Renter's Name_____________________ Rental Period_________________
Rental Contract and
Rules and Regulations
255 Jumping Branch Road, Lake Cherokee,
Tamassee, SC 29686
THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE PARTIES TO THIS AGREEMENT ARE
DEFINED BY LAW AND INCLUDE UNIQUE PROVISIONS PERMITTING THE DISBURSEMENT OF RENT
PRIOR TO TENANCY AND EXPEDITED EVICTION OF TENANTS. YOUR SIGNATURE ON THIS
AGREEMENT, OR PAYMENT OF MONEY OR TAKING POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY AFTER
RECEIPT OF THE AGREEMENT, IS EVIDENCE OF YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGREEMENT AND
YOUR INTENT TO USE THIS PROPERTY FOR A VACATION RENTAL.
LINEN SERVICE can be provided for an extra charge.
During your stay, report any non-emergency problems to us at mobile phone 704-467-4077, home phone
704-788-2823, or by email. Problems will be attended to promptly.
No pets of any kind are allowed in the rental property. If a pet is discovered on the
premises, occupancy will be terminated with no refund.
Absolutely NO SMOKING in the house or on the property, including the boat dock. Smoking
on the premises may result in immediate termination of occupancy with refund. If you
are a smoker, please do not rent our home.
Absolutely NO HOUSE PARTIES. Should a house party occur in the rental unit, occupancy
will be terminated with no refund.
Each Renter is responsible for cleaning the rental property before leaving.
If you have cleaning service, the cleaning service will provide a thorough
sanitary service that includes cleaning all bathrooms, floor mopping and
vacuuming and cleaning kitchen including refrigerator. You are still
responsible for a thorough "tidy" even if you have the cleaning
service - when you leave you should, 1- generally
tidy up the place and make sure every thing in in order as you found it, when you arrived.
2- Clean all food out of
refrigerator, and wash dishes (cleaning service will empty dishwasher).
3. wash any of our linens you borrow (just get them going in drier when you
leave, and cleaning service will do the rest). 4. Remove trash from
house and remove from premises (Cleaning service can take away up to 1 double
bag of trash; make sure it does not leak). 5. Lock all
windows and doors. 6. Return all keys to the storage place.
It is your responsibility to leave the home very tidy for the cleaning
Renter is responsible for any damage incurred during his occupancy of the premises. We
will not be held responsible for accidents, injury, or loss of valuables.
Renters Security Deposit will be refunded, if the unit is left in satisfactory
condition. Refunds will be mailed within 30 days of the Renters last day at the
Close and lock all doors and windows, and make sure all appliances are turned off,
except the refrigerator, before departing. During air conditioning times, please turn the
unit to 80 degrees upon departure. During heat months, please set heat to
the lowest setting upon
departure. In early spring and late fall, please turn the thermostat off, when leaving.
Check-out time is 10:00 A.M., SHARP. No one is to be in the unit or on the unit property
after check-out time.
Reservations may be made anytime and will be honored, provided payment is received as
agreed and is deposited.
You may use the telephone for long distance calls for up to 30 minutes on one-week
rentals, or 15 minutes on shorter stays, with no additional charge. For time over the
allowance, there will be a charge of 25 cents per minute, which will be deducted from the
security deposit refund. No calls allowed to places outside the continental US (48
Rental Deposits will be refunded on cancellations, less 15%, when/if the unit is
There will be no refund for inclement weather, unless the home is not
available for rent or accessible due to weather. In the
event of such event, the pro-rata share of the rental charge will be refunded.
Any and all interest earned on deposits and advance rents paid will accrue to our
benefit, and not the Renter.
If you use any of the recreational/sporting equipment, you agree to use it with care,
and repair or replace anything which you damage, destroy, or lose. For example, the
bicycles are locked in the basement, but if you use them and one is lost, we ask that you
go to Wal-Mart and replace it with one of like kind.
Rental Charge is based, in part, on number in party. Under no circumstances should there
be more than 10 overnight occupants. Violation of this
provision may result in termination of occupancy, without refund.
If for any reason we are unable to deliver the property to you for the
rental period contracted (for example, the home is damaged by a sever
storm), we shall
refund your money in full, including interest at a rate of 5% APR, calculated from the
time your money was first deposited by us, until the date the refund check was mailed.
