1. THE CONTRACT
The contract is only effective once the transaction has been approved via the website or the completed booking form and required payment has been received and written confirmation has been sent to the ‘hirer’.
Neither the property owners nor agents can accept liability nor loss of any nature whatsoever suffered by any person from any cause whatsoever caused in connection with that occupation or attendance at that accommodation.
For reservations made more than six weeks before a rental period starts, a deposit of half of the rental cost is payable. For bookings made less than six weeks before arrival, full payment is required on booking.
4. BALANCE OUTSTANDING
The deposit is non returnable. The total rental cost is payable not less that eight weeks before the rental period start date. Failure to make full payment at the appropriate time may result in the cancellation of the booking and the forfeit of the deposit.
The’ hirer’ is advised to arrange their own holiday cancellation insurance to give protection in the event that the hirer is unable, for any reason, to take up the accommodation at the agreed time. The hirer should notify the owners of any cancellation immediately in writing. For any cancellation before the arrival date, not only will any deposit be forfeited but also the balance of the rental cost will also be payable by the hirer.
Occupancy shall be from 3pm on the day of arrival to 10 am on the day of departure unless otherwise agreed by the owner.
7. NUMBER OF PERSONS USING THE ACCOMMODATION
Only the persons listed on the booking form shall occupy the property. Under no circumstances may more that the maximum number of persons occupy the property. Admittance may be refused if this condition is not observed. The owners reserve the right to refuse or revoke bookings from parties which may in their opinion be unsuitable to occupy the property.The number of guests permitted to stay in the property shall not exceed 6 people. These people must be named on the booking form and only they will be permitted to stay during the booked period. Under no account can the prescribed number of people be exceeded.Strictly no visitors will be allowed to enter the property for whatever reason during the rental period without our consent prior to occupation.
8. CARE OF THE PROPERTY
The ‘hirer’ is responsible for leaving the accommodation as they found it in good order and in clean condition and for ensuring that all members of his/her party behave in a responsible manner in both relation to the property and the general neighbourhood during the occupancy period. It is the hirer’s responsibility to ensure that the property must never be left unlocked and unattended during occupancy.
Smoking is strictly forbidden within the property. All traces of smoking must be removed from patios/gardens etc by the hirer by the end of occupancy.
Up to 2 well behaved dogs are welcome at Caroline Cottage, the cost per dog per week is £10.00, please clean up after your dog in the yard and area around the village.
12. HIRE OR USE OF ANY EQUIPMENT
The owners can accept neither liability nor loss of any nature whatsoever for the hirers use or hire of any form of equipment during the occupancy. It is the ‘hirers’ responsibility and he/she is strongly advised to arrange appropriate and adequate insurance to give protection for loss or damage for this purpose. The above terms and conditions must be agreed and fully understood by the ‘hirer’ prior to booking. I agree to all the terms and conditions and I have made all the accompanying parties aware of the terms and conditions.