Meet the Holiday Home Owner team
Holiday Home Owner is a family business, specialising in Self Catering Accommodation in Devon since 2000. Holiday Home Owner holiday lettings agency, have built a large portfolio since establishment, with hundreds of quality Holiday Cottages in North Devon. As the top holiday rentals agent in Devon, Holiday Home Owner pride ourselves in our efficient approachable manner and the very best levels of service to both visitors and owners alike. Our passionate team members have in-depth knowledge of our North Devon holiday cottages, the local area and events in the West Country. To support our knowledgable staff, we invest in the very best website availability searches & online booking systems, while maintaining a friendly 1-2-1 telephone service.
Ninette Quine, Founder &
Director of Holiday Home Owner, brings her expertise in the
holiday rental market and over a decade of property sales
consulting in North Devon. With this wealth of experience, she is
ideally placed to offer the advice you may require when purchasing
and/or holiday letting a property.
Ninette has had a varied and successful career including owning a studio and being a ballet teacher. She also owned a successful chain of fashion retail boutique stores in South Africa and a ballet apparel store. Corporate experience comes from roles within the NHS and Insurance, while studying for a post graduate degree.
In 2002 Ninette and her husband purchased their first holiday home in Croyde and realised that there was opportunity in Devon to offer a very high level of service when marketing properties to visitors - and so established Choice Cottages. Ninette is passionate about the business, which has grown from strength to strength . This has allowed bringing in additional resources and expertise from within the family and outside. Ninette has always believed in giving back to the community and a healthy lifestyle. To this end, she has run a number of marathons in support of her favourite charities; including the RNLI. As founder and managing director, Ninette is responsible for the overall company strategy, budget, the brand execution and image.
Justin left school and worked as a professional musician / composer before beginning a career in the Leisure Industry as Regional Manager for a chain of fitness clubs. He then joined a large cosmetic house as National Account Manager for a number of global brands. Moving to the UK in 2006, Justin started working for American Express and later Barclays as a Senior Relationship Manager, before the call of beautiful Devon made the decision to join the family business an easy one. Justin is now a partner at Holiday Home Owner and is responsible for digital marketing, print media, SEO and the websites. He also acts as the resident property & lifestyle photographer in Devon.
Claire joined the agency in 2006 following a career in management of finances for several racehorse and stallion syndicates in South Africa; working for a number of high profile international clients. Claire also successfully ran an industry publication for the equine industry and for many years was involved in the training of thoroughbred racehorses. She brought these transferrable skills to Holiday Home Owner and is responsible for the financial management within the agency. Claire' s partner is Justin, they have two children. Claire's other passion, is her gorgeous Friesian Horse; Gryffon, with whom she spends all her free time. Other animals include, 2 dogs and 2 chinchillas.
Paul joined Holiday Home Owner in 2008 after qualifying as a Microsoft Engineer and thereafter a successful career in IT services for a number of large organisations; including major telecoms providers. In addition to his roles at Holiday Home Owner, Paul is passionate about the ocean and can often be found on Saunton beach enjoying his favourite water sport - Kite Surfing and for which he is also a qualified instructor. Paul looks after the signage & social media within Holiday Home Owner and is a portfolio manager.