For Sale in SONG: 226 Rachel Carson Way

Live in community and close to nature in this lovingly maintained beautiful bright 3-bedrooom home in Ecovillage at Ithaca. The open floor plan, efficient layout, Arts & Crafts-inspired build-ins and custom tile-work creates a spacious and welcoming place to live. Front and backyard paradise: edible landscaping, mature gardens and quiet woods in the back. Access […]

Live in community and close to nature in this lovingly maintained beautiful bright 3-bedrooom home in Ecovillage at Ithaca. The open floor plan, efficient layout, Arts & Crafts-inspired build-ins and custom tile-work creates a spacious and welcoming place to live. Front and backyard paradise: edible landscaping, mature gardens and quiet woods in the back. Access to ponds, 175 acres of hiking trails and much more, only minutes from downtown Ithaca, Cornell University and Ithaca College.

  • Two stories, 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths, 1240 square feet
  • Great layout with all the right spaces
  • A cook’s kitchen with cherry cabinets, ample counter space and storage, walk-in pantry
  • Dine, entertain, read and relax from the comfort of built-in bench seating with view to center of the neighborhood or fields
  • Arts & Crafts-inspired build-ins and tilework – simple, beautiful, useful
  • Master bedroom has open space for workout/yoga/meditation
  • Private loft office/meditation space on top floor
  • Deck with built-in bench, custom ironwork and grape arbor in front provides shade for summer leisure and passive solar for home in winter
  • Edible landscaping and mature gardens surround the home; rock gardens, ornamentals, a peach tree, grapes, and 10 types of berries are a few feet from your door; quiet woods flank the back
  • Floors are hardwood, tile, and hardwood laminate
  • Cathedral ceilings over hallway and 2 bedrooms
  • Back deck with storage shed for garden tools and bikes is sheltered by clear roofing
  • Generous closets, walk-in storage over stairs
  • Energy efficient design, radiant heat from natural gas
  • Built in 2003, all appliances updated; recently repainted
  • Carport included
  •  Smaller house footprint = lower fees and utilities

See Photos: https://www.flickr.com/gp/141166618@N07/C76K04

The pedestrian-only neighborhood includes a Common House for community meals and special events, ping pong and pool room, meeting room, guest room and laundry. Enjoy access to two ponds, playgrounds, sandbox, ball court, woodworking shop, and a community garden. The village offers use of our 175-acre property with miles of trails for hiking, birding and skiing, a sauna, and two CSA farms. Interested parties must meet all Ecovillage membership requirements and be willing to contribute 2-4 hours a week to community work.

Asking price: $305,000

Call or email me: Karene 607-227- 3364, ktb2@live.com