“the Cottage” shall mean Croft Cottage, Morar.
“the Owner” shall mean the owner or owners for the time being of the Cottage who accepts a booking request from the Hirer
“the Hirer” shall mean the person or persons who enter into a booking for hire of the Cottage
“the Hire Fee” shall mean the amount payable to the Owner by the Hirer for the temporary occupation of the Cottage for a period of hire agreed between the parties, made up as to an initial deposit of £100 payable at the time of booking and the balance to be paid no later than six weeks before commencement of the Holiday Period
“the Holiday Period” shall mean the period of hire agreed with the Owner and shall commence at 4 pm on the date of hire “commencement date”) until 10 am on the date of termination (“Departure date”) of hire.
Where Hirer consists of two or more persons, obligations expressed or implied to be made by or with them are deemed to be made by or with those persons jointly and severally (this means that they will each be liable for all sums due under this agreement and not just a proportionate part).
The Owner permits the Hirer to occupy the Cottage for the Holiday Period in return for a hire fee (payment of which is required in advance) and to use the furnishings, kitchen equipment, crockery, glasses, bedding and towels as provided in the property by the Owner on the commencement date.
The Owner will issue to the Hirer one set of keys to the Cottage on the Commencement Date and the Hirer must return them to the Owner on the Departure Date. If the Hirer loses a key the Owner will replace it upon the Hirer paying the reasonable cost of having a replacement cut.
The Hirer must:
We are happy to have one dog stay with us.
The Owner must:
The period of hire may be determined before the end of the Holiday Period by the Owner without notice in the event of the Hirer being in material breach of these terms or if the Cottage becomes uninhabitable by reason of an event covered by the Owner’s Insurance Policy; and in such circumstances, the Owner will communicate details to the Hirer. In the case of determination otherwise than by reason of the Hirer’s default, the Owner shall return to the Hirer the appropriate proportion of the Hire Fee attributable to the then unexpired remainder of the Holiday Period.