Deluxe Holiday Homes defends its position over ‘stag and hen party houses’ in Canford Cliffs after issued is raised in Parliament

PARTY POOPER: Anti-social behaviour has been a problem at party houses in Canford Cliffs

DEBATE: Conservative MP Robert Syms

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THE Poole property company named in a parliamentary debate on privately rented ‘party houses’ earlier this week has issued a statement defending its position.

Conservative MP Robert Syms, pictured inset, named Deluxe Holiday Homes as one of the companies renting out private houses in plush Canford Cliffs and Sandbanks to visitors for hen, stag and family parties.

Neighbours say their lives are being made a misery by the antics of these partygoers, and have called for local councillors and Mr Syms to help bring an end to the practice.

Complaints include drunken games of football in the early hours, loud music all night, prostitutes being ‘delivered’ to properties, and even blow up sex dolls adorning the exteriors of the luxury homes.

Deluxe Holiday Homes’ Michelle King was named by Mr Syms, during the Westminster Hall adjournment debate secured on Tuesday, as one of the people providing the short term ‘party’ accommodation. However, Deluxe Holiday Homes insists it regrets any inconvenience caused to residents in the Canford Cliffs area and “has consistently sought to prevent this by only renting to mature and professional groups unlike other companies”.

Deluxe Homes also insists it does not have any properties on Sandbanks.

The company says that prior to booking, “potential holiday makers are made aware they will be staying in residential areas where anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.”

Deluxe also says it has provided telephone numbers to all neighbours in order it can be alerted too “and immediately stop any unacceptable noise”.

The company statement read: “Deluxe Holiday Homes do not own these properties but act as an agent for the owner’s, arranging holiday lets of their properties to generate income and to stimulate the local property and tourist economy/markets at a time of financial hardship.

“Deluxe Holiday Homes do not understand how their Westminster Conservative MP, that their representative voted for, could be arguing against these traditional Conservative principles of entrepreneurship and should be encouraging the success of a local business that imports tourists and funds from outside the area."

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7:28am Fri 11 Apr 14

churchill gardens resident says...

canford cliffs the new boscombe,
canford cliffs the new boscombe, churchill gardens resident
  • Score: 15

8:18am Fri 11 Apr 14

itsneverblackorwhite says...

Ah Nimby's at their best!
Ah Nimby's at their best! itsneverblackorwhite
  • Score: -5

8:38am Fri 11 Apr 14

KLH says...

Well, it doesn't matter how professional, businesslike and proper the potential customers are for these party houses and doesn't matter how much the company tell people about antisocial behaviour and it being a residential area.

Once the party starts and the customers get bladdered they don't give a flying whatsit. Drink will take over and they will be exactly the same as drunken louts anywhere else, and won't give a monkeys who they wake up or annoy.
Well, it doesn't matter how professional, businesslike and proper the potential customers are for these party houses and doesn't matter how much the company tell people about antisocial behaviour and it being a residential area. Once the party starts and the customers get bladdered they don't give a flying whatsit. Drink will take over and they will be exactly the same as drunken louts anywhere else, and won't give a monkeys who they wake up or annoy. KLH
  • Score: 28

9:09am Fri 11 Apr 14

BoscVegas says...

KLH wrote:
Well, it doesn't matter how professional, businesslike and proper the potential customers are for these party houses and doesn't matter how much the company tell people about antisocial behaviour and it being a residential area.

Once the party starts and the customers get bladdered they don't give a flying whatsit. Drink will take over and they will be exactly the same as drunken louts anywhere else, and won't give a monkeys who they wake up or annoy.
There are not marketed as party houses they are marketed as holiday lets. one week you might have a big family group the next a stag do. There is very little the holiday company can do and it should be dealt with on a case by case basis. eg. if the holiday company receive 3 complaints from the neighbours you lose your, presumably extortionate, deposit. 5 and you'll will be made to leave with no refund.
[quote][p][bold]KLH[/bold] wrote: Well, it doesn't matter how professional, businesslike and proper the potential customers are for these party houses and doesn't matter how much the company tell people about antisocial behaviour and it being a residential area. Once the party starts and the customers get bladdered they don't give a flying whatsit. Drink will take over and they will be exactly the same as drunken louts anywhere else, and won't give a monkeys who they wake up or annoy.[/p][/quote]There are not marketed as party houses they are marketed as holiday lets. one week you might have a big family group the next a stag do. There is very little the holiday company can do and it should be dealt with on a case by case basis. eg. if the holiday company receive 3 complaints from the neighbours you lose your, presumably extortionate, deposit. 5 and you'll will be made to leave with no refund. BoscVegas
  • Score: 9

9:27am Fri 11 Apr 14

The Liberal says...

Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house?
Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house? The Liberal
  • Score: 13

9:53am Fri 11 Apr 14

joeinpoole says...

Curious that Deluxe Holiday Homes insists that it does not have any properties in Sandbanks ... when they are advertising 3 of them on their website;

http://www.deluxehol
idayhomes.co.uk/our-
properties/
Curious that Deluxe Holiday Homes insists that it does not have any properties in Sandbanks ... when they are advertising 3 of them on their website; http://www.deluxehol idayhomes.co.uk/our- properties/ joeinpoole
  • Score: 15

9:59am Fri 11 Apr 14

mikey2gorgeous says...

The Liberal wrote:
Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house?
They will be rented by an individual - the rental company will have no idea how many people will be using it.
[quote][p][bold]The Liberal[/bold] wrote: Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house?[/p][/quote]They will be rented by an individual - the rental company will have no idea how many people will be using it. mikey2gorgeous
  • Score: 3

10:01am Fri 11 Apr 14

In Absentia says...

So, the MP for Poole is Mr Robert Syms? I was wondering whether we actually had one.
So, the MP for Poole is Mr Robert Syms? I was wondering whether we actually had one. In Absentia
  • Score: 15

10:02am Fri 11 Apr 14

madras says...

“Deluxe Holiday Homes do not understand how their Westminster Conservative MP, that their representative voted for, could be arguing against these traditional Conservative principles of entrepreneurship and should be encouraging the success of a local business that imports tourists and funds from outside the area."

Because when it impacts negatively on other people it is wholly unacceptable, that's why. I am sure you won't understand this as you bank your latest rental income / commission though. Selfish, self-centered and inconsiderate greedy...
“Deluxe Holiday Homes do not understand how their Westminster Conservative MP, that their representative voted for, could be arguing against these traditional Conservative principles of entrepreneurship and should be encouraging the success of a local business that imports tourists and funds from outside the area." Because when it impacts negatively on other people it is wholly unacceptable, that's why. I am sure you won't understand this as you bank your latest rental income / commission though. Selfish, self-centered and inconsiderate greedy... madras
  • Score: 10

10:03am Fri 11 Apr 14

Alumchiner says...

Have a look into her background, she has a colourful past locally and is quite well known for a few things she probably doesn't want put on here................
Have a look into her background, she has a colourful past locally and is quite well known for a few things she probably doesn't want put on here................ Alumchiner
  • Score: 12

10:07am Fri 11 Apr 14

LordLilliput says...

The conceit and tone of this company's response ie 'we've done nothing wrong' speaks volume about it's attitude to those that have suffered at the expense of their gain. Typical soulless, empty words of self applause that doesn't address the issue nor display any understanding or sympathy towards the misery that the neighbourhood has to endure whilst they reap their financial rewards. Great PR guys.
The conceit and tone of this company's response ie 'we've done nothing wrong' speaks volume about it's attitude to those that have suffered at the expense of their gain. Typical soulless, empty words of self applause that doesn't address the issue nor display any understanding or sympathy towards the misery that the neighbourhood has to endure whilst they reap their financial rewards. Great PR guys. LordLilliput
  • Score: 13

10:15am Fri 11 Apr 14

The Liberal says...

mikey2gorgeous wrote:
The Liberal wrote:
Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house?
They will be rented by an individual - the rental company will have no idea how many people will be using it.
Nonetheless, they're marketing a four-bed house as being able to sleep up to 20 people, so they are clearly aware that may often be the case.
[quote][p][bold]mikey2gorgeous[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Liberal[/bold] wrote: Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house?[/p][/quote]They will be rented by an individual - the rental company will have no idea how many people will be using it.[/p][/quote]Nonetheless, they're marketing a four-bed house as being able to sleep up to 20 people, so they are clearly aware that may often be the case. The Liberal
  • Score: 12

10:32am Fri 11 Apr 14

Townee says...

