Taransay Cottage Terms and Conditions
Taransay Cottage, Bridge of Orchy PA36 4AD
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By using the website, making a booking or staying at Taransay Cottage you agree to the following terms and conditions. If you have any questions then please contact us.
The price of the accommodation includes the following:
Electricity, linen, hot water, and heating.
The cottage is suitable for a maximum of 6 people. No stag or hen groups are allowed or hunting parties. No weapons can be stored in the property.
One well-behaved pet is welcome by prior arrangement. A dog bed and dog towel can be provided if required. Pets are not allowed on the furniture and can sleep in the kitchen, or in one of the bedrooms designated for sharing with your pet. Please ask for details.
Acceptance of Children
We welcome children of all ages within the occupancy limit of 6.
Cancellation and Insurance
By making your booking, our agreement is a legal contract. Your deposit of £150 is non-refundable. You must make the final payment 60 days before your holiday start date. If you cannot take your holiday and the booking cannot be re-let, you are still liable to pay for the booking as detailed below:
If you cancel less than 14 days from the holiday start date there is no refund. If less than 30 days, but more than 14 days from the start date, we will refund 50% of the final payment. Note that the original deposit is non-refundable.
If we do succeed in re-letting the booking, you are no longer liable for the final payment, or we will refund the final payment to you if you have already paid it.
Please note that your deposit is not refundable under any circumstances. We would recommend that you take out cancellation insurance to cover this cost.
Your online booking can be cancelled in total within 14 days of booking.
Non-availability of Accommodation
We would only cancel your holiday if your accommodation was unavailable for reasons beyond our control. We would refund all monies paid by you for the holiday. Our liability would not extend beyond this refund.
The cottage is supplied by a private water supply owned jointly by the property owners of Bridge of Orchy. The source of this supply is a mountain stream. There is a filtration plant for the village and each property has a filter and ultraviolet treatment system. As with all private water supplies, regardless of treatment, the water should be boiled for the very young, elderly and those with compromised immune systems.
The cottage also has a private septic tank for drainage. If the water supply to the cottage fails or the drainage fails and is unavailable for more than two days, you will need to leave the accommodation for environmental health reasons and we will refund the remainder of your holiday. Our liability would not extend beyond this refund.
The cottage is all electric and the heating in each room is through electric panel heaters. Each room has its own wall thermostat and heater. You should keep doors closed so that each room can control its temperature level independently. The heaters are timed and computer controlled remotely. Use the Boost button to increase the temperature in any one room for a set period. Any problems please phone. Please minimise energy use.
Your accommodation will be available to you from 3pm on the day of arrival, unless otherwise arranged. We may not be able to accommodate you if you arrive earlier than the agreed time as we will be busy preparing the cottage.
Please be ready to leave the accommodation by 11am on the day of departure, unless otherwise arranged.
Damages and Breakages
Please take care when staying in our property. You are responsible and liable for any breakages or damages, which you cause, to the accommodation or its contents. All we ask is that you report any incidents as they occur. We do not normally charge for minor breakages, but we may send you an invoice for repair or making good if the damage or breakage is significant, and we may make an additional charge of £50 if you did not report this. Your pet is welcome but if it creates damage or unreasonable mess then we may charge a fee for additional cleaning or repairs.
We do not accept any liability for any damage, loss or injury to any member of your party or any vehicles or possessions, unless proven to be caused by a negligent act by ourselves or our employees or contractors whilst acting in the course of employment.
On street parking is available next to the cottage and there is additional parking on the street nearby. you must not block access to the railway level crossing.
Wireless internet is available but the service is not guaranteed. The broadband is slow and unsuitable for streaming or large downloads. The WIFI may be restricted in terms of data or speed.
There is no television reception at the cottage and the WIFI is unsuitable for downloading movies or streaming TV. There is a DVD player and screen as well as an assortment of DVDs.
There is no smoking permitted anywhere in the property or gardens including electronic smoking devices, enjoy the fresh air.
This is a quiet, rural area so please minimise noise and enjoy the peace. The railway passes the front of the cottage and there are several, slow-moving trains a day, these are not very noisy. The railway crossing is used by Network Rail for access so sometimes there are vehicles accessing the line after hours.
There is a blue recycling bin for cardboard and cartons. The green bin is for non-recyclable waste. There is no glass recycling nearby so please either take your glass away or leave it for us to recycle. Please respect our lovely environment and recycle where possible.
The cottage was built in 1901 and all entrances have one or two steps. The path is gravel and slopes up to the cottage. The doors are of traditional width. Wheelchair users please note that although the property is all on one level, there are a couple of steps into the property at the main door through a porch and also at the French doors in the bedroom and kitchen. Ask if you are unsure.
Payments are by cash, bank transfer, cheque, or PayPal. You must pay the full fee before staying with us. If you fail to pay prior to your stay your booking will be cancelled, any deposit will not be refunded.
All website content is copyright and images should not be used without permission. If you wish to link to the website in any way you must obtain permission. We are not liable for any external web content from links or from the non-availablity of the website.