Policies & General Information
Conditions, Payment & Cancellation Policy
2% credit card processing fee
- payment of the
- security deposit
what is not included (Taxes & Cleaning)
Use of House
Reservation Terms &
Conditions, Payment & Cancellation Policy
ALL RESERVATIONS REQUIRE
of rental due with reservation (Non-refundable*)
Remainder due 4 weeks before arrival (Non-refundable*)
* unless re-booked by Beckwith at the same or higher rate in which case a full refund will be given.*
first named person on the booking (who must be at least 24 years of
age) must sign our Reservation
Form. The signed Reservation Form
must then be returned to Beckwith Rentals.
A binding contract between us will only come into
existence when we issue a confirmation lease confirming your
reservation and we have received your Reservation deposit.
Please check your confirmation invoice
and all other documentation immediately on receipt and contact us
promptly if details are inaccurate as it is not always possible to
make changes at a later stage.
We reserve the right to refuse a
reservation without any given reason. TOP
2) 2% credit card processing fee
As of May 1, 2013, a 2% credit card processing fee will be levied on all credit card charges. Security Deposit (and Utilities Deposit when applicable) must be paid by check one week prior to arrival.
payment of the
The balance must be paid
4 weeks before your arrival. If the balance is not received by us in
full and on time, we have the right to treat your reservation as
cancelled by you, in which case, the cancellation charges as set out
in Clause 6) apply.
For reservations made within 4 weeks of arrival
date, you will be required to pay the full cost of the rental, plus
security deposit, at the time of reservation.
A security deposit is
required for each rental.
The security deposit is equal to one
night's stay (can be larger for some properties) and is payable via personal check, money wire.
Security deposit is due 1 week prior to your arrival.
respect your security deposit - please respect our rental properties. TOP
5) late (last minute)
Late reservations are
those made within 4 weeks of your arrival date.
All late reservations are non-refundable. **
6) RATES - what is
not included in the
The rental price
quoted on this website does not include:
VT Rooms Tax + 1% Stowe Impact Tax (applicable to rentals 30 days or less);
maid-service & linens -
for maid service & $5/person for linens.
You only pay for what you use.
Additional equipment (i.e. cribs, etc can usually be
No cancellation policy. **
** unless we are able to re-rent
the property for at least the same price & period. In which case you will be refunded the difference or full amount, which ever applies.
min night stay *
1/15 - 1/18
1/13 - 1/16
1/12 - 1/15
2/12 - 2/21
2/17 - 2/26
2/16 - 2/25
Xmas & New Years
12/18 - 1/2/16
12/16 - 1/1/16
12/15 - 1/1/16
12/14 - 1/1/16
* guideline only, individual houses may differ.
Use of the House
- about the property
Beckwith properties are privately owned. The Owner and Beckwith Rentals
reserve the right to refuse service to anyone at their complete
discretion. The Owner and Beckwith Rentals will not be responsible for
any accident, injury or for the loss of money, jewelry or valuables of
You use the property at your own risk.
- access to premises
- Beckwith Rentals, or agent there of, is permitted to enter
the premises at all reasonable times for any reasonable purpose
connected with the repair, improvement, care and management of the
premises. Beckwith Rentals will make a clear effort to notify the Renter
- capacity, occupancy - Each
property has a maximum overnight occupancy based on beds, bathrooms, and
what the house systems (i.e. septic, hot water, etc.) can bear. Total
overnight guests should never exceed the property maximum occupancy.
Should a group be misrepresented, they must pay for the extra persons
immediately ($200/night) or, at Beckwith Rental's sole discretion, the
entire group must vacate the house without a refund. Infants under the
age of two are not included in the total headcount. If you anticipate
entertaining a party larger than the property's maximum daytime
occupancy you must notify Beckwith first. Failure to comply will result
in the entire group having to immediately vacate the house without a
- damage - Please let us
know immediately if any damage occurs during your stay. We will do our
best repair or replace the damaged item promptly. The renter assumes
responsibility for any damage to the rented property.
- guests -
The Renter is responsible for the actions of others while
on the premises because of or through their relationship with the
- parties - Please no
parties! Loud and unruly tenants will not be tolerated. Most of our
homes are located in residential areas and may not be used for weddings,
wedding parties, receptions, or other large group functions without
written approval from Beckwith Rentals and/or the Homeowner.
- pets - Please respect the
Pet Policy of the house you are renting. Pets on a non-pet property can
result in a charge to your security deposit for pest control (fleas)
- smoking - Please; there is
absolutely no smoking allowed within any Beckwith Rental houses.
- use of house (general)
and/or their guests shall not disturb, annoy, endanger, or inconvenience
neighbors, nor use the premises for any unlawful purposes, nor violate
and law or ordnance, nor commit waste or nuisance on or about the
premises. The dwelling is for residential purposes only. Renter is
prohibited from the parking of campers, motor homes or from the use of
tents and campfires without prior notification to Beckwith Rentals. TOP
- check-out is before 10AM.
Renter shall quit and deliver up the premises to Beckwith Rentals by
10AM on the last rental term day, in as good and rent-able condition in
all respects as it was when Renter took possession. Keys should be brought the Beckwith Rentals Office, if the office is closed please leave keys in the mail slot unless other TOP
arrangements are made. If keys are not returned there is a $50 fee.
- housekeeping /
- Your rental house is thoroughly cleaned and inspected
before your arrival. Maid service is
rental price quoted on this website. If, upon your departure your cleaning takes significantly longer
than normal, your Security Deposit will be charged for those additional
hours. Beckwith Rentals is pleased to offer additional maid service
during your stay. Just call Beckwith Concierge at 802.253.8858.
Additional cleanings may be purchased at $25 per hour with a 2 hour
per-day minimum. TOP
- insurance (travel) -
Travel insurance is recommended and available on the Internet (I.E.
Travelguard.com, etc.). Beckwith Rentals will give no refunds for
inclement weather, including storms, states of emergency or acts of god.
- insurance (personal
liability) - Beckwith Rentals
encourages the renter to carry at least
$300,000 personal liability insurance. This premium can be included in
the rental fee. TOP
- We prefer
travelers checks, money orders, money wires, cashiers checks, certified
checks, personal checks and cash. We also accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American
Express with an additional 2% processing fee. Your
Deposit is due if reserving
more than 4 weeks in advance. If reserving less than 4 weeks before your
arrival, the full rental fee plus Security Deposit is immediately due.
See our CANCELLATION
POLICY. if your plans change.
- homes for sale - If
you like Stowe (and we hope you do) and are interested in learning more
about the real estate market, then let us know. Beckwith Real Estate is a full
service, licensed real estate
broker. Call us: 802.253.8858 or go to
- right to change rental
assignment - Beckwith Rentals reserves the right to change rental
assignments without prior notice or liability for any reason. When
comparable accommodations are not available; guests will have the option
of selecting from available properties, receiving a complete refund or
- service & repair - All
equipment and appliances in each house should be in working order.
Please report any inoperative equipment to us promptly (802.253.8858)!
We will make all reasonable effort to have repairs made as soon as
possible. No reduction of rent, rebate, or refund will be issued for a
mechanical failure of air conditioning, dishwasher, washer, dryer, TV,
hot tub, sauna or other appliances. You will not be held responsible for
repairs beyond your control. TOP
- utilities (heat, phone,
electricity, etc.) - Utilities are included
(capped at 20% above historical seasonal usage) as well as free local telephone calls. Excessive electrical or heating
use (due to leaving windows/doors open in winter or leaving heat on high
when not in the house) will affect your security deposit. The Renter is
responsible for all telephone toll calls (long distance &
international) during rental term. By far the most frequent charges to a
renter's security deposit are long distance telephone charges. Please
use a credit card, call collect or use a calling card. Outstanding, long
distance telephone charges will be charged to the Renter's Security
- taxes -
in Vermont there is a 9% Rooms & Meals Tax that applies to all
stays less 30 days or less and a 1% Stowe Local Option Tax. TOP
- dangerous materials
- Please do not bring any illegal or hazardous substances
onto the premises.
- eviction policy
- VIOLATION(S) OF THESE RENTAL POLICIES CAN RESULT IN
IMMEDIATE EVICTION FROM THE PROPERTY AND 100% FORFEITURE OF RENTER'S
SECURITY DEPOSIT. TOP
- indemnification / hold
Renter agrees to
indemnify and save Beckwith Rentals and property owner harmless from all
liability, loss, injuries or damage arising from and nuisance or harm
made or suffered on the leased premises by the renter, renters, or
guests or from any carelessness, neglect or improper conduct of any
persons entering, occupying or visiting the leased premises. TOP
- legal fees -
the event that any action shall be commenced by either party arising out
of, or concerning this agreement or any right or obligation derived
there from, the prevailing party shall be entitled to receive attorney's
fees as fixed by the Court in addition to all relief at law or
- omissions & errors -
The information about the properties offered by Beckwith Rentals in our
printed material and internet website are as complete as we can make.
Beckwith Rentals is not responsible for any changes the property owner
may have made to their property at the time of printing or publication.
Rates are subject to change without notice. TOP
- subletting &
re-assignment - Houses may not be let, sublet or assigned to third
|Honesty - Honesty
is the best policy. It is our policy. We try hard to make this one of the
best vacation rentals you have ever experienced. Any reservation obtained
under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of payments made, and
the guest will not be permitted to reserve any Beckwith Rentals properties
in the future. TOP