Have these houses had a change of use via planning? They are now an HMO because if 20 people turn up to a party then most probably they are not related. Also the owners don't care who rents them as long as they get the most money in the shortest time, just pure greed the same as the landlords who rent to Uni students in Winton and Charminster. The MPs couldn't do much to stop all the ant social behaviour in those areas so why do the residents think they are any different?
Have these houses had a change of use via planning? They are now an HMO because if 20 people turn up to a party then most probably they are not related. Also the owners don't care who rents them as long as they get the most money in the shortest time, just pure greed the same as the landlords who rent to Uni students in Winton and Charminster. The MPs couldn't do much to stop all the ant social behaviour in those areas so why do the residents think they are any different? Townee
  • Score: 11

10:53am Fri 11 Apr 14

BoscVegas says...

The Liberal wrote:
mikey2gorgeous wrote:
The Liberal wrote:
Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house?
They will be rented by an individual - the rental company will have no idea how many people will be using it.
Nonetheless, they're marketing a four-bed house as being able to sleep up to 20 people, so they are clearly aware that may often be the case.
that is not an uncommon practise when looking for holiday lets. often they will have a sofa bed in the lounge, bunk beds in the kids room etc. You have obviously never experienced the 'joy' of renting a static caravan where they pretty much always overstate the number of people it would comfortably fit.
[quote][p][bold]The Liberal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mikey2gorgeous[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Liberal[/bold] wrote: Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house?[/p][/quote]They will be rented by an individual - the rental company will have no idea how many people will be using it.[/p][/quote]Nonetheless, they're marketing a four-bed house as being able to sleep up to 20 people, so they are clearly aware that may often be the case.[/p][/quote]that is not an uncommon practise when looking for holiday lets. often they will have a sofa bed in the lounge, bunk beds in the kids room etc. You have obviously never experienced the 'joy' of renting a static caravan where they pretty much always overstate the number of people it would comfortably fit. BoscVegas
  • Score: 0

10:56am Fri 11 Apr 14

expectapathy says...

Things to check that are indicative of moral fibre.......insolven
cy register maybe?
Things to check that are indicative of moral fibre.......insolven cy register maybe? expectapathy
  • Score: 6

11:14am Fri 11 Apr 14

KLH says...

BoscVegas wrote:
KLH wrote:
Well, it doesn't matter how professional, businesslike and proper the potential customers are for these party houses and doesn't matter how much the company tell people about antisocial behaviour and it being a residential area.

Once the party starts and the customers get bladdered they don't give a flying whatsit. Drink will take over and they will be exactly the same as drunken louts anywhere else, and won't give a monkeys who they wake up or annoy.
There are not marketed as party houses they are marketed as holiday lets. one week you might have a big family group the next a stag do. There is very little the holiday company can do and it should be dealt with on a case by case basis. eg. if the holiday company receive 3 complaints from the neighbours you lose your, presumably extortionate, deposit. 5 and you'll will be made to leave with no refund.
Bit late though for the residents who have been disturbed. They never know who they are getting from one load of people to the next. I lived in a block of flats where more often than not prospective tenants were shown round and they had nice dresses, suits and ties, very presentable and pleasant. When they moved in first thing that happened was. The stereo got rigged up, the volume got turned up, and the suits and dresses turned into trackiesand trainers, Staffies and Stella!! And woe betide anyone that complained...

These party houses - you never know WHO exactly you are letting to...
[quote][p][bold]BoscVegas[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]KLH[/bold] wrote: Well, it doesn't matter how professional, businesslike and proper the potential customers are for these party houses and doesn't matter how much the company tell people about antisocial behaviour and it being a residential area. Once the party starts and the customers get bladdered they don't give a flying whatsit. Drink will take over and they will be exactly the same as drunken louts anywhere else, and won't give a monkeys who they wake up or annoy.[/p][/quote]There are not marketed as party houses they are marketed as holiday lets. one week you might have a big family group the next a stag do. There is very little the holiday company can do and it should be dealt with on a case by case basis. eg. if the holiday company receive 3 complaints from the neighbours you lose your, presumably extortionate, deposit. 5 and you'll will be made to leave with no refund.[/p][/quote]Bit late though for the residents who have been disturbed. They never know who they are getting from one load of people to the next. I lived in a block of flats where more often than not prospective tenants were shown round and they had nice dresses, suits and ties, very presentable and pleasant. When they moved in first thing that happened was. The stereo got rigged up, the volume got turned up, and the suits and dresses turned into trackiesand trainers, Staffies and Stella!! And woe betide anyone that complained... These party houses - you never know WHO exactly you are letting to... KLH
  • Score: 8

11:31am Fri 11 Apr 14

John T says...

