FAQ Please read to see what’s included in the price and for details of changeover
days and insurance.
Is the availability calendar up to date? The calendar is live and is updated regularly
and you are welcome to email or telephone to make a booking enquiry or ask any questions.
When do we have to pay for the rental? If we have the dates you want, we need a deposit
of £100.00 asap to secure your booking.
When we receive your deposit we will reserve those dates just for you and create
a firm booking.
Full payment is to be made eight weeks before your arrival date. If booking the
cottage within 8 weeks of the start of your holiday, then the full amount will be
Is there a security deposit? Yes, in common with other holiday home owners, we also
ask for a £100.00 returnable security deposit. This is to cover breakage/loss/damage
and any special/excess cleaning to the cottage or contents.
Are there discounts for long lets? Discounts are available for two consecutive weeks
and longer lets, please email with any enquiries.
What is included in the rental price?
Bed linen and towels are included so there’s no need to take up packing space with
All electricity is included for the summer months - May to September inclusive.
Guests should leave the cottage clean and tidy and in the same state as they found
it when they arrived, for the comfort of other guests. However, normal cleaning and
linen change when you leave is included in the cost of your stay. Excessive cleaning
will be charged from your security deposit.
From October to April the electricity is by meter reading at the standard EDF rate.
You are welcome to use of any fresh fruit or nuts from the orchard [availability
depends on the season!]
A large basket of logs for the wood burner is provided.
What day is changeover day?
Changeover day for your holiday is normally on a Saturday.
The cottage is available from 3pm and is to be vacated by 10am on the morning of
We always endeavour to be as flexible as possible, so if you need a different day
to fit in with your travel plans please ask and we may be able to accommodate you
- especially at off peak times.
Short breaks are also available - do feel free to contact us to discuss your needs.
What about holiday insurance?
Guests are strongly advised to take out holiday insurance to cover loss of deposit
or total holiday price due to cancellation.
Any cancellations made within eight weeks of the date of your arrival will result
in the loss of the full amount payable.
Guests are also advised to arrange comprehensive travel insurance to include cover
for personal belongings and public liability, as this is not covered by the owners.
Don't forget your EHIC European Health Insurance Card which used to be called the
E111 card. It’s free and you can apply for it here.
The use of the accommodation, equipment or any amenities on site is entirely at the
hirer's risk and no responsibility will be accepted for injury, loss or damage to
the guests personally, their belongings, or vehicles.
The owners are not insured for theft, loss or damage of guests' belongings.
The owners are not insured for guests' personal injury or accidents or loss of earnings.
Thank you for visiting our website. Have a good holiday.