VILLAS OF BETHANY WEST
OWNER UPKEEP GUIDELINES
With exceptions noted below, maintenance of VBW
grounds, is the responsibility of the VBW Owners Association. Owners of Villas are expected to maintain their own condominium
in a manner that complements the entire VBW appearance.
Owners are responsible for maintaining
the shrubbery and ground cover immediately adjacent to the front and back decks. Overgrown shrubs, trees too close to the
foundation, and unkempt garden areas may be cleared by Council at owners expense to maintain the appearance of the grounds
and to protect the buildings. Owners will be notified if such action becomes necessary. Planting recommendations can be obtained
by writing the Council.
REPLACEMENT OF EXTERIOR DOORS, WINDOWS AND SCREENS
Replacement is the owners
responsibility. Replacement products must be approved by the Council to ensure that the appearance of the Villas remains uniform
over time. Requests should be made in writing. The Council will furnish the approved products list. The VBW Association maintains
patio shower and shed doors.
STORAGE OF VEHICLES
Short term storage of boats, boat trailers, RVs and campers
is prohibited. Long term storage of any vehicle (car, boat, motorcycle, trailer, RV, Etc.) on the grounds of VBW is specifically
prohibited. Violators will be notified to move the vehicle and will be responsible for towing and storage charges if the vehicle
is not moved immediately.
ALTERATION OF EXTERIOR OF VILLA
Alterations to the exterior of the Villas is
specifically prohibited this includes painting of a color not conforming to the color of the VBW units. Alterations such as
painting not approved by Council will be changed to conform at the owners expense. Requests must be submitted in writing to
the Council before any construction is initiated.
WINTERIZATION IS OWNERS RESPONSIBILITY
Owners are advised
that winterization of the Villas is at owners expense. Several homeowners experienced serious water damage as a result of
turning off their heat or their electricity. Such damage is not covered by the Associations insurance. In fact, the homeowners
individual policy may not cover the damage as well.
AIR CONDITIONERS, ATTIC VENT FANS, SUMP PUMPS, ETC.
equipment as well as interior plumbing, waterpipes from the house side of the exterior meter, appliances, and basement sump
pumps are owner maintained and are not the responsibility of the Association.
RACOONS AND OTHER ANIMALS
by these animals is not the responsibility of the Association. Contact Kellys Maintenance (539-3956) for assistance at owners
expense. Raccoons sometimes enter the Villas by damaging the owners attic fan cover. Mothballs in the attic may discourage