Terms and Conditions

Terms & conditions of rental at Seabreeze Cottage 

 Contract– The contract will be between the client and the owners of Seabreeze cottage and will be governed by English law. It will be entered into when the booking form has been received, the deposit has been processed and letters/email of confirmation has been issued by Seabreeze cottage. The contract will be subject to the following conditions:

*  Although not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you arrange travel insurance cover against any financial loss.

* I the client, undertake to ensure all members of my party are aware and comply with these conditions.

∗ Key collection, directions to cottage & detailed list of equipment at cottage (so you can pack accordingly) will be sent to you, 2 weeks before arrival.

 Payment—A booking form will be issued when a verbal, written or email reservation is made. This must be completed & returned to Seabreeze together with a deposit of 25% of total booking value, if this is made more than 8 weeks prior to arrival.

∗ The balance becomes payable 8 weeks before the arrival date. If the balance is not received on or before the due date, we reserve the right to re-let the property.

∗  For booking made less than 8 weeks prior to the date of arrival, the sum becomes payable in full at the time of initial booking. 

∗ Please note the rental rate agreed at time of booking forms part of the contract & will not be adjusted after the deposit has been paid.

∗  Fees can made by: Bank transfer, or credit/debit card online

 Cancellation Policy–Any cancellations must be made in writing. 

∗ Monies paid will be refunded less handling charges incurred, provided we re-let the cottage for the same rental rate. If re-let for less, the difference will be treated as a cancellation charge & will not be refunded. If the cottage remains un-let, no money will be refunded.

Should the cottage not be available or be rendered inaccessible for all or part of the rental period due to circumstances beyond our control or if the cottage has become unfit for letting due to damage by previous lettings or if for any reason we are not able to comply with this agreement, our liability shall be limited to the refund of all rental charges paid in respect of the period of unavailability. We shall not be liable for any compensation, expenses, cost or for sums of any description (including the cost of securing alternative accommodation). Although not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you arrange insurance cover against any cancellation charges.

* Administration charge- A discretionary fee of £75 will be applied as necessary for any booking changes.

∗ Security/damage deposit- of £150 is payable at the same time as your final balance. 

∗ Provided no damages, breakages , extra cleaning or any incident incurring extra expenditure have occurred, we will refund  the full amount within 2 weeks after departure. Otherwise we will take the extra costs incurred out of this deposit and invoice you for balance if necessary.

∗ Breakages or damage The guest is legally bound to reimburse Seabreeze cottage for replacement, repair or extra costs incurred. Small accidental breakages we ask for you to replace & let us know. More substantial breakages need to be reported straight away so we can replace. 

* We the owners reserve the right to cancel a reservation at anytime. In which case we will refund any money paid to us.

∗ Number of people in the cottage- The number of people occupying the cottage must not exceed five

∗ The number of occupants & their full names must be disclosed on the booking form . We reserve the right to refuse entry to the entire party if this condition is breached. 

∗ Use of cottage or facilities & garden by anyone not named on the booking form is expressly forbidden without prior permission from Seabreeze owners & may result in an additional charge or immediate termination of the contract.

∗ Children– Guest must accept full responsibility for their children’s safety at all times. 

  • Children must not be left unaccompanied on the balcony & no climbing on bench or furniture for safety reasons 

∗ The garden is terraced with steps & there are Sharpe plants, for this reason children should not be unaccompanied at any time.

∗ Right of entry_ We reserve the right to gain access to the cottage at all reasonable times for the purpose of inspection or maintenance or to carry out any necessary repairs.

∗ Period of hire– rentals will commence from 4pm on the day of arrival & will terminate at 10am on the day of departure, unless otherwise agreed in advance. 

∗ Weekly rentals generally run from Saturday to Saturday. 

∗ Rates are subject to change without prior notice & are only guaranteed by confirmed reservation.

∗ Smoking– Seabreeze cottage is non-smoking, non-vaping. Smokers are permitted to smoke outside the property, but must be at least two metres from any door. We ask that you extinguish cigarettes in the sand bin in the garden & pick-up any smoking debris after you.  

∗ Complaints– Any complaints which arise during the occupation of your cottage must be notified to the owners or local representative, at the earliest opportunity (within 12 hours of arrival) to allow for rectification & in the case of serious problem this must be confirmed in writing. Any issued raised after departure will be deemed invalid.  

∗ Owner’s liability– The owners of Seabreeze Cottage shall not be held liable for:

∗ The use of equipment & amenities is entirely at the user’s own risk & no responsibility can be accepted for any injury, accidents or theft.

∗  Force Majeure. We cannot accept liability or responsibility for any alterations, delay or cancellation or any other loss or damage or injury caused by war, civil strife, terrorist action, industrial disputes, fire, sickness, bad weather, livestock, epidemics, acts of any government, or public authority, changes imposed by re-scheduling of airlines, ferries or any event outside of owners control.

∗ For any temporary defect stoppage in the supply of public services & in respect of any equipment, machinery or appliance anywhere on the premises, 

∗ For loss, damage or injury caused by matters beyond our control. 

∗ For loss, damage or inconvenience caused or suffered by the client if the property should be destroyed or substantially damaged before commencement of or during the rental period & in any event the owners shall, within 7 days of notification to the client, refund all monies previously paid in respect of the rental period.

∗ Under no circumstances shall the owners liability exceed the amount paid for the rental period.

 ∗ Facilities– Whereas every effort will be made to ensure the provision of all the advertised facilities, these do not form part of the accommodation contract & may be altered or access restricted as necessary & at anytime.

∗ Care of the property– Guest must take all reasonable & proper care of the cottage, grounds, fixtures & fittings. 

∗ They must be left in the same state of repair & condition as at the beginning of the rental period. 

∗ Guest must also agree not to act in any way that may cause disturbance to neighbors.

*We do not permit charging-up of batteries for electric cars (or other such equipment) at the cottage. This is not included in utility Tariff.


∗ No extra charge for: 

*All bed linen

∗ Towels, (not beach towels)

∗ Utility bill– electric, gas, water ( reasonable use or extra charges will be incurred )

∗ Beach equipment

∗ Picnic equipment

∗ Pets: 

We do welcome one, well behaved eighteen month or older dog to stay

∗ Dogs are accepted by prior arrangement & details must be given on booking form

∗ a small charge of £25 per week

∗ Dogs must not:

∗  be left unattended at the cottage (local day kennelling available) 

∗ or allowed upstairs in the cottage. 

∗ If damage is caused by an unattended animal, you will be liable. 

∗ Dogs are not allowed on sofas & furniture

∗ Please bring your own dog bedding & necessary throws for furniture & towels to clean, dry your pet.

∗ If your dog fouls in garden, please remove, double bag

∗ Please ensure your pet has been properly treated for fleas/worms before arrival.

∗ Please be considerate to neighbours with regard to your pet barking

∗ Please note there are restrictions throughout the South West, where dogs are not allowed on many popular beaches between months of July and August. There is a list of local dog-friendly beaches at the cottage.

You will find Cornwall very dog friendly & most establishments- pubs, restaurants, shops welcome pets. There is also local day kennels available (we can send you details) if you fancy visiting beaches, gardens or a meal out of an evening without your pets.

I hope you can see we aren't being awkward with pets not being left unattended at cottage, due to them being in a strange environment they can become stressed, leading to barking & destructive behaviour. We want your holiday to run smoothly & be stress free.