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AUPRES DE L'EGLISE - Terms of Rental

1 THE PARTIES
The Owner of Aupres De L'eglise ('The Owner")

The Guest/s ('The Guest/s")

2 ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS UPON SIGNING BOOKING FORM

2.1 The Terms of Rental comprise part of the Booking Form and upon submitting / signing the Booking Form the Guest and the Owner mutually agree to be bound by these terms.

2.2 The parties acknowledge that they have read the Terms of Rent carefully prior to submitting / signing the Booking Form.


3 ACCOMMODATION AT AUPRES DE L'EGLISE

3.1 The Villa is let fully furnished and equipped, including crockery, cutlery, bed and bath linen. Fuel for lighting, cooking, refrigeration, heating and hot water is all inclusive in the rent during the high season, with a surcharge (to be advised on the website) being added during the low season. Bath and bed linen is laundered once a week and in addition facilities are provided to launder these items by the guests if required during the stay.

3.2 The description contained in the owners brochure and website have been made in good faith and with proper care. When changes arise, they will be communicated by amendments to the brochure, website and verbally as necessary.



4 MINIMUM PERIOD OF RENT AND ARRIVAL TIME

4.1 Unless otherwise agreed in writing the minimum period of rent is one week starting and finishing on a Saturday.

4.2 The rental starts at 5.00 p.m. on the first day and ends at 10.00a.m. on the last day of your stay at Aupres De L'eglise. These times are to be strictly adhered to, to allow enough time for the Villa to be prepared for the next guests.

4.3 Arrival is required between 5.00p.m. 8.00p.m. In the event that the guests are to arrive outside this time prior arrangements must be made with the owner to ensure access on the day of arrival.


5 PRICES

5.1 All prices are quoted and are required to be paid in Euros, net of any bank charges.

5.2 The rental charges that have been agreed by both parties will be confirmed on an invoice forwarded by email or post.

5.3 The method of payment for the deposit and the balance of the booking shall be

(i) by electronic transfer to owners bank account
Credit Agricole, NORMANDIE,
CAEN-BRITLINE
FRANCE
(Account details are on the invoice)

(ii) by payment by foreign currency cheques are only accepted by prior arrangement with the owner

(iii) direct credit into Foreign Currency Account details are on the invoice.

5.4 All bookings are effective only upon the clearance of funds to the credit of the Owners Bank account.


6 BOOKINGS

6.1 Upon a booking being made a Confirmation Invoice will be issued. Any booking will be held open for 14 days from the date of the Confirmation Invoice being sent. In the event that the deposit is not paid and cleared within 14 days of the date of issue of the Confirmation Invoice, time being of the essence, the owners may forthwith cancel the booking and allocate it to another party. In this event neither party shall have any right or claim against the other.


7 PAYMENT OF DEPOSIT AND BALANCE OF AMOUNT DUE

7.1 The availability of the Villa will be confirmed by email or in writing by the owners.
7.2 Within 14 days from the date of the issue of the Booking Confirmation Invoice, a deposit of 30% of the total amount due, must be received and cleared through the owners Bank account.
7.3
(i)The balance of the total amount due, is payable in the same manner as the deposit and cleared through the owners Bank account at least eight weeks prior to the commencement date of the guests stay at Aupres De L'eglise.
(ii)The bond of €300 shall also be paid at the time that the final invoice is due and shall cover any damage done to the propertyduring the guests occupation of the house. At the commencement of the stay the guests will be met and shown around the property and given any instructions/information to ensure that the stay is enjoyable. Upon departure the house will be inspected and the bond will be refunded in full by cheque in the event that no damage has occurred.
7.4 Any bookings made within eight weeks of the commencement of the guests stay must be accompanied by payment of the total amount due.
7.5 In the event that the balance required is not paid eight weeks prior to commencement, time being of the essence, the owner shall retain the deposit, cancel the booking and immediately reallocate it to an alternative guest.
7.6 In this event neither party shall have any right or claim whatsoever against the other.


8 ALTERATION TO YOUR BOOKING

8.1 If after booking, and more than eight weeks prior to the start of the guests holiday, the guest wishes to change the dates of the holiday, an amendment fee of €40.00 will be charged, provided that the owner is able to satisfy the request. The owner shall not be under any obligation to fulfil any alteration requested.

8.2 If a cancellation is recieved more than ten weeks prior to the booking date the deposit will be refunded with the sum of €100 being retained to cover administration costs and bank fees incurred from transactions involved in refunding the deposit.


9 NUMBER OF PERSONS

9.1 The maximum number of persons to be accommodated is ten. The accommodation comprises 8 people in 4 double rooms and an additional 2 more children can be accommodated on foldaway beds or in cots in the parents bedrooms. This number may not be exceeded in any circumstances except with prior arrangement with the owner. All party members names and ages of children must be listed on the booking form at time of confirming booking.


10 INSURANCE

10.1 Guests are required to arrange their own insurance in respect of their own property, health and safety.


11 BREAKDOWN OF EQUIPMENT

11.1 In the event of any breakdown of mechanical equipment such as pumps, boilers and all items within the control of the owners, the owners will make every reasonable endeavour to rectify such a fault as soon as possible to limit the inconvenience to the guests. The owners shall not be responsible for any matters beyond their control.


12 TIDINESS AND CLEANLINESS

12.1 The Villa will be clean and in good order on arrival and shall be left in a similar state upon departure.


13 BREAKAGE AND DAMAGE

13.1 It is the guests responsibility to leave Aupres de l'eglise with all its furniture and effects in the same condition as upon arrival. Guests shall inform the owner of any damage to the accommodation or its contents and pay for any damaged or missing items or any extra cleaning made necessary by the Villa being left in a dirty condition.

14 ANIMALS/PETS

14.1 In the interests of hygiene guests cannot bring animals to the Villa. Guide dogs, however are permitted.


15 NOISE

15.1 This Villa is in a quiet peaceful countryside. The guests shall ensure that their use of the Villa does not cause any nuisance or disturbance to other people in the locality.


16 CANCELLATION

16.1 After the payment of the deposit and or the balance of the amount due, circumstances arise beyond the control of the owner that results in Aupres De L'eglise being unavailable at any time, the owners shall immediately advise the guests and refund in full all monies paid without deduction The owner will however use its best endeavours to fulfil all bookings at all times.

16.2 In this event of the owner having to cancel neither party shall have any right or claim whatsoever against the other.

17. VARIATION

17.1 The parties may agree to vary this agreement at any time, provided that such variation is recorded in writing.

 


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