1. SECURITY and UTILITY DEPOSIT: The Tenant
is responsible for the care of the premises, appliances and
furnishings and for any and all damage by negligent or wrongful acts
caused by the Tenant or Tenants guest. Tenant agrees that the
property Property Owner may deduct charges for any damages as well as any excess
cleaning fees. Security Deposits will be refunded upon inspection
and cleaning of the property no later than 30 days from date of
departure, unless a claim for damages is made, in such case you will
be advised of such by Registered Mail. Utilities will be calculated
from the Property Owner's bills and deducted from your deposit and you will
be provided with copies of all bills. The balance will be refunded
2. CANCELLATION POLICY: The reservation deposit is
refundable, less a $200.00 cancellation fee, if cancelled 60-days
prior to your scheduled arrival. No refunds are given if
cancellation is received less than 60-days prior to arrival date,
unless we re-rent the home for the dates confirmed to you. If the
home is re-rented your deposit less $200.00 cancellation fee will be
returned to you. There will be no penalty if cancellation is due to
Emergency or Medical reasons and property Property Owner is provided
with written documentation.
3a. CLEANING FEE: The normal
rate is $150.00 plus state sales tax. If
unusual cleaning is necessary, there will be an additional charge
deducted from the security deposit; copies of all charges will be
furnished with your refund of remaining moneys on deposit.
CLEANING RESPONSIBILITIES: Your cleaning fee is intended for
a onetime cleaning upon your departure. It is your responsibility to
maintain the home in a neat and clean condition throughout your
stay. Some cleaning supplies are left in the home for your use,
however if they run out it is your responsibility to replace them.
Laundry facilities are provided for your convenience. You will be
charged extra for leaving excessive dirty laundry (more than one set
of linens per bed). It is also your responsibility to wash all
dishes prior to departure. Please observe garbage pick-up and
3c. LINENS: The house is
equipped with an ample supply of linens, dinnerware, tableware,
glassware, cookware, and cooking utensils. We ask that you DO NOT
USE owner's towels for boats or beach. PLEASE bring your own
towels for this use. Beginning supplies of toilet paper, dish
soap, laundry detergent, hand soap, and garbage bags are supplied to get
your started, however, they will not be re-supplied during your stay.
4. PETS: Pets are NOT allowed unless
prior arrangements have been made.
No more vehicles than the number of bedrooms (2) are permitted and no
more than 2 boat trailers may be parked on property. This a Monroe
County rule on vacation rentals. Other arrangements must be made for the
parking/storage of excess vehicles/boat trailers, NO RV's or Campers
allowed (unless the RV is your only means of transportation, and it can
not be hooked up to the house, or anyone staying in it).
BOATING: Boating is a minimum of 2 ft. controlling
depth. Check to see that your boat will work in this area. This is
7. KEYS: The Property Owner
will provide the access code to the lockbox containing the keys to the
lessee within 24 hours of the lessee's arrival. Property Owner
will provide the code via telephone or email. Keys are to be
returned to the lockbox next to the front door upon check-out. There will be a $10.00
fee for any keys not returned upon check out.
LIABILITY AND DAMAGE: Tenant shall indemnify and hold Property Owner
free and harmless from any and all liability,
claims, loss, damage or expenses arising by reason of any injury,
death or property damage sustained by any person including Tenant or Employee of Tenant where such injury, death or property
damage is caused by a negligent or intentional act of Tenant or any
guest of Tenant.
9. NOISE/NUISANCE: Tenant shall not
disturb neighbors with loud noise or music, or unlawful, unsafe or
pollution causing behavior. Should Tenant allow or participate in
such behavior, Tenant will be evicted and forfeit the remainder of
the rental fee and the security deposit.
DISCLOSURE: Radon is a naturally occurring radio active gas that
when it has accumulated in a building in sufficient quantities, may
represent health risks to persons who are exposed to it over time.
Levels of radon that exceed federal and state guidelines have been
found in buildings in Florida. Additional information regarding
radon and radon testing may be obtained from the county public
11. OWNER'S STORAGE: Tenant
understands that certain areas of the rental unit are reserved for
the use of the Property Owner for storage of personal items, and are not for
use by the Tenant and that Tenant may not force entry of such under
penalty of trespass.
12. RIGHT OF ENTRY: The
Property Owner or his employees shall have the right to enter the property at
reasonable hours for the purpose of making repairs or
13. DEFAULT BY TENANT: This agreement imposes
an obligation of good faith in its performance and enforcement.
Tenant understands that upon violation of any conditions,
agreements, restrictions, covenants, and obligations of this Rental
Agreement, the Property Owner may terminate this Rental Agreement
and enter the property by force or by statutory proceedings, in
which case any and all moneys paid by the Tenant to the Property Owner
will be forfeited by the Tenant as liquidated damages in
addition to, but not in lieu of, any other right or remedy available
14. RATES: Tenant acknowledges that rates are
set by the Property Owner and cannot be guaranteed for more than 6
months in advance. In the event of a rate increase, tenant will be
notified not less than 6 month prior to arrival and will have the
option of a full refund of deposits if the new rate is not agreeable
to the tenant.
15. SUBLETTING: Tenant acknowledges that
per Monroe County Code, all tenancies must be for at least 28 days
in duration and that subletting is not permitted. Tenants who
sublet may be subject to fines of up to $250/day.
UNDERSIGNED ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE/SHE HAS READ AND AGREES TO ALL
TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN.