a few years ago, will now look very poor when compared to a modern website that costs only a fraction of that price.
All the websites we design are responsive meaning that they “respond” to the device they are being viewed on, so will look great on a laptop, smart phone or Ipad. We focus on clean, well designed websites that are tailored to the customers key values so that they represent the property they are advertising. We can use the photos the client provides or can come and take the photos of the property ourselves.
A recent self catered holiday let accommodation that we designed a website for was Tre View in Cornwall. They wanted a fresh modern website that was easy to navigate, had a booking form showing the availability, with local area information page and a gallery of the property. As the client didn’t have many good quality photos of the property we visited Tre View and took a number of high quality images that we could use for the website. As always the client provided the content (words) for the website, and there was continual updates on the websites progress where we could discuss elements of the design and content so that the client was happy and a great website was produced.
View the Tre View website: Treviewcornwall.co.uk
Each project varies with its functionality and design and so do the prices. But as a rough guide a website similar to “Tre View” would cost approximately £600. This does not include the price to take the photos of the property which would be approximately £100 depending on the location.
Other costs that you need to consider are Hosting (where the website files live) and you need to have a domain name (ours is www.donamdesign.com). We use GreenGeeks to host our websites but there are many others and Domains cost approximately £10 per year, you can see if yours is available here at GoDaddy Domain Search.
If you would like to talk to use about designing or redesigning your existing website please Contact Us.