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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for Holmthwaite Holiday Cottage Coniston, Cumbria

Booking Terms and Conditions
Thank you for choosing to book with us – we hope you will enjoy your stay in our luxury Coniston Holiday Home. The following terms and conditions apply to your booking. They form the terms of a legally binding contract between us and you.

Restriction on Bookings

Bookings will not be accepted for children under the age of 18 unless accompanied by a responsible adult.


The price payable includes your chosen accommodation for the number of nights stated on your booking.
The price includes gas, electricity, bedding, towels and VAT (if applicable).
Deposit and balance

A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking. Payments must be made by bank transfer to:-

Account name: LMG Properties

Account Number: 23622541

Sort code: 20 80 33

Or by cheque payable to LMG Properties

Failure to pay this balance amounts to cancellation and we are entitled to re-let your accommodation.

If you book 6 weeks or less before arrival you will be required to pay the full amount due for the whole of your stay.

Security deposit

We are sure that you will take care whilst you stay with us, and we acknowledge that accidents sometimes happen. All damage, loss or breakages must be notified to us immediately.

Charges payable by you due to your breach of Damage and Breakage, Smoking, Occupancy, Pets (or if a cleaning charge is levied on departure) will be deducted from the security deposit.

If the damage is discovered after you depart, you will be notified in writing as soon as is reasonably practicable. We also reserve the right to charge if we are unable to re-let the accommodation as a consequence of the damage.

A returnable security bond of £250.00 is payable 6 weeks before arrival.

Your security bond will be return to you within 7 days if no issues are identified.

If the charges payable by you exceed the amount paid under the security deposit, then you will remain liable for the balance.

Cancellation by you

If you cancel more than 6 weeks before arrival you will lose your deposit, but will not be charged for the remainder of your booking.

If you cancel 6 weeks or less before arrival, or fail to check in (“no-show”), or leave before your due departure date, we reserve the right to retain the full balance paid for the whole of your booking, less any costs saved by us as a result of your cancellation, for example if we are able to re-let your accommodation.

Cancellations must be made or confirmed in writing.

It is recommended that you take out travel insurance which provides for cancellation cover.

Cancellation by us

In the unlikely event that we are forced to cancel your booking we will refund all monies already paid by you and confirm that you will not be liable for any further payments to us.

Arrival and Departure

Your accommodation will be available to you from 3pm

You are required to leave by 10 am on the day of departure. If you fail to do so, we reserve the right to charge for any loss we incur as a consequence of this.

The accommodation must be left in a clean and tidy condition and we reserve the right to charge you if in our opinion the accommodation needs additional cleaning than would otherwise be reasonably expected.

Inventory and Appliances

An inventory of all contents will be in the accommodation. This should be checked and any deficiencies notified immediately. If you discover a problem with any appliance you should notify us immediately and not attempt repair yourself.

Noise and Nuisance

You must not cause a nuisance or disturbance to neighbouring accommodation or behave in an unreasonable way. The playing of music or making any noise which is clearly audible in nearby accommodation is not permitted after 11pm. If we consider that guests are in breach of this policy, then we reserve the right to ask you to leave immediately. You will not be entitled to a refund for the balance of your stay.

Maximum occupancy

The maximum occupancy for Holmthwaite House is 12 people.  This must not be exceeded and additional overnight guests must not be accommodated on our property under any circumstances. Breach of this policy will render you liable for further charges, calculated on a pro-rata basis. Alternatively we reserve the right to ask you to leave immediately.

Smoking Policy

We do not allow smoking in Holmthwaite House.  If we find that guests have been smoking in the accommodation, then we reserve the right ask you to leave immediately. Whether or not you are asked to leave, we also reserve the right to charge further sums if we are unable to re-let the accommodation whilst it is fully aired. You will be notified in writing as soon as is reasonably practicable if evidence of smoking is discovered after you depart.


Sorry, we do not allow any pets in Holmthwaite House.

Our Liability

We do not accept any liability for damage to your property or injury to you (or other members of your party) whilst on our premises unless caused by the negligence of us, or our employees.


Any data collected as a result of your booking will be stored in accordance with the provisions of current Data Protection legislation.


Any dispute between us will be governed by the non-exclusive law of the English Courts.

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