Visitors who rent one of the three new holiday properties being offered by could be forgiven for thinking they’ve won the lottery. Each of them is in St Mawes, each of them has stunning sea views and each is fitted out with top quality furnishings.

Stargazers is situated above the Tresanton Hotel and boasts a beautifully private garden and terrace from which to enjoy the magnificent panorama, Tideway is only a two minute walk away from the town and has the extraordinary advantage of a being able to fold the glass doors to its dramatic decking to reveal a space that makes the tastefully appointed living room feel at one with the vista and Moonrakers has an impressive balcony that overlooks its intricately laid out gardens and the unrivalled outlook beyond. These latest additions to the letting agency’s growing portfolio are all the more remarkable given that was only established two years ago with just three holiday homes on its books. Now it has more than ninety. To cope with the additional business and the fact that occupancy rates have increased by 6% this year, the company has refurbished its offices in Truro, taken on two extra members of staff and launched a new website. “We’ve had a really good summer season and bookings are looking very buoyant in the next few months,” said Managing Director Richard Beaman. “We have a range of really good properties on the books but Stargazers, Tideway and Moonrakers are truly exceptional. They each sleep nine or ten people and are magnificently located to make the most of the wonderful seascape that St Mawes has to offer. “In my experience, people choose self-catering because it gives them greater freedom and because they can enjoy very comfortable and often scenic surroundings at a fraction of the cost of staying in a hotel. In the current economic climate, it’s very important to be able to offer breaks that don’t break the bank but that do provide top quality accommodation. Cornwall’s tourism industry is vital and we need visitors to leave the county feeling good and wanting to come back. That’s certainly what the team is trying to achieve.” The company’s new website has an easy-to-use search and online booking system. For more information, visit Ends 10 November 2010 Photo: Stargazers is one of three new luxury properties that holiday letting agency has just taken on