Terms and conditions

Booking terms and conditions for www.stivescottagescornwall.co.uk


This Hire Agreement shall be between the Hirer and the Property Owner


We will not be liable for any act, neglect or default on the part of any person nor any accident, damage, loss, injury, expense or inconvenience whether to person or property which the tenant or any other person may suffer or incur arising out of or in any way connected with the letting or resulting from any other cause whatsoever. We advise you to arrange your own insurance to cover yourselves and your personal belongings whilst staying at the property.


If the booking is made within eight weeks of the letting the whole of the rental payment is due, together with a refundable security deposit of £150.

If the booking is made prior to eight weeks of the letting a rental deposit of 50% of the rental sum is due. The remaining balance of the rental sum and the refundable security deposit of £150 are to then due eight weeks prior to the letting.


If a cancellation is requested more than eight weeks in advance of the letting the balance of any monies paid, less the rental deposit, will be returned to the tenant. If the cancellation is requested within the eight weeks prior to the letting the owner will retain the 50% rental deposit and also reserves the right to retain the balance of the rental (should it not be possible to re-let the property for this period).

Sleeping Capacity

The number of people occupying the property may not exceed the number on the booking form, maximum of 6. The hirer shall not part with possession of the property or share it except with members of the party named on the booking form.

Damage Deposit

All bookings accepted on condition that the property is left clean and tidy. Should the property be left in a poor condition, requiring more intensive cleaning, then this will be charged at £10 per hour and deducted from the security deposit.
Any breakages or damage will be paid for by the person who made the booking. The damage deposit less the cost of any damages will be returned to you within 2 weeks of your departure.

Gas and Electricity

Rental of the property includes, rates, Gas and Electricity.

Linen and Towels

The property is equipped bed linen including sheets, duvets, duvet covers and pillow cases. Towels  are provided (not to be used as beach towels!). Beach towels and tea towels are also provided.

Occupation Times

Holiday lettings are by the week (unless by prior arrangement) from 3pm on the date of arrival to 10am on the date of departure.


The property is strictly non-smoking. The tenants agree not to smoke nor to allow smoking inside the cottage at any time. If this is not strictly adhered to it will lead to a deduction from the deposit.

The acceptance of the property from the owner will be deemed an acceptance of these terms and conditions.