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Sample Rental Agreement


We are dedicated to matching each guest with the perfect home.
We respect and work to enrich the community in which we live.
We succeed only when we meet and exceed the expectations of our guests.
We have a passion for excellence and will endeavor to deliver the highest standards of service, value, integrity and fairness.

A completed Vacation Rental Agreement is required to confirm a reservation.
The Rental Deposit is due within 48 hours.

Dear  Guest:

Here is the rental agreement for your stay in the   __________ property from   ________________ to   _________________.    Please take the time to read over the agreement and sign and return the last page to us before your arrival date.

We remind our guests that all of our vacation rental homes are privately owned homes and ask that you treat your rental home with respect.

This rental agreement is a binding legal contract and should be carefully reviewed. By entering into this contract, the guest is agreeing to all of the obligations and responsibilities outlined in this document.

This agreement is entered into, by and between Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals (Agent) on behalf of the Owner of this property (Owner) and (Guest) who is responsible for the actions of their family and guests. The Guest hires from the Owner for use as a vacation home, those premises described in “Rental Property” for a term commencing on “Arrival Date” at 4:00 PM or later and terminating on “Departure Date” before 10:00 AM as specified in this agreement. Please contact our office if you are going to arrive late on your check-in day or if you will be checking out early.

Because our properties are privately owned, the owner of the property has 60 days prior to your arrival date to cancel your reservation. This does not happen often, but if this should occur, Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals will work to find you a comparable vacation property from within our inventory.  If there is not another property that will work for your stay we will offer a full refund of any monies you have put down for your stay.


Each property lists the number of people allowed. This is determined by the number of sleeping spaces and the capacity the septic system can sustain. We ask that you not exceed the number listed either by the size of your party or by the number of guests you have visit during your stay.  Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals has the right to ask you to leave if capacity is exceeded and you would forfeit all money paid.

The use of recreational motor vehicles, trailers, mobile homes, trucks with camper inserts in the bed, and any other vehicles the provide sleeping accommodations, for purposes other than transportation, are prohibited.  Over occupancy of rental cottages INCLUDES occupying vehicles of this type and subjects’ tenant(s) to eviction for violation of the occupancy limits.  Some areas do also prohibit even parking RV’s in the driveway of a home.

Total number of Occupants in your party (including infants):  Adults:  ______ Children: ______

Maximum Allowed Occupants at _____________________: _________


Payment schedule: We require a 50% deposit to secure your reservation. We must have a credit card number on file.
Final payment (rent balance including all applicable taxes and fees) is due 30 days prior to your arrival date.  For your convenience, we will automatically schedule your final payment using the credit card on file.  One reminder will go out to you 7 days before your payment is due, giving you time to update any credit card information that is on file.  If you prefer to make alternate payment arrangements for this payment, please email us and let us know.

You may also send checks to:  Morton & Furbish Rental Agency
PO Box 1209
Rangeley, ME 04970

If you are sending a check, they must be received within 7 days of placing the reservation on a HOLD.



All reservations are final. If you should have to cancel for ANY reason, we cannot refund money unless we are able to rebook the property for the same dates. If the property is rebooked your funds will be returned minus a $50.00 processing fee. We do not refund for weather events. We do offer trip cancelation insurance that would protect your funds in case of emergency.  TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.  This insurance covers everyone in your party.   If interested in purchasing the insurance, please contact Morton & Furbish.    If you would like more information about the travel insurance please call 1-833-610-0736.  For a Summary of benefits included in this policy please visit



Check in is at the Morton & Furbish office located at 2478 Main Street.  Check in is at 4:00 p.m.  or as soon as the property has been cleaned, inspected and deemed ready for occupancy.   If you will be arriving after 4:00 PM we will leave all check-in materials in the drop box next to the front door of the agency. You will find an envelope with your name on it containing a map to your rental, keys and emergency contact information.

Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Please leave your keys and the comment card in the drop box next to the front door of our agency.  Refunds will not be issued for early check out.


The account summary will list the basic rental fee for the property, Maine sales tax (9% of the base rental fee), and the cleaning/linen fee (10% of the rental base price that covers linen rental, garbage pick-up and cleaning on departure).  A non-refundable damage waiver of $39.00 is charged on each reservation.  The damage waiver covers up to $1500 worth of accidental damage that may occur during your stay and takes the place of a security deposit.


Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals will supply linens for each bed and set of bath towels for each guest (as indicated by the property capacity). We do not supply beach towels. We supply two rolls of toilet paper per bathroom, paper towels, trash bags, dishwasher/dish soap, and small bath soaps. The Guest is responsible for any extra items they require.


Each property is equipped differently as described in the property listing. If the property lists a CHARCOAL GRILL the Guest is responsible for supplying the charcoal. If the property lists a GAS GRILL a gas tank is provided. Most properties also keep a spare tank for the use of the Guest. If you have any problems with the gas tanks, please contact our office immediately.


If you are renting a home with a hot tub, the hot tub will be cleaned and ready for your use by 4:00 p.m. on the day of your arrival.  Please call us immediately when you arrive if the hot tub needs attention.  Please make sure to call us during your stay if hot tub needs to be serviced.  We want you to have a great stay and want to accommodate you as best we can.


Trash will be removed on check-out day. If you need to remove trash before your departure, you may use the dumpster located behind the Morton & Furbish office. If you are in a cottage community (Saddleback Lake Lodge, Rangeley Manor, Russell Cove, Old Mill Landing or Lodges Condos) you will find a dumpster on site.


