Terms of Sales (TOS)
Article 1 – This contract concerns the rental of a room or the entire Mas Escombelle, located in La Vilette – 586 Route de Vallon – 30430 BARJAC.
Article 2 – duration of stay: The tenant signing this contract concluded for a fixed period may not under any circumstances invoke any right to remain in the premises at the end of the stay.
Article 3 – conclusion of the contract: The reservation becomes effective once the tenant has sent the owner the deposit indicated on the front as well as a copy of the contract signed before the date indicated. A second copy is to be kept by the tenant.
The rental concluded between the parties to this deed can in no case benefit even partially to third parties, natural or legal persons, except with the written consent of the owner.
Any breach of this last paragraph would be liable to result in the immediate termination of the rental at the fault of the tenant, the rental income remaining definitively acquired by the owner.
Article 4 – cancellation by the tenant: Any cancellation must be notified to the owner, with acknowledgment of receipt.
a) cancellation before arrival at the scene:
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 when the rental concerns the entire property. This period is reduced to 7 days if the rental concerns a room.
If the tenant does not appear within 2 hours following the date of arrival indicated on the contract, this contract becomes void and the owner can dispose of his lodging. The deposit also remains with the owner who will ask for the balance of the rental.
b) if the stay is shortened, the rental price remains with the owner. There will be no refund.
Article 5 – cancellation by the owner: The owner pays the tenant all of the sums paid in advance.
Article 6 – arrival: The tenant must arrive on the day specified in the time slot mentioned on this contract. In case of late or delayed arrival, the tenant must notify the owner.
Article 7 – payment of the balance: The balance of the rental is paid at least 30 days before the rental start date in case of rental of the entire property.
In the event of non-payment of the balance for the rental of the entire farmhouse on time, the owner reserves the right to cancel the reservation and keep the deposit. This period is reduced to the date of entry to the premises at the latest in the case of renting a room.
Article 8 – checkout process: An inventory is drawn up jointly and signed by the tenant and the owner or his representative on arrival and departure from the property. This inventory is the only reference in the event of a dispute concerning the checkout process.
The state of cleanliness of the property on arrival of the tenant must be noted in the inventory. The cleaning of the premises and all the cooking tools made available in normal use is the responsibility of the owner. In the case of abnormal use of the premises and/or all the cooking tools provided, or exceptional soiling, the amount of cleaning costs will be billed back to the tenant.
Article 9 – security deposit or deposit: On arrival of the tenant, a security deposit, the amount of which is indicated on the front of this contract, is requested by the owner. After the contradictory establishment of the exit inventory, this deposit is returned, after deduction of the cost of repairing the premises if damage was observed.
In the event of early departure (prior to the time mentioned on this contract) preventing the establishment of the inventory of fixtures on the very day of the tenant’s departure, the security deposit is returned by the owner within a period not exceeding not 15 days in the absence of damage. This period is increased to 2 months in the event of rental damage observed.
Article 10 – use of the premises: The tenant must ensure the peaceful character of the rental and make use of it in accordance with the destination of the premises and therefore respect the neighborhood.
Article 11 – capacity: This contract is established for a maximum capacity of 28 guests when renting the entire property and from 1 to 5 guest when renting a room or a yurt. If the number of tenants exceeds the capacity, the owner can refuse the additional guests. Any modification or termination of the contract will be considered at the initiative of the customer.
Article 12 – animals: This contract specifies whether or not the tenant can stay in the company of a pet. In case of non respect of this clause by the tenant, the owner can refuse the stay. In this case, no refund will be made.
Article 13 – insurance: The tenant is responsible for all damages resulting from his doing. He is required to be insured.
Article 14 – payment of charges: Water and electricity charges are included in the rental price, for normal use. In the event of abnormal use, the charges may be re-invoiced to the tenant.
Article 15 – disputes: Any complaint relating to the rental will be dealt with by the competent court, namely the Court of Nîmes.