(Article 68 of the amended decree of 20 July 1972)

Rental period

The seasonal rental is agreed and accepted for the agreed period, from Saturday 4pm onwards,

to Saturday, before 10 a.m.

Under no circumstances may it be extended, except with the prior written agreement of the lessor.

Under no circumstances may the tenant claim any right to remain in the property at the end of the stay.

Tourist tax

The tenant undertakes to declare the number of adults and children who will occupy the property.

The hirer undertakes to pay the amount of the tourist tax indicated at the time of booking and to complete his payment in the event that the rate indicated is modified by the Commune d'Eygalières on the date of the seasonal rental.

Conclusion of the contract

The booking only becomes effective once the tenant has sent the owner a deposit of 30 % of the total rental amount.

The payment of this deposit is an essential element in the formation of the contract.

If the booking is made less than two months before the start of the rental period, the full amount of the rent must be paid at the time of booking.

Under no circumstances may the seasonal rental agreed between the parties benefit, even partially, third parties, whether natural persons or legal entities, without the written agreement of the owner.
Any breach of this last paragraph may result in the immediate termination of the rental to the detriment of the Tenant, with the proceeds of the rental remaining the property of the Owner.

Security deposit

By way of guarantee and as security for any damage that may be caused to the premises or to the furniture and/or objects on the premises, the tenant shall pay, before the day of entry into the premises, a sum the amount of which is determined for each of the houses.

This non-interest-bearing sum, or the balance remaining, will be returned to the Tenant within eight days of the end of the rental period and on condition that :

- all the consumption charges payable by the tenant, as listed above, have been paid in full;

- no piece of furniture, object or linen is missing, damaged or soiled, or, if it is, its repair or replacement by an identical one is agreed with the Lessor who has accepted it;

- the premises have not been damaged in any way and have been left in a clean state (cupboards, rubbish bins and fridges empty of rubbish, sanitary facilities, electrical appliances, crockery, etc.).

If the security deposit is insufficient, the tenant undertakes to pay the full amount.

Failure to pay the security deposit by the date of occupancy is grounds for cancellation of the tenancy to the detriment of the tenant.

Payment schedule

At the time of booking, the tenant pays a deposit corresponding to 30% of the total rent.

The rent supplement must be paid by the tenant two months before the start date of the rental period.

If the balance of the rent is not paid by this date, the tenancy will lapse, the deposit previously paid will be retained by the owner as compensation and the owner will be free to dispose of the property.

If the booking is made less than two months before the start of the rental period, 100% of the total rent must be paid by the tenant at the time of booking,

If the rent is not paid in full, the tenancy is not concluded and the owner is free to dispose of the property.

The estimated tourist tax must be paid by the tenant at least two months before the start of the rental period.

Prior to the date on which the tenant moves in, he/she undertakes to pay, in addition to the deposit and payment of the above rent, the amount of the security deposit provided for.

Transfers must be made in Euros and all bank transfer charges are borne exclusively by the hirer.

No withdrawal period

For bookings made by post, telephone or internet, the tenant does not benefit from the withdrawal period, in accordance with article L121-21-8 of the French Consumer Code, relating in particular to accommodation services provided on a specific date or at a specific time.

Conditions for cancellation by the tenant

In the event of cancellation by the hirer, the 30% deposit is non-refundable.

If the cancellation is made less than 30 days before the arrival date, for whatever reason, including force majeure, the full amount of the stay is due.

All cancellations must be made in writing and sent by e-mail.

Conditions for cancellation by the owner

In the event of cancellation by the owner, the owner will reimburse the tenant for all sums paid up to the date of cancellation.

Arrival and departure

The tenant is welcomed on the scheduled day between 4pm and 8pm.

In the event of late or delayed arrival, the guest undertakes to inform the owner.

The property must be vacated by 10 a.m. on the agreed date. The tenant undertakes to inform the owner of any early departure.


The rental is agreed for the maximum number of people indicated above, including children and babies. If the number of occupants exceeds the agreed capacity, this contract will be cancelled and all sums paid will be forfeited to the owner.

No events or receptions are permitted on the premises.

Pets are not allowed.

Any modification or termination of the contract due to non-compliance with the above conditions will be considered to be at the hirer's initiative.

