3-bedroom warm townhouse in Toiora cohousing

4/25 Alva Street, Dunedin Central, Dunedin


per week

3 beds
2 baths
2 uncovered
Available 2 July, 2024
Bond $1,500
Extensive common amenities
Large attic for home office + guest bed + play area
Built-in wardrobe
Pets allowed
Healthy Homes compliant

This certified Passive House, completed in 2021, is situated in the Toiora cohousing neighbourhood. The neighbourhood features award-winning architecture and is nestled in the town belt at 5 minutes’ drive from the Octagon. The house is warm throughout the year due to its design. Its electricity bills have averaged under $100 monthly.

The neighbourhood consists of about 50 people, of all ages and walks of life. We are committed to uphold a sustainable, caring, and inclusive neighbourhood. We volunteer at least an hour weekly, have common meals, monthly meetings, and social events. We manage the Body Corporate ourselves through consensus. We enjoy extensive amenities:

- Large open plan living/dining/kitchen (approx. 55m2)
- Modern, spacious kitchen
- Built-in storage
- Guest toilet

- Main bedroom with en-suite dressing room
- One other large bedroom and one small bedroom
- Bathroom with toilet and shower over bath
- Laundry and storage rooms
- Converted attic (2023) featuring huge multi-purpose space

*Private outdoors*
- Front yard (25m2) with planting incl. fruit trees, and seating
- Backyard (20m2) featuring a decked patio with seating, planters, pergola, and storage

*Shared outdoors*
- Large lawn with seating, trampoline, swing, sandpit
- Gardens incl. fruits and veggie planting
- Facilities for gardening and composting
- Laundry area
- Finnish sauna
- Secure and powered bike shed
- Mobility parks and parks for EV charging

*Shared indoors*
- Dining hall with kitchen
- Lounge with library and play area
- Craft room with piano
- Workshop
- Guest rooms

- Adjacent town belt for walks and bird life
- 5 minute drive to Octagon
- 2 minute drive to Mornington shops

*Learn more*
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OY_kdoBjzg
- https://architecturenow.co.nz/articles/green-commons-toiora-high-street-cohousing/
- https://northandsouth.co.nz/2023/04/22/cohousing-solution-housing-crisis/
- https://cohousing.org

The owner-occupiers are moving abroad. Furnishing negotiable.

Open homes
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Sunday, May 26th
2:00pm - 3:30pm
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First listed 2 May, 2024
Views 2,831
Nearby University of Otago (2.8km away)


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