PLEASE contact our office immediately (864-9065/888-218-4882) should you discover a problem in your vacation home. Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals does offer 24 hour maintenance service. The Owner and/or Agency are not responsible for compensation of any part of the Guest fees due to failure of appliances or fixtures resulting in short term inconvenience.  We always do our part to remedy problems to the satisfaction of our guests.


Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals offers some pet friendly properties. If you choose to bring your pet to a pet friendly property, a $50 Pet Fee will be added to your reservation summary. Please do not bring a pet to a non-pet friendly property. Should we discover evidence that a pet was in a non-pet friendly property a $200 fee will be added to your account summary to cover special cleaning costs and you will be asked to leave the home and forfeit all money paid.



All properties are non-smoking.  Anyone who fails to adhere to this policy will be asked to leave immediately and forfeit any monies paid.   This policy includes smoking of nicotine cigarettes and marijuana as well.  Smoking outside of the home, at least 10 feet from any open windows or doors of the house is permitted with the understanding that guests will not discard any cigarette butts on the grounds of the property.  If we discover evidence that smoking/vaping occurred inside the home during your stay, or if we have to clean up an outdoor area after a guest that was smoking on the property a $300.00 fee will be charged to your account to cover special cleaning costs.


Most of the properties are equipped with a TV. The property listing will detail whether satellite or cable is available. Without satellite or cable, there is no reception so TV would be best used for VCR/DVD viewing.  Please do not call the emergency number for television issues.


Most properties are equipped with telephones for local calls only. Long distance calls and directory assistance calls must be collect calls or charged to a calling card. Cell phone reception varies according to location and service carrier.


The property listing will detail if internet service is available at the property.   Not all of our homes do have internet access.  If you should have issues with the internet please call the office for assistance.  Please do not call the emergency number for internet issues.


Water quality varies at each property. We advise Guests to use bottled water for consumption.



Even the most ordinary-looking things (beaches, boats, floats, canoes and kayaks) can be dangerous for an untrained or inexperienced operator.  PLEASE exercise care at your rental.  Your safety is our biggest concern, so if you have questions about any of these items, ASK FIRST, and do not use them until you are confident that you can do so safely.  If any amenities (including any beach, any type of boat, float, raft, deck, walkway, dock mooring, hot tub or other amenity) are available for your use, you take full responsibility and risk for their use.  Neither the Owners nor their Agent make any representation as to the soundness or safety of any such amenities.  If anyone in your party uses any amenity, with or without Owner’s permission, that action shall be construed as a statement of that individual’s competence to handle or utilize it safely and the Owners and the Agent shall be in no way legally accountable for any damages or injury to any persons or property resulting from such use.




Renters are responsible for inspecting and assessing the dock on the rental property to ensure that it is adequate for their boat.  Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals is not responsible for any damage done to a boat while it is on the dock or mooring.  We recommend removing boats from water if high winds and storms are forecasted.  Please bring with you bumpers, ropes and anything else needed to protect your boat and the dock at the property from damage during your stay.  



Campfires are PROHIBITED unless there is a designated area for fires on the property. DO NOT create a fire pit if one is not provided.  Wood is NOT provided for most fire pits.  You will need to either bring wood with you or purchase a bundle while you are here at the one of the stores in town.



There are ABSOLUTELY no bachelor or bachelorette parties allowed at any of our rental homes




Our properties are all located in residential zoning areas.  The town of Rangeley does have a noise ordinance and guests are asked to adhere to the noise ordinance which does state that no persons or persons shall make any excessive unnecessary or unreasonable noise or disturbance especially between the hours of 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.



Fireworks ARE NOT permitted on any of our properties that we rent.


Guests are asked to please be respectful of neighbors and do not fly drones at their vacation homes.


We do not allow weddings to be held at any of our private rental homes with the exception of Potters’ Place.  Please respect the owners home and grounds and do not go over capacity at any of the properties for any type of event or wedding.  If it is found that such an event is being held at the property, the guests will be asked to leave and money paid would be forfeited.


Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals does manage some properties that are on the market. If you are staying in a property that is for sale, a broker may call for a showing during your stay. We try to arrange these showings for change-over days so that your stay will not be interrupted.  If the property should sell and the new owner does not wish to honor the rentals that are already booked in that property, we would work with you to find a comparable property rental for your stay or offer a full refund.


Mailing Address:
PO Box 1209
Rangeley, ME 04970

Physical Address:
2478 Main Street
Rangeley, ME 04970

888-218-4882 (toll free)
207-864-5208 (emergency only)




From the South – take exit 75 off the Maine Turnpike (Lewiston/Auburn). At the end of the ramp, take a left onto Rt. 4 North. Follow Rt. 4 North for about 2 hours. Rt. 4 is Main Street in Rangeley. Our office is located at 2478 Main Street, on your left (next to the Camden National Bank) as you come into the village.

From Errol, NH – Follow Rt. 16 to the Rt. 4 intersection. Take a left onto Rt. 4 South. Follow Rt. 4 South about 7 miles. Rt. 4 is Main Street in Rangeley. Our office is located at 2478 Main Street, on your right (next to the Camden National Bank) as you go through the village.


I/we, the undersigned, hereby apply for the above listed accommodation and warrant that I/we have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of this application, and I/we agree to abide by homeowners/agents/association restrictions on use of said property. I/we further understand and represent that I/we are executing this application on behalf of all parties named on the guest list.

2478 Main St,Rangeley, ME 04970