Welcome to Mighty Sea Breeze, your “home away from home” during your getaway to Gulf Shores, Alabama! As you know, this is our personal home and not a hotel. So please treat it as you would staying at a friend’s or relative’s house. By following these simple Mighty Sea Breeze House Rules, you’ll surely have a comfortable and amazing stay at our beach house!
Check out our Mighty Sea Breeze House Rules below:
Only the guests registered for your booking can be on the premises during your stay. At most 12 people, including children and day visitors, may use the house at any given time. In addition, we will charge $100 per guest per day for all guests above the maximum capacity.
No illegal activities allowed on the premises.
No drugs and fireworks allowed on the premises.
No large group events, parties, or gatherings on-site.
No smoking/vaping of any kind indoors. Guests may smoke on the decks (with doors and windows closed) and outside areas only. Throw away all cigarette butts into the trash. Any evidence of smoking/vaping inside the house will result in the forfeit of the security deposit in its entirety. We will also charge an extra cleaning fee if you leave butts in the yards or the driveway.
No pets are allowed on the premises, unless authorized as part of your reservation at the time of booking. Please refer to our Pet Policies and House Rules for more information. Any evidence of an unpermitted pet(s) found in or about the rental property will be grounds for expedited eviction and/or forfeiture of all monies paid, including your security deposit. You will be responsible for any and all costs for enforcing such a termination from the property and/or any related services required to bring the home back to its original condition.
Mighty Sea Breeze House Policy on Use of Property
Furniture Use: Do not move any furniture, especially the pool table. Any evidence of the pool table being moved will result in a forfeit of the damage deposit in its entirety.
House Appliances + Features: Use all appliances and house features only as intended. Any evidence of damage and/or destruction from misuse or abuse will result in repair/replacement costs.
Keep All Doors and Windows Closed: To keep the bugs out, house cool, and control the interior humidity levels, it is very critical that you keep all doors and windows closed during your stay. Due to our area’s high humidity and your constant use of air conditioning inside the home, leaving the doors and windows open may cause the HVAC system to freeze over AND cause water damage to the walls, ceilings, and electronic door locks with condensation build-up. We would hate to have to charge you for these damages.
Thermostats: If you need the temperature changed, please contact us and we will be happy to update the thermostat for you. We’ve had to lock our thermostat because multiple guests have accidentally caused our HVAC system to freeze and break, rendering the unit unusable for weeks as we waited for parts. Let’s avoid that and just buzz us if you need to change the temp.
Beds, Daybeds, Trundles, and Sofas: DO NOT jump on any beds, daybeds, trundles, and sofas. These furnishings will (and have) broken when guests have left their kids to jump and play on them. You will be charged to replace any damaged furniture that shows misuse.
Toilet Use: Do not flush anything other than toilet paper into the toilet. Prohibited items include, but are not limited to, feminine products, diapers, paper towels, and wet wipes.
No Garbage Disposal: Use the sink strainers when washing dishes. Dispose of all food scraps into the trash because there is NO garbage disposal.
Linens + Towels: Please DO NOT use the white towels for the beach, on the floors, to wipe spills, to remove make-up, and/or for dyeing your hair (yes, this happens sometimes). Also, please DO NOT wash any of our white linens and towels with your colored laundry. We would hate to charge you extra to replace stained linens and towels.
BBQ Grill Use: Remove any food scraps from the grill after cooking to reset it for the next use.
Energy Use: Turn off all TVs and lights when not in use.
Trash Pick-Up: Dispose of all trash into the garbage cans near the back stairway under the house. Do not throw trash off the deck or leave it in the driveway. Please bring all yellow-lidded garbage cans to the road for pick-up. Do this every Tuesday and Friday night (March through Labor Day) or Sunday and Wednesday night (remainder of September through February). After the trash is picked up, please bring the trash cans back to the house.
Construction Activity: Gulf Shores continues to expand with new homes and development. As such, there is an ongoing construction across the street. During this period, you may choose to use our neighborhood beach (it’s still a lovely, uncrowded beach!). You may also opt to use the amazing resort pool and amenities at the Spectrum Beach Club. We will cover your daily pass if you decide to go to the beach club. Just remember to keep your receipts for reimbursement.
Common Pests: Gulf Shores is home to many insects and beach mice. While the house is maintained monthly by a professional pest control service, you may still come across these critters during your stay with us. But please do not be alarmed, it’s completely normal. Please note that the Alabama Beach Mouse is a federally endangered species that is protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Therefore, pest control CANNOT exterminate these creatures. You can help minimize your exposure to these pests (and keep the air conditioning inside) by keeping the kitchen, dining, and all outdoor areas clean from food debris and all external doors closed at all times.
Clean Kitchen: Clean dishes, kitchen counters, and dining tables after meals and keep all food in sealed containers or refrigerators to avoid pests (e.g. cockroaches, ants, and rodents).
Close Doors: Always keep all windows and doors closed to prevent flying insects from entering the house. Bright lights easily attract these types of pests.
Strict Quiet Hours: Be respectful to your neighbors. Observe quiet hours outdoors from 10 P.M. EST to 8 A.M. EST.
Utility Disruptions: Storms may cause electricity, internet, and/or cable service interruptions. However, these disruptions are rare, and services usually resume after a couple of hours.
Hurricanes & Storms: The Gulf Shores of Alabama has a widely known hurricane season from June 1 to November 30 every year. We will not give refunds for travel cancellations due to weather conditions. Please plan accordingly, and avail traveler’s insurance, as you deem necessary
Mighty Sea Breeze House Rules on Repair and Replacement Charges
In case the unit is in any of the following conditions upon your departure, you will pay extra charges. These should cover the extra deep-cleaning fees and/or replacement costs.
The unit is extremely dirty with trash, unwashed dishes, cigarette butts, and/or pet waste littered on decks or grounds, etc. This will cost an extra cleaning fee of at least $475.
The unit is trashed due to abusive use and/or having an unapproved event or large party. We will charge at least $500 for the deep-cleaning fee.
The house and furniture show evidence of you bringing an unapproved pet into the house. A deep cleaning fee of $500 shall be charged.
The house and furniture show evidence of unpermitted indoor smoking. We will charge $500 for extra cleaning.
The unit and/or furniture show evidence of an unpermitted pet, including cats. We will charge a deep-cleaning fee of at least $500.
Furniture, appliances, and/or home goods are damaged or destroyed due to misuse and/or abusive use. Home goods may include, but are not limited to, dinnerware, cookware, linens, and towels. We will charge fees for the repair or replacement costs.
Got questions about our Mighty Sea Breeze House Rules?Feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com.
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