This smartly-designed home, with a small footprint but a spacious feel, was built to Vermont's highest efficiency standards, with triple pane windows and sunshades on the exterior. There are two heat pumps for cooling and heating year round as well as a clean burning, efficient wood stove for extra coziness in the winter. In addition, an air exchange system keeps the air inside the home constantly fresh. There are solar arrays on and off site that provide electricity.
Locally-sourced maple flooring, plenty of storage, and a simple, clean aesthetic make this townhome a rare find. Outside, watch gorgeous evening sunset views from the front porch, or soak up the sun during the day on the private deck with Southern exposure. Enjoy the uniquely designed, low-maintenance gardens and cedar raised beds for growing vegetables.
This beautiful two-floor town home includes a share of 2.43 common acres, 2 beautiful historic barns, a woodshop, a clay studio/art room and the Historic Peake House (common house).
Bristol Village Cohousing is a vibrant, supportive, enthusiastic, pet & family-friendly community in the heart of town, situated against the foothills of the Green Mountains, minutes from wooded trails and scenic vistas.
Two-floor townhouse 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, 1,232 sq ft of living space
West-facing front porch and southern-facing side deck
9 foot ceilings downstairs
Energy efficient appliances including induction cook stove
Beautiful Vermont maple hardwood floors
Extensive perennial gardens and evergreen shrubs
(including strawberries and blueberry bushes)
Mudroom with closet and slate floor
Several large cedar raised beds
Super-insulated building envelope to retain inside temperatures
Two efficient electric pumps for heating and cooling
Efficient, clean burning wood stove
Custom top-down and bottom-up window blinds
Full southern exposure with large bank of windows
South-facing hardwood deck
Air exchange system ideal for high efficiency environments
Cohousing community features:
The Peake House, our historic 3800 square-foot common house, with its giant kitchen/dining area, guest rooms and activity spaces — consider it an extension of your own home
Expansive common green and patio for fun with neighbors, friends and family
Greener living thanks to photovoltaic solar panels
Storage space for tools, bicycles and seasonal items
Two barns with loads of potential
Community garden beds
Dedicated parking areas
Family and pet friendly
Walking distance to everything - restaurants, schools, library, gym, grocery, skate park, ice cream stand!, pharmacy, churches, shopping, post office, hiking trails…and much more!
Community meals, family & friend stays, gatherings & classes all happen at the Peake House. There are two barns that house bikes, boats, and equipment, as well as extra storage available in a heated basement. Community raised beds as well as a community EV charger are on-site. This home is a short walking distance to stores, hiking trails, massage therapists, play grounds, yoga studios, Bristol Hub Teen Center, Bristol Skatepark and both elementary & middle/high schools.