Rio Vista, established in 1954, is a Deed Restricted Community located in St. Michaels, Maryland. To learn more about the history of our community, please visit our Community History page.
Third Extension of Restrictions of the Rio Vista filed in Talbot County Land Records
SHORT-TERM RENTALS ARE PROHIBITED IN RIO VISTA
Rio Vista is a lovely and friendly place where neighbors take pride in and enjoy our community’s peaceful beauty year-round. Rio Vista’s governing documents, the Deed and Agreement and By-Laws contain important rules to maintain our great quality of life. As a reminder, Rio Vista does not permit property owners or tenants to rent their properties to week-end or other short-term vacationers. This includes rentals using VRBO, AirBNB, HomeAway and other internet sites, vacation rental agencies, realtors or rentals by the property owner directly to individuals.
Property owners may enter into leases to long-term tenants if the lease period is one year or more.
*Sub-leasing for less than one year is not permitted under any circumstances.
*The Architectural Committee will review plans that suggest short-term rentals or, guest houses are being planned and may deny approval.
Please contact a member of the Rio Vista Board of Governors if you have any questions.
Judy Sandground & Board of Governors