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Smallwater lakes terms & conditions.




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Bookings will be confirmed in writing, following receipt of a signed booking form and deposit from the Client. This will constitute a formal acceptance of the booking.

The deposit is 30% per week booked (non-refundable). It should be received within 10 days of reservation and the balance received no less than EIGHT weeks prior to your holiday. If payment is not received by the due date, we reserve the right to cancel the booking. A breakage deposit cheque of (250) or 200 pounds sterling is to be paid at the time of final payment. This cheque may be banked and a full refund of the deposit will be returned within fourteen days of departure providing inspection records no breakages and that the property was left in a clean and tidy state. Any other necessary charges will be deducted and the balance returned along with any receipts. This does not limit the Client's liability to the 0wner. The Client shall report to the Owner without delay any broken or missing items, defects or breakdowns at the start of their holiday. The Client shall reimburse the Owner for any damage or breakage of the property contents and equipment in the grounds, including any caused by negligence by anyone in their party.

The property will be available from 16.00hrs. on the day of arrival. The Client and party should vacate the property no later than 10.00hrs. on the day of departure.

The number of people to reside in the property will be fixed at the time of booking. Additions can only be made with permission of the Owner before the start of the holiday. The Chalet sleeps a maximum of six people: one double bed, two full-sized bunk beds and a double sofa bed.  La grange sleeps nine people : one king size bed , three single beds , two double beds, plus a double sofa bed if needed.

The Clients agree to be considerate tenants and to take good care of the property. They will be responsible for leaving the property in a clean and tidy condition. They also agree not to act in a way that would cause disturbance to others. The Owner reserves the right to make a charge from the breakage deposit if it is considered that the chalet or the Lodge has been left in an unacceptable condition.

The Owner cannot be held liable for any temporary defects or stoppage by public services to the property in respect of any equipment or appliances in the property nor any loss, damage or injury as a result of adverse weather conditions, nor other matters however caused.

Under no circumstances shall the Owner's liability exceed the amount paid for the rental. If, in the event of substantial damage to the property, caused by severe weather conditions, etc. before the start of the holiday, a refund will be made of all the sums paid, within seven days.

CancellationAll deposits are non refundable. If cancellation takes place,  refunds will be made if the Owner is able to re-let the property.  If the property is unable to be re-let, all rental monies are non-refundable.

Clients are not covered by the Owner's insurance, and are STRONGLY advised to obtain comprehensive travel and personal liability insurance for their stay in France.


Fishery Rules

No lure fishing for predators or other fish.

All live and dead baits must be caught from our lakes

You must have a suitable landing net & unhooking mat at all times when fishing.

Do not leave rods unattended when your line is in the water.

Please carefully dispose of all litter in bins provided.

No lead core and barbless hooks only.

Maximum of four rods per fisherman allowed.

These rules are set out for the welfare of the fish and to ensure

quality fishing and an enjoyable stay for all our holiday guests.

 If you neglect to abide by the rules above, we reserve the right to ask you to leave the fishery.

 Thank you for your consideration, we look forward to meeting you.

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