Vista Ridge Homes - Cabins On The Blue Ridge Parkway

Summary of Vista Ridge Covenants

  • All utilities underground.
  • Limitation of one house, per lot, with square footage requirements minimum 1,200 sq. ft. to maximum 4,000 sq. ft.
  • All construction plans, designs, stain-paint colors, roof finishes, fencing, attached garages, storage, driveway locations, etc. must be submitted to the Architectural Review Committee (ARC) and approved in writing. All plans shall be evaluated as to harmony of external design and location in relation to surrounding structures and topography.
  • The construction will be finished in rustic natural siding or log structure. Foundations shall be finished in a natural stone (or manufactured stone). Brick, vinyl, or stucco construction is not desired and will not be approved as a construction method (except in limited trim finish). All homes must be completed within one (1) year from the beginning of construction.
  • Maintenance of natural environment. No rhododendron, mountain laurel, and no tree larger than four (4) inches in diameter at ground level shall be cut or removed from any of the lots without permission of the ARC. No more than 50% of the natural trees may be removed from any of the Lots. Prior to any earth-disturbing activity, erosion and sediment control measures shall be implemented. No animals, plants or other features shall be removed from, and no alterations shall be made to the Common Properties, except under the direction of the ARC.
  • No commercial trucks, commercial vans or trailers used for commercial purposes shall be allowed. Trailers, boats, or other motorized vehicles (except automobiles or motorcycles) must be screened from view, or stored or kept in an enclosed garage, which has been approved in writing by the ARC.
  • A single approved Motor Coach is allowed to be parked on an improved lot that meets ARC criteria and approval.
  • Restrictions on excessive noise, or other nuisances
  • Prohibition of temporary structures. No home trailers, mobile homes, shacks, tents, or other temporary structures shall be placed or allowed to remain on any lot.
  • Prohibition of explosives (fireworks) and discharge of firearms.
  • Limitation on fencing. No property boundary fencing will be allowed so as to restrict the free movement of wildlife through the community. All fencing material and location must be approved in writing by the ARC.
  • Maintenance assessment. An annual maintenance assessment of $400.00 per lot shall be required for maintenance of roads, common areas, and hiking trails.
  • Restrictions on Commercial Usage.

This summary is to provide a guide for the protective covenants that will maintain the natural environment and sanctuary of Vista Ridge. We welcome your questions and can provide a complete copy of covenants for review prior to purchase of your lot.