Terms & Conditions

  1. The selected property known as either L'Amandier or La Courette ("the Property") is offered for holiday rental subject to confirmation by Annette or David Crossley ("the Letter") to the renter ("the Client")
  2. To reserve the Property, the Client should complete and sign the booking form and return it together with payment of the initial non-refundable deposit (50% of the total rent due). The Letter will send a receipt for the deposit. This is the formal acceptance of the booking.
  3. The balance of the rent is payable by the Client in Euros immediately upon arrival or alternatively by cheque in Euros or Pounds Sterling or US Dollars net of all charges eight weeks prior to the start of the rental period.
  4. The actual amount for payments made in Pounds Sterling or US Dollars will be determined from the Euro rate of exchange at the time of payment.
  5. An additional security deposit of 150 Euros is required upon arrival. This amount will be refunded on the day of departure less any costs to be deducted however incurred but including damage, any excess over the standard allowance of 10 Euros per week for electricity usage, a cleaning charge at current rate, and any unpaid balance for additional services received or purchases made by the Letter.
  6. It is strongly recommended that the Client arrange a comprehensive travel insurance policy including cancellation cover and have full cover for the party's personal belongings, public liability etc. since these are not covered by the owner's insurance.
  7. The rental period shall commence at 16.00 on the first day and finish at 10.00 on the last day. The Letter shall not be obliged to offer the accommodation before the time stated and the Client shall not be entitled to remain in occupation after the time stated.
  8. The Client is requested to inform the Letter beforehand in the event of arrival on the first day later than 18.00 otherwise access cannot be guaranteed on that day.
  9. The maximum number to reside in the Property must not exceed two unless the Letter has given written permission. Such permission is entirely at the discretion of the Letter.
  10. The Client agrees to be a considerate tenant, to take good care of the Property, to leave it in a clean and tidy condition at the end of the rental period, and to report any breakages or other damage to the Letter.
  11. The Client agrees not to act in any way which would cause disturbance to those resident in neighbouring properties.
  12. The Client shall report to the Letter or his representative without delay any defects in the Property or breakdown in the equipment, plant, machinery or appliances in the Property or garden, and arrangements for repair and/or replacement will be made as soon as possible.
  13. The Letter shall not be liable to the Client:
    • for any temporary defect or stoppage in the supply of public services to the Property, nor in respect of any equipment, plant, machinery or appliance in the Property or garden.
    • for any loss, damage or injury which is the result of adverse weather conditions, riot, war, strikes or other matters beyond the control of the Letter.
    • for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused to or suffered by the Client if the Property shall be destroyed or substantially damaged before the start of the rental period and in any such event, the Letter shall, within seven days of notification to the Client, refund to the Client all sums previously paid in respect of the rental period.
    • for cancellation arising from the unavailability of the property owing to the death of the owner, sale of the property or to any other modification of the owner's circumstances necessitating cancellation. The Letter undertakes in such an eventuality to refund any prepaid monies.
  14. Under no circumstances shall the Letter's liability to the Client exceed the amount paid to the Letter for the rental period.

This contract shall be governed by English law in every particular including formation and interpretation and shall be deemed to have been made in England. Any proceedings arising out of or in connection with this contract may be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction in England.