Conditions of Booking

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A deposit of $500-00 is required within 14 days of booking.  Balance of payment due 2 weeks prior to arrival to maintain the booking.

Upon Arrival

Arrival is after 2pm unless otherwise arranged with owners.  The caretaker has the keys, you will need to liaise with her about arrival times for her to meet you at the house.  The caretaker will demonstrate the workings of the generator and bore pump.  Hot water will be turned on.  If you require the freezers on prior to your arrival you need to liaise with the caretaker.

Upon Departure

Departure is by 9am to allow the house to be prepared for the next group of visitors.  A later departure time may be arranged with owner if no new guests are arriving that day.


Cleaning is do it yourself or the caretaker will take care of it for you for $200-00 (paid directly to the caretaker) Extended stays (more than 7 nights) will attract a higher cleaning fee.

If you elect to clean yourself and if upon inspection it is deemed under standard we reserve the right to forward an account for cleaning. (all products/equipment  supplied) To clean yourself you must:

Floors vacuumed & mopped

All dishes washed & packed away

Clean hand prints off glass doors & walls

Bathrooms /Laundry cleaned/pegs inside

Tea Towels washed & hung up to dry

Clean Fridge/Freezers/stove & oven

Kitchen benches & bins cleaned

Leave water tanks full

Clean outside table down

Clean BBQ/chip cooker and area

Clean sand off Lounges & Beds

Clean Offal/blood & excess ice from Bait chest Freezer

Ensure all chip baskets/utensils/camp ovens are washed & inside

Ensure all garbage bins emptied/cleaned & rubbish is removed from property prior to your departure

Leave generator full of fuel (fuel level is monitored, if it’s not full an invoice will be issued)

If you elect to pay the caretaker to clean, you must:

Keep house in reasonable clean state

Clean sand off Lounges & Beds

Clean outside table down

Leave water tanks full

Clean Offal/Blood & excess ice from Bait chest Freezer

Ensure all garbage bins are emptied/cleaned & rubbish is removed from property prior to your departure.

Clean BBQ/chip cooker and area.

Ensure chip baskets & utensils are washed & inside

Leave generator full of fuel (fuel level is monitored, if it’s not full an invoice will be issued)

General Housekeeping

Pegs supplied for your convenience, please do not leave outside, return to laundry

Dining room chairs are for inside use only.  Outside use garden chairs supplied

Smokers ~ Whilst we respect you decision to smoke, don’t throw your butts on the ground or smoke inside the house.  If butts have to be cleaned up off the lawn or any odour of smoke in the house results in additional cleaning to remove odours an account for the clean-up will be sent.

Beds – No swags/sleeping bags directly on quilt.  You must use a sheet on bed first.  If it’s found that sheets have not been used a laundering fee to wash Quilt will be issued.

By making a booking and payment you agree to these terms.