1.1 The contract is between the owner and the holiday maker and becomes effective when a completed booking form and the deposit have been received.
2.1 For reservations made more than 6 weeks before the start of the holiday, a deposit of 25% of the rental cost is required. For all other bookings, the full rental is due on booking.
2.2 The full balance of the total holiday cost is payable not later than 6 weeks before the arrival date and if not paid, the owner reserves the right to cancel the holiday booking. In that case the deposited will be forfeited.
3.1 Should the holiday maker cancel the holiday for any reason, the deposit will be forfeited. The owner will do their best to re-let the property and, if successful, the holiday maker’s liability for the balance of the rental will cease. If it is not possible to re-let the property, the holiday maker remains liable for the full cost of the holiday and must pay the balance in the normal way. If the property is re-let after the balance has been paid, the owner will refund it.
3.2 If for any unforeseen reason the owner has to cancel the booking, alternative arrangements will be offered as far as possible. In the event that suitable alternatives cannot be made, the owner will return any payments already made by the holiday maker whereupon the owner’s liabilities will cease.
4 Damage or losses
4.1 The holiday maker is responsible for leaving the property in good order and in a clean condition. The holiday maker undertakes to pay for any damage or losses incurred during occupation or any extra cleaning costs incurred. The owner reserves the right to repossess the property if excessive damage has been caused by the holiday maker or a member of the party.
5 Numbers in, and suitability of, Party
5.1 The number of people occupying the property must not exceed 10 over the age of 2, unless by prior arrangement.
5.2 The person making the booking must be over 18.
5.3 NO SMOKING IS PERMITTED INSIDE THE PROPERTY
6.1 Occupancy shall be from 4pm on the day of arrival to 11am on the day of departure unless agreed otherwise.
7.1 Well behaved dogs are welcome, by prior agreement. Dog owners are asked to ensure that:
- Dogs are under control at all times
- Any fouling is cleared up as soon as possible
- They bring the dog’s bed for it to sleep in
- Dogs are not left alone in the house
- Dogs are not allowed to lie, or sit, on beds or chairs
- All hairs are well cleared up before departure
- The property is in a rural location surrounded by farms with livestock. The garden is large and is not completely fenced in, so it is your responsibility to keep your pet under control at all times and away from all livestock
8.1 While every effort has been made to provide an accurate description on the website of the property and surroundings, the owners cannot be held responsible discrepancies resulting from events which are outside their control.
8.2 The owners accept no responsibility for personal belongings, car and its contents of the hirer or any member the party during the holiday.