SHORT-TERM RENTAL AGREEMENT
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I. The Parties
This Short-Term Rental Agreement (“Agreement”) made is between the following:
Individuals requesting a reservation at Camp Deer Run, Inc. (“Tenant(s)”)
A business entity known as Camp Deer Run with a mailing address of 1227 CR 4590, Winnsboro, Texas, 75494 (“Landlord”).
Landlord and Tenant(s) (“Parties”) agree to the following terms and conditions:
II. The Property
The Tenant(s) agrees to rent the residential dwelling described as a(n) single-family home with a mailing address of 1227 CR 4590, Winnsboro, Texas, 75494 (“Property”). The Property consists of 3 bedroom(s) and has 3 bathroom(s).
The Property shall be furnished by the Landlord. Landlord shall provide the following furnishings as part of this Agreement:
Bedroom Set(s) – Including but not limited to beds, pillows, sheets, nightstands, and lighting fixtures.
Kitchenware – Including but not limited to pots, pans, utensils, cleaning supplies, and other everyday items that complete a kitchen set.
Living Room Set(s) – Including but not limited to couches, chairs, sofas, televisions, and other common living room items.
The Landlord shall provide parking as part of this Agreement in the form of 10 parking space(s). There shall be no fee for the parking space(s).
V. Period and Guests
The total amount of individuals allowed to stay at the Property for any period will be limited to 18 people. In addition, the Tenant(s) are allowed to have a total number of 10 Guests on the Property.
VI. Start and End Dates
The term of this Agreement shall begin and end on the dates submitted on the request form (“Rental Period”). The Tenant(s) shall be allowed to check-in at 04:00 PM and check-out at 10:00 AM.
The rent due by the Tenant(s) to the Landlord shall be in the amount of $225.00 per night during the Rental Period if the number of Tenants is 10 or less. If there are more than 10 Tenants, an additional $10 per Tenant per night will be added to the rent for every additional Tenant in excess of 10.
VIII. Security Deposit
The Tenant(s) shall be obligated to pay a Security Deposit in the amount of $125.00. The security deposit will be due at the time of booking. If Tenant(s) cancel their rental within 60 days of their stay, they will forfeit their deposit. Upon termination of this Agreement, Landlord shall return the Security Deposit within a reasonable amount of time or in accordance with State law, whichever is longest.
Under no circumstance shall the Tenant(s) be allowed to have any type of pet on the Property unless a licensed physician has authorized its use due to a psychiatric or physical disability.
X. Fees, Taxes, and Deposit
The Tenant(s) shall be responsible for the following fee(s):
Cleaning Fee: Amount $125.00
The cleaning fee will be due at the time of booking. If Tenant(s) cancel their rental within 60 days of their stay, they will forfeit the cleaning fee.
Landlord has the right to inspect the premises with prior notice in accordance with applicable State laws. Should the Tenant(s) violate any of the terms of this agreement, the rental period shall be terminated immediately in accordance with State law. Tenant(s) waive all rights to process if they fail to vacate the premises upon termination of the rental period. Tenant(s) shall vacate the premises at the expiration time and date of this agreement.
The Landlord shall be responsible for providing the following utilities: Electricity, Internet, Telephone, Gas, Trash Collection, Water and Sewer.
XIII. Maintenance and Repairs
The Tenant(s) shall maintain the premises in a good, clean, and ready to rent condition, and use the premises only in a careful and lawful manner. Tenant(s) shall leave the premises in a ready to rent condition at the expiration of the rental agreement, defined by the Landlord as being immediately habitable by the next tenants. Landlord shall pay for maintenance and repairs should the premises be left in a lesser condition.
Tenant(s) agree that the Landlord shall deduct from the Security Deposit prior to refund if tenants cause damage to the premises or its furnishings.
Landlord requires the Tenant(s) to use the following instructions for trash removal on the Property: All trashed must be placed outside in the bin by checkout.
Tenant(s) shall not be allowed to sublet the Property. If Landlord does allow the Tenant(s) the right to sublet, an amendment must be signed by both Landlord and Tenant(s) and shall be attached to this Agreement.
