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Booking Conditions

  • Please note the Rotating house sleeps a maximum of 16 people
  • If you shall have additional guests than originally agreed to then written notification should be given 7 days in advance. Additional payment will be required.
  • We do not allow additional casual visitors
  • Cash/ Direct debit/ Paypal or Credit cards payments accepted
  • An advanced deposit of 50% is required to secure your reservation
  • 2.9% surcharge applies to all credit card & Paypal payments
  • A copy of our terms and conditions form need to be signed and returned prior to your arrival
  • Final payment is due 21 days prior to your arrival

 Changes to our Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to alter any of the Terms and Conditions stated in this waiver without prior notice.

Clothing

If you intend on going bushwalking, you do so at your own risk. We strongly advise you to fully cover your legs and feet for your own safety.

Cleaning & Breakages

The house will be cleaned prior to your arrival. Some basic cleaning products will be provided at the commencement of your stay. The house should be left in a similar state to that of arrival, with the exception of linen and towels, which will be changed when, you depart. We supply you with some cleaning products, a mop, bucket / cleaning sponges, a broom / dust-pan to enable you to keep the place clean during your stay. You may need to replenish these cleaning products during your stay.

The Property must be left in a clean and tidy condition.  All furniture and furnishings must be left in the position they were in when you arrived. The property should be vacated on time and secured. All windows and doors are to be locked, all electrical appliances switched off.

All breakages, damages, lost or missing items are the tenant’s responsibility during the stay, and must be paid for, plus time & effort involved, with the charge made against your credit card to cover replacement or repair costs, but not limited to.

Changes and Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations greater than 28 days of arrival date – no refund on deposit
  • Cancellations less than 28 days – no refund on full accomodation cost.
  • Rescheduling booking greater than 2 months – incurs no cost
  • Rescheduling booking less than 2 months – incurs $150 administration fee
  • All rescheduled bookings just be rescheduled within 12 months

Changes to Dates

Once we have confirmed your booking, we will accept changes received from you within 48 hours of the initial booking. We will endeavour to accommodate any changes outside of this time, however due to occupancy, this cannot be guaranteed. Changes cannot be made on the day of your stay and full advanced deposit amount (50% of full fee) is required. We reserve the right to refuse accommodation if the payment is not made in full (see Changes & Cancellations).

No refund will be granted in case of early departure during your stay. Travel insurance should be sought to protect you against any unforeseen changes to your travel plans.

Farm Hazards

  • As with any environment there are many hazards on a farm. Wildlife and domestic animals, flora and fauna and electric fences. Hazards are apparent but a common sense approach will prevent any injury and determine the difference between adventure and injury.
  • Please note that our fences are electric – please notify us if anyone staying has any medical conditions that may be affected by shock.
  • Children are not permitted beyond the house yard without adult supervision.
  • Please do not run but walk around the animals.
  • Do not crowd farm animals; a cow with a small calf at foot is very protective and will charge if it feels threatened, so give them plenty of room.
  • Children are free to roam within the house paddock – however adult supervision is suggested.
  • Minors must be supervised at all times.
  • When making your way around the property please ensure all gates are closed OR open as you found them.
  • Shoes must be worn at all times on the property.
  • Shoes are not to be worn inside the house.
  • No admittance under the rotating house.
  • Do not place any objects like chairs, car doors, etc in the path of the rotating house
  • Please be conscience and turn off all lights when not in use.

Goods kept at the property

We are not liable under any circumstances for loss, theft or damage to your property/ belongings, or personal injury. We advise you to purchase travel insurance to cover unforeseen circumstances such as injury and/ or loss/ damage to your personal belongings. The security of the house, it’s contents and your personal belongings are your responsibility during the rental period.

Goods left at the property

If items are not claimed within 14 days they will be given to a local charity. If you want items posted back to you, there is a Cash on Delivery TBA charge incurred.

Issues during your stay

From time to time items may break or get damaged through normal wear and tear. We will endeavour to repair or replace these items as soon as possible during your stay, however we cannot guarantee rectification of any incidents during your stay due to external factors e.g. trades person availability, weekend and public holiday operating periods etc.

Key Collection

Keys are to be collected by the nominated person on the booking agreement application. Credit card and Identification (Australian Driver’s License or valid passport). If you’re unable to collect the key in person you may nominate another person from your group to collect the key and will also be required to provide the required documentation.

The signed check-in form remains the property of The Rotating House at Longview Farm.

