Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions (including Access statement):

Check in is from 4pm-9pm for any remaining B&B bookings Please advise us of your actual expected arrival time, or we may not be here.

Overnight Pamper ladies check in from 11am- 1130 please.

We do not have a reception, call or text to confirm you expected arrival time so we can let you in :07796486326.

We may be able to offer you an earlier check in or late check out for just £20 – on request , limited availability.

Breakfast: from 8 -9.30am, kitchen closes: 10 am as dining room is cleared around 10am.

We offer a full English breakfast (Cereals & fresh fruit on request).

The Shirehouse is Continental / Hamper only, no cooked breakfasts, unless on a 6 plus party package when you will join them in the dining room.

Earlier breakfast times available on request : they will be a continental option left in your fridge or dining room for self service.

Check out is 10.30 am and rooms will be cleaned by 11 am prompt

Failure to vacate your room by 11am will incur a min waiting charge of £20

Or £20 per 30min intervals from 11.00 am.Your room may only be available for longer periods if you have pre booked beauty or massage treatments and /or afternoon tea/ lunch or agreed a fee in advance , so we can delay cleaning staff arrival.

The whole property is non – smoking. This includes prohibited use of incense, candles, flammable liquids or naked flames inside all areas of the property. You may smoke on your private patio in your area of garden disposing of any litter in the flower pots provided please.

Access: The Garden Suite and Shirehouse are ground floor and one level rooms. The garden suite has upvc patio doors with a frame, so a little one brick height step up and small step over the door frame itself into the suite. The Shirehouse also has patio doors but they are frameless so floor level, so no steps inwards. They both have shower rooms with just a small step into the shower cubicle itself, so ideal for anyone with slight mobility problems. We do not have any mobility devices or handrails in any of our rooms. The Upstairs Green room is not suitable for mobility impaired, children or dogs due to the steep low height staircases and low door frames. We have exposed ,white washed and in some cases raised the old ceilings but if your are around 6ft you will have to duck through all doorways and even in the shower’s in most of the house. The Shirehouse is much higher if this is a problem for you.

Please do not eat /drink on or in the beds, Please use your dining room or table provided in your suite, tables & coasters are provided. Wine, make-up & food stains on bedding & carpets will be charged in cash or taken from your £75 bond, along with any items damaged or taken from the premises such as robes, towels, kettles. Items will be charged at cleaning costs or if needed the replaceable value.

We have full central heating & controls on radiators in each room for your comfort. If you are hot or cold simply let us know. We can supply a fan heater or cool fan. All windows are left unlocked due to fire safety, simply press button and turn. Our Gd suite lounge/diner has a wood burning stove. This must not be touched in any way. Stoves are hot, touching fires or leaving them on overnight or when you go out, or related products may result in injury & is at the guests own risk. The owners of Stourview Cottage cannot be held responsible for any injury or damage caused to persons or any personal property. Any resulting damage to Stourview Cottage by any guests & negligence will be charged/ invoiced in full to the guest /suite / room responsible.

In winter we can light the log burner for you for £10 (charge for the wood/kindling).

Please hand in your key(s) on check out. Failure to do so will incur a £35.00 replacement lock / barrel and key tag charge.

There is plenty of free on site guest parking & turning. Please park directly next to your suite, signs indicate.

Please note, all vehicles’& belongings therein are left at the owner’s risk.

Please approach the drive/entrance to Stourview Cottage with caution; it is a steep & sharp turning, enter downhill as we recommend. Please be advised that tow bars will scratch so you must approach downhill not uphill, or you may damage your tow bar ,exhaust pipe and our tarmac driveway! We advise that you approach & enter the driveway coming down White Hill only. Stourview Cottage and the owners cannot & will not be liable to/for any damage or injury caused, to persons or their vehicles and or belongings.

Please be mindful noise levels particularly when returning late (late is after 11pm & if completely under the influence you may be refused entry). This is a 300 yr old creaky house. Please remember to turn off any outside and or inside lights once you have returned. Please vacate the dining room by 9pm so we can set up for breakfast, you have your own private lounge: plus we can not hear you in there x

You must advise us of any health or mobility problems that you or your guests may have, so we can advise of the best room to suit your needs. Or if our home will be suitable/safe for you. For example:We can not allow the infirm /mobility impaired /disabled/ children & babies due to health & safety.We are not medically trained, local hospital and doctor’s contact numbers are on the notice board / file in your room.

Please check all your confirmation/payment details thoroughly; advising us of any errors changes you wish to make ASAP, a £20 admin charge will apply. You must advise how many people are in your booking and staying with us; we have a min & max occupancy rate.

Up to 9 persons (sharing all bedrooms) & 2 persons in the log cabin, with corresponding price per person/per room.

Extra persons are not permitted in your suite or rooms due to fire risk / health & safety, you must request permission for visiting guests or they will be charged a full room rate.

If you use an additional bed or bedroom within your suite, you will be charged the room rate or min a cleaning and Landry fee per bed used. (£30 to £50 per single, £75 to £150 per double)

All B&B , Pamperd nights and Specialist treatment bookings must be paid for in full at time of booking.

Cancellation /Refund policy: All deposits (min £25 pp or £150 per party) are non refundable, but your bond £75.00 is refundable or transferable .

All bookings cancelled with less than 48 hours’ notice and no shows will be charged at 100% of the booking cost.

For whole cottage, private party package bookings & individual suite bookings we require 4 weeks notice to be able to return 50 % of your balance.

Refunds only avaialble if we can re-sell that booking ( less your deposit and any booking fees incurred for food ,entertainments, specialist treatments or massage booked in advance).

(Please note any cancellation charges incurred, due to your illness or injury may be recovered by your relevant holiday insurance policy)

Deposits required: min£25.00 per person deposit can reserve your date; this is non-refundable but may be transferable.

Your booking & package or treatment prices are not guaranteed until you have paid in full. ( we do have an annual review of prices with no notice given)

Any damage or thefts by any member /guest within your booking/party will be charged for, plus your £75 bond will be kept.

Plus an additional £10ph min plus any dry cleaning, laundry or outside cleaning charge will be made if any additional cleaning is needed to your suite or garden for any reason.

The Cottage & Shirehouse are not suitable / safe for children or equipped for disabled customers. Over 16’s only for single suite bookings.

We can supply an extra single bed within the Garden suite room on request for £50, double bed for £75.00 (this includes a breakfast).

There is a min two nights stay on bank holidays & weekends, please check rates & availability when booking.

One night stays if agreed are from £150 per room B&B.

Hearing & guide dogs for the blind are welcome, plus small behaved dogs Strictly in the Garden suite & Shirehouse only.

We do not allow any dogs or small children in the upstairs carpeted rooms, if you sneak them in your will be charged plus cleaning and asked to leave!

An cleaning charge of £10 per day applies for a small dog , You must bring bedding, bowls, food etc. Dogs are not permitted on any beds or any of our soft furnishings and must be kept in your own garden areas & not left in the premises/grounds un attended. All dogs mess must be cleaned up, bags available on request. Any dogs are the owners / guests responsibility and Stourview Cottage and the owners will not be held liable or responsibly in any way. Please do bring a towel or blanket or we can supply one for you.

Our terms & conditions are updated as needed.

Please call with any questions or for an up-to-date or hard copy. A copy will be in your suite room/room file and available at check in.

Please note: it is your responsibility to read and understand these/our terms and conditions, When you sign in on arrival, you are agreeing to these/our terms and conditions and accepting pre authorization and safe storage of your payment details until the day of your check out When your bill is compiled and settled / paid in full and your room / suite checked and cleaned.