Re: Building own house in cohousing
From: balaji (balajiouraynet.com)
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 20:00:34 -0700 (PDT)
The Utah Valley Commons will be in a position (after all approvals are
obtained) to offer significantly discounted lots to the first several
people who reserve them.  Call me for more information:  801 226 1412.

With regards,

Charles W. Nuckolls
Utah Valley Commons
www.utahvalleycommons.com


>
> Manzanita Village Cohousing in Prescott, AZ allows members to build their
> own houses, and we still have a couple of lots left. It's nowhere near the
> northeast, though. But it might be worth a look
> (www.manzanitavillage.com).
>
> Jenny
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Sara Erickson [mailto:serickson [at] nc.rr.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 11:24 AM
>> To: Cohousing-L
>> Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Building own house in cohousing
>>
>>
>>
>> Matthew,
>>
>> The Solterra Community in Durham, NC allows owners to build their own
>> houses, there are at least two houses here that the owners built.
>>  Each home
>> in our community has been separately designed and built.  The designs
>> are
>> submitted to the ARB (architectural review board) and have to meet the
>> community as well as the city/county requirements.  I think that there
>> is
>> one lot currently available.  If interested, go to the community
>> website:
>> www.solterra.net, and click on the word "here" just to the right of the
>> picture to send an email to our contacts person.  They will be glad to
>> forward your email on to the lot owner.
>>
>> Good luck,
>> Sara
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Matthew Waugh" <mattwaugh34 [at] yahoo.com>
>> To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
>> Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 10:04 AM
>> Subject: [C-L]_ Building own house in cohousing
>>
>>
>>
>> My wife and I have been investigating cohousing for several years
>> (mostly in
>> New England, but also in North Carolina and New York) and we have mostly
>> found that it is out of our price range. When we visited Two Echo
>> Cohousing
>> one member told us about First Day Cottages, www.firstdaycottage.com. We
>> would really like to build a first day cottage at cohousing,
>> particularly in
>> New England, as it is near family, but we have not found a place
>> where that
>> is possible. The only place it looks like it could have been
>> possible is the
>> Eco-Village at Ithaca in their second village but that was built when we
>> were just starting the process of looking into cohousing.
>>
>> Does anyone have any ideas on how this could be possible? I think that
>> building your own affordable home with a small footprint would
>> fit very well
>> with cohousing. I am unwilling to give up the idea of living in
>> community as
>> I think it is essential for my family and I very much want my son
>> to grow up
>> with it. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. This is very
>> important to
>> us.
>>
>> Thank you,
>> Matt Waugh
>> mattwaugh34 [at] yahoo.com
>>
>>
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