properties known as Le grand Champiau and Le petit Champiau (the
property) are offered for holiday rental subject to agreement
between Cathy & Derek Scoins (the owners) and the renter (the
respect and show consideration for your surroundings and your
period: Saturday to Saturday, although some flexibility may
be available, particularly in Low and Mid season. Earliest check-in
17.30, please check-out by 10.00 on day of departure,
unless otherwise agreed. Latest check-in 23.00.
accepted in Euros (cheque drawn on French bank, direct bank transfer
or cash), or Sterling (UK online banking). Please contact us for
for rental (the charge) is for the number of guests specified
by the renter, subject to the maximum stipulated by the owners;
no extra guests above the maximum stipulated are allowed. No camping
charge is inclusive of water, electricity, gas, fuel and all
linen. A supplementary charge for electricity usage may be
levied for low season rentals. Guests are free to bring their
own linen, but no reduction in the charge will be made. Please
let us know if you wish to bring your own linen. [Please note:
pillows are square French-style].
should complete, sign and return the booking
form together with a 20% deposit. Following receipt, the
owners will send a confirmation notice (by letter or email
as appropriate). This constitutes formal agreement between guests
bookings will be held for up to seven bank working days to
allow for postal/electronic receipt of the initial deposit.
balance, together with the security deposit (see 10) is
due not less than eight weeks before the start of the rental period.
In the event of late payment, the owners reserve the right to
cancel the booking, retain the deposit, and re-let the property.
Any such cancellation will be given in writing. Bookings made
within eight weeks of the start of the rental period must be paid
in full at the time of booking.
€300 (£300) breakages/cleaning (security) deposit
is payable with the balance (refunded within two weeks of date
of your departure subject to possible deductions for damage, breakages,
or additional cleaning [see 16]. This will be returned by cheque
drawn on a UK or French bank, or Euro/Sterling bank transfer,
as per request).
are confirmed on the understanding that the accommodation booked
will be available for the dates specified. If, due to circumstances
beyond our control, this is not possible, we will make a prompt
and full refund of all money paid, and there will be no further
claim against us. In the event of the booking being cancelled
or altered by reason of force majeure (which includes floods,
storms, riots, strikes, wars, and Acts of God) or other events
outside our control, we cannot accept liability. If you or any
other person in the hire party falls ill whilst on holiday or
for any reason has to return early, we cannot be responsible for
any additional costs incurred, nor can any part of the charge
the event of cancellation by the renter, the charges are
than eight weeks before rental period begins, the deposit
eight and four weeks before rental period begins, 50% of the
total cost is refunded,
than two weeks before rental period begins, no refund is made,
it is possible to re-let the property after cancellation,
full refund minus €20 administration fee will be made.
guests MUST have or take out travel insurance including
personal liability and/or provide an attestation de responsabilité
of the accommodation and all amenities is entirely at guests
own risk. Guests' personal belongings (including motor vehicles)
left in or around the property are entirely at guests' own risk,
and no responsibility can be accepted for loss or damage thereto.
report ALL breakages as soon as possible. A charge is
not always levied, but wed rather hear from you than find
out for ourselves after your departure.
agree to be considerate tenants, take good care of the
property, and leave it as clean and tidy as they
found it upon arrival. The owners reserve the right to make a
deduction from the security deposit to cover any additional cleaning
costs. Any guest/guests deemed to be acting in a consistently
unreasonable manner will be asked to quit the property.
every effort has been made to ensure that the description of the
property and nearby facilities is as accurate as possible, we
cannot accept any liabilities for any changes beyond our control.
you have a complaint about the property, please report it to us
as soon as possible so that we have the opportunity to deal with
it. Complaints cannot be accepted after your departure.
glasses (including bottles and cans), sharp objects, or smoking
are allowed within the pool area.
towels are provided for use outside. No linen is to be taken off
pool conforms to French security requirements. Guests must
ensure that the pool fence gate is allowed to close freely.
agree to take all precautions necessary to ensure the safety of
members of their party and to avoid all dangerous activities within
the property. Guests are responsible for ensuring that minors
are supervised at all times.
properties do not have telephones but limited free Wi-fi
is available upon prior request (at least one day before your
arrival). Urgent messages from friends, families and colleagues
can be left with us in an emergency.
no smoking in the gîtes - please dispose of cigarette
ends in a clean and responsible manner.
are not allowed
in/on our properties under the terms of the Loi Warsmann
no. 2012-387 of 22 March 2012 (excepting registered guide dogs).
guests arrive with pets, the keys will not be handed over.
we subsequently discover an animal has been 'smuggled in',
the security deposit will NOT be returned.
signed booking form indicates compliance and acceptance of all terms
doubt about any aspect of your rental, please ask.
flexibility may be possible.