RESERVATION FEE: Unlike the local real estate rental
companies, we DO NOT charge
CONFIRMATION DEPOSIT: We will not send you a rental
agreement. You should print this document, and sign and date each page as
confirmation of your agreement. Then you should fax it to 704-793-9711. You will
need to mail us a deposit of THE LESSER OF 50% of the gross amount
due, including tax and security deposit, or $900. This payment may be paid by personal check. THERE WILL BE A
TWENTY-SEVEN DOLLAR CHARGE FOR ANY RETURNED CHECK. We will continue to market the
property for rent until receipt of your deposit check. Upon our deposit of your
initial check, your contract with us is bound. Please send a self-addressed stamped
envelope with your check. If for any reason the property has already been rented to
another party when we receive the check, we will promptly return it to you in this
envelope; otherwise, we will use the envelope to return your security deposit, at the
appropriate time (item 9 above).
BALANCE OF PAYMENT: The balance on the rent, all taxes and security
deposit is due 30 days before arrival date. NO REMINDERS WILL BE SENT.
Please be aware that the locked closets are property of the owner and are
not to be entered under any conditions. If upon arrival you discover any damage to the
property PLEASE NOTIFY US IMMEDIATELY AT 704-467-4077 (MOBILE #).
INSPECTION OF PROPERTIES: The property shall be inspected after your
departure. If damage does occur in the unit, please do not feel embarrassed, but report
the damage to us immediately. We can handle the repair while you are here and alleviate
any questions of both parties. If it is discovered that the owner's closet has been
broken into after your departure, you will be charged the full replacement cost for all
items that are missing plus any expenses that are incurred to replace the missing items.
If you arrive plan on arriving early, let us know via email and we will
see if the unit can be made available earlier.
KEYS: Keys are located at the rental house. We will email you where
to find the key upon receipt of the final payment and no less than 30 days prior to your
arrival. Keys will not be given out to anyone other than the person whose name is on the
reservation (or email address above), unless we have been given previous authorization.
LOCK OUTS: If you lock yourself out of your unit, please call
704-788-2823 or 704-467-4077 (mobile) and leave a message. Our local
emergency contact is Paul, who lives next door. His contact
information is in the house on the refrigerator. Your call will be returned
promptly and arrangements made to have a key brought to you. There will be a $50.00 cash
fee for opening the unit or providing a replacement key. If you had
returned the access key to its place (at the beginning of your stay), a
lockout could not occur.
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS: We will do our best to keep all equipment
in good repair. When you check in or during your stay, if you discover anything not in
working order, please notify us immediately, by email or telephone call to
704-467-4077. We will correct it as soon as possible.
There will be NO REBATES given due to the malfunctioning or breakdown of
appliances, air conditioning, televisions, telephones, computer, fax machine, printer, or
any other property equipment or services.
OCCUPANCY: The maximum number of number people allowed at
255 Jumping Branch is 10. We rent to FAMILIES AND RESPONSIBLE ADULTS ONLY.
Misrepresentation of the party will result in immediate termination of the rental
agreement, expulsion, and the loss of rental fee. We reserve the right to refuse
occupancy, if we feel the occupancy could be detrimental to the property.
PETS: ABSOLUTELY NO PETS ALLOWED INSIDE OR OUTSIDE OF THE RENTAL
PROPERTY. IF A PET IS FOUND YOU WILL BE CHARGED A NON-REFUNDABLE FEE OF $125.00. YOUR
SECURITY DEPOSIT WILL BE FORFEITED, YOU WILL BE ASKED TO REMOVE THE PET IMMEDIATELY OR
VACATE THE PREMISES WITH NO REFUND.
EVEN THOUGH WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ITEMS LEFT IN
PROPERTY, we will make every effort to locate lost items. Upon request, we will mail items
found to you. These items will be shipped COD plus a $10.00 handling fee
Fireplace-use of fireplace is not included as an amenity
in this contract. If you wish to use the fireplace, we have an
additional addendum required, and there is an extra $400 refundable security
Garbage service is not available.
Please plan to take your trash to the nearest dump site each day and on
departure. As you plan for your garbage disposal, keep in mind on Sundays
most dump sites are closed. If you want the cleaning service to take
trash, there is a $3 for each normal size bag. Please let us know if
you will need this to be done.
- Check-in Time is after 2:00 PM on the first day, according to your reservation. You may
go straight to the house when you arrive. You do not need to go by any office. If you
anticipate arriving after 8:00 PM, please let us know your ETA by email or phone.
- Pillows, bedspreads and some blankets are provided. We recommend that you bring extras.
Linens, towels, paper products, cleaning supplies, and toiletries are not provided.
a starter supply only of consumable items such as toilet
paper, paper towels, and soap. We do not furnish charcoal.
You must abide
by the stated capacity of the house. Tents, campers or motor homes are not
is not permitted on the lawns or on the paved road.
Respect the right of neighbors to not be disturbed and respect the rules and
standards of the development where the house is located.
Fireworks may not be discharged in or near houses, lawns, or in the street.
Firearms are not permitted
members of your party agree to follow the lake rules, which are in the
notebook in the kitchen. Fishing is catch and release, only.
