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Rental Agreement



THE PARTIES. This Short-Term Rental Agreement (“Agreement”) made on {{reservation_date}} between the following:

Guest: {{guest_name}} (“Guest”), and

Host: {{host_name}} (“Host”).


THE PREMISES. The Host agrees to lease the described property below to the Guest, and the Guest agrees to rent from the Host:

Mailing Address: {{address}}a

Hereinafter known as the “Premises.”


LEASE TERM. The Guest shall be allowed to occupy the Premises starting {{checkin_date}} from {{checkin_time}} and ending {{checkout_date}} at {{checkout_time}} (“Lease Term”).


QUIET HOURS/NOISE. Quiet hours begin at 11:00 PM each night and continue until 7:30 AM AST. Quiet hours consist of no music and keeping all audio at a minimum level out of respect for the surrounding guests. The Guest is expected to behave in a civilised manner and shall be good neighbours with any residents of the immediate area.  The Host uses a noise monitoring device, it does NOT record actual sounds or conversations, it simply monitors the noise level (measured in decibels).  This will provide the Guest with an alert if the noise level can be heard in adjacent Premises.


OCCUPANTS. The total number of individuals staying on the Premises during the Lease Term shall be a total of {{number_of_guests}} guests.

If more than the authorised number of guests listed above are found on the Premises, this Agreement will be subject to termination by the Host. All Guests must be registered (First & Last Name, Age, Home Address)


BOOKING FEES. The Guest shall pay the Host the amount as detailed during the booking process.  All prices are subject to change until the time of booking.  Prices are in CAD.  Payment can be made by (VISA, MasterCard or AMEX).  


DAMAGE WAIVER. A non-refundable Damage Waiver fee of $15/night for all reservations in lieu of a damage deposit will be paid by the Guest. The waiver covers all minor accidental damage or breakage up to $250.00. Coverage does not cover extraordinary cleaning charges, damage resulting from negligence, leaving windows or doors open, or damage by a pet. Guests must notify the Host of any damage during occupancy in writing within 24 hours.




PETS. Your Pet must be registered prior to arrival, this includes service animals.

  • Only dogs are permitted. 

  • Pet fees apply excluding service animals, this is to cover the extra cleaning required.

  • The Guest assumes all risk of damage and injury incurred by their Pet in or around the Premises. 

  • Pet damage is not covered by the damage waiver. 

  • Only social and 100% house-trained pets are permitted at the Premises for security and the protection of our Premises and other guests.

  • Always clean up after your pet, this must occur in the designated area. Never around the cottages.

  • Pets must always be on a leash, this includes the beach.

  • Pets must never be left in the cottage unattended

  • Any unwanted contact (intentional or unintentional) of your pet with another guest will result in the immediate termination of the Agreement with no refund if a complaint is received.  

  • We love pets and understand how difficult it is to find accommodations that permit pets which is why we offer one of our units as a pet friendly Premises, please ensure we don’t need to change this policy.


SMOKING POLICY. Smoking on the Premises is prohibited except one designated smoking location a short walk from the Premises.


SUBLETTING. The guest does not have the right to sublet, assign, or transfer the Premises.


INSPECTION. The Host has the right to inspect the Premises with prior notice as in accordance with State law. Should the Guest violate any of the terms of this Agreement, the rental period shall be terminated immediately in accordance with State law. The Guest waives all rights to process if they fail to vacate the premises upon termination of the rental period. The Guest shall vacate the Premises at the expiration time and date of this agreement.


ACCESS. The Keys will be locked in the lockbox by the door – the key should be kept in the lockbox at all times. The access code for the lockbox has been provided by email or through your booking platform prior to your arrival. The keys are fitted with Apple AirTags. This is simply for security reasons against lost keys.


The Host reserves the right to enter the Premises at any reasonable time during the Guest stay for essential maintenance or if the Host suspects damage has been caused or in case of any emergency. The Host will make reasonable efforts to contact you before entering the Premises.


MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS. The Guest shall maintain the Premises in a good, and ready-to-rent condition and use the Premises only in a careful and lawful manner. The Guest shall leave the Premises in a ready to rent condition at the expiration of this Agreement, defined by the Host as being immediately habitable by the next Guest. Regular cleaning will occur between guest stays. The Guest shall pay for maintenance and repairs should the Premises be left in a lesser condition. The Guest agrees that the Host shall charge the Guest for damage to the Premises or its furnishings in excess of the damage waiver.



WINDOWS & DOORS. Must be kept closed at all times.  Guests will be liable for any water damage caused by open windows or doors. Guests must hold the door handle at all times while opening and closing the exterior doors, it can get very windy at the Premises and significant damage could occur to the door. Guests will be liable for any damage.


CLEANING. No cleaning products can be used other than those provided. Use of any supplied cleaning products, liquids, tablets is strictly in accordance with usage instructions. All cleaning products must be kept out of reach of children.


PARTIES. The Guest agrees that parties, including weddings, rehearsal dinners, family reunions or other such events must have prior written approval at the time of the Agreement, and that failure to disclose this information could result in eviction and forfeiture of all monies paid  WRITTEN EXCEPTIONS. Any exceptions to the above mentioned policies must be approved in writing in advance.  Only consideration is made for Guests booking all 4 Premises.


