Terms and Conditions

Renter must be 25 To Reserve and Check-in.
Fees

A non-refundable $40 processing fee shall be added to each reservation.  A fee of $35.00 will be charged for all returned checks.  Although each property will be completely equipped for rental purposes, we cannot accept responsibility for esthetic conflicts.  We reserve the right to relocate the guest, if circumstances beyond our control arise.  **Tax not included in nightly rates**
 
Deposits & Payments
For reservations, a deposit equal to 50% of the reservation plus the processing fee, is due and payable to Dolberry Realty, LLC within 10 days of the booking or at the time of booking your reservation. We accept checks, Visa, Master Card and Discover Cards.
 
Final payment is due 60 days prior to your arrival. For reservations made 60 days or less prior to your arrival, the entire amount, including processing fee is due at the time of the booking.
Once you have returned the singed contract and paid a deposit toward the reservation provided, your reservation is confirmed and subject to all cancellation fees.

Cancelations & Refunds

Cancelation 60 days or more prior to your arrival date will result in the forfeiture of a $50.00 administration fee and 20% of the rental income paid.

Cancelation 60 days or less will result in the forfeiture of the entire rental amount.
All notices of cancelations must be in writing.  Should the owner of any property elect to remove their property from our rental program, the guest shall not hold Dolberry Realty, LLC liable.  In such an instance, the guest will be relocated to comparable accommodations determined by the rental agency.  If comparable accommodations are not available, the guest will receive a full refund.
Dolberry Realty, LLC is not responsible for events beyond our control, e.g. inclement weather, maintenance issues, etc.  Option travel insurance may be purchased at the time of making initial reservation payment.  Travel insurance guarantees that in the event of a medical emergency, death in the immediate family, loss of job, or “named” weather hindrances, you will receive a full refund, less the administration fee and the cost of the travel insurance.  Please ask a reservation specialist for additional information on travel insurance.

 Hurricane Policy
 If you have arrived on the island, and a mandatory evacuation is issued, you must leave the island. Dolberry Realty, LLC is not responsible if you stay.  If a mandatory evacuation is not issued, but you decide to leave, there will be no refunds given.  If a mandatory evacuation is in effect 24 hours prior to your arrival, you will receive a refund for the dates not used, provided you purchased Travel Insurance.
 
Check-In / Checkout
The Venture Out Community is located at 701 Spanish Main Dr. Cudjoe Key FL 33042.
Check-In is 3:00 PM.  The keys to your unit will be on the kitchen table and the door will be unlocked.
Check-Out is at 10:00 a.m.  Tenant and Tenant’s entire party must vacate the property by 10:00 a.m.  Failure to check out on time could result in a $50 late fee.  There will be a $25 fee for lost keys.  Please leave your key on the kitchen counter and leave the door unlocked.  Our cleaning crew will be in shortly after you vacate.  All homes and condos are cleaned and inspected upon your departure, and the cost is reflected in your rental agreement.  
An early check-in or late check-out is available for a fee.
 
Home & Condo Equipment
All homes and condos are privately owned and equipped for basic vacation needs. Bed linens are provided.  Towels are also provided for all rental properties. Each property is equipped with kitchen utensils. You will need to bring or purchase additional supplies such as soap, paper products etc.

Many properties supply a barbeque grill, Guests are responsible for gas/propane, charcoal and lighter fluid for these grills.
 
The majority of our rental properties are NOT equipped with telephones.  Guests agree to use their own calling cards or their cell phones for long distance services.
Maintenance problems in the home or condo will be handles in a timely and professional manner.  The rental rate will not be adjusted due to any malfunction of equipment, which includes TV’s, VCR’s DVD’s, air conditioning units, hot water heaters, stoves, refrigerators, door locks, etc.

Maximum Occupancy
Each property has a specific maximum occupancy. Take note of the maximum number of guests allowed in the homes and condos before making your reservation. This policy is strictly enforced. . By state law, occupancy may not exceed what is posted for each home. Maximum occupancy includes infants and children.
Gatherings

Our properties are located in residential areas and are rented for personal vacation use only.  Parties and other large gatherings are not allowed.  Violators risk forfeiture of their deposit, rental fees and eviction.  Persons under the age of 25 years of age will not be allowed to rent without being accompanied by their parents.  Any reservation obtained under false pretenses will be subject to eviction and forfeiture of all amounts paid.


No Smoking
All homes and condos are Non-Smoking! No exceptions - $300 fine will be charged if there is any evidence of smoking in the unit.
Boat Dockage/Parking

If you have rented a unit on a canal or the open water, your bat must fit within the seawall of your unit.  Your boat trailer must be parked in the overflow parking lot.  Venture Out handles the overflow parking fees.  The cost is $2.00 per day (under 18’ in length) and $4.00 per day (over 18’ in length).
RV Lots

RV sites are spacious and offer sewer, water, and 3 & 50 AMP electric hookups.  Most sites are 35’ x 70’.  If there are any questions regarding the lot and vehicle size, please confirm upon booking, to insure that your RV and tow vehicle will fit on the lot.  Cable availability is dependent upon the site.  
All RV’s must have full hookup capability.  RV’s must maintain a 1’ setback from the utility side, and a 5’ setback from the remaining side.  RV slide-outs must be 4’ or less.  Hybrids, tents, fold-our campers and conversions of trailers, trucks or buses are NOT permitted as recreational vehicles.  There shall be no major appliance located outside the RV except in a storage box.  A recreational vehicle and a transportation vehicle will be permitted on units where no violation of setback limits or parking requirements will result.  Overflow parking is available at an additional cost.
  
