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Terms and Conditions


Full refund if cancelled within statutory cooling off period.

Refund of deposit less 10% of TOTAL payable for cancellations up to the date of full payment due i.e. 28 days before take up date.

NO refund for cancellations within 28 days of take up date (start date of rental period).

FULL refund if we cancel due to unforeseen circumstances or the property becomes unfit for use.

25% deposit on booking. Balance due 28 days before take up date (start date of rental period).

Normal change-over day is Saturday. Check-in time 4-6 pm. Check-out times 11am.

No pets, sorry.

Minors ( under 18 ) cannot book the property. Minors cannot use the property without the supervision of a responsible adult for the duration of the stay.

Normal wear and tear accepted.

Breakages and exceptional damages must be paid for in full.

We reserve the right to cancel the booking if the premise becomes unsuitable for habitation or does not meet the standards on which the booking was taken.

Vehicles parked at owner’s risk.

A £100.00 deposit is required, payable at uptake. Full refund if there is no exceptional breakages and ALL towels etc. are returned. Refund will be given at checkout.

Persons with special needs must contact the owner to confirm if the premises are suitable for their needs. No refund will be given if it transpires that the premises are unsuitable.

These terms must be agreed before a booking is confirmed.

Additional Terms and Conditions in relation to pets.

In general pets are not allowed, but there are exceptions. These include GUIDE DOGS, COMPANION DOGS and HOUSE TRAINED ANIMALS.

Animals which shed significant hair are welcome, but must be housed in the rear yard.

Agreement must be sought in advance and confirmed.

In the absence of prior approval you may be refused entrance without refund.

It is the responsibility of the renter to ensure the premises is fully restored to the condition on which they received the premises.

Ensure no evidence of pets having stayed is presented to the next guests.

Properly dispose of all litter off the premises.



