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Home Rentals

Rental opportunities at Earthaven are arranged privately between you and the host. Spaces for rent may range from a tent to a room, apartment, or house. Leases may be long-term or short-term.

Living in the ecovillage is a perfect way to explore possible membership. If no rentals are available, try a live-and-work arrangement or a class or event. Classes and events allow you to make connections to learn about potentail rentals before thay are listed.

Renters are part of Earthaven’s New Roots program, which includes fees, orientations, regular check-ins, and other activities for support and accountability.

Earthaven is a working, building, living environment. Your experience may include physical labor as well as administrative contributions, educational opportunities, and social connections. If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please contact the host directly.

Hickory Knob Larger Parking Site for Tiny Home / RV

Available now for a 3- or 6-month lease. Located near the White Owl and close to village center. Site is 15 x 40 ft. 15 Amp Power and Water Hook-Up. Parking for one additional vehicle. High-speed internet available for additional cost. Resident provides own internet, wood, sawdust, propane (if desired/needed).

Contact:  

Cost: $350 + $25 utilities / month , plus a 3-hour work party each month (Provided utilities are electric and water). Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

Tour: Take a Virtual Tour of Earthaven

Hickory Knob Smaller Parking Site for Tiny Home / RV

Available now for a 3- or 6-month lease. Located near the White Owl and close to village center. Site is 13 x 30 ft. 15 Amp Power and Water Hook-Up. Parking for one additional vehicle. High-speed internet available for additional cost. Resident provides own internet, wood, sawdust, propane (if desired/needed).

Contact:  

Cost: $300 + $25 utilities / month, plus a 3-hour work party each month (Provided utilities are electric and water). Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

Tour: Take a Virtual Tour of Earthaven

"Bluebird" room in the "Nest" Apartment at Village Terraces

Available June 1, 2024, for 3- or 6-month lease One of three 12'x12' bedrooms available in a 2-story, 1150 sq.ft. furnished apartment. Located on 3rd floor in southeast corner. South-facing windows and passive solar heating. Shared amenities include kitchen and bathroom with tub. "Nest" is part of a timber-frame, off-grid, common-wall cohousing neighborhood, includes access to common kitchen, gardens, workshop; close to Village Center.  Video Tour / DetailsPhotos.

Contact: Clover at

Cost $600 rent and $100 utilities per month, plus a 3-hour workday each month. High-speed internet is available. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

Tour: Take a Virtual Tour of Earthaven

"Cardinal" room in the "Nest" Apartment at Village Terraces

Available June 1, 2024, for 3- or 6-month lease. One of three 12'x12' bedrooms available in a 2-story, 1150 sq.ft. furnished apartment. Located on 2nd floor in northwest corner with west/north-facing windows and radiator heating. Shared amenities include kitchen and bathroom with tub. "Nest" is part of a timber-frame, off-grid, common-wall cohousing neighborhood; includes access to common kitchen, gardens, workshop; close to Village Center. Video Tour / DetailsPhotos.

Contact: Clover at

Cost $625 rent and $100 utilities per month, plus a 3-hour workday each month. High-speed internet is available. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

Tour: Take a Virtual Tour of Earthaven

"Goddess" Apartment at Village Terraces

Available March 1, 2024. Fully furnished, 288 sq. ft. bedroom apartment on third floor. Private entrance. Large shared kitchen on first floor, shared bath with composting toilet options on second floor. Surrounded by 4-acre farm, in center of village. High speed internet (shared wifi) available at extra cost. Shared neighborhood garden space available. Occupancy: Up to two adults. No pets.

Contact: River Otter at .

Cost: $650 rent per month, plus a 3-hour monthly workday. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

Tour: Take a Virtual Tour of Earthaven

"Goldfinch" room in the "Nest" Apartment at Village Terraces

Available June 1, 2024, for 3- or 6-month lease One of three 12'x12' bedrooms available in a 2-story, 1150 sq.ft. furnished apartment. Located on 3rd floor in southwest corner. South/west-facing windows and propane heating. Shared amenities include kitchen and bathroom with tub. "Nest" is part of a timber-frame, off-grid, common-wall cohousing neighborhood; includes access to common kitchen, gardens, workshop; close to Village Center. Video Tour / DetailsPhotos.

