Terms and conditions.

             Bookings are subject to the following terms and conditions.

             These conditions are here to help us help you and are pretty standard.

  • A contract between you and the owner will come into existence when the deposit or full payment is received, and a booking confirmation is issued showing the confirmed holiday dates.
  • The deposit/full payment must be paid within 2 days of the booking being placed or 24 hours if within 2 weeks of the booking date.
  • The contract binds you (the lead booker) & all the members of the party who are part of the booking. It is your responsibility to ensure that all members of your party accept the terms of the contract set out in these terms & conditions. Failure to disclose all relevant information or comply with these terms may lead to termination of the contract & loss of the booking.
  • We require the names of all members.
  • A £120 deposit of the holiday is payable at the time of booking.
  • Bookings made less than sixty days before your arrival date must be paid in full.
  • The balance must be paid no later than sixty days before the commencement of your holiday. If the balance is not received by the due date, then your holiday will be treated as a cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be notified in writing and once received we will confirm the cancellation.
  • The customer remains liable for a percentage of the booking cost when a cancellation is received, as detailed below:
  • Number of days before the holiday when cancelled.The % of booking cost payable.

5% of the booking cost 45 to 59 days

40% of the booking cost 30 to 44 days

50% of the booking cost, 15 to 29 days

75% of the booking cost 3 to 14 days

100% of the booking cost 0 to 2 days

  • If we are successful in getting a replacement booking, we will refund the total amount paid less a 5% booking fee and any difference in price between your original and the replacement booking.
  • We strongly advise that you take out comprehensive travel insurance to cover cancellations. If you choose not to, then you accept responsibility for any loss that you may incur due to your cancellation.
  • If your booking is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control, notification will be given of the cancellation as soon as possible and we will promptly refund all payments made to us for your holiday. Our liability for cancellation will be limited to payments made to us.
  • If our property must close due to government restrictions or your address is put into local/regional lockdown for your holiday dates and you are unable to travel, you will be refunded in full.
  •  For our insurance,the maximum number of persons occupying the property must not exceed 4(including children) and only those listed on the booking form can occupy the property.
  • Please be advised that no extra overnight visitors are allowed to stay at the property.
  • Bookings cannot be accepted from persons under twentyone years of age, or third party bookings.
  • The owner reserves the right to refuse a booking without giving any reason.
  • We or our representatives reserve the right to enter the property at any time to undertake essential maintenance, repairs or for inspection purposes.
  • Tenancies normally commence at 3pm on the arrival date and guests are required to leave the rental by 10am on the day of departure. Failure to do so may result in you being charged a further day’s rental.
  • You must not use the property except for the purpose of a holiday.
  • Smoking or vaping is not allowed in the property.
  • You agree that your children will be supervised by an adult in the garden at all times due to our location.
  • Vaping or smoking anywhere inside the premises will result in immediate termination of occupancy and forfeiture of all payments. This must be strictly adhered to, and any damage or extra cleaning caused will be at your expense.
  • Pets
    -We only allow 1 dog maximum, no other kinds of pets.
    -Dogs must be booked in and the cost is £20 per dog.
    -Please don’t let dogs on the furniture, especially sofas and beds.
    -Guests are responsible for cleaning up after their pet.
    -Please clean muddy dogs.
    -Dogs must not be left alone in the property.
    -If the property requires additional cleaning due to excessive dog hair or if dogs have been in the bedrooms, or on a sofa, we will charge a £50 fee to cover the extra cleaning costs.
    -You are responsible for your dog and you will be charged for any damage caused by your dog.
  • Damages and breakages – please treat the facilities & accommodation with due care so that other guests may continue to enjoy them. If you notice something is missing or damaged in your accommodation, please let us know immediately so that we can take the appropriate action. If there has been any damage or breakages during your stay, we would be grateful if you could report them promptly, especially before check-out. The accommodation will be inspected at the end of the holiday & you may be charged for any loss, damage or extra cleaning costs. These are to be paid for in full within 7 days of notification.
  • If damage occurs and the owner must cancel and/or refund subsequent bookings, the owner may bring a claim against you for any loss arising as a result.
  • Please do not move any furniture from one room to another or any of the indoor furniture, furnishings or bedlinen outside.
  • Please remove outdoor shoes inside the front door.
  • Please lock the doors and close the windows when you leave the property unoccupied.
  • Please make sure you switch off lights, or any electrical appliances when you go out – we’re an eco-friendly holiday home, the thermostat is on a schedule, it senses when no one is in the property or when windows are left open and will adjust accordingly but for your convenience and comfort can be altered between 10 and 24 degrees Celsius. Please read all instructions for central heating and log burner available in the cottage manual.
  • The owner reserves the right to make a charge to cover additional cleaning costs if the client leaves the property in an unacceptable condition. Please just be thoughtful we dont expect you do deep clean.
  • Please note that if any keys issued are not returned at the end of your stay, then the cost of replacement will be charged to you.
  • The client may in no circumstance re-let or sublet the property.
  • The owners shall not be liable to you or your holiday party for loss or damage to your property, however arising.
  • You are responsible for the supervision of all members of your party under the age of 18 at all times.
  • Please park your vehicle in the designated parking space, ensuring cars do not block access to other properties.
  • Please respect the community and try to keep noise levels to a minimum, especially between 10 pm and 8 am.
  • We reserve the right to terminate your rental agreement with immediate effect where the unreasonable behaviour of the persons named on the booking (or their guests) may impair the enjoyment, comfort or health of others. You’ll be asked to leave the property, without any refund of the rental amount paid.
  • Fireworks, Chinese lanterns, firepits, candles and portable bbqs are prohibited.
  • Check-out – 10am, Empty bins and tidy cottage to a reasonable standard.
  • Wi-Fi – the guest agrees to reasonable and lawful usage.
  • Domestic electric vehicle chargers (commonly known as a ‘granny charger’ or a ‘trickle charger’) are not suitable for use at the property and are strictly forbidden. You are liable for any damage or loss suffered by us due to your unauthorised use of domestic chargers. There are numerous fast charges within minutes of the cottage.
  • Non-compliance with the house rules will be considered as a breach of the terms and conditions of the rental agreement. We reserve the right to terminate the booking with immediate effect and without a refund if they do not abide by the rules.
  • This property is privately owned and is located in a quite area. We expect all guests to enjoy the facilities and treat the property with the same respect that they would with their own home.
  • Please ask any questions regarding the above, I will only be to happy to answer and chat about your needs.
  • PHEW! :-)