Term and Conditions for booking the Old Rectory Maidford:
 

The following Terms apply:

“Customers” shall mean the individual who made the booking.
“Tenants” shall mean the customer’s party.

Contract

When the customer submits a booking via our reservation system they will receive an automatically generated booking summary by email to the email address provided in the booking form.  This does not form a contract between us.  A contract shall only arise when the booking is subsequently confirmed in writing via a letter of confirmation sent to the customer by email.

Booking Policy

For bookings not made through Air BNB or online travel agents, 25%of the booking total is payable to secure the reservation.  This is non refundable.  The outstanding balance is due no later than 30 days before check in date.  
N.B  The maximun trip cost reimbursement is $25,000 USD - converted to £ sterling at the going exchange rate.  Maximum trip length is 180 days.

Covid Policy

If due to Government lockdowns the tenants are unable to fulfil their booking the customer will be refunded in full subject to 72 hours notice.  There will be no refund if you do not give us 72 hours notice from your check date of your intention to cancel your booking.

Damages Policy

 

A security deposit of £1,000 is taken for direct bookings to cover Accidental Damage which will be retained in the event of damage caused.  Any wilful damage or damage made by the tenants in excess of £1,000 is payable by the customer.  Air BNB bookings are covered by the Air BNB insurance policies in place.

Smoking Policy
No smoking in the house. (Ashtrays are provided outside).  


General Terms

The customer warrants that the property let is to be used for the purpose or a holiday and will not be sub let.

The number of people occupying the premises shall not exceed the number agreed at the time of booking.  Should additional tenants be agreed by both parties thereafter the customer will incur additional fees.

The customer agrees to vacate the premises without demand at the termination of the period of hire.

Check in and Check out times

Check in is from 12.00 pm and check is by 12.00.  Alternative times can be arranged if agreed in advance.  Late check outs will incur a charge.

Waste disposal
Blue wheelie bins are for recyclable items.  Black wheelie bins are for non recyclable items.  Small grey food bins are for food waste.  Green recyclable bin in utility room is for glass bottles.
Animals

Dogs are to be agreed in advance and we request that they are not allowed upstairs or on the furniture.  No dangerous animals are permitted on the premises.  The garden is not dog safe and we are on a road so animals are brought at the tenant’s risk.  

Please do not bring any dog on the premises that is not safe with chickens as we have free range bantams.

Noise
Please be considerate of the village - we are on the outskirts and you will have total privacy however noise does travel especially at night.
Please do not make any noise or play music outside after 9.30pm.  You can continue your celebrations inside the house for as long as you like.
Swimming Pool
There is a swimming pool for your enjoyment which the tenants use entirely at their own risk.
No glass by the pool. Plastic glasses and plates only. They are in the games room in the cupboard.
Put cushions for the pool area away in the games room at night. Cover pool.
Tenants to provide their own swimming towels.
If the tenants use the Gas BBQ - there is a £30 charge for the gas and cleaning.  Please leave cash on your departure on the kitchen table.

 

House Rules
This is our home so we ask that you essentially treat it as you would your own.
Linen is provided for all beds but please bring your own bath towels and swimming towels.
Do not help yourself to any wine or spirits that have been left in the house.
Toilet roll is provided and basics are in the cupboard if you forget some provisions.  The tenants are expected to bring all their own food and beverages that you will require during your stay.
No red wine upstairs or any drinks that will stain when spilt.
Please can you instantly clean any spillages on sofas or carpets.
Use the LED candles (provided) in the dining room, drawing room or kitchen.  No wax candles allowed due to fire risk.
Empty kitchen bin and food bin as you leave.
Shut all windows and doors when you go out.  Leave keys on kitchen table on your departure.  
Any breakages let us know. There is an honesty book to write them down in.

Many thanks for and we hope you enjoy your stay.