Rental Agreement



AGREEMENT:  MKMT Enterprises, the Manager, and Tenant agree as follows:  Tenant is at least twenty-five (25) years of age (an “adult”) and will be an occupant of the premises during the entire reserved dates.  In addition to Tenant, other authorized occupants may be family members or friends of Tenant.  Use of the premises will be denied to persons not falling within the foregoing categories.  Should any unauthorized persons occupy or use the Premises, Tenant shall vacate the Premises immediately without any refund.


No keyless entry code will be issued to anyone who is not an adult.


STUDENT GROUPS:  We are located in a quiet, family-oriented community.  Student Group rentals must comply with the following additional rules:

  1. We do not rent to ANY college student groups, regardless of the presence of chaperones or age of the students.
  2. One parent chaperone must be present for every 4 guests of high school age or younger. Parent chaperones must be present at the property AT ALL TIMES throughout the ENTIRE stay.  Chaperoned guests under the age of 25 may not stay in the house without parent supervision at ANY TIME.
  3. Loud music and disruptive noises are not permitted.
  4. Parking rules must be followed: Absolutely no on-street parking is permitted.


Any person or group that does not comply with all of these policies or makes a reservation under false pretense is subject to immediate eviction without any refund, plus forfeiture of all security deposit monies, and potentially incur additional charges for any damages to the property.


RESERVATIONS may be placed one year in advance, but are subject to the rates in effect during the year for which said reservations are placed.


ADVANCE RENT DEPOSIT is required when placing your initial reservation.  The rent deposit is equal to 50% of the total rental fee.  Rent balance, including sales tax and housekeeping is due in full at least thirty (30) days prior to Tenant check-in.  Payments may be made by check, money order, cashier’s check, Visa or Mastercard.


HOUSEKEEPING:  A one time housekeeping fee applies to each reservation.



Tenant agrees to leave the premises and its contents in the same neat condition as Tenant found the premises to be upon check-in.  Beds should be left unmade and used towels place on the bathroom floors for housekeeping.

All dirty dishes are to be placed in the dishwasher and dishwasher started prior to leaving.

All garbage is to be removed from the premises and placed in outside receptacles.

The maximum occupancy shall not exceed the limit the property sleeps as specified in the property description.

Furnishings are not to be rearranged or removed from the premises for use outside or in other properties.

The “no pets” policy must be observed.  If there is discovery or evidence of a pet during your stay or upon your departure, the security deposit will be forfeited.

Smoking is not allowed inside the premises.  Please smoke only on outside porches and dispose of all cigarette butts properly.  Any evidence of smoking inside the home will result in forfeiture of the security deposit.

Reservations shall not be made by or for a minor, defined as any person under the age of twenty-five (25).

Tenant and any guest of tenant shall obey all of the laws of the state of Florida, as well as local laws, at all times while they are on the premises.  Failure to abide by the laws of the state of Florida or the rules incorporated herein, including the Pool Agreement, may cause tenant to be asked to vacate the premises and forfeit all rents and security/damage deposits.


SLEEPING CAPACITY/DISTURBANCES:  Tenant and all other occupants will be required to vacate the premises and forfeit the rental fee and security/damage deposit for any of the following:  Occupancy exceeding the sleeping capacity, using the premise for any illegal activity, causing damage to the premises rented or to any of the neighboring properties, or any other acts which interfere with neighbors’ rights to quiet enjoyment on their premises.


FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS: Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit, and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check-in.


TENANT REPSONSIBITIES: All occupants are required to perform “Normal” household duties that include, but are not limited to: • Garbage removal • Cleaning of individual and guest dishes • Notification to OWNER of any damages or problems with the property • Locking of all doors when TENANT leaves the premises.


SUBLETTING/ASSIGNING/OCCUPANCY: There shall be no subletting of the premises. The TENANT shall occupy and use the premises as a vacation rental only and not use the premises for any business, professional, unlawful or hazardous purpose.


ILLEGAL DRUGS: Under no circumstances shall any illegal drugs be allowed on the property. TENANT understands that possession and use of any such substance is grounds for immediate eviction and forfeiture of payment. TENANT further waives any and all rights to recourse against the the Manager for enforcing this clause.


LATE CHECKOUTS will be charged a $75 fee for checkouts occurring after 11:00AM, unless other arrangements have been made with Manager prior to arrival.