HOST’S LIABILITY. The Guest hereby agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Host (its Officers, Directors, Managers, Employees, Agents and Contractors) against any and all claims of personal injury, property damage, loss or death arising from the use of the Premises regardless of the nature of the accident, injury or loss and including all claims of personal injury, property damage, loss or death asserted by the Guest, guests of the Guest, any invitee of the Guest, or any other person entering upon the Premises at the request of the Guest.. The Guest expressly recognizes that any insurance for property damage or loss which the Host may maintain on the property does not cover the personal property of Guest and that Guest should purchase their own insurance if such coverage is desired.


SEVERABILITY. If any term or provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement, or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.



  • CLIFFS. The Premises is located by the ocean, within 200 feet of a 100-foot high cliff. The Guest acknowledges that there is no fence along the cliff. 

  • WOOD STOVE. Always keep the stove door closed and never leave a fire unattended. Never open the Wood Stove door with the kitchen or bathroom exhaust fans on as the Cottage will fill with smoke and the Guest will be liable for all resulting remediation costs.  Touching the Wood Stove or Chimney while in use or after use will cause a severe burn.  The Wood stove is intended as a supplementary heating source and isn’t to be used between Victoria Day (May) and Thanksgiving (October). 

  • HOT TUB. The Guest must ensure the cover is on at all times when not occupied. Touching the Hot Tub Fire Box or Chimney while in use or after use will cause a severe burn.  Please seek the approval from your medical provider prior to use.

  • HEIGHTS. The Guest acknowledges the risk present from the balconies, second story lookout, and glass barrier for the stairwell.  The Guests must never climb on, push against or hang from these areas as there would be serious risk of injury or death if a fall occurred.

  • LADDERS.  The Guest must never use the ladders in the Premises.  These are only for use to access the Premises Mechanical systems and storage, and are for employee use only.

  • WILD ANIMALS. The property is in a rural location and there is the risk of wild animals in proximity to the Premises.

  • CANDLES.  Must not be used at any time, for any reason.


The Guest is aware of the above RISKS at the Premises and agrees that they are responsible for the safety of themself and all of those in their party, and on Ridge Side Drive. 

The Guest acknowledges they read the aforementioned RISKS.


INITIALS  __________


The Guest acknowledges they will read and follow the procedures provided prior to use of The Wood Stove and Hot Tub.


INITIALS  __________


ATTORNEY’S FEES. The Guest agrees to pay all reasonable costs, attorney's fees, and expenses that shall be made or incurred by the Host enforcing this agreement.


USE OF PREMISES. The Guest shall use the Premises for residential use only. The Guest is not authorised to sell products or services on the Premises or conduct any commercial activity.


ILLEGAL ACTIVITY. The Guest shall use the Premises for legal purposes only. Any other such use that includes but is not limited to illicit drug use, verbal or physical abuse of any person or illegal sexual behaviour shall cause immediate termination of this Agreement with no refund.


POSSESSIONS. Any personal items or possessions that are left on the Premises are not the responsibility of the Host. The Host shall make every reasonable effort to return the item to the Guest. If claims are not made within the State’s required time period or two (2) weeks, whichever is shorter, the Host shall dispose of said items or possessions.


CANCELLATIONS. The Host must be notified in writing for any Agreement cancellation. A no show is treated in the same way as a cancellation.  There are no refunds within 60 days unless otherwise noted by the Refunds Policy below.


STORM POLICY. No refunds will be given for storms/bad weather during the guests’ stay at the Premises or, for storms which cause a delay or cancellation of flights/transportation to/from the Premises.


REFUNDS. There will be no refunds for issues of any kind related to COVID-19, travel issues, delays, illness, or family issues within 60 days of arrival.  If The Host can re-book the stay at the same value a refund will be issued less a $250 administration fee.




COMPLAINTS.  The Host should be notified as soon as possible of any issues and we will do our best to resolve them in a timely manner. Contact us via or message us via the booking platform you booked on.  The Guest will not at any time make, publish or communicate to any person or entity or in any public forum any defamatory or disparaging remarks, comments, or statements concerning The Host, or any of its employees or directors.  We only ask for your opportunity to make a situation right before leaving a review.


CAMERA’s. There are video doorbells at the entry of each Premises.  In addition, there are cameras at the road entry of the Premises, looking toward the path up from the beach, and in the parking lot.  The cameras do not cover the hot tubs, decks, windows or any other private areas.  These are present for security reasons and to assist guests with any challenges accessing the Premises.


GOVERNING LAW. This Agreement shall be governed and subject to the laws located in the jurisdiction of Premise’s location.


COMMUNICATION. The Host reserves the right to contact the Guest during their stay via text or telephone for essential maintenance communications, or in case of any emergency. Any other communications will be initiated by the guest.


PERSON OF CONTACT. The Host can be contacted at: 


Acknowledgment of Approval of Entire Agreement

By signing this Rental Agreement, the Guest acknowledges that their signature represents their approval of the entire agreement, including all areas specifically noted for initials. The Guest affirms that they have thoroughly reviewed and fully understand the terms and conditions of this agreement, encompassing those sections requiring initials.

The Guest further acknowledges that they have had the opportunity to seek legal counsel or advice, if desired, prior to signing this agreement. Their signature below signifies their informed and voluntary approval of the Rental Agreement in its entirety, encompassing the specific sections that necessitate initials. The Guest commits to complying with the terms and obligations outlined throughout the entire duration of the rental period.

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