Booking: If the dates you require are available and we provisionally accept your reservation we will ask you to download and complete a Booking Form. If on receipt of the Booking Form your booking is accepted we will forward our bank account details and request payment to secure the booking as outlined below. The booking will only be fully confirmed in writing when the completed Booking Form is accepted and the agreed payment received into our bank account.
Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the rental cost is payable to reserve the house with the balance payable 8 weeks (12 weeks for Xmas/New Year) before arrival. An email reminder will be sent beforehand and if payment is not received on the due date the owner reserves the right to cancel the booking. All reservations made within 8 weeks (12 for Xmas/New Year) of the arrival date are payable in full at the time of booking.
Cancellation by you: The deposit is non-refundable and once the booking has been confirmed you are liable for the balance payment unless you cancel the booking more than 8 weeks prior to the arrival date. If you need to cancel your booking you must advise us in writing as soon as possible and we will do our best to re-let the property and if possible make a refund but cannot guarantee this. In the event of adverse travel conditions which prevent your arrival no refund will be made. We strongly recommend you have holiday insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances which may force cancellation.
Cancellation by us: In the unlikely event we have to cancel your booking due to force majeur or other circumstances outside our control which make the house not fit for rental we will notify you as soon as possible and either offer you a full refund of all monies paid or an alternative booking on a date that is mutually acceptable. Please note the owner will not be liable to find alternative accommodation or for any consequential loss or incidental expenditure resulting from the cancellation of the booking under such circumstances.
Good Housekeeping Deposit £500: This is a refundable deposit payable at the same time as the balance payment to cover damages excessive incidental charges or additional cleaning above that usually required if the house is not left in the same good order it was on your arrival. Provided no deductions need to be made the deposit will be returned in full within 7 working days of your departure.
Major Damages: You are responsible and financially liable for any major damage to the property in excess of the £500 Good Housekeeping deposit due to accidental negligence wilful or irresponsible behaviour on your part which would not covered by the house insurance policy.
Liability: The owner accepts no liability for death personal injury losses or damages to personal property including motor vehicles unless there is a proven breach of duty of care. All guests use the house garden parking bay and facilities entirely at their own risk.
House Occupancy: The house can accommodate up to a maximum of ten (including infants/children) and must not be exceeded at any time. However, for optimal comfort we recommend a maximum of 8 adults.
Smoking: The house is strictly non-smoking. The owner reserves the right to make a deduction from the Good Housekeeping Deposit for upholstery cleaning in the event any guest smokes in the house.
Pets: We do not accept any pets however well behaved and in no circumstances should pets be left outside in vehicles or in the garden.
Maintenance: If essential maintenance is needed during your stay access to facilitate repairs will be required though due to the location it may not always be possible to arrange workmen immediately.
Check-in/Check-out: To allow for full housekeeping and preparation for your arrival check-in at the house is only available from 16.00 onwards and departure no later than 10.00 on your last day.
Restrictions: The person making the booking must be included in the group and be over 25 years of age.
Only people named on the Booking Form are allowed to stay in the house and use its facilities unless by prior and explicit agreement with the owner.
Bookings will not be accepted for large single sex groups, stag or hen parties, weddings or student groups and the owner reserves the right to refuse any booking.
The owner reserves the right to ask guests to leave without any refund of monies paid if the house is mis-used in any way or if any of the conditions set out above are infringed.
Data Protection: All information provided by you will remain confidential and will not be disclosed to a third party or used for any other reason.