HOLD HARMLESS:  Neither the Manager/Owner will assume liability for loss, damage or injury to persons or their personal property, nor for any inconveniences, damage, loss or injury arising from any temporary defects or stoppage in supply of water, gas, cable service, electricity, internet service or plumbing, as well as due to weather conditions, natural disasters, Acts of God, construction nuisances or other reasons beyond their control. The Manager of rental property shall not be liable for any damages and/or injury to TENANT and/or their guest(s), or their personal property due to TENANT’S acts, actions or neglect. TENANT agrees to hold the Manager harmless against any claim for damage and/or injury due to TENANT’S act or neglect or their guests act or neglect.

SAFETY: TENANT acknowledges and agree that they are responsible for the safety of themselves, their guests and their children with respect to the pool, the deck areas, and the premises. TENANT acknowledges and agrees to hold the Manager harmless from any injuries to them or their guests. It is understood that there is no lifeguard and that supervision is their responsibility.


EVENTS/PARTIES:  Tenant shall not have parties or events at the home without obtaining prior Manager approval and payment of additional fees.  This includes weddings, cocktail parties, receptions, welcoming parties, family reunions, anniversaries and milestone birthday parties.


CHECK-IN TIME begins at 4:00PM Central Standard Time, and every effort will be made to have the premises ready on time.  Entry prior to check-in time is not allowed unless prior arrangements have been made.  Keyless entry code will not be in effect until 4:00PM CST.  Personal items cannot be dropped off at the property prior to check-in.


CHECK-OUT TIME is 10:00AM Central Standard Time to allow for preparation for arriving guests.  Check-out includes tenant and guests, vehicles, luggage and all Tenants’ belongings.




MAINTENANCE:  Please report any maintenance needs for the premises to the Manager, and we will respond as quickly as possible.  Refunds will not be made for maintenance issues including, but not limited to, heating and air conditioning, appliances, televisions and stereos.


No compensation will be given for temporary outage of electricity, gas, water, cable or internet.  Outages will be reported immediately and all efforts will be made to have them restored as soon as possible.


RIGHT OF ENTRY: Manager has the right, as do Manager’s agents, to enter the premises  at any time without notice in the event of an emergency and at all reasonable times, with reasonable advanced notice to you even without your consent, to inspect, remodel, repair, maintain and protect the Premises as Manager see fit, in its sole discretion.


LINENS/TOWELS/SUPPLIES:  Bed linens and bath towels are furnished by the owners.   Tenant is responsible for trash can liners, paper towels, dishwashing liquid, dishwashing tabs, bathroom tissue, bath soap, shampoo and any extra items needed for Tenants stay.


PARKING at the premises is limited and home specific.  Cars may park in the front of the premises, at the designated spaces.


PERSONAL ITEMS LEFT BEHIND:  Manager is not responsible for lost or misplaced items.  However, if notified and/or found within a reasonable time, we will be happy to ship them via UPS Ground Delivery for a $25 fee (unless postage and handling is more).


SIGHT UNSEEN:  Our vacation rental home is individually owned and furnished.  However, your opinions and ideas on the property might not agree with ours.  We will not give refunds or adjustments if the property does not meet with your preferences or expectations.


SECURITY DEPOSIT/DAMAGE PROTECTION: A security deposit of $500.00 is required. This must be received with booking of the reservation. Deposit will be held in a non-interest bearing account. The damage/reservation deposit automatically converts to a security/damage deposit upon arrival. The security/damage deposit is NOT applied toward rent; however, it is fully refundable within (14) days of departure, provided the following provisions are met: a) No damage is done to property or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear. b) No charges are incurred due to contraband, pets, smoking, or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay. c) No excessive cleaning required. All debris, rubbish and discards are placed in the dumpster and soiled dishes are cleaned. d) No excessive utility charges are incurred. e) No linens/towels are lost, stolen, or damaged. f) Home is left locked. g) The TENANT (or any of TENANT’S visitors) is not evicted by the owner (or representative of the owner), or the local law enforcement.


HEADINGS:  Any headings used in this Agreement are for convenience of reference only and shall not be construed to alter or affect the meaning of any of the provisions.  All references to the singular shall include the plural, and vice versa.  The parties agree that this Agreement is the result of negotiation by the parties, each of whom was represented by counsel, and thus, this Agreement shall not be construed against either party because of authorship.


