Crozet, VA, United States
Completed in 2020, this home features a private backyard facing a forest. A rooftop terrace provides wintertime mountain views and views of the creek. There are 9’+ ceilings throughout, hardwood floors, granite countertops, cathedral ceiling and plentiful and large casement windows.
This house has four bedrooms; however it is supplemented by more external guest rooms in the Common House (see below). Rent includes pool membership just steps away from the house at a beautiful pool with mountain views. There are creeks and paths on the property and many other amenities such as several playgrounds.
The first all-solar community in Virginia, Emerson Commons is a classic cohousing neighborhood near Charlottesville, VA.
The property is located on the edge of the growth area in Crozet, Virginia, which is 9 miles from Charlottesville. It is 6.1 acres and comes with its own turn-of-the-century farmhouse and large, heated pool. The farmhouse has been renovated for use as a Common House, and 26 homes of various sizes are planned (17 currently on the ground).
Surrounded by natural beauty, Crozet is home to three parks, four lakes and an extensive network of hiking trails. Emerson Commons is just one mile from downtown Crozet, where forthcoming plans include a new town center with shops and restaurants. Emerson Commons is in the Albemarle County school district with nearby, top-notch public schools.
A short drive away is Charlottesville, Virginia, home to Thomas Jefferson’s University of Virginia and the pedestrian Downtown Mall — with dozens of shops, restaurants and galleries. A haven for the arts, Charlottesville features several venues for national music acts, local theater, symphony, orchestra and an annual film festival. The area is also home to many wineries, breweries, museums and historic homes. Charlottesville has been voted the “Best Place to Live in America” by several publications, including Cities Ranked and Rated.
See the bios of your prospective neighbors at www.emersoncommons.org/member-bios.html
An 1890s farm house with an attached 1840s cabin has been renovated as the community club house. This extra space includes guest rooms that residents may reserve for out-of-town guests. There is a kids playroom. In addition to community events, residents may reserve the house for hosting large events.
- 26 private homes surrounding a central green
– raised bed garden plots
- community playground and car-free central area where kids can run free.
- Creeks on property.
- large swimming pool with stone terrace
- orchard, shared organic gardens and edible landscaping
– 1890 farmhouse renovated as a club house
– historic 1840s log cabin with fireplace
- 19 minute commute to Charlottesville
- walkable to stores and restaurants.
- Emerson Commons will be the first all-solar community in Virginia.
- Electric vehicle charging stations are planned.
Read more at www.emersoncommons.org . Contact Peter at peterlazar [at] gmail [dot] com or select Contact Us from the Emerson Commons website).