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Catoctin Creek Village

Last updated: March 26, 2016 (1 year ago)

Listing created on: December 31, 1999

Catoctin Creek Village

(Taylorstown, Virginia, United States)

  • 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.
  • Website address:
  • Contact Name: c/o Kevin Oliveau
  • Phone: 703-346-2488
  • Address:
    12179 Cactoctin Farm Ln
    Taylorstown, Virginia, 20180
    United States

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.


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


  • Area: 164 acres
  • Current Number of Residences: 18
  • Land owned by: The Community
  • Additional Comments: 115 acres common land

    18 plus Common House & Barn


    Half Completed

    Farm House by Lake


  • 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


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


  • 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%


  • 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


We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network