Escape2TheSands Rentals

Management Service

Escape2 The Sands Ltd was formed in January 2007 to act as the official management company for The Sands Development. The Sands developer, Benchmark Leisure Ltd, chose the Escape2 The Sands team for their unrivalled knowledge of the Yorkshire Tourism trade, their experience in running large hotels and their hands on approach.

E2TS currently manage 72 apartments at The Sands as short term holiday lets. These apartments are all graded 5 Star Gold by Visit Britain, with E2TS winning this prestigious award in 2009 to 2017. All 72 apartments are run on E2TS ‘hassle free’ management scheme. Under the ‘hassle free’ service E2TS pay all bills associated with the apartment including utilities, council tax and business rates (excludes service charge). E2TS also manage all aspects of the holiday apartment including marketing, taking bookings, meeting and greeting guests, cleaning, laundry, maintenance and up keep. E2Ts can also provide a furniture pack that enables your apartment to meet the 5 Star Gold grading criteria.

The ‘Hassle Free’ management scheme that Escape2 The Sands offers gives you total peace of mind meaning that all aspects of your apartment management are taken care of.  The service includes the following:

  •       On-site management
  •       Marketing
  •       Processing bookings
  •       Taking all payments
  •       Meeting & greeting your guests
  •       Checking out your guests
  •       Outstanding customer service
  •       Dealing with all emergencies
  •       Full changeover/cleaning of your apartment
  •       A full maintenance service
  •       Sourcing the best utilities rates
  •       Paying of all utilities (water & electric)
  •       Sourcing the best business rate relief/council tax band    
  •       Paying of council tax/business rates
  •       Paying of TV license


Escape2 The Sands can also provide you with a furnishing pack that meets the 5 star Visit Britain standards.  Please review the furniture section for a full inventory.

Management Statement

Escape2 The Sands provide you with a full management statement on a quarterly basis.  The management statement provides you with a full breakdown of costs and income and copies of all utility bills.  A bookings calendar is also included which allows you to see when your apartment has been occupied for over the last quarter.