In Absentia wrote:
So, the MP for Poole is Mr Robert Syms? I was wondering whether we actually had one.
Syms' MPs' expense claims suggest he is in Poole from London for a party nearly every week of the year, without fail...no holidays for him!
But for your above comment, I had thought that,, from your username, perhaps you were one of the members of his family staff for whom he also makes expenses claims.
[quote][p][bold]In Absentia[/bold] wrote: So, the MP for Poole is Mr Robert Syms? I was wondering whether we actually had one.[/p][/quote]Syms' MPs' expense claims suggest he is in Poole from London for a party nearly every week of the year, without fail...no holidays for him! But for your above comment, I had thought that,, from your username, perhaps you were one of the members of his family staff for whom he also makes expenses claims. John T
  • Score: 7

12:27pm Fri 11 Apr 14

churchill gardens resident says...

If you don't like it you can move things wont get any better over time its all down hill now for the new Bos-vegas bit more money but similar issues
If you don't like it you can move things wont get any better over time its all down hill now for the new Bos-vegas bit more money but similar issues churchill gardens resident
  • Score: -2

12:53pm Fri 11 Apr 14

cynicist says...

The end result of all of this is free publicity (advertising) for the rental agency, hence more parties.
The end result of all of this is free publicity (advertising) for the rental agency, hence more parties. cynicist
  • Score: 3

1:20pm Fri 11 Apr 14

doncollier says...

“Deluxe Holiday Homes do not understand how their Westminster Conservative MP, that their representative voted for, could be arguing against these traditional Conservative principles of entrepreneurship and should be encouraging the success of a local business that imports tourists and funds from outside the area."
Let me explain it to you. Conservatives believe in being responsible and so taking responsibility for your actions a VERY traditional Conservative principle. Robert Syms MP is representing people in his constancy regardless of how they voted. Another traditional and principled belief of Conservatives. NO Delux Homes get it right and everyone will be happy!
(ps for the cynics. None of these homes are near me nor have I been lobbied in any way by any person about this story!)
“Deluxe Holiday Homes do not understand how their Westminster Conservative MP, that their representative voted for, could be arguing against these traditional Conservative principles of entrepreneurship and should be encouraging the success of a local business that imports tourists and funds from outside the area." Let me explain it to you. Conservatives believe in being responsible and so taking responsibility for your actions a VERY traditional Conservative principle. Robert Syms MP is representing people in his constancy regardless of how they voted. Another traditional and principled belief of Conservatives. NO Delux Homes get it right and everyone will be happy! (ps for the cynics. None of these homes are near me nor have I been lobbied in any way by any person about this story!) doncollier
  • Score: 2

1:29pm Fri 11 Apr 14

JackJohnson says...

The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner.

When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it.

They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.
The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner. When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it. They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process. JackJohnson
  • Score: 6

1:31pm Fri 11 Apr 14

JackJohnson says...

JackJohnson wrote:
The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner.

When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it.

They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.
oops. ... when the ones that slip through the vetting process cause a problem.
[quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner. When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it. They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.[/p][/quote]oops. ... when the ones that slip through the vetting process cause a problem. JackJohnson
  • Score: 0

2:18pm Fri 11 Apr 14

John T says...

Former Poole Conservative Councillor doncollier wrote:
'Robert Syms MP is representing people in his constancy'....oops..
.Freudian slip or big vested interest?!
Former Poole Conservative Councillor doncollier wrote: 'Robert Syms MP is representing people in his constancy'....oops.. .Freudian slip or big vested interest?! John T
  • Score: 5

4:55pm Fri 11 Apr 14

grange47 says...

