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Off grid 3 bdrm home for sale with option for additional adjacent unit at Earthaven Ecovillage in NC mountains

by CW
Real Estate For Sale
Black Mountain, NC

“The Nest” 3 bedroom home at Village Terraces Cohousing Neighborhood, with option to purchase add-on additional living/work space
Off-grid home with high speed internet at Earthaven Ecovillage

Asking price: $188k

Available for move in December 2020, starting with a 6 month trial rental period to confirm it’s a fit for you prior to finalizing purchase.

“The Nest” is a comfortable, bright, open common-wall dwelling, with 3 modest bedrooms.  Features a modest kitchen with hand-built cabinetry in the open living dining area, and a full bathroom with composting toilet and clawfoot tub as well as a spacious pantry. 850 square feet indoors, plus beautiful decks overlooking community fields and ridgelines.

You also have full access to Village Terraces common kitchen and facilities, as well as opportunities for gardening and hiking, with fields, forest and stream at your doorstep. The Nest offers both privacy and community!

This off-grid, passive solar, timber frame home–built of wood harvested from the land–lies in the center of Earthaven Ecovillage. The Nest is within Village Terraces neighborhood, the most developed neighborhood at Earthaven, with a dozen or more mature, life-loving, ecologically minded cohousing neighbors. Comfortable and ecologically responsible amenities–including shared solar electric system, well water, and wood-fired heat and hot water. High speed internet also available.

Options to purchase adjacent add-ons for family member/teenager/rental/workspace: 1) Treetop apartment, 188 sq ft on 3rd floor overlooking beautiful mountain views: $60k additional 2) Inquire for ground floor space, 850 sq feet.

Earthaven, an established inter-generational permaculture-based intentional community, is a 45 minute drive from Asheville (30 minutes south of Black Mountain). Earthaven community service hours (4/week) and monthly neighborhood workdays contribute to the community.  Showings by appointment only. An initial rent to own 6-month period will be considered.

Cash buyer preferred with private funding/loan sources, as bank mortgages would be unavailable due to unconventional community context. 

Video tour of the Nest:

For more information, contact [email protected] See also Earthaven’s website,

A unique opportunity to live in an ecological off-grid community!

CONTACT:  email [email protected] (828) 417-4482