Bat Cave River Cottages Bat Cave, North Carolina Bat Cave River Cottages Bat Cave, North Carolina

Bat Cave River Cottages Each Property is Owned and Managed by Bruce and Marion Baker , so that  your stay with us is comfortable, enjoyable and memorable.

Vacation Homes:  Most of our homes are rented by the week during the months of June, July and August.  All homes require a 2-night minimum rental any time of year, except for holidays which require a 3-night stay. 

Reservations/Cancellations:  We require that one-half of the rent plus a $No fee , plus 6.75% sales tax and the 5.0% occupancy tax be paid at the time of reservation.  The remaining rent and taxes will be due Fourteen (14) days prior to check in. Cancellations must occur forty-five (45) days prior to your arrival date, in order for any money to be refunded. In case of a cancellation that is less than your 45 day check-in date, you will foreit full rental fee. In the event you cancel within the required time period, you will receive a full-refund, minus the $No reservation and a $75.00 cancellation fee. In the event you cancel after the required time period, no money will be refunded, unless we are able to re-rent the home during the time period you were scheduled to stay. We do recommend insurance policy through www.insuremytrip.com .  Please check out their rates, they are very resonable. In the event we do rent the home, you will receive a full-refund, minus the $ No reservation fee and the $75.00 cancellation fee.

Rates: Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed and do not include the 6.75% sales and 5.0% tax or our $No reservation fee.  Linens and towels are included at no extra charge. 

Security Deposits are different for each home.  These are held on a credit card which will require that we make an imprint of your card and obtain your signature.  The charges will not be processed unless there is damage to the property or its contents (excluding reasonable wear and tear), violation of our policies, exceeding maximum occupancy, smoking inside homes,  evidence of pets inside homes or extraordinary and extensive cleaning required after your stay. The property will be promptly inspected upon your departure, and in the event there are none of the above conditions, there will be no charges to your credit card.  Your signature on the Rental Agreement entitles Agent to charge your credit card for any damages (excluding reasonable wear and tear), including hot tubs, game tables, extensive cleaning or trash removal, which are incurred during your stay.  Failure to arrive for check-in can also result in the $75.00 cancellation fee being charged to your credit card.  You will be notified within thirty (30) days  if any of your security deposit has actually been charged to your credit card.

Occupancy:  Each home has a stated maximum occupancy and you must not exceed the number stated.  All members of your group must be considered, including children.  If evidence is found  of a violation of this policy, you will also be in violation of our Rental Agreement and may be required to leave without any refund in accordance with the North Carolina Expedited Eviction Procedures.

Smoking:  All homes are "non-smoking" homes. Some homes allow smoking outside on the decks or porches only, and some homes do not allow smoking on the property at all.  You will need to refer to the policies for your individual home.  If evidence is found that smoking has occurred inside any home, or in an undesignated areas outside the home, your credit card will be charged the entire security deposit.

Inoperatiave Equipment, etc. Please notify us immediately of any equipment, appliances, AC, heating devices, etc. that you find not working property.  Every effort will be made to make repairs in a timely manner during reasonable hours. Please note, that some issues with AC or heating elements, such as mechanical failures, power outages, bad weather,etc. that are beyond our control and no refund or reduction in rent will be given.

Storm Policy/Conditions – No refunds will be given for storms. Mountain roads can be curvy, but getting to our facility has public roads that are state maintained. We do not refund due to road conditions. Refunds will be given only if Weather Conditions/Evacuations are given by local authorities for remainder of your stay or prior to your check in.

Pursuant to North Carolina statute, you are notified of the following. This is a Vacation Rental Agreement under North Carolina Vacation Rental Act. The right and obligations of the parties to this agreement are defined by law and include unique provisions permitting the disbursement of rent prior to tenancy and expedited eviction of tenants. Your signature on this agreement or payment of monies or taking possession of the property after receipt of this agreement is evidence of your acceptance of this agreement and your intent to use this property for vacation rental. We hope you have a wonderful stay with us and thank you for choosing .

These terms and conditions were updated August 30, 2010.