In Absentia wrote:
So, the MP for Poole is Mr Robert Syms? I was wondering whether we actually had one.
MP for certain parts of Poole maybe ?
[quote][p][bold]In Absentia[/bold] wrote: So, the MP for Poole is Mr Robert Syms? I was wondering whether we actually had one.[/p][/quote]MP for certain parts of Poole maybe ? grange47
  • Score: 0

7:52pm Fri 11 Apr 14

O'Reilly says...

In Absentia wrote:
So, the MP for Poole is Mr Robert Syms? I was wondering whether we actually had one.
You only hear about him concerning expenses.....the rest of the time I shouldn't worry too much about ever pressing flesh with him....
[quote][p][bold]In Absentia[/bold] wrote: So, the MP for Poole is Mr Robert Syms? I was wondering whether we actually had one.[/p][/quote]You only hear about him concerning expenses.....the rest of the time I shouldn't worry too much about ever pressing flesh with him.... O'Reilly
  • Score: 3

9:20pm Fri 11 Apr 14

liveinpeace says...

BoscVegas wrote:
KLH wrote:
Well, it doesn't matter how professional, businesslike and proper the potential customers are for these party houses and doesn't matter how much the company tell people about antisocial behaviour and it being a residential area.

Once the party starts and the customers get bladdered they don't give a flying whatsit. Drink will take over and they will be exactly the same as drunken louts anywhere else, and won't give a monkeys who they wake up or annoy.
There are not marketed as party houses they are marketed as holiday lets. one week you might have a big family group the next a stag do. There is very little the holiday company can do and it should be dealt with on a case by case basis. eg. if the holiday company receive 3 complaints from the neighbours you lose your, presumably extortionate, deposit. 5 and you'll will be made to leave with no refund.
The one near us in a quiet road gets no families. Just wall-to-wall stag and hen dos. Like this weekend, again. And no, they don't loose anything. Here today and gone tomorrow.
What the holiday company CAN do is not invade quiet residential roads with inappropriate businesses in the first place.
[quote][p][bold]BoscVegas[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]KLH[/bold] wrote: Well, it doesn't matter how professional, businesslike and proper the potential customers are for these party houses and doesn't matter how much the company tell people about antisocial behaviour and it being a residential area. Once the party starts and the customers get bladdered they don't give a flying whatsit. Drink will take over and they will be exactly the same as drunken louts anywhere else, and won't give a monkeys who they wake up or annoy.[/p][/quote]There are not marketed as party houses they are marketed as holiday lets. one week you might have a big family group the next a stag do. There is very little the holiday company can do and it should be dealt with on a case by case basis. eg. if the holiday company receive 3 complaints from the neighbours you lose your, presumably extortionate, deposit. 5 and you'll will be made to leave with no refund.[/p][/quote]The one near us in a quiet road gets no families. Just wall-to-wall stag and hen dos. Like this weekend, again. And no, they don't loose anything. Here today and gone tomorrow. What the holiday company CAN do is not invade quiet residential roads with inappropriate businesses in the first place. liveinpeace
  • Score: 4

9:24pm Fri 11 Apr 14

liveinpeace says...

mikey2gorgeous wrote:
The Liberal wrote:
Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house?
They will be rented by an individual - the rental company will have no idea how many people will be using it.
The rental company in question here, meets the group at the house. Sometimes quiet a few of the cars have already arrived by then. When they come back at check-out time the whole group and their 'visitors' are often still there,
Anyway, if the rental company are advertising that they are happy with 20 there is no need for the party group to hide anything.
[quote][p][bold]mikey2gorgeous[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Liberal[/bold] wrote: Sorry, but IMHO they are being marketed primarily as houses for parties. What kind of respectable holidaymakers would expect to have 20 people sleeping in a four-bed house?[/p][/quote]They will be rented by an individual - the rental company will have no idea how many people will be using it.[/p][/quote]The rental company in question here, meets the group at the house. Sometimes quiet a few of the cars have already arrived by then. When they come back at check-out time the whole group and their 'visitors' are often still there, Anyway, if the rental company are advertising that they are happy with 20 there is no need for the party group to hide anything. liveinpeace
  • Score: 2

11:17pm Fri 11 Apr 14

JackJohnson says...

JackJohnson wrote:
The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner.

When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it.

They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.
Just a thought.

I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site.

