Beautiful Cohousing Condo for sale in Olympia, WA. Natural Setting in the City

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Woodard Lane Cohousing

This one bedroom (potentially two) South-facing, light-filled condo is uniquely located. Situated upstairs of the Woodard Lane Common House, this unit enjoys full access to Common House amenities and also quiet privacy.

Property Description:
1620 Woodard Ave NW #A3
Olympia, WA 98502
Price: $309K
HOA Fees: $349 includes all utilities.
2019 Property Taxes: $3,438
Open-concept, efficiently designed, large kitchen/dining area with tall ceilings. Covered East balcony, adjacent to kitchen, receives morning sun and faces a large, elliptical lawn, surrounded by 5 four-family buildings, huge firs, a community garden, and chicken run. Dining area is South-facing and bright. Bedroom has a loft, stairway and access to the storage area. Full bath, with extra heat, has ample storage in quality cabinets. Sunny front room, with French doors can be a second bedroom, with a patio door opening to a West balcony facing a protected wooded ravine.

Property Details:
Woodard Lane Cohousing is located 6 blocks from the food Co-op, and minutes from Downtown, West Bay, the Port, Olympia Farmers’ Market, the Capitol, and Capital Mall. The Common House, incorporating green construction standards and built in 2016, is a commercial building which contains a large, industrial, community kitchen, great room, fireplace room, children’s room, front patio, large rear deck, 2 guest rooms with spacious ADA bathroom, laundry facilities, sauna, and a media and recreation area. Residing upstairs in A3 makes hosting family and friends convenient and truly enjoyable. The building is notable for its superior sound-proofing, insulation, large top-tier windows, and general energy efficiency with heat pumps for hot water, heat and AC and solar collectors on the roof. It sits adjacent to ample parking with charging stations for electric cars. A woodworking/project building sits at the other end of the lot. The wooded ravine and creek running along the West side of the community, behind the Common House, are part of a green belt which empties into Puget Sound.

Kitchen: 18.5 x 16.0 huge window over sink, quality soft-close cabinets, French Door refrigerator, 5 burner gas stove, microwave, never-used dish washer, pantry, kitchen island, high ceilings, and full-view door to East balcony.
Dining: 11.2 x 10.8 Wide window facing South
Front Room: 12 x 10.8 can be 2nd bedroom, with French doors and patio
door to West balcony.
Bedroom: 11.2 x10.5
Loft: 11.2 x 8 in the above, tall-ceilinged bedroom
Bathroom: 11.2 x 5 w/ extra heat and ample cabinet storage
Closet: 7.8 x 6 has roughed-in plumbing for additional bathroom if desired
Upper Storage: 7.8 x 13 accessible by loft stairway
Sq. Footage: Originally 902 SqFt, Added loft and storage area: 200 SqFt, East and West Balconies: 150 SqFt

Woodard Lane Cohousing
A vibrant, eclectic, multi-generational community surrounded by magnificent trees, consisting of 18 units, in five 4-family buildings. WLCH values nature, beauty, diversity, civic engagement, and ecologically sustainable living. 50 residents include toddlers, octogenarians, and all ages in between. Members live in community, while respecting the privacy of others. Pet friendly. Nice neighbors on surrounding blocks. Nearby access to public transportation, restaurants and local Elementary, Middle and High School. WLCH is legally structured as a condominium with a Steering Board composed of members representing each of the Maintenance, Outdoor, Administration, and Community Life Committees.

For additional info, please contact:
Paul and Amy Weisbrot-Seifert
Amy - 414-349-4036
Paul - 414-349-4026
amyweisbrot [at] hotmail [dot] com
paulseifert868 [at] gmail [dot] com


Paul Seifert

paulseifert868 [at] gmail [dot] com


Directory Listing: 

Woodard Lane Cohousing Common House on left
View from Common House A3 balcony
A3 Kitchen
View from A3 dining room
View of dining room, living room / bedroom, and balcony beyond