Pet Policy
Certain properties are pet friendly with a non-refundable deposit.  No more than 2 pets are permitted and are to be confined to your property.  Please check, prior to reserving a property as to whether pets are allowed at that specific unit.  No walking of pets in the park is permitted.  There is a designated pet walking area just outside the gates of Venture Out, and there are “Pet Mitt” disposable bags located near the Venture Out sign outside the gate, as well as a trash container.  You must pick up after your pet!
Cleaning

Renter agrees to maintain the cleanliness of the premises during the occupancy and to leave the premises thoroughly clean and in good condition upon departure.  Please bag up all trash and place in the garbage receptacle at your unit.  Make sure all dishes are washed.  Place all damp towels in the shower.  Do not make the beds.

Ejection Policy
Guest acknowledges and agrees that the Owner or Owner’s Agent may remove or cause to be removed from the rental premises any Guest or occupant who, while at the rental premises, illegally possesses or deals in controlled substances, violates any of the terms of this Rental Agreement.  This also includes, but is not limited to profane, lewd conduct or brawling, disturbing the peace and comfort of other guests or neighbors, constituting a nuisance, or injuring the reputation, dignity or standing of the rental premises.  Anyone who fails to make a payment of rent at the agreed-upon rental rate and fees at the agreed-upon times, or anyone who fails to check-out at the agreed-upon time – unless an extension of time is expressly agreed to by the Owner or the owner’s Agent and the Guest prior to check-out is in violation of the Rental Agreement.
Admission to and removal from the rental premises are not and shall not be based on race, familial status, religion, sex, physical disability or national origin.  Any notice to vacate may be given orally or in writing by the Owner of Owner’s Ages, to the Guest or occupant, and if in writing, shall be as follows:  “You are hereby notified that this establishment no longer desires to entertain you as its guest, and you are requested to leave at once.  To remain after receipt of this notice is a misdemeanor under the laws of this State.”   Any guest who remains or attempts to remain in the rental premises after being requested to vacate shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable in accordance with Florida Law.  If a Guest is asked to vacate early, they shall be given the unused portion of the advance rent and fees (except for Venture Out fees), without proration for any portion of the day that the Guest is notified to vacate.  Owner or Owner’s Agent may retain any security deposit without further notice, as agreed upon liquidated damages, consideration for the execution of this Rental Agreement, and in full settlement of all claims.  Owner or Owner’s Agent, at Owner’s or Owner’s Agent’s option, may proceed at law with any damages claim.  If any person is illegally at the subject rental premises, Owner or Owner’s Agent may call upon law enforcement officer of this State for assistance.  If the Guest is arrested, Owner or Owner’s Agent shall employ all reasonable and proper means to care for any personal property which may be left at the rental premises by the guest.  However, upon arrest, the Guest or Guests shall be deemed to have given up any right of occupancy, and to have abandoned such rights and property.
NON-Liability for Personal Property

Guest agrees that Owner or Owner’s Agent shall not be liable for any loss of or damage to any personal property in or on the rental premises, or stored in rooms or places provided to guest in connection therewith.  Owner or Owner’s Agents, and/or employees of the Agent shall not be liable to Guests or Guest’s families for failure to repair or maintain any part of the rental premises, or property contained therein, absent gross negligence.  Guest further agrees that neither Owner, nor Owner’s Agent or employees shall be liable for any damage to the personal property of the Guest, or Guest’s family arising from theft, vandalism, fire, water, rain, acts of God or the government, interruption of utilities, acts of others, or other third party or external causes whatsoever.
Vacation Rental Indemnification and Hold Harmless Clause

Guest is responsible for and shall indemnify the Owner and Owner’s Agent, upon demand, and hold them harmless from any and all claims, liability, demands, actions, causes of action, expenses, damages, losses or injuries sustained by any person, including the Guest, Guest’s family, or invitees as a result of or arising from the Guest’s subject occupancy and tenancy.  This shall include, but in no way be limited to claims arising from the use of any pool, hot tub, spa-pol, water area or dock which are part of the rental premises.   Guest shall also be liable and indemnify Owner or Owner’s Agent upon demand for attorney’s fees and court costs incurred by Owner or Owner’s Agent in enforcing any of the terms, covenants or conditions of this Rental Agreement, or which are sustained by the Owner or Owner’s Agent, as a result of or arising from or during Guest’s subject occupancy and tenancy.