Musings on health, farming, & cooperative life

Apartment for Rent (Hummingbird)

at Village Terraces Cohousing Neighborhood

Earthaven Ecovillage

Available September 15, 2018. Viewing by appointment only.

Experience community living, homesteading, nature-based living, and regenerative systems in this hand-built timber-frame, passive solar home, in the heart of our village valley (close to the Council Hall, Village Green, and White Owl Lodge). There are weekly potlucks, events, and projects at Earthaven Ecovillage.

Available: 3 Bedroom, 864 square foot, apartment within a hand-built, off-grid home, surrounding by a 4-acre working farm in the heart of Earthaven Ecovillage. This apartment is private with its own entrance but also part of a CoHousing Neighborhood and common-walled building. This apartment has a private kitchen and a shared bathroom. Common areas are shared and connected to this apartment. Renters have access to all neighborhood land and utilities, large project kitchen, workshop, gardens, etc.

$850/mo plus $50/month utilities per adult plus participating in a once-a-month neighborhood workday. Earthaven Ecovillage fees apply. Application & Visit required.

Village Terraces is the most developed and most populated neighborhood at Earthaven with very comfortable and ecologically responsible amenities. We are a very stable group of folks (adults and children) in two separate common-wall buildings with centralized off-grid, renewable energy, utilities (power, water, heat).

Indoor cat only. Dogs are not tenable in this situation.

For Sale:

Hummingbird Apartment SALE: This beautiful apartment is also for sale for $150,000 which actually includes another 288 square feet for a total of 1152 square feet. The sale includes all the shared common infrastructure listed below. Plan to rent for a time to familiarize yourself with Earthaven before joining. Rent to own contract can be arranged.

Land Use Systems:

  • Design
  • Road/Driveway
  • Walkways, Common Courtyards, Other Common Land Spaces
  • Clearing and Excavation of your own Housesite
  • Landscaping (pond, gardens, rockwork, fencing systems, etc of common outdoor spaces)
  • Orchards, Farmyard
  • Electrical & Water Systems:
  • Solar Electric
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Grey Water
  • Rain Water
  • Spring Water
  • Well

Common House:

  • Kitchen – 576 sq. ft. (including appliances and other fixtures)
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Basement and Root Cellar
  • Outdoor deck space on two levels of common house
  • Firewood Sheds
  • Wood Shop

Garden & Orchard Infrastructure:

  • Equipment
  • Perennial Garden and Orchard Perennials
  • Terraced Beds
  • Trellises

About Us & About You

Rental Details

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