Short Term Rental Agreement


Property Location: Ross Eaton Cottage, 89 Ross Eaton Lane in Prince Edward County

Made and entered into this (date) ___________________ between David Grier and ____________________________________________ hereinafter called RENTER.

Whereby OWNER agrees to said RENTER the property located and known as Ross Eaton Cottage on the following terms and conditions:


  1. Rental rate for period: 4:00 p.m. Sunday ________________________, Check out time 11:00 a.m. Sunday ______________________________,

Rental fee is $_________________ Canadian Funds. Renter is asked to wash dirty dishes, glasses, etc. before leaving premises. If cost of damages repaired or cleaning exceeds the deposit of record, RENTER agrees to pay difference immediately upon receipt of invoice from OWNER.

Rental fee is payable by bank draft, certified cheque, PayPal or email money transfer, in two instalments. The deposit in the amount of $400 Canadian confirms your reservation. The balance is due thirty days prior to RENTER’s arrival.

 Upon receipt of the balance of rent and the security deposit as noted in item #2, the OWNER will make arrangements with the RENTER regarding obtaining the key to the premises.

2. Security deposit against damages in the amount of $300 Canadian is required thirty days in advance of date of arrival. Upon inspection of the premises, OWNER determines the security deposit to be refunded. Refund due will be mailed to RENTER by cheque, no later than Wednesday following the RENTER’s departure.

3. If RENTER cancels this agreement more than thirty days prior to the commencement of the rental, the RENTER’s deposit will be refunded less a $100.00 cancellation fee. If the RENTER cancels this agreement, 30 days or less from the commencement date of the rental, the RENTER agrees that the deposit will be retained by the OWNER as compensation for the period of time that the premises have been withheld from the rental market.

4. The RENTER understands that check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

5. The RENTER agrees to pay the OWNER for any damages to the premises and property, including but not limited to, furnishings and household items, which occur as a result of the RENTER’s occupancy. Damages will not include normal wear and use.

6. The RENTER may not sublet or transfer this agreement without the written consent of the OWNER.

7. The OWNER or designated agent may enter the premises at reasonable times, with or without notice, for the purpose of making repairs and inspections.

8. If the RENTER violates any of the conditions of this agreement, or limitations outlined, the OWNER may terminate this agreement and enter the premises by force or statutory proceedings, in which case any moneys paid by the RENTER will be forfeited by the RENTER as liquidated damages.

9.The OWNER shall not be responsible for any accident or injuries occurring to the RENTER or guests of the RENTER on this property or premises.

10. The RENTER must be present at all times while guests are on the rental property.

11.The OWNER is not responsible for any injuries incurred on the property.

12. The lake does not have a lifeguard. The RENTER agrees that the OWNER is not liable for any injuries or drowning.

13. The RENTER hereby agrees to reimburse the OWNER for any penalty that may be imposed on the OWNER by any court by reason of any violation upon the premises through fault of the RENTER herein, his/her family members or guests.

14. The RENTER waives any and all security provisions.

15. The RENTER certifies that he/she has carefully read the limitations the OWNER has set forth in this contract, including limitations on the number of persons permitted to occupy the premises, and agrees that if specified limitations are exceeded without the written consent of the OWNER, the OWNER shall have the right to cancel this agreement. In the event that it becomes necessary to cancel this agreement as provided for in this clause, any monies paid by the RENTER will be forfeited as liquidated damages.

16. RENTER agrees to comply with the following RULES AND REGULATIONS affecting area and rental premises:

A: Pets not allowed.

B. Smoking is restricted to outdoors in designated area. Sand buckets are provided for this use.

C. Garments, towels and wet bathing suits are to be hung on the lines provided.

D. Shooting fireworks and firearms including slingshots is prohibited.

E. Occupancy of the premises shall be sufficiently quiet and peaceful so as not to disturb other residents and their guests in the neighbourhood.

F. Garbage is to be secured by RENTER in plastic bags and placed in specified container as follows: Owner will advise. Recycle is to be handled as follows: Owner will advise.

G. Sheets and towels are only supplied by OWNER if this service is requested at the time of booking and paid in full. Beach towels are not supplied by OWNER and are to be provided by RENTER.

H. Keys must be left within the house on the kitchen table, or replacement costs will be deducted from security deposit.

17. OWNER is not responsible for damages to RENTER’s personal property resulting from lightning, rain, flood or other natural disasters.


Renter Signature: _________________________________________________________

Date:                    _________________________________________________________

Printed Name:     _________________________________________________________

Address:              _________________________________________________________



Telephone:          _________________________________________________________

E-mail address:   _________________________________________________________

Number of adults in party (including RENTER): ______________________

Number of children and their ages: ___________________________________________

Owner Signature: _________________________________________________________

Date:                    _________________________________________________________

Printed Name:     David Grier

Address:              83 Main St. Bloomfield, ON K0K 1G0

Telephone:          (613) 393-3157 (h), (613) 847-5125 (cell)

Web Page:

Please read through this agreement and be prepared to sign one copy with David/Deborah at the commencement of your rental period. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.