TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Article 1: Length of stay: This contract is concluded for a fixed period and the Tenant may under no circumstances claim any right to remain in the premises at the end of the stay.

Article 2: Conclusion of the booking: The booking becomes effective as soon as the Tenant has sent the Owner a deposit of 30% of the total amount of the rental. The Owner will send a signed copy of the contract to be kept by the Tenant.

Under no circumstances may the rental contract concluded between the parties benefit third parties, even partially, without the written consent of the Owner.

Any infringement of this last paragraph would be likely to result in the immediate termination of the rental at the fault of the Tenant, the rental proceeds remaining definitively acquired by the Owner.

Article 3: Absence of cooling period: For bookings made by mail, telephone or Internet, the tenant does not benefit from a cooling period, in accordance with Article L121-20-4 of the Consumer Code relating in particular to the provision of accommodation services provided on a specific date or for a specific length.

Article 4: Cancellation by the Tenant: Any cancellation must be notified by registered letter to the Owner or by email provided that the Owner acknowledges receipt.

Cancellation more than 60 days before arrival on the premises: The deposit remains the property of the Owner.
Cancellation less than 60 days before arrival on the premises: The entire rental price remains the property of the Owner.
If the stay is shortened, the rental price remains the property of the Owner. No refund will be made.

If the Owner is able to rent the house again on the dates in question for an amount equal to or greater than the amount of the initial booking, the Owner will refund the Tenant in full the sums paid.

If the Owner is able to rent the house again on the dates in question for an amount less than the amount of the initial booking, the Owner will refund the Tenant an amount equal to the difference between the total of the amounts received for the dates in question (amount of the new booking plus the sums paid by the Tenant) and the amount of the initial booking.

Article 5: Cancellation by the Owner: If for reasons beyond the Owner’s control or in case of force majeure, the house can not accomodate tenants, the Owner has the right to terminate this contract. For example in the event of flooding, fire, major power failure or heating failure… This cancellation will be notified by registered letter to the Tenant and the Owner will refund the full amount paid to the Tenant.

Article 6: Arrival: The Tenant must arrive on the day and at the time mentioned on this contract. In case of late or delayed arrival, the Tenant must inform the Owner.

Article 7: Departure: The Tenant must leave the premises on the day specified and at the latest at the time mentioned on this contract.

Article 8: Payment of the balance: The balance of the rental must be paid 60 days before the arrival date provided for in this contract. Failure to pay the balance will be considered an automatic cancellation by the Tenant.

Article 9: Inventory: An inventory will be given to the Tenant upon arrival at the premises. The inventory can be contested by the Tenant within 24 hours after entering the premises. In the absence of any dispute within these 24 hours, the inventory given to the Tenant will be deemed to have been accepted without reservation.  This inventory is the only reference in the event of a dispute concerning the state of the premises.

Article 10: Security deposit: A security deposit as specified in the contract must be paid to the Owner 7 days before the arrival date. In case of payment by cheque, the cheque will be cashed. After check-out, this deposit will be returned, after deduction of the cost of repairing any damage to the premises and after deduction of the costs of cleaning if the state of cleanliness in which the premises were returned was not satisfactory. The security deposit is returned by the owner within a period not exceeding one week.

Article 11: Use of the premises: The Tenant must ensure the peaceful use of the premises. If the Owner is notified of any disturbances or suspects any damage, the Owner or his representative reserves the right to enter the premises to carry out appropriate checks. The Owner is entitled to ask the Tenant to leave the premises with immediate effect if the premises are found in a neglected or damaged condition.

Article 12: Capacity: This contract is established for a maximum capacity of persons. If the number of tenants exceeds the capacity, the Owner may refuse the additional people. Any modification or termination of the contract will be considered at the Tenant’s initiative.

Article 13: Pets: Pets are not allowed.  The contract may be terminated at the Tenant’s own fault in the event of non-compliance with this condition.

Article 14: Linen: Household linen, sheets, towels and beach towels are provided by the Owner. Sunscreen, fake tanning, waterproof make-up, hair dye are likely to cause permanent damage to linen. In the event of loss or indelible stains, the cost of replacing the parts in question will be charged to the Tenant.

Article 15: Cleaning: The owner is responsible for cleaning the premises between each new Tenant. However, it remains the Tenant’s responsibility to leave the premises in a satisfactory state of cleanliness. At the end of the stay, cutlery and dishes must be cleaned and stored, waste removed and placed in the appropriate waste/recycling bins.  If the premises are left in an unsatisfactory state of cleanliness, cleaning costs will be charged at the hourly rate of 30€ and deducted from the security deposit.

Article 16: Cigarette: The premises are strictly non-smoking. Failure to comply with this condition may result in the loss of the security deposit.

Article 17: Insurance: The Tenant is responsible for all damages arising from his fault. He is required to be insured by a standard holiday insurance contract for these various risks.

Article 18: Liability: Except in cases of obvious negligence, the Owner cannot be held liable by the Tenant or third parties for any accident, damage, loss, loss, injury, expense or inconvenience that may be suffered, incurred in any way whatsoever as a result of the rental. The Owner cannot be held responsible for any accident, loss or damage to the tenant’s property, vehicles or personal effects, regardless of the cause.