Once Upon A Time…
Our story begins around 14 years ago when our paths crossed whilst working alongside each other in the same office. After a considerable number of years in the holiday letting industry, 25 between us to be precise. We had both worn multiple business hats within the business. After a decade working alongside each other we shared a desire to pour our ideas and efforts into creating a new venture that truly complimented our beliefs and values.
Fast forward to 2019 and a fateful surfing/yoga retreat in Cornwall. That’s how every great story starts right?!
It sounded like a brilliant idea, a weekend retreat in Poldark country surrounded by like-minded folk looking to recharge and reset. We must add at this point neither of us had ever been near a surfboard, let alone attempted yoga – what could possibly go wrong!
However, it was there, in the wild and windswept seas of North Cornwall amongst towering waves and unruly surfboards, that it happened. The exact moment that something clicked and we both knew that we needed to stop daydreaming and finally take a leap of faith. Looking back, it may have also been a surfboard hitting us on the head, we will never know.
We set up shop in 2020 and the rest as they say is history!
Today, we run our very own letting agency which is complemented by our popular little gift shop in the heart of Coniston village.
For anyone out there wondering, neither of us ever made it professionally as surfers, nor did we bump into Ross Poldark (sadly) but we sure do know a lot about letting cottages and selling Lake District wares!
Rebecca + Kristina