House Rental Agreement
The signing of the booking form confirms the acceptance of the terms and conditions set forth below and shall be binding on all the persons intending to occupy the property whether or not said persons have signed the booking form. It is understood that all persons have read and understood the terms and conditions posted on thethis website at the time of this booking.
Parties are prohibited in, at, or around the property. There can not at any time be more than 12 people in the property. Pets and animals can never be kept at or visit the property. Smoking is prohibited inside the property and outside if the windows or doors are open. Any violation will result in 100% forfeit of the security deposit in addition to applicable damage or excessive cleaning charges to the credit card on file.
Rental Period and Occupancy
The rental period runs from 4pm EST local time on the day of arrival until 10:00am local time on the day of departure. Unauthorized early arrivals or late departures will result in additional charges. The property may only be occupied by a maximum of 12 total persons (children and adults) per Florida law. The accommodations are booked solely for persons named on the rental agreement, and the owner or management company reserves the right to refuse entrance to any parties not so named. The property is fully licensed for short-term rental in the State of Florida. Everyone occupying the house, including ages, must be listed on the booking form including small children and infants. It may, on occasion, be necessary for staff or agents of the owner or management company to enter the premises in order to perform routine maintenance or repairs. Late checkout will incur a $150 late checkout fee unless arrangements have been made in advance.
A 30% deposit is required at time of reservation to confirm and hold the reservation. All reservations must be paid in full 45 days prior to the date of arrival or they are subject to cancellation without notice. Reservations for an arrival with 45 days window must be paid for in full at time of reservation. If paying by credit card, your credit card will be charged at this time. If payment is not received, your reservation may be cancelled and your deposit may be forfeited. No reservation is confirmed or guaranteed until the booking deposit is paid.
A credit card number must be given for all reservations to act as a security deposit ($500). The deposit is NOT applied toward rent; however, it is fully refundable within fourteen (14) days of departure, provided the following provisions are met. 1.No damage is done to unit or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear. 2.No charges are incurred due to contraband, pets or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay. 3.All debris, rubbish and discards are placed in dumpster, and soiled dishes are placed in the dishwasher. 4.All doors and windows are closed and locked. 5.All charges accrued during the stay are paid prior to departure. 6.No linens are lost or damaged. 7.The renter is not evicted by the owner (or representative of the owner), the local law enforcement, the security company employed by Windsor Hills. 8.No Video games and systems are lost or damaged. 9.A $150 fee will be charged for non-prearranged departures past 10 am. 10. NO SMOKING and NO PETS in the house. The property should be left clean and undamaged. If the property is not left in a suitable condition, it may be necessary to charge the security deposit for costs to cover extra cleaning or damage / repairs.
The Owners and Management Company of the Property accept no responsibility whatsoever for the death, personal injury, accidents, loss, or damage to persons or personal property and/or personal belongings however caused. The use of all accommodations and all amenities, including the swimming pool, hot tub, and all other facilities is entirely at the users own risk. Children must be supervised at all times by responsible adults when using the swimming pool. Glass is not permitted within the pool area. The Owners and Management Company cannot accept any liability for any loss of rental time due to travel problems, flight delays, cancellations, terrorist acts, industrial disputes, weather related events including hurricanes, any events outside of our control, including any form of Force Majeure. The owners cannot accept any liability for failure of public supplies / utilities such as water, gas supplies, electricity, phone service, internet service, cable TV service, gas supplies or of air conditioning supplies or pool heaters. Nor do we accept liability for the consequences of the actions or omissions of others that may supply or control main services, or any actions taken in the vicinity of the property by any authority over which there is no control.
All cancellations must be received in writing and confirmed. In the event that a guest cancels a reservation, or the owners or management company have to cancel a reservation due to non-payment of the balance due within the time allowed before arrival, cancellation charges will be made as follows
- More than 10 weeks prior to the arrival date: 10% of total rent or $250 whichever is greater.
- Between 7-10 weeks prior to the arrival date: 30% of rental amount.
- Less than 7 weeks before arrival date: 100% of rental amount.
All reservation of the resort accommodations and the use and occupancy of such accommodations shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida. All disputes between owners and renters shall be subject to the exclusive subject matter and personal jurisdiction of the courts in Madison County, Alabama. In the event of litigation between renters and owners, the prevailing party shall be entitled to all costs incurred, including legal fees.