RENTAL AGREEMENT FOR ASHEVILLE VACATION HOMES
BY MAKING A RESERVATION AND PAYMENT, YOU HAVE AGREED TO ABIDE BY THIS GUEST RENTAL
AGREEMENT. ANY VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR STAY WITH US WILL BE CANCELED WITHOUT REFUND. THIS AGREEMENT
MAY NOT BE TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED.
A cancellation at any time will be assessed a cancellation fee (exact amount is listed
with each home). Reservations for more than one week, the same fee will be applied for each week or partial
week that is canceled.
If reservations are canceled MORE than 2 months prior to arrival date, the rental charges
collected will be refunded less the cancellation fee.
If reservations are canceled LESS than 2 months prior to arrival, the rental charges
collected will NOT be refunded unless we are able to fill your reserved time.
All renters are financially responsible for the time reserved. A home that is unacceptable to the renter is considered a cancellation.
There will be NO refunds for events beyond our control including weather, change of plans, acts of nature,
power outages, fire, war, strikes, flooding, early departures, etc.
Transferring a reservation to another time or home is treated the same as a
TRAVELERS INSURANCE protects you from losses you may incur due to unforeseen circumstances
such as unexpected health issues, death, severe inclement weather, jury duty, etc. We urge you to consider
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In most cases, the
Security Deposit is waived for the Renter’s convenience. However, Renter will be held financially liable for damage to the rental
property as well as extraordinary cleaning if needed and charges will be applied to Renter’s credit card on
Renter must leave the
home in a clean, neat condition including dishes washed, all trash bagged & placed in outside trash can,
outdoor grill cleaned, dirty sheets & towels placed in laundry area (we ask that you start a load of
towels), furniture returned to original placement if moved, air beds deflated & put away,
Renter agrees to limit the number of
occupants to the number stated for each property. With some of our homes, the rates are determined by the number
of guests; therefore, in those homes, additional guests will result in additional charges. The Renter is
responsible for notifying us of the correct number of guests. The maximum number of guests in a home at any one
time determines the rate for the entire stay. Children and infants are counted as guests.
No house parties, fraternities, weddings,
receptions or parties are allowed. If an exception is made, there must be prior permission given and a minimum
$200 function fee and per person fee is charged. We do not rent to students or groups of students. If such a
group attempts to occupy one of our rental properties, all monies will be forfeited and individuals will be
asked to vacate the property immediately.
Check in-time is no earlier than 4 PM and
check out-time is no later than 10 AM. NO EARLY CHECK-INS OR LATE
DEPARTURES! Doing so may incur an additional charge.
It is further agreed that there is
NO SMOKING allowed at the property.
$500 fine will be charged to
Rent’s credit card if this rule is not observed.
In consideration of our neighbors, we ask
that there not be loud noise after 10 PM.
Illegal activities of any sort are prohibited.
We have found that massage or other oils
permanently stain our high quality cotton sheets. If you choose to use these oils, please bring your own
Owner or owner's agents shall be allowed
access to rental property as deemed necessary to protect and maintain the integrity, usefulness, and
enjoyability of the property including minor and major repairs. Whenever possible, we will notify you of needed
Mechanical Failures: Renter agrees to
notify owner if any maintenance issue occurs AS SOON AS POSSIBLE so we may attend to its repair. Owners are not
responsible for mechanical failure such as, but not limited to, air conditioning, hot tub, television or
appliance that fails to operate properly during your stay. These failures are beyond our control and no refund or rent reduction
will be given. We will make every effort to have repairs done
as quickly as possible during reasonable hours.
Renter agrees to hold Asheville
Vacation Homes/Owners harmless for any accident or injury whatsoever that may occur on the rental property
during occupancy. RENTER ACKNOWLEDGES WAIVER OF
LIABILITY for hot tub, bath tubs, children's playground equipment, firepit, swimming pool, pond, lake, stream,
creek all herein after called “special feature,” if so equipped or on the property. Renter shall ensure use in a
safe manner at all times and that JUVENILE USE IS SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT.
GAS LOGS in the FIREPLACES will be damaged if any
paper or other materials are thrown into the fire and may cause toxic fumes. DO NOT THROW ANYTHING INTO THE FIRE! The replacement cost
(minimum $600) will be charged to the Renter causing this damage.
The Renter understands there are special
risks that may be present to children who are not carefully supervised, as well as the danger of any person
using the special features for too long a time, or if a person has health risks, or if a person uses the special
feature while intoxicated or using any kind of drugs or medication, or uses the special feature if pregnant. The
Renter agrees to explain the risks of using the special feature to any guests he or she may have at the home and
to be fully and solely responsible for any accidents his guest may incur. The Renter understands the risks
discussed above and agrees that he will assume all responsibility for himself and his guests for the
consequences of those risks. The Renter agrees to waive any claim whatsoever against the Landlord and/or Agent
for accidents or claims arising from use of special feature. The Renter agrees to indemnify Landlord and/or
Agent for any claims made by Renter's guests arising from Renter's guest's use of the special feature. The
Renter also understands and agrees that he/she is responsible and liable and will pay agent upon request for any
damages that occur to the special feature and its support equipment through his or his guest's misuse and/or
negligence, for example, but not limited to, walking on the hot tub cover or damaging the cover and/or liner, or
allowing the water level to become too low, or causing water overflow inside the home.
Renters are responsible for the actions of
ALL DOGS MUST BE PRE-APPROVED AT TIME OF
BOOKING. (Sorry, cats are NOT allowed.) A pet rent will be
charged if the dog is approved.
The Renter is held financially
responsible for all physical damage such as chewing, scratching, flea infestation, etc. inflicted on the
property by the presence of the pet. If extra cleaning is
deemed reasonable due to the presence of a pet such as soiled furniture and/or flooring, hair on furnishings or
bedding, the Renter will be held financially responsible and
the credit card on file will be charged for the amount of the repair/recovery. We have a quality vacuum cleaner at the home for your
RENTER/PET OWNERS MUST AGREE TO THE
Dogs must be well-trained, house broken and details of breed must be given.
Dogs must be leashed at all times when outside.
Dogs must be taken out only to specified areas away from the home, lawns & flower
Do NOT allow dogs to dig in the yard.
Dog owners are responsible for cleaning up of any/all dog refuse.
Dogs are not allowed on furniture or beds at any time. Any evidence of pets on furniture may
incur extra cleaning fees.
Dogs may NOT be bathed in our bath tubs, showers or sinks.
Dogs may not be allowed to stay alone in the home without being crated.
If dog is bothersome, guests must be willing to kennel the pet.
All dogs are to be treated with Advantage or similar topical flea and tick repellent three (3)
days prior to arrival and must be free of fleas and ticks at time of stay.
Please have their nails clipped to minimize scratches on our hardwood floors.
Any damage or extra cleaning to the house or its furnishings caused by a dog, including
excessive pet hair, urine stains or odors, will be charged to the renter.
items above are the sole responsibility of the pet owner. The home owners assume no responsibility for illness or
injury that may incur to pets or be caused by them.
BY MAKING A RESERVATION AND PAYMENT, YOU HAVE
AGREED TO ABIDE BY THIS GUEST RENTAL AGREEMENT. ANY VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR STAY WITH US WILL BE
CANCELED WITHOUT REFUND. THIS AGREEMENT MAY NOT BE TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED.
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