Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Welcome to Seachange Vacation Rentals’ annual Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2019 Edition. Each year we review and update our staging guides and make available to our property owners. This guide is a list of basic items necessary to stock a vacation rental kitchen. Surveys show that a well-stocked kitchen is the number 1 item that guests look for in vacation rental properties.

We also produce and review annually our Vacation Rental Staging Guide General Advice to Property Owners.

Property Owners are also encouraged to follow us in social media. Many of our post are geared towards Owner needs:

Please do not stress out over this! We’re here to help you with the benefit of our experience. We’re also your eyes, ears, and feet on the ground locally. Not everything needs to be done at once during the first season of rental. We will work with you to set a budget for setup and future upgrades. As the property is upgraded according to an agreed plan that we can manage for you, then we will be able to incrementally increase rates accordingly. We will work with you to set a plan that is appropriate for your property, needs, and budget. If you don’t like shopping, or don’t have the time, then our experienced Interior Design and Project Management team specialist can do it for you according to a budget that you set.

This year we brought the guide in at a total cost of $1162.38 (2017 was $1614.25).

This may seem like a lot of money, and it is. Remember that your vacation rental property is a business and should be treated as such! There are costs of doing business that are worth the upfront investment and will more than pay off in guest satisfaction, guest reviews, optimal rates, occupancy, and revenue. We assume that an owner is stocking their kitchen from scratch. You may already own some, or all of these items. You may be able to source from alternative suppliers and get better pricing. For this 2019 Edition, we sourced from amazon.com with free shipping.

We created a shopping list on amazon.com for these items, however, this guide does not imply support of any one supplier. The guide is intended as a directive on how to stock a vacation rental kitchen with basics that will appeal to a wide range of guests at different times of the year. We shop around at time of print and these prices are a snapshot of the best prices that we found. You may find different prices and different suppliers.

We assume 12 guests.

Please be aware of the following:

      • We recommend white, and/or minimally patterned items since we find that these match any decor and are easier to maintain.
      • Pay careful attention to the photographs and buy similar items. Where the photograph shows an item with a lid: buy the item with a lid. If the photograph shows ceramic, stainless steel/aluminum, non-stick etc: buy the same finish/coating.
      • We cover small appliances only. We assume the property already has a dishwasher, oven and stove top, microwave, and fridge-freezer with an icemaker.
      • Acrylic and plastic items are included for outdoor dining and for areas with a pool and/or hot tub.
      • If we found a better price buying similar items grouped into a set, then we bought the set. If you see an item with a zero price, then it means it was purchased as part of a set.

Please let us know if we missed anything on this guide.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2019 Edition

Bakeware: Cost $93.11

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2019

Large non stick baking sheet: $15.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Medium non stick baking sheet: $24.99 (part of baking set).

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

12-tray non stick muffin pan: $0 (part of baking set).

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

2 round 9″ non stick cake pans: $0 (part of baking set).

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

9″ non stick loaf pan: $0 (part of baking set).

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

13×9″ non stick roasting pan: $0 (part of baking set).

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2019

Set 2 9″ non stick brownie pans: $9.99.

Vacation Rental Guide to Staging Kitchens 2019

14″ non stick pizza pan: $7.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2019

Set of 3 glass mixing bowls: $12.49.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2019

Set of measuring cups and spoons: $6.16.

Vacation Rentals Staging Guide to Kitchens 2019

4-Cup glass measuring jug: $15.50.

Vacation Rentals Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set of 3 sieves: $8.89.

Cookware: Cost $360.52

Vacation Rental StagingGuide to Kitchens 2019

16: non stick V-rack roasting pan set: $17.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

1-quart non stick saucepan with lid (part of cookware set): $64.02.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

1-quart non stick saucepan with lid (part of cookware set): $0.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

5.5-quart non stick Dutch Oven saucepan with lid (part of cookware set): $0.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

10.25″ non stick griddle fry pan (part of cookware set): $0.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

7.75″ non stick fry pan (part of cookware set): $0.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

11″ non stick fry pan (part of cookware set): $0.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2019

4-piece 8 quart pasta cooker steamer set: $31.15

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Over The Sink Stainless Steel Colander with Fine Mesh 6 Quart Strainer Basket: $15.96.

Vacation Rentals Staging Guide to Kitchens

2×9.5″ pie dishes: $8.39.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set of 2 casserole dishes: $12.91.

15-piece knife set (8″ chef’s, 3″ paring, 8″ carving, 5″ utility, 3″ vegetable, 8.5″ bread, 6 x 5″ steak knives, scissors, and sharpener): $38.20.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2017 Edition

Vegetable Peeler: $8.99

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2017 Edition

Citrus Zester: $7.99

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2017 Edition

Ice Cream Scooper: $10.99

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2017 Edition

11″ Balloon Whisk: $9.99

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Box Cheese Grater: $8.88.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Flat spatula: $6.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Slotted angled spatula: $5.49.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Basting spoon: $3.97.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set of silicone spatulas: $6.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Wood Spoon Set: $7.97

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set 2 serving tongs: $4.58.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Can/Bottle opener: $9.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Corkscrew: $5.99.

Vacation Rentals Staging Guide to Kitchens

Pizza cutter: $12.95.

Vacation Rentals Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set 3 cutting boards: $12.98.

Vacation Rentals Staging Guide to Kitchens

BBQ grill tool set: $15.95.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Citrus squeezer: $3.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

2 x oven mitt and pot holder: $15.98.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set 3 dish towels: $11.24.

Glassware/Barware: Cost $133.19

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens 2017 Edition

2 x 6-Set Red Wine Glasses: $31.94

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set 12 wine glasses: $29.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set 12 cocktail glasses: $29.29.

Vacation Rentals Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set 12 water/beer glasses: $25.98.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Cocktail Bar Set: $15.99.

Tableware: Cost $222.29

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Serving Set: $14.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Flatware set for 12: $47.96

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set 4 serving bowls: $26.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

3 x dinner set (including mugs): $80.01.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set salt and pepper grinders: $9.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

2 x sets of 6 coasters: $15.98.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

3 x sets of 4 placemats: $26.37.

Outdoor Dining: Cost $153.85

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

3 x 4-Set acrylic wine glasses: $35.73.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

2 x 8-Set acrylic water/beer glasses: $33.98.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Acrylic water pitcher: $7.97.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

2 x sets 6 melamine plates: $32.40.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

2 x sets 6 melamine bowls: $21.30.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set 3 melamine serving bowls: $22.47.

Storage: Cost $19.98

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Set storage containers: $19.98.

Small Appliances: Cost $179.44

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

2 wide slot toaster: $19.52.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Electric tea kettle: $15.29.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

3-quart stand mixer: $34.49.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

12-cup food processor: $49.99.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

12-cup drip coffee maker: $19.88.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Reusable coffee filter: $5.28.

Vacation Rental Staging Guide to Kitchens

Blender: $34.99.

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Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971, USA
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