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Silver Sage Village Colorado

Review of Silver Sage Village North Boulder in Colorado

Silver Sage Village in Colorado

Silver Sage Village in Colorado

Active retirement communities are taking on a whole new concept with the growing trend towards community cohousing. Cohousing allows for independent active living while fully integrating into a community of similar aged and like minded individuals also seeking active living in retirement. The new village at Silver Sage in Colorado is a model of just how active and enjoyable retirement living can be, and introduces a whole new concept and options for active retirement living in Colorado.

The Cohousing concept for Active Adults

Silver Sage Village is an entirely new and revolutionary concept in active retirement living. Silver Save Colorado offers small scale neighborhoods that provide a careful balance between individual privacy and living among people who care and look out for one another. Each home in the cohousing village at Silver Sage is self sufficient, with kitchen laundry etc. Individual homes have the convenience of access to a shared area that includes a common house with facilities such as a groument kitchen media room, guest rooms, library and sitting areas as well as workshops. Residents at Silver Sage often prepare meals together in the kitchen of the common house. Most residents participate in this shared kitchen concept which provides excellent enjoyment and a sense of community. Cohousing developments such as the one at Silver Sage Village in Colorado are designed, planned, and managed with a high degree of resident participation. Most major decisions are arrived at through a join decision-making process. Communities like the one at Silver Sage often include a diverse mix of people, including singles, couples, families with children, and elders. All have a focus on active living, a truly engaging way to spend your retirement in Colorado.

Homes at Silver Sage are usually clustered around a common green which creates a pedestrian-oriented neighborhood that encourages frequent interaction with neighbors.There are 56 completed cohousing neighborhoods in North America and ten in Colorado including this one at Silver Sage. Thirty three are under construction in the U.S. and an estimated 155 cohousing groups are in various stages of the development process. Silver Sage Village will be the first cohousing community in Colorado geared towards active adults looking for a rewarding, and fulfilling active retirement.

The Design concept behind the Common House at Silver Sage Village

At Silver Sage Colorado the common house is a lovely 5,000 square foot space. It is equipped with many amenities to create a wonderful extension of members’ homes. The common house at Silver Sage is a multi-use space owned by the residents of the community. It comes equipped with an modern elevator for easy access to an upstairs condos and deck with amazing views of surrounding scenery.

The magnificent fully equiped gourmet kitchen is roomy enough to accommodate several avid chefs as they move around in preparation for optional community meals. These meals typically are held once or twice weekly, giving people a chance to socialize, meet one another and really partake in an active retirement.

The common kitchen at Silver Sage Village is next to the central garden and patio and is convenient for outdoor dining and BBQ’s in the Summer. Upstairs at the common house is a deck with seating and tables where we can enjoy gorgeous view of the foothills and mountains. The dining room seats up to thirty people.

Like living rooms in one’s home, the common house living room is a cozy space to relax or snuggle up with a good book. Silver Sage Colorado also has a private and fully accessible guest room with full bathroom. The concept is that  community members’ families staying here when visiting, as well as possibly for caregivers.

The crafts room in the common house is a flexible space to house a wide range of arts and crafts projects, as well as class instruction. It has good, natural light, ample storage, and counter space. On the main floor is a room for meditation, yoga and similar activities. An exercise room with treadmill and other equipment is in the basement.

The Neighbourhood of North Boulder at Silver Sage Village:

Active living in this wonderful North Boulder neighborhood is retirement at its best. You are in easy walking distance of a two acre city park, a community garden, and several quiet pocket parks. Wander past artist studios and galleries along the pedestrian walkway. Neighborhood destinations include restaurants, a bank, fitness studio, dry cleaners, coffee shop, beauty salon and a massage studio. Living at Silver Sage Village in Colorado you will be within walking distance to public transportation on Broadway and Yarmouth, linking you to every part of the City and beyond. All residents of the Holiday HOA have Ecopasses that provide free bus transport around town, to Denver and other cities and to Denver International Airport. Everything is close at hand at Silver Sage.

Floor Plans at the Silver Sage Village in Colorado

The Birch Floor Plan at Silver Sage Village

The Birch Floor Plan at Silver Sage Village

Floor plans at Silver Sage vary greatly in price and layout. The smaller of the plans is the very popular Birch Residence as shown in the floor plan above, This cozy 1100 square foot home features 1 bedroom, a great home office for your den or library, and a generous sized master bathroom with seperate toilet.

The most impressive and largest of the floor plans available at Silver Sage is the spectacular Douglas Fir residence. These homes are 2794 square feet over 3 levels. The main level of the home features a large living and dining room directly joined to the open plan kitchen. There is a covered porch, and a main floor bedroom. Also coming off the kitchen area is a open office space, perfect for a reading room or internet alcove. The love level has an additional full bedroom, as well as another mezannine type office,. The home is perfect for a his and hers office set up.

Pricing and cost of living at Silver Sage.

Homes vary in price at Silver Sage in Colorado. The smaller plans such as the Birch Floor Plan start from $450,000. There is also a larger version of the Birch Plan that has a full basement that is $525,000 - the additional costs associated with living at Silver Sage include home owner association fees that are around $255 per month per home. These also vary with the size and type of the home being purchased. The cost of living at Silver Sage also provides full access to the common facilities.

 

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