The Landlord
David Carthy
42 Mackworth Road,
CF36 5BT
The Tenant
As per invoice, being a person or persons of 18 years or older. For the purpose of this agreement the tenant is the “responsible adult” as in clause 9.1.
The Property
42 Mackworth Road,
CF36 5BT
together with the fixtures and fittings and the effects set out in the Inventory.
The Term
As per invoice, check in 4 pm on start date and checkout at 12am on end date.
The Rent
The rent amount is the invoiced amount.
Method of Payment
* Bank Transfer . Bank details on the invoice.
* Cheque. Made payable to DAVID CARTHY
Note 1. Bookings by cheque will be confirmed on cheque clearing with our bank. It could take up to 10 days.
Note 2. Please ensure you pay all bank charges with bank transfers, if any. We will notify you if the correct amount didn’t reach our account.
The Deposit
The deposit shall be 25% of invoiced amount, due on the date of confirmation of booking. Balance due 28 days before take up date (start date of rental period).
Refunds and Cancellations.
Full refund if cancelled within statutory cooling off period.
Refund of deposit less 10% of TOTAL payable for cancellations up to the date of full payment due i.e. 28 days before take up date.
NO refund for cancellations within 28 days of take up date (start date of rental period).
FULL refund if we cancel due to unforeseen circumstances or the property becomes unfit for use.
The Inventory
The Inventory means the list of the Landlord’s possessions at the Property.
Terms and Conditions
1          General
1.1        In this Agreement any reference to the masculine includes the feminine.
1.2        This Agreement is made on the basis that the Property is to be occupied by the Tenant for a holiday as mentioned in the Housing Act 1988 Schedule 1 paragraph 9 and the Tenant acknowledges that this Agreement shall not confer on the Tenant any security of tenure within the terms of that Act.
1.3        Where the Tenant comprises two or more persons, obligations, expressed or implied are deemed to be made by such persons jointly and severally.
2          The Property
The Property is the Property specified above, together with any outside space or garden.
2.1       Parking
Off street parking is provided to the front of the property. Vehicles parked at owners risk.
The Tenant is responsible for any fines or penalties they incur by way of illegal parking.
2.2        Smoking.
            Smoking is not permitted within the property.
3          The Deposit
3.1        The Tenant must pay the Deposit specified as per invoice to the Landlord with the Rent, to be held by the Landlord until the end of the Term as security towards the Tenant’s liability for loss of inventory and or damage to the Property over and above what would be reasonable ware and tear,under this Agreement.
3.2        The deposit shall be refunded to the Tenant at the end of the Term (without interest) under deduction of such sums that may be due to the Landlord from the Tenant as a result of any breach of the Tenant’s obligations.
4          Rent
The Tenant shall pay the Rent (together with any VAT for which the Landlord is accountable, if any) to the Landlord as specified above.
5          Interest
Where the rent or any other sum due by the Tenant under this Agreement is in arrears, whether legally demanded or not, the Landlord shall be entitled to charge interest at the rate of 4% above the prevailing base rate of the Bank of England on the outstanding sum from the date when the same became due until the date of payment.
6          Insurance
6.1        At all times throughout the Term the Landlord shall effect suitable building insurance cover for the Property and shall insure the Landlord’s fixtures, fittings and effects against loss or damage by fire and any other risks he decides to insure against from time to time, with an insurance office of repute for the full cost of reinstatement.
6.2        The Tenant must not do anything, or fail to comply with any requirement, as a result of which the policy of insurance effected by the Landlord for the Property and the Landlord’s fixtures, fittings and effects may become void or voidable or by which the rate of premium on any such policy may be increased.
7          Quiet Possession
The Landlord agrees not to interrupt or interfere with the Tenant’s right to quiet possession and enjoyment of the Property.
8          Underletting
The Tenant must not assign, underlet or part with or share possession of the Property or any part of it.
9          Use of Property
The Tenant shall use the Property for the purpose of a private holiday residence for a maximum of 6 persons only and not for any other purpose whatsoever and the Tenant must not use the Property or any part of it for any improper, immoral or illegal purposes.
9.1        Minors, (under 18 years of age) cannot use the property without the supervision of a
“responsible adult“ for the DURATION of the term.
9.2        The Property cannot be used as a correspondence address save only and exclusively           by the Landlord. All correspondence received at the Property is deemed and excepted to be for the attention of the Landlord.
10         Advertisements
The Tenant must not display notices or advertisements in the windows or elsewhere on the Property.
11         Nuisance
The Tenant shall not (nor allow others to) cause nuisance or annoyance to the Landlord, other tenants or any neighbours.
12         Damage
The Tenant shall not (nor allow others to) cause any damage or injury to the exterior, structure or any part of the Property or adjoining property.
13         Alterations to Property
The Tenant shall not (nor allow others to) make any alterations or additions to the Property or its decorations, fixtures or fittings and the Tenant shall not (nor allow others to) remove any of the items specified in the inventory or any of the Landlord’s possessions, from the Property.
14         Maintenance
14.1      The Tenant shall keep any fixtures, fittings and effects of the Landlord in good repair and condition and must replace any damaged fixtures, fittings and effects with similar articles of at least equal value, reasonable wear and tear and damage by accidental fire excepted.
14.2      The Tenant must not move any items of furniture from room to room in the Property and must replace in its original position any furniture that is moved within rooms.
14.3      The Tenant must keep free from all blockages and obstructions all baths, sinks, lavatories, cisterns or pipes.
15         Outgoings
15.1      The Landlord must pay all charges for gas and electricity supplied to the Property during the Term..
15.2      The Landlord must pay all the water and sewerage charges and any rates or taxes levied in respect of the Property.
16         Pets
The Tenant shall not keep or allow pets of any kind at the Property without the express written permission of the Landlord. If any pets are permitted they must be kept under strict control at all times and must not be left unattended in the Property. The Tenant will be responsible for all damage caused by the pet. Additional charges may apply.
Exception: Guide Dogs and Trained Companion Dogs
17         Reporting Disrepair
The Tenant must report to the Landlord any disrepair or defect in respect of the Property or the fixtures and fittings and report any failure of mechanical or electrical appliances.
18         Rights of Access
The Tenant must allow the Landlord, his agent or contractors access to the Property at reasonable hours during the day, to inspect the condition of the Property or to carry out repairs or other works to the Property that may be necessary during the Term pursuant to the Landlord’s repairing obligations or to carry out maintenance of the appliances or to execute all work necessary to remedy the Tenant’s breach of any covenant contained in this Agreement regarding repair, maintenance or decoration. The Landlord shall normally give at least 24 hours’ notice but the Tenant shall give immediate access in an emergency.
19         Suspension of Rent
If the Property or any part of it is damaged or destroyed by fire or any of the risks insured against by the Landlord so that the Property is not habitable, the Rent shall be suspended or a partial abatement allowed to the nature and extent of the damage and destruction until the Property has been reinstated and is fully habitable again. If the rent for the period of suspension has been paid in advance the Landlord must repay it or a fair proportion of it to the Tenant.
20         End of the Term
The Tenant must deliver up the Property at the end of the Term in the same clean state and condition it was in at the beginning of the Term, reasonable wear and tear and damage by insured risks excepted.
21         Re-entry
If at any time during the Term:
21.1      the Rent or any part of it is unpaid for more than 14 days after it is due, whether formally demanded or not, or
21.2      there is a breach of any other of the Tenant’s obligations under this Agreement, or
21.3      the Property is left unoccupied for more than 14 days continuously otherwise than by prior agreement with the Landlord,
then the Landlord may recover possession of the Property and this Agreement shall end but without prejudice to any of the Landlord’s other rights and remedies in respect of any outstanding obligations on the part of the Tenant.
22         Safety Regulations
22.1      The Landlord confirms that all furniture and furnishings comply with the relevant fire safety regulations.
22.2      The Landlord shall ensure that all gas appliances, flues and installation pipe work in the Property are checked by a British Gas or CORGI registered technician on an annual basis and that a record is kept stating the defects found (if any) and the remedial action taken.
22.3      The Landlord confirms that all electrical appliances and equipment supplied by him are safe so as not to cause danger.
23         Notices
Any notice to be served under this Agreement may be delivered by hand or may be sent by registered post, recorded delivery, fax or email. If served on the Tenant, a notice should be served at the Property or sent to any fax number or email address intimated by the Tenant, and if served on the Landlord or his Agent should be served at:
31 Baskin Cottages,
Co Dublin
or sent to any fax number or email address intimated by the Landlord or his Agent.
The Landlord hereby agrees to let the Property and the Tenant hereby agrees to take the Property for the Rent and Term in accordance with the conditions stated within this Agreement.

