"Sandrift" ~ the small print!
1. THE CONTRACT
The contract entered into is
between Mrs H J Boden (the owner) of High Street
Farm, Boxford, Newbury, Berkshire, and the person
completing and signing the Booking Form (the hirer).
The contract is not effective until the required
payment has been received and confirmation sent from
the owner to the hirer.
Bookings cannot be accepted by:
Persons under the age of 25
Parties where the majority of members are
less than 25 years (except families or supervised
The number of persons occupying the property
must not exceed the number stated on the booking
form Maximum 8 people. (Babies under two are not
normally counted as a member of the party). All
persons occupying the property must be declared on
the booking form together with their respective
ages. Any changes to the booking form must be put in
writing to the hirer before they can have the keys
to the property.
The person who signs the booking form (the
hirer) will be responsible for all the persons
included on the form and should ensure that they are
aware of the conditions.
The Owner reserves the right to decline any
booking or refuse to hand over a key to any person
who has not complied with the booking conditions.
Provisional reservations can be accepted by
telephone and must be confirmed within 7 days by the
arrival of a booking form and the required deposit.
Provisional reservations will be cancelled
after 7 days without further reference.
To secure a reservation the hirer must
complete all parts of the booking form and send the
form together with 40% of the total cost of the
holiday. The balance of the cost 6 weeks before the
holiday is due to start.
If the balance is not received within the
time specified the Owner reserves the right to
cancel the booking and retain the deposit.
Bookings made within 6 weeks of the start of
the holiday require payment in full at the time of
Payment for overseas bookings can be made by
cheque drawn on a London Bank payable in Sterling.
3.7 A cleaning charge of £50 is to be paid directly
to the caretakers on your last day before leaving
Once a booking is confirmed the Hirer is
responsible for the total cost of the holiday.
In the event of cancellation by the Hirer the
Owner will endeavour to re-let the property, and if
successful may refund any monies paid less the
deposit, which is non-returnable.
5. DAMAGE, LOSS &
The Hirer agrees:
That the supervision of children, babies and
any adults requiring care remains the responsibility
of the Hirer at all times.
To be responsible for leaving the
accommodation in good order and to pay the £50
cleaning charge at the end of the stay.
To pay for any damage or loss however caused,
excluding reasonable wear and tear, incurred during
Not to cause nuisance or annoyance to
occupants of nearby property.
To allow reasonable access to the property by
the Owner or Agent if it is deemed necessary.
If in the opinion of the Owner or Agent, any
person is not suitable to continue their occupation
of the property because of unreasonable behaviour,
damage or nuisance to other parties, the contract
may be discharged and the Agent or Owner may
repossess the property immediately. The Hirer will
remain liable for the whole cost of the hire and no
refund shall be due.
Occupancy shall be from (4.00
p.m.) on the day of arrival to (10.00 a.m.) on the
day of departure, unless special arrangements have
been made (the caretakers only have a limited time
to prepare the property for the next guests, and you
are asked to respect this).
7. DOGS & PETS
Dogs and Pets are not allowed in
the property. If the Hirer takes a dog into the
property the Owner or Agent is entitled to terminate
the letting immediately and the Hirer remains liable
for the cost of the holiday without entitlement to
8.1 Whilst the Agent makes every effort to ensure
the accuracy of the property descriptions,
descriptions are inevitably subjective and are for
guidance only. If there are
points of particular importance please contact the
Owners to clarify information.
Whilst the Owner has taken all reasonable
steps to ensure that the information contained in
its brochure, tariffs and advertisements and any
other form of promotional material are accurate the
Owner reserves the right to alter, substitute or
withdraw any service, facility or amenity.
The Owner cannot accept responsibility for
any material loss, damage, additional expense or
inconvenience directly or indirectly caused by or
arising out of the property and its, plumbing, gas,
electrical or otherwise, or exceptional weather
No responsibility is accepted for loss or
damage of property vehicles or vehicle contents
belonging to the Hirer or any member of the party
during the occupancy.
If due to reasons beyond the control of the
Owner, the accommodation is not available
whatsoever, the Owner will refund the deposit, and
the Owner will be under no further liability towards
If in the opinion of the Hirer there are
grounds for complaint, it is the duty of the Hirer
to take it up with the Owner or Caretaker
immediately and in any event before departure to
allow remedial action to be taken.
It is specifically agreed that failure by the
Hirer to notify the Owner or Caretaker of any
complaint in accordance with the timescale set out
in clause 10.1 will entitle the Owner to refuse to
entertain the complaint, irrespective of its merits.
The failure of the Owner
to enforce or exercise, at any time, or for any
period of time, any term of, or any right pursuant
to this agreement does not constitute and shall not
be construed as a waiver of such term or right.
The law of England governs the construction,
and performance of this Agreement and the parties
submit to the jurisdiction of the English Courts.
The Hirer agrees that the contract with the
Owner is made at the Owners premises and that any
proceedings between the parties shall be the County
Court nearest to the Owner.
Clause headings are for convenience only and
do not form part of or affect the interpretation of
Smoking is NOT allowed within the
confines of the house.
1st. January 2018
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