Asheville Post 50 Homes creative alternatives & styles

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Asheville Post50 Homes

 

When Sage and John, a beautiful couple beginning their Post-50 adventure here in Asheville, North Carolina decided to create a sanctuary – a wonderful dream dwelling—  it was clear to them that they wanted to build something small.

 

Asheville Compact Cottages

They had seen an ad in an Asheville journal (see graphic) and were looking at a land and home package for just over $100,000. The interior would be just under 800 sqft. There would be room to add on  an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) as well. At some point in the future the idea of continuing a “family compound” might be on the table.

Post50 Homes- Style Options

There were many!

But now they were looking at the options in terms of styles, building techniques, and materials used.   Some were modern in style, some were rustic. They were leaning toward a bungalow-cottage when we talked with them. Certainly, they were looking for a super energy efficient, reduced energy and operating costs, comfort and durability, natural light, accessibility and beautiful, non-toxic materials.

“This is the best investment we could make, “ they told us.

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Great article. And how fun! I followed you here AND have been following you on Twitter for @SilverySage and never correlated the two! Howdy!   

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