General Policies

Available at 4 pm.

By 11 am.

A 2 day minimum stay is required between January-June and 3 days required between July-December.

100% of the rental charge is due at time of reservation when booking within 30 days of arrival date. Bookings made 30+ days out may be paid in 2 payments.


All of the cottages are pet friendly.  We prefer one dog per visit but will consider additional pets on a per guest basis.   

The cottages are all non-smoking and non-vaping. There is only smoking or vaping permitted outside of the cottages. 

Cleaning: $85 per week
Pet Fee: $65 per pet (2 maximum)


For cancellations: 30 days+ prior to check in date will receive a full refund. 
Every attempt will be made to re-rent your cottage to assist with a full refund if cancelled within the 30 day period.


This Short Term Rental Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made by and between John Racine.

(“Homeowner”) and (“Guest”) as of the date last set forth on the signature page of this Agreement. For good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows:

  1. The property is located at: 109, 113 & 115 Upper Grove Lane, Weaverville NC 28787. (GOOGLE MAPS is still coded to the former address: 41 & 29 Pleasant Grove Road, Weaverville, NC 28787). 

Check in: 4pm

Check out: 11am

The property is furnished and includes all linens, towels, kitchen supplies, high speed WiFi, cable and etc.

  1. . Rental Party: The rental party shall consist a total of  _ people.

  2. . Maximum Occupancy: The maximum number of guests is limited to 6 persons. The lease begins at 4p.m. On ______and ends at 12pm On _______.

  3. Rental Rules: Guest agrees to abide by the Rental Rules attached as Exhibit A at all times while at the property and shall cause all members of the rental party and anyone else.

  4. Access: Guest shall allow Homeowner access to the property for purposes of repair and inspection. Homeowner shall exercise this right of access in a reasonable manner.

  5.  Deposit: A deposit of $200 has been paid prior to Check In Date. The deposit is for security and damage and shall be refunded within 7 days of the Checkout Date provided no deductions are made due to:

  • damage to the property or furnishings;

  • dirt or other mess requiring excessive cleaning; or

  • any other cost incurred by Homeowner due to Guest’s stay.

If the premises appear dirty or damaged upon Check-in, Guest shall inform Homeowner immediately.

  1. Cancellation Policy: There will be no refund if canceled within 30 days. Full refund if canceling greater than 30 days out, less a processing fee.

  2.  Insurance: We encourage all renters to purchase traveler insurance.

The parties agree to the terms of this Short Term Rental Agreement, as evidenced by the signatures set forth below.


Homeowner:                                                                                                Guest:

_____________________________                                                           ________________________________


Name (print) John Racine                                                                            Name (print):


Address: ___________________________                                                Address:______________________________

                 ___________________________                                                                 ______________________________

Date:                                                                                                             Date:


Phone # (during stay):                                                                                                Phone # (during stay):


Exhibit A


  1. Smoking and Vaping is allowed outside only. (please dispose properly of any smoking items)

  2. People other than those in the Guest party set forth above is the sole responsibility of Guest.

  3. All of the units are privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.

     4.  Keep the property and all furnishings in good order.

     5. Only use appliances for their intended uses.

     6. One dog is allowed in each cottage unless permission is granted for additional pets.  

     7. Parking is limited to 2 vehicles.

     8. Housekeeping: There is no daily housekeeping service. While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate. We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the units.

     9. Fireplace: The fireplace is a vented natural gas log fired firebox. Please do not throw any paper or other combustible materials in the fireplace.

                                                                         PET ADDENDUM

It is hereby agreed by and between John Racine (Homeowner) and ____________________(Guest) that homeowner will allow guest to have the following described pet and no others in the vacation home upon and subject to the terms and conditions of the rental agreement and this addendum.

The permission granted herein shall be limited to a certain pet as described below:

Type of Pet: ___________________ Name:

Color: ________________________ Weight: _______________________

Age:__________________ Sex: __________________

Guest hereby agrees to comply the following:

1. Guest to pay additional pet fee in the amount of $15 per night.

2. All pets must comply with the following specifications (documentation from an accredited veterinarian must be provided by Guest upon request):

           a. May not exceed 100lbs

            b. Must be at least 2 years of age or older.

            c. Must be spayed or neutered.

d. Must be up-to-date on rabies vaccinations and all other vaccinations. Heartworm preventive is highly recommended.

3. All pets must be leashed at all times. 

4. Guest is responsible for cleaning up any/all pet refuse. There is a dog waste bag station by the trash cans in the parking area for your convenience.

5. Pets are not allowed on furniture at any time.  Any evidence of pets on furniture may incur extra cleaning fees. 

6. All pets are to be treated with a topical flea and tick repellent three (3) days prior to arrival.  Fleas and ticks are very rampant in this area and can cause harmful/fatal illness to humans and pets. 

7. Pet must not cause damage to premises or furnishings. If damages are caused, the cost of the damage may be deducted from security deposit.

8. Guest should prevent pets from producing excessive noise at a level that disturbs neighbors.

9. Pet will not be left unattended for an undue length of time, either indoors or out. Pet will not be left unattended on balcony, patio, or porch.

10. Homeowner assumes no responsibility for illness or injury that may incur to pets or humans while on the premises. 

The Guest shall be solely responsible for the pet while on the property.




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