Broadmea Holiday Cottages, stunning barn conversions situated in the beautiful, unspoilt South Tyne Valley on the Cumbria and Northumberland border

'The Owner'

Patricia Staley
Broadmea Farm,

Tel: 07510 219830
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

'The Property'

Broadmea Barn/Stable
Broadmea Farm,

Tel: 07510 219830
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Broadmea Barn and Broadmea Stable

Letting Terms and Conditions

1. Definitions

In this agreement:

1.1. The expressions contained in the booking particulars shall have the meanings given to them;
1.2. 'The Contents' means the fixtures, fittings, furnishings, equipment, crockery, utensils, linen and all other items within the Property and its gardens
1.3. 'The Holiday Period' means the period from 3 pm on the Arrival Date until 10 am on the Departure Date;
1.4. ‘The Holiday Party’ means the people occupying the Property during the Holiday Period

2. Nature of the Agreement

2.1. No contract will be created between the Owner and the Hirer for the use of the Property until the owner has confirmed the hirers booking by e-mail or other written means.
2.2. The licence to use the Property is granted by the Owner to the Hirer for the purpose of a holiday and is not intended to create the relationship of landlord and tenant between the parties. The Hirer shall not be entitled to a tenancy, or to an assured shorthold or assured tenancy, or to any statutory protection under the Housing Act 1988 or to any other statutory security of tenure now or when this Licence ends.
2.3. The Hirer accepts full responsibility of all the people in the Holiday Party and shall ensure that they comply with the terms of this agreement and the Hirer accepts the terms of this agreement on behalf of all such persons.

3. Licence to Occupy

3.1. The Owner permits the Hirer to occupy the Property and to use the Contents for the Holiday Period for the Letting Fee, payment of which is required in advance.
3.2. The Property will be available for occupation from 3 pm on the Arrival Date. All of the Holiday Party must vacate the Property with their effects by 10 am on the Departure Date. Failure to do so will result in the Hirer being charged a further day's proportionate Letting Fee.
3.3. The Hirer must be one of the Holiday Party and the Property cannot be sublet privately by the Hirer or put up for auction on e-bay or any other internet company or privately.
3.4. The number of people in the Holiday Party occupying the Barn must not exceed 12 and the number of people in the Holiday Party occupying the Stable must not exceed 6.

4. Payment

4.1. The Deposit must be paid at the time that the Property is booked by the Hirer.
4.2. The balance of the Letting Fee must be paid by the Payment Date. If the booking is made after the Payment Date the whole of the Letting Fee must be paid at the time that the Property is booked by the Hirer.
4.3. Time is of the essence for payment of all sums due from the Hirer under this agreement. If any sum is not paid by its due date the Owner shall be entitled to terminate this agreement and the cancellation charges set out in clause 5 shall apply.
4.4. Any payments made by the Hirer by cheque must be cleared funds before they will be regarded as having been paid for the purposes of this agreement. The Hirer should allow 5 days for clearance.

5. Cancellation

Bookings placed after 8/6/20 arriving after 1/8/20 are covered by Master Cancel. Please go to the Cancellation Policy document for information. Bookings placed prior to 8/6/20 will continue to be covered by the original terms and conditions here.

5.1. If the Hirer cancels the booking of the Property then the Owner shall be entitled to retain the Deposit. Should the cancellation occur after the balance of the Letting Fee has been paid or become payable then the Owner shall be entitled to payment of and to retain the full amount of the Letting Fee but will return the Damage Bond to the Hirer within 21 days of cancellation.
5.2. If the Owner has to cancel the booking for reasons beyond its reasonable control, it will refund the Letting Fee and Damage Bond (or such part of them as have been paid). No extra compensation shall be payable. The Owner shall not be responsible for travel expenses, alternative accommodation or other expenses that may have been or may consequently be incurred. The Hirer is advised to take out travel/trip insurance which should cover any cancellations for reasons beyond its control.

6. Keys

The Owner will issue to the Hirer at least one set of keys to the Property on the Arrival Date and the Hirer must return them to the Owner on the Departure Date. If the Hirer loses a key the Hirer shall pay to the Owner the reasonable cost of having a replacement cut.

7. Hirer's Obligations

The Hirer must:

7.1. Allow the owner or the owner's agent to enter the property to inspect the state of it, at all reasonable times causing as little inconvenience to the hirer as reasonably practicable;
7.2. Not cause any damage to the property or the contents;
7.3. Not do anything that may reasonably be considered to cause a nuisance or annoyance to the owner or to any other occupier of adjoining or neighbouring premises;
7.4. Not do or permit any act that would make any insurance policy on the property void or voidable or increase the premium;
7.5. Comply with the regulations set out in the owner’s notices within the property and any other regulations notified to the hirer by the owner from time to time during the holiday period.
7.6. Not allow any pets or other animals into the property other than with the prior agreement of the owner and subject (and which shall be limited in any event to 2 pets in the barn and 1 pet in the stable) and subject to the payment of an additional charge of £25 in respect of each agreed pet.
7.7. Ensure that children are properly supervised at all times.
7.8. Keep any permitted pets under proper control at all times.

8. Use

The Hirer must not use the Property except for the purpose of a holiday by the Holiday Party during the Holiday Period, and not for any other purpose or longer period.

9. Owner's Obligations

The Owner must:

9.1. Allow the holiday party enjoyment and use of the property for the holiday period free of interruption except as provided by clause 7.1. or in the case of emergency;
9.2. To provide clean bed linen and towels on a weekly basis during the holiday period.

10. Exclusion of Liability

10.1. The occupation of the Property by the Holiday Party shall be entirely at their own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law the Owner excludes all liability to the Holiday Party for any loss or damage to the Property or possessions of any of the Holiday Party and for any personal injury occasioned in the course of or in connection with the use of the Property. The Holiday Party shall be responsible for the security of their own property and possessions. Nothing in this clause shall exclude liability for death or person injury caused by the negligence of the Owner.
10.2. The Barn is not suitable for occupation by persons with restricted mobility.

11. Safety Regulations

The Owner confirms that the furniture and furnishings and gas and electrical appliances and equipment comply with the applicable safety regulations.

12. Early Termination

This licence may be determined before the end of the Holiday Period by the Owner giving the Hirer notice only in the event of the Hirer being in material breach of the terms of this agreement or by reason of fire or some other catastrophic event of the type covered in a comprehensive insurance policy. In the case of determination otherwise than by reason of the Hirer's default the Owner shall return to the Hirer the appropriate proportion of the Letting Fee attributable to the then unexpired remainder of the Holiday Period.

13. Notices

Any notice to be served on the Hirer under this agreement during the Holiday Period may be given by delivery through the letterbox or putting under the front door of the Property and shall be deemed to have been received upon the expiration of 24 hours after service.

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.