newt crossing
cohousing community ● port townsend wa
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Living Sustainably in Community
Imagine living in a neighborhood that's welcoming, safe and eco-friendly.
Private homes with generous common facilites.
Where people know and care about each other in a real village setting.

Newt Crossing Community is a forming, intergenerational cohousing community.
We highly recommend reading: Creating Cohousing; Building Sustainable Communities by McCamant and Durrett

If you would like more information, or to arrange an introductory chat, please email us at
Project Status
  • We have the land (map). 17 acres of rural wooded area about 5 miles from downtown Port Townsend, WA
  • The property currently has two houses, and a building to be converted into a center house
  • We plan to build six more houses (depending on county permits) which will give us a community of eight residences and a common house
  • Our project has been on hold for the past year (like many other projects during this pandemic)
  • Our regular biweekly Zoom meetings (every other Sunday), which have kept the dream alive during this pandemic, are currently on hiatus until we're ready to hit the ground running again.
  • We plan to have a new Newt Crossing Kickoff / Cohousing introduction, plus Getting it Built and Site Design workshops in the next few months (depending on how quickly the pandemic abates). This will give us a more realistic assessment of costs and timeline.
  • Please see our about page for more information about us
  • If you would like to know more about us, please don't hesitate to contact us at We'd be happy to meet with you and answer questions via email/phone/Zoom
We will update this status as events unfold.
Last modified on Thursday, May 20, 2021