Gorgeous Passive Solar Unit -- Lush Wasatch Commons Cohousing

Community, Business, or Organization: Wasatch Commons Cohousing


Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Our Community:

Wasatch Commons Cohousing is a beautiful garden haven, centrally located near downtown Salt Lake City. Our community is located on 4+ acres of land and features gardens, an orchard, chickens, and an adjacent urban farm. Sustainable practices, working together, playing together, positive connections with other members of our community, these are our values.

Planned activities include a potluck every Sunday night, yoga on Monday nights, regular children’s activities, outdoor movies in the summer, and various spontaneous activities.

The Unit for Sale:
The unit for sale is 1600 square feet and features:
• 3 bedrooms and a loft
• 1 ¾ baths – with tiled floors and granite countertops
• Large living room
• Kitchen and dining area
• Cork floors downstairs
• Carpeted bedrooms
• Passive solar
• South, west, and east facing windows
• Garden areas on the back and sides of the unit

Community Features:

5+ acres, including
Large raised garden beds
An orchard
An area for chickens
An adjacent (annexed) farm, providing fresh organic vegetables for all community members at reduced prices
An adjacent (annexed) home, with plans to convert this to a retirement home for elders unable to live on their own.
The “wild” area – a small forested area with walking paths
The back field – a field left in its natural state, which is a great play area for kids
The path
Cars are parked on the perimeter
Our common path provides opportunities to greet and catch up with our neighbors.
A large Common House with all of these amenities:
a full restaurant sized kitchen
a large multi-purpose room used for community meals and parties
The children’s play room, complete with a climbing wall, multi-level lofts, pillows, games
two sitting rooms
two guest bedrooms
two bathrooms
laundry room
solar installation (coming in 2013)

For more information please contact:
Lydia Olchoff (owner) information below and/or
Amber Briem, 801-949-9931, (for viewings)
Vicky Wason, 801-688-8696, (welcoming committee)

Contact: Lydia Olchoff, 206-430-9172,

lolchoff [at] hotmail [dot] com

Date posted: 10/03/2012
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