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Dear ______,

This letter will serve as our agreement for your rental of the property, Whitman Woods, located at 147 Whitman Road in Hancock, MA.

Rental Period: Seven (7) nights, from 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 5, 2006 to 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 12, 2006.

Accommodations: 4 Bedrooms (full or queen-size beds), 2 full bathrooms, kitchen, dining area, living room, playroom/den.

Number of Guests: 4 adults, 2 children. No pets.

Rental Charges & Fees: $1,000 rental amount
$ 250 security deposit

Payment Schedule: Due immediately to reserve rental period: $500 (50% of rental; reservation is not confirmed until rental fee is received; in the event that your deposit is received after the house has been reserved by another party, we will immediately return your deposit.)

Due 30 days prior to arrival date (on or before July 5th): $750 (Remaining 50% rental amount plus $250 refundable damage deposit).

Cancellation/Refunds: If you cancel your reservation 30 days prior to your planned arrival date, we will refund in full your reservation deposit and any other payments already made. If you cancel after that date, we will refund the damage deposit. However, we reserve the right to retain the rental amount. If we are able to rent the property for all or part of the reserved period, we will refund the rental amount, prorated based upon the portion of the reserved period rented to another customer.

Within 30 days after your departure, we will refund the damage deposit, less any amount required to cover repairs for damages (other than normal wear and tear) that occur during your visit or long distance telephone calls.

Utilities/Phone: We will pay all utility costs (water, heat, electric, trash removal and local telephone). However, you are responsible for long-distance telephone charges and pay-per-view orders. To make long-distance calls, please call collect, or use a credit card or prepaid phone card. Please leave cash or a check for pay-per-view orders. Long-distance calls and unreimbursed pay-per-view orders charged to our account will be deducted from your security deposit.

Linens & Kitchen Supplies: We will provide linens and towels, cooking and eating utensils, and a starter supply of soap, paper towels, dish and dishwasher detergent, and laundry detergent.

Trash Removal: Trash must be collected in plastic bags and placed in the plastic barrels located in the shed near the driveway.

Transportation: A 4-wheel or all-wheel drive vehicle is recommended from December 1st – April 30th. Renters are responsible for their own towing fees in the event that their vehicles become disabled.

Other Important Points:

We mutually agree to the following:

• The property will not be occupied by more people than we have specified in this agreement.

• You will not allow dogs, cats, or other pets onto the property.

• Smoking is not permitted inside the house.

• Illegal drugs will not be permitted on the property.

• You will take care not to play excessively loud music or create a nuisance for neighbors.

• It is essential not to leave trash or food outdoors because they will attract raccoons, bears and other animals.

• During winter months, the driveway will be plowed at our expense, however, you are responsible for shoveling walking paths and around vehicles as needed; we will provide shovels and a salt and sand mix.

• Please remember to turn off the gas tank under the barbecue grill on the deck if you barbecue.

• The house will be clean when you arrive, and we request that you leave it in good order. Please notify us promptly of any damage or problems that arise.

• Unless there is an emergency, we will notify you 24 hours in advance prior to entering the property during your rental period.

Please let us know if you have any questions. We look forward to your visit and hope that you and your family or friends have a wonderful stay in the Berkshires, America’s Premier Cultural Resort!


Bob & Peg Ronnow

Whitman Woods - Property Map
$1,000/week - $1,500/week

call or email for daily, weekend & seasonal rates

For reservations contact:

Bob & Peg Ronnow



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