How much you can earn by renting out your accommodation for Cheltenham Festival ?

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With owners of larger properties in the Cheltenham area asking (and getting) over £8,000 in rental fees for the four days of the Cheltenham Festival, why not rent out your accommodation commission-free with Eventful Stays and make a killing in 2017?

Prices for Gold Cup accommodation between 14-17 March, 2017, is once again at a premium and the average rental price for a two bed house, sleeping four people near Cheltenham is £2,000.

At Eventful Stays you can rent out your property in Cheltenham with us, commission free! Now that’s better than a slap around the head with a wet cod!

The jewel in the crown of the jump racing calendar, the Cheltenham Festival offers prize money second only to that of the Grand National. Usually coinciding with St. Patrick’s Day, the Festival attracts thousands of Irish trainers, owners and racegoers – all looking for accommodation in Cheltenham!

Grade one races during the four day festival include: the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the Queen Mother Champion Chase, the Champion Hurdle and the World Hurdle.

Almost 250,000 racegoers attend the event and £250 million is gambled during the Cheltenham Festival.


Cheltenham Racing Calendar, 2017

Cheltenham Races however is about much more than the Festival. The racing calendar for 2017 has already seen racing on New Years’ Day and the Festival Trials Day on 28 January.

Following on from the Cheltenham Festival, the April Meeting will take place on the 19 and 20 April, the Hunter Chase on 5 May, the Showcase on 27 and 28 October, the Open on 17, 18 and 19 November and the International on the 15 and 16 December.

Whether you own a town house, an apartment, a bungalow or a studio near Cheltenham Racecourse you can rent it out for all of the racing events and make thousands of pounds into the bargain.

Fun facts about the Cheltenham Festival

Did you know?

  •    Ryanair puts on an extra 30 planes from Dublin to Birmingham for the Festival
  •    Over 260,000 pints of Guinness are sunk during the Festival
  •    £4,150,000 prize money is on offer
  •    £100 million – the economic impact in Gloucestershire of the Festival each year
  •    105,000 people use Cheltenham Spa Train Station over the four days of racing

Cheltenham race course finishing line

Rental accommodation in Cheltenham and the Cotswolds

Aside from the racing, which could be your most profitable time of the year when offering rental accommodation in Cheltenham, you can also benefit from short-term holiday lets.

The Cotswolds is one of the most visited places in the UK and offers a wealth of holiday cottages, attractions, houses for rent, stately homes and award winning restaurants and country pubs.

If you would like to like to rent out your property in Cheltenham commission free, Eventful Stays would love to hear from you.