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  1. A booking is only effected by the owners receiving a completed booking form together with the appropriate deposit.
  2. A £100 per week, non refundable deposit is payable on booking.
  3. (i) The balance of the total cost of Coxswain’s Cottage rental is due 8 weeks before the rental commencement date. If fully payment is not received by this time then the reservation will be cancelled.
    (ii) If the booking is subsequently cancelled in accordance with Clause 3, the balance will become immediately due and payable or, if already paid, will not be refundable unless at least 8 weeks notice is given of cancellation, or the proprietors are able to re-let the whole of the period booked. If the proprietors are able to re-let the period booked then the refund of the balance will be subject to a deduction of administration costs in connection with the re-let determinable by the proprietors in their absolute discretion.
  4. Cancellation by the client after booking must be in writing and sent to the owners.
  5. If a booking is made less than 8 weeks before the start of the holiday then full rent and any additional charges must be paid at the time of the booking. Cheques will not be accepted less than 2 weeks before the commencement of the holiday and cash must be paid by registered post to the owners.
  6. Rentals are for holiday use only, the property cannot be sub let or used for business purposes. Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday and commence from 4.00 pm on the day of arrival and terminate at 10.00 am on the day of departure.
  7. The person booking Coxswain’s Cottage and completing the booking form agrees to the terms and conditions on behalf of all persons specified on the booking form and agrees to take responsibility for the party occupying Coxswain’s Cottage. The client agrees to leave the property in a clean and tidy condition, and to pay for all breakages, losses, damage, and items missing from Coxswain’s Cottage. An excess cleaning charge may be applied. A refundable £75 breakage security deposit is charged with each booking. This is designed to cover any breakages for any small items such as glasses, mugs etc. The full deposit, or the amount less any deductions, will be returned after the rental has finished and the inventory checked.
  8. Client’s baggage, vehicles and their contents are at owner’s risk at all times and the proprietors do not accept any liability for accidents and injuries incurred during the client’s occupation of the premises. Children must be supervised and extra care taken in the garden due to the raised garden and steps. We accept no liability for any accidents or injuries caused.
  9. Smoking within Coxswain’s Cottage is not permitted and if you smoke in the garden you must safely and cleanly dispose of extinguished cigarette ends ( not in the garden please).
  10. Dogs may be allowed only by prior arrangement. They are not permitted in the bedrooms or on furniture and must not be left unattended in Coxswain’s Cottage at any time. Clients must supply their own bowl and bedding. Dogs must be kept under control at all times, they must not cause a nuisance to the neighbours and must be exercised off the premises. Please do not let your dog foul in the garden, and please wipe them down when they come in off the beach. A pet surcharge of £30 per dog per week will be added to cover the cost of additional cleaning and wear and tear.
  11. The proprietors reserve the right to refuse acceptance or to terminate the rental of any person or persons whose conduct is unreasonable, we ask you to behave appropriately, not to cause a nuisance or be excessively noisy in Coxswain’s Cottage, its grounds or vicinity, not to cause offence or disturb local residents and neighbours. If there is a breach of the contract we have the right to gain entry to the cottage and ask the guest and their party to leave.
  12. Under no circumstances may more than the maximum number of persons, as stated on the website, occupy Coxswain’s Cottage except by prior written agreement of the proprietors. Only those specified on the booking form can occupy Coxswain’s Cottage and their nationality, ages and address must be supplied.
  13. If for any reason beyond the owners control the property is not available ( fire/ flood/ loss of utilities) all rent and charges paid in advance will be refunded in full.