(This is a retyping of the original)
(These Covenants are part of the
deed to all property located within Lynwood Lakes Estates)
Know all men by these presents that the
undersigned home owners do hereby covenant and agree that the following
described real property located in Fentress Township, Guilford County, North
Carolina. As hereby described shall be and is hereby subject to the following
restrictive covenants running with the land as to the use thereof and by
whomsoever owned. Said real property being restricted being more particularly
described as follows:
Lynwood Lakes Estates subdivision, section 1,
plat book 27, page 69; section 2, plat book 27, page 70; section 3, plat book
28, page 92: section 4, map 1, plat book 29, page 79; section 4, map 2, plat
book 29, page 80; section 5, plat book 31, page 70; and section 6, plat book 34,
page 28, in the office of the register of deeds of Guilford County, North
The restrictive covenants hereby imposed and
running with the land are as follows. These restrictions do not apply to lot
property shall be used for residential purposes only except that this
restriction shall not prohibit the use of said property for the erection of
churches and schools.
property shall not be re-subdivided into lots having a frontage less than the
frontage of said lots as shown on the recorded plat..
property shall not be used for business, manufacturing or commercial purposes,
nor shall any animals or fowls shall be kept or allowed to remain on property
for commercial purposes, and no animals other than household pets shall be kept
or allowed to remain on property for any purpose, nor shall anything be done on
said property which is a nuisance or annoyance to the community.
4. No dwelling
shall be erected or allowed to remain on said property if the ground floor area
of the main structure exclusive of one-story open porches and garages shall be
less than 1400 square feet in the case of a one story structure or less than
1200 square feet in the case of a one and one-half or two-story structure.
5. No building
of any kind shall be erected or allowed to remain on said property unless the
plans and specifications therefore shall meet the then current minimum federal
housing administration building requirements, and no residence of a temporary
character shall be erected or allowed to remain on said property, and no
trailer, basement, tent, shack, garage, barn or other outbuilding erected on
said property shall be used as a residence either permanently or temporarily.
residences erected on said property shall be connected with a sanitary sewer if
any there be any in the streets abutting the front of said lots. In the event
sanitary sewers are not available, said buildings shall be connected with septic
tanks installed in accordance with the specifications of the Guilford County
Board of Health or other authority having jurisdiction and in no event shall any
outdoor toilets or other outdoor sanitary facilities be erected or allowed to
remain on any of said lots.
building shall be erected or allowed to remain on any of said lots closer to the
property line of the streets abutting said lot than the building line shown on
the recorded map; and from the front property line to a depth of 15 feet beyond
the rear line of the main building, there shall be kept open a side yard along
each side of said lots and the minimum width of any such side yards shall not be
less than 10% of the minimum width of the lot provided that screened or open
porches and carports may be erected within 3 feet of any side lot line and
provided further that the front building line provided shall not apply to steps
or stoops in any event or to unenclosed porches which do not project more than 5
feet beyond the same; provided further that minor violations of the restrictions
contained in this paragraph may be waived in whole or in part at any time by an
agreement executed by the owners of the adjoining lots affected thereby.
invalidation of any one or more of the foregoing covenants and restrictions by
judgment, court order, or otherwise shall not in any way affect any of the other
covenants and restrictions, which shall remain in full force and effect.
9. The original
deeds from the developer of this subdivision provided for an extension, by
recorded instrument signed by a majority of lot owners, of the restrictions set
forth in the deeds from the developer. It is the intent of this instrument to
renew and extend original deed restrictions number 1 through number 7, in order
to bind all lot owners not signing this instrument. The length and duration of
said extension shall be the same as and governed by number 10 set forth below.
10. The covenants
are to run with the land and shall be binding on all parties and all persons
claiming under them for a period of twenty-five years from the date these
covenants are recorded, after which time said covenants shall automatically be
extended for successive periods of ten (10) years unless an instrument signed by
a two-thirds majority of the then owners of the lots has been recorded, agreeing
to change said covenants in whole or in part.
In witness whereof, the undersigned lot owners have
hereunto set their hands and seals, or if corporate, have caused this instrument
to be signed in its corporate name by its duly authorized officers and its seal
to be hereunto affixed by authority of its board of directors, this the 14th
day of May, 1988.
|Coley V. Cox
James Bullock, Jr.
Clement Vance, Jr.
G. Allen Wilson
7 other signatures whose names could not be read from the
photocopy. Please note that this is a re-typing and may differ from the