The numbers they give are:

Tel: 01202 708499
Mobile: 07799 392737

Note for Echo administrator: As these numbers are already published on their web site they are already in the public domain. If asked, please do not delete this comment.

If you know, or suspect, that a house has been let, by Direct Holiday
[quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner. When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it. They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.[/p][/quote]Just a thought. I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site. The numbers they give are: Tel: 01202 708499 Mobile: 07799 392737 Note for Echo administrator: As these numbers are already published on their web site they are already in the public domain. If asked, please do not delete this comment. If you know, or suspect, that a house has been let, by Direct Holiday JackJohnson
  • Score: 2

11:28pm Fri 11 Apr 14

liveinpeace says...

JackJohnson wrote:
JackJohnson wrote:
The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner.

When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it.

They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.Just a thought.

I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site.

The numbers they give are:

Tel:Neighbours who were being VERY disturbed by this woman's tenants, all through the night, were reported to the police for harassment when they resorted, in desperation, to phoning one of these numbers!!!
[quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner. When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it. They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.[/p][/quote]Just a thought. I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site. The numbers they give are: Tel:Neighbours who were being VERY disturbed by this woman's tenants, all through the night, were reported to the police for harassment when they resorted, in desperation, to phoning one of these numbers!!! liveinpeace
  • Score: 3

11:40pm Fri 11 Apr 14

liveinpeace says...

JackJohnson wrote:
JackJohnson wrote:
The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner.

When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it.

They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.Just a thought.

I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site.

The numbers they give are:

Tel:Neighbours who were being VERY disturbed by this woman's tenants, all through the night, were reported to the police for harassment when they resorted, in desperation, to phoning one of these numbers!!!
[quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner. When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it. They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.[/p][/quote]Just a thought. I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site. The numbers they give are: Tel:Neighbours who were being VERY disturbed by this woman's tenants, all through the night, were reported to the police for harassment when they resorted, in desperation, to phoning one of these numbers!!! liveinpeace
  • Score: 1

11:49pm Fri 11 Apr 14

JackJohnson says...

JackJohnson wrote:
JackJohnson wrote:
The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner.

When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it.

They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.
Just a thought.

I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site.

The numbers they give are:

Tel: 01202 708499
Mobile: 07799 392737

Note for Echo administrator: As these numbers are already published on their web site they are already in the public domain. If asked, please do not delete this comment.

If you know, or suspect, that a house has been let, by Direct Holiday
More:

In common with companies that are, often, more than a little suspect they hide their address VERY well on their web site. So well, in fact, I couldn't find it. It's not even in their Terms and Conditions, or on their (downoadable pdf) Booking Form. Would you do business with a company that is not up front about its trading address? What if something goes wrong? What if you let your house through them, and it gets trashed?

The address is available from Nominet: http://www.nominet.o
rg.uk/whois/lookup?q
uery=deluxeholidayho
mes.co.uk

Look it up and make a note in case you need it, because they may be able to hide it. The domain name is registered as a UK Individual.
[quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner. When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it. They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.[/p][/quote]Just a thought. I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site. The numbers they give are: Tel: 01202 708499 Mobile: 07799 392737 Note for Echo administrator: As these numbers are already published on their web site they are already in the public domain. If asked, please do not delete this comment. If you know, or suspect, that a house has been let, by Direct Holiday[/p][/quote]More: In common with companies that are, often, more than a little suspect they hide their address VERY well on their web site. So well, in fact, I couldn't find it. It's not even in their Terms and Conditions, or on their (downoadable pdf) Booking Form. Would you do business with a company that is not up front about its trading address? What if something goes wrong? What if you let your house through them, and it gets trashed? The address is available from Nominet: http://www.nominet.o rg.uk/whois/lookup?q uery=deluxeholidayho mes.co.uk Look it up and make a note in case you need it, because they may be able to hide it. The domain name is registered as a UK Individual. JackJohnson
  • Score: 2

11:55pm Fri 11 Apr 14

JackJohnson says...

liveinpeace wrote:
JackJohnson wrote:
JackJohnson wrote:
The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner.

When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it.

They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.Just a thought.

I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site.