Wi-Fi Acceptable Usage Policy.



This agreement sets out the terms and conditions on which wireless internet access (“the Service”) is provided, free of charge to you, as a guest of David Carthy, 42 Mackworth Road, Porthcawl, Bridgend, CF36 5BT, in consideration for your custom and your agreement to these terms and conditions.


  1. Extent of the Service

1.1 I do not recommend in particular the use of any websites (or other internet related services)          (“Internet Services”) and your use of Internet Services is carried out entirely at your own risk.

1.2 I have no responsibility for, or control over, the Internet Services you access and do not guarantee that any services are error or virus free.

1.3 I have no responsibility for, or control over, the information you transmit or receive via the Service.

1.4 Save for the purposes of network diagnostics I do not examine the use to which you put the Service or the nature of the information you send or receive.

1.5 I do not guarantee:

1.5.1 The availability of the Service;

1.5.2 The speed at which information may be transmitted or received via the Service; or

1.5.3 That the Service will be compatible with your equipment or any software which you use.


1.6 Whilst I take reasonable steps to ensure the security of the Service and to prevent unlawful access to information transmitted or received using the Service I do not guarantee the security of the information which you may transmit or receive using the Service or located on any equipment utilising the Service and you accept that it is your responsibility to protect your information and have adequate security (in terms of equipment and procedures) to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of your information and data.


1.7 I reserve the right at all times to withdraw the Service, change the specifications or manner of use of the Service, to change access codes, usernames, passwords or other security information necessary to access the service.

2. Your Use of the Service.

2.1 You must not use the Service to access Internet Services, or send or receive e-mails, which:

2.1.1 are defamatory, threatening, and intimidatory or which could be classed as harassment.

2.1.2 Contain obscene, profane or abusive language or material;

2.1.3 Contain pornographic material (that is text, pictures, films, video clips of a sexually explicit or arousing nature);

2.1.4 Contain offensive or derogatory images regarding sex, race, religion, colour, origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition or sexual orientation;

2.1.5 Contain material which infringe third party’s rights (including intellectual property rights);

2.1.6 in my reasonable opinion may adversely affect the manner in which I carry out my business; or

2.1.7 Are otherwise unlawful or inappropriate;

2.2 Music, video, pictures, text and other content on the internet are copyright works and you should not download, alter, e-mail or otherwise use such content unless certain that the owner of such works has authorised its use by you.

2.3 I may terminate or temporarily suspend the Service if I reasonably believe that you are in breach of any provisions of this agreement including but not limited to clauses 2.1 to 2.3 above.

2.4 I recommend that you do not use the service to transmit or receive any confidential information or data and should you choose to do so you do so at your own risk.

2.5 The Service is intended for consumer use only. In the event that you use the Service for commercial purposes we would specifically refer you to clause 5.2 below.

3. Criminal Activity.

3.1 You must not use the Service to engage in any activity which constitutes or is capable of constituting a criminal offence, either in the United Kingdom or in any state throughout the world.

3.2 You agree and acknowledge that I may be required to provide assistance and information to law enforcement, governmental agencies and other authorities.

3.3 You agree and acknowledge that I may keep a log of the Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses of any devices which access the Service, the times when they have accessed the Service and the activity associated with that IP address.

3.4 You further agree I am entitled to co-operate with law enforcement authorities and rights-holders in the investigation of any suspected or alleged illegal activity by you which may include, but is not limited to, disclosure of such information as I have (whether pursuant to clause 3.3 or otherwise), and are entitled to provide by law, to law enforcement authorities or rights-holders.

3.5 Civil and criminal liability can arise from monitoring content or interception of e-mails and extreme care should be taken to ensure that this does not happen.


4. Other Terms.

4.1 You agree to compensate me fully for any claims or legal action made or threatened against me by someone else because you have used the service in breach of these terms and conditions, and in particular clause 2.1 to 2.3 and 3.1 above.

4.2 Whilst I do not seek to limit my responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation or if you are injured or die as a result of my negligence I have no responsibility (to the extent permitted by law) to compensate you (whether or not we are negligent) for any direct financial loss, loss of profit, revenue, time, anticipated savings or profit or revenue, opportunity, data, use, business, wasted expenditure, business interruption, loss arising from disclosure of confidential information, loss arising from or in connection with use of the service or inability to use or access the service or a failure, suspension or withdrawal of all or part of the service at any time or damage to physical property or for any other similar direct loss that may arise in relation to this agreement whether or not we were advised in advance of the possibility of such loss or damage.

4.3 We, David Carthy and guest, agree that this agreement does not allow either party to act as, or hold themselves out as, acting as an agent of the other party and that that the terms of this agreement are not enforceable by a third party under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

4.4 This agreement is governed by the law of England and Wales and is subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.


I confirm that I accept these terms and conditions as the basis of my use of the wireless internet access provided and further, these terms and conditions form part of the terms and conditions agreed by you, the, guest, when you accepted the booking of the property.

SIGNED by the Tenant:                                                              Date: