Terms and Conditions:


  1. A booking is confirmed when the booking form, acceptance of these terms and a non-refundable deposit of £100 pounds sterling (Euro €150 / US $150) are returned to us, duly and signed.

  2. On receipt of your deposit, a Holiday Booking Acknowledgement form will be returned to the tenant(s ).

  3. The balance due for the rental period must be paid no less than eight weeks before the date of arrival of the tenant(s). Any delay may result in cancellation of the booking.

  4. In the event that the booking is made during the eight weeks preceding the arrival of the tenant, the total rental charge is payable upon acceptance of the booking.

  5. A security deposit of £150 pounds sterling (Euro €175 / US $225) is required to cover any damage or loss during the rental period. An inventory will be made before the guests departure and the deposit will be returned either on the departure date or at the latest within four weeks of departure. An inventory is placed in the information folder.

  6. Any cancellation on the part of the tenants must be made by notifying. Should a cancellation be necessary, the deposit will be lost. If the cancellation is made after the balance has been paid, the full amount will be lost. We strongly advise the purchase of holiday travel insurance as soon as the booking is confirmed. This should cover any cancellations for reasons beyond control. In the event of a cancellation, the security deposit will be returned to the client.

  7. The tenant undertakes to allow maintenance personnel, cleaning staff and the owners reasonable access to the property rented for the purposes of repair and maintenance.

  8. Guests should arrive on the first day of rental after 1600 hours and must vacate the property on their departure date no later than 1230 hours. In the event of a late arrival, advance notification should be given.

  9. The tenants will be responsible for maintaining the property, furniture, furnishings, fittings and equipment in the same position and the same state as they were found on arrival. Villa Ida is located in Piazzano, a quiet village; the residents are friendly and hospitable. The tenants' should be accordingly respectful and considerate - noise levels should be kept to a minimum in the late evening or at night. Smoking is not permitted within the house. The stable is currently not in use and must not be accessed.

  10. The tenants are responsible for the loss of damage of any items made available as part of the tenancy. If the cost of the repair or replacement exceeds the damage deposit paid, the tenant remains liable for the difference between the security deposit and the total cost of repair.

  11. The owners cannot be held responsible during the holiday rental period for:
    1. loss or theft of property belonging to the tenants.
    2. death or injury to the tenants.
    3. any impediment caused to full enjoyment of the property and facilities resulting
      from force majeure, storms, fire, accident, warfare, strikes, governmental or administrative decisions etc.

  12. Please park your vehicle in the spaces allocated.

  13. Any legal problems shall be dealt with under the jurisdiction of the laws of England & Wales.

  14. It is strongly recommended that your stay is covered by your holiday insurance.

  15. Rental charges in winter (01 Nov - 31 Mar) are exclusive of heating charges.