VIDEO SURVEILLANCE POLICY: The outdoor entry points of the premises are monitored with video surveillance cameras for Tenant and Owner security. Tenant acknowledges, that by signing this agreement, Tenant read and understood the Video Surveillance Policy. Tenant also had the prior opportunity to ask questions to the Manager regarding this policy.   Tenant agrees to adhere to the policy as a condition of Tenant’s stay in the premises. Tenant hereby gives consent to such video surveillance at any time the Manager may choose. Tenant hereby releases Manager from all liability, including liability for negligence, associated with the enforcement of any portion of this policy and/or any surveillance undertaken pursuant to this policy.



ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  The undersigned Tenant, for himself/herself, his/her heirs, assignors, executors, and administrators, fully releases and discharges reason of any injury, loss or damage by whatever nature which has or have occurred, or may occur to the undersigned, or any of his/her guests as a result, or in connection with the occupancy of the premises and agrees to hold Manager and Owner free and harmless of any claim or suit arising there from.  In any action concerning the rights, duties or liabilities of the parties to this agreement, the principals, agents, successors or assignees of the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, through all appeals.  This Agreement shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida.  Manager reserves the right to terminate this Agreement upon their discretion at any time.  Legible fax copies and photocopies of documents signed by either party are deemed to be equivalent to originals.


LAWS: The Laws of the State of Georgia shall apply to all terms under this Agreement. Any dispute under this agreement shall be venued in Fulton County, Georgia. It is expressly agreed and understood that this lease shall not be recorded in the County Clerks office.


BREACH OF AGREEMENT: Failure to comply with any of the foregoing clauses and overall rules established by the Manager will subject you to immediate removal from premises and forfeiture of all rental payments and security deposits. If TENANT fails for vacate the premises at the end of the rental period prescribed in this agreement, TENANT shall be charged and liable to the Manager for $400 per day for every day past the date and time specified in this agreement.


LIABILITY: TENANT may be responsible and liable to OWNER for damages in excess of the security deposit for any damage or loss caused by TENANT or its guest.


BINDING NATURE OF AGREEMENT:  All of the terms, covenants and conditions of this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties here to and their respective heirs, legal representatives, successors and assigns.


SURVIVAL: If any clause or term in this lease is contrary to law, the remainder of the Lease shall remain in full force.


CANCELLATIONS:  Cancellations will be allowed up to 30 days prior to the beginning date of the reservation.  Refunds will be processed via check (not credited back to your card).  If cancellations are made with less than 30 days remaining, the Advance Rental Deposit will not be refunded.


REFUNDS:  Refunds of the Advance Rental Deposit and/or Total Rental Fee will not be given for any reason within 30 days of arrival of arrival date.


CERTIFICATION: I or we, the TENANT(s), hereby certify and consent that I/we have read the entire agreement and conditions and agree to the terms and will comply with them during the course of this vacation rental.


(the “Pool Agreement”)


Tenant agrees as follows:


Only tenant and their guests are permitted in the pool or pool area.  The maximum number of guests is not to exceed the sleeping capacity of the home.  Tenants are responsible for any damage caused by themselves or their guests.  All guests must be accompanied by an adult (25 years or older) at all times.

Children age ten (10) and under and non-swimmers must have adult swimmer supervision.  Do not send small children to the pool with an adolescent babysitter to supervise them as this violates this pool rule.

No diving is allowed because the pool is too shallow.  Always enter the pool feet first.

No glass containers are permitted in the pool or pool area.

No tenant or guest who is intoxicated may enter the pool or pool area.

No bicycles, skateboards, skates, roller blades, scooters or other riding equipment of any kind are permitted in the pool area.

Only standard, single person flotation devices are allowed in the pool, except by individuals with physical impairment.

Boisterous conduct is prohibited in the pool and pool area.  This includes running, pushing and dunking.

No pets or animals are permitted in the pool or pool area.

Keep entry gates closed as you enter or exit the pool area.  Do not let children in if an adult does not  accompany them.

If the home has a pool heater, it is set to 83 degrees only if additional fees have been paid.  Do not attempt to turn up the heater beyond this setting.  Any tampering with pool equipment may result in forfeiture of all deposit monies.  POOL HEATING MUST BE SCHEDULED AND PAID FOR AT LEAST ONE WEEK PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.  Pool must be heated for the duration of your stay.


Any tenant or guest who violates these rules may be asked to leave.  By signing below, the tenant agrees to comply with the above rules.