Terms & Condidtions

1. House Capacity:
In the interest of guest health and safety and in compliance with fire regulations the law forbids that any rental property accommodates more people than there is actual bed space. Please list all guests and include the ages of anyone under 18.The total number of people staying must not exceed the capacity of the house, that being 6. It is important that you confirm the exact number in the party when you make your booking. This location is not suitable for wheelchair users or guests with mobility difficulties. Please let us know of any other special requirements when booking.

2. Bookings:
Bookings are normally done by e-mail but they can also be done by telephone or fax. No contract shall be formed between you and Skahard Country Villa until you have received confirmation that Skahard Country Villa has accepted your booking.

3. Who can book:
This Site and its Holiday Services are only available to people who, and parties that may, lawfully enter into and form contracts under Irish law. You must be aged 18 years or more to book a Holiday Service from this site and there must be at least one adult (18 years or more) traveling on any one booking. Your booking is made direct with Skahard Country Villa.

4. Deposits:
A booking deposit is required for the "package holiday", "selfcatering" and "B & B" (longer than 3 nights) options. 50% of the total booking with your reservation, the balance is due (6 weeks for package holidays and 4 weeks for self catering) prior to the arrival date.

A security deposit  of €500 (3/4 day Weekend Stay) or €1000 (Full 7 Day Stay) in cash or bank transfer must be given/sent to the House Manager on arrival or in advance. This will be returned to the guest within 7 working days provided the House Manager is satisfied that the terms and conditions of the rental are complied with. Any breakages or damages will be deducted from the deposit.

5. Payment: by credit card, debit card, Discover card, Diners Club card, PayPal, bank draft or cheque. All prices are V.A.T. inclusive.

6. Check in/Check out times: 
B & B - check in 15:00 - 19:30 and check out before 12 noon.
Self Catering - check in 16:30 - 19:30 and check out before 11am.
Please contact the manager Rudi Kennedy at least 24 hours prior to your arrival date to advise your time of arrival. Any late arrivals must be pre-arranged.
The contact number is +353 87 2362742. 
If it is necessary to check in or out at an unusual time, please contact the House Manager at least 2 days in advance. 

7. Cancellation:

In the event of a cancellation, the following charges will apply:

B & B/Half Board - If cancelled up to 2 days before arrival no fee will be charged. If cancelled late, or in case of no show, the full amount will be charged.

B & B (longer than 3 nights) - If cancelled up to 2 weeks before arrival the deposit will be forfeit. In the event of a no-show or a cancellation less than 2 weeks before arrival, the full amount will be charged. 

Self Catering -  In the event of a no-show or a cancellation less than 4 weeks before a holiday begins, the whole rent is payable. With more than 4 weeks notice, only the deposit will be forfeit.

Package Holidays - In the event of a no-show or a cancellation less than 6 weeks before a holiday begins, the whole amount is payable unless we succeed in re-letting. With more than 6 weeks notice, only the deposit will be forfeit. 

* We recommend that you arrange cancellation insurance. Ask your insurance agent.*

8. Arrival & Departure:
Transfer to and from the port or airport is part of the "package holiday." As guests arrive into the country at different times it is important to contact the manager 24 hours before arrival to confirm the collection time from the airport. Please keep in touch with him if you are delayed.

9. Extra Expenses:
All ancillary purchases and costs are not covered by Skahard Country Villa.

10. Pets:
Pets are not allowed.

11. Children:
Children over 12 are welcome.

12. Disabled:
Although there is a ground floor bedroom, the hotel and packages may not be suitable for disabled persons.  

13. Sundries:
You should let us know when booking if you have any other special requests.

14. Self Catering Option
Included in the rental is electricity, central heating, linen, towels and daily cleaning (if requested).

15. Complaints:
Should you have a complaint, please bring it to the attention of the Supervisor or Manager. We hope we can then resolve the matter as quickly as possible. However, if you are not satisfied with the response, you should e-mail or write to the Manager within 14 days of departure.

16. Conduct:
If the behaviour or conduct of any person staying is likely to affect the safety or well being of any other guest or of themselves, the holiday/rental will be cancelled with no refund.

17. Damage to Property
In the self catering option, the customer is fully liable for any damage that may occur to the property or its contents. The customer is requested to inform the owner as soon as any such damage occurs. 

18. Force Majeure:
Should the accommodation you have booked not be available due to circumstances beyond our control a full refund will be given.

19. Price Changes:
We reserve the right to amend or change prices quoted on paper or the internet site due to error, omission, price changes, changes in Value Added Tax (V.A.T.) or international exchange rate.

20. Booking changes:
Alterations of a confirmed booking can be made; however, amendments will be charged a re-booking fee.

21. Changes of Terms of Use
Skahard Country Villa reserves the right at any time to revise, amend, alter or delete the information provided on this website. If changes occur they will be effective immediately. By using this site after we have changed the Terms of Use, you will be deemed to have accepted the changes.

22. Changes to the Site
While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in compiling and checking our brochure, website and all other written information, we cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions. Further, we may change this site at any time and without notice. This will be without liability to you.

23. Law and Jurisdiction
Every booking shall be deemed performed in the Republic of Ireland. This site is not intended for use in jurisdictions outside the Republic of Ireland. Irish law shall govern each of the bookings made with Skahard Country Villa, including (without limitation) all contractual and other relationships, which arise out of such bookings. You and we each submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts in relation to any disputes arising out of any booking.

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We are not responsible for breaches of security arising out of intentional and/or unauthorised attempts to access the site, for example, by computer hackers.

26. Copyright
Information on this site can be selected for ones own personal use or sent to friends and colleagues. Commercial use of the information on this site is prohibited.

27. Disclaimer:
Skahard Country Villa is not liable for any damage, loss or personal injury to persons or property at any time during your stay.

In addition, we do not promise that this site will always be available or that its operation will be error free, nor do we accept responsibility for any adverse effects of accessing it, or downloading material from it. Skahard Country Villa does not accept any liability for any losses or claims arising from any inability to access this site or any interruption or failure to complete a transaction. This includes adverse effects resulting from the downloading of viruses, the loss or corruption to material that is downloaded or any programs or data already on your system, and website-browser incompatibility problems.

Try our exclusive one week fully organised Irish holiday options (up to 6 people). Stay in a richly renovated old farm house. Visit the Western Region in a private coach and taste traditional Irish meals (half board).