Article 1: This seasonal rental contract is reserved for the exclusive use of the gîte Le Palais Breton.
Article 2 - Duration of the stay: The signatory tenant of this contract concluded for a fixed period will not be able under any circumstances to take advantage of any right to remain in the premises at the end of the stay.
Article 3 - conclusion of the contract : The reservation becomes effective as soon as the tenant has sent the owner a deposit of 25% of the total amount of the rental; the payment of the said deposit constitutes acceptance of the present general conditions.
The rental concluded between the parties to the present contract cannot in any case benefit even partially to third parties, natural or legal persons, except with the written agreement of the owner.
Any infringement of this last paragraph could lead to the immediate cancellation of the rental at the expense of the tenant, the proceeds of the rental remaining definitively acquired by the owner.
Article 4 - absence of withdrawal: 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 date or according to a specific period.
Article 5 - Cancellation by the Tenant: Any cancellation must be notified by e-mail to the owner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
a) Cancellation before the arrival in the premises:
except in cases of force majeure, the deposit remains with the owner. The owner may ask for the balance of the stay if the cancellation occurs less than 30 days before the planned date of arrival.
If the tenant does not show up within 24 hours after the arrival date indicated on the contract, the present contract becomes null and void and the owner can dispose of his gite. The deposit also remains with the owner who will request payment of the balance of the rental.
b) if the stay is shortened, the price of the rental remains with the owner. No refund will be made.
Article 6 - Cancellation by the owner: The owner will pay back to the tenant the total amount paid.
Article 7 - Arrival: The tenant must arrive on the day specified at the time mentioned on the present contract. In case of late or delayed arrival, the tenant must inform the owner.
Article 8 - Payment of the balance: The tenant must pay the owner the balance of the agreed service and remaining due, and this 30 days before the beginning of the stay. The tenant who has not paid the balance on the agreed date is considered to have cancelled his stay. From then on, the service is offered for sale again and no refund will be made.
Article 9 - Inventory of fixtures: An inventory is drawn up jointly and signed by the tenant and the owner or his representative on arrival and departure of the gite. This inventory is the only reference in case of dispute concerning the state of the premises.
The state of cleanliness of the gîte on the tenant's arrival must be noted in the inventory of fixtures. The cleaning of the premises is the responsibility of the Tenant during the rental period and before departure. The amount of any cleaning costs is established on the basis of the calculation mentioned in the description sheet.
Article 10 - Security deposit: On the arrival of the Tenant, a security deposit of 1,000 euros is requested by the owner. After the contradictory establishment of the inventory of fixtures at the end of the rental period and if no hidden damage is noted within 2 days, this deposit is returned. If any damage is found, the deposit is returned within 10 days, less the cost of restoring the premises.
Article 11 - use of the premises: The Tenant must ensure the peaceful nature of the rental and use it in accordance with the purpose of the premises.
Article 12 - capacity: The present contract is established for a maximum capacity of 10 persons. If the number of tenants exceeds the capacity, the owner can refuse the additional persons. Any modification or breach of contract will be considered at the client's initiative.
Article 13 - Animals : The present contract specifies that the tenant cannot stay in the company of a domestic animal. In case of non respect of this clause, the owner can refuse the stay: no refund will be made.
Article 14 - Insurance: The Hirer is responsible for all damage caused by him/her. He must be insured by a holiday insurance contract for these different risks.
Article 15 - Payment of charges: Water and electricity charges are included in the rental price. However, on arrival and departure, a meter reading will be carried out; the Tenant will have to pay the owner for any additional charges reflecting excessive use of energy.
Article 16- Disputes: The competent court in case of dispute will be the one of the owner's domicile or, at the owner's choice, of the place of actual delivery.