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Soillse Ecovillage Project
Soillse Ecovillage Project
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Soillse Ecovillage Project

Project Type

Rural, Intentional Communities, Community, Educational

Project Summary

A cohousing community of 6 ecohouses, a communal biomass boiler, poly tunnel, vegie patch, yurt and hot tub

Project Description

Vision Statement

The vision is for a multi-generational, intentional, co-housing cluster within the Findhorn Ecovillage and Spiritual Community, actively practising and sharing the art of living in a sustainable way.

We embrace living in harmony with the land and creating a beautiful environment together through ecological passive solar design and permaculture gardening.

We are committed to carbon neutrality, using renewable energy and ecologically sustainable building materials.

Through cooperation and shared common facilities we bring a greater economy of resources and provide the warmth of an extended family of friends. We are committed to demonstrating the principles of shared custodianship.

Our project is educational in the broadest sense of the word, inspiring both individuals and the larger community, local and worldwide.


To create a method for community land ownership which ensures development for the benefit of the community, guarantees long term affordability of the housing, and supports individuals to create small group initiatives and take responsibility for creating their own housing.

To provide high quality ecological housing for the group members. The project is not set up as, or intended to be, a profit making development venture.


Constantly rising prices in the Market Economy in which we are embedded makes it difficult to enter the housing market without capital, or an income and occupation that will support a mortgage.

The Findhorn Ecovillage community is a discrete economic unit within the surrounding culture and the world at large. It is not a cash rich economy.

After living in this environment it is challenging to step back into the mainstream housing market.

Additionally, land prices are at a premium here by virtue of people being attracted to the Findhorn Foundation (FF) and the idea of the ecovillage.

Affordability is maintained by providing loans to needful participants to enable them to house themselves sustainably. This is done through the Ekopia Land Trust.



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