Terms and Conditions

The not so small print. Nothing out of the ordinary here, but do please read.

  1. The place of making any contract for the hire of any of our properties shall be construed as being England. Regardless of the place of making the contract, it shall be made subject to English law.
  2. Marks Places Ltd is acting as the Principal tour operator and provider of accommodation, although it may be requested that payments are made to Mark Fox.
  3. Any booking shall only be confirmed upon the receipt of a deposit of 30% of the total booking cost, in the case of cheques and bank transfers, only upon the cheque being cleared or the bank transfer being completed.
  4. The deposit will not be refundable under any circumstances in the event of cancellation of the booking.
  5. The balance of payment due for a booking shall be payable six calendar weeks prior to arrival. Failure to ensure receipt of funds by that date will result in cancellation of the booking.
  6. Whilst every effort is made to ensure as full and accurate representation of the properties as possible, none of the details constitute a warranty, either express or implied. Any warranty, express or implied, is disclaimed to the full extent allowed by the law. Nor is any representation made, express or implied, as to fitness of purpose. The owner reserves the right to alter any details as necessary for reasons such as safety or redecoration.
  7. In the event of cancellation occurring due to circumstances beyond the owner’s control such as, but not confined to, act of God, natural disaster, accident or terrorism, the owner shall not be liable for compensation.
  8. Whilst such circumstance is not anticipated, the owner reserves the right to cancel the booking in exceptional circumstances whilst making full refund of any monies paid, but not accepting liability beyond that.
  9. The owner reserves the right to refuse a booking in his sole discretion.
  10. Once a booking has been made the price cannot be altered. However until then, the prices that appear on the website are guide prices only, and the owner may choose to alter those, even after providing a quotation, until the time of confirmation of a booking.
  11. You are obliged to assist the owner in recovering from any third party any sum which may compensate the owner for any sums which he pays you.
  12. You are obliged to indemnify the owner for any sum he has to pay any third party as a result of your negligence or any omission of duty by you.
  13. You have a duty to act with due care and consideration to neighbours.
  14. A deposit (currently £200) will be required at the time of balance payment. This is returnable (less any damages) at the end of the week, after the inventory, damage check, return of the keys and at the sole discretion of the owner or his managers on site.
  15. Cancellations later than four calendar weeks will incur a full charge regardless of cancellation.
  16. Cancellations later than four calendar weeks will incur a full charge regardless of cancellation.
  17. No pets allowed.
  18. Check-out time is 10:00 am and check-in time is from 4.00 pm. Where possible we will try to accommodate requests outside these times, but when there are back to back bookings we need the gap to prepare the property for the next guests.
  19. Marks Places Ltd is acting as Principal operator and provider of accommodation.  It may be acting on behalf of Mark Fox or Joanne Harris.

Marks Places Ltd. is the operating company for these properties, it is a UK registered company, registered at 2nd Floor, 109 Uxbridge Road, London W5 5TL, company no: 06054600.

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