Contract for ‘MULBERRY’

The contract is for a short-term holiday rental of the property specified on the booking form made between the client and the owner Valerie Treadwell, binding from such time that booking is made and inclusive of all the following conditions.

By making a booking the client contracts on behalf of himself/herself and all those in his/her party and represents that he/she has the authority to accept these conditions on behalf of and binding upon all guests in his/her party.

Bookings are accepted on the understanding that the property is taken for holiday purposes only and that, excepting babies, the number of people in each property is limited to that entered on the booking form.

The client and any friends or family of the client visiting the property while the client is staying there must adhere to the conditions of the contract, including the rules and procedures contained in the information folder provided in the property. If inviting friends to visit the client must inform the owner.



A deposit of 50% of the cost is payable on booking if the booking is made more than four weeks before the start of the rental. Bookings are provisional until a deposit is received and are held for 48 hours. The balance shall be payable four weeks before the commencement of the rental. Non-payment of the balance of the rent on or after the due date may be construed as a cancellation of the contract by the client.

Full payment is required if the booking is less than four weeks in advance of the commencement of the rental.

A damage cover payment of £250.00 will also be put in place using the credit card details of the client.



In the event of a cancellation the total cost is payable.

Any cancellation made by the client for whatever reason shall be in writing and addressed to the address on the Booking Form. On receipt of the notice of cancellation we will seek to re-let the property for the period of booking. If a re-letting is achieved, a refund of the money already paid by the client less rent for any part of the period which was not able to be re-let.

The client is strongly advised to take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Exit Cleaning Fee

Please note an exit cleaning fee of £25 will be added to your booking.


Period of Hire

Rentals commence at 4.00 pm on the day of arrival and terminate at 11.00am on the day of departure.

The estimated time of arrival time should be arranged in advance.


Right of Entry

Whilst respecting the reasonable privacy of the client, the owner reserves the right to access the property at all times, if necessary, for repairs and emergencies.

Care of the Property

The client shall take all reasonable and proper care of the property and its furniture, pictures, fittings and effects in or on the property and leave them in the same state of repair, condition, cleanliness and tidiness as at the commencement of the rental period.


Breakages or Damage

The client is required to inform the owner of any damage or breakage in or around the property promptly so that it can be repaired and replaced for the next client.

The client is bound to reimburse the owners for replacement by way of their credit card details for any substantial repair or extra cleaning costs where reasonably demanded by the owners for damage caused by the client.


Rules and Procedures

Clients are required to observe the rules and familiarise themselves with the procedures contained in the information folder provided.



Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the accommodation, or close to the house.



No pets are permitted.



The owner is not liable for any loss or damage to any client's property or any property belonging to a member of the client's party howsoever caused.


The client or members of his/her party cannot hold the owner liable for any personal injury/death howsoever sustained where the owner and/or their employees have used reasonable skill and care; and/or where caused by the fault of the person(s) affected or any member(s) of their party (including inadequate supervision of children); and/or where caused by the fault of a third party, and/or where caused by an event that could not have been reasonably foreseen or avoided.


Please acknowledge the above with your signature on the Booking Form attachment and return to:-

Mrs. Valerie Treadwell, 44 Newport Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4BS.


Thank you and I look forward to meeting you.



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