Lake to be boated in a counterclockwise fashion (even canoe and kayak).
Please be conservative in the use of utilities. When leaving for the day
please turn off the lights and air conditioning.
Our home operates on a Septic Tank System. Do not flush sanitary
products or other foreign matter.
after each use. If the cleaning service needs to clean the grill, there is a
$10 extra cleaning charge. If the gas grill is out of gas,
purchase a refill and present your receipt for a refund. NEVER use charcoal
in a gas grill. We will reimburse you for half the cost.
No smoking in the
house, or the decks or patios. No cigarette butts are to be littered
on the grounds, anywhere.
FOR GUESTS: You
are responsible for the actions of any family or guests you permit into the
While you are renting the house you are responsible for missing items or
damage caused by yourself, your family, or guests. Any resulting charges
will deducted from your deposit or charged to your security deposit. To avoid
charges for prior damage, report any problem the day you check in.
OUT: While the
final clean up is provided you are ask to leave the house as you would want
your guests to leave your house. Remove your things from the refrigerator,
Wash and put away dishes and pots and pans. Turn off all lights.
Return all keys to the proper storage area and lock all doors and windows. Take
your trash to the dumpsite.
have read, understand, and agree to abide by these rules. I understand that
violating these rules may result in eviction with no refund. I understand
the cost of extraordinary cleaning, garbage removal, phone charges, missing
items, and damages may be deducted from my damage deposit.
We are not able to receive mail at the house.
VEHICLES: No mobile sleeping units, such as campers, may be used at cottages for sleeping,
cooking or any purpose other than transportation.
THIS IS A NON-SMOKING UNIT
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ADVISE YOU TO READ ALL OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED
HEREIN REGARDING 255 JUMPING BRANCH AND OUR RULES SO THAT MISUNDERSTANDINGS OR
INCONVENIENCES MIGHT BE PREVENTED. IF THERE ARE ANY CONTRADICTIONS BETWEEN THIS
DOCUMENT AND OTHER INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE, THIS DOCUMENT SHALL TAKE PRECEDENCE.
RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FROM TIME TO TIME, BUT THE RULES APPLYING TO
YOUR RENTAL, SHALL BE THOSE AS WRITTEN AND IN FORCE AT THE TIME AND DATE OF YOUR EXECUTION
OF THIS AGREEMENT.
Property ID: 255 Jumping Branch
Party:____ Number of
Beginning Date of Stay_________________ Check-out Date of
|Total House Rent - Base without tax
|Maid Service ($130)-incl. if weekly guest
if a weekly guest put "incl:"
|Linen Service ($50- Y/N)
If fireplace is used, add $30 to
Subtotal all rent charges
TOTAL OF 4 LINES ABOVE
|Sales Tax (Rent/Maid/Linen x 10%)
10% OF THE PRIOR LINE
TOTAL RENT (A)
|ADD: Refundable Security/Cleaning Deposit (B)
(or $700 if fireplace is to be used)
Total Charges and Deposit (C)
ADD LINES A and B
|Reservation Deposit Due w/Contract
||(or 50% of Line
C or $900, whichever is less)
The reservation for the renter below will be held for NO MORE THAN 15 AFTER RECEIPT OF
THE SIGNED CONTRACT. THE CONTRACT IS BOUND UPON OUR RECEIPT AND DEPOSIT OF THE
RENTERS FIRST PAYMENT. THE BALANCE IS DUE IN FULL 30 DAYS BEFORE THE FIRST
DAY OF THE RENTAL PERIOD.
# of Persons in group who are neither family nor over 25 years of
age____________ .Except as just listed, Renter certifies with his (her)
signature that all members of their group are either part of a family
group or group of responsible adults over aged 25. Non-family guests under
aged 25 shall not exceed the number listed above. Violation of the
number of provisions of this paragraph may result in the termination of the
rental agreement, immediate removal from the premises, and forfeiture of any
money paid. Fill in answers to following: Group Type
(Family or Other) _________ , # adults___, # young adults-u25___, #teens____, #
We are glad to be able to rent our place to you. We hope that you will have an
enjoyable experience while vacationing at Lake Cherokee. We hope that our home, with
its many amenities provide a real enhancement to your stay. Please carefully review the
regulations above, sign and return along with the rental deposit due. If you have any
questions or need clarification of anything about your rental, please email us: email@example.com
Check should be made payable to Marc Weibel and mailed to 3496 Milford Ct.,
Concord, NC, 28027. Upon receipt of final payment, renter will be
provided an email with detailed home information, including directions and key
information. OUR FAX NUMBER IS 704-793-9711.
Undersigned, by signature below, understands and agrees to the terms of this
agreement. This agreement is the full agreement between the