Booking Terms

THE BOOKING: A booking will only be accepted upon receipt of a completed booking request, signed copy of the Rental Rules and payment of the holiday deposit.

ADDRESS:The Foresters Lodge
Forest View

CHECK-IN TIME: after 4pm (The Foresters Lodge) after 3pm (Forest View) (no early check-in please)
CHECK-OUT TIME: by 10am (no late check-out please)

NON-SMOKING properties.

THE HOLIDAY: The guest has the right to occupy the property for a holiday only as per schedule 1, paragraph 9 of the Housing act 1988.

SECURITY DEPOSIT: A security deposit of £200(The Foresters Lodge) £100 (Forest View) is required. This must be received 8 weeks prior to arrival. The security deposit is NOT applied to the rent; however, it is fully refundable within 14 days of departure, provided the following provisions are met.

• No damage is done to property or contents, beyond normal wear and tear.
• No charges are incurred due to illegal activity, or services rendered during the stay.
• All debris, rubbish and discards are placed in rubbish bins and dishes cleaned.
• All keys are left in the key safe and the cottage is left locked
• No linens are lost or damaged.
• The renter is not evicted by the owner or local law enforcement.

PAYMENT: A holiday deposit payment equal to 30% of the rental rate is required to secure the booking. The payment will be applied towards the rent. Payments are accepted via BACS transfer, PayPal or personal cheque. The holiday deposit is not a security deposit. The BALANCE OF RENT is due 60 days before your arrival date.

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations that are made more than 60 days prior to the arrival date are subject to 5% cancellation fee or £50 whichever the greater. If it is not possible to re-let the property, then the deposit is forfeited. Cancellations made within 60 days of your arrival date, forfeit the full payment. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: The maximum number of guests is 8 plus 1 child (under 8 years) or infant at The Foresters Lodge and 4 plus child under 8 at Forest View.

MINIMUM STAY: The properties require a 3-night minimum stay. Longer minimum stays may be required during holiday periods. If a rental is taken for less than 3 days, the guest will be charged for a 3-night stay.

INCLUSIVE FEES: Rates are including a one-time linen and towel set-up. Facilities fees are included in the rental rate.

FALSIFIED BOOKINGS: Any booking obtained under false pretence will be subject to forfeiture of holiday rental payment (s), and the party will not be permitted to check in.

WRITTEN EXCEPTIONS: Any exceptions to the above-mentioned policies must be approved in writing in advance.

PARKING: Parking at The Foresters Lodge is limited to 3 vehicles. Vehicles are to be parked in the driveway only. Parking on the road is not permitted. Any illegally parked cars are subject to towing; applicable fines/towing fees are the sole responsibility of the vehicle owner. Parking at Forest View is in front of the cottage or on the Forest verge near to the cottage there is no designated parking.

WATER AND SEPTIC TANK: The Foresters Lodge only. The Klargester is very effective; however, it will clog up if improper material is flushed. DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper. No feminine hygiene products should be flushed at any time. You should also not pour any alcohol or bleach down the sinks as this disrupts the working of the Klargester. Failure to follow this procedure could result in you being charged up to £200.

EXPECTATIONS: It is expected the guests shall not part with possessions from the property, or to share it, except with members of the party shown on the Booking Details. Not to sell or transfer the booking to another party. Not to exceed the maximum number of occupants. A cot may only be occupied by a child under 24 months. It is expected the guests leave the cottage in the same state of cleanliness as it was upon arrival.

INTERNET ACCESS: Broadband internet access is offered on a complimentary basis and is not guaranteed to always be available at the speed you are used to.

BREACH OF RULES:If you commit a serious breach of these rules the owner will have the right to terminate your booking and if you are already at the property you may be asked to vacate immediately. If this is the case, no refund of fees will be due. The guests will be liable for any costs, claims, demands, losses and any proceedings that may be incurred as a result of the breach of these rules.

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