One Bedroom Casita for Rent March 1 for $1,595

Casita available March 1 in Santa Fe’s “The Commons” cohousing community. Clean, quiet 1-bedroom casita is charming, accommodating, and cozy. Basically furnished, sofa, table with chairs, queen bed frame, dressers, 2 lamps. Full bath with tub, Mexican decorative sink, and LOTS of storage space. It has radiant heat, saltillo tile floors, 4 burner stove with oven, decent sized fridge (9.5 cubic’), great natural light, especially sunset in the kitchen. Courtyard garden shared with the main house. Off street parking in our lot. Laundry facilities on site. Spacious, beautifully landscaped community grounds include orchard and bike shed.

The Commons is a pleasant peaceful setting in which to socialize, work, dine with your neighbors. Our close-knit community’s lush setting has a central plaza with fountain, cars are kept on the perimeter and we use carts to bring in our groceries. Sign up to share organic meals – or be part of the team providing one, attend one of our frequent parties, group work days, meetings, dances, yoga, art walks. We have policies of no fragrance in our Common House, and no pesticide use on the property and a goal of zero waste. Community work hours are required, 6 per month per resident. We are steps away from the riverside bike trail to town, Frenchy’s park, public transport. Rent is $1650.00. Utilities and wifi included. One year lease or longer. $1,400 deposit. Space is pet free, smoke free and perfume free.

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House Share/Room available March 1, 1-3 mo lease with possible extension

Share my home with me in the Commons! Your light-filled room has an entrance through a small courtyard. It is furnished, including a queen bed and desk.

The house comes with a dog and two cats, a well-equipped kitchen, beautiful courtyards, gardens and outdoor patios. We are located right on the river walking/biking paths and other great trails. I teach art in a local middle school and look forward to sharing meals and spontaneous fun. Participate in the life of a vibrant cohousing community, including work hours (6 per month), meals, and events. Rent is $800 including all utilities and internet. Send a paragraph about your interest and previous living situations to Carol