Do you dream of a more peaceful life in closer connection with nature?
Join a close-knit community of people who care about each other, support each other, and have fun together. Heartwood Cohousing is a peaceful and beautiful rural neighborhood located on 361 acres of forest and pastureland in gorgeous Southwest Colorado, where the sun shines over 300 days each year and the San Juan Mountains and red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau are close enough for a day hike.
We have strawbale, straw-clay, pumice-crete, and super-stick built homes. All of our homes are very high quality, energy efficient, and passive solar. Our neighborhood and homes are designed so you can easily enjoy privacy or community socializing when you choose.
Colorado is known for its healthy lifestyle. Living close to nature and away from hectic city life makes that even more true at Heartwood. Imagine a life with no traffic and no crime. Imagine instead the smell of sage and pine, the sounds of coyotes and the wind in the trees, and sightings of deer, elk, wild turkeys, sunsets, and star-filled night skies. Our close connection with nature, plenty of outdoor recreation, close relationships, low stress, clean mountain air, and eating local organic food add up to exceptional mental and physical health.
Many people at Heartwood work remotely. We have a great little regional airport and high speed internet (up to 50 Mbps).
Kids are safe, loved, and well-supported. They grow up in a safe little village with other kids and an amazing play structure. They’re able to run free in the surrounding forests. It’s the kind of idyllic childhood that was once common, but is now all too rare.
We currently have a few homes for sale or rent and are in the process of adding 14 more homes in Phase 2. Joining Heartwood Cohousing is kind of the best of both worlds – you can be on the ground floor of our new Phase 2 development, but also part of a thriving, established community.
Heartwood Cohousing might be a great opportunity for people who have been working to form their own community, but have been unable to overcome the overwhelming development challenges. Your core group could become part of Phase 2.
Live with neighbors who share the value of environmental stewardship. One of the ways we live more sustainably is by sharing resources. Some of our shared resources include:
• gorgeous common house powered by photovoltaics
• guest rooms
• exercise room
• village green with kids play structure
• hot tub
• 350 acres of open space
• 7 miles of trails for walking, mountain biking, horseback riding, XC skiing, and snowshoeing
• yurt for meditation, yoga, etc.
• woodworking shop
• tennis court
• basketball court
• play field
• sledding hill
• bonfire circle
• meditative labyrinth walk
• 65 acres of irrigated pastureland for growing food and keeping horses and other livestock
• raised bed gardens
• barn, hay storage, tack room
• and more...
Laurie for phone calls. Sandy for emails.