The numbers they give are:

Tel:Neighbours who were being VERY disturbed by this woman's tenants, all through the night, were reported to the police for harassment when they resorted, in desperation, to phoning one of these numbers!!!If this noise nuisance ever happened to me, and I contacted her using her published details to get her to sort her tenants out I'd be delighted to see her in court.
[quote][p][bold]liveinpeace[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner. When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it. They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.[/p][/quote]Just a thought. I've had a look on Companies House for Deluxe Holiday Homes. I guess they're not a limited company. Reading their web site I get the impression it's actually very small. They ask for the contact numbers they give on their web site to be used between 08:00 and 21:00. I don't know if they're switched off or disconnected outside those times, but they've got to be worth a try if you're being kept awake at 03:00 by nuisance noise from a house that's on their web site. The numbers they give are: Tel:Neighbours who were being VERY disturbed by this woman's tenants, all through the night, were reported to the police for harassment when they resorted, in desperation, to phoning one of these numbers!!![/p][/quote]If this noise nuisance ever happened to me, and I contacted her using her published details to get her to sort her tenants out I'd be delighted to see her in court. JackJohnson
  • Score: 3

8:08am Sat 12 Apr 14

liveinpeace says...

JackJohnson wrote:
The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner.

When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it.

They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.
Vetting process?! Please!! I have frequently heard the Agent, on handing over the keys to them, depart from the house shouting back at the top of their voices as they go "have a good time" Hardly an indication that they have any concern for neighbourhood noise. They are just as loud as their tenants. Michele King leaves 2 yappy dogs loose in her car while she visits her houses. They bark frantically all the time. I can hear them all over my house and they get my dog going. THOSE PEOPLE LOVE NOISE, JUST AS MUCH AS THE TENANTS THEY LET TO!!!
[quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner. When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it. They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.[/p][/quote]Vetting process?! Please!! I have frequently heard the Agent, on handing over the keys to them, depart from the house shouting back at the top of their voices as they go "have a good time" Hardly an indication that they have any concern for neighbourhood noise. They are just as loud as their tenants. Michele King leaves 2 yappy dogs loose in her car while she visits her houses. They bark frantically all the time. I can hear them all over my house and they get my dog going. THOSE PEOPLE LOVE NOISE, JUST AS MUCH AS THE TENANTS THEY LET TO!!! liveinpeace
  • Score: 5

9:17am Sat 12 Apr 14

JackJohnson says...

liveinpeace wrote:
JackJohnson wrote:
The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner.

When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it.

They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.
Vetting process?! Please!! I have frequently heard the Agent, on handing over the keys to them, depart from the house shouting back at the top of their voices as they go "have a good time" Hardly an indication that they have any concern for neighbourhood noise. They are just as loud as their tenants. Michele King leaves 2 yappy dogs loose in her car while she visits her houses. They bark frantically all the time. I can hear them all over my house and they get my dog going. THOSE PEOPLE LOVE NOISE, JUST AS MUCH AS THE TENANTS THEY LET TO!!!
I know what it's like. I used to live next door to one of these in the Midlands. Not as bad as a party house, but because she was a neighbour, it didn't even quieten down during the week.

Car stereo turned up full while she was cleaning the car, for hours a couple of times a week.
Friends in, having a few very loud beers.
Noisy sex (at all hours of the day and night).
Garden parties that cleared all her surrounding neighbours out for the day.
Her car frequently deliberately driven at me.

Yet, if we made any noise after 21:00 (even just flushing a toilet), she'd complain, and she'd be shouting in the street about how we kept her awake all night (with added expletives). We let the house to a lovely Polish lady and her two kids, both under 10 when we moved to Dorset. After a couple of years we heard that the neighbour frequently referred to them as "****ing Poles" in front of the kids. We finally sold the house for quite a bit less than it was worth. It went to a farmer who wanted accomodation for his work gang of Eastern Europeans. It had a huge loft which he was going to put bunk beds in. She had our new 'phone number from the letting agent. Even after we sold the house we got complaints from her. We had a good laugh about that. "Not our problem, no we don't have any contact details for the buyer..."

So, yes. I do know a little about neighbours from hell - and not just from that experience. They're endemic in the Midlands. Which reminds me, There's a 'Neighbours From Hell' forum you might like to get involved with. It's at http://www.nfh.org.u
k/ They may be able to steer you in the right direction to have these party houses closed down.

