ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
Check-in time is after 4.00 pm on the day of arrival.
Check-out time is 10.00 am on the day of departure.
Early check-in or late check-out may be possible by arrangement only and is dependent on previous and future tenants.
The Guest shall indemnify Us for any loss from or damage to Kirkandrews House or the furnishings or equipment therein caused by the wilful act or default of the Guest or persons within their control.
We recommend you take insurance out for your trip.
Whilst we do not charge for occasional breakages of glasses and crockery, we expect guests to treat the house with respect.
Any major repairs will be the responsibility of the tenant. Such damages will be deducted from the security deposit. Should damages exceed the security deposit, we will recover such damages through whatever means are necessary.
Any shortages of linen (which belong to a third party) will be charged to the tenant.
A Reservation Deposit of £200.00 is required to secure the booking.
The Balance of rent is due 4 weeks prior to the arrival date.
A refundable security Deposit of £150.00 will be taken with the balance.
Please make payments by personal cheques or bank transfer payable to Glinger Properties,
Sort Code 20-18-47 Account Number 00411604.
Payment may be made by PAYPAL incurring a 2% supplement
Credit Card payment can be made by telephone.
Credit Card payment for on-line booking through our website will be handled by HolidayRentPayments, a division of HomeAway.
Booking the property will give the guest exclusive use of the property for the duration of their stay.
The owners reserve the right for them, their family, employees and contractors to access the surrounding fields from the property and also to maintain the property and gardens where necessary during your stay.
The price charged is for the whole property. Reductions will not be made for reduced occupancy.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
You are entitled to require that We do not use your information for the purpose of in house marketing.
Please let Us know as soon as possible, in writing, if you do not wish your information to be used.
A sixty day notice is required for cancellation.
Cancellations that are made more than sixty days prior to the arrival date will
incur no penalty.
Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that
are made within 60 days of the arrival date, will forfeit the reservation deposit.
Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.
Refund of monies as a result of cancellation within 60 days will be at the discretion of the owners.
In the unlikely event that We have to change or cancel your Booking, we reserve the right to do so. However, you have the right to:
(a) Accept the changed arrangements as notified; or
(b) Make alternative arrangements with Us; or
(c) Cancel your Booking and receive a full refund of any monies which you have paid to Us in respect of your Booking (please note that We shall not be liable for any sums which you have paid to any other persons in connection with your Booking).
For the avoidance of doubt, we shall have no further liability to you for any changes to or to the cancellation of an online Booking.
The maximum number of guests is limited to thirteen persons, except by arrangement with the owners.
An additional charge or £20.00 per person per night for guests in addition to thirteen will be assessed.
Additional charges will not apply to infants under 3 years of age.
This property requires a three night minimum stay.
Longer minimum stays may be required during holiday periods.
If a rental is taken for less than three days, the guest will be charged the three-night rate.
Rates include a one-time linen & towel setup.
Electricity, Heating Oil and Water fees are included in the rental rate.
HOUSEKEEPING SERVICE IS NOT PROVIDED
Housekeeping service during your stay is not included in the rental rate. However, it may be available by arrangement at an additional rate of £12.00 per hour.
LINEN AND TOWELS.
All beds will be made up for guests on arrival.
Bed Linen and bath towels are provided on a one-off basis for each week. However, whilst we will supply extra linen and towels for longer stays, changing bed linen for longer periods than one week will be the responsibility of the tenant.
Bed Linen and towels are the property of a third party and must not be removed from the property.
Any missing linen or towels will be charged against the Security Deposit.
This is a NON-SMOKING property. If evidence of smoking in the house is detected, the whole security deposit will be forfeited.
Please ensure that all cigarette ends in the garden are picked up.
The Guest, when entering into this Contract, specifically accepts liability for any damage caused to persons or property through smoking.
FIREPLACES and FIRES
The fire places in the Television Room, The Hall and the Sitting Room. Please do not use the fire in the dining room or the ground floor bedroom.
The fireplaces in the property are for burning logs and coal only.
Any fire lit by tenants must be properly guarded at all times when no one is in the room.
No fires may be lit in the garden except for the barbecue.
WATER AND SEPTIC TANK
The House is on mains water.
The septic system is old and it will clog up if improper material is flushed. Do not flush anything other than toilet paper. Actions resulting in blocked drains could be charged up to £400.00.
Temperature can be controlled by the thermostats on passages and on radiators. Please do not turn up the thermostats and then leave all the windows wide open. The boiler controls and time clocks are locked.
Whilst pets are welcome, this is subject to the following provisions:
Pets must be in control at all times. The house is surrounded by fields which are usually full of livestock.
Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up all and disposal of all pet waste.
Pets are not allowed upstairs or on furniture at any time.
Any evidence of pets on furniture may incur extra cleaning fees.
All pets should be up-to-date with all vaccinations.
All pets should be treated with Frontline or similar topical flea and tick repellent three days prior to arrival.
Ticks are common in this area and can cause harmful/fatal illness to both humans and pets.
All items above are the sole responsibility of the pet owner.
The House must be locked and secure at all times that the tenants are not in residence.
We do not accept responsibility for loss or damage to vehicles of any kind, or any property lost or damaged in them.
There are heat and smoke detectors throughout the house.
Fire Extinguishers are placed in the Kitchen and Hall and at the top of both staircases.
There are Carbon Monoxide detectors by all fires and boilers.
Any booking obtained under false pretence will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check in.
Rates are subject to change without notice. The rate pertaining when the booking is confirmed will be the final rate for the booking.
PATHWAYS AND LAWNS
Sandstone pathways are irregular and sometimes slippery, particularly after rain and in winter. Tenants must exercise caution when walking along the pathways.
Rabbits make scrapes in the lawns and grass areas. These might be grown over and are a trip hazard. Please exercise caution when walking or running on the lawns.
The owners assume no responsibility for illness or injury that humans or pets may incur while on the premises.
CLEANING FOR DEPARTURE
The property should be left in the condition it was found at the start of occupancy, with the exception of making beds.
Any furniture moved must be put back where it came from.
Tenants are expected to wash all dishes, plates, cutlery and glasses and put them away in the correct cupboards before departure.
Rubbish should be placed in the bins at the main road.
Please re-cycle all your bottles, plastic, cans and cardboard in the bins supplied in the boiler room.
Any exceptions to the above mentioned policies must be approved in writing in advance.