Catoctin Creek Village

Taylorstown, Virginia, United States

  • Last updated: March 26, 2016 (1 year ago)
  • Listing created on: December 31, 1999

Mission Statement

Cohousing Community

Community Description

Catoctin Creek Village is 18 single family homes nestled in 164 acres of rolling hills. We are families working together to create a safe, warm, vibrant community. This is your opportunity to join the old-fashioned neighborhood of the future. We are located in Loudoun County, Virginia, one mile from the Potomac River and the commuter rail station at Point of Rocks in Maryland.
  • Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
  • Started Planning: 2000
  • Start Living Together: 2005
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Please read the details in Membership below before contacting this community. Send Message
  • Website address: http://www.catoctincreekvillage.com/
  • Contact Name: c/o Kevin Oliveau
  • Phone: 703-346-2488
  • Address:
    12179 Cactoctin Farm Ln
    Taylorstown, Virginia, 20180
    United States
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About

  • Type(s): Cohousing (individual homes within group owned property)

Housing

  • Area: 164 acres
  • Current Number of Residences: 18
  • Land owned by: The Community
  • Additional Comments:

    115 acres common land

    18 plus Common House & Barn

    18

    Half Completed

    Farm House by Lake

Membership

  • Adult Members: 35
  • Child Members: 7
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process:

    Call Kevin at 703-346-2488.

  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments:

    Some home and some private

Government

  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
  • Additional Comments:

    Buyout is an Option

    HOA Dues

Sustainability Practices

  • Current food produced: 0%, or close to 0%

Lifestyle

  • Shared meals: About once a week
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Additional Diet Comments:

    Outdoors and in some homes

  • Education Style(s): Public Schooling

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Community Network or Organization Affiliations

Coho/US