XVI. Quiet Enjoyment
The Tenants shall behave in a civilized manner and shall be good neighbors respecting the rights of the surrounding property owners. The Tenants shall not create noise or disturbances likely to disturb or annoy other guests at Camp Deer Run or the surrounding property owners. Creating a disturbance of the above nature shall be grounds for immediate termination of this agreement and Tenants shall then immediately vacate the premises.
Any and all noise must be kept to a minimum each night beginning at 12:00 AM
Any and all forms of smoking, vaping, and tobacco use shall not be permitted in or around the Property. No smoking is allowed on any property of Camp Deer Run, Inc.
XVIII. Landlord’s Liability
The Tenants and Tenants’ Guests shall hereby indemnify and hold harmless the Landlord against any and all claims of personal injury or property damage or loss arising from use of the premises regardless of the nature of the accident, injury or loss. Tenant(s) expressly recognize that any insurance for property damage or loss which the Landlord may maintain on the property does not cover the personal property of Tenant(s), and that Tenant(s) should purchase their own insurance for Tenant(s) and Guest(s) if such coverage is desired.
XIX. Attorney’s Fees
Tenants agree to pay all reasonable costs, attorney’s fees and expenses that shall be made or incurred by Landlord enforcing this agreement.
XX. Use of Property
Tenant(s) expressly acknowledge and agree that this Agreement is for transient occupancy of the Property, and that Tenant(s) do not intend to make the property a residence or household.
XXI. Shortened Stays and Conditions
There shall be no refunds of rents due to shortened stays or ruined expectations because of weather conditions.
Only legally owned and permitted firearms shall be allowed on the premises in accordance with State and local laws.
The Parties agree that Fireworks and other hazardous materials may not be used in or around the Property.
XXIV. Illegal Use
Tenant(s) shall use the property for legal purposes only and other use, such as but not limited to, illegal drug use, underage drinking, abuse of any person, harboring fugitives, etc. shall cause termination of this Agreement with no refund of rents or deposits.
XXV. Fire Alarms
If the Property has fire alarms the Tenant(s) must notify the Landlord without delay if a fire alarm “chirps” or has a low battery condition.
There shall be a total number of 1 keys given to the Tenant(s) at the time of possession. If Tenant(s) should lose any of the keys, there shall be a penalty for every set of keys lost in the amount of $50.
Valuable items left behind by Tenant(s) will be held with every reasonable effort made to contact in order for a safe return. If items are not claimed for longer than 3 weeks they shall become the property of the Landlord. Landlord shall not be held liable for the condition of said items left by the Tenant(s).
In the event written notice is required the Parties shall be recognized by the mailing addresses set forth in Section I of this Agreement.
XXIX. Landlord’s Contact
In the event the Landlord needs to be contacted immediately, the Tenant(s) shall use the following:
Telephone: (903) 240-5969
XXX. Governing Law
This agreement is governed under the laws in the State where the Property is located.
XXXI. Lead-Based Disclosure
It is acknowledged by the Parties that the Property was not constructed prior to 1978. Therefore, the Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Form is not required per federal law.
In the event any provision or part of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, only that particular provision or part so found, and not the entire Agreement, will be inoperative.
XXXIV. Additional Terms and Conditions
In addition to the language stated in this Agreement, the Parties agree to the following: Tenant(s) agree that they have read, understand, and agree to the attached House and Grounds Rules provided by the Landlord.
XXXV. Entire Agreement
This Agreement together with any attached addendums or disclosures shall supersede any and all other prior understandings and agreements, either oral or in writing, between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and shall constitute the sole and only agreements between the parties with respect to the said Property. All prior negotiations and agreements between the parties with respect to the Property hereof are merged into this Agreement. Each party to this Agreement acknowledges that no representations, inducements, promises, or agreements, orally or otherwise, have been made by any party or by anyone acting on behalf of any party, which are not embodied in this Agreement and that any agreement, statement or promise that is not contained in this Agreement shall not be valid or binding or of any force or effect.