The hiring contract is to be between the hirer and the property owner

Please take a few moments to read and understand the contractual relationship between you and us the Owners of the property which will allow you that all-important peace of mind, both before you leave home and whilst staying in Lower Saltings. If you would like any further advice please do not hesitate to contact us

These conditions must be strictly adhered to

The Occupier is the person named on the booking form, and he/she is responsible for the obligations and conditions of hire. The Occupier shall not pass the booking to another party and shall be in residence at the property during the whole of the letting period. The Occupier must notify the owners of any changes to the number of people staying at the property in writing before the booking starts.

Payments and deposits

Bookings made more than 2 months in advance require a deposit of a third and the balance payable 2 months before occupation. If payment is not received by the due date, then the booking is cancelled and the deposit is forfeited. Bookings made 2 months or less before occupation require payment in full at time of reservation.

Cleaning and damage

The Occupier must agree to take good care of the property and its contents and on departure leave it in a clean and tidy condition.

Any breakages or damage will be paid for by the person who made the booking.  The Occupier may not be charged for minor items but is responsible for all breakages and damages and the cost will be payable on demand. All damage, loss or breakage to the property or contents must be reported to us as soon as possible. We will repair the damage as soon as is practical.Tenant’s liability is not limited.

We reserve the right to refuse any booking.


The accommodation is let for the specified number of tenants only.

The name of each occupant is to be listed on the booking form together with the ages of those under 25 years and there is to be no alteration to this list without the prior consent of ourselves.  We regret we cannot accept bookings from groups or couples where one or more is  under 25 years. Lower Saltings is let on the basis that the accommodation is for holiday use only and that no rights to remain in the accommodation exist for the tenant or any person accompanying him/her on holiday.

Premises must be vacated by 10am on the day of departure and occupied after 4pm to allow adequate time for cleaning the premises.

Non-availability of Property

If  the property is not available on the date booked (only owing to damage from fire or flood )and the property becomes unsuitable for holiday letting, you will be given a full refund. The tenant shall have no further claim against us.


We reserve the right to amend prices/descriptions quoted in the website due to errors and/or omissions.  Whilst every effort has been made to describe as fully as possible the property in question, we cannot be held responsible for any disappointment caused where a customer has differing expectations to those detailed in the description.   All details on the website are given in good faith and believed to be correct, but their accuracy is not guaranteed.

Car Parking

The use of the Car parking is entirely at the tenant’s own risk.


Strictly no animals or pets are permitted. If you are found to have any animals or pets staying at Lower Saltings you will be breaching this contract and asked to leave and no refund will be given.


The property is strictly non-smoking. The tenants agree not to smoke nor to allow smoking inside Lower Saltings at any time.


Tenants must observe any general rules and regulations applying to the property. Tenants must do nothing to make void any policy of insurance, must not cause a nuisance to neighbours and must allow us reasonable access.

Gas and Electricity

Rental of the property includes, rates, gas and electricity.

Linen and Towels

The property is equipped with bed linen including sheets, duvets, duvet covers and pillow cases. Towels are provided (please do not use as beach towels!). Tea towels are also provided.

Complimentary Hamper and Flowers

All bookings for 7 nights or more will receive a complimentary Cornish hamper, wine and flowers .


We will not be liable for any act, neglect or default on the part of any person nor any accident, damage, loss, injury, expense or inconvenience whether to person or property which the tenant or any other person may suffer or incur arising out of or in any way connected with the letting or resulting from any other cause whatsoever.  We advise you to arrange your own insurance to cover yourselves and your personal belongings whilst staying at the property

Circumstances Beyond Our Control

Except where otherwise stated in these Conditions, we the owners shall not be liable for any change or cancellation which is a result of unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control; for example fire, flood, exceptional weather conditions and epidemics and pandemics. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions purports to limit or exclude liability for personal injury or death as a result of the negligence of the owners. Your statutory rights are not affected.

We cannot accept responsibility for work taking place outside the boundary of the property nor for any noise or nuisance arising from works over which we have no control.  We cannot accept liability for events that occur outside our control, such as normal breakdown of domestic appliances; plumbing, wiring and damage resulting from exceptional weather conditions. Once advised of a problem, we will take immediate action to effect a speedy solution, minimising inconvenience caused.


We hope your holiday runs smoothly but if you do have a complaint it is essential that you report it immediately so that we can do our best to resolve it. We cannot accept claims for compensation lodged after departure as it is no longer possible to investigate the problem and take remedial action. Under no circumstances will our liability exceed the rental paid for the property.

Personal property left by the tenants can be forwarded. Unclaimed articles will be disposed of after a period of 28 days.


In the event of a cancellation, for any reason, we will make every effort to re-let the property at full cost (or reduced rate if applicable). If the property has been re-let, we will refund all monies paid less a £50 administration fee, once the payment in full has been received by us for the new booking and these funds have cleared.  If we are unable to re-let the property you will become liable for the full cost of the It is a condition however that we are notified immediately by telephone of the circumstances giving rise to a cancellation, and promptly confirmed in writing.

We strongly recommend that you take out Cancellation Insurance.

Beach Apartment, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives

Situated on Porthmeor beach, The Saltings command unrivalled views from its enviable location.

This beautifully renovated 19th century granite ground floor apartment provides indulgent on the beach location situated directly on the famous Porthmeor beach .The combination of this exceptional beach location and with the rarity of your own private parking space makes The Saltings a truly enviable Cornish holiday apartment.