Terms of Rental

Furnished Holiday Rental

This is a short term furnished holiday rental and not a tenancy agreement. You agree that the address provided on registration is your permanent residence.

Maximum guests

The property sleeps a maximum of six guests, including all adults and children of all ages. There can be no exceptions to this rule. Additional visitors are permitted during the day but not in excessive numbers and they must not stay overnight. No parties or events without prior permission from the owner or manager of the property.

Insurance

Please remember to take out comprehensive travel insurance to cover cancellation, luggage, health, etc.   The property owners take no responsibility for damages or accidents of any nature occurring within the boundaries of the property, its pool or use of any facilities and equipment.  Use of the property and its facilities is entirely at your own risk. You are responsible for any damage to the property.

Pets

No pets are permitted at the property. 

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted inside the property, this includes e-cigarettes and vapes.

Security

Please ensure that you lock all of the doors, shut all of the windows and the main gate whenever you leave the house. 

PRACTICAL ARRANGEMENTS

Arrivals

Fridays from 4pm. We operate self check-in and detailed instructions will be provided prior to arrival. 

Departures

Fridays prior to 10am. This is self check-out but you must have vacated when the changeover team arrive at 10am.

What is included

We supply sheets, bedding (appropriate for the time of year), towels and pool towels. 

A light clean and change of linens and towels is provided on a Friday if your stay is longer than one week. 

There is a welcome pack including tea and coffee and also supply of basics such as loo roll, soap, laundry detergent etc. 

There are no extra charges for utilities or wifi. For winter rentals firewood is provided.

Cleaning

We request that the property be left clean and in good order at the end of your stay.   

Laundry

There is a washing machine, a dryer and an outdoor clothes line, for your use.  

Rubbish

Household rubbish is not collected.  You must take your rubbish and recyclables to the appropriate bins located in villages and on roadsides. Please do not leave any rubbish at the house at the end of your stay.  

Plumbing

Please do not put anything in the loos other than loo paper – so as not to clog the septic tank. If this happens you will be charged for the work required.

Kitchen

This is a self-catering house. However, you will find basic supplies in the kitchen. At the end of your stay, please make sure that all washing up is done, even those items in the dishwasher.  Please don’t forget to remove everything from the fridge.

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool has a hard cover for safety, detailed instructions are provided on arrival which must be followed. Please ensure your group is all water-safe or, where young children are concerned, they are supervised by a responsible, water-safe adult at all times. The use of the swimming pool is entirely at your own risk. 

The pool is opened and kept at around 26°C from May through September. It may be open in April and October, at the owners’ discretion. At all other times it is closed and access prohibited.
 
The pool is cleaned weekly. To keep it as clean and as warm as possible, use the cover whenever the pool is not in use and the net provided to remove leaves.

No glass or breakables are allowed in or near the pool. If it is windy please make sure that all parasols are down.

PAYMENT TERMS AND CANCELLATIONS

Payment Terms

A 25% deposit is due immediately to confirm your reservation.  The available calendar dates will not be blocked out until the deposit has been received.

The balance payment is due 30 days prior to arrival. 

All payments are taken in pound sterling and by card online.

Cancellation

The initial deposit is non-refundable, but the reservation can be postponed to a different date (subject to availability), providing this is done more than 30 days prior to arrival.  The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival and after this time the booking can not be cancelled or rescheduled.  However, we may offer a partial refund if successful at rebooking the cancelled period.

Damage Deposit

The damage deposit is £500 and payment is due 7 days prior to arrival. This will be refunded to your card on check out, providing no damages are found or extensive cleaning required. If damages occur that exceed the deposit amount  we will request payment, or proof of an insurance claim, within 7 days of departure. 

Taxe de Sejour

Taxe de sejour (tourist tax) is included in the rental rates and is not collected separately.