Full Terms & Conditions

Payment

20% deposit is to be paid at the time of booking. On receipt of your deposit & booking form we will send you an e-mail confirmation that your letting is reserved. The deposit is accepted as part payment of the total cost of your letting.
Balance of the total cost of the letting must be paid (and received) TOGETHER WITH the damage
deposit, 5 weeks in advance of arrival date.
A reminder will NOT be sent.

Reservations

Within 5 weeks of arrival date should be paid in full when returning the booking form.

Deposit

Will automatically be forfeit if the letting is cancelled later than fourteen full weeks before the start of the letting (before this the deposit is refunded minus £25 or 35 euros administration charge) or if the balance of the total cost is not paid as stipulated in Payment.

Sterling cheques should be made payable to:

Mr David Hardy
2 Hillside Close
Helsby, Frodsham
Cheshire WA6 9LB
England

Breakage Deposit

Of £100 or 125 euros is payable 5 weeks before the start of the letting date. Providing no damage has been caused (this does not include fair wear and tear or petty breakages up to the value of £5 or 7 €uros), will be refunded to your home address within 14 days of your departure.

Inventory

No inventory will be issued on arrival. We trust that you will tell us of all breakages, however small, so that we are aware and can replace an identical item in time for our next guests. (This allows us to maintain conformity)

Cancellation by the client

If for any reason the owners are obliged to cancel the client’s booking due to unforeseen
circumstances, all monies paid will be refunded in full.

Kitchen Equipment

The kitchen is fully equipped with crockery, cutlery, glasses, utensils, electric water jug,
fridge/freezer, gas cooker and microwave oven. Please leave the fridge ‘ON’, on departure.

Electricity

230 volts, so your British equipment will work, but bring an adaptor for your personal equipment.

Bedding

Is provided and laundered by the owners. For two-weekly bookings (or more) clean bed linen i.e. bottom sheets, top sheets and top pillow cases will be exchanged on Saturday mornings.

Linen

The owners provide all towels, pool towels, tea towels and dish cloths. The towels will be changed weekly together with the other linen.

Laundry

Automatic washing machine. (Washing machine liquid soap is not provided.)

Cleaning

Cleaning materials and equipment are provided.

You are responsible for leaving the cottage and its contents as you found it. If, in the opinion of the owners the property has not been satisfactorily cleaned, a charge of £35 (45 €uros) will be deducted from the breakage deposit.

Occupancy

THE MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY OF 10 WILL NOT BE EXCEEDED. Infants and young children should be included when stating the total numbers in your party.

Swimming Pool

All equipment (especially the pool) is used at your own risk. The safety fencing is provided to protect young children from accidentally entering the pool area and the gate must not be interfered with.

  • NO DIVING OR JUMPING INTO THE POOL IS PERMITTED.
  • NO BREAKABLE OR GLASS ITEMS ARE PERMITTED WITHIN THE SAFETY FENCING AROUND THE POOL.
  • CHILDREN SHOULD REMAIN UNDER YOUR SUPERVISION AT ALL TIMES.
  • Unauthorised entry to the pump house is prohibited.

Pets

No pets of any description are allowed in the house or grounds.

Smoking

The law requires that there be no smoking in the gîte. Smokers are requested to smoke outside, well away from the entries, using the sand trays provided. (Be aware of fire risks with discarded cigarettes).

Arrival/Departure

Lettings run from Saturday to Saturday. Arrival times are between 16.30 hr and 20.00 hr. (French time). Departure time should be no later than 10.30hr in the morning.

Keys

The owners will be there to welcome you and hand you the keys to the cottage. Keys should be returned to the owners before departure.

Disclaimer

The owners cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any injury or damage to persons or their property incurred whilst using the cottage, grounds or swimming pool at Le Grand Bost.

Insurance is NOT provided and it is recommended that you take out your own holiday insurance.

Acceptance of Terms & Conditions

Completing, signing or sending the on-line booking form implies knowledge and acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Party Leader

The person completing, signing or returning the on-line booking form shall be deemed the party leader and is responsible for all members of his/her party adhering to these terms and conditions.

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