IT IS HEREBY AGREED AS FOLLOWS :

 

The Property Owner agrees to let the Premises to the Guest for the sole purpose of holiday accommodation.

 

The Holiday Let shall commence on the Start Date at 3:00 pm.

The Holiday Let shall terminate on the End Date at 12:00 pm (noon), Very much negotiable. 

The Guest shall take possession of the Premises on the Start Date at the specified time and shall vacate the Premises at or before the specified time on the End Date.

The procedures for the Guest to collect keys prior to the commencement of the Holiday Let and to return them at the end of the Holiday Let shall be agreed separately between the Property Owner and Guest.

 

Upon taking possession of the Premises, The Guest acknowledges and agrees that the Premises are let as holiday accommodation within the meaning of Schedule 1, paragraph 9 of the Housing Act 1998 (or where the Premises are in Scotland, within the meaning of Schedule 4, Paragraph 8 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988) and that the Guest has no security of tenure.

The Guest agrees and acknowledges that as a Holiday Let, this Agreement is an excluded Agreement for the purpose of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977.

 

The Guest agrees to pay the Property Owner the Rental for the Premises.

 

The Guest agrees to deposit the amount of £50  (“the Deposit”) with the Property Owner as a security for damage or extra cleaning duties to the property and for cancellation of this Agreement.

The Guest shall pay the Deposit to the Property Owner at the same time as the Rental.

At the end of the Holiday Let and the return of the keys to the Property Owner, the Deposit shall be refunded to the Guest by the Property Owner, minus any deductions which may be due to the Property Owner in respect of the breach of any part of this agreement by the Guest.

 

Where the Guest cancels his booking 14 days before the rental the guest will not be liable to pay the Rental or the Deposit and will incur no charge. If the Rental or Deposit has already been paid to the Property Owner it will be refunded in full and the Property Owner will be free to re-let the Premises.

Where the Guest fails to pay the Rental and the Deposit to the Property Owner 14 days prior to the stay the guest will be held to have cancelled his booking and terminated this agreement. The Property Owner will be free to re-let the Premises.

Where the Guest wishes to cancel his booking within 14 days of the stay the guest must give the Property Owner written notice.

Where the Guest cancels his booking prior to 14 days of the stay the guest will be entitled to a full refund of the Deposit. 

 

The Property Owner reserves the right to cancel this agreement for any reason and at any time. Notice shall be given in writing as soon as reasonably practical. If the Property Owner chooses to cancel the agreement under this Clause, the Guest shall be entitled to a full refund of the Rental and the Deposit. The Property Owner shall not be liable for any consequential loss, incidental expenditure, or loss of enjoyment which the Guest suffers as a result of cancellation.

 

The Guest’s family and/or other guests (as agreed between the Property Owner and the Guest in advance in writing) shall be entitled to occupy the Premises in addition to the Guest (5 in total)

The Guest undertakes and warrants that he shall require all persons who are permitted to occupy the Premises under this section to comply with all obligations and restrictions which are imposed on the Guest under this agreement.

The Guest agrees that any damage or breach of this agreement by any person who is permitted to occupy the Premises under this section shall be treated as damage or breach attributable to the Guest and the Guest agrees to indemnify the Property Owner against any such breach or damage. 

Any damage or breach caused by any person who is permitted to occupy the Premises under this section may be rectified by the Property Owner making an appropriate deduction from the Deposit prior to it being refunded.

 

The Guest undertakes to use the Premises only for residential purposes and only for the purpose of a holiday let.

The Guest undertakes not to use the Premises for the carrying out of a trade or business, or for any unlawful, questionable or immoral purpose.

The Guest undertakes not to use the Premises to store any dangerous or hazardous material or substance, or any item of a flammable or explosive nature which might unreasonably increase the risk of fire or explosion on or around the Premises and which would be considered hazardous by a responsible insurance company.

The Guest shall not sublet the Premises or assign any of his interests, rights or responsibilities under this Holiday Let without the prior written consent of the Property Owner (such consent being at the absolute discretion of the Property Owner).

The Guest shall not cause any damage to the walls, doors, windows or other fixtures and fittings of the Premises and shall not use the Premises in any way which impinges on the property rights of neighbours or creates a nuisance, either to the Property Owner or others.

The Guest undertakes not to allow smoking in the Premises.

The Guest undertakes not to remove any of the furniture from its current position within the

Premises.

The Guest undertakes to maintain the Premises in good condition during the term of the Holiday Let. The Guest shall keep the property clean and ventilated and in cold weather will take steps to ensure that pipes do not freeze.

The Guest shall be responsible for keeping drains, waste pipes, baths, sinks, and lavatories free from blockages and shall take care not to dispose of any immiscible or damaging substances such as oil and grease via the drains or waste pipes.

The Guest undertakes to leave the Premises clean and tidy at the end of the Holiday Let, in the same condition as he found it upon taking possession.

The Guest shall not keep any pets or any other animals on or in the Premises without the prior written consent of the Property Owner (such consent being at the absolute discretion of the Property Owner).

The Guest shall permit the Property Owner or any person authorised by the Property Owner to enter the Premises at any reasonable hour for the purpose of ensuring all appliances are safe and carrying out urgent repairs to the Premises.

Responsibility for Security, Loss and Damage

The Property Owner shall take out appropriate and adequate buildings insurance to protect the Premises against flood, fire, subsidence, storms, malicious damage and all other usual forms of insurable risks.

The Property Owner shall take out appropriate insurance to cover any fixtures, fittings or appliances which belong to him and which are let with the Premises.

The Property Owner makes no guarantee as to the security of the Premises and the Guest acknowledges that where he stores any personal possessions in the Premises, which includes any vehicles which the Guest parks in any allocated parking spaces, he does so at his own risk. The Property Owner shall not be liable for any loss or damage howsoever caused to the Guest’s personal possessions, except where the loss or damage is caused by the Property Owner’s own negligence.

Any notices required to be made in writing under this agreement shall be made to the addresses set out below:

Property Owner: [Contact Name] [Address] Guest:[Contact Name] [Address]

or as otherwise specified by the relevant party by notice in writing to the other party. Written notice shall be deemed to have been duly received:

if delivered personally, when left at the address and for the contact referred to in this Clause; or

if sent by pre-paid first class post or recorded delivery, at 9.00 am on the second Business Day after posting; or

if delivered by commercial courier, on the date and at the time that the courier’s delivery receipt is signed.

Miscellaneous Provisions

This document constitutes the entirety of the agreement between the parties and the terms of the Holiday Let. It supersedes any prior representations which may have been made, whether orally or in writing. Any modification to this Agreement or the terms of the Holiday Let must be made in writing and signed by both the Property Owner and the Guest.

This Holiday Let shall be governed by the Law of England and Wales.

All clauses, sub clauses and parts thereof shall be severable and shall be read and construed independently. Should any part of this agreement be found invalid this will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision or of this agreement as a whole.

All terms, conditions and covenants contained in this Holiday Let shall bind the parties and their heirs, legal representatives, successors to title and permitted assignees.

The failure by either party to enforce any provision of this Holiday Let shall not be deemed a waiver or limitation of that part’s right to subsequently compel and require strict compliance with every provision of this Holiday Let.