Excerpts from the lease agreement

General conditions of rental

They are part of the rental agreement.

The reservation

The reservation becomes effective when the tenant has sent to the owner a deposit of 25% of the total amount of the rental and a copy of the contract signed before the date indicated on the front. A second copy is to be kept by the tenant.
The lease concluded between the parties to this deed can in no way benefit even partially to third parties, natural or legal persons, unless written agreement of the owner.
Any breach of this last paragraph could result in the immediate termination of the lease to the fault of the tenant, the proceeds of the lease remaining permanently acquired from the owner.

Absence of retraction:

For reservations made by mail, telephone or internet, the tenant does not benefit from the withdrawal period, and this in accordance with Article L121-21-8 of the Consumer Code relating in particular to the provision of accommodation services provided. at a specific date or periodicity.
Cancellation by the tenant:
Any cancellation must be notified by registered letter to the owner.

a) Cancellation before arrival on the premises:

the deposit remains with the owner. The latter may request the balance of the amount of the stay, if the cancellation occurs less than 30 days before the scheduled date of entry into the premises.
If the tenant does not appear within 24 hours of the date of arrival indicated on the contract, this contract becomes void and the owner can dispose of his lodging. The deposit is also retained to the owner who will ask the payment of the balance of the hiring.

b) If the stay is shortened

the price of the rent remains acquired to the owner. There will be no refund.

Cancellation by the owner:

The landlord pays the tenant all of the sums paid, as well as an indemnity at least equal to that which the tenant would have borne if the cancellation had taken place on that date.

At the arrival :

The tenant must appear on the specified day and the time mentioned on this contract. In case of late or delayed arrival, the tenant must notify the owner.

The settlement of the balance:

The balance of the rent is paid at the entrance to the premises.

The inventory of fixtures:

An inventory is established in common and signed by the tenant and the owner or his representative at the arrival and departure of the house. This inventory is the only reference in case of litigation concerning the inventory.
The state of cleanliness of the cottage at the arrival of the tenant must be noted in the inventory. The cleaning of the premises is the responsibility of the tenant during the rental period and before his departure. The amount of any cleaning costs is established on the basis of calculation mentioned in the descriptive card.

Deposit or security deposit:

On arrival of the tenant, a deposit of the amount indicated on the front of this contract is requested by the owner. After the contradictory establishment of the inventory of the places of exit, this deposit is returned, deduction made of the cost of restoration of the places if degradations were noted.
In case of early departure (prior to the time mentioned on this contract) preventing the establishment of the inventory of fixtures the same day of the departure of the tenant, the security deposit is returned by the owner within a period not exceeding not a week.

Use of the premises:

The tenant must ensure the peacefulness of the rental and use it according to the destination of the place.

The duration of the stay; duration of stay :

The tenant signing this contract concluded for a fixed term will in no circumstances be able to claim any right to stay in the premises at the end of the stay.

The capacity of reception:

This contract is established for a maximum capacity of people. If the number of tenants exceeds the capacity, the owner can refuse the additional persons. Any modification or breach of the contract will be considered at the initiative of the customer.

The reception of animals:

When booking, the customer is required to indicate the number of pets that will accompany it. If applicable, the description sheet specifies the possible rate surcharges to be provided (animal fare, additional deposit, cleaning supplement ...). Pet-specific terms of stay may be specified by the owner in an internal policy posted in the accommodation.

Expenses and insurance:

The tenant is responsible for all damages arising from his act. It is required to be insured by a resort type insurance contract for these various risks.

The payment of expenses:

At the end of the stay, the tenant must pay to the owner, the charges not included in the price.

Their amount is established on the basis of calculation mentioned on the present contract and in the descriptive card and a proof is given by the owner.

In case of disputes:

For Gîtes de France any claim relating to the inventory of fixtures and the state of the description during a rental must be submitted to the Departmental or Interdepartmental Branch Office of Gîtes de France within three days from the date entry into the premises.
Any other complaint must be sent to him as soon as possible, by letter.