The use of furniture inside Rotating House

It is a breach of security bond in full if any often following occurs:

  • Moving any of the furniture inside the Rotating House expect for dining chairs.
  • We provide a maximum of 8 beds (3x King and 5x Double sofa) – using any other part of the furniture as a bed is a breach of the T&C and hence loss of security bond in full

Extra Guests

It is a breach of the Terms and conditions to have additional guests stay at Rotating House without the consent of the the owners. To do so will result in a fee of $400 per adult and $200 per child.

Utilities

Being in a remote part of NSW we have no control over outages caused by third party interference. We will always do our best to rectify any issues in a timely manner. But can not accept any responsibility for any inconvenience caused as a result.

Occupancy 

The number of Guests should not exceed the number stated on the booking confirmation notice or subsequently agreed in writing or e-mail. Fees will apply for excess guests not agreed with the owners in advance in writing, and may result in termination of rental in severe cases. Total guests will also need to be in compliance with the State Fire and Safety Laws.

 Pets Visiting Longview Farm

  • Prior approval is required for visiting dogs
  • All animals vaccinations must be up to date and supported with a certificate from the vet before we can allow them to stay at our property.
  • Dogs must also be treated for fleas no later than 1 week prior to arrival
  • All visiting horses must have their Hendra virus vaccinations up to date and relevant documentation
  • Maximum of 2 visiting dogs
  • Dogs can be accommodated in the paddock surrounding the rotating house; this paddock is secured by an electric fence. There is plenty of undercover areas outdoors available for them to sleep
  • Dogs are NOT ALLOWED inside the house at all.
  • Guests need to bring food required, & must clean up the areas occupied by their animals before departure.
  • Dogs must be of a good nature, & expected to be comfortable in the area provided without excessive whining / barking such as might disturb surrounding properties.
  • Guests should bring a favoured toy, blanket & ample bedding.
  • Guests need to bring food required, & must clean up the areas occupied by their animals before departure.
  • A number of conditions apply and need to be agreed to in writing prior to your stay; for example dogs are not allowed inside the rotating house and dogs must be kept on a leash when outside the rotating house paddock.
  • Maximum of 4 visiting horses
  • You can enjoy riding the beautiful surrounding countryside, be close to participate at local events & country shows.
  • Yarding of horses is effected in our well-sheltered cattle yards. The yards are constructed with a 5 rail gal’ pipe and holding paddocks are post and rail electric fence. – Water troughs available – easy access & ample parking for horse floats.
  • Guests will be required to indemnify us for any damages to property, for any excess cleaning required, &/or in regard to injuries to any persons. A minimum $400 bond is required against such eventualities.
  • Guests need to bring food required, & must clean up the areas occupied by their animals before departure.
  • Prior approval is required for all visiting animals.
  • A written contract must be completed before bringing your animal to Longview.
  • We reserve the right to require that any un-acceptable animal be removed from our property & without any compensation being payable. We will not accept any liability for injuries sustained by animals whilst visiting Longview Farm.

River Hazards

  • Swimming in the river is at your own risk and should be done with extreme care
  • No diving into the river at any time
  • Children must be supervised at all times when in or near river by a responsible adult
  • No swimming whilst under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Life jackets to be used when if using any water craft.
  • No Swimming in the river when in flood

Security Bond

The security bond $1000 per booking is also required at the same time the balance is due, but is not limited to, any outstanding charges, and/ or the repair or replacement value of damage or loss to the property regardless of the amount. You are also liable for any time and effort involved in replacing or repairing any item that has been damaged or lost / stolen. The security bond may also be used to cover any additional cleaning costs (see “Cleaning Fees”). The security bond cannot be used for any part of the tariff during the stay. The security bond is refunded within 14 days subject to the terms and conditions being met.

Self-Catering accommodation

Our accommodation is self-catering. All the facilities to cook & clean yourself during your stay are provided for your use. It is your responsibility to keep the house clean. We provide you with some cleaning products.
We also supply you with an initial amount of soap, toilet paper and washing detergent. However once that runs out, it is the responsibility of the occupier to replenish.

Shoes

  • We recommend proper footwear when walking around the property (no thongs). We also recommend river shoes for swimming in the river (available at BigW for under $10 a pair).
  • We have a strict no shoe policy for when inside the house.

Sun Smart

The Australian sun can be very harsh and we recommend you bring a high UV protectant Sunscreen/ Hat and sunglasses for when outdoors.

What is included in your accommodation cost?

  • Bed linen and blankets – extra linen available on request
  • Towels, bath mat & hand towels
  • Some essential toiletries – soap, shampoo, conditioner.
  • All kitchen/cooking and dining utensils
  • Some basic cooking supplies – Salt, Pepper, sugar, dried herbs.
  • Basic cleaning products (Broom, detergents & soaps, etc)
  • Water cartage, electricity and gas
  • A small selection of DVDs, books, games & magazines