Galliard is known primarily as a property developer with a firm focus on London and its environs; but the fact is that we seek promising real estate opportunities wherever they arise – which is why we’ve put considerable investment behind Retallack (www.retallackresort.co.uk), a truly spectacular and popular family Resort & Spa in north Cornwall, close to its spectacular Atlantic-facing coastline. Comprising a wide range of elegantly designed and built family properties, the resort embraces a large landscaped environment that includes lakes, tennis courts, pitch and putt golf course, children’s playgrounds – and Flow Rider, which brilliantly recreates rideable ocean-style surfing waves within a safe pool environment.
In addition, Retallack’s large and handsome clubhouse has a range of amenities, which include a Health Club gym, spa and lounge – plus the much-praised Green Room Restaurant run by the celebrated winner of TV’s MasterChef programme, James Nathan. The many holiday homes at Retallack are available to rent for family holidays, weekends and special breaks throughout the year – and with accommodation ranging from one to six bedrooms, there’s an impressive choice of apartment, chalet and stone-built properties to choose from – plus each has been designed and built to exceptionally high specifications, incorporating the look, feel and building materials of local properties one would expect to find in north Cornwall.
Houses at Retallack are also available for sale – and, says Resort Manager Jason Keyter, they offer excellent opportunities for property investors. “Many of our purchasers are from families who have known and loved north Cornwall – perhaps over several generations,” says Jason. “They want to find an affordable, easily maintainable property that offers the right size of accommodation for their family, as well as rental opportunities and a sound return on investment. Retallack properties offer all these benefits, and are proving to be highly popular amongst the second home market.”
Another type of investor Jason has identified is the habitual Galliard investor, who has repeatedly purchased buy-to-let properties with Galliard over the years, building up a valuable property portfolio that delivers excellent ROI and provides a reliable source of income. “Galliard is offering rental returns of around 7% on our properties,” says Jason, “which is a very impressive sum, given the Bank of England’s recent announcement that interest rates are going to remain low for some considerable time to come.”