Conditions of Hire

Once a Booking has been confirmed the Hirer will be deemed to have agreed to adhere to the following conditions of hire.The Hirer is the person whose name appears on the Booking form and this person will be responsible for ensuring all members of the party adhere to these conditions.

  • Period of let will be Saturday to Saturday (unless otherwise agreed).
  • Let will be from 4pm on the day of arrival to 10am on day of departure (unless otherwise agreed)
  • Dogs are welcome by arrangement at £15.00 for 1 dog and £20.00 for 2 dogs a week. Or £2.50 per day for 1 dog and £3.50 per day for 2 dogs for short breaks. Owners must provide suitable bedding for their dog. Dogs are not to be left unattended in the cottage or grounds at any time and must not be allowed on any furniture and beds. Please clear up very carefully after your dog indoors and out  , the next guests may not be doggy people.
  • A non-refundable deposit of 30% of total cost is required on booking.
  • The balance of payment is due not less than 8 weeks prior to start of period of hire.
  • Full amount is required if booking within 8 weeks.
  • Bookings are accepted on a first come first served basis, provisional bookings will be held for a maximum of 7 days pending arrival of deposit payment and completed and signed booking form.( 2 days for late availability bookings) . If there has been no contact by this time the booking will be treated as cancelled.
  • The Hirer must be over 21 years of age at time of booking.
  • The cottage is let for holiday purposes only.
  • The number of persons or pets using the cottage must not exceed that stated on the Booking form unless agreed in wrtiting/email with the owners.
  • The Hirer shall pay for any damages, losses or breakages incurred during the Hire Period and inform the Owner/Caretaker of all incidents.
  • At the end of the Hire Period the cottage is to be left clean and tidy ready for re-use.
  • The cottage owners will in no circumstances be held liable for any accident, damage, loss or illness to the person or property( including vehicles) of the Hirer or the Hirer’s Party during the Hire Period.
  • Use of wifi is free. Please keep use of wifi to reasonable levels. We cannot be held responsible if the wifi in the cottage is not available.
  • Visitors are advised to purchase a Holiday Insurance covering cancellation, loss, damage, theft, accident etc. if not already covered by their Home Insurance. In the event of cancellation( notified in writing) the deposit is non refundable and if balance has been paid then this will be refunded only if the cottage is successfully re let. If cottage is re let at a lesser rate then only a partial refund will be made.
  • The Hirer accepts that if the cottage becomes unavailable through any cause , subsequent to booking, then the Owners liability is limited to the repayment of any hire money already received by the Owner.
  • Please be considerate to neighbours regarding parking, noise , dogs barking etc.. Thank you.
  • RECYCLING  Please follow instructions stated  in the cottage for the recycling bin. Many thanks
  • Please note this a non-smoking cottage. You may smoke in the garden, please be considerate to neighbours and clear up mess.  Thank You.
  • Part of the Cottages’ charm is that there are interesting features, such as low ceiling at doorways and going up and down the stairs. Please do take care to “duck” at all the right times! Take all reasonable care of children in the cottage and garden, particularly the terraced parts.