Contact: Clover at

Cost $650 rent and $100 utilities per month, plus a 3-hour workday each month. High-speed internet is available. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

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Apartment in Shared House

Not currently available. This private one-room apartment is part of a three-story wooden-framed, earthen home that serves as a co-housing and co-working space. Solar power, wood heated, wooden floors, mini-fridge, wifi, landline, in suite sink with spring-fed water. The shared kitchen and bath house is separate from the apartment and is a separate cost. 

Contact: Zev at  

Cost is $450/500 rent (one person/two people), approximately $80 utilities/month, and $10/month per person for bath house use. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

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Furnished Hamlet Cabin

Currently rented; check back for availability. A 300-square-foot hexagon cabin with loft. Additional, separate shared bathhouse and kitchen usage has minimal charge and protocols.  A "rent to own” option is also available for those who have visited Earthaven, are joining the Earthaven membership track, and have completed the Hut Hamlet questionnaire process. 

Contact: Tara Tieman (828-273-3775, ). or Steve Torma (828-254-5613. ).

Cost: $400/$450 (1-2 people) plus utilities. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

Tour: Take a Virtual Tour of Earthaven

"Dragon" Apartment at Village Terraces

Not currently available. Fully furnished, 288 sq. ft. bedroom apartment on third floor. Private entrance. Large shared kitchen on first floor, shared bath with composting toilet options on second floor. Surrounded by 4-acre farm, in center of village. High speed internet (shared wifi) available at extra cost. Shared neighborhood garden space available. Occupancy: Up to two adults. No pets.

Contact:  River Otter at 

Cost: $650 rent per month, plus a 3-hour monthly workday. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

Tour: Take a Virtual Tour of Earthaven

Persimmon Grove Larger Apartment

Currently occupied; check back for availablity. Beautiful 14×13 studio. Sleeping loft, queen mattress. Table, 4 chairs. Refrigerator/freezer, three-burner stove/small oven, double sink. Woodstove, closet, couch/double futon. Indoor, outdoor storage. Separate shared compost toilet, tub/shower. Water, electricity, phone jack included. Internet extra. Renter provides telephone service, propane, firewood, peat moss. No pets. First and last month’s rent, security deposit. Photos.

Contact: Diana Leafe Christian at 828-669-9702 or diana~AT~ic.org. 

Cost is $495/month. Optional fast Internet $25/month. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

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Persimmon Grove Small Apartment

Currently occupied; check back for availability. Beautiful 8×13 studio. Sleeping loft, queen mattress. Refrigerator/freezer, three-burner stove/small stove, double sink. Woodstove, tiny closet, loveseat/twin futon. Indoor/outdoor storage. Separate shared compost toilet, tub/shower. Water, electricity, phone jack included. Internet extra. Renter provides telephone service, propane, firewood, peat moss. No pets. First and last month’s rent, security deposit. Photos and Details Here

Contact: Diana Leafe Christian at 828-669-9702 or .

Cost is $395/month. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

Tour: Take a Virtual Tour of Earthaven

Rooms for Rent at Medicine Wheel Collective

We are not taking any new applications at this time. Medicine Wheel is particularly open to people who have an interest in joining Earthaven, and who are committed to a vision of collective, permaculture-based living. Rent includes private room, shared telephone. Shared spaces include family rooms, office, kitchen, gardens, showers and toilet facilities. Security deposit equal to one month rent.

Contact: Deborah at .

Cost per month is $200-300 rent, 8 hours work, $20 internet, $230 food. Work trade negotiable. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

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"Tower" Apartment in Bellavia Neighborhood

Currently occupied; check back for updates. The "Tower" is a 100 sq.ft, 2-story space within a larger apartment building. New Double bed in well-lit, third floor room, internet, shared outdoor kitchen and shower, fridge and composting toilet. Inquire about possible work trade for someone handy with tools.

Contact: Contact Gaspar at .

Costs: $350/ month rent. Living at Earthaven requires 4 hours/week community service per adult, a one-time administrative fee of $25 per adult, $35/month per adult, plus $15/month per vehicle.

Tour: Take a Virtual Tour of Earthaven