I don't know if there's much about your particular problem, but it's certainly worth a look. My involvement with it was about 5 years ago. I do recall seeing something about people running nuisance businesses (car repairs, heavy deliveries, too many callers). Nobody minds someone working from home, but when it becomes seriously disruptive and takes away your enjoyment of your own home it's just not on.

While we were dealing with the local hobby-bobby about the complaints we were often told to ignore her, they knew what she was like and did not take her complaints against us seriously.

If she's complaining about harassment when people use her 'phone number after 21:00 to complain about problems she has created she's not facing up to reality. She needs her arm twisting. I don't foresee any judge or magistrate taking her harassment complaints seriously if she's the cause of your problems.

It's very likely you'll have to bring this to a head before anything good happens. Make sure you get her address from Nominet in case you need it.

Good luck.
[quote][p][bold]liveinpeace[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]JackJohnson[/bold] wrote: The directors of Deluxe Holiday Homes should be required to give their home phone numbers to everyone living close to one of the houses they sublet on behalf of the owner. When a house becomes a problem they should come out, when called, and deal with it. They'll soon get better at identifying problem customers before accepting a booking and dealing with them when the ones that slip through the vetting process.[/p][/quote]Vetting process?! Please!! I have frequently heard the Agent, on handing over the keys to them, depart from the house shouting back at the top of their voices as they go "have a good time" Hardly an indication that they have any concern for neighbourhood noise. They are just as loud as their tenants. Michele King leaves 2 yappy dogs loose in her car while she visits her houses. They bark frantically all the time. I can hear them all over my house and they get my dog going. THOSE PEOPLE LOVE NOISE, JUST AS MUCH AS THE TENANTS THEY LET TO!!![/p][/quote]I know what it's like. I used to live next door to one of these in the Midlands. Not as bad as a party house, but because she was a neighbour, it didn't even quieten down during the week. Car stereo turned up full while she was cleaning the car, for hours a couple of times a week. Friends in, having a few very loud beers. Noisy sex (at all hours of the day and night). Garden parties that cleared all her surrounding neighbours out for the day. Her car frequently deliberately driven at me. Yet, if we made any noise after 21:00 (even just flushing a toilet), she'd complain, and she'd be shouting in the street about how we kept her awake all night (with added expletives). We let the house to a lovely Polish lady and her two kids, both under 10 when we moved to Dorset. After a couple of years we heard that the neighbour frequently referred to them as "****ing Poles" in front of the kids. We finally sold the house for quite a bit less than it was worth. It went to a farmer who wanted accomodation for his work gang of Eastern Europeans. It had a huge loft which he was going to put bunk beds in. She had our new 'phone number from the letting agent. Even after we sold the house we got complaints from her. We had a good laugh about that. "Not our problem, no we don't have any contact details for the buyer..." So, yes. I do know a little about neighbours from hell - and not just from that experience. They're endemic in the Midlands. Which reminds me, There's a 'Neighbours From Hell' forum you might like to get involved with. It's at http://www.nfh.org.u k/ They may be able to steer you in the right direction to have these party houses closed down. I don't know if there's much about your particular problem, but it's certainly worth a look. My involvement with it was about 5 years ago. I do recall seeing something about people running nuisance businesses (car repairs, heavy deliveries, too many callers). Nobody minds someone working from home, but when it becomes seriously disruptive and takes away your enjoyment of your own home it's just not on. While we were dealing with the local hobby-bobby about the complaints we were often told to ignore her, they knew what she was like and did not take her complaints against us seriously. If she's complaining about harassment when people use her 'phone number after 21:00 to complain about problems she has created she's not facing up to reality. She needs her arm twisting. I don't foresee any judge or magistrate taking her harassment complaints seriously if she's the cause of your problems. It's very likely you'll have to bring this to a head before anything good happens. Make sure you get her address from Nominet in case you need it. Good luck. JackJohnson
  • Score: 2

9:41am Sat 12 Apr 14

attra says...

We too have had those yapping dogs, left in her car outside our house! But then, I am convinced she does this deliberately to rub the neighbours noses in it, just a little bit more. One day, someone will snap!
We too have had those yapping dogs, left in her car outside our house! But then, I am convinced she does this deliberately to rub the neighbours noses in it, just a little bit more. One day, someone will snap! attra
  • Score: 3

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