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Flexible purchase and move-in date beginning late spring to early fall
What you’re getting for $345,000
• A LEED Gold-Certified home
• Prime Prairie Hill location with a large (extended), private deck in the back
• Upgraded materials throughout the house including… (We paid more than $48k for these.)
o flooring
o cabinets (soft-close, ceiling height) and countertops (quartz and walnut island)
o all appliances (Bosch top-of-the line dishwasher, LG induction stove and oven, LG microwave, refrigerator and washer/dryer)
o enlarged back deck backing up to a neighborhood park
• Available for purchase: single car garage for $17,000
How the price was determined
The last unit sold here (6/23) was also 800 SF in a stacked flat with absolutely zero upgrades and no appliances at $332k (~$410SF). Using that formula along with our upgrades would bring ours to over $380k, so the $345 is a very fair price.
You’re not just buying this home, you’re also buying a share in:
• A fully-equipped workshop
• A 5000-square-foot Common House with …
o large, inviting kitchen
o dining/entertaining area
o living room
o exercise room with state-of-the-art equipment
o laundry room
o two guest rooms
o office
o three public restrooms
• Eight acres of land
o community (organic) garden and/or individual garden spaces (healthy produce for all throughout the growing season)
o orchard (apple, pear, paw-paw, peach)
o emphasis on native plants and prairie grasses
o quiet, reflective spaces
Within a mile, one can walk or bike to downtown, the university campus and the University of Iowa hospital and health care center.
Why Iowa City?
• Variety of entertainment: We’re a college town with a large variety of sporting events, lectures, and artistic performances, & museums.
• Superb medical care: The University of Iowa Health System is nationally ranked
• Low crime rate
• Wonderful restaurants in a charming and intimate downtown
• Home of the internationally renowned Iowa Writers’ Workshop
Not yet convinced? Here’s more:
o We’ve been voted one of the best small towns to retire to ( and
o Livability ranking consistently places us in the top 100 best cities in which to live (In 2019, we were #4!)
o Learn more from a local television station:
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If you would like a brochure with more photos of the house and our amazing community, please email me at

More Details
Prairie Hill Co-Housing and Ecovillage
177 Prairie Hill Ln
Iowa City
Contact Information
Gina R Sharar

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