Westwood Cohousing – Energy-Efficient Urban West Asheville Condo

by Stephanie Sharp
Land, Houses, Real Estate
United StatesNCAsheville(show on map )

Coveted 3 bed/2 bath condo in Westwood Cohousing, an eco-friendly intentional community. Fantastic location in walkable urban West Asheville. Many green features include solar hot water + radiant floor heat. Unit has cathedral ceilings, one level living option and a private screened porch. Community features include a common house with dining, kitchen, tool library, yoga room and guest rooms. Enjoy ornamental and vegetable gardens, walking trails, and amazing neighbors.


  • Charming eco-friendly condo in Westwood Cohousing, a 24-unit green Cohousing community
  • Fantastic West Asheville location walkable to shopping, dining and entertainment on Haywood Road
  • Short stroll to Isis Restaurant and Music Hall, Biscuit Head Kitchen and the West End Bakery
  • Many green features include passive solar design, tight building envelope, double-pane insulated windows, and centrally supplied radiant-floor and hot-water heating
  • Open concept living and kitchen area with soaring cathedral ceiling and wood beam detail
  • Lots of windows, sky lights and sun tunnels for great natural light
  • Low-maintenance wood laminate floors downstairs, concrete floors upstairs and ceramic tile in baths
  • Sunny kitchen has a great layout with ample cabinet storage, window overlooking ornamental gardens, under-sink water filter and disposal
  • New stove has transferable 3-year warranty
  • Lower level bedroom has two closets, built-ins and private access to the screened porch
  • Full bath downstairs with shower/tub combo
  • Two private upstairs bedrooms with great daylighting
  • Full bath upstairs has standing shower and a skylight
  • Great storage includes a pantry and coat closet in entry
    and roomy closets
  • Covered rocking chair front porch overlooks the ornamental gardens of the south commons
  • Lovely screened porch with cathedral ceilings and skylight, tile floors, and views of back gardens and hardscapes
  • Private sunny back garden off of screened porch


  • Co-Housing development with courtyard cottage site plan design
    to promote neighborhood interaction and preserve green spaces
  • Westwood Co-Housing website: http://www.westwoodcohousing.com/
  • Four acres of gardens, woods, and trails
  • Three story common house for gathering with radiant floor heat and shared solar hot water system
  • Common house features:
    • Large sunny dining room with cathedral ceilings
    • Commercial kitchen for preparing group meals
    • Two guest bedrooms, reservable for your guests
    • Stocked tool library for shared use
    • Laundry room for common use
    • Several lounge areas and media room for gatherings
    • Yoga/exercise room
    • Large sundeck with patio furniture for al fresco dining
  • Community garden plot and composting
  • Walking trails through the woods and gardens
  • Play structure for children
  • Footbridge connects two commons areas
  • Beautiful ornamental gardens, maintained by the community
  • Ample parking includes two dedicated spaces per unit, option to purchase covered parking and visitor parking
  • Recent community updates include: resurfaced parking lot, expanded deck, and repainted exteriors of units and

common house

  • Wonderful community of neighbors with many ways to get involved through committees, group meals, and gatherings
  • Committees to be involved in include a landscape committee, maintenance committee, finance committee, party committee, and more!