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Publisher's Summary

Have you ever dreamed of owning a cottage by the sea? Many people have, but just never quite get around to it. This book will guide you through the process of searching for, buying, and maintaining your dream fisherman's cottage.

The guidance includes:

  • Where to look
  • How to pick the best spot
  • Things to watch out for
  • Particular problems unique to cottages by the sea
  • Annual and regular maintenance required
  • How to fit in to a completely different way of life

We have also included a bonus chapter "Managing Your Cottage as a Rental Home". If you have a dream of owning a cottage by the sea, it may be a lot easier than you imagined. Buy this book now to help you on your way to your dream.

©50 James George Whitelaw (P)2021 James George Whitelaw

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An essential fisherman’s listen

Those looking to buy a fisherman’s cottage (perhaps for retirement) may be hesitant due the potential upkeep and Maitenence. Do not fear! There is a wealth of maintenance secrets within this excellent release that will have your mind eased and on track toward your dream cottage. Highly recommended.

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  • 07-02-21

So Informative and full of helpful tips!

This book is great! So informative and full of helpful tips! There is so much you need to know if you want to find the right fisherman's cottage to buy. This books also give you so many great tips when it comes to how to maintain your cottage. If fisherman's cottage is in your future, you better read this book first!

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Very informative!

Very informative, Been thinking of buying a small lake house for the summers and this helps with the whole process, 100% recommend!

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A Must Listen!!

I really enjoyed this audio book. It was very informative and I learnt a lot of stuff I did not know.

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Everything you need to know

This book covered things I never would’ve thought of, so I’m really glad I bought it. I would recommend it for anyone looking to buy a Fisherman’s cottage.

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Lots of info in this one...

The book just hits you with information in almost each and every sentence. I really enjoyed the content here. Very good and detailed information you can use when you're ready to buy your first cottage. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in buying a cottage in the near future.

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You want your favorite fishing spot? You need to start with the basics

You love fishing and have always dreamed about owning your own fishing cabin the key is to make sure your dream doesn’t become a nightmare to do that you need knowledge and this audio book is a great place to start you will learn everything from the choosing the right spot to the care of your fishing cabin before you buy listen to this book

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I Wouldn't make a purchase without this book!

I didn't realize how much went into buying a little cottage.

Being from the city, I thought I knew how to purchase and take care of a property but this book gets in-depth into the issues that you don't think of such as community pecking order.

I am so glad that I listened to this book before making any purchase. I am sure it will have saved me a lot of grief and money.

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Important tips you need to know today

Before you take any step, listen to this book, educate yourself about all the important tips and aspects of buying a cottage. It's an eye opener.

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Fishermans' Cottage

Well written by James ,maintaining it can entail a lot. Tips on renting it out, i liked. Also Tips on community committees, dealing with fishertown neighbors and communal things like dry lines for clothes. Long term maintenance for Stone houses which most of these are and annual maintenance., painting every two years( best to do in September). Renovations and avoiding dampness.

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  • 07-04-21

Great guide

This book has great and useful information about buying and maintaining fisherman cottage. Will recommend to read this amazing book before you make any decisions

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  • 07-01-21

Dreams of the Black Isle

My father has always wanted to get a second home by the sea near the Black Isle. This audiobook was packed full of great tips about finding the best location, trying an area before you commit to buying and what joys you have in store once you have obtained your dream cottage. It was such an easy audiobook to listen to and I was able to listen to it during my lunch break. I will certainly get my dad to listen to this audiobook!

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  • 06-08-21

The cottage you've been dreaming about

I really enjoyed how practical this short book was. A lot of people dream about getting their little fisherman's cottage sometime in the future, but most times that stays at a dream level, not so much action being taken in that direction. This book is so helpful in making you consider all the aspects when purchasing your fisherman's cottage and avoid a lot of mistakes.

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  • steven christie
  • 06-07-21

Really informative

Who doesn't love the countryside, nice and peaceful, scenery and my favourite thing to do fishing. I'd move to the country in a heartbeat. Excellent short listen on how to go about buying , picking the best spot , maintenance u may have to do, and where to look to find your dream country cottage .

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  • Ryan Doherty
  • 06-01-21

Everything you need to know about your dream home.

In a post covid world I now work from home and we've been told this is now permanent. I'm sure there's going to be a lot of people in a similar situation and with my kids grown up now may be the time to relocate. I've been specifically looking to move to the south coast but while keeping the prices low and fishing villages with low industry seem to be the perfect match of low cost in a beautiful area. This book was very useful in laying out what I'd need to consider in taking on such a big move. The book even goes down to the detail of how to get on with the locals, laws and regulations, what to look for and there's a nice bonus chapter too! If you're looking to get your perfect cottage in the U.K then I'd highly recommend you listen to this great audiobook first!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-31-21

Informative

A very informative book which would be invaluable for someone who was contemplating buying an old fisherman’s cottage. Should read this before taking the plunge

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  • shelly nowakowski
  • 05-23-21

I'm ready to find one right now!

This is the kind of thing my husband and I would go and do on a whim. Then we’d be stuck trying to find the answers to all these questions.
I really appreciate the realistic planning, due diligence and education about the expenses, the physical maintenance and even aspects I hadn’t considered. Imagine getting an awful neighbor in my little dream spot! Thank you for the short book, that is a delight!

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  • Chun
  • 05-10-21

Many great tips to having a dream house by the sea

Buying and managing a cottage by the sea is different from the common real estate business, so this book becomes helpful with abundant information from picking a location, dealing with community, to solving problems only happen there! It helps save more money and time!

Recommended to those who consider purchasing a dream fisherman's cottage but don't know how to start from.

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  • Lauren E
  • 05-08-21

A wonderful book very informative

Great book full of information and practical advice on buying and maintaining a fisherman's cottage. I highly recommend it. Good resource.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-07-21

No-nonsense, informative and actionable!

First things first, don't let the length of the book fool you... I didn't expect to get so much value in just under 40mins! It's straight to the point, no fluff, all value. This has been eye-opening and I can now see how attainable it is to have my own fisherman's cottage all thanks to this book.