Last updated: February 9, 2013 (2 years ago)

Listing created on: August 15, 2010


(Vathi/Ithaca, Greece)

  • Status: Forming
  • Started Planning: 2010
  • Start Living Together: 2010
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Website address:
  • Address:

    Vathi/Ithaca, 28300

  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    Contact us by Because ecotopia is forming we live in sarakiniko nearby. There we have all possibilitys of accomodation.

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes

Mission Statement:

sustainabili ecological autarc

Community Description:

Ecotopia on the ionian island of ithaca greece is a co-housing project. On 37500 sqm land there will be nine owners. Each owner has 4125 sqm. The owners will follow general rules about energy- water- environment- and sustainabilitymanagement.

Energy = photovoltaic, water = rain, environment = keep the landscape as it is, sustainability = solid finances and good neighbouhood.

The buildingmaterials will be mainly stone and wood.

One share of 4125 sqm is available for 60000 Euros. This price is all inclusive. (Taxes etc.)

The land is bought, the first steps are done (road/paths, watertanks etc. Three shares are still available.

The next meeting of the owners will be from 22. till 29. April 2011 on Ithaca.


  • Adult Members: 3
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes

Social Factors

  • Education Style(s): Public Schooling


  • Decision Making: By an individual community leader
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: No
  • Additional Comments: every owner has one vote

Land and Buildings

  • Area: 9.1 acres
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)
  • Current Number of Residences: 9
  • Additional Comments: every member has its own plot of 4125 m²

    under construction


    Four new owners found in 2010

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Open to members with existing debt: No


  • Required Labor Contribution: No


  • Additional Comments: You join by buying 4125 m² = 11 % of the whole land



  • Shared meals: 1-3 times per month
  • Current food produced: Up to 25%


  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Dietary Practice: Mostly Vegetarian


  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.


  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.


Additional Comments

Vathi is 5 km by asphalt road

Community Network or Organization Affiliations

Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)

Fair Housing Laws

This community acknowledges that their listing does not include any potential violations of the Fair Housing Law, or that they do not provide housing. For any questions about this topic please see our Content Policies and contact FIC with any questions or concerns:


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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
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.
Bryan Bowan Architects California Cohousing International Communes Desk ICSA NICA Wolf Creek Lodge