Asheville Sustainable Community
The Villages at Crest Mountain is a comprehensive green-built neighborhood 4.5 miles from downtown Asheville, North Carolina. This affordable intentional eco-community embraces social interaction, organic food production, renewable energy, healthy built construction, composting and rainwater harvesting.
On-site amenities enable residents and families to enjoy a simple, natural lifestyle in step with cutting-edge sustainable technology:
Stylish, healthy built and energy efficient homes
Community-wide rainwater catchment
South facing lots for optimal solar orientation
Community walking trails, gardens, greenhouse, orchards, vineyards, edible landscaping and berry patches
Covered gathering areas and childrens play ground (planned)
Social Governance program and Community Home Owners Association
Two acres of central green space
Proposed community center with tavern and co-op featuring local organic beers, artisan crafts, and organic foods
Offering two distinct phases, giving option of smaller affordable homes adjacent to acres of green space or larger elevated wooded lots offering panoramic views.
The Villages at Crest Mountain offers a comprehensive, sustainable neighborhood with prices well within reach of the majority of Asheville homebuyers. Our primary objective is to maximize the sustainability of the land while keeping prices affordable.
- Current members: 20
- Current collaborators: 10