Payment & Deposit
A deposit of £150 is required
to secure your booking, with an additional fully refundable damages/security
deposit of £150 to be paid 8 weeks prior to departure with
the outstanding balance.
Confirmation of the booking with your deposit payment is your
acceptance to pay for any damage of any kind caused by your occupancy
of the property. The cost of repairs and/or replacements will
be deducted from your security deposit prior to the return of
the balance. The security deposit will be fully refundable within
2 weeks of your departure from the property, providing there are
no claims against it. In the event of any excess damage of any
kind, excessive cleaning costs by our agents or excessive use
of electricity (caused by leaving external doors open with the
air conditioning on) the person who made the booking will be held
responsible for all additional costs which exceed the security
Smoking is not permitted in the villa and evidence of this may
result in the loss of the deposit to fund additional cleaning.
The booking form must be completed by the party leader who must
be over 21 years of age.
Cancellation of Booking
If you wish to cancel your booking,
written confirmation is required either by post or email and the
following charges will be applied:
More than 60 days before departure - deposit refunded.
30-60 days before departure - 50% of the total cost.
Less than 30 days before departure - 75% of total cost.
By the owner:
In the unlikely event that circumstances
beyond our control necessitate cancellation of the booking, we
will refund any monies paid by the party leader (without interest,
compensation or consequential loss of any kind). We reserve the
right to cancel the booking if the balance payable is not received
8 weeks prior to departure.
The prices quoted are subject to change,
however, once the deposit has been received and booking confirmed
by the owner, the rental price is fully guaranteed.
Whilst all information supplied on
the website is deemed to be correct and to the best of our knowledge,
it is understood that the information and photographs supplied
are for guidance purposes only and do not form part of any contract.
The Owners and their agents reserve the right to make any modifications
The maximum capacity that our villa
is licensed for is 10. The Owners must be provided with the names
of everyone occupying the property, including small children.
This is Florida State law and must be adhered to. The accommodation
cannot be shared or sub-let and only the persons shown on the
booking form are permitted to stay in the property. No pets are
permitted. Persons under 21 years of age are not acceptable unless
accompanied by parents or responsible adults. The property is
fully licensed for short-term rentals in Florida. The Owners reserve
the right to refuse admittance if this condition is not met. Failure
to comply will render the booking void and no compensation will
The Owners and the Management Company
of the property accept no responsibility whatsoever for death,
personal injury, accidents, loss or damage to persons or personal
belongings however caused. The use of all accommodations and amenities
including the pool is entirely at the user’s own risk. Children
must be supervised by responsible adults at all times when using
the pool. Glass or crockery is not permitted within the pool area.
The Owners or Management Company cannot accept any liability for
any loss of rental time due to travel problem, flight delays or
cancellations, industrial disputes or any events outside our control,
including any form of Force Majeure. The Owners and the Management
Company cannot accept responsibility for the sudden failure of
villa equipment but will take immediate reasonable action to rectify
any such failure upon notification by the guests. If the pool
heater cannot reach optimum temperature due to adverse cold weather
conditions the Owners or the Management Company cannot accept
The pool will only heat approximately 10 degrees above the outside temperature during the cold months. If the temperature falls below 55 degrees, the heating unit will not heat the pool and may shut down as a result. Should this happen, there are no refunds due to the inability of the pool heater to heat the pool during the cold months. Pool heat charges start on the day of your arrival until the day of your departure (unless agreed otherwise). Our management company usually switch this on the day before your arrival and this takes approximately 24 hours to heat your pool.
Arrival and Departure
The villa will be available for occupancy
from 4pm on the date of arrival and must be vacated by 11am on
the day of departure, unless otherwise agreed with the Owners
It is a condition of the booking that
all members of the Party are covered by travel insurance that
carries adequate protection against delays and cancellations,
and has adequate medical insurance for the USA, and for your luggage
and personal belongings.
The Owners or the Management Company
accept no responsibility whatsoever and no compensation or any
other payment will be made if any cancellation or change to the
terms of the booking becomes necessary due to war or threat of
war, riots, civil commotion, terrorist activities, industrial
disputes, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, flood, adverse
weather conditions, building or construction in progress within
the community, technical problems with transportation, closure
or congestion of airports, alterations or cancellation of schedules
by carriers or any other events beyond our control.
The Owners or their Management Company
shall be allowed access at any reasonable time during your stay.
This conduct is subject to and shall
be construed in accordance with the laws of England and all parties
hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Code of Conduct
Sandy Ridge is a residential community.
The actions of all members of your party should not interfere
with the enjoyment of either other holidaymakers or the residents.
Please do not use the swimming pool, play loud music or engage
in any activity which may cause inconvenience to your neighbours
after 11pm or before 7.30 am. In the event that any member of
your party behaves in a way that is likely to cause distress,
danger or annoyance to any other holidaymakers, residents of Sandy
Ridge or damage to any property, the Owners or their Management
Company reserve the right to terminate your rental agreement immediately
and forthwith. The Owners or their Management Company will not
be liable for any costs you will incur, nor shall we pay any compensation,
nor make any refunds due to this action.