Terms and Conditions

Make your vacation a relaxing and joyful time by knowing as much as possible about our wonderful property. Please read these terms and condition.

  2. This is a NON-SMOKING rental house. Smoking is not allowed at all, including e-cigarettes. If you smoke outside, you must keep all windows and doors closed, and agree to pickup all cigarette butts.
  3. PETS – Pets are permitted only with special permission.  $10 per night/per pet fee applies.  Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up of any/all pet refuse.  Pets are not allowed on the furniture at any time.  Any evidence of pets on furniture may incur extra cleaning fees.  All pets must be up to date on rabies vaccinations and all other vaccinations.  Heartworm preventative is highly recommended.  All pets are to be treated with Advantage or similar topical flea and tick repellent three (3) days prior to arrival.  The owners of Misty River Retreat LLC assume no responsibility for illness or injury that may incur to pets while on the premises.  If any of the Pet Policy items are not met, Guests are in violation of this Agreement/Contract.
  4. Minimum Age:  The Guest making this agreement must be 25 years or older. Guest must be present for the duration of the Rental.
  5. PAYMENT – An advance payment of $500 is due at the time of reservation.  The balance is due (60) days prior to arrival.  If payments are not received on time, the reservation may be cancelled and previous payments become non-refundable in compliance with the cancellation policies listed below.  Acceptable payment methods are e-checks, personal checks, cashier’s check or credit card through PayPal.
  6. REFUNDABLE DAMAGE DEPOSIT:  The $300.00 damage deposit is refunded within seven (7) business day after guest departure providing there aren’t any damages to the property. While no one expects it, damages sometimes occur.  Please notify us in the event that any damage occurs so that we can make the necessary repairs before the next guest arrives.
  7. CANCELLATIONS-A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation.  Cancellations that are made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty.  Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment.  Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.
  8. TRAVEL INSURANCE:  If you wish to purchase travel insurance, go to www.InsureMyTrip.com for details and to purchase.
  9. NO DAILY HOUSEKEEPER SERVICE – While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily housekeeper service is not included in the rental rate.  We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the house.
  10. FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS – Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advanced payment and the party will not be permitted to check in.
  11. OCCUPANCY-  Occupancy (i.e. number of tenants staying overnight) is strictly restricted to the number of tenants that are reserved for with a maximum of 6 guests.  At no time can there be more than a total of 6 people in the house or on the property.  (This includes the decks and grounds).  This Maximum number of guests on property at any given time must include total of number of tenants reserved plus visitors not staying overnight.  Tenants will be in default of the Vacation Rental Agreement if they have more tenants in the house than the number they have reserved for or if there are more than 6 people in the house or on the grounds at any time.  Tenant may reduce occupancy or be subject to eviction and full loss of security deposit and remaining number of rental nights.
  12. WILDLIFE – The vacation home is located in a wilderness environment and there is the possibility of encountering black bear, deer, turkey, insects, snakes, etc.  Property owner will not accept responsibility for any injury cause by said wildlife.
  13. RIVER – The property is located by the New River.  The New River is an inherently dangerous body of moving water and Guests should use caution when going into it.  Guests swim at their own risk.
  14. RIGHT OF ENTRY – Guests understand, and agree that Agents and/or property owner reserves the right to enter property at any time to investigate disturbances, check occupancy, check damages, make repairs, alterations, and improvements.