Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield plans to expand

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Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield plans to expand

Highway upgrades will allow homes to be built in Bayfield
Residents of Heartwood Cohousing gather in a circle before a community dinner in December. Heartwood residents plan regular dinners, community work days and other events to encourage relationship building.
Sarah Gordon talks to fellow residents during a community dinner at Heartwood Cohousing.
Zakoree Harrison carries in food for a community dinner at Heartwood Cohousing.
What is cohousing?

Private homes clustered around shared space are the basics of a cohousing development, according to the Cohousing Association of the United States.
Cohousing neighborhoods are also built on shared vision, values and participatory decision making.
The vision of Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield is: “To create and live in a community that fosters harmony with each other, the larger community and nature.”
The legal structures of a cohousing development can vary. Homeowners associations, condominium associations and housing cooperatives are some of the common legal structures in cohousing, according to the Cohousing Association. Heartwood is set up as a homeowners association.

Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield plans to expand

Residents of Heartwood Cohousing gather in a circle before a community dinner in December. Heartwood residents plan regular dinners, community work days and other events to encourage relationship building.
Sarah Gordon talks to fellow residents during a community dinner at Heartwood Cohousing.
Zakoree Harrison carries in food for a community dinner at Heartwood Cohousing.

Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield plans to expand

Residents of Heartwood Cohousing gather for the community dinner. The community near Bayfield is planning an expansion. Heartwood, built on 361 acres, is expecting to add between 10 to 15 new homes.

Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield plans to expand

Heartwood Cohousing, a development near Bayfield, is in the early stages of planning an expansion. Heartwood homes are built on 361 acres and clustered together to encourage interaction among residents.

Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield plans to expand

A peace sign made of Christmas lights glows at Heartwood Cohousing. Residents of cohousing developments tend to share similar vision and values.
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