|Re: How big is too big (for a house)||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Catya Belfer (catyapobox.com)|
|Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2017 07:55:02 -0700 (PDT)|
For what it's worth, my house is a Large 3 Bedroom in Liz's community - It's 1400 sq foot plus basement and attic, and we're a multigenerational family plus roommates. It's not the square footage so much as how you use the space. - cat Catya Belfer - www.catya.org Technical Director - www.cohousing.org Cohousing in MA - www.mosaic-commons.org On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Jacob Machina <jakemachina [at] gmail.com> wrote: > > We're a cohousing community forming in Charlotte NC, and some of our > prospective members have very different ideas about what size homes we > should have within our community. Our current vision for the community is a > mix of small to medium single-family detached homes (1100-2300 sq ft) a > few triplex multi-family townhouses, and a few concrete pads for siting > mobile tiny homes (<500 sq ft). > > One interested member would like to build substantially larger than the > currently envisioned largest home (would ideally be ~3500 sq ft) to support > having a multi-generational single family home with enough space to suit > their tastes (they currently live in a 5000 sq ft house in a very nice > neighborhood). > > Should we allow for such a large house in our planning of the community? > Some members are concerned that such a large home would be out of place > within the community, or would foster jealousy, or would be very hard to > sell if/when that household needs to relocate. Other members are of a "live > and let live" attitude and feel that people should be able to build what > they want. What have your experiences been with a substantially larger home > within your community? > > Thanks > Jake Machina > Waxhaw Pocket Neighborhood Project, Charlotte NC > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > >
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