Terms and Conditions

Website use

By continuing to browse this website, you accept the following terms in full. If you disagree with any part of these terms, you must not use this website. Elite Cottages (“us”, “we” or “our”) recommend that you read these terms carefully before using our website.

By accepting our terms, you agree to our Privacy Policy, which describes how we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide us with. By using our website, you consent to such processing, and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate, complete and current. We may revise these terms at any time without notice and recommend checking this page to note any amendments.

About us

www.elitecottages.co.uk is operated by Handpicked Cottages Ltd (company number 11330201). Our registered address is: The Old School, The Stennack, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1QU

Our website

We may occasionally make updates to our website and its content. Any content on our website may become outdated at any point in time, and we, along with our contributors and agents, are not obliged to update it. We offer no guarantee that our website content will be free from errors or omissions.

Our website’s content is freely available to users, but we cannot guarantee that it will always be accessible or uninterrupted. Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we may suspend, withdraw, discontinue, or modify all or any part of it without prior notice. We will not be held liable if, for any reason, our website becomes unavailable at any time or for any duration. As a user, you are responsible for making all the necessary arrangements for accessing our website.

All images and media on this website are the property of or have been licensed to us or our agents and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Please be aware that the information posted on our website, which includes details about properties, is solely intended for general informational purposes. The property information is provided by the agent, and it is not meant to serve as advice that you should rely on. We highly recommend that you seek further clarification about a property’s information from its agent before making a booking.

Despite our best efforts to keep our website’s information up-to-date, we do not provide any express or implied guarantees, warranties, or representations about the accuracy, completeness, or currency of the content on our website or the information we offer through it.


Our liability is not limited or excluded by these terms of use in cases of death or personal injury resulting from our negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited under English law. To the extent allowed by law, we exclude all implied or express conditions, warranties, representations, or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.

We are not liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether arising under or in connection with the use of, or inability to use, our site, or reliance on any content displayed on or information provided through our site, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if it was foreseeable. If you are a business user, please note that we will not be liable for any loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill, or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage. If you are a consumer user, please note that our site is only provided for domestic and private use.

You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by viruses, distributed denial-of-service attacks, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data, or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site, which may include links to third-party letting agency websites. Such links should not be interpreted as our endorsement of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them or any contract you form with a third-party letting agency.

Where our website contains links to other websites, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites.


We cannot guarantee the complete security of our website or that it will be free of bugs and viruses. It is your responsibility to configure your computer programs, information technology, and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software to ensure maximum protection.

Introducing spam, viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, or other malicious or technologically harmful material knowingly is strictly prohibited on our site. You are also prohibited from attempting to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to our site. Any attempt to attack our site through a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack is strictly prohibited.

Such activities constitute a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. If we detect such a breach, we will immediately report it to the relevant law enforcement authorities and cooperate with them by disclosing your identity. In the event of a breach of these terms, we reserve the right to immediately revoke your access to our site.


If you are a consumer, please be aware that English law governs these terms, their formation, and their subject matter. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland, you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland. Similarly, if you are a resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

Contact us

If you have any questions about these terms, the practices of our website, or your dealings with us, please contact us.