Houses for sale in Rye tend not to be on the market for very long for a number of reasons.

Properties in Rye for sale tend to have a lot of character and are mostly unique with lots of history. Excellent interpretation of planning rules by Rother District Council also ensure developments tend to be in keeping. Our very active Conservation society also play an important role in monitoring developments and adaptations.

The slower pace of life, excellent restaurants, unique privately owned shops, excellent beaches and forests all add to the mix. Rye is one of the most popular places to visit for short breaks in the south east. Rye is a popular destination for many of our frequent visitors from near europe.

Temperate weather also adds to the attraction with average annual temperatures being somewhat higher that London.

The popularity of Rye means holiday home landlords may earn upto three times the income of a buy-to-let investors.  You will need to buy the right type of property and have it well managed to achieve this.

During the high season weekly rental rates on holiday homes are often still cheaper than a Hotel. The school holidays, particularly summer, Christmas and New Year inflate the annual revenue which offsets periods quieter times.

Anyone tempted to invest in the holiday lettings market need to carefully weigh up the extra costs and work involved. Changeovers, cleaning and maintenance are important. References and deposits need serious consideration. Rye Bay Property do not get involved in managing rental properties.

This excellent graphic from gives an indication of what could increase the yield on your property. If you are local you may could manage the property yourself although we strongly recommend getting professional help. Holiday cottages have national exposure so could prove to be a valuable partner.

Must haves: here's what holidaymakers want from a property and how much more they'll pay for it

We locate houses for sale in Rye and offer a full “finding service”. The discrete approach identifies properties which may not be on the market to give you an advantage.

When looking for a Houses for sale in Rye call us first so we can make the process simple.

When visiting Rye set aside a few days to review the wide selection of Houses for sale in Rye. The town website is  you will find a good selection of places to stay in Rye Bay here.

Note. We are not giving investment advice in this article. Readers should seek legal advice before purchasing a Houses for sale in Rye.