Current situation

An inventory of fixtures and fittings is drawn up jointly and signed by the tenant and the owner, or his representative, on arrival and departure from the rented premises. This inventory is the only reference in the event of a dispute concerning the inventory of fixtures.

The tenant is responsible for cleaning the rented property during the rental period and before leaving. In particular, the tenant undertakes to dispose of all household and personal waste in the containers provided for this purpose in the commune.

Failing this, €100 will be deducted from the security deposit as a fixed penalty.

If the state of the property at the end of the stay requires an additional cost over and above the usual cleaning costs, this additional cost will be invoiced to the tenant and deducted from the amount of the security deposit paid.

Payment of charges - Tourist tax

At the end of the stay, the lessee undertakes to pay the lessor any charges not included in the price and, where applicable, any increase in the amount of tourist tax (local tax) or in the number of people declared.



The tenant undertakes to be insured with a reputable insurance company against the risks of theft, fire and water damage, both for rental risks and for the rented furniture, as well as for recourse from neighbours and all "holiday" risks.

The hirer is liable for any damage caused by the hirer or by those for whom the hirer is responsible.

The owner accepts no responsibility for any claims that his insurance company may make against the tenant in the event of a claim.

The tenant's main obligations

The hirer undertakes to :

  • Use the premises for residential purposes only, without causing a nuisance to neighbours (noise, smoke, lights, etc.)
  • occupy the premises personally and may not under any circumstances sublet or assign his rights to this lease, even free of charge, except with the written agreement of the owner;
  • make any changes to the premises or the layout of the furniture,
  • do not smoke in the house,
  • not to bring any pets (dogs, cats, etc.) into the rented premises without the owner's prior authorisation, the owner's possible agreement being subject to the animal not causing any damage to the rented property or any disturbance to the enjoyment of the neighbourhood;
  • allow any work to be carried out on the rented premises during the rental period that is clearly urgent and cannot be postponed;
  • immediately inform the owner of any damage or deterioration occurring in the rented premises, even if there is no apparent damage;
  • be liable for any damage or loss caused by himself or by persons he introduces into the rented premises during his use of the premises, unless he can prove that such damage or loss occurred through no fault of his own or of the persons he introduced;
  • allow the owner, his representative and the various service providers responsible for the interior and exterior maintenance of the rented property to enter the premises;
  • close all the openings and doors in the house when you are away, use the alarm system if you are going to be away for several hours;

Swimming pool

In the homes concerned, the swimming pool is heated from 15 April to 15 October.

The tenant undertakes to close the roller shutter at night and on days when the pool is not in use, to limit unnecessary electricity consumption.

Outside these periods, a supplement of €700 will be charged for heating the swimming pool for one week, if requested in advance during the half-season.

The hirer acknowledges that he/she has been informed that the swimming pool is equipped with a safety system that complies with legal standards and is in good working order. The tenant hereby undertakes to use the system.


If the tenant does not use the security system, the owner cannot be held responsible.

The tenant undertakes to be vigilant in the use of the swimming pool by himself and the persons accompanying him. He acknowledges that the owner cannot be held liable in the event of damage and/or accident.

Dogs, whose presence may have been agreed by the owner, are not allowed in the swimming pools.

Pool maintenance and cleaning are the responsibility of the owner.

Resolutory clause

It is expressly agreed that, in the event of non-payment of all or part of the rent, charges and security deposit at the agreed times, this lease will be terminated automatically and the sums paid will be forfeited to the owner.

Election of domicile

For the performance of the present contract and its continuation, the owner and the lessee elect domicile at their respective residences. However, in the event of a dispute, the court in the place where the rented property is located shall have sole jurisdiction. This contract and its consequences are subject to French law.

Electronic signature

In accordance with Act no. 2000-230 of 13 March 2000 adapting the law of evidence to information technologies and relating to electronic signatures, the lessor and the lessee agree to the possibility of concluding the seasonal rental contract in the form of an electronic writing via a process whose reliability meets the requirements of Article 1367 of the Civil Code and Decree no. 2017-1416 of 28 September 2017. They undertake not to contest the admissibility, enforceability or evidential value on the basis of its electronic nature.

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