Short Term Rental Agreement

The Parties

Name of Guest Renting the Property: ________________________________________________________________

Address of Guest: _________________________________________________________________________________

                                                         Phone:________________________  Email: _______________________ 

Names of Owners:         Tim and Lois Lee                                                                                                        

Address of Owners:        7363 W. Newton Stewart Road, Taswell, IN  47175                                                      

The Property

Property Location:           7391 W. Newton Stewart Road, Taswell, IN  47175                                                     

Property consists of two (2) cabins.  Capacity of Cabin #1 is 6 guests and Cabin #2 is 4 guests.

Cabin Rented:  #1_____     #2_____   (check one)

   

Period and Guests

Rental period begins at  3:00 p.m.  on the                  day of                                             , 20        .

Rental period ends at    11.00 a.m. on the                  day of                                             , 20        .

Total people in renting party consists of                Adults and              Children.

Names of all guests staying at rental property:                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                         

Pets

Pets are permitted only with prior approval by the Owner.  Guests are responsible for cleaning up any/all pet refuse.  Guests are responsible for any damage caused by pets.  Any damage caused by pets will be deducted from the deposit, if applicable.  No pets shall be left alone in the cabin.

Number of Pets:                  Names and descriptions:                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                                         

Rental Amount

Rental amounts are as follows:

      Cabin #1 (2 bedroom):  Spring/Fall weekday $109, weekend $119, Summer weekday $119, weekend $129

                                            Holidays (Mem Day, July 4, Labor Day) $149, 3-night minimum.

      Cabin #2 (1 bedroom):  Spring/Fall weekday $99, weekend $109, Summer weekday $109, weekend $119

                                            Holidays (Mem day, July 4, Labor Day) $139, 3-night minimum.

      Tax will be added in the amount of 11% (7% state and 4% county). 

Payment

Payment of at least half of the rental amount is due within ten (10) days from date of booking and may be made by check payable to Tim Lee.  Upon receipt of at least half of the rental amount and the signed agreement, your reservation will be confirmed.  Phone call reservations will be held for ten (10) days from date of this agreement.  Payment for the balance of the rental amount is due fourteen (14) days prior to date of check in and may be made by check payable to Tim Lee. 

Cancellation Policy

If the guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the rental amount will be refunded as follows:

                                        100% if canceled up to 14 days prior to the check-in date.

                                          50% if canceled up to 7 days prior to the check-in date.

                                 

Shortened Stays and Conditions

There shall be no refunds of rents due to shortened stays or ruined expectations because of weather conditions.

Cabin Rules

Check-in and Check-out Times:  Check-in is at 3:00 p.m.  Check-out is at 11:00 a.m.  Early check-in and/or late check-out is possible upon request.

Noise:  Guests should not create excessive noise at a level that disturbs neighbors.  Quiet hour starts at 10:00 p.m. at which time outdoor noise should be kept to a minimum.  This is NOT a party cabin.

Smoking:  Smoking is not allowed inside the cabins.

Outside Fires:  Outside fires are to be restricted to the firepits provided.  Fires should never be left unattended or left burning when leaving area or retiring for the night.

Fire Alarms:  Guests must notify the Landlord without delay if a fire alarm "chips" or has a low battery condition.

Firearms:  Only legally owned and permitted firearms shall be allowed on the premises according to state and local laws.

Fireworks:  Guests agree that fireworks and other hazardous materials shall not be used in or around the property,

Illegal Use:  Guests shall use the property for legal purposes only and other use, such as but not limited to, illegal drug use, abuse of any person, harboring fugitives, etc., is not permitted.

Upon Leaving:  Double check for any personal items, particularly under beds, in the bathroom, and in the refrigerator.  Leave beds unmade.  If hide-a-bed is used, remove bedding (except mattress cover), convert back to sofa, and place used bedding on sofa.  Wash and put away any dishes used.  Place trash in outside trash cans.

Essentials

Owner shall provide the following to the guests:  towels, linens, dishes, tableware, cookware, utensils, coffee pot and filters.  A charcoal grill and firepit are provided, but guests must provide the charcoal for the grill and wood for the firepit.

Access

Guests shall allow Owner access to the property for purposes of repair and inspection.  Owner shall exercise

this right of access in a reasonable manner.

Maintenance and Repairs

Guests shall maintain the premises in a good and clean condition and use the premises only in a careful and

lawful manner.  Guests shall pay for maintenance and repairs should the premises be left in a lesser condition.

Housekeeping

There is no daily housekeeping service.  While linens and bath towels are included in the cabin, daily maid

service is not included in the rental rate.  Towels or linens are not to be taken from the unit.  We suggest you

bring beach towels if you plan to go boating or swimming.  Any undue or unreasonable cleaning necessary

as a result of the Guests' stay will result in a cleaning charge of $20 per hour with a one (1) hour service minimum.

Possessions

Valuable items left behind by Guests will be held for the Guests and every reasonable effort will be made to contact the Guests for return.  If items are not claimed for longer than (30) days, they shall become the property of the Owner.  The Owner shall not be held liable for condition of said items.

Owner's Liability

Guests shall hereby indemnify and hold harmless the Owner against any and all claims of personal injury or property damage or loss arising from use of the premises regardless of the nature of the accident, injury or loss.  Guests expressly recognize that any insurance for property damage or loss which the landlord may maintain on the property does not cover the personal property of Guests, and that Guests should purchase their own insurance if such coverage is desired.

Owner Contact

Owners Names:  Tim and Lois Lee                                   Telephone:  317-515-9462

Owner's E-Mail:  serenitycabins@yahoo.com                    Address:  7363 W. Newton Stewart Rd.

                                                                                                         Taswell, IN  47175

Owner and Guest agrees to the above conditions on this _________ day of _________________, 20_____,

and hereby swear that the information provided is accurate and true:

 

Guest's Signature:                                                                                      Date:                                              

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