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Terms & Conditions of Hire
(For Direct Bookings)

1. The hiring contract shall be between the hirer and the property owner for which the booking is made and shall be deemed to be made subject to these conditions of hire. The Contract of Hire is not effective until written confirmation of the booking is sent to the Hirer.

2. For bookings made more than 6 weeks before arrival, a deposit of half of the total hiring charge is payable on booking, the balance being due 6 weeks before arrival. The right is reserved to cancel a booking where full payment has not been made less than 5 weeks before arrival.

3. For bookings made 6 weeks or less before arrival the full amount is payable on booking, subject to availability of the dates requested.

4. Once a booking has been confirmed the hirer is responsible for the total agreed charge for the period of the letting but may cancel (notice of cancellation to be given in writing) up to 4 full months before their arrival date due to unforeseen circumstances and receive a full refund less a £60 administration fee payable.


5. In the event of cancellation by the hirer within 4 months before commencement of the letting (notice of cancellation to be given in writing) the hirer will remain liable for the balance of the hire. However (without prejudice) every effort will be made to re-let the property for the period concerned or such part thereof as may prove possible. If such re-letting can be arranged the balance if already paid will normally be refunded less a charge for any additional and reasonable administration expenses incurred, being at least £60. The deposit will not be refunded but is normally forfeited on cancellation, and any additional refund is soley at the discretion of the Owners.

6. Summer lettings are normally for a minimum of one week starting at 3.00pm on the day of arrival (normally a Saturday) and ending at 10.00am on the day of departure (normally a Saturday).


7. The number of people and pets occupying a property may not exceed the number stated in the booking form particulars unless specific consent is first obtained from the Owner. The owners reserve the right to refuse admittance or levy an additional charge if this condition is not observed.


8. Minor damages or breakages will not normally be charged to the hirer (but should be replaced and/ or advised to the Owner by email), but it should be noted that all damages and breakages are the legal responsibility of the hirer and their cost shall be refundable by the hirer on demand.


9. Baggage and all personal belongings are the hirer's risk at all times.


10. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or damage to any car or its content


11. While every effort has been made to ensure that the representations contained in all

advertising matter are correct and made in good faith neither they nor any oral representations made by myself or representatives of Bournepad Ltd shall create liability on our part.


12. Please note we will normally accept one or two well behaved dogs (e.g. long standing regular guests may have this charge waived) at an extra £35 for one dog; or £50 for 2 dogs; payable to cover additional cleaning costs but please note that pets are not permitted on furniture or beds and ideally not permitted upstairs. Every effort must be made to minimise additional mess created by having your pet on holiday with you and any extra costs incurred as a result of pets may be charged to the hirer / your security deposit. We do nit advise that pets be left unattended in the property. The owner accepts no responsibility for pets left unattended and any damage to the Owner’s property by pets will be charged to the hirer/ security deposit


13. The garage and any of its contents are not available for use by the hirer except for access to use the Tumble Drier or water stop cock, gas meter/shut off valve or electrical consumer unit located here, in the event of an incident or emergency.


14. There is high speed wireless broadband – reasonable use is included.


15. The hirer is responsible for the property and is expected to take all reasonable care of it.


16 All equipment, utensils etc. must be left clean (even if left clean within the dishwasher), and the property must be left both clean and tidy at the end of the hire period. Should the property be found to require significant extra cleaning as a result of the condition in which it is left then these additional costs will be charged to the hirer.


17. A combination key safe has been fitted on the brick wall outside the back door so, our key holder will leave the key in here for you. You can collect the key any time after 3.00pm. There is no need to telephone unless you have a query. The combination will be advised shortly before your stay. Please be sure to jumble the combination after closing the door and then slide down the shutter. At the end of your stay, please return the key to the same key safe next to the front door.


18. A refundable security deposit may be requested to cover any damage incurred. Under normal circumstances this deposit is returned in full within 7 days after departure. The property must be left clean and tidy, all equipment and utensils must be clean and put away at the end of the hire period. Should the property be found to require significant extra cleaning as a result of the condition in which it is left then these additional costs will be charged to the hirer / security deposit.


19. The hirer should promptly report any items requiring maintenance to the owner by email, text or telephone.


20. On departure, please vacate the property by 10.00am (no later please unless by arrangement, as we may need to clean for incoming tenants). If this is not possible for some reason please inform us.

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