When a booking is made with us, the booking form must be completed and
signed. This person signing should be the group's leader. He or she must
be over 21, and authorized by all members of the group who are listed on
the booking form, to accept the booking conditions on their behalf. All
communication will be made with the leader of the group, who should duly
pass on to the other group members any relevant information. Upon
receipt of the completed booking form, confirmation of the booking will
be sent to you in writing, please check carefully to ensure it is
correct, if not please inform us immediately. Our home is booked solely
for the use of those persons named on the booking form unless agreed in
writing with us. The booking is confirmed when: You have paid your deposit (or the full rental plus deposit if less than 10 weeks prior to the start of your occupancy), you have filled in and sent back the booking form and once we have sent confirmation to you.
Maximum capacity of the villa is 10 persons and in order to comply
with the State of Florida fire regulations this must not be exceeded.
The renters must treat the property, it's furniture, fittings, utensils
and other facilities with respect. Any loss or damage must be reported
immediately to the Management Company. The group's leader is responsible
for paying for losses, damage or breakages. The owners reserve the right
to withhold any funds from the security deposit to pay for any loss or
damage caused to the property or its contents by any member of the group.
The villa is available for occupancy from 4pm on the day of
arrival until 10.30am on the day of departure. You agree to permit
the Management Company or their Agents reasonable access to the
property to carry out any necessary maintenance.
NO PETS ARE PERMITTED unless prior written
agreement is made with the owners.
A reservation deposit of £150 or US$250
per booking is required. The full rental balance is payable 10 weeks
prior to the start of your occupancy. For bookings made less than 10
weeks prior to the start of your occupancy, the full rental plus deposit
immediately. The reservation deposit is then used as a security
deposit and will be refunded in full, when we receive the monthly statement from our management company and we know if any charges are due. All
prices are inclusive of Florida taxes. Cleaning is included for
any stay over 5 days. If your stay is less than this, a cleaning charge
of $75 will be made.
Note that all prices
are subject to change depending upon fluctuations in currency
- BY YOU
If any member of your group needs
to cancel the booking, we would ask that we be informed immediately in
writing or email, duly countersigned by the group leader. Cancellation
will be effective from the date it is received by us. Cancellations are
subject to charges detailed below as a percentage of the total amount
due dependent on the time you cancel.
More than 8 weeks = Deposit only
8 weeks to 0 days = 100% of the
Note For most reasons beyond your control cancellation will be
covered by your travel insurance. But cancellation due to financial
reasons or no longer wishing to travel is unlikely to be included in
your travel insurance.
CANCELLATION - BY US
In the unlikely event that due to
circumstances beyond our control, we need to make changes to or cancel
your booking, we will inform you as soon as possible. We reserve the
right to cancel any bookings at any time, and will only be held liable
to refund Monies already paid by you the client. (Including the £150/US$250
security Deposit). In cases of ‘force majeure’ your booking may need
to be terminated prior to the scheduled conclusion of your booking. This
however is extremely unlikely to occur although if the situation arises
we will not be able to offer refunds, pay compensation or reimburse you
for any expenses you may incur. Your travel insurance may cover you for
Additional Pool heating can be requested at time of booking or direct with our management company
on a day by day basis upon arrival. Please understand that it is not possible to guarantee
the temperature of the pool which to some degree is dependant on the
The house is of course air conditioned and the thermostat helps keep the house at a comfortable temperature. Do be aware that if you set the temperature below 75 degrees in very hot weather, the system can freeze up requiring an engineer visit and have to pass this cost on to the renter. We have installed a Nest thermostat to minimise the risk of inadvertently setting the temperature too low.
There is a no smoking policy inside the villa and the garage, but guests may smoke around the pool and gardens.
The villa is maintained by a
local professional management company. They are responsible for the very
high standards of cleanliness and care of the villa, pool and garden
areas. They can be contacted at any time to help make your holiday
WEBSITE AND BROCHURE DESCRIPTION
all information supplied on the website and in our brochure is believed to be correct and to
the best of our knowledge, it is understood that the information
supplied is for guidance purposes only and does not form part of any
Things do occasionally go wrong, and we
promise you we will make our best efforts to rectify faults to your
satisfaction. Please inform our local management company quickly to
allow them to get the problem rectified as soon as possible. If you
are not satisfied with the solution please let us know in writing (or
email). We will not accept liability for any dissatisfaction or other
complaints not reported to our local manager during your stay.
cannot be held responsible nor accept any liability where
we are prevented from fulfilling our contractual obligations by "force
majeure". These include but are not limited to, war, threat of war, civil
commotion or strife, hostilities, strikes and other industrial disputes,
natural disaster, fire, acts of God, terrorist activities, technical
difficulties with transportation and utilities, closure of ports or
ferries, quarantine, epidemics, weather conditions, government action or
other events outside our control. Your travel insurance may cover you in
some of these events.
This agreement shall be construed in accordance
with and governed by the law of England and Wales and each party agrees
to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and
DO NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY,
DAMAGE OR LOSS SUSTAINED BY ANY MEMBER OF YOUR GROUP OR ANY PERSON WHO
ENTERS INTO THE VILLA DURING YOUR CONFIRMED RENTAL PERIOD EITHER BY YOUR
INVITATION OR NOT, EXCEPT WHERE ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH IS
ATTRIBUTABLE TO OUR NEGLIGENCE.
IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU AND ALL MEMBERS OF YOUR PARTY TAKE OUT
HOLIDAY TRAVEL/MEDICAL INSURANCE TO COVER CANCELLATION FEES AND ANY
OTHER LOSSES THAT MAY OCCUR. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THIS IS
October 2004, all British visitors must have their own machine readable
(i.e. the red EEC style) passports, children are not able to travel on
their parents passport from October 2004.
Up to date
information regarding